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Enjoying the Tacoma

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by w/chunter, Jun 15, 2010.

  1. Jun 15, 2010 at 3:58 PM
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    w/chunter

    w/chunter [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Hey guys, I'm really enjoying driving my Taco around. Once I get a new set of tires, it will be even better. Last time I drove a Toyota was in 1991, and it took me 3 months to get home and life has never been the same.

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  2. Jun 15, 2010 at 4:11 PM
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    Jason'sLawnCare

    Jason'sLawnCare Prepared for Bambi

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    Welcome to TW! Sorry to hear about your accident.
     
  3. Jun 15, 2010 at 4:16 PM
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    SunDevilTacoma

    SunDevilTacoma Well-Known Member

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    Congrats on the Tacoma! 04 DBL Cab, nice choice. :thumbsup:

    So, when you say it took you three months to get home after the last time you drove a Toyota back in '91, was it because you were laid up or lost after the accident? Only half way trying to be a smart ass... :D
     
  4. Jun 15, 2010 at 5:20 PM
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    w/chunter

    w/chunter [OP] Well-Known Member

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    The truck rolled 3-4 times and threw me like a bronc throws a rider.:)Shattered my 11th and 12th vertebraes and severed my spinal cord at the T10 level (navel). I never go anywhere without my wheelchair as my companion, and it too gets an attitude at times and tries to eject me. It is succesfull at times,:rolleyes: but I'm too dumb to stay down, so I get right back in the seat and do er again.:) I love the outdoors and hunt with a passion. I was blessed to harvest 3 bucks last year; an 8 point with an Excalibur crossbow and 2 smaller bucks with a TC Muzzleloader. Life is good and God is better.:)
     
  5. Jun 15, 2010 at 5:25 PM
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    Blumpkinson

    Blumpkinson Fuelled by plutonium and wild animals

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    Damn man that's rough, glad to hear that your incident hasn't dampened your spirits
     
  6. Jun 15, 2010 at 5:27 PM
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    HomerTaco

    HomerTaco Grill Sergeant Vendor

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    Core-Hurst short throw shifter & T-handle / Carbon Fiber Interior / custom console light / De-badged / leather interior / Heated Front seats / Red Line Hood Struts / Painted speaker grills /one-off TRD Satoshi Grill with 12-15 front-end swap/ Pioneer AVIC-X920BT HU / Scangauge II / Black LED Tails / Dash Mount for iPad mini / Safari Snorkel / Auto-pilot mode / Leer 100XQ Cap / 4x Innovations sliders / Rear Diff Breather Mod / front windows tinted to 35% / Brute Force Fab Hybrid Front Bumper / BAMF Rear Diff Skid / Budbuilt Skids / CBI Trail Master 2.0 rear hybrid bumper / Fox rr coils/ TC UCA's/ TC spindle gussets/ TC Cam Tab gussets / Dakar leafs / Defined Engineering shackles / All pro U bolt flip / Timbren Rear Bumpstops / BAMF LCA skids / Exhaust re-route / Fog Light anytime Mod / LowRange Off Road extended rear brake lines / ATO Shackle Flip / sectioned Bushwhacker flares / re-geared to 4.56 / ARB Front & Rear Locking Diff / ARB CKMA12 compressor / PrInSu full rack system / 1" body lift / Inchworm 4.7 crawlbox / twin stick FJ t-case / Davez off-road triple-stick kit/
    Welcome to TW!
    Love that Red Taco!:D
     
  7. Jun 15, 2010 at 5:27 PM
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    JDMcQ

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    Welcome to TW!
     
  8. Jun 15, 2010 at 5:39 PM
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    ImpulseRed008

    ImpulseRed008 Gone But Not Forgotten

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    Welcome to TW and I like red tacoma's :D
     
  9. Jun 15, 2010 at 5:42 PM
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    Jason'sLawnCare

    Jason'sLawnCare Prepared for Bambi

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    Way to keep your chin up. I have the utmost respect for you.:)
     
  10. Jun 15, 2010 at 5:46 PM
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    Tacomadude89

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    Nice truck man. They are sure good trucks and a lot of fun to own and drive.
     
  11. Jun 15, 2010 at 5:53 PM
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    oldtacomaguy

    oldtacomaguy four forty four

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    Welcome to TW! Keep your chin up.:cheers:
     
  12. Jun 15, 2010 at 5:54 PM
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    1337Taco

    1337Taco Sold all 3

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    Nice truck!
     
  13. Jun 16, 2010 at 7:23 AM
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    nelson18matt

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    nice, gotta love the red
     
  14. Jun 16, 2010 at 1:50 PM
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    beefcake

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    Nice truck! welcome to TW!
     
  15. Jun 16, 2010 at 6:41 PM
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    Boosted17

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    Nice truck and welcome!
     
  16. Jun 16, 2010 at 9:12 PM
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    Blue

    Blue You're my boy blue

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    welcome sir
     
  17. Jun 16, 2010 at 9:17 PM
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    2000yota

    2000yota Toyota FTW

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    welcome to TW thats a rough story but you got a great lookin truck and you should post some pics of them deer show em off haha huntin is my passion too
     
  18. Jun 16, 2010 at 9:18 PM
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    Blue

    Blue You're my boy blue

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  19. Jun 17, 2010 at 3:09 PM
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    w/chunter

    w/chunter [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Thanks everyone for your kind words. I'll post a couple of my harvests shortly. They may not be a trophy to some, but for me.....well they were taken in their environment by fair chase and usually with a lot of effort.
     
  20. Jun 17, 2010 at 3:11 PM
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    005Tacoma

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    Welcome!
     
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