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How to convince mom I should lift the taco?

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by NumNutz, Aug 12, 2008.

  1. Aug 12, 2008 at 9:26 PM
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    NumNutz

    NumNutz [OP] One of the original 7928

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    Trying to persuade her to let me install a toytec 3" lift.
     
  2. Aug 12, 2008 at 9:40 PM
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    Ridingontrd

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    Add a leaf.You need new shocks.The 5100 bil.are adjustable.(hint hint) :D Would you be ok w/2.5 front lift??:)
     
  3. Aug 12, 2008 at 9:41 PM
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    SocalMan22

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    Tell her you want to be able to clear small children incase they come out in front of the truck. or if you ever wanted to tow there would be a problem while towing it.
     
  4. Aug 12, 2008 at 9:50 PM
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    Better visibility?:D
     
  5. Aug 12, 2008 at 9:52 PM
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    NumNutz

    NumNutz [OP] One of the original 7928

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    Yea the 3" coil w/ AAL.

    I think I am going to go with the OEM shocks
     
  6. Aug 12, 2008 at 9:57 PM
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    oem? Stock & spacers. :cool: Low cost vrs.others.
     
  7. Aug 12, 2008 at 10:30 PM
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    ...and your Mom is supposed to pay for it?
     
  8. Aug 12, 2008 at 11:35 PM
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    tell her that if she doesn't you'll turn emo, that should do the trick.
     
  9. Aug 13, 2008 at 8:02 AM
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    Why is she not letting you in the first place?

    Nobody in my family is opposed to the lifting of my truck, as long as I'm paying for it all (which I am).
     
  10. Aug 13, 2008 at 8:06 AM
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    There's nothing more freightening to a mother than the thought of having a child turn emo. Think of the investment she would have to make in tissues, headphones, and Goodwill garb!
     
  11. Aug 13, 2008 at 8:12 AM
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    wat?
    tell her it'll help u pull trim!!
     
  12. Aug 13, 2008 at 8:13 AM
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    Simple ... move out if you are living at your parents home. If you can afford to support yourself and the truck, then you have earned the right to mod. Can't afford to support yourself, then live by the dictates of those who support you and be grateful there is someone supporting you!
     
  13. Aug 13, 2008 at 8:16 AM
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    threaten to hold your breath until she gives in.
     
  14. Aug 13, 2008 at 8:17 AM
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    You forgot girls clothing, make up, razor blades, and diary's.
     
  15. Aug 13, 2008 at 8:19 AM
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    tell her by lifting the truck and adding wider tires you are actually making the truck more stable thus you are less likely to have a roll-over accident.
     
  16. Aug 13, 2008 at 8:40 AM
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    You're right, thanks!
     
  17. Aug 13, 2008 at 9:38 AM
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    Damn man thats kinda harsh, he didnt ask IF he should be allowed to mod, just HOW he should persuade his mom to let him. Back off give the guy a break, i bet you wanted to do stuff while you lived under your parents and they said no then you had to convince them. ;)
     
  18. Aug 13, 2008 at 10:04 AM
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    I was actually in agreement with BulletTooth.....

    Hey -what can I say? When I was a kid, I never asked for stuff because I know exactly what the answer would be. And that answer would usually be followed by a big giant lecture (lengthy and yelling) about bills, clothing, something about food on the table...bla bla bla
     
  19. Aug 14, 2008 at 6:05 PM
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    Tell her if the taco is lifted....(Showing pics from TacomaWorld)
    They could easily miss any animals that may dart in the road......
    And PETA would send her an Xmas card every year for that!
    Sounds good to me..... :)
     
  20. Aug 14, 2008 at 9:22 PM
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    you shoud just get it done, and when she asks about it use the Jedi mind trick....

    ... There is no 3" lift.
     
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