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Old 05-30-2010, 11:18 PM   #21
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lol, I guess no one found my post to be funny.
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Old 05-30-2010, 11:20 PM   #23
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They have never used the US model Tacoma here in Iraq. They use the Hilux which has no sheet metal that even resembles the Tacoma. Some Tacoma's and Hilux's share a frame (mainly Toyota's manufactured in South America), but that's it. The Hilux models that are used here in Iraq are manufactured in Asia strictly for the Asian market and are sent to Isreal, Jordan or Kuwait to get the beefed up suspensions and up armored. Make sure you do your research before making false statements.
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Old 05-30-2010, 11:22 PM   #24
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but...i should note that those are in Afghanistan...not Iraq...but the SF did in fact use Tacomas equipped as described in an earlier post

http://www.brian894x4.com/MilitaryTacoma.html
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Old 05-30-2010, 11:25 PM   #25
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Old 05-31-2010, 12:35 AM   #27
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Old 05-31-2010, 02:28 AM   #28
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So i was doing a little research but couldn't find much on why toyota decided to name our truck "tacoma." Personally, i love the name but all i could find out is that it is a city in west central washington and that it mean snowy mountain peak in Navajo (which i thought was badass) Anyone have a reason for toyota's choice??
Marketing ploy. At that time, Dodge was doing well selling their newly re-designed light trucks they name Dakota. Toyota wanted a piece of the pie and made sure to brand their truck something which reminds customers the rugged terrain of the Pacific Northwest.
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Where can I get one of these modified tacomas?
Sign me up for one too, could come in handy for those occasional road rage situations.

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lol, I guess no one found my post to be funny.
I did! Just didn't care to post to say so.
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Old 05-31-2010, 08:53 AM   #30
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you know what those pics remind me of?

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Old 05-31-2010, 08:59 AM   #31
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Old 05-31-2010, 09:17 AM   #32
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Old 05-31-2010, 09:21 AM   #33
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wiki tacoma and you will find your answer.
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wiki tacoma and you will find your answer.
i couldn't find anything about the trucks?
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Old 05-31-2010, 09:35 AM   #35
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The coolest name ever is, IMHO, Pathfinder....c'mon, how are you gonna beat that?
Not a bad SUV at all, either.
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Old 06-01-2010, 09:32 AM   #36
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maybe someone needs to wiki it. there is an urban dictionary of the toyota tacoma
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Old 06-01-2010, 10:00 AM   #37
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Old 09-26-2010, 11:31 AM   #38
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found this on toyotas website FAQ's
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From the Salish Indian word for the mountain that provided water to their tribe (later changed to Mount Rainier). The name suggests images of strength and power.
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I believe it's because it's the only truck that can climb the mountain, cross the streams and still drive like a new truck! Tacoma WA. it's a good proving ground.
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Where can I get one of these modified tacomas?
Try knocking on doors in Khost and Gardēz, last I heard a couple of them were still residing around there.
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