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New Member in Atlanta

Discussion in 'New Members' started by Torpedo, Nov 14, 2011.

  1. Nov 14, 2011 at 4:16 AM
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    Torpedo

    Torpedo [OP] Member

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    Terry
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    Hello.

    I've been a Toyota owner for many years but it's been mostly 4runners with a couple of LandCruisers and cars mixed in. This weekend i brought my first Tacoma home and I'm really enjoying it.

    It is a high mileage truck so it has its issues and thats why i signed up here. I'll be lifting it mildly. I basically want just enough lift to fit 33's while retaining my ride quality. I'll be using the search button a lot while i research problems and opinions!

    Anyway, here's a picture of the truck with the other toys in the background.
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  2. Nov 14, 2011 at 4:29 AM
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    Blackshirts

    Blackshirts Well-Known Member

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    Welcome to TW
     
  3. Nov 14, 2011 at 4:30 AM
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    TRD4x4JIM

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    4.0L V6 DOHC 24V 236hp 5 Speed Auto trans Part Time 4x4 2 Speed Transfer case Auto LSD, 16" TRD wheels, VSC TRAC TPMS, TRD OFF-ROAD EXTRA VALUE PACKAGE.... OFF-ROAD TUNED Suspension, Bilstein Shocks... Locking Differential.. VSC + ATRAC , HAC, DAC, SKID PLATES TOW HOOKS POWER INVERTER,FOG LAMPS , WINDOW TINT, RUNNING BOARDS ROOF RACK DOOR SILL PROTECTORS hot plug for my cell phone... A R E camper shell
    :wave:Welcome to T W have fun and try not to spend to much money. JIM
     
  4. Nov 14, 2011 at 4:42 AM
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    mlittle

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    Welcome from Oklahoma!
     
  5. Nov 14, 2011 at 5:02 AM
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    478DblSport

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    | EXTERIOR | Access Roll-up Tonneau Cover, Tailgate Hose Clamp Mod, Shortened OEM Antenna, DeeZee Bed Mat ---------------------------- | INTERIOR | Flyzeye V2W (Amber/White/Amber) Audio: Alpine CDA-117, PDX-5 (119Wx4+410W), Polk Audio MM6501 (F) & MM651 (R), JL Audio CP108LG-W3v3 (Sub), w/Monster, Rockford, & Streetwire cabling, Metra Dash Kit.
    Welcome to TW from a fellow Georgian!!!
     
  6. Nov 14, 2011 at 5:14 AM
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    k9cop

    k9cop if your not the lead dog, the view never changes

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    Welcome.
     
  7. Nov 14, 2011 at 5:19 AM
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    RLDTACO

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    Welcome aboard! :wave:
     
  8. Nov 14, 2011 at 5:34 AM
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    Kangonia

    Kangonia I'm proficient with both chainsaw and shotgun...

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  9. Nov 14, 2011 at 6:49 AM
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    Hardscrabble

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  10. Nov 14, 2011 at 6:52 AM
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    luco1029

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    You said high mileage truck. How many miles you talkin?
     
  11. Nov 14, 2011 at 10:19 AM
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    Torpedo

    Torpedo [OP] Member

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    Thanks for all the warm welcomes!

    The mileage question is tricky. I bought the truck with 199k miles. Long story short, i made it a few miles from the dealership and wound up having to replace the engine. So i now have a truck with 199k and an engine with 56k. Its been a headache, but I'm still happy with what i paid for the truck and new engine (the dealership covered a lot of it). Its the exact truck i wanted and i knew going in i was taking a risk on a high mileage truck.

    The 4runner in the background has ~320k miles so 200k almost seemed new :)
     
  12. Nov 14, 2011 at 3:07 PM
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    Tigahshark

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  13. Nov 14, 2011 at 11:49 PM
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    4Wheelin4Banger

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    [​IMG]Welcome to TW from Sparks, NV[​IMG]
     
  14. Nov 15, 2011 at 2:03 AM
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    JRob33

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    Welcome. No place like GA!!
     
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