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My Build

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

  1. 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!
     
  2. 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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  3. Oct 27, 2013 at 12:59 PM
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    F16TACO

    F16TACO Well-Known Member

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    Glad to hear the lift is doing well. It's like 50/50 from everyone on forums about how well the FB lift does. I think the naysayers are either doin shit the lift is not made for or just nitpicking.

    I wont be back to Vegas as far as I know. On Terceira Island now, don't know where I'm goin next.

    It sucks because I can't get 3r3 Toyota paint shipped here to have my bumper painted at the local garage. Oh well.

    Trucks is lookin good man. Can't wait to see that Satoshi on there.
     
  4. Nov 12, 2013 at 2:19 PM
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    F16TACO

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    Do you remember the part numbers for your rear shocks that came with the FB lift? I just got mine in the mail and they sent me two different shocks. Just wanted to bump the part numbers against yours to see if either one of them is correct.

    one is 2400LL
    the other is 2400SL
    (the 2400SL one is def the wrong one cause its has a bushing, eye to eye type rod end that mounts on a post instead of the threaded end that mounts into the tower)

    Thanks in advance for the help.
     
  5. Dec 30, 2013 at 2:44 PM
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    jamesrenoallen

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    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?
     
  6. 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
     
  7. Dec 30, 2013 at 10:25 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
    Some recent pics of my 5-lugger wheeling

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  8. Dec 31, 2013 at 10:28 AM
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    F16TACO

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    Jesus all the four doors!!!
     
  9. Dec 31, 2013 at 7:39 PM
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    TheRedTac0

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

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    I was the only reg cab. everyone else was a four door! No AC
     
  10. Jan 1, 2014 at 12:41 PM
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    jamesrenoallen

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    those pictures are awesome! Your truck looks like it should be in a Toyota commercial.
     
  11. Jan 1, 2014 at 5:33 PM
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    fgcutaco

    fgcutaco Fly rod in one hand, hockey stick in the other

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    Agreed!

    Truck's looking great man! :thumbsup:
     
  12. Jan 1, 2014 at 10:01 PM
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    Staples

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    Very clean looking build! Quick question, the billet grille that you're running, is that a full grille replacement or did you paint / plastic dip it? I like the satin finish a lot.


    Same thing with the bottom of your bumper? Plastic dipped or just painted when you color matched it?
     
  13. Jan 1, 2014 at 11:46 PM
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    ArMarine04

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    Nice looking truck, I dig those wheels. How long have you had those falkens and how are they holding up? I leaning toward a set for myself, trying to get some good feedback on them.
     
  14. Jan 2, 2014 at 7:48 AM
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    Phil Dammit

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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.
    You locked or LSD'd in the rear? And needs s/c
     
  15. Jan 2, 2014 at 10:37 AM
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    TheRedTac0

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

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    The billet grille was a cut out replacement, had to cut out the main piece of the grille. It's still from my stock grille. I plasti-dipped the entire thing to get that flat black look.

    The bottom bumper I purchased from a member on here (Stup1dHurts)
    I believe he just did the bottom valence in a permanent flat black finish.

    I've had the Falkens for over a year and a half now and they are holding up great! Get the Wildpeak A/T's they've held up amazingly!

    I have LSD, no locker. I'd supercharge it if I knew I was keeping the 5-lug for life
     
  16. Jan 2, 2014 at 10:37 AM
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    Phil Dammit

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    Nice which one you got? And quitter.:cool:
     
  17. Jan 14, 2014 at 6:36 PM
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    AgMechTacoma

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    Hey man, nice truck:thumbsup:. How does it perform with the 31's? Is there a noticeable power loss?
     
  18. Feb 2, 2014 at 10:41 AM
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    TheRedTac0

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

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    31's rode great, there is a noticeable power loss but you've gotta expect that when you change tire sizes drastically.
     
  19. Feb 2, 2014 at 1:37 PM
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    AgMechTacoma

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    I have 30's right now, and I really can't tell much of a difference over stock. I was thinking about going up to 31's next time I buy tires. Sorry to see that your truck got totaled :eek:. You had a nice looking rig.
     
  20. Feb 3, 2014 at 12:17 AM
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    Brendo Ballz808

    Brendo Ballz808 Slammed or lifted.. ANYTHING IS BETTER THAN STOCK

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    Check out my build:)
    WHOOOAA what happen bro !
     
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