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SUPER new here guys. From NS Canada, and was always a car guy. LETS DO THIS!

Discussion in 'New Members' started by maxpower29, Mar 7, 2011.

  1. Mar 7, 2011 at 5:40 PM
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    maxpower29

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    As it says, getting ready to buy a Tacoma, and Im running through the usual (i know everyone has to ask the same questions when they are new, the math just worksout) like "should I get the I4 or V6", "whats your MPG?", and "will the 4 door make me look fat" :).
    Anyways, just looking for a good solid link on the basics because from my 8 years experience with tuning cars, Im sure its annnnnoying to answer the same ones everyday. Any help is great!
    PS: absolutely insane site built here guys, perfect!
     
  2. Mar 7, 2011 at 5:40 PM
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    chris4x4

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  3. Mar 7, 2011 at 5:42 PM
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    Welcome to TW. I have the 4 cylinder, get about 23-26 MPG.
     
  4. Mar 7, 2011 at 5:44 PM
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    man thats so crazy, I found this site on google, and it came up you replying to someone else in a different topic lol. Weird
    thanks though
     
  5. Mar 7, 2011 at 5:46 PM
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    No problem man lol
     
  6. Mar 7, 2011 at 6:05 PM
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    Hello neighbour. My 010 gets about 17 or 18 mpg right now with 265's and only 4000 km's on it. It's not the gas that costs it's the aftermarket parts.:D
     
  7. Mar 7, 2011 at 6:08 PM
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  8. Mar 7, 2011 at 6:21 PM
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    Welcome aboard!
     
  9. Mar 7, 2011 at 6:23 PM
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    Ya Im gonna keep it totally stock. Just buy a tonn cover and thats it.
    Not sure where Im going though, heres the obvious 2 Im thinking hard about
    -2011 I4 access cab auto
    (mpg is great, but some people say say its a tad sluggish)
    -2011 V6 dbl cab auto
    (pretty fair mpg, and more room if I have passengers and what not. But realistically trying to decide if its worth the more cash flow)
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    Long story short, I owned a 2008 civic SI, loved it. But bought a house and use our company truck so I decided to sell it because I didnt use it ever. NOWWWWWW, my work pissed me off and Im joining the Union up here, soooooo I need a new daily driver, so Im looking at one of these beasts.
    Thanks for the imput
     
  10. Mar 7, 2011 at 6:34 PM
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    Notice how almost everyone who says the I4 is adequate has the manual tranmission. If you need/want auto, get the V6.
     
  11. Mar 7, 2011 at 6:36 PM
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    HAHAHAHAHAHHAHAH you joined TacomaWorld you now have the virus.......You will mod you have no choice!!
     
  12. Mar 7, 2011 at 6:37 PM
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    If you will be towing anything get the V6. Towing can be done with the I4 but its not enjoyable. If you are getting the I4 and want 4x4 I believe it's only available in a 5 speed manual.
     
  13. Mar 7, 2011 at 6:38 PM
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  14. Mar 7, 2011 at 6:42 PM
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    correction the 2011s are available with a 4 speed auto I4 4x4.
     
  15. Mar 7, 2011 at 6:47 PM
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    sounds like you are excited! get some pics up, and gooder luck, enjoy and welcome from iowa.
     
  16. Mar 7, 2011 at 6:55 PM
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    norcal4banger

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    this lol
    True though, v6 for towing.

    I4 is sluggish but mpg is really nice. Especially when you came from a 97 F250 with a 460.... :/

    You'd be surprised what the 4 banger can tow though
     
  17. Mar 7, 2011 at 7:13 PM
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    Im honestly not gonna tow anything. If so I wouldnt be buying this truck. Im thinking about a 3 year lease on it, then decide what I want in 3 years. 1.9% lease seems like a good deal to me.
    I am super glad I looked at the Tacomas too. I was all ready to buy a 2007 ram mega cab 2500 5.7 but someone beat me to it. I lucked out anyways because the mpg on that thing was so bad it would be parked more then my house.
    If I do decide to tow anything in the future (just turned 24 so im not gonna be dong the whole family/big camper thing anytime soon) I wouldnt expect to do it with the 2.7
    Thanks alot for the help gents!
     
  18. Mar 7, 2011 at 7:16 PM
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  19. Mar 7, 2011 at 7:21 PM
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    You gotta get 4x4. So if you want automatic, you have to get the V6. They don't make a 4cyl auto 4x4. Why not get a v6 4x4 auto access cab?

    And welcome to the site!!
     
  20. Mar 7, 2011 at 7:25 PM
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    well if money was no object I would get the double cab, but it sort of is because we put A LOT of extra money on our mortgage, so Im stuck.
    They do make the new 2011 tacoma 2.7 4x4 auto too. Drove it this week!!!!
     
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