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Old 04-24-2007, 11:42 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Toyota Prove-It tour at Sears Point.

Anyone interested in attending the Toyota Tundra Prove-It tour at Sears Point Raceway tomorrow? I have 3 extra tickets to give away. PM me if you are definite and I get you the details to pick up a ticket.

Details of the event are here: www.getatundra.com and www.tundraproveit.com
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Old 04-25-2007, 12:25 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Thumbs up Tundra prove-it tour..

Sounds interesting..

Toyota marketing must really be out pounding the streets and tracks to prove they can handle it. Here's another marketing strategy they've got going.. this was yesterday here in Sacto..





AND managed to get this nifty little tool too. It's going in my '07 Tacoma.



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Old 04-25-2007, 09:16 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Sounds interesting..


AND managed to get this nifty little tool too. It's going in my '07 Tacoma.


Bruce

They were giving these away including some other stuff in a schwag bag at the event.
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Old 04-25-2007, 09:32 PM   #4 (permalink)
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freebies..?

Say WHAT..? I thought I was the only one who got something for nothing..? bummer. lol..

I drove by the 84 Lumber location today and there didn't appear to be much going on. I didn't see that "test truck", so it must have been out doing it's thing. I snapped 2 pix of the place if anyone is interested. Not much to see. PM me. I'll keep them for a couple of days.

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I'll post some pics from the event soon. Especially, the 1/4 mile runs.
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Old 04-25-2007, 11:10 PM   #6 (permalink)
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No way anyone would have 10K on a little ass trailer like that. Its easier to pull a little trailer than a 28 foot one with the same weight.
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Wink marketing..!

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Brad - No way anyone would have 10K on a little ass trailer like that. Its easier to pull a little trailer than a 28 foot one with the same weight.
sorry whoever you are.. but it's a fact! I'm SURE Corporate headquarters for Toyota knows all about it. Who do you think is paying that bill..? It's a very clever and safe and VERY LEGAL marketing strategy.

It doesn't matter how hard or easy it is to pull.. it's still 10,000 lbs.

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sorry whoever you are.. but it's a fact! I'm SURE Corporate headquarters for Toyota knows all about it. Who do you think is paying that bill..? It's a very clever and safe and VERY LEGAL marketing strategy.

It doesn't matter how hard or easy it is to pull.. it's still 10,000 lbs.

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So what you are saying is most people are oblivious to what I said? I didnt say there was anything wrong with it. Marketing people have all sorts of clever ways of "working" the truth.
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Tundra prove-it tour..

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So what you are saying is most people are oblivious to what I said? I didnt say there was anything wrong with it. Marketing people have all sorts of clever ways of "working" the truth.
No.. I wouldn't say that.. based on the replies of my post... it seems as though they're first response is just "wow.. there's a new marketing approach".. viewpoint.

You did have a good point too.

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