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jfred90's 5 Lug Build

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Builds (2005-2015)' started by jfred90, Oct 23, 2010.

  1. Oct 23, 2010 at 9:47 AM
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    jfred90

    jfred90 [OP] Member

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    '09 Access Cab SR5 - 5 Lug
    This thread is to document modifications to my '09 Access Cab SR5 (5-Lug). Many thanks to TacomaWorld for TONS of great info.





    Interior Mods:
    • WeatherTech DigitalFit Front Mats
      • Rear mats not compatible with '09's at time of ordering (I found this out the hard way and had to send them back).
    • DIY Washable Cabin Air Filter
    • Wet Okole Seat Covers


    Exterior Mods:



    Electronics:
    • Glass Mount Dual-Band Amateur Radio Antenna
    • Yaesu FT-857 All-Mode All-Band Amatuer Radio Transceiver
      • "SoftModded" to expand TX capability
    • CB Radio Antenna
    • UltraGauge
    • Pioneer Avic X920BT Receiver
      • In-Dash Navigation, AV Receiver, DVD Playback, BlueTooth Hands-Free
      • Bypass mod performed
    Picture of stock truck soon after bringing it home:

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    Picture of truck as of 10/22/2010:
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    Edit 10/25/2010 - Better pics posted!
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    Edit 11/13/2010 - Additional pics and details!
    Blacked out all badges, front grille, and rear bumper since last pics. eBay fog light kit also installed since last update.

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  2. Oct 23, 2010 at 10:00 AM
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    jfred90

    jfred90 [OP] Member

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    Details on Electronic modifications:

    Glass-Mount Dual-Band Amatuer Radio Antenna - It works... considering replacing it with a standard antenna though.
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    Yaesu FT-857 All-Mode All-Band Amatuer Radio Transceiver - Radio has been "SoftModded" to expand TX capability. Can output 50 watts on 2m and 70cm bands, and can operate on CB, FRS, and other bands in emergency situations only.
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    The FT-857 display even matches the "Tacoma Orange":
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    CB Radio Antenna - Used when going camping with friends.

    I originally attemped to mount the antenna at the front of the bed next to the cab, but I couldn't get it tuned properly at that location. It was MUCH easier to tune when moved to the back of the bed. It also provided a very short grounding location, which is why you see the wire going from the antenna mount to the bed side bolt.
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    UltraGauge - mounted using supplied suction mount. Cabling ran to OBD2 port and hidden under rubber seal at the front of the door.
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    Pioneer Avic X920BT Receiver - Provides In-Dash Navigation, AV Receiver, DVD Playback, and BlueTooth Hands-Free capabilities. Has had "bypass mod" performed.

    (And yes, I know the Scosche kit's trim ring isn't installed... it was missing from the kit so I had to call to have one sent. I just haven't pulled the dash back apart to install it.)

    Showing "Toyota" startup splash screen:
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    Streaming music from my iPhone using the "PandoraLink" feature:
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  3. Oct 25, 2010 at 12:22 PM
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    113tac

    113tac Well-Known Member

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    tint 35/20 colormatched (by me) grill.
    your truck is lookin good. whats the backspace on your wheels?
     
  4. Oct 25, 2010 at 11:00 PM
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    jfred90

    jfred90 [OP] Member

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    The wheels are Pro Comp 7089's with 4.5" backspacing. This does cause the tires to stick outside the fender a little; nothing bad and in fact I think it gives it a more aggressive stance.

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  5. Oct 26, 2010 at 11:47 AM
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    113tac

    113tac Well-Known Member

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    oh okay thanks. i like how it is with that backspace
     
  6. Nov 13, 2010 at 9:15 PM
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    jfred90

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    Blacked-out Badges -

    After reading this thread, I decided that Plasti-Dip would be the easiest way to black out my badges. I wasn't looking forward to the idea of removing them, painting them, and re-applying.

    It came out quite well. I was pretty nervous about taking a rattle can to the paint, but it worked exactly as described. I wouldn't do this mod any other way after seeing the results.

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    After the success of using Plasti-Dip to black out my badges, I decided to try it on the bumper and grille. If it doesnt hold up, it's easy to "repair", and will let me see the look before doing anything permanent.


    Front Grille -
    It's either staying black or I'm buying a color-matched grille. Unsure if I'm satisfied with this look, and considering coating the center of the grille to match.

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    Rear Bumper -
    This turned out pretty well. I chose to completely remove the bumper, and then removed the lights and plastic from it before applying the Plasti-Dip.

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  7. Nov 13, 2010 at 9:17 PM
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    jfred90

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    Wet Okole front seat covers installed.

    They are charcoal and black, have "map pockets" on the backs of each, and the Toyota logo on the front.

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    I'm not a sticker guy, but I did apply a decal to the rear window. Now if only I could get a Tacoma World decal....

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  8. Nov 14, 2010 at 1:20 AM
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    2TRunner

    2TRunner Don't give up here just yet

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    Nice truck. Partial to silver myself. The badges really look better in black on the silver Tacoma, don't they.
     
  9. Dec 12, 2010 at 3:04 PM
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    schiz94

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    how do you like the plasti dip on the grille and bumper? im going to do this with my bsp til i get a colormatched one.
     
  10. Dec 13, 2010 at 12:12 AM
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    jfred90

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    I definately love it on the bumper and the badges. I'm still on the fence about it on the grille, but only because I'm not 100% sure about the look. It's certainly holding up well on every place I've used it so no complaints about durability.

    I think I'm going to experiment with blacking-out the lower front bumper, and then either do the black headlight mod or buy darker headlights from eBay. Then I think the black grille will flow a little better. If I still dont like it, then I'll just get a color-matched grille (but at $6/can, the plasti-dip is certainly worth a shot and much cheaper than a grille!).
     
  11. Dec 13, 2010 at 5:17 AM
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    Tidrow

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    Looks good with the silver and black. You can't go wrong with the color match either.
     
  12. Mar 13, 2011 at 10:30 PM
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    alexmxman185

    alexmxman185 Keepin' it dirty in Texas

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    Black grille guard with mounted kc road lights, 31x9.5x15 AT on stock rims. My future mod list: new white front bumper, Fat Bobs 2.75 spacer lift with rear AAL, american racing Flat Black Rims, 32x11.5x15 BFG A/T, satoshi grille with road lights mounted behind it, 8000k HID for all lights, 1'' Body Lift, new window tint, blacked out headlights and taillights, custom hood scoop, weather tech floor liners, LED dash cluster replacement, Front bilstein shocks, 40 series flowmaster, paint all my badges black.
    AWESOME TRUCK BRO!

    one question, how come your front bumper is the color of your truck? all of the other 5 lugs iv seen have the cheap black plastic bumper (including mine) and i want my bumper to match my truck as well.
     
  13. Oct 22, 2011 at 4:27 PM
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    5LUGTACO

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  14. Dec 7, 2011 at 9:08 AM
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    Thorpedo26

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    Blacked out badges, weathertechs, painted grill, cut tailpipe, removed mud flaps, black head lights, red calipers, tinted tails, front and rear bilsteins are here along with fatbobs spacer and aal awaiting install, also a set of 16 inch pro comps are here and 265/75/16 dynapros
    looks awsome man!
     
  15. Jan 19, 2014 at 10:23 PM
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    jamesrenoallen

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    its because he has the SR5 option it gave him an upgraded appearance including the chrome grill and rear bumper as well as the color matched front bumper and several other upgrades
     
  16. Feb 5, 2014 at 10:08 PM
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    4WheelSteel

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    Slim's HID 6000K, JVC double din stereo, 2 12" Kicker Comp, 3" rear blocks Future list: FatBob's strut spacer lift and AAL's, Series 51 pro comp 15x8, Dynomax super turbo muffler, ultra gauge, 31x10.5x15 General Grabbers
    What's the backspace on your rims? I was looking at ones with 4.5 but the guys at 4wheelparts told me they won't clear calipers
     
  17. Apr 30, 2014 at 7:02 PM
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    chewolsen

    chewolsen Easy 5 Lug

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    Thanks for posting this, I just scored some 8.5 wide rims that make the tire stick out a bit, but someone posted a snooty remark how wheel outside of the wheel well doesnt look good, so I was feeling self conscious. Good to see that the best looking 5 lug I have seen has the same thing. I see no reason why it doesn't look good.
     
  18. Apr 30, 2014 at 7:08 PM
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    Skinny Rogers

    Skinny Rogers U know fish can hear u thinking just b4 u sneeze

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    Hey man the truck looks great!!
     
  19. Apr 15, 2015 at 7:09 PM
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    raymond32j

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    Not yet.
    I like your truck. I just have a quick question concerning the wheels and tires. What size tires are those and do you have a lift or is it stock?
     
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