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GhostDog Builds the Trail Taco

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Builds' started by GhostDog86, Nov 24, 2012.

  1. Nov 24, 2012 at 9:32 PM
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    GhostDog86

    GhostDog86 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Remove mudflaps, Plasti dip badges/ lower val/ and grill, Plasti dip wheels, 5% tint all around, Tinted tails and 3rd, 55w driving lights in rear, Blue LED light strip in bed, Blue LEDs in cab/ cup holders...
    As of 8/4/13:
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    In its natural habitat
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    Hells Revenge
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    Kane Creek
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    Rio Puerco
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    Specs:
    2013 MGM Tacoma Double Cab
    TRD Off Road
    4.0 V6 Auto

    Suspension:
    Icon 2.5 coilovers
    Billies rear
    Total Choas Uppers
    All Pro Expedition Pack
    All Pro U Bolt Flip
    Energy Bump Stops

    Wheels:
    16x8 XD Hoss
    285/75r16 Goodyear Duratracs

    Electrics:
    Uniden 520 cb
    3' NGP Firestick antenna
    PA speaker
    LED light strip in bed
    LED light strip rock lights
    LEDs in cab (Fighter Pilot CockPit Mod)
    Aux Lights in Rear- broken off
    Aux LED reverse lights

    Other mods:
    Tailgate Mod
    Remove Dealer Emblem
    Plastidip Emblems/ Grill/Roof/ Lower Valance to match
    Removed Mud Flaps
    5% Tint All Around
    Shaded Taillights and 3rd
    Home made Hybrid Sliders
    Home made headache rack
    Relocated trailer plug

    Wish List:
    New longer shocks
    Sound system
    Front bumper
    Rear bumper

    The lift Install:
    http://youtu.be/VcmKxN6mOM4




    How it started:
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    Last edited: Sep 3, 2013
  2. Nov 24, 2012 at 9:36 PM
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    ChamYota

    ChamYota AKA Crash Bandicoot

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    H1 Morimoto projector with XB35 4300K bulbs with Mini-gatling gun shrouds, BHLM. Debadged,OEM roof rack,TW sticker,Sockmonkey Beside decals,265/70/16 Nitto terra grapplers with dick cepek DC'2 wheels,weathertech floor liners(front/back),USA Spec Ipod reader,Scanguage II,Bestop Supertopper and more in the works...
    Excellent start... its only a matter of time before your account is drained significantly :evil: TW strikes again :)
     
  3. Nov 24, 2012 at 9:36 PM
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    GhostDog86

    GhostDog86 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Trigger enjoying the first trail ride on the new truck. Mud flaps scrapped on EVERY BUMP so I pulled them off and sold the following weekend.
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  4. Nov 24, 2012 at 9:42 PM
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    GhostDog86

    GhostDog86 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Currently in Progress

    Picked up a cheap bender so started making some hybrid sliders with a small kick out. Hopefully have them cleaned and painted by next weekend.
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    and while I had the bender out I started to make a headache rack but I'll finish that another time...
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  5. Nov 26, 2012 at 5:49 PM
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    GhostDog86

    GhostDog86 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Remove mudflaps, Plasti dip badges/ lower val/ and grill, Plasti dip wheels, 5% tint all around, Tinted tails and 3rd, 55w driving lights in rear, Blue LED light strip in bed, Blue LEDs in cab/ cup holders...
    Well I got the sliders painted and bolted on, just need to drill and bolt to the bottom of the frame. Heres a horrible picture.

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    extra pic

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    Maybe I'll have some time soon to test them and get some better pics...
    Damn it gets dark early!
     
  6. Dec 1, 2012 at 5:52 PM
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    GhostDog86

    GhostDog86 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Remove mudflaps, Plasti dip badges/ lower val/ and grill, Plasti dip wheels, 5% tint all around, Tinted tails and 3rd, 55w driving lights in rear, Blue LED light strip in bed, Blue LEDs in cab/ cup holders...
    Finally got the sliders painted and bolted, then I decided I needed to test them out but was too lazy to get the Hi-lift.

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    I'm pretty satisfied with the way they came out, now I don't have to worry about door dings at the mall!! ;)
     
  7. Dec 1, 2012 at 5:54 PM
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    GhostDog86

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    Some pics from the ride to Jemez.

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  8. Dec 1, 2012 at 5:59 PM
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    hokiruu

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    Nice truck! Those sliders came out really nice for DIY.
    I lived in Santa Fe for 8 years, eat some delicious green chile for me. Horseman's Haven level 2 if you can please, and a breakfast burrito from the Baking CO, and a Relleno plate from Guadalupe cafe... and... :)
     
  9. Dec 1, 2012 at 6:07 PM
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    GhostDog86

    GhostDog86 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Thanks, but now I'm hungry!!
     
  10. Dec 1, 2012 at 6:24 PM
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    senojeelnodnarb

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    Fully De-Badged, Mossy Oak seat covers, Fog Light anytime mod, Custom Bed Light Bar, flowmaster 40 series, Plasti-Dipped Grille, Painted Stock TRD Rims, Custom Plate Bumper, High-Lift Bed Mount, Ballacula Trailer Plug Relocate, Rear Seat Dog Platform, sunglasses holder Switch panel, 2" lift, 285/75/R16 Mickey Thompson Baja MTZ, custom sliders, + a shit load more,
    Awesome truck. Have you had any problems with your wheels plastidipped?
     
  11. Dec 1, 2012 at 6:31 PM
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    GhostDog86

    GhostDog86 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Thank you. Actually I have been really impressed with the durability of the Plastidip, I was cautious at first but after a few washes and couple hundred miles its really stood up.
     
  12. Dec 5, 2012 at 6:42 PM
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    GhostDog86

    GhostDog86 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Been working on my headache rack here and there, almost done!

    Brackets I made to attach to bed rails.
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    All welded up.
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    Just need to clean it up and paint.
     
  13. Dec 9, 2012 at 4:51 PM
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    GhostDog86

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    Some pics of the headache rack finished and installed.

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  14. Dec 10, 2012 at 6:40 AM
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    senojeelnodnarb

    senojeelnodnarb Well-Known Member

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    What size tubing did you use for the rack? It looks good
     
  15. Dec 10, 2012 at 7:31 AM
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    GhostDog86

    GhostDog86 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I used 1 1/2, .0120 tube, the same I used for the hybrid sliders. I have been using a Harbor Freight bender and it was easier to use the same size/die that I had already modified to work since the dies that came bender are made for pipe (I think, didn't have any pipe lying around to see if they fit better).
     
  16. Dec 10, 2012 at 7:45 AM
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    senojeelnodnarb

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    I know tubing is measured in the Outside diameter. And pipe is measured in inner diameter. I have plans for a light bar in the next week. Just cant decide if i wanna use 1 1/2 tube or pipe
     
  17. Dec 10, 2012 at 5:19 PM
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    GhostDog86

    GhostDog86 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Dont forget to post pics when your done! I want to do a light bar but just not sure how I want to do it yet...
     
  18. Dec 16, 2012 at 12:35 PM
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    senojeelnodnarb

    senojeelnodnarb Well-Known Member

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    here it is not ground down or painted yet. and more light to come haha

    light bar.jpg
     
  19. Dec 20, 2012 at 5:46 AM
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    GhostDog86

    GhostDog86 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Looks good, what kind of lights are those?
     
  20. Jan 6, 2013 at 10:25 AM
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    GhostDog86

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    Just some pics from the past few weekends...
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