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87 dodge d100, what i had b4 my taco

Discussion in 'Other Builds' started by Rhino, Jul 13, 2011.

  1. Jul 13, 2011 at 9:34 PM
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    Rhino

    Rhino [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Ryan
    Laurel, Mississippi
    Vehicle:
    03 TRD SR5 4x4
    gray wire mod, blacked out, debadged, toolbox foglights, cb in dash, system, bilstein 5100's in front wrapped in eibach coils, 5125's in the rear with 2 inch aal and 1 inch shackle, diff drop kit, extended rear brake line, 8000 lb smittybuilt winch on a custom winch bumper, 2 4 inch 100 watt kc's and 2 6 inch 100 watt kc's on the bumper, sometimes a ladder rack,much more to come
    this belonged to my great great grandfather and was given to me the day i got my license as my truck so i started workin.
    as it sits now it has
    3 inch body lift
    265/60/17 nitto terra grapplers
    17 in vision 875 warrior rims
    uws toolbox
    camo seatcover and steering wheel cover
    dodge floormats
    flowmaster 40 series exhaust
    when i got the truck it had 58000 miles, a wrecked door, no grille, and been sitting up for about 3 years so it needed a good tune up, we put the lift on and repainted the fame, i got a ebay grile, i bought a door which still isnt on, i replaced the fuel filter, passenger side weatherstripping, winsheild, plugs and plug wires, replaced the winshield wiper motor, and got a buddy of my dads that owns a mechanic shop to fix the air conditoner and rebuild the carb, i also added a walmart console and got my flowmasters installed around this time. now it needs something fixed on the starter i cant remember exactly what, it could probably do for a complete hose replacement but i dont have the money right now, and it needs painting and a big dent in the side needs fixing due to some idiot who cant drive plowing into me in a oldsmobile
    as she sits today
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    old rims
    IMG00265_ca905f5f4b3ecf4b005fd1ac051ea3e6970d3397.jpg
    new ones (sorry for the dirt been to busy cleanin my tacoma)
    IMG00266_dad3801bb8c9508883c38a5feea9596e5249db85.jpg
    body lift
    IMG00267_5829871381d041e5a903cc21ae8ff98c18ca4b52.jpg
    flowmaster
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    seat cover
    IMG00269_b995d1d974e53c5115de96db08ec1761606b9fee.jpg
    floor mats
    IMG00270_f6a7ef5c6a7fd6f74423a3a9b4a6942493781910.jpg
    the bad door (soon to be gone)
    IMG00274_30743d27750ffdaacdf9701913a34fc92c7988a4.jpg
    the dent in the side
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    the console
    IMG00272_8c5e156bd91f7f154485926c5e1ad6ad0151e3a9.jpg
    i dont have any pics of the day i got it but it had green moss growing on it, i washed this off and cleaned it up real good, i do have a few pics of the process of installing the lift somewhere i'll have to find though, my plans are to finish my taco build then start building this up to pull a camper while looking good, i'll add the old camper shell back on, do the body work (probably just gonna bondo that dent in the side), then hit up my girlfriends dad for a paint job, i also gotta build some front bumper brackets since the lift didnt include them, wire up some electronic brakes, redo all the upholstery, install a cb, fake autozone diamond plate rocker panel, and get her goin strong as she was in 87 this is gonna be a slow build though since i dont need it right now and im not gonna need it for bout 2 or 3 more years when it comes to camper pullin and since my taco comes first
     
  2. Jul 14, 2011 at 11:34 AM
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    Rhino

    Rhino [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Ryan
    Laurel, Mississippi
    Vehicle:
    03 TRD SR5 4x4
    gray wire mod, blacked out, debadged, toolbox foglights, cb in dash, system, bilstein 5100's in front wrapped in eibach coils, 5125's in the rear with 2 inch aal and 1 inch shackle, diff drop kit, extended rear brake line, 8000 lb smittybuilt winch on a custom winch bumper, 2 4 inch 100 watt kc's and 2 6 inch 100 watt kc's on the bumper, sometimes a ladder rack,much more to come
    i forgot to put this yesterday but i installed a sony head unit in it as soon as i got it, but now the antenna went bad so it'll need to be replaced and i found those pics of us paintin the frame b4 installing the body lift. you can tell the frame was in good shape b4, sorry for the crappy pics its all i had
    IMG00276_53c8aca9bfdf64f3a9023357a4555290ea414f35.jpg
    before
    IMG00280_89646795cd6eb548e535ee634e7323ad3869e1f3.jpg
    after
    IMG00282_7e77ded8abda1c09dee54e53e4db4fd489ab0693.jpg
     
  3. Jul 14, 2011 at 11:38 AM
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    Rhino

    Rhino [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Laurel, Mississippi
    Vehicle:
    03 TRD SR5 4x4
    gray wire mod, blacked out, debadged, toolbox foglights, cb in dash, system, bilstein 5100's in front wrapped in eibach coils, 5125's in the rear with 2 inch aal and 1 inch shackle, diff drop kit, extended rear brake line, 8000 lb smittybuilt winch on a custom winch bumper, 2 4 inch 100 watt kc's and 2 6 inch 100 watt kc's on the bumper, sometimes a ladder rack,much more to come
    washed it and cleaned the engine out today
    IMG00277_8208797561260b4dbad6d6f0a770a0e5c4885342.jpg
    engine dirty
    IMG00278_0743a526fc32864342f1ad11383e4ea3f79f60bb.jpg
    good clean 318
    IMG00279_add1403718d6bdc062880cc1c5a4077d93d21535.jpg
     
  4. Jul 14, 2011 at 11:53 AM
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    Ridgerunner

    Ridgerunner Well-Known Member

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    2001 prerunner doublecab limited
    2001 with; cat-back twin exhaust,elbow mod, Westin bullbar with Hella550's, Snugtop XTR camper shell, TRD off-road 2x4-black beauty.
    That is a cool old school truck! I like how she still wears the longram hood ornament:) nobody around here likes Dodges BUT there was a time when they turned out some reliable toughass haulers like yours-and that 318? the battle proven tank of all Dodge v8s. They stuck that motor in so many of their workhorses.. vans, pickups, even found its way into some of their cars including the fullsize ones like the Monaco. It went into big ol' Power Wagons and the occasional towtruck or reefervan!That motor could yank any vehicle around any size, tow, haul, you name it. I bet it's a blast to fire up and cruise. Thanks for showing it.
     
  5. Jul 14, 2011 at 12:21 PM
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    JKD

    JKD Well-Known Member

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    The 318 that later became the 5.2 in fuel-injected form was the slightly enlarged version of the original LA-block Chrysler engine. The original was 273 c.i. (4.5 L) introduced in 1964. Also in the same engine family: the 340 (late 60's-early 70's), 360 (late 60's to early 2000's as 5.9), the 3.9 V6 (a 5.2 with 2cyl chopped off) and the 488 V-10 (iron block in trucks, aluminum block in Viper and other special applications).

    Good heritage in that engine.
     
  6. Jul 14, 2011 at 12:33 PM
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    Rhino

    Rhino [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Laurel, Mississippi
    Vehicle:
    03 TRD SR5 4x4
    gray wire mod, blacked out, debadged, toolbox foglights, cb in dash, system, bilstein 5100's in front wrapped in eibach coils, 5125's in the rear with 2 inch aal and 1 inch shackle, diff drop kit, extended rear brake line, 8000 lb smittybuilt winch on a custom winch bumper, 2 4 inch 100 watt kc's and 2 6 inch 100 watt kc's on the bumper, sometimes a ladder rack,much more to come
    i know man i love it. it just needs a good tune up from sittin up for a few years. that engine is all stock except for matinence stuff
     
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