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Old 12-15-2012, 07:42 PM
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My Coworker was a long time chevy guy too. He's got 150k on his tundra and swears by it. Says its just as powerful and smooth as day he bought it.
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Old 12-15-2012, 08:09 PM
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I bought a used 2010 earlier this year with 40k miles on it. It's a great truck, I love it, but check the water pump. The 5.7 is known to have issues with the water pump at around 40k-5k miles. I noticed a slight build up of dried coolant at the weep at 45k miles. Since mine was a certified Toyota warranty covered the replacement. Also the AIP is covered for 10 years/150k miles.
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Old 12-15-2012, 08:30 PM
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I have a 2010 and love it, Also it's like a corvette with a truck bed, man it will run. The only thing I don't like is the sensitivity of the gas pedal, very jumpy.
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Old 12-15-2012, 10:18 PM
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Doesn't Sodar have a Toy Tundra too? If I remember he said it pulls great, not sure what year his is.
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Old 12-15-2012, 11:41 PM
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I have a 09' Tacoma, double cab. Love it ! It's my second Tacoma. Plan to stick with Toyota pickups for a long time.


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Old 12-16-2012, 10:39 AM
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I've always been a Chevy/GM owner and I looked into the Tundra but after speaking to a few owners of them they said mpg is not so good, like 14/16.

I jumped ship and got a '13 F150 eco-boost....love it! Rides nice, plenty of power, interior is like a luxury car loaded with creature comforts. I have not towed with it yet, but I have friends with the same truck and they say it tows very similar to a powerstroke.

I say test drive them all and see what yoo like best.

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Old 12-16-2012, 10:57 AM
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I'm with JerseyDave. I buy a truck every three years, and each time have the dealers bring dodge, ford, Chevy and Toyota out to mg place. I thought last year was going to be Toyota... Before I drove them. Even the Toyota sales guy agreed that the f150 was superior when we drove and compared them side by side. 40k now and still think its probably the best truck I've ever had. 2012 f150 KingRanch crewcab
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Old 12-16-2012, 02:28 PM
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F150 is possibility. Like that interior the best. Was set on an ecoboost but Ive read too many stories about ecoboost issues. Would probably go for 5.0 over ecoboost since I tow long distance only once or twice year. Im still leaning towards the 5.7 tundra
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Old 12-16-2012, 08:31 PM
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I have ecoboost in another car(ford flex) although hard to beat the 6.2 for towing. Not sure about the 5.0 the ecoboost was a close comparison in drivability to the old 5.7, although I would agree to be a bit concerned with heavy towing.
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Old 12-17-2012, 10:07 AM
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I just purchased a 13 F150 EB. Went back to Ford after a couple of Chevy Avalanches. Just try to test drive a Tundra 5.7 and then an EcoBoost. The EB is in a different league.

Good luck on your truck purchase.
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