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chrysler 300 convert to 06 4d tacoma

Discussion in 'New Members' started by acozzens, Apr 10, 2009.

  1. Apr 10, 2009 at 11:11 AM
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    acozzens

    acozzens [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Michelin ltx m/s WSU (cougs) License Plate Holder $1.99 Gate Theft Mod DIY HU install DIY SWI-JACK install DIY rear speaker & baffle DIY ipod audio/video interface DIY HD radio DIY Alpine pdx 5 DIY front components install DIY RedLine Tuning Gas hood lift ( very slick ) DIY slimcubby gb hid head/fog DIY extang trifold trifecta DIY dynolock tailgate lock
    Finally sold my 300 and came home with the tacoma.
    So far I love it. I'm big on home remodeling so it's stupid I didn't have a truck 10 years ago.. .Now I know !

    I'm in the greater Seattle Area..(renton if you're local)

    I've spent nothing on the truck yet, but step 1 is AUDIO because stock deck makes me sick to my stomach.

    i'm not a big performance mod guy, but I like looks and stereo..
    I'm also interested in learning towing solutions as I ride a honda vtx 1300 as well and want to be able to quickly jam that thing to the shop when necessary and not have to get a ride from friends.
    I've spent a lot of time in this forum already, it's pretty active which is why I chose it.

    The truck is pretty bland ( for now :) )
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    This is the car I sold.. I do miss it, but don't miss swerving to avoid potholes and going 1/2 mph over speed bumps..
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  2. Apr 10, 2009 at 11:18 AM
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    mws4ua

    mws4ua I'll try being nicer if you try being smarter.

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    Sold my truck Jan '13... Still hang around.
    Excellent decision.

    Is that a real picture of the old car? It looks like a freaking video game.
     
  3. Apr 10, 2009 at 11:23 AM
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    Pster

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    You won't regret it. I owned a 300 and from 30,000 miles to 40,000 I spent $6,500 out of my own pocket for repairs. If it could break, it did: 2 window lifts, transmission hydraulic failure, a/c failure, steering gear....I could go on and on. I will NEVER own a Chrysler product again, nor anything else from Detroit most likely. Chrysler totally destroyed my confidence in US vehicle mechanical integrity.
     
  4. Apr 10, 2009 at 11:24 AM
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    neontrail

    neontrail ✈ ✈ ✈ ✈ ✈ ✈ ✈

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    WOW... Nice choice!!

    Welcome to the forum!
     
  5. Apr 10, 2009 at 11:29 AM
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    acozzens

    acozzens [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Lol, you are so right about that picture ! It is 1 the best auto picture I have. I sold the condo that the 300 is parked in front of. So when the condo was being photographed (by a pro) for marketing he snuck out side and tickled my ego by taking a pic of my then baby.. That is a Real picture, and it looks even better when it's not resized.

    But enough about that 300 :) ! I feel some urge to spend money on the truck !
     
  6. Apr 10, 2009 at 11:30 AM
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    tacomaman06

    tacomaman06 Carolina Alliance: Enforcer

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    getting there....
    welcome to tw!! the 300 looked pretty good, but the tacoma looks way better!:D
     
  7. Apr 10, 2009 at 11:31 AM
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    Pster

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    The truck is pretty bland ( for now )

    Bland...but it does not break down or fail you (like your Gangsta 300!)
     
  8. Apr 10, 2009 at 11:35 AM
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    acozzens

    acozzens [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I admit the 300 was urban-ized but ( imho ) you have to with those rides... They scream for mods and I was in the 300 forums as well.. I love forums, so helpful so interesting.

    Lol, I feel like more of a man owning this truck ...
    I just want to put something heavy in it, or run something over like right now ..

    I also want to touch(as in mod/install) this truck myself more... right now I feel like I don't know how to use it to full advantage but I will learn over time as necessity forces me to figure it all out.
     
  9. Apr 10, 2009 at 11:39 AM
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    You've come to the right place!!!!! Welcome!!
     
  10. Apr 10, 2009 at 11:40 AM
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    SocalMan22

    SocalMan22 Founder Socaltacomas.com

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    What Mods!
    Welcome to TW i too changed the stereo system out when i got mine couldnt be happier!
     
  11. Apr 10, 2009 at 12:43 PM
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    TEX357

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    The picture of the 300 looks fake haha but good move overall!!!
     
  12. Apr 13, 2009 at 6:44 AM
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    Welcome to TW :wave:
     
  13. Apr 13, 2009 at 6:51 AM
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    Nice truck! But as a home renovator myself, I went with an access cab and a six foot bed.
     
  14. Apr 13, 2009 at 7:26 AM
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    Bassetdad

    Bassetdad What if God Smoked Cannabis

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    :wave: Welcome to TW :cheers:
     
  15. Apr 13, 2009 at 8:16 AM
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    TacticalBacon13

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    welcome to the forum! haha i thought someone was trying to make a Chrysler into a tacoma:laugh::smack:
     
  16. Apr 13, 2009 at 10:23 AM
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    Buzzoff

    Buzzoff Don't go ninja'in nobody don't need ninja'in

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    Welcome....were you a member of lxforums?
     
  17. Apr 13, 2009 at 3:09 PM
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    acozzens

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    thanks.
    yup, and 300c forums
     
  18. Apr 13, 2009 at 3:38 PM
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    Fluffymonkey

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    sweet truck and welcome! :)
     
  19. Apr 13, 2009 at 5:32 PM
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    Ry1984

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    welcome to TW, that last photo is a trip!
     
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