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First 4x4

Discussion in 'New Members' started by 4Wheelin4Banger, Jun 15, 2011.

  1. Jun 15, 2011 at 10:25 AM
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    4Wheelin4Banger

    4Wheelin4Banger [OP] Longtime Toyman

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    2011 4x4 Access Cab Silver State Edition
    3" OME lift 885s & Dakars riding on 33" KM2s Click the sig pic to see the build thread .
    This is my 4th baby Toy and first 4x4 and first Tacoma
    '77 372K miles
    '84 290K miles
    '95 140K miles
    2011 1.5K miles
    Still have the '95 so I don't have to haul firewood in the new one.
    All 4 cyl manuals.
     
  2. Jun 15, 2011 at 10:28 AM
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    Racerboy221

    Racerboy221 Well-Known Member

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    Welcome from AZ! Great previous babies! I am on #7 myself!!
     
  3. Jun 15, 2011 at 5:54 PM
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    Ridingontrd

    Ridingontrd Well-Known Member

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    Howdy neighbor.Welcome to TW.
     
  4. Jun 15, 2011 at 6:18 PM
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    DCW

    DCW Well-Known Member

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    Welcome to TW Randy glad to see another Reno/Sparks Guy here.
     
  5. Jun 15, 2011 at 6:19 PM
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    rcbs204

    rcbs204 Well-Known Member Vendor

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    :wave: Welcome
     
  6. Jun 15, 2011 at 6:20 PM
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    BulletToothTony

    BulletToothTony Space for rent

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  7. Jun 15, 2011 at 6:20 PM
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    ckeeton

    ckeeton Bazinga

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    any reason the miles on each truck keeps going down? like they are not being built as good or just wanting something new?

    but welcome!
     
  8. Jun 15, 2011 at 10:29 PM
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    Hardscrabble

    Hardscrabble Well-Known Member

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    Welcome. I'm also on my 4th Toyota truck.
     
  9. Jun 16, 2011 at 12:04 PM
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    4Wheelin4Banger

    4Wheelin4Banger [OP] Longtime Toyman

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    3" OME lift 885s & Dakars riding on 33" KM2s Click the sig pic to see the build thread .
    First two were uesd. '77 & '84
    Still have the '95 to haul firewood from Dog Valley.
    Got 4x4 2011 because we wanted a 4x4
     
  10. Jun 16, 2011 at 12:17 PM
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    THExBUSxDRIVER

    THExBUSxDRIVER Victory is reserved...

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    Not enough.
    Welcome!

    But as a new 4x4 owner I ask that you please refrain from engaging your 4x4 on dry pavement and wonder why its hard to turn or why it binds.

    People do it more often than you think...
     
  11. Jun 16, 2011 at 3:53 PM
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    TidalWave

    TidalWave I have a shovel and no one will miss you...

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    Welcome from AZ!
     
  12. Jun 17, 2011 at 11:02 AM
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    4Wheelin4Banger

    4Wheelin4Banger [OP] Longtime Toyman

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    3" OME lift 885s & Dakars riding on 33" KM2s Click the sig pic to see the build thread .
    Too late already did both. The manual says to drive it in four wheel drive about 10 miles a month and I hadn't been off road or in snow in a while so I turned it on. I figured it was the nature of the beast. But thanks
     
  13. Jun 17, 2011 at 11:04 AM
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    OZ-T

    OZ-T Quite an experience to live in fear , isn't it ?

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    Welcome

    Don't use 4x4 on dry pavement , even wet pavement is marginal
     
  14. Jun 17, 2011 at 11:11 AM
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    ColtsTRD

    ColtsTRD .....

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    Nice to have ya!
     
  15. Jun 17, 2011 at 11:23 AM
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    crf69

    crf69 scraping my emblems off my plasti-dip

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    ummm yeah
    nice.
     
  16. Jun 17, 2011 at 11:26 AM
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    YFZ_TRD

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    You're correct about the manual saying that. But find a gravel road or parking lot to put those miles in. Dry pavement = destruction of components
     
  17. Jun 18, 2011 at 10:57 AM
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    4Wheelin4Banger

    4Wheelin4Banger [OP] Longtime Toyman

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    3" OME lift 885s & Dakars riding on 33" KM2s Click the sig pic to see the build thread .
    Thanks for the info. It's not like dirt, sand or gravel are hard to find around Reno
     
  18. Jun 18, 2011 at 11:02 AM
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    Denim Dan

    Denim Dan Confusion

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    the 96 i bought was from sparks NV but picked it up in reno. but once again welcome :wave:
     
  19. Jun 18, 2011 at 11:04 AM
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    TacoDawgfan

    TacoDawgfan Hunker Down You Hairy Dawg!

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    Welcome and :cheers:
     
  20. Jun 18, 2011 at 11:24 AM
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    geoff06

    geoff06 261k and counting

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    oh grasshopper, your toyota pickup roots run deep... welcome from the land of cheese!
     
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