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Still deciding on my new Tacoma...

Discussion in 'New Members' started by KaBaL, Jun 4, 2009.

  1. Jun 4, 2009 at 10:43 AM
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    KaBaL

    KaBaL [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Well its official, I'm going to be trading in my 08' tC for a Tacoma. Decided I wanted to get back into riding/racing dirtbikes (trail / motocross), and well a tC just isn't very versatile for that usage. Though I was able to transport my bike 600 miles (disassembled in the back) to my house from my parents :p

    Anyways, new to the Tacoma scene, but by no means new to the Tayota (pickup) scene as I've owned a many 80's model yodas. So I'm almost settled on an 09' Double Cab TRD Sport, just wanted to get some opinions, and if there was anything I should look out for when selecting.

    I'm actually going to be using the Factory Employee Insentive program, so should get a pretty good price (waiting on the pricing paperwork still) - any options that just aren't worth it regardless? any that are? I'm very much a DIY-er so kinda trying to factor that in.

    Well, plan on making the purchase before the end of the month (June). Hope to hear back, and glad to be becoming a part of what looks like a great community.
     
  2. Jun 4, 2009 at 10:44 AM
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    Jester243

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  3. Jun 4, 2009 at 10:45 AM
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    hendooman

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    Nice to have you! I wouldn't spring for the JBL system. For what you pay for it you can have a much better system aftermarket. Also look into getting the Rear Leaf Spring TSB done before you take delivery. Especially since you will be hauling dirt bikes
     
  4. Jun 4, 2009 at 10:47 AM
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    dennyct@hotmail.com

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    Have them do the 4 leaf TSB as a condition for the sale. Read the posts of this TSB.
     
  5. Jun 4, 2009 at 10:50 AM
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    KaBaL

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    Thanks for the tip, will def look the RLS TSB. Was def going to pass on the JBL system, didn't see anything in that option package that interested me really, the BT connection seems fun, but I know I'd never use it. Already getting all antsee waiting..

    I'm still in a toss up between Black or Speedway Blue.. thinking I want to go all blacked out, kinda common now days, but I like the look. But always like the speedway blue as well.. decisions, decisions...!!! :rolleyes:
     
  6. Jun 4, 2009 at 10:51 AM
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    hendooman

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    IMO Black over blue...there is a thread somewhere that asks...Is speedway blue a girls color?
     
  7. Jun 4, 2009 at 10:53 AM
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    KaBaL

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    LMAO - that's exactly what my gf asked when I pointed that color out to her too.. "looks like a girl's color.." - I wish they had more of a cobolt blue.. or something form the 06' tC RS edition color.. loved that color!
     
  8. Jun 4, 2009 at 10:54 AM
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    Lookin' forward to see what you get.
     
  9. Jun 4, 2009 at 11:02 AM
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    KaBaL

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    One quick (maybe dumb) question - is the 6 speed manual an option on the double cab 4x4? doesn't show on the online configuration wizard thingamajiggy..? Also I could be wrong (been a while) but I thought there was a 6 speed automatic as well? or am I thinking Tundra only?
     
  10. Jun 4, 2009 at 1:54 PM
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    Just getting one is awesome enough. Getting what you "want" is totally up to you!
    Either way, welcome to Tacoma World!
     
  11. Jun 4, 2009 at 1:56 PM
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    Ok - think I figured it out, they do offer a 6 speed from what I've read in the spec listing, the site configuration is just retarded. Hmmm so now the question of 6 speed or automatic.. Think I'll go stick.. :D
     
  12. Jun 4, 2009 at 2:01 PM
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    go auto, they drive nice and get better milage than the manual. :D
     
  13. Jun 4, 2009 at 2:07 PM
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    I have the TRD Sports pkg. & like it. I got the auto trans. as well.
     
  14. Jun 4, 2009 at 2:14 PM
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    i love my manual. Especially for winter driving!
     
  15. Jun 4, 2009 at 2:24 PM
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    Guess I'll have to go give one a try, I've only test drove a DC TRD Auto, wanna see what the 6 speed feels like. I'm sure I'll love it.. we'll see..
     
  16. Jun 5, 2009 at 1:08 AM
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    Welcome to the forum
    I like the Speedway Blue sports w/ color matched sliders
    Happy shopping and modding its addicting :D
     
  17. Jun 8, 2009 at 7:46 PM
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    KaBaL

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    Awesome - I can't wait to get mine - went to the dealer this weekend, only one in even remotely close of what I want. Apparently there aren't many manuals in my area either - only problem now is getting rid of my current vehicle (Scion tC) - they didn't wanna give me anything for my car for trade-in. And because I'm going employee pricing, thats the only thing I have to make money off of. Might have to wait till it sells out right :(
     
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