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TW Resident Mechanics

Discussion in 'Florida' started by Rellik01, Dec 21, 2011.

  1. Dec 21, 2011 at 4:59 AM
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    Rellik01

    Rellik01 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    2012 TRD Sport 4x4 White
    Bull Guard powder coated white, chrome aftermarket tail lights,Led interior lights, Factory roof rack, Bug deflector, Factory tow package, Garmin GPS, Viper 5901 alarm with auto start, Weather tech window wind deflectors, , 3" Tube steps powder coated white, CB Radio, Radio Scanner.
    If I bring my truck in for Rear Leaf Spring TSB I am concerned about amatuers working on my truck. Could some of the resident experts chime in and post which dealerships they work at. Also if I go to your dealership could I specify a mechanic to do the work.I would not want you to get in trouble so I would not mention Tacomaworld if necessary.
    Thanks in advance and I'm sure you all understand my concerns.
    P.S. I'm in the Orlando area.
     
  2. Dec 21, 2011 at 5:16 AM
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    river rat 69

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    NO Chrome,3" NFab's steps,TRD skid,Wet okie's.011 grill, k&n,5100's,All this comes right off when the old lady says let's go get a NEW ONE!!!
    Yes we have a good one, Jason (toyota tech 31) up in Sanford at DM.... He will be along soon must be sleeping in today...... Jim
     
  3. Dec 22, 2011 at 1:38 AM
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    Rellik01

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    Bull Guard powder coated white, chrome aftermarket tail lights,Led interior lights, Factory roof rack, Bug deflector, Factory tow package, Garmin GPS, Viper 5901 alarm with auto start, Weather tech window wind deflectors, , 3" Tube steps powder coated white, CB Radio, Radio Scanner.
    Do dealerships allow you to request a specific mechanic to work on your truck?
     
  4. Dec 22, 2011 at 5:10 AM
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    river rat 69

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    NO Chrome,3" NFab's steps,TRD skid,Wet okie's.011 grill, k&n,5100's,All this comes right off when the old lady says let's go get a NEW ONE!!!
    You are spending the $$$ y not?? PM toyota tech 31 and set up a time when he will be at work.. Hes a real good tech... Jim
     
  5. Dec 22, 2011 at 10:50 AM
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    Rellik01

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    Bull Guard powder coated white, chrome aftermarket tail lights,Led interior lights, Factory roof rack, Bug deflector, Factory tow package, Garmin GPS, Viper 5901 alarm with auto start, Weather tech window wind deflectors, , 3" Tube steps powder coated white, CB Radio, Radio Scanner.
    If toyota tech 31 could chime in. Does DM Toyota typically give a hard time regarding the Rear Leaf Spring TSB. I would be coming from Windermere so its' a little bit of a ride for me.
    Thanks in advance.
     
  6. Dec 22, 2011 at 11:19 AM
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    Toyota Tech31

    Toyota Tech31 Sometimes when I close my eyes, I can't see.

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    Air Raid air intake, 40 Series Flowmaster Muffler, Front Turn Signals Now Turn And Park, KENWOOD HEAD UNIT W/ ALL KENWOOD SPEAKER UPGRADES AND 2-10" KENWOOD SUBS BEHIND BACK SEAT, Bilstein 5125'S In Rear W/ 1.5 AAL'S, Bilstein 5100 W/ Eibachs Up Front, LR Upper control arms, NFAB steps, Bruteforce Fab Hybrid front bumper, LP10000 SuperWinch, 2 Rigid Industries SRM-2's, OKLedlightbars 6 CREE LED lights as fogs, AVID RBG, 2 4" red ring HIDs mounted behind the grille.
    Did someone mention my name?

    Alright, i would need the info for your truck (VIN and personal stuff) so i can make a ticket and get them ordered. Last set i did were on backorder, so i will have to find out for sure. Do you mind waiting till next month? How many miles are on your truck and why do you want the tsb done?

    Sorry so many questions, just need to get my facts straight so i can talk to the shop foreman and get his blessings (usually not a problem)
     
  7. Dec 22, 2011 at 12:56 PM
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    river rat 69

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    NO Chrome,3" NFab's steps,TRD skid,Wet okie's.011 grill, k&n,5100's,All this comes right off when the old lady says let's go get a NEW ONE!!!
    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ THIS, If I ever get a ticket in Windermere, you owe me... Jim
     
  8. Dec 22, 2011 at 1:49 PM
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    Rellik01

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    Bull Guard powder coated white, chrome aftermarket tail lights,Led interior lights, Factory roof rack, Bug deflector, Factory tow package, Garmin GPS, Viper 5901 alarm with auto start, Weather tech window wind deflectors, , 3" Tube steps powder coated white, CB Radio, Radio Scanner.
    O.K. I will be in touch with you in about a month to get the ball rolling.
    Thanks a lot and Merry christmas to you and your family.
     
  9. Dec 22, 2011 at 1:50 PM
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    Rellik01

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    2012 TRD Sport 4x4 White
    Bull Guard powder coated white, chrome aftermarket tail lights,Led interior lights, Factory roof rack, Bug deflector, Factory tow package, Garmin GPS, Viper 5901 alarm with auto start, Weather tech window wind deflectors, , 3" Tube steps powder coated white, CB Radio, Radio Scanner.

    Sorry I won't be much help retired NYPD.
     
  10. Dec 22, 2011 at 1:52 PM
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    007, trd, sr5, fmf.
    NO Chrome,3" NFab's steps,TRD skid,Wet okie's.011 grill, k&n,5100's,All this comes right off when the old lady says let's go get a NEW ONE!!!
    Is ok havent been that way in 20 years... Jim:)
     
  11. Dec 23, 2011 at 6:15 PM
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    Rellik01

    Rellik01 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    2012 TRD Sport 4x4 White
    Bull Guard powder coated white, chrome aftermarket tail lights,Led interior lights, Factory roof rack, Bug deflector, Factory tow package, Garmin GPS, Viper 5901 alarm with auto start, Weather tech window wind deflectors, , 3" Tube steps powder coated white, CB Radio, Radio Scanner.
    Jason, PM sent. About how long does it take to complete this work as I have to decide if I will wait or maybe rent a car to get home. Please let me know if you need further info to help the process. Thanks.
     
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