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New member hoping not to get bit too hard by the "mod bug"

Discussion in 'New Members' started by jacsd, Mar 15, 2010.

  1. Mar 15, 2010 at 11:19 PM
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    jacsd

    jacsd [OP] New Member

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    I just joined this to see what people can do to a 2003 4x2 reg cab, which is what I've owned for the past 3 years. It's running strong at 73,000 mi. Today I put a deposit down on some Yokohama Geolandars A/T-S 235/75R15. So I'll be researching on that in the main forums after I post this.

    From the looks of it, once you get started on one modification, you just want to do more! These tires are very my first investment to this truck that is not stock. That's why I say I hope the "mod bug" doesn't bite me too hard. I guess time will only tell...

    Luckily, BenJammn5 sent me here to find out!
     
  2. Mar 15, 2010 at 11:23 PM
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    yotanator

    yotanator Not your average girl

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    Hello, and welcome! :D Nice to see another female Tacoma owner!
     
  3. Mar 15, 2010 at 11:26 PM
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    jacsd

    jacsd [OP] New Member

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    Thanks! I was curious how many females are on this thing.
     
  4. Mar 15, 2010 at 11:27 PM
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    yotanator

    yotanator Not your average girl

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    There's a fair few, but we are WAAAAY outnumbered ;)
     
  5. Mar 15, 2010 at 11:29 PM
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    only_K

    only_K 1st Gen. Pride

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    you will get bit. no doubt about it.
     
  6. Mar 16, 2010 at 4:18 AM
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    Ridingontrd

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  7. Mar 16, 2010 at 4:26 AM
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    blackwatertaco If you ain't stuck, You ain't tryin hard enough.

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  8. Mar 16, 2010 at 4:28 AM
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    fau8823

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    Welcome and good luck. I've never done any mods to my past Tacomas. Now I'm addicted :)
     
  9. Mar 16, 2010 at 4:50 AM
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  10. Mar 16, 2010 at 5:07 AM
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    Mark C.

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  11. Mar 16, 2010 at 5:21 AM
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    478DblSport

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  12. Mar 16, 2010 at 11:33 PM
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    jacsd

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    Thanks for the warm welcomes. Just got the Geolandars... unbelievably awesome! Amazing the difference these tires make. I'll find a thread to post some pics up. I feel the bug creeping up :eek:
     
  13. Mar 16, 2010 at 11:36 PM
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    welcome from a fellow san diego-ite!
     
  14. Mar 16, 2010 at 11:37 PM
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  15. Mar 16, 2010 at 11:41 PM
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  16. Mar 16, 2010 at 11:42 PM
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    welcome to TW.... the famous last words of crack addicts and 4x4 enthusiast alike (I will only do this much and stop) beware of the bug. i caught it...now it hurts when i pee..
     
  17. Mar 16, 2010 at 11:43 PM
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    Work Over Time For Mods Welcome
     
  18. Mar 16, 2010 at 11:52 PM
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    jefferson

    jefferson needs to stop cruising Buy/Sell/Trade....

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