2014 Toyota Tundra

Discussion in 'Shiny Things' started by gec343, Feb 1, 2013.

  1. Bueller

    Bueller Cashin?

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    Oh, what a feeling!
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  2. BHW

    BHW Long timer

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    The $42,000 one I linked, has the cheap rims, no leather, etc. Those things push the price close to $50,000. I'm just saying, I want mine LOADED, and those are $48,000+ around here. I've never seen a 4wd crew max for $33,000, unless it was used. But I wouldn't buy a new one anyhow.
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  3. cablebandit

    cablebandit Web Adventurer

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    Just had a new frame installed on my 2001 Tundra at Toyota's expense. I doubt I'll be buying a new truck anytime soon.

    For that matter I'll never be buying a new vehicle. I'll buy a 1-2 year old $50,000 truck from a "keep up with the Jones' type" person in mint condition for $20,000. :deal
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  4. WVhillbilly

    WVhillbilly Long timer

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    I have a 2010 Tundra, 4x4 with the smaller V8 in it.
    I get around 16 mpg usually, on curvy, hilly 2 lane WV roads.
    I don't drive slow at all, and if I'm driving the truck it's usually hauling something.

    Want better mpg? Get the smaller engine.
    Get a 381 hp 5.7L and then cry about it being a gas hog :huh

    I had a Dodge 2500 4x4, 10 mpg all the time. Empty, loaded, towing, no matter what.
    My Double cab Tundra was $29K off the lot, it isn't loaded but it sure ain't a base model.

    Drove a few other full size trucks before buying it. The 4.6L Ford wouldn't get out of it's own way, Chevy was a few grand more and the Nissan hasn't changed in years. Cheapest Nissan on the lot was $38K. They get about 11 mpg too.

    Unless this truck gets totaled I won't be buying another for a while.
    50K miles in my Chevy company truck has made me glad I didn't buy one. Everything that don't creak, squeaks or rattles.
    When the Chevy is in 4WD you have to turn up the radio over the gear noise. Dealer said this is normal.
    List of other issues with it, I'd never have one.
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  5. VTvfr

    VTvfr Been here awhile

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    I bought new an '08 Crew Max SR5 4x4 with the 5.7L
    Average around 14mpg throughout the hills of WPa and WV
    I have 110k miles on the clock.
    I've had to do 2 things so far, resprayed the hood thanks to stones/salt & thin paint (probably the front quarter panels in the next year too) and this week I replaced the original battery.
    Forgot, I also replaced the OEM rotors up front with drill/slotted ones at 50k miles thanks to the originals warping.

    I have not real complaints except that the oil change places seem to lose another bolt for the skidplate each time I go in and one of the last times they left off a bracket completely. BTW, Toyota doesn't sell just the bracket, of course.

    There are days I wish I had a bigger bed, but truthfully I can't give up that it turns on a dime (for a truck).
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  6. freeflow

    freeflow get in or go in

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    really? wtf?

    in Sept 04, handed off my 01 tundra double cab to FIL. at 120K miles....that now his nice truck...

    in Sept 04 I bought a 2005 tundra double cab.....love that truck...230K on the odo....replaced sparks once, front brake pads once, one leaf of rear spring, and serp belt as a precaution....and a few dash bulbs by myself for $6 :lol3...and a few headlight etc...tire...,man I got 95K out of the last set of Michelins....and they still had 20K life....gonna roll it to 300K now is my thought....:dunno
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  7. Grainbelt

    Grainbelt marginal adventurer Super Moderator

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  8. adam_c_eckhardt

    adam_c_eckhardt halfway there

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    Looks like the new Tundra has some minor interior and exterior changes, with the same old engines and transmissions. What a letdown.
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  9. WVhillbilly

    WVhillbilly Long timer

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    Ugly
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  10. A-Bone

    A-Bone Indubitably

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    Well... I guess you would know about letdowns.....
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  11. adam_c_eckhardt

    adam_c_eckhardt halfway there

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    :smooch
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  12. soldierguy

    soldierguy Been here awhile

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    Thanks to you, I now have diet coke flowing through my nose. :rofl:rofl:rofl

    Totally sig-worthy!:lol3
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  13. Going_Commando

    Going_Commando Been here awhile

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    Boooooorrrrriiinnnnngggggg
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  14. wafish

    wafish Crashy VonBrokenbits

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    Looks like ass. Nobody makes a truck I want to buy. Makes me sad, because I want to buy a truck.
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  15. Jurgen

    Jurgen Trolljegeren Super Moderator

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  16. Wallace

    Wallace Seat belt tight babe?

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    Ditto, very disappointing. I was looking for a more traditional truck look to go with all the refined Toyota features. I don't see any mention of a 6.5 bed for the Crewmax either ? :(:
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  17. a1fa

    a1fa Throttle Jockey™

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    Why change? People will buy it anyway... Same with motorcycle industry.. People still seem to be buying into the BNG! R&D is expensive! Re-tooling is expensive. They are going to milk this for as long as they can. It's not easy to re-coup your initial investment in building a product.
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  18. Grainbelt

    Grainbelt marginal adventurer Super Moderator

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    Ole Fitzy linked it on FB, it was too good not to share. :D
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  19. HOT DAMN!

    HOT DAMN! ♪ ♪ ♪

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    That explains everything. :rolleyes
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  20. Solace

    Solace Been here awhile

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    Damn, just when you thought they couldn't possibly get any uglier ...
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