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By srsage107
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1998 Toyota Tacoma Extended Cab PreRunner V6 2dr Extended Cab SB


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I have owned my 98 Tacoma for nearly a decade now. The truck is running 238k miles and the last California smog it had last year, it passed with flying colors. The mechanic was not surprised in the least that with all of the regular normal maintenance I do, that the Tacoma was still passing smog like it had at 5k miles. In the entire time I have owned my Tacoma, I have only replaced the battery once, the water pump and radiator at 220k miles and the alternator at 200k miles. I use only genuine Toyota parts. This truck has hauled boats, motorcycles, sand, cement, u-hauls and still sparkles like the day it came out of the factory and has not lost any power over the years. Solid truck!


Favorite Features

Super reliable, I have never been stranded anywhere Ground clearance makes oil changes easy Spacious bed Surprisingly powerful even in overdrive ECT switch for Transmission & Overdrive button for fuel saving on Freeway


Suggested Improvements

It's a Toyota, nothing to improve


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still going
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By headhunter130
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1998 Toyota Tacoma Extended Cab SR5 V6 2dr Extended Cab 4WD SB


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My truck has over 357,000 miles and has been through it.


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I Love My Little Truck
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By Adam
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1998 Toyota Tacoma Extended Cab SR5 2dr Extended Cab SB


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Great truck. I haven't had one problem with the engine. In 4 years i have gotten in a few fender benders and broken windshield, but have not had to touch the engine. I get 23 MPG religiously. I have moved dirt bikes, furniture, and a piano!


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By GJ
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1998 Toyota Tacoma Extended Cab SR5 2dr Extended Cab SB


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I have owned this truck for nearly eleven years. I have had to replace the starter and the catalytic converter. Just replaced the shocks, struts and front brake pads yesterday. The AC is still strong and overall the vehicle runs great. Mainly, I have only had to do the regular maintenance. It has only been back to the dealer once to replace a faulty sensor in the first few months that I owned it. I bought this because of Toyota's reputation and have not been disappointed in any way.


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Durability and reliability.


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Truck'n awsome
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By dave
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1998 Toyota Tacoma Extended Cab SR5 2dr Extended Cab 4WD SB


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This truck is rock solid and a blast to drive. It's like a sports car with a truck body. The sr5 v6 is a performance machine. It's a little thirsty though. Fun comes with a price. Can't wait to but my next. If I live that long.


Favorite Features

great amount of power and the sporty looks. fun 5 speed.


Suggested Improvements

better fuel mileage, cup holders.


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