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Best mod for 300$

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by TRDBandit, Nov 21, 2010.

  1. Nov 21, 2010 at 12:25 PM
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    TRDBandit

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    Just got the Tacoma yesterday.

    Its bone stock. What would be the best mods at 300$ and under.

    Lift it? How much does a baisic one cost? say 2"

    Cold air intake? If so, witch do you prefer?

    Tinted windows?

    Exhaust? Witch do you prefer?

    Any other good mods out there?

    I plan on getting tires with my tax money in Jan.
    Painting my wheels black.
    And may be adding a lift.
     
  2. Nov 21, 2010 at 12:27 PM
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    For performance go with the URD TCAI with the MAF Cal. It gives you the most horsepower for value.
     
  3. Nov 21, 2010 at 12:27 PM
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    i would look into some sliders. can find some good ones for a little over your price but at like 350 or so.
    and i've heard some good stuff about the TRD air intake
     
  4. Nov 21, 2010 at 12:31 PM
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  5. Nov 21, 2010 at 12:35 PM
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    How much?

    And all it takes is shocks to lift the taco?

    How much does it lift it?
     
  6. Nov 21, 2010 at 12:35 PM
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    Tacomanator

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    King 2.5" extended travel coilovers with compression adjusters, Camburg UCA's, King 2.5" rear shocks, TRD 1st gen CAI.
    x2! FTW
     
  7. Nov 21, 2010 at 12:43 PM
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    If I'm not mistaken you will need something in the rear like AAL. don't take my word for it though I'm still researching this stuff for my own lift.
     
  8. Nov 21, 2010 at 12:45 PM
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    the shocks are adjustable and can be adjustable from .85, 1.75, 2.5"

    uses stock front springs... you'll need something to lift that back either AAL or block... but at 1.75" up front the truck is level
     
  9. Nov 21, 2010 at 12:49 PM
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    Remember, you will need an alignment if you lift your truck.
     
  10. Nov 21, 2010 at 12:49 PM
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    ^^^

    5100's for the front will run about 180 to 200 depending on where ya buy them.

    If you dont do the install some places my charge 300 to install them and align the truck.
     
  11. Nov 21, 2010 at 12:50 PM
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    Sounds like a good plan.

    I just looked and I have Reflex shocks and struts on there now. Those any good?
     
  12. Nov 21, 2010 at 1:19 PM
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    tint or exhaust
     
  13. Nov 21, 2010 at 1:36 PM
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    get the bilstein 5100s front and rear from downsouthmotorsports, they are a vendor here i think u get front and rear for $307.xx shipped with the tacomaworld discount.... im going to order this as i have little money and cant afford kings/fox coilovers
     
  14. Nov 21, 2010 at 1:38 PM
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    retrofit kit haha. or 5100s
     
  15. Nov 21, 2010 at 2:03 PM
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    If I were you I would either get a aFe Pro dry 2 filter $60, tint, a muffler no more than $130 installed not a full blown cat back, Floor mats front and rear I paid $110 for my husky liners, GPS maybe, the 5100s, your gonna pay more than $300 after installed unless you install them your self, but like I said before If I was you I would couninue to save and get a better lift like a ome lift.
     
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    x2 I forgot about that.
     
  17. Nov 21, 2010 at 4:49 PM
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    Gonna get the Intake!!!!

    It sounds amazing.

    Where do you guys order your parts from?
     
  18. Nov 21, 2010 at 5:25 PM
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    Anyone?
     
  19. Nov 21, 2010 at 5:27 PM
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    If i were you i would either
    1) save till you have enough for Wet Okoles or save even longer for a lift
    2) buy some weathertecs digifit floormats and maybe an afe air filter

    I would probably go with option 2 if thats your budget because a lift and tires is gunna cost a couple grand so that might be a while
     
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