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Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by bigguy78619, May 15, 2009.

  1. May 15, 2009 at 2:20 PM
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    bigguy78619

    bigguy78619 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    whos is doing any mod to their truck this weekend? and what?

    i have the weekend off for the first time in a while and going to be trying the satoshi mod, i got an extra grill off my cousins tacoma for $20. Also going to try the BHLM with my cousin. Hope it turns out well.
     
  2. May 15, 2009 at 2:21 PM
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    ZonKs

    ZonKs Can speak french in Russian.

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    putting on my new UWS lowprofile. That thing is nice. Expensive, but nice.
     
  3. May 15, 2009 at 2:29 PM
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    thebigk

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    I ordered the sport pedals today. Last of my interior mods........hopefully!
     
  4. May 15, 2009 at 7:20 PM
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    toughtaco

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    I just got my Maxxis Big Horns 285/70/17 and the AFE throttle body spacer put in. I tried to post pics but I did not have any luck. I will try again, the truck is looking good. This coming Tuesday or Wednesday I am getting the Grillcraft MX and some super bright PIAA's mounted behind the grill. I am excited!!!!!
     
  5. May 15, 2009 at 7:24 PM
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    Lentsnh

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    Just bought some 5100s :D
     
  6. May 15, 2009 at 7:25 PM
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    Untamed_SS

    Untamed_SS Stayed Up Too Late

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    Just painted engine cover! :D
     
  7. May 15, 2009 at 7:27 PM
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    TheTacoManChach

    TheTacoManChach I AM THE GREAT CHACHOLIO!!!

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    puttin the sockmonkeys on the bedside tomorrow morning bright and early
    I just taped off where ima puttem so they install real easy
     
  8. May 15, 2009 at 7:29 PM
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    Brunes

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    Nothing this weekend or next...But the weekend after that (if I'm not flying)...I'll be doing my lift install.
     
  9. May 15, 2009 at 7:35 PM
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    Lentsnh

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    Hey bro Im just saying Youre not going to get alot out of that Trottle spacer...... just whistles.

    But on a positive note awesome Wheels! Good choice
     
  10. May 15, 2009 at 7:40 PM
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    toughtaco

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    TRD CAI, MBRP dual exhaust, PIAA headlights and driving lights, 5% limo tint, 3 inch Skyjacker lift , AFE throttle body spacer, 285/70/17 BF Goodright AT TA KO, Grillcraft MX with PIAA's behind the grill, anytime fog light mod, reverse camera anytime mod, and PIAA fog lights on the rear bumper anytime mod light bar behind back window with truck lights for reverse assistance, Optima Red Top Battery, Onza 3x5" LEd reverse lights attached to light bar behind cab
    Thanks about the tires got an awesome price on them and they are fairly aggressive looking. I know it doesn't help without photos. As far as the throttle body spacer......... it seems like everyone here has negative to say about it but the mechanics say they work.... have to dyno with and without.....
     
  11. May 15, 2009 at 7:43 PM
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    Next Tues or Wed..... I know its not the weekend the grillcraft MX and PIAA's are getting mounted behing the grillcraft... I am excited about that. I am wondering if anyone knows how to get their hands on the oldstyle TOYOTA emblem everyone has mounted on the grill. Thanks in advance for assistance.
     
  12. May 15, 2009 at 7:59 PM
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    Lifesaflaw123 put his TOYOTA from his tailgate and put it on his Satoshi. In the lower right hand corner. Looks really good there
     
  13. May 15, 2009 at 8:00 PM
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    Iveheard that their a waste... Im not sure about the dyno part though. Talk to Chris4x4 about that part:)
     
  14. May 15, 2009 at 8:04 PM
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    Zombie Runner

    Zombie Runner Are these black helicopters for me?

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    LED interior lights, stubby antenna, Pioneer in dash screen, good driver mod.
    Took the stickers off my bedsides and did the LED cupholder mod. also added some blue led's under my dash to light up the front floorboards. BRB with pics.
     
  15. May 15, 2009 at 8:06 PM
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    toughtaco

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    I am going to have to dyno with and without, right up the street from the shop that put it in is a shop that has a dyno.... if they will do it I will let you know. I hope it wasnt a waste. The rest of the performance mods were .... mbrp dual exhaust and trd cai were easily noticable. But I only drove the truck after throttle body spacer was installled to go get tires mounted so I couldnt really tell if anything was noticable.
     
  16. May 15, 2009 at 8:06 PM
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    Brunes

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    They do work in some applications- The 1GR engine isn't one of them.

    http://searchwarp.com/swa235350.htm
     
  17. May 15, 2009 at 8:08 PM
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    AFE claims the throttle body adds 10 horsepower. Not to sound ignorant though, I hope that's accurate.
     
  18. May 15, 2009 at 8:16 PM
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    Zombie Runner

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  19. May 15, 2009 at 9:24 PM
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    thebigk

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    ^^^ Lookin Good! I put LEDs in my console last week.....thinkin about the cupholders.
     
  20. May 15, 2009 at 9:27 PM
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    i think i might paint my tube steps this weekend. and i was thinking about painting the dash/cd player thingy.
     
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