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Malburg114's '01 Prerunner->4wd SAS Build and Trip Reports

Discussion in '1st Gen. Builds (1995-2004)' started by malburg114, Jan 4, 2013.

  1. Jan 4, 2013 at 2:56 PM
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    malburg114

    malburg114 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    POST SAS BUILD SPECS. (DONE!!:bananadance:)

    As of 08/07/2016
    [​IMG]DSC_1131.JPG by Harrison M, on Flickr

    As of 05/04/2016
    [​IMG]DSC_0898.JPG by Harrison M, on Flickr

    [​IMG]DSC_0890.JPG by Harrison M, on Flickr

    [​IMG]DSC_0881.JPG by Harrison M, on Flickr

    As of 05/14/2016
    [​IMG]DSC_0695.JPG by Harrison M, on Flickr

    [​IMG]DSC_0699.JPG by Harrison M, on Flickr

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    Meet Bertha, orginally a 2wd Prerunner but now a 4wd Leaf Sprung Solid Axle Swapped Expedition Daily Driver Tacoma.
    Im sure I missed some things in the specs so let me know. All of the work has been done by myself and my dad.


    Since my truck isnt Pirate worthy and not long travel with light bars like most 1st gens on Tacomaworld, I dont quite fit in. But because I enjoy this forum, hope you enjoy this. :anonymous::luvya:

    PRE SAS TRIPS:

    New Years Trip to Nelson, Searchlight and Christmas Tree pass (12/31/2015-01/01/2016)
    Logandale Trails- (01/23/2016-01/24/2016)
    Valentines Trip 2016 (02/12/2016-02/14/2016)
    POST SAS TRIPS:
    Wheerlers Pass (05/04/2016)
    Rocky Gap Road (06/17/2016)
    Rocky Gap Road: Take 2 plus jeeps (06/23/2016)
    Wheelers Pass Overnighter (07/2/2016-07/03/2016)
    Carpenter Creek (07/16/2016)
    Vegas TW Wheelers Pass (08/07/2016)
    Mormon Wells-(08/12/2016-08/13/2016)
    Rocky Gap Night Wheeling-(08/27/2016)
    Rubicon Trail-MCR-(09/15/2016-09/19/2016)

    Link to the start of the swap

    Specs:
    2001 Toyota Tacoma Prerunner TRD

    How I got it:
    Bone Stock with 103,000 miles
    Had rhino roll on the flares and bumper and a bed protector
    Had a diffferent grill
    2nd and probably final owner

    Front:
    1985 Toyota Pickup axle with 1990 Pickup hubs and Tacoma Calipers and Rotors
    Front Range Tacoma/4Runner Brake Adapter
    4.88s and Detroit Locker
    Trussed
    Trail Gear Diff Cover
    Skys Frenched leaf spring hangers
    Leaf Sprung
    3 86-89 Rears Up Front with 3 Wagoneer Springs
    Fox 2.0 Remote Resi Shocks
    JY Bump Stops
    Boxed Frame
    1990 Toyota Steering Box with Drop Pitman Arm
    Custom Steering Shaft with Woodward coupler and Front Range Firewall Plate

    Rear:
    Tacoma Axle
    4.88s and E-Locker
    Trussed
    Trail Gear Diff Cover
    Chevy 63s with a Toyota Add a Leaf and Wagoneer Spring
    Frenched Front Hangers
    6" eye to eye Shackle
    Boxed frame
    Fox 2.0s with Remote Resi
    JY Bump Stops

    Engine and Drivetrain:
    Stock Engine with 2.4l Radiator
    Inchworm Prerunner Adapter
    Trail Gear Passenger Drop 4.7 Transfer Case with 2.28 Crawl box and Twin Sticks
    Custom Front Drive Shaft with Trail Gear Slip Yoke
    Shortened Rear Drive Shaft
    Magnaflow Catalytic Converter
    FlowMaster Muffler? Out the bed side


    Tires and Wheels:
    315/75/16 BFGoodrich KO2 All-Terrians
    8.5" wide rim with fake Beadlocks from Discount

    Armor:
    Custom Front Bumper with Winch
    Custom Swingout (In the works)
    Custom Sliders
    Custom Rack
    Full Belly Skids (In the works)

    Interior:
    Kenwood Excelon
    Kenwood factory replacement speakers
    Kicker 8" CompRt sub with Kicker 1200 watt amp
    Scion XD Seats
    Twin Sticks and Crawl Box shifter in a hacked up center console

    Recovery: All mounted in a Military Medical box in the bed or storage under the rear seats
    Tow strap (x2, One with hooks, one without)
    48" High lift
    Rotopax- 2 gallon gas and water
    Old Foldable Military Shovel

    Exterior Misc:
    CVT Mount Bachelor RTT with Annex
    All Chrome blacked out
    Removed/Moved misc badges

    Plans:
    Drive it :luvya:
    Swingout Rear Bumper
    Half Doors
    Box in bed with a battery
    Bed lights and solar panels
    Glove Box lock
    Seat Covers
    Rear wire add ons to new fuse box
    Light switches to the center console and cigarrett lighter in the bed
    Remove Driver side rear bench seat and make a storage box
    Clean headlights
    Change gear oil in Transfer case and rear axle, maybe front depending on use








     
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  2. Jan 5, 2013 at 9:35 PM
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    Trowbocop

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    Volant Cold Air Intake, 3" JBA Catback Exhaust, JBA Headers, rock sliders, Kobalt toolbox, bedlined rocker panels, derped grill, rims and emblems, custom rear bumper, OME Nitrocharger Sport Suspension 881s & Dakars +aal, 265-75-16 duratracs, Herculined bed, weathertech digital cut floormats, cb & external speaker, dumped exhaust after axle, FourWheelCamper
    :popcorn:
    Stoked to see progress on this build, I built my sliders and rear bumper. GL
     
  3. Aug 22, 2013 at 5:14 PM
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    malburg114

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    Got busy and forgot about this build.

    Here is what I have done:
    New tires and rim (Aluminum 16 in black rims with 33 by 11.5 General Grabbers)
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    Rear Bumper:
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    Made some steps/sliders
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    Painted the grill and surrounding
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    Painted the badges
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    and am currently working on a tire rack
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    Im goning to finish the spare tire and start working on the front bumper.
     
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  4. Aug 25, 2013 at 4:28 PM
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    Forgot to mention that the camburg uca's were put on along with the fox shocks and ome 2.5" leaf pack.

    What do you guys think?
     
  5. Aug 25, 2013 at 4:31 PM
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    95 taco

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    I like it, good job :thumbsup:
     
  6. Aug 25, 2013 at 7:32 PM
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    malburg114

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    Should be starting the front bumper here soon.

    Haven't done much off roading yet but towes a trailer with 2 bikes great! Seems to handle fine down semi ruff dirt roads.
     
  7. Aug 26, 2013 at 10:51 AM
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    Looking good! How are the UCAs treating you?
     
  8. Aug 27, 2013 at 5:07 PM
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    malburg114

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    UCA's have been great! went in without a problem and haven't had a problem with them yet.
     
  9. Sep 4, 2013 at 9:17 PM
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  10. Sep 5, 2013 at 9:42 AM
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    3xLocked, lifted, well used
    I like the tire carrier
     
  11. Sep 5, 2013 at 8:48 PM
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    malburg114

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    Thanks. Just have to make the feet to mount it to the bed and then I'm going to put a few things coming off of it. Should have it done real soon.
     
  12. Sep 8, 2013 at 12:23 PM
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    malburg114

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    Went out riding yesterday. Dirt was perfect and it was really nice out. snapped a few pictures of the truck and also took the trailer off and went cruising around a little.

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    got her a little muddy :)
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  13. Sep 9, 2013 at 7:39 PM
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    malburg114 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Got some goodies yesterday. (off an old race car we used to have)
    4 lights (2 new, 1 used, 1 with no lens but going to fix it)
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    Got this from a garage sale for a couple bucks
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    got 3 of these with 2 mounts for 10 bucks!! Love garage sales. My dads gonna take 1 mount with two gas cans and im gonna take the water can and mount.
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  14. Sep 22, 2013 at 5:13 PM
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    Front bumper is almost done... Have to finish welding then off to get powder coated... will post pictures soon.
     
  15. Oct 11, 2013 at 9:16 AM
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    malburg114

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    anyone know of some good LED Pods that cost around $50? looking to get 2.
     
  16. Oct 14, 2013 at 11:15 AM
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    malburg114

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    Going to order 2 or 3 digi diodes pods in the next few days for the bumper. will post more pictures soon.

    Anyone done the gauge cluster light swap? is it farely easy? not very good with electical stuff and dont want to mess anything up.

    Also, has anyone found led interior lights for the map and dome lights that work for the 01-04 tacos.
     
  17. Oct 14, 2013 at 11:17 AM
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    I don't know about the cluster light swap, but for the Map and dome lights PM CSjumper (the LED guy).
     
  18. Oct 14, 2013 at 11:33 AM
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    malburg114

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    Thanks. Have been looking for the dome lights for a while and will be shooting him a pm.
     
  19. Nov 12, 2013 at 6:00 PM
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    malburg114

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    Finished the bumper and am really happy with how it came out.

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    All the lights.

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    Just the pods.

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    Just the hids.

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    What do you guys think?
     
  20. Dec 30, 2013 at 9:30 PM
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    Subbed, how do you like those grabbers? How the power with 33's? I'm running 32 now and still has some balls.. Need tires soon and I'm thinking about going 33
     
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