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FJ TRD wheels -Prison style (ACI)

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by Packman73, Mar 22, 2010.

  1. Mar 22, 2010 at 10:59 PM
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    Packman73

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    Bilstein 5100's (front set @ .85"), OME 885's, chris4x4 anti-Taco-lean spacer on driver's side, Total Chaos UCAs, Rear Leaf Spring TSB, Toytec AALs, Black FJ TT Wheels, BFG 285/75R 16 AT Tires, TRD Exhaust, Viper Alarm, Fog Light Mod, De-badged, Blue LED Dome Light, EZ Clamped Tailgate, Wet Okoles, Satoshi Grill, 5% Tint, Engine Tick Fix, Black Rear Bumper, Black Center Valence, Exhaust Cut At Axle, Thanks for all the help chris4x4!
    March 7th- I bought 5 FJ TRD wheels but they needed to be sanded a bit and re-powder coated.
    March 8th- Found ACI (Florence Prison) via Alex.
    March 9th- Dropped off wheels to await transport to the prison and a quote for sandblasting and powder coating (I was told 1 week for a quote).
    March 17th- Called to see what was going on; left message; no return call.
    March 22nd- Called and waited on hold for 25 minutes. Was told there was no quote yet but I'd get a call later today, possibly with a quote. No return call.
    March 24th-Got a quote of $86 and change.
    April 16th- Still waiting.
    May 3rd- They're ready to be picked up!
    May 15th- Installed! http://www.tacomaworld.com/forum/wheels-tires/91936-taco-got-new-shoes-2.html#post1753595
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  2. Mar 22, 2010 at 11:01 PM
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    derekabraham

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    I hope you get your wheels soon.
     
  3. Mar 22, 2010 at 11:07 PM
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    Packman73

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    Bilstein 5100's (front set @ .85"), OME 885's, chris4x4 anti-Taco-lean spacer on driver's side, Total Chaos UCAs, Rear Leaf Spring TSB, Toytec AALs, Black FJ TT Wheels, BFG 285/75R 16 AT Tires, TRD Exhaust, Viper Alarm, Fog Light Mod, De-badged, Blue LED Dome Light, EZ Clamped Tailgate, Wet Okoles, Satoshi Grill, 5% Tint, Engine Tick Fix, Black Rear Bumper, Black Center Valence, Exhaust Cut At Axle, Thanks for all the help chris4x4!
    Thanks but at this rate, I'm not going to hold my breath. ;)
     
  4. Mar 22, 2010 at 11:09 PM
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    Black Taco

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    Better check Craigslist. j/k. Hope you get them soon.
     
  5. Mar 22, 2010 at 11:13 PM
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    Packman73

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    Bilstein 5100's (front set @ .85"), OME 885's, chris4x4 anti-Taco-lean spacer on driver's side, Total Chaos UCAs, Rear Leaf Spring TSB, Toytec AALs, Black FJ TT Wheels, BFG 285/75R 16 AT Tires, TRD Exhaust, Viper Alarm, Fog Light Mod, De-badged, Blue LED Dome Light, EZ Clamped Tailgate, Wet Okoles, Satoshi Grill, 5% Tint, Engine Tick Fix, Black Rear Bumper, Black Center Valence, Exhaust Cut At Axle, Thanks for all the help chris4x4!
    I know right? Chris4x4 was just saying today how ironic it would be if I got ripped off by guys already in prison...
     
  6. Mar 24, 2010 at 1:44 PM
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    Packman73

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    Bilstein 5100's (front set @ .85"), OME 885's, chris4x4 anti-Taco-lean spacer on driver's side, Total Chaos UCAs, Rear Leaf Spring TSB, Toytec AALs, Black FJ TT Wheels, BFG 285/75R 16 AT Tires, TRD Exhaust, Viper Alarm, Fog Light Mod, De-badged, Blue LED Dome Light, EZ Clamped Tailgate, Wet Okoles, Satoshi Grill, 5% Tint, Engine Tick Fix, Black Rear Bumper, Black Center Valence, Exhaust Cut At Axle, Thanks for all the help chris4x4!
    March 24th-Got a quote of $86 and change.
     
  7. Mar 24, 2010 at 2:30 PM
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    bigburrito

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    your wheels have probably been recycled into some nice aluminum shanks.

    jk good luck avoiding a con job on the con powdercoating job! hope they turn out good
     
  8. Mar 24, 2010 at 4:56 PM
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    Packman73

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    Haha, thanks!
     
  9. Mar 24, 2010 at 5:33 PM
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    LostRebel

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    Patience is a virtue. :D $86.00 for sanding and powdercoating for all five wheels? If so, that's dirt cheap and worth a couple weeks wait! You did specify black, right? I've heard pink is a popular prison/jail color in AZ.
     
  10. Mar 24, 2010 at 5:47 PM
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    Think about the group involved with running a prison industries shop....not exactly top of the line folks here.
     
  11. Mar 24, 2010 at 5:55 PM
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    prisoners do quality work. I have never ever had a problem with a license plate.
     
  12. Mar 24, 2010 at 6:08 PM
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    x2 haha
     
  13. Mar 24, 2010 at 6:12 PM
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    I thought you bought 5 trail teams wheels, why coat them?
     
  14. Mar 24, 2010 at 7:30 PM
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    They were scuffed up and nicked up so Chris4x4 and I sanded them down and I'm trying to get the original black put back on them. :)
     
  15. Mar 24, 2010 at 10:17 PM
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    I guess so!
     
  16. Mar 24, 2010 at 11:14 PM
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    For that price, I'd definitely drive to AZ to have them done. :p
     
  17. Mar 25, 2010 at 9:50 AM
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    Usually inmates do quality stuff, they don't allow just any inmate to work, only the ones with good behavior. And I'm sure working is way better than sittin in a cell starein at the walls!
     
  18. Mar 25, 2010 at 9:52 AM
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    A lot of prisons do a lot of graphics/decals. I know some Fire Departments out here that use them for their apparatus, union decals, etc. They do good work.
     
  19. Mar 25, 2010 at 10:45 AM
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    Inmates at the Southern Desert Correctional Center has a number of inmates who do a variety of custom auto work. There is a shop for sanding and painting Shelby Cobra bodies, a custom detailing and rebuild shop (they are in the process of rebuilding a 1930s era Rolls Royce, as well as a boat. They also do custom motorcycle rebuilding and painting. Their work is very high quality, and they charge $65.00 per hour labor. The owner of the vehicle may supply the parts and materials for their projects, or the prison will purchase the stuff and add it to the bill. The inmates do the work for extra money, but the selection process is a tough one. This is a medium security facility, by the way.
     
  20. Apr 16, 2010 at 10:44 PM
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    April 16th- Still waiting.
     
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