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I've Defected

Discussion in 'Southern California' started by Gabex35, Feb 11, 2011.

  1. Feb 11, 2011 at 11:42 AM
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    Gabex35

    Gabex35 [OP] Shinty Killer

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    I sold my 2010 4X4 Access Cab earlier this week for a new 2011 4X4 FJ.
    I wanted to thank all of you that helped me out throughout my short 6 month tenure here.

    Hope i can still tag along on some of your trail meets

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  2. Feb 11, 2011 at 11:44 AM
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    malander

    malander That's some tight butthole

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    Nice! Why did you switch though?
     
  3. Feb 11, 2011 at 11:53 AM
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    FixedTRD

    FixedTRD Well-Known Member

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    That's a really nice color, I always wanted one but now since my lil bro got one I can just drive his.
     
  4. Feb 11, 2011 at 11:53 AM
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    Gabex35

    Gabex35 [OP] Shinty Killer

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    It was really a combination of the Southern California traffic and my manual transmission. I've started driving a lot more for work lately and found that the traffic and manual were pissing me off to no end....

    Plus i wanted to start doing some expedition touring with my old lady (to share wheel time) and she refuses to learn how to drive stick so i wanted to ditch the M/T

    My original plan was to trade in the M/T Tacoma and buy an Auto but after the low ball trade in value and looking at the FJ...i decided to sell the truck to a family member and get an FJ.

    I really liked the Tacoma but absolutely love the FJ!
     
  5. Feb 11, 2011 at 11:55 AM
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    vbibi

    vbibi Well-Known Member

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    Nice, BTW, did you win the lottery?
    Take care
    vbibi:(
     
  6. Feb 11, 2011 at 11:56 AM
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    joerussell610

    joerussell610 When all else fails read the directions

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    Been a pleasure knowing you and oh btw enjoy that awesome blindspot. LOL! :poking:
     
  7. Feb 11, 2011 at 12:01 PM
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    Gabex35

    Gabex35 [OP] Shinty Killer

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    ha no lottery, i actually didn't get hosed too bad. I had a fairly good amount of equity in the car and sold it for around KBB's "Excellent" private sale so only had to use one bottle of lube...but in the end it was worth it (no pun intended)
     
  8. Feb 11, 2011 at 12:04 PM
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    Gabex35

    Gabex35 [OP] Shinty Killer

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    and i don't plan on completely disappearing from this World as it has helped me out tremendously (minus the assholes)

    I plan to continue tagging along with the local Tacoma owners on Trail Meets...if they'll have me :rain:
     
  9. Feb 11, 2011 at 12:20 PM
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    RecklessTaco

    RecklessTaco Livin the Dream

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    Gabe, you know the SocalTacomas crew will always welcome you to our meets and trail runs. I love the new FJ by the way!:D Plans for futur mods?
     
  10. Feb 11, 2011 at 12:22 PM
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    Gabex35

    Gabex35 [OP] Shinty Killer

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    You know it Matt!

    I think i'm gonna go with the ICON stage 1 kit this time...to start things off :D
     
  11. Feb 11, 2011 at 12:25 PM
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    RecklessTaco

    RecklessTaco Livin the Dream

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    Nice! we will most likely be doing a trail run next weekend for Randy(imsikotik) before he deploys, if you are interested in taking it out for its first offroad adventure:D
     
  12. Feb 11, 2011 at 12:30 PM
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    derekabraham

    derekabraham Living vicariously through everybody

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    Dude I'm driving a 4Runner now and this is still the only site I'm on. Stick around! :D



    I even put the TacomaWorld.com sticker on the window. :p
     
  13. Feb 11, 2011 at 12:35 PM
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    TexAggie

    TexAggie Well-Known Member

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    I totally understand the MT and traffic thats why my next taco will be an AT, and that FJ is awsome BTW!
     
  14. Feb 11, 2011 at 12:52 PM
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    Gregero

    Gregero TRD: Trail Ready Development

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    Nice FJ, Gabe!
     
  15. Feb 11, 2011 at 12:59 PM
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    4WD

    4WD cRaZy oLdmAn

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    Gabe, you dirty traitor, no WAY can you trail with us anymore.......:mad::mad::mad::mad::mad::mad:



    :D:D:Dj/k:D:D:D


    Nice buddy, lets go hit some dirt...:D
     
  16. Feb 11, 2011 at 1:03 PM
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    jjew18

    jjew18 the Nightman cometh!

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    The FJ is like the equally hot sister, you don't want to cheat on your girl, but when she looks that good and your left alone. Stick around, you may find your way back, and unlike real sisters, the Taco will take you back.
     
  17. Feb 11, 2011 at 1:03 PM
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    Gabex35

    Gabex35 [OP] Shinty Killer

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    Thanks guys

    I am totally down for next Weekend Matt. I'll keep my eyes peeled for info
     
  18. Feb 11, 2011 at 1:16 PM
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    4WD cRaZy oLdmAn

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    Really pushing your luck huh Derek....:eek::eek::Dj/k:D

    Welcome to the 1st gen, where trucks are steel !! (had to throw it in )

    You get your shit done ?? I know a good wrecking yard that has about 6 or more 4runners around your year with lots of good OEM parts left..;)
     
  19. Feb 11, 2011 at 1:20 PM
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    Toyotacrawler

    Toyotacrawler She's got the jimmy legs

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  20. Feb 11, 2011 at 1:23 PM
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    Krazie Sj

    Krazie Sj Resident Jackass

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    When the fuck did that happen? You Hobo!
     
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