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D spaid 1996 TRD 4x4 ex cab

Discussion in '1st Gen. Builds (1995-2004)' started by D SPAID, Feb 1, 2012.

  1. Feb 1, 2012 at 8:21 PM
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    D SPAID

    D SPAID [OP] Well-Known Member

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    So i just bought a 1996 Toyota Tacoma 2.7l 4x4 5spd manual. I paid 4k for it and it has 186k miles. This truck is extremely clean and well maintained.
    When i bought it:


    How it sits today: ( 6/19/12 )


    Mods:

    Performance
    -Deck plate mod
    -Flowmaster 40

    Front Suspension
    -ome nitro shocks with 882 coils
    Rear suspension
    -89-95 pick up leafs
    -cheap vatozone shocks

    Wheels/Tires
    -15x8 steelies
    -33x10.5x15 bfg KM2s



    Interior
    -Window tint (20% upfront, limo in the back)


    Sound System
    -alpine deck
    -2 10'' rockford fosgate p1 subs in sealed box
    -autotek d series amp

    Armorr
    -none as of now

    Exterior
    -desert pinstriping

    Lighting
    -6k HID conversion
    -2 9'' daystar halogen lights

    Drive train
    -stock


    Mods soon to come
    -all pro ucas
    -icon 2.5 smothies with resi
    -full armor
    -front and rear fiberglass
    -gears
    -spare tire carrier (dual verticals)
    -light bar on roof (hopefully LED)
    -fully skids
    -on board air
    -campershell
     
  2. Feb 3, 2012 at 12:19 PM
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    97yota4wd

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    caged, camburg long travel, 50t leafpack (soon to be installed) light rack over cab, 5pt harnesses etc
    lets see some pics man! get up a list of what you have planned for the truck:)
     
  3. Jun 18, 2012 at 12:41 PM
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    D SPAID

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    So ive finally decided im going to actually start my "build" thread.

    Here is my truck the first day i got it. Of course the first place i went was the desert haha
    tacoma 6.jpg
     
  4. Jun 18, 2012 at 12:47 PM
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    Next upgrade was was some 31x10.5x15 bfg all terrains with 20% tread left, and i painted the wheels black. Sorry not best pictures but its all i have
    tacoma 5.jpg
     
  5. Jun 18, 2012 at 12:48 PM
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    Aw9d

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    Wow that's pretty clean looking for 4k. Congrats!
     
  6. Jun 18, 2012 at 1:15 PM
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    its not clean anymore :( hahaha
     
  7. Jun 18, 2012 at 4:22 PM
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    check my build
    the second pic, that the lil cliff jump at butcher?
     
  8. Jun 18, 2012 at 4:49 PM
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    Yeah, haha you just back all the way down
     
  9. Jun 19, 2012 at 12:19 AM
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    check my build
    ya its a fun spot. thats were we have gone lately, yesterday we went through wolverine trail and that is my new fav for now:D soo many trails that u can take back there and its kinda long too
     
  10. Jun 19, 2012 at 11:31 AM
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    ilove_taco_ma

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    nothing, all stock expect got a OE replacement air filter K&N.
    truck looks good man. good choice.
     
  11. Jun 19, 2012 at 11:34 AM
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    I also got the 6k hid conversion and then added two 9" daystar halogen lights on my bumper
     
  12. Jun 19, 2012 at 11:37 AM
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    caged, camburg long travel, 50t leafpack (soon to be installed) light rack over cab, 5pt harnesses etc
    so what kinda suspension is on this beast? i see no talk of it... :)
     
  13. Jun 19, 2012 at 11:51 AM
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    Just updated :) but im getting those icon 2.5 smothies with resis and that deaver mini pack within this next month
     
  14. Jun 19, 2012 at 11:52 AM
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    how much?
     
  15. Jun 19, 2012 at 11:52 AM
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    lol vato zone. i got that one from matt, every time i see it i crack up hahaha
     
  16. Jun 19, 2012 at 11:53 AM
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    ill skip to the good stuff and show some flexin pictures
    tacoma 1.jpg
    tacoma 2.jpg
    tacoma 3.jpg
     
  17. Jun 19, 2012 at 11:54 AM
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    mmmm chirty chrees. you really dont rub? man those 10.5s must have made a huge difference compaired to the 12.5s.

    did you notice a huge difference in your power?
     
  18. Jun 19, 2012 at 11:54 AM
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    I dont know yet :) my buddy is gonna sell them once he gets his new shit
     
  19. Jun 19, 2012 at 11:55 AM
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    No rubbing at all. i tuck them pretty nicely ;) and a little, the truck is slow to begin with haha
     
  20. Jul 1, 2012 at 9:39 PM
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    Update! I went through another set of shocks. My phone broke or else i would have some pics of the carnage. I snapped one completely in half, does anyone know if bilstein has a lifetime warranty? It's time for a new leaf pack and Icon 2.5 shocks.
     
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