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The Old and the New

Discussion in 'Toyota Trucks & SUVs' started by sbeau1960, Mar 19, 2009.

  1. Mar 19, 2009 at 6:13 AM
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    sbeau1960

    sbeau1960 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Shot some pics of my new '07 Tacoma next to my old '94 Pickup, enjoyed comparing them side by side to see what differences 13 years of development have brought to the table. Posted a couple of these in my intro but thought y'all might enjoy seeing a few more...

    1994 Toyota Pickup 4x4 Extended Cab, 140K miles, 22RE five speed

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    2007 Toyota Tacoma 4x4 Access Cab, 10K miles, TRD Off Road, SR5, V6 six speed

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  2. Mar 19, 2009 at 6:21 AM
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    Don G

    Don G Old Goat

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    WOW! !!! that's a fine lookin' "Old" 94! !!!! Congrats on the new one also and you will be doing good to have it looking that good that long! !! ! Oh and by the way WELCOME to TW! ! !
     
  3. Mar 19, 2009 at 6:30 AM
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    Dark Knight

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    Wow, yea I love the pre tacoma. Trade in?
     
  4. Mar 19, 2009 at 6:42 AM
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    sbeau1960

    sbeau1960 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Going to sell it, have had a great time with that old truck but don't really need it now. Here's a short retrospective...

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  5. Mar 19, 2009 at 6:49 AM
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    Dark Knight

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  6. Mar 19, 2009 at 6:56 AM
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    09tacoLI

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    great pics and welcome to TW. That 94 looks great should bring in good money to sink into the new mods.
     
  7. Mar 19, 2009 at 7:02 AM
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    sbeau1960

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    Yeah, hopefully selling it to an employee for $5000. Might be able to advertise it and get a bit more but tough when book value is only like 3K. I put 31x10.50 Revos on it last year, rebuilt the front end this spring and installed new shocks, also replaced the radiator. It's solid as a rock, was undercoated when new and has rhino lining sprayed on the rockers and fender bottoms so no rust anywhere. I never see another one around here that's this clean, living in the rust belt and all.
     
  8. Mar 19, 2009 at 7:41 AM
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    harshest

    harshest I am the Sofa King

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    I love the color of your new ride.
     
  9. Mar 19, 2009 at 7:58 AM
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    For comparison, that '94 lasted longer than 1 canoe, maybe 2! Hah, he wore out a canoe before he wore out the Toyota
     
  10. Mar 20, 2009 at 9:41 PM
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    JeffRock

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    I had a 94" That was a great truck!!
     
  11. Mar 21, 2009 at 2:40 AM
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    oldtacomaguy

    oldtacomaguy four forty four

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    Looks like the 94 served you well. Someone will buy it and it will serve them well too. Nice trucks!
     
  12. Mar 21, 2009 at 3:53 AM
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    hoosiertaco

    hoosiertaco clowns to the left-jokers to the right

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    Great pics, and I love the '94......my favorite model all time. Mad rep 4 you!

    You aren't far from me, wish I had some extra cash, I'd buy that baby off you in a heartbeat if it didn't sell to your employee.
     
  13. Mar 21, 2009 at 3:59 AM
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    longbow

    longbow I see you now..................

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    That 94 brings back alot of memories, both are nice looking rides.

    Hoosier, :D I am closer than you are :D
     
  14. Mar 21, 2009 at 4:08 AM
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    you wascawy wabbit.:D
     
  15. Mar 21, 2009 at 4:56 AM
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    +1 :headbang:
     
  16. Mar 21, 2009 at 5:24 AM
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    Simon's Mom

    Simon's Mom Wag More Bark Less

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    Nice truck comparisons pics Sbeau! The 94 is a keeper.

    I bought my first toyota pickup, an 87 4WD Xcab Turbo (22RET) when I was stationed at Ft. Ben Harrison. I had fun in Indy & brings back good memories. Wish you the best with the sale!
     
  17. Aug 10, 2009 at 6:53 PM
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    wow that pre taco is sweet.
     
  18. Dec 19, 2009 at 10:08 PM
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    The 89-95 is still the best looking truck Toyota has built to date. They haven't got it right since.
     
  19. Dec 19, 2009 at 10:40 PM
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    Man, seeing pics of my old truck pop up makes me miss it! The new Tacoma is nice, but something about the smaller version is still attractive. Actually thinking about selling the '07 and finding a perfect '04 to trick out, think I might be happier with the size.
     
  20. Dec 19, 2009 at 10:56 PM
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    dwalden2 Your mom goes to college

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    I had a '94, too. Loved that truck. The 4 banger was a little weak for the 31x10.50s, but I loved it anyway. Sold it to my dad and he still has it. Only has 135xxx miles on it.

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