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85 4Runner: Attempted Build

Discussion in '4Runner Builds' started by tacoman15, Apr 1, 2013.

  1. tacoman15

    tacoman15 [OP] Stop staring at me swan!

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    New headlights may be necessary. I may order a set tomorrow.
     
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    NW4RUNNER Well-Known Member

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    That hat is bad ass. Your truck has so much cool old school shit. Did that hat come with the truck too?
     
  3. tacoman15

    tacoman15 [OP] Stop staring at me swan!

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    Thanks mang! Shit if my truck came with a hat I dunno if I would never take it off or frame that thing :rofl:

    I had the hat made cause Ii couldn't find any decent Toyota hats. $20 later and this is what I got.
     
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    cab4you26 Well-Known Member

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    My plan is to run 35/12.50s on my stock steelies unless I find a set like yours or similar. From what I've read 12.50s on a 7 inch wheel do pretty well.

    And nice job on the doors! I want to do the same thing, but I haven't been able to find a set of doors to tear up yet!
     
  5. tacoman15

    tacoman15 [OP] Stop staring at me swan!

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    I have been doing a lot of wheeling these past few days and she goes everywhere I point her to go. I haven't had to air down but I haven't had any problems with 12.50" on a 7" wheel. I like the look more than the wide stance, it just looks more factory/stock to me which is what I like.

    And I wish I could take credit for the doors but I only bought them lol I have a metal fab guy and he's been doing the work for me. I can't weld. Pits the first set of doors he's cut up like this too. It's nice being able to tell him exactly what I want, drop my shit off and pick it up when he's done.
     
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    cab4you26 Well-Known Member

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    I do, too. I want my truck to basically appear stock, even though it really won't be. And either way, the doors are sick. I've oftentimes thought it would be easier or cheaper to do a project myself, but then in the middle of it I'm like F*** why didn't I just get someone else to do this haha.
     
  7. tacoman15

    tacoman15 [OP] Stop staring at me swan!

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    Yup I like the sleeper look. They are getting one more coat of paint before I pick them up today. Super pumped with how they turned out. I didn't do these because I can't weld. Buy doors and having them cut up is still cheaper than buying tube doors.

    Can't wait to get to URE this weekend.
     
  8. tacoman15

    tacoman15 [OP] Stop staring at me swan!

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    Headed out to URE this weekend to do some much needed wheeling. I can't wait!

    Look ma, cup holders!

    [​IMG]
     
  9. ajohnson

    ajohnson Glamour Shot

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    ajohnson Glamour Shot

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    tacoman15 [OP] Stop staring at me swan!

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    :woot:

    Thanks man!
     
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    ajohnson Glamour Shot

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    Hells yea. I wish I got some of you on dickey bell. I had a blast!
     
  13. tacoman15

    tacoman15 [OP] Stop staring at me swan!

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    Haha you and me both man. I was bouncing like hell trying to get up the top left ledge. Hints the damage I guess :rolleyes:
     
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    tacoman15 [OP] Stop staring at me swan!

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    Dat gangsta' lean dooo

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    tacoman15 [OP] Stop staring at me swan!

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    ^ I totally stole the picture you posted on FB and it's now my background lol thanks man
     
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    motostar00 student, land scaper, toyota fanatic

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    Those SR5 seats are bad ass. Did woody do those doors for you? I think I seen them up there a few weeks ago.
     
  18. tacoman15

    tacoman15 [OP] Stop staring at me swan!

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    Yup he hooked me up. He did a pretty good job on em. I knew going into it they weren't going to be perfect but I told him to talk his time.
     
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    tacoman15 [OP] Stop staring at me swan!

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    I swapped the GM alternator in with the help of a buddy. It ran fine for a while until it sounded like I had a vacuum leak. Screwed some shit together and no more leak. Also hooked up some LED lights I've had sitting in my closet for over a year.

    Since I got my truck back together I decided to go wheeling. Then this happend. It ripped the top bolt straight the fuck out along with a bushing.

    [​IMG]
     
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    Slimwood Shady I love your mom!

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    You let Mike weld this? :laugh:
     
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