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gahhh tough choice in next mod...

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by fireturk41, Apr 14, 2009.

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lights or lift

  1. lights

    8 vote(s)
    21.6%
  2. lift

    29 vote(s)
    78.4%
  1. Apr 14, 2009 at 6:33 PM
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    fireturk41

    fireturk41 [OP] I like to break shit!

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    i recently joined a new fd...one that lets me run pretty red and white lights...i only have highbeams and hazards

    so here is a vote deck out my truck with pretty red and white lights so it looks like a big loud xmas tree runnin down the road (my airhorn is sick as hell)


    or 3 inch lift and new tires...







    i cant decide grrrrr, but im kinda leaning towards lights

    2 slim misers 1 red 1 white in windsheild
    4 tir3's in the grill 2 under the tail gate red/whit (half n half)
    2 strobes alternating in high beams
    2 strobes in turn signals
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    and my famous airhorn

    or 3 inch suspension lift with Destination M/ts
     
  2. Apr 14, 2009 at 6:35 PM
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    JimBeam

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    eh

    buy a good suspension kit and some good tires

    but this coming from a guy whos got all that other crap in another car
     
  3. Apr 14, 2009 at 6:36 PM
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    higherlux

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    im kinda leanin twarts the lights
    its gonna be sik as hell no matter what u do
     
  4. Apr 14, 2009 at 6:39 PM
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    Lights, that would be bitchen
     
  5. Apr 14, 2009 at 6:40 PM
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    I personally don't dig the whole lights thing- the volunteer guys where i used to live had them and drove like reckless assholes with them on- Even tho they are a courtesy light in NY.

    55+ thru a 20 zone with church letting out is bad form no matter what you are going to.

    What are you going to be doing more-Responding to call or offroading??
     
  6. Apr 14, 2009 at 6:45 PM
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    on top of what Brunes said...are you trained in EVO? Did you train in your truck?
     
  7. Apr 14, 2009 at 6:45 PM
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    fireturk41

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    responding usually, i offroad when im late to work haha

    thats one of the problems here especially when country boys move to a more populated fd. however im doing the opposite.

    i watch how i drive, you dont save live by wrecking, slow down take your time, you sometimes even get there slower with redlights especially during the day because people stop infront of you

    i had a friend that got a lawsuit filed against him because of his lights, he was going through an intersection and a guy on a motorcycle ran his stop sighn plowed into him and tried to sue him...needless to say, it got dropped
     
  8. Apr 14, 2009 at 6:45 PM
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    wildjerseyfirefighter

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    dont worry man..your going throu the wacker phase..If your close enough to the fd, then you really dont need them.

    Theres only a handful of guys on my FD that have warning lights on there personal vehicle, myself included.

    Do yourself a favor, and do the suspension!
     
  9. Apr 14, 2009 at 6:46 PM
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    fireturk41 [OP] I like to break shit!

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    haha im 10 miles away
     
  10. Apr 14, 2009 at 6:49 PM
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    im probbaly about 5, and I rarely EVER use mine...if i get the truck i do..if not o well:cool:
     
  11. Apr 14, 2009 at 6:55 PM
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    fireturk41

    fireturk41 [OP] I like to break shit!

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    so prolly no xmas tree :-(

    haha id just use them at night when i have a chance of a drunk hitting me (college town) im usually around the station in the day cause i work down the road.

    i just couldnt decide what would be prettier

    if i get a call back when it comes time to truck tobacco i can do both (trucking and racking where the moneys at) but right now money is tight as hell
     
  12. Apr 15, 2009 at 5:22 AM
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    Don't get me wrong bro- They can be useful and I wasn't pointing fingers at you for driving bad- I just have a bit of a bias against them.
     
  13. Apr 25, 2009 at 7:40 PM
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    I used to live in Santee, Ca. REAL close to FABTECH...I should have jumped on the chance. On another note what have you done; i.e. sound system, rims tires. Or, if kick'n it spartan?
     
  14. Apr 25, 2009 at 8:15 PM
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    ive done a brush guard and thats about it, i bout the boat and really couldnt afford anything till now. i was going to get a set of destination mts however my friend never went through with the trade
     
  15. Apr 25, 2009 at 8:20 PM
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  16. Apr 25, 2009 at 8:26 PM
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  17. Apr 26, 2009 at 5:04 AM
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    fireturk41 [OP] I like to break shit!

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    lights, bout 4-500

    lift 500 for lift dik how much for tires and installation
     
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