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Just Finished first mod!!!!!

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by tacomakid96, Mar 8, 2010.

  1. Mar 8, 2010 at 5:38 PM
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    tacomakid96

    tacomakid96 [OP] Can you skin Grizz, pilgram?

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    Just finished doing the deckplate mod on my Tacoma! It turned out great I took it on a test drive and I could definently feel the quicker throttle response. Also I love the way it growls louder! Thanks cmack on all the help, and anyone else who I got tips from, Thanks alot guys

    ps. Im also getting my windows tinted tomorrow :D
     
  2. Mar 8, 2010 at 5:39 PM
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    tacomakid96

    tacomakid96 [OP] Can you skin Grizz, pilgram?

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  3. Mar 8, 2010 at 5:48 PM
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    YellowDog01

    YellowDog01 Well-Known Member

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    Nice job on doing it yourself! I just did mine last week. And cmack was right, I went through that tank in about 4 days! But I'm back to driving like a grandma again.

    And just for fun tomorrow, rev it up to 4,000 on an acceleration.:D
     
  4. Mar 8, 2010 at 7:35 PM
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    Max-4_Yota

    Max-4_Yota The Welfare Cadilac

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    Congrats, now the challenge is driving it easy
     
  5. Mar 8, 2010 at 7:38 PM
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    steve o 77

    steve o 77 braaap

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    Good job. Those are a lot like the screws I used.

    IMG_2180.jpg
     
  6. Mar 8, 2010 at 7:42 PM
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    tacomakid96

    tacomakid96 [OP] Can you skin Grizz, pilgram?

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    Ya I liked the look of the black on gold.
     
  7. Mar 8, 2010 at 7:43 PM
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    steve o 77

    steve o 77 braaap

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    Haha, I used them because they were the only type that we had 6 of and would work.
     
  8. Mar 8, 2010 at 7:46 PM
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    tacomakid96 [OP] Can you skin Grizz, pilgram?

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    Haha thats a better reason I had to buy those because all the screws in my garage were either to big or to small
     
  9. Mar 8, 2010 at 11:10 PM
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    deck plate mod FTW!
     
  10. Mar 8, 2010 at 11:34 PM
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    only_K

    only_K 1st Gen. Pride

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    im going to do this soon.
     
  11. Mar 8, 2010 at 11:38 PM
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    SurfInferno

    SurfInferno Dont be stupid, its not smart.

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    what is this and how do you do it?
     
  12. Mar 8, 2010 at 11:40 PM
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    Sorry, its only for first gens.:) I dont think it works on the second gen airbox.

    But to answer your q, it is when you cut a hole in your airbox and place a boat deckplate in it so that it can be sealed in bad weather.
     
  13. Mar 8, 2010 at 11:51 PM
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    Yep, only for the first gens. But there is a elbow mod and secondary airfilter removal for your truck. Do a search for them, both free and easy and if im not wrong gains in mpg, throttle responce and sound. ;)
     
  14. Mar 8, 2010 at 11:52 PM
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    Oh and to the OP enjoy it!
     
  15. Mar 9, 2010 at 6:02 AM
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    Does this mod give u any mpg?
     
  16. Mar 9, 2010 at 5:55 PM
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    tacomakid96 [OP] Can you skin Grizz, pilgram?

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    I hear it does but I havnt driven it enough to see. But you can definently feel the power more! Best $16 I have spent for sure.
     
  17. Mar 9, 2010 at 5:59 PM
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  18. Mar 9, 2010 at 6:04 PM
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    moto932 What's the matter, Colonel Sandurz? CHICKEN?

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    nice work phil :thumbsup:

    i didnt have any change in mpg myself but i have read some people say they get worse mpg's and some say they get better mpg's. probably mostly depends on your driving style.
     
  19. Mar 9, 2010 at 6:15 PM
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    tacomakid96 [OP] Can you skin Grizz, pilgram?

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  20. Mar 9, 2010 at 6:24 PM
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    Nice work! I followed mine up with an AFE pro dry & a Dynomax Super Turbo
     
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