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My car's dead, getting a Tacoma!

Discussion in 'New Members' started by squirrelNUts, Mar 11, 2010.

  1. Mar 11, 2010 at 8:05 AM
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    squirrelNUts

    squirrelNUts [OP] Active Member

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    I've been lurking for a while, was thinking my car would last longer, but it's going to cost too much so I can get my Tacoma now! I'm in metro boston and I'll be asking questions, etc soon! Thanks for a great forum! I'm looking at getting a 2009-2010 access cab 4x4, 5speed 4cyl or 6speed V6. I've got to go out looking. This will be a commuter truck for the next year until I get out of grad school, then it's my camping/hiking/climbing/fishing buddy.

    Ted
     
  2. Mar 11, 2010 at 8:06 AM
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    Kappes03

    Kappes03 Legend of the UG

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    Check The Build Page
    Go with the v6 6 speed, I love mine. Takes you up mountains faster than a 4 banger :D

    Oh and welcome from Colorado.
     
  3. Mar 11, 2010 at 8:06 AM
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    NetMonkey

    NetMonkey Well-Known Member

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    welcome :)

    i vote for the V6, but the 6-speed manuals are rare.

    EDIT:
    ohh... and i recommend the off-road over the sport :)
     
  4. Mar 11, 2010 at 8:07 AM
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    98tacoma27

    98tacoma27 is gooder 'en chicken Moderator

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    Welcome Ted!!

    Fuck the Yankees!!!
     
  5. Mar 11, 2010 at 8:08 AM
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    mws4ua

    mws4ua I'll try being nicer if you try being smarter.

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    +1

    and

    +1000
     
  6. Mar 11, 2010 at 10:46 AM
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    squirrelNUts

    squirrelNUts [OP] Active Member

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    I'm looking around this week and going to go out test driving on sunday!
     
  7. Mar 11, 2010 at 10:47 AM
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    TacoCat

    TacoCat Look away, I'm hideous!

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    +1
    I found the elusive 6 speed :D
     
  8. Mar 11, 2010 at 10:50 AM
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    Ccwahoo

    Ccwahoo "The Emblem of a Free Man is a Gun"

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    Welcome Ted to your new addiction.
     
  9. Mar 11, 2010 at 10:57 AM
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    Cars0n`

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    welcome to tw buddy!

    be aware.. this site may cause uncontrollable modding of said new tacoma
     
  10. Mar 11, 2010 at 12:39 PM
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    squirrelNUts

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    I bought an airgun a few years ago when I got out of college and spent a few years tearing them apart and modding!

    I'm going to fight it, but I'm sure it will start with just a little mudflap trimming here and a skid plate there, a little lift and then...you guys know the rest!
     
  11. Mar 11, 2010 at 12:47 PM
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    Anathollo

    Anathollo www.saveadane.org

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    yeah it won't stop there...:D
     
  12. Mar 15, 2010 at 5:21 PM
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    GWL

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    hello from canada, The 4cyl 5spd is great as my commuter for the workweek and camping/trail rig on the weekend whatever you choose it's a tacoma so you can't go wrong!
     
  13. Mar 15, 2010 at 5:30 PM
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    ^ what he said :p
     
  14. Mar 15, 2010 at 5:33 PM
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    I've also made the decision to buy a Tacoma. I live in Northern California and there's lots of them out here. I'd like to get the DC Off Road 4X4...Not many of those on lots and dealers don't want to take much off. I've gone online and no one wants to go below $1500 off sticker. I'm reading about others getting better deals, granted it's in different parts of the country. Any suggestions? I'm kind of surprised that they're not more hungry to deal given that sales for Toyota have slowed. I know the Tacoma is still selling though.
     
  15. Mar 15, 2010 at 5:38 PM
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    Danosabre

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    Hey Ted, Welcome to TW from MA. I'm up in Gardner.
     
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