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Austin's 1996 Midtravel Tacoma Build

Discussion in '1st Gen. Builds' started by austinramsay, Apr 10, 2012.

  1. Jan 9, 2013 at 9:31 AM
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    austinramsay

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    Haha thanks a lot man!! :D
     
  2. Jan 9, 2013 at 7:36 PM
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    whenever I get around to it i'm going to do my grille like yours I like that mesh. was yours the XXL size?
     
  3. Jan 9, 2013 at 9:31 PM
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    I love it but i kinda messed up when i did it so im gonna buy a new stock one again :p honestly i dont remember!! Just get the dimensions of the mesh and make sure it covers your whole grille before you get it!!


    Posted pics of the aero 2525 put in!! I love how it sounds!! :D pretty happy with it except the price to put it in lol :thumbsup:
     
  4. Jan 10, 2013 at 6:05 AM
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    video so we can hear it?
     
  5. Jan 10, 2013 at 7:19 AM
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    X2 :D
     
  6. Feb 16, 2013 at 11:28 PM
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    Okay so after being in the shop for about a month i finished rebuilding the coilovers, regeared the front differential, put my new grille in, and put my HID's in! Dont even ask why it took so long we couldnt find the correct shaft for my coilovers, i ended up needing a new shaft, new spanner nuts, was missing 2 seals in the kit i bought, and i cant even think about what else went wrong!! Hahaha well its back on the street again and its got 4wd and the coilovers are great now!! :D ill get more pics of the HID output and videos of my exhaust soon!

    First drive for a month, fresh out of my school auto shop where i worked on it!
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    5000K HID's
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    Coilovers taken apart, learned how to rebuild shocks!
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  7. Feb 24, 2013 at 8:07 PM
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    Truck is up for sale! $7000! Looking to buy an RX-8 :D but im gonna miss it so much! :(
     
  8. Feb 25, 2013 at 10:16 PM
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    How bout you swap me diffs before you sell :pray: :D
     
  10. Feb 26, 2013 at 5:32 AM
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    ??? Im confused. Too much? I have it for $6700 on craigslist now

    Hahaha no way!! Too much work to regear these!!
     
  11. Feb 26, 2013 at 9:02 AM
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    well..your not gonna need em anymore..
     
  12. Feb 26, 2013 at 11:15 AM
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    No, you selling it for an RX8 :(
     
  13. Feb 26, 2013 at 11:32 AM
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    X2

    Gonna spend more money on a more unrealible car haha
     
  14. Feb 26, 2013 at 11:52 AM
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    Don't hate. They are not too bad. I would trade mine for one in a heart beat.
     
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    I know a guy who blew up his rotary. You have to keep those things running hot or else they build up lots of carbon. Redlining it once a week will keep the carbon out.
     
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    Had a buddy with an rx7 and blew his too.

    I think the tech is great..but they really aren't that amazing..I'd rather get so many other 90s imports over those.

    MKIII supra or a 94-97 300zx
     
  17. Feb 26, 2013 at 7:10 PM
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    Sold it for $6500 could of got more but im impatient haha! I was so sad to see it go im proud of it!!! :D ill be posting pics of my car when i get it! Ill miss it so much!

    The guys tacoma who bought mine
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  18. Mar 4, 2013 at 11:27 AM
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    Ended up buying a 2002 RSX Type-S! ;)

    I miss my truck already though but im loving this car!!

    Let the modding begin!!

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  19. Mar 18, 2013 at 8:43 PM
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    I was wondering where you disappeared to, sad to see an Austin without a Taco. $6500 was way too cheap for that sexy beast, I bet it needs a hug...




    I know I do:(
     
  20. Nov 4, 2013 at 8:29 PM
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    When you replaced the dash cluster lights, were the bulb sizes 194s?
     
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