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Discussion in 'New Members' started by emglishe30, Jul 12, 2008.

  1. Jul 12, 2008 at 7:26 AM
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    emglishe30

    emglishe30 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Hi..I am lined up to get an 02 Tacoma reg cab 2wd 4cyl 5spd. I have never owned a truck in my life but due to me looking for a house with my fiancé I have to sell my current baby an 07 civic si. I am getting the Taco from my brother and can't wait. It has 109,000 well taken care of miles on it. I searched forever for a Taco and thats when my brother told me he didn't want his anymore, he said he will sell it to me for $4,500 which seems like a good deal. What can I expect from my soon to be Tacoma?
     
  2. Jul 12, 2008 at 7:42 AM
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    Ridgerunner

    Ridgerunner Well-Known Member

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    First thats a sweet "brother" type price you got:) that 4 cylinder-is it the 2.4 or the 2.7? Either way, you're in for years of uninterrupted joy! My son has the '99 reg cab non-prerunner w/5-speed-144,000miles and just loves to run like hell:D They're good trucks, especially when you make them work.
     
  3. Jul 12, 2008 at 7:45 AM
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    missileman125fw

    missileman125fw Well-Known Member

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    Welcome to TacomaWorld! That sounds like a sweet deal to me. Once you have the Tacoma take some pictures of it and post them in your Gallery.
     
  4. Jul 12, 2008 at 7:57 AM
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    emglishe30

    emglishe30 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    its the base model which I believe is the 2.4, and has ac thats about it oh and a sliding rear window haha. I will def take pics and post...My bro said it was just tuned up and I asked if they did the timing belt and he said it didn't have one and that he thinks it has a chain, is this true and how long will the chain last for? The last thing I want to do is for that to crap the bed on me..
     
  5. Jul 12, 2008 at 9:09 PM
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    emglishe30

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    oh I def plan on it thanks for the greetings everyone..
     
  6. Jul 14, 2008 at 8:47 AM
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    piercedtiger

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    Welcome to the site!
     
  8. Jul 14, 2008 at 9:46 AM
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    Roland

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  9. Jul 14, 2008 at 2:40 PM
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