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Which Taco Should I get?

05 Taco or Used Taco?

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Hi all-
I am new to this site and am amazed by it! I am looking into buying a 4x4 Taco. Now the Deliema.... new or used? I grew up in Jeeps, and just sold my last one with 38 swampers, Holly Fuel inj, blah blah blah... and now stuck in a Lexus! I have been eyeballing the Double Cab Taco since they came out. I like the 05 since they now have the 6 speed (i hate Auto), I will mainly use it for my 30mile commute, but also camping (which I miss) and playing in. I am jealous of all you guys out there with Tacos and for now I am a wannabe until I pick what I want.

I am seeing the pros of a used Taco because it seems like there are more parts and more mod readily available. but the huge con is the no manual trany. What do you think? Any pic or links you can help me out with would be great! Thanks for all of your help, I look forward to your replies!
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I think if you drive both you will find the 05 will win. I have an extracab 05 and love it, and i've had 3 of the older tacomas, and 9 other toyota 4x4 trucks. With the exception of my fj40, this is by far my favorite. A six speed stick and 55 more horsepower along with a better ride and better handling pretty much speak for themselves.
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