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Out with the taco in with the tundra

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by D1227, Jun 21, 2016.

  1. Jun 21, 2016 at 7:23 PM
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    D1227

    D1227 [OP] New Member

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    Hi everyone just traded a 2010 Tacoma for a 2016 tundra...
     
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  2. Jun 21, 2016 at 7:32 PM
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    CaptTyler

    CaptTyler www.fishcharlotteharbor.com

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    Bilstein 5100's F&R +2 CB Shims CB +2 Shackles 295-65-20 Toyo AT2 BAMuffler 7" Spidertrax 1.25" G-Tek SABM / aFe Pro Dry S (Charcoal Delete) Husky X-ACT Floor Mats All LED Interior / Reverse Lights / Cargo Lights Philips Xtreme Vision Headlights
    Welcome!
    Let's see this bad boy!
     
  3. Jun 21, 2016 at 7:42 PM
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    D1227

    D1227 [OP] New Member

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    Only pic I got at the moment

    20160617_154805.jpg
     
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  4. Jun 21, 2016 at 7:44 PM
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    zcarpenter92

    zcarpenter92 Yotas, Coronas and 'Merica

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    In sig
    Lookin good man! Welcome from eastern CO!
     
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  5. Jun 21, 2016 at 7:45 PM
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    D1227

    D1227 [OP] New Member

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    Thanks.... hi from WA.
     
  6. Jun 21, 2016 at 7:46 PM
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    matluth

    matluth Fish On!

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    18"X9" FN BFD's rims, 295/70R/18E Cooper Discoverer STT Pro's, upgraded to Old Man EMU coil-overs/shocks. Toytec shackles Next: true dual exhaust, new UCA's.
    Welcome from CO. Another Taco to Tundra convert.
     
  7. Jun 21, 2016 at 7:49 PM
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    D1227

    D1227 [OP] New Member

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    Loved my taco but needed more room my kids were more excited about the back seatseats than I was about the whole truck...
     
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  8. Jun 21, 2016 at 7:50 PM
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    matluth

    matluth Fish On!

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    18"X9" FN BFD's rims, 295/70R/18E Cooper Discoverer STT Pro's, upgraded to Old Man EMU coil-overs/shocks. Toytec shackles Next: true dual exhaust, new UCA's.
    As long as the kids are happy.:thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup:
     
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  9. Jun 21, 2016 at 7:52 PM
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    Nor7

    Nor7 Chilton Manual Guy

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    Welcome from Tx.
     
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  10. Jun 21, 2016 at 8:43 PM
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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
    Nice! Now you can triple the size of that trailer :)
     
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  11. Jun 21, 2016 at 9:23 PM
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    Sean266

    Sean266 #ThinBlueLine Staff Member

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    Welcome from CO!
     
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  12. Jun 22, 2016 at 2:09 AM
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    BlueFalconActual

    BlueFalconActual Field Day Inspector Extraordinaire

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    Welcome from Japan. Also a Taco to Tundra convert. Seems like a common trend, especially since the unveiling of the '16 Taco.
     
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  13. Jun 22, 2016 at 2:34 AM
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    FirstGenTundra

    FirstGenTundra ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ

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    Welcome from northern Virginia!
     
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  14. Jun 22, 2016 at 5:06 AM
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    mdavis

    mdavis Tiger Life

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    Welcome!
     
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  15. Jun 30, 2016 at 8:16 AM
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    csuviper

    csuviper Moderator Staff Member

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    Some Mods :) See build thread for details
    Welcome!
     
  16. Jun 30, 2016 at 9:25 AM
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    Dimonback

    Dimonback New Member

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    Another "convert" - 05 PreRunner to '14 Texas Edition. Both great trucks.
     
  17. Jun 30, 2016 at 12:24 PM
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    bandit

    bandit New Member

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    Duh Tundra
    NICE!! welcome!
     
  18. Jul 19, 2016 at 7:45 AM
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    SOCO Tundra

    SOCO Tundra When do you stop being the FNG?

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    Leer topper, MagnaFlow, TRD CAI, TRD Hvy skid plate, and I want less chrome!
    I did that too.
     
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  19. Jul 19, 2016 at 8:06 AM
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    Law323

    Law323 Pray for peace, prepare for war

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    Welcome from South La!! 99 Prerunner to 99 s10 (only because it was all I could afford at the time) to 2012 tundra.
    I choose to ignore the "Chevy ages". Those are like the dark ages to me.
     
  20. Jul 19, 2016 at 7:13 PM
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    mudsweatngearz

    mudsweatngearz New Member

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    Window tint
    I converted from an 05 Tacoma to a 16 limited TRD. Couldn't bring myself to part with the 05 TRD Sport Taco so I kept it. Got the wifey a 16 TRD sport Taco too
     
  21. Jul 19, 2016 at 7:46 PM
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    frogger

    frogger #teamjapotruck

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    Looking good love the camper too :thumbsup:
     
  22. Jul 20, 2016 at 6:51 AM
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    SOCO Tundra

    SOCO Tundra When do you stop being the FNG?

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    Leer topper, MagnaFlow, TRD CAI, TRD Hvy skid plate, and I want less chrome!
    I got a lot of grief from the Taco boys for trading, but it was a nice drive this am. From Pueblo to Colorado Springs the Taco on cruise was like a crack head. Shifting gears all the time at any bump in the road. Would go from 6th to 4th at two small grades. The Tundra today, shifted once for the last hill Fountain hill before FCCO gate 20.
    I loved that Taco, I searched for a lower gear set something lower than the manual 3.09's, but not available. I think the Taco would be a much better towing platform if the rear end gears were low enough to let the 3.5 lug a little. Don't suspect any such things with the Tundra. Heading to 10000 feet next weekend, we'll see.
     
  23. Jul 20, 2016 at 11:20 AM
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    JAMES

    JAMES COLORADO TUNDRA

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    3" Pro Comp lift LT285/55 R20 Toyo AT 20" Fuel Recoil Wheels N-Fab black Step Bars Splash 5% Window Tinting Clear Mask Protection Premium leather interior with 2-front Heat/Cool seats Viper 5806v remote start with 2-way remote Dual Flo-Pro 3.5 18" Glass Packs Black Chrome exhaust tips Bakflip Bed Cover
    Welcome, I'm a 2016 Taco to a 2016 Tundra! There's a lot of us!!!
     
  24. Jul 22, 2016 at 9:48 AM
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    SOCO Tundra

    SOCO Tundra When do you stop being the FNG?

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    Leer topper, MagnaFlow, TRD CAI, TRD Hvy skid plate, and I want less chrome!
    The Taco boys hate me so much, they dumped my posts from the TW forum. Damn. LOL.
    Got so much grief I had to double check my math.
    On average the Tundra is larger than the Taco by 12 inches. That includes length and wheel base at 26 inches.
    So much more power, practically the same size in width, height at 6 inches more and track is only 5 inches more.
    A loss of 3 mpg so far with a 381/401 (?) HP/TRQ engine, and I have to pull into a parking lot a little slower.....maybe.
    I miss the Taco, but the Tundra is great compromise IMHO.
     
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