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Sold My Truck.

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by StaticFilter, Aug 9, 2010.

  1. Aug 9, 2010 at 4:36 PM
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    StaticFilter

    StaticFilter [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Well, I finally got an offer I couldn't refuse and sold my truck. I paid $21,500 for it April 20, 2009 with 54,000 miles on it and sold it just now for $23,826.74 with 74,000. It's a sad day but With my son being born and needing to cut back on expenses for my family, it just had to happen. I wouldn't have sold it at a loss but I'm happy with what I got. Besides, the last "major" offroading it's seen was on my honeymoon almost a year ago. The Tonneau Cover, TRD Seat covers and a few other things will be finding a new home on Dustin81's truck soon :)
     
  2. Aug 9, 2010 at 4:38 PM
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    paintdiddy

    paintdiddy Machine gun shits

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    im happy and sad for you
     
  3. Aug 9, 2010 at 4:38 PM
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    ppham444

    ppham444 Well-Known Member

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    A sad day indeed. So you are going to get a minivan now?
     
  4. Aug 9, 2010 at 4:38 PM
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    Blackshirts

    Blackshirts Well-Known Member

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    Good luck bro.
     
  5. Aug 9, 2010 at 4:38 PM
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    jacob_wood

    jacob_wood Screw your MPG's

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    Sorry to hear but glad you made the right choice for the family. Your truck was definitely my favorite.
     
  6. Aug 9, 2010 at 4:51 PM
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    747

    747 function > form

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    Sounds like good money...can't blame you for the sale.
     
  7. Aug 9, 2010 at 4:52 PM
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    Brunes

    Brunes abides.

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    You built an awesome truck man...Congrats on having it pay off!!
     
  8. Aug 9, 2010 at 5:06 PM
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    2.7taco

    2.7taco Well-Known Member

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    I would have done the same. Especially for that kind of an offer.
     
  9. Aug 9, 2010 at 5:36 PM
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    JasoTaco

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    [​IMG]

    It's a sad day. I hope you passed on the TW info to the buyer :)
     
  10. Aug 9, 2010 at 5:48 PM
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    scottri

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    Good job on doing what you have to do. That's a tough call to make.
     
  11. Aug 9, 2010 at 6:44 PM
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    06redtacoma

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    idk if i could bring myself to sell the truck. I mean if my family was relying on me and needed to sell it i would but it would be reallllly hard.
     
  12. Aug 9, 2010 at 7:39 PM
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    DeeKay21

    DeeKay21 Lieutenant Dan.

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    Dang it really is a sad day but at least you sold it for the right reasons!;) Family always comes first and you obviously showed that.
     
  13. Aug 9, 2010 at 7:44 PM
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    bailerc

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    thats good for you , but you could spend like 500 of that earned profit and but a old beat up toyota PU so you can still hang out
     
  14. Aug 9, 2010 at 8:25 PM
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    surfsupl

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    Couldn't get them to round up that 80 cents huh?..........:rolleyes:
     
  15. Aug 9, 2010 at 8:40 PM
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    hawkeye12

    hawkeye12 Go Pack Go!

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  16. Aug 9, 2010 at 9:39 PM
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    StaticFilter

    StaticFilter [OP] Well-Known Member

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    haha thanks guys, sorry I never got to go on a trail run with any of you guys. Well, at least not in Utah hehe. I've got plenty of years ahead of me to get a great truck again, but I've only got one shot at this family thing :) Yes I did tell him about TW and left a TW sticker in the glovebox, but he doesn't seem the type... :/ No minivans in my future but I've gotta find something cheap with 4 doors so i can fit a car seat, I'm looking at a 2001 Dodge Dakota Sport quad cab, it's blue so hey thats a good thing for me :)
     
  17. Aug 9, 2010 at 9:42 PM
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    TacoTron

    TacoTron Tacotronn

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    Dustin told me about you selling your taco man! Happy that you got a nice price too. I woulda sold mine also. Good luck with your future car man.
     
  18. Aug 9, 2010 at 9:50 PM
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    JKD

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    How the heck did you sell it for $23,826.74?

    I mean, how did that haggling go--he offered $23,826, you countered with 23,827.50, he came up, you came down...?

    I sold a car recently. I think the haggling was in units of $50.
     
  19. Aug 9, 2010 at 10:10 PM
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    JasoTaco

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    Hopefully not BYU blue.

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  20. Aug 10, 2010 at 5:33 AM
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    Taco4x4NC

    Taco4x4NC Well-Known Member

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    With all those mods someone got a deal wow!

    Priorities in life change in a moments notice. Sounds like you made a good decision.

    I would not consider any of the big three auto makers for replacement. JMHO.
     
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