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Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by 06BLUEDBLSPORT, Dec 16, 2009.

  1. Dec 16, 2009 at 6:52 PM
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    06BLUEDBLSPORT

    06BLUEDBLSPORT [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Since Im moving on saturday my truck was originally gonna be shipped down on a big ass truck. Well my mom read the fine print just recently and found out it could take 2+ weeks for my truck to be delivered and they wanted me to remove anything that i could remove that is after market which means my seat covers, bed cover, etc, except for my exhaust and bull bar basically, and they were not happy about those two things having to stay on. So my folks gave me the choice, take my truck apart basically, or drive 6 hours on saturday and sunday putting about 1,000 miles on my truck...I took the second choice,
    What would you all have done?
     
  2. Dec 16, 2009 at 6:53 PM
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    01GREENTACO

    01GREENTACO Not all who wander are lost

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    Lost track many, many mods ago.
    Put the miles. It's not all that bad.
     
  3. Dec 16, 2009 at 6:54 PM
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    BravesFan

    BravesFan The MOST Badass Offroad Truck

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    driven it........
     
  4. Dec 16, 2009 at 6:55 PM
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    06BLUEDBLSPORT

    06BLUEDBLSPORT [OP] Well-Known Member

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    very true, my truck is 3 years old and about to be 4 on jan 1st and it has 36K so its behind miles for the year, so it can afford to put some miles on it, plus i love a long drive
     
  5. Dec 16, 2009 at 6:57 PM
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    BulletToothTony

    BulletToothTony Space for rent

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    You can call me Susan if it makes you happy.
    Drive the 1,000, i would do it :cool:
     
  6. Dec 16, 2009 at 6:57 PM
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    Doc.SS

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    where are you moving to?
     
  7. Dec 16, 2009 at 7:00 PM
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    Fmsvandal

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    i was just about to ask the above question.....
     
  8. Dec 16, 2009 at 7:02 PM
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    Ridingontrd

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    Load up the cd player and pack a lunch. :burnrubber::plane:
     
  9. Dec 16, 2009 at 7:02 PM
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    Anathollo

    Anathollo www.saveadane.org

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    I def would have driven it! No way would I remove all of my aftermarket parts and plus I love driving my tacoma. two words: Road trip! haha
     
  10. Dec 16, 2009 at 7:05 PM
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    06BLUEDBLSPORT

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    Frisco Texas, its a suburb of Dallas Texas
    Hell Yeah!
    Road Trips are the best!
     
  11. Dec 16, 2009 at 7:07 PM
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    BulletToothTony

    BulletToothTony Space for rent

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    You can call me Susan if it makes you happy.

    Hell yeah, let me be the first say welcome to Texas :yay:
     
  12. Dec 16, 2009 at 7:10 PM
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    Brunes

    Brunes abides.

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    1000 miles is nothing man- Check the tires and fluids before you leave. Maybe an alignment if you haven't in a while.

    And do the maintainence on the other end.

    You'll be good to go!!
     
  13. Dec 16, 2009 at 7:10 PM
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    Doc.SS

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    nice drive...it'll be fun.
     
  14. Dec 16, 2009 at 7:23 PM
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    brian

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    1000 miles is nothing, ask any coastie :) You can do it easily. I did a little more than that nonstop over thanksgiving. About 18 hours for 1000 miles I think it was.
     
  15. Dec 16, 2009 at 7:26 PM
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    RelentlessFab

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    Had tons on the old Taco's.... new Tundra is pretty stock
    i'd drive it without thinking twice. :)
     
  16. Dec 16, 2009 at 7:26 PM
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    06BLUEDBLSPORT

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    THANKS DUDE! I LOVE TEXAS
    But actually its welcome back home, i use to live in Mckinney Texas since i was 2 and in xmas of 2000 i moved to GA
     
  17. Dec 16, 2009 at 7:28 PM
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    Gorilla_97

    Gorilla_97 Once a gorilla always a gorilla

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    I'm getting ready to relocate soon as well, and I will be driving my truck. My company will move up to 2 vehicles, but I'm going to drive my truck and have the wife drive her van. I'll let them move my YJ.
     
  18. Dec 16, 2009 at 7:28 PM
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    06BLUEDBLSPORT

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    im glad you all are agreeing with me on this. gives me more confidence in doing the 6 hours both ways with one of my brothers in the front seat
     
  19. Dec 16, 2009 at 7:29 PM
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    06BLUEDBLSPORT

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    where ya moving to? and it was kinda the same way with my dad but he wanted to drive his suv and my moms suv and ship my truck
     
  20. Dec 16, 2009 at 7:31 PM
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    Gorilla_97

    Gorilla_97 Once a gorilla always a gorilla

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    I'm moving down to Mission, TX. It's gonna be sweet only living 1 hr from South Padre. Been in Ft Worth for over 12 years so I'm excited about the change. At least I'll still be in Texas (barely, lol).
     
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