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Help Me Spend My Money

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas' started by zacharypaul89, Oct 19, 2013.

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What would you buy?

Poll closed Nov 18, 2013.
  1. HID headlights

    3 vote(s)
    12.0%
  2. cd/mp3 player

    6 vote(s)
    24.0%
  3. Flowmaster 40

    2 vote(s)
    8.0%
  4. Spidertrax spacers

    1 vote(s)
    4.0%
  5. Hella 500's behind satoshi grill

    13 vote(s)
    52.0%
  1. zacharypaul89

    zacharypaul89 [OP] Eat right, be fit, die anyway

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    I've got about $100 extra and, of course, it's going to my truck...

    I'm torn between HID upgrade to my headlights, a new radio w/ an mp3 jack, flowmaster 40 series, spidertrax spacers, or hella 500's behind my satoshi. What would you do?

    I don't wanna hear any of that, "save your money" b/s b/c this is extra cash that is burning a hole in my pocket. I'm fairly set on what I'm going to do, but wanna know what everyone else would do.
     
  2. Steves104x4

    Steves104x4 Well-Known Member

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    BUCKLE UP! It makes it harder for Aliens to pull you out of your Truck.
    Better lighting.
     
  3. MQQSE

    MQQSE Chief Pal Guy

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    Lights behind Satoshi. Since you asked. :cool:
     
  4. zacharypaul89

    zacharypaul89 [OP] Eat right, be fit, die anyway

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    via HID upgrade to my headlights or HID's behind the grill?
     
  5. zacharypaul89

    zacharypaul89 [OP] Eat right, be fit, die anyway

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    don't tell anybody, but that's what I think I'm gonna do. I wanted to do 4, but I'm worried about airflow in the 100 degree devil's armpit humid as hell GA summers, so I'm gonna just stick with 2.
     
  6. TrdSurgie

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    Light behind the grill. Don't do hids in the headlights. That shit just looks stupid.
     
  7. Steves104x4

    Steves104x4 Well-Known Member

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    BUCKLE UP! It makes it harder for Aliens to pull you out of your Truck.
    Leave the original crappy headlights and buy an obnoxious light bar of some type..
     
  8. zacharypaul89

    zacharypaul89 [OP] Eat right, be fit, die anyway

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    Light bar?! I've got $100 to spend, not $300! I love them, but they sure are proud of them!
     
  9. Steves104x4

    Steves104x4 Well-Known Member

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    BUCKLE UP! It makes it harder for Aliens to pull you out of your Truck.
    Driving lights are fine.
     
  10. tacomataco2

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    Fogs behind satoshi
     
  11. zacharypaul89

    zacharypaul89 [OP] Eat right, be fit, die anyway

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    Ordered the Hella's last night, gentlemen! The fogs behind the satoshi are going on this week!
     
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    :thumbsup:
     
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    Blackdawg Dr. Frankenstein

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    i wouldn't put the hellas back there as is.

    get some 55w HIDs to swap into them. you will be VERY glad you did. like 3-4x more light then the silly halogen bulbs.
     
  14. zacharypaul89

    zacharypaul89 [OP] Eat right, be fit, die anyway

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    Noelie84 Semper Procrastinus

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    Lights behind Satoshi here.
    I'd always rather go with Function over Form.

    HID's just piss off the other drivers (I hate when I meet them on the road at night, and the stock headlights on my Taco are plenty bright)
    The truck already has a CD player, and I don't have an MP3 player, so I don't need one in the truck.
    Flowmaster 40 sounds good around town, but gets annoying on the highway (had one on a jeep)
    Spacers might be useful, but they might mean I had to cut plastic, and I like how my fenders look.

    Now lights....I've always got a use for more lights. Especially living in a state where it's dark at 4:30 during the winter. Plus, the cruel sadistic bastard in me enjoys lighting people up when they 'beam' me on back roads.
     
  16. zacharypaul89

    zacharypaul89 [OP] Eat right, be fit, die anyway

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    Yeah, I only really plan on running my Hellas on the trails anyway. But, in my hillbilly ass town, I don't pass much traffic at night, anyway haha

    The stock cd player in my 01 is a POS. I have a cassette-to-auxiliary, but the quality is terrible, so I want an mp3 compatible unit, so I'll have a better cd player and mp3 player

    And 'beaming' people who 'beam' is always fun...especially when you've got HID Hellas to fire back at them!
     
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