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Show truck vs. Offroad truck

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Lentsnh, Aug 21, 2009.

  1. Aug 21, 2009 at 6:04 PM
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    Lentsnh

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    Im kindof stuck on what i should do with my truck.

    I want it to be a "show off" truck because its a one of a kind truck. But then I want to use it for offroading.


    I might just get a cheap trail truck. and knock on that and keep my truck as a DD.


    What do yall think?
     
  2. Aug 21, 2009 at 6:05 PM
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    derekabraham

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    Do both, just don't do anything too extreme.



    If you do extreme stuff, obviously you want the trail rig. ;)
     
  3. Aug 21, 2009 at 6:05 PM
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    InfidelTaco

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  4. Aug 21, 2009 at 6:06 PM
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    x2. :D


    I love when my truck is muddy. :D
     
  5. Aug 21, 2009 at 6:07 PM
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    Lentsnh

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    Dont worry my DD will see dirt either way just not MUD;)
     
  6. Aug 21, 2009 at 6:07 PM
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    derekabraham

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    Mud is fun, cleaning it is not. :D


    I actually get more compliments when there's mud all over the Taco. :laugh:
     
  7. Aug 21, 2009 at 6:09 PM
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    Consider also whether you can afford to break it. Stuff happens...
     
  8. Aug 21, 2009 at 6:12 PM
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    I just go to the self(me) car wash. i usually spend about $12 there and im good.

    Ive gotten a few more compliments when its dirty than super clean.... weird :notsure:
     
  9. Aug 21, 2009 at 6:25 PM
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    Mines only gotten really dirty once. People were amazed when I finally got it dirty. I always kept mine so clean. You can have both!
     
  10. Aug 21, 2009 at 6:31 PM
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    you sure can have both!
     
  11. Aug 21, 2009 at 6:43 PM
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    Offroad. You can still keep it clean and have it look nice.
     
  12. Aug 22, 2009 at 1:26 PM
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    People think I'm insane but I really enjoy cleaning my truck. It takes me a long time but I find it very relaxing :)
     
  13. Aug 22, 2009 at 1:28 PM
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    i vote for having a trail truck
     
  14. Aug 22, 2009 at 1:30 PM
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    i love showing off the dirt. :D
     
  15. Aug 22, 2009 at 1:35 PM
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  16. Aug 22, 2009 at 1:39 PM
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    i highly doubt it
     
  17. Aug 22, 2009 at 1:40 PM
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    in fact i can go on and say i wont be there

    if i have that weekend off...i have to be in a wedding in georgia that weekend that the meet is being held
     
  18. Aug 22, 2009 at 1:43 PM
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    Totally agree. :D

    Nothing to major, but still fun. :)
     
  19. Aug 22, 2009 at 1:54 PM
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    Mud is EVIL!!

    It gets into bearings and ruins them!

    My first tacoma we bought used. (96).. it was 3 years old and had 60k miles on it. We offroaded that sooooo much for 3 years.
    Then - bought a trail rig. Then, sold the tacoma and bought a tow rig & trailer.
    Then - after a total of about 8 years of wheelin, sold the tow rig & trailer and bought my current tacoma.
    Then - sold the trail rig.

    I bought this current tacoma NEW and I plan on keeping it that way. Been there done that with offroading.....don't need to take the truck out unles the urge strikes. But - I wanna keep this baby prestine!!
     
  20. Aug 22, 2009 at 1:55 PM
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    :eek:
     
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