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New to the Tacoma world, ex dodge dakota owner

Discussion in 'New Members' started by bruinsrme, Apr 12, 2010.

  1. Apr 12, 2010 at 10:34 AM
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    bruinsrme

    bruinsrme [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Hello Everyone,
    I recently took delivery of my new TRD sport double cab in Barcelona Red.
    My previous truck was a dakota extra cab with a V8.
    Loved the V8 power and growl but it was becoming a money pit.

    I need to do a few things to the new ride.
    First I need the growl back, the truck sounds like my wife's Corolla :D
    Side steps are a must for my short legs, thinking about Westin
    Radio thinking about a double din pioneer with Nav
    Possibly hood protector and a couple of other things, depending if my hook up at toyota can come through.
    Any advice or direction on about the radio, blutooth, exhaust and other things please drop me a line

    I look forward to going through the forums and seeing what is being done to the trucks.

    Thanks
    Scott
     
  2. Apr 12, 2010 at 10:36 AM
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    ColtsTRD

    ColtsTRD .....

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    Nice to have ya Scott, congrats on your new taco.

    I have a Flowmaster Super 44 on my truck and it sounds mean!


    Enjoy :wave:
     
  3. Apr 12, 2010 at 3:20 PM
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    Ridingontrd

    Ridingontrd Well-Known Member

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    Thank you for your service.:cheers:
    Welcome to TW.
     
  4. Apr 12, 2010 at 3:22 PM
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    Jester243

    Jester243 mod status????

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    :wave: Welcome to the site!!
     
  5. Apr 12, 2010 at 3:24 PM
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    Blue

    Blue You're my boy blue

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    Congrats on the cross over!
     
  6. Apr 12, 2010 at 3:30 PM
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    SurfInferno

    SurfInferno Dont be stupid, its not smart.

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    welcome to the addiction :D
     
  7. Apr 12, 2010 at 3:33 PM
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    DeeKay21

    DeeKay21 Lieutenant Dan.

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    Welcome to TW!! I have a Flowmaster 50 series dual exhaust and I love it!!;)
     
  8. Apr 12, 2010 at 3:38 PM
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    rhodehard09

    rhodehard09 sometimes nonsense is the only sense someone has

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    Welcome to TW!!!
    i am a huge fan of the dynomax ultra flow mufflers sound real good without the highway drone.
    also a big fan of pioneer head units i have the 4100dvd and love it!! also changed out the door speakers and added an amp
     
  9. Apr 12, 2010 at 6:01 PM
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    bruinsrme

    bruinsrme [OP] Well-Known Member

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    It was my pleasure. What a life experience. I was able to do some great stuff at the expense of the taxpayer, so thank you and everyone other tax payer. :D
     
  10. Apr 12, 2010 at 6:09 PM
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    bruinsrme

    bruinsrme [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I am huge pioneer fan. Just have to decide with or without Nav.
     
  11. Apr 12, 2010 at 6:11 PM
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    ppham444

    ppham444 Well-Known Member

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    Welcome to TW! Got any pics of the new ride?
     
  12. Apr 12, 2010 at 6:19 PM
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    bruinsrme

    bruinsrme [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Not yet, I work nights 6pm to 6am. I don't see much sun light.
    tomorrow I should have some, will post
     
  13. Apr 12, 2010 at 7:29 PM
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    NelsonTacoma

    NelsonTacoma This is my derpawayinator!!!!!

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    Bilstein 5100's , 6000k HID Hi/Low Kit, Magnaflow Muffler, 1.5 inch AP Wheel Spacers, Mudflap Delete
    Welcome to the site, and get ready to start modding. Once you see all the cool stuff on here you will not be able to resist yourself.

    :headbang:
     
  14. Apr 12, 2010 at 7:40 PM
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    dhurley

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    Welcome to TW!
     
  15. Apr 12, 2010 at 7:42 PM
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    MiikeyD

    MiikeyD The Green Machine

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    hell yeah at the super 44. makes my i4 sounds like a v8 but its a cop magnet
     
  16. Apr 12, 2010 at 7:48 PM
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    AzogSS

    AzogSS Well-Known Member

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    Welcome! Instead of the hood protector get paint protection film! Got some on my front end and you can't see it! Keeps the front clean and draws attention to the bodylines rather than bulky plastic! Have fun modding!
     
  17. Apr 12, 2010 at 7:55 PM
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    THExBUSxDRIVER

    THExBUSxDRIVER Victory is reserved...

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    Not enough.
    Welcome!

    I went through the same thing as you did.
    traded in my 98 dakota ex. cab for the same reason of being a supercharged money pit.
    [​IMG]

    But it was worth it to have the beauty I have now.
     
  18. Apr 13, 2010 at 4:23 AM
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    rhodehard09

    rhodehard09 sometimes nonsense is the only sense someone has

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    damn someone who shares my schedule sweet!
    anyway yeah i just couldn't bring myself to spend the extra$ for nav.most of the time i know where im going and when i dont i have a sweet magellan gps that works just fine.i went with the
    4100 dvd with a metra dash kit and steering wheel control interface
    pioneer 6x9s in the front
    pioneer 6.5s in the rear
    pioneer 800 watt fourchannel amp
    it sounds beautiful.
     
  19. Apr 13, 2010 at 5:15 AM
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    sockmonkey

    sockmonkey just a regular Joe

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    I too came from a '98 Dakota to the Tacoma

    best upgrade of a vehicle i have made.

    the old....[​IMG]
     
  20. Apr 13, 2010 at 7:54 AM
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    skunk

    skunk what did I miss?

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    smart move! I'm sure that V8 liked to drink.
     
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