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cshade's baby blue build

Discussion in '1st Gen. Builds' started by cshade, Nov 14, 2012.

  1. cshade

    cshade [OP] Well-Known Member

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    This is my reg cab Paradise blue metallic 97 taco, 3.4L 4x4
    Starting this somewhat late in her journey, but better late than never.
    [​IMG]
    SUSPENSION:
    bilstein 5100's
    eibach coils
    Rear add-a-leaf
    Pro comp 9000's

    ARMOR:
    Addicted off-road front tube bumper
    Home made sliders
    Home made beef ifs skid
    no rear bumper

    TIRES/WHEELS:
    15x8 Classic steelies
    33x12.5r15 mt/r with kevlar

    MISC:
    Bad lands 9000 pound winch
    Cobra cb
    Aeroturbine 2525 muffler
    Deckplate mod
    Rear Detroit locker
    Ultra gauge
    door hinges replaced with pins (easy for removing)
    rock lights (to be installed)
    remote start
    Bugeye WRX seats
    Softtopper
     
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  2. Denim Dan

    Denim Dan Confusion

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    Sub'd. Your truck looks badass man. Did you regear for your 33's?
     
  3. cshade

    cshade [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Thanks man. no i dont want to regear because hopefully within the next year ill have a sold front, then i will for sure.
     
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    white toy taco 505 Member

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    All-Pro tube bumper, 5100's at middle setting w/OME 881's, rebuilt leafs w/ 2 chevy leafs, 265/75/16 Km2's, CloudyFab sliders, 6000k HID headlights (35w), 16" LED light bar,100w KC Daylighters, Bedlight mod
    how do you like your MTR's?
     
  5. cshade

    cshade [OP] Well-Known Member

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    LOVE them but its time for new ones :mad: and i dont know how i feel about the new style
     
  6. white toy taco

    white toy taco 505 Member

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    yea i need some new ones too, i also want to bump up to 285/75/16's but not sure what tire i want yet
     
  7. cshade

    cshade [OP] Well-Known Member

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    ya im stoked for taxes. and im in the same boat, thinking km2, mtr's, or duratracs but i dont know im hopeing a badass new tire comes out by then but i doubt it :rolleyes:
     
  8. cshade

    cshade [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Just some random pics from over the life of my truck:

    Not me driving:
    [​IMG]
    Detroit going in:
    [​IMG]
    Yota Jims meet:
    [​IMG]
    Making my sliders:
    [​IMG]
    Doors off:
    [​IMG]
     
  9. white toy taco

    white toy taco 505 Member

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    haha this pic is awesome! monster-truckin
     
  10. cshade

    cshade [OP] Well-Known Member

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    ya i was so stoked that i was able to do it
     
  11. Blacktacoma23

    Blacktacoma23 The Dank Tank

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    Mall Crawlers dream. 6" BDS DB, Total chaos UCA's w/ Heims, Fox c/o's Fr./Rr. 4-banger fenders, 37" Goodyear MTR's, AP Expos/wheel spacers(1.5"), 17x10 Fuel Mavericks, 5%/30% tints, 2 10" Rockford Fosgates, Magnaflow 18" custom catback exhaust, AFE intake, JBA Long Tubes, Trail Gear bumper
    1st gen putting in work!

    :cheers:
     
  12. cshade

    cshade [OP] Well-Known Member

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    got a lot for christmas to :spy: just to lazy to post :p
     
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    Blacktacoma23 The Dank Tank

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    Such a tease

    ay well im subbed now :popcorn:
     
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    cshade [OP] Well-Known Member

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    How'd you manage that? Was it a bet?
     
  17. cshade

    cshade [OP] Well-Known Member

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    no it was just a meet and toytec kinda sponsored it and after i got up on it the guy was like you were the only ifs truck to try it so here haha
     
  18. Honey badger

    Honey badger Honey badger hits whatever tree he wants to hit!!

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    How do you like that Detroit in the rear? Is it a DD?
     
  19. cshade

    cshade [OP] Well-Known Member

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    i love it. yes its my DD. i probably drive about 200 miles a week, and have no regrets. haven't noticed any change in gas mileage or tire wear, it does take some getting used to and the first few times in snow and ice are a little nerve racking but now that im used to it it i feel i have more control in bad conditions.
     
  20. Honey badger

    Honey badger Honey badger hits whatever tree he wants to hit!!

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    That's good to know. Mine is not a DD and this will probably be what locker I go with.
     
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