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Tacoma to Tundra!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Dantwenty2, Oct 6, 2016.

  1. Oct 6, 2016 at 12:53 PM
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    Dantwenty2

    Dantwenty2 [OP] New Member

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    Hey! Was in the Tacoma scene for the last few years. Bear crossed the freeway in the middle of the night right in front of me. Thanks to that bear I now have a 2013 MGM Rock Warrior! Currently has a shell, decked system, front and rear dash cams, Katzkin leather, rigid lighting front and rear, strobes all around, air bags, rear sway bar, etc. Looking forward to making it mine soon!

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  2. Oct 6, 2016 at 12:56 PM
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    Sean266

    Sean266 IDK what to place here so here's this lonely line Staff Member

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    Welcome! You're not the Simi guy by chance, are you?
     
  3. Oct 6, 2016 at 12:57 PM
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    Dantwenty2

    Dantwenty2 [OP] New Member

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    Oh no! I'm referred to as the "Simi Guy!" You are from Colorado, how did you hear the story?
     
  4. Oct 6, 2016 at 12:58 PM
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    Bannock452

    Bannock452 New Member

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    Welcome from SoCal! Poor taco! Can't imagine what the bear looked like! Glad your ok and looks like u scored on a nice ride!
     
  5. Oct 6, 2016 at 1:03 PM
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    TheBeast

    TheBeast Once you go black...

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    nice upgrade :)
     
  6. Oct 6, 2016 at 1:07 PM
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    Sean266

    Sean266 IDK what to place here so here's this lonely line Staff Member

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    FB group. I'm from Simi haha.
     
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  7. Oct 6, 2016 at 1:12 PM
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    Dantwenty2

    Dantwenty2 [OP] New Member

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    Looked like that! Estimated at 300+lbs

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  8. Oct 6, 2016 at 1:18 PM
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    joonbug

    joonbug Private Investigator

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    Awww, poor bear... Was probably just going to the market to buy some Styrofoam cups.
     
  9. Oct 6, 2016 at 2:01 PM
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    WarEagleSteve

    WarEagleSteve Rowdy Ron's Protege' and Law's long lost bro

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    Welcome Dan! Sorry to hear about the accident. Had a bear hit by a tractor trailer on the interstate nearby. My buddy, the local Fire Chief, said he had never seen anything like it....
     
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  10. Oct 6, 2016 at 3:01 PM
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    Law323

    Law323 WSFC Sargeant at Arms

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    I'm sure getting your tundra made the whole thing "bear"able!! :rimshot::bananadance:
     
  11. Oct 6, 2016 at 3:06 PM
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    RowdyRon

    RowdyRon WarEagleSteve Fan Club President

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    Dan, welcome from NW Arkansas! Thanks for your law enforcement service!
     
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  12. Oct 6, 2016 at 8:09 PM
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    MotoTundra

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    Sweet Rock Warrior. I bet you bearly miss the Taco now...:hattip:
     
  13. Oct 6, 2016 at 8:24 PM
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    joonbug

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    Atleast you got another Toyota. Imagine if you had to drive a Ford... it would be really embearassing...
     
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  14. Oct 6, 2016 at 8:25 PM
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    Dantwenty2

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    That would be terrible! Unfortunately, I did have to drive a Nissan Frontier for three long weeks!
     
  15. Oct 6, 2016 at 8:44 PM
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    Law323

    Law323 WSFC Sargeant at Arms

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    Ouch, even coming from a Tacoma size, that's trading down!!
     
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  16. Oct 7, 2016 at 2:00 AM
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    driverdog

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    Welcome!

    Nice looking Tundra you have there and that Tacoma was a beauty. Glad you didn't get hurt!
     
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  17. Oct 7, 2016 at 3:00 AM
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    757TUNDRA

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    Welcome to the site. Did you at least get to keep the bear's cups?
     
  18. Oct 7, 2016 at 9:28 AM
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    Dantwenty2

    Dantwenty2 [OP] New Member

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    Didn't keep any of it. Would have made a dang nice rug in front of my fireplace!
     
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  19. Oct 8, 2016 at 6:16 PM
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    Dantwenty2

    Dantwenty2 [OP] New Member

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    Wheeled her for the first time today. Went to the Desert Bar in Parker, Arizona. Completely stock suspension, but she did fine. Although she did okay, the Kings are still on order!

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  20. Oct 8, 2016 at 6:56 PM
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  21. Oct 8, 2016 at 7:48 PM
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    geno0506

    geno0506 GENO

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