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"old guy trucks"

Discussion in 'General Automotive' started by s10nick, May 9, 2010.

  1. May 9, 2010 at 5:30 PM
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    s10nick

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    are tacos becoming the new old guy car? cuz it seem every time i go any ware and i see a taco its some old dude driving it!! no offence to you guys but is it becoming the new Buick or town car? today when i was driving to from Daytona to Orlando i counted 41!!! that's like a old guy in a tacoma every mile!! given that this is Florida the old people state isn't that kind of ridiculous or is that just me? is it like this every ware else in the world or am i just over thinking this?
     
  2. May 9, 2010 at 5:35 PM
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    I think you're putting a little too much thought into this. I've never really associated the Tacoma as any age group's car.
     
  3. May 9, 2010 at 5:43 PM
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    have you ever just been drivin down the road and were like hey look theres a taco and lookd at whos driving um?
     
  4. May 9, 2010 at 5:44 PM
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    I'm an old guy and have been driving Toyota 4x4's since 1979

    I call my current ride a Soccer Mom car because that is the way the Toyota design team is taking them.
    I fully expect to see one of the cup holders come with fingernail polish dryer feature within the next year. :(
     
  5. May 9, 2010 at 5:45 PM
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    Yeah I always look if it's safe of course. Where I'm at I see more middle aged men driving them but never really put much thought into it.
     
  6. May 9, 2010 at 5:46 PM
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  7. May 9, 2010 at 5:47 PM
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    I understand what you're saying but what soccer mom car can do what the truck in the sig above you is doing?
     
  8. May 9, 2010 at 5:49 PM
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    If was young when I had my taco but since it never wore out I've gotten to be old...hence old guys driving tacos....:D
     
  9. May 9, 2010 at 5:52 PM
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    Old guys have life experience. So its a good thing to see these old dudes driving a Tacoma.
     
  10. May 9, 2010 at 5:53 PM
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    hahaha you must own a prius too

    If was young when I had my taco but since it never wore out I've gotten to be old...hence old guys driving tacos....[​IMG]

    lol i never thought of it that way good explanation
     
  11. May 9, 2010 at 5:54 PM
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    I've had a truck for 20 years and I plan on having this one for another 20 :p :p
     
  12. May 9, 2010 at 5:54 PM
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    hmmm i bet we could do it let me drive one for a day!!
     
  13. May 9, 2010 at 5:55 PM
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    There's a hot chick that drives a silver Tacoma at one of our contract sites. Has a Betty Boop sticker on the rear window.

    But I see alot of "gray haireds" driving Tacomas around town.

    I think there is 1 maybe 2 non-stock Tacomas (other than nerf bars or skid plate) besides mine in the town I live in and the town I work in.....no modders around here either.
     
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    haha. I'm sure a Sienna can do it it just may sustain some damage.
     
  15. May 9, 2010 at 5:58 PM
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    whos got a toyota mini van we can jump?? haha
    i bet we could get a world record out of it!!
     
  16. May 9, 2010 at 6:00 PM
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    OP is 20 so I wonder what qualifies as an old guy in his book. I know when I was 20 I would consider me at my current age "old" or at least closing in on it fast. Perspective is everything, I guess.
     
  17. May 9, 2010 at 6:01 PM
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    Lol! With low deductibles I might add.

    I bet it would be tough. Think of all the mommies that were late to the soccer game and had to jump some railroad tracks.
     
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    I see lots of guys around my age driving Tacomas, not so much the 50+ crowd in this area. Most of them who drive trucks (not too common here) are driving F150s, Silverados and Lincoln LTs (which make me laugh every time I see them). May be a Florida thing?
     
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