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Glad I own a Ford and not a TOYota....

looks like Toyota is 'the truck thats changing it all'......changing a truck into a POS...

one more check on the reason I wouldnt own a jap truck...
http://www.tundrasolutions.com/forum...res-i-am-club/
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My dad bought a Tacoma cc last year and the paint looks like s***! A lady was mowing and hit it with a rock chipped the paint.He got it fixed and the door looks better than the rest of the trk.

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4"lift &35" tires
CC mod HP crossover line
Beans stage II 120hp injectors
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reburn on TS= 25,high idle,60,100,120,140hp
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Dyno#'s 360hp and 965 ft lbs trq
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HAHA wow NICE job Toyota No wonder they are fast the sheet metal on them is the same thickness as aluminum foil! Makes you wonder about the rest of the truck!

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MODS:SCT XCAL3, Stacks!, Dfuser coolant filter, 6k HID's, High idle, CCV, Ranch Hand, homefabbed straight pipe, Zoo-dad, 2008 tailights, Isspro Boost gauge, Kenwood head unit, 2 mtx 10's and amp...

FUTURE MODS: Isspro trans EGT and volt gauges, ARP head studs, ???

Parts replaced so far: Oil cooler X2, EGR cooler, ...no more please!
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Yeah, I told my dad he needs to get a real trk FORD!

99 F350 4x4 dually
7.3 w/K&N af
4" exh into 6" Aussies stacks
4"lift &35" tires
CC mod HP crossover line
Beans stage II 120hp injectors
D66 turbo
ITP regulated return
reburn on TS= 25,high idle,60,100,120,140hp
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Dyno#'s 360hp and 965 ft lbs trq
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HAHA wow NICE job Toyota No wonder they are fast the sheet metal on them is the same thickness as aluminum foil! Makes you wonder about the rest of the truck!
that was my thoughts exactly. I hope this truck fails misserably!
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After reading all that it seems like they are having a lot of sheet metal issues and paint issues.

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FUTURE MODS: Isspro trans EGT and volt gauges, ARP head studs, ???

Parts replaced so far: Oil cooler X2, EGR cooler, ...no more please!
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Wow and most of the ATV's they are talking about are probably less than 800lbs too. One guy even mentioned his was 700lbs!

As a point of reference I load my Rhino that is 1040lbs dry weight using ramps with me on it all the time in my truck (see sig) w/o problem. I'm at 1240 at least with me on it and 700 lbs is giving these tailgates a fit????? I've put over 700lbs in my old tacoma's gate w/o problems too.

I've been very pleased with Toyota's personaly but I shy away from the models that are designed primarily for the American marketplace. They don't get the same treatment as Toyota's worldwide SUV's / pick-ups get IMO.


BTW, did any of you see the pics on page 3????

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SCT X3, DJ's Diesel Performace Looney 160,Tow 50 and Econ 40 Tunes
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OUCH! That has to suck.. I couldn't imagine that on a new truck!
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that was my thoughts exactly. I hope this truck fails misserably!
Go easy on them they pay my bills like my powerstroke payment, I work at TMMI (Toyota Motor Manufacturing Indiana)
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