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My Build

Discussion in '5 Lug' started by TheRedTac0, Dec 18, 2011.

  1. Nov 6, 2012 at 6:22 PM
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    TheRedTac0

    TheRedTac0 [OP] Just a Taco guy, both food & truck

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    BHLM, Black Housing Altezza Taillights, 3-piece billet grille, Fatbob's 2.75" Lift with AAL, 15x8 Ion Alloy Wheels wrapped in 31x10.5 Falken's
    So, I don't want to take away from SockMonkeys spectacular work, however I made these custom decals for my taco. I think they turned out great!! Now if only I knew how to print vinyl..:(

    Let me know your thoughts!

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  2. Nov 6, 2012 at 6:29 PM
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    Slimwood Shady

    Slimwood Shady I love your mom!

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    Tough as woodpecker lips...
    Icon Ext Travel COs w/700lb King ID springs Icon VS 2.0 Rear Shocks All-Pro Expo Leaf Pack TC UCA Retrofit Headlights Wet Okles Weathertech Floor Mats TRD Exhaust ATO rear bumper w/swing out tire carrier ARB bumper Smittybilt XRC8 ATO IFS, Tranny, Transfer, and gas tanks skid 4x Innovation DOM sliders w/kickout
    Looks good...PM ruggedT...local guy in VA with a vynal printer who can probably help you out...
     
  3. Nov 6, 2012 at 10:11 PM
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    TheRedTac0

    TheRedTac0 [OP] Just a Taco guy, both food & truck

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    BHLM, Black Housing Altezza Taillights, 3-piece billet grille, Fatbob's 2.75" Lift with AAL, 15x8 Ion Alloy Wheels wrapped in 31x10.5 Falken's
    Thanks Shady, but I just found a local guy out here in Vegas that will help me out! :D but thanks again
     
  4. Dec 11, 2012 at 12:32 AM
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    Minnis12

    Minnis12 Well-Known Member

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    de-flapped, Pro-Flow Super V muffler, Pilot offroad lights with 7 color changing LED's, fog lights
    Really like the build. Looks damn good. Do you have any rubbing problems with the tires? And did you re-gear it or does it run fine with stock gearing on the tires?
     
  5. Dec 11, 2012 at 11:55 AM
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    TheRedTac0

    TheRedTac0 [OP] Just a Taco guy, both food & truck

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    BHLM, Black Housing Altezza Taillights, 3-piece billet grille, Fatbob's 2.75" Lift with AAL, 15x8 Ion Alloy Wheels wrapped in 31x10.5 Falken's
    I had to do the black box mod, to avoid rubbing but otherwise I haven't had any issues with them. and I average about 18 mpg street with the stock gears and larger tires, there is a power loss but I baby my truck by trying to keep it under 2000 RPM (maximum) when accelerating. I will re-gear when I get the money and time for it.
     
  6. Apr 11, 2013 at 1:01 AM
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    TacoShredsn

    TacoShredsn Well-Known Member

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    Maxtrac spindles, Raptor Style Satoshi Grille, BHLM, HID headlights, Rugged Ridge HID lights, LightForce light locks, custom fabricated off-road bumper, smoked tail lights w/LEDs, Pioneer AVH-P3100DVD double DIN w/ parking brake microbypass, 2 Kicker 12" subwoofers w/ Sony Xplod 800w amp, Moto Metal 951s, BFG AT 285s, GoRhino Dominator II steps, K&N cold air intake, blue LED interior dome light, white LED interior overhead lights, LEDGlow Blue interior lighting, LED license plate lights, front Fox 2.5 Coilover shocks, Total Chaos UCA's, rear Fox 2.0 adj resi's, Custom 3" Deaver J66 Leaf Springs, Flowmaster 40 muffler, Carbon XP windshield tint, FatMat sound deadening, back-up camera
    As I said earlier, one of the nicest five lugs I've seen. Your truck makes it look good and I'm liking the color match shop. Btw, I'm holding you to those tailgate brake LEDs haha :D
     
  7. Apr 11, 2013 at 11:35 AM
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    TheRedTac0

    TheRedTac0 [OP] Just a Taco guy, both food & truck

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    BHLM, Black Housing Altezza Taillights, 3-piece billet grille, Fatbob's 2.75" Lift with AAL, 15x8 Ion Alloy Wheels wrapped in 31x10.5 Falken's
    Come back out next wednesday and they are all yours hahaha. :cool::D
     
  8. Apr 11, 2013 at 5:41 PM
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    TacoShredsn

    TacoShredsn Well-Known Member

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    Maxtrac spindles, Raptor Style Satoshi Grille, BHLM, HID headlights, Rugged Ridge HID lights, LightForce light locks, custom fabricated off-road bumper, smoked tail lights w/LEDs, Pioneer AVH-P3100DVD double DIN w/ parking brake microbypass, 2 Kicker 12" subwoofers w/ Sony Xplod 800w amp, Moto Metal 951s, BFG AT 285s, GoRhino Dominator II steps, K&N cold air intake, blue LED interior dome light, white LED interior overhead lights, LEDGlow Blue interior lighting, LED license plate lights, front Fox 2.5 Coilover shocks, Total Chaos UCA's, rear Fox 2.0 adj resi's, Custom 3" Deaver J66 Leaf Springs, Flowmaster 40 muffler, Carbon XP windshield tint, FatMat sound deadening, back-up camera
    Sounds good broski!
     
  9. May 19, 2013 at 2:43 PM
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    TheRedTac0

    TheRedTac0 [OP] Just a Taco guy, both food & truck

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    BHLM, Black Housing Altezza Taillights, 3-piece billet grille, Fatbob's 2.75" Lift with AAL, 15x8 Ion Alloy Wheels wrapped in 31x10.5 Falken's
    Just updating everyone with some current pictures! :D:cool:

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  10. May 19, 2013 at 4:57 PM
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    2TRunner

    2TRunner Don't give up here just yet

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    Brute Force Bumpers: rear & custom front tube, Saw-A-Way Racerunner 2.5 Coilovers with Total Chaos UCAs. Icon AAL.
    All the clean 5 lugs, I need to wash mine.
     
  11. May 19, 2013 at 5:26 PM
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    tacom08

    tacom08 Well-Known Member

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    Cool ride
     
  12. May 19, 2013 at 5:29 PM
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    somethinboutayota

    somethinboutayota Dorthy left Kansas for a reason

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    Debadged and painted, plasti-dip bumper , Sock monkey decals, tool box, K&N cold air intake, flag holder/fishing pole holder, Satoshi, magnaflow 40 series, spidertrax wheel spacers, map lights, led reverse lights, led dash assembly lights, roof top LED bar
    Nice job on the decal, I just recently purchased some decals from Sock myself.
     
  13. May 19, 2013 at 8:13 PM
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    TheRedTac0

    TheRedTac0 [OP] Just a Taco guy, both food & truck

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    hahahaha no no no! mine's not clean at all! I mean it's probably cleaner than most, but I have all these black marks on the side of my truck from the rain on the asphalt. I picked out the pictures where the marks were least noticable
     
  14. Aug 4, 2013 at 2:08 PM
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    TheRedTac0

    TheRedTac0 [OP] Just a Taco guy, both food & truck

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    Some updated pics of the 5-lugger slugger

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  15. Sep 30, 2013 at 7:32 PM
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    TheRedTac0

    TheRedTac0 [OP] Just a Taco guy, both food & truck

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    Did another mod this weekend. Derp'd the roof and emblems. Still debating on whether to keep it or not
    What do you guys think of it?

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  16. Oct 23, 2013 at 11:47 AM
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    Phil Dammit

    Phil Dammit Well-Known Member

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    4.5/5.5 drop, DJM arms, QA1 coilovers, 6lug leafs, QA1 18-way, rear swaybar, Batwing Big brakes, high flow cat, indy/hurst shifter, memphis amps, focal 3-ways, Eclipse AV unit, SunDown 10" custom box, TRD bucket swap.
    Gearing on a 31 really isn needed. I did 31's for two years on stock gears, then 32's on stock with aftermarket exhaust. 4.10's will get you some better acceleration but not a large gain. Look into doing LSD first so you can hook up better in the DEZ. As for your under 2k max. Don't be scurred to take her up to red line, even though max power is built around 4500. My Whitney has never been babied and still going strong at 170k.
     
  17. Oct 27, 2013 at 11:22 AM
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    TheRedTac0

    TheRedTac0 [OP] Just a Taco guy, both food & truck

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    BHLM, Black Housing Altezza Taillights, 3-piece billet grille, Fatbob's 2.75" Lift with AAL, 15x8 Ion Alloy Wheels wrapped in 31x10.5 Falken's
    The lift holds up extremely well! The rear shocks are incredible. They are a bit stiff but you won't ever have to worry about the rear sagging or having a "bro-lean"

    Will you be coming back to vegas anytime in the future?
    And yeah the colormatched bumper is my favorite addition, I also derp'ed the grille black so it really looks clean!
     
  18. Oct 27, 2013 at 11:28 AM
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    TheRedTac0

    TheRedTac0 [OP] Just a Taco guy, both food & truck

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    Derp'd the current grille while the satoshi is getting ready.

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  19. Dec 30, 2013 at 2:44 PM
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    jamesrenoallen

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    lifted 06 reg-cab impulse
    Working on blacking it out, bull bar with KC lights, Smittybilt nerf steps, BHLM, Fat Bob's 2.75" lift
    bad ass truck man! How much do you estimate you have in it so far?
     
  20. Dec 30, 2013 at 9:56 PM
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    TheRedTac0

    TheRedTac0 [OP] Just a Taco guy, both food & truck

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    Shit...I'd think about $2,300-$3,000 in total? thats my best guess
     
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