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Expedition Ready 2004 Toyota Tacoma

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by wolfgang123, Oct 13, 2011.

  1. Oct 13, 2011 at 6:20 PM
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    wolfgang123

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  2. Oct 13, 2011 at 6:40 PM
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    Linky no bueno!
     
  3. Oct 13, 2011 at 6:46 PM
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  4. Oct 13, 2011 at 6:47 PM
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    still no worky
     
  5. Oct 13, 2011 at 8:51 PM
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    Linky worky for me. Sick rig definitely...I am working toward that essentially myself. My parts list pretty much matches that one. I would just use an Xtra cab instead because the bed is bigger and it's manual. But such a nice truck!

    On another note, I looked up those LED light bars because I kind of want 1...each of the 32" ones are pretty much the same cost as the ARB bar. Guess I won't be getting those haha.

    The only thing I would say about this not being a 'true' expedition vehicle is that it does not possess an aux fuel tank to extend the range. Yes, it has petrol cans, but its not quite the same as a second tank. Down here in Australia, a lot of the Land Cruiser Prados and 70 series trucks have aux tanks stock...so lucky. The other thing is that our Tacomas don't come with a diesel engine. Still a nice rig though by all counts.
     
  6. Oct 13, 2011 at 10:43 PM
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    Blackdawg

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    Pretty sweet! Love the rear bumper..i woulda put dual air pumps tho since its Viairs pumps. And im not totally loving the look of the roof rack. The LED light bars a sick tho
     
  7. Oct 14, 2011 at 4:36 PM
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    KenLyns

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    ^ I think the new All-Pro bed rack has more utility than the roof basket, but that depends on how much you need to haul.

    [​IMG]
     
  8. Oct 14, 2011 at 5:37 PM
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    Blackdawg

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    Yea thats what i am gonna get :cool:

    and try a special order the roof rack they made too.
     
  9. Oct 14, 2011 at 7:05 PM
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    update new link
     
  10. Oct 14, 2011 at 7:36 PM
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    Reds not my color but thats a nicely setup rig....;)
     
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    Looking at the truck again, I hope the owner secured the LED light bars as well as he did with the hi-lift. Those light bars together are worth more than a high-milage 1st Gen...
     
  12. Oct 14, 2011 at 8:14 PM
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    How much would y'all guess that costs?
     
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    I do want a roof rack though...
     
  14. Oct 15, 2011 at 12:07 AM
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    The whole setup or the LED bars??
     
  15. Oct 17, 2011 at 1:20 PM
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    No doubt about it this truck is pretty rad... Not to sound like a douche though, but if you were going to build a truck that hardcore - why would you only put it on 32" all terrains....:confused:
     
  16. Oct 17, 2011 at 3:58 PM
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    If it's truly built for expedition use, then 32's are more than adequate. I had 32" AT's on my truck when I did my first "expedition" trip in my Tacoma. Almost 1000 miles of dirt roads over 4 days. Never once felt like I needed more tire.
    [​IMG]

    If you are spending more time in the rocks then maybe a bigger tire is worth it. But for most "expedition" use a 32" tire will be just fine on a Tacoma.
     
  17. Oct 17, 2011 at 4:35 PM
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    +1, anything bigger than a 32'' or a 33'' tire is overkill unless you do rock crawling.
     
  18. Oct 17, 2011 at 4:40 PM
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    This^ And not to toot my own horn here but the offroad trips i've been on (rocks and trails) my 31"s have kept up pretty nice running mostly the same lines guys with 33"s are running. I do believe ill be going with a 32-11.50 for my next tire.
     
  19. Oct 17, 2011 at 4:44 PM
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    I have 33X12.5's on my truck now and will be going down to a 31X10.5 when I take this horrid body lift off...
     
  20. Oct 17, 2011 at 4:48 PM
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    I would like to run a 33-12.50 but the cons outweigh the pros. I drive this truck 60 miles/day 4-days a week. Its my only vehicle so im trying to keep the best of both worlds until I get something else to drive. Yes it might be more capable but the cutting/trimming and gas mileage really isnt worth it right now.
     
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