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EquinsuOcha's "Project: Retro"

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Builds' started by EquinsuOcha, Apr 14, 2009.

  1. Apr 14, 2009 at 2:18 PM
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    EquinsuOcha

    EquinsuOcha [OP] Bourbon

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    AFE Drop-in filter, Wet Okole seat covers, Hifonics 6.5" components in front, MA Audio midbasses in rear, Kicker 8", RE Audio 2 channel for components, Elemental Designs bridged 2-channel for sub, CB, Devil Horns, Rancho QuickLift, Rancho RS9000XL rear shocks, Toytec AAL, stickers, things and stuff.
    "Project: Retro" will be everything Marty McFly would love if he drove a 2007 Tacoma.

    Here it is bone stock, about a week after I bought it:
    [​IMG]

    I took off the mudflaps, removed pinstripe, debadged, added TRD Off Road wheels:
    [​IMG]

    Then added a TRD Sport Grille and Devil Horns emblem and Toyota skidplate:
    [​IMG]

    Then came the shorty antenna, Toytec front spacers and rear leaf TSB:
    (Before)
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    (After)
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    And then the stereo hooked up to the factory headunit via a MTX ReQ:

    MA Audio tweets
    [​IMG]

    MA Audio 6.5" drivers with TacoTunes adapters:
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    MA Audio 6.5" Midbass drivers in the rear suicide doors with TacoTunes adapters:
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    I built this sub box myself, copying a design I found on the interweb, and had it covered by Car Toys:
    [​IMG]

    Elemental Designs 7Kv.2 sub. It hits HARD for its size:
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    Hifonics Zeus 400 watt, 4 Ch mids and highs amp:
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    Elemental Designs 200 watt, 2 Ch sub amp:
    [​IMG]

    Just recently I found a shift knob out of a Ford Mustang that I made fit:
    [​IMG]

    I slipped on a nylon spacer to make the shift boot meet the bottom of the shift knob:
    [​IMG]

    And stuck a regular old washer onto the bottom of the shift knob with some JB Weld to help cover the unsightly plastic holes in the chrome trim ring:
    [​IMG]

    And I got some Putco vent visors from Neontrail:
    [​IMG]

    Painted and partially re-badged my tailgate, with Sockmonkey decal:
    [​IMG]

    Another Sockmonkey decal:
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    Noé recently told me about a Honda S2000 antenna mod. Detailed install found here:
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    to be continued...
     
  2. Apr 14, 2009 at 2:27 PM
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    TEX357

    TEX357 TX

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    Loooking good! are you going for a whiteout look?
     
  3. Apr 14, 2009 at 2:30 PM
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    Brunes

    Brunes abides. Staff Member

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    Nice man...I dig that shift knob...
     
  4. Apr 14, 2009 at 2:30 PM
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    neontrail

    neontrail ✈ ✈ ✈ ✈ ✈ ✈ ✈

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    De-badged, Tint 20%, Blue 48 LED dome-light, .......
    HELL YEA Casey!!! VERy nice work in progress !

    Cant wait to see whats next
     
  5. Apr 14, 2009 at 2:30 PM
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    EquinsuOcha

    EquinsuOcha [OP] Bourbon

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    Kind of. I'm not so much whiting things out as I am trying to get rid of all the chrome.
     
  6. Apr 14, 2009 at 2:31 PM
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    EquinsuOcha

    EquinsuOcha [OP] Bourbon

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    (whispers) Wheels that are not Toyota wheels, nor are they meant to be on a Tacoma...
     
  7. Apr 19, 2009 at 10:29 PM
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    Ghost96Romeo

    Ghost96Romeo What is the Search Tab for????

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    Subscribed.... :popcorn:
     
  8. Apr 19, 2009 at 10:32 PM
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    jefferson

    jefferson needs to stop cruising Buy/Sell/Trade....

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    toyota brand hitch and uhaul wiring harness, fog lamps on anytime, bed lamps, map lights on with dome, day time running lamps, remove secondary air filter, painted bumper grill, Double Din touch screen stereo, Sockmonkey custom SR5 decal, door & seatbelt bells disabled, painted engine cover, installed compass/temperature overhead console, failed mod: passenger side auto down window switches, weathertech front mats, RedLine hood struts, Cheap Beep piezo buzzer locking beep, 5100s in the front set at 2.5, 5100s in the rear, AAL, hitch safe, revenge fab sliders, bed bar, prerunner light, cb wired
    i dig! Subscribed as well =)
     
  9. Apr 19, 2009 at 10:34 PM
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    Khaos

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    I'm digging the white badges.

    Anybody got a write up on how to remove the seats?
     
  10. Apr 19, 2009 at 10:44 PM
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    derekabraham

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  11. Apr 19, 2009 at 10:49 PM
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    Your truck is looking good! I really like the route you took on the audio.
     
  12. Apr 19, 2009 at 11:32 PM
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    RelentlessFab

    RelentlessFab Tacoma offroad armor fabricating beast Vendor

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    Had tons on the Taco's.... new truck is pretty stock
    Lookin good man!
    All you do is remove the 4 bolts holding them down to the floor(either 14 or 17mm I think) and then there is most likely a wire harness that needs to be unplugged from underneath too. Very easy to take them out- 5min each, tops.
     
  13. Apr 20, 2009 at 7:44 AM
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    PrezidentRedz

    PrezidentRedz Uncivilized Creations Prez

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    Looking good bro!
     
  14. Apr 21, 2009 at 8:14 AM
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    neslerrah

    neslerrah Who needs 4WD?

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    nice truck. looks great. :thumbsup:
     
  15. Apr 23, 2009 at 6:45 AM
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    Burns

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    Truck looks awesome so far man!
     
  16. Apr 23, 2009 at 6:54 AM
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    luk8272

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    Looking sharp.
     
  17. Apr 23, 2009 at 7:01 AM
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    mjp2

    mjp2 Living vicariously though myself Staff Member

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    I like the look of this truck! :thumbsup:
     
  18. Apr 26, 2009 at 11:44 AM
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    drifter379

    drifter379 CenTex Honky

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    Whats up with the top secret wheel project?
     
  19. Apr 26, 2009 at 11:46 AM
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    eordonez

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    I like it! good job bro!
     
  20. Apr 26, 2009 at 11:57 AM
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    EquinsuOcha

    EquinsuOcha [OP] Bourbon

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    Thanks to all of you!

    Well...it's Top Secret. I was planning to reveal it at the meet in May, but I'm still waiting on my Spidertrax spacers to get here. They won't be mailed until May 8th. So I guess it'll have to be an Interweb reveal.
     
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