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04 PreRunner to off-road build

Discussion in '1st Gen. Builds (1995-2004)' started by puddin67, Aug 18, 2012.

  1. Aug 18, 2012 at 7:09 AM
    #1
    puddin67

    puddin67 [OP] Well-Known Member

    Joined:
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    Member:
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    Messages:
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    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Zach
    Savannah, GA
    Vehicle:
    04 PreRunner SR5
    Westin bull bar with blacked skid, 6000k xenon bulbs, 2 Almani 12" subs, 1600 w Boss amp, Kenwood head unit, AVS rain guards, removed mudflaps, UWS toolbox, 3/4 debadged, blacked grille emblem, blacked tail lights, sockmonkey 3rd brake light cover
    Hey all, figured i might as well go ahead and start one of these, no major mods yet but I'm startin here very soon since thankfully i just paid for college, so stick along for the ride, its gonna be a good one :popcorn:

    as she sits today

    [​IMG]

    Specs:

    2004 Toyota Tacoma PreRunner SR5 Extended Cab
    3.4L V6
    Automatic Transmission

    Exterior mods:
    Westin Bull bar w/ blacked skid
    UWS toolbox
    whip antenna
    AVS window rain guards
    Removed mud flaps
    Debadged

    Interior mods:
    Kenwood head unit
    2 Almani 12" subs w/ Boss 1600 watt amp
    JVC 6x9 door speakers (front doors)


    Suspension:
    stock (for now)

    Tires/wheels:
    265/70R16 Goodyear Tracker 2 on stock PreRunner wheels

    Lights:
    had 8000k HID's with 55w ballasts (blown bulb)
    now 6000k xenon bulbs (autozone)
    blacked tail lights

    Misc:
    TRD 3rd brake light cover from sockmonkey
    TRD league decal from sockmonkey


    So basically she is just a decent looking DD for now, but here is the planned mods

    Exterior:
    Front tube bumper Prerunner style (either 4x innovations or baja bumper)
    Rear tube bumper (baja bumper)
    Sliders w/ kickout (BAMF)
    In bed spare tire mount (snobord552)
    Satoshi style grille
    MetalMiller grille emblem
    New skids to replace OEM

    Interior:
    Wet Okoles maybe?
    Weathertec floor mats
    Remove 60/40 seat, put in 2 bucket seats

    Suspension:
    Either.....
    OME 3 in. complete lift with new front and rear shocks, 883 coils and AAl (possibly new dakar leaf pack)
    OR....
    4 in. spindle lift (camburg, fabtech, ...?) with 2 in. AAl and 1 in. shackle w/ extd. rear billy's (Toytec)

    Tires/wheels:
    285/75R16 or 285/75R17 Treadwright Wardens or GuardDogs
    on either Mickey Thompson sidebiters or Level 8 Guardians (bronze)

    Lights:
    Retrofit Morimoto Mini H1 6000k
    Hella 500s for baja bumper

    DIY mods:
    Deckplate mod
    Rear diff breather mod
    maybe some others...

    So i definitely cannot recall the order in which i did all these installs and what-not, so ill just work down the list...


    Here is the Westin bull bar with blacked skid, blacked grille emblem and the xenon bulbs

    [​IMG]

    My subwoofers/amp and box

    [​IMG]

    the HID's when i had them, the light lenses were really cloudy (clean as a whistle now!)

    [​IMG]

    the 3rd brake light cover and TRD league decal

    [​IMG]

    one of my favorite pics of her

    [​IMG]

    thanks for lookin! more to come veryy soon :D
     
  2. Aug 18, 2012 at 7:57 AM
    #2
    02sr5trd

    02sr5trd Well-Known Member

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    Donnie
    Ohio
    Vehicle:
    02 SR5 TRD 4x4
    Deckplate Mod, AFE Pro Dry filter, Xcelerator 14'' muffler, AAL, 5100's @2.5, Kenwood DD HU, Alpine speakers.
    Nice start. Good luck with the future mods.
     
  3. Aug 18, 2012 at 8:42 AM
    #3
    puddin67

    puddin67 [OP] Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jun 17, 2012
    Member:
    #80811
    Messages:
    494
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Zach
    Savannah, GA
    Vehicle:
    04 PreRunner SR5
    Westin bull bar with blacked skid, 6000k xenon bulbs, 2 Almani 12" subs, 1600 w Boss amp, Kenwood head unit, AVS rain guards, removed mudflaps, UWS toolbox, 3/4 debadged, blacked grille emblem, blacked tail lights, sockmonkey 3rd brake light cover
    Thanks man! I'll be starting soon, just tryin to figure out where to start. I think I'm gonna work on small stuff first, make a custom satoshi, some new skids, I wanna get the lift before the end of the year, then the armor after the lift
     
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