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Old 07-06-2014, 08:44 PM   #1
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2007 Tacoma TRD off road

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4-29-14

bought the truck from a gentleman on CL about 2 hours away from me. she's my first 4x4 truck (had a 2wd silverado)
this pic was taken on my way home:


4-30-14
the very next day my wife and i closed in on our first home



5-2-14
first thing i did was take off the running boards



5-31-14
ruggedT bedside decals



6-2-14
dipped emblems


just messing around



6-12-14 to 6-16-14
lift and wheels came in. billstein 5100s all around, 885x OME coil springs, 1.5 wheelers AAL, kmc enduro 16x8


new tires and wheels
6-21-14



6-22-14
lift installed (thanks to sandman614, dragons taco, raleightaco)





6-26-14
i had to get a TW sticker of course



6-30-14
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went wheeling at uwharrie with Gear Head. it was first time for me ever so i was very cautious
also i took off the mud flaps in the back
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paulo's truck

today i worked on it a little bit
7-6-14
removed some emblems

added this emblem


also i dipped the lower valence
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Old 07-06-2014, 09:18 PM   #4
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looking good! we need to meet and ride sometime!!
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looking good! we need to meet and ride sometime!!
thanks man i agree with you. just let me know when and where!
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Old 07-06-2014, 09:34 PM   #6
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Looks good man!
I wanted those wheels for the longest time!
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Looks good man!
I wanted those wheels for the longest time!
thank you! it was a very hard decision to make for me. i had a few different wheels that i was interested in.
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Hitting Uwharrie as soon as I get my lift and tires on. I feel like you do a little hesitant to hit the trails hard before I get my skids at least. Good build thread I think I will start my own.
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Hitting Uwharrie as soon as I get my lift and tires on. I feel like you do a little hesitant to hit the trails hard before I get my skids at least. Good build thread I think I will start my own.

Yea let me know when you hit up uwharrie. It was a lot of fun just take your time and be careful and you should be ok.
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Old 07-07-2014, 06:48 AM   #10
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thank you! it was a very hard decision to make for me. i had a few different wheels that i was interested in.
My mind was made! until I ordered them, sent money and a month later was told oh well we don't and cant get these wheels anymore So I had to settle for the procomps I have now but its all fine and dandy as they are rock rashed pretty good lol As soon as a few other things are done with my truck ill be making a trip to uwharrie!
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My mind was made! until I ordered them, sent money and a month later was told oh well we don't and cant get these wheels anymore So I had to settle for the procomps I have now but its all fine and dandy as they are rock rashed pretty good lol As soon as a few other things are done with my truck ill be making a trip to uwharrie!

I got my enduros on amazon prime they were shipped in 2 days Let me know when you go to uwharrie!
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Good lookin truck, love the tacoma in red- nice touch with the black paint on the front

Thanks man I appreciate that
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Old 07-07-2014, 11:24 AM   #14
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what size tires are you running?
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what size tires are you running?

265/75/16 c load duratracs
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Sweet. looks great man! I'm thinking of running that soon too.
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Sweet. looks great man! I'm thinking of running that soon too.

Nice! I love mine so far I think you'll like it.


I picked this up from stealthtaco today.


I plan on color matching it myself then have stealthtaco do a satoshi grill with raptor letters done to it. Can't wait!
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I got my enduros on amazon prime they were shipped in 2 days Let me know when you go to uwharrie!
Well my 35's should be here next week, then I need to order an axle rebuild kit and rear 4:88's then have them installed, and in the middle of all that find time to bob it, do the rear shock re location etc etc. haha. After that ill be ready to go!

If you ever need any armor let me know!
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Nice! I love mine so far I think you'll like it.


I picked this up from stealthtaco today.


I plan on color matching it myself then have stealthtaco do a satoshi grill with raptor letters done to it. Can't wait!
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If you ever need any armor let me know!
I'll probably get armor later down the road
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