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Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by yota new.o, Feb 12, 2012.

  1. Feb 12, 2012 at 5:29 PM
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    yota new.o

    yota new.o [OP] Well-Known Member

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    i am in a predicament ya'll..... my tacoma has 175,000 miles on it and is in need of some work including my 2500 dollar suspension upgrade. is it worth spending the money to fix the issues or use it as trade in before it gets to bad and buy something newer. i do use my truck for trail driving and mudding but it is mostly my daily driver give me your opinions guys thank you
     
  2. Feb 12, 2012 at 5:30 PM
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    wildjerseyfirefighter

    wildjerseyfirefighter I sell fishing and fishing accessories

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    it comes to a point where it to much money to dump into it to keep it running. Your spending hundreds of dollars every weekend in upgrading parts. Thats right about where I was with my 96 before it got totaled.
     
  3. Feb 12, 2012 at 5:31 PM
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    MightyMouse-SCT

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    If you aren't buying new or have the money to upgrade a new truck just keep what you have .
     
  4. Feb 12, 2012 at 5:32 PM
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    yota new.o

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    id be buying like mid 2000's probably another tacomalike 04 dcsb
     
  5. Feb 12, 2012 at 5:33 PM
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    MightyMouse-SCT

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    Then I'd keep what you have and build it up.
     
  6. Feb 12, 2012 at 5:38 PM
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    yota new.o

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    thats what im thinking i wanna buy a few toys while im young and living at home
     
  7. Feb 12, 2012 at 5:44 PM
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    MightyMouse-SCT

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    Yeah used tacomas have a ridiculous prices .
     
  8. Feb 12, 2012 at 5:47 PM
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    yota new.o

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    yaa i just found a retired couple owned 2000 tundra with the 4.7 130,000 for 6950 thats pretty good the back seats still have the plastic on them
     
  9. Feb 12, 2012 at 5:47 PM
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    Rebel Taco 22

    Rebel Taco 22 mall crawler

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    whats wrong with it and whats the 2500 upgrade?
     
  10. Feb 12, 2012 at 5:50 PM
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    its got a power loss powersteering pump is going out and the 2500 dollars is suspension upgrades and im going all out on it 63" chevy springs billi's 5150 14" extended bore in the rear and all-pro uca's with icon coil overs upfront
     
  11. Feb 12, 2012 at 5:51 PM
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    Dude why dont you crunch numbers and then you can get the facts of what would b your better route.
     
  12. Feb 12, 2012 at 5:52 PM
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  13. Feb 12, 2012 at 5:54 PM
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    yota new.o

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    i know keeping my truck will be cheaper by like 3000 dollars but im just not sure if it's worth it
     
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