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Anyone know why our tacomas are called tacomas?

Discussion in 'Toyota Trucks & SUVs' started by VooDoo, May 30, 2010.

  1. tigerfan00

    tigerfan00 BECAUSE INTERNETS!! Thor

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  2. BakoTruck

    BakoTruck Well-Known Member

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    lol, I guess no one found my post to be funny. :pout:
     
  3. tigerfan00

    tigerfan00 BECAUSE INTERNETS!! Thor

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    hmmmmm
     
  4. tigerfan00

    tigerfan00 BECAUSE INTERNETS!! Thor

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  5. tigerfan00

    tigerfan00 BECAUSE INTERNETS!! Thor

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  6. MadTaco461

    MadTaco461 Well-Known Member

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    I'm still believe it still means

    Takes A Crapload Of My Abuse
     
  7. SurfInferno

    SurfInferno Dont be stupid, its not smart.

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  8. TRDNinetyNiner

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    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.
     
  9. MTgirl

    MTgirl too many frogs, not enough princes...

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    Sign me up for one too, could come in handy for those occasional road rage situations.

    I did! Just didn't care to post to say so.
     
  10. VooDoo

    VooDoo [OP] More Cowbell!

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    you know what those pics remind me of?

    WOLVERINES!!!!!!
     
  11. ColtsTRD

    ColtsTRD .....

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    Jimmyjohn Well-Known Member

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    It was because Ford had already used the name Edsel Wouldn't your truck look neat with a Toilet Seat in the Grill
     
  13. 04LTtacoma

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    wiki tacoma and you will find your answer.
     
  14. VooDoo

    VooDoo [OP] More Cowbell!

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    i couldn't find anything about the trucks?
     
  15. AeroCooper

    AeroCooper Half the strength of ten (microscopic men)

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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. :crapstorm:
     
  16. MadTaco461

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    maybe someone needs to wiki it. there is an urban dictionary of the toyota tacoma
     
  17. kilted1117

    kilted1117 I smell corn

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    First Gen FTW!!!
     
  18. jaykulas

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    found this on toyotas website FAQ's
    tacoma-
    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.
     
  20. Palehorse1

    Palehorse1 Official TW Burrito Inspector

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    Try knocking on doors in Khost and Gardēz, last I heard a couple of them were still residing around there.
     
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