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Bandit’s Budget Build

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Builds (2005-2015)' started by Bandit, Nov 20, 2019.

  1. Nov 20, 2019 at 3:40 AM
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    Bandit

    Bandit [OP] Indecisive

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    2007 DCSB TRD OR 4x3
    Co-pilot Cattle Dog
    C3A1739D-E3A2-4059-A4D2-0172D1316D99.jpg Bandit’s 2007 DCSB 4x4 TRD OR/S

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    Purchased in 2019, this model was what I always wanted back when I had my 2005 Prerunner. I commute 110 miles each way to work through anything and everything. She is 80% pavement princess but still a work horse. She tows, hauls, and get scratches.

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    new to me TRD sport rims and 265/70r17 tires
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  2. Nov 20, 2019 at 3:40 AM
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    Bandit

    Bandit [OP] Indecisive

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    Co-pilot Cattle Dog
    5A4DEFFD-8549-4987-BEF2-7802F70D1321.jpg 9778FC90-88C7-4C50-B714-657267D3F439.jpg Setup: from almost stock to current

    Suspension:
    Total Chaos Upper Control Arms
    Icon Extended Travel non-resi coilovers ( with Icon 700lb springs
    Sway Bar Delete
    New OEM LCAs with OEM cam bolts
    Marlin Crawler HD Cam Tab Gussets
    Dakar HD installed
    Bilistein shocks


    Exterior:
    ARB Deluxe Bumper
    ARB Fog Lights
    Firestik 4’ cb antenna
    XRC 9,500 gen2 winch
    Hilux Snorkel
    Shorty Radio Antenna
    Generic LED Pods in Cali raises mounts
    SOS bolt on sliders with kickout
    Exhaust Dump just past rear axle
    K&N drop in filter
    ARE Camper Shell (sold)
    Besttop Soft top
    Bedrack
    Rear Diff Breather relocated to bed cubby
    Fumoto Valve
    48” Hoe-lift jack with mount
    AVS vent visors
    RGB rock lights
    Oil Pan Heater
    Electric radiator fan
    Aftermarket trans cooler and electric fan
    ECGS front diff bushing

    Interior:
    Pioneer Double Din with e-brake switch mod
    Tech Deck and Ram mounts
    All weather mats
    Ultra Gauge
    SpotX GPS/ Texting
    Midland Cb Radio
    Baofeng UV5R (GRMS, FRS, and Marine VHF use only for now. Will go HAM eventually)
    Second battery setup in truck bed with cig outlet, dual usb charging ports, and bed and camp lights.
    Pelican 20qt cooler (daily use)
    Pelican 50qt cooler (camping and trip use)

    Wheels and junk:
    TRD Sport rims with 265/70r17 tires
    Now on 285/70-17 Bridgestone Dueler Revo 3’s

    Spare parts and future projects:

    Rebuild OEM cv axles
    Spare spindles
    Spare wheel bearings to rebuild



    Recovery:
    48” hi-lift jack
    Snatch strap
    Smittybuilt hitch shackle
    Generic traction boards
    XRC 9500 winch

    Performance:
    Slotted and cross drilled rotors
    Ceramic pads
     
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  3. Nov 20, 2019 at 3:40 AM
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    Bandit

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    Co-pilot Cattle Dog
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    My first Tacoma. Lots of mods, but only 1 wheel drive. Still see her around town sometimes.

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    Fresh from the stealership with spacers and blocks
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    Confirmed Kill. 6 point buck at 70mph
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    ARB installed

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  4. Nov 20, 2019 at 3:41 AM
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    My friends are bad influences. I should have just bought Linwood’s truck when it was for sale. Linwood and Adam’s builds were a big inspiration for this truck. My truck will eventually be the low budget version of these... hopefully.

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  5. Dec 4, 2019 at 2:42 PM
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    Blais03

    Blais03 Guess I'll bring a spare wheel bearing...

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    Badass rig man!!!
     
  6. Dec 4, 2019 at 3:26 PM
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    Thanks. It’s getting there slowly.
     
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  7. Dec 13, 2019 at 10:37 PM
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    Few new pictures from recently with ARB fogs installed, passenger LCA replacement, removed 4-5 threads of preload off coilovers to get a smoother ride and closer to level, and I like the cv angle for now. Probably have to crank them up a bit later when I get the 33’s on.

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  8. Dec 16, 2019 at 4:37 PM
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    One of my buddies glued my Marlin Crawler cam tab gussets on. Very beefy now. Jus need to hit them with a wire wheel and paint

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  9. Jan 6, 2020 at 5:31 PM
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    757 Taco

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    - Digital Fit WeatherTechs - Recovery Hitch Shackle - Two 12-LED Map Lights - LED License Plate Bulbs - TRD License Plate Brackets - Front Recovery Shackle - Toyota Bed Mat -OEM Mudflaps -OEM Black emblem overlays - Removed front air dam - Goodyear Duratracs 265/70/17 - TRD Matte Black SEMA wheels
    Looking good. I think you need some plasti-dip though
    Edit: i know you still have those pics :laugh:
     
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  10. Jan 6, 2020 at 5:33 PM
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    :rofl:
    PSA: don’t Plasti-dip with the garage closed. You will make bad decisions
     
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  11. Jan 6, 2020 at 5:33 PM
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    MattCowsmasher

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    Lifted, armored, lumenz w/ switches, positraked, long legged, big tars, debadged with a hood skewp
    Sweet build and subbed :cheers:
     
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  12. Jan 6, 2020 at 5:34 PM
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    Thanks lol. It’s a low rider right now... hopefully will change soon
     
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  13. Jan 6, 2020 at 5:39 PM
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    Swapped out a bent spindle, got some vent visors, and truck is finally aligned and good to go.

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  14. Jan 6, 2020 at 5:41 PM
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    We all gotta start somewhere:thumbsup:
     
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  15. Jan 6, 2020 at 6:54 PM
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    RyanTacoMC

    RyanTacoMC 96 Tacoma LX (RIP)

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    Your truck is awesome, expect for one thing. I fixed it for you!
     
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  16. Jan 6, 2020 at 7:17 PM
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    Bandit

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    Hahahahahaha
     
  17. Jan 6, 2020 at 7:20 PM
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    RyanTacoMC

    RyanTacoMC 96 Tacoma LX (RIP)

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    I do like your rims. How have the Ultra Sports held up?
     
  18. Jan 6, 2020 at 7:40 PM
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    They’re ok. They were on the truck when I bought it. They’d look better with 33’s I think.
     
  19. Jan 6, 2020 at 7:56 PM
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    RyanTacoMC

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    For what you seem to be into, yeah, go big! Me personally, I'd probably do a 3/4 drop and be in heaven! Anyway, I don't want to see the Seahawks in the playoffs, so, er, go Green Bay?
     
  20. Jan 6, 2020 at 8:01 PM
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    After the camper shell it’s riding at stock height or just slightly below. Need to do some work in the rear before I can crank up my coilovers a bit, but I’m getting about 18mpg so I’m not in a rush to go higher.
     
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