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Noob Chick saying Hi!

Discussion in 'New Members' started by Squisha, Sep 14, 2011.

  1. Sep 14, 2011 at 6:29 AM
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    Squisha

    Squisha [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Hi everybody!

    Just bought my Tacoma about a month ago. I didn't know until I began browsing this site that many owners lovingly refer to their Tacomas as Tacos. I had to laugh because I own a red Chevy Metro my friend nicknamed the Tamale. I got a theme going on!

    I'm a DIY-er, and have already found you guys lots of help. A couple of weeks ago I was on a camping trip and snapped the parking brake cable. DAMN!! Well, after some research (I always do my homework before I ever turn a wrench) I bought a new cable and fixed it right up. The theme of most of the info about the brake cable is that it's a PITA. But not hard. I agree, and since I'm little, I can pretty much fit myself into the space in front of the seat.

    I also found the "propeller shaft hidden zerk" information very helpful. Had a squeaky-squeak, and that was all I needed!

    So thanks everybody, and cheers!
     
  2. Sep 14, 2011 at 6:31 AM
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    luk8272

    luk8272 Poodoo

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    Welcome to Tw and brace yourself.
     
  3. Sep 14, 2011 at 6:33 AM
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    BrokenTusk

    BrokenTusk I support a velociraptor free workplace.

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    Welcome from :canada:
     
  4. Sep 14, 2011 at 6:35 AM
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    NicNac22

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    fun stuff coming soon! New battery, radiator and CV joints and axles. Added some Rancho RS5000 shocks.
    Haha welcome fellow female Toy owner! Brace yourself for the boys, not a whole lot of females on here :D theres tons of good info on here though.
     
  5. Sep 14, 2011 at 6:37 AM
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    Scooter

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    A big Canadian welcome to TW. Great folks and great info. :canada:
     
  6. Sep 14, 2011 at 6:39 AM
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    Steves104x4

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  7. Sep 14, 2011 at 6:41 AM
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    Demon Taco

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    Welcome to TW,from NH.:taco:you will like it here.
     
  8. Sep 14, 2011 at 6:43 AM
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    mjp2

    mjp2 Living vicariously though myself Moderator

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  9. Sep 14, 2011 at 6:46 AM
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    river rat 69

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    Hi, Soon to be 346 post... Jim
     
  10. Sep 14, 2011 at 6:47 AM
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    Kappes03

    Kappes03 Legend of the UG

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    Prepare for the creepers and 6 pages of posts... ready.... go
     
  11. Sep 14, 2011 at 6:51 AM
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    RecklessTaco

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    Welcome to TW:D from San Diego, and SocalTacomas!
     
  12. Sep 14, 2011 at 6:51 AM
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    NicNac22

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    fun stuff coming soon! New battery, radiator and CV joints and axles. Added some Rancho RS5000 shocks.
    dude your avatar pic or w/e is awesome
     
  13. Sep 14, 2011 at 6:53 AM
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    Krazie Sj

    Krazie Sj Resident Jackass

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    Release the hoards of horny teenagers!
     
  14. Sep 14, 2011 at 6:54 AM
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    NicNac22

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    fun stuff coming soon! New battery, radiator and CV joints and axles. Added some Rancho RS5000 shocks.
    are you included on that? jk
     
  15. Sep 14, 2011 at 6:56 AM
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    Prepare for 6 pages of people telling you to prepare yourself...
     
  17. Sep 14, 2011 at 7:00 AM
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    BrokenTusk

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    Beware of the guys with the red name tags, they're the site trouble makers who have been tagged by the site owner.
     
  18. Sep 14, 2011 at 7:02 AM
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    T@co_Pr3runn3r

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  19. Sep 14, 2011 at 7:04 AM
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    Gregero

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  20. Sep 14, 2011 at 7:08 AM
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    JLee

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