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New Truck!

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by 1-3-2-4, Dec 22, 2008.

  1. Dec 22, 2008 at 7:37 PM
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    1-3-2-4

    1-3-2-4 [OP] Squirrel Mincer

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    Well, RIP to my Taco. Insurance company finally totaled it out and I found a good deal on another truck, albeit not a Taco. This deal was too good to pass up. It does have more miles than I'd like, but at least I still have some factory warranty and it was meticulously maintained.

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    The taco was a short lived adventure, it will surely be missed (as I stop at each and every gas station, lol).
     
  2. Dec 22, 2008 at 7:38 PM
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    Dark Knight

    Dark Knight Well-Known Member

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    congrats, green is nice, good luck with that.
     
  3. Dec 22, 2008 at 7:40 PM
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    oldtacomaguy

    oldtacomaguy four forty four

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    Nice looking Titan. BTW, I'm the guy who bought your all weather mats, so part of your old truck still lives!
     
  4. Dec 22, 2008 at 7:41 PM
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    oldtacomaguy

    oldtacomaguy four forty four

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    And I have to add, thats quite a change from a standard cab Tacoma!
     
  5. Dec 22, 2008 at 7:43 PM
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    w8n4mud

    w8n4mud There's a mod for that!

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    Hmmm I wonder TitanWorld? LOL.
     
  6. Dec 22, 2008 at 7:47 PM
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    1-3-2-4

    1-3-2-4 [OP] Squirrel Mincer

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    Yeah, quite a change indeed. Quite a bit bigger, but when push came to shove, I just couldn't pass up the deal. Bigger than I need for the most part, but the regular cab taco just didn't have the storage/hauling capacity I need for track days. Plus, the V8 will be less strained on the highway. I almost bought a nice used double cab taco, but it would have cost me about $6k more.

    I will miss driving stick. This is my first automatic in over 11 years!
     
  7. Dec 22, 2008 at 7:47 PM
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    derekabraham

    derekabraham Living vicariously through everybody

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    Where is all the snow?!
     
  8. Dec 22, 2008 at 7:48 PM
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    TRD4x4858

    TRD4x4858 Taco Traitor!

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    BONE STOCK! lol
    Titans are very comfortable, thats a sweet looking truck!
     
  9. Dec 22, 2008 at 7:49 PM
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    Oh, its here. We have about a foot outside right now, but those pictures came from the dealer.
     
  10. Dec 22, 2008 at 7:56 PM
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    derekabraham

    derekabraham Living vicariously through everybody

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    :laugh: Oh alright!

    Well congrats!
     
  11. Dec 22, 2008 at 8:04 PM
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    Simon's Mom

    Simon's Mom Wag More Bark Less

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    Yeah I was thinking the same thing! But alas explained by the dealer pics!
    Nice truck and wish you the best. Are you gonna keep the stock tires or swap em out and what mods planned? :D
     
  12. Dec 22, 2008 at 8:18 PM
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    I'll probably do some 5100's all the way around soon since these are the original shocks. Tires will get changed, but not for a little while. Two are brand new and the others are half left. I'll probably get another year out of them since I ride the motorcycle for about 8 months out of the year. Other than that, I might throw a couple bolt ons on the engine and call it a day. I had plans of more radical off-road stuff with my Taco but this truck is bigger in every regard and while I'm sure it is capable, I'm not sure I want to do serious off-roading with it. Nearly anyone can pull a 3600 lb taco out of the mud, but a 5000+ lb titan is another story - especially when it is wider, taller, longer, etc. I'll definitely need to take someone along with a larger rig.
     
  13. Dec 22, 2008 at 8:21 PM
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    gozar

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    Hey Nissan, you should make the badges bigger on your TITAN trucks.
     
  14. Dec 22, 2008 at 9:32 PM
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    I went from an ext cab Titan to my regular cab Taco. I love my taco but still miss the Titan. The power was the best part.
    I would Highly reccomend getting the timing advanced 2 degrees. It really helps with power and does not require to use premium fuel.

    Also if you would be interested in some Hellwig helper leaf springs I have some that I took off my old Titan. They really helped with axle wrap and from keeping the back end from squatting down when loaded.

    As far as shocks go check out www.prgproducts.com. Greg was the suspension guru on titantalk and very helpful with making sure you get what you need.
    Good luck with the new truck.
     
  15. Dec 23, 2008 at 2:15 AM
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    borderbrat

    borderbrat Watching Chris4x4 o.O

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    ewwwwww hisssssssss jk congrats on the new truck have fun with it and good luck if you end up leaving tw
     
  16. Dec 23, 2008 at 4:53 AM
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    vtragweed

    vtragweed Beef Slut

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    sweet ride man, my dad has one identical but off-road package. congrats!
     
  17. Dec 23, 2008 at 5:37 AM
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    harshest

    harshest I am the Sofa King

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    j/k nice truck
     
  18. Dec 23, 2008 at 5:43 AM
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    Delmarva

    Delmarva Mayor of TW

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    congrats -- titans are nice
     
  19. Dec 23, 2008 at 6:29 AM
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    FlawedXJ

    FlawedXJ mall crawlin', web wheelin', concrete cowboy

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    I actually have a jeep now. Imagine that.
    lol, That's always bothered me. glad to see it bothered someone else too.

    But, in all honesty, from those pictures, I see a lot of similarities to the tacoma (interior).
     
  20. Dec 23, 2008 at 6:44 AM
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    It's for the sight impaired. And yeah, almost scary that it looks more like a Tacoma than the Tundra.
     
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