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Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas' started by paully79, May 5, 2012.

  1. paully79

    paully79 [OP] Member

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    paul
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    cold air intake, throttle body spacer
    hey everyone, just purchased a 2003 trd off road pkg. wanted to know if i have an aal or not. i know there's a body lift but not sure about the rest. more curious about if i should be running billy's 5100 or 5125 in rear. any info would be appreciated. thanks
     
  2. TrdSurgie

    TrdSurgie revised

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    Rear leaf spring tsb 5000 miles, w ac fan 26k miles, windshield creaking 28k miles- not warranty. Bad upper idler pulleys 32k miles- not warranty, Toyota Quality!
    Best thing you can do is get rid of the body lift and do a suspension lift. Body lifts are not safe.

    Welcome to TW and enjoy a great truck.
     
  3. 4WD

    4WD cRaZy oLdmAn

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    Grey wire MOD, deck plate, diff breather MOD, 2nd gen. OME 883# on Tundra 5100's, OMD custom 3" leafsprings, rear shock relocation, Ivan Stewart TRD rims w/285/75/16's, '02 bumper MOD, Famous Fabrications sliders , LED interior/exterior lights, bed bar, Custom tube bumper, Old school KC day lighters,Red Ring 8" HID flood, Kenwood vhf 2M.. umm some other shit I'm forgetting right now
    C'mon paully, give us something to look at, can't tell about AAL if we can't see it....;)
     
  4. STLharry

    STLharry Lube: It's the key to penetration.

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    '95-'97 style Grille/Hood/Taillights/Tailgate decals, ARB bull bar, Rock sliders, Custom rear tube bumper, King Coilovers with Icon neoprene spring condoms, OME Rear Suspension: CS046R leafs with N85 shocks, NWOR greasable shackles/spring pins and OME hardware; IPF H4 lenses and bulbs, IPF 968 DCG 100W fog lights, CB radio, Aussie-spec FJ60 inclinometer, ARB CKMA12 compressor; ARB-mounted 4' Hi-Lift, Deckplate mod, Grey Wire mod, Dif Breather Extension, Dif Drop Kit, Sway bar removed, Duratrac tires, Sockmonkey bedside decals, Boat cupholder
    I believe stock for 1st gens is 3 leaves and 1 overload (at east that's what my old 96 had). I installed OME Dakar in the first week I had the 01 though so I wouldn't know very well.

    Also, OP there's heaps of body lift hate on here (me included) so you'll get lots of people saying to remove it whenever you ask for advice (also, me included). They're just bad news, not to mention that they look really, really bad. Switch that over to a suspension lift ASAP; just search the 1st gen forum for ideas on what to install if you want ideas (we don't need another 'What lift' thread hah). You can also PM me with any questions.
     
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