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Spotted in my Driveway

Discussion in 'Mini Truck Spottings' started by gregw98, Sep 19, 2008.

  1. gregw98

    gregw98 Member

    Well, after 4 weeks of waiting and 2 Hurricanes, my Jumbo finally arrived today. I can't find the year make anywhere on the truck. It is a 5 speed, 2 wheel drive and has A/C. The tires are brand new Carlisles on a 3 inch lift. Somebody slap this stupid grin off my face.

  2. 350v8s10

    350v8s10 Member

    VERY nice!!!!!

    I am new to the mini trucks, but if it were a US built vehicle, the tailight light lenses would have a year date as part of the lens casting. You might look there an see if there is anything useful. I really like the jumbo cab!
    Last edited: Sep 19, 2008
  3. Subaru

    Subaru Member

    The red with stripping is a nice change from all the white trucks.
    Any reason why you chose 2wd and put offroad tires on?
  4. b_eastep

    b_eastep Member

    there should be a tag on the seatbelt that will have the year on it.
  5. gregw98

    gregw98 Member

    Thanks guys. Before this one, I have never seen a red one.
    RE: Subaru, This is the way I got the truck, guess you could call it a
    "Pre-Runner". Even if it hadn't come with the wheel and tire set up, I would have put them on anyway, I like the beefier look. Four wheel drive would have been an added bonus, but since I don't hunt and I have a Toyota 4X4, this will suit me just fine. With the right tires, you can get through most situations offroad. I have only had to use my 4x4 feature on my Toyota no more than 6 or 7 times in the 14 years that I have had it. Now if BFG only made T/A All Terrains in a 12 inch.
  6. larryn2o

    larryn2o Member

    how is the gear spacing in the 5 speed & cruising speed?

    nice truck!
  7. walkguru

    walkguru New Member

    thats a nice looking truck, i like the red color.
  8. GoFaster

    GoFaster Member

    Looks sharp!
  9. gregw98

    gregw98 Member

    The gear spacing is like my Toyota 4x4. This is my first RHD, so shifting and driving is going to take a bit to get use to.
    Larry, I do need to talk to you or any other MS residents about license tags. All I got from the seller was a Bill of Sale out of Georgia and a company of Bill of Sale from the dealer that he bought it from. Someone from MS givwe me a call; 601-590-2153
    greg w.
  10. larryn2o

    larryn2o Member

    will call later today ,
  11. Stuff99

    Stuff99 Active Member Staff Member

    very very nice!! love the red and tones!
  12. Robs

    Robs New Member

    Very nice truck, now wipe that grin off your face. lol. Good luck with the truck.
  13. 235bill

    235bill New Member

    Except for the headrests it looks identical to mine which is a '91 Hijet, even to the color of the front bumper before I painted it. I like the stripeing really dresses it up.
  14. vaholat

    vaholat New Member

    Very nice mini truck.... Great looks.. My favorite color!
  15. Colin

    Colin Member

    Are those leather buckets? You pimp, you...

    Very nice truck - I like it in every way... the extended cab, color/graphics, wheels/tires... they all compliment eachother well. :)
  16. gregw98

    gregw98 Member

    No not leather, some type of vinyl houndstooth pattern.
    I have recently removed the 3 inch lift and the off-road tires and wheels. I have put on 13x5.5 inch Ansen unilug slotted wheels with 185/60/13 tires. I also made a 3 1/2 inch bumper. Now if I can just get my radio situation worked out. If not, I am thinking about building an overhead console with built in speackers.
  17. Colin

    Colin Member

    Whoa, it looks cool with the on-road tires, too. Nice! :D

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