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Bad news is the crash, good news is cash

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas' started by TacomaJPP, Mar 8, 2012.

  1. TacomaJPP

    TacomaJPP [OP] To secure peace, is to prepare for war

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    Did the gray wire mod.

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  2. TacomaJPP

    TacomaJPP [OP] To secure peace, is to prepare for war

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    Duplicate post.....IPads, arghhh.
     
  3. TacomaJPP

    TacomaJPP [OP] To secure peace, is to prepare for war

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    Figured I would show my switch for the KC Daylighters. The other switch is empty right now. I think I'm going to use it for some auxiliary reverse lights. I really just want it for night trailer hookups and loading the bass boat.


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  4. TacomaJPP

    TacomaJPP [OP] To secure peace, is to prepare for war

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    Robertgeejr1 Well-Known Member

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    I have done all the hi-pro mods for a life time, since I got this truck at a great price, I will be happy with showroom new.
    that looks like a real good set up. hard to believed how warm it is and that fishing is starting, and being here i started sneezing last week.
     
  6. TacomaJPP

    TacomaJPP [OP] To secure peace, is to prepare for war

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    The dual console was optional when I ordered it. I didn't want it. It makes maneuvering around the boat much easier without it. My dad and I both went halves on the boat. We both own "Save Phace" facemasks and Pro Qualifier rain suits so it doesn't really bother you much when running 70mph in a rainstorm.

    I especially love our new Humminbird 1187 Side Imaging unit. That thing is killer.

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  7. TacomaJPP

    TacomaJPP [OP] To secure peace, is to prepare for war

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    Put on the SlimCubby GB 8000K HID lights tonight. Sorry for the light over-saturation issue that my camera phone can't handle.

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  8. TnRedNeck721

    TnRedNeck721 GO VOLS!

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    looking good man! love the snow pic! where about are you in east TN? JW.
     
  9. TacomaJPP

    TacomaJPP [OP] To secure peace, is to prepare for war

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    Thanks. Near LaFollette.
     
  10. TnRedNeck721

    TnRedNeck721 GO VOLS!

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    No mud flaps, plasti dipped emblems, and rear bumper, Weather tech digital fit, Bed mat from tractor supply. Pioneer 4400BH head unit. B.A.M.F bed rail tie downs. AVS vent visors.
    oh hell. i’m less than 10 min from Norris damn. their is another member out park road. i don’t know of any others north of knox. i think most are east of Knox. i was think about getting a meet going soon and go up to royal blue. hit some of the haul roads and stuff.
     
  11. TacomaJPP

    TacomaJPP [OP] To secure peace, is to prepare for war

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    Sounds good. Shoot me a PM when you are ready.
     
  12. TnRedNeck721

    TnRedNeck721 GO VOLS!

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    will do! right now got some stuff going on. and am thinking maybe end of may or june. going out to water side tomorrow about getting a job. and got stuff 1week or 2 of may i know. don’t maybe we could get it going in april. not sure. will make a thread and PM the link.
     
  13. saundern

    saundern Swerve for nothing

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    good looking rig! :thumbsup:
    wasn't sold on the ARB build until now, looks good!
     
  14. TacomaJPP

    TacomaJPP [OP] To secure peace, is to prepare for war

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    Thanks. I will have to say I was disappointed with the hardware and instructions, but the fit and finish are excellent.

    Starting the rear custom bumper build this week.
     
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    saundern Swerve for nothing

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    i was planning on a custom made front but idk now...
     
  16. TacomaJPP

    TacomaJPP [OP] To secure peace, is to prepare for war

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    $797 with free shipping from www.autoanything.com and the ARB is air bag compliant...just sayin'.
     
  17. saundern

    saundern Swerve for nothing

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    will most definitely be bought after the lift and when i have a salary, not a wage. AND if i decide not to just go ahead and make my own. 797 is kinda steep imo
     
  18. TacomaJPP

    TacomaJPP [OP] To secure peace, is to prepare for war

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    Sounds like a lot, but my last brush guard (before the crash) was $500 and a brush guard is near worthless. Unless you can fab it yourself, material + labor racks up quickly. A tube bumper may save coin over a plate bumper. Otherwise, from my research it seems a full front plate bumper starts at about $700 or $800.
     
  19. TacomaJPP

    TacomaJPP [OP] To secure peace, is to prepare for war

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    After much-ado, me and my buddy finally got started on the rear plate bumper. I hope to finish it up in the next couple of weeks. Between fishing, repairing my DD junker Honda, and now working on a road-race S10 I've been putting this bumper off. I'll post pics as we progress.

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    webb323 Well-Known Member

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    I live in Clinton, just sold my tacoma but im on the prowl for another
     
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