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How Do You Like Me Now? (mods)

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Gsquare, Aug 8, 2009.

  1. Aug 8, 2009 at 1:57 PM
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    Gsquare

    Gsquare [OP] The G stands for smooth

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    ToyTec Ultimate Lift Kit, Light Racing UCA's, BFG LT285/70R17 TA KO's, SpiderTrax 1.25 F/R Wheel Spacers, Ionic Running Boards, Seatbelt Chime Disabled, Tailgate Anti-theft Clamp, Blacked Out Front Logo, Sockmonkey U.S. Airforce Decal
    My mods since purchased new in May '09:

    ToyTec Ultimate lift kit (Thx Neubs for the TW GB)
    Ionic running boards
    Blacked out front logo
    Seatbelt chime disabled
    Tailgate anti-theft clamp

    Here's how she came out:

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    Front drivers side before:
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    Front drivers side after:
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    Rear drivers side before:
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    Rear drivers side after:
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    Not a bad start I guess? Wish I could do wheels and tires right now, but I gotta save up a few more duckies first. Next affordable mod will be window tint.
     
  2. Aug 8, 2009 at 1:58 PM
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    Brunes

    Brunes abides.

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    Nicely done- That looks sharp man!!
     
  3. Aug 8, 2009 at 2:01 PM
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    HwyRogue

    HwyRogue Resident Canuck

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    Arctic bull bar, hitch step, side bars (All by Avid Off Road!), BHLM, eye lids....
    Nice..... while the running boards aren't my taste, they do look good :D
     
  4. Aug 8, 2009 at 2:01 PM
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    URBIKESUCKS

    URBIKESUCKS Well-Known Member

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    Ya got a good start, take your time research and get the correct shit first, it sucks to buy shit twice
     
  5. Aug 8, 2009 at 2:02 PM
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    ozmon420

    ozmon420 Well-Known Member

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    niece, like the red springs
    [​IMG]
     
  6. Aug 8, 2009 at 2:28 PM
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    Kenny650

    Kenny650 Well-Known Member

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    Sweet, now it's time for some new wheels and tires!
     
  7. Aug 8, 2009 at 4:11 PM
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    Incognito

    Incognito μολὼν λαβέ

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    Very nice!
     
  8. Aug 8, 2009 at 5:01 PM
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    allrsdup

    allrsdup Well-Known Member

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    need bigger tires now i would have waited on the lift untill u had money for tires look like u got wheel barell tires on their lol
     
  9. Aug 8, 2009 at 6:56 PM
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    Gingrbredman

    Gingrbredman Love the Tick!

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    Looks like a good start. I agree...bigger tires would complete the look.
     
  10. Aug 8, 2009 at 7:01 PM
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    cornwall325

    cornwall325 Toyota newbie...

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    Seatbelt chime turned off, Toyota bedmat, Wet Okoles, stock other than that.
    Not to hijack your thread but I'm just curious as to how much longer the long bed is than the short bed on the double cabs?

    thanks
     
  11. Aug 8, 2009 at 7:02 PM
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    phynyx38

    phynyx38 Believe

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    Looks nice, good start.
     
  12. Aug 8, 2009 at 7:06 PM
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    aces2

    aces2 Senior Arshole

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    sick
     
  13. Aug 8, 2009 at 8:00 PM
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    Voos

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    Hey G, Did you get the 1.5" or 2" AAL for the rear??
     
  14. Aug 9, 2009 at 12:57 AM
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    1337Taco

    1337Taco Sold all 3

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    Short = 5
    Long = 6
     
  15. Aug 9, 2009 at 1:06 AM
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    Veccster

    Veccster bass turds

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    Truck looks good but those tires really look small :eek:

    It concerns me because I am also about to life and have no plans to upgrade tires just yet. I have 9K on the stockers and wouldn't get anything for selling them. I hate to dump a perfectly good tire.
     
  16. Aug 9, 2009 at 2:30 AM
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    tacoholic

    tacoholic 09 but I drive a 012 Expedition...

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    Gorgeous!
     
  17. Aug 9, 2009 at 4:05 AM
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    Kyouto42

    Kyouto42 Iron Beard

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    Truck is looking good, deff needs the meat to fill in though...

    I'm sure you could drop them on craigslist cheap... If you're selling the rims as well you shouldn't have to much of a problem selling them off...
     
  18. Aug 9, 2009 at 4:26 AM
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    imsikotic

    imsikotic If u cant stand behind our troops. Stand in front

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    It will look even better than it does now once you are rockin some new tires.
     
  19. Aug 9, 2009 at 9:55 AM
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    Gsquare

    Gsquare [OP] The G stands for smooth

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    I hear ya. Actually, there's a story behind those boards. Not my first choice either, but I'm taxiing an ill family member around town a couple of times a week and I was afraid she'd fall through the steps. She =really= appreciates having the boards.

    Eventually, hopefully not TOO soon, I'll pull 'em, sell 'em and get the tube steps I really want.
     
  20. Aug 9, 2009 at 10:00 AM
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    Gsquare

    Gsquare [OP] The G stands for smooth

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    Wheel barrel tires? Thanks man, you really know how to make a guy feel like ... what's the word ... shit? :laugh:
     
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