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WWay More-Better..."I traded the LC for a Camry"

Discussion in 'Chit-Chat' started by landtoy80, Aug 3, 2005.

  1. landtoy80

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    YES!!! I traded my LandCruiser for a 96 V6 Camry :princess:
    Went to Denver and traded it off last night.
    I am SSSSSOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO HAPPY :D
    I never knew buying a Camry would make me feel so good and best of all, I have no regrets on trading in the LC.
    With all the things that the LC needed; tires tune-up, trany, more much more power, lift kit, bumpers, a new rust free body... That old tired 88FJ62 can now got to its rusting, I mean resting place in the sky.

    OH, you wounder why I have 62 talk in the 80 section :confused:
    Now that I own a Camry, I am going to take back the 80 from the wife and give her the Camry :flipoff2: :cool:

    Now to make this tech, how do I get the Camry back to WI and get the 80 out to Rifle CO ???
     
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    "Just give me
    Weed, whites and wine
    And show me a sign
    And I'll be willin'."
     
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    great song. Steve Earle's version is better than the original.
     
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    Now if you going to give the car for your wife, you should trade it with Lexus ES 300 then... instead of V6 Camry, Its same motors but more luxurious :flipoff2:
     
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    I had a hell of a time finding a 92 to 96 Camry in CO. Who knows how much harder a Lexus ES300 would be???
    Whats a ES300?
     
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    ES 300 :grinpimp:
     
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    I have a friend going from AZ to MN on the 10th then back a couple of days later. I think he'd be willing to do it for a fee but not sure what it would be worth to him with $2,50/gal gas prices here. PM me with a number and time I can call (I'm a late nighter) and we'll see what can get worked out.
     
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    Had I known that I was going to have 4 days off in a row, I could of drove home and swapped them out.
    The next slow time, I will run home (at night) and swap them out :eek:
     
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    Landtoy80

    Are you seriously from RIFLE? I have a friend from there actually.. what year were you born?
     
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    I just moved to Rifle from WI.
     
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    Pretty funny to read your post. Reminds me of what I wrote a little over a year ago:
    Look at my signature now. I have found that I hate driving a car and sadly miss driving a good dd truck. I never thought it would suck so much to be able to loose your car in a parking lot among a sea of the same looking 4 doors. Owning the car has even made me so lazy on working on the FJ40 it is pathetic. Good luck in trading with your wife! I wish I could get rid of it and get Noah's truck TODAY!
     
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    You could be in my shoes. Wife is seriously interested in trading the 100 for a mini-van. You heard me right, a mini-van.

    :rolleyes: :crybaby: :rolleyes: :crybaby: :rolleyes: :crybaby: :rolleyes:
     
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    Was in your shoes.
    Had to trade in the Toy mini truck for a mini van when the kide got yo big for the extra cab. It was a Previa Altrac. It made a fairly good off roader untill I got an 80.
     
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    kurt do i read it right that you traded your $1000 62 for a 96 camry? congrats that is a huge deal. I guess you didn't let them see what was under the valve cover :D
     
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    Plus you get the privilege of paying more for the same part at the Lexus dealer :-(

    They are nice cars (wife has a 98), but make sure you have a Toyota parts guy who has a contact at the Lexus dealership so he can check to see if the same part is used on the Camry.

    Bob
     
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    Tell her this is the one you want :)

    https://forum.ih8mud.com/showthread.php?t=54818
     
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    I had to pay $4000 plus the 62. I paid $1000 for the rusty 62 and got more than $1000 of use out of it. The 62 needed more than $1000 in repairs and way more to get it trail ready so they gave me $1000 credit for a pile of rust.

    I think the trany is getting ready to go on the 62 as I way overheated it towing the Uhaul. THe shifter was so hot I almost burned my hand on it.
    Driving up and down the mountians it would get hot to the touch, don't know if this is normal for the 62's trany though.
    Before that it would slip when it got hot. I change the trany oil and that solved that problem.
    The motor was not strong enough to run up the mountians as I would drop below 40 going over Vail and other passes.

    The V6 Camry had NO PROBLEM pulling any pass. It had more then enough power to pull and pass even on the steepest part of the pass.
    I wanted a 4cyl Camery but I am glad the dealer talked me into the V6.
    My first fill up I got 33mpg :cool: Thats a big change from 14 mpg.
    Gas just jumped to $2.53 in Rifle. It was $2.13 in Denver yesterday.
    I have gone over 400 mi and its not on E yet :flipoff2: