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Test Mules in Az

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Layzboy, Jul 13, 2010.

  1. Jul 13, 2010 at 4:18 PM
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    Layzboy

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    This mornig I caught a very heavily Cladded 4 Door tuck rollin down Bell road. Saw 2 more at a Motel by the Peoria Sports complex. Didn't have time to stop as I was in a major hurry. The 1 rollin down Bell was Right hand drive. I see test mules all the time as Toyota and Ford have proving grounds here. Who else has NEW mid size Trucks in the works. I drive Bell road and Grand Ave every day so my camera will be ready to go. Is the next Taco that far along that test mules are rollin? If U live in the Blast furnace of the Phoenix area keep your eyes peeled. :spy:
     
  2. Jul 13, 2010 at 6:39 PM
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    Trapper6speed

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    Toyota's place is out in Wittmann way past SpeedWorld Dragstrip. I use to live right down the street from there and use to scare the crap out of the test drivers on that main road to and from. But seen a lot of big trucks going in and out all day. You can see it on Google map.
     
  3. Jul 13, 2010 at 6:43 PM
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    chris4x4

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    Ive seen a couple trucks in the east valley. They look like Some kinda import...Maybe the new Nissan, or somthing...
     
  4. Jul 13, 2010 at 6:48 PM
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    Kyouto42

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    Nissan would probably make more sense east side since their test track is out here in Maricopa. I got to see the GT-R before it was released on SR-347 all taped up in plastic :D

    Also if you see those trucks ninja pic them next time... hunt'm down! lol
     
  5. Jul 13, 2010 at 7:09 PM
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    chris4x4

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    Yeah, I will. This one I saw was wrapped up good in black stuff.
     
  6. Jul 13, 2010 at 7:12 PM
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    FearNothing321

    FearNothing321 You gonna eat that taco?

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    stop trying to pimp your ass out....lol
     
  7. Jul 14, 2010 at 1:18 PM
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    About 2-3 months ago saw 3 4 door trucks that were Ford products. The Big Blue oval was obvious under the black clad, rollin down Bell to the 101. They like Dusk too so Pics are harder to take cause my camera didn't get nothin but black. It seems the closer the vehicle is to production the more of the cladding comes off. Maybe the next Taco will get a Big intro at the Chicago Auto Show. Toyota loves Chicago to introduce new Trucks with the Taco and Tundra intro's there over the years.
     
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