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Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by Ridgerunner, Jul 6, 2008.

  1. Jul 6, 2008 at 9:07 AM
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    Ridgerunner

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  2. Jul 6, 2008 at 9:25 AM
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    I say we get everybody from here and Toyota Nation to write an email to them about how great our trucks is.

    That article was nothing more than 1000 people with the same problem bitching. If you hate your truck, sell it. Stop whining to some mediocre Consumer Reports wanna be website.
     
  3. Jul 6, 2008 at 9:29 AM
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    When you're at the top in reliability, there's only one place to go....

    I haven't had any problems!!

    Damn, where's the nearest forest so I can knock on every tree!!
     
  4. Jul 6, 2008 at 11:49 AM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    I wonder what a similar report for Ford would look like. :eek:
     
  5. Jul 6, 2008 at 11:51 AM
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    tacomaman06

    tacomaman06 Carolina Alliance: Lead, follow, or get the hell o Thor

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    me too.......ford,chevy and dodge!!!
     
  6. Jul 6, 2008 at 12:02 PM
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    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    They dont have enough time and paper to list the problems with Dodge. Dodge like to say that everything that happens to the trucks is because of abuse. I took my Dodge in because the AC was leaking into the cab. They reluctantly fixed it, but told me that it was because when I was off roading I compressed the front tire enough that it smashed the AC drain tuce on the fire wall. I grabbed the guy, took him to my truck, and asked him "How is that physically possible?". If that would have been the case, my front tire would have had to travel 1.5' rearward, and 1 foot up, takeing out my fender in the procces. Before that, I was at a Circle K and when I started to back out of the parking space, my axel snapped (no kidding). They say that I put it into revers under WOT condition. WHAT!!!??? They fixed it........sorry for the rant....:eek:
     
  7. Jul 6, 2008 at 12:10 PM
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    One buddy of mine bought a Dodge with a turbodiesel-engine blew at 26000 miles. Another buddy bought a 2001 Dakota V-6 and had the entire drivetrain right back to the rear end dump on him! That's what I meant by saying we STILL have the best trucks out there:)
     
  8. Jul 6, 2008 at 12:19 PM
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    yeah.....definitely!!! dodge had some really shitty transmissions a few years back,with the old bodystyle. wonder if they got any better.
     
  9. Jul 6, 2008 at 12:23 PM
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    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    My '04 Cummins has over 150,000 miles on it, with very few problems. My '04 Dakota would fall apart monthly. And, sadly because I love the vehicle, Our Jeep Diesel has been in the shop just as many times as the Dakota. Wont get rid of it because its a short wheelbse deisel 4x4, and we dont drive it often. :)
     
  10. Jul 6, 2008 at 12:26 PM
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    You got a better truck for sure Chris-the Dodge diesel I mentioned was a '95.
     
  11. Jul 6, 2008 at 12:29 PM
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    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    Whew! lol
    The Tacoma is my FAVORITE! :D
     
  12. Jul 6, 2008 at 12:33 PM
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    007Tacoma I dub thee malicious!

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    This article is ridiculous, but it brings up some good points. Toyota should include the entire range of vehicles for the rusted frame issues. Each vehicle should be inspected and decided on independently.

    Better to fall on your sword than to be stabbed in the back.

    As for the 05+ issues, I see people complaining about the same things we complain about, but nothing troublesome or out of the ordinary for any vehicle. I did notice quite a few issues with the 4 cylinder transmissions (auto and manual). I will say this much - having owned an 2007 2.7L and a 2008 4.0L, the 4.0L V6s and Double Cabs seem to be built to a slightly higher standard. I definitely have fewer issues with my Double Cab V6 than I did with my Access Cab I4.

    Toyota should build all of their vehicles up to the highest standard.
     
  13. Jul 6, 2008 at 12:36 PM
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    007Tacoma I dub thee malicious!

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    I toasted my Jeep Liberty CRD because of the constant issues with the transmission and the torque converter. Too bad - the engine was stout as hell, and was exactly what I wanted (diesel, 4 door, 5K towing, and 25+ MPG).
     
  14. Jul 6, 2008 at 12:40 PM
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    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    I havent heard about the tranny issues. We dont tow with it. Thats what the Ram is for, But, your right! We get 28 mpg, And when 4x4'ing, that litle sucker LOVES to climb! In low range with that little CRD it works great for tight areas.
     
  15. Jul 6, 2008 at 12:41 PM
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    the syncro-mesh is all "F"ed up in my transmission. supposed to get warrantied about a month ago but the dealership miss-placed the parts. still waiting for something to be done about it.
     
  16. Jul 6, 2008 at 1:00 PM
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    Is that on your Tacoma?
     
  17. Jul 6, 2008 at 1:04 PM
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    yeah, my 1.5 year old tacoma....
     
  18. Jul 6, 2008 at 1:10 PM
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    Sometimes you gotta lean on them harder to wake them back up! Dealers tend to shove your case to the back burner if they dont hear any type of urgency coming from you:)
     
  19. Jul 6, 2008 at 1:17 PM
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    I'm just gonna keep beating the Shat outta the tranny so it becomes a full replacement under warranty. cost them more in the long run and gets me a new tranny (I hope). gotta say though, i'm a little disappointed about the whole shitty tranny situation.
     
  20. Jul 6, 2008 at 1:21 PM
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    Yeah me too-sorry to hear about it! You have a seriously cool truck though! Saw the pics:) Dont dog the truck! Try to hold their feet to the fire on the original problem.
     
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