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these forums make me want to ask, where do people get all their money for this?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Tac 2009, Nov 4, 2011.

  1. Nov 4, 2011 at 8:52 PM
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    Tac 2009

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    okay so most of the 2nd gens are here, the newer trucks so its gonna be more money yet toyota charges an arm and a leg for these- 25.000 to 40.000 as asking a bit for a car (i know its nice but should it be so high?)


    what are people doing to buy these trucks?
     
  2. Nov 4, 2011 at 8:53 PM
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    derekabraham

    derekabraham Living vicariously through everybody

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    Stick on hood scoop from Autozone.
    Having good jobs? Saving up over time? Credit cards? Selling drugs?
     
  3. Nov 4, 2011 at 8:54 PM
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    HomerTaco

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    I make stuff for tacos to buy more stuff for my taco..
     
  4. Nov 4, 2011 at 8:54 PM
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    HIYota

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    I used my deployment money...
     
  5. Nov 4, 2011 at 8:56 PM
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    Juggernaut

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  6. Nov 4, 2011 at 8:56 PM
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    ForeRunner

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    Heard some people even sell themselves for the mods.

    I just sell off random things I've accrued over the years.
     
  7. Nov 4, 2011 at 8:57 PM
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    I work a lot (shit load of OT), I'm single, I have a gf that makes her how money. That's it
     
  8. Nov 4, 2011 at 8:57 PM
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    sandjunkie

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    Paid cash for 2 2011 vehicles. I am 39 and have a great job. I am older than the average demographic on here. I have gone to college and worked my way up over the last 17 years of my career. Plus a little bit of timing helped to. If I was coming out of school today, it is probably a bit rougher than in 1994.
     
  9. Nov 4, 2011 at 8:58 PM
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  11. Nov 4, 2011 at 9:00 PM
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    SplitDecision

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  12. Nov 4, 2011 at 9:03 PM
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    tacomalex

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  13. Nov 4, 2011 at 9:03 PM
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  14. Nov 4, 2011 at 9:09 PM
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  15. Nov 4, 2011 at 9:09 PM
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  16. Nov 4, 2011 at 9:12 PM
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    sofiasdad11

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    good question. must confess had lusted over an '11 escalade ext (the pickup version), but learned of TW and considered all that i could do to personalize my own taco whilst saving a ton of cash. like sandjunkie, a little older than many of you, and married well also. education first and foremost...........and having only one child doesn't hurt:)
     
  17. Nov 4, 2011 at 9:12 PM
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    Sublime

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  18. Nov 4, 2011 at 9:14 PM
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  19. Nov 4, 2011 at 9:25 PM
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    Drew5387

    Drew5387 You can't fix stupid

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  20. Nov 4, 2011 at 9:27 PM
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    fireturk41

    fireturk41 I like to break shit!

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