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Buying High Mileage Tundra with S/C

Discussion in '2nd Gen Tundras (2007-2013)' started by Slidderhd, Apr 17, 2016.

  1. Apr 17, 2016 at 8:41 PM
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    Slidderhd

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    Trading 2007 4X4 Doublecab 6' bed 210000 miles for 2010 4X4 Doublecab 8' bed with TRD Supercharger 237000 miles on truck. Engine smooth and no abnormal sounds. Any thoughts on this being a good or bad idea?
     
  2. Apr 18, 2016 at 9:37 AM
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    To late. Got the truck. You guys are now on a journey with me to see how the Supercharger will hold up. This truck was used to pull a helicopter 5th wheel. Now, it will be a commuter, motorcycle hauling, 2% of the time pulling small camper truck. Got to lift it and dress it up a little. Plane Jane canvas to play with.
     
  3. Apr 18, 2016 at 9:42 AM
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    RowdyRon

    RowdyRon Not too old to play

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    How about some pics? Congrats!
     
  4. Apr 18, 2016 at 10:03 AM
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  5. Apr 18, 2016 at 10:04 AM
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    RowdyRon

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    Nice clean-looking double cab!
     
  6. Apr 18, 2016 at 10:08 AM
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    Sean266

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    When was the S/C installed?
     
  7. Apr 18, 2016 at 10:31 AM
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    Car fax doesn't say enough to know. I'm assuming when new.
     
  8. Apr 18, 2016 at 10:33 AM
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    I work at the engine plant, so nothing on the vehicle concerns me with the miles accept the S/C. I don't know enough about them.
     
  9. Apr 18, 2016 at 2:27 PM
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    That's awesome that you work at the engine plant. Guessing you know them in and out and can repair something easily.
    That is a lot of miles on the truck for a 2010. If it was well taken care of you shouldn't have any problems but nothing lasts forever. Plan to spend some money eventually as parts wear out.
     
  10. Apr 27, 2016 at 3:28 PM
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    GTABurnout

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    I have a friend with a 125K on his supercharged Tundra. I assume they will be fine as long as you have the supercharger oil changed at the correct intervals.
     
  11. May 3, 2016 at 6:38 PM
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    As you all know, age is a greater enemy to our vehicles than miles. I will keep you guys posted.
     
  12. May 3, 2016 at 7:25 PM
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    You got it backwards.. Nothing to do with age. My 07 Tundra is nine years old like yours and "near mint"(OK, exaggerating a bit) even though taken off road a lot (a lot) and does have a few pin stripings. It's been well taken care of like yours..........It's always been about the miles not age in the "Long Run".

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  13. May 4, 2016 at 5:38 AM
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    I think it can go both ways depending on how well a vehicle has been maintained. In my younger days I bought a 20 year-old truck with only 30,000 miles on it from an older gentleman (original owner) in my area. You know the story - "only driven to church on Sunday". I thought it would be my classic fixer-upper and unique to have. I spent a ton of money on it replacing anything and everything made of rubber, which had all dry-rotted. That, plus engine parts, and new paint, etc.; it turned into a money-pit. Finally got rid of it and said never again to an older vehicle. Maybe it would have turned out differently if I had a high level of mechanical skills but that was something I didn't have.
     
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  14. May 4, 2016 at 6:59 AM
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    Ditto on that. It's one thing to buy an older vehicle that's been driven regularly and well maintained over the years vs an older vehicle with low miles that has had little use. Now that I think about, it's neither age or miles. It's how well has it been taken care of. Case in point........The venerable B-52. Old as me. Still flying combat missions to this day. Well maintained with a few upgrades and extremely hard to get parts no doubt.
     
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  15. May 4, 2016 at 7:33 AM
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    Like RowdyRon I bought an older car with very low mileage, and I also replaced anything with rubber seals and or gaskets, including the tranny. I would rather have an older rig with high mileage. Sitting for long periods is a vehicles worst enemy, especially if it hasnt been properly prepped for it!
     
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