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4th Toyota in 8 yrs.

Discussion in 'New Members' started by Adkgal, Oct 13, 2009.

  1. Oct 13, 2009 at 6:17 AM
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    Adkgal

    Adkgal [OP] New Member

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    First I owned a fantastic Tacoma Prerunner. Traded up for a Tundra V8 when I moved into the mountains and needed 4 WD and because it was a birthday gift to myself. Luxury leather to which I aded a Leer fiberglass with rear door for hunting and camping trips. I am 5'2" and had trouble, leverage-wise, in piling wood in the bed or loading my kayak on the roof (even with the use of a chain wheel step), so I had to switch. I went with the RAV4 sport and took out the back seats, but though the mileage was great - I ended up (like the rest of the nation) in financial distress, so... I traded down to pay off my debts. I now own a 1998 Tacoma 2WD that I love, cause it's slow and low like me and I can rough it up and load it up without worry. I bought it a few months ago with 34,000 miles. The base tire size shows 235/60R16; but the dealer sold it with 215/70R14. Ergo, it runs slower and I don't care.
    I have now introduced myself and want to ask for advice, so I will do so on the forums. It has to do with buying some studded snow tires - probably Cooper M&S or their Mastercraft Ice buster. I live on a murderous windy hill. Any ideas - seek me in wheels forum. Tanx
     
  2. Oct 13, 2009 at 6:20 AM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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  3. Oct 13, 2009 at 6:41 AM
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    NraFan

    NraFan Join the NRA! Protect your freedom!

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  4. Oct 13, 2009 at 11:05 AM
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    OffroadToy

    OffroadToy This ain't Dodge City, and you ain't Bill Hickok

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  5. Oct 13, 2009 at 11:07 AM
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    NAAC3TACO

    NAAC3TACO Just east of crazy

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  6. Oct 13, 2009 at 4:36 PM
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    Phantom_X-SP

    Phantom_X-SP Rude Boy |><|

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  7. Oct 13, 2009 at 4:37 PM
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    Incognito

    Incognito μολὼν λαβέ

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  8. Oct 13, 2009 at 4:47 PM
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    neslerrah

    neslerrah Taco lovin'

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    hello & welcome.
     
  9. Oct 14, 2009 at 1:37 AM
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    w8n4mud

    w8n4mud There's a mod for that!

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  10. Oct 14, 2009 at 1:38 AM
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    gupster88

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