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Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by freedomriding, May 21, 2012.

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Toyota Trucks with Diesel Engine Option(s)

  1. Short bed double cab Taco

    60.8%
  2. Long bed double cab Taco

    46.9%
  3. Accesscab

    39.2%
  4. 4Runner

    22.7%
  5. FJ Cruiser

    21.8%
  6. Straight front axle

    28.3%
  1. Dec 25, 2012 at 8:34 AM
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    teamjm

    teamjm Active Member

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    will post some interior shots soon :) For now, what i have is this
     
  2. Dec 28, 2012 at 8:12 PM
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    Foihdzas

    Foihdzas VA7PTZ

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    I'd love a diesel option. But I won't be selling my truck unless it turns into a lemon. I intend on driving her until the floorboards are see through
     
  3. Dec 28, 2012 at 8:22 PM
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    650H1

    650H1 Well-Known Member

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  4. Dec 29, 2012 at 5:21 AM
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    Richards

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    Below is the response from my email sent to Toyota.

    Thank you for your follow-up email.

    Toyota is aware of public interest in diesel engines and more compact pickups, and we will continue to monitor market conditions to identify potential opportunities to offer our customers vehicles equipped with the features that they seek. Your email will be made available for review by the appropriate departments, and will aid us in planning future products to better serve your driving needs.

    If you would like to receive email notifications from Toyota regarding news or updated models, please feel free to subscribe by visiting http://access.toyota.com/.

    If we can be of further assistance, please feel free to contact us at http://www.toyota.com/help/.

    Sincerely,
     
  5. Dec 29, 2012 at 5:50 AM
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    bram

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    bedlid. custom made intake ... dt shorties and a flowtech warlock mufler lpi install and some music
    over here in belgium 80% is driving diesel .
    it only becomes more fuel effective when u drive more then 20.000 miles a year.
    a diesel car costs more to perchase and also to maintanance.
    a gasoline engine is less complicated to fix.
    diesel fumes and dust are so bad that the governement here is now promoting little gasolineengines.
    the only benefit i see for a diesel is the bigger torck.
    (this is just a personal point of vieuw)
     
  6. Dec 29, 2012 at 11:49 AM
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    Bikerdude103

    Bikerdude103 Active Member

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    There is a place inTexas that will sell you one or put one in your truck They have an 06 Tacoma on e-bay dieseltoys.com But it aint cheap
     
  7. Dec 30, 2012 at 10:20 PM
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    NEWBIETACO

    NEWBIETACO Im not like the other Crumbs, Im my own Crumb

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    Ya there in San Antonio, alot of coin but well worth it. All the trucks they have done are top notch look like factory installed
     
  8. Feb 24, 2013 at 1:20 PM
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    western88

    western88 Chris b.

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    we should have the choice having it.. its the govt who control this. which is the problem.. my 2 cent
     
  9. Feb 24, 2013 at 1:25 PM
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    WailuaTaco808

    WailuaTaco808 A.L.O.H.A. Member

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    Stockish bahahaha
    :goingcrazy:
     
  10. Feb 24, 2013 at 1:40 PM
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    Neither of my diesels (Ram 2500 6.7L and VW TDI) played well with all of the emissions sh!t loaded on to them. Older Rams however like the 5.9s, have far less emissions equipment and tend to run a lot better and burn a lot less fuel (cuz they're not regenerating all the time). I'll stick with toyota gassers. Thanks for listening. :)

    PS - and just wait till you need to cough up the $$$ to repair a diesel fuel system!
     
    Last edited: Feb 24, 2013
  11. May 7, 2013 at 9:51 AM
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    I love diesels.
    I have driven many including owning a '03 f350 and '02 tdi.
    The fuel savings is better than reported.
    The horsepower is excellent.
    The torque is fantastic.
    And think of this...
    Since You use less fuel, is all the emission junk required to have less emissions overall? From a barrel of oil, more gallons of diesel fuel can be made than gas. And less processing is required for diesel per gallon, generating less pollution.
    And don't even get me started how ethanol plants pollute, and how putting it in our trucks eats them away. And how about how ethanol in our gas increases our food prices, and causes us to get less MPG in our trucks, thereby forcing us to use more fuel to get somewhere, increasing pollution overall.
    My rant may be done, but we need to use more clean diesel fuel (already at the pumps) in this country, to use less fuel as a country, and tell the politicians to quit making this a political issue.
    We want freedom of choice.
    And for this thread, it is a diesel Tacoma!
     
  12. May 7, 2013 at 10:53 AM
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    steve o 77

    steve o 77 braaap

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    Gah Whippersnapper where are you in this time of need?!
     
  13. May 7, 2013 at 6:25 PM
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    OZ-T

    OZ-T Thats what it is to be a slave ...

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    FAP
    FAP
    FAP
     
  14. May 7, 2013 at 6:26 PM
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    OZ-T

    OZ-T Thats what it is to be a slave ...

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    ^
     
  15. May 7, 2013 at 7:42 PM
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    steve o 77

    steve o 77 braaap

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    Thanks OZ.
     
  16. May 7, 2013 at 9:23 PM
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    pbm317

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    Need a new poll. Judging from Jeep/Ram pricing. Would people be willing to pay $4,500 over the V6 for a diesel V6?
     
  17. May 7, 2013 at 9:30 PM
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    steve o 77

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    please for the love of God, no more deeezl polls.
     
  18. May 7, 2013 at 9:43 PM
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    OZ-T

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  19. May 8, 2013 at 6:26 AM
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    ToyComa92

    ToyComa92 Write your love, Then your anger.

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    I'd rather pay my own crate diesel (cummins straight 6) and do a 6 speed swap. It would be more expensive but it would be exactly what and how I want it.
     
  20. May 8, 2013 at 7:44 AM
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    Calboyincal

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    Diesels would sell but toyota sells enough tacomas. that they dont want to be first to market in a small volume (by their estimation) market. Expect to see changes when the 1500 ram with 3.0 sells extremely well
     
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