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Hello from Chattanooga

Discussion in 'New Members' started by Bus, Jul 25, 2009.

  1. Jul 25, 2009 at 5:03 AM
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    Bus

    Bus [OP] New Member

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    Michael
    Ooltewah, TN
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    at the dealer
    Thought an intro was a good idea, since I've been asking for help.

    Name is Michael, I live in Ooltewah, TN, but grew up in the midwest. I'm just a few weeks from 40 yrs old, and I'm still a confirmed motorcycle fanatic... I've roadraced in WERA, have taught MSF courses for 9 years, and just love to ride... big into Supermoto right now.

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    My current truck is a '98 Dodge Ram 1/2 ton. I bought it new in '97... it was my first new vehicle ever and I hoped to drive it for ever... well, it's been 12 years, and there are numerous nagging problems, some because it's a dodge, some I may have influenced myself (lowered with a 2/5 kit when it was just a couple of years old).

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    So, my neighbor had an '05 double cab and I loved the truck... we used it to tow bikes to the racetrack a few times... it was comfortable, good mileage, and when I drove it I just thought it drove with so much higher quality than any other truck I'd driven... He's since traded it for a Chevy... but regrets the trade.

    So, with the 4500 bucks given for my truck (that's worth much less than I thought it was)... it seems time to upgrade.

    My goal is to buy a Prerunner DC, I like the look and seats of the TRD sport... but I really don't like the $3500 premium... so, I'm trying to deal on them until I hit my number.

    I've gotten some good advice on the "Invoice Price" thread already, so thanks!
     
  2. Jul 25, 2009 at 5:05 AM
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    Burgman

    Burgman I KEEEEEL YOU

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    K&N intake, Boston Acoustic SL 60 6.5 components up front, Rockford Power T16 6.5 in rear, Pioneer P4100 HU, Soon to be Pioneer Prs 4200f
    Welcome
     
  3. Jul 25, 2009 at 5:12 AM
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    Ridingontrd

    Ridingontrd Well-Known Member

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    trd sport 4x4 w/towpkg
    aFe prodry,Dynomax ultra flo ss,Scangauge2,Demello front bumper,BudBuilt skids,sliders(local)AllPro rear bumper,Wet O's cobalt blu,w/halfpiping,TRD logo in gold,R/L hood struts,5150's@10"aal 3 pack,T/C uca,Light racing c/o,1"diff.drop,de-badged,
    Cool pic. Welcome to TW.:wave:
     
  4. Jul 25, 2009 at 4:12 PM
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    neslerrah

    neslerrah Who needs 4WD?

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    Welcome to TW. Tacoma(s) is a great truck!
     
  5. Jul 25, 2009 at 4:23 PM
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    Edrin55

    Edrin55 Well-Known Member

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  6. Jul 25, 2009 at 5:31 PM
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    Gr8WhiteTaco

    Gr8WhiteTaco bishes love my haircut

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    Welcome to TW from madisonville!!! best wishes on getting a taco
     
  7. Jul 25, 2009 at 5:37 PM
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    Colton

    Colton Reagan/Bush '84

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    Welcome to TW!
     
  8. Jul 25, 2009 at 6:46 PM
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    1337Taco

    1337Taco Slamry

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    Welcome. Nice pic!
     
  9. Jul 26, 2009 at 12:10 AM
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    w8n4mud

    w8n4mud There's a mod for that!

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    Greetings from San Diego and welcome to Tacoma World.
     
  10. Jul 26, 2009 at 7:28 PM
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    dwalden2

    dwalden2 Your mom goes to college

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    Welcome to TW, from Blue Ridge, GA.
     
  11. Jul 26, 2009 at 7:30 PM
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    Simon's Mom

    Simon's Mom Wag More Bark Less

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    Welcome to TW from Vermont :wave:
     
  12. Jul 26, 2009 at 7:30 PM
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    phynyx38

    phynyx38 Believe

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    Welcome :D
     
  13. Jul 26, 2009 at 7:34 PM
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    Y0TA

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    Welcome and I'm from Chattanooga. I actually just moved a couple months ago to Montana.
     
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