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TRUE HERO with a Tundra!

Discussion in 'General Tundra Discussion' started by Challenger1, Nov 9, 2018.

  1. Nov 9, 2018 at 9:21 PM
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    Challenger1

    Challenger1 [OP] Storm Trooper #79

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    I don't know if this person is a member of the forum but I'd like to give this person some credit.

    It's so sad to see all the destruction from the fires.

    What a hero!

    **update**Toyota says they will get him a NEW TUNDRA!
    BFG will hook him up with tires!

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    EDIT** updated pictures of the Truck and damage

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  2. Nov 9, 2018 at 9:28 PM
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    Challenger1

    Challenger1 [OP] Storm Trooper #79

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    I have a set of headlights I can donate to this Hero.
     
  3. Nov 9, 2018 at 9:29 PM
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    T-Rex266

    T-Rex266 Moderator Staff Member

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    Solid character. Class act!! :bowdown:
     
  4. Nov 9, 2018 at 9:34 PM
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    Casper421

    Casper421 Adventure in a 1st gen

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  5. Nov 9, 2018 at 9:38 PM
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    Challenger1

    Challenger1 [OP] Storm Trooper #79

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  6. Nov 9, 2018 at 9:41 PM
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    Baja Mike

    Baja Mike Baja Aficionado

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    He probably hasn't been on because the site couldn't handle a pair of balls that big!
     
  7. Nov 9, 2018 at 9:42 PM
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    gosolo

    gosolo “The .com stands for communist”, Dale Gribble

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    Toyota should use him and his rig for advertising and give him a new truck.
     
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  8. Nov 9, 2018 at 9:48 PM
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    Guhner123

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    Yeah I’d be willing to donate money to get this guys rig back together. True hero! Gotta love people that are willing to help others.
     
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  9. Nov 9, 2018 at 9:53 PM
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    T-Rex266

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    Whatever I have, he can have. If not- I’m sure we can figure out something for him.
     
  10. Nov 9, 2018 at 10:10 PM
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    94slowbra

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    Love stories like this. Just shows you there are still good people out there
     
  11. Nov 9, 2018 at 10:15 PM
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    Baja Mike

    Baja Mike Baja Aficionado

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    I say he leaves it as it is. Battle scars ftw! How much of a panty dropper would it be when people ask why his truck looks like that and he has that story.

    Good luck to the cop who tries to pull him over looking like that, right?



    And since this is Tundras.com, you’ll notice it’s a White Tundra. That’s what made it faster than a raging forrest fire. A black or mgm one would have burned up for sure.
    :D:D:crapstorm:
     
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  12. Nov 9, 2018 at 10:17 PM
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    I’ll let you white tundras have a slide this time....but I would leave it too actually looks cool and has a story .
     
  13. Nov 9, 2018 at 10:21 PM
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  14. Nov 9, 2018 at 10:29 PM
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    Some Mods :) See build thread for details
    No need to muddy this thread up with truck colors. This BA used his awesome tundra to save himself and others.
     
  15. Nov 9, 2018 at 10:31 PM
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    ARamirez73

    ARamirez73 JUST A HOBO RIDIN' THEM RAILS TO ANYWHERE TTC#158

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    Ok Sean ok, just this ONCE
     
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  16. Nov 9, 2018 at 11:08 PM
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    831Tun

    831Tun IMA BasTRD

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    Thanks for posting this Andy. It's a nice change of pace to have an uplifting story about a hero.
     
  17. Nov 9, 2018 at 11:11 PM
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    Challenger1

    Challenger1 [OP] Storm Trooper #79

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    No worries Warren. Spread positive vibes when I can.
    Great story AND Tundra related!
     
  18. Nov 9, 2018 at 11:15 PM
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    I will help in any way I can to help him get his truck back together.
    I have to agree. He is a Hero...

    I just had an idea. Just gonna see what everybody thinks.. Why not start a Go Fund Me account for him. See how much money we can raise for him along with any parts we can donate.
     
  19. Nov 10, 2018 at 12:40 AM
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    dcsleeper408

    dcsleeper408 BASTRDS

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  20. Nov 10, 2018 at 12:48 AM
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    Powerful image and a heroic act!

    I’d donate as well.

    Tundra’s are well built to withstand that intense heat and keep going.

    Panda dude is #1 in my book!!
     
  21. Nov 10, 2018 at 12:56 AM
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    aperezsh

    aperezsh SDSO (Ret) Lone Defender of CHROME!

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    A little this and that...Broke now
    Even Chuck and Clint tip their hats!:hattip:
     
  22. Nov 10, 2018 at 1:40 AM
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    I don't know the man, but I imagine he"s the kind that wouldn't want publicity from his actions !
     
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  23. Nov 10, 2018 at 1:56 AM
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  24. Nov 10, 2018 at 3:31 AM
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    I hope that Panda and those around him are OK...and thankful that he wasn't driving one of these:

    [​IMG]
     
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    Another way to justify driving on 10 ply class E tires.
     
  26. Nov 10, 2018 at 3:41 AM
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    This is awesome! I was about to say he is a member on hear but you guys figured out already. I'm glad he is ok and that he help those people.
     
  27. Nov 10, 2018 at 3:41 AM
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    Grumpy Uncle

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    Care to elaborate for us?
     
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  28. Nov 10, 2018 at 4:00 AM
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    Sorry I meant to say "he wouldn't want "! Thanks for pointing out my mistake going to edit
     
  29. Nov 10, 2018 at 4:03 AM
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    Grumpy Uncle

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    No problem! I wasn't trying to be a dick, I just wanted to know the thought process. Thanks for the reply.
     
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    Hey i'm glad you told me would've looked like ass !
     
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