New Truck

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by GeorgiaRedfish, Feb 5, 2012.

  1. GeorgiaRedfish

    GeorgiaRedfish Well-Known Member

    Aug 19, 2011
    I love this truck it hauls a$$, it is one of the faster current production trucks, I believe it is only beaten out by the Syclones, SRT-10, Raptor, Titan, 5.7 tundra. Since I cannot afford the first three, the titan is ugly, and the Tundra gets 13 I am very happy with my purchase. Plus i got 20 mpg on my first tank, and thats with my not being able to let off the skinny pedal. Either way this thing gets down the road quick. I know most people get trucks to haul, but this thing hauls 6,500lbs which is more than I'll ever need.

    I got a 2wd this time, because I have never needed to use it on my nissan, and I refuse to offroad in a new truck. I still have my old one to fix up for that. Plus I want to get into some faster dirt road type stuff, which this fits the bill perfectly for with an auto LSD, I had this thing bombing down a dirt road going 90mph....

    This thing handles awesome and came with some free extras (it helps having a mother in law as a salesperson) I got a back up camera, tow hitch, trans cooler, oil cooler, and step rails for the same price as without.

    I just added some temporary cheap seat covers (I have a dog that rides inside, I'm a softy), and some all weather floor mats, I will be adding a black toolbox, tint, maybe a mild lift, and maybe an exhaust later down the road. Thanks for looking. I am very, very happy with this truck. Thanks for looking guys.
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    Better pics to come.
     
  2. Sir Guy

    Sir Guy Sharpening Ockham's Razor Supporting Addict

    Aug 20, 2011
    Shiny!

    Congrats on the new truck, man. It looks pretty good! Any photos of the interior?

    Andy
     

  3. GeorgiaRedfish

    GeorgiaRedfish Well-Known Member

    Aug 19, 2011
    This is the only one I got with the new cheapo seat covers, and a partial pic of the reason for the seat covers. [​IMG]
     
  4. c.helm

    c.helm Active Member

    311
    Sep 7, 2011
    Congrats! I'm glad you got it in the right color!! :D
     
  5. R0CKETMAN

    R0CKETMAN NRA member Supporting Addict

    Dec 24, 2011
    I'm using the hatchie bottoms and they've held up well. There's some really good deals on UWS boxes on Amazon with free shipping. Low pros are $259.

    Nice truck
     
  6. GeorgiaRedfish

    GeorgiaRedfish Well-Known Member

    Aug 19, 2011
    Me too dg!
    Rocketman- I had a UWS on my old truck and I liked it I will probably sell it to fund my new one. I looked at ones at tractor supply company today and was really impressed with them, and the price is a bit lower.
     
  7. Glock2740

    Glock2740 1911 addict Staff Member Moderator

    Aug 16, 2011
    Congrats! Toyota makes the best truck on the market. :thumb: Great color too. :nod:
     
  8. DRYHUMOR

    DRYHUMOR Well-Known Member

    Sep 20, 2011
    Congrats.

    When my '02 GMC wears out, I'm thinking another Toyota. Last one I had was an '86.
     
  9. knedrgr

    knedrgr Low capacity, low tech...

    Aug 15, 2011
    Cool! Great looking color.
     
  10. R0CKETMAN

    R0CKETMAN NRA member Supporting Addict

    Dec 24, 2011
    But Redfish it won't have a Blue Marlin
     
  11. GeorgiaRedfish

    GeorgiaRedfish Well-Known Member

    Aug 19, 2011
  12. 20South

    20South Active Member

    578
    Aug 19, 2011
    Congrats man. Toyota = Best truck on the market and the most american made.
     
  13. deadguy

    deadguy Charlie Daniels Supporting Addict

    Sep 7, 2011
    Congrats Fish!
     
  14. CanIhaveGasCash

    CanIhaveGasCash Member

    198
    Sep 11, 2011
    Congrats, it looks great in that color.
     
  15. GeorgiaRedfish

    GeorgiaRedfish Well-Known Member

    Aug 19, 2011
    That's the truth!

    Thanks fellas.
     
  16. Blayglock

    Blayglock Supporting Addict Supporting Addict

    Aug 18, 2011
    New truck eh? I just mine got last week:

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    Nice Toyota. Those are among my favorite.
     
    Last edited: Feb 6, 2012
  17. GoetzTalon

    GoetzTalon Well-Known Member

    Oct 21, 2011
    Now thats a nice truck blayglock!!!! Kind of partial to chevy trucks since i make the transmissions for them at toledo powertrain!!!! Also like the color of fishes truck!!!
     
  18. Wetrudgeon

    Wetrudgeon New Member

    28
    Dec 1, 2011
    redfish and blayglock, two very nice trucks.

    We trudge on.
     
  19. awpk03s

    awpk03s Active Member

    821
    Aug 23, 2011
    Nice Tacoma man! The 4.0L V6 in those is a very good engine. I had an '05 Tacoma X-Runner that was a 6 speed manual and it was a lot of fun. It was for **** in the snow though. My 4x4 Tundra is much better :)
     

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