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WTB: 2004-01 Tacoma Double Cab 4x4

Discussion in 'Buy / Sell / Trade' started by LooseNut, Jun 30, 2012.

  1. Jun 30, 2012 at 3:22 PM
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    LooseNut

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    New to the community... thought it might be cool to try and find my Tacoma from within. :)

    WTB: 2001-04 Toyota Tacoma
    • Double Cab
    • 6 Cylinder
    • 4x4
    • Low Miles (0-70K)
    • Excelent Condition
    • No Mods
    • No Rust
    • Prefer to find one within Texas or surrounding states

    I'm already financed, know the market value of these trucks and am ready to buy.... up to $18,000 budget give or take.

    Tips or direct leads would be greatly appreciated!
     
  2. Jun 30, 2012 at 3:33 PM
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    BAMFTACO

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    Good luck those are hard to find with low miles
     
  3. Jun 30, 2012 at 3:34 PM
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    Extreme shot in the dark .
     
  4. Jun 30, 2012 at 3:38 PM
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    I know... I'd found the perfect truck but it sold before I could sell mine and get all my financing in order. Now it's long gone and I'm searching like a madman with no wheels.
     
  5. Jun 30, 2012 at 3:52 PM
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  6. Jul 1, 2012 at 9:06 AM
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  7. Jul 1, 2012 at 9:12 AM
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  8. Jul 1, 2012 at 9:33 AM
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    Searched autotrader extensively... as well as ebay, motortrend, edmunds, kijiji, and craigslist.

    My budget is FLEXIBLE BTW. ;)
     
  9. Jul 1, 2012 at 9:41 AM
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    I checked AT yesterday and there was a few . All over by you . Need to put unlimited miles .
     
  10. Jul 1, 2012 at 10:33 AM
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    With unlimited miles in the autotrader settings, there's two.... one is an Xtracab with 149K miles and the other is a Doublecab with 105K asking $15K.

    I'm willing to wait and pay top dollar for a 70Kish or less miles Doublecab. I want to be driving this truck 10 years from now. ;)
     
  11. Jul 1, 2012 at 10:45 AM
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  12. Jul 1, 2012 at 12:39 PM
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    Ok, I see where we're off in our settings... DEALERS. I want to buy from a private seller (should have noted that in my original post). We have a LOT of "dealers" around Texas that specialize in buying auction cars/truck and selling them to illegal immigrants who don't have credit or credentials. Welcome to Texas. These trucks/car aren't worth the trouble of negotiating, asking questions & expecting honest answers, etc... These dealers don't have to be honest because their typical clientele doesn't care.

    I am keeping an eye out by searching specific legitimate Toyota dealers and large name dealers in Houston, Austin, & Dallas.
     
  13. Jul 1, 2012 at 12:41 PM
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    LOL. Man that Tacoma isn't going to just show up down the block . Great trucks there .
     
  14. Jul 1, 2012 at 1:00 PM
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    I know... needle in a haystack. I'm sharing a car with my wife until I find one... or go crazy trying. :D
     
  15. Jul 10, 2012 at 5:42 PM
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    Check out my posting on 2.25.2012 where I've got my 2001 for sale. 77K miles with everything you are looking for.
     
  16. Jul 10, 2012 at 6:27 PM
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    Are you seriously going to spend $18,000 on a truck that is almost 9-12 years old? I can't even imagine making $400/month payments on a vehicle that old, Tacoma or not. Most banks won't touch that vehicle and even with excellent credit you're probably at 9%. You're honestly better off financing a new one with warranty at 3% for 72 months and no worries about repairs. :crazy:
     
  17. Jul 11, 2012 at 8:13 AM
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    I just gave the Toyota Dealership $500 to finalize my offer on a Magnetic Gray 2012 Double Cab 4x4 V6 w/TRD Off-Road Package, Tow Package, Daytime Running Lights, & Tint. My payment won't be much more than had I stuck with my original plan. It's due to reach port in 7-10 days.

    So.... my search has ended. :D
     
  18. Jul 11, 2012 at 8:24 AM
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    I'd have been all over this truck a week ago! I can't believe you haven't sold it yet. If I was rich, I'd buy it and the 2nd gen I just finalized numbers on.

    Thanks anyway for hitting me up.... if my new 2nd Gen deal falls through for any reason, you'll be hearing from me.
     
  19. Jul 11, 2012 at 9:24 AM
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    smart move & congratulations. You're gonna love it! :cheers:

    thats the exact truck I just bought at the end of May. Get a good deal? After the negotiating and the rebate my final price was $29,900 before trade in and TTL. they sold it to me for $400 below invoice plus the $500 rebate.
     
  20. Jul 11, 2012 at 12:24 PM
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    I paid $30,100 after rebates before TTL. I guess I paid $200 more than you... still feel like I got a good deal. :D

    Did you get an Automatic or Manual Tranny? Mine's Automatic.... I wanted the Manual but it wasn't available. Plus, according to Toyota, the Auto gets beter gas milage.
     
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