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my first toyota

Discussion in 'New Members' started by toubad, Feb 5, 2009.

  1. Feb 5, 2009 at 9:10 PM
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    toubad

    toubad [OP] Bagdad

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    Had GM's all my life. Never owned a non-USA vehicle. Taking the plunge with an 05 Tacoma. Got to this forum looking for the difference between TRD off road and TRD sport. The needed info was immediately before my eyes. I think the sport will do altho I favor the offroad. Nice to have a friendly, informative place to go with questions about your ride.
     
  2. Feb 5, 2009 at 9:18 PM
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    6shooter

    6shooter Well-Known Member

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    plenty.......
    congrats dude, once you drive one for a while you'll be like "oh. now i get it"
    no comparison.
     
  3. Feb 5, 2009 at 9:33 PM
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    toubad

    toubad [OP] Bagdad

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    Hey, thanks for the support. My wife got me to make the switch. I havnt even picked it up yet. A Craig's list deal, I gotta get to Denver to get it and that is over the top of the Rockies and the weather just took a turn. A weeks worth of fronts moving in,so I get to test its lousy weather performance immediately.
    Didnt think people would even be reading new guys blather.
     
  4. Feb 5, 2009 at 9:35 PM
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    derekabraham

    derekabraham Living vicariously through everybody

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  5. Feb 5, 2009 at 9:37 PM
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    Killer Red Taco

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    hey welcome, I come from a chevy bloodline and I don't plan to turn back. you'll love your taco.
     
  6. Feb 5, 2009 at 9:40 PM
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    toubad

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    nice pics. thanks for thefeed back.
     
  7. Feb 6, 2009 at 3:51 AM
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    Ridingontrd

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    Welcome to TW. :wave:
     
  8. Feb 6, 2009 at 4:06 AM
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    Simon's Mom

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    Welcome to the forum & am interested in hearing your comments once you pick it up and take for your first few spins after the switch.
     
  9. Feb 6, 2009 at 5:10 AM
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    longbow

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  10. Feb 6, 2009 at 5:17 AM
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    my first toyota was a 91 pickup 4x4. i still use it today as my trail truck and have never had any major problems. my friends give me shit for owning a toyota, but the're just jealous because i have to pull their jeeps out all the time. you can't get any more dependable than a yota.
     
  11. Feb 6, 2009 at 5:33 AM
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  12. Feb 6, 2009 at 5:34 AM
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  13. Feb 6, 2009 at 6:15 AM
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  14. Feb 6, 2009 at 8:38 AM
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  15. Feb 6, 2009 at 9:57 AM
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    toubad

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    Hey, thanks for all the welcomes.So many cool signatures and photos, hope I can get it together as good.
    Question (am I in the right place for this?) I'm looking for an 05 Taco TRD and wanted an off road, but the perfect one came to my attention, except that it is a SPORT. I wanted to know if it would do for me since I work in the forest, pull a 16' camper trailer and am on dirt much of the time. Since tire size, trim, and rear dif seem to be the main differences I think it will be OK. Anybody have a thought on it.
    And what about the limited slip vs the lock. I really dont understand the pitfalls of one over the other. Any help there?


    Touffic
     
  16. Feb 6, 2009 at 10:11 AM
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    Killer Red Taco

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    Post that question in the 2nd gen forum and you'll get better answers
     
  17. Feb 6, 2009 at 10:15 AM
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    Killer Red Taco

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  18. Feb 6, 2009 at 11:07 PM
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    jdkeller

    jdkeller How many words can be fit in this s

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  19. Feb 6, 2009 at 11:08 PM
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    jdkeller

    jdkeller How many words can be fit in this s

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    you should be fine with the lsd. Unless you drive on some knarly offroad with the trailer or something
     
  20. Feb 7, 2009 at 12:23 PM
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    brianr

    brianr go shit in your hat

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    welcome man.
     
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