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Beat down Tacoma's

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by abn2060, Dec 5, 2011.

  1. Dec 5, 2011 at 6:30 AM
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    abn2060

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    Not sure if a similar thread has been started before but I had a few pics of my "FOB Runner" I wanted to share. It has been in Afghanistan since 2002 and still has low miles (~20K). It has been beat down but still ran like a top when I left a few months ago. Anyway, this is a testimate of how well these are built.
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    And this was my diesel Hilux. I wish they were sold here in the states.


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  2. Dec 5, 2011 at 6:33 AM
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    Cool! thanks for serving, glad you made it home and welcome to TW!
     
  3. Dec 5, 2011 at 6:45 AM
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    steve o 77

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    Nice! Looks like you took better care of the hilux:)

    Welcome!
     
  4. Dec 5, 2011 at 6:51 AM
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    TeamSarcasm

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    Thats pretty cool, cant wait to get a first gen! Who knows when that will happen though, my savings got demolished by school fees:pout:
     
  5. Dec 5, 2011 at 7:34 AM
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    Yea, the Hilux was well cared for but my clerk abused the poor Tacoma. I was in Afghanistan in 2002 when these Tacoma's came in, drove them off the C-17 and we fielded them. Now 8 years later it is still running like a champ.
     
  6. Dec 5, 2011 at 7:46 AM
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    Here are a few of the FOB runners we had on the big base I was on when I first arrived in Iraq.
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    I really like those white land cruisers. If I could buy one here I would trade my tacoma for it in a heartbeat.

    On the smaller outpost where I spent most of my deployment we had two diesel Hilux's That were also great trucks, but I don't think I have any pictures of those. I'll have to search.
     
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