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New fella

Discussion in 'New Members' started by mkZero, Mar 28, 2010.

  1. Mar 28, 2010 at 12:28 AM
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    mkZero

    mkZero [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Hey all. Just bought an 05 TRD Sport today and have been reading these forums all evening and already learned a lot so I decided to register. This is my first Tacoma and I totally love it so far! I probably won't do much in the way of modding it, I have a '55 VW for that. I can't leave anything alone though, so I'm sure I'll do something to it at some point, lol. Here's some pics of it

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    And a couple of the bug just because! :D
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  2. Mar 28, 2010 at 12:30 AM
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    05PreRunner

    05PreRunner "Living life in the FAST lane..."

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    TRD intake, JBA "shorty" headers, URD y-pipe
    Nice Truck and Bug! :thumbsup:

    Welcome to TW...
     
  3. Mar 28, 2010 at 12:30 AM
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    Shawneily

    Shawneily "Its go time, baby!"

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    Welcome to TW! Sorry to tell you but.. when you start reading all this stuff you will want to start modding, lifting, painting, adding, buying..well you get my point.. but hey! congrats on the Tacoma! It will be your fav no doubt!
     
  4. Mar 28, 2010 at 12:35 AM
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    EquinsuOcha

    EquinsuOcha Bourbon

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    Welcome!
     
  5. Mar 28, 2010 at 12:36 AM
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    mkZero

    mkZero [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Thanks guys! Yeah, you're probably right, lol. Maybe some 5100's, an AAL, some better tires...
    My last truck was a wore-out 99 Ranger, so this is quite a step up for me! That thing was a total turd, leaked oil, was gutless, etc etc. I'm pretty stoked with the Tacoma. One of the first things I will probably do is the overhead compass/temp indicator fix, it doesn't work.
     
  6. Mar 28, 2010 at 1:15 AM
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    OZ-T

    OZ-T Quite an experience to live in fear , isn't it ?

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    mk ,

    5 posts into your thread and you've gone from "I'm not going to mod my truck at all " , to "well maybe just some 5100's , AAL , tires ...." face it dude , you're screwed !!! :D

    Welcome to the fastest way to evaporate all of your extra coin ,:)

    OZ
     
  7. Mar 28, 2010 at 4:34 AM
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    Simon's Mom

    Simon's Mom Wag More Bark Less

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  8. Mar 28, 2010 at 4:37 AM
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    Blackshirts

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    And sooo it begins..

    Welcome to TW.

    Have fun with your new Taco.

    :wave:
     
  9. Mar 28, 2010 at 9:34 AM
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    mkZero

    mkZero [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for the warm welcome. What ever I do to the truck will probably happen pretty slowly. My wife is expecting (our first!) and we only have my income. And a mortgage. In So Cal. And when it comes to modding things, the bug will always take precedent when there is spare $ floating around. Hopefully by this summer it will have about 300 hp :eek:
     
  10. Mar 28, 2010 at 9:37 AM
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    OZ-T

    OZ-T Quite an experience to live in fear , isn't it ?

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    Congrats on the midget ! :D

    OZ
     
  11. Mar 28, 2010 at 9:41 AM
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    toughtaco

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    Real nice bug...... def the official california car.........
     
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