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who thinks this is a good deal??

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by Nitronick, May 4, 2010.

  1. May 4, 2010 at 8:13 PM
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    Nitronick

    Nitronick [OP] Well-Known Member

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  2. May 4, 2010 at 9:27 PM
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    Coolidge

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    King coilovers frt +3". Bilstein 5100 shocks rear w/AAL, K&N FIPK, Magnablow exhaust, Billet grill, clear corner lights, Sony stereo, JBL, Sub etc.
    If that "Trailtech" 6" lift is really a "Trailmaster" (Traildisater) I'd forget about and move on. I may be wrong, but never heard of Trailtech. Search my posts, I recently removed the TM kit. I had a TM kit. Its a huge POS. Im now back to stock w/King CO's. Plus, if its a salvage title, truck was really F'd-up. You do not want a drop bracket lift on a totaled truck.
     
  3. May 4, 2010 at 9:33 PM
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    Nitronick

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    o yea i guess it didnt say trailmaster. i must have just over read it then. it was really that bad of a lift?
     
  4. May 4, 2010 at 9:37 PM
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    Digiratus

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    The 6" TM lifts had problems. Not very durable. Hard on front shock assemblies IIRC.
     
  5. May 5, 2010 at 5:48 AM
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    wolfgang123

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  6. May 5, 2010 at 6:00 AM
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    in jersey you can even register a salvage truck with out the proper state inspection to clear the title.its a pain in the ass.you must provide all reciepts for all the parts to repair truck,so if you didnt do the work and have no documentation,youyr fucked.the dmv makes it really hard to clear it.i would walk away.it has high miles(over 100k).i know its a toyota but still the miles are up there.truck isnt mint either.
     
  7. May 5, 2010 at 6:05 AM
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    Zork

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  8. May 5, 2010 at 6:21 AM
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    sounds like a basket case to me - but if u have the money to spend and consider it a toy/project and not a daily driver....
    dont expect the alignment to fix anything either
     
  9. May 5, 2010 at 6:22 AM
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    swise TRIFECTA!!!

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    how the f*&k do you lose a pwr steering resivoir cap?
     
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    That quote is gonna be in someone's signature soon :D
     
  11. May 5, 2010 at 8:01 AM
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    Good idea...although I don't think I will use it.

    Def don't get this truck. Salvage title = not qualified for buyback. Also, TM lifts are crap as was mentioned. There seems to be too many "iffy" things on this truck. Keep lookin.
     
  12. May 5, 2010 at 8:06 AM
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    Koov

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    I am in no way a master mechanic but with the Salvage title, I would walk away from this one.
     
  13. May 5, 2010 at 12:13 PM
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    brg88tx

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    yep, it's been totaled.....and repaired
     
  14. May 5, 2010 at 2:38 PM
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    Nitronick

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    ha yea i was just curious, personally i wouldnt buy it ether but it was for a buddy of mine, he was looking at it and all. Im content with my tacoma :)
     
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