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Discussion in 'New Members' started by WideLoad, Feb 14, 2009.

  1. Feb 14, 2009 at 6:54 PM
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    WideLoad

    WideLoad [OP] Member

    Joined:
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    Missouri
    Vehicle:
    97 Tacoma Ex-cab 4x4
    3 inch suspension lift, 2 inch body lift, K&N air filter, 33x12.5x15 tires on 15x10 steel wheels
    so obviously im a new member. been here for a couple of weeks lurking around, checking out all the sweet rigs and mod ideas on the site. i must say i love this place. heres a little bio on myself and my taco.

    My name is Ross.
    I am 22 years old.
    A Senior at the University of Missouri, Columbia
    -studying Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering
    I love being out doors, trail riding, mudding, and everything else.
    My hobbies include
    -RC Cars (racing for about 15 years, collection is about 24 rigs strong)
    -Paintball (i own a Smartparts ION)
    -Guns (i own an AR-15, Benelli 12g, M-44 Carbine, and a 1911)
    -Movies
    Other daily driver is a 2006 Kawasaki 250 Ninja (will be upgrading to a ZX-6R very soon)

    and now onto my truck..from stock to its current condition.

    1997 Toyota Tacoma ex-cab
    3.4L V6
    5spd manual
    4x4

    stock the day i brought it home
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    1.5 years later it got a lift and bigger rubbers.
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    Current look, blacked out windows, blacked out emblems, black grill with red toyota logo, bushwacker fender flares.
    [​IMG]


    heres me having some fun with my buds.
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    future mods include
    -deck plate mod later this week
    -rock sliders
    -off-road bumpers front and rear
    -blacked out tail lights
    -black head lights, and corners
    -new exhaust
    -And when i have to get new tires i will have the wheels powder coated black.


    so thats me and my ride, if you got any questions just post up.
     
  2. Feb 14, 2009 at 6:58 PM
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    Wren

    Wren Well-Known Member

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    Josh
    Williamsburg, Ky
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    11 White Reg. Cab 4x4
    very nice welcome
     
  3. Feb 14, 2009 at 7:00 PM
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    Delmarva

    Delmarva Mayor of TW

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    Mike
    Tucson, AZ
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    Nada, Zip, Zilch, Nothing
    Welcome to TW :wave:
     
  4. Feb 14, 2009 at 7:01 PM
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    DeeKay21

    DeeKay21 Lieutenant Dan.

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    Looks great!! Good job!!!
     
  5. Feb 14, 2009 at 7:01 PM
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    HerNameIsLucy

    HerNameIsLucy I miss Lucy. :-(

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    John
    Equador. Don't know why.
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    RIP Lucy.
    She's gone but not forgotten.
    Welcome to TW! Awesome little truck you got there!
     
  6. Feb 14, 2009 at 7:07 PM
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    AK27

    AK27 Well-Known Member

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    welcome to tw! liking the mud pics!
     
  7. Feb 14, 2009 at 7:08 PM
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    RelentlessFab

    RelentlessFab Tacoma offroad armor fabricating beast Vendor

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    Eric
    Eastern side of the Sierras: Sparks, NV
    Vehicle:
    07 SR5 4x4> 03 SR5 4x4 total> 14 Crewmax TRD
    Had tons on the old Taco's.... new Tundra is pretty stock
    Welcome, man
     
  8. Feb 14, 2009 at 7:30 PM
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    DanGer

    DanGer Avatar approved by 98tacomav6

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    Northern Virginia & Blacksburg
    Vehicle:
    07 Base 4Cyl 4x4 Manual
    White Head Light mod, White shorty antennae, Doug Thorley Long Tube headers, AFE Drop in air filter, Secondary Air Filter Removed,
    welcome I'm studying mechanical engineering and I've taken a few ISE courses myself
     
  9. Feb 14, 2009 at 7:32 PM
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    Don G

    Don G Old Goat

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    Southern Tier New York
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    Welcome to TW! ! ! Nice ride! ! !:)
     
  10. Feb 14, 2009 at 8:14 PM
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    brianr

    brianr go shit in your hat

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    BUILT, not bought...
    welcome man.
     
  11. Feb 14, 2009 at 8:26 PM
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    silver07taco

    silver07taco Well-Known Member

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    COIL
    Maryland
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    13 Tundra RCSB 5.7 4x4,07 Tacoma AC 4.0 4x4
    2013 Tundra RCSB 5.7 4x4, 2007 Tacoma AC 4.0 4x4
    Welcome to TW!
     
  12. Feb 15, 2009 at 9:21 PM
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    genxer36

    genxer36 Lord of Tomfoolery

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    Sean
    Bethlehem,GA
    Tow package, XM Satellite radio, K & N Air filter, & Channel Vent Visors
    Welcome to TW!:) Nice truck!
     
  13. Mar 9, 2013 at 7:18 PM
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    Hoopking

    Hoopking New Member

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    Hey, how did you paint your emblem? I want to paint mine but want to know how other people painted theirs.
     
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