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Gidday from Downunder

Discussion in 'New Members' started by therigger, Sep 14, 2009.

  1. therigger

    therigger [OP] New Member

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    Anthony
    Auatralia
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    Hello to all out there in Toyota Tacoma land.
    I am an Australian resident but have been o Toyota owner for many years.
    I currently own an 04 Toyota Hilux and a 95 Toyota Hilux, both Extra Cabs.
    My work has me visit the USA, primarily Los Angeles quite regularly and i get neck strain when i visit looking at the amazing array of Toyota trucks/pickups and the great extras that you folks have in the US available to you to individualise them to suit your taste. I also get to travel to Thailand with my work and that Country also has an incredible selection of Toyota models to choose from. Particularly interesting is the range of Turbo Diesel variants that they power their models with.
    Sadly here in Australia we dont have the Model range, engine variations or accessory choice that other Countries have and no doubt that is driven by the lower demand/population that we have here.
    My hope is that someone out there in Tacoma land can help me with a comparison of the dimensions and similarities of my 04 Extra cab Hilux tub,rear tray with that of the American model Tacoma. I would very much like to fit one of the great low profile Tonneau covers that companies produce in the US to my Toyota. Most if not all the Tonneau covers available here in Australia are not nearly as sleek and well designed. Maybe there is a host of parts that would fit my Pickup available from the US! heres to hoping that is the case.
    Best regards to all. Cheers, Anthony.
     
  2. Jester243

    Jester243 ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)

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    :wave: Welcome to TW!!
     
  3. Notty

    Notty Well-Known Member

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    Welcome Mate!

    Post some pics of your Hilux!
     
  4. NAAC3TACO

    NAAC3TACO Well-Known Member

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    Welcome from Nevada.:wave:
     
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    DellGSG5 Well-Known Member

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    Welcome to TW!!!
     
  6. tacomaman06

    tacomaman06 Carolina Alliance: Lead, follow, or get the hell o Staff Member

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    welcome to tacomaworld!! glad to have you join us!
     
  7. Colton

    Colton Reagan/Bush '84

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    Welcome to TW!
     
  8. Ridingontrd

    Ridingontrd Well-Known Member

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    :wave: Welcome to TW.
     
  9. therigger

    therigger [OP] New Member

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    Anthony
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    Thanks for the very much appreciated welcome!!
    I certainly will post some pics as soon as i get a chance to.
    I think for most of you out there your day is finishing or nearly finishing and mine has started so off to work i go!
    cheers to all.
     
  10. melissa0031

    melissa0031 Just enough knowledge to be dangerous

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    Sold my 2005 tacoma dc 4x4..just beginning to build this one.. blacked out badges,weathertech, wet okole seatcovers, custom bedside decals,smittybilt nfab nerf bars, remote start, bilstein shocks on the four corners, l.e.d. interior lights, paint matched engine cover, anytime fog light mod,Bhlm,and satoshi grill, yellow fogs, hood lights, redline hood struts, flyzeye interior console and glove box lighting, 3" Toytec lift sitting on 285/75/16 nitto grappler a/t with mb chaos rims..
    Welcome to TW
     
  11. Gsquare

    Gsquare The G stands for smooth

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    Welcome, Rigger.

    Glad to have you 'up over.' :D
     
  12. neslerrah

    neslerrah Who needs 4WD?

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    hello & welcome to TW.
     
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