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New Zealander in Canada Taco owner

Discussion in 'New Members' started by snorola, Aug 2, 2009.

  1. Aug 2, 2009 at 7:51 PM
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    snorola

    snorola [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Hello all,

    I am from New Zealand but I currently live in Ontario Canada and I have just purchased a Tacoma last week. I bought a 2006 Double Cab 4x4 V6 with manual transmission.

    Will get some pics when I get a chance. It is a base model white with black bumpers, already has 20% tints all round, bug deflector and some goodyear wrangler silent armor tires 265 70 R16 which look pretty good.

    I have lived in Colorado USA for 2 winters and Canada now for almost 2 years in BC, Alberta and Ontairo, I am moving out to Canmore Alberta next month to get back to the mountains, Ontario is too flat for downhill MTB and snowboarding.

    Here is some pics of my old rides:

    My first, 1993 Toyota Corolla Wagon
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    1995 Nissan Primera (Infiniti G20)
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    1998 Subara WRX STi Version 4 Wagon 300+HP:D
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    2000 Ford Explorer 4x4 V6 Manual (My first vehicle in North America)
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    I have had a Saturn Wagon for the last 12 months and the thing is a piece of shit, was the main reason I didn't even look at GM trucks. Needed 4x4 and must be manual so my only choices were Nissan Frontier and Tacoma (didn't consider Dodge crap after driving a dakota for work).

    Found a good deal on the Taco for Canadian prices and am loving it so far.

    Basic mod want list so far:
    Folding bed cover
    Intermittent wipers
    fog lights
    cruise control
    hitch
    i'm building a bed extender/bike rack

    Anyway thats the longest intro ever :)
     
  2. Aug 2, 2009 at 8:12 PM
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    squad314

    squad314 Thinks he's Steve McQueen

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    Into the mystic....(foggy Saint John, NB)
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    Front 5100's @2.5", Rear 5125's with AAL. Light Racing UCA's, Factory hood deflector, Sirius Sportster 5, TRD air filter, Weathertech's f&r, "Hello Kitty" steering wheel cover.
    Welcome to TW and Canada,glad to have you at both.:)
     
  3. Aug 3, 2009 at 2:57 AM
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    JM76

    JM76 Ride On

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    seconday air filter removal, tw sticker afe pro dry s filter , black rims , cb radio with four foot firestik antenna,black nasta nerf bars,5100's in the rear,mp3 player hookup,led overhead light,5100's up front @ 1.75, rear AAL,custom dent package,blacked out rear bumper, blacking out front grille,camo gt seat covers , 6k HIDs, 6k fogs coming, devil horns grille mod,elite offroad aluminum bumper,Canadoshi grille mod.light bar behind the grille with bright lights coming sooner or later
    welcome to tw! you live in Ayr? My buddy and I still have this running joke about th-ayr!:D Guess you had to be there,oh well, welcome to TW!:):cheers:
     
  4. Aug 3, 2009 at 6:36 AM
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    neslerrah

    neslerrah Who needs 4WD?

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    Secondary air filter removed, elbow mod, BFG KM2 (33x10.5R15), American Racing Mojaves, Debadged, BHLM, Dome Light MOD (Blue), Hella 500 behind recessed Satoshi Grille, Kenwood headunit, Sockmonkey 'TACOMA' Decals, Readylift 5-lug SST, Rear Shocks - Bilstein TRD, Dynomax Super Turbo #17748, DDM Slim Ballast HID Kit H4 Hi/Lo -35W 6000K in headlights, Apexcone Raptor HID Kit H3 - 35W 6000K in Hella 500s, aFe CAI #51-10762, WeatherTech Floorliner, 200W Smart AC Inverter
    hello & welcome.
     
  5. Aug 3, 2009 at 8:25 AM
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    Colton

    Colton Reagan/Bush '84

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    Pelfreybilt 3-hoop bumper, Bilstein 5100 F&R, OME 886 w/driver side top plate spacer, 1.5" AAL, 315/70/17 Hankook Dynapro AT, 17x9 Level 8 MK6, 20% tint, AEM Brute force intake, Alpine CDE-W235BT, Armortech sliders
    Welcome to TW!
     
  6. Aug 3, 2009 at 12:03 PM
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    Edrin55

    Edrin55 Well-Known Member

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  7. Aug 3, 2009 at 12:11 PM
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    phynyx38

    phynyx38 Believe

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    Welcome :D
     
  8. Aug 3, 2009 at 5:35 PM
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    HwyRogue

    HwyRogue Resident Canuck

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    Arctic bull bar, hitch step, side bars (All by Avid Off Road!), BHLM, eye lids....
    :canada: T'anks for joinin', eh! Good to see another fellow Canuck!
     
  9. Aug 3, 2009 at 5:43 PM
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    AK27

    AK27 Well-Known Member

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    welcome from ontario :wave:
     
  10. Aug 10, 2009 at 7:59 PM
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    snorola

    snorola [OP] Well-Known Member

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    SAW 2.0 Coilovers Eibach 14" 650lb springs Camburg UCA's All pro expo springs OME rear shocks All pro front bumper All pro IFS skid All pro sliders SCS f5 matt black rims Lightforce blitz 240's
    here is an average pic of it.... will get better ones soon

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