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The new car experience

Discussion in 'General Automotive' started by timbo805, Jul 11, 2011.

  1. timbo805

    timbo805 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Hey guys i was wondering what your experience was when you bought your brand new truck, how did the dealer treat you what did you guys first do when you had the truck, what motivated you to pull the trigger.
    pics are welcome!
    discuss.
     
  2. whippersnapper02

    whippersnapper02 Well-Known Member

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    Banks Monster Exhaust, Pop n Lock tailgate lock, Hook-Ups tie down brackets, USA Spec Ipod adaptor, WO seat covers, color matched grill with Grillcraft insert, Tuffy locking bed box
    My broken down Ford motivated me to pull the trigger on a new Taco.:D
     
  3. timbo805

    timbo805 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    hahaha that was the same boat i was in !
     
  4. whippersnapper02

    whippersnapper02 Well-Known Member

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    Banks Monster Exhaust, Pop n Lock tailgate lock, Hook-Ups tie down brackets, USA Spec Ipod adaptor, WO seat covers, color matched grill with Grillcraft insert, Tuffy locking bed box
    Lol. I was treated alright even though my salesguy didn't know much about the truck. I was there for a while so they bought me lunch too.
     
  5. Maverick904

    Maverick904 Resident Fishing Expert

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    3" Procomp Lift, BDF Light Bar, Borla Stainless Cat-Back System, 2 10" Polk MM Subs, LED Interior Lighting, Pioneer Touch Screen, Kicker Speakers up front, Sonys in the back, Grillcraft grill, 20% tint, Weathertechs, Projector Retrofit Headlights. BHLM
    Mine came off the boat and was driven to the lot nearest me....no dealership crap...thanks toyota family discount :D
     
  6. timbo805

    timbo805 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    hahaha i hate it when the sales people don't know their stuff, one of the sales lady told me that it had a 4.6 motor i just laughed.
     
  7. bigwalton15

    bigwalton15 Well-Known Member

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    It was tough for me to get salesmen to come up to me. Being a 24 year old guy, they didnt want waste time on me. But they guy who ended up helping me out was a real nice guy and stayed late the following day so I could come pick up my truck after work.
     
  8. aphex

    aphex Well-Known Member

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    Undercover Classic Tonneau, EGR Aerowrap Bug Deflector, Consolevault Custom Safe, Britax Boulevard 70 Baby Seat!, Retro TRD Shift Knob, Factory Bed Mat, Rear Leaf TSB, 265/75-16 BFG All-Terrain KO's, KMC Enduro Wheels, Front Bilstein 5100's set @ 0" w/ Toytec/Eibach Springs, Rear 5100's, TRD Grille Emblem, OEM Roof Rack, AntennaX 14" Billet Antenna
    The fact that Tacoma's that are a couple of years old are barely cheaper than buying a new one is what motivated me.

    I had a good experience with CarMax. A lot of people don't realize that they sell new cars as well. You get a good price up front with no negotiation. Was very happy w/ them.
     
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