1. Welcome to Tacoma World!

    You are currently viewing as a guest! To get full-access, you need to register for a FREE account.

    As a registered member, you’ll be able to:
    • Participate in all Tacoma discussion topics
    • Communicate privately with other Tacoma owners from around the world
    • Post your own photos in our Members Gallery
    • Access all special features of the site

Gerty, the build down.

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Builds' started by ryanjboutin, Feb 10, 2010.

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.
  1. Mar 20, 2010 at 5:16 PM
    #41
    ryanjboutin

    ryanjboutin [OP] Mob dirt parking lots.

    Joined:
    Mar 9, 2009
    Member:
    #14489
    Messages:
    19,003
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Ryan
    Las Vegas
    Vehicle:
    2013 4x4 Off Road, 6 speed.
    Spacers. Spacers everywhere.
    That is one way to incorrectly drop a truck, yes lol
     
  2. Mar 20, 2010 at 5:21 PM
    #42
    BradleyScottETC

    BradleyScottETC Class IV Category 8 Elite VIP Member (Only)

    Joined:
    Aug 2, 2009
    Member:
    #20521
    Messages:
    1,758
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Bradley
    Lake County, FL
    Vehicle:
    10 4.0 AC 4x4
    :anonymous:
     
  3. Mar 20, 2010 at 5:23 PM
    #43
    ryanjboutin

    ryanjboutin [OP] Mob dirt parking lots.

    Joined:
    Mar 9, 2009
    Member:
    #14489
    Messages:
    19,003
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Ryan
    Las Vegas
    Vehicle:
    2013 4x4 Off Road, 6 speed.
    Spacers. Spacers everywhere.
    haha No worries brother.
     
  4. Mar 21, 2010 at 9:42 PM
    #44
    Kelson

    Kelson My Truck is Cuter than Yours

    Joined:
    May 13, 2008
    Member:
    #6597
    Messages:
    4,630
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Kelson
    Honolulu, Hawaii
    Vehicle:
    08 5-Lug Reg. Cab SR5
    SR5 Exterior/Interior (Color matched Front Bumper, Chrome Grille Surround and Chrome Rear Bumper/Silver Scoshe Dash Kit, A/C Bezel, A/C Vent Surround) LED license plate and white interior lights, Wet Okole Seat Covers, iPad in-Dash, JL CL-RLC, JL 13TW5 sub, JL 500/1 Slash V1 amp, JL XR 6.5 Components, Rockford Fosgate 6X9s in Boxes Front XRunner Coils, DJM Control Arms and Rear 4X4 Leafs, Custom 2" Angled Streetacos.com Blocks Front XR Bilstien Struts and Rear XR Bilstien Shocks, CravenSpeen Antennae, RX-8 Rims w/ Fronts:235/40-R18 Sumitomo HTR Rears:245/40-R18 Goodyear Eagle GT, 35% Tint front windows, OEM Sliding Privacy Glass w/ 5% Ceramic Tint, Flowmaster Super 44 dumped before the axle, URD Short Throw Shifter, Door Sill Protectors, Door Edge Guards, OEM Sport Pedals,The Retrofit Source Morimoto Mini D2S Stage III 35W 5K HID Headlights, OEM Fog Lights w/ piss yellow bulbs, OEM Cruise Control, Porsche 944 Bucket Seats, BeefedTaco Skid Plate, Whale
    ^no das how i did um :confused::confused::confused:

    lol haha nah jk jk

    brah kalua pig and a green bottle....mo bettah :D
     
  5. Mar 22, 2010 at 8:11 PM
    #45
    Dmonkey

    Dmonkey Drop it Drop it Low

    Joined:
    May 2, 2008
    Member:
    #6360
    Messages:
    3,386
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Branden
    NorCal
    Vehicle:
    VZN140
    Magnaflow custom cat back. 5/6 drop with:Beefed Weld in Notch, 3 Inch blocks, Qa1 plates. QA1 racing coilover modified to fit Tacoma. Toxic rear shocks and OEM prerunner leaf springs with middle spring removed. K&N drop in filter
    shoots
     
  6. Mar 23, 2010 at 12:40 PM
    #46
    ryanjboutin

    ryanjboutin [OP] Mob dirt parking lots.

    Joined:
    Mar 9, 2009
    Member:
    #14489
    Messages:
    19,003
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Ryan
    Las Vegas
    Vehicle:
    2013 4x4 Off Road, 6 speed.
    Spacers. Spacers everywhere.
    So, those silvery tails sucked at life.

    Here they are with the stupid silver on them.

    [​IMG]

    Then I thought, hmm, I'll leave the reverse lights silver! Yes I could have done a better job of lining up the tape, but who doesn't drink on sunday afternoon...

    [​IMG]

    Testors Candy Red. It says to use a silver or copper or gold base coat before the red, so I figured I'm good to goooooo.

    [​IMG]

    Here they are drying, pics of them installed after clear coat later.

    [​IMG]

    Drying some more, without the tape, looking good!

    [​IMG]

    Installed, took a couple pics out at Fiesta Island.

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]
     
  7. Mar 23, 2010 at 1:39 PM
    #47
    ryanjboutin

    ryanjboutin [OP] Mob dirt parking lots.

    Joined:
    Mar 9, 2009
    Member:
    #14489
    Messages:
    19,003
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Ryan
    Las Vegas
    Vehicle:
    2013 4x4 Off Road, 6 speed.
    Spacers. Spacers everywhere.
    Photoshopped drop and shave by Rat Rod on XRU, thanks Austin.

    [​IMG]
     
  8. Mar 24, 2010 at 10:43 AM
    #48
    ryanjboutin

    ryanjboutin [OP] Mob dirt parking lots.

    Joined:
    Mar 9, 2009
    Member:
    #14489
    Messages:
    19,003
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Ryan
    Las Vegas
    Vehicle:
    2013 4x4 Off Road, 6 speed.
    Spacers. Spacers everywhere.
    Shot this morning on Harbor Island.

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    This morning also at Tuna Harbor.

    [​IMG]
     
  9. Mar 24, 2010 at 11:39 AM
    #49
    Cars0n`

    Cars0n` Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Sep 8, 2008
    Member:
    #9091
    Messages:
    1,436
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Carson
    Edmonton AB
    Vehicle:
    07 2wd access cab base.
    Kenwood DDX-512 Deck, Boston Acoustics G5 Sub in Ported Bassworx Box, Kenwood eXcelon KAC-X10D Amp, Sirius Satellite Radio, Magellan GPS, DDM 55w bi-xenon headlights, 2 HID Hella 500ff's mounted behind grill, 4 pc ebay Billet grill, Fog Lights (my truck didnt have them stock), Pioneer Speakers 6x9's(front) 6.5's(rear) AFE Cold Air Intake, Hose Clamp Mod, Tailgate Strengthen Mod, Removed Gay Mud Flaps, De-Badged, BHLM, 245/45/20 on velocity wheels. VW865a, Extra D Rings In Box, OEM Cruise Added Optima Red Top Battery
    love your truck, but im still undecided on the tails, they may grow on me. i think the look kinda out of place seeing as how its the only red (or color) on your truck besides silver/chrome and black. i think some aftermarkets with clear senses and chrome or black insides would be sexxxxxyyy on that rig.
     
  10. Mar 24, 2010 at 11:49 AM
    #50
    ryanjboutin

    ryanjboutin [OP] Mob dirt parking lots.

    Joined:
    Mar 9, 2009
    Member:
    #14489
    Messages:
    19,003
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Ryan
    Las Vegas
    Vehicle:
    2013 4x4 Off Road, 6 speed.
    Spacers. Spacers everywhere.
    I like the LED red/clears except for the bubble in the middle.

    Tinting them black is out of the question for me, because it's been done to death and police in CA are not hesitant or lenient on that issue.

    Tinting them silver on the other hand, would be the sex. But, I imagine the police would think otherwise lol
     
  11. Mar 25, 2010 at 8:22 PM
    #51
    schiz94

    schiz94 Thread Jacker

    Joined:
    May 26, 2009
    Member:
    #17674
    Messages:
    4,629
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Caleb
    Bellingham,WA
    Vehicle:
    08 Tacoma Reg Cab
    Morimoto Projector Retrofit, alpine cda-105,Wheelskins leather wheel cover, wet okoles,5% tint on back and 24% on front two windows,Debadged tailgate,custom sockmonkey centercap decals, xr rims pced gloss black.
    me likey.
     
  12. Mar 25, 2010 at 8:24 PM
    #52
    ryanjboutin

    ryanjboutin [OP] Mob dirt parking lots.

    Joined:
    Mar 9, 2009
    Member:
    #14489
    Messages:
    19,003
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Ryan
    Las Vegas
    Vehicle:
    2013 4x4 Off Road, 6 speed.
    Spacers. Spacers everywhere.
    Suspension work started today.

    Thanks to Brian of STREETACOS.

    The driver's side frame, with bump stop mount.
    [​IMG]

    The passenger's side frame, with no bump stop mount.
    [​IMG]

    Rear diff/axle before relocation of the upper tab and the tab holding the ABS line on passenger's side.
    [​IMG]

    Relocated that tab so it won't be close to the exhaust after the drop.
    [​IMG]

    Rear diff/axle after relocation of the 2 tabs. There is a zip tie holding the ABS line to the hardline because exhaust heat has melted the plastic clip and some of the shielding on the brake lines.
    [​IMG]
     
  13. Mar 25, 2010 at 10:34 PM
    #53
    Kelson

    Kelson My Truck is Cuter than Yours

    Joined:
    May 13, 2008
    Member:
    #6597
    Messages:
    4,630
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Kelson
    Honolulu, Hawaii
    Vehicle:
    08 5-Lug Reg. Cab SR5
    SR5 Exterior/Interior (Color matched Front Bumper, Chrome Grille Surround and Chrome Rear Bumper/Silver Scoshe Dash Kit, A/C Bezel, A/C Vent Surround) LED license plate and white interior lights, Wet Okole Seat Covers, iPad in-Dash, JL CL-RLC, JL 13TW5 sub, JL 500/1 Slash V1 amp, JL XR 6.5 Components, Rockford Fosgate 6X9s in Boxes Front XRunner Coils, DJM Control Arms and Rear 4X4 Leafs, Custom 2" Angled Streetacos.com Blocks Front XR Bilstien Struts and Rear XR Bilstien Shocks, CravenSpeen Antennae, RX-8 Rims w/ Fronts:235/40-R18 Sumitomo HTR Rears:245/40-R18 Goodyear Eagle GT, 35% Tint front windows, OEM Sliding Privacy Glass w/ 5% Ceramic Tint, Flowmaster Super 44 dumped before the axle, URD Short Throw Shifter, Door Sill Protectors, Door Edge Guards, OEM Sport Pedals,The Retrofit Source Morimoto Mini D2S Stage III 35W 5K HID Headlights, OEM Fog Lights w/ piss yellow bulbs, OEM Cruise Control, Porsche 944 Bucket Seats, BeefedTaco Skid Plate, Whale
    ^ faka is MEAN! cant wait to see um finished
     
  14. Mar 25, 2010 at 10:55 PM
    #54
    derekabraham

    derekabraham Living vicariously through everybody

    Joined:
    Jul 8, 2008
    Member:
    #7822
    Messages:
    29,448
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    TW'S Hippy Liberal
    Portland, OR
    Vehicle:
    2002 4x4 4Runner
    Stick on hood scoop from Autozone.
  15. Apr 3, 2010 at 1:54 PM
    #55
    ryanjboutin

    ryanjboutin [OP] Mob dirt parking lots.

    Joined:
    Mar 9, 2009
    Member:
    #14489
    Messages:
    19,003
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Ryan
    Las Vegas
    Vehicle:
    2013 4x4 Off Road, 6 speed.
    Spacers. Spacers everywhere.
    Chopped the exhaust off to get room to work, dropped the axle as well.

    [​IMG]

    Supporting the bed with a block of wood and reducing bed sag as the truck is entirely on jack stands. The bed sags about 1" with no support.

    [​IMG]

    Beefed cutting the frame.

    [​IMG]


    The frame is now cut, and the forward hole is cut and will be filled in with weld. The factory frame hole on the top of the notch will be filled in as well.
    You are looking at the passenger side.

    [​IMG]

    Filler plate for the box, taken before the notch was removed from this plate.

    [​IMG]

    Outiside of the notch. The factory holes were filled in. A bumpstop plate will be added to the top shortly.

    [​IMG]

    Boxed the inside of the frame.

    [​IMG]

    ...and the bottom of the notch.

    [​IMG]
     
  16. Apr 7, 2010 at 8:51 PM
    #56
    ryanjboutin

    ryanjboutin [OP] Mob dirt parking lots.

    Joined:
    Mar 9, 2009
    Member:
    #14489
    Messages:
    19,003
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Ryan
    Las Vegas
    Vehicle:
    2013 4x4 Off Road, 6 speed.
    Spacers. Spacers everywhere.
  17. Apr 7, 2010 at 10:02 PM
    #57
    THXEY

    THXEY Panda Jerk

    Joined:
    Dec 15, 2008
    Member:
    #11614
    Messages:
    13,394
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Jacob
    San Diego
    Vehicle:
    2013 Subaru WRX
    STi Short Shifter.OEM floor illumination kit. Rally Armor Mud Flaps. BC BR Coilovers. Invidia N1 Exhaust
  18. Apr 7, 2010 at 10:03 PM
    #58
    ryanjboutin

    ryanjboutin [OP] Mob dirt parking lots.

    Joined:
    Mar 9, 2009
    Member:
    #14489
    Messages:
    19,003
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Ryan
    Las Vegas
    Vehicle:
    2013 4x4 Off Road, 6 speed.
    Spacers. Spacers everywhere.
    Friday bro, friday.
     
  19. Apr 8, 2010 at 12:55 AM
    #59
    Kelson

    Kelson My Truck is Cuter than Yours

    Joined:
    May 13, 2008
    Member:
    #6597
    Messages:
    4,630
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Kelson
    Honolulu, Hawaii
    Vehicle:
    08 5-Lug Reg. Cab SR5
    SR5 Exterior/Interior (Color matched Front Bumper, Chrome Grille Surround and Chrome Rear Bumper/Silver Scoshe Dash Kit, A/C Bezel, A/C Vent Surround) LED license plate and white interior lights, Wet Okole Seat Covers, iPad in-Dash, JL CL-RLC, JL 13TW5 sub, JL 500/1 Slash V1 amp, JL XR 6.5 Components, Rockford Fosgate 6X9s in Boxes Front XRunner Coils, DJM Control Arms and Rear 4X4 Leafs, Custom 2" Angled Streetacos.com Blocks Front XR Bilstien Struts and Rear XR Bilstien Shocks, CravenSpeen Antennae, RX-8 Rims w/ Fronts:235/40-R18 Sumitomo HTR Rears:245/40-R18 Goodyear Eagle GT, 35% Tint front windows, OEM Sliding Privacy Glass w/ 5% Ceramic Tint, Flowmaster Super 44 dumped before the axle, URD Short Throw Shifter, Door Sill Protectors, Door Edge Guards, OEM Sport Pedals,The Retrofit Source Morimoto Mini D2S Stage III 35W 5K HID Headlights, OEM Fog Lights w/ piss yellow bulbs, OEM Cruise Control, Porsche 944 Bucket Seats, BeefedTaco Skid Plate, Whale
    looks clean with the bumpstop mounts...me likey
     
  20. Apr 12, 2010 at 2:01 PM
    #60
    ryanjboutin

    ryanjboutin [OP] Mob dirt parking lots.

    Joined:
    Mar 9, 2009
    Member:
    #14489
    Messages:
    19,003
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Ryan
    Las Vegas
    Vehicle:
    2013 4x4 Off Road, 6 speed.
    Spacers. Spacers everywhere.
    DJM front arms went on this weekend. I'm pretty happy with how the truck sits now.
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
     
Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.
To Top