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2022 Test drive

Discussion in '3rd Gen Tundras (2022+)' started by Greenhead0728, Dec 4, 2021.

  1. Dec 4, 2021 at 8:03 PM
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    =JSG=

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    Another 2020 owner
     
  2. Dec 4, 2021 at 8:42 PM
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    landphil Support your local Search & Rescue. Get Lost!!

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    I’m happy I can’t afford a new truck, so don’t have to decide between my trusty ‘08 and a new one. Time will tell, it always does.

    And I suspect that in a few years the new model Tundra will prove to be a solid, reliable truck with plenty of advantages (and some disadvantages) over the previous generation.

    I’m still unsure on the looks, but then, I’m getting old and crotchety enough to hate change, and I didn’t think the 2nd or 3rd gen Taco or the 2.5 gen Tundra looked good at first. A few years later… …Wow. Nice truck!
     
  3. Dec 4, 2021 at 9:02 PM
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    1lowlife Toxic prick and pavement princess..

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    I've seen them live at the Texas State Fair this year.
    Yes, they look much better than in the pics.
    When you see a grille pic, you focus on it.
    When you see the whole package; front, sides, rear, and interior, it all comes together.

    I didn't like the 2014s when they came out, they looked too big.
    But when my 2005 got too damaged to keep, I bought a 2014 and never looked back.
    I'll be keeping that 2014 for 5 to 7 more years, then get a good deal on a lightly used Gen 3.

    Is the 2022 front grille a little too much?
    Yes, but so is any other manufacturer; Ford, Chevy/GMC, Dodge.
    They are all a sign of the design times.

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    I know you, how you like to spend money on any and every mod, and you like have the latest greatest sh!t.
    Not only will you buy a 2022 before the end of 2022, but you'll be posting about every mod you've done to it as you go.
    Mark my words.................................:thumbsup:
     
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  4. Dec 4, 2021 at 10:33 PM
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    Will someone please get out a Dremel and put a winch bumper on these poor trucks. Sorry couldn't resist.
    My Son has a 1st gen, I really didn't like those when they first came out. Same with each gen after, but they've all grown on me, so I will have to wait and see. But damn......
    I've always wanted one, hopefully the Tundra longevity lives up to it's million mile heritage, and there will be plenty of used ones around in ten years when I can afford it.
     
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  5. Jan 13, 2022 at 7:42 PM
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    I was thrilled to see this. Here I Canada, our roads are covered in rocks and gravel for the winter. Our fenders take a pounding and when you see older trucks they are all rusted out. It’s why so many guys go with flares.

    this gives a buffer. It will be black unpainted plastic taking the beating while the paint stays fresh. Can’t wait.
     
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  6. Jan 13, 2022 at 8:09 PM
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    I wanted a faster vehicle so I also bought a Chevy SS... because 4 door sedans with big V8’s are hilarious.
    Well you drive a 2.5 Gen Tundra so your truck looks even worse.
     
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  7. Jan 13, 2022 at 8:42 PM
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    Does 2022 come with dual exhaust?
    I don't see it under options or accessories.
     
  8. Jan 13, 2022 at 8:56 PM
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    Everyone is worried their 17year old 2021 tundra will drop in value when the new girl on the block comes in.

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  9. Jan 13, 2022 at 9:16 PM
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    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=Lc0RhWoSo-o
     
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  10. Jan 13, 2022 at 9:24 PM
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    Lol I actually am worried about this lol but that’s my dumb fault for buying a 2022.
     
  11. Jan 13, 2022 at 10:46 PM
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    I dig the front without the chrome. Still not feeling the spoiler on the tailgate though
     
  12. Jan 14, 2022 at 12:35 AM
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    Ive posted mine on here in a couple of spots. But here’s mine in Celestial Silver
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  13. Jan 14, 2022 at 12:36 AM
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    I don’t know if you’ve seen one in person but the spoiler isn’t bad at all. Least of my worries. I don’t like the chrome at all on mine. I plan on fixing that at some point.
     
  14. Jan 14, 2022 at 1:23 AM
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    If we ignore the black trim, it'll most likely fade. If we use any of the several synthetic sealants, like Dura Gloss Aqua Wax, the trim AND the headlights will stay looking new. Aerospace 303 is ideal protection too.:thumbsup:
     
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  15. Jan 14, 2022 at 3:11 AM
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    Mattedfred Just here to research our next tow vehicle

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  16. Jan 14, 2022 at 5:34 AM
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    So you are that guy...Congrats...
     
  17. Jan 14, 2022 at 7:57 AM
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    I’m glad to hear that as I have not seen one up close in person. I’ve only seen them from a distance driving around town. Chrome delete ftw!
     
  18. Jan 14, 2022 at 9:27 AM
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    It’s the ego thing for them bro. Few years back 2.5 was one of “The trucks” to get. Coolest Toyota truck on the road…but not anymore, since the 22 came out.

    2.5 and below will start to look outdated, as we see more and more 2022s on the road.
     
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  19. Jan 14, 2022 at 9:35 AM
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    Honestly I don’t get why there’s so much hate with the new gen from the 2.5 folks. I would drive both if I could afford it lmao. Pros and cons to both
     
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  20. Jan 14, 2022 at 10:19 AM
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    Outdated is always cooler and better anyway lol :D
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  21. Jan 14, 2022 at 10:19 AM
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    Deep down insecurity, as it comes out to the surface. They go out their way to bash on newer/better things.
     
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  22. Jan 14, 2022 at 10:40 AM
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    its a combination of things. anything new requires time to warm up to for a lot of people (me included). The other big one is people just can't help but to defend their purchases. Some have spent a few years loving their Tundra and then latest and greatest (tbd) comes out, their first instinct is to put it down, bitch and moan that it sucks and say it'll never be good. Time will tell if they're right or just being negative Nancy's. New vehicles are subjective, who cares what another internet stranger thinks if it isn't constructive? not I!
     
  23. Jan 14, 2022 at 10:58 AM
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    I wanted a faster vehicle so I also bought a Chevy SS... because 4 door sedans with big V8’s are hilarious.
    Nah they’re delusional. The entirety of the 2nd Gen and 2.5 Gen trucks were ugly, I own one and it’s ugly. The 2.5 Gen though is ugly and cheesy with fake hood scoops, it has looked mildly retarded since day 1.
     
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  24. Jan 14, 2022 at 12:20 PM
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    Unless it’s a 3.blow. Those didn’t age well
     
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  25. Jan 14, 2022 at 12:53 PM
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    Nope. It’s a 4cyl. 5spd 4x4.
     
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  26. Jan 16, 2022 at 6:05 AM
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    You don't have that issue with Ford, they are not on the road long enough for something like that to happen.
     
  27. Jan 16, 2022 at 6:09 AM
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    At least it isn't the I ate a lemon Lexus grill.
     
  28. Jan 16, 2022 at 6:09 AM
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    I like ass, they usually get a lot of good looks.
     
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  29. Jan 16, 2022 at 6:11 AM
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    Jfc. Like what is the absolute obsession fanbois have with fords? He wasn’t even talking about the ford design being better and you somehow bring up ford?

    Can a tundra not be critiques without the defense being “bUt FeRd”
     
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  30. Jan 16, 2022 at 6:17 AM
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    Post #17 he mentions his Ford stating he has no issues. Read the thread.
     

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