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Lift complete and tire SLASHED!!!

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by jrobson, May 28, 2010.

  1. May 28, 2010 at 12:46 PM
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    jrobson

    jrobson [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Well, my RCD kit is complete. Everything looks fine and went without a problem except when they took the tires off. My mechanic called me and wanted to know who I pissed off? He said my drivers front tire had been slashed on the inside. At first I thought he was kidding or could have been from something I hit on the road. Once I saw it I became ENRAGED. It was OBVIOUSLY cut with a carpet knife of some sort and been that way for some time. The cords and belt were exposed and the cut was absolutely surcically smoothe. My issue is if somebody has a problem with me, don't potentially take it out on my wife and 3 year old if they happened to be riding with me when the tire blew. I dont understand how people can be this vindictive. Sorry for the rant but I am RED HOT PISSED OFF RIGHT NOW!!!
     
  2. May 28, 2010 at 12:52 PM
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    hendooman

    hendooman The Stroker Ace

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    that sucks man

    so the tire wasnt flat when you took it in? Strange it has held air for however long.
     
  3. May 28, 2010 at 12:53 PM
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    MxRacer190

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    thats pretty shitty. seriously wtf.
     
  4. May 28, 2010 at 12:54 PM
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    skunk

    skunk what did I miss?

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    any ideas of where, who or when?

    Regulators..... mount up.
     
  5. May 28, 2010 at 1:08 PM
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    THExBUSxDRIVER

    THExBUSxDRIVER Victory is reserved...

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    Not enough.
    I'm handy with the steel. haha
     
  6. May 28, 2010 at 1:13 PM
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    Manwithoutaplan

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    I feel your pain man... Before i lifted my truck. I had my g/f take my Nitto Mudd Grapplers and Rockstar rims to get them mounted. She went into a micheals and the four Brand new tires and rim were stolen from the back of my truck. I was pretty pissed off but there was nothing i could do. My insurance company said i need renters insurance in order to get the money back. So my g.f Donated 2200 tires and rims.:mad:
     
  7. May 28, 2010 at 1:14 PM
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    teambcw

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    lame on so many different levels!
     
  8. May 28, 2010 at 1:18 PM
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    DeeKay21

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    Karma's a bitch!!! Whatever goes around comes around guys. These bastards will get what they deserve sooner or later.;)
     
  9. May 28, 2010 at 1:19 PM
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    Rudbwoy7s

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    shouldnt you be breakin some jaws right about now instead of whining on the net?
     
  10. May 28, 2010 at 1:20 PM
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    Rudbwoy7s

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    hahahaha idk who failed more you or your girl!
     
  11. May 28, 2010 at 1:35 PM
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    Why did i fail :confused:
     
  12. May 28, 2010 at 1:37 PM
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  13. May 28, 2010 at 1:47 PM
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    MxRacer190

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    Does the turret come with the TRD package?
     
  14. May 28, 2010 at 1:53 PM
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    Those are some Pretty Beffy Tires :D
     
  15. May 28, 2010 at 1:58 PM
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    Well coming from living in the Boonies... it never came across her mind that you cant leave expensive things in truck bed, because assholes in california will take it.
     
  16. May 28, 2010 at 2:07 PM
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    t.hornstra

    t.hornstra Keep on Keepin' on.

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    Thats so unfortunately true, I love growing up in CA except for how gay and stupid people are. people are so up tight about what movie stars have and what other people have, everyone wants what they can't get and instead of working for it they steal it.

    Especially doesn't help when we are so relaxed on enforcement of crime and immigration.

    After I 'm done in the service Im buying a nice piece of land in rural North Carolina.
    Im DONE with California

    haha just my .02
     
  17. May 28, 2010 at 2:41 PM
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    toku58

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    Do you have a picture of the cuts?
    Check your brake line extension brackets. That might be what is cutting your tires on the inside.
    It would touch only at full lock. Turn your steering all the way to one side and check it out!

    Good Luck!
     
  18. May 28, 2010 at 3:09 PM
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    or it maybe was the guy who cut off some shrinkwrap when they got the tires delivered to the shop?

    sucks tho
     
  19. May 28, 2010 at 3:14 PM
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    jrobson

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    I have my suspicions.
     
  20. May 28, 2010 at 3:15 PM
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    jrobson

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    I damn sure hope so.
     
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