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'03 TRD Build

Discussion in '1st Gen. Builds (1995-2004)' started by Tacosupreme09, Jun 5, 2013.

  1. Jun 5, 2013 at 4:54 PM
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    Tacosupreme09

    Tacosupreme09 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I'm gonna go ahead and start this before things get out of hand. My previous vehicle was a Jeep Cherokee that was pretty well built. It was by far the most uncomfortable and frustrating vehicle I have ever owned, and every time I took it off road I broke something. Now I have a Taco and am seeing a shrink to rid me of my Jeep nightmares.

    How it sits now:
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    '03 TRD 3.4L auto
    -Sway a Way coilovers
    -Camburg UCA's
    -Toytec shackles on inverted stock leaf springs that should be in a dumpster
    -Rear Bilstein 5100's
    -Bamf kickout rock sliders
    -4xInnovations rear class III bumper
    -M/T classic fake lock II's in black
    -265 General Grabber AT2's
    -Inchworm e-locker guard
    -Homebrew bed bar with mounts for CB antenna, Hi-Lift, 2 bike mounts and a Hella light
    -Ammo can storage box in bed
    -Homebrew front lightbar bumper thing
    -Blitzpro 3lr, 6lz and 5lr dust light
     
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  2. Jun 6, 2013 at 5:11 PM
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    Tacosupreme09

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    Did some dirt road exploring in Los Padres Nat'l Forest today:

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  3. Jun 7, 2013 at 4:58 AM
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    Rippin101

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    -Nitto G2 265/70/17 -Level 8 MK6 Wheels -Katzkin Leather Black on Black -BHLM -Weathertech -Extang Solid Fold -Bedlight LEDs -TRD Skid
    Good looking truck! :thumbsup:
     
  4. Jun 7, 2013 at 7:36 AM
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    CBR1000RR

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    Your off to a great start. I have those same wheels and love them! The fake beadlocks do wonders for protecting my wheels offroad!
     
  5. Jun 7, 2013 at 8:40 PM
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    Tacosupreme09

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    Thanks guys, new suspension goes on tomorrow.:D
     
  6. Jun 7, 2013 at 8:46 PM
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    somethinboutayota

    somethinboutayota Dorthy left Kansas for a reason

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    Go to get alignment- replace whole front end
    Debadged and painted, plasti-dip bumper , Sock monkey decals, tool box, K&N cold air intake, flag holder/fishing pole holder, Satoshi, magnaflow 40 series, spidertrax wheel spacers, map lights, led reverse lights, led dash assembly lights, roof top LED bar
    Welcome :wave: superwhite taco ftw :D your truck looks legit i think the next thing you need would be a tube bumper :thumbsup:
     
  7. Jun 7, 2013 at 9:40 PM
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    DirtyDTaco

    DirtyDTaco Talk slow, shoot fast.

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    Parker I think we have a new inductee into the White Truck Mafia...
    Great looking truck brotha! Def agree with somethinboutayota about the tube bumper. Sliders too! But then again I do love helping other people spend their money haha. :D
     
  8. Jun 7, 2013 at 9:51 PM
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    somethinboutayota

    somethinboutayota Dorthy left Kansas for a reason

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    :playball:

    X2 on the spending money part haha
     
  9. Jun 9, 2013 at 8:56 AM
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    Tacosupreme09

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    Thanks everybody! Sliders, Skids, Trail Gear winch bumper and rocket thrusters and flame throwers are all on the list down the road. For now though, I have this:
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  10. Jun 9, 2013 at 9:39 AM
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    DirtyDTaco

    DirtyDTaco Talk slow, shoot fast.

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    Be sure to make a write up for the rocket thrusters and flame throwers. Been looking to do those for a while now.
    :thumbsup:

    Oh..
    And :jellydance:
     
  11. Jun 9, 2013 at 7:22 PM
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    01Tac0ma

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    Look at build!
    Looks good! Always liked that rear bumper, & welcome to the super white club ;)
     
  12. Jun 9, 2013 at 9:18 PM
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    RJ MacReady

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  13. Jun 16, 2013 at 4:37 PM
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    Tacosupreme09

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  14. Jun 16, 2013 at 4:57 PM
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    Nice built!
     
  15. Jul 13, 2013 at 3:26 PM
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    Got new tires, General Grabber at2's, 265's. Wheeling at Hollister Hills yesterday, she did great.

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  16. Aug 4, 2013 at 8:31 AM
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    Tacosupreme09

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    More wheeling. No recent upgrades...yet. Corral Hollow trail in Bear Valley, Ca. I need sliders!:goingcrazy:
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  17. Aug 4, 2013 at 8:36 AM
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    The time has come that I need to either ditch the swaybar or figure out some sort of disconnect...:eek:
     
  18. Aug 8, 2013 at 11:32 AM
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    Truck is looking good. Nice Camburg UCAs and c/o :woot:

    How are they working out?
     
  19. Aug 8, 2013 at 11:49 AM
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    Or go solid axle. :D
     
  20. Aug 8, 2013 at 12:04 PM
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    Things

    Funny thing...lately as I've been driving around I felt like my truck had some extra body roll. The other day me and a friend were going mountain biking and I was driving my truck to the trail head I hit a pot hole. It made a thud, then a bang. I looked under the truck and found the sway bar spindle bolt was gone. I wonder how long it's been gone for.

    Anyway...this got me thinking. Rather than a quick disconnect, just remove the bolt? I've been thinking of a quick disconnect myself.

    Also, how do you like the AT's. I have General Grabber AW tires and while they're light and do well on the street they kinda suck on dirt. I'm thinking about new tires sometime next year.
     
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