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Old 09-17-2012, 09:20 AM   #1
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Hey guys, been on the site for a while getting ideas for my Tacoma that I purchased in June 2011. Decided to make a build thread to track the progress of the truck. Bought it bone stock from a woman who had never even used the 4 wheel drive, I changed that pretty quick. Plans are to make it expedition ready for me and the wife

Mods Completed
All Pro Front Bumper
Warn VR8000 Winch
Rigid D2 Dually's
King Coilovers

Next on the list (somewhat in order)
Wheelers type a 15" Wheels
31x10.50 BFG All Terrains
Bed Rack
Roof top tent
Sliders
Rear Bumper
Rear Lift
Safari Snorkel

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Old 09-17-2012, 09:36 AM   #2
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First thing I added to the truck was the All Pro front bumper with the Baja Taco fill plates and headlight hoops. Install was pretty straight forward. Just unbolt the old bumper and bolt the new one on. It was a tight fit so I had to use the sledge. I love this bumper and I get a lot of comments on it.






Next I added the winch, it's and Warn VR8000. Fit perfectly on the bumper, I decided to mount the solenoid box on top of one of the fill plates on the bumper, so I had to do a little trimming of the grill.




Added my Dually's after that, I love these litte lights, super bright for such a small package. I'll try to add some night shots soon.

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Old 09-17-2012, 09:44 AM   #3
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All the weight up front started taking it's toll on the stock suspension, so it was time to upgrade. I went with King Coilovers from Down South Motorsports. Great customer service, I told them I had a lot of extra weight up front so they recommended that I go with their Tundra coils. Easy install, bolt out, bolt in. Really happy with these shocks, and I highly recommend working with Down South Motorsports, too.

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Old 10-06-2012, 11:25 AM   #4
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Ran out of storage space in the cab so I bought some Rotopax storage boxes with the Tacoma World discount. They're small but had plenty of room for the tools and straps I threw in them.





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Old 10-30-2012, 10:55 AM   #5
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looking great now time for some 285's??
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Old 10-31-2012, 03:54 PM   #6
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looking great now time for some 285's??
thanks man, those 285's are looking real good on your truck. I'm saving for new wheels and tires right now. 31 x 10.50 bfg at's in january or february. and then step up to 33 km2's once I get my rear lifted.
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Looking good man the jeep is ready to come out and play lol
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Old 11-10-2012, 08:18 AM   #8
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Looking good man the jeep is ready to come out and play lol
Haha thanks man, stoked for citrus! Love the username lol. Hopefully You won't be yotaless much longer!!
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Haha thanks man, stoked for citrus! Love the username lol. Hopefully You won't be yotaless much longer!!
Yea the ride is going to be awesome. Just remember who had their yota first!!! lol Damn I should have never sold that truck. It is hard to find a good used first gen.
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I just found your build looks cool great . Need to update your tires and lights . Need pics
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