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Hate trucks- love my Taco

Discussion in 'New Members' started by Ritter, Nov 1, 2009.

  1. Ritter

    Ritter [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Never been a truck guy but needed something to pull my alu trailer + race car. Well, here I am. Got an 06 TRD 2wd and love it.
    I also have a street car which I no longer drive since getting the Taco.

    Now I'm looking to get another higher mileage model for a vacation home.
    Where should I post on what to check for?

    TIA
     
  2. ColtsTRD

    ColtsTRD .....

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    Post in the Off Topic Discussion under "General Automotive" :thumbsup:
    Congrats on your Taco and welcome aboard :wave:
     
  3. Blumpkinson

    Blumpkinson Fuelled by plutonium and wild animals

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    What's the race car?
    There's alot of thread's on here about important things to check for just use the search button. The most important i think would be the frame rust issue.
     
  4. Ritter

    Ritter [OP] Well-Known Member

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    There's a Post Mileage Forum Thread- I asked there. These are the cars (996 Spec car and 964 3.8 RS clone)- also have a Spec Bosxter in the making.

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  5. gupster88

    gupster88 Well-Known Member

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    welcome to tw
     
  6. Ritter

    Ritter [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Thanks. Ma truck- just some tint and stereo added (oh, and trailer hitch).

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  7. ttylerr

    ttylerr Well-Known Member

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    gorgeous cars! nice truck!
     
  8. Blumpkinson

    Blumpkinson Fuelled by plutonium and wild animals

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    :eek: holy shit batman. They're beautiful, sooo jealous.
     
  9. chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Staff Member

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    Welcome to TW!
     
  10. Ritter

    Ritter [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Couple of better shots. The 964 (grey) is actually for sale now- between the Taco and the 996, just don't drive it much anymore. When the Spec Boxster is finished even less.

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  11. Anathollo

    Anathollo www.saveadane.org

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    Welcome to TW! Nice cars/trailer! You have a sick setup!
     
  12. Ridingontrd

    Ridingontrd Well-Known Member

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    Sweet cars man.:headbang:
    :wave:Welcome to TW.
     
  13. BlackRig

    BlackRig Well-Known Member

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    Nice rides.

    Welcome.
     
  14. paintdiddy

    paintdiddy Machine gun shits

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    i didnt think our tacos could pull a car and trailer. that cool. welcome to tw
     
  15. Ritter

    Ritter [OP] Well-Known Member

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    2nd Gen Tacos are comfortably rated to pull either car (not both- about 2700 lbs. each) and alu trailer is small and light (circa 1000 lbs). Taco tower? No problemo.
     
  16. neslerrah

    neslerrah Who needs 4WD?

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    Welcome to TW.
     
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