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Help me spend $2000 on my Tacoma

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by FloridaFeMan, Aug 21, 2009.

  1. Aug 21, 2009 at 5:58 AM
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    FloridaFeMan

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    Hookers, booze, and blow not an option. I am not into that. But I would like to improve the ride and appearance of my Pyrite Mica DC Sport. So I have $2000 to blow. What mods should I do to improve my truck? So far the only mod I've done is the 3m X-pel clear bra on the front end. I am eager to make my truck look more like a TRUCK! So tell me which lift, wheels, tires, etc. Remember, I have a $2000 cap.
     
  2. Aug 21, 2009 at 6:11 AM
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    Dumped exhaust, 35 % factory tint, kobalt slim line toolbox, afe pro dry, toyota all weather mats, fog lights soon.
    what part of SW florida are you in, i can come pick up that 2k if you want.
     
  3. Aug 21, 2009 at 6:26 AM
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    Niqnaq,

    I live in Port Charlotte. I am a HUGE Phillies fan! They are looking so good right now. Where do you live?

    If you wanna come pick up my truck for $2000+$21,000, I'll give you directions.:D
     
  4. Aug 21, 2009 at 6:33 AM
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    Dumped exhaust, 35 % factory tint, kobalt slim line toolbox, afe pro dry, toyota all weather mats, fog lights soon.
    cape coral, yeah they are smokin' right now. So fun to watch. 21 is not a bad price, i would have bought it 2 months ago.
     
  5. Aug 21, 2009 at 6:35 AM
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    Niknaq

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    Dumped exhaust, 35 % factory tint, kobalt slim line toolbox, afe pro dry, toyota all weather mats, fog lights soon.
    but as for your question i would get the revtek Old man emu lift kit for 699 i think. Then Id search for a good pair of tires, spidertrax spacers, and a double din in the cab maybe a pair of 10's. that leaves you with $500 remaining. maybe some headers?
     
  6. Aug 21, 2009 at 7:46 AM
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    Lift, wheels and tires is what it seems like you want.

    I would go with the Bilstein 5100 shocks all the way around for $300, an AAL in the rear and put the front at either the 1.75 or 2.5" setting. These shocks will work with your stock coils. Next I would get some beefier tires and some wheels which you could probably get all for $1200-1300. That leaves you with ~ $500 left to get exhaust and intake maybe? Just some ideas.
     
  7. Aug 27, 2009 at 12:53 PM
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  8. Aug 27, 2009 at 12:56 PM
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    Incognito μολὼν λαβέ

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    I like this idea.
     
  9. Aug 27, 2009 at 1:18 PM
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    Get a Bushmaster M4A3!! Anyone with a Taco should have one!
     
  10. Aug 27, 2009 at 1:21 PM
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    Level it out with billies. Mud tires, HID headlights, alarm, and A nice in dash! Should put you right at 2k.
     
  11. Aug 27, 2009 at 9:54 PM
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    If you're on a budget, 3" front spacer, 1" rear. Upgrade the rear leafs and get a better stereo and speakers. Oh and if your wife happens to ask... You didn't hear this from me.

    http://monarchrifle.com/dougs_tacoma.html
     
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