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Nice article about Tacomas, possible new packages, etc

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by 12 TRD OffRoad, Jun 22, 2013.

  1. Jun 22, 2013 at 3:23 PM
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  2. Jun 22, 2013 at 3:26 PM
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    If only Toyota would have made more x-runners and Baja packages then I would have boughten one
     
  3. Jun 22, 2013 at 3:34 PM
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    This dudes response made me laugh...he's kinda right though :laugh:

    "Yawn....
    Old truck, old engine, old interior.
    The 4.0L has the performance of a V6 with the mileage of a V8....big deal.


    Posted by: nlp | Jun 22, 2013 3:39:12 PM"
     
  4. Jun 22, 2013 at 3:43 PM
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    Most of the guys that comment on there are butthurt GM pricks who think their oil burning 5.3 is the standard engines should be built to. I've had enough Z71's to last me a lifetime. I'll gladly take my old engine, old interior, and 21 mpg.
     
  5. Jun 22, 2013 at 3:51 PM
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    ...even though he's right? The 4.0 in the Tacoma is pretty outdated in the current market, and does return some pretty shitty fuel economy.
     
  7. Jun 22, 2013 at 3:57 PM
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    Guys...Tacoma is still the leading midsize on the market...you really think Toyota is gonna spend money to compete against nothing? Maybe when the big three finally get some midsizes that are worth a damn on the market...but I'm not gonna hold my breathe
     
  8. Jun 22, 2013 at 3:58 PM
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    OZ-T Did you get your precious photos ?

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    Amen brother
     
  9. Jun 22, 2013 at 3:59 PM
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    VolcomTacoma I get it, you've seen the movie.

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    Shall we start a diesel petition? :stirthepot:
     
  10. Jun 22, 2013 at 4:01 PM
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    :eek:




    :D
     
  11. Jun 22, 2013 at 4:05 PM
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    Yes! What a great idea! We should all sign it. It's great to be on the foreskin of a brand new idea!
     
  12. Jun 22, 2013 at 4:06 PM
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    VolcomTacoma I get it, you've seen the movie.

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  13. Jun 22, 2013 at 4:12 PM
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    You're judging an engine designed in 2003 by today's fuel economy numbers. It gets 20 mpg without direct injection, without car-like gearing, without a fancy 6, 7, 8 speed transmission, without a fancy turbo, without being built as light and flimsy as possible. I'm just saying you can't judge 2003 technology by what's out there today. You can't argue the 4.0's reliability either. It hasn't reached 22re or 3.4 status yet but ill bet it'll be one of toyota a best engines ever when it's all said and done.
     
  14. Jun 22, 2013 at 4:14 PM
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    I'd still like a fancy turbo.
     
  15. Jun 22, 2013 at 4:15 PM
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    VolcomTacoma I get it, you've seen the movie.

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    I'd love to have all of the above on it...but I don't...so I'll be happy with what I've got for now an hope for something cooler someday.
     
  16. Jun 22, 2013 at 4:19 PM
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    Nah, just the fancy turbo.
     
  17. Jun 22, 2013 at 4:30 PM
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    VolcomTacoma I get it, you've seen the movie.

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    8 speed tranny would help alot..
     
  18. Jun 22, 2013 at 4:58 PM
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    I think that's an improvement of sorts. Back when I had a 1990 3.0l V6 4x4, we used to joke that it had the performance of a 4-cylinder and the mileage of a V8. It also had the head gaskets of a Subaru, but that wasn't a joke just yet.

    Mike
     
  19. Jun 22, 2013 at 5:15 PM
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    Nothing about the 3rd Gen??

    :annoyed:
     
  20. Jun 22, 2013 at 5:35 PM
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    VolcomTacoma I get it, you've seen the movie.

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    I think that's in with the diesel petition
     
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