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Jared's Build

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Builds' started by Jared, Nov 3, 2012.

  1. Nov 3, 2012 at 5:53 PM
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    Jared

    Jared [OP] A Bad Ass Member

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    Porterville, Ca
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    2011 Toyota Tacoma DCAB LBED 4WD
    Current Mods: -Viper Alarm System -Covered up seat belt buzzer -WeatherTech Floor Mats -Fog lights turn on with Bright Lights -17 inch Chrome Tacoma rims (off a 2012) -Line-x'd the front skid plate -USB charger that plays music via Mediabridge -Window Tint: Front-20%, Back-5% -Front Toyota License plate logo -2 Extra D Rings in front -Bright Reverse Light Bulbs -6,000K Head light bulb -6,000K Fog light bulb -LED Dome & MAP light bulbs -Trailer brake controller -Escort 9500 Radar Detector (hardwired) -BendMount Mirror Radar mount -C.B. Radio with a built in Mic Plug in by Aux -LED Bed lights with an extra fog light switch -30 inch LED light bar under front grill wired to an extra fog light switch
    Here's My Build Thread. Hope ya like it. It is a work in progress... Getting there, slowly put surely. Feel free to leave me some suggestions!
    Thanks,

    Here is the truck the first day I bought it...
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    Picked up some 18 inch Chrome 2012 Tacoma Rims
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    Just messin around
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    Loaded up and Ready to Go!
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    LED Light Bar:
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    Reverse Lights:
    IMG_3084.jpg

    Bed Lights:
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    Installed Viper Alarm System
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    Put in some WeatherTech Floor Mats. BEST EVER!
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    Did the Fog lights turn on with Bright Lights Mod.
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    Line-x'd my front skid plate
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    Put in an UltraGauge:
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    Mounted it by putting a tape measure clip in the top of the mounting bracket and clipped the mounting bracket to my headliner...
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    Put in a USB charger that plays music via Mediabridge (Cut up a USB cord and used a hot knife)
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    Installed a CB Radio
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    Window Tint: Front-20%, Back-5%
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    Front Toyota License plate logo...more of a bug catcher :(
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    2 Extra D Rings in front
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    Bright Reverse Light Bulbs
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    LED Dome & MAP light bulbs
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    Trailer brake controller
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    Hardwired my Escort 9500 Radar Detector
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    This is how it sets today!
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    more to come...

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  2. Nov 5, 2012 at 7:51 PM
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    CayucosTacoma

    CayucosTacoma Just think outside the Yota

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    Specs in the Build Thread
    Nice start!
    Personal Suggestions: Lift, UCA's, 33's, Satoshi/grillcraft, Lights, Retrofit! hah
     
  3. Nov 5, 2012 at 7:59 PM
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    Jared

    Jared [OP] A Bad Ass Member

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    2011 Toyota Tacoma DCAB LBED 4WD
    Current Mods: -Viper Alarm System -Covered up seat belt buzzer -WeatherTech Floor Mats -Fog lights turn on with Bright Lights -17 inch Chrome Tacoma rims (off a 2012) -Line-x'd the front skid plate -USB charger that plays music via Mediabridge -Window Tint: Front-20%, Back-5% -Front Toyota License plate logo -2 Extra D Rings in front -Bright Reverse Light Bulbs -6,000K Head light bulb -6,000K Fog light bulb -LED Dome & MAP light bulbs -Trailer brake controller -Escort 9500 Radar Detector (hardwired) -BendMount Mirror Radar mount -C.B. Radio with a built in Mic Plug in by Aux -LED Bed lights with an extra fog light switch -30 inch LED light bar under front grill wired to an extra fog light switch
    Sounds about right!
     
  4. Nov 6, 2012 at 7:37 PM
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    IluvTEA

    IluvTEA Well-Known Member

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    Cooper ST 265/75/16 on Flat Black TRD OR wheels, window tint, blacked-out badges, front mudflap trim, BHLM, Base Black Rear Bumper Swap, Color-matched grille, Custom Relentless Fab plate bumper powdercoated flat wrinkle black and "TACOMA" backlit with Drunknsloth LEDs, Camburg 2.5" coilovers, LR UCAs, Power sliding rear window, Back-up camera anytime, FX-R projectors/Morimoto 3Five Ballasts/D2S bulbs 5000K, Black WeatherTechs, heated TRD seats with Roadwire Graphite Leather, OEM Roof Rack, front mud flap delete, Black Level 8 Guardians, TreadWright 285/75/16 with KG ...
    Nice looking truck! I have the interior LED lights on my Christmas list, they look great in your truck.
     
  5. Nov 6, 2012 at 8:11 PM
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    Jared

    Jared [OP] A Bad Ass Member

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    2011 Toyota Tacoma DCAB LBED 4WD
    Current Mods: -Viper Alarm System -Covered up seat belt buzzer -WeatherTech Floor Mats -Fog lights turn on with Bright Lights -17 inch Chrome Tacoma rims (off a 2012) -Line-x'd the front skid plate -USB charger that plays music via Mediabridge -Window Tint: Front-20%, Back-5% -Front Toyota License plate logo -2 Extra D Rings in front -Bright Reverse Light Bulbs -6,000K Head light bulb -6,000K Fog light bulb -LED Dome & MAP light bulbs -Trailer brake controller -Escort 9500 Radar Detector (hardwired) -BendMount Mirror Radar mount -C.B. Radio with a built in Mic Plug in by Aux -LED Bed lights with an extra fog light switch -30 inch LED light bar under front grill wired to an extra fog light switch
  6. Nov 6, 2012 at 8:12 PM
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    IluvTEA

    IluvTEA Well-Known Member

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    Cooper ST 265/75/16 on Flat Black TRD OR wheels, window tint, blacked-out badges, front mudflap trim, BHLM, Base Black Rear Bumper Swap, Color-matched grille, Custom Relentless Fab plate bumper powdercoated flat wrinkle black and "TACOMA" backlit with Drunknsloth LEDs, Camburg 2.5" coilovers, LR UCAs, Power sliding rear window, Back-up camera anytime, FX-R projectors/Morimoto 3Five Ballasts/D2S bulbs 5000K, Black WeatherTechs, heated TRD seats with Roadwire Graphite Leather, OEM Roof Rack, front mud flap delete, Black Level 8 Guardians, TreadWright 285/75/16 with KG ...
    Thanks buddy, I'll check them out
     
  7. Nov 11, 2012 at 2:52 PM
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    Jared

    Jared [OP] A Bad Ass Member

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    Current Mods: -Viper Alarm System -Covered up seat belt buzzer -WeatherTech Floor Mats -Fog lights turn on with Bright Lights -17 inch Chrome Tacoma rims (off a 2012) -Line-x'd the front skid plate -USB charger that plays music via Mediabridge -Window Tint: Front-20%, Back-5% -Front Toyota License plate logo -2 Extra D Rings in front -Bright Reverse Light Bulbs -6,000K Head light bulb -6,000K Fog light bulb -LED Dome & MAP light bulbs -Trailer brake controller -Escort 9500 Radar Detector (hardwired) -BendMount Mirror Radar mount -C.B. Radio with a built in Mic Plug in by Aux -LED Bed lights with an extra fog light switch -30 inch LED light bar under front grill wired to an extra fog light switch
    ImageUploadedByTapatalk1352674350.266760.jpg Time to get it dirty again!
     
  8. Nov 15, 2012 at 7:50 AM
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    Jared

    Jared [OP] A Bad Ass Member

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    2011 Toyota Tacoma DCAB LBED 4WD
    Current Mods: -Viper Alarm System -Covered up seat belt buzzer -WeatherTech Floor Mats -Fog lights turn on with Bright Lights -17 inch Chrome Tacoma rims (off a 2012) -Line-x'd the front skid plate -USB charger that plays music via Mediabridge -Window Tint: Front-20%, Back-5% -Front Toyota License plate logo -2 Extra D Rings in front -Bright Reverse Light Bulbs -6,000K Head light bulb -6,000K Fog light bulb -LED Dome & MAP light bulbs -Trailer brake controller -Escort 9500 Radar Detector (hardwired) -BendMount Mirror Radar mount -C.B. Radio with a built in Mic Plug in by Aux -LED Bed lights with an extra fog light switch -30 inch LED light bar under front grill wired to an extra fog light switch
    Beach bound with a full load of racks!
    ImageUploadedByTapatalk1352994619.122729.jpg
     
  9. Nov 15, 2012 at 8:01 AM
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    1stacoma

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    5100's front and rear, front 2.5" rear 2" AAL, 18% tint front and rear, color matched grill. SCS wheels 275/70/17 BFG AT KO's. DTRL toggle switch.
    Nice build. I have a bell radar and I rarely drive with out it, just ordered the kit from Escort to wire it in.
     
  10. Nov 15, 2012 at 8:14 AM
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    Jared

    Jared [OP] A Bad Ass Member

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    2011 Toyota Tacoma DCAB LBED 4WD
    Current Mods: -Viper Alarm System -Covered up seat belt buzzer -WeatherTech Floor Mats -Fog lights turn on with Bright Lights -17 inch Chrome Tacoma rims (off a 2012) -Line-x'd the front skid plate -USB charger that plays music via Mediabridge -Window Tint: Front-20%, Back-5% -Front Toyota License plate logo -2 Extra D Rings in front -Bright Reverse Light Bulbs -6,000K Head light bulb -6,000K Fog light bulb -LED Dome & MAP light bulbs -Trailer brake controller -Escort 9500 Radar Detector (hardwired) -BendMount Mirror Radar mount -C.B. Radio with a built in Mic Plug in by Aux -LED Bed lights with an extra fog light switch -30 inch LED light bar under front grill wired to an extra fog light switch
    Thanks! The hardwire was pretty easy. I used an "add a fuse" and plugged it in so it only has power when the ignition is on. Watch out though, I mixed it up and accidentally hooked it up in the wrong slot that made it turn on with the headlights. Didn't figure it out until I turned my lights off (rare). Lol! I would recommend the radio fuse.
     
  11. Jan 15, 2013 at 7:01 PM
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    Jared

    Jared [OP] A Bad Ass Member

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    2011 Toyota Tacoma DCAB LBED 4WD
    Current Mods: -Viper Alarm System -Covered up seat belt buzzer -WeatherTech Floor Mats -Fog lights turn on with Bright Lights -17 inch Chrome Tacoma rims (off a 2012) -Line-x'd the front skid plate -USB charger that plays music via Mediabridge -Window Tint: Front-20%, Back-5% -Front Toyota License plate logo -2 Extra D Rings in front -Bright Reverse Light Bulbs -6,000K Head light bulb -6,000K Fog light bulb -LED Dome & MAP light bulbs -Trailer brake controller -Escort 9500 Radar Detector (hardwired) -BendMount Mirror Radar mount -C.B. Radio with a built in Mic Plug in by Aux -LED Bed lights with an extra fog light switch -30 inch LED light bar under front grill wired to an extra fog light switch
    Put in some bed lights and reverse lights today a wired them to turn on with a fog light switch. ImageUploadedByTapatalk1358305262.527350.jpg
    And when the truck is put in reverse
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  12. Feb 4, 2013 at 10:31 PM
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    Jared

    Jared [OP] A Bad Ass Member

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    2011 Toyota Tacoma DCAB LBED 4WD
    Current Mods: -Viper Alarm System -Covered up seat belt buzzer -WeatherTech Floor Mats -Fog lights turn on with Bright Lights -17 inch Chrome Tacoma rims (off a 2012) -Line-x'd the front skid plate -USB charger that plays music via Mediabridge -Window Tint: Front-20%, Back-5% -Front Toyota License plate logo -2 Extra D Rings in front -Bright Reverse Light Bulbs -6,000K Head light bulb -6,000K Fog light bulb -LED Dome & MAP light bulbs -Trailer brake controller -Escort 9500 Radar Detector (hardwired) -BendMount Mirror Radar mount -C.B. Radio with a built in Mic Plug in by Aux -LED Bed lights with an extra fog light switch -30 inch LED light bar under front grill wired to an extra fog light switch
    LED Lightbar installed and WeatherTech Window Flares in. ImageUploadedByTapatalk1360045860.805453.jpg
     
  13. Feb 20, 2013 at 7:44 PM
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    Jared

    Jared [OP] A Bad Ass Member

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    Current Mods: -Viper Alarm System -Covered up seat belt buzzer -WeatherTech Floor Mats -Fog lights turn on with Bright Lights -17 inch Chrome Tacoma rims (off a 2012) -Line-x'd the front skid plate -USB charger that plays music via Mediabridge -Window Tint: Front-20%, Back-5% -Front Toyota License plate logo -2 Extra D Rings in front -Bright Reverse Light Bulbs -6,000K Head light bulb -6,000K Fog light bulb -LED Dome & MAP light bulbs -Trailer brake controller -Escort 9500 Radar Detector (hardwired) -BendMount Mirror Radar mount -C.B. Radio with a built in Mic Plug in by Aux -LED Bed lights with an extra fog light switch -30 inch LED light bar under front grill wired to an extra fog light switch
    Loaded up and Mobile!
    IMG_3020.jpg
     
  14. May 24, 2013 at 1:19 AM
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    FLtaco24

    FLtaco24 Just a man and his truck

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    Sweet truck man. I actually wanted to do the same mods as you. Led bar in the lower bumper and the bed lights.
     
  15. May 31, 2013 at 12:49 AM
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    Jared

    Jared [OP] A Bad Ass Member

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    Current Mods: -Viper Alarm System -Covered up seat belt buzzer -WeatherTech Floor Mats -Fog lights turn on with Bright Lights -17 inch Chrome Tacoma rims (off a 2012) -Line-x'd the front skid plate -USB charger that plays music via Mediabridge -Window Tint: Front-20%, Back-5% -Front Toyota License plate logo -2 Extra D Rings in front -Bright Reverse Light Bulbs -6,000K Head light bulb -6,000K Fog light bulb -LED Dome & MAP light bulbs -Trailer brake controller -Escort 9500 Radar Detector (hardwired) -BendMount Mirror Radar mount -C.B. Radio with a built in Mic Plug in by Aux -LED Bed lights with an extra fog light switch -30 inch LED light bar under front grill wired to an extra fog light switch
    You can never have to many lights!
     
  16. Aug 29, 2014 at 6:36 PM
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    Canadian Girl

    Canadian Girl Well-Known Member

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    Billet 5 piece Grille, Pink X-Brace, Pink Devil Horns, Stereo with Sub-X, short shifter, URD intake, Xii street drop, Vinyl custom interior dash,......... for now ;)
    Hey.... I have been looking for your mount for a while now.

    You mounted ur ultra guage with a clip from a measuring tape. Any more pics on that? or even details?

    I am looking to do the same.

    Thank you
     
  17. Sep 2, 2014 at 11:32 AM
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    Jared

    Jared [OP] A Bad Ass Member

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    2011 Toyota Tacoma DCAB LBED 4WD
    Current Mods: -Viper Alarm System -Covered up seat belt buzzer -WeatherTech Floor Mats -Fog lights turn on with Bright Lights -17 inch Chrome Tacoma rims (off a 2012) -Line-x'd the front skid plate -USB charger that plays music via Mediabridge -Window Tint: Front-20%, Back-5% -Front Toyota License plate logo -2 Extra D Rings in front -Bright Reverse Light Bulbs -6,000K Head light bulb -6,000K Fog light bulb -LED Dome & MAP light bulbs -Trailer brake controller -Escort 9500 Radar Detector (hardwired) -BendMount Mirror Radar mount -C.B. Radio with a built in Mic Plug in by Aux -LED Bed lights with an extra fog light switch -30 inch LED light bar under front grill wired to an extra fog light switch
    Hi,
    On most tape measures, the waist or belt clip is held on with 1 screw. I removed the screw from the tape measure and slid the top part of it into the mount that comes for free from Ultraguage. Then I pealed back my roof material a bit, slid on the mount, and connected the cord for the Ultraguage.
     
  18. Sep 4, 2014 at 8:35 PM
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    FXHO

    FXHO Well-Known Member

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    hey bud, what ultra-gauge mount are you using?
     
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