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Stopped Off for a "TACO" on the Way Home Tonight

Discussion in 'New Members' started by 95SLE, Aug 5, 2009.

  1. Aug 5, 2009 at 8:10 PM
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    95SLE

    95SLE [OP] Starting to get cold outside

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    Custom XM Install, Window Tint, Intermittant Wiper Install, AVS Bug Deflector, Bed Mat, TRS FX-R retrofits, CIBIE fog and spot lamps, PIAA 510 lamps, Acess LE cover, Weathertech Digital floorr mats, LED interior lighting, Pioneer AVH-2300BT HU, Boston Acoustics speakers, JL Audio Amp, shorty antenna, leather wrap steering wheel cover, Viper security system.
    I like a few new members bought my Tacoma under the CARS program tonight. The 2.7L engine was a qualifier so that is what I have. Believe me when I say that all of the 2.7L RWD Tacoma’s are gone all across the USA.

    I am sure I will have a lot of questions as the MOD Bug is alive and well with me. I first need to prioritize my mod list.

    I will be on vacation starting tomorrow and will have little or no access to the internet. I will answer all questions when I return.

    I am not new to car forums and this forum seems to be nice and family orientated.
    [​IMG]


    That is all for now. :headbang:
     
  2. Aug 5, 2009 at 8:12 PM
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    wildjerseyfirefighter

    wildjerseyfirefighter I sell fishing and fishing accessories

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    stock, for now
    nice looking truck! Why the 4cyl 2wd?
     
  3. Aug 5, 2009 at 8:13 PM
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    Incognito

    Incognito μολὼν λαβέ

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    Welcome! Thank you for your service!
     
  4. Aug 5, 2009 at 8:16 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    Nice truck! Welcome!
     
  5. Aug 5, 2009 at 8:18 PM
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    beastlytaco

    beastlytaco This is TW. One never knows what is a joke anymore

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    15% tinted back window, 25% on sides. Jardine catback exhaust system. horn modification, AFE pro dry S filter and secondary filter removed. All weather toyota tacoma mats.
    nice truck welcome to tacoma world. if you have questions about mods, feel free to post away
     
  6. Aug 5, 2009 at 8:34 PM
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    95SLE

    95SLE [OP] Starting to get cold outside

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    Custom XM Install, Window Tint, Intermittant Wiper Install, AVS Bug Deflector, Bed Mat, TRS FX-R retrofits, CIBIE fog and spot lamps, PIAA 510 lamps, Acess LE cover, Weathertech Digital floorr mats, LED interior lighting, Pioneer AVH-2300BT HU, Boston Acoustics speakers, JL Audio Amp, shorty antenna, leather wrap steering wheel cover, Viper security system.
    Thanks for the warm welcome.


    The 2WD 2.7L was the onlyTacoma that I could qualify for under the CARS program. In all at 18MPG there were only 3 trucks that qualified. The base Colorado, it did not have any git up and go, the base Ranger, when you added the access door option it moves you up to a larger engine and that did not qualify and the Tacoma. I feel that the Tacoma was just a better all around truck. I wish it had the SR5 package but it does not.

    This is my new daily beater for work and going to the garden center. For trips we take the 04 Bonneville. Going to Michigan tomorrow. :D
     
  7. Aug 6, 2009 at 3:30 AM
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    TacomaDoug

    TacomaDoug His and Hers

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    Pyrite - Cut mud flaps, AVS deflector, WeatherTech floor liners. Silver Streak - Running boards for wife, AVS deflector, Kenwood DNX6140.
    Congrats on the purchase. Welcome aboard.
     
  8. Aug 6, 2009 at 10:23 AM
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    otter

    otter Well-Known Member

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    Agreed with your points. When I was shopping for a truck a couple weeks ago (had a CARS trade-in) the other two trucks (Colo and Ranger) just don't compare when you're looking at the 4 cylinder models. Toyota gives you quite a bit more for your money.
     
  9. Aug 6, 2009 at 12:31 PM
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    neslerrah

    neslerrah Taco lovin'

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    Congrats! Welcome to TW.
     
  10. Aug 6, 2009 at 1:17 PM
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    Edrin55

    Edrin55 Well-Known Member

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  11. Aug 7, 2009 at 6:23 AM
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    95SLE

    95SLE [OP] Starting to get cold outside

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    Custom XM Install, Window Tint, Intermittant Wiper Install, AVS Bug Deflector, Bed Mat, TRS FX-R retrofits, CIBIE fog and spot lamps, PIAA 510 lamps, Acess LE cover, Weathertech Digital floorr mats, LED interior lighting, Pioneer AVH-2300BT HU, Boston Acoustics speakers, JL Audio Amp, shorty antenna, leather wrap steering wheel cover, Viper security system.
    Plus from my research and from talking with family and friends the Tacoma is built like a brick out house with an engine that will last a long time.

    I want to thank everyone for the warm welcome.

    One of the first things that I will do when I come home from vacation is do a full detail. I will do a write up and place it in the proper section. I am a detail perfectionest and the Black Sand Pearl will really POP. Hopefully I will have some questions after that post.

    I already ordered wind deflectors for the windows licenses plate covers. I need to do research on bug deflectors for the hood.
     
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