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New to Forum, planning options for my truck

Discussion in 'New Members' started by SCCAKen, Feb 23, 2009.

  1. Feb 23, 2009 at 9:14 AM
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    SCCAKen

    SCCAKen [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Weathertech floor liners, MacNeil dark window deflectors, debadged, dedecaled.
    Hi,

    I plan to buy a new V6 Access Cab 4x2 in the near future. I've come to TacomaWorld for research and advice on options. I plan to use it as a street truck and want the ability to tow or make a run to the home improvement store. I do not plan to use it off road.

    I like a vehicle to handle well, but I'm not ready for a Xrunner. I like the subtle tuner look and a clean debadged vehicle with no graphics, non-functioning hood scoops or huge spoilers.

    I'll be asking (hopefully in the right places) questions about what is really in the various packages as the dealer and the brochures are not specific. I'll also ask about add-on parts, both factory and after market. Toyota has a deep parts catalog, and I know folks swap parts and add parts from other years and models.

    thanks,
    SCCAKen (from Atlanta)
     
  2. Feb 23, 2009 at 10:09 AM
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    longbow

    longbow I see you now..................

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    welcome to TW!!
    I will say you have come to the right place. I would first off look at the pictures of trucks here, and do some searching here also.
    Ask away on the questions, alot of people here that know alot of stuff.
    I am sure you will come up with the best mods that will go GREAT with your new ride.
     
  3. Feb 24, 2009 at 2:08 AM
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    Delmarva

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    Welcome to TW :wave:
     
  4. Feb 24, 2009 at 2:59 AM
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    RelentlessFab

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    Had tons on the old Taco's.... new Tundra is pretty stock
    welcome to TW
     
  5. Feb 24, 2009 at 3:52 AM
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    Janster

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    Welcome to TW!

    Sounds like the XRunner is right up your alley in terms of what you describe.

    Why do you think you're not ready for it?
     
  6. Feb 24, 2009 at 4:46 AM
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    Bassetdad

    Bassetdad What if God Smoked Cannabis

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  7. Feb 24, 2009 at 4:51 AM
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    Welcome to TW. Good luck with your purchase.
     
  8. Feb 24, 2009 at 8:52 PM
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    SCCAKen

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    I'll check the various sections and do some searches. I do want to tow now and then; the XRunner doesn't have the tow package as I recall and the rated load capacity is lower.

    SCCAKen (from Atlanta)
     
  9. Feb 25, 2009 at 7:13 PM
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    Welcome to the forum!! Glad to have you!!
     
  10. Feb 25, 2009 at 7:49 PM
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    Buzzoff

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