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the "up"grade?

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by rab89, May 23, 2009.

  1. May 23, 2009 at 10:50 PM
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    rab89

    rab89 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Hey guys! i've been looking at getting into a 2nd gen from my 01.
    The 01 is great, but there is no room in the back for seating, and I like to have a nice new vehicle if possible.
    just looking for thoughts. I have an 01 limited TRD.
     
  2. May 24, 2009 at 9:23 AM
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    ETaco23

    ETaco23 Marshall offroad Fabrication

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    I thaught about doing the same man... although I love my truck, I would like the more room and bigger bed that the 2nd gen has.
    Maybe when I get her payed off!:)
     
  3. May 25, 2009 at 12:49 PM
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    STLharry

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    no keep the 01. You have one of the best types of tacos made (3.4L, TRD, 5spd, ext cab).
    dont get rid of it.
     
  4. May 25, 2009 at 12:51 PM
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    TRD4x4858

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    BONE STOCK! lol
    Youll regret getting rid of that truck
     
  5. May 25, 2009 at 3:27 PM
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    rab89

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    just the answers i was hoping for! i'm going to buy a sportbike instead of spending more on the newer truck
     
  6. May 25, 2009 at 4:20 PM
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    ETaco23

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    sweet! I want to do the same thing... but dont got the cash for one..:(
    I may be getting a quad instead
     
  7. May 25, 2009 at 4:46 PM
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    I drove a 2nd gen taco first. Then I drove a 1st gen. I liked the first a lot better. I've had mine for a year (35,000 miles) I couldn't ask for a better vehicle. I don't plan on getting rid of it. 3.4L ext cab 4x4 5 speed. Every once in a while I wish I had more room but that has been my only complaint and I can live with it.
     
  8. May 25, 2009 at 6:46 PM
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    I was thinking of getting a quad, then decided on a bike haha.

    I'm glad you guys like my truck so much, I wish i had an 04 just so it was newer, but I have the limited edition so my seats are very comfortable compared to the normal seats, color matched fender flares, push button 4wd isnt so cool but it works great.

    hopefully I can have a 2002ish cbr 600 or something to go along with it soon
     
  9. May 25, 2009 at 7:35 PM
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    limited edition? I'm interested in more comfortable seats. I drive alot and my bucket seats hurt my butt. I was going to get another seat just for the frame and try to build myself a more comfortable one. (i have a friend who does upholstry)
     
  10. May 25, 2009 at 8:42 PM
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    yea in the 01 limited edition they came with the "limited sport seats" my buddy has an 02 and when i sat in his it was horrible compared to mine. find and 01 limited and try out the seats. electronic lumbar and they wrap around and hold you much better.
     
  11. May 25, 2009 at 9:04 PM
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    My 1st gen rocks... I'm still not sold on the gen 2's!
     
  12. May 28, 2009 at 3:56 AM
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    I guess I need to go drive a 2nd gen truck again. My friend has one, I drove it, I liked it. The extra room and power is nice along with the added accessories not available on the 1st gens. I love my '01, but it seems a lot of people like the first gens better than the 2nd's.
     
  13. May 28, 2009 at 4:15 AM
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    T@co_Pr3runn3r

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    They're all good. I went from this...
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    To this.....
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    And miss the hell out of the old let me tell ya bout no room bulletproof crazy train prerunner before prerunner was a word 400k sassifrass monster. After 25 yrs it was time tho. Still, there are things that irritate me bout the new one that I never had to consider about the old one but...........I'm all stoked with the 2nd gen now & will just deal with the quirks. Dig the 1st gens too. Always hard choice to switch no matter the gen, always the trade off & ditching something that's been trustworthy no matter what is hard. That truck NEVER stranded me ever in the 25 yrs of insanity that it endured. Limped home without clutch or much brakes or barely running on rare occasion but still made it home no matter what. Damn, I'm going to go steal it back, I still have keys...............
     
  14. May 28, 2009 at 6:08 PM
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    Wood's Double Cab

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    they're all nice. the 2nd gen.'s seem to be still a little bit expensive, though. maybe it seems that way because I'M so poor
     
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