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What options did you wish you had when you purchased your truck?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by 6spd, Mar 15, 2012.

  1. Mar 15, 2012 at 12:28 AM
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    6spd

    6spd [OP] Well-Known Member

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    My first post, and I'm looking to buy within a coupla weeks. I'm curious what you guys wish your truck had now when you purchased your ride.

    In all honesty, I will definitely be lifting my truck or going LT(which will definitely be down the road after it is paid off and the warranty has run out).

    So far, mods I will be looking in within the first year are katskinz, stereo, tint, and maybe a mild lift with new wheels/tires.

    Looking to get a 2012 SR5 V6 6MT 4wd dbl cab with tow package, but I am even contemplating a tow package since I wont tow, and will only get it for the alternator and battery for the future upgrade of a loud stereo system I plan on installing.
     
  2. Mar 15, 2012 at 12:33 AM
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    stmpjmpr

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    wish I had steering wheel controls(stereo).
     
  3. Mar 15, 2012 at 1:35 AM
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    COMAtose HI

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  4. Mar 15, 2012 at 2:09 AM
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    FrankNasti

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    The toddler and baby seat mod.
    I was happy to be upgrading from a wrangler and I knew what I was buying. I wish mine came with an ipod connector, easy fix though.
     
  5. Mar 15, 2012 at 2:11 AM
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    brokeincollege

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  6. Mar 15, 2012 at 2:45 AM
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    mjm540ii

    mjm540ii Ding Dang Dee

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    TRD OR instead of sport...
    Maybe roof racks?
     
  7. Mar 15, 2012 at 2:59 AM
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    shaffcr31

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    Revtech suspension ,step bars,fender flares,flowmaster cat back stainless duel ex.
    A subwoofer under backseat!
     
  8. Mar 15, 2012 at 3:09 AM
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    TacoDawgfan

    TacoDawgfan Hunker Down You Hairy Dawg!

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    Sunroof and Navi.
     
  9. Mar 15, 2012 at 4:04 AM
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    Gregoryk

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    tow package. Would of been nice to have esp with the oil cooler.
     
  10. Mar 15, 2012 at 4:38 AM
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    tacoma16

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    X2. Also wish I had the e-locker.
     
  11. Mar 15, 2012 at 4:48 AM
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    gbjr78

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    A better 6th gear. I rarely use 5th.
     
  12. Mar 15, 2012 at 5:00 AM
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    Polymerhead

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    Sunroof for sure. I installed tint immediately, and an aftermarket stereo. A range & mpg calculator would have been nice, and factory leather.
     
  13. Mar 15, 2012 at 5:01 AM
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    Davtopgun

    Davtopgun Weeeee mod time!

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    Factory e-locker
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    Are the things I wish I had gotten to begin with. The price difference was Huge though.
     
  14. Mar 15, 2012 at 5:04 AM
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    11Speedway

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    Ipod connector. I bought the towing package, although I may never tow. I don't regret getting that package at all!!!
     
  15. Mar 15, 2012 at 6:25 AM
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    kb1jop

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    Definitely get the tow package. You never know if you might need it in the future and there's gazillions of accessories out there that can attach to a receiver hitch.
     
  16. Mar 15, 2012 at 6:27 AM
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    Pugga

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    Tow package and the clear 3M stuff they put on the front end. I've got a few chips in the hood down to bare metal. If I could have swung the extra money, I would have gone for the TRD Sport package but couldn't justify the cost.
     
  17. Mar 15, 2012 at 7:09 AM
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    TheGrinch

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    I lot of what some are saying are already options in other packages, i have a 2007 DC OR SB, I wish it came with a navi, or a aux/USB, and a sun roof. And te number one. Solid front axel.
     
  18. Mar 15, 2012 at 8:36 AM
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    Utard

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    Rear locker/Atrac on a TRD DCLB Sport

    Heated seats
     
  19. Mar 15, 2012 at 9:04 AM
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    badger

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    Heated mirrors. You can get them on vehicles costing half what a Tacoma does, but not even an upgrade option for us :(

    I miss the old days when you could order a truck made the way you wanted it. You could get something like an alternator upgrade or even gearing options without having to buy a package that includes a vibrating ass massager for 3 times the price.
     
  20. Mar 15, 2012 at 9:07 AM
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