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Gian's White Taco Build

Discussion in '1st Gen. Builds (1995-2004)' started by white toy taco, Mar 12, 2012.

  1. Mar 12, 2012 at 11:04 PM
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    white toy taco

    white toy taco [OP] 505 Member

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    02 4X4 Taco SR5 TRD V6
    All-Pro tube bumper, 5100's at middle setting w/OME 881's, rebuilt leafs w/ 2 chevy leafs, 265/75/16 Km2's, CloudyFab sliders, 6000k HID headlights (35w), 16" LED light bar,100w KC Daylighters,
    Specs:
    2002 Taco
    TRD OR 4x4, SR5
    3.4l, auto trans

    current pics as of february 2013. for more recent pics, go to the last few pages
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    Modifications to date


    Performance:
    -Injen cold air intake
    -Flowmaster Super 40
    -Slotted and drilled front rotors

    Suspension/Wheels and tires:
    -OME 881 coils
    -Rebuilt leaf pack with 2 chevy leafs added
    -Bilstein 5100’s at middle setting with sway bar taken off
    -265/75/16 BFG Km2's
    -3rd gen 4runner wheels painted black

    Exterior:
    -All-pro front bumper
    -Sliders by Whitecloud Fabrication
    -Kobalt slim toolbox
    -Blacked-out tail lights off of 98 Taco
    -Billet aluminum grille painted black
    -Color matched grill
    -Black TOY TACO emblems

    Lighting:
    -6000k HID headlights (35w)
    -Parking lights converted to amber LED strips
    -16" LED light bar
    -100w KC Daylighters,
    -Cheap foglights
    -LED reverse light bulbs
    -Under the dash blue LED lights
    -Bedlight mod using super bright white LED strips


    Misc:
    -CB radio with PA speaker and 4 ft firestick antenna

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    This is after I first put on the spacer nose lift
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    Then came the blacked out headlights (really stupid) and cheap fog lights
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    Heres the Injen cold air intake
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    Bed light mod. I used the “fog” power source as the power to my LED strips. This way I can have the truck off yet have the lights on. Then I ran it to a switch inside the truck so I can turn them on and off
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    KC Daylighters, 100w long range.

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    Amber LED parking lights

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    LED reverse lights
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    Under the dash blue LED lights
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    16" LED bar
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    Sliders by Whitecloud Fabrication
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    3rd gen 4runner wheels painted black
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    -Kobalt slim toolbox
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    Future Plans

    -Long travel suspension (huge dream)
    -High clearance rear bumper
    -LED reverse lights mounted on toolbox for extra bright reverse lights
     
    Last edited: Mar 13, 2013
  2. Mar 12, 2012 at 11:05 PM
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    04LTtacoma

    04LTtacoma Well-Known Member

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    Nice, the best part is the baby doll head. lol
     
  3. Mar 12, 2012 at 11:57 PM
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    steve o 77

    steve o 77 braaap

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    nice man, looking good.
     
  4. Mar 13, 2012 at 8:14 AM
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    yotabeast505

    yotabeast505 The Beast

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    here we go. Ford 9" rear after breaking 5 sets of gears in the stock yota 8.8, 5.13 gears with a detroit hard locker, 63" chevy leafs and custom hangers, sky's front spring hanger with sky's extream hysteer and PSC hydro assist ram and PSC pump. welded front spyders in the f-550 front dana 60 with warn hubs, pico brake lines and hoses, elecrtic fan, TRD supercharger with URD 2.1 Pully, URD Map-ECU2 and cage built by me. wide band a/f by inovations, lots and lots more...........
    nice truck i dont think iv seen you around....
     
  5. Mar 13, 2012 at 8:50 AM
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    IDtrucks

    IDtrucks Just out for a rip are ya bud?

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    the doll head is the best part
     
  6. Mar 13, 2012 at 9:09 AM
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    white toy taco

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    All-Pro tube bumper, 5100's at middle setting w/OME 881's, rebuilt leafs w/ 2 chevy leafs, 265/75/16 Km2's, CloudyFab sliders, 6000k HID headlights (35w), 16" LED light bar,100w KC Daylighters,
    thnaks man youve got a sick truck too! and yea i live in the south valley and tend to stay on the westside of town. but hoepfully i can make it to one of your next meets
     
  7. Mar 13, 2012 at 9:10 AM
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    white toy taco

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    All-Pro tube bumper, 5100's at middle setting w/OME 881's, rebuilt leafs w/ 2 chevy leafs, 265/75/16 Km2's, CloudyFab sliders, 6000k HID headlights (35w), 16" LED light bar,100w KC Daylighters,
    thanks!
     
  8. Mar 13, 2012 at 9:37 AM
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    jkirkpatrick

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    2000, build thread soon
    Stealth sub box, total stereo overhaul, 883 OME with Nitros, Dakars, All Pro bumper, Engo 10,000lb winch w/ synthetic line, ARB rear locker, All Pro full skids, All Pro sliders, 7069 Pro Comp with 285/75/16 Duratracs, front sway bar delete, CBI rear bumper, regeared 4.88
    How'd you find putting the bumper on? I've got a 2000 wtih the All-Pro in the mail. Was it difficult?
     
  9. Mar 13, 2012 at 10:57 AM
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    white toy taco

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    All-Pro tube bumper, 5100's at middle setting w/OME 881's, rebuilt leafs w/ 2 chevy leafs, 265/75/16 Km2's, CloudyFab sliders, 6000k HID headlights (35w), 16" LED light bar,100w KC Daylighters,
    well it depends on if you have help, even for just a few mins.. i had to have my gf hold it in place real quick while i got a bolt in on each side. once you do this, the rest is pretty easy.
    if you dont have anyone to help you, you might be able to set up some jacks or something to hold the bumper in place but probably not very safe
     
  10. Mar 13, 2012 at 10:57 AM
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    yotabeast505

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    here we go. Ford 9" rear after breaking 5 sets of gears in the stock yota 8.8, 5.13 gears with a detroit hard locker, 63" chevy leafs and custom hangers, sky's front spring hanger with sky's extream hysteer and PSC hydro assist ram and PSC pump. welded front spyders in the f-550 front dana 60 with warn hubs, pico brake lines and hoses, elecrtic fan, TRD supercharger with URD 2.1 Pully, URD Map-ECU2 and cage built by me. wide band a/f by inovations, lots and lots more...........
    i made my bumper
     
  11. Mar 13, 2012 at 11:00 AM
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    white toy taco

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    yea i would have too if i knew how to weld and had the right tools but im just a college kid :cool:
     
  12. Mar 13, 2012 at 12:21 PM
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    jkirkpatrick

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    Stealth sub box, total stereo overhaul, 883 OME with Nitros, Dakars, All Pro bumper, Engo 10,000lb winch w/ synthetic line, ARB rear locker, All Pro full skids, All Pro sliders, 7069 Pro Comp with 285/75/16 Duratracs, front sway bar delete, CBI rear bumper, regeared 4.88
    You didn't have to do a frame cut and weld on the 2000? I thought there as some slight modifications for the 2000 model year?
     
  13. Mar 13, 2012 at 12:25 PM
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    01Tac0ma

    01Tac0ma Bash Fabriction & Off-Road

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    Look at build!
    Build looks good man, Im going to have to sit down an re-do mine sometime asap!
    Looking forward to seeing the progress with it and get that exhaust dumped asap! Its practicaly free!

    Us an engine hoist if you have one or can get ahold of one..makes it pretty easy by yourself, if not the friend method is best and takes a few minutes.
     
  14. Mar 13, 2012 at 12:36 PM
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    Did you just replace the front headlight bulbs with 6000k HID (35w) bulbs? What brand are they and how $$ ?
     
  15. Mar 13, 2012 at 1:18 PM
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    01Tac0ma

    01Tac0ma Bash Fabriction & Off-Road

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    Look at build!
    DDMtuning.com but for a legit HID set-up goto TRS Theretrofitsource.com

    I like my DDM kit but will hopefully soon be retro fitting mine!
    Just dont get the cheap ones off ebay, cause the quality sucks big time!
     
  16. Mar 13, 2012 at 1:20 PM
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    white toy taco

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    All-Pro tube bumper, 5100's at middle setting w/OME 881's, rebuilt leafs w/ 2 chevy leafs, 265/75/16 Km2's, CloudyFab sliders, 6000k HID headlights (35w), 16" LED light bar,100w KC Daylighters,
    well i know the 98-2000 models and the 01-04 are similar with the exception of different grilles. so your frame/bumper mount is probably also different than mine so you might have to do those mods but im not sure.
     
  17. Mar 13, 2012 at 1:24 PM
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    white toy taco

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  18. Mar 13, 2012 at 1:28 PM
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    01Tac0ma

    01Tac0ma Bash Fabriction & Off-Road

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    Look at build!
    I did it for legit reasons of crossing creeks and offroad purposes so you dont bend it offroad but some say it makes it louder and mine is pretty loud..but i like it offroad and the fact that you just dont have to see an exhaust tip sticking out and hell i even put the chrome walmart tip back on it after i dumped it :eek:

    also working on cleaning up my build now in class :D
     
  19. Mar 13, 2012 at 1:29 PM
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    white toy taco

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    yes i did. and i do not know the brand because it is not on the ballast. i was ordering my tail lights, i think, and they called me and asked me if i wanted these brand new HIDs for my taco. it had a damaged box so i think i got them for like $90 (normally $150 or something).

    but 01tacoma is right, DDM is the way to go if you dont want to spend too much. my buddy got his HID's from ebay and hes always messing with them trying to get them to work properly
     
  20. Mar 13, 2012 at 1:36 PM
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    white toy taco

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    All-Pro tube bumper, 5100's at middle setting w/OME 881's, rebuilt leafs w/ 2 chevy leafs, 265/75/16 Km2's, CloudyFab sliders, 6000k HID headlights (35w), 16" LED light bar,100w KC Daylighters,
    do you have the super 40 or the the origional 40?
    i think i have the super 44 (loudest flowmaster) but my buddy keeps telling me i have the super 40 (second loudest)
     
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