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finally got some new meats and removed some things

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by mx04taco, May 19, 2011.

  1. May 19, 2011 at 5:23 PM
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    mx04taco

    mx04taco [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I finally got a new set of tires and ditched my old highway tread geolanders. Found a pretty good deal on a set of firestone destination a/t's size 265/75r16. also i removed my tube steps (which are for sale) as well as the mudflaps, and the bugflector that was on the truck when i bought it. Let me know what you think!


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  2. May 19, 2011 at 5:23 PM
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    mx04taco

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    next comes a new set of wheels!
     
  3. May 19, 2011 at 5:34 PM
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    CHPTR11

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    Man that looks just about perfect to me.

    Question: are you running the factory rear leafs? All-Pro's website says that their shackles don't fix OEM springs, so I'm a little confused.

    Also are you running the factory shocks?
     
  4. May 19, 2011 at 5:46 PM
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    devilsalmostfree

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    Deck plate mod, intake silencer removed, AFE Pro Dry S Air Filter, debadged, Goodyear Duratracs 265/75R16. Flowmaster knock-off muffler!
    looks awesome man!
     
  5. May 19, 2011 at 6:03 PM
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    mx04taco

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    im just running the shackles:D. yes i am still on the factory shocks. the "lift kit" i put together raised the truck all in all about 1 1/4" then with the new tires it sits quite a bit higher. im a technician by trade so i have a lot of equipment available to me and i made those rear shackles go on. i actually didnt really have to do anything that special to make them work, i had to burn out the old leaf spring bushings because they were seized in there and i had to shave down the inner edge of the new poly bushings in order to start them. then i just hammered them in and slid in the new bolts. good as new!
     
  6. May 19, 2011 at 6:06 PM
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    VirginiaBound

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    The truck looks great! What wheels are you thinking of?
     
  7. May 19, 2011 at 6:46 PM
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    Littlebro 5

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    nice truck. only do black wheels.
     
  8. May 19, 2011 at 6:56 PM
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    GA_TACO4x4

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    here 'n there
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    nice truck. thats honestly the best lookin body style imo. you'll love the tires, i put the exact ones on a few weeks ago
     
  9. May 19, 2011 at 7:31 PM
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    mx04taco

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    im lookin for a set of black steelies, but i may have opportunity to trade my stocks for a set of new trd 16's off of an 08 i think. A guy i work with got them for free when he worked at a tire shop
     
  10. May 19, 2011 at 8:42 PM
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    Black wheels with the correct backspacing look great on Impulse Red Tacomas. :cool:
     
  11. May 19, 2011 at 11:04 PM
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    Littlebro 5

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    Yeah stick with the black wheels.
     
  12. May 20, 2011 at 5:50 AM
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    Honestly, I would stay with what you have. A red truck does look great with black, but your truck looks great with the factory wheels and chrome. Imo its going to take away from the truck if you put black wheels on.
     
  13. May 20, 2011 at 7:02 AM
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    NegroTundra

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    X2, It looks great as-is man, classy.
     
  14. May 20, 2011 at 2:58 PM
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    shitroc

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    Lookin good, gives it a cleaner look without the tubes and deflector.black wheels look sick on the impulse reds, I gotta get me a set.
     
  15. May 20, 2011 at 3:03 PM
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    shitroc

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    Yessir I had to do the same thing to make the OME's work for me. Bit of a PITA to do but it works.
     
  16. May 20, 2011 at 8:35 PM
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    JAJI4

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    Sharp lookin' truck. I'm thinking of getting rid of my tube steps too. Your photos may have solidified the decision for me....
     
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