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Toyota Falls to Number 3 Auto Manufacurer

Discussion in 'General Automotive' started by SilverTacoEater, Nov 8, 2011.

  1. Nov 8, 2011 at 3:30 PM
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    SilverTacoEater

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  2. Nov 8, 2011 at 3:35 PM
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    theduck911

    theduck911 Max's Canadian Twin

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    VW's been gunning for the top for awhile :cool:
     
  3. Nov 8, 2011 at 3:38 PM
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  4. Nov 8, 2011 at 3:40 PM
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    The new Passat is ass ugly
     
  6. Nov 8, 2011 at 3:42 PM
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    OZ-T

    OZ-T All of those moments....will be lost.....in time

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    Are you suprised ?
     
  7. Nov 8, 2011 at 3:42 PM
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    Yeah Toyota has been letting quality slip for a while now while the others are improving. My kazoo windshield and squeaky blower motor says it all.
     
  8. Nov 8, 2011 at 3:43 PM
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    Good. I liked them better when they were the underdog. Maybe this will be a lesson. They've been trading quality for profit for too long.
     
  9. Nov 8, 2011 at 3:44 PM
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    malander

    malander That's some tight butthole

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    Agreed.
     
  10. Nov 8, 2011 at 3:45 PM
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  11. Nov 8, 2011 at 3:45 PM
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    Konaborne

    Konaborne Pineapples on pizza Hawaiian does not it make.

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    Any time you're on top for awhile, you have people below you spending the entire time you're on top tyrying to find ways to surpass you. Eventually, someone will.
    this way toyota has something to work towards

    Hopefully now they'll bring the diesel to america and remake the straight axle tacomas.


    or not
     
  12. Nov 8, 2011 at 3:46 PM
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    Derp.
     
  13. Nov 8, 2011 at 3:47 PM
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    Well it seems like it's not necessarily from "quality" but from the earquake and tsunami in Japan and then the floods in Thaiwan.
     
  14. Nov 8, 2011 at 3:48 PM
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    double derp
     
  15. Nov 8, 2011 at 3:48 PM
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    OffroadToy

    OffroadToy The dog did it...I swear!

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    I sure hope your right. I'd like to see them get back to the quality of my old 88 4runner...those were the days. :thumbsup:
     
  16. Nov 8, 2011 at 3:51 PM
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    That's part of it, but it can't be the whole story. They slipped by too much.

    For sure. Go sit in a late 90s Camry. Then go sit in a 2012. Which one's interior feels more like being seated in a tupperware container?
     
  17. Nov 8, 2011 at 3:53 PM
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    Konaborne Pineapples on pizza Hawaiian does not it make.

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    I typed that entire thing under the desk without looking at my phone!
     
  18. Nov 8, 2011 at 3:54 PM
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    Ninja derpn'.
     
  19. Nov 8, 2011 at 3:54 PM
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    Jez Hittn' easy steet on mud tires

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    Can't be #1 forever....it is good for them to drop a spot or two and re-assess their product and customer satisfaction for the better!
     
  20. Nov 8, 2011 at 3:54 PM
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    One of the better articles I've read in recent years describing why Toyota was unstoppable in the 90s:

     
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