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Finally bought one!

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by LazyNavyTaco, Feb 3, 2009.

  1. Feb 3, 2009 at 7:48 PM
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    LazyNavyTaco

    LazyNavyTaco [OP] Well-Known Member

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    haha after a year of temptation, a deployment, my wife leaving me for another man, and my father dieing i decided that it was time to do something for myself so i traded in the VERSA and got back behind the wheel of a big boy toy! hahaha well you guys talked me into getting one anyways thought you might wanna hear that i finally got one... silver 06' quad cab taco v6 sr5 trd sport.... will post pics soon for all to share in the excitment.
     
  2. Feb 3, 2009 at 7:49 PM
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    wildjerseyfirefighter

    wildjerseyfirefighter I sell fishing and fishing accessories

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    very nice..Sucks to hear about the rest, but glad it all worked out for ya!

    O, and thanks for serving.
     
  3. Feb 3, 2009 at 7:52 PM
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    Killer Red Taco

    Killer Red Taco NorCal Rock Whore

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    glad you got urself a taco,
     
  4. Feb 3, 2009 at 7:52 PM
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    THXEY

    THXEY Panda Jerk

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    welcome man!!! time heals everything (im sure a new taco helps too :))
     
  5. Feb 3, 2009 at 7:55 PM
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    RaginCajun

    RaginCajun -Doomsday Squad-"game over man"

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    Congrats man on the Taco.... Sorry about your dad! You'll pull through it..
     
  6. Feb 3, 2009 at 7:55 PM
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    rab89

    rab89 Well-Known Member

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    thats horrible. keep your mind off things with the sick new truck though!
    congrats man!
     
  7. Feb 3, 2009 at 7:59 PM
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    Toy4Life

    Toy4Life 668: The Neighbor of the Beast

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    Congrats on the truck....sorry about the rest.
     
  8. Feb 3, 2009 at 7:59 PM
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    LazyNavyTaco

    LazyNavyTaco [OP] Well-Known Member

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    yep thanks guys..... one problem though the compass on the roof doesnt work i figured it must be a fuse or something but the rear view mirror works and so do the reading lights..... any suggestions?
     
  9. Feb 3, 2009 at 7:59 PM
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    A.D.

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    This is a great community, it won't be anything close to the advise a dad would give you, but i am sure we will all try, Taco related anyways. Sorry for your loss, and thank you for serving in our great Military.
     
  10. Feb 3, 2009 at 8:08 PM
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    neslerrah

    neslerrah Taco lovin'

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    Sorry about all the lows. Thanks for your service. Congrats on the new Taco!
     
  11. Feb 3, 2009 at 8:09 PM
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    brandonlamb25

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    Just go run some shit over!! You'll feel better in no time!!
     
  12. Feb 3, 2009 at 9:37 PM
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    cfenn

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    When my wife left is when I went out and got my taco.... could be a trend??? Damn she was pissed when she saw it!
     
  13. Feb 3, 2009 at 9:51 PM
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    MacTaco

    MacTaco Mustache May

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    There are some great guys on here that can help you. We all share our highs and lows.

    For the temp gauge, I myself don't have any idea. But if you bump this thread tomorrow, I'm sure there will be some guys on here that are very intuitive. They should be able to give you a hand with it.
     
  14. Feb 3, 2009 at 9:52 PM
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    derekabraham

    derekabraham Living vicariously through everybody

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    Congrats!
     
  15. Feb 3, 2009 at 10:02 PM
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    Evil Monkey

    Evil Monkey There's an evil monkey in my truck

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    Sorry to hear about your troubles and congrats on the new truck.

    Success is the best revenge. My ex divorced me right after I graduated college in 2001. Now I make almost three times what I did back then. :)
     
  16. Feb 4, 2009 at 2:31 AM
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    HBtacoma

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    Same problem with me...hopefully some one cn help us out lol

    sorry to hear that.....but congrats on the new taco...cant wait to see sum pics!


     
  17. Feb 4, 2009 at 4:21 AM
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    Delmarva

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    Nada, Zip, Zilch, Nothing
    Cool - hurry with pics! :D
     
  18. Feb 4, 2009 at 5:43 AM
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    hillbillynwv

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    My mom always said "God only gives you troubles that you can handle". I told her "He must think I'm one tough SOB". God must think your a tough SOB also. Congrats on the truck!
     
  19. Feb 4, 2009 at 6:15 AM
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    Front sight

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    Congrats on the truck. Sounds just like mine. As for the overhead display fix. Go to the sticky 2nd gen mods. It has the fix in there. I did the fix yesterday myself and my display now works great.
    Dominik
     
  20. Feb 4, 2009 at 6:20 AM
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    98tacoma27

    98tacoma27 is gooder 'en chicken Moderator

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    Yep, let me find the thread.

    EDIT: Here it is:

    Compliments of SecretSquirrel
     
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