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Virgin 4x4 no more!

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by thestrangebrew, Sep 24, 2009.

  1. Sep 24, 2009 at 8:20 AM
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    thestrangebrew

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    Well I got off work early and decided it was time. I've had my truck for over a year and never took it wheeling, let alone put the damn thing in 4 wheel drive, so I figured I'd take it out to the river and see what it could do (rather what I could do since I've never driven off road). Unsurprisingly, my stock truck did awesome! I was a bit worried at first getting her all scratched up etc, but I figured, wtheck, it's looked pretty for a year, time for it to show some character. Got a few minor scratches going through some brush I think can be buffed out and it took me home no problems so I'd say it was a success. Here's some shots off my crappy phone. Wish I'd brought a real camera but oh well....



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  2. Sep 24, 2009 at 8:24 AM
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    T0LLPHR33

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    looks like you had a blast...congrats on devirginizing the 4x4...lol
     
  3. Sep 24, 2009 at 10:36 AM
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    thestrangebrew

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    lol thanks man. I had some fun and I'm ready to take her out again! Prob won't be for a few more weeks though, hopefully I'll have my OME suspension by then too!
     
  4. Sep 24, 2009 at 2:55 PM
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    jonny

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    sweeet man!
     
  5. Sep 24, 2009 at 2:57 PM
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    Jason'sLawnCare

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    Rugged Trail ftw. Congrats on breaking her in. I bet most of the scratches you see are just in the layer of dirt/dust you have on it.
     
  6. Sep 24, 2009 at 3:08 PM
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    thestrangebrew

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    Thanks man. I had no idea. This gives me more of an excuse to go to the river though!!
     
  7. Sep 24, 2009 at 3:09 PM
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    Yea they wiped away when I ran my finger down on. I'll clean it up nice and shiny tonight again. I love my truck even more now!
     
  8. Sep 24, 2009 at 3:10 PM
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    looks like a good time! i need to do the same. just lack of wheeling spots in my area. it sucks!
     
  9. Sep 24, 2009 at 3:19 PM
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    Way to pop that cherry! Gonna make mine my little whore.
     
  10. Sep 24, 2009 at 3:59 PM
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    i wish mine had 4wd :( parents didnt think it was a good idea cuz they knew id use it all the time. but kind of a fitting coincidence i guess but just as i opened this thread brad paisleys mud on the tires came on lol. anyways congrats and i bet you'll be back :)
     
  11. Sep 24, 2009 at 4:06 PM
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    carmellocafe

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    Right on! :thumbsup: It was going to have to happen at some point.:D
     
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