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any ideas on do it yourself mods???

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by KentuckyTaco, Feb 4, 2010.

  1. Feb 4, 2010 at 7:46 AM
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    KentuckyTaco

    KentuckyTaco [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I've got an 02 tacoma x-cab, anyone know of any cheap mods, or do it yourself type stuff? Doesnt matter if its interior or exterior.
     
  2. Feb 4, 2010 at 7:47 AM
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    neontrail

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    welcome to the forum....

    You need to spend sometime looking around the forum, you will get tons of ideas.
     
  3. Feb 4, 2010 at 7:49 AM
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    Tex4141

    Tex4141 Well-Known Member

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    None yet......trying to figure out where to start ;)
    Check out the "Mods and Turorials" section at the top of the page ^^^
    Lots of free, cheap, and DIY mods done by members here. Most of them have pictures and step by step instructions, as well as parts lists, etc. Enjoy :D
    And look through the forums as well. A TON on information and knowledge. Use the Search bar, it helps :D

    Oh, and Welcome to TW!! :wave::wave::wave:
     
  4. Feb 4, 2010 at 1:26 PM
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    KentuckyTaco

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  5. Feb 4, 2010 at 3:06 PM
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    monoman

    monoman Time to get dirty!

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    Lots of cheap mods here. Have fun & welcome to the forums!:D
     
  6. Feb 4, 2010 at 3:07 PM
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    tacomaman06

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    getting there....
  7. Feb 4, 2010 at 3:08 PM
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    monoman

    monoman Time to get dirty!

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    Damn, you beat me to it.:rolleyes:
     
  8. Feb 4, 2010 at 3:56 PM
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    Blumpkinson

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    If you plan on taking the truck through any kind of water then do the diff breather extension, very easy and cheap. If you have a trd 4x4 then also do the grey wire mod, you can lock the rear diff in 2wd, 4hi, and 4lo. There are many other relatively cheap mods you can do just look through the site. Have fun, it's very addicting.
     
  9. Feb 4, 2010 at 4:00 PM
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    shitroc

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    check out mods and tutorials,its full of tacoma mods
     
  10. Feb 4, 2010 at 7:44 PM
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    Beau02

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    They're right, search around and you'll find a ton. First and foremost, do the deckplate mod - it's a must-do if you have the 3.4L V6. I've learned all sorts of free/cheap mods that can be done since I've joined the forum. Here's a list of some I've personally done that I found on TW:

    - deckplate mod
    - gray wire mod
    - power outlet mod
    - defrost w/o compressor mod
    - O type throttle body gasket
    - braided SS brake lines
    - rear diff. breather extension (doing this tomorrow)
    - remove resonators/silencers (cheap & easy, but I just replaced the intake tube)

    I'm pretty sure I've done some other small things, but my mind isn't working right now. And Blumpkinson is right - it's addictive...
     
  11. Feb 4, 2010 at 7:58 PM
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    topgun155

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    Welcome to TW from TX.
    Cheap/free mods is the place to be.
     
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