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Billas Baby

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Builds' started by billas333, Dec 27, 2008.

  1. Dec 27, 2008 at 3:54 PM
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    billas333

    billas333 [OP] They Still Love To Hate Me! - T.O.

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    This was my first brand new truck and I am in love with her.
    2008 Toyota Tacoma Double Cab with Sports Package and Limited Slip Differential comes in handy when going snowboarding :) Bed extender, tube steps, wheel locks, spare tire lock, and road kit from dealer.

    December 24th 2007 I drove her home for the first time.

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    I began working on the interior first with an all new sound system.

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    Scocshe Dash kit with pioneer 790BT bluetooth and ipod hooked up.

    Wet Okole Seat Covers!!!

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    Had her a year and finally got my lift installed :) It is a Readylift 3" front spacer with differential drop and 1inch rear blocks. I did this myself with some help from my step dad. Never really worked on a vehicle before but it was a lot of fun and a pain in the ass at the same time. Lots of troubleshooting to deal with but I am glad I did it myself.

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    New GrillCraft grille and Black Headlights (a bitch to install)

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    How sweet it is!!!!

    Newest edition the Devil Horns

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    And the ultimate upgrade 285/70R17 Nitto Tera Grapplers and Liquid Metal Gatlin Wheels in Matte Black.

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    Few more random pics

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    After riding around on the spacer lift I realized that it was not for me and upgraded to Icon Coilovers and TC UCA's also put Billy 5100 in the rear

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    Added Flowmaster dual Exhaust 50 series! Sounds good and can already tell and increase in HP when I hit the gas!

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    Bought a 20ton bottle jack from Kragen for $30 and it will go over 17inches. Stock jack would not work with 3 inch lift.

    Got tired of the black wheels but loved the style of wheel so I went with it in chrome:

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    Next up will be my new sockmonkey Decals that i have been lagging to put on:

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    Debadging the tailgate soon.



    Thats all for now. Hope you enjoyed my build.
     
  2. Dec 27, 2008 at 3:57 PM
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    silver07taco

    silver07taco Well-Known Member

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    Nice lookin taco, I like the wheels your goin with:thumbsup:
     
  3. Dec 27, 2008 at 3:59 PM
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    tacomaman06

    tacomaman06 Carolina Alliance: Lead, follow, or get the hell o Staff Member

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    great looking tacoma,man!! and those wizards are gonna look really kickass on your truck!!
     
  4. Dec 27, 2008 at 8:11 PM
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    Packman73

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    Nice ride!!
     
  5. Dec 27, 2008 at 8:16 PM
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    SocalMan22

    SocalMan22 Founder Socaltacomas.com Staff Member

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    What Mods!
    Damn your truck looks good man!
     
  6. Dec 27, 2008 at 8:48 PM
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    wildjerseyfirefighter

    wildjerseyfirefighter I sell fishing and fishing accessories

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    stock, for now
    i likey. I didnt really like the new body style when the first came out, but there slowly growing on me. Good job, well done.
     
  7. Jan 10, 2009 at 9:40 PM
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    derekabraham

    derekabraham Living vicariously through everybody

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    Stick on hood scoop from Autozone.
    This thing is going to look bad ass with those wheels.
     
  8. Jan 10, 2009 at 9:41 PM
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    billas333

    billas333 [OP] They Still Love To Hate Me! - T.O.

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    Thanks man, I see u r in San Diego did u make the meet today? I had to work so I couldnt go
     
  9. Jan 10, 2009 at 9:42 PM
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    derekabraham

    derekabraham Living vicariously through everybody

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    Yeah man! It was a blast! Sorry you couldn't make it!
     
  10. Jan 10, 2009 at 9:46 PM
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    billas333

    billas333 [OP] They Still Love To Hate Me! - T.O.

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    Yea I really missed out i saw some of the pics, hope there is another one before june cause I am moving back north,
     
  11. Jan 10, 2009 at 9:48 PM
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    derekabraham

    derekabraham Living vicariously through everybody

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    There will be. :D
     
  12. Jan 10, 2009 at 9:50 PM
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    stevigee

    stevigee It's a MOD, MOD World

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    TRADED FOR 2010 FJ CRUISER TRAIL TEAM Kenwood KDC x792 deck and SW1 pwr sub,cruise,intermittent wipers,hidden hitch, tint, debadge,Nitto Grapplers 265/75-16,Black Powder Coated Toyota Steelies, black steel Toyota wheel center caps, Vent Visors, front guard, leather seat covers, black front badge, shortie antenna, tow hook, seat maglite mod, shock & leaf spring TSB, Extang Trifecta tonneau cover, custom black Fabwright rock sliders 1 3/4" DOM tubing w/ kickout, skid plate, Pop-A-Lock, Bilsten 5100 shocks, BLHM, Azela black tail lights, LEER topper w/rack, tent
    Your truck looks great!
     
  13. Jan 10, 2009 at 9:51 PM
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    billas333

    billas333 [OP] They Still Love To Hate Me! - T.O.

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    Hey derek your girl got any cute friends lol
     
  14. Jan 10, 2009 at 9:55 PM
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    derekabraham

    derekabraham Living vicariously through everybody

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    :laugh: I hear that a lot...


    :p
     
  15. Jan 10, 2009 at 9:56 PM
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    billas333

    billas333 [OP] They Still Love To Hate Me! - T.O.

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  16. Jan 24, 2009 at 4:10 PM
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    billas333

    billas333 [OP] They Still Love To Hate Me! - T.O.

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    Stock 265/65R17 Bridgestone 684 Duelers are for sale now if anyone is interested PM me
     
  17. Jan 24, 2009 at 4:20 PM
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    Delmarva

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    Looks great! :thumbsup:
     
  18. Jan 29, 2009 at 3:50 PM
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    River88

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    Tint, Gorilla Wheel Locks, Seatbelt chime disable mod...awesome! Illuminated 4x4 switch
    sweet grill and blzack out
     
  19. Feb 11, 2009 at 5:45 PM
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    billas333

    billas333 [OP] They Still Love To Hate Me! - T.O.

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    Just got my Flowmaster Dual exhaust installed :D had a local shop weld it on there nice and solid. HP has increased and it sounds great. Already set off a car alarm :D
     
  20. Feb 11, 2009 at 5:57 PM
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    roxspin72

    roxspin72 Enjoying my addiction

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    Like the D. Horns:cool:
     
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