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Thoughts on 81 pick up?

Discussion in 'Toyota Trucks & SUVs' started by norcal4banger, Apr 10, 2011.

  1. Apr 10, 2011 at 5:13 PM
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    norcal4banger

    norcal4banger [OP] 11-98 MUD

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    Came across a guy who builds and works on older toyotas for a living and he offered me this truck for my yamaha superjet (jet ski). its an 81 and he said it runs good. He said there will be back fee's and the tires that are on it right now won't be included, but I'm going to talk to him about that.

    Anyway, I'd love to be able to drive around to the store every once and a while but it would mainly be on the trails at the local OHV down the street from me.

    I dont see him telling me much about it so what should I look for when I go see next week and do you think I have too much work ahead of me?



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  2. Apr 10, 2011 at 5:14 PM
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    Blacktacoma23

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    at least test drive it.
     
  3. Apr 10, 2011 at 5:15 PM
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    norcal4banger

    norcal4banger [OP] 11-98 MUD

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    Thats the very first thing I'm going to do
     
  4. Apr 10, 2011 at 5:16 PM
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    ckeeton

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    check frame rust as well.
     
  5. Apr 10, 2011 at 5:17 PM
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    paintdiddy

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    Depends what year superjet.round nose or square?
     
  6. Apr 10, 2011 at 5:21 PM
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    norcal4banger

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    round. if it was square I wouldnt be doing this lol
     
  7. Apr 10, 2011 at 5:23 PM
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    stevenstaco

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    do it.........just dont install taigate lights:D
     
  8. Apr 10, 2011 at 5:24 PM
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    hahah yeah hell no!
     
  9. Apr 10, 2011 at 5:33 PM
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    how many miles on it?
     
  10. Apr 10, 2011 at 5:36 PM
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    Not sure. As long as 4wd works I'm not too worried. Or should I be?
     
  11. Apr 10, 2011 at 7:49 PM
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    How about anyone else?
     
  12. Apr 10, 2011 at 7:52 PM
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    I used to race motocross with a guy that had a truck just like that. It was sweet I'd get it man I wish I could find one near here that's not beat to crap.
     
  13. Apr 10, 2011 at 7:53 PM
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    tigerfan00

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    with those trucks...im not sure it matters


    i've seen SEVERAL upwards of 700K


    thats a sweet looking truck...try to get him to throw in the wheels/tires
     
  14. Apr 10, 2011 at 7:56 PM
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    I have a buddy back in Wyoming that has one. The things are tanks. He wheels it all the time and had absolutley zero issues driving it down here to pick up a motorcycle.
    He constantly pisses off my other buddy who has a Range Rover. The toyota can go all the places his rover can but the toyota never breaks down.
     
  15. Apr 10, 2011 at 8:05 PM
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    Awesome thanks guys. I'll post pics if I get it.
     
  16. May 23, 2011 at 9:43 PM
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    I would get it , I'm working on a 1979 project myself and just scrapped a 83. Just make sure there is not much body rust bc the rest can be fixed or found easily. I would recommend a 22r engine too
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