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Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Tacoma Mike, Aug 16, 2019.

  1. Jul 14, 2021 at 5:32 AM
    Sig45

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    hmmmmm
     
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  2. Jul 14, 2021 at 6:13 AM
    Tacoma Mike

    Tacoma Mike [OP] 48 Year Chrysler/Toyota/ASE/ Master Tech.RETIRED

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    They do go pretty good in the snow with good tires

    ON EDIT

    I wouldn’t go to a remote ski lodge
     
  3. Jul 14, 2021 at 6:34 AM
    BananaMan

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    Yeah, I've got a set of original Arctic claw snow tires that will go with it. It did fantastic last winter, never had any issues wherever I took it.

    @Sig45 I have it listed on marketplace with all the details if you didn't see it in the bst threads.

    edit: I have to laugh, some guy commented on the fb post asking where the hubcaps were. Like really? You care about the hubcaps?
     
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  4. Jul 14, 2021 at 6:42 AM
    Plain Jane Taco

    Plain Jane Taco ALL human beings deserve equal treatment

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    Good morning Big John
     
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  5. Jul 14, 2021 at 6:53 AM
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    Well, I mean, yea. :D



    :fistbump:
     
  6. Jul 14, 2021 at 7:05 AM
    Plain Jane Taco

    Plain Jane Taco ALL human beings deserve equal treatment

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    You too
     
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  7. Jul 14, 2021 at 7:43 AM
    BananaMan

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    If that's what makes it breaks the sale, I'll include a gift card to Autozone to get whatever damn hubcaps they want.
     
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  8. Jul 14, 2021 at 7:44 AM
    Delta09

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    That's better that what I've been offered... "If you put a cat on so I can pass my counties emissions I'll give you $2500" How about no, I'm not putting on a $500 cat to lose money.
     
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  9. Jul 14, 2021 at 8:44 AM
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    I can't find either listing?

    :notsure:
     
  10. Jul 14, 2021 at 8:50 AM
    TomTwo

    TomTwo I love God but I cuss a little

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    Afternoon Bill, just taking a break from unpacking
     
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  11. Jul 14, 2021 at 9:19 AM
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    Pm'd
     
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  12. Jul 14, 2021 at 9:58 AM
    Plain Jane Taco

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    We have a couple of boxes in a closet that we never really unpacked from our move 16 years ago. o_O

    Everything cool with the new place so far?
     
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  13. Jul 14, 2021 at 12:23 PM
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    So I have a road trip coming up and am considering a radar detector. Seems technology and pricing is much different since I owned one last. Anyone use one regularly and/or have recommendations?
     
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  14. Jul 14, 2021 at 2:16 PM
    TomTwo

    TomTwo I love God but I cuss a little

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    Everything is good just trying to unpack and get utilities changed over etc.
     
  15. Jul 14, 2021 at 2:35 PM
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    I've had the Whistler z-11r+ for four years and it's served me very well. Unfortunately it picks up the radar signals from the new adaptive cruise control on vehicles, as well as the blind spot monitoring systems. (X/K band) So I do have a fun time with false alerts more frequently. Also in Maine the dot/construction signs also put out radar and set it off every time.

    The nice part is that the band signal those are on, light up an orange light on the display and a different tone than the police band. The police band lights up a red light with its own tone. (KA band) I can't speak for its laser ability as police up here don't use it much.

    My roommate uses one of the passport brand radar detectors and it has a Bluetooth feature that allows it to communicate with a server along with all the other ones on the road. So common false positives like the construction signs get filtered out. It's more pricey at two to three hundred dollars, but considering that's less than the price of a ticket and even less than the price of insurance premiums, we both agree it's worth it.

    edit: it's a good idea to check the laws in each state you're going to be driving through if they allow them or not. Modern police radar guns detect your radar detector, so they will pull you over if you're in a state they don't allow them in.

    Also worth noting, these work best on highways/open roads. On twisty backroads with hills and whatnot, sometimes they won't pick up the police radar until they're coming over the hill directly at you. At that point it's too late usually. And there's always the "instant on" radar which means you get no warning until they flick the switch. If it's aimed at you already, may as well pull over before they put their lights on...
     
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  16. Jul 14, 2021 at 2:56 PM
    Plain Jane Taco

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    I got nuttin'
     
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  17. Jul 14, 2021 at 3:02 PM
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    We don't want your "nuttin", save that for the missus!
     
  18. Jul 14, 2021 at 3:08 PM
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    I don't own one, but as a professional road warrior, I've been doing my homework for some time anticipating pulling the trigger.

    This seems to top most 'recommended' lists.

    https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B073VRKTKS?smid=A2946YJ2ZTKLDB

    fwiw.

    As an aside, if you have a mirror that has power to it like my 2013, one of these doo dad's can tap it and provide ample energy without having to run something around the windshield. My plan was to hang it from a Ram Ball on the BirdDawg mirror riser already installed.

    https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B078939GZ2?smid=A4ZR0KLVOENJ2

    @BananaMans points and the purchase price have kept in my 'cart' and out of my truck, thus far.
     
  19. Jul 14, 2021 at 3:08 PM
    Tacoma Mike

    Tacoma Mike [OP] 48 Year Chrysler/Toyota/ASE/ Master Tech.RETIRED

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    Police escort. Easy peasy
     
  20. Jul 14, 2021 at 3:13 PM
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    in other news....PSA

    @Plain Jane Taco probably already called this out, but the pages pile up so fast around here it would take me hours to go back and read it all!

    so at the risk of repeating a message...you can get 6 qts of Mobil 1 for $28 at costco right now, and the Kirkland brand is an even crazier good deal. flavors I noted were 5-30 and 0-20.

    And howdy Ya'll. All work and 2 wheeled play for ol' 'smoke lately.
     

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