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$1600

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by TheHansen, Nov 19, 2010.

  1. Nov 19, 2010 at 2:05 PM
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    TheHansen

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    Just sold my dirtbike, and ive got $1600 to spend. Hmmmmm, any ideas?

    my thoughts......

    lift? 3"? 4.5"? 6"? ive been trying to decide for 3 months but idk

    rims? and save the rest for getting a lift

    Audio? double din, subs

    Performance? headers? tuner (apr or maf cal)


    Given winters coming, and i have to keep commuting 25 there 25 back miles to school, what do you all think?
     
  2. Nov 19, 2010 at 2:07 PM
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    TacoIII

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  3. Nov 19, 2010 at 2:10 PM
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  4. Nov 19, 2010 at 2:11 PM
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  5. Nov 19, 2010 at 2:14 PM
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    Andrew H

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    spend $500 of it and act like your never have the other $1100.

    save save save.
     
  6. Nov 19, 2010 at 2:16 PM
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  7. Nov 19, 2010 at 2:17 PM
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    05RedTaco

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    Send the money to me so i can put some 4.10 gears and ARB locker in my rear end? You can claim it as donation on your taxes, so essentially it would be tax write-off... Just sayin'
     
  8. Nov 19, 2010 at 2:19 PM
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    BrettBretterson

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    This is always the advice I want to give, but I always wonder if it's too late because the OP has already made the decision to blow it all?

    What do you think OP, is the money all but spent at this point?
     
  9. Nov 19, 2010 at 2:20 PM
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    3inch lift!
     
  10. Nov 19, 2010 at 2:21 PM
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    you could buy my afe intake :D ha ha if it was me id get a lift if i wasnt already lifted
     
  11. Nov 19, 2010 at 2:30 PM
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    First off whats done to your truck already that would help us help you spend your money!
     
  12. Nov 19, 2010 at 2:33 PM
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    Yeah but it never hurts to try. $500 is still a lot of money.
     
  13. Nov 19, 2010 at 2:37 PM
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    Alright, I can comfortably spend it all, but i don't plan to spend ALL of it.
    so far, i have nothing major.
    05 trd sport dc
    -afe drop in, random dynomax super turbo welded in
    -weather tecs
    -truxedo lo pro
    -little mods ( led's in bed/ under hood/ 4x4 switch... tint)

    I'm leaning towards the 3 in lift.... i just cant make up my mind with what i want to do ( my stock coils and leafs are realllly sagged IMO)

    im just nervous about buying a 3 inch lift, but not feeling lifted, as some people have said.
     
  14. Nov 19, 2010 at 2:43 PM
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    oh yeah, and no worries about install costs.... 4 years at a voc school in automotive.( can get cheap alignments through them too :D)
     
  15. Nov 19, 2010 at 2:43 PM
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    eff the drop in go with a full intake setup the trd one is sweet if you can find it

    weathertechs you just missed out on a GB to bad :eek: lol

    3" lift go 6" or go home ha ha but seriously i hear what your saying about not feeling lifted i went through that phase :eek:
     
  16. Nov 19, 2010 at 2:44 PM
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    FamouzStarz

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    thats a perfect way to start on mods! miramoto kit is like 300 includes everything you need besides the BHLM
     
  17. Nov 19, 2010 at 2:48 PM
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    lol, no thats what i have done so far...

    Idk i will prolly end up with a 3" .... for now at least
     
  18. Nov 19, 2010 at 2:50 PM
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    oh yea i totally read that wrong, if your already saying "for now" why waste the money if you plan to step it up later one :confused:
     
  19. Nov 19, 2010 at 2:51 PM
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    TheHansen

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    Im not a fan of hid's.... i dont have any complaints about the stock headlights
     
  20. Nov 19, 2010 at 2:54 PM
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    idk i cant decide, i don't think i will ever end up with a 6" ... not a fan of DB lifts, ( dont mean to start anything by saying that, i just dont like the look of the crossbar on the front end )
     
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