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My Fairly Generic 05 Access Cab Build

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Builds (2005-2015)' started by Bennett4, Oct 1, 2013.

  1. Oct 1, 2013 at 11:54 AM
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    Bennett4

    Bennett4 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    2005 Toyota Tacoma 4x4 Access Cab. 75K Miles.

    My most recent picture with leer100r (sorry for the crappy cell phone pic):
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    Must thank my dad for all the help getting it to this point.

    Got the truck from my father with 38k miles in 2009. The truck came 33” Mickey Thompson Baja MTZ and I had to add a spacer lift (limited funds) to avoid rubbing. Loved the tires but went with a more highway friendly tire once they wore out as this is my daily driver.



    Current Mods:


    Suspension:

    -Toytec Ultimate Lift Kit adjustable front coils
    - Bilstein 5100s
    - Dakar Leaf Pack
    - Front differential drop
    - LR UCAs
    - Sway bar relocate

    Armor:

    - Trail gear sliders welded on (covered in a spray on bedliner)
    - OEM front skid plate (covered in a spray on bedliner)

    Electronics:

    - Alpine deck with bluetooth
    - Alpine speakers in all four doors

    Misc:

    - Custom one piece driveshaft (Precision Drive LTD, OKC)
    - leer100R w/ sliding windows, cab sliding window, headliner
    - lock on the tailgate (w/ key)
    - Trail Teams TRD FJ center caps
    - OEM roof rack for access cab mod (saw the mod on TW)
    - BHLM
    - Color-matched grill and bumper
    - Sockmonkey Colorado State Flag bedside decal
    - Powder coated factory 17” rims
    - Sanded and sprayed emblems black
    - Weather Tech Digi Fit floormats
    - Hitch w/ lock
    - 265/70/r17 Firestone destination A/T
    - matching spare tire
    - aftermarket rearview mirror with homelink, compass, and outside temp

    The day i bought it:
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    W/ the awful spacer lift:
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    Installing the ULK w/ LR UCAs:
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    After having sanded the chrome off and painting the emblems black:
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    Colorado Bedside decals

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    Did the OEM roof rack mod for access cabs (found an excellent write up on TW):
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    Getting the bumper and grill painted to match the body (I hated the chrome!):
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    After the grill and bumper were installed before the raptor style grill:
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    After the Dakars and ULK (holding stage of raptor grill):

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    Also am open to any suggestions or thoughts! I like the idea of an overland expedition style and am thinking of moving in that direction.
     
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  2. Oct 1, 2013 at 4:59 PM
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    TooSense

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    Awesome truck, big difference with the color matched grill and bumper. I have the same color truck and would love to do that, but i am not to handy with painting haha
     
  3. Oct 1, 2013 at 5:34 PM
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    Bennett4

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    It really changed the whole look of the truck! I wasn't a fan of any of the chrome. Fortunately, my dad's best friend has a paint and body shop and my dad was able to paint it for a little bit of nothing.
     
  4. Oct 14, 2013 at 7:28 AM
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    Bennett4

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    Getting the sliders welded on.

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    Finished product.
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  5. Oct 22, 2013 at 3:51 PM
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    Bennett4

    Bennett4 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Got the Raptor Style Mesh from Craig (Homertaco) this past week and got it installed.

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  6. Oct 25, 2013 at 9:55 AM
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    Bennett4

    Bennett4 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Got the Raptor Grill done! Here is the write up: Raptor Grill Write-Up

    Will get some pics of the whole truck up soon!

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  7. Oct 25, 2013 at 8:16 PM
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    ChiveOn

    ChiveOn City Slickin' Redneck, I wear a suit with a mullet

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    Plasti-Dipped Emblems, Tonnopro Tri-fold toneau cover (for winter use only), AVS in-channel visors, Ultra Gauge, Tepui Kukenam RTT, Muteki Trail Hog 285/70/17, Pop N' Lock, Bilstein 5100's in the front set at .85 with Eibach coils, Bilstein 5100's in the rear with a Toytec AAL. Toytec drivers side spacers, Toytec diff drop kit. All Pro u-bolt flip kit, TJM Compressor (permanently mounted), Custom rack for the RTT over the bed, Tepui Kukenam RTT, Toyota Bed Mat, Cobra 75 WX ST CB Radio, and a lot of gear behind the seats.
    I love the roof rack on this truck, it made me look 2-3 times to confirm it was an a/c!

    Keep it up!
     
  8. Oct 26, 2013 at 9:39 PM
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    Bennett4

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    Thanks! It really wasn't that big of a project. Definitely changed the whole truck. I need to find the write up I used for the OEM roof rack to give credit.
     
  9. Oct 26, 2013 at 9:43 PM
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    Pdugan6

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    31570 R17 procomp mt2 on procomp alloy wheels trimmed fenders 2" out of rear 3" out of front Rear suspension:63"chevy springs mounted with ruff stuff chevy swap kit, 12" bilsteins ,All pro U-bolt flipkit extended brake lines and abs sensor tab Front suspension: pro comp 3" coil over lift Snugtop Snug Pro camper shell ATO high clearance bumper
    Looks real nice. I like that color.
     
  10. Nov 1, 2013 at 1:38 PM
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    Bennett4

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    Full shot of new grill


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  11. Nov 1, 2013 at 1:42 PM
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    Fiolo

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    Looks great dude
     
  12. Nov 1, 2013 at 3:25 PM
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    When you did the plastidipped badges did you remove them or mask off?
     
  13. Nov 2, 2013 at 7:24 AM
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    Bennett4

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    I actually didn't plastidip them. I took all the emblems off and sanded down the chrome so that paint would stick and then painted them black. I used 3M mounting tape to put the emblems back on the car.
     
  14. Nov 2, 2013 at 7:04 PM
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    Got it. :)
     
  15. Jan 27, 2014 at 6:46 PM
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    Got my raptor style lights in -- here is just a quick picture at night with my parking lights on. I followed the DIY Raptor Style Lights write up.
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  16. Jan 27, 2014 at 7:02 PM
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    Bennett4

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    After months of searching I finally caved and got a leer100R. So far I love it!!


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  17. Jan 27, 2014 at 9:15 PM
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    Truck looks awesome. I like that color!
     
  18. Jan 28, 2014 at 8:05 AM
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    Thanks man! I am pretty happy with how it turned out. The shell doesn't match perfectly but that is expected since my color has faded over the last 9 years in the sun.
     
  19. Jan 28, 2014 at 8:17 AM
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    HomerTaco Raptor Grill Buschwacker Fender Flares Borla Dual Exhaust Nfab Light bar Rigid Industry D2 Dually LED csjumper interior LED kit 267/75/16 Cooper A/T 16 inch MB Vortex Wheels
    Looks sweet! Seems im heading down the same road as you

    Love the Roof Rack, Im working up the bravery to do it lol Drilling the rood has me sketched out
     
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  20. Oct 13, 2014 at 7:41 PM
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    Bennett4

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    Finally fixed my take off vibrations! No cruising speed vibrations. Best $370 I've ever spent. Precision Drive LTD in OKC built this one piece driveshaft for me. Great guys to work with. [​IMG]
     
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