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New, First Time Tacoma Owner

Discussion in 'New Members' started by jimmygle, Dec 30, 2010.

  1. Dec 30, 2010 at 9:56 PM
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    jimmygle

    jimmygle [OP] Well-Known Member

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    2011-01-06: Disabled seat belt beep -- 2011-01-12: Installed Aries Bull Bar -- 2011-01-28: WeatherTech Digitals Front & Back -- 2011-02-05: 30% Front Window Tint -- 2011-03-29: Wet Okole's Front Seats
    Hey,

    I thought I'd introduce myself before posting a bunch of questions. I just purchased a Silver 2011 Tacoma SR5 Double Cab and am mostly on this forum to get some input on accessories (grill guard, canopy, etc.) that I want to get and install.

    This is the first 4x4 I've owned, but have always wanted one and have admired the Toyota name for quite a while - needless to say, I'm pretty stoked to have this truck. I'm from Spokane, Washington and I've been getting pretty damn tired of driving around in this snow with a Nissan Altima.

    I look forward to learning about my new truck through this forum.

    Regards,
    Jimmy
     
  2. Dec 30, 2010 at 9:58 PM
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    DeeKay21

    DeeKay21 Lieutenant Dan.

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    Welcome!! Your gonna love it here!!
     
  3. Dec 30, 2010 at 9:58 PM
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    rbeezy

    rbeezy Well-Known Member

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    welcome... silver was my 2nd color choice!
     
  4. Dec 30, 2010 at 11:13 PM
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    David K

    David K Well-Known Member

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    Welcome!
     
  5. Dec 31, 2010 at 6:56 AM
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    RLDTACO

    RLDTACO Well-Known Member

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    Welcome to TW!! :wave:
     
  6. Dec 31, 2010 at 7:02 AM
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    bigef12

    bigef12 Well-Known Member

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    Removed that stupid "Sport Bumper Trim"
    Welcome! This place is great for mods and any tips you need. Just be ready to spend some $$$.
     
  7. Dec 31, 2010 at 7:13 AM
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    scottri

    scottri Well-Known Member

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    Cover King Seat Covers, WeatherTech Liners, PopNLock, storage bin locks, N-Fab Step bars, and G4 Elite Tonneau cover.
    Welcome from Portland!
     
  8. Dec 31, 2010 at 11:14 PM
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    RichardTRD

    RichardTRD Well-Known Member

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    Just purchased mine about 2 weeks ago. I'm loving it!

    Portland area here too!
     
  9. Dec 31, 2010 at 11:15 PM
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    HomerTaco

    HomerTaco That "grill guy" Vendor

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  10. Dec 31, 2010 at 11:32 PM
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    005Tacoma

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    Welcome to TW. Shoulda got an 05 tho. Less problems.
     
  11. Jan 1, 2011 at 12:23 AM
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    MountainEarth

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    Welcome from Colorado.
     
  12. Jan 1, 2011 at 2:56 AM
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    jimmygle

    jimmygle [OP] Well-Known Member

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    2011-01-06: Disabled seat belt beep -- 2011-01-12: Installed Aries Bull Bar -- 2011-01-28: WeatherTech Digitals Front & Back -- 2011-02-05: 30% Front Window Tint -- 2011-03-29: Wet Okole's Front Seats
    Less problems? I scraped for the 10yr/100k warranty, so hopefully any problems will be covered.
     
  13. Jan 1, 2011 at 8:23 AM
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    coffeesnob

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    This is indeed a great place to learn about your truck but....if you let every little bit of negativity on different topics get to you you will think your truck is a piece of crap.
     
  14. Jan 1, 2011 at 11:11 AM
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    005Tacoma

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    Yeah I hardly to never hear about any problems with 05s. Its always the 2009s & 2010s and now the 2011s.
    People act like you NEVER buy the 1st year of something. Well looks like they got it right with the 1st year 2nd gens and the newer they get the more crap is wrong with them. just saying.
    Happy New Year :)
     
  15. Jan 1, 2011 at 11:19 AM
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    747

    747 function > form

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    OP, nice choice! imho, I think you'll be good w/the 2011. :wave:
     
  16. Jan 1, 2011 at 12:55 PM
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    BryWi

    BryWi Psalm 109:8

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    Welcome from Ohio...
     
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