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Near Death Experience

Discussion in 'Toyota Trucks & SUVs' started by focotacoma, Dec 5, 2009.

  1. Dec 5, 2009 at 5:29 PM
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    focotacoma

    focotacoma [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Im getting there......
    So yesterday my Tacoma saved my life....

    I was driving down a local 4 lane road between Fort Collins Colorado and Boulder (some may know it as 287), I was going at the speed limit 65 and suddenly a guy in an F450 with about a 40 foot long triple axle horse trailer pulled out in front of me....

    I jamed on the brakes but didnt have near enough time to stop and the abs kicked in and veered into the median to avoid the guy all the while My TRD offroad stayed strong.... Even crossing through the 6 foor depp median. I even was able to return to the road without a flinch

    Thank you Tacoma...for saving my life
     
  2. Dec 5, 2009 at 5:32 PM
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    luk8272

    luk8272 Poodoo

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    Damn glad that turned out good.
     
  3. Dec 5, 2009 at 5:35 PM
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    focotacoma

    focotacoma [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Thanks man
     
  4. Dec 5, 2009 at 5:37 PM
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    adktacoma

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    that's one of the main reasons i drive a fully capable truck,you never when you're gonna be offroading.
     
  5. Dec 5, 2009 at 5:46 PM
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    focotacoma

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    so true man it was just a normal day of highway driving and.....
    Thank god not a scratch on the truck haha
     
  6. Dec 5, 2009 at 5:55 PM
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    Colton

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    Glad you didn't get hurt, that's the main thing.
     
  7. Dec 5, 2009 at 5:56 PM
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    btkicker

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    I hate drivers like that. Rude and they don't care if you die or not.
     
  8. Dec 5, 2009 at 6:00 PM
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    focotacoma

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    Ya man i kno this guy didnt even look :notsure:

    What are your guyses experiences?
     
  9. Dec 5, 2009 at 6:10 PM
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    jlvhrse

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    Wow, I am glad everything turned out okay and you or your truck did not get hurt! (or the horses... :))
     
  10. Dec 5, 2009 at 6:12 PM
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    focotacoma

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    Thanks and yea PETA would be happy with me....
    lol
    I think the 18 horse or so would have hurt my truck more than me them:D
     
  11. Dec 5, 2009 at 6:14 PM
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    tacoman101

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    i would have chased that guy with the trailor down
     
  12. Dec 5, 2009 at 6:16 PM
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    focotacoma

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    I thought about it but then i decided he either would have shot me or argued the police with reckless driving on my part...:confused:
     
  13. Dec 5, 2009 at 6:20 PM
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    ImpulseRed008

    ImpulseRed008 Gone But Not Forgotten

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    Happy you and your truck are ok. I hate idiots like that.
     
  14. Dec 5, 2009 at 6:25 PM
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    focotacoma

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    Im not exactly religious but someone was looking out for me!!!!:) It made me order a legit ipod interface so i dont have to stray my eyes from the road ;)
     
  15. Dec 5, 2009 at 7:01 PM
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    tacoman101

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    good call:)
     
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