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Daily Driving "The BEAST"

Discussion in 'Tacoma Videos' started by awsumdc, Oct 12, 2013.

  1. Nov 19, 2013 at 10:46 AM
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    PBR Streetgang

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    I don't drive a Camry, my daily driver is a Tacoma. I was just saying what a lot of people are probably thinking: driving a truck with 40" tires as a freeway commuter vehicle just doesn't seem very practical.
     
  2. Nov 19, 2013 at 3:56 PM
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    Wow man. You take things WAY to literal. First. Lets look at why this thread even got started.

    I drove, and will again once the new engine is in, an F250 to and from work. I got tired of it leaving me stranded all the time and had my Tacoma sitting there waiting to be driven. I built it so that if need be it could be driven daily. Although it's not meant to be a daily boring driver like a Camry, it can be driven daily if need be.

    Some people have said that you can't daily drive sased vehicle and I'm here to prove that you can if it's built right.

    Given the fact that it's one of the biggest Tacoma's around, I don't think I'm worried about how much gas I use over a given time. There are a ton of people that build trucks up to go wheel but also need it as their sole source of transportation. I'm here to show them that they can have both.

    If I wanted to drive a commuter car I would take the keys to my Honda Civic, Toyota 4runner, F150, or 78 VW Beetle and cruise one of those. Since I have those as a choice but choose not to drive them it would seem as though I'm not concerned about being one of the lemmings on the freeways at this time.

    thanks for your concern though but really, this thread is not about commuting. It's about building a vehicle that can not only take you to the ends of the world, but can also safely, if built right, take you and your family along this nations highways and byways.
     
  3. Nov 21, 2013 at 4:04 AM
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    ARB1977 Don't be a dick

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    More props to you for your build and design. Even at 80 mph it looks like the beast handles well. I grew up in Northern California and if your not going at least 70 you'll get ran over, lol. Southern Cali, its nuts driving down there.
     
  4. Nov 21, 2013 at 5:02 AM
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    Thank you very much.
     
  5. Nov 21, 2013 at 12:53 PM
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    Think of this. DD this truck and you'll always get home, ever if there's an epic rock slide :D
     
  6. Nov 21, 2013 at 5:03 PM
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    LOL Yup!!!:D
     
  7. Nov 21, 2013 at 5:33 PM
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    Hey wyatt. I'm gonna need a crawler for my new ride. I got a manual tranny just for that. Did they very figure out that marlin adapter plate issue figured out?
     
  8. Nov 21, 2013 at 6:01 PM
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    Very nice truck!
     
  9. Nov 22, 2013 at 4:57 AM
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    They will probably have them after the first of the year.
     
  10. Nov 22, 2013 at 4:57 AM
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    Thank you very much.
     
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