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Alaskan truck group

Discussion in 'Alaska' started by AlaskanTaco, Oct 13, 2011.

  1. Feb 1, 2012 at 9:11 AM
    #41
    SnowroxKT

    SnowroxKT AK SnowroxKT

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    Anchorage Alaska
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    Roxy '95 Manual 4x4
    Airlocker, Fox coilovers, Eibach Springs, OME rear suspension, XRC Comp 9500 winch, offroad lights, Brute Force sliders, AFE Pro Dry S filter, sway bar delete, deck plate, blinker relocate, rear dif breather extension, no carpet.
    Mind sharing how you got that deal!!!??? Please??

    :eek: :D
     
  2. Feb 1, 2012 at 1:29 PM
    #42
    ruslanus

    ruslanus Well-Known Member

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    Wasilla, AK
    Rear diff breather relocate, CB, weather tech floor mats, rain guards EGR, DTRL stealth mode switch, removed mud flaps, SnugTop Rebel camper shell, Airflow America snorkel
    Anyone in AK runs Michelin's LTX M/S 2? Just wondering how they hold up in there
     
  3. Feb 1, 2012 at 8:10 PM
    #43
    Russellstiltskin

    Russellstiltskin Oldie but a Goodie

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    Russtifer
    Anchorage, AK
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    '09 TRD Sport, DCSB
    Custom TRD Badged Grill, PowderCoated Black Steelies, with 285/75/16's. Studded Firestone Winter Force for Winter snow, Firestone Destination M/T for the summer mud, 2.75" Ready Lift Block kit in the front, and 2" AAL in the back, 5100 billies, TRD Cat-Back Exhaust, K&N CAI system under the hood, on a sesame seed bun.
    Craigslist add. The guy had them on one winter, on his ford truck, in Girdwood. I had to take the drive down there, not expecting much but could not BELIEVE he only wanted $160 for all 4!! They were practically new and in excellent shape! Won the lotto on that deal! I've had them on all winter and not a single problem!
     
  4. Feb 1, 2012 at 8:13 PM
    #44
    Russellstiltskin

    Russellstiltskin Oldie but a Goodie

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    Anchorage, AK
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    '09 TRD Sport, DCSB
    Custom TRD Badged Grill, PowderCoated Black Steelies, with 285/75/16's. Studded Firestone Winter Force for Winter snow, Firestone Destination M/T for the summer mud, 2.75" Ready Lift Block kit in the front, and 2" AAL in the back, 5100 billies, TRD Cat-Back Exhaust, K&N CAI system under the hood, on a sesame seed bun.
    Couldn't tell you. I have no idea. I honestly prefer running studs in winter because I feel like that way I have two sets of tires lasting longer since they each run half the year.
     
  5. Feb 2, 2012 at 1:09 AM
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    Russellstiltskin

    Russellstiltskin Oldie but a Goodie

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    Anchorage, AK
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    '09 TRD Sport, DCSB
    Custom TRD Badged Grill, PowderCoated Black Steelies, with 285/75/16's. Studded Firestone Winter Force for Winter snow, Firestone Destination M/T for the summer mud, 2.75" Ready Lift Block kit in the front, and 2" AAL in the back, 5100 billies, TRD Cat-Back Exhaust, K&N CAI system under the hood, on a sesame seed bun.
    I guess I should have been more specific. Not "brand new", but damn near it.
     
  6. Feb 3, 2012 at 10:05 AM
    #46
    SnowroxKT

    SnowroxKT AK SnowroxKT

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    Airlocker, Fox coilovers, Eibach Springs, OME rear suspension, XRC Comp 9500 winch, offroad lights, Brute Force sliders, AFE Pro Dry S filter, sway bar delete, deck plate, blinker relocate, rear dif breather extension, no carpet.
    Well still, thats about the cost of one new tire!
     
  7. Feb 3, 2012 at 10:50 AM
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    MQQSE

    MQQSE Chief Pal Guy, GOB

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    Palmer, AK
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    On base they're $213 each...Muffler City quoted me a "sale" price of $237 each on Wednesday morning.
     
  8. Feb 5, 2012 at 11:51 AM
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    Russellstiltskin

    Russellstiltskin Oldie but a Goodie

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    Anchorage, AK
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    '09 TRD Sport, DCSB
    Custom TRD Badged Grill, PowderCoated Black Steelies, with 285/75/16's. Studded Firestone Winter Force for Winter snow, Firestone Destination M/T for the summer mud, 2.75" Ready Lift Block kit in the front, and 2" AAL in the back, 5100 billies, TRD Cat-Back Exhaust, K&N CAI system under the hood, on a sesame seed bun.
    Yup! It was a steal!
     
  9. Feb 10, 2012 at 6:01 AM
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    Airborne09

    Airborne09 Well-Known Member

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    Tim
    Fort Richardson, AK
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    08 Tacoma TRD Off Road
    4" Rough Country, flat black alluminum wheels, 33" BFG A/T, custom exhaust
    As soon as I get back from this deployment here, I will definately be down to tear up some trails in AK
     
  10. Feb 13, 2012 at 12:29 AM
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    Russellstiltskin

    Russellstiltskin Oldie but a Goodie

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    Anchorage, AK
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    '09 TRD Sport, DCSB
    Custom TRD Badged Grill, PowderCoated Black Steelies, with 285/75/16's. Studded Firestone Winter Force for Winter snow, Firestone Destination M/T for the summer mud, 2.75" Ready Lift Block kit in the front, and 2" AAL in the back, 5100 billies, TRD Cat-Back Exhaust, K&N CAI system under the hood, on a sesame seed bun.
    Hurry home, bud!
     
  11. Feb 22, 2012 at 7:14 PM
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    benbacher

    benbacher Purveyor of Fun Vendor

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    Anchorage, AK
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    Too many to list now.
    Saw you at Costco on diamond a few weeks ago. My wife had to wipe the drool away from my mouth. Nicely done sir. I will be the ying to your yang though. Goin' all out with the Stormtrooper mods this summer. Or whenever its not too cold to paint.

     
  12. Feb 23, 2012 at 10:59 AM
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    slingshot5r

    slingshot5r Well-Known Member

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    thanks. how many scratches were on it? haha unfortunately i made the mistake of letting my wife drive it while im deployed. im going to have to repaint when i get back.
     
  13. Feb 23, 2012 at 3:58 PM
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    Russellstiltskin

    Russellstiltskin Oldie but a Goodie

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    '09 TRD Sport, DCSB
    Custom TRD Badged Grill, PowderCoated Black Steelies, with 285/75/16's. Studded Firestone Winter Force for Winter snow, Firestone Destination M/T for the summer mud, 2.75" Ready Lift Block kit in the front, and 2" AAL in the back, 5100 billies, TRD Cat-Back Exhaust, K&N CAI system under the hood, on a sesame seed bun.
    Funny. I think I saw Slingshot parked at Alyeska Tuesday last week. I THINK. And does anyone know the "Hawaiian" Tacoma I see from time to time? It's a purrrrrty truck.
     
  14. Feb 23, 2012 at 4:03 PM
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    Russellstiltskin

    Russellstiltskin Oldie but a Goodie

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    '09 TRD Sport, DCSB
    Custom TRD Badged Grill, PowderCoated Black Steelies, with 285/75/16's. Studded Firestone Winter Force for Winter snow, Firestone Destination M/T for the summer mud, 2.75" Ready Lift Block kit in the front, and 2" AAL in the back, 5100 billies, TRD Cat-Back Exhaust, K&N CAI system under the hood, on a sesame seed bun.
    By the way- did you guys that started the facebook truck group close out and delete the page?? I can't seem to find the group on my facebook list anymore.
     
  15. Feb 26, 2012 at 5:02 AM
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    Airborne09

    Airborne09 Well-Known Member

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    4" Rough Country, flat black alluminum wheels, 33" BFG A/T, custom exhaust
    Your in 3/509th aren't you?
     
  16. Feb 26, 2012 at 5:04 AM
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    Airborne09

    Airborne09 Well-Known Member

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    4" Rough Country, flat black alluminum wheels, 33" BFG A/T, custom exhaust
    Haha, working on it.
     
  17. Feb 27, 2012 at 4:07 AM
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    slingshot5r

    slingshot5r Well-Known Member

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    Yeah 509th. Dog Company Mortars
     
  18. Feb 28, 2012 at 1:25 AM
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    Airborne09

    Airborne09 Well-Known Member

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    4" Rough Country, flat black alluminum wheels, 33" BFG A/T, custom exhaust
    Thought so. I always saw your truck driving around on post, and parked over at the 509th HQ.
    I'm the guy with the Silver '08 Yota with black wheels, that's always parked by PFAR.
     
  19. Feb 28, 2012 at 1:45 AM
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    slingshot5r

    slingshot5r Well-Known Member

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    ok yeah i know which one. your truck is sick
     
  20. Feb 28, 2012 at 3:01 AM
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    Airborne09

    Airborne09 Well-Known Member

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    4" Rough Country, flat black alluminum wheels, 33" BFG A/T, custom exhaust
    Thanks man. I'm putting a new lift and tires on it once we get back from this deployment so it will sit just a little bit higher.
     
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