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Tacos in St. Louis area

Discussion in 'Mid West' started by headhunter247, Jan 1, 2009.

  1. Jun 11, 2013 at 7:01 PM
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    headhunter247

    headhunter247 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    What do all of you think about planning a meet for July somewhere in STL???
     
  2. Jun 11, 2013 at 7:09 PM
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    Taco42

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    I'm game!
     
  3. Jun 11, 2013 at 7:10 PM
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    teneighty

    teneighty I'd rather be skiing...

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    Check out my Build

    Looks bad ass!!
     
  4. Jun 11, 2013 at 7:14 PM
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    headhunter247

    headhunter247 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Last time we met at Jefferson Barracks park and did a little grilling and played some bags. I thought maybe we could do something of the sort, maybe somewhere in Forest Park? I think that's a little more central for everyone? Im open to other suggestions though.
     
  5. Jun 11, 2013 at 7:38 PM
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    PreRunning

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    A meet sounds awesome! Forest park is a little out of the way for no wheeling :p.
     
  6. Jun 11, 2013 at 8:30 PM
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    Taco42

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    OME lift w/Nitrocharger Sports, 885 coils, Dakar leaf pack, carrier bearing drop, 5mm driver side spacer (no more Taco Lean), Light Racing UCAs, TRD Beadlock 16" wheels, Cooper S/T Maxx 265/75R16s, TRD Exhaust, TRD skid plate, AntennaX shorty, AFE Drop-In dry filter, Custom Axleboy light bar w/PIAA 520 fogs, Custom black leather seats
    Thanks! :cheers:
     
  7. Jun 12, 2013 at 5:00 AM
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    Primersinmyshoe

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  8. Jun 12, 2013 at 5:53 AM
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    headhunter247

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  9. Jun 12, 2013 at 7:01 AM
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    PreRunning

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    I'm will be coming from Cape Girardeau if i come
     
  10. Jun 12, 2013 at 7:21 AM
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    Primersinmyshoe

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    Or how about George Winter Park?
     
  11. Jun 17, 2013 at 7:43 PM
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    TacomaTRD88

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    Hey guys,

    Just stumbled up on STL thread. I live in Southern Illinois. I have a 2012 double cab with the off road package. I love the truck, but....

    I was hauling a mattress home from St. Louis for a friend on Father's Day. I pulled off of 64 east at exit 34. I got to the stop sign on the off ramp, and turned left. All of the sudden I heard a loud thumping noise (literally thought a rear tired shredded. So I pull over to the shoulder and get out of my truck. Get out to see that the front ratchet strap wasn't there...

    I see that the front right bed cleat was snapped in half, rubber all around my rear sliding window was dented (luckily no broken window), dents/scratches on the cab under the window, and a 3 inch portion of the top rail of my bed liner cracked and shredded to the fiberglass.

    I look under my truck to see the entire strap wrapped around the drive shaft, muffler dented to hell and metal plate covering the gas tank dented to hell also. Sick to my stomach. The extra strap got sucked between the bed and the cab.

    I guess things could have been worse. No broken window, minimal (to the eye) cosmetic damage, and from what I can tell, the drive shaft is fine. I'm taking it to a friend that is a mechanic to inspect.

    From what I can see, it is going to be about $3500.00 to fix, and like I said, the damage is very minimal. The entire bed liner will need to be replaced, new sliding rear window, bed removed to fix dents on cab, new ehaust and guard plates. A canopy top would hide all of the damage, I just hate to leave it unfixed on my new truck.

    I will post some pictures for you guys tomorrow, if anyone is interested in my misfortune...
     
  12. Jun 17, 2013 at 8:01 PM
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    Polymerhead

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    Dang man - you're saying that the extra strap was the cause, right? Or do you blame the failed cleat? I always tie up the extra strap on a tiedown but I honestly never really believed they could do much damage if they got caught up in the drivetrain. Would love to see photos and thanks for the heads up!
     
  13. Jun 17, 2013 at 8:06 PM
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    BBYE V8

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    Ouch, man I am sorry to hear that. But yes, pictures would be appreciated, especially of the section of the bed that was damaged. I've always wondered how tough these poly/fiber beds would be...I guess you now know. Do you know how much to replace the bed alone?
     
  14. Jun 17, 2013 at 8:24 PM
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    TacomaTRD88

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    Yeah, the extra strap was the problem, not the cleat. It was my own fault for not tying the extra strap to the tight strap.

    I'll post some photos tomorrow.
     
  15. Jun 17, 2013 at 8:27 PM
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    The bed liner is pretty tough. I'm just pissed because it messed up about a 3 inch section on the very top of the liner, but my feeling is that the entire bed liner will need to be replaced. It's only a small cosmetic thing, but it bugs the hell out of me.

    I looked on a few websites and found the bed liner for around $1100. I could almost but a camper top to hide all of the damage for the price of a new bed liner...
     
  16. Jun 18, 2013 at 4:14 AM
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    Primersinmyshoe

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    Wow! Sorry man. I would like see pics so I can learn from this.
     
  17. Jun 18, 2013 at 6:28 AM
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    headhunter247

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    No kidding. That sucks! I guess we will all have to learn from this at your misfortune.
     
  18. Jun 23, 2013 at 11:31 PM
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    Blackdawg

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    BFG KM2 33x12.5 tires, Wheelers Type B rims, Allpro 1.5'' Wheel spacers w/extended thread lug nuts 2 Alpine 10'' Type Xs 2 Kicker 6X9s 4 Sony 5 1/4s Pioneer 4100 HU Sway bar removed 4 Hella 500 HIDs Frankenstein Leaf packs 1'' lift shackles Eibach coils 5100s front 10'' 5150s rear BAMF BPV bracket Deckplate mod Elite Front bumper Magnaflow 14'' muffler Elite Off Road Rear bumper with Tire gate with jerry can and fold down table, BAMF sliders, Custom Homemade Bed, rack/roof rack, CVT Mt. Shasta Roof Top Tent, 20lb CO2 tank, BAMF diff skid custom front skid, GM CS144 140 amp alternator Blitzpro 21s HAWK side LEDs Blitzpro Custom made side mirror lights, LightForce 240 Blitz llights, Piaa 510 ION fogs, XRC8 Winch w/in cab controls,
    Hey guys. Ill be moving to Webster groves for school this year. Want have my Frankenstein tacoma but ill have my stock double cab.

    How much activity you guys have?? I'm one hell of a handy guy if you every need help with a mod :D
     
  19. Jun 24, 2013 at 8:33 AM
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    Primersinmyshoe

    Primersinmyshoe Old Sheepdog

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    Hey Monte, welcome to the area. You going to go to Webster U?

    We've gotten together a couple times for BBQ and truck talk, but not lately.
     
  20. Jun 24, 2013 at 1:51 PM
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    BFG KM2 33x12.5 tires, Wheelers Type B rims, Allpro 1.5'' Wheel spacers w/extended thread lug nuts 2 Alpine 10'' Type Xs 2 Kicker 6X9s 4 Sony 5 1/4s Pioneer 4100 HU Sway bar removed 4 Hella 500 HIDs Frankenstein Leaf packs 1'' lift shackles Eibach coils 5100s front 10'' 5150s rear BAMF BPV bracket Deckplate mod Elite Front bumper Magnaflow 14'' muffler Elite Off Road Rear bumper with Tire gate with jerry can and fold down table, BAMF sliders, Custom Homemade Bed, rack/roof rack, CVT Mt. Shasta Roof Top Tent, 20lb CO2 tank, BAMF diff skid custom front skid, GM CS144 140 amp alternator Blitzpro 21s HAWK side LEDs Blitzpro Custom made side mirror lights, LightForce 240 Blitz llights, Piaa 510 ION fogs, XRC8 Winch w/in cab controls,
    Yes sir! To study audio production.

    Having a hell of a time find a place to rent. Thought I found a nice house but I think it's a scam.

    And cool! I'm down with that. Love me some truck talk. I imagine no big offroaders or mod days tho?
     
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