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your opinion please

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by dirthawker1313, Apr 8, 2009.

  1. Apr 8, 2009 at 1:26 PM
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    dirthawker1313

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    toyota has decided to replace my lemon DC tacoma. but ive run into a snag. i had found and test drove a replacement for mine. it was a 2009 DC blacksand mica with graphite interior 4x4 automatic. it was base model just floor mats. the dealer i found it at sold it before toyota finished my deal. now the only other one they can find that is the exact same is in denver colorado. i can have that one but im in vegas and i cant test drive it. should i just get it or should i try to find another color combo here in town i could test drive?
     
  2. Apr 8, 2009 at 1:29 PM
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    JDMcQ

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    I would think that they all drive the same. i drove another Tacoma identical to mine beore dciding on the purchase. Never drove mine until the paperwork was done. If the specs are the same, i say go for it.
     
  3. Apr 8, 2009 at 1:31 PM
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    DanGer

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    But if i had experience with a lemon I would def want to test drive!
     
  4. Apr 8, 2009 at 1:33 PM
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    But, he already drove another of the same year. i suppose a test drive would put my mind at ease if I had a bad experience.
     
  5. Apr 8, 2009 at 1:34 PM
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    DanGer

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    true the reality is that you are going to get a great truck without driving. If it is another lemon:
    1. you luck SUCKS
    2.Toyota will replace it
     
  6. Apr 8, 2009 at 1:37 PM
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    Even if it is a lemon, will one be able to tell from just a test drive? Unless of course it is blowing smoke and the axles fall out of it going around the block.
     
  7. Apr 8, 2009 at 1:38 PM
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    Another good point! Just buy the damn thing :)
     
  8. Apr 8, 2009 at 1:40 PM
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    i am curious as to what was wrong with the original truck.
    I would also loke to see more pics of the '51 Ford.
     
  9. Apr 8, 2009 at 1:47 PM
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    ImpulseRed008

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    I never got to test drive mine... they had to order it and I didn't drive it until the paperwork was done. Brand new with only 3 miles on the odo when I drove it off the lot.

    If it's in Denver and you in Lost Wages, how would they get it to Lost Wages? Have it driven or trailered? I'd more worry about someone else putting that many miles on my truck.

    Good luck with the new one.
     
  10. Apr 8, 2009 at 1:48 PM
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    mine falls under federal lemon laws so its the feds that suck.. my truck has a leak at what they call the output shaft seal. look for my other posts about it.
     
  11. Apr 8, 2009 at 1:48 PM
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    That is another concern, I certainly wouldn't want someone driving my as-of-yet unssen truck across a couple states.
     
  12. Apr 8, 2009 at 1:54 PM
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    there gonna put it on a transport and haul it down here..


     
  13. Apr 8, 2009 at 1:56 PM
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    Chances of getting a second lemon Toyota are slim and none.
     
  14. Apr 8, 2009 at 1:58 PM
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    That's good, now about those pics of the '51. . .
     
  15. Apr 8, 2009 at 2:04 PM
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    alright well toyota is going to transport it here to vegas and let me test drive it before i commit to it...so thats good. now heres a pic of the 51.. sorry for the OT pic..


    51 side 2.jpg
     
  16. Apr 8, 2009 at 2:14 PM
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    Sweet ride!
     
  17. Apr 8, 2009 at 2:43 PM
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    Not yet,
    Just buy it....
     
  18. Apr 8, 2009 at 2:47 PM
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    i know i know...i have a first gen and i bought it used...BUT...i only test drove it 1 time for 10 miles before i signed the paperwork and drove away
     
  19. Apr 8, 2009 at 2:49 PM
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    I didn't drive the truck I bought... I had driven others while making my decision... The one I bought had 6 miles on it and had not even been put out for sale, yet...
     
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