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$Alex's PLATINUM Truck Build$

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Builds' started by alexmxman185, May 25, 2011.

  1. alexmxman185

    alexmxman185 [OP] Keepin' it dirty in Texas

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    Black grille guard with mounted kc road lights, 31x9.5x15 AT on stock rims. My future mod list: new white front bumper, Fat Bobs 2.75 spacer lift with rear AAL, american racing Flat Black Rims, 32x11.5x15 BFG A/T, satoshi grille with road lights mounted behind it, 8000k HID for all lights, 1'' Body Lift, new window tint, blacked out headlights and taillights, custom hood scoop, weather tech floor liners, LED dash cluster replacement, Front bilstein shocks, 40 series flowmaster, paint all my badges black.
    So Just to start this thing off my truck is a five luger and if you (adam, Derek) have a problem with it then :brianr:.

    My truck is an 08, 2.7 4 banger. When I got this truck It already had the Ready lift 2.75'' spacer and rear AAL. It sat on stock rims with Goddyear Wrangler 30x9.5x15 A/T.
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    First mod was the windows, I cant stand how hot my truck gets with clear windows. So I went to a local flea market and got them tinted. I got limo tint (5%) on the back and on the two rear access cab windows, and 20% on the front and a slightly illegal eyebrow. All of it was done for only $75 :eek:.
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    After reading all the 5-lug posts and only seeing 2 guys running tires bigger than 31'', I decided to go with BFG 32x11.5x15 A/T.
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    Alot of people said it wouldn't work and it would rub and not look right. But with the help of Keith (KPT) and alot of other guys from the Texas thread help I broke down the math to get my tires to fit with no rubbing.

    I Also had to do quiet a bit of trimming in the front wheel wells and a tiny bit on the front bumper just to ensure the fact they wouldn't rub. The one thing that gave me the most room was removing the useless black boxes
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    I found a set of rims online with the help of my buddy from discount tire with a -19mm offset.

    Ultra Motorsport Rouge #164 rims.
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    so once I got the rims in, I had them mounted on the 32's.
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    After the rims and tires I ordered my sockmonkey bedside decals.
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    I finally got my sound system in my truck. I installed a simple single din kenwood in the dash. I have a 1000 watt Kenwood amp pushing 2x Kicker CBR 12's :cool:
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    I have my 6000k HID's Installed as well, Ill take a picture of them when I get a chance. I also have my Muffler in and will be installing it soon! :D
     
  2. Taco76087

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    Rockford Fosgate p2 10'', Q-Logic Enclosure, JVC KD-PDR30 Ipod Connection, Rockford p200.2 Amp, Clear Corners, KING Coilovers, Rancho Rear shocks FJ TRD Trail Teams Wheels with 285/75/16 Duratracs
    Looks great man :thumbsup:
     
  3. Nightwar

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    Off to a good start!
     
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    especk Nothin' Special

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    3" OME lift with 885 coils on nitrocharger 90000 shocks with 5mm trim packer on driver's side, TC UCAs, Rear OME Dakar leafs with nitrocharger shocks, All-pro U-bolt flip kit and 3* Toytec shims, extended rear brakelines, 16" Raceline Rockcrusher 887 wheels with 3.6" backspacking, BFG KM2 305/70/16 tires, Doug Thorley header, Doug Thorley catback exhaust, Volant CAI with ram air, Weathertech floor mats, Kicker 12" sub, Kenwood 500W RMS amp, Relentless Fab front and rear bumpers, 4.88 gears, custom flatbed with swing out tire carrier
    great improvement. keep it up!
     
  5. tx_shooter

    tx_shooter Trying to Spread Common Sense and Rational Thought

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    anti-theft Marine Corps sticker on back window, loose nut behind the wheel, Firestone Ride Rite air bags
    Looks good. The rim/tire combo looks pretty sharp.
     
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    achirdo First Class White Trash

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    golden is still better :cool:

    and my useful comment here: i think i saw someone with a 5 lug running sway a way front adjustable coilovers....that is if you are willing to drop another $500 on suspension...
     
  7. alexmxman185

    alexmxman185 [OP] Keepin' it dirty in Texas

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    Black grille guard with mounted kc road lights, 31x9.5x15 AT on stock rims. My future mod list: new white front bumper, Fat Bobs 2.75 spacer lift with rear AAL, american racing Flat Black Rims, 32x11.5x15 BFG A/T, satoshi grille with road lights mounted behind it, 8000k HID for all lights, 1'' Body Lift, new window tint, blacked out headlights and taillights, custom hood scoop, weather tech floor liners, LED dash cluster replacement, Front bilstein shocks, 40 series flowmaster, paint all my badges black.
    yea total chaos makes an entire replacement suspension that allows up to like 13'' of travel or something like that? but it would cost an extra 2.5 grand just to achieve another 3/4'' at most...
     
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    achirdo First Class White Trash

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  9. alexmxman185

    alexmxman185 [OP] Keepin' it dirty in Texas

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    Black grille guard with mounted kc road lights, 31x9.5x15 AT on stock rims. My future mod list: new white front bumper, Fat Bobs 2.75 spacer lift with rear AAL, american racing Flat Black Rims, 32x11.5x15 BFG A/T, satoshi grille with road lights mounted behind it, 8000k HID for all lights, 1'' Body Lift, new window tint, blacked out headlights and taillights, custom hood scoop, weather tech floor liners, LED dash cluster replacement, Front bilstein shocks, 40 series flowmaster, paint all my badges black.
    shoot me a pm when you get the link
     
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    achirdo First Class White Trash

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    ^^^^^^^^^^^^
     
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    I want your wheels!

    I think you should do a 6 lug conversion. Spindle are cheap, and a locker in the rear.
     
  12. alexmxman185

    alexmxman185 [OP] Keepin' it dirty in Texas

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    but then i wouldn't be a five lug anymore :eek:

    and i like having a five lug TBH, It saves gas and its something a little different. so when I do all my mods it will be one of a kind :D

    Edit: I know adam is going to say "one less lug nut doesnt save you gas:smack:". so let me restate... A five lug saves you gas because it comes with the 4 banger :rolleyes:
     
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    achirdo First Class White Trash

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    change out your hub assemby. changing to 6 lugs doesnt involve replacing the whole engine last time i checked so you can keep your lame 4 banger:p
     
  14. alexmxman185

    alexmxman185 [OP] Keepin' it dirty in Texas

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    awwww really? I could have sworn with a new spindle you have to replace the manifold:rolleyes:

    I like my five lug and I already bought the freggin wheels!!!!!:mad:
     
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    achirdo First Class White Trash

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    drill one more hole! duh!:p
     
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    alexmxman185 [OP] Keepin' it dirty in Texas

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    .......Adam...... I really hate you lol:cool:
     
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    achirdo First Class White Trash

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    ive been at the back end of all the jokes latley...i have some catching up to do :p
     
  18. alexmxman185

    alexmxman185 [OP] Keepin' it dirty in Texas

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    Black grille guard with mounted kc road lights, 31x9.5x15 AT on stock rims. My future mod list: new white front bumper, Fat Bobs 2.75 spacer lift with rear AAL, american racing Flat Black Rims, 32x11.5x15 BFG A/T, satoshi grille with road lights mounted behind it, 8000k HID for all lights, 1'' Body Lift, new window tint, blacked out headlights and taillights, custom hood scoop, weather tech floor liners, LED dash cluster replacement, Front bilstein shocks, 40 series flowmaster, paint all my badges black.
    oh yea.........Adam came out of the closet in two different threads :p Pm me for proof:cool:
     
  19. achirdo

    achirdo First Class White Trash

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    just to clarify....i never came out...i was never in....noo gayness here...
     
  20. alexmxman185

    alexmxman185 [OP] Keepin' it dirty in Texas

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    Black grille guard with mounted kc road lights, 31x9.5x15 AT on stock rims. My future mod list: new white front bumper, Fat Bobs 2.75 spacer lift with rear AAL, american racing Flat Black Rims, 32x11.5x15 BFG A/T, satoshi grille with road lights mounted behind it, 8000k HID for all lights, 1'' Body Lift, new window tint, blacked out headlights and taillights, custom hood scoop, weather tech floor liners, LED dash cluster replacement, Front bilstein shocks, 40 series flowmaster, paint all my badges black.
    Just FYI everyone, Denial is the first step :rolleyes:

    Its ok adam were here for you (metaphorically speaking only)
     
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