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Alpha Q Up's Build

Discussion in '1st Gen. Builds (1995-2004)' started by Alpha Q Up, Oct 5, 2011.

  1. Apr 6, 2013 at 5:29 PM
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    Alpha Q Up

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    Thanks buddy,

    Trying to get as much armor as I can to join you guys camping. I probably won't make this years though.
     
  2. Apr 6, 2013 at 9:05 PM
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  3. Apr 6, 2013 at 11:53 PM
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    Front and rear long travel. Front prerunner bumper tacoma seats in the cab, after market steering wheel.
    I really like the truck man. Looks good and functional but yet simple. What wheels are those?
     
  4. Apr 7, 2013 at 11:21 AM
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    Thanks I think the way you did it would works best. The bumper swap was perfect timing. Thanks again.

    Thanks, they are procomp 7089's with duratracs.

    I think I may change it up soon though. Maybe go 15's for a wider stance.
     
  5. Apr 9, 2013 at 6:01 PM
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    When I have some time, I will chop out those mounts and save 'em for ya.

    I have 15's on my truck and while it was nice to do right off the bat, I would just put wheel spacers on if I were only looking for a wider stance. Just my opinion :) You'll spend a HELL of a lot more on new tires and wheels than if you just did wheel spacers.

    Might be looking into getting rid of this All Pro rear bumper soon...
     
  6. Apr 9, 2013 at 9:51 PM
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    SCRunner12

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    Nice Ruben, I was wondering who got that bumper. Looks good and get some sliders and you're good to go.
     
  7. Apr 9, 2013 at 9:57 PM
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    nice dude now we can be bumper buddies, how much did you pay for yours?
     
  8. Apr 9, 2013 at 11:00 PM
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    Thanks!

    I've heard a hell of a lot of bad things about spacers though...

    Uh oh.... How soon? :Spy: I'm still recovering from the front bumper. You need to make a build thread so we can all drool over your truck.
     
  9. Apr 9, 2013 at 11:04 PM
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    Yeah I jumped on it real quick. I've been wanting this bumper for a while. I need to wait for Jerry to have another group buy and I'll be in on it for sure.

    You have the same bumper? Pics?

    I paid $320 and my stock bumper. How much did you pay?
     
  10. Apr 11, 2013 at 2:35 PM
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    Cool build man! How do you like the procomps and how much did you pay?(if you don't mind me asking) Also you actually have my OEM grill on your truck lol Rims is next to go on my truck and i am on the fence with the comps and SCS 5's
     
  11. Apr 11, 2013 at 4:58 PM
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    Thank you,

    The pro comps are good, I think I paid around $160 each. I think they are on sale right now at 4wheel parts.

    The SCS's are so cool. If i could do it again, I would definitely pick those over the pro comps. That or 15's. unfortunately SCS didn't have any wheels in production at the time.

    Maybe this will help also... I bought my wheels off of 4wheel parts and they were a hassle to deal with. (PIA) and I've actually met Vin (owner of SCS) and he's a straight down to earth dude. Best of luck with your decision.
     
  12. Apr 11, 2013 at 5:02 PM
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    Trimmed my wheel well. Looks way better.
    [​IMG]


    Also threw the softtopper on.
    I'll get a better pic
    [​IMG]
     
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  13. Apr 11, 2013 at 7:53 PM
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    Very nice Ruben! I just picked up an Addicted Offroad tube bumper myself. That's a great deal that you got for the bumper. Have you thought about shooting the exposed silver area in black? I think that would help blend the front end better.

    Keep up the nice work!
     
  14. Apr 11, 2013 at 9:17 PM
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    Thanks Vin, Nice! Did you get it new or used?


    Yeah I was stoked when the deal came up and jumped on it, it wouldn't have lasted long that's for sure.

    I'm considering painting the silver. But it seems time consuming and a hassle (maybe just being lazy lol) i still have to sand and paint the bumper. You're lucky you won't have to deal with painting any exposed areas.
     
  15. Apr 11, 2013 at 9:24 PM
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    I ordered the bumper new. I remember seeing this particular TG bumper up for sale a couple of weeks after I paid for mine, but it was too late for me. I waited about a month for delivery.

    Although my truck is black, I still went ahead and painted the exposed area semi-gloss black to blend everything in. I also had Jerry powdercoat the bumper. You should talk to him and see what he can do for you.

    [​IMG]
     
  16. Apr 11, 2013 at 9:31 PM
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    I paid 300 new from low range off-road when they had their 15% off sale.
     
  17. Apr 11, 2013 at 9:38 PM
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    Looks great man! Very clean truck
     
  18. Apr 11, 2013 at 9:38 PM
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    Wow a month? That's a long time...

    You did a really good job with painting. What paint did you use? I'm curious as to why you didn't paint the radiator... Any particular reason?

    If I would have gotten the bumper new I would def gone with Jerry. Since it already has paint I'm most likely going to throw some bed liner on it. But I'll give him a pm and see what he can do.
     
  19. Apr 11, 2013 at 9:40 PM
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    got mine powdercoated at jerrys, looks way better than my bedlinered rear bumper
     
  20. Apr 11, 2013 at 9:41 PM
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    Hell-of-a deal! Is it powder coated?

    Edit: just saw you did powder coat it.

    Thanks.
     
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