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2017 Double Cab Long Bed Offroad Build

Discussion in '3rd Gen. Builds (2016+)' started by Metallikatz3, Sep 14, 2016.

  1. Sep 14, 2016 at 12:11 PM
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    Metallikatz3

    Metallikatz3 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Well after owning a 2005 TRD Sport Access cab from 2008-2011 and a 2008 Tundra from 2011-2016 on September 6, 2016 I placed an order for a Double cab, long bed, TRD Offroad, premium & tech package non-JBL.

    I had my Tundra pretty well built with a TRD Supercharger, King coilovers, Deaver springs, ADS triple bypass shocks plus a ton of other goodies (pic for posterity sake attached)

    While I'm playing the waiting game I'm planning out my build that I'll hopefully have done by the spring. Here are my plans so far that will get my in comfort to remote camp sites and mountain biking trails.


    Here's how it sits today (3/20/19):

    Suspension:
    Icon 2.5 Ext Travel CDCV Coilovers w/ 1/4" top plate
    ICON Tubular UCA
    @glorifiedwelder Gusseted Spindles
    Icon S2 Omega Bypass Secondary Shocks
    Icon RXT Omega Bypass Rear Shocks
    Icon Air Bump Stops
    OME EL096R Spring packs
    OME EL46XL Add-a-leaf
    @ARCHIVE Garage Hammer Hangers

    Wheels/tires:
    Method 701 in Bronze
    285/75/16 Falken Wildpeak AT3

    Overland gear:
    CBI T3 Front bumper
    CBI T3 Rear bumper with dual swing outs
    CBI Overland Rack
    Smittybilt X20 10k synthetic line winch
    Factor 55 flat link
    COE Vehicle Dynamics Hardshell RTT
    Smittybilt Awning (installed on OEM rack)
    ARB 1250 Awning (installed on rear)
    Relentless Fab Hi-Lift and axe/shovel mounts
    @ProForce onboard pressure water system
    Lotus Slider Adapter
    Rotopax fuel and water packs
    Offgrid Engineering bed mount 12v outlets

    Lighting
    Baja Designs Squadron Sport fog lights (Driving beam)
    Baja Designs Squadron Sport Ditch Lights on CBI mounts
    2x 30" LED bar behind the upper grill on SDHQ Mount
    20" LED bar in front bumper
    Switchpros SP8100 switch panel with SDHQ Bezel
    DDM Tuning HID low beams
    Rigid Ignite LED reverse lights
    8x rock lights
    Rear facing porch lights
    Rock lights mounted to bottom of bed rack
    LED Strip lights for bed lighting


    Armor
    RCI Sliders
    Mobtown Front and Mid Skids (Aluminum)
    BAMF/Pelfrey Transfercase Skid (Aluminum)
    Total Chaos Bed Stiffeners

    Engine Bay/Performance
    Redline hood struts
    SDHQ Switch Pro Mount
    3" Catback w/ Magnaflow dumped at axle
    Nitro 4.88 Gears w/ ECGS bushing
    @OVTune ECU Tune

    Misc
    Access original Tonneau Cover
    Rockblokz Mud flaps
    Cascadia flipster license plate bracket
    KB Voodoo Remote Start
    VW Passenger Floor mat clips
    Hondo Garage radio knobs
    Simplex console organizers
    TRD Pro Grill
    Expedition Essentials 3TPAM Dash Mount
    Mountain Hatch Tailgate Panel

    Thoughts and suggestions are welcome!

     
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  2. Sep 16, 2016 at 10:11 PM
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    Suspension, racks, tune, bed, lights. See build thread.
    Why are you opting out of the Tundra for a Tacoma?
     
  3. Sep 17, 2016 at 1:32 PM
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    Metallikatz3

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    Gas mileage, garage space, dont have any need for towing in the foreseeable future. The Tundra hasnt given me any problems yet but I'm also looking for new vehicle reliability versus 8 yr old with 115k miles on the clock
     
  4. Sep 19, 2016 at 3:49 PM
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    Metallikatz3

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    Well here's this week's update - Toyota is building the truck with an ETA of 10/24. That is with my dealer trading their allocation spot with another dealer. Otherwise it would be mid november.

    But on the fun side of things I ordered a KB Voodoo rack and redline hood struts already. let the parts begin piling up!
     
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  5. Sep 24, 2016 at 11:42 PM
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    Nice you are gonna love that kbvoodoo rack
     
  6. Oct 13, 2016 at 9:00 AM
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    Metallikatz3

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    Well after making my deposit on 9/7 my build date is now 11/3 and the best guess is that it will arrive to Utah middle of the month.

    So far I have some parts piling up:
    AFE Intake w/ scoop
    MBRP exhaust
    Access Tonneau cover (Auto anything was having a good sale lol)
    Onboard pressureized water system
    SDHQ behind the grill LED mounts


    I think i'll be ordering my suspension set up soon as well even though that might not go on till the spring
     
  7. Nov 17, 2016 at 12:45 PM
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    Metallikatz3

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    Well after 9 weeks of waiting I got my truck last night! Picked her up with 4 miles on the ODO!

    So far I have about 105 miles and am averaging 19.5mpg :D

    It feels good going down the road but I am still learning the power band and how to work with the automatic transmission

    Here she is in all her stock glory!

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  8. Nov 21, 2016 at 11:55 AM
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    Metallikatz3

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    Got my shipment picked up from RCI - sliders and skids here we come!

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  9. Nov 21, 2016 at 12:16 PM
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    Nice!

    Im jealous, I havent pull the trigger on either...Looking at Black Friday deals this week though.

    Looking forward to seeing that armor on your rig!
     
  10. Dec 5, 2016 at 7:44 AM
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    Metallikatz3

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    Got some work done this weekend!

    @KB Voodoo bed rack installed along with an Access Original tonneau cover. I had to get a little creative with the brackets to get them to sit flush against the bed rails so the tonneau would fit tight. All in all an awesome product that went together really well. It seems more solid than the welded tubular bedrack I had on my Tundra too. I have a nice storage solution that I can lift the whole set up on and off with minimal effort too.

    Also got my RCI sliders installed @Joshp767. This is the third set of sliders I've installed on various vehicles and these were the best fitting and easiest install! I do wish they were a little bit longer, but I'm still happy with my choice. I still have to bolt thru the additional bottom locations when I get the motivation to start drilling

    Got my Rockblockz front mudflaps on too.

    Showing up this week are light bars, SDHQ hidden winch, switch pro panel, and BajaDesigns fog lights. Stay tuned for more

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  11. Dec 5, 2016 at 7:59 AM
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    Nice setup!!
     
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  12. Dec 6, 2016 at 7:34 AM
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    Got my two LED bars mounted behind the grill last night. This is using the SDHQ mount and mictuning single row LED bars. Still need to get them wired up though.

    Also got my hi-lift mounted in the bed using relentless fab mounts.

    You can see my pile of parts waiting to go on :)

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  13. Dec 8, 2016 at 7:15 AM
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    I've had a busy week.

    Installed the Redline tuning hood struts and Hondo Garage ram mount last night. Don't have pics of these installed yet.

    But.... my SDHQ Hidden winch mount showed up! @tubbsisland Super excited to get this thing installed. It is built like a tank! Really well thought out design to keep things simple and I like that it includes the control box relocation bracket too. Whoever SDHQ has to do their packing must really love their job since this box was totally full of that expanding foam and everything showed up in perfect shape.

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  14. Dec 9, 2016 at 6:47 AM
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    Switch Pros SP8100 Installed on a Pelfrey Built fuse panel!

    Super simple install and really easy to program. This was way better than I could have imagined. After spending hours and hours wiring switches and relays on other vehicles I got this done with no mess and no having to go back and fix things up.

    The @SDHQ OFFROAD panel is great and this thing looks OEM.

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  15. Dec 11, 2016 at 7:34 AM
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    Any updates with the intake and exhaust combo?
     
  16. Dec 12, 2016 at 7:42 AM
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    SDHQ hidden mount with Smittybilt winch installed. SDHQ designed their mount for the Warn Xenon winch but my X20 10k winch fit in perfectly. This mount is an absolute beast. Welds look amazing and the bottom brackets really tie everything together plus the integrated shackle mounts are a great idea! I'm glad I went with SDHQ it's a little pricier than other options out there but I think the quality, well thought out design, and clear instructions make it well worth it

    The only differences is that the control box mount needed to have new holes drilled and the template provided for trimming the front bumper is different so I had to trim it differently and still need to go back and touch it up a little bit to get my license plate mount on.

    Baja design fog lights installed - I guess I forgot to take a picture though...

    AFE intake with scoop is also on. It has a nice sound to it, not too loud at all. Hard too tell according to the butt dyno if there is any real increase in overall power but the truck does seem to downshift less while maintaining highway speeds which is a good thing. So far I think any MPG increases are negligible but I'll keep an eye on it

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  17. Dec 14, 2016 at 9:41 AM
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  18. Feb 2, 2017 at 9:43 PM
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    @Metallikatz3 Im doing the same winch mount SDHQ hidden mount and same winch. Is the clutch lever still easy to get to? Any pic by any chance. Also any tips would be great if any but i looked at the instructions and they are pretty well written and easy to understand.
    Thank you
     
  19. Feb 3, 2017 at 2:43 AM
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    How hard was it to take off the bumper and install the SDHQ mount? I am ordering the mount this week and going to throw a 30" double led bar in there.
     
  20. Feb 3, 2017 at 6:57 AM
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    The clutch lever isn't going to be that easy to get to, unfortunately. I will probably take one of the vertical grill pieces out so that it is easier to reach thru the bumper. The easiest way to get to it now is to pop the hood and reach down. Which isn't a huge deal as long as you're not in the middle of some mud puddle wedged up against a tree.

    But, if you're OK with using the power out on the winch it's not a big deal and with the Smittybilt wireless remote it's pretty easy.

    One note though is that I had to re-drill the SDHQ solenoid box bracket so that it would fit the smittybilt box. Aside from that I followed their instructions to a T and it went pretty smoothly. The only issue I had taking the bumper off was that the brackets right underneath the headlights have to have the bumper pulled out first which I didn't do on one side and ended up cracking the bracket.
     

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