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First Time Trucker-Gave Up a Vette

Discussion in 'New Members' started by tanker, Jan 7, 2009.

  1. Jan 7, 2009 at 8:21 PM
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    tanker

    tanker [OP] New Member

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    steps,Undercover tonneau cover,towing package
    Couldn't resist buying a little red truck, 2008 PreRunner TRD Sport and giving up my 1985 Corvette on Xmas eve day when the sales guys had to hurry to a Xmas party. Also own a Sienna and got tired of treating it like a truck so I bought one and love it. It has parts of 2 TRD packages and rides like a dream with the sport suspension. It was second hand but had been repossessed after 3 months of use and sold at an auction. I've been a member of the Sienna forum for 2 years and the members shared a lot of great data. I hope this one does likewise and I'll do my best to add where appropriate. Happy New Year to all! Tanker
     
  2. Jan 7, 2009 at 8:23 PM
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    06BLUEDBLSPORT

    06BLUEDBLSPORT Well-Known Member

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  3. Jan 7, 2009 at 8:29 PM
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    Ridingontrd

    Ridingontrd Well-Known Member

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    Lots of great info here.Welcome to TW.:)
     
  4. Jan 7, 2009 at 8:37 PM
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    jhodge83

    jhodge83 Any dog under 50# is a cat and cats are useless... Moderator

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    wat?
    welcome....where in NC are you?
     
  5. Jan 7, 2009 at 8:49 PM
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    RelentlessFab

    RelentlessFab Tacoma offroad armor fabricating beast Vendor

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    Had tons on the old Taco's.... new Tundra is pretty stock
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  6. Jan 7, 2009 at 9:00 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    Welcome to Tacoma World, Tanker!
     
  7. Jan 7, 2009 at 9:23 PM
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    TacoNut

    TacoNut IgnoringChrisWatchingEdLi veVicariouslyThroughMJP2

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  8. Jan 8, 2009 at 5:57 AM
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    fasn8dave

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  9. Jan 8, 2009 at 6:13 AM
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    Welcome to TW :D
     
  10. Jan 8, 2009 at 6:13 AM
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    rutherk1

    rutherk1 ElPhantasmo&TheChickenRunBlastarama

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  11. Jan 8, 2009 at 6:28 AM
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    Simon's Mom

    Simon's Mom Wag More Bark Less

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    Enjoy your new truck!!
     
  12. Jan 8, 2009 at 6:55 AM
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    mkeeagle

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  13. Jan 8, 2009 at 1:48 PM
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    silver07taco

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