All for your Toyota Pickup Truck, Hilux, and 4Runner. I guess a meager 4 paragraph description with few details can still garner the big bucks today although it doesn't seem like too much was done to this truck besides adding a winch? Smaller styling details are hidden by the big panels of camouflage, but we anticipate a few minor tweaks to the rest of the pickup's design when all that black tape finally comes off. The key for the wheel locks is in the center console. The Toyota Truck and Tacoma continue to be popular among enthusiasts looking for a solid truck that punches up despite its small size. It has the legendary 22R engine, and 5 gear transmission, four wheel-drive goes in and out smoothly, and so do the manual locking hubs.
The interior has held up well, despite being pretty basic. It will come in the bed of the truck. The StepSide appeared in 2000, the four-door DoubleCab and S-Runner in 2001. I think the blue interior looks good on these trucks. The Toyota HiLux is the best selling vehicle in Australia. Zeros on a carbureted engine? The interior is is all original but the radio had been taken out and replaced with an aftermarket unit.
Lots of rattles and noise associated with a 31 year old truck. Given the statistics below, the Tacoma's success is not surprising. These tabs also make great generic weld-on tabs for things like seats, seatbelts, or just about anything else you want to mount onto a piece of tubing. Prerunners are often modified two wheel drive models to save money. Will store vehicle free of charge up to 3 weeks after auction close.
According to Wade Hoyt of Toyota, there is no relationship between the two models. I don't know how this miracle worker sold it with only a one paragraph description but he somehow did? The Xtracab gained more room in the back at this time, allowing for optional jump seats for really small people or children. There are no cracks in the dash, drivers seat has 1 puncture in it that is small on inside panel passenger side lower cushion, I didn't feel it warranted removal, and replacement or repair. Welded eyelets are ready for D-shackles and the winch mounting system is integrated and pull-tested for winches up to 9500-pound capacity. One of the reasons these small trucks proved so tough is that commercial truck maker Hino had been acquired by Toyota and helped with engineering and design. Weld-on light tabs are shipped unpainted and are sold in pairs. Usually Grade 5 or less- and they are screwed into a die cast aluminum body.
The odometer reads 60,447 original miles — very low for a truck of this vintage, and the pristine overall presentation will make it a major attraction for the burgeoning ranks of vintage Japanese car collectors. The stock front bumper has a pre-runner bar mounted to it and the rear bumper is aftermarket. . Power came from the 2. My first new vehicle was a 1984 Toyota diesel pickup but sadly it was junk. I did it because the engine and tranny were cheap and it would be an easy swap. Most parts are interchangeable between the 2a and the 3.
The records are very meticulous. One thing is clear, if it won't stay running it cannot pass emissions. I reiterate there's not a spec of rust on this truck anywhere and never has been. Mum's the word on powertrain enhancements if any , as well as any changes that have been made to the chassis. The brakes perform excellent with a little more than half the pads left and good solid peddle feel. That's real objective proof on how well this truck runs. The engine is a little trooper, never failing to start in intense heat or in frigid cold.
See the seller's listing for full details and description of any imperfections. The new generation also received the newly introduced fuel injected 22R-E, which delivered 105 horses and 136 lb-ft of torque. The seats are pretty good with the drivers seat torn on the bottom cushion. You may ask, what can these take as far as weight carrying capacity? Hilux would officially be known simply as the Toyota Truck. Starts every time with a bump of the key. The HiLux Rugged X reminds us a lot of the we saw last March, albeit less crazy and less yellow. When I got the truck I needled all the lose paint off and just brushed some color match paint on the areas to seal them up until I could have the truck sand blasted for new paint.
These D-Ring Mounts are made to be bolted on using the supplied M12 Grade 12. Paint is not sun faded and was professionally repainted at some point by the original owner to the factory color. For whatever reason the original owner painted the glove box door in a camo theme. Turns out, they replaced the entire frame as part of a recall. About a month ago I pulled the spark plugs and fogged the cylinders, then poured some gas down the carb and the motor did pop off. In 1973, the Hi-Lux gained a long bed version, and the engine was expanded again, to , and a five-speed manual transmission became available, replacing the four-speed. The HiLux Rugged with an aggressive new front end and standard bull bar.
It can be fixed using standard seam sealer, or the dealer can take care of it under warranty in about 2 hours. The truck needs nothing, and comes with all service records I have every record since new, including a log book telling exactly when anything and everything was done to the truck. Available in black powder coat finish. The new paint's nice but I'd be afraid this thing would start rusting in a couple years after being where it's lived. The timing chain is a little rattly upon startup but smooths out when the oil pressure builds up. The 2000 model year also saw the addition of the Tacoma StepSide, a sporty stepside package that added a youthful alternative to the Tacoma lineup. The V6 let the compact truck tow 3,500 pounds.