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Better Late Than Never

Discussion in 'New Members' started by Reznor88, Jun 21, 2009.

  1. Jun 21, 2009 at 11:28 AM
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    Reznor88

    Reznor88 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Satoshi Grille, DNX5120
    Soon after getting my truck I stumbled across this site and have been reading it daily ever since...it's about time I at least introduce myself.

    So back in April I finally got rid of my dying Monte Carlo and made the move to the Tacoma. Picked up a '06 Impulse Red Double Cab Prerunner with 23,000 miles for $20k.

    List of what I've done so far:

    Radar Detector Cord Routed Behind Dash - First Thing I Did, Looks Much Cleaner
    EGR Bug Deflector
    In-Channel Window Vents
    Running Boards -$100 on craigslist, woo!
    Kenwood DNX-5120 - Red Light Cameras added to GPS
    Engine Cover Painted Red/Black - I was really bored that weekend
    Tailgate Hose Clamp Lock
    Bed Mat Bolted Down
    Weather Tech Digital Cut Mats - Front & Rear
    Mini Mag Flashlight Mod
    BC Kiddie Fire Extinguisher Mounted Behind Backseat

    I had a stubbie antenna but it just wasn't looking right to me, probably going to just chop the stock one down a little.

    Still have a LIST of things I want to do/get for my truck. Sockmonkey decals are in the mail so that will be one more thing off the list.

    Anyway, finally here are some pics:

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  2. Jun 21, 2009 at 11:30 AM
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    tacomaman06

    tacomaman06 Carolina Alliance: Lead, follow, or get the hell o Staff Member

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    welcome to tw!!!! great looking tacoma!!!

    question for you.....where did you get the clamps for the mini maglite?
     
  3. Jun 21, 2009 at 11:33 AM
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    Reznor88

    Reznor88 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Satoshi Grille, DNX5120
  4. Jun 21, 2009 at 11:34 AM
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    tacomaman06

    tacomaman06 Carolina Alliance: Lead, follow, or get the hell o Staff Member

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  5. Jun 21, 2009 at 11:59 AM
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    Jason'sLawnCare

    Jason'sLawnCare Prepared for Bambi

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    CBI Moab 2.0, CBI Trail Rider 2.0, CBI sliders w/kickout, Superwinch EPi9.0S, OME sport shocks w/886 coils, OME n182, 1.5" aal, JasonBuilt 3/16th full belly skid, BuiltRight uca, Body Mount Chop, 285/75/16 km2's, Rear cat delete, exhaust crossover rerouted, Fog light anytime, Locker mod, Rear leaf tsb, Debadged, Uws Tool Box, Electric Exhaust Cutout, AFE Pro Dry S, Kiwi Wifi, Diff Breather Relocated, Grom Ipod Adapter, Dual Diehard platinum batteries isolated by BlueSea marine switch
    Nice Taco man. Those running boards look sharp and very sturdy. That was one smart move going from a Chevy to a Toyota.
     
  6. Jun 21, 2009 at 2:45 PM
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    Reznor88

    Reznor88 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Yeah a really smart move and I'll never look back, should have done it sooner. Hope to steer the wife towards Toyota next year when the time comes to get rid of her Focus, yes a Focus.

    The running boards aren't too functional for me unless I'm washing the top of the truck but my wife loves them when she's getting in and out.
     
  7. Jun 21, 2009 at 2:46 PM
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    derekabraham

    derekabraham Living vicariously through everybody

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    Stick on hood scoop from Autozone.
    It's Vault Boy!



    Welcome to TW! :D
     
  8. Jun 21, 2009 at 2:47 PM
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    Jason'sLawnCare

    Jason'sLawnCare Prepared for Bambi

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    CBI Moab 2.0, CBI Trail Rider 2.0, CBI sliders w/kickout, Superwinch EPi9.0S, OME sport shocks w/886 coils, OME n182, 1.5" aal, JasonBuilt 3/16th full belly skid, BuiltRight uca, Body Mount Chop, 285/75/16 km2's, Rear cat delete, exhaust crossover rerouted, Fog light anytime, Locker mod, Rear leaf tsb, Debadged, Uws Tool Box, Electric Exhaust Cutout, AFE Pro Dry S, Kiwi Wifi, Diff Breather Relocated, Grom Ipod Adapter, Dual Diehard platinum batteries isolated by BlueSea marine switch

    and they look sweet. Sorry to hear that your wife has a focus. Just kidding.
     
  9. Jun 21, 2009 at 2:51 PM
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    Edrin55

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  10. Jun 21, 2009 at 2:51 PM
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    Ridingontrd

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    aFe prodry,Dynomax ultra flo ss,Scangauge2,Demello front bumper,BudBuilt skids,sliders(local)AllPro rear bumper,Wet O's cobalt blu,w/halfpiping,TRD logo in gold,R/L hood struts,5150's@10"aal 3 pack,T/C uca,Light racing c/o,1"diff.drop,de-badged,
    :wave: Welcome to TW.
     
  11. Jun 21, 2009 at 5:48 PM
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    w8n4mud

    w8n4mud There's a mod for that!

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    Bilsteins 5100's (Front & Rear), GrillCraft, Line-X'ed Skid Plate & Bumper Valence, Blacked out hood scoop, Avid Light Bar and much more.
    That's a sharp looking truck for an 06. Good eye and great buy. Welcome to Tacoma World. There's a lot to read about our trucks. So, keep up the daily reading. LOL.
     
  12. Jun 21, 2009 at 5:50 PM
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    DanGer

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    Welcome! Joking aside that is exactly what I told my Ex once
     
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