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taco brakes?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by stvn, Jul 8, 2009.

  1. Jul 8, 2009 at 12:40 AM
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    stvn

    stvn [OP] New Member

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    I am considering buying an '07 Tacoma ForeRunner double cab short bed but I have been reading several negative comments about the brakes. Any experience to share?
     
  2. Jul 8, 2009 at 12:52 AM
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    URBIKESUCKS

    URBIKESUCKS Well-Known Member

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    They have a strange feel to them, slight resistance then they grab, told they are all like this. I for one am going through a learning curve with them.
     
  3. Jul 8, 2009 at 4:47 AM
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    Brunes

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    I wouldn't skip buying the truck over something like that. They are a great truck- The brakes take some getting used to- and are pretty cheap to upgrade.
     
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