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Finally some pics of my 08 Rugged Trail with mods

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by kalib0y, Dec 9, 2007.

  1. kalib0y

    kalib0y [OP] Well-Known Member

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    2008 Tacoma Rugged Trail

    Mods so far:
    VPE Eco2
    Tinted front windows
    Black housing headlights
    Super white headlight bulbs
    Yellow 9005 fog light bulbs
    OEM Tube steps painted black
    Blacked out emblems
    TRD Color matched grille
    Base model rear bumper
    AFE/TRD Stage 2 intake

    Here is What they look like from the dealership (Photo from Kevin Brown, hope he doesnt mind): (minus the side tube and aftermarket emblem)
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    and here is what mine looks like after some messing around:
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    Glad to be a part of this community!
     
  2. rick

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    very nice looking truck kaliboy.no offense but that new trd emblem is even goofier than last ones
     
  3. spencer_hong

    spencer_hong Well-Known Member

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    K&N Air Charger CAI 63 Series, Flowmaster Delta 50 Series Muffler, Helo Maxx6 Black Wheels 17'', Blacked out headlights, blacked out tail lights, interior neon,, Luminics H4 Pure Blue headlight bulbs, Luminics H10 Pure Blue Fog Light bulbs, 10% tint all around, blacked out emblems, Pioneer In-Dash DVD
    nice looks similar to my truck. paint that skid plate in the front black and get rid of those trd stickers! black out those tails too
     
  4. sawdust

    sawdust Unapologetic Texan

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    Homelink mirror, tailgate lock, 2ndary air filter removal, Access LE tonneau, Bugflector II, hitch-based bed extender, vent visors, suspension TSB, stall mat
    You're taking the blacking out seriously! However, that front skid plate now stands out. It probably needs a coat of paint :)
     
  5. kalib0y

    kalib0y [OP] Well-Known Member

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    no offense taken. I plan on taking them off soon anyways
     
  6. 2003greenbean

    2003greenbean Carolina Alliance Costal Div

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    cold air intake, step bars, custom grill, 3in lift,12 in audiobahn sub, 285/75/16 procomp tires, 20% tint,
    truck looks good
     
  7. kalib0y

    kalib0y [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Yeah, I just have been debating whether i should matte powder coat it black or just paint it.
     
  8. kalib0y

    kalib0y [OP] Well-Known Member

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    haha, being on the darkside is quite fun!
     
  9. jhodge83

    jhodge83 Any dog under 50# is a cat and cats are useless... Thor

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    wat?
    oh yes it is...and for that part getting hit w/ rocks and bugs etc....i'd get it powdercoated for sure...it'll take the punishment w/o chipping and all...even if u just get a can of the spray on powdercoating
     
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