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Poll: Are you happy with your Tacoma?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by BenWA, Jan 26, 2011.

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Are you happy with your Taco?

  1. Are you kiddin me? I frickin love my Taco!

    3,012 vote(s)
    66.9%
  2. I like most things about it but there are some things I hate.

    1,279 vote(s)
    28.4%
  3. Neither here nor there, it's just a truck that I drive.

    77 vote(s)
    1.7%
  4. I dislike a lot of things about it, but there are a few things about it that I really like.

    80 vote(s)
    1.8%
  5. Absolute piece of isht, I would never buy another one in a million years.

    55 vote(s)
    1.2%
  1. Jul 21, 2013 at 7:10 PM
    #861
    TailDrag

    TailDrag Well-Known Member

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    You bastard.
     
  2. Jul 21, 2013 at 11:24 PM
    #862
    uncleART

    uncleART Well-Known Member

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    DeBadged, Toyota Bedmat, TRD exhaust, Window tint 30%, DeFlapped the front, Bilstein 5100s, Toytec coil overs, Dakar leafs, LR UCAs, SwayBar relocate, TRD Offroad tow hook, RotoPax, Bora wheel spacers, DeFlapped the rear, Tailgate mod, CBI receiver shackle w/ Bolt Hitch Pin, {REMOVED-Goodyear Duratrac 285/70-17 LR-D & REMOVED-Procomp 7089 wheels}, Weathertech Floor Liners, Spare tire mod, UWS toolbox with Bolt Latch Retrofit, Rear Diff vent relocated, Blacked-out grill emblem, Toolbox Bedrail mod, Trailer Plug relocated, Back-Up light mod, ECGS bushing, Redline Hood Struts, Leer 100XR, BFG TA KA2 265/70-17 LR-C, FJ Steel wheels
    Are you kiddin me? I frickin love my Taco!
    That's how I voted.

    When I first bought it, I didn't like how low to the ground it was; and how small the tires were. So I fixed that.

    Fuel mileage sucks - half of what my Corolla gets.
    BUT I DON'T CARE - because I love my Tacoma! :D
     
    Last edited: Jul 22, 2013
  3. Jul 22, 2013 at 6:46 AM
    #863
    Cmurder

    Cmurder 2011 TX TRD Offroad

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    nothing cool
    ^^ ha.. i was thinking the same thing. !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
  4. Jul 22, 2013 at 6:55 AM
    #864
    Oskie_78

    Oskie_78 Everything's BIGGER in TX!

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    Lol
     
  5. Jul 22, 2013 at 6:29 PM
    #865
    Alexfiggy

    Alexfiggy Active Member

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    Well I find that insulting! I know who my father is! Now go off into wild and damage your truck doing something dumb!
     
  6. Jul 22, 2013 at 6:58 PM
    #866
    TailDrag

    TailDrag Well-Known Member

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    I can't. I bought the PreRunner!
    [​IMG]
     
  7. Jul 22, 2013 at 7:25 PM
    #867
    Alexfiggy

    Alexfiggy Active Member

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    Then man up and get a 4x4! I have 2.
     
  8. Jul 22, 2013 at 7:35 PM
    #868
    CelsisTaco

    CelsisTaco Senior member.

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    Tinted windows, K&N intake, 4 inch lift, Kenwood head unit, Kickers, 10 inch sub, 33 inch Firestone Destination A/T, Rear 5125 Bilistien shocks with 3 inch blocks plus an add-a-leaf, front 3" toytec. Armor: Rear northwest trail innovations weld together kit.
    First truck, i'm in love with my 95 tacoma! Probably ball like a baby if anything happened to it, i have instant response, in every turn, in everything.. BEST TRUCK EVER.
     
  9. Jul 22, 2013 at 7:49 PM
    #869
    TailDrag

    TailDrag Well-Known Member

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    This is my first non 4x4. And I haven't been in a situation to need 4x4 for years. I wheel when necessary and not for fun.

    Besides my girlfriend has 4x4.. :rolleyes:
     
  10. Jul 22, 2013 at 8:52 PM
    #870
    MissLatishh

    MissLatishh Member

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    love my truck, has never failed me. or given me any problems. i definitely miss my benz. but you couldnt take the benz offroading.. not sure if i made the right choice trading in my paid off benz for my tacoma, making payments on it. just crossed over 100,000 miles and i still have three more years to pay off.. not sure if i made the right decision or not.
    my trucks my baby just not loving the seats they arent the best for traveling long distances.. just my opinion
     
  11. Jul 22, 2013 at 9:09 PM
    #871
    HBtaco02

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    I love my 2002 4X4 taco. Is it percect no. I wish it had a solid front axle instead of IFS. But I bought it just to modify and off road. Its not my daily driver so I don't drive it all the time. But it is a solid little truck.
     
  12. Jul 28, 2013 at 2:40 PM
    #872
    Ionnaeus

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    Love my truck
     
  13. Aug 30, 2013 at 5:31 PM
    #873
    Pdugan6

    Pdugan6 Well-Known Member

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    31570 R17 procomp mt2 on procomp alloy wheels trimmed fenders 2" out of rear 3" out of front Rear suspension:63"chevy springs mounted with ruff stuff chevy swap kit, 12" bilsteins ,All pro U-bolt flipkit extended brake lines and abs sensor tab Front suspension: pro comp 3" coil over lift Snugtop Snug Pro camper shell ATO high clearance bumper
    Love it.
     
  14. Aug 30, 2013 at 6:08 PM
    #874
    chas44

    chas44 Well-Known Member

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    My second Tacoma. Why I deviated away from my first one? Beats me, now I am back and I intend to drive this sucker into the ground, love my truck.
     
  15. Aug 30, 2013 at 6:55 PM
    #875
    Jakob

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    This is the second one I have had. First time I got one I didnt really know what I wanted but this time around I bought exactly what I wanted and couldnt be happier with it!
     
  16. Aug 30, 2013 at 6:57 PM
    #876
    ColtsTRD

    ColtsTRD .....

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    Damn...i feel bad for the 48 that had bad experiences!

    My 2005 is amazing! The only things that have ever gone wrong with it have been my fault lol...

    Best mid size truck ever!
     
  17. Aug 31, 2013 at 4:05 AM
    #877
    ToxicPelican

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    It's not perfect, but it's damn close, and I love it.
     
  18. Aug 31, 2013 at 7:23 AM
    #878
    jeffjcalweb

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    pretty funny.... i traded in my 2011 Tundra CrewMax, Platinum edition...it was a beautiful truck, loaded, 5.7 V8, so much power.... and while I liked it and was 'proud' to own it, I can't honestly say i "loved it".

    i now have a 2012 DCLB 4x4, that is nowhere near as nice inside but i swear every time i sit down in the seat and drive, i smile. i don't know why but there is something about the Tacoma that is more appealing to me. my disclaimer is both trucks are really kid taxi's, not work trucks or any 4wd activity. so for what i do and need the tacoma to do, couldn't be happier!
     
  19. Aug 31, 2013 at 7:30 AM
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    68vert

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    like others have said, not perfect but great vehicle overall. Bought new in 05 and now over 70k miles. Very little problems related to the manufacturer. Had other Toyota trucks in the past and always regretted selling after the fact.
     
  20. Aug 31, 2013 at 8:54 AM
    #880
    Fenwick1993

    Fenwick1993 Hillbilly

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    So much Yota I can't explain!
    YES!!! That's one of the few complaints I have about my truck. And I wish that the wipers could go a little faster than their top speed.
    Things that are "unique" about my truck that I don't like are:
    • Loose/slack seatbelts that always get caught in door
    • Fuel gauge doesn't work
    • No driver's seat headrest
    • Corner light is "popped out" becuase the guy that had it before me got it into an accident(s?)
    • Slight bogging occasionally (Bad o2 Sensor) I bought it, have yet to replace it because stuff keeps getting in my way.)

    But overall, I love my Taco. Stonewall is my first truck, and is by far the best vehicle to ever have parked in my yard. I regularly haul several hundred pounds of scrap metal (anywhere from 300-900 pounds, usually on the lighter end) with no problem, and without resting on the bump stops. I average anywhere from 22-26 MPG, depending on conditions, consistency/lack of traffic, what I am hauling, etc. (Although my MPG numbers are iffy, since I never truly know when the tank is empty.) I love Stonewall Jackson, even with all of his scratches, dents, and peeling clear coat. I'm gonna keep him until he blows up, and then I'm gonna fix him and drive him some more.

    [​IMG]
     
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