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Which front-end do you like best?

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by Cvd2312, Apr 28, 2011.

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Which front-end do you like the best?

Poll closed Sep 9, 2012.
  1. 95-97 (this is what I own)

    66 vote(s)
    9.5%
  2. 95-97 (this is NOT what I own)

    95 vote(s)
    13.6%
  3. 98-00 (this is what I own)

    58 vote(s)
    8.3%
  4. 98-00 (this is NOT what I own)

    51 vote(s)
    7.3%
  5. 01-04 (this is what I own)

    232 vote(s)
    33.3%
  6. 01-04 (this is NOT what I own)

    194 vote(s)
    27.9%
  1. Aug 5, 2011 at 3:59 PM
    #41
    6spdtaco

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    Is this your truck?!? It is awesome.
     
  2. Aug 5, 2011 at 4:03 PM
    #42
    MapleMoose

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    He didnt get banned for that.

    It was a tw live thing...
     
  3. Aug 5, 2011 at 5:10 PM
    #43
    Cvd2312

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    No its not my truck, but I wish it were. That thing is sweet.
     
  4. Aug 6, 2011 at 1:32 PM
    #44
    Bfoster133

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    correct, i like that front end still the best
     
  5. Aug 6, 2011 at 4:35 PM
    #45
    Madams

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    Does the 01-04's sit taller than the 95.5-97 tacoma's?
     
  6. Aug 7, 2011 at 4:02 PM
    #46
    dhurley

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    I voted 01-04 since I have one. But I, too, like the early 80's. This is my '81.

    100_1645_1.jpg
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  7. Aug 8, 2011 at 12:14 PM
    #47
    TACO2003

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    I like them all but, own an 03.
    [​IMG]
     
  8. Oct 11, 2011 at 6:41 AM
    #48
    ohdrj1all

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    Without a doubt the 01-04, which is what I own, but also objectively the best IMO. In fact, I think it is the best front end on any year/any generation Tacoma.
     
  9. Oct 12, 2011 at 9:03 AM
    #49
    Supra TT

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    SAS.. Need I say more.
    I like the SAS front end :D

    [​IMG]
     
  10. Dec 5, 2011 at 8:06 PM
    #50
    shampoop

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    It's a tough choice for me. I really like both the 95-97 and the 01-04. Overall, I definitely like the 01-04 better, but I think that the 95-97 front end looks better when you compare both groups to what other trucks looked like during the same time period.
     
  11. Dec 16, 2011 at 8:21 PM
    #51
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    I was gonna say 01-04... But you win!!! What's her name?
     
  12. Dec 16, 2011 at 8:24 PM
    #52
    BMOC

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    98-00 my fav
     
  13. Dec 16, 2011 at 8:27 PM
    #53
    IDtrucks

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    the only thing i didnt like on the 96 when i bought it was the front grille design, now it has grown on me and i absolutely love it. its my fav of them all, it just looks mean and rugged lol:D
     
  14. Dec 16, 2011 at 8:30 PM
    #54
    jflan

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    An ARB label would be a nice touch.
    PhotoShop anyone ?
     
  15. Dec 16, 2011 at 9:09 PM
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    IDtrucks

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    no, i think its just fine the way it is
     
  16. Dec 16, 2011 at 9:26 PM
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    Madjik_Man

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  17. Dec 16, 2011 at 9:28 PM
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    Madjik_Man

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    I have a 98-00 but the 95-97 is easily the meanest looking front end.
     
  18. Dec 16, 2011 at 9:33 PM
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    Holy Mary mother of... This is Mr. Bean's daughter? :eek:
     
  19. Dec 16, 2011 at 9:40 PM
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    Madjik_Man

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    lol

    They're not related.

    I had the same reaction when I read that misinformation.

    Mr. Bean has two kids, both born in the 90s... Gemma was born in 1984
     
  20. Dec 16, 2011 at 9:47 PM
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    Dude thank you! Hey man, I got my Taco @ The Springs, will be in Denver (Lakewood) for training in Jan, and the will hit Mary Jane, over @ Winter Park. Can't wait to move back to CO!
     
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