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Looking to pick up a 1st gen

Discussion in '1st Gen Tundras (2000-2006)' started by Kmiller002, Apr 30, 2018.

  1. Apr 30, 2018 at 5:08 PM
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    Kmiller002

    Kmiller002 [OP] New Member

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    So really have liked the 1st gen for years. Thinking about picking one I found up if the deal works out. 2005 sr5 double cab. 120k miles. Leveled, new wheels and tires, canopy...super clean inside and out. All maintenance records. 2 owners...one currently has had since 20k. Always garaged. But it’s 17k...go for it or no? Appreciate the opinions.
     
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  2. Apr 30, 2018 at 5:12 PM
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    Casper421

    Casper421 Adventure in a 1st gen

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    Where is it located?
     
  3. Apr 30, 2018 at 5:13 PM
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  4. Apr 30, 2018 at 5:24 PM
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    Casper421 Adventure in a 1st gen

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    Rust shouldn’t be an issue then. I would check the maintenance records for the timing belt replacement(sticker on intake/engine cover), coolant flush and that there’s no play in the ball joints. Is it 4x4?
     
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  5. Apr 30, 2018 at 6:03 PM
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    Coolant flush at 100k. Timing belt and water pump recently done. Ball joints seemed fine as well. It is 4x4.
     
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  6. Apr 30, 2018 at 6:07 PM
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    Let is know how it goes. Loving this resale retention. Might be able to get back half what I paid for my 2002 Tundra 17 years ago and roll it into a new one. Yes!
     
  7. Apr 30, 2018 at 6:22 PM
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    Casper421 Adventure in a 1st gen

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    Sounds like a good find but $17k is a little much, imo. If it were a limited, maybe.
     
  8. Apr 30, 2018 at 6:31 PM
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    A pic would be nice. Somewhat high but then again it seems to have been taken of. The new rims/tires and canopy can add to the value depending on what they are.. IMO
     
  9. Apr 30, 2018 at 10:32 PM
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    New leer canopy...new Toyo mts...not sure on brand of wheels but fresh powder coat. Thought about looking for a limited but honestly wanted cloth seats. Heated seats and sunroof aren’t a big deal...have that on my ‘16 lol. But what do you all think would be more of a fair price?
     

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