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Discussion in 'New Members' started by Brownboy, Jun 27, 2010.

  1. Jun 27, 2010 at 5:39 PM
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    Brownboy

    Brownboy [OP] Member

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    Hello Tacoma World,

    I'm a new member from Houston, Tx. My father and I are looking to pick up a new Tacoma regular cab for hauling duties. We wanted an auto reg. cab PreRunner, but no such vehicle exists, so it looks like we'll be making our own.

    We are having a bitch of a time trying to find a black one, that dealers are willing to get to us. We have seen a few here in the Gulf States Toyota region, but of course, dealers want to sell us the trucks they have on the lot, and we want the prices that they advertise for, on the truck they don't have.:p I figured we'll be paying a bit of a premium to get the black like we want, but the recent graduate incentive program should help. I'm going to barely make the graduated in the past 2 years requirement.

    If you guys in the Houston area have any recommendations for dealers, I'm all ears. The last time we bought a Toyota was four years ago when my parents bought a Sienna from Champion Toyota. Great experience, GREAT price, but I haven't been able to contact our salesperson from that transaction. I avoid both Sterling McCall locations' sales departments like the plague.

    I have already gained a lot of knowledge, and hope to become a regular here.

    And the most important thing to remember when on a automotive forum...
    I know, I know...search noob!!:D
     
  2. Jun 28, 2010 at 7:56 AM
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    w8n4mud

    w8n4mud There's a mod for that!

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    Bilsteins 5100's (Front & Rear), GrillCraft, Line-X'ed Skid Plate & Bumper Valence, Blacked out hood scoop, Avid Light Bar and much more.
    Well I can't help about the location, but I could have sworn Toyota once made a PreRunner Reg Cab. I checked out Toyota's website and low & behold it's not an option. Hmmm. I don't know. Perhaps a used one, but that's a needle in a hay stack. Well, either way man good luck on the search. Still try their site to find other dealerships you could contact. Hell, make a road trip out of it. That would break it it. Welcome to TW!
     
  3. Jun 28, 2010 at 9:26 AM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    4.10 gears, sliders, and lots of buttons.
    Welcome to TW!
     
  4. Jun 28, 2010 at 9:27 AM
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    NAAC3TACO

    NAAC3TACO Just east of crazy

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    Welcome from Nevada.
     
  5. Jun 28, 2010 at 9:28 AM
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    HomerTaco

    HomerTaco Grill Sergeant Vendor

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    Core-Hurst short throw shifter & T-handle / Carbon Fiber Interior / custom console light / De-badged / leather interior / Heated Front seats / Red Line Hood Struts / Painted speaker grills /one-off TRD Satoshi Grill with 12-15 front-end swap/ Pioneer AVIC-X920BT HU / Scangauge II / Black LED Tails / Dash Mount for iPad mini / Safari Snorkel / Auto-pilot mode / Leer 100XQ Cap / 4x Innovations sliders / Rear Diff Breather Mod / front windows tinted to 35% / Brute Force Fab Hybrid Front Bumper / BAMF Rear Diff Skid / Budbuilt Skids / CBI Trail Master 2.0 rear hybrid bumper / Fox rr coils/ TC UCA's/ TC spindle gussets/ TC Cam Tab gussets / Dakar leafs / Defined Engineering shackles / All pro U bolt flip / Timbren Rear Bumpstops / BAMF LCA skids / Exhaust re-route / Fog Light anytime Mod / LowRange Off Road extended rear brake lines / ATO Shackle Flip / sectioned Bushwhacker flares / re-geared to 4.56 / ARB Front & Rear Locking Diff / ARB CKMA12 compressor / PrInSu full rack system / 1" body lift / Inchworm 4.7 crawlbox / twin stick FJ t-case / Davez off-road triple-stick kit/
    welcome!!!:d
     
  6. Jun 28, 2010 at 9:29 AM
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    rob1

    rob1 Well-Known Member

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    Tail gate mod, locking gas cap, locking spare tire, rear spring tsb,Weathertech Digital fit's
    Welcome aboard TW from south Texas!! Hope you find what you're looking for and when you do post up some pics!!
     
  7. Jun 28, 2010 at 5:56 PM
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    taco G

    taco G Well-Known Member

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    welcome
     
  8. Jun 28, 2010 at 5:57 PM
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    Chad

    Chad Rand Paul 2016

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    I've seen them before. So you're not the only one :D

    And to the OP, welcome! :wave:
     
  9. Jun 28, 2010 at 6:00 PM
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    topgun155

    topgun155 Well-Known Member

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    Welcome to TW from TX.
    I got mine from Sterling McCall. They have a pretty big selection.
     
  10. Jun 29, 2010 at 6:52 AM
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    bakerla

    bakerla Man, Myth, Legend

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    welcome from Pearland.
     
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