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Look What Grandpa Just Gave Me! (PIC)

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by BAP_29, Jul 17, 2009.

  1. Jul 17, 2009 at 8:06 PM
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    BAP_29

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    Well its not exactly what i had in mind when he said tool box but I cant complain too much when he gave it to me for free. I just mentioned to him that i was wanting to put one on my truck and he said he had one layin around in his shop that i could have. so we go over and check it out and turns out it fits! i cleaned it up a little and the key is missing, but after a little work it'll look brand new. :D



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  2. Jul 17, 2009 at 8:19 PM
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    kmann6905

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    You're lucky to have a grandfather that thinks of you and wants to help like that. Do him a favor and keep the tool box in better shape than that garage. Kidding aside, spend time with him because he obviously cares for you and we don't keep them around forever.
     
  3. Jul 17, 2009 at 8:21 PM
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    BAP_29

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    haha thats actually out storage building. its in desperate need of some organizing and cleaning. haha. but yeah i couldnt thank him enough. it felt like christmas! haha
     
  4. Jul 17, 2009 at 8:24 PM
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    You can probably replace the lock with one from Home Depot. Post some pictures or PM me some pictures of the lock if you want, I might be able to help you out.
     
  5. Jul 17, 2009 at 8:27 PM
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    BAP_29

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    well theres a building supply place 5 minutes from my house that my grandpa said could make me a new set of keys, so thats probably the route i'll take.
     
  6. Jul 17, 2009 at 10:18 PM
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    nice.. lucky lucky.
     
  7. Jul 17, 2009 at 10:23 PM
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    Yay for cool Grandpas!:yay:
     
  8. Jul 18, 2009 at 7:38 AM
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  9. Jul 18, 2009 at 8:43 AM
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    Its not mounted yet, but heres what it looks like on the truck.
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  10. Jul 18, 2009 at 8:47 AM
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  11. Jul 18, 2009 at 8:49 AM
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    Thanks guys. Ive got a friend comin over later who wants to help me mount it. He's got a toolbox for his tacoma as well but hasnt managed to put it on yet. Now I just need to figure out what i want to put inside it.
     
  12. Jul 18, 2009 at 9:01 AM
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    thats awesome. props to gramps!!!!!!!!
     
  13. Jul 18, 2009 at 8:10 PM
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    Some great advice right there.
     
  14. Jul 18, 2009 at 8:12 PM
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    That is a pretty awesome grandad- Do spend some time around him- They love that!!
     
  15. Jul 18, 2009 at 8:19 PM
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  16. Jul 18, 2009 at 8:21 PM
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    haha that was the only thing i wanted and im real lucky to have the parents that i do
     
  17. Jul 18, 2009 at 8:32 PM
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    Yes you are, I've had to buy both of my first 2 cars, one of which is a project car(it does run though, it just doesn't have a/c so I don't drive it much) Lol and the other is a Jeep for going to work. It would've helpped so much more to get to start with something like that. Nice looking box too, cool you got it for free.
     
  18. Jul 19, 2009 at 1:52 AM
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