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Expo rig...

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by tomesd, Aug 15, 2010.

  1. tomesd

    tomesd [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I recently started modifying my 06 DC into an EXPO rig of sorts and just installed a Frontrunner rack on my Snugtop. I hadn't seen these installed this way so I figured I'd post some pics. I have front and rear CBI bumpers ordered and was told they would be finished this last Wednesday but it seems they are shorthanded as of late. I'll post more pics when I get them finished.
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    It solid as a rock up there. The dimentions are 48"x60" and with the OEM roof rack on the cab there is just enough room between them for articulation. I'm real happy with it.

    Here is a pic a few years back...

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  2. chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Staff Member

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    4.10 gears, sliders, lots of buttons, and yellow flashing lights on the dash.
    Im diggin that van!
     
  3. Toyota Truck

    Toyota Truck Well-Known Member

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    Cool, But your definately gonna need a snorkel.
     
  4. jdkeller

    jdkeller How many words can be fit in this s

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    Forget the truck, Nice van! lol

    Looks good though. Post pics when you get the bumpers on.
     
  5. bailerc

    bailerc Well-Known Member

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    nice, amazing truck and ... van...
     
  6. theflyingtosher

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    looks good, definitely likin both rigs
     
  7. TicTacOma

    TicTacOma UnderWater Monopoly Champion

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    We'll put in some shag rug, an 8 track player and some beanbag chairs and you think you died and went to heaven. Just for you Pal.
     
  8. Cars0n`

    Cars0n` Well-Known Member

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    you def know how to build up some pretty sweet rigs. is the van 4x4? can you even get a 4x4 van?
     
  9. tomesd

    tomesd [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Yep, 4x4. Dana 60's with F/R ARB lockers, Free floating rear, etc, etc.

    http://sportsmobile.com/
     
  10. jacob_wood

    jacob_wood Screw your MPG's

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    Can't wait to see whats in store. You should post a build for that van as well!
     
  11. MrGrimm

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    I am liking your setup with the truck!
     
  12. tomesd

    tomesd [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Thanks, I've liked yours for years. I got the rack from Equipt Expedition Outfitters. Paul there was very helpful in figuring out which rack would work, etc.
     
  13. tacomaman06

    tacomaman06 Carolina Alliance: Lead, follow, or get the hell o Staff Member

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    x2...thats actually purty badass!!
     
  14. Tim A

    Tim A Well-Known Member

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    How does the frontrunner attach to the shell? via tracks/bars (i.e. Yakima) or otherwise? If you posted that already, sorry I didn't see it. Thanks.
     
  15. tomesd

    tomesd [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Yep, trackbars. Heavy solid aluminum tracks I had to cut to length. I don't think they are comparable with Yakima stuff or not.
     
  16. tomesd

    tomesd [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Thanks- I've got a matching YJ too :)

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    The colors weren't planned necessary but we like the look none the less!
     
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    Yeeeaap! Back in the early-mid 90s i think Dodge made the Dodge Caravan with AWD

    Oh and the sienna comes in AWD too!
     
  18. MrGrimm

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    Can you get a close up of the track bars. I used to have a Snugtop and might be going back to that shell but I want a roof rack similar to what you have. I also want to run the same thing over my cab using a design that somebody on this forum used to mount his roof rack.
     
  19. Jason'sLawnCare

    Jason'sLawnCare Prepared for Bambi

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    Wow! I'm impressed with all your vehicles.
     
  20. tomesd

    tomesd [OP] Well-Known Member

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    You bet- I'll snap some when I get home in q couple hrs. I thought about a longer rack cantilevered over the cab a foot or two but decided against it. I'll post those pics in a few.
     
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