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Old 08-30-2010, 02:35 PM
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Is your issue with the Tacoma the size of the cab vs. family size/needs, or is it something else?
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And where is the starter? I guess they legalized crack in Japan.
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Is your issue with the Tacoma the size of the cab vs. family size/needs, or is it something else?
I think Tacomas are very cool, and that the 01-04 double cabs are the best of the bunch. I've made it work well with the family, even 2500 miles to northern Minnesota and back. But yeah it's tight inside.. I like it when both front passengers can use the arm rest, and when the kid strapped into one side of the back seat can't reach the kid who's strapped into the other side of the back seat... that's the difference between my two trucks, we're all about a foot closer to each other. Heck for truck stuff (lumber, rocks, branches, etc.) I just use my utility trailer anyway, even with the Taco, I haven't done any real truck activities that a wagon couldn't have done. I guess I'm just more of a wagon guy...
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I guess I'm just more of a wagon guy...
I could have told you that but some things you just have to learn for yourself.

Personally, With the 80 as a recreational vehicle, I like my other wagon to get 30+ mpg, use cheap tires, have a short stopping distance, and be easy to drive and park, IOWs why not drive a car instead of another Cruiser? I know, blasphemous but practical.
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Oh yeah, when the starter was replaced I also did the water pump - seemed like the prudent thing to do given the labor involved.
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IOWs why not drive a car instead of another Cruiser? I know, blasphemous but practical.
that's what the Volvo is for..
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Volvo? What happened to the Prius? That musta been last year. 100s are cool, as long as you don't call them "hundys"
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Volvo? What happened to the Prius? That musta been last year. 100s are cool, as long as you don't call them "hundys"
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And where is the starter? I guess they legalized crack in Japan.


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That starter is easy to replace, try doing one on a Lexus LS.
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Meh, can't argue with Power, room, and comfort. Get that hundy, and sell me that taco for 25 dollars.

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