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Having hard time...

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by 04LTtacoma, Oct 16, 2010.

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What should I do next?

Poll closed Nov 15, 2010.
  1. Baja bumper

    23.8%
  2. Fiber glass bedsides

    9.5%
  3. Sound system

    31.0%
  4. Rear suspension

    35.7%
  1. Oct 16, 2010 at 4:01 PM
    #1
    04LTtacoma

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    Deciding if I should spend the money on a front custom baja bumper or get fiber glass bedsides. Or get my rear suspension done... It's going to be between 600-800 bucks for the front bumper. Fiber glass bedsides it's going to be about 1000 bucks. Rear suspension is going to be about 1000 that is if I go with a mid travel.

    I want to go long travel but I use the bed of the truck a lot and I don't have a second vehicle.

    Also considering a sound system, yet that is going to run me about a 1000 bucks. Why does everything have to be so expensive! Haha
     
  2. Oct 16, 2010 at 4:17 PM
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    I VOTE SOUND!!! Biased opinion due to the fact I just installed one...:cool:
     
  3. Oct 16, 2010 at 4:18 PM
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    04LTtacoma

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    The sound system would be nice. I would sound good when I go wheeling, but no performance.:(
     
  4. Oct 16, 2010 at 7:05 PM
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  5. Oct 16, 2010 at 7:26 PM
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    Taco-NB

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    I vote for "All Of The Above" but I hear ya .... it' just too expensive. However, waiting and anticipating the next mod is half the fun!!! If you got it all done in one month ... that would be boring ;);)
     
  6. Oct 16, 2010 at 7:52 PM
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    CrazyCooter

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    i too would go for the sound system.
     
  7. Oct 16, 2010 at 8:21 PM
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    04LTtacoma

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    Yeah I will eventually do it all. The suspension I can install myself. The sound system is something I can put in myself. The fiber glass bedsides maybe... IDK
     
  8. Oct 16, 2010 at 8:39 PM
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  9. Oct 16, 2010 at 9:02 PM
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    Why would you go with sound? It seems like a waste of money to me when it has zero functional value...
    Go with suspension.

    What would you rather have...a more off-road capable truck or one that can play music a little bit louder (and more annoying)
     
  10. Oct 16, 2010 at 9:19 PM
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    Its not about volume, its about quality. For someone like me that only uses the truck offroad to go dirtbike riding or going sledding up in the mountains in the winter, but drive 200 miles of freeway every week, a good sound system is nice.
     
  11. Oct 16, 2010 at 9:48 PM
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  12. Oct 17, 2010 at 8:30 AM
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    If you wheel your truck then it's obvious that you should put in rear suspension. If you're a street queen then put in the sound system. You don't need bedsides if you're not LT and that would look ridiculous. A front bumper would look cool but a waste of money if you don't wheel.

    I say sound system or rear suspension.
     
  13. Oct 17, 2010 at 5:05 PM
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    I am long travel bro! Yes, I wheel the crap out of my truck. :)
    [​IMG]
     
  14. Oct 17, 2010 at 5:16 PM
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    nelson18matt

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    rear susp and glass

    get a beefy mid travel set up going back there w/ some deaver j59's, 2.5 resi's and air bumps

    keep your stock bumper and go for the sleeper look

    i wish i did...
     
  15. Oct 17, 2010 at 5:16 PM
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    soundsystemmm....But $1000.00 wont get you much.......
     
  16. Oct 17, 2010 at 5:44 PM
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    blackhawke88

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    if u get a sound system over rear LT im going to personally come and remove your front LT and give it to some one else
     
  17. Oct 17, 2010 at 6:02 PM
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    ROAD TRIP!!!
     
  18. Oct 17, 2010 at 7:55 PM
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    Rear Suspension > bedsides > front bumper > other armor > sound
     
  19. Oct 17, 2010 at 8:12 PM
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    04LTtacoma

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    I want to go to LT out back but I use the bed of my truck way too much. Maybe some day down the road when I get another commuter vehicle.
     
  20. Oct 17, 2010 at 8:13 PM
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    I am gonna go with alcan leaf springs with Icon resi shocks. Do the deavers hold up with a lot of weight in the bed of the truck?
     
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