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Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by jamesglynn, Feb 1, 2010.

  1. Feb 1, 2010 at 4:40 PM
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    jamesglynn

    jamesglynn [OP] James

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    Today, I got a call from my stressed out brother. He is the owner of a 2009 F-150 2WD. He was using a 20' dual axle trailer to deliver metal roofing to a jobsite of his, when his F-150 got off the asphalt into some very soft mud, and basically sunk to the axle. So what does he do, he calls his brother with his 2010 Toyota Tacoma 2WD, TRD with locking rears. I pull up and naturally what any brother would do, I was laughing my rear end off. So we hook up a chain. You guessed it, I locked in the rears, and my Taco pulls his F-150, 20' trailer loaded with metal, up hill out of the mud. After that he just stood their with his jaw hung down saying, "how did that truck do that". Even though my Taco was on asphalt, I think that was a huge task, but the Taco done it with ease. Take that Ford fans!!!
     
  2. Feb 1, 2010 at 4:45 PM
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    07trd4x4

    07trd4x4 Well-Known Member

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  3. Feb 1, 2010 at 4:50 PM
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    jamesglynn

    jamesglynn [OP] James

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    Others will be the judge of that!!!;)
     
  4. Feb 1, 2010 at 4:54 PM
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    Snipe

    Snipe Well-Known Member

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  5. Feb 1, 2010 at 4:56 PM
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    jamesglynn

    jamesglynn [OP] James

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    Sorry guys, but I don't carry digital cameras around, and who wants to see horrible phone pics.
     
  6. Feb 1, 2010 at 4:59 PM
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    fireball1000

    fireball1000 Active Member

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    :)
     
  7. Feb 1, 2010 at 5:01 PM
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    Dellosa89

    Dellosa89 Love peace and Taco Grease

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    I do, haha just kidding.

    But hell yea shout out to Tacomas.
     
  8. Feb 1, 2010 at 6:11 PM
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    07trd4x4

    07trd4x4 Well-Known Member

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    All I got is a phone too. It does not stop me from throwing them out there
     
  9. Feb 1, 2010 at 6:19 PM
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    SilverMac

    SilverMac Mine's the silver one...

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    I don't need to see pics to know that we dominate! Great story!!
     
  10. Feb 1, 2010 at 7:54 PM
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    JKD

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    Did you have any weight in the bed? I can't imagine the traction that must have taken...
     
  11. Feb 1, 2010 at 8:28 PM
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    krimson

    krimson Nothin

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    Who needs pics, he told you a story? Did the cave men have cameras when they killed a tiger? no they told stories of how they killed it.
     
  12. Feb 1, 2010 at 8:31 PM
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    fletch aka www.BeLikeBrit.org

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    :facepalm:
     
  13. Feb 1, 2010 at 8:33 PM
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    krimson Nothin

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    :boink:
     
  14. Feb 1, 2010 at 8:34 PM
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    Where does your brother buy his metal roofing?
     
  15. Feb 1, 2010 at 8:35 PM
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    01tacoprerunner

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    Kelson

    Kelson My Truck is Cuter than Yours

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    i pulled a civic off a manhole cover once...lol
     
  17. Feb 1, 2010 at 8:56 PM
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    fireturk41

    fireturk41 I like to break shit!

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    i got in a head on collision with a ford excursion on sat, i drove off with a bent outter tie rod and rack and pinion, lets just say the ford didnt fair the best, (was other drivers fault)

    only asthetic damage i have is a small scratch that isnt even through the clear coat


    i love this truck to death! its un killable!
     
  18. Feb 2, 2010 at 2:46 PM
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    jamesglynn

    jamesglynn [OP] James

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    My rears were on the asphalt, and pulling him up hill, I think actually pulled some weight down on my rear end to give it more traction.
    Thx for the comment...
     
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