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12 Years Later

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by gonzo6up, Aug 27, 2009.

  1. Aug 27, 2009 at 2:44 PM
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    gonzo6up

    gonzo6up [OP] Well-Known Member

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    A buddy and me did some camping and canoeing the past weekend and i thought this was a pretty good shot to show where Tacomas came from to where they are now. His is a 97 and mine is an 09. These are by far my two favorite faces for a Taco

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  2. Aug 27, 2009 at 2:45 PM
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    TRDPyrite09

    TRDPyrite09 function & form

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    are those mickey thompsons on the 97?
     
  3. Aug 27, 2009 at 2:47 PM
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    ClemsonTacoma

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    their BFG A/T's...idk if their wide enough though
     
  4. Aug 27, 2009 at 2:49 PM
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    TRDPyrite09

    TRDPyrite09 function & form

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    lol looks like drag radials
     
  5. Aug 27, 2009 at 2:51 PM
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    he can prob float on top of the mud when he goes muddin
     
  6. Aug 27, 2009 at 2:51 PM
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    No those are BF 325/65/R15 on 12" wheels. I used to run the same set-up on my 97 and 01. Good tire and wheel combo for running around creeks and mud but not so good on trails due to tight cornering.
     
  7. Aug 27, 2009 at 2:53 PM
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    12'' isnt too wide...thats what my friends f150 has
     
  8. Aug 27, 2009 at 2:57 PM
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    nad

    nad mmmm tacos!

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    lol i dont think his wheels are street legal
     
  9. Aug 27, 2009 at 3:00 PM
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    yea that's not too wide, i only had about 2" of lift on mine so i had some rubbing issues at full turn or the tire would dig into the bed when i got a little off camber, not a big deal since i wasn't out rock crawling.
     
  10. Aug 27, 2009 at 3:00 PM
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    Krazie Sj

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    I hope you don't take it the wrong way when I say I think the one on the right is nicer. :D
     
  11. Aug 27, 2009 at 3:03 PM
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    i agree with you on that. I used to have a 97 white extended cab with a topper , same wheels and all. My wife totaled it for me last year so now i'm starting over. I miss my 97:(
     
  12. Aug 27, 2009 at 4:40 PM
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    i also like the bodies on the older taco's as well but its impossible to find one with low mileage. And if you do their going for ridiculous prices
     
  13. Aug 27, 2009 at 4:55 PM
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    DrRabbitFurHead

    DrRabbitFurHead Yeah, there's a TSB for that!

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    With wheels that wide, I'm surprised he even brought along the canoe... :D
     
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