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My new Pickup Car...

Discussion in 'New Members' started by gaiserrc, Sep 3, 2009.

  1. Sep 3, 2009 at 10:39 PM
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    gaiserrc

    gaiserrc [OP] Member

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    Chris
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    Hey all!!! Great Site and loving all the info I'm getting. $4 clunkers is how I came to my 09 4x4 LB Tacoma Sport, Sorta. Ok I give you a little background info. Here's how it went down(over several years).
    When my hobby of carpentry started making me more money than selling real-estate I decided I needed a truck. My Acura TL wasn't cutting it and I really wish I some picts of it loaded with my tools and 12' lumber through the truck hole and out the back.
    Anyway I couldn't afford one so I got a 1,2,3, party owned Range Rover with a 100k and it was great... When the door locks worked and the back gate would decide to work(It has an electric lock gate and once I helped a friend move a 36" tube TV and the Gate wouldn't open. He had to wait for a week till the gate decided to work. LOL)
    So 60k miles later $4 Clunkers comes out and I trade it in for my Tacoma.
    Also my RR had a $1800 oil leak, $900 A/C problem, not a body panel with w/o a dent or scratch and not to mention the unfixable electrical problem.

    As for the thread title my 7 year old called it that the first time he saw it. I asked him why and he said "Cars have four doors and pickups have two so it must be a pickup car!!!!!"
    Chris

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  2. Sep 3, 2009 at 10:43 PM
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    1337Taco

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  3. Sep 3, 2009 at 10:44 PM
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    neslerrah

    neslerrah Who needs 4WD?

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    hello & welcome.
     
  4. Sep 3, 2009 at 11:27 PM
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    socaltrucker00

    socaltrucker00 Well-Known Member

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  5. Sep 3, 2009 at 11:31 PM
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    Scooter

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  6. Sep 3, 2009 at 11:33 PM
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    jefferson

    jefferson needs to stop cruising Buy/Sell/Trade....

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    what car did you trade in?
     
  7. Sep 3, 2009 at 11:38 PM
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    Anathollo

    Anathollo www.saveadane.org

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    x2! I was soo much richer in febuary. Of this year...haha!
     
  8. Sep 4, 2009 at 6:21 PM
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    brian

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  9. Sep 4, 2009 at 6:25 PM
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    moto932

    moto932 What's the matter, Colonel Sandurz? CHICKEN?

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    welcome to tw, enjoy!
     
  10. Sep 4, 2009 at 6:28 PM
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    Cool story, Welcome
     
  11. Sep 4, 2009 at 6:34 PM
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    Delmarva

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    seriously?

    did you read his post? :laugh:

    j/k :sorry: :laugh: :D
     
  12. Sep 4, 2009 at 6:36 PM
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    melissa0031

    melissa0031 Just enough knowledge to be dangerous

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    Sold my 2005 tacoma dc 4x4..just beginning to build this one.. blacked out badges,weathertech, wet okole seatcovers, custom bedside decals,smittybilt nfab nerf bars, remote start, bilstein shocks on the four corners, l.e.d. interior lights, paint matched engine cover, anytime fog light mod,Bhlm,and satoshi grill, yellow fogs, hood lights, redline hood struts, flyzeye interior console and glove box lighting, 3" Toytec lift sitting on 285/75/16 nitto grappler a/t with mb chaos rims..
    Welcome to TW
     
  13. Sep 5, 2009 at 8:25 PM
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    w8n4mud

    w8n4mud There's a mod for that!

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    Welcome to Tacoma World. Nice truck! I'm sure you're stoked!!!
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  14. Sep 5, 2009 at 8:47 PM
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    Sold!
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  15. Sep 5, 2009 at 9:04 PM
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    Welcom to TW, good bye to your money!!!!
     
  16. Sep 5, 2009 at 9:56 PM
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    jefferson

    jefferson needs to stop cruising Buy/Sell/Trade....

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    Nope!

    thought he could summarize for me ;)
     
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