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Hello! from Athens, GA GO DAWGS!!!

Discussion in 'New Members' started by Bullets, Jul 26, 2009.

  1. Jul 26, 2009 at 8:53 PM
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    Bullets

    Bullets [OP] Well-Known Member

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    06 Taco 4x4 Double Cab SR5 Totally stock
    Bought Taco completely stock on 7/25/09. Making the adjustment from my previous truck a 04 Dodge Ram HEMI quad cab 4x4.
    Hey everyone!

    I bought my 2nd Toyota truck yesterday! It's an 06 Tacoma double cab 4x4 SR5. My last one was when I was a teenager...an 84 extra cab. I hope this one runs as great as my 84 did!!!

    For me this will be a bit of an adjustment though as I just traded my Dodge quadcab 4x4 HEMI. I'm hoping what I lost in power and in size will be translated into MPG! The Ram only averaged 14 MPG so I think the Taco should do a little better than that.

    I've already explained to my wife that I'm going to have to raise it and get some wheels and tires for it because it's just too small right now and frankly looks like I should have a tux on when driving it. Gotta make it look a little more manly like most of the Taco's I've seen on here already.

    Wish me luck and let me know your thoughts on lift kits, tires, and wheels (wanna stay 16").

    GO DAWGS!
     
  2. Jul 26, 2009 at 8:58 PM
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    Lentsnh

    Lentsnh Well-Known Member

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    None yet- Future: HIDs, Tinted tails, LED interior lights,
    Congrats on the truck! You wont be disappointed.

    I average 18MPG... Not bad. considering I have a 3" lift with 33" tires
     
  3. Jul 26, 2009 at 8:58 PM
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    SocalMan22

    SocalMan22 Well-Known Member

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    What Mods!
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  4. Jul 26, 2009 at 9:00 PM
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    Swwacoma

    Swwacoma Doomsday Squad

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    Welcome and GO DAWGS! I love being in the heart of FL Gator territory rocking UGA decals all over.
     
  5. Jul 26, 2009 at 9:02 PM
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    Slypted

    Slypted Well-Known Member

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    Smiitybuilt nerf bars, Hunter bull bar w/ KC hilights/ Toy-tec 3" spacer, AAL lift, LR UCAs, Helo he842 16x8 Wheels, BFG KM2 285x75x16
    Welcome to TW!!
     
  6. Jul 26, 2009 at 9:02 PM
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    311offroad

    311offroad Stock Taco For Now

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    20% tint, Debadged, Pioneer AVIC-Z110BT, Infinity component door speakers, MagLite mod
    welcome fellow georgian... happy modding
     
  7. Jul 26, 2009 at 11:28 PM
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    neslerrah

    neslerrah Taco lovin'

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    Congrats on your purchase. Welcome to TW.
     
  8. Sep 30, 2010 at 1:47 PM
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    himmie

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    Visit the Build.
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  9. Sep 30, 2010 at 2:24 PM
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    478DblSport

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    | EXTERIOR | Access Roll-up Tonneau Cover, Tailgate Hose Clamp Mod, Shortened OEM Antenna, DeeZee Bed Mat ---------------------------- | INTERIOR | Flyzeye V2W (Amber/White/Amber) Audio: Alpine CDA-117, PDX-5 (119Wx4+410W), Polk Audio MM6501 (F) & MM651 (R), JL Audio CP108LG-W3v3 (Sub), w/Monster, Rockford, & Streetwire cabling, Metra Dash Kit.
    Welcome to TW from a fellow Georgian!!!
     
  10. Sep 30, 2010 at 2:29 PM
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    MSUtacoboy

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    congrats. and thanks for the W
    from a Mississippi state grad. :)
     
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