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lucky day for me!!!!!

Discussion in 'New Members' started by madtacoma, Jul 7, 2009.

  1. Jul 7, 2009 at 7:39 PM
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    madtacoma

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    whats up everyone? I never posted on here before but after what happened to me today i have to spread the news! So i am a technician for a toyota dealership. I'm at work today and i decide to go out back for a quick smoke. As i walk out back something in our small scrap pile catches my eye. i walk over and i see its a hood...i look closer and i see its a scooped hood...i look a little closer and i see its a scooped hood that would fit my 05' tacoma. "OH SWEET" it turns out that this hood got slightly damaged in shipment so they were told to scrap it. the only thing wrong with this hood is the two corners that wrap up to the windshield and fenders are slightly curled in and scratched (deeply). i asked the parts manager "is this hood being scrapped, if so can i take it?" And he says "its all yours!!!!" HAPPY DAY FOR ME!!!!!!!!!!

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  2. Jul 7, 2009 at 7:41 PM
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    wildjerseyfirefighter

    wildjerseyfirefighter I sell fishing and fishing accessories

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  3. Jul 7, 2009 at 7:44 PM
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    Anathollo

    Anathollo www.saveadane.org

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    Install it and post pics!
     
  4. Jul 7, 2009 at 7:48 PM
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    madtacoma

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    i'll post pics the way it is now then after its fixed and painted.
     
  5. Jul 7, 2009 at 7:49 PM
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    tacomaman06

    tacomaman06 Carolina Alliance: Lead, follow, or get the hell o Thor

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    awesome!!! welcome to tw!
     
  6. Jul 7, 2009 at 7:51 PM
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    BakoTruck

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    Another mans trash is another mans treasure! Cool find, send us some pictures of how bad the damage is if you could. I wonder why they didn't try to sell it on ebay or something to get back on some of the cost, or was it just a waste of time?
     
  7. Jul 7, 2009 at 7:52 PM
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    fletch aka

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    Lucky day is right. I think you have to offer it to another member first though. It's in the rules. JK
    Nice find.
     
  8. Jul 7, 2009 at 8:08 PM
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    madtacoma

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    the damage is very little. and our body shop told them to just send another one. they didn't want to deal with this one.
     
  9. Jul 7, 2009 at 8:09 PM
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    Danzer

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    Lucky day indeed.
     
  10. Jul 7, 2009 at 8:12 PM
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    Simon's Mom

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    :woot: great find
     
  11. Jul 9, 2009 at 11:50 AM
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  12. Jul 9, 2009 at 11:52 AM
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    98tacoma27

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    Sweet!!

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  13. Jul 9, 2009 at 11:56 AM
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    Hoyal

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    I think its only fair. :p
     
  14. Jul 9, 2009 at 12:00 PM
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    neontrail

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    nice!!! PICS!!!!
     
  15. Jul 9, 2009 at 12:02 PM
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    Keep your eye on that scrap pile more often eh??
     
  16. Jul 9, 2009 at 12:02 PM
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    eordonez

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  17. Jul 9, 2009 at 12:04 PM
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    Padilla1880

    Padilla1880 "Let's Ride!"

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    Man awesome find. Welcome to TW! Get some before and after pics of the hood off and on the truck.
     
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