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Austin's 1996 Midtravel Tacoma Build

Discussion in '1st Gen. Builds (1995-2004)' started by austinramsay, Apr 10, 2012.

  1. Jul 23, 2012 at 8:08 PM
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    Posted pics of the removed fender flares! ;)
     
  2. Jul 24, 2012 at 10:22 PM
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    Arizona may have different laws. I know in California you "have to" have the covers on. Of course :rolleyes:
     
  3. Jul 29, 2012 at 11:43 PM
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    Ordered some LEDs to swap into my instrument cluster which should be here next week sometime. Gonna be getting clear corners off ebay too! Next im saving up for some coils to go with my 5100s ;)
     
  4. Jul 30, 2012 at 12:20 AM
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    eibachs? :(
     
  5. Jul 30, 2012 at 1:52 PM
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    Nope no eibachs :( im gonna settle for ome 881s for 90 shipped off a member on here an run the 5100s on the middle setting. I would rather have the eibachs so i can run them at 0" but oh well :p
     
  6. Aug 1, 2012 at 4:46 PM
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    LEDs should get here tmrw for my cluster swap and i my OME 881s will be here probably mext week ;) got em for $65 with 12k miles on em. Im excited :D
     
  7. Aug 1, 2012 at 8:34 PM
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    pics of the install when you do it. I want to swap my cluster lights sometime too
     
  8. Aug 1, 2012 at 9:30 PM
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    Dont worry i planned on posting pics, i love trying to share my excitement when i actually get something done on my truck.. :D haha. Im trying to decide what im gonna do with these 881s to get a 3" lift out of them. Either use the 1" spacers i'll have or set the 5100s on the middle setting. Advice?
     
  9. Aug 1, 2012 at 9:31 PM
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    not sure about the OMEs. I know with the Eibachs you set them at the lowest setting
     
  10. Aug 2, 2012 at 12:25 AM
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    Guess ill have to make a thread! :D
     
  11. Aug 2, 2012 at 12:39 AM
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    Don't pre load the 881s man. Ride will suckkkkkkk

    really no way to get 3'' outa them without the ride sucking tho..but if you pre load them on the middle setting, it'll be closer to 4'' of lift..and you can put your head between your legs and kiss you CVs good bye!
     
  12. Aug 2, 2012 at 2:30 PM
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    Cool thanks for the advice man!
     
  13. Aug 2, 2012 at 11:40 PM
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    Posted a pic of the LED swap :D i forgot about the before pic because i was excited.. haha! But the install was very easy. Just pull out the 4 bulbs and place these back in ;)
     
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    Nice! I like it. Ordering some now :cool: one of my bulbs is dead and the other is going out.
     
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    Awesome build! I really like your bumper.
     
  16. Aug 3, 2012 at 12:25 AM
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    Do it man its completely worth it. Also get one for the bulb behind the ac controls to see what it looks like if you want. I took the green cover off mine but its like amber now :( and im not sure which size it is or anything ha

    Lol ill trade you bumpers ;) and thanks man! :thumbsup:
     
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    Thats because the plastic trim has orange on it as well. I know with the 01-04s you can get a 4runner plastic trim that is clear, but im not sure about 95-97
     
  18. Aug 3, 2012 at 8:25 AM
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    Wtf thats stupid! :mad: haha guess ill look around for ideas
     
  19. Aug 3, 2012 at 7:21 PM
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    I think ive heard of people taking laquer thinner or paint thinner to it. Not sure
     
  20. Aug 4, 2012 at 10:28 PM
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    Washed and buffed it tonight after it cooled off.. damn it looks so good now! Hardly any noticeable scratches left. Took a lot of the badging shadow off too! ;)
     
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