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DTF 06 Brick Hecka House Build

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Builds (2005-2015)' started by DTFtacoma, Jun 5, 2012.

  1. Jun 5, 2012 at 5:09 PM
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    DTFtacoma

    DTFtacoma [OP] Dezert Toy Fabrication

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    Hey I figured I've been here long enough to start a build thread :notsure:

    Well it started in 06 I graduated high school worked all summer turned 18 and put a down payment on a 06 DC SB "pee"runner
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    Couple years later and a sweet spacer install took the annual trip with the family to Cal-City. Nailed a woop at 45 and a loud clunk followed by my truck leaning one way really hard. Turns out spacer lift cause your truck to bottom out on the shock instead of the bump stop lesson learned. Did it on bottle jacks and one shitty stand :cool:
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    About 6 months later got tired of having my truck in one piece so me and a buddy deiced to do a run at about 10 in the rain and the mud was GREASY AS FUCK. He slid off the road in 4wd I had no chance I followed and bamo!

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    Then the insurance paid for everything and some extras
    Glassworks fender w/ caps blended and DR coilovers
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    Buddy got a glass hood and he built a bumper
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    Loved my mid travel set-up
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    1 year later I stuffed the front end at pismo and had to install a new radiator and build my first bumper ever :D
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    Got redemption on Calcity
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    Built a frame brace/future bedcage
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    Built a bumper for my buddies truck soon after
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    Then I got in conntact with a fucking scumbag named Nate Batchlder don't give this clown I minute of your time he's a worthless bastard. He promised a LT kit for 1400 what I got was a assbackwards bump-steer kit.
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    and to top it off he was 6 months late:confused:
    I drove on that disaster for a few months till I decided I had enough
    So I tore it down in my driveway and started from scratch. No stock arms for comparison literally all from scratch.
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    Put tons of miles on that set up then I stuffed the passenger corner at one of the pismo meets.
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    So I'm tearing it down and re-building once again :D

    Plans are to get 18" of travel on all 4 corners

    Parts:
    Allpro 50T leaf springs
    FOA 18" triple bypass
    Custom hangers and shackles
    Custom LT kit utilizing 10" king coilovers in stock location

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    It's a tight fit lol
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  2. Jun 5, 2012 at 5:48 PM
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    kfgk14

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    So you said pre-runner, but it appears you have CV axles in a few of your pictures?

    Nice build either way.
     
  3. Jun 5, 2012 at 5:55 PM
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    memario1214

    memario1214 Vivid Illumination Vendor

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    I don't see them? :notsure:
     
  4. Jun 6, 2012 at 9:01 AM
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    DTFtacoma

    DTFtacoma [OP] Dezert Toy Fabrication

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    Those are my steering tie rods and boots ;)


    ORIGINAL POST EDITED
     
  5. Jun 6, 2012 at 9:34 AM
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    DTFtacoma

    DTFtacoma [OP] Dezert Toy Fabrication

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    MOAR
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    Frame cleaned up and gas tank dropped. Nate was stoked lol
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    Plasma cut some frame boxing
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    Ended up boxing this all the way to the cross member
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    The entire rear portion of the frame will get plates like these hence the Brick shit house title.
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    Started playing with the spring hanger
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    Full droop
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    Bump
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    Pulling 20.5" of travel unstrapped

    With bedside mocked up
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    Ride height
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    Built my shackles
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    250 wall FTW!
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  6. Jun 6, 2012 at 9:54 AM
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    dirty dangler

    dirty dangler GFO DMC LBR

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    get some!!!
     
  7. Jun 6, 2012 at 9:59 AM
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    Jerez

    Jerez SoCal LED Dash Swap

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    sick!!!! :D awesome build...i always wondered why you didnt have one?
     
  8. Jun 6, 2012 at 10:03 AM
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    YFZ450MOE

    YFZ450MOE When you blow off steam you get an eyepatch

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    Mother of Gawd! That is going to be a beast! Best of luck to you and your truck. And quit stuffing the front end haha! Looks awesome dude!
     
  9. Jun 6, 2012 at 10:08 AM
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    RJALLDAY702

    RJALLDAY702 U MAD? OH U MAD

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    :popcorn: some of your pics arent showing! fyi!
     
  10. Jun 6, 2012 at 10:10 AM
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    dirty dangler

    dirty dangler GFO DMC LBR

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    works fine for me
     
  11. Jun 6, 2012 at 10:11 AM
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    RJALLDAY702

    RJALLDAY702 U MAD? OH U MAD

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    Hmm.. weird! they are working now
     
  12. Jun 6, 2012 at 10:15 AM
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    sweet build!
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  13. Jun 6, 2012 at 10:19 AM
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    precoma

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  14. Jun 6, 2012 at 10:44 AM
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    DTFtacoma

    DTFtacoma [OP] Dezert Toy Fabrication

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    I'm trying!

    Lazy I guess :eek:

    Yeah I hope it can live up to its new name. I'll try not to stuff front end anymore lol

    IDK I didn't fix em

    Should get interesting soon :)
     
  15. Jun 6, 2012 at 10:48 AM
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    Sunner

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    How I wish I had the skills to do that all myself too. Very impressive build.
     
  16. Jun 6, 2012 at 12:51 PM
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    This truck will def be doing a little Brap Brap when its done!!!!
     
  17. Jun 6, 2012 at 1:03 PM
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    mjp2

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  18. Jun 6, 2012 at 1:14 PM
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    DTFtacoma

    DTFtacoma [OP] Dezert Toy Fabrication

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    Thanks :cool:
    Lets race :D
     
  19. Jun 6, 2012 at 1:28 PM
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    mjp2

    mjp2 Living vicariously though myself Staff Member

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    I'm pretty sure neither of us is running at the moment so it might actually be exciting and competitive! ;)
     
  20. Jun 6, 2012 at 1:28 PM
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    :popcorn: looks sweet so far!
     
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