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Opinion on this 03 Taco

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by beerate, Sep 24, 2010.

  1. Sep 24, 2010 at 8:32 PM
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    beerate

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  2. Sep 24, 2010 at 8:34 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    Looks like a great truck! Welcome to TW!
     
  3. Sep 24, 2010 at 8:45 PM
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    05RedTaco

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    Looks very clean! The price is a little steep for 2003 with 99k miles, granted its V6, 4wd with mods & TRD package, however mods don't add value when you go trade the truck in.

    I paid $13.7 for my 2008 Taco with 23k miles...
     
  4. Sep 24, 2010 at 8:47 PM
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    ColtsTRD

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    Thats a nice looking truck and not a bad price!
     
  5. Sep 24, 2010 at 8:53 PM
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    doesn't really compare, 4 cyl 2.7L reg cab vs. v6 3.4L dcab...

    OP nice lookin truck. go for it!
     
  6. Sep 24, 2010 at 8:56 PM
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    05RedTaco

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    Its surprising how taco's hold their value...
     
  7. Sep 24, 2010 at 8:56 PM
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    Welcome to TW. Pull the trigger. :D
     
  8. Sep 24, 2010 at 9:48 PM
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  9. Sep 24, 2010 at 9:54 PM
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    pull the trigger on either...depending on ur needs and or wants
     
  10. Sep 24, 2010 at 9:59 PM
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    since it needs tires talk him down or tell him u will pay full price if he throws in new tires
     
  11. Sep 25, 2010 at 5:28 AM
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    nothing....yet
    go for it!!!
     
  12. Sep 25, 2010 at 6:17 AM
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    Thanks for all the feedback, it really put my mind at ease. I'm taking it over on Wed., He said he was firm on 14,500, but took 14250 to split the cost of some tires with me. Now I just gotta go to NC to pick it up and bring her home.
     
  13. Sep 25, 2010 at 6:18 AM
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    Looks very clean. Nice find!
     
  14. Sep 25, 2010 at 6:22 AM
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    IMO it's about $1,000 priced too high. Remember mods do NOT add to the trucks value, despite what the owner may try and say.
     
  15. Sep 25, 2010 at 6:35 AM
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    now just gotta find some tires for it...
     
  16. Sep 25, 2010 at 8:14 AM
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    should i stick with the 33's that are on it? what brand do you guys like?
     
  17. Sep 25, 2010 at 12:29 PM
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    So I take it you bought it sight unseen and if your in Co. did you have it shipped? Was it as nice as discribed?
     
  18. Sep 26, 2010 at 8:12 AM
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    Yes, I bought it based on the pictures and the current owners description. I havent seen it yet, I pick it up on Wed.
     
  19. Sep 26, 2010 at 5:11 PM
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    From the pics, it looks like either the rims on it have a lot of backspacing or there are wheel spacers between the hub and rim. Sometimes wheel spacers are used when the wheel/tire combo rubs on calipers or upper control arms. These are choices made by the previous owner that you may want to evaluate.

    Are you figuring you gotta put on new tires before you drive it home? After a cross country drive you'll have a lot better idea if you want to stay with 33"s or possibly go down one size to 32x10.5-15s or even a whole different wheel/tire combo.
     
  20. Sep 26, 2010 at 5:33 PM
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    05RedTaco

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    That's crazy... I would never buy a vehicle without driving it... What if the tranny has major slippage?
     
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