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1982 Toyota Pickup Build/BS/Adventure Thread

Discussion in 'Other Builds' started by LittleBlueHilux69, Apr 18, 2019.

  1. Apr 18, 2019 at 10:42 PM
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    LittleBlueHilux69

    LittleBlueHilux69 [OP] Breaking Stuff On My Yota est. '18

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    "Stock-ish"
    Hey there!
    Thanks for checking out my build thread! This is my project truck/daily driver/first car. Who would even be crazy enough to daily one of these things? I picked it up around December 2018 in Sacramento, CA, then drove it to Tacoma, WA. I plan to make this a fairly capable off-road truck, but I still want a "comfortable" daily. Anyway, this car already has been in a crash, photos below. The original truck's owner put this little thing through total hell and back, and it somewhat shows. Nearly 20-30% of the miles on it (150,000), were hauling snowmobiles up a rocky mountain. After that, the next owner restored it. He gave it a paint job, rebuilt the engine, gave it new interior pieces, and more. How far do you think I can get without doing a lift?

    Current state

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    Modifications:
    Armor:

    -Obscure bulletproof* bumper
    *(tested with a 1,376,600 gauge 4runner traveling at 13 m/s)
    -Dented to shit stock front bumper


    Audio:

    -Bluetooth Cassette
    -Shitty speakers


    Differentials:

    -None yet


    Driveline:

    -None yet


    Engine:

    -Bob Thorley race tube exhaust headers


    Lighting:

    -Shitty little amber fog lights


    Tires:

    -31 inch Cooper ST/MAXX


    Recovery:

    -48 inch Hi-Lift Jack


    Suspension:

    -None yet


    Other:

    -Uniden 520XL CB Radio
    -Firestik II
    -Rear differential breather
    -MTB Fork mounts
    -Doorknob Shifter
    -FUBAR'd exhaust past header


    Just Me Dreaming List:
    -Hella Sealed Beam to H4 conversion with 100w brights
    -Corbeau Moab Bucket Seat swap
    -De-smog (the government did something right for once lol)
    -NW Trail Innovations rock slider
    -NW Trail Innovations front bumper
    -Marlin Crawler rear rock crawling bumper (or rear bumper delete)
    -Smitty or Warn 9500lb winch
    -Yukon Rear Locker or Detroit TrueTrac LSD
    -Chevy 63" leaf spring swap (still don't know squat about the front)
    -High Steer swap
    -Temporary tube doors
    -80's Toyota Retro SR5 decals
    -Underseat subwoofer
    -Better speakers
    -Better head unit
    -22RE-T swap?
    Got rear-ended :(

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    ($13,000 in front end damage)
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    There will be slow progress...

    :tumbleweed:


    and



    God Bless :oldglory:
     

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  2. Apr 19, 2019 at 12:51 AM
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    Flare side Taco Lover

    Flare side Taco Lover I'm gettin hitched...to my truck!

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    That's an awesome truck and a great video! I wish I could find that much mud!IMG_0939.jpg IMG_3041.jpg
     
  3. Apr 19, 2019 at 10:53 AM
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    LittleBlueHilux69

    LittleBlueHilux69 [OP] Breaking Stuff On My Yota est. '18

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    Thanks! I wish I could go there... :mudding:
     
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  4. Apr 19, 2019 at 1:22 PM
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    4BYTOY

    4BYTOY Well-Known Member

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    You called? Check out my avatar...drove my '81 daily for 14 years and then rebuilt it. Great solid little truck, never failed me. Enjoy yours:thumbsup:

    4BYTOY
     
  5. Apr 19, 2019 at 2:04 PM
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    LittleBlueHilux69

    LittleBlueHilux69 [OP] Breaking Stuff On My Yota est. '18

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    Nice truck! I'm gonna daily mine until it rusts away, which hopefully it won't. :fingerscrossed:
     
  6. May 23, 2019 at 7:05 AM
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    ArmandHammer83

    ArmandHammer83 This truck is AMAZING

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  7. Jun 7, 2019 at 9:21 AM
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    Spintly

    Spintly Well-Known Member

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    Congrats on the purchase! I have been daily driving my 85 for two months now. Love it.
     
  8. Jun 13, 2019 at 10:47 AM
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    LittleBlueHilux69

    LittleBlueHilux69 [OP] Breaking Stuff On My Yota est. '18

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    Doing some small things while I save. Giving the windshield wiper mounts some love since the are kind of a eyesore all rusted. Sanding then applying POR-15. I stripped one screw to all hell, so later I'll come back to it.
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  9. Jul 15, 2019 at 1:47 PM
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    LittleBlueHilux69

    LittleBlueHilux69 [OP] Breaking Stuff On My Yota est. '18

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    Landed a tailgate! Pics tomorrow.
     
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  10. Jul 16, 2019 at 2:44 PM
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    LittleBlueHilux69

    LittleBlueHilux69 [OP] Breaking Stuff On My Yota est. '18

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    Boom! Going to a paint shop later this..... month?
     
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  11. Jul 20, 2019 at 5:02 PM
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    4BYTOY

    4BYTOY Well-Known Member

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    Score! Great Find!
    4BYTOY
     
  12. Aug 5, 2019 at 12:36 PM
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    Extra Hard Taco

    Extra Hard Taco The game is rigged.

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  13. Aug 10, 2019 at 4:43 AM
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    HomerTRD

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    Cool truck!
     
  14. Aug 12, 2019 at 5:33 PM
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    LittleBlueHilux69

    LittleBlueHilux69 [OP] Breaking Stuff On My Yota est. '18

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    Mounted a Hi-Lift after offroading. Mo' parts are coming in soon too.
     
  15. Aug 13, 2019 at 12:08 AM
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    LittleBlueHilux69

    LittleBlueHilux69 [OP] Breaking Stuff On My Yota est. '18

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  16. Aug 13, 2019 at 12:39 AM
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    mcm808

    mcm808 Well-Known Member

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    love your truck! wish I had one for weekends!

    also, did you get your new tailgate painted and mounted? any new mods?
     
  17. Aug 13, 2019 at 12:07 PM
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    LittleBlueHilux69

    LittleBlueHilux69 [OP] Breaking Stuff On My Yota est. '18

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    Thanks for the compliment! The newest mod is that hi-lift. The newest problem is the front left knuckle is leaking :goingcrazy:.
    I'm in the process of stripping the paint off the tailgate myself instead of paying for sandblasting. I reckon by the end of the month it'll be mounted.
     
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  18. Aug 24, 2019 at 5:49 PM
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    LittleBlueHilux69

    LittleBlueHilux69 [OP] Breaking Stuff On My Yota est. '18

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    Got my new Cooper ST/MAXX tires! So stoked over these.
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  19. Aug 24, 2019 at 7:22 PM
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    mcm808

    mcm808 Well-Known Member

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    looks good bro!!
     
  20. Sep 20, 2019 at 7:09 PM
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    LittleBlueHilux69

    LittleBlueHilux69 [OP] Breaking Stuff On My Yota est. '18

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    Sorry for slow progress, school is mag-dumping homework on me. :smash:
     

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