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Not sure if TRD Tacoma is 4WD

Discussion in 'Toyota Trucks & SUVs' started by Bgibbs, Nov 14, 2013.

  1. Nov 14, 2013 at 2:28 PM
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    travis.diller

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    This is actually the SECOND truck I have personally seen with this inexpensive 4x conversion. minimal wrenching required
     
  2. Nov 14, 2013 at 2:29 PM
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    mountainman94 awwwwww yeeeeeeeeahhhhh

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    It all depends on the capacity of your blinker fluid. If the tank holds 1 gallon per blinker, it's just a 2wd. If it's 2 gallons per blinker, you're riding high and mighty in a 4wd.
     
  3. Nov 14, 2013 at 2:30 PM
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  4. Nov 14, 2013 at 2:31 PM
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    well even if this IS a troll, its a fun one haha.
     
  5. Nov 14, 2013 at 2:38 PM
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    glad i found this thread, the more blinker fluid details i can find the better!
     
  6. Nov 14, 2013 at 3:35 PM
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    Thanks for all the replies. I do not have that knob. What confuses me is why it doesn't say prerunner. But yes my mudflaps are solid black. I had a guy who is a used car sales man but it for me at a sale so I didn't question much for the price I got it.
     
  7. Nov 14, 2013 at 3:39 PM
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    Gabassman

    Gabassman Drive it like a 4WD

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    Those stickers on the back window render everything on the truck invalid
     
  8. Nov 14, 2013 at 3:44 PM
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    Seabass I need to go return some videotapes...

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    +1 for that, sir
     
  9. Nov 14, 2013 at 3:44 PM
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    Thanks. Well the true story is I'm 17 and am obviously new to driving. My parents got it through the used car guy and got a great deal on it. I have assumed it was 4wd and that all I had to do was move the shifter over to 4 and that was 4wd. However after being stuck 3 times I have realized that's not the case. I also thought since it didn't say prerunner it had to be 4wd but apparently not. Needless to say I'm very bummed!
     
  10. Nov 14, 2013 at 3:51 PM
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    TRUE STORY! Thats what first caught my eye. They are like little targets!
     
  11. Nov 14, 2013 at 4:03 PM
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    I'd go chew my parents out for buying me a turd pre-runner. :rolleyes:
     
  12. Nov 14, 2013 at 4:34 PM
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    BradyT88

    BradyT88 Skinkwerks Rockware & Fabrication!!

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    Badges come off really easy and are relatively inexpensive at that too. I wouldn't ever trust what any of the stickers/badges/decals/etc do or don't say on a vehicle. They are far too easy to mix and match especially for a dealer.
     
  13. Nov 14, 2013 at 4:45 PM
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    Gabassman Drive it like a 4WD

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    Dude dont sweat it. If it really is trd off road with the locking dif its pretty capable off road. I had a 4wd silverado between the ages of 17-20, and in those 3 years I tore the motor and transmission up. Mostly because i thought it was invincible. So be happy your parents got you such a awesome truck 4wd or not.
     
  14. Nov 14, 2013 at 5:13 PM
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    Well sounds like you have a cool truck. Better car then I had when I was 17. Lock the back when you get stuck. Put sand bags in bed when you go offroad or visit the snow. You will be fine with 2wd.
     
  15. Nov 14, 2013 at 5:15 PM
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    Yeah that's good to hear then! Thanks, I really am. I love my taco! Got 285 Mickey Thompson's with a leveling kit. My parents did great regardless.
     
  16. Nov 14, 2013 at 5:18 PM
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    Sounds good. Start a build page and post some pics. Read through tacoma world. Learn some stuff. I had a prerunner before my 2014 4x4. It was a great truck.
     
  17. Nov 14, 2013 at 5:19 PM
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    For some reason when I saw this picture I wanted to throw all my guns away, pay higher taxes or better yet live off the system, get me a free phone, lose the health insurence I like, smoke more pot, hug a tree, drive an electric car and marry A man. Hell, now I'm not even sure that's even a Tacoma. Have my chickens come home to roost?

    Never mind, it's from California.
     
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  18. Nov 14, 2013 at 5:21 PM
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    Yeah its a great gift even if it isn't 4wd , still a very capable truck
     
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