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Too much truck?

Discussion in 'Stocks & Investments' started by bigtaco06, May 19, 2013.

  1. May 19, 2013 at 6:10 PM
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    bigtaco06

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    I have some buddies in Malmstrom and I was looking foward to the asignment and the def looking forward to the wheeling. Good luck on Making it to Cali. Try to get a short tore and get that Base of pref.
     
  2. May 19, 2013 at 6:14 PM
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    Well I just put in for all short tours but with me not having an approved CJR I cant get a BOP. Just playing it by ear for now
     
  3. May 19, 2013 at 7:32 PM
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    Do not come to minot!!! shoot yourself in the foot PRP will ruin your life. haha glad to see some more cops on here.
     
  4. May 19, 2013 at 7:34 PM
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    Lifes too short not to drive a Tacoma.
     
  5. May 19, 2013 at 7:39 PM
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    Drop the hammer. But make sure you get exactly what you want. Other wise you'll regret all of it like I did with my first taco
     
  6. May 19, 2013 at 7:47 PM
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    When I was a cop in Minot, I had a CJ7...:anonymous:

    I'm just having a chuckle remembering that place. :D
     
  7. May 19, 2013 at 7:52 PM
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    once i leave and never come back ill chuckle.:oldglory:
     
  8. May 19, 2013 at 8:22 PM
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    No Minot for me I decertified :D. My flight chief just came from minot and a handful of others I've met.
     
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  9. May 19, 2013 at 9:22 PM
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    whose your flight chief?
     
  10. May 19, 2013 at 9:35 PM
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    No vehicle is an investment... except maybe a '69 Camaro that you bought new for $1500.

    The Tacoma is an awesome truck, and it's certainly not "too much" truck...
    But the moment you buy it, it will start to devalue.
    Vehicles left parked will deteriorate.

    Save your money and pay cash when you get home.
    The most economical vehicle you will ever own is the one with no payment.
     
  11. May 19, 2013 at 11:12 PM
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    SSgt Morton, you may Know SSgt Piga as well.
     
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  12. May 19, 2013 at 11:14 PM
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    This is what the responsible side of me is saying.
     
  13. May 19, 2013 at 11:16 PM
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    Rear leaf spring tsb 5000 miles, w ac fan 26k miles, windshield creaking 28k miles- not warranty. Bad upper idler pulleys 32k miles- not warranty, Toyota Quality!
    What would you do with the truck if you get stationed over seas again?
     
  14. May 19, 2013 at 11:27 PM
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    Keep it and pay it off and put it in gov storage. Once it's payed for it's not going any where. I wish I had had never gotten rid of my 06 I would drive it until the wheels fall off. Save up For Solid axles that will go underneath it in ten years.
     
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  15. May 19, 2013 at 11:35 PM
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    I have worked with dozens of young men who served, and who pissed away their paychecks on vehicles, women, and booze, and they now regret it.
    Free room and board? A military paycheck isn't much, but it's bank money while you're in except for the personal "nice things" that help with morale.

    Personally, I'd love to be able to bank a year's wages.
     
  16. May 20, 2013 at 12:30 AM
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    I appreciate the advice but I think I would regret not getting one or getting something I'm not happy with. I've put a lot of consideration and planning into my purchase. I understand your concern I will still be able to save money because I will make a substantial down payment, while keeping some savings. I was a little smarter than the crowd that was spending thier hard earned money on booze. I plan on keeping the truck until it litterally falls apart. Tacoma is litterally my dream truck and I can't think of anything else I would be happy with.
     
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  17. May 20, 2013 at 4:34 AM
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    Thanks man! I love my truck. Thank you for your service. My respect.
     
  18. May 20, 2013 at 8:01 AM
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    Ya I know both sgt Morton worked mobility the whole time here couldn't get prp piga I knew as well
     
  19. May 20, 2013 at 8:05 AM
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    I take that back not Morton I know a sgt Horton sorry
     
  20. May 20, 2013 at 8:21 AM
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    I love all the Air Force going on in this thread.

    Three things for you OP:

    1. the easiest way to save money when you don't make much money is to stay out of debt, or to pay off debt.

    2. Look into using the USAA car buying service when you are ready to pull the trigger. That's how I scored my '13 DCSB 4x4 SR5 for 28k at 1.49% for 5 years. Also, if you are putting that much money down, look into a much shorter loan (2 or 3 years if you can afford it).

    3. No one has mentioned Ellsworth yet, and it's not necessarily considered a "northern tier" base, but the winters are cold as fuck, but the location is amazing. Great wheeling to be had, and the cost of living is very low. I loved it there.

    Just my 3 cents of advice.
     
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