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Benbacher's Alaskan Stormtrooper build

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Builds' started by benbacher, Jun 8, 2012.

  1. benbacher

    benbacher [OP] Purveyor of Fun Vendor

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    I think if I had to do it all over again I'd still do wet okoles. My dad has katzkins and I dont like them as much.
     
  2. Moose1988

    Moose1988 ____livevil____

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    Im still leaning towards the wet okoles myself. I just like the color combos and custom stuff you can do with leather. Could probably make it match and go better with the tacoma interior with leather. Thats really my only reasoning for the leather.
     
  3. benbacher

    benbacher [OP] Purveyor of Fun Vendor

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    I dunno, I've got this plan rolling around in my head to wrap my center console in neoprene, could be sick. Not sure yet. If I do that though, I think it'll look waaaay better than stock.
     
  4. Moose1988

    Moose1988 ____livevil____

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    Agreed. Thats the other reason Im leaning towards wet okoles. I plan on the center console cover and the armrests to tie in more black.
     
  5. chipnoreo

    chipnoreo Where is the snow?

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    My .2 cents is for the wet okoles. The waterproof feature has saved my seats from certain destruction. And they are easy to clean :D
     
  6. benbacher

    benbacher [OP] Purveyor of Fun Vendor

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    My armrests are in process, drivers side is done. Stupid moving is holding me up!
     
  7. benbacher

    benbacher [OP] Purveyor of Fun Vendor

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    Okay so the time has finally come. Here's what I've ordered so far:

    Suspension

    - ALCAN leaf springs with a 3.5 inch lift at 800lbs in the bed. paid
    - 8" Orange anodized ORI struts paid
    - Icon 2.0 Hydrobumps paid
    - Icon Billet UCA paid
    - Icon 2.5 rear shocks w/ resi's paid

    Armor
    - Bruteforce plate front w/ headlight protection paid
    - Bruteforce sliders with custom step kick-up paid
    - Bruteforce High Clearance rear with double swingouts for tire carrier and double Jerry can/ hi lift mount paid

    Tires
    - 5 Super Swamper LT-09's (4 ordered 1 pending sale Saturday 6/29/13)

    MISC
    - CVT Mckinley RTT w/ annex paid
    - CVT 99" awning w/ canvas walls paid
    - CVT 55" awning w/ mesh walls paid
    - Smittybilt X20 comp series 10k synthetic line winch paid
    - Campchef Camp Oven paid
    - Orange vinyl wrap paid
    - 5 SCS Stealth 6's pending

    The red's are either already here or being shipped soon.
    The blues will be ordered Monday most likely.
    The leafs and winch will come with my armor from Billy, and if I can swing the wheels at all those will as well. Needless to say that's gonna be a fun pallet :D

    The RTT and rack will both be on the truck in less than two weeks is my hope.
     
    Last edited: Jul 2, 2013
  8. AK Taco

    AK Taco 'Murrica!

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    SCS Stealth 6's..... :drool: :drool:
     
  9. AK Taco

    AK Taco 'Murrica!

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    That's quite the list you've got there too.
     
  10. Moose1988

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    Good... god.. :thumbsup:
     
  11. benbacher

    benbacher [OP] Purveyor of Fun Vendor

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    Updated the vinyl to paid. Orange body, black roof, all matte.
     
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    Jesus that's a ton to drop at once lol
     
  13. benbacher

    benbacher [OP] Purveyor of Fun Vendor

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    I might need to be a storm trooper at heart lol
    Just ordered this for the truck body and a sheet of matte black for the roof.
    [​IMG]
     
  14. Moose1988

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    I can't believe your wrapping your truck orange! Interested in what its gonna come out like.. I've been thinking of wrap colors myself lately..
     
  15. benbacher

    benbacher [OP] Purveyor of Fun Vendor

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    If we had met when I was in AZ, you'd fully understand why it's gonna be orange lol. I'm still trying to figure out how to convince Stefen to swap interiors with me :p
     
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  17. Moose1988

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    Yeah what's up with the orange? Lol
     
  18. benbacher

    benbacher [OP] Purveyor of Fun Vendor

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    It's technically just a favorite color taken too far lol, both my tattoos are orange, my bike is completely oranged out, our kitchen aid, vacuum cleaner, curtains, my current t shirt, most of my shorts....the list goes on. Of I can find it in orange, I'm gonna get it in orange.
     
  19. 95 taco

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  20. Moose1988

    Moose1988 ____livevil____

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    Ahhh ok. I see I see. :)

    Im like that with white. Lol

    And I think I found my wrap color... matte white carbon fiber. :D
     
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