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Build thread with random photos of dogs, tattoos and random AZ goodness

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Builds (2005-2015)' started by Jonny22r, Feb 20, 2017.

  1. Feb 20, 2017 at 10:19 AM
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    Jonny22r

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    How it all started. This was my 1994 Toyota pickup manual tranny 4x4 22r (hence the username). It had 230k when I bought it in 2010. It leaked every fluid it had, smoked like Bob Marley, driver door didn't lock, burned more oil than a McDonald's restaurant. But it was my first Toyota and I loved ever bit of it. I blew the rear ended up had to get tons of replacement part. Left me stranded more than once but was still awesome. Never got stuck got my through the flagstaff winters time and time again. Sold it in 2013 with 275k on it for the same amount I bought it for $2800. Great truck when I was in college and I miss the heck out of it.

    Now on to the new truck. IMG_0185.jpg
    This is the day I bought my truck November 2016

    Had 20k miles on her. Very clean. Purchased in Prescott AZ from a down to earth good dude.

    2014 tacoma sport 4x4 DCSB

    Came with Bullet Proof Fabrication skid plate and Raptor Grille,OEM Running boards, KMC XD rocktar 2 wheels, toyo open country AT tires. IMG_0244.jpg
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    First thing I did was change the bed side decal and de badge the truck. I don't have pictures of the rebadging but you have all seen it so why beat a dead horse.

    I put the American flag decals on because this is the greatest country there is and I am proud to be an American. Also I am trying to make my Japanese truck more comfortable.

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    First week I had my truck took my dog BANE (black German shepherd) too my parents house in Mohave Valley AZ.

    it's about a 3 hour drive from Peoria. BANE PUKED IN MY TRUCK 3 times and I was not happy when I got to my destination.

    I decided to go play in the mud. Pictures doesn't do it justice but it was covered and it was CLAY so it was a bitch to clean. Took about 4 hours to wash and wax the entire truck.

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    Got some weather tech mats in the entire truck. They in my opinion are the best all weather liner.
     
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  2. Feb 20, 2017 at 10:27 AM
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    So I did this breather modification. Thanks to TW it was super easy and awesome. It breaths a little louder now on start up and shit down but I think it actually sounds cool and it is better than a $2000 valve job because that foam filter breaks.


    Did the Secondary Air Pump Mod. The secondary air pump on 2012-2015 4.0L Tacomas pushes fresh air into the exhaust system through valves during cold starts to get the converters to heat up to operating temperature faster. On '13-and-up trucks it also blows for a few seconds at shutdown to avoid exhaust gas condensation on the valves, which can kill them. The 2012's (and V8 Tundras, but I don't know what years) have lots of issues with the valves failing due to condensation. This is bad as it puts the truck in limp mode and costs big bucks to replace the valves and get things back to normal. The only way to avoid it in the long run is to bypass the system completely, but that's a topic for another post. In 2013-and-up trucks like mine the main problem is the crappy foam air filter inside the pump housing, although this can also be a second problem in 2012s. When foam gets old, it crumbles, and pieces can fall into the impeller causing the motor to burn out. That also means limp mode when you least expect it, and well over a grand for a new pump. The fix is to remove the internal foam filter, and add an external filter to protect the pump instead.

    UNI UP-107 filter from Amazon (about $13):
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    Here's the pump with it's snap-on shroud still in place. Pops right off - no screws or anything.
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    Here's the pump with the shroud removed. The center fastener is all that needs to come out in order to open up the pump. The mushroom-shaped air inlet "muffler" is going away, and will be replaced with the UNI filter.
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    The screw takes a T20 Torx bit.
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    Removing the top of the pump reveals the worlds cheapest piece of foam. This filter drys out then falls into the impeller. If that happens on the trail, you're fucked.
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    Remove the foam filter and mail it back to Toyota with a "thank you" letter.
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    Next you need to remove the factory inlet muffler. It has four tabs and probably could be removed without breaking it, but I busted two of the tabs in the process. It felt good.
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    Put the UNI filter on the inlet in place of the muffler.
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    Put the pump back together.
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    With the shroud back in place everything looks stock. A little dust and grime and nobody will ever notice.
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    (stole the write up from someone on here)


    https://www.tacomaworld.com/threads...you-own-a-tacoma-you-should-read-this.449563/
     
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  3. Feb 20, 2017 at 10:28 AM
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    Jonny22r

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    I also am keeping all my OEM parts just in case there is a recall and any mods I keep the stock parts so if insurance totals it I can get my stuff back.
     
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  4. Feb 20, 2017 at 10:29 AM
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    ChadsPride

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    Subd, nice truck!
     
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  5. Feb 20, 2017 at 10:30 AM
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    ChadsPride

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    Ive seen this before....but what exactly is this mod?
     
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  6. Feb 20, 2017 at 10:48 AM
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    SC1 is awesome for all of the plastic on the truck. It will look better than when it comes off of the show room. I used to use it on all of my bikes.

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    So these are the wheels that came on my truck. KMC ROCKSTAR 2. I hated these wheels I make fun of people that have them and of course the truck I buy came with them. Also I was on the hunt for a second gen super white double cab short bed sport 4x4 for a long long time. When I finally found it I was stoked I drove 100 miles just to buy it so the wheels could always be changed.

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    So I bought some method double standards because they are more my style and they look great. Also tough as hell but I wanted to look a little different than every ding dong with methods.

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    So I took these wheels to ALL Valley Powder coating in Phoenix. Surprisingly one of the only places in the valley that will two tone wheels because it's a pain in the ass. Anyways it came out pretty sick.

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    So I painted the bolts and washers to save some cash because a can of good paint was $6 bucks and it would have been 100 bucks just to powder coat the bolts. So cut a corner there.

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    Got them mounted but the bolts weren't dry so I had to wait 2 more days.

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    I love the way they turned out. I am super stoked one of a kind for sure. So if you see my cruising around let me know! Even tho I never really drive me truck because wife and I both have other cars I typically use this for truck stuff camping, off reading, hunting, hauling (nothing heavy) etc.

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    Trailer hitch cover. Got it off of ETSY for like 50 bucks it's powder coated steel really good quality. Punisher is cool symbolism. He was wronged and he does what ever it takes to make sure there is justice even if it is brutal.
     
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  7. Feb 20, 2017 at 10:50 AM
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    Thin blue line flag on my house have this hung on the crappy days when we lose a brother in blue which is much to often.
     
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  8. Feb 20, 2017 at 10:51 AM
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    :drool::drool::drool::drool::drool:
     
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  9. Feb 20, 2017 at 10:53 AM
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    You know I don't know what they call it. But it is just basically taking that shitty foam filter out and replacing it with a better quality filter. Cost like 10 bucks on Amazon it's just for peace of mind because if the foam filter gets sucked in which it will your screwed and it throws your truck into limp and costs about 2 grand to fix so. I will just spend ten bucks for the peace of mind.
     
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  10. Feb 20, 2017 at 10:55 AM
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    Awesome!!! If you have to time to link it up, I would appreciate it.

    Those wheels are str8 seks bro.
     
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  11. Feb 20, 2017 at 10:56 AM
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    Thanks man. I literally see you on every single thread I read. You are like TW famous. I feel honored!
     
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  12. Feb 20, 2017 at 10:57 AM
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    Haha!!! I just love watching people customize their trucks!!

    :cheers:
     
  13. Feb 20, 2017 at 11:03 AM
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    So here are my dogs.

    Bane is my black German shepherd

    OAKIE in my sable German shepherd she is a Czech dog and a retired service animal. Also she is ruthless. And Duke is my wife's over weight chocolate lab he sleeps a lot and eats like a savage.

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    Bane at 8 weeks old. Never had a dog since it was a puppy until we got BANE. truley mans best friend.
     
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    IMG_0498.jpg Also if you want a fun vacation and you enjoy beer go check out the new Belgium brewery in Fort Collins CO I am going to make a trip to the brewery in ASHVILLE NC because my brother lives in NC so it's an excuse to drink some quality brews.
     
  15. Feb 20, 2017 at 11:10 AM
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    @Lord Helmet

    You did this too right?
     
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  16. Feb 20, 2017 at 11:12 AM
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    No not yet, I do remember seeing it though...thanks for reminding me :thumbsup:
     
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  17. Feb 20, 2017 at 11:13 AM
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    Wooden thin blue line gun case mounted on my wall with my last name on it. Got to put my guns in it soon just lazy.

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    At a cardinals game. representing our great country. Thanks for checking out my thread. Should be good. About to buy some KINGS as soon as this group buy goes through should add to the sexiness of my truck! Let me know if you have questions wanna chat or if your in AZ and wanna grab a beer let me know!
     
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  18. Feb 21, 2017 at 6:29 AM
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  20. Feb 21, 2017 at 6:31 AM
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    :yay:

    Ordered!

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