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You're looking at $100,000.00 worth of vehicles sitting in the driveway. (3 Toyotas, all red :yes:)

You're looking at $500,000.00 homes in that neighborhood.

The customer I worked for that day (installed a water softener) is a well known doctor.

When the wife pulled in the driveway right behind me, she hopped out of her car and said, "Is this your new Toyota?" and I replied 'yes' and she congratulated me for the purchase,

started talking about how reliable their vehicles have been over the years and of course, talked about the recalls.

I now connect with a large base of customers like the video above shows where I work in high end neighborhoods and showing up in anything but a newer vehicle casts a different presence.
 

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:blink: Is this your new Toyota? How is that recognition?

Are you going to put your business name on it as some point?
 

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My truck is clean and waxed at all times.
 

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:blink: Is this your new Toyota? How is that recognition?



Are you going to put your business name on it as some point?
The people, the cars, the common thread of "what you drive" is what I just brought to the equation that now matches a lot of my clientell.

Of course...that truck will transform over time...


I'm from Detroit, thanks for buying a toyota.

No problem, I put my 20+ years in driving chevy and ford products, still own 2 big trucks.

But since these small 3 now like to suck off the guys who have a job in the aftermarket biz that these trucks constantly have you working on them,

it's time for me not to participate in that gay parade ever again.

Detroit is going down by their own doings. People are getting smart about their financial purchases.
 

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Boring video Dunbar.

I like to think I am smart about my financial purchases. Toyota doesn't make a truck with enough towing or payload for me though.

I did pipe part of a new toyota plant though.

Next time fart or something.

Homeowner...... "WTF is he taking a video of out there? Don't worry honey, thats just how he is. We aren't paying him for that **** are we?"
 

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The vid you posted last year with the fart in it made me laugh.
 

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We can keep a truck clean like that for maybe...... 1 hour. Nice unit though, I tried those units could not keep anything thawed in the winter, Damn, memo to me, move some where warmer.:rolleyes:
 

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The people, the cars, the common thread of "what you drive" is what I just brought to the equation that now matches a lot of my clientell.

Of course...that truck will transform over time...





No problem, I put my 20+ years in driving chevy and ford products, still own 2 big trucks.

But since these small 3 now like to suck off the guys who have a job in the aftermarket biz that these trucks constantly have you working on them,

it's time for me not to participate in that gay parade ever again.

Detroit is going down by their own doings. People are getting smart about their financial purchases.
I don't hate because you buy rice burners.

I would like to point out that it was Detroit that help make this county THE world power, it was Detroit that drove up everyones wages including plumbers, it was Detroit that built tanks to win the 1st and 2nd World War (Pearl Hrbor ring a bell?) If I'm not mistaken folks from KY came up here in droves to work for the BIG three 'bout 40 years back.

Like I said, buy what you think is right for you, but up here those vehicles are still foreign and I felt I should represent my Dad and motown.
 

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I don't hate because you buy rice burners.

I would like to point out that it was Detroit that help make this county THE world power, it was Detroit that drove up everyones wages including plumbers, it was Detroit that built tanks to win the 1st and 2nd World War (Pearl Hrbor ring a bell?) If I'm not mistaken folks from KY came up here in droves to work for the BIG three 'bout 40 years back.

Like I said, buy what you think is right for you, but up here those vehicles are still foreign and I felt I should represent my Dad and motown.


I didn't buy a toyota to hear the history lessons, don't need them. Admirable to stick up for family but I roll by my own set of rules, always.

This is why I'm going to expect you to call out and recite your words every time someone else here has a foreign vehicle you think should be the norm for the american way.


Is that a deal? Americans are building these foreign vehicles right here in the United States. Ask yourself what those americans did when they closed the transmission plants in Norwood years back, how much that hurt the economy.

Do you realize you're communicating with me through 2 foreign computers?

Pick your battles.
 

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:laughing:

If they only knew.


The lawyer that paid me $400 to replace his sump pump tonight in less than an hour, and has me coming back to install a battery backup next week...


He thought I was a class act having my camera right there with my knipex locking pliers and side cutters as standard tools....


Want pictures as proof? Give me an hour and I'm on youtube.
 

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I rock a GMC 3500 for work, and Honda Pilot for pleasure. Sorry detroit, but I love the Honda.



Best statement ever made about a Honda:



"If Honda made people, people would never die"
 

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I didn't buy a toyota to hear the history lessons, don't need them. Admirable to stick up for family but I roll by my own set of rules, always.

This is why I'm going to expect you to call out and recite your words every time someone else here has a foreign vehicle you think should be the norm for the american way.


Is that a deal? Americans are building these foreign vehicles right here in the United States. Ask yourself what those americans did when they closed the transmission plants in Norwood years back, how much that hurt the economy.

Do you realize you're communicating with me through 2 foreign computers?

Pick your battles.
If Zenith made computers you better believe I would buy one.

I had to recite my words only because I saw $100,000 in toyotas on your post. It appeared you made the toyota a point.

I don't want you to feel guilty for your choice in vehicle, just thought maybe you hadn't considered some facts.

As for your plant closing, it's was probably nessesary to compete with foreign autos being built by cheap labor and unfair trade.

I am aware of Japanise companies assembling cars here, but the end dollar goes overseas.

You may roll by your own set of rules thats sweet, but your also rolling in a vehicle that finances a country that wants us, the U.S., to go down.
 

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If Zenith made computers you better believe I would buy one.

I had to recite my words only because I saw $100,000 in toyotas on your post. It appeared you made the toyota a point.

I don't want you to feel guilty for your choice in vehicle, just thought maybe you hadn't considered some facts.

As for your plant closing, it's was probably nessesary to compete with foreign autos being built by cheap labor and unfair trade.

I am aware of Japanise companies assembling cars here, but the end dollar goes overseas.

You may roll by your own set of rules thats sweet, but your also rolling in a vehicle that finances a country that wants us, the U.S., to go down.
Actually, ANYONE can own stock in Toyota, not just japs. It is a publicly traded company. Lots of Americans own the company too. Its a global market now. You can buy some stock tomorrow if you want. Honda too.:thumbup:
 

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American consumers buy Japenese vehicles because they are statistically more reliable. Not an opinion, fact.

Build it and they will come.
 
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