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Finally got my license...

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Suspence, Apr 7, 2009.

  1. Apr 7, 2009 at 11:45 AM
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    Suspence

    Suspence [OP] Hollaaaa!

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    I took my license test yesterday and finally got my license, I drove my Tacoma about 180 miles around San Diego with a bunch of my friends, I waited a bit longer to get my license but now it's finally here and that's all I care about. Now it's time to mod :).

    First time filling up.
    [​IMG]

    What do you guys think I should do first? I want to do tint, HIDS, powdercoat my wheels black, maybe lift in the future? What are some simple mods I can start out with?
     
  2. Apr 7, 2009 at 11:45 AM
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    tjgraner09

    tjgraner09 South Carolina Member

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    bhlm for starts
     
  3. Apr 7, 2009 at 11:46 AM
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    dunkhi

    dunkhi CSULB socal

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    nice dude. have fun

    powercoat for sure.

    then get blackout head lights and paint our badges black
     
  4. Apr 7, 2009 at 11:46 AM
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    jolayiv

    jolayiv Carolina Alliance

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  5. Apr 7, 2009 at 11:47 AM
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    Krazie Sj

    Krazie Sj Resident Jackass

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    Have you scratched the front right bumper? Cause it looks like mine.
     
  6. Apr 7, 2009 at 11:50 AM
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    Suspence

    Suspence [OP] Hollaaaa!

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    It's my step dad's for a few more weeks I think, then it's officially mine. He dives and we have a huge boat that tends to beat the truck up, so the rear bumper is kind of bent, the front bumper is dented and the front right side has a big dent and some scrapes. Yeah I want to black out a lot of stuff on the truck, where could I get a cheap stock left tail light? Mines cracked.
     
  7. Apr 7, 2009 at 11:54 AM
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    Krazie Sj

    Krazie Sj Resident Jackass

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    Borla Catback Exhaust, Airaid Short Ram Intake, 285x75R16 Mickey Thompson MTZs, 16" Konig Countersteer rims, ARB Bumper, All Pro LT w/Walker Evan Shocks front and back, All Pro expedition leaf pack, 10,000lb Superwinch, Intake Manifold Spacer, Bed Rack with ARB RTT, Rotopack and Hi Lift mounted, Husky Liner mats and an air freshener from 1995.
    That explains it. Crash lot should have a spare light.
     
  8. Apr 7, 2009 at 12:03 PM
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    Rippin101

    Rippin101 Well-Known Member

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    BHLM and tint to start for sure! Then save up for lift and tires :thumbsup:
     
  9. Apr 7, 2009 at 12:15 PM
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    Suspence

    Suspence [OP] Hollaaaa!

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    What's BHLM?
     
  10. Apr 7, 2009 at 12:17 PM
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    Krazie Sj

    Krazie Sj Resident Jackass

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    Black Head Light Mod.
     
  11. Apr 7, 2009 at 1:13 PM
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    AzPrerunner05

    AzPrerunner05 Desert Rat

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    Congrats on such a cool first ride man!
    First Enjoy all the power that 4.0L offers.
    I went with the Exhaust first, gives a bit of kick and a nice snarl (Flowmaster)
     
  12. Apr 7, 2009 at 1:28 PM
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    tacoholic

    tacoholic 09 but I drive a 012 Expedition...

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    Grats brah! Fix them bumpers, find a silver grille surround, and get 09 lights then take it off from there! (that's what I'm thinkin')
     
  13. Apr 7, 2009 at 1:42 PM
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    jonny

    jonny Betty White Edition Heep ZJ

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    black headlight mod, black emblems, color matched grill,tint, and i think you will be happy.congrats on havin such a nice first truck.(young age and fresh lic)
    jonny's rig at age 18.. :( haha
    [​IMG]
     
  14. Apr 7, 2009 at 2:15 PM
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    neslerrah

    neslerrah Taco lovin'

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    once you start MODS you just want to do more and more. Have fun with them.
     
  15. Apr 7, 2009 at 2:30 PM
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    THXEY

    THXEY Panda Jerk

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    i powdercoated my rims black
    it completley changes the look of your truck
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    $300.00 at electrotech in san marcos

    oh and welcome from a fellow san diego member!
     
  16. Apr 7, 2009 at 3:24 PM
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    pataco

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    my how times have changed,my first car/truck was a 78 toyota 2wd reg. cab with big rust holes.im mad.well looks good and your very lucky for that ride man.take care of it and it will take care of u.go mod crazy now.
     
  17. Apr 7, 2009 at 3:29 PM
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    beastlytaco

    beastlytaco This is TW. One never knows what is a joke anymore

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    go for performance then looks. or vice versa. its your truck
     
  18. Apr 7, 2009 at 4:49 PM
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    AzPrerunner05

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    Those look great, would be a good compliment to my black yota.

    Anyone know an affordable powdercoater in Tucson/Phx area?
     
  19. Apr 7, 2009 at 5:29 PM
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    TEX357

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    nice, black out your badges!;)
     
  20. Apr 7, 2009 at 7:22 PM
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    w8n4mud

    w8n4mud There's a mod for that!

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    SWEET! Join us for the next San Diego meet. You can see a lot of personalized trucks in action and in person. Congrats on the license. I remember the days... I failed my first test. LOL! Now I'm a driving instructor for FedEx. I love how life works things out.
     
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