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Picking up my First Tacoma this week

Discussion in 'New Members' started by Imrubicon, Jun 21, 2008.

  1. Imrubicon

    Imrubicon [OP] Wife thinks I am done Modding truck

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    Shhh! the wife thinks I dont do mods on trucks anymore
    I just traded in my 2003 Rubicon for a four wheel drive Access cab.
    Should be ready to pick up by Wed.
    I have been four wheeling for a decade but I need a bit more liveable than the wrangler so decided to move up to a Tacoma.
    Should be much better in day to day and I see there are lots of mods to make it my own.

    I live in Austin TX
     
  2. Khaos

    Khaos Well-Known Member

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    Bryant
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    265/75/16 BFG A/T, 18" Magnaflow, K&N Intake Filter, Ultra-Gauge, Kobalt Toolbox, Metal Tail Light Guards, Cobra 19 and 4ft fiberglass antenna, Plasti dipped Badges/lower valance/rear bumper/grill/bullbar/ac controls, black DIN kit, JVC KD-X40, Wet Suit Seat Covers
    Welcome.

    A Rubicon is a hell of a rig, but your gonna enjoy the comforts of the Taco more. You just cant beat a good looking, reliable, capable, fast truck. Especially one that gets good gas mileage.
     
  3. Imrubicon

    Imrubicon [OP] Wife thinks I am done Modding truck

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    Shhh! the wife thinks I dont do mods on trucks anymore

    I will miss the rubicon but I know what I am doing as they are two different animals and I havent been really off roading with the Rubi for months.
    99% of my driving is comute and the once a month in spring and fall camping trip.
    Th truck will do much better for a lot of that .
    Cut my payments in half though it did extend them for something 27 years LOL

    I will mod it a bit for my taste and from what I have heard it should last a good long while
     
  4. Toy4Life

    Toy4Life 668: The Neighbor of the Beast

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    92 4Runner SR5 3.0v6 4x4(sold) 02 Tacoma SR5 TRD Offroad 4x4 (sold)
    Welcome to TW. That's a helluva switch, the Tacoma will take care of you.
     
  5. luk8272

    luk8272 Poodoo

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    Glad to have a new member welcome.
     
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