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Discussion in 'New Members' started by w/chunter, Jun 1, 2010.

  1. Jun 1, 2010 at 7:00 PM
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    w/chunter

    w/chunter [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Hello everyone, I just purchased my first Toyota, an 04 SR5 TRD Crew Cab. It has 112,000 miles. I haven't driven it yet as I'm a paraplegic and have to wait until I get mine hand controls put on later this week (hopefully). However, my wife drove it the 130 miles home and said it drove very good, but had a vibration b'n 63-70mph. I'll go soon and have the tires balanced. I'll also have to find me a keyless remote.

    Any tips or suggestions anyone may have for this model would be appreciated. Thanks
     
  2. Jun 1, 2010 at 7:01 PM
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    Jester243

    Jester243 rabble rabble rabble

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    :wave: Welcome to the site. Balancing the tires is a pretty good place to start, also do you know if there are any unusual wear patterns on them? let us know. :D
     
  3. Jun 1, 2010 at 7:02 PM
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    Brunes

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    That is awesome- Welcome to the board man!! Congrats on a good find. And I'm sure we can help you work out that vibration.
     
  4. Jun 1, 2010 at 7:02 PM
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    fletch aka

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    Welcome to TW :wave:
     
  5. Jun 1, 2010 at 7:03 PM
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    rob1

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    I was about to log off when I saw/read your intro and wanted to Welcome you to TW from south Texas!! Hope you get your truck "fixed" for you soon. See you on the forum and again Welcome Aboard!!:)
     
  6. Jun 2, 2010 at 7:27 AM
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  7. Jun 2, 2010 at 7:34 AM
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    HellO! Welcome to the forum!!

    Pics???
     
  8. Jun 2, 2010 at 7:50 AM
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    Welcome!
     
  9. Jun 8, 2010 at 7:22 AM
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    w/chunter

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    Finally had my hand controls installed in Knoxville TN yesterday and drove the truck home. I am very impressed by the handling, power, and braking of the Taco. Gas mileage seemed to be pretty good as well, much better than the 4.0 Ford Ranger I had a few years back. I posted a pic of the truck as my Avatar. The truck has a number of gravel chips on it and I'm not sure of my best option to cover some of those up. Touch-up paint maybe??? Thanks guys
     
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