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Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Karo, May 25, 2010.

  1. May 25, 2010 at 12:58 AM
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    Karo

    Karo [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Or just in general, where do you get your knowledge on any vehicle? (TW, Wikipedia, books, manuals, personal experience, etc.)
     
  2. May 25, 2010 at 12:58 AM
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    derekabraham

    derekabraham Living vicariously through everybody

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    Stick on hood scoop from Autozone.
  3. May 25, 2010 at 1:01 AM
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    Karo

    Karo [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Who is that
     
  4. May 25, 2010 at 1:02 AM
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    1337Taco

    1337Taco Sold all 3

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    Blasphemy




    Chris4x4
     
  5. May 25, 2010 at 1:08 AM
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    Kelson

    Kelson My Truck is Cuter than Yours

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    customtacos.com lol
     
  6. May 25, 2010 at 1:28 AM
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    jdkeller

    jdkeller How many words can be fit in this s

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    Dome light LED, 6000k HID Headlights and fogs, Grillcraft black mesh, rear 5100's, Total Chaos UCA's, 285/75/16 BFG KM2's, Spidertrax spacers, Blacked out emblems, cb,kenwood tm270 ham radio, All Pro 3" leaf pack, Fox 2.0 coilovers, Revenge Fab Sliders, u bolt flip kit, Pioneer avh4200, bed bar with light and antenna, Wet Okoles, Weathertech Mats, Wet Okole Armrests, Rear KR Fab bumper, bed mat, N-Fab spare tire carrier with full size spare on 16" TRD rim, Bedlinered flares and grille. Camburg Spindles, All Pro front fenders.
    I was born all-knowing. But to appear average I come on TW.
     
  7. May 25, 2010 at 1:30 AM
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    sandman427

    sandman427 KR FAB

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    2 ten inch kicker cvt subs, pioneer deck and alpine 1000 watt class D amp, and flowmaster exhaust, 4 inch camburg lift spindles and my coilover is adjusted to 1" (5inch total) in front and 3" All Pro leafs, KING off road racing reservoir shocks and coil-overs, KR FAB CUSTOM BUMPER with three 9" HELLA 4000 Race LIGHTS , HID headlights with rigid amber LEDs , "KR Fabrication" custom built bumper, sliders and tiregate, Full size spare with matching rim, custom bed bar with two amber off road lights, cb radio, also BHLM (thanks Ray), and debagged
    its good to know GOD owns a taco... lol i know all of mine form TW...
     
  8. May 25, 2010 at 1:31 AM
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    jdkeller

    jdkeller How many words can be fit in this s

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    Dome light LED, 6000k HID Headlights and fogs, Grillcraft black mesh, rear 5100's, Total Chaos UCA's, 285/75/16 BFG KM2's, Spidertrax spacers, Blacked out emblems, cb,kenwood tm270 ham radio, All Pro 3" leaf pack, Fox 2.0 coilovers, Revenge Fab Sliders, u bolt flip kit, Pioneer avh4200, bed bar with light and antenna, Wet Okoles, Weathertech Mats, Wet Okole Armrests, Rear KR Fab bumper, bed mat, N-Fab spare tire carrier with full size spare on 16" TRD rim, Bedlinered flares and grille. Camburg Spindles, All Pro front fenders.
    How else would they be meteor-proof?
     
  9. May 25, 2010 at 1:31 AM
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    Krazie Sj

    Krazie Sj Resident Jackass

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    Here obviously.
     
  10. May 25, 2010 at 1:33 AM
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    jdkeller

    jdkeller How many words can be fit in this s

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    Dome light LED, 6000k HID Headlights and fogs, Grillcraft black mesh, rear 5100's, Total Chaos UCA's, 285/75/16 BFG KM2's, Spidertrax spacers, Blacked out emblems, cb,kenwood tm270 ham radio, All Pro 3" leaf pack, Fox 2.0 coilovers, Revenge Fab Sliders, u bolt flip kit, Pioneer avh4200, bed bar with light and antenna, Wet Okoles, Weathertech Mats, Wet Okole Armrests, Rear KR Fab bumper, bed mat, N-Fab spare tire carrier with full size spare on 16" TRD rim, Bedlinered flares and grille. Camburg Spindles, All Pro front fenders.
    What's with the attitude man. Relax.
     
  11. May 25, 2010 at 1:42 AM
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    jhodge83

    jhodge83 Any dog under 50# is a cat and cats are useless... Moderator

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    wat?
    definitely TW. been here over 3 years now and on my second taco:thumbsup:
     
  12. May 25, 2010 at 4:20 AM
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    Janster

    Janster Old & Forgetful

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    Just about everywhere..... the internet is a glorious thing.

    10 years ago - I owned my first tacoma and all of my knowledge came from TTORA. Now, I start my searches with TW but usually end my searches with google.
     
  13. May 25, 2010 at 4:22 AM
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    squad314

    squad314 Thinks he's Steve McQueen

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    Same here and same here......:)
     
  14. May 25, 2010 at 4:27 AM
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    Simon's Mom

    Simon's Mom Wag More Bark Less

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    Stock for now
    TW - there is a lot of knowledgeable & friendly folks here!
     
  15. May 25, 2010 at 4:36 AM
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    SlurpeeBlueMetallic

    SlurpeeBlueMetallic FFFFFFUUUUUUUUUUUUUUU...

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    X marks the spot
     
  17. May 25, 2010 at 4:57 AM
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    Since I've gotten my 06 it's been from this forum thanks all
     
  18. May 25, 2010 at 4:58 AM
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    blackwatertaco

    blackwatertaco If you ain't stuck, You ain't tryin hard enough.

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  19. May 25, 2010 at 5:01 AM
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    Incognito

    Incognito μολὼν λαβέ

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    See Build thread
    X2!
     
  20. May 25, 2010 at 5:24 AM
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    Barnone

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    Lots of info here, some good and some bad.
    I've owned maybe ten Toyota over the years but never knew there were so many problems with Toyota until I started visiting here. I think a lot of the problems here are caused by ill advised modifications and abuse.
     
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