Figured I ought to start one of these... Lurked quite a bit before purchasing my truck in June 2013. Here is how she sits now as of November 2014 gobble:
Here are just some pics I like...
Courtesy of Lisa:
Courtesy of Jason:
Mods in order installed:
OME lift - 882, Dakar, nitro chargers
ECGS needle bearing fix (diff vibration)
Cb - uniden 520xl, firestik 4', door jamb antenna mount (removing and replacing with BAMF)
Toytec 1.5" lift shackles
Cut exhaust at down turn
Stock split 3 4runner wheels painted black (removed)
Tires - 33x10.5x15
Painted grille and surround duplicolor flat black (terrible paint)
RAT IFS skid, painted rustoleum semi gloss
OME D6XL AAL
Trail Gear low profile bumper, rustoleum semigloss
Relocate blinkers to corners
BORA 1.25" spacers (removed)
Grey wire mod
33x12.5" 15 eldorado sport mtz
Pacer aluminum wheels painted black 15x8
Cassette tape adapter for iPod
Tuff stuff winch 11,500 extreme
BAMF bed rack custom height with all the bells and whistles
Tepui Kukenam RTT
Rear bumper/swingout, RAT products.
Misc recovery and tools... I'll add a separate list of this crap some day.
Some things I'd like to do/add:
1" body lift, .25" top plate spacers front
Belly and tcase skids
Cd/iPod deck... Cassette adapter works ok but not ideal
Longer rear shocks or relocation of nitrochargers
High angle cv boots/slide mod
Dedicated tool set for truck
Struts for hood
Maybe add a second battery...
Maybe sas or long travel
Background, purchased this from a gentleman with about 76k miles, bone stock.
The goal which led me to the 1st gen tacoma dc TRD:
Reliable family car to fit my wife, kids (future), two dogs, bikes, camping gear, with the ability to take us to amazing places accessible by capable trail vehicle.
Here she is, photo from original craigslist ad, which I saved:
Adding maintenance/service record here when time permits...