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First time 4 Wheeling the TACO

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by Model 70, Dec 18, 2011.

  1. Dec 18, 2011 at 10:05 AM
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    Model 70

    Model 70 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    JRS leaves, Monroe Redi Struts., Later Taco Mini Header, Alpine Tunes.
    I got this 97 Tacoma a couple of months ago. First time that I had the opportunity to really use the 4WD in it. The lady and I went to Medicine Park, Oklahoma and went up high for the view. After the initial climb was underway, my only real concern was cutting a sidewall. The Tacoma never hesitated.

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  2. Dec 18, 2011 at 10:07 AM
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    TacoMX

    TacoMX TW's Official anti body-lift pundit

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    nice!
     
  3. Dec 18, 2011 at 10:21 AM
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    tinker_troy

    tinker_troy Wo die weißen Frauen an?

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  4. Dec 18, 2011 at 10:23 AM
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    KenpachiZaraki

    KenpachiZaraki Its Wicked Flow BITCHES!!

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    Werd :cool: and that's what it's about!
     
  5. Dec 18, 2011 at 10:33 AM
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    Supra TT

    Supra TT Solid Axle FTMFW!!

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    Nice view. Looks like its about that time to get rid of that chrome? :cool:
     
  6. Dec 18, 2011 at 10:36 AM
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    4Wheelin4Banger

    4Wheelin4Banger Longtime Toyman

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    3" OME lift 885s & Dakars riding on 33" KM2s Click the sig pic to see the build thread .
    Yes these are quite capable trucks stock and become more so with mods (lifts, trail armor & bigger tires). After taking the wife out for her first trail run she thought we should get a lift like the guy we were wheelin with. :D I had already wanted one but it was great when the wife gave it the green light. Then after wheelin with the lift she thought we should get some sliders & skids. :D Moral of this story, I need to take the wife out wheelin more often! :cool:
     
  7. Dec 18, 2011 at 10:55 AM
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    KenLyns

    KenLyns Lord of War

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    ^Sounds like a keeper!
     
  8. Dec 18, 2011 at 11:13 AM
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    4Wheelin4Banger

    4Wheelin4Banger Longtime Toyman

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    Married 25 years and counting!
     
  9. Dec 18, 2011 at 11:18 PM
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    IDtrucks

    IDtrucks Just out for a rip are ya bud?

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    eeww, that step under the door, be gone.

    also congrats on the first wheeling trip, glad you enjoyed it. get ready for an expensive mod wish list. i dont know what toyota did to these 4wd systems but they are so powerful and efficient, they just keep pulling you right along.
     
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