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Toyota Trucks (new or old)
« on: Aug 24, 2006, 11:29:27 AM »
Which do you think looks better? A early tacoma lifted or a 85 solid axle lifted.  I want a solid axle but I also like the looks of a tacoma at least the first tacomas

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Re: Toyota Trucks (new or old)
« Reply #1 on: Aug 24, 2006, 11:46:52 AM »
I like them all, the Taco's are kinda 1st gen looking and are sweet looking with an sas. Second gens are one of my favorites since an 84 was my first and you never forget the 1st one.
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Re: Toyota Trucks (new or old)
« Reply #2 on: Aug 24, 2006, 12:08:35 PM »
Well there is a large difference between the two so I would say dont base your choice on looks alone. Tacos are nice looking trucks, they have the newer 4cylinder and v6 engines, IFS and if you look hard enough you can find one with a elocker in the back. 85 trucks are either going to be carbed or efi with the only option being a 4 cylinder engine. if you are looking to build a WHEELING truck then i would try and find an 85. easy to make trail worthy, cheaper parts, less expensive initialy. the lifts and aftermarket parts for a tacoma are going to be pricier.

I love the look of any toyota truck or 4runner from 79 to 2000ish. but since i wanted a truck that would see as much trail use as it would see pavement, i bought an 85 4runner. I wanted a solid axle stock and an older body style truck. I am planning on buying a taco in the future to retire the 4runner from DD status, but right now the 85 makes a great DD.

So I say think about what you are going to use it for and make a decision from there. Trails? Street? Sand? Snow? Showroom floor (i hope not)

Hope this helps, take care and good luck.
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Re: Toyota Trucks (new or old)
« Reply #3 on: Aug 24, 2006, 12:14:42 PM »
My favorite is the 2nd gen trucks/1 gen Runner, then 1st gen trucks, 1st gen Tacos and my absolute least favorite is the current gen Tacos...looks like a Canyon.
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Re: Toyota Trucks (new or old)
« Reply #4 on: Aug 24, 2006, 12:55:26 PM »
The current generation Tacos are ugly.

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Re: Toyota Trucks (new or old)
« Reply #5 on: Aug 24, 2006, 02:18:17 PM »
Anything before the tacos.  I hate the tacos!   :puke: 
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Re: Toyota Trucks (new or old)
« Reply #6 on: Aug 24, 2006, 03:50:45 PM »
It's too bad Toyota doesn't make the mini-truck anymore  :rivers: even if it is a taco
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Re: Toyota Trucks (new or old)
« Reply #7 on: Aug 24, 2006, 03:51:46 PM »
Thanks for the comments. I agree the current gen tacos are retarded looking and are also not as small as I would like.  Right now I couldn't afford a taco anyway being I graduated from HS last year.  I am looking for an 85 22RE but I haven't seen any.  I am thinking of just getting something to offroad.  anything would be any upgrade from the 86 tercel I am driving.  But the tercel has taken me many places you wouldn't expect.  (jumps, mud, small hills)

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Re: Toyota Trucks (new or old)
« Reply #8 on: Aug 24, 2006, 08:36:56 PM »
i wanna see pics of the Tercel  with some baby swampers on it :rofl:
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Re: Toyota Trucks (new or old)
« Reply #9 on: Aug 24, 2006, 08:39:26 PM »
I would like to see the Tercel with some dubs on it climbing hills :clap:

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Re: Toyota Trucks (new or old)
« Reply #10 on: Aug 24, 2006, 08:40:52 PM »
hmmm....they did make tercels 4wd  :think:
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Re: Toyota Trucks (new or old)
« Reply #11 on: Aug 24, 2006, 09:45:41 PM »
Yeah, the new line of tacomas look like guppies with wheels if you ask me. i do however like the 96-00 varient, those are nice looking trucks. i think 84-88 body style is and always will be my favorite style. though if i lived overseas, the double cab hilux would be my rig of choice :)
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Re: Toyota Trucks (new or old)
« Reply #12 on: Aug 25, 2006, 01:00:21 AM »
I had some fish TACOS yesterday, they gave me indigestion JK LOL. I am partial to the 1st gen trucks and 4runners
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Re: Toyota Trucks (new or old)
« Reply #13 on: Aug 25, 2006, 07:07:19 AM »
I had an 89 tercel back in highschool for when the truck was down...tuff little car, takes jumps like a pro, they made a 4x4 wagon version for a little while.
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Re: Toyota Trucks (new or old)
« Reply #14 on: Aug 25, 2006, 07:30:12 AM »
I had an 89 tercel back in highschool for when the truck was down...tuff little car, takes jumps like a pro, they made a 4x4 wagon version for a little while.

The 4 wheel drive version is a wagon would be sweet to thrash on.

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Re: Toyota Trucks (new or old)
« Reply #15 on: Aug 25, 2006, 11:44:24 AM »
Yea I only have a 2wd Tercel but i did hit a jump at 45-50 mph off a cattleguard we got about 3 ft of air and 15-20 foot distance but the landing was scary(curvy dirt road) we managed to barely stay on the road over correcting a couple of times.

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Re: Toyota Trucks (new or old)
« Reply #16 on: Aug 25, 2006, 11:52:13 AM »
Tha Pic was taken after my friend pulled me out of a mudhole I got stuck in.
I will put in more pics but i have to go to work now

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Re: Toyota Trucks (new or old)
« Reply #17 on: Aug 25, 2006, 01:29:58 PM »
Dude, that thing is a piece of crap

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Re: Toyota Trucks (new or old)
« Reply #18 on: Aug 25, 2006, 01:35:46 PM »
Dude, that thing is a piece of crap
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« Reply #19 on: Aug 25, 2006, 02:34:36 PM »
You have to admit, Chris G does look good in the Miata! :thumbs:

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« Reply #20 on: Aug 25, 2006, 02:37:52 PM »
Dude, that thing is a piece of crap
  that thing is pimp :pimp: dont let them tell u any different. we used to do the same kinda :pokinit: in a 89 VW Golf. fun little car haha
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Re: Toyota Trucks (new or old)
« Reply #21 on: Aug 25, 2006, 03:52:26 PM »
more tercel pics

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Re: Toyota Trucks (new or old)
« Reply #22 on: Aug 25, 2006, 04:04:28 PM »
haha that'll show 'em!!!!! SICK MAN!!!! YES!!!!  :disturbed: i love the sunset picture
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« Reply #23 on: Aug 25, 2006, 04:39:26 PM »
The sunset pic is nice.  i hope you got laid in that setting :yesnod:

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« Reply #24 on: Aug 25, 2006, 04:49:56 PM »
You have to admit, Chris G does look good in the Miata! :thumbs:
ive never met the ,,,,,,,,,  um  never met the guy
is that really him :dunno:  if so  :rofl:


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Re: Toyota Trucks (new or old)
« Reply #25 on: Aug 25, 2006, 04:53:35 PM »
That is the one and only Chris G. in a Miata.  I know that you were only giving me shiat.

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« Reply #26 on: Aug 25, 2006, 04:56:00 PM »
oh man  i can tell you was TRYING to get stuck in that last one



trade up to a 4wd tercel,  then get some little 7x25x14  mud tires




no crap  :rofl:  i saw one a few weeks ago, some kid was leaving the Highschool in it, mud all over it, then  i saw him again at walmart the next day and he had little baby mud tires on it, im guessing 225-75-14  :dunno:

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Re: Toyota Trucks (new or old)
« Reply #27 on: Aug 27, 2006, 08:53:30 AM »
HAH! Check out the tercel gettin' it. :haha:
I like the 1st gen trucks but I'm a little bias. Marlin's truck is pretty much my hero. I'm still whacking his old 8274 bumper allover the place with my 82.

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« Reply #28 on: Sep 26, 2006, 07:18:52 PM »
I finally bought me a 87yota.  I wish it was solid axle but anything is better than the tercel.
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« Reply #29 on: Sep 26, 2006, 08:46:16 PM »
That toy looks clean  :thumbs: more  :snapshot:

 
 
 
 
 

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