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01Greentacos build up

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by 01GREENTACO, Nov 16, 2009.

  1. Nov 16, 2009 at 6:35 PM
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    01GREENTACO

    01GREENTACO [OP] Not all who wander are lost

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    2001 Toyota Tacoma regular cab 4x4 manual 2.7 liter on 31" Wrangler AT/S
    The day I got it:
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    Muddin of course:
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    Snow day
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    New rims:
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    Installing the body lift:
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    Completed lift:
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    Back up Lights:
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    All cleaned up:
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    Muddin again:
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    New grill:
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    Window tint:
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    Tinted tails:
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    Fog light mod:
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    Random poser shots:
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    Flexin':
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    New camper:
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    New rubbers:
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    Cb antenna mount:
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    Custom roof rack (1):
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    Hella's in the grill:
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    Custom roof rack (2):
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    HID's:
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    As she sits today:
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    Random shots:
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    Both rides: 2001 TACOMA & 1994 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE
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    Still to come:
    New paint job... Black or red, can't decide
    Fat Bob's Garage 3" lift
    33" Pro-comp Xterrains on Mickey Thompson Classic II
    Shrockworks bumpers
    Bud-Built skids
    All-Pro sliders
    and who knows. probably something custom!
     
  2. Nov 17, 2009 at 9:07 PM
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    Andrew H

    Andrew H What is this "search" you speak of?

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    nice looking reg cab.
     
  3. Nov 18, 2009 at 5:50 AM
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    wolfgang123

    wolfgang123 Well-Known Member

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  4. Nov 18, 2009 at 9:15 AM
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    01GREENTACO

    01GREENTACO [OP] Not all who wander are lost

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    It is the 3" lift with spacers and 2" AAL in the rear. I believe it is the $119.00 one.
     
  5. Nov 18, 2009 at 8:48 PM
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    SRQ TACO

    SRQ TACO Well-Known Member

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    Questons....

    1. How hard was the BL to put on? How long did it take ya?
    2. With the foglight mod how did you fix the hyper blink?
     
  6. Nov 19, 2009 at 3:27 AM
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    01GREENTACO

    01GREENTACO [OP] Not all who wander are lost

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    The body lift was surprisingly easy. The Performance Accessories kit came with everything I needed, I did all the work by myself with no air tools and only one jack. I was 16 at the time of installation and there I ran into virtually no problems. The toughest part was getting the steering shaft to line back up correctly with the spacer. After a few tries, I got it and was good to go. Total install time 6 hours.

    I have yet to figure out how to get rid of the hyperblink. I don't want to drill into the housings and risk them leaking so I m still using the tiny 924 bulbs as my blinkers...
     
  7. Nov 19, 2009 at 5:47 AM
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    wolfgang123

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    ok make sure you dont get the top plate spacer lift(i thing thats what they call it) i think its the one i mentioned in my thread.
     
  8. Nov 19, 2009 at 7:10 AM
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    Gr8WhiteTaco

    Gr8WhiteTaco bishes love my haircut

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    Nice truck!! Where in TN is Eads?
     
  9. Nov 25, 2009 at 4:58 PM
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    01GREENTACO

    01GREENTACO [OP] Not all who wander are lost

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    Just outside of Collierville, TN about 30 minutes from Memphis
     
  10. Jan 4, 2010 at 11:23 AM
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    01tacoprerunner

    01tacoprerunner Lifted 'n Locked 4WD Prerunner

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    4WD Conversion, No-slip locker, 5100s set at 2.5" and shackles in the back. Black 2nd gen rims, and Courser M/T tires, Bull Bar,Fog lights, UWS toolbox, CB Radio, Fiberglass antenna, 2nd Gen Badges, Deck Plate Mod, Diff Breather Mod, Sockmonkey decals.
    How hard was it to do the Grill.....i really like the way it looks......it looks great....and how did you attach the Toyota to it....thats the one off of the tailgate right???
     
  11. Jan 4, 2010 at 1:40 PM
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    01GREENTACO

    01GREENTACO [OP] Not all who wander are lost

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    It wasn't too bad to do the grill. If you look at the back of the grill you can see tabs that can easily be removed. From there all I did was go to Home Depot and buy mesh for a grill and used wire cutters to trim it to fit the overall shape of the grill area. I used Gorilla Glue to hold it all in place. As for the TOYOTA I did take it off the back of the truck and to remove it, I used a hair dryer to heat it up then fishing line to wiggle in behind it and slowly but surely it came off with very little damage to the letters themselves. I attached them with Gorilla Glue too. That stuff is amazing and it holds up incredibly well. The only downside to it is that it runs a little till it sets up.

    PM me if you have any questions.
     
  12. Jan 4, 2010 at 6:47 PM
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    ImMrYo review mirror bracket.
    your a real resourceful dude. I like the roof rack as well the grill. nice work. looks good!
     
  13. Jan 4, 2010 at 8:25 PM
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    01GREENTACO

    01GREENTACO [OP] Not all who wander are lost

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    Thanks. I like the feeling and satisfaction that comes along with doing and making something with your own two hand. And when money is tight you take matters into your own hands. :) And the best part of it all is that you get exactly what you want, no sacrifices.
     
  14. Jan 4, 2010 at 10:59 PM
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    SRQ TACO

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    Where did you purchase your body lift and how much was it?
     
  15. Jan 5, 2010 at 6:49 AM
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    01GREENTACO

    01GREENTACO [OP] Not all who wander are lost

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    I bought it from Performance Accessories for just under $250.
     

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