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New guy

Discussion in 'New Members' started by AverageJoe, Dec 2, 2009.

  1. Dec 2, 2009 at 7:09 PM
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    AverageJoe

    AverageJoe [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Joey
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    Hey, I'm Joey, just registered. Been on the site a few times and I thought it was pretty cool.

    For my birthday this past July, I bought a used '06 Tacoma PreRunner V6 SR5. It was in good shape, but obvious that the previous owner didn't take great care of it (sticks jammed up in the underbody, decent amount of dents, etc). We cleaned it up as much as we could, and when it's washed, it looks almost brand new. Came with a set of Remington Mud Brutes, which were nearly bald when we bought the truck. Recently put on some Goodyear Wranglers. I would have personally rathered the BFG All Terrain T/A's, but they were a little pricey. I'll try to post some pics of the truck soon.
     
  2. Dec 2, 2009 at 7:11 PM
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    AK27

    AK27 Well-Known Member

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    :wave: welcome to tw!
     
  3. Dec 2, 2009 at 7:13 PM
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    Simon's Mom

    Simon's Mom Wag More Bark Less

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    Stock for now
    Hi Joey :wave:
    Sounds like your truck landed in good hands!
    Look forward to the pictures & welcome to the forum.
     
  4. Dec 2, 2009 at 7:16 PM
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    BirdTRD

    BirdTRD Unsuspectingly striking from above

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    Greg
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    Front (2.75" total): 1.6" Eibach coils, Toytec 0.5" (L) & 0.25" (R) top plate spacers, 5100's @ 0.85", Built Right uniball UCA's, Differential drop, Removed sway bar Rear: TSB springs, Wheeler's 1.5" AAL, 5100's, 2* shims, Carrier bearing drop, F and R Spidertrax, 285/75-16 Goodyear Duratracs, Self-fabbed sliders, rear bumper, and skid plates, Cobra 75 CB, Bed lined slim lo-pro tool box, Bed Extender, Diff breather mod, Two tail gate security mods, Exhaust dumped behind axle, Can't leave shit alone so plenty more coming...
    Welcome to TW. Start saving money now because there's going to be a lot of things you see on this site you'll be dying to buy.
     
  5. Dec 2, 2009 at 7:20 PM
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    4low2go

    4low2go Well-Known Member

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    Welcome!

    I'm with you on the BF Goodrich T/A's.


    :burnrubber:
     
  6. Dec 2, 2009 at 7:20 PM
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    Ridingontrd

    Ridingontrd Well-Known Member

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    Welcome to TW.
     
  7. Dec 2, 2009 at 7:21 PM
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    AverageJoe

    AverageJoe [OP] Well-Known Member

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    They look sick on any Tacoma. Speaking of what that guy said about saving money, I'm gonna save some up to get these once the Goodyears wear out
     
  8. Dec 2, 2009 at 7:24 PM
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    mountainwolfpup

    mountainwolfpup Ford Guy (Formerly known as a Toyota Guy)

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    First month of ownership... This month I'm removing front air dam, and also Rhino lining the bed.
    Hey AverageJoe, welcome aboard. Always glad to have new members find out how amazing and worthwhile this site (community) is.

    Your comment: "sticks jammed up in the underbody, decent amount of dents, etc". Hey that sounds like my truck. Finally got around to getting some decent Arizona pin-striping this summer.. and while rock crawling ripped a huge chunk of rubber out of the sidewall of my brand new BFGs.

    Hope you carry on the tradition- rocks, sticks, mud, dirt, grime, a good bath and wax, repeat over and over.
     
  9. Dec 2, 2009 at 7:29 PM
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    AverageJoe

    AverageJoe [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I appreciate the hospitality :)

    Definately planning on getting her dirty soon. Too clean right now
     
  10. Dec 2, 2009 at 7:32 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    Welcome to TW!
     
  11. Dec 2, 2009 at 8:11 PM
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    PB65stang

    PB65stang Well-Known Member

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    Welcome from another new guy!
     
  12. Dec 2, 2009 at 8:31 PM
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    fletch aka

    fletch aka www.BeLikeBrit.org

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    Hey Joe :wave: welcome to TW
     
  13. Dec 3, 2009 at 6:03 AM
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    neslerrah

    neslerrah Taco lovin'

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    Harrelsen
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    Hello Joey, welcome to TW.
     
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