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Should I trade my 07dcsb 4x4 for a raptor?!?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by PC4x4, Sep 3, 2011.

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Raptor or taco?

Poll closed Oct 3, 2011.
  1. Raptor

    140 vote(s)
    40.6%
  2. Keep the Taco

    205 vote(s)
    59.4%
  1. Sep 3, 2011 at 11:51 AM
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    PC4x4

    PC4x4 [OP] Active Member

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    Well I have an 07 dcsb with 32k miles and icon coilovers that I've used but not abused at all but I have a bug for the raptor and need some opinions. The taco is as "built" as I want I'm just itching for something more that the raptor has. Let's hear what you think.
     
  2. Sep 3, 2011 at 11:52 AM
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    inesshell

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    if you have the cash and you love it that much than i say do what ever makes you happy.
     
  3. Sep 3, 2011 at 11:54 AM
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    StandingCow

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    I say keep the taco and put aftermarket stuff on it.
     
  4. Sep 3, 2011 at 11:58 AM
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    paintdiddy

    paintdiddy Machine gun shits

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  5. Sep 3, 2011 at 11:59 AM
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  6. Sep 3, 2011 at 12:10 PM
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    meeestirg

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    negative.
     
  7. Sep 3, 2011 at 12:11 PM
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    cummins6speed

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  8. Sep 3, 2011 at 12:12 PM
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    UndefinedTaco

    UndefinedTaco I'll eat all your food.

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    it's a Furd...it will take a turd.
     
  9. Sep 3, 2011 at 12:16 PM
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    hard2kill

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    nope....long travel tacoma and a supercharger..death to raptor
     
  10. Sep 3, 2011 at 12:18 PM
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    PC4x4

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    Tacomas and all vehicles are not without issues. If you look, posts about rattle trap tacomas exist as do sludging and other failures. The bent frames are not every raptor just like the floor mat extravaganza was not every taco. And no, it is not just an f150.
     
  11. Sep 3, 2011 at 12:18 PM
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    1337Taco

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    I would get the raptor. Much more capable than my truck.
     
  12. Sep 3, 2011 at 12:35 PM
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    PC4x4

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    I think both are good trucks. I know this is Tacoma world, I
    Am just looking for some opinions. Appreciate them. For my simple mind, I don see a raptor as the same. Different shocks, a arms and such. Saying it is the same to me is like saying a lifted, armored, uca Tacoma is the same as the off the lot trd...

    Just how my brain is wired.

    Nor do I plan to race my taco or other truck. For that I'll buy a racecar!
     
  13. Sep 3, 2011 at 12:47 PM
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    PC4x4

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    Cost, Good point. The couple things I like, kinda wimpy I admit, is the leather seats(can do to taco) and the interior comfort and features. The ride is a bit better than the icons still.
     
  14. Sep 3, 2011 at 12:51 PM
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    AzogSS

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    I say Long travel the taco!
     
  15. Sep 3, 2011 at 12:53 PM
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    ktmrider

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    I vote raptor, coming from long travel with a supercharger. If you want to buy a purpose built truck from the factory that is ready to romp with a warranty go for a raptor.


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  16. Sep 3, 2011 at 12:58 PM
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    DubVtundy

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    i vote neither lol get a f150 ecoboost those trucks are crazy my bro inlaw has one. if they would have made them in 2010 i would have gotten one of those intead of the taco for sure
     
  17. Sep 3, 2011 at 1:05 PM
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    straycat241

    straycat241 maXXXed out mid travel

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    buy the raptor :stirthepot:
     
  18. Sep 3, 2011 at 1:07 PM
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    Konaborne

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    I say keep the taco, buy the raptor, make the taco LT, then give us a complete comparison. :D
     
  19. Sep 3, 2011 at 1:08 PM
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    PLC721

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    ive seen some built raptors by SDHQ that i would take over my truck if i had the money :(
     
  20. Sep 3, 2011 at 1:11 PM
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    tinker_troy

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    I have driven a Raptor about 200 miles (on road only). If I had to choose I would keep my Tacoma just because I am more comfortable with it's size and the 6 speed auto in the raptor drives me nuts, but that again is just a personal preference, I like my manual transmission. I would like to try one with the paddle shifter to see if it is any better.
    If you need more interior room and you like the Raptor, go for it.
     
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