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Dylans 02 Impulse Red build

Discussion in '1st Gen. Builds (1995-2004)' started by Dj318, Jan 26, 2014.

  1. Jan 26, 2014 at 9:01 PM
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    Dj318

    Dj318 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    9/13/14
    [​IMG]

    7/25/14
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    7/20/14
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    4/16/14
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    Goal: Be very capable off road and Drivable on road every day. Be able to hold all camping gear, carry bikes, and keep bed usable.

    Current MODs

    Drivetrain
    3.4 liter v6
    Automatic transmission
    B&M tranny cooler
    Powertrax rear locker (waiting for install)
    Wheelers brake lines (waiting for install)

    Suspension
    Bilstein 5100s
    Wheelers 2" AAL
    Eibach coils
    Toytec adjustable shackle

    Tires & Wheels
    Hankook dynapro 265/75 AT/M
    35/12.50/15 mtr k
    MB 15x8 wheels
    Maxxis bighorn 35x12.5 spare
    Steelie 15" wheels

    Armor
    Trail gear front bumper
    SOS sliders
    RAT 3 piece skid

    Misc.
    25% Window tint
    Cobra Cb
    3' Firestik
    Tubbed for 35s at 0" lift
    Removable door mod
    Co2 tank
    Coleman fridge (freebie)
    Celica seats

    Future MODs
    Custom Rear bumper/swing out
    Chevy 63 swap
    5.29 Gears
    12" shocks
    Lights
    Winch



    Here she is the day i bought her
    picked it up with 161000 miles on it with a rebuilt transmission
    3 inch body lift
    off brand 285/75s
    [​IMG]

    Wheeled her a year with a 3" body lift

    Bell Mtn/Charlies creek day trip
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    De-Chromed! And no more body lift!
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    Got some billy 5100s from down south and an AAL from wheelers
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    Found a little snow, decided to play around a lil
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  2. Jan 27, 2014 at 9:09 AM
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    LSC15

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    - Billies all the way around - Eibach Coils w/ aal - Kenwood Double Din - Ultragauge
    Sweet truck man. Cant wait to see where it goes
     
  3. Jan 27, 2014 at 9:16 AM
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    Dj318

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    Thanks! got some big plans, well see how they come together. Hoping to have tires and sliders before the hurricane creek run
     
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  4. Jan 27, 2014 at 10:10 AM
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    Where you located at
     
  5. Jan 27, 2014 at 11:25 AM
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    Dj318

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    Hayesville, NC. 10 minutes from murphy
     
  6. Jan 27, 2014 at 11:26 AM
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    Ok I'm from lenoir
     
  7. Jan 27, 2014 at 11:33 AM
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    meatman

    meatman I deal with dead animals

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    Glad you got your build page going Dylan! Don't forget we need to get to some of the trails we talked about.
     
  8. Jan 27, 2014 at 11:40 AM
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    Yeah definitely! Lift goes on wednesday so hopefully we can get together sometime next week?
     
  9. Jan 27, 2014 at 12:49 PM
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    Looks good man!
     
  10. Feb 9, 2014 at 4:11 PM
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    Finally got the lift on, all this unpredictable bad weather delayed it as i needed 4wd to get around, but she's back up. will post pics tomorrow!
     
  11. Feb 9, 2014 at 4:23 PM
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    Also if anyone can chime in about a front end vibe from 15-25 mph it'd be much appreciated, as i have no idea what would be causing it!
     
  12. Feb 10, 2014 at 5:27 PM
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    No pics of the stance, but heres some poser shots
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    Then disconnected the sway bar
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  13. Feb 10, 2014 at 5:45 PM
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    Awesome pics man. truck is looking good cant wait to see more mods for the tacoma
     
  14. Feb 26, 2014 at 5:54 PM
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    Fixin to order some sliders, Kick outs? or no kick outs? what do you think?
     
  15. Feb 26, 2014 at 5:57 PM
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    get kickouts! I would have them if I wasn't a cheap bastard[​IMG]
     
  16. Feb 26, 2014 at 6:12 PM
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    Instead of 4xinnovations I think I'm gonna go with Eddy RTT, He's very comparable with price and id rather not get something mass produced if i can.
     
  17. Feb 27, 2014 at 2:35 PM
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    meatman

    meatman I deal with dead animals

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    SOS makes some nice stuff and there is also Chad (01tacoma) at Bash fab. I wish these guys were around doing this stuff when I was in the market
     
  18. Feb 27, 2014 at 5:05 PM
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    Yeah, I'm gonna have to punch some numbers and see what happens, may end up goin back on what I said and going 4x, want them on by hurricane creek and may try to have a bumper by then :notsure:
     
  19. Mar 19, 2014 at 10:00 AM
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    Future reference: Oil changed at 174500
     
  20. Mar 20, 2014 at 5:21 PM
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    Got some quick fists and made a shot gun mount with them since my gun is to long to fit in rear glass
    [​IMG]
     
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