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New Guy From Vero Beach (Fl)

Discussion in 'New Members' started by Doberman, Apr 14, 2013.

  1. Doberman

    Doberman [OP] Member

    Joined:
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    First Name:
    Matthew
    vero beach
    Vehicle:
    09 SR5
    TRD Supercharger, AFE Intake, Pro-comp lift, etc
    I've been lurking for a couple weeks now. Guess I might as well make it legit. My names Matthew, and yes I have a Doberman.

    I recently purchased a 2009 Toyota Tacoma SR5 4x4 Access cab. I had an incident with my 08 Mazdaspeed 3 and was advised that perhaps I should look in to getting a different vehicle. I was looking at FJ's but couldn't find one in my budget that I liked. I was really looking for a TRD model and those are even more difficult to find.

    But I digress. I stumbled upon this 09 4x4 and it seemed moderately priced. Upon further inspection of the pictures (vehicle was out of town) I noticed this neat looking thing on the engine that was marked TRD. I make the drive to go check the truck out and sure enough it had a supercharger on it. The dealer was clueless about it. Did the whole song and dance and now I'm the proud owner. The truck has 79k on it. A bit higher than I wanted but I figured for the price I got it for I did alright.

    Since owning it, I've replaced all the idler pullies (had a bad bearing in one) and done some other non-essential stuff. Painted my grill and headlight housings. Next up is a proper stereo and off road front bumper.

    This is my First Toyota truck. My 47th vehicle though. I've owned several Jeeps, lots of import (cars), a few trucks, muscle cars, and other assorted nonsense.

    So, enough talk. Here's some pictures.

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    Last edited: Apr 14, 2013
  2. 06 tacoma owner

    06 tacoma owner Well-Known Member

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    First Name:
    Will
    Western KY
    Vehicle:
    2006 AC super white 4x4
    4 inch lift, 6000k HIDs, weathertechs, Pioneer head unit with bluetooth, 285/70 trail grapplers, aero turbine muffler w/ flowmaster 3 inch stainless tip
  3. RLDTACO

    RLDTACO Well-Known Member

    Joined:
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    First Name:
    Bob
    Houston Tx.
    Vehicle:
    2010 DCLB PreRunner SR5
    Debadged,Tailgate theft mod,Extra D-rings,OEM bed mat,TRD exhaust, 5100 Billys@ 4 corners set@ 0 with Eibach springs, rear TSB springs.N-Fab tube Steps. TRD FJ SE wheels and Michelin LTX A/T 2's
    Nice truck! :thumbsup: Welcome to TW!
     
  4. Raceline08

    Raceline08 Well-Known Member

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    Brett
    Santa Rosa, ca
    Vehicle:
    Silver 08 DBC SB 4x4 TRD Offroad
    front Billies, 885x coils, taco lean spacer, TC UCA'S, Magnaflow 22" OME Dakars, Billy 110 rear's, B.A.M.F CMC, custom made E-locker guard
    Nice truck ! Got to love the blower! Welcome to TW !

    Brett
     
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