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Farewell....

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by Agent475, Jun 8, 2011.

  1. Jun 8, 2011 at 1:45 PM
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    Agent475

    Agent475 [OP] "Mark It Zero"

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    I hate to say farewell to everyone here... But I've decided to trade the Tacoma in on a larger truck. Not that I didn't like the Taco, quite honestly, I loved it... just time for something larger and couldn't pass up the deal.

    FWIW, I appreciate all the help this forum has provided over the years, the friendships I've made, and I hope that I was able to help someone out in the process.

    For those that I've pissed off - or those that pissed me off - I'm letting bygones be bygones.

    To Neubs (Dave), PresidentRedz, silver07taco, Colinb17, and all the other Maryland based Tacoma drivers... Thanks for the good times off-roading up at Greenridge and running during Snowmageddon 2009-2010.

    For those that are interested in what I got for my slightly modified 2006 Taco TRD Sport with 13330k miles, mind you - it was paid off; they gave me 13,000 even.

    Any if anyone is interested in what I picked up... Red 2011 GMC Sierra SLE Z71 almost identical to this one w/ a 5.3L V8:

    [​IMG]


    And a special thanks to all those that supported me during my 2nd deployment to the sandbox... and to all those that have served and still do.

    Semper Fi.


    (P.S. - I'll likely cancel my account during the next week or so - so if anyone wants to trade contact info, PM me.)
     
  2. Jun 8, 2011 at 1:46 PM
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    David Tarantino

    David Tarantino Well-Known Member

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    good luck with the new truck
    and no need for you to go
     
  3. Jun 8, 2011 at 1:47 PM
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    paintdiddy

    paintdiddy Machine gun shits

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    Nice truck.my buddy just picked one up in black.shits all murdered out and lowered on 22s
     
  4. Jun 8, 2011 at 1:51 PM
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    Dark Knight

    Dark Knight East Bound and Down

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    Those things are plush! Enjoy!
     
  5. Jun 8, 2011 at 2:01 PM
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    SOSHeloPilot

    SOSHeloPilot Well-Known Member

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    Finally, got my "first 4x4" in a Tacoma. Barcelona Red w/ JBL & Entune - Then traded it in on a Ridgeline.
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    Nice truck ... good luck with your new ride.
    .
     
  6. Jun 8, 2011 at 2:06 PM
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    DirtyTacos

    DirtyTacos Well-Known Member

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    Wow, Very nice truck. That v8 is gonna eat your wallet alive. Are you planning on wheelin it?
     
  7. Jun 8, 2011 at 2:11 PM
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    VirginiaBound

    VirginiaBound Whyareyoureadingthis?

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    Great choice! My close friend has a 2009 Chevrolet much like yours and it's a great truck!

    I understand the size issue with the Tacoma. Whenever I get into a home with a garage I am definitively making the jump on a bigger truck, although I honestly know my Tacoma will still be my favorite! haha

    Good luck with her man, you made a good choice!
     
  8. Jun 8, 2011 at 2:16 PM
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    98_Mud_bug

    98_Mud_bug 98_mud_bug

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    Yea, if i was to get a larger truck it would either be that or a new tundra. the fuel mileage aint bad really and they are very nicely built trucks. atleast they have a metal floor in the bed lol. good luck with the new ride, and thank you for your service.
     
  9. Jun 8, 2011 at 2:24 PM
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    Jester243

    Jester243 ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)

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    Nice!

    you don't have to leave...:(
     
  10. Jun 8, 2011 at 2:45 PM
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    113tac

    113tac Well-Known Member

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    congrats on the new truck, hope you enjoy it!
     
  11. Jun 8, 2011 at 2:49 PM
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    Bullzi511Tacoma06

    Bullzi511Tacoma06 LIVESTRONG

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    Congrats on the new ride! You only had 13,330k miles on an 06??
     
  12. Jun 8, 2011 at 2:54 PM
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    VirginiaBound

    VirginiaBound Whyareyoureadingthis?

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    I bet he meant 133,000
     
  13. Jun 8, 2011 at 2:56 PM
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    MAXTacoma

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    I hope he ment 133,000, b/c 13k isn't much for a truck that only had 13,300 miles on it.

    GL w/ the new truck.
     
  14. Jun 8, 2011 at 2:59 PM
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    babytruck

    babytruck Babytruck, babytruck...I've got a babytruck :)

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    Wowwww.... beautiful truck!! :)
     
  15. Jun 8, 2011 at 3:02 PM
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    Bullzi511Tacoma06

    Bullzi511Tacoma06 LIVESTRONG

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    That's what I am thinking. I've got almost 130k on my '06 and I'm still paying it off. :eek: Next one I won't be stupid and finance for 6 years. :facepalm:
     
  16. Jun 8, 2011 at 6:11 PM
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    Polymerhead

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    Only? 13,330K miles is 13 million miles.
     
  17. Jun 8, 2011 at 6:12 PM
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    whippersnapper02

    whippersnapper02 Well-Known Member

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    Sweet truck. I always liked the look of the GMC over the Chevy.
     
  18. Jun 8, 2011 at 6:13 PM
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    Brunes

    Brunes abides. Thor

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    Congrats on finding something else you like!! See ya around and stay safe...
     
  19. Jun 8, 2011 at 6:16 PM
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    fletch aka

    fletch aka www.BeLikeBrit.org

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    No reason to leave, were nice folks and all.
     
  20. Jun 8, 2011 at 6:17 PM
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    VirginiaBound

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    The guy's at the Gmc forum have free cookies. :D
     
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