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1999 taconinja build thread

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by TacoNinja12, Mar 26, 2011.

  1. Mar 26, 2011 at 11:35 AM
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    TacoNinja12

    TacoNinja12 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Ive done some previous work to my truck but never made the effort to make a build thread. for my new project i am going to be restoring and customizing a 4runner top on my 99tacoma. so today i put it on and have some pictures as it sits. over the next few months i hope it will be done.

    Goals-
    in one month have the plexy glass in place for the front and back window.
    within three months have it painted white and looking good.

    not very hard goals, but enough to keep me busy.

    pics:
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  2. Mar 26, 2011 at 11:53 AM
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    Blackdawg

    Blackdawg Dr. Frankenstein

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    huh looks like it'll be pretty sweet when its done! Good luck man
     
  3. Mar 26, 2011 at 11:55 AM
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    ilove_taco_ma

    ilove_taco_ma Well-Known Member

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    nothing, all stock expect got a OE replacement air filter K&N.
    looks nice with the 4 runner cab, you just need to cover up the gap at the top.
     
  4. Mar 26, 2011 at 5:15 PM
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    Supra TT

    Supra TT Solid Axle FTMFW!!

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    Paint it white!! Good work though!
     
  5. Mar 26, 2011 at 6:52 PM
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    TacoNinja12

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    yeah this is the first day i got it on, so it will look much better hopefully. i'll keep up the pics as i go
     
  6. Apr 11, 2011 at 9:06 AM
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    TacoNinja12

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    Ok heres the primer job:
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    and heres the final paint for now
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    the paint still needs to be fine sanded as well as a few more coats but the good thing about white is its hard to spot flaws unless youre really close. so for now its good, i just need to get it closed in so i can lock it up!
     
  7. Apr 11, 2011 at 4:26 PM
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    Blackdawg

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    now make her fit! :p haha lookin good!
     
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