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Newbie Intro & old style Yota (88)

Discussion in 'New Members' started by Hydrabyte, Apr 2, 2009.

  1. Apr 2, 2009 at 9:46 AM
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    Hydrabyte

    Hydrabyte [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Joined months ago but was wanting to share info on my last Toyota, 1988 X-tra Cab SR5
    Bought after I graduated college from a Hooters girl in Daytona, YES I do MISS this bad boy
    SPECS:
    4 cylinder, 5 speed (never used 5th gear much)
    Tube bumper front & rear
    Tinted headlight covers
    Roll Bar with 2 KC lights
    Front bumper also had 2 KC lights (was ticketed by the local 5.0) cuz at that time laws stated "only" 2 lights above 46"
    Step bars
    Cherry bomb muffler
    Stock Gears

    Lift SPECS:
    3" body lift
    AAL
    Ranch heavy duty torsion bars to crank up the front (rode like a tank)
    6" suspension
    total 10" inches
    forget the wheel size, maybe 15 x 8 ? Super Swampers 37 x 12.5
    [​IMG]
     
  2. Apr 2, 2009 at 9:48 AM
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    Dark Knight

    Dark Knight Well-Known Member

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    woooo I like!
     
  3. Apr 2, 2009 at 9:48 AM
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    98tacoma27

    98tacoma27 is gooder 'en chicken Moderator

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    5100's all on fours
    Man thats a beaut!!!! Did it have a SA? I forget the year they went to independent.
     
  4. Apr 2, 2009 at 9:48 AM
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    Phantom_X-SP

    Phantom_X-SP Rude Boy |><|

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    Welcome to TW!!! Sweet truck...do you not have it anymore?
     
  5. Apr 2, 2009 at 9:55 AM
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    Bassetdad

    Bassetdad What if God Smoked Cannabis

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    Access Tononu Cover AFE Pro-Dry S Drop-in Filter American Mag Wheels Bilstein 5100's Black Billet Grill Clear Taillights Perma-Tech sprayed Kennesaw Mountain Rear Bumper Michelin Tires PIAA Driving Lights PIAA Headlights Piaa Tail Light Bulbs Tinted Windows – 50% Toytech AAL URD Short Shifter Tranny - Mobil 1 Engine - Mobil 1 Custom Three Bike In Bed Rack New Toyota Undercoated Frame Clear LED 3rd Brake Light
    :wave: Welcome to TW, sweet looking truck :cheers:
     
  6. Apr 2, 2009 at 10:24 AM
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    Simon's Mom

    Simon's Mom Wag More Bark Less

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    Stock for now
    Sweet 88!
    Remember those stripes, had the same on my 87 22RET plus mine was not modded out like that plus no beach I was stationed in Indy. Wish I didn't sell it too!
    Great pic :thumbsup:
     
  7. Apr 2, 2009 at 10:26 AM
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    higherlux

    higherlux Well-Known Member

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    Mall crawler status
  8. Apr 2, 2009 at 11:06 AM
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    Hydrabyte

    Hydrabyte [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Parted ways back in the mid 90's but ever time I see my pics mudding with it I get sad :)

    I think 1986 or so is when they went to IFS up front, been a while and my memory isn't that good.
     
  9. Apr 2, 2009 at 11:10 AM
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    higherlux

    higherlux Well-Known Member

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    Mall crawler status
    yupp 86 was when they changed
     
  10. Apr 2, 2009 at 2:28 PM
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    neontrail

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    De-badged, Tint 20%, Blue 48 LED dome-light, .......
    WOW! Awesome taco you have there!!

    Welcome to the forum!!! Glad to have you
     
  11. Apr 3, 2009 at 1:09 PM
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    Delmarva

    Delmarva Mayor of TW

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    Nada, Zip, Zilch, Nothing
    Welcome to TW :wave:
     
  12. Apr 3, 2009 at 1:10 PM
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    tacoskim

    tacoskim Tuned By Gadget

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    welcome to TW!! thats a SICK ASS toy!
     
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