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I can't believe I did it!!!

Discussion in 'New Members' started by Forthedogs, Apr 10, 2009.

  1. Apr 10, 2009 at 6:28 PM
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    Forthedogs

    Forthedogs [OP] Member

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    First mod-license plate frame reads... "Driver carries no cash-wife shows dogs"
    As a new member logging on to TW gets you a prompt to introduce yourself so here goes...

    After 20 years of getting around in a 1988 Mazda B2200 I finally sprung for my first new truck. I can't believe what I have been missing all these years. Nothing too fancy just the basic 2009 Access Cab SR5 package but it has good enough kit for me. My only regret is not having fog lights. But that will be one of my first Farkles to add on the truck.
    Now when I get home at the end of the day I turn on the computer and look for goodies to add. The must have list includes...
    Fog lights
    Folding hard tonneau cover (but which one) oh I can't handle the pressure!
    Tail gate lock
    Front bed tie downs.
    My wife has already ordered my first farkle. license plate frames that read "Driver carries no cash, wife shows dogs".
    Yeah I know, Post pics! Not to worry I will get there after I finish wax and polish.

    Thanks all
     
  2. Apr 10, 2009 at 6:30 PM
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    Delmarva

    Delmarva Mayor of TW

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    Nada, Zip, Zilch, Nothing
    Welcome to TW :wave:
     
  3. Apr 10, 2009 at 6:31 PM
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    DanGer

    DanGer Avatar approved by 98tacomav6

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    Man, that list is going to multiply 10 fold until you are out of money or the significant other steps in hahaha Welcome!
     
  4. Apr 10, 2009 at 6:32 PM
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    Brunes

    Brunes abides.

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    Welcome to the board- Enjoy...We can't wait to see your photos!!
     
  5. Apr 10, 2009 at 6:33 PM
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    Aalders

    Aalders Well-Known Member

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    Congrats! i know how you feel, after driving my old 1990 toyota 4 runner around for as long as i can remember i had to splurge and get a new toy!
     
  6. Apr 10, 2009 at 6:38 PM
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    w8n4mud

    w8n4mud There's a mod for that!

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  7. Apr 10, 2009 at 6:40 PM
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    Pbucks

    Pbucks Well-Known Member

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    None yet
    Details Man...color...manual or automatic? My five lugger is Barcelona Red, automatic. Congrads on buying a great truck.
    Pete
     
  8. Apr 10, 2009 at 6:42 PM
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    Toy4Life

    Toy4Life 668: The Neighbor of the Beast

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    Welcome to TW.:wave:

    How many miles did the Mazda have on it?
     
  9. Apr 10, 2009 at 6:46 PM
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    Rtrn2taco

    Rtrn2taco Nostalgia...

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    Enjoy your new truck, Welcome to TW.
     
  10. Apr 10, 2009 at 6:50 PM
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    neslerrah

    neslerrah Taco lovin'

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    hello and welcome! :wave:
     
  11. Apr 10, 2009 at 6:56 PM
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    tacomaman06

    tacomaman06 Carolina Alliance: Enforcer

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    welcome to tw!!! have fun in your new tacoma!!
     
  12. Apr 10, 2009 at 7:11 PM
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    Forthedogs

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    First mod-license plate frame reads... "Driver carries no cash-wife shows dogs"
    So many questions! The old Mazda had 240K miles but was using a quart of oil every 170 miles.
    Silver (dogs match the truck), 2.7, Automatic and power steering, what a luxury. Back up camera! What a gadget, I love gadgets. Cup holders everywhere and that new car smell! I gotta get out the digital camera out.
     
  13. Apr 10, 2009 at 7:15 PM
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    Toy4Life

    Toy4Life 668: The Neighbor of the Beast

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    Trucks have come a long way since the 80's! Glad you like it.:)
     
  14. Apr 10, 2009 at 7:21 PM
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    oldtacomaguy

    oldtacomaguy four forty four

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    Welcome and enjoy that new car smell!
     
  15. Apr 10, 2009 at 7:26 PM
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    fletch aka

    fletch aka www.BeLikeBrit.org

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    Welcome to TW :cheers:
     
  16. Apr 10, 2009 at 7:29 PM
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    stevigee

    stevigee It's a MOD, MOD World

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  17. Apr 10, 2009 at 9:00 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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  18. Apr 10, 2009 at 9:20 PM
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    EquinsuOcha

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    Welcome! ...What's a "farkle?"
     
  19. Apr 11, 2009 at 9:34 AM
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  20. Apr 11, 2009 at 4:39 PM
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    Ry1984

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    congrats on the new truck and welcome to the best tacoma forum
     
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