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Discussion in 'Southern California' started by Manwithoutaplan, Mar 4, 2011.

  1. ruler

    ruler Well-Known Member

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    ^^ Heard its a buncha old retired dudes that have $$ and nothing better to do.. Then again I heard TTORA is a buncha pretentious stuck up offroad snobs? Who knows, thats why I prefer smaller group of rigs, as opposed to some big meet plastered on a few different forums.. Just my $.02
     
  2. ruler

    ruler Well-Known Member

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    Think its time cali yotas put in some work on that adopted trail! Lol
     
  3. MonkeyProof

    MonkeyProof Power Top

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    That about sums it up for the SoCal ttora group lol .the ones I met anyways who have been around for a few years in that group
     
  4. Jerez

    Jerez SoCal LED Dash Swap

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    Half LT dont count
    "the person you are trying to reach in not available at this time...if you feel as if you reached this message as an error, you may try again at a later time...thank you..." *beep*

    Ya I have switchbacks on mine
     
  5. ProForce

    ProForce Thin Blue Line

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    Hiatt1991 Well-Known Member

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    Hey guys. Are the smittybilt xrc8 winches any good? Ive only heard good things about them.
     
  7. precoma

    precoma Well-Known Member

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    Why are you going to buy a winch your 2wd ? I would think any situiation that a winch would be needed you should be 4x4 to get there, i would save to do a 4x4 conversion
     
  8. ruler

    ruler Well-Known Member

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    Buy it and donate it to me, I will pull you out! Lol
     
  9. jonny

    jonny Betty White Edition Heep ZJ

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    LOL I have chilled with a few of them. let me quote a few replies to sum up SCFJ, well 80% of them. There WERE a FEW cool guys on there.
    you know nothing about SCFJ, shut up knewb :p jk
    this
    this
    and this :laugh:
    Mine is still up and running. Only has about 10 pulls on it though.
    eh, gonna have to disagree with you here. Hiatt has been looking for a plate bumper for quite some time now as you may know. Some people, believe it or not, don't have the $$ and downtime to do a 4wd swap on a second gen tacoma. IF I were in Hiatt's situation...I would rather have it for extra assurance, rather than think...Winch on my 2wd...pfft.
    $300 winch & a tree saver and even a snatch block is probably a lot more realistic than a $3k? 4wd swap. Just my opinion though, nothin personal. :thumbsup:
     
  10. jonny

    jonny Betty White Edition Heep ZJ

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    & make sure you are wheeling with a buddy that has 4wd.
     
  11. PerfectTekniq

    PerfectTekniq I'm undefeated in the UFC.

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    I believe Hiatts current bumper can accept a winch with minimal modification as well. :thumbsup:
     
  12. jonny

    jonny Betty White Edition Heep ZJ

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    even better
    do it up Hiatt!
    Make sure to seal up the control box. Prone to getting water in it and not working for a few days. :anonymous:
     
  13. precoma

    precoma Well-Known Member

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    so i assume by this comment that you think im just some rich kid that got handed my truck like some people on this forum. If you have ever met me you would know this was far from the truth, i wasent trying to put hiatt down in anyway i would just think having a winch could inspire false confiedence, causing him to get into a situation that 4x4 would be needed. Sence i have already gotten one midnight phone call from hiatt to come get him unstuck, it was just a opinion :D
     
  14. blackhawke88

    blackhawke88 wo ai ni bao bei ^_^

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    Hiatt would need a 1/4 mile long winch rope mod lol
     
  15. Hiatt1991

    Hiatt1991 Well-Known Member

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    4x4 conversion is just a bit too much. Id just like to have the option of having a winch if im out and nobody can help. I do appreciate your help when i was stuck. I think thats kinda what inspired me to get one. Lol
     
  16. Hiatt1991

    Hiatt1991 Well-Known Member

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    Fuck yes. Lol
     
  17. jonny

    jonny Betty White Edition Heep ZJ

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    Lol
    Calm down dude, no one said you're a rich "kid" or anything like that. Haha.
     
  18. Hiatt1991

    Hiatt1991 Well-Known Member

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    Or... Ill buy it and we swap bumpers and fenders. Lol
     
  19. Hiatt1991

    Hiatt1991 Well-Known Member

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    Never felt and harshness at all from your statement. Just wish i could afford it. Lol :)
     
  20. precoma

    precoma Well-Known Member

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    Your welcome, im glad i could help. As long as im around im down to help any TW member out of a sticky situation, thats what this sight is for anyways right.
     
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