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How to spend my money!

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by AK27, Feb 1, 2009.

  1. Feb 1, 2009 at 3:42 PM
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    AK27

    AK27 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    hey everyone,
    i just had my bday and the family gave me a few hundred bucks to spend on my truck! so my question is what should i spend it on?? my options so far are
    1. trd skid plate
    2. bed mat
    3. all weather floor mats

    only have enough to buy two of the three options though!

    thanks!
     
  2. Feb 1, 2009 at 3:44 PM
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    deadbolt

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    what about 5100 shocks.

    id go with all weather floor mats if i had to choose
     
  3. Feb 1, 2009 at 3:46 PM
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    AK27

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    lol dont think i have enough for shocks!:eek:

    what brand of floor mats do you recommend?
     
  4. Feb 1, 2009 at 3:47 PM
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    jdkeller

    jdkeller How many words can be fit in this s

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    Dome light LED, 6000k HID Headlights and fogs, Grillcraft black mesh, rear 5100's, Total Chaos UCA's, 285/75/16 BFG KM2's, Spidertrax spacers, Blacked out emblems, cb,kenwood tm270 ham radio, All Pro 3" leaf pack, Fox 2.0 coilovers, Revenge Fab Sliders, u bolt flip kit, Pioneer avh4200, bed bar with light and antenna, Wet Okoles, Weathertech Mats, Wet Okole Armrests, Rear KR Fab bumper, bed mat, N-Fab spare tire carrier with full size spare on 16" TRD rim, Bedlinered flares and grille. Camburg Spindles, All Pro front fenders.
    Well is your truck stock? because some new shocks would be good. But if u are only considering the above three i would pick the bed mat and the floor mats.

    I have the trd skidplate and i am always scratching it when i off road. lol. but if u want it just for looks and/or minor offroading get that.
     
  5. Feb 1, 2009 at 3:50 PM
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    deadbolt

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    wel the trd skit plate is around like 160 right?
    the front 5100s from downsouthmotorsports are around that price.
     
  6. Feb 1, 2009 at 4:07 PM
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    i know but sometimes i feel like i should throw the stock one on before i hit the dirt. lol. oh well.

    I have the all weather floor mats that u can get from the dealer. they are great.

    I also wish i hat the bed mat though because stuff slides soo easy in my bed.
     
  7. Feb 1, 2009 at 4:10 PM
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    Khaos

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    Wouldn't want to damage your skid plate off road
     
  8. Feb 1, 2009 at 4:10 PM
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    deadbolt

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    throw the stock one on first?
    youre talking about the black one right?

    the trd one goes right over it.
     
  9. Feb 1, 2009 at 4:18 PM
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    It goes over it? Maybe i dont have the trd one. I have the silver one that has the two holes for the hooks.
    [​IMG]

    Im pretty sure mine is the trd one. but i had to take the stock skid plate off. I have two stock black skidplates. I just had to take the front one off.
     
  10. Feb 1, 2009 at 4:18 PM
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    I have the Husky Liners. Good product. You can't go wrong with Husky or Weathertech. Don't bother with the "TRD" skid. Go for a true skidplate. Budbuilt makes a awesome one, although it is expensive. You could also get one from AllPro Offroad. The factory ones are so flimsy.
     
  11. Feb 1, 2009 at 4:20 PM
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    jdkeller How many words can be fit in this s

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    i heard weathertech was good. I just got the trd ones and they are great too. Cant go wrong with either. but the get the weathertech if u can afford it
     
  12. Feb 1, 2009 at 4:22 PM
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    hmmm. yah i never took mine off. did yours come with the instructions?
     
  13. Feb 1, 2009 at 4:24 PM
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    i think it did yea. very vague instructions though. i guess it works either way. lol
     
  14. Feb 1, 2009 at 4:37 PM
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    My advice: Buy one thing and put the rest away for a rainy day.
     
  15. Feb 1, 2009 at 4:38 PM
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    AK27

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    that was an option :rolleyes:
     
  16. Feb 1, 2009 at 4:40 PM
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    lol!
     
  17. Feb 1, 2009 at 5:01 PM
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    bed mat and floor mats
     
  18. Feb 1, 2009 at 5:04 PM
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    outta the 3 options listed.................floor mats and bed mat....definitely. the trd skidplate is just for looks...the others are functional.:)
     
  19. Feb 1, 2009 at 6:19 PM
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    I used to think I'd have all the money in the world when I was younger. Turns out, families are expensive. Just some advice from one guy who's been there, take it or leave it.
     
  20. Feb 1, 2009 at 6:22 PM
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    Get shocks man! :D
     
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