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Thinking about selling my Tacoma & buying a FJ

Discussion in 'FJ Cruisers' started by TacomaChris, Feb 9, 2013.

  1. TacomaChris

    TacomaChris [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Thoughts?

    I love my Tacoma...but I couldn't stop drooling over the FJs at the dealership today.:D
     
  2. Chad

    Chad Rand Paul 2016

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    I personally wouldn't sell my tacoma for an FJ unless it was the trail teams model. Give me the 2012 radiant red TT FJ and I'll trade the keys in a heartbeat lol.

    Looking at your truck in your build, I would keep the truck regardless of the FJs you find.
     
  3. TacomaChris

    TacomaChris [OP] Well-Known Member

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    What is exactly is the Trail Teams model?

    I know what your saying man...I wish I could have one of each and a llifted Tundra lol
     
  4. Chad

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    Trail teams is basically the off road version with all the bells and whistles. Here's a picture of the 2012 I was talking about:

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    Here is my girlfriends she just got

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    I love that color, makes my head turn every time :p
     
  7. OffroadToy

    OffroadToy The dog did it...I swear!

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    Same here... that color sold me on the taco back in 07. I saw a radiant red lifted trail team fj at the dealership a few months back... really had to hold back the urge to bring it home that day.
     
  8. TacomaChris

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    Nice...what size lift & tires?
     
  9. 12Tac

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    Fjs are being discontinued...I think after 2013. Heard that through my dealer. That and the 4Runner.

    12Tac
     
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    Since your not 4x4 I'd say go for it . Especially is you don't use the bed much . I'd also get the TT loaded .
     
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  12. TacomaChris

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    These rumors have been around year after year. From what I read, they will continue to make them as long there is demand...time will tell
     
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    I highly doubt they discontinue the 4runner.
     
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    Agreed and I should probably stop spreading rumors here on the board. My bad. As you said time will tell.

    12Tac
     
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    Dummy!

    Jk go for it. Whats the worst that could happen? You dont like it, trade again.
    Just remember you cant hang out here anymore.:p
     
  16. TacomaChris

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    Yeah I know. I'm still kicking around the idea but it'd be hard to part with my truck...I love that thing.
     
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    FJ sales have been slow for years, so I would believe that.

    4-Runner? Dealer is FOS. There's no way they are killing the 'Runner without a replacement in the wings. Sequoia is too big, Highlander and Rav4 don't have frames.
     
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    Just traded my Tacoma for an FJ and have been loving every minute. I'd say go for it. Test drive one and see what you think about it. No harm in that.
     
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    I have both and the FJ is on a whole different level (quality) than the tacoma - and it is made in JAPAN
     
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