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BenJammn5's Build

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Builds' started by BenJammn5, Sep 7, 2010.

  1. Sep 7, 2010 at 11:40 PM
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    BenJammn5

    BenJammn5 [OP] RN

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    09 TRD-Off Road PreRunner
    TRD cat-back with Spintech prostreet muffler, AFE Pro dry S intake, 16" SCS F-5 305/70 GT Radial MT, 2.5 RaceRunner Coilovers: Maxtrack Spindles 4": Sway bar delete,Rear Bilstein 5100+TSB leaf pack, DSM UCA, All Pro IFS skid, Cab mount chop, bed cab locks, Black badges, 3K fogs, 6K FX-R Morimoto projectors with 55watt ballast, color matched eyelids, fog mod, cheap rear dust lamps from autozone, Color match Satoshi Grill, Hood scoop, rear bumper by BTF, color matched Glassworks bed caps, Wet Okole seat covers
    RIP
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    2009 Toyota Tacoma TRD-OffRoad SR5 PreRunner:

    Mods: Front-2.5 Sway-a-way RaceRunner coilovers
    DownSouth Motorsports UCA
    MaxTrac Spindles
    Sway bar delete
    All-Pro IFS skid
    FX-R Projector retrofit: Morimoto 55W Ballast, Morimoto 6K bulbs
    3000K Fogs
    Hella 500's behind grill mounted to home depot angle aluminum
    Satoshi color match grill
    Hood scoop
    Eye lids (one of the TW hated mods)

    Rear-Bilstein 5100
    Toyota add a leaf
    BTF Tube Bumper
    Glassworks bedcaps
    Autozone dust lamps
    ATF light rail/antenna mounts

    Performance-AFE Pro Dry S intake
    TRD catback w/ spintech muffler

    Wheels/tires-SCS F-5, 3.5BS
    305/70R16 GTRadial Adventuro MT
    Cab mount pinch weld by Demello Offroad

    DIY mods/miscellaneous - Black emblems
    Fog light anytime
    Bed cab locks
    UltraGauge
    WetOkole seat covers
    TRD Shift knob

    In Feb of 09 I bought this TRD-OffRoad with the 4.0L and 6speed transmission; I swear this truck felt like a rocket ship compared to what I was used to.
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    I ended up doing what most do with an initial lift and had the Bilstein 5100's installed by SoCal suspension. I also bought a set of Camburg balljoint UCA's for additonal wheel travel and proper caster angles as the future plan was to run a 285 series tire. Around this time I dropped the truck off at the Toyota dealership for the TSB add a leaf.
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    I originally ordered Hankook Dyanpro ATM RF10's, but Discount tire accidently ordered the wrong size so they let me roll around on Nitto TG's for a week until the Hankooks arrived.

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    I had some major rubbing so I dropped it off at Demello Offroad and had the rear body mount chopped to clear the tires. I also banged the stock skid plate while testing the Nitto's and Bilstein shocks so I drove to AllPro offroad in Hemet and picked up their IFS plate


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    After driving to Hemet to pick up the skid plate and driving to Corona to chop the body mount, the Hankooks arrived!
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    I ran the truck around like this for a while, and did some small DIY mods.
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    I soon discovered that my Bilstein shocks were not up to the abuse, so I bought a used set of Sway-a-way RaceRunner 2.5 shocks and had them rebuilt by Sonny at Downsouth motorsports.
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    [​IMG]This thing really gets used..
    As of today: Added satoshi color match grill + hood scoop, DSM UCA's, and spintech muffler.
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  2. Sep 7, 2010 at 11:55 PM
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    STR8_BEAST

    STR8_BEAST MASTER CHIEF

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  3. Sep 8, 2010 at 2:45 AM
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    Kelson

    Kelson My Truck is Cuter than Yours

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    nice upgrade!

    btw how was the nissan 4 cyl stock? i was thinkin about gettin one before i got this truck but i didn't cause my dad woulda kicked me out of the house for buying a nissan lol
     
  4. Sep 8, 2010 at 8:06 AM
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    BenJammn5

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    TRD cat-back with Spintech prostreet muffler, AFE Pro dry S intake, 16" SCS F-5 305/70 GT Radial MT, 2.5 RaceRunner Coilovers: Maxtrack Spindles 4": Sway bar delete,Rear Bilstein 5100+TSB leaf pack, DSM UCA, All Pro IFS skid, Cab mount chop, bed cab locks, Black badges, 3K fogs, 6K FX-R Morimoto projectors with 55watt ballast, color matched eyelids, fog mod, cheap rear dust lamps from autozone, Color match Satoshi Grill, Hood scoop, rear bumper by BTF, color matched Glassworks bed caps, Wet Okole seat covers
    It was okay, was a little faster than the toyota 2.4, but slower than the 2.7 I drove. Couldn't really complain about the powertrain as it got the job done.
     
  5. Sep 10, 2010 at 4:48 AM
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    Tidrow

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    Looks good bro!
     
  6. Sep 11, 2010 at 9:23 AM
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    BenJammn5

    BenJammn5 [OP] RN

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    TRD cat-back with Spintech prostreet muffler, AFE Pro dry S intake, 16" SCS F-5 305/70 GT Radial MT, 2.5 RaceRunner Coilovers: Maxtrack Spindles 4": Sway bar delete,Rear Bilstein 5100+TSB leaf pack, DSM UCA, All Pro IFS skid, Cab mount chop, bed cab locks, Black badges, 3K fogs, 6K FX-R Morimoto projectors with 55watt ballast, color matched eyelids, fog mod, cheap rear dust lamps from autozone, Color match Satoshi Grill, Hood scoop, rear bumper by BTF, color matched Glassworks bed caps, Wet Okole seat covers
    Thanks Tid
     
  7. Sep 11, 2010 at 10:06 AM
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    AriZonaD54

    AriZonaD54 BANNED in 49 states...

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    Looks good.
     
  8. Sep 11, 2010 at 4:16 PM
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    BenJammn5

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    TRD cat-back with Spintech prostreet muffler, AFE Pro dry S intake, 16" SCS F-5 305/70 GT Radial MT, 2.5 RaceRunner Coilovers: Maxtrack Spindles 4": Sway bar delete,Rear Bilstein 5100+TSB leaf pack, DSM UCA, All Pro IFS skid, Cab mount chop, bed cab locks, Black badges, 3K fogs, 6K FX-R Morimoto projectors with 55watt ballast, color matched eyelids, fog mod, cheap rear dust lamps from autozone, Color match Satoshi Grill, Hood scoop, rear bumper by BTF, color matched Glassworks bed caps, Wet Okole seat covers
    Thanks andrew, u make me wanna get those nittos! I'm gonna guess you rub pretty good on the front cause we have the same rims, and even my 285's rub at full compression and that's w/ the body chop
     
  9. Feb 4, 2011 at 10:56 AM
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    BenJammn5

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    TRD cat-back with Spintech prostreet muffler, AFE Pro dry S intake, 16" SCS F-5 305/70 GT Radial MT, 2.5 RaceRunner Coilovers: Maxtrack Spindles 4": Sway bar delete,Rear Bilstein 5100+TSB leaf pack, DSM UCA, All Pro IFS skid, Cab mount chop, bed cab locks, Black badges, 3K fogs, 6K FX-R Morimoto projectors with 55watt ballast, color matched eyelids, fog mod, cheap rear dust lamps from autozone, Color match Satoshi Grill, Hood scoop, rear bumper by BTF, color matched Glassworks bed caps, Wet Okole seat covers
    New mods!
     
  10. Jun 10, 2011 at 10:33 PM
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    jedrovsky

    jedrovsky say NO to BRO!

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    DIY stuff
    so when are you gonna hook a brother up for some stuff...whats up general
     
  11. Jun 11, 2011 at 8:39 AM
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    BenJammn5

    BenJammn5 [OP] RN

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    TRD cat-back with Spintech prostreet muffler, AFE Pro dry S intake, 16" SCS F-5 305/70 GT Radial MT, 2.5 RaceRunner Coilovers: Maxtrack Spindles 4": Sway bar delete,Rear Bilstein 5100+TSB leaf pack, DSM UCA, All Pro IFS skid, Cab mount chop, bed cab locks, Black badges, 3K fogs, 6K FX-R Morimoto projectors with 55watt ballast, color matched eyelids, fog mod, cheap rear dust lamps from autozone, Color match Satoshi Grill, Hood scoop, rear bumper by BTF, color matched Glassworks bed caps, Wet Okole seat covers
    Jedi- I will help you out if needed. Takes some pics of your truck and upload to the gallery!
     
  12. Jun 17, 2012 at 8:27 PM
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    BenJammn5

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    TRD cat-back with Spintech prostreet muffler, AFE Pro dry S intake, 16" SCS F-5 305/70 GT Radial MT, 2.5 RaceRunner Coilovers: Maxtrack Spindles 4": Sway bar delete,Rear Bilstein 5100+TSB leaf pack, DSM UCA, All Pro IFS skid, Cab mount chop, bed cab locks, Black badges, 3K fogs, 6K FX-R Morimoto projectors with 55watt ballast, color matched eyelids, fog mod, cheap rear dust lamps from autozone, Color match Satoshi Grill, Hood scoop, rear bumper by BTF, color matched Glassworks bed caps, Wet Okole seat covers
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    Haven't updated this in awhile, but this is what it looks like now. Still aiming to LT this thing
     
  13. Nov 1, 2014 at 10:33 PM
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    meantaco

    meantaco Well-Known Member

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    Retrofit,bull bar,hellas and color matched grill.
    Could you post some pictures with f5 wheels? Looks very nice
     
  14. Nov 2, 2014 at 10:27 AM
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    BenJammn5

    BenJammn5 [OP] RN

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    TRD cat-back with Spintech prostreet muffler, AFE Pro dry S intake, 16" SCS F-5 305/70 GT Radial MT, 2.5 RaceRunner Coilovers: Maxtrack Spindles 4": Sway bar delete,Rear Bilstein 5100+TSB leaf pack, DSM UCA, All Pro IFS skid, Cab mount chop, bed cab locks, Black badges, 3K fogs, 6K FX-R Morimoto projectors with 55watt ballast, color matched eyelids, fog mod, cheap rear dust lamps from autozone, Color match Satoshi Grill, Hood scoop, rear bumper by BTF, color matched Glassworks bed caps, Wet Okole seat covers
    Sure man, haven't updated this dead build in a while. Added Maxtrac spindles last year, a TRD shift knob good for 10hp, and wet okole seat covers.

    Check it out
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    Last edited: Nov 2, 2014
  15. Feb 2, 2015 at 7:11 AM
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    mach1man001

    mach1man001 eh whatever

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    What tires are those?
     
  16. Feb 2, 2015 at 10:45 AM
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    BenJammn5

    BenJammn5 [OP] RN

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    TRD cat-back with Spintech prostreet muffler, AFE Pro dry S intake, 16" SCS F-5 305/70 GT Radial MT, 2.5 RaceRunner Coilovers: Maxtrack Spindles 4": Sway bar delete,Rear Bilstein 5100+TSB leaf pack, DSM UCA, All Pro IFS skid, Cab mount chop, bed cab locks, Black badges, 3K fogs, 6K FX-R Morimoto projectors with 55watt ballast, color matched eyelids, fog mod, cheap rear dust lamps from autozone, Color match Satoshi Grill, Hood scoop, rear bumper by BTF, color matched Glassworks bed caps, Wet Okole seat covers
    305/70 GT Radial Adventuro MT. I know, you're like, 'what is that?'

    Total off brand used on mostly Jeeps. You can get them through Discountire for very cheap, about $150 per tire in that size which is roughly half the price compared to competitors.

    I also wanted a wider tire in D range load which is tougher to find. E rated tires are very heavy and although puncture resistant are mostly not needed in my case. I wheel mostly desert terrain/sand and wanted a wide tire. The popular argument there is that a MT tire will dig, but from my personal experience I believe a MT tire does great in sand, especially a D rated flexible tire that turns into a balloon.

    These tires have 15,000 miles now and have been wearing great! I honestly didn't expect great results for the price, so far they are proving themselves. They're louder than most MT's, and steering is not as precise as a AT but who cares, it's a trade off. They wear great, drive straight and shred dirt. I am part of a small niche of people who actually want that.
     
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