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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' 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

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    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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  9. Nov 4, 2011 at 8:58 PM
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    got lucky playin the stock market :spy: spent some of the earnings on my truck!
     
  11. Nov 4, 2011 at 9:00 PM
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  12. Nov 4, 2011 at 9:03 PM
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    stunt man hans

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    i rob people on a daily basis to sustain my unsustainable life style :)
     
  14. Nov 4, 2011 at 9:07 PM
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    MightyMouse-SCT

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  15. Nov 4, 2011 at 9:09 PM
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  16. Nov 4, 2011 at 9:09 PM
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  17. 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:)
     
  18. Nov 4, 2011 at 9:12 PM
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    Sublime

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  19. Nov 4, 2011 at 9:14 PM
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    I read the Bernie Madoff make money uber fast book...
     
  20. Nov 4, 2011 at 9:16 PM
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    I have absolutely no social life nor social skills. So besides working, i workout in my garage and save what little money is left over at the end of the month for things for my truck. and i sold a kidney in hopes of getting a DJM kit but all i got was hepatitis B.
     
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