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Found pics of my 81 ugly ass pickup

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by ChrisYoTaCoMa, Nov 9, 2009.

  1. Nov 9, 2009 at 5:00 AM
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    ChrisYoTaCoMa

    ChrisYoTaCoMa [OP] Chrome's for Harleys and old farts

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    New Pioneer stereo, and all 4 speakers with Infinity components. Sirius satellite radio. Deckplate mod done. Door buzzer silenced forever thank God, tinted windows, vent visors, hood protector(bug guard), ceramic pads and new rotors, dechromed EVERYTHING. 2" Lift front 3" rear. Skyjacker AAL's and replacement leafs(and front spacers) from Fatbobsgarage.com. Skyjacker 7000 Hydro rear shocks, those Bilstein 5100 fronts are coming soon!
    I just found these pictures of my 81' pickup I bought in 1995 last night... man that was a rusty bitch. But it ran like new and never let me down. 389K miles, nothing but a 5 speed, an AM, YES AM radio and 4wd...

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  2. Nov 9, 2009 at 5:39 AM
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    Anathollo

    Anathollo www.saveadane.org

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    389k? Wow how many of those miles did you put on the truck?
     
  3. Nov 9, 2009 at 5:45 AM
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    ChrisYoTaCoMa

    ChrisYoTaCoMa [OP] Chrome's for Harleys and old farts

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    New Pioneer stereo, and all 4 speakers with Infinity components. Sirius satellite radio. Deckplate mod done. Door buzzer silenced forever thank God, tinted windows, vent visors, hood protector(bug guard), ceramic pads and new rotors, dechromed EVERYTHING. 2" Lift front 3" rear. Skyjacker AAL's and replacement leafs(and front spacers) from Fatbobsgarage.com. Skyjacker 7000 Hydro rear shocks, those Bilstein 5100 fronts are coming soon!
    I put 145 on it, my uncle the rest.
     
  4. Nov 9, 2009 at 5:50 AM
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    JeffRock

    JeffRock Well-Known Member

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    Toyota all weather floor mats. Mag light that clunks around in the jack compartment. Dog hair. Dog drool on the windows.
    Sweet truck! uglier the better!
     
  5. Nov 9, 2009 at 6:34 AM
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    Incognito

    Incognito μολὼν λαβέ

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    Love the pizza delivery model!
     
  6. Nov 9, 2009 at 6:45 AM
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    wiscdave

    wiscdave Lets Do It!

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    Sweet old realiable right there

    I had an 84 back in highschool..3 inch Rancho lift and you couldn't kill that thing!!
     
  7. Nov 9, 2009 at 7:31 AM
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    higherlux

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    everyone had a older yota but me :(
    i feel left out
    i wish i had one tho
     
  8. Nov 9, 2009 at 8:04 AM
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    STLharry

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    Yeah...My taco is my first vehicle and I've only been driving for three years.
     
  9. Nov 9, 2009 at 10:32 AM
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    ChrisYoTaCoMa

    ChrisYoTaCoMa [OP] Chrome's for Harleys and old farts

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    They were/ARE pretty cool trucks. Very basic, but bulletproof. They are still bulletproof, just refined from thier forefathers...lol.
     
  10. Nov 9, 2009 at 10:34 AM
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    ChrisYoTaCoMa

    ChrisYoTaCoMa [OP] Chrome's for Harleys and old farts

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    New Pioneer stereo, and all 4 speakers with Infinity components. Sirius satellite radio. Deckplate mod done. Door buzzer silenced forever thank God, tinted windows, vent visors, hood protector(bug guard), ceramic pads and new rotors, dechromed EVERYTHING. 2" Lift front 3" rear. Skyjacker AAL's and replacement leafs(and front spacers) from Fatbobsgarage.com. Skyjacker 7000 Hydro rear shocks, those Bilstein 5100 fronts are coming soon!
    That was my VW Rabbit GTi right next to it. That was a fast little sucker...
     
  11. Jan 31, 2010 at 3:52 AM
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    Nowhereman04

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    Cool truck. That thing is a dinosaur. I'm diggin all the Heavy Metal stickers on the back camper glass though!!! Even at 39 I still dig most of those bands!:D
     
  12. Jan 31, 2010 at 4:05 AM
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    ToucanV13

    ToucanV13 You think I was rollin out here naked?

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    The Danzig sticker ties it all together nicely
     
  13. Jan 31, 2010 at 9:00 AM
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    SunDevilTacoma

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    I remember when that model came out in '79. They advertized it as "Son-of-a-Landcruiser" and everyone started buy Toyota pickups. That's what turned the corner for them in the US market, IMO.
     
  14. Jan 31, 2010 at 1:42 PM
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    mitiko

    mitiko Well-Known Member

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    I don't condisere ugly was a nice pic up ,you can see how many miles you did.
     
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