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Kappes03's Storm Trooper..ish Build

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Builds (2005-2015)' started by Kappes03, Mar 13, 2013.

  1. Mar 13, 2013 at 4:34 PM
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    Kappes03

    Kappes03 [OP] Legend of the UG

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    2009 Access cab Off-Road
    Check The Build Page
    2009 Toyota Tacoma TRD Off-Road







    Modifications

    Exterior:

    CBI Moab 2.0 with Grill Guard Front Bumper
    CBI TrailRider 2.0 with Swing Away Tire Carrier and Dual Fuel Can Holder Rear Bumper
    Prinsu Access-Cab Roof Rack
    AirFlow Snorkel with Enginaire Composite PreCleaner
    BAMF Weld on Sliders
    BAMF Rear Diff Cover
    2011 MGM Grill
    ATO Hi-Lift Bed Mounts

    Interior:
    Pioneer AVH-4200NEX using Android Auto which is awesome
    Compustar Dash cam
    Scan Gauge II
    Wet-Okole Custom Seat Covers with TRD Off-Road Logo
    WeatherTech Floor Mats
    Jumpers LED's
    Uniden Pro505XL CB Radio

    Suspension:
    Front:
    OME BP-51 Reservoir Coilovers
    Total Chaos Upper Control Arms
    Rear: OME Dakars/ OME BP-51 Reservoir Shocks
    Trail Gear U-Bolt Flip Kit

    Wheels and Tires:
    285/75-16 Goodyear DuraTracs
    16" TRD Trail Team wheels

    Recovery:
    Smittybilt X20 8,000 Winch
    SouthEast Overland Synthetic Winch Line
    Smittybilt Recovery Strap
    D-Ring Receiver Hitch with Smittybilt D-Ring
    60" Hi-Lift Jack

    Misc:
    CBI Aluminum Overland Bars
    Mount Shasta Extended Pioneer Rooftop Tent

    To Do/Order List:

    ARB Twin Compressor (need install)
    Compressor mount
    Rear Camera Relcation kit

    Day I brought her home

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    Next to my 2003 Honda CBR 600 RR that ended up getting stolen one random night

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    Old spacer suspension

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    San Isabel, Colorado

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    Hella Rallye 4,000s mounted on CrossFab Light Bar

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    Scan Gauge II




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    Tacos on the beach 2011
    Arapahoe Basin, Colorado

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    Rollinsville, Colorado

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    First set of sliders

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    Rollins Pass, Colorado

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    Waldorf Mine, Colorado

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    Suspension Upgrade

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    Changed Hella Covers

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    Anytime fog mod with Arctic Hyper Yellow Fogs

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    Tire Upgrade to DuraTracs

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    Couple weeks later… fortunately it was a half inch screw

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    BAMF Rear Diff Skid

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    BAMF Sliders

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    Out with the old

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    In with the new

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    Hi-Lift mount

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    Mounted the CB here, little Radio Shack cheapy.

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    To be continued….
     
    Last edited: Jun 24, 2017
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  2. Mar 13, 2013 at 4:45 PM
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    Blacktacoma23

    Blacktacoma23 CO

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    Never thought Id see the day!

    Lookin good Mike :headbang:
     
  3. Mar 13, 2013 at 4:56 PM
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    NYCO

    NYCO go explore...

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    dents & scratches
    love how after all these years, you make a build thread when you're 3000 miles from your truck :laugh:


    when's it making the journey north?
     
  4. Mar 13, 2013 at 5:10 PM
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    Gramps

    Gramps My walker is faster than your Prius!

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    Colorado! Where else?
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    A small handful of select mods.
    It's about damn time. :D
     
  5. Mar 13, 2013 at 5:23 PM
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    Kappes03

    Kappes03 [OP] Legend of the UG

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    Check The Build Page
    Thanks man

    Haha yea pretty random. My sister treks out to Dallas TX in a couple weeks, then about a couple weeks on a boat to get shipped here. It's gonna travel through the Panama Canal

    Yea yea, I figured by the 10th pm or so I better do it
     
  6. Mar 13, 2013 at 5:32 PM
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    NYCO

    NYCO go explore...

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    quite the round about way to alaska...
     
  7. Mar 14, 2013 at 12:22 PM
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    Kappes03

    Kappes03 [OP] Legend of the UG

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    Only way a ship can go haha
     
  8. Mar 14, 2013 at 4:24 PM
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    Gramps

    Gramps My walker is faster than your Prius!

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    Colorado! Where else?
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    A small handful of select mods.
    Don't worry it will get there and 2 weeks later you will be re-assigned to the South Pole. :D
     
  9. Mar 14, 2013 at 11:21 PM
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    423 TACO

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    Looks good man can't wait to see it up here in person!
     
  10. Mar 15, 2013 at 3:22 PM
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    Kappes03

    Kappes03 [OP] Legend of the UG

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    Haha fortunately that won't happen but that would suck..
    Won't be too much longer now!
     
  11. Mar 16, 2013 at 4:43 PM
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    RockyMtnTRD

    RockyMtnTRD Wanderlust.

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    Looking good man!
     
  12. Mar 19, 2013 at 10:57 PM
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    Kappes03

    Kappes03 [OP] Legend of the UG

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    Thanks man. I sure do miss it! I've only driven it for about 15 days in the last 10 months!
     
  13. Apr 21, 2013 at 10:28 AM
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    Kappes03

    Kappes03 [OP] Legend of the UG

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    My truck finally arrived from Colorado the other day. I only drove for about 10 days since last May! I've been driving all weekend haha
     
  14. Apr 21, 2013 at 5:26 PM
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    NYCO

    NYCO go explore...

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    is it frozen yet?
     
  15. Apr 21, 2013 at 5:29 PM
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    Kappes03

    Kappes03 [OP] Legend of the UG

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    Been pretty warm up here, 45 degrees :D
     
  16. May 22, 2013 at 8:31 AM
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    tacom08

    tacom08 Well-Known Member

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    CIPA Corner Wedge Blind Spot Mirrors, Garmin GPS, squeaky seatbelts mod
    Nice build
     
  17. Jun 14, 2013 at 5:10 PM
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    Kappes03

    Kappes03 [OP] Legend of the UG

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    She made her way up here about a month ago... FIIIIIIIIINALLY

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  18. Jun 14, 2013 at 5:16 PM
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    krob32

    krob32 Well-Known Member

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    Great looking truck! Lift and tires fit well.
     
  19. Jun 26, 2013 at 9:30 PM
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    Kappes03

    Kappes03 [OP] Legend of the UG

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    Few pics from back in Colorado

    First wheeling trip
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  20. Jun 26, 2013 at 9:37 PM
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    Kappes03

    Kappes03 [OP] Legend of the UG

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    First Alaskan wheeling trip:

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    Amazing 360 views

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    Repping the Colorado plates
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