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My 02 SR5 4WD Build - "T. Belle"

Discussion in '1st Gen. Builds (1995-2004)' started by deez, Feb 10, 2013.

  1. Jul 1, 2014 at 2:22 PM
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    deez

    deez [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Haha yeah, still alive.

    Busy with guns and new dog. And now a new cat (+ kittens). Free kitten available ;)

    Been awhile since I've updated this page, a few mods are missing.
     
  2. Jul 1, 2014 at 2:26 PM
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    Same here, just guns no animals, lol
     
  3. Jul 1, 2014 at 2:32 PM
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    deez

    deez [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Go with a swing-out tire carrier/rear bumper. Had I not gone this route, that's what I would've gone with (I'd still have the option to add a bedrack + RTT). I just wanted something different...
     
  4. Jul 1, 2014 at 2:39 PM
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    deez

    deez [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Fortunately for you, you're not here permanently. With all these stupid new CA laws coming, I gotta get em while I still can.

    As for animals, your daughters are more than enough haha.
     
  5. Jan 15, 2015 at 11:37 AM
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    Just re-read your build. Definitely one of my top three builds on this site. Very cool!!
     
  6. Jan 15, 2015 at 12:31 PM
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    CanisLupus

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    Try putting on my ATO 1/4'' 70# IFS skid...then 50# mid skid...then 30# T-case skid by yourself...oof!

    Truck looks great!

    Matt
     
  7. Jan 27, 2015 at 2:07 PM
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    Many thanks, quetzal!

    Wow, I'm quite honored and humbled. So many great builds out there, I wouldn't even place myself in the Top 25!


    Many thanks, Matt!

    By yourself? Man, you're crazy. My whole body got sore just from reading about it haha.
     
  8. Jan 29, 2015 at 8:17 PM
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    CanisLupus

    CanisLupus Member since 2011

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    Yep, 150# worth of skids on my own. Certainly wore out the arms and neck having to reach around to find a bolt by my side, then at least get a bolt in a corner so some of the weight was off my chest. :)

    Going to have to go through it again this spring when I re-paint all the skids :frusty:

    Matt
     
  9. Jan 29, 2015 at 9:56 PM
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    Absolutely beautiful truck, and your skill with the wiring is very impressive. Any other plans or happy to leave/use it where it sits?
     
  10. Feb 16, 2015 at 12:30 PM
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    It's times like this I really wish I had a lift in my garage.


    Thanks for the kind words, squeethebee!

    No other plans for it, except for a new clutch. Otherwise, it's pretty much done.
     
  11. Feb 16, 2015 at 4:51 PM
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    Not much else to do it seems without getting too crazy, SAS and whatnot. One question if I may, are the additional braces necessary because of the hi lift, or purely aesthetic?

    IMG_6636_zpsd53bd913_0d9b479a90dd1595214585cea990db9ad8de8a3f.jpg
     
  12. Feb 16, 2015 at 7:19 PM
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    I considered SAS and L/T, but rather get an 80-series LC for that kind of $$$.

    The side braces are mostly cosmetic. Not a big fan of plain single hoops and I figured they can only help with structural integrity.
     
  13. Aug 9, 2015 at 8:47 PM
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    i was wondering how did you mount your bucket seats? did it come with hardware and brackets or did you have to get new stuff? I've been wanting bucket seats for my 03 i just didn't know what to get or how you'd remount them
     
  14. Nov 1, 2019 at 7:03 AM
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    Arctic Taco

    Arctic Taco Serenity-the Arctic Taco, another slow build

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    Really like the build, gotta love a 1st gen!
    I do have a question regarding the HiLux console section, as I am looking at something like that, as well as a switch plate to go in the void beneath the stereo. Did you have to source that off shore? What search parameters did you use?
     
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