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First Tacoma/Truck/Vehicle owned in the US

Discussion in 'New Members' started by jrk, Feb 8, 2012.

  1. Feb 8, 2012 at 12:10 PM
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    jrk

    jrk [OP] Active Member

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    Hi all,

    I am originally from the UK & moved to Oxford MS permanently in 2008. Up till now I have been using my wife's car and my road bike to get around but have been looking for a compact truck for the last few weeks

    I finally got this Tacoma last night for a great price:

    http://confitdesign.com/images/profile.jpg

    It needs some cosmetic work and I wasn't crazy about the color at first but it is in perfect condition mechanically. I have posted some questions about the wheels here and have found a bunch of really helpful info in the forums so far.

    Looking forward to learning more!
     
  2. Feb 8, 2012 at 12:44 PM
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    himmie

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  3. Feb 8, 2012 at 12:46 PM
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    97yota4wd

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    welcome to tw from arizona!
     
  4. Feb 8, 2012 at 12:51 PM
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    kev2lz

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  5. Feb 8, 2012 at 1:02 PM
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    jrk

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    Thanks...cmack, I am from Sunny Southend. Lovin your Karl Pilkington avatar.
     
  6. Feb 8, 2012 at 2:05 PM
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    Welcome aboard! :wave:
     
  7. Feb 8, 2012 at 2:09 PM
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    DTFtacoma

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  8. Feb 8, 2012 at 2:25 PM
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    stewartx

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    In that case, welcome to both TW and the USA. Somehow, I suspect there's a story behind your move from the UK to Mississippi. After all, it's not exactly like a quick move across town.

    -
     
  9. Feb 8, 2012 at 3:56 PM
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    jrk

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    You can't beat them! Have you been watching Life's Too Short? I feel like it is a Warwick is a bit of a Brent ripoff but it is still good.

    So are you in the states now?
     
  10. Feb 8, 2012 at 3:57 PM
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    Welcome from :canada:
     
  11. Feb 9, 2012 at 6:50 AM
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    jrk

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    As a couple of you have asked, you can probably guess there is a woman involved. I came here first in 2004 when I was at college and met my wife. After a few years back and forth, we settled here. It's a great little town if any of you get the chance to visit.

    cmack, they are actually holding the olympic mountain biking in my town. I will probably be going back in the summer but probably a month or so before the olympics start.
     
  12. Feb 9, 2012 at 6:56 AM
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    jrk

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    Also, a quick question, I posted the pic of my new truck before but here it is again:

    http://confitdesign.com/images/profile.jpg

    What do you honestly think of the color? I knew I wanted a Taco and this was such a great price that after checking it our mechanically, I jumped on it. It was only when I woke up yesterday morning I thought "It's Purple"...Still not sure if I'm liking the color. I have not yet signed the title so I could feasibly sell it on and wait for a black one to come up which would be ideal. I'm not really into standing out from the crowd but I could also just be feeling a twang of buyers remorse.
     
  13. Feb 10, 2012 at 8:43 PM
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    Tigahshark

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