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LOVING MY NEW TUNDRA !!

Discussion in 'General Tundra Discussion' started by Boondockshydro, Jun 21, 2016.

  1. Jun 21, 2016 at 5:02 AM
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    Boondockshydro

    Boondockshydro [OP] New Member

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    I couldn't be happier with my decision ! I ended up getting a 2008 Tundra crewmax 5.7 SR5. Actually got to tow with it for the first time last weekend, had about the same load as the last trip with my 05 avalanche. This time got almost double the fuel mileage !! 13.5 mpg. I really like this truck !! still deciding on wheels and tires, but in no rush because it has brand new tires on it now. IMG_9015.jpg IMG_8962.jpg IMG_8966.jpg
     
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  2. Jun 21, 2016 at 5:03 AM
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    Boondockshydro

    Boondockshydro [OP] New Member

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    my avalanche was squatted with this same load...
     
  3. Jun 21, 2016 at 5:38 AM
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    matluth

    matluth Fish On!

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    Very nice 08. Very nice toys too!
     
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  4. Jun 21, 2016 at 5:44 AM
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    RowdyRon

    RowdyRon Not too old to play

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    Deck rail system, Bed divider, door sill protectors, LED reverse light bars, Aries Bull Bar with 28" 180 watt LED light bar, LED step lights, LED bed lights, driver-side grab handle, TRD Rear Sway Bar, BedRug bed mat and tailgate mat, Morimoto Fog Lights, more to come.....
    Congratulations!
     
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  5. Jun 21, 2016 at 7:02 AM
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    Boondockshydro

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    thanks bud !
     
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  6. Jun 21, 2016 at 7:38 AM
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    CaptTyler

    CaptTyler www.fishcharlotteharbor.com

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    Welcome!! Very very nice looking truck. Can't wait to see it build up!
     
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  7. Jun 21, 2016 at 8:25 AM
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    Law323

    Law323 Pray for peace, prepare for war

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    Awesome!! Keep us posted with the build!!
     
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  8. Jun 21, 2016 at 11:41 AM
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    bobeast

    bobeast really old member

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    - Bull Bar, - HID Bunny Burners - AMP retractable running boards, - Headlight leveling retrofit - P1 Brake Controller - 60% rear seat delete - relocation of Sub to rear wall. - 3/1 leveling kit - Firestone Air bags - on-board compressor with auto-leveling, - Dual Undercover Swing Boxes. - P285/65/R20 (34.6") BFG TA KO2's - TRD Front skid plate - Pop & Lock Tailgate lock (soon) - Remote Tailgate mod (soon) - LED Headlights (soon) - Nav Bypass - iPhone integration - Serius/XM retrofit
    Excellent choice!
     
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  9. Jun 21, 2016 at 1:33 PM
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    chphilo

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    Welcome and congrats. Man, that truck looks brand-spankin new.
     
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  10. Jun 21, 2016 at 2:07 PM
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    Law323

    Law323 Pray for peace, prepare for war

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    Hey I meant to ask you, what tires do you have currently? Bridgestone duelers?
     
  11. Jun 21, 2016 at 5:10 PM
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    zcarpenter92

    zcarpenter92 Yotas, Coronas and 'Merica

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    Welcome and congrats! How many miles?
     
  12. Jun 21, 2016 at 6:07 PM
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    MotoTundra

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    Congrats on the buy. Nice truck and toys too.
     
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  13. Jun 21, 2016 at 6:10 PM
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    rons23

    rons23 Next Round is on me! Live OBX

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    Welcome from Obx
     
  14. Jun 26, 2016 at 12:44 PM
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    Nexen hxt.
     
  15. Jun 26, 2016 at 12:46 PM
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    Went with 275/65/20 toyo open country at's and drop star wheels !!
     
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  16. Jun 26, 2016 at 12:47 PM
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  17. Jun 26, 2016 at 12:52 PM
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    Law323

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    Nice choice bud! From my experience (just got 275/70r18 a little over a month ago) they do damn well in every condition I've ridden mine through. I live in south La so I can't comment on snow performance and too early to tell on tread wear but if the reviews are right, I'm looking at a solid 50-60k life! everything else is great!
     
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