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Old 01-27-2012, 01:32 AM
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Don't want one that's someone elses idea of done. Don't want a multi-year project. Don't want to deal with a lot of rust. Prefer 76+ in the old khaki or red/white color.
I'm with what the others have said about that '79 in the auction...Even if it was orginally from Afghanistan, something just seems wrong. I find it hard to believe that Toyota cobbled together a bunch of old stuff from 5+ model years earlier and slapped it together and sent it to Afghanistan. I'd bet the poor thing just got basterdized over the years with what the owners could find.

That said...IMHO your requirements are going to be difficult to meet but if you are in no hurry, sooner or later something will pop up. Many 40s are either "done", i.e. restored; somewhere in the restoral process; or multi-year projects. I'd look for the best looking, best running, best restored 40 that you can find in your price range and buy it. As all of us who own 40s can attest to, they can be huge $$ sinks and you put way more $$ into them than you can ever hope to get out...Why not buy one someone has already invested the $$ in and get a 40 that you can just hop in and enjoy and fine tune/tweak the little things? With the economy the way it is, you should be able to find a nice 40 for a lot less than what it would have cost a few years ago.
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Old 01-27-2012, 04:00 PM
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What's up Jim? No complaints here. I'll get another 80 too, but it just seems like a good time for a 40.

Wanna trade a 2002 4 Door V6 TRD Taco with RR locker for your 40? Same color as your old one.
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Thanks for the offer, but I left the Tacoma world a couple of years ago. Took me long enough to get my money pit 40 so I'm hanging on to it.
I haven't seen any real decent affordable 40's around here in a while.
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Just missed this one.

http://nashville.craigslist.org/cto/2881646571.html
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Not sure what "Brakes have gone down on the rear from sitting" means. Much less a 3 speed in a 1977?
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Here's a parts/donor 78 with a rusted out outer body. Interior is good and everything works. Has the roll bar, but no jump seats. Rear heater also works. Ambi doors are pretty rusted on the bottom. Runs/drives well. Worth $1,500?
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