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Ramblin Wreck Intro

Discussion in 'New Members' started by redcbs, Feb 18, 2011.

  1. Feb 18, 2011 at 1:25 PM
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    redcbs

    redcbs [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Christopher
    Greenville, SC
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    '11 4x4 Off-Road AT
    Full 3" OME Lift, Sport Shocks with top plate spacers and 885 coils, Light Racing UCA, Sport shocks and Dakar leaf springs, Avid Light bar, Avid Step rails, Grillcraft grille with 70's Land Cruiser emblem, custom vinyl stickers, window tint, selective debadging, fog light anytime mod
    EDIT: So after 7 weeks of BS, lies, deceit, and switching dealerships, I now have a new Tacoma. Long story short, what the first dealership told me they could get was bs. The second dealership basically said with everything going on in Japan as well as the retooling for the 2012 year, I maybe possibly might end up with what I wanted by the end of August. Maybe. So I dropped most of my preferences and ended up with a new 2011, double cab, trd off-road, AT in Pyrite Mica. And I must say, very happy :)

    Ended up with $1750 under invoice with USAA pricing, $1000 off for being a recent college grad, $300 sales tax (gotta love SC), and I got the dealer to add Blue-tooth to the truck, so I'm pretty happy with the deal.

    Last thing before pics, stay FAR FAR FAR away from Toyota of Newnan, GA. I stopped counting after 30 phone calls. Never once received a call back for anything. WORST customer service I've ever had. Now, the truck.


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    Hadn't seen any pictures of the rear seats being folded. I thought this was a pretty cool feature of the truck...
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    Here's a couple pictures from my first exploration of the SC/NC mountains the first weekend I had the truck. If anyone is in the area and has any suggestions.... ;)
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    The good and bad thing about the color is that it hides dirt. Good for making it look clean, bad for trying to show the dirt off :p
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    The way the badge should look
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    Waiting to burn thru these and then I'll bump up to BFG All-Terrain KO. Thanks Michelin :D
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    Cheers!

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    Hi yall. I've been following posts on TW for quite a few months now but finally decided I could join in good faith since I pulled the trigger today on a new '11.

    Pertinent Details: '11 Double Cab V6 Standard with TRD Off-Road 4x4. Timberland green w/JBL, roof rack, drl

    Apparently this is a super rare combination so it had to be ordered. Now the waiting game. Still, I'm pretty happy with the deal at $1500 under invoice with USAA's car buying scheme.

    I'm a recent mechanical engineering graduate of Georgia Tech and I know I saw a climpsun fan around here somewhere with a timberland... :D But at least we can agree on our truck. All the info everyone has put up has been a great help in the car buying process. I'm looking forward to talking with everyone and hopefully being a useful addition to the forums.

    Cheers

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  2. Feb 18, 2011 at 1:29 PM
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    RLDTACO

    RLDTACO Well-Known Member

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    Debadged,Tailgate theft mod,Extra D-rings,OEM bed mat,TRD exhaust, 5100 Billys@ 4 corners set@ 0 with Eibach springs, rear TSB springs.N-Fab tube Steps. TRD FJ SE wheels and Michelin LTX A/T 2's
    Congrats on the new truck and welcome to TW!
     
  3. Feb 18, 2011 at 5:36 PM
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    TacoRun

    TacoRun Subd for later..

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    Pop Lock, Ranch Hand brush guard
    Welcome to TW!
     
  4. Feb 18, 2011 at 5:40 PM
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    TacoDawgfan

    TacoDawgfan Hunker Down You Hairy Dawg!

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    2011 Silver 4x4 TRD Sport w/JBL
    5100's at 1.75, Rear leaf TSB, Moto Metal 951 16x8, BFG TKO2 265/75/16, AFe Stage 2 CAI w/pro dry filter, Access Loredo tonneau cover, N-Fab steps, Tinted windows, EGR in channel vent visors, Ultragauge, UGA drink coasters in the front cup holders, and a Graco car seat in the back seat
    You should have went for the Red, Black or Silver. :p
     
  5. Feb 18, 2011 at 6:22 PM
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    gusher

    gusher SUPERCHARGED!!!

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    08 Tacoma Double Cab 4x4 long bed, TRD Sport
    '08 Indigo Double Cab TRD Sport 4x4 Long Bed, Grillcraft grill, Pioneer AVH-P3200BT head unit, XM receiver, Boyo backup camera, Custom devil horns Toyota logo, Black headlight mod, Fog lights on anytime mod, Maglight mount, Weathertech floor liners, Debadged, Trex color-matched eyelids, Access tonneau cover, Toyota bed divider, Sno-way 7'4" snow plow, Auxiliary backup lights, Rear spring TSB, Removed front mud flaps, 2.5" Hell Bent Steel front lift, 285/70-17 Goodyear Wrangler Duratracs, Satin black MB TKO wheels, Black Go Rhino Dominator II nerf steps, custom HomeLink install, CompuStar remote starter, Redline Tuning QuickLift Elite hood struts, Toyota bed mat, Custom short Taco antenna, TRD cold air intake, TRD exhaust, TRD supercharger
    Welcome! Sounds like that's gonna be a nice truck!
     
  6. Feb 18, 2011 at 6:27 PM
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    redcbs

    redcbs [OP] Well-Known Member

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    '11 4x4 Off-Road AT
    Full 3" OME Lift, Sport Shocks with top plate spacers and 885 coils, Light Racing UCA, Sport shocks and Dakar leaf springs, Avid Light bar, Avid Step rails, Grillcraft grille with 70's Land Cruiser emblem, custom vinyl stickers, window tint, selective debadging, fog light anytime mod
    Thanks for the welcome wishes!

    As for red, black, or silver, I could never. :D I knew there had to be one somewhere on this forum... Can't go anywhere without finding a u[sic]ga fan :p Good to meet you and look forward to some good rivalry banter
     
  7. Apr 6, 2011 at 6:18 PM
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    redcbs

    redcbs [OP] Well-Known Member

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    '11 4x4 Off-Road AT
    Full 3" OME Lift, Sport Shocks with top plate spacers and 885 coils, Light Racing UCA, Sport shocks and Dakar leaf springs, Avid Light bar, Avid Step rails, Grillcraft grille with 70's Land Cruiser emblem, custom vinyl stickers, window tint, selective debadging, fog light anytime mod
    See first post for the pics
     
  8. Apr 7, 2011 at 3:00 PM
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    himmie

    himmie Well-Known Member

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    Visit the Build.
    Nice truck, glad it finally worked out!
     
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