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Hello from C-Town!

Discussion in 'New Members' started by gus54, Aug 5, 2009.

  1. gus54

    gus54 [OP] Member

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    Hey to all you Tacoma owners! My wife and I just bought an '09 SR5 4x4 - pyrite mica. It's her daily driver and her first truck. She's lovin' it to say the least. I get to drive it on long trips cuz she hates driving on the freeway for long distances. I had an '00 Tacoma several years ago and traded it, but I always liked the truck. I currently drive an '06 Wrangler Unlimited with a 2" spring lift and 1.25" BL with 32s - but the truck is a treat to drive when i get the chance!
     
  2. Colton

    Colton Reagan/Bush '84

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    Welcome!
     
  3. Gingrbredman

    Gingrbredman Love the Tick!

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    Welcome to TW. But since it is technically your wife's truck, we are going to need pictures of her.

    Good choice on the color!
     
  4. Danzer

    Danzer Well-Known Member

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  5. neslerrah

    neslerrah Who needs 4WD?

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    :wave:hello & welcome:wave:
     
  6. ChocoTaco08

    ChocoTaco08 Can't Fix Broke!

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    Welcome to the TW family!!
     
  7. phynyx38

    phynyx38 Believe

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    Welcome :D
     
  8. chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    Welcome to TW!
     
  9. Ridingontrd

    Ridingontrd Well-Known Member

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    :wave: Welcome to TW.
     
  10. Simon's Mom

    Simon's Mom Wag More Bark Less

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    Welcome to the forum from Vermont :wave:
    Congrats on the new truck!
     
  11. Simon2150

    Simon2150 Well-Known Member

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    Congrats on the new truck. We like pics, so postem when you can.
     
  12. gus54

    gus54 [OP] Member

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    Wow! Thanks for the warm welcome everyone! I think I like it here already! I'll try to get some pics up soon.

    Well, it's titled to me, so it's technically MY truck. But don't tell my wife that.

    She saw that color on another car on the lot and wanted it for her truck. The dealer said that color was rare in Ohio, but he'd try to find one. A half hour later he calls us and said we should go play the lottery. Another dealership dropped off a pyrite mica tacoma with everything we wanted to trade for something they needed!
     
  13. sportnobadges

    sportnobadges Well-Known Member

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    de-badged / weather tech digital floor mats front and rear / weather tech in-channel vent visors / A.R.E. MX cap / bed mat / blacked out 4s
    [​IMG]

    took delivery of the pyrite mica beauty on July 3, 2009. same kind of thing happened when the wife and i went shoping for a new tacoma.
    she was locked into a green one (timberline mica) then she saw the pyrite mica and did a complete flip-flop. so we popped for the trd sport double cab 4x4 v6 automatic. haven't modified it much so far... will be picking up an MX ARE shell for it next week. like you Gus54 this will be my wife's daily driver. and she also doesn't like to drive the long drives. so i will get some of the 'feels so good' driving time too.

    [​IMG]
     
  14. TacomaDoug

    TacomaDoug His and Hers

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    Pyrite - Cut mud flaps, AVS deflector, WeatherTech floor liners. Silver Streak - Running boards for wife, AVS deflector, Kenwood DNX6140.
    Welcome and nice choice of color.
     
  15. carmellocafe

    carmellocafe Begin With The End In Mind.

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    Welcome...Good choice!:)
     
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