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Old 08-18-2012, 08:09 AM   #1
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04 PreRunner to off-road build

Hey all, figured i might as well go ahead and start one of these, no major mods yet but I'm startin here very soon since thankfully i just paid for college, so stick along for the ride, its gonna be a good one

as she sits today



Specs:

2004 Toyota Tacoma PreRunner SR5 Extended Cab
3.4L V6
Automatic Transmission

Exterior mods:
Westin Bull bar w/ blacked skid
UWS toolbox
whip antenna
AVS window rain guards
Removed mud flaps
Debadged

Interior mods:
Kenwood head unit
2 Almani 12" subs w/ Boss 1600 watt amp
JVC 6x9 door speakers (front doors)


Suspension:
stock (for now)

Tires/wheels:
265/70R16 Goodyear Tracker 2 on stock PreRunner wheels

Lights:
had 8000k HID's with 55w ballasts (blown bulb)
now 6000k xenon bulbs (autozone)
blacked tail lights

Misc:
TRD 3rd brake light cover from sockmonkey
TRD league decal from sockmonkey


So basically she is just a decent looking DD for now, but here is the planned mods

Exterior:
Front tube bumper Prerunner style (either 4x innovations or baja bumper)
Rear tube bumper (baja bumper)
Sliders w/ kickout (BAMF)
In bed spare tire mount (snobord552)
Satoshi style grille
MetalMiller grille emblem
New skids to replace OEM

Interior:
Wet Okoles maybe?
Weathertec floor mats
Remove 60/40 seat, put in 2 bucket seats

Suspension:
Either.....
OME 3 in. complete lift with new front and rear shocks, 883 coils and AAl (possibly new dakar leaf pack)
OR....
4 in. spindle lift (camburg, fabtech, ...?) with 2 in. AAl and 1 in. shackle w/ extd. rear billy's (Toytec)

Tires/wheels:
285/75R16 or 285/75R17 Treadwright Wardens or GuardDogs
on either Mickey Thompson sidebiters or Level 8 Guardians (bronze)

Lights:
Retrofit Morimoto Mini H1 6000k
Hella 500s for baja bumper

DIY mods:
Deckplate mod
Rear diff breather mod
maybe some others...

So i definitely cannot recall the order in which i did all these installs and what-not, so ill just work down the list...


Here is the Westin bull bar with blacked skid, blacked grille emblem and the xenon bulbs



My subwoofers/amp and box



the HID's when i had them, the light lenses were really cloudy (clean as a whistle now!)



the 3rd brake light cover and TRD league decal



one of my favorite pics of her



thanks for lookin! more to come veryy soon
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Old 08-18-2012, 08:57 AM   #2
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Nice start. Good luck with the future mods.
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Thanks man! I'll be starting soon, just tryin to figure out where to start. I think I'm gonna work on small stuff first, make a custom satoshi, some new skids, I wanna get the lift before the end of the year, then the armor after the lift
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