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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)

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  1. May 22, 2012 at 9:06 AM
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    wiscdave

    wiscdave Lets Do It!

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    diesel for the win...everytime. Live and learn little ones...
     
  2. May 22, 2012 at 12:09 PM
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    iroc409

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    The oil companies have nothing to do with non-diesel Tacomas.

    The EPA has killed most attempts at bringing diesel vehicles to the US. Jeep was a fine example of recent times. They've made it near-impossible, though it's nice to see Mazda figured out a new diesel engine that meets EPA requirements and doesn't require injection systems and so forth.
     
  3. May 22, 2012 at 12:15 PM
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    zacksblacktaco

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    my brother works for toyota and says the us fails it on emissions everytime its set to come over but they will have it over soon enough... i hope at least
    if you want to diezeltoys does a d4d swap for 20 grand
     
  4. May 22, 2012 at 12:18 PM
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    benbacher

    benbacher Purveyor of Fun Vendor

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    Woohoo! Whippersnapper's back! Making TW more fun for all. :D
     
  5. May 22, 2012 at 12:18 PM
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    chadderkdawg

    chadderkdawg Don't ask questions you don't want the answer to..

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    Diesels have been here for almost a century... Bottom line is that demand for small trucks alone is way below full size in this country, then you are talking about a $5k dollar upgrade to use more expensive fuel, and you are looking at an area of the market that very few companies will pursue. Until american's lose their hard-on for full size trucks, a diesel Tacoma will. not. happen.
     
  6. May 22, 2012 at 12:49 PM
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    Pugga

    Pugga Pasti-Dip Free 1983 - 2015... It was a good run

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    WTF, you come back from being banned, see yet another thread pining over a diesel option in the US and that's all you have to say?!?!?! :mad:

    What did the mods do to you? If you want to talk about it, we're here for you.
     
  7. May 22, 2012 at 12:59 PM
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    aficianado

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    why a poll?

    everyone of those could use a diesel motor.-
     
  8. May 22, 2012 at 1:58 PM
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    Pugga

    Pugga Pasti-Dip Free 1983 - 2015... It was a good run

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    You sure it was Mr. 16? If he wired it, you'd be fried by now whether that was the intention or not :D

    Maybe Bob is running a Pavlov's dog experiment on you, Lurry and Ghost (possibly other recent bans as well).
     
  9. May 22, 2012 at 4:18 PM
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    maxamillion2345

    maxamillion2345 Go home if you don't like guns liquor and whores.

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    1VD-FTV please and 70 series cruisers and 70 series with a 1VD-FTV
     
  10. May 22, 2012 at 4:25 PM
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    SmogSUX No Money. No Love.

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    Pretty much what everyone else has said...

    Oil companies are preventing diesels from coming to the US. Ford won't bring their 60mpg Focus because they said there "was no market", which is bullshit. I'd rock a diesel Focus over a shitty Prius any day.

    And yes. I want a Hilux or some kind of diesel Tacoma SO bad it's ridiculous. If there were ever a vehicle that I'd buy off the showroom floor and finance in my pre graduate time it would be that. I mean my dad's 2011 V6 Tacoma didn't even get 20 mpg, whereas my buddy's 7.3L heavy ass F250 get's 21mpg...Diesel is where it's at!

    And as far as the EPA-how has BMW managed to import so many of their diesel SUV's without any injection nonsense?
     
  11. May 22, 2012 at 5:23 PM
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    PreRunner03

    PreRunner03 Hail State

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    I've seen two new Hiluxes within the past month. One here in Sugar Land and another in San Antonio this past weekend. Just drive down to South of the border, buy one and fill out the legal process needed to keep it.
     
  12. May 22, 2012 at 5:32 PM
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    Fixed it for ya! :D
     
  13. May 22, 2012 at 5:44 PM
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    PreRunner03

    PreRunner03 Hail State

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    Lol +1
     
  14. May 22, 2012 at 7:30 PM
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    The whole diesel thing makes my head hurt. It could and should be a great option, but it is not because just about everyone involved has corrupted the hell out of it. Does anyone remember what diesel used to cost relative to other fuels 20 years ago? It was by far the cheapest fuel at the pump because it was (and is) a far lower grade of fuel. It is essentially a biproduct of the distillation of gasoline. The price of diesel is artificially inflated to keep anyone from seeing the fuel saving benefit of a diesel vehicle. Then the manufacturers got in on the gang rape by adding anywhere from $5,000 to $7,000 for the diesel option. A sum that is completely unjustified for a far less sophiisticated engine. By the time these two thugs have their way, any possible financial advantage to the diesel is completely lost. The only reason to have one now, if you are willing to go along with the rape, is for towing.

    The fact is, no technology will ever reduce our fuel cost. Even if fleet averages were raised to 100MPG, the oil companies would simply raise the price of fuel to $25/gallon. They are never going to accept a drop in profits, and no one in government has the stomach to stop them. Exxon posted the largest corporate profit in history for 2011, surpassing even Walmart. All this while the american economy is teetering on the brink of collapse from the cost of fuel. If any of us ever tried to profit like that from destroying the country we'd be tried for treason and executed.
     
  15. May 22, 2012 at 7:44 PM
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    chadderkdawg

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    I wish I could say we missed you, Christian :thumbsup:
     
  16. May 22, 2012 at 7:47 PM
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    I filled your shoes one day you were gone... I don't have the stamina to troll as hard as you do.
     
  17. May 22, 2012 at 11:09 PM
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    IDtrucks

    IDtrucks Just out for a rip are ya bud?

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    god dammit
     
  18. May 22, 2012 at 11:17 PM
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    This thread is still going???
     
  19. May 22, 2012 at 11:19 PM
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    wrxRome Houston's Swamp Rat

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    well you just posted in it, didn't you?
     
  20. May 23, 2012 at 12:16 AM
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    freedomriding [OP] FREEDOMEDIA.US

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    I would love to have one of these Cruisers
     
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