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I have $5K...help me spend it!

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by zerocool120, May 6, 2012.

  1. May 6, 2012 at 2:26 PM
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    zerocool120

    zerocool120 [OP] Active Member

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    All,
    I would like to add some suspension, wheels/tires and a front bumper/winch to my 2011 Tacoma DCSB. This truck is only used for everyday driving, fire response, trail driving and overlanding. It will never be a rock crawler. My goal is to gain about 2.5-3 inches of lift via suspension and taller tires, while maintaining the best 'flow' with the pre-existing toyota parts.

    Front bumper could be able to fit a Superwinch 9.5i SR or 9.5 SR or similar and have space for lights.

    Wheels could be the Mojaves or similar and ties have to be Goodyear brand (I get a sweet discount!)

    What are your suggestions as to size, brand, etc?

    Thanks!
     
  2. May 6, 2012 at 2:28 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Staff Member

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    PM sent with my Paypall info....
     
  3. May 6, 2012 at 2:31 PM
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    ee1284

    ee1284 Well-Known Member

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    Saw the thread title and was about to post the exact same thing lol.
     
  4. May 6, 2012 at 2:32 PM
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    zerocool120

    zerocool120 [OP] Active Member

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    Knew it was coming, but Oh well.
     
  5. May 6, 2012 at 2:34 PM
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    BulletToothTony

    BulletToothTony Gold Member

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    You can call me Susan if it makes you happy.
    Either go with coilovers (ICON, fox, king) or the OME lift (with 886x coils if your getting a bigger bumper), for bumpers look here http://www.tacomaworld.com/forum/2nd...gens-only.html, I'd also look at some sliders too.... For wheels if you get a discount from goodyear then i'd get some MTR's in 285's or if you want to be big pimpin go with 305's :D
     
  6. May 6, 2012 at 2:35 PM
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    rcbs204

    rcbs204 Well-Known Member Vendor

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    Put the $5K towards the Principal on your truck!
     
  7. May 6, 2012 at 2:37 PM
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    boshak

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    Coilovers if your budget is $5k. Tint, stereo upgrade, mojaves are sweet, Go with all terrains for a DD.
     
  8. May 6, 2012 at 2:39 PM
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    boshak

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    This is a tacoma forum not a financial advisor site... Didn't you read the empty wallet warning when you signed up :p
     
  9. May 6, 2012 at 2:42 PM
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    jgwheeler17

    jgwheeler17 I'm a zit. Get it?

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    tint, dents, scratches, two blown speakers and trying to pay her off...
    heck yeah!

    ive discovered my "i effing hate having a monthly payment" bug bites me a lot more than the mod bug.
     
  10. May 6, 2012 at 2:43 PM
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    Larry

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    true, but not all of us are sheep.

    if the OP's 2011 truck is not paid for...applying the 5K to the principle balance would be sage advice.
     
  11. May 6, 2012 at 2:46 PM
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    boshak

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    I was joking... Paying off the truck is always priority before mods. But you expect someone who has $5k to blow to have considered the cost of their truck payments.
     
  12. May 6, 2012 at 2:48 PM
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    BulletToothTony

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    :stayontopic:

    Lets help him spend his money on what he asked for, not tell him he needs to pay towards principle
     
  13. May 6, 2012 at 2:50 PM
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    jpmorrisvb

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    2 words ... Apple stock.
     
  14. May 6, 2012 at 2:51 PM
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    dually

    dually Low and slow

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    Not as many as the 98..
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    krimson

    krimson Nothin

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    4x4 or PreRunner?
     
  16. May 6, 2012 at 2:58 PM
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    MightyMouse-SCT

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    hasn't that train left the station?
     
  18. May 6, 2012 at 3:55 PM
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    elmo7

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    $4k against the balance and $1k on stuff. Depending on what you payments are, you can figure out what the $4k saves you in non-deductible interest. ( ie - money you pay for virtually nothing). If it saves you $250 just say, then you get $5250 worth of value out of the $5k and you get to spend a little on some stuff.
     
  19. May 6, 2012 at 3:56 PM
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    tacoftw

    tacoftw 5100s are the same price as spacers, seriously

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    you could buy my car so ill have more money for mods
     
  20. May 6, 2012 at 4:02 PM
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    YFZ450MOE

    YFZ450MOE When you blow off steam you get an eyepatch

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    All pro bumpers and sliders, coil overs with upper control arms! Tint, retrofit headlights, exhaust, intake, headers. The list is infinite (can someone insert the sideways 8 infinite sign)
     
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