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Discussion in 'New Members' started by bond, Jun 10, 2011.

  1. Jun 10, 2011 at 6:24 AM
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    bond

    bond [OP] Active Member

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    All-Pro Offroad Expedition leaf springs, Walker Evans Racing shocks, ATX Artillery wheels with 33" Goodyear Wrangler Duratrac tires, All-Por Offroad front bumper, CBI Offraod Bushmaster rear bumper with swing away tire carrier and 2 jerry can basket and Hi-Lift jack, All-Pro skid plates, TJM X-Ray spot and driving lights, TJM 9000lbs winch, TJM on-board air compressor, Airflow snorkel, Running boards, Roof rack, Side Window Visors, Folding hard tonneau cover, Bongiovi Acoustics DPS
    I've always like Toyota trucks since I was a kid. Before I could even afford to buy a truck, I knew it was going to be a Toyota.

    I went to university and became butt ass broke. I ended up being an intern with the Geological Survey of Canada in Vancouver, which just so happens to be one of the most expensive place in Canada to live. So, no money but in a place where there are lots of nice imports:(

    Eventually, after moving to Pennsylvania I got a decent job and bought myself my first truck, a black 2000 Tacoma access cab TRD. It was sweet, for the time I had it. My brother was getting married...this is 6 months after I get the truck, and my truck gets stolen from the hotel parking lot the night/morning of the wedding:eek: I'm not sure if it was the liquor from the night before or just being upset, but I ran back up to my room and lost my breakfast. Standing in the wedding and have pictures was fun:rolleyes:

    Years go by I end up working in the oil field, but just getting started I cant quite afford a Tacoma, but got a Frontier instead. After making some good money I end up getting my wife a 2007 white Tacoma access cab TRD thinking that I could get her to drive my Nissan and I could use the Taco. That was a no go, she wouldn't give it up.

    Last week I finally pay off my Frontier and trade it in for a 2011 white Tacoma crew cab TRD:):):) I had to out do her, so I got some things done to it:
    3" Revteck lift
    American Racing ATX Series wheels
    33" Goodyear Wrangler Duratrax tires
    K&N intake
    Running boards
    Roof rack
    Side Window Visors
    Folding hard tonneau cover
    Bongiovi Acoustics DPS
    All season mats

    Better pics to come along with more upgrades and maybe some grill mods

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  2. Jun 10, 2011 at 6:29 AM
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    detnight

    detnight Well-Known Member

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    Bed cover, Borla exhaust,20in wheels The TEXAS edition
    Looks great and welcome to the TW
     
  3. Jun 10, 2011 at 6:40 AM
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    BFA

    BFA Nuttier than squirrel shit.

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    sup
     
  4. Jun 10, 2011 at 8:28 AM
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    RLDTACO

    RLDTACO Well-Known Member

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    Nice truck,:thumbsup: welcome to TW!
     
  5. Jun 10, 2011 at 8:36 AM
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    mjohn617

    mjohn617 Well-Known Member

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    Welcome!
     
  6. Jun 10, 2011 at 3:47 PM
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    Ridingontrd

    Ridingontrd Well-Known Member

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    aFe prodry,Dynomax ultra flo ss,Scangauge2,Demello front bumper,BudBuilt skids,sliders(local)AllPro rear bumper,Wet O's cobalt blu,w/halfpiping,TRD logo in gold,R/L hood struts,5150's@10"aal 3 pack,T/C uca,Light racing c/o,1"diff.drop,de-badged,
    Congrats on making the dream.:cool:
    Welcome to TW.
     
  7. Jun 10, 2011 at 3:52 PM
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    97Blk_one

    97Blk_one Well-Known Member

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    A whole lot,But not satify
    Wecome to TW. You're on the right track.
     
  8. Jun 15, 2011 at 2:09 PM
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    Surfinpig

    Surfinpig Well-Known Member

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    Avid Offroad light bar, trd skid plate, are cap, billy 5100's
    Nice, welcome
     
  9. Jun 15, 2011 at 2:27 PM
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    bond

    bond [OP] Active Member

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    lifted 2011 TRD Sport
    All-Pro Offroad Expedition leaf springs, Walker Evans Racing shocks, ATX Artillery wheels with 33" Goodyear Wrangler Duratrac tires, All-Por Offroad front bumper, CBI Offraod Bushmaster rear bumper with swing away tire carrier and 2 jerry can basket and Hi-Lift jack, All-Pro skid plates, TJM X-Ray spot and driving lights, TJM 9000lbs winch, TJM on-board air compressor, Airflow snorkel, Running boards, Roof rack, Side Window Visors, Folding hard tonneau cover, Bongiovi Acoustics DPS
    thanks for the welcomes!

    gotta love the Tacoma. I'll see if I can get some decent photos on here.

    I have installed my 2way radio and 3watt cell phone booster since getting it.

    First thing I have planned, that I can most likely get away with by the wifey, is a roof basket. I originally wanted a ski rack, but think it's a good idea to have a full sized spare wheel. Since my bed is always full when I travel I cant store it there. I like the basket by kasey200 and will likely see if I can get him to make me one down the road.

    I would love to eventually have an ALLPRO bumper or the custom one I see on here that looks similar.
     
  10. Jun 15, 2011 at 2:28 PM
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    Seabass

    Seabass Chrome won't get you home

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    You don't really care, do you.
    Welcome to the club. Elite status: activated
     
  11. Jun 15, 2011 at 2:28 PM
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    rbeezy

    rbeezy Well-Known Member

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    welcome... ride looks good
     
  12. Jun 15, 2011 at 2:32 PM
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    YFZ_TRD

    YFZ_TRD 4Runner Pilot

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    Great looking truck. Sorry to hear about your old 1st gen. I'm sure I would have a similar gut reaction if someone stole my favorite possession/sole form of transportation.
     
  13. Jun 15, 2011 at 2:35 PM
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    KenLyns

    KenLyns Lord of War

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    Welcome! His and hers white 2nd gens? This is going to be interesting. :)
     
  14. Jun 15, 2011 at 3:18 PM
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    bond

    bond [OP] Active Member

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    lifted 2011 TRD Sport
    All-Pro Offroad Expedition leaf springs, Walker Evans Racing shocks, ATX Artillery wheels with 33" Goodyear Wrangler Duratrac tires, All-Por Offroad front bumper, CBI Offraod Bushmaster rear bumper with swing away tire carrier and 2 jerry can basket and Hi-Lift jack, All-Pro skid plates, TJM X-Ray spot and driving lights, TJM 9000lbs winch, TJM on-board air compressor, Airflow snorkel, Running boards, Roof rack, Side Window Visors, Folding hard tonneau cover, Bongiovi Acoustics DPS
    man, where's the rest of that photo in you signature! lol

    I'm going to add some photos of her truck to my Tacoma photos, unfortunately I will never get the two trucks together because they are 5000kms apart. I wouldn't want her to see all the things I'm doing to mine anyway, she might get jealous:)
     
  15. Jun 15, 2011 at 3:24 PM
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    YFZ_TRD

    YFZ_TRD 4Runner Pilot

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    You guys are married but don't live with each other? :confused:
     
  16. Jun 15, 2011 at 3:30 PM
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    bond

    bond [OP] Active Member

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    All-Pro Offroad Expedition leaf springs, Walker Evans Racing shocks, ATX Artillery wheels with 33" Goodyear Wrangler Duratrac tires, All-Por Offroad front bumper, CBI Offraod Bushmaster rear bumper with swing away tire carrier and 2 jerry can basket and Hi-Lift jack, All-Pro skid plates, TJM X-Ray spot and driving lights, TJM 9000lbs winch, TJM on-board air compressor, Airflow snorkel, Running boards, Roof rack, Side Window Visors, Folding hard tonneau cover, Bongiovi Acoustics DPS
    We live together in Nova Scotia (east coast of Canada) but I work in the oil and gas industry, and have been working in western Canada for the last 7 years.

    I store my equipment and truck in Calgary, Alberta and fly back and forth to work. My typical routine is fly from Halifax, Nova Scotia to Calgary, Alberta, pick up my truck at the airport, grab my gear, go meet with which ever oil company, then drive to an oil rig to live at until the well is complete. Then I drive back to Calgary again, store my stuff and fly back. No schedule, just pick up and go pretty much and try to get as much time off as possible.
     
  17. Jun 15, 2011 at 3:38 PM
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    YFZ_TRD

    YFZ_TRD 4Runner Pilot

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    Sounds like a pretty sweet gig!
     
  18. Jun 16, 2011 at 8:14 AM
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    Racerboy221

    Racerboy221 Well-Known Member

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    18" Wheels & Tires, Airshocks, CB Radio
    Welcome to TW from AZ!
     
  19. Jun 16, 2011 at 8:30 AM
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    09slvrtaco

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    congrats on the new truck and welcome.
     
  20. Jun 16, 2011 at 1:25 PM
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    bicklebok

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    Nice ride! Both of you!
     
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