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Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by StormTrooper, Mar 30, 2010.

  1. Mar 30, 2010 at 9:20 PM
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    StormTrooper

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    Our 2nd gens have the same black line thingy as new chevy colorados, just noticed it...

    second one is my taco

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  2. Mar 30, 2010 at 9:23 PM
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    ARB BUMPER WARN M 8000 LIGHT FORCE LIGHTS Bill 5100 DOWNY FRONT LIFT RANCHO OLD MAN E REAR and JERRY CAN IN THE BED
    chevy is trying to be more like Toyota!!!!:duel:
     
  3. Mar 30, 2010 at 9:23 PM
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    SlurpeeBlueMetallic

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    Lots of other trucks have them, too...


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    Edit: oh boy, did I really just post F150 and Silverado pics on TW...

    :pout:
     
  4. Mar 30, 2010 at 9:24 PM
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    Whenever i drive i look for tacos... and i was driving behind one of these a while ago and was like TACO! because it was the first thing i noticed ( the black things ) and then i was like.... wtf? thats not a taco...
     
  5. Mar 30, 2010 at 9:24 PM
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    Wow... never noticed it was on all of those models too
     
  6. Mar 30, 2010 at 9:25 PM
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    AvsFanTRD

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    my 98 dodge neon had them
     
  7. Mar 30, 2010 at 9:26 PM
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    Well... my 2008 tacoma had them before your neon =]
     
  8. Mar 30, 2010 at 9:27 PM
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    Not only that but a GIANT one
     
  9. Mar 30, 2010 at 9:28 PM
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    Well heres my official excuse.... I drive so fast that im ahead of all of the other models, meaning i never see the backs, so i cant be made fun of by not noticing :cool:
     
  10. Mar 30, 2010 at 9:29 PM
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    Add to that "Objects in mirror are closer than they appear" which would make the lines appear REALLY small and you've got a solid alibi. :D
     
  11. Mar 30, 2010 at 9:30 PM
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    yeah.. what he said!
     
  12. Mar 30, 2010 at 9:31 PM
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    I think a lot of trucks are doing this now. Somthing to do with Faster Panel repairing since its not all one piece.
     
  13. Mar 30, 2010 at 9:31 PM
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    Makes sense.. and to think, i thought it was for looks lol
     
  14. Mar 30, 2010 at 9:35 PM
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    Nope, cheaper to stamp as separate parts and then tack them together with a rubber seal over them to keep water out. As an added plus when some of them are damaged during shipping/assembly you only have to handle that one piece for fixing rather than the whole cab.
     
  15. Mar 30, 2010 at 9:35 PM
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    How are you guys so smart?
     
  16. Mar 30, 2010 at 9:46 PM
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    I'm verging on old fart status... if you're not careful crap just soaks into your brain over the years and you have no clue where it came from. Shows like "How It's Made" and "How Do They Do It" are usually what I blame... I can watch those for hours on end and never remember a thing about them until I read a post like yours.

    :D
     
  17. Mar 30, 2010 at 9:50 PM
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    Haha gotcha.. you have a point tho... first time i saw how its made... i was hooked! although, best show on DiscoverChanel is by far MythBusters IMO
     
  18. Mar 31, 2010 at 1:36 AM
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