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Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by lsocoee, May 19, 2009.

  1. May 19, 2009 at 9:47 AM
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    lsocoee

    lsocoee [OP] My hair is all natural Staff Member

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    This happened on the Causeway. It is the longest bridge in the world. I drive across it every day-twice. The guy in the Tacoma blacked out, I say he zoned out, and swerved and hit the front of an 18 wheeler. He was flipped over the edge. Everyone is fine.

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    Maybe I should go buy one of those glass break hammers :rolleyes:
     
  2. May 19, 2009 at 9:48 AM
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    98tacoma27

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    Ten bucks says it started right up.
     
  3. May 19, 2009 at 9:49 AM
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    holy shit!! Awesome pics!! Did you take those?
     
  4. May 19, 2009 at 9:50 AM
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    lsocoee

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    no. I got them from a local tv website. I was on the opposite side of the causeway and probably still sleeping when the accident happened.
     
  5. May 19, 2009 at 9:50 AM
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    WOW!:eek:

    And I thought I was having a bad day!
     
  6. May 19, 2009 at 9:50 AM
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    Awesome!! I wonder how the driver got out??
     
  7. May 19, 2009 at 9:51 AM
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    ddddddaaaaaammmmmnnnnnn
     
  8. May 19, 2009 at 9:51 AM
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    T@co_Pr3runn3r

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    So much for rustproofing & lol at all the floating shit from inside the truck. Glad everyone swam away unscathed. Looks like he has a TSB tailgate too on 1st gen.


    Oh wait, East LA, causeway, Lake Ponchatrain, maybe not too salty to rust it up very bad.
     
  9. May 19, 2009 at 9:51 AM
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    lsocoee

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    From what I hear, he was able to escape without help, but a civilian and a cop both jumped in shortly after the accident happened.
     
  10. May 19, 2009 at 9:52 AM
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  11. May 19, 2009 at 9:53 AM
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    jefferson needs to stop cruising Buy/Sell/Trade....

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    tacomas are so awesome that they get bored of the road every once and a while and think they're submarines too. And you know what; they're right!

    I'll see your $10. Anyone wanna bet against it? Cause i dont.
     
  12. May 19, 2009 at 9:53 AM
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    every one but the tacos face :(
    id still buy it
     
  13. May 19, 2009 at 9:54 AM
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    gotta be stupid to take that bet
     
  14. May 19, 2009 at 9:55 AM
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    jefferson needs to stop cruising Buy/Sell/Trade....

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    I'm stupid.
     
  15. May 19, 2009 at 9:56 AM
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    no
    to bet that it wont start
     
  16. May 19, 2009 at 9:59 AM
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    OH - dur. I'm still pretty stupid then.
     
  17. May 19, 2009 at 10:01 AM
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    This got to be the causeway on I-10 that take you from lafayette to baton rough (and back). That is the longest causeway I know from the south (17 miles if my memory is still in tack).
     
  18. May 19, 2009 at 10:02 AM
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    Nah, Lake Ponchatrain, from I-10 to I-12, north/south accross the lake.
     
  19. May 19, 2009 at 10:02 AM
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    yupp
    :D
     
  20. May 19, 2009 at 10:05 AM
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    what was the tsb for the tailgate on the first gens?
     
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