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Purchased new TRD Sport in Idaho, drove home to NJ

Discussion in 'New Members' started by Viking88, Dec 23, 2008.

  1. Dec 23, 2008 at 6:13 PM
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    Viking88

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    Hi all - this is my 1st Tacoma. I researched them a long time before buying, and decided I wanted the PQ package that comes with the bluetooth, sat radio, subwoofer. You cannot get that package on the easy coast, only in the south or west. It was the perfect excuse to see some friends in Idaho I had not seen in a few years, flew from NJ to Salt Lake City UT, rented a little roller skate of a car, and drove it up to Idaho Falls ID. These pics were taken on the day I took delivery. The drive home took 2.5 days, but it was worth it. The dealer I deal with was wonderful, very nice people, like a little mom and pop Toyota dealer.

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  2. Dec 23, 2008 at 6:21 PM
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    Delmarva

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    Welcome to TW :D Nice Truck
     
  3. Dec 23, 2008 at 7:05 PM
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    Ridingontrd

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    Nice truck!! Enjoy.:thumbsup: Welcome to TW.:)
     
  4. Dec 23, 2008 at 7:13 PM
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    SocalMan22

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    What Mods!
    Thats a bad ass ride Welcome to TW!
     
  5. Dec 23, 2008 at 7:28 PM
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    MT_mudflaps

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    Enjoy 'er and have fun on this site! Welcome and happy holidays
     
  6. Dec 23, 2008 at 9:04 PM
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    Welcome to TW! How was the drive back to NJ?
     
  7. Dec 23, 2008 at 9:28 PM
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    brianr

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    Welcome man.
     
  8. Dec 23, 2008 at 9:47 PM
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    ILove2Drive

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    Welcome, very nice truck man! Enjoy it :D
     
  9. Dec 23, 2008 at 10:14 PM
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    rhoppas

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    Welcome to TW! You've got yourself a nice truck. Idaho Falls is a nice town. I've been there a few times on business. Normally that would be a very long trip home, but with a brand new Taco I imagine it was a nice ride...
     
  10. Dec 23, 2008 at 11:27 PM
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    Welcome from Phoenix.
     
  11. Dec 23, 2008 at 11:33 PM
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    derekabraham

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    Welcome! Nice find!
     
  12. Dec 24, 2008 at 6:54 AM
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    Mz_TazComa

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    Wow...talk about dedication. Good luck! Did you work out something with a local dealer in case you had to bring it back for any reason? That would be my only concern with buying it long distance.
     
  13. Dec 24, 2008 at 7:00 AM
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    jrw1965

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    Welcome, nice ride
     
  14. Dec 24, 2008 at 7:02 AM
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    man u had to go to idaho to do it? you can get a GPS that has bluetooth and like the new car stereo has bluetooth... that's insane!
     
  15. Dec 24, 2008 at 7:02 AM
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    Nice Truck.
     
  16. Dec 24, 2008 at 7:12 AM
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    Yeah nice ride! Hmmm? Do 09's come with OEM skid plates and nerf bars?
     
  17. Dec 24, 2008 at 7:27 AM
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    I don't think they're standard, but you can probably find some in dealers with certain options added. When I bought mine, it came with the tube steps and roof rack.
     
  18. Dec 24, 2008 at 8:38 AM
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    miketyler

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    That sounds interesting - can previous models be retrofit with that radio? I have an 07 TRD Sport in Speedway blue and love it. Would be cool to have the bluetooth and sat radio.
     
  19. Dec 24, 2008 at 9:59 AM
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  20. Dec 24, 2008 at 10:05 AM
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    Hey so Viking88, how many miles back was the trip total in the truck?
     
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