Greetings from N.E. Florida

Discussion in 'Introductions' started by WooD, Jan 27, 2019.

  1. WooD

    WooD WooD

    Kinda weird doing an introduction now since I joined this forum in April of 2014.

    Back then I was looking at new Tacoma's. and joined to lurk around and see what people thought about them.

    I'd planned on selling my 2000 4.0 Wrangler and buying a Taco. Kept thinking the only off roading I do is driving on the beach, decided to buy a car with killer MPG and just keep the Jeep.

    After 4 years of seeing my dad's 5.7 4x4 Tundra and all the cool Tacoma's around here, I sold the car and the Jeep and bought a new Tacoma this past Halloween day.

    I usually buy stuff a year or two old, but people were asking high $20K for Tacoma's with over 100K miles on them. I'd only bought one brand new car in my life back in 1978, and thought...what the hell, I'm going to buy the exact truck I want.

    I told the sales dude I wanted a V6 4x4 access cab in dark gray. Their cool, but I had zero need for a Off Road or a Sport. I did score a set of wheels off a week old Sport model...hated the standard SR5 wheels.

    That's my story and I'm sticking to it!
     
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  3. Lil G

    Lil G Well-Known Member

    Welcome
     
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  4. Crawdad

    Crawdad Well-Known Member

    Congrats and welcome!
     
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  5. B-Man

    B-Man Well-Known Member

    Welcome to the forum!
     
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  6. Bogunn

    Bogunn Well-Known Member

    Welcome to the forum
     
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  7. Scott Wyman

    Scott Wyman Well-Known Member

    Welcome! Got any pictures?
     
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  8. OR17TRD

    OR17TRD Well-Known Member

    Never to late. Welcome to the forum :)
     
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  9. OP
    WooD

    WooD WooD

    It had 56 miles on it in this pic. Bought it in St. Augustine, but that dealership got it from Jax. Had 37 miles on it when I left the lot.

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    Bought a set of Sport Wheels, and 265/65-17 Toyo Open Country AT2 tires. Changed out the grill to a T Rex billet..

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  10. Scott Wyman

    Scott Wyman Well-Known Member

    Nice truck. Great beach ohotos too!
     
  11. texasred

    texasred Well-Known Member

    I like that color! Welcome
     
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  12. OP
    WooD

    WooD WooD

    Thanks!

    My favorite beach photo a couple days after buying it.

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  13. steveclark159

    steveclark159 New Member

    She’s sweet! Just traded my 2017 4x2 for this beauty. IMG_0480.jpg
     
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  14. steveclark159

    steveclark159 New Member

    Pic taken in Ocala, Fl.
     
  15. OP
    WooD

    WooD WooD

    Killer truck, I'm in the Ocala area a lot.
     
  16. steveclark159

    steveclark159 New Member

    I love it over that way, I try to get over as much as I can but I live near Daytona. Yesterday was a great day to enjoy the 4x4!
     
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  18. OP
    WooD

    WooD WooD

    Yesterday was a hibernation day, cold and rained all damn day. I like riding my bike down 40 to Ocala, damn nice ride.

    I'm about 20 miles up the coast from you in Palm Coast.
     
  19. JASN

    JASN Well-Known Member

    I'm so jelly I spent a couple days out on Clearwater beach, Florida I loved it I could spend every day there. I would miss the mountains and the hunting in utah but I have seen enough snow to last a lifetime so I think since I drove truck all over the U.S. i would retire in either Tacoma Washington or Florida.

    Sent from my SM-G892U using Taco Forum mobile app
     
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  20. elvin swank

    elvin swank Well-Known Member

    Welcome glad to have you here
     
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  21. Tacomania

    Tacomania Well-Known Member

    Welcome to forum!
     
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