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Aces2's Radiant Red

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Builds (2005-2015)' started by aces2, Oct 16, 2009.

  1. Oct 16, 2009 at 10:10 AM
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    aces2

    aces2 [OP] Senior Arshole

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    Flowmaster 40, K&N CAI, RED brake light bulbs, BHLM, Rear dif breather line, Factory Skidplate painted BLACK, DRL's, YELLOW bulbs in Fogs Turn Signals and Marker lights, Custom "Toy Machine" center emblem, Sockmonkey "Nor-Cal" decals all BLACK, Redline tailgate damper and hood sruts, Painted steering wheel emblem BLACK, 12V always on, Foglight mod, 16" Pro-Comp 7089 rims BLACK powdercoated acorn lugnuts, BFG KM2's 285-75-16, Painted exhaust pipe BLACK, BLACK emblems all the way around, Rear BLACK bumper from base model, Radical RED "sport" grille-surround, Factory Toyota Bed extender, RED maglight mounted on each seat's side, TRD ball-type shift knob, Custom mounted Scangauge II under stereo, Aftermarket HU, Hardwired Garmin GPS 260W, TSB w/AAL and 2.5" 5100's, Weathertech floor liners, Removed front mud flaps, 95-04 "4WD" rear mudflaps, 3rd Brake light "TACO", BLACK front lip
    I hate clicking through pages and pages on people's build threads so I have everything on this first post... Top is newest, bottom is oldest stuff minus this first picture...

    Closest pic to stock... eww...

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    285-75/16 BFG KM2's on 16x8 Pro Comp 7089's :thumbsup: and new sport hood.
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    Couple shots of the rims (it's rainy weather, sorry for the dirtiness)
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    From the rear - Note the solid back window :D
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    Front shots - Just added the lund plastic grille cover and painted behind emblem recently
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    Misc Suspension Pics and Diff Drop
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    Few Shots from the front
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    New Muffler
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    Old pic but a fav mod of mine BLACK exhaust pipe
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    My last photo shoot pic from March '09. Note: No lift, is the main difference
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    SUSPENSION
    5100's on front @ 2.5" w/ 3/8" spacers on top
    5100's on rear
    TSB Springs
    Toytec AAL for TSB Springs 1.5"
    Front Differential Drop 1"


    RIMS AND TIRES
    BFG KM2 285/75-16
    ProComp 7089's
    BLACK powdercoated acorn lug nuts


    PAINT MODS
    Painted center emblem on steering wheel BLACK
    Painted behind front emblem RED
    Painted Factory skid plate BLACK
    Painted center emblem BLACK
    Painted exhaust pipe BLACK
    Painted all other emblems BLACK


    ACCESSORIES
    Lund Cold Weather 3 piece plastic Grille Cover - discontinued item ;)
    Side window deflectors
    Redline tailgate damper
    Redline Hood Struts
    Rear BLACK bumper from base model
    Radiant RED "sport" grille-surround
    Factory Toyota Bed extender
    RED maglight mounted on each seat's side
    TRD GREY ball-type shift knob
    BLACK billet shorty antenna 13"
    Custom mounted Scangauge II under stereo
    Aftermarket HU (Alpine) with Scosche dash kit
    Weathertech floor liners
    Revotec black rear tail lights


    JUST FOR LOOKS
    Toyota Solid Rear Window 5% Tint added
    LED Lights Inside and for license plate lights
    RED Rear turn signal tail light bulbs
    YELLOW bulbs in Fogs, Turn Signals, and Marker lights
    DRL's (Poor man's version)
    Sockmonkey "Nor-Cal" decals all BLACK
    Black Headlight Mod (BHLM)
    YELLOW Tint on fog lights
    3rd Brakelight cover "TACO" BLACK
    Removed front mud flaps
    Leather Arm rests
    4300k HID's
    Pre-2005 rear "4WD" mud flaps


    PERFORMANCE
    K&N Cold Air Intake
    40 Series Delta Flow Flowmaster


    MISC.
    12V always on
    Rear differential breather line
    Foglight mod
    Hardwired Garmin GPS 260W
     
  2. Oct 16, 2009 at 11:23 AM
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    Menametony

    Menametony Well-Known Member

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    nice man.. i didnt know you had shocks on it already...
     
  3. Oct 16, 2009 at 11:24 AM
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    09blacktaco

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    Sharp truck man!
     
  4. Oct 16, 2009 at 11:29 AM
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    fghtngsquirrel

    fghtngsquirrel Ka-freakin'-BOOM!

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    High temp paint on the exhaust pipe? I'm about to paint my chrome tips... chrome= :boom:

    Nice truck, btw!
     
  5. Oct 16, 2009 at 2:02 PM
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    solus

    solus HOME!!!

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    looks good man
     
  6. Oct 16, 2009 at 3:11 PM
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    Colton

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    Looks great! :)
     
  7. Oct 16, 2009 at 5:44 PM
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    silver07taco

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    Nice clean build, Nice work:thumbsup:
     
  8. Oct 16, 2009 at 5:49 PM
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    jrw1965

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    Front tint, Stainless steel nerf bars, Leer tonneau, Rear spring TSB, Michelin LTX A/T2 265 70 16, Pioneer AVIC X910 so far
    Great pics
     
  9. Oct 16, 2009 at 7:43 PM
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    aces2

    aces2 [OP] Senior Arshole

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    Flowmaster 40, K&N CAI, RED brake light bulbs, BHLM, Rear dif breather line, Factory Skidplate painted BLACK, DRL's, YELLOW bulbs in Fogs Turn Signals and Marker lights, Custom "Toy Machine" center emblem, Sockmonkey "Nor-Cal" decals all BLACK, Redline tailgate damper and hood sruts, Painted steering wheel emblem BLACK, 12V always on, Foglight mod, 16" Pro-Comp 7089 rims BLACK powdercoated acorn lugnuts, BFG KM2's 285-75-16, Painted exhaust pipe BLACK, BLACK emblems all the way around, Rear BLACK bumper from base model, Radical RED "sport" grille-surround, Factory Toyota Bed extender, RED maglight mounted on each seat's side, TRD ball-type shift knob, Custom mounted Scangauge II under stereo, Aftermarket HU, Hardwired Garmin GPS 260W, TSB w/AAL and 2.5" 5100's, Weathertech floor liners, Removed front mud flaps, 95-04 "4WD" rear mudflaps, 3rd Brake light "TACO", BLACK front lip
    Thanks dudes, it's good to have an official build page finally....
     
  10. Oct 18, 2009 at 6:49 AM
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    YotaCraZ

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    Nice, Cody!! How does it ride? Did you do the 1"
    diff drop at the same time?
     
  11. Oct 18, 2009 at 6:59 AM
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    Edrin55

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    Nice build. I like the red and black theme...:thumbsup:
     
  12. Oct 18, 2009 at 7:04 AM
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    aces2

    aces2 [OP] Senior Arshole

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    Flowmaster 40, K&N CAI, RED brake light bulbs, BHLM, Rear dif breather line, Factory Skidplate painted BLACK, DRL's, YELLOW bulbs in Fogs Turn Signals and Marker lights, Custom "Toy Machine" center emblem, Sockmonkey "Nor-Cal" decals all BLACK, Redline tailgate damper and hood sruts, Painted steering wheel emblem BLACK, 12V always on, Foglight mod, 16" Pro-Comp 7089 rims BLACK powdercoated acorn lugnuts, BFG KM2's 285-75-16, Painted exhaust pipe BLACK, BLACK emblems all the way around, Rear BLACK bumper from base model, Radical RED "sport" grille-surround, Factory Toyota Bed extender, RED maglight mounted on each seat's side, TRD ball-type shift knob, Custom mounted Scangauge II under stereo, Aftermarket HU, Hardwired Garmin GPS 260W, TSB w/AAL and 2.5" 5100's, Weathertech floor liners, Removed front mud flaps, 95-04 "4WD" rear mudflaps, 3rd Brake light "TACO", BLACK front lip
    My wife and I both agree that it rides better than the stock TRD springs, but firmer and more truck-like. I got the 45+ vibes, only half of the time which is rather comical. All in all though, VERY happy with the end result.

    Yeah Natalie (my wife) and I both went to the hobby shop to knock everything out. She came through like I never thought possible! I was so proud of her! I'd finally get a bolt through something in the front with her help, then as I'd go to tighten it up, she'd go to the rear and start chopping off the excess center pin bolts with a dremel all on her own. She learned a lot and now has a better appreciation for the truck too.

    I had to come back the next morning to do the front diff drop because we worked until close the previous day getting in all the rest of the lift but it was no biggy. Front diff drop was a piece of cake.
     
  13. Oct 18, 2009 at 10:06 AM
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    Padilla1880

    Padilla1880 "Let's Ride!"

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    Nice build. Looks good!
     
  14. Oct 19, 2009 at 4:42 PM
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    aces2

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    Flowmaster 40, K&N CAI, RED brake light bulbs, BHLM, Rear dif breather line, Factory Skidplate painted BLACK, DRL's, YELLOW bulbs in Fogs Turn Signals and Marker lights, Custom "Toy Machine" center emblem, Sockmonkey "Nor-Cal" decals all BLACK, Redline tailgate damper and hood sruts, Painted steering wheel emblem BLACK, 12V always on, Foglight mod, 16" Pro-Comp 7089 rims BLACK powdercoated acorn lugnuts, BFG KM2's 285-75-16, Painted exhaust pipe BLACK, BLACK emblems all the way around, Rear BLACK bumper from base model, Radical RED "sport" grille-surround, Factory Toyota Bed extender, RED maglight mounted on each seat's side, TRD ball-type shift knob, Custom mounted Scangauge II under stereo, Aftermarket HU, Hardwired Garmin GPS 260W, TSB w/AAL and 2.5" 5100's, Weathertech floor liners, Removed front mud flaps, 95-04 "4WD" rear mudflaps, 3rd Brake light "TACO", BLACK front lip
    thanks.
     
  15. Oct 23, 2009 at 3:29 AM
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    aces2

    aces2 [OP] Senior Arshole

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    Flowmaster 40, K&N CAI, RED brake light bulbs, BHLM, Rear dif breather line, Factory Skidplate painted BLACK, DRL's, YELLOW bulbs in Fogs Turn Signals and Marker lights, Custom "Toy Machine" center emblem, Sockmonkey "Nor-Cal" decals all BLACK, Redline tailgate damper and hood sruts, Painted steering wheel emblem BLACK, 12V always on, Foglight mod, 16" Pro-Comp 7089 rims BLACK powdercoated acorn lugnuts, BFG KM2's 285-75-16, Painted exhaust pipe BLACK, BLACK emblems all the way around, Rear BLACK bumper from base model, Radical RED "sport" grille-surround, Factory Toyota Bed extender, RED maglight mounted on each seat's side, TRD ball-type shift knob, Custom mounted Scangauge II under stereo, Aftermarket HU, Hardwired Garmin GPS 260W, TSB w/AAL and 2.5" 5100's, Weathertech floor liners, Removed front mud flaps, 95-04 "4WD" rear mudflaps, 3rd Brake light "TACO", BLACK front lip
    just got my tail lights in yesterday, I'll post pics after work today...
     
  16. Oct 23, 2009 at 3:37 AM
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    MiikeyD

    MiikeyD The Green Machine

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    whats up with the nor cal trd sock decal? lol you from norcal but now live in VA?
     
  17. Oct 23, 2009 at 3:53 AM
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    aces2

    aces2 [OP] Senior Arshole

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    Flowmaster 40, K&N CAI, RED brake light bulbs, BHLM, Rear dif breather line, Factory Skidplate painted BLACK, DRL's, YELLOW bulbs in Fogs Turn Signals and Marker lights, Custom "Toy Machine" center emblem, Sockmonkey "Nor-Cal" decals all BLACK, Redline tailgate damper and hood sruts, Painted steering wheel emblem BLACK, 12V always on, Foglight mod, 16" Pro-Comp 7089 rims BLACK powdercoated acorn lugnuts, BFG KM2's 285-75-16, Painted exhaust pipe BLACK, BLACK emblems all the way around, Rear BLACK bumper from base model, Radical RED "sport" grille-surround, Factory Toyota Bed extender, RED maglight mounted on each seat's side, TRD ball-type shift knob, Custom mounted Scangauge II under stereo, Aftermarket HU, Hardwired Garmin GPS 260W, TSB w/AAL and 2.5" 5100's, Weathertech floor liners, Removed front mud flaps, 95-04 "4WD" rear mudflaps, 3rd Brake light "TACO", BLACK front lip
    Yeah, that's military life for ya, I've been here in VA for 5 years though... I get that same question a lot actually
     
  18. Oct 29, 2009 at 8:32 AM
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    Tacoluver

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    Nice truck and sweet TRD Norcal decals. I imagine that's where you're originally from? BTW how's the rig ride with Bilies set that high on stock springs? Just trying to get an idea compared to stock.
     
  19. Oct 29, 2009 at 9:34 AM
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    Blue Tango

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    Haha, I actually like that decal a lot. Nor Cal here too, with Mississippi plates living in VA... Go military. Your truck looks awesome dude.
     
  20. Oct 29, 2009 at 1:25 PM
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    aces2

    aces2 [OP] Senior Arshole

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    Flowmaster 40, K&N CAI, RED brake light bulbs, BHLM, Rear dif breather line, Factory Skidplate painted BLACK, DRL's, YELLOW bulbs in Fogs Turn Signals and Marker lights, Custom "Toy Machine" center emblem, Sockmonkey "Nor-Cal" decals all BLACK, Redline tailgate damper and hood sruts, Painted steering wheel emblem BLACK, 12V always on, Foglight mod, 16" Pro-Comp 7089 rims BLACK powdercoated acorn lugnuts, BFG KM2's 285-75-16, Painted exhaust pipe BLACK, BLACK emblems all the way around, Rear BLACK bumper from base model, Radical RED "sport" grille-surround, Factory Toyota Bed extender, RED maglight mounted on each seat's side, TRD ball-type shift knob, Custom mounted Scangauge II under stereo, Aftermarket HU, Hardwired Garmin GPS 260W, TSB w/AAL and 2.5" 5100's, Weathertech floor liners, Removed front mud flaps, 95-04 "4WD" rear mudflaps, 3rd Brake light "TACO", BLACK front lip
    I'm from Crescent City, where are you two from?
     
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