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Whent to the dealer for an alingment and...

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by 106Tacoma, Mar 4, 2009.

  1. Mar 4, 2009 at 10:39 PM
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    106Tacoma

    106Tacoma [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Debadged 06 Black Sand Pearl 4x4 Every option.
    Came home with this, why get 12 mpg in a tacoma when i can get 17 in this!
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  2. Mar 4, 2009 at 10:41 PM
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    derekabraham

    derekabraham Living vicariously through everybody

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  3. Mar 4, 2009 at 10:41 PM
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    derekabraham

    derekabraham Living vicariously through everybody

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    Looks good! Congrats!
     
  4. Mar 4, 2009 at 10:54 PM
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    Taos1

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    If I went to get an alignment, will that happen to my Tacoma too?

    Last year back in July the salesman tried to sell me a Tundra because gas prices were so high and the 5.7 V8's weren't moving. I was so tempted to get what you just got. But being practical got the best of me.
    Very nice truck.
     
  5. Mar 4, 2009 at 10:58 PM
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    genxer36

    genxer36 Lord of Tomfoolery

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    How were you only getting 12mpg in the Tacoma? I drive 80 on the interstate & get 18mpg in my Tacoma.
     
  6. Mar 4, 2009 at 11:19 PM
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    ERdept

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  7. Mar 4, 2009 at 11:24 PM
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    Dilsky

    Dilsky There go my nipples again!

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    Very nice my friend!
     
  8. Mar 4, 2009 at 11:24 PM
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    05PreRunner

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  9. Mar 5, 2009 at 5:47 AM
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    grivera

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    Congrats!! That's a nice color on a badass truck!! 4x4?
    How much did you pay for it?

    I'm not getting the mpg thing? If your by chance it was your driving habits that caused you to get 12 mpg in the Taco, you'll be lucky to get 9 mpg in that truck!
     
  10. Mar 5, 2009 at 5:47 AM
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    harshest

    harshest I am the Sofa King

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    That's why I don't go to the dealer for service...
     
  11. Mar 5, 2009 at 6:00 AM
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    106Tacoma

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    They told me my mpg where bad because i had an exhaust on it! Whatever i got 18,500 on trade. and 4 grand off the tundra.
     
  12. Mar 5, 2009 at 6:00 AM
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    chris4x4

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    I really dont think its gonna get 17 mpg....BUT, it will be fun as hell! :)
     
  13. Mar 5, 2009 at 6:03 AM
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    hillbillynwv

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    Very nice Tundra.......They are just to damn big for what I need a truck for......enjoy!
     
  14. Mar 5, 2009 at 6:05 AM
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    Simon's Mom

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    Nice mod :thumbsup:
     
  15. Mar 5, 2009 at 6:11 AM
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    grivera

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    If you don't mind me asking, 4 grand of how much?
     
  16. Mar 5, 2009 at 6:14 AM
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    freesample

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    Visors, Deflector, Husky Liners, too expsensive for good ones :(
    i hope the tundra dont need an alignment.
     
  17. Mar 5, 2009 at 6:28 AM
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    paintdiddy

    paintdiddy Machine gun shits

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    i was going to buy the tundra as well. they had 0% financing for 5 years. i predict you get 9 mpg. and i thought my 16 mpg was bad.
     
  18. Mar 5, 2009 at 6:45 AM
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    surfsupl

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    I would have saved some money and bought a new exhaust .:)
     
  19. Mar 5, 2009 at 6:52 AM
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    fletch aka

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    I'm guessing 7mpg on the first tank!
    Congrats!
     
  20. Mar 5, 2009 at 6:58 AM
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    lsocoee

    lsocoee My hair is all natural Moderator

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    Doesn't that S/C push over 500HP??? But don't try to tell me that you can notice the difference between the Tacoma and the Tundra.
     
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