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New Member from Alberta Canada

Discussion in 'New Members' started by rdd11, Feb 17, 2012.

  1. Feb 17, 2012 at 10:34 AM
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    rdd11

    rdd11 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Hey everyone! I've been browsing this site for a while and figured it was time to sign up!

    My father was a Manager at a Toyota dealership he was a licensed mechanic and stood behind Toyota like nobody else. He had a 1990 Toyota SR5 pick up that has 390,000 km the only major thing that needed to be replaced was the clutch. Truck still runs amazing and just recently drove 2600km with no issues. My father passed away in 2010. The best way I could think of remembering him was to buy a vehicle he would be proud to see his son own.

    So in Feb of 2011 I went to the Toyota dealership he had worked at. Most of the sales man knew who I was so I was treated amazing. Long story short I walked out of that dealership with a 2008 Toyota Tacoma TRD Long Box In immaculate shape paying a more then reasonable price.

    I have owned the truck for a year and while it may not be as big or power full as all those other trucks. It performs in the mud and snow unmatched. It drives amazing I test drove a brand new one and mine when I bought it and couldn't believe that you couldn't not tell them apart in how they drove. Its fun to drive. Its reliable, Its decent on gas, Its fast and it puts out and gets me out of them bad spots. The truck has pulled out f150's, Ram's and a duramax out of a river.

    All I can say is I love this truck Its amazing.
     
  2. Feb 17, 2012 at 10:35 AM
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    Krazie Sj

    Krazie Sj Resident Jackass

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    Howdy from Cowtown!

    Prepare to be broke from the mods you will end up performing on it.
     
  3. Feb 17, 2012 at 10:36 AM
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    OZ-T

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

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    DCLB FTMFW BITCHES
     
  4. Feb 17, 2012 at 10:37 AM
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    Krazie Sj

    Krazie Sj Resident Jackass

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    You're off your meds again aren't you...
     
  5. Feb 17, 2012 at 10:45 AM
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    rdd11

    rdd11 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Haha Ye I know But can't think of a better reason to be broke!
     
  6. Feb 18, 2012 at 4:06 AM
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    RLDTACO

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    Welcome aboard! :wave:
     
  7. Feb 18, 2012 at 11:05 AM
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    tacoteacher

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    Welcome from SoCal!
     
  8. Feb 21, 2012 at 2:58 AM
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    4Wheelin4Banger

    4Wheelin4Banger Longtime Toyman

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    [​IMG]Welcome to TW from Sparks, NV[​IMG]
     
  9. Feb 21, 2012 at 12:54 PM
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    Tigahshark

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  10. Feb 21, 2012 at 5:41 PM
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    --Stock 2016. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 2011 had 6 inch ProComp lift, Eibach coils on 5100 Bilsteins at zero, 1/4 inch Toytec spacer on drivers side, rear TSB, 1.5 inch Deaver AAL, ProComp blocks and rear shocks, 8000 lb Warn winch on a Trans4mer grill guard, 33 inch BFG AT's, 18x9 XD Monsters, PIAA headlights, PIAA driving lights, Pyro's blue LED gauges, LED strip below tailgate, Armor Lid hard tonno, Hidden Hitch, Dee Zee bed mat, Tint, XM, Garmin GPS, Ultra Gauge
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  11. Feb 21, 2012 at 9:26 PM
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    rdd11

    rdd11 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Thanks
     
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