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Discussion in 'New Members' started by Gregero, Apr 18, 2010.

  1. Apr 18, 2010 at 11:48 AM
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    Gregero

    Gregero [OP] TRD: Trail Ready Development

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    Hey guys! I'm brand new to the forums though I have poked around in here once in a while looking for tips. Anyway! I'm very happy to join this community of proud Taco owners.

    A little abouy myself:
    I'm from the San Diego, CA area and have lived here all my life. I'm a very positive and gregarious person. I'm always happy to talk about almost anything until it reaches politics and religion.

    I never knew what was so cool about hitting the desert untill last year when I was taken out by a friend who has a truck, bike and a quad. By the next day I knew what was so fun about it. It's that thing that you just can't describe 100%. I started saving some money and by this year in February I purchased a certified 06 Tacoma, my first true vehicle (I was driving a lemon untill it broke down.) I freaking love this truck. The only problem I've had is that common rattling AC problem (which Toyota insists on it being just a leaf or two but we'll see in a few months.)

    I've taken the truck out to the desert about 3 times now. I've already scratched the bottom of the front bumper, but hey, I bought it for action! Since then I've told myself that I'm going to tone down my "action" a bit, but we'll see lol. I find myself very frightened with anything that I don't remember hearing in the truck, but so far no warning lights or anything of the sort and it's running powerfully. I'm just paranoid, it being my first true big investment. I tell you what though, this is the best investment I've ever made. I got the warranties so if I feel like it, I take it in over anything. I don't know how else to put it- I love my Tacoma and will only purchase more Toyota in the future.

    I hoped this has helped introduce me somewhat. I look forward to gathering knowledge and hearing stories from all of you guys in the future. This seems like the perfect place for me to start with my new Toycoma! :)
     
  2. Apr 18, 2010 at 11:49 AM
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    TRICOMA

    TRICOMA Tacoma with the TRI package

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    Welcome Greg. Make sure you check out the Southern California section for up coming meet ups. The next one is May 1st at Fiesta Island and the one after that is May 15th at Lake Cuyamaca.
     
  3. Apr 18, 2010 at 11:51 AM
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    David K

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    Welcome Greg!
     
  4. Apr 18, 2010 at 11:58 AM
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    Gregero

    Gregero [OP] TRD: Trail Ready Development

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    Wow. That's so funny. Right before I registered as a member I was wondering where people in SoCal meet up! I will definitely try my hardest to make it out there! Thanks for the welcome and for pointing me in the direction for meetups!
     
  5. Apr 18, 2010 at 12:00 PM
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    TRICOMA

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    Post pictures of your truck too.
     
  6. Apr 18, 2010 at 12:02 PM
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    Bullzi511Tacoma06

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    Welcome from Louisiana :wave:
     
  7. Apr 18, 2010 at 12:28 PM
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    ColtsTRD

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    Welcome aboard :wave:
     
  8. Apr 18, 2010 at 1:20 PM
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    Gregero

    Gregero [OP] TRD: Trail Ready Development

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    Thanks much for all the welcomes! I've just thrown in some pics into my gallery as requested!
     
  9. Apr 18, 2010 at 7:52 PM
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    TRICOMA

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  10. Apr 19, 2010 at 9:50 AM
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    Gregero

    Gregero [OP] TRD: Trail Ready Development

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    Ah! that's what you meant. thanks much for gettin those in there for me, Tri!
     
  11. Apr 19, 2010 at 9:55 AM
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    neontrail

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    HellO!!!

    Welcome to the forum!
     
  12. Apr 19, 2010 at 11:54 AM
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    SCOTT'S TACO LOCO

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    Welcome to TW!
    and Hello from Conroe, TX
     
  13. Apr 19, 2010 at 11:57 AM
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    Welcome to TW
     
  14. Apr 19, 2010 at 11:59 AM
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  15. Nov 4, 2011 at 10:20 AM
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    RJALLDAY702

    RJALLDAY702 U MAD? OH U MAD

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    [​IMG]
     
  16. Nov 4, 2011 at 10:22 AM
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    RecklessTaco

    RecklessTaco Livin the Dream

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    Awwhhhhhhhhhahahahahahahahahahahah^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^:D:p


    @ the OP. Welcome to TW brother!
     
  17. Nov 4, 2011 at 10:30 AM
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    RJALLDAY702

    RJALLDAY702 U MAD? OH U MAD

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    hehehehehehehehe. couldnt help it!
     
  18. Nov 4, 2011 at 10:38 AM
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    RecklessTaco

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    That was fucking funny! I love his life story for his introduction. Mine was like," hey, whats up. New to the scene.:D;)
     
  19. Nov 4, 2011 at 12:04 PM
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  20. Nov 4, 2011 at 12:17 PM
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    Been here about a week, joined before I had my Taco. This is by far my favorite forum and I'm on one for every toy I own...

    Like you, I'm LOVING my Taco and especially, the color. Nice choice! :D
     
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