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WTF Squirrel KO's 04 Tacoma!

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by Rob Lewis, Feb 25, 2009.

  1. Feb 25, 2009 at 8:28 AM
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    Rob Lewis

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    Hello all! I woke up yesterday morning without a care in the world! I went out to start my taco, I turned it over and instead of it firing right up it just kept turning over! Now I thought this was very odd because usually it fires right up! My mind started racing! I thought damn someone is messing with my truck! You know the usual paranonia. So I popped the hood. and almost shat myself when a very frisky Eastern Fox Squirrel sprung three feet into the air and hi tailed it! Needless to say he KO'd my tacoma by taking out the wiring harness that is located on the drivers side all the way up on the firewall! I could not believe my eyes! He had chewed through almost all of the wires!

    So today my beloved sits at the dealer waiting to see how much damage this little rodent caused! Thank gawd for insurance!

    No animals were harmed during the making of this post!

    But I think some black ops are in order!


    Rob Lewis
     
  2. Feb 25, 2009 at 8:32 AM
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    09tacoLI

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    That fucking sucks and I would declare war on them little pricks.
     
  3. Feb 25, 2009 at 8:34 AM
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    DanGer

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    do what I do. toss some corn in a nice area of the yard and keep an eye on it with a bow or pellet gun.


    Or mix cyanide into the corn
     
  4. Feb 25, 2009 at 8:36 AM
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    you better shoot that little fucker lol
     
  5. Feb 25, 2009 at 8:37 AM
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    TacticalBacon13

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  6. Feb 25, 2009 at 9:28 AM
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    I suggest a squirrel IED, disguised as a corncob.
     
  7. Feb 25, 2009 at 9:32 AM
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    In that order.
     
  8. Feb 25, 2009 at 9:37 AM
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    Squirrels are nasty little bastards. Out here in Cali they get HUGE because they don't hibernate. They are also not scared of people for some reason. We had one chew through the Christmas lights this year. I have no clue how it didn't get electrocuted. I actually nailed one with a big rock awhile back. Didn't even flinch. Just ran away. One got hit by a car in the summer and was in the back yard making all kinds of noise. I thought about going out there with my handy machete but luckily the neighbor's cat got it first. I was worried the neighbors might have freaked out had they seen me.
     
  9. Feb 25, 2009 at 10:33 AM
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    I was in such shock that I forgot the pics and got my truck to the dealer asap! I'll just tape a packet of cumadin to the nesty spot! I'm still waiting for the dealer to call me back and tell me what the damages are!

    Rob
     
  10. Feb 25, 2009 at 10:37 AM
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    Need to take care of him/her in some way, he'll/she'll be back, you can bet on that.
     
  11. Feb 25, 2009 at 10:47 AM
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  12. Feb 25, 2009 at 10:50 AM
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    Trap that squirrel and relocate him in a ford or chevy house maybe a not so liked boss.
     
  13. Feb 25, 2009 at 10:55 AM
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    ahahahahhahahahahhahahhaha Mike.
     
  14. Feb 25, 2009 at 10:58 AM
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    Funny story! Hope it dosen't cost too much to fix. Those little Squirrels are quite the theives. I wonder what he was gonna do with the parts, Ebay?:D
     
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    we have chain link fence around my yard. they chewed throu the metal ties that keep the fence up!

    also, we have a porch on our house with womanized railings..those bastids chewed throu the womanized wood without getting sick!
     
  16. Mar 2, 2009 at 2:36 PM
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    3500.00 U.S. dollars!!!!!!!!!!!! can you believe it? in less than 3 hours time a squirrel took out my rig! Can you imagine if this were to happen to some one who did'nt have insurance! It could be the straw that broke the camels back! Still trizzling here in Oregon!






    Rob
     
  17. Mar 2, 2009 at 2:43 PM
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    What was all damaged?
     
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    damn...
     
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    U got a low deductible i hope?
     
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