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New Member From San Diego

Discussion in 'New Members' started by TacoBlanco, Jun 11, 2009.

  1. Jun 11, 2009 at 11:09 AM
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    TacoBlanco

    TacoBlanco [OP] Active Member

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    Hey guys I just picked up an '08 DC LB 4x4 Trd Sport in Super White. Only had it for 2 days and I can already tell its gonna be an amazing truck. Don't plan to get super crazy with the truck (I'm sure you guys have heard THAT before haha). Probably gonna leave her stock for a bit. Maybe a 3" Coilover down the road with the AAL or tsb, who knows. Main reason I bought was because I snowboard quite a bit during the winter. I also shoot tons of photography and needed something to get me in more remote areas. I also wanna keep the miles (and temptation to speed) down on my Subaru STI haha.

    I can already tell there's a big Socal presence on this board so that should be awesome.

    Here's a quick picture I snapped from my Crackberry



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    Basically the only "mod" you could say I have is the guy I bought it from got the TRD plate and then powdercoated it white. Not sure how I feel about it yet but eh, I'll leave it there for now haha.

    You can be sure after shes washed up they'll be a fresh batch of photos haha.

    Oh and my name is Ben :)

    Oh and 619 in the house! HAHA.

    *Edit*

    Finally snapped a couple "real" intro pictures :). Took her for a little easy going 4wd breakin run.

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    Front skid plate took some hits...i might just take it off to be honest. Not sure how I feel about it. Or maybe I'll powdercoat it black instead of the white.
     
  2. Jun 11, 2009 at 11:12 AM
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    Jester243

    Jester243 mod status????

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    Nice truck and welcome to TW!!! :wave:
     
  3. Jun 11, 2009 at 11:15 AM
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    jrw1965

    jrw1965 Well-Known Member

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    Welcome, nice truck
     
  4. Jun 11, 2009 at 11:16 AM
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    TRICOMA

    TRICOMA Tacoma with the TRI package

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    Welcome Ben to TW. You should come out to Pine Valley Trail Run this weekend. Check out my signature for more info. It is a easy trail with a 4x4 section that breaks off in the middle of the trail. You should get some nice pictures as well.

    Tri


     
  5. Jun 11, 2009 at 11:22 AM
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    imsikotic

    imsikotic If u cant stand behind our troops. Stand in front

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    Welcome!! San Diego in the house!!!
     
  6. Jun 11, 2009 at 11:22 AM
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    derekabraham

    derekabraham Living vicariously through everybody

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  7. Jun 11, 2009 at 11:25 AM
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    Padilla1880

    Padilla1880 "Let's Ride!"

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    Hey Ben welcome to TW!
    SoCal Rep!
     
  8. Jun 11, 2009 at 12:25 PM
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    TacoBlanco

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    My stock height and tires gonna make it on that trail? haha. If its just a normal dirt trail I'd probably be fine. I dunno about some of those sections from the photos I browsed through. I'll see if I'm available. I guess theres some adventure pass thing we need to get too?
     
  9. Jun 11, 2009 at 12:43 PM
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    HBtacoma

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    welcome!!
     
  10. Jun 11, 2009 at 12:46 PM
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    Yota_dvl

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    welcome to TW from UTAH -
     
  11. Jun 11, 2009 at 1:04 PM
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    Edrin55

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    [​IMG] San Diego here too.... Scripps/Poway area.....
     
  12. Jun 11, 2009 at 1:16 PM
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    geolink

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    Welcome from northern nevada.

    I did the same with the stock skid plate = bedliner black. Others I have seen also decal'd it.

    Nice truck, happy trails!
     
  13. Jun 11, 2009 at 1:17 PM
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    TRICOMA

    TRICOMA Tacoma with the TRI package

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    Your truck will be fine. There will be a stock TRD 4x4 there and also a stock PreRunner non TRD there. A few weeks ago there was a stock truck there. Just take the trail at your own pace.
     
  14. Jun 15, 2009 at 8:03 AM
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    w8n4mud

    w8n4mud There's a mod for that!

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    Hey Ben,
    Welcome to Tacoma World!
    619 is in the house too! Right on.

    In regards to keeping the mileage down as well as the speeding... it ain't gonna happen. Bought my truck new in Dec of 05 (it's a 2006) and I already have 78K miles. I do speed. I just haven't been caught yet. :D It's just a matter of time.
     
  15. Jun 15, 2009 at 8:09 AM
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    neslerrah

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    :wave:hello & welcome to TW:wave:
     
  16. Jun 15, 2009 at 3:48 PM
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    :wave: Welcome to TW.
     
  17. Jun 15, 2009 at 3:55 PM
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    SocalMan22

    SocalMan22 Founder Socaltacomas.com

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    What Mods!
    Welcome to TW, another 619 member hell yeah!
     
  18. Jun 15, 2009 at 5:09 PM
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    AFButters

    AFButters Rigger, Please!!

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  19. Jun 15, 2009 at 5:52 PM
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    Jason'sLawnCare

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    I think he was talking about keeping the miles off his sti.

    Welcome Ben from the other side of the states. Do you have any pics of the STI? I love those boxer engines. The pur is so sexy.
     
  20. Jun 15, 2009 at 6:14 PM
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    Welcome :D
     
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