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Snow Taco!

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Drewster, Dec 20, 2008.

  1. Dec 20, 2008 at 4:20 PM
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    Drewster

    Drewster [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Here in the Portland area we are getting pounded with snow, maybe 6 inches i believe where I am, roads are slick and thick, but thats no problem for me, I got my truck ready for it, I laugh at the snow, i also finally got my bug deflector which has been helping deflect all the gravel on the roads

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    Heavy Duty chains get me through the thick snow, YEAH!
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  2. Dec 20, 2008 at 4:30 PM
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    hoosiertaco

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    Great pics, love the tire chains.....bet they really help...:)
     
  3. Dec 20, 2008 at 4:40 PM
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    ILove2Drive

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    Nice pics man, i love snow driving....all driving for that matter :D
     
  4. Dec 20, 2008 at 5:05 PM
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    TicTacOma

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  5. Dec 20, 2008 at 5:07 PM
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    LonghornTaco

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    Do snow chains really help?
     
  6. Dec 20, 2008 at 5:12 PM
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    Coreyjon

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    In some situation Snow Chains are amazing, certain steep iced up dirt roads can really benefit from a good set of chains on the tires. I wouldn't recommend driving all over the place in them as they can tear up the road, and are uncomfortable on pavement, but in certain off road situations in the winter - chains are the only way. I know a certain hill that in the winter requires chains ..and a prayer - it is that steep.
     
  7. Dec 20, 2008 at 5:39 PM
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    tdm156

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    What part of town were those taken from? Looks like the West Hills somewhere? I lived in the Hillsboro area for 6 years so I was just curious.
     
  8. Dec 20, 2008 at 5:47 PM
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    TicTacOma

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    Make sure you keep checking those chains. If they loosen up and come part way off....Your fender will look like grated cheese before you can even think about stopping to see what all the ruckus is about.
     
  9. Dec 20, 2008 at 6:20 PM
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    Drewster

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    Actually I live in kinda in Tigard / Beaverton and Ya, I've been checking them when I go somewhere just to make sure, it's hard to tell how tight they are when driving because the snow is no thick can't even feel or hear em
     
  10. Dec 20, 2008 at 6:54 PM
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    derekabraham

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    Yes! They help you grip icy roads so much easier.
     
  11. Dec 20, 2008 at 7:08 PM
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    If she is an unwilling participant.....
     
  12. Dec 20, 2008 at 7:11 PM
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    I need to get up to Portland!
     
  13. Dec 20, 2008 at 7:31 PM
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    pittim

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    I want more snow where I am :(

    Wish I could find a place that snowed a lot but wasn't windy.
     
  14. Dec 20, 2008 at 7:31 PM
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    DJ@LLX

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    I am waiting for some snow in the area so i can test my taco. pix look cool.
     
  15. Dec 20, 2008 at 8:33 PM
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    dbbd1

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    It is too much fun up here right now, with all this snow. (Driving in it and watching the idiots try to drive in it)
     
  16. Dec 20, 2008 at 8:45 PM
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    w8n4mud

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    Beautiful! Truck looks good against all that white! Nice color BTW!
     
  17. Dec 21, 2008 at 12:31 AM
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    Drewster

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    True dat, I trust myself driving in this, but I dont trust the idiots going 40, then trying to stop when someone slides, they go sliding too. Oh I hate those 4x4 Ford F-250 and Chevy guys who think they are road kings tailgating you. But they won't be king anymore when they slam into me and have to pay my insurance.
     
  18. Dec 21, 2008 at 12:52 AM
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    brianr

    brianr go shit in your hat

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    I'm jealous Andrew, you get snow.


    Look at all that fresh powder...damn.
     
  19. Dec 21, 2008 at 12:55 AM
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    Drewster

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    Ya bro, 8in so far, still growing, right now the snow is getting glazed by freezing rain, I'm just glad my baby is tucked away in my garage, our RR got shut down tonight too, See what your missing Brian
     
  20. Dec 21, 2008 at 12:59 AM
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    A "snow day" on the railroad??? How long are they going to hold your jobs in?

    Are they annulling any jobs on the P&W for X-mas?
     
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