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My First Truck

Discussion in 'New Members' started by tacomian devil, Feb 7, 2009.

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Have you installed a lock on your Taco tailgate?

Poll closed Apr 8, 2009.
  1. Yes, an electric one, and I've had no problems!

    2.3%
  2. Yes, an electric one, and I've had some manageable problems.

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  3. Yes, an electric one, and I've had NOTHING but problems with it!

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  4. Yes, a POP n' Lock, and Its great!

    20.5%
  5. Yes, a POP n' Lock, and I should have gone electric.

    2.3%
  6. Yes, a POP n' Lock, but I lost the keys

    2.3%
  7. No, but I intend to soon.

    40.9%
  8. No, why would you lock it and risk it being wrecked!?

    34.1%
  1. Feb 7, 2009 at 3:06 PM
    #1
    tacomian devil

    tacomian devil [OP] Canadian member

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    Hi fellow tacomians,
    I love this truck :cool:, but I still can't believe a locking tailgate isn't an option :confused: - I think I saw my bimmer shed a tear yesterday... poor girl.

    09 Taco front right corner 2.jpg
     
  2. Feb 7, 2009 at 3:09 PM
    #2
    SocalMan22

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  3. Feb 7, 2009 at 3:58 PM
    #3
    WoadWunner

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    Nice truck Man. Welcome to TW
     
  4. Feb 7, 2009 at 4:10 PM
    #4
    TEX357

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    nice looking truck man!
     
  5. Feb 7, 2009 at 5:12 PM
    #5
    silver07taco

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  6. Feb 7, 2009 at 5:26 PM
    #6
    squad314

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    Welcome Devil,where are you in La Canada?
     
  7. Feb 7, 2009 at 5:52 PM
    #7
    tacomian devil

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    Lethbridge, Alberta -

    Looks like you have some similar tastes - Nice choice!
     
  8. Feb 7, 2009 at 6:14 PM
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    squad314

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    Right on!:thumbsup:
     
  9. Feb 7, 2009 at 6:15 PM
    #9
    DanGer

    DanGer Avatar approved by 98tacomav6

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    Welcome! there is plenty of info on DYI locking tailgate if you get fidgety!
     
  10. Feb 7, 2009 at 7:09 PM
    #10
    Ghost96Romeo

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    I vote pop'n'lock as well if you don't have a bedcover.

    I've decided to leave my tailgate unlocked though because of my bed cover. If they assume I have something under the cover valuable and can't get to it through the tailgate, then I'm worried they would cut through my cover only to discover that I carry air most of the time.
     
  11. Feb 7, 2009 at 7:09 PM
    #11
    luk8272

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    Welcome to TW. I use the trusty hose clamp as having tailgate theft hasn't caught on here yet.
     
  12. Feb 7, 2009 at 7:56 PM
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    Delmarva

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    Nada, Zip, Zilch, Nothing
    Welcome to TW :wave:
     
  13. Feb 8, 2009 at 11:14 AM
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    ImpulseRed008

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    Welcome to TW. :wave:
     
  14. Feb 8, 2009 at 11:48 AM
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    whitebread

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    Welcome and I am SO GLAD you actually spelled it right. You rock! :p
     
  15. Feb 8, 2009 at 12:34 PM
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    WildcatRider

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    He caught on quick! A poll in his first post!

    Congrats!
     
  16. Feb 8, 2009 at 12:45 PM
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    T@co_Pr3runn3r

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  17. Feb 8, 2009 at 1:17 PM
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    tacomian devil

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    Thanks Brad,

    Is that a ZX-6?? Brings back fond memories! I had a gorgeous and very fast beautiful teal one a few years back... What does this say about Tacoma owners and similar preferences?? Next thing you know, I will be posting pictures of dead animals, antler racks, and buying guns to hand on my back window??

    I thought of some more polls I want to run long term.

    Keep watchin for the tacomian-devil's questions; Thanks in advance for your input!
     
  18. Feb 8, 2009 at 1:49 PM
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    Delmarva

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    Nada, Zip, Zilch, Nothing
    Oh and I have a pop'n'lock and it works... :thumbsup:
     
  19. Feb 15, 2009 at 5:52 PM
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    WildcatRider

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    Sorry I was going through my recent posts and I just saw that you replied!

    Actually it is a 2005 ZZR600, which you may or may not know is the same as the 00-02 ZX-6R... just marketed under "Sport Touring" instead of being a flagship bleeding edge technology 600.

    For my purposes, I love the bike! It is my 2nd one and I didn't wanna go straight from Ninja 250 to racer's edge supersport :D
     
  20. Feb 18, 2009 at 10:29 PM
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    gdawg25

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    No lock here. It would be pretty useless with a soft tonneau cover. If I have anything valuable, I usually put it in the back seat.
     
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