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My First Build

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Builds (2005-2015)' started by kriskross, May 7, 2012.

  1. May 7, 2012 at 9:24 AM
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    kriskross

    kriskross [OP] Shits & Giggles

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    This truck died in a tragic water accident. She was quickly replaced by another. You can almost cut the jealousy with a knife. RIP

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    In her prime:

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    Stock:

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    Then:

    ARB Bumper, IPF Lights, Plasti-dip wheels

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    After:

    Wheels and tires, BHLM

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    Winch, Rock sliders, IFS skid

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    CBI rear bumper

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    Bed rack, tube fenders, spare tire mount, front and rear suspension

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    CBI front bumper

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    Performance:
    K&N cold air intake
    Flowmaster exhaust, currently chopped just forward of axle
    DT ST Headers

    Suspension
    RadFlo Extended travel 600lb 2.5" adjustable coilovers
    LR UCAs
    King 12" rear shocks w custom mounts
    AllPro Expo leaf pack
    Famous Fabrication shackles
    AllPro Ubolt flip
    AllPro spindle gussets

    Interior:
    WeatherTech Digifit floor mats
    MagLite mod
    "Oh Shit Handle" wrapped in 550
    Fire extinguisher

    Cosmetics:
    Smoked taillights
    Debadged
    25% window tint added on top of stock tint
    Punkin mod
    Ouch mod

    Armor:
    CBI Moab 2.0 front bumper
    CBI Rock Sliders DOM w Kickout
    CBI Bushmaster 2.0 High Clearance rear bumper with Rigid SRM floods and hitch
    Custom IFS+TCase Skid
    Custom bed rack and tube fender wrap-arounds courtesy of LittleBro 5

    Recovery
    Warn M8000-s
    Hi-Lift Extreme
    QuickFist mounted shovel and axe

    Audio
    Pioneer AppRadio double din 7" deck
    Boston G1 8" sub
    Kenwood Ex 500 amp
    Morel Tempo 6x9s

    Accessories:
    Halo projector headlights with 8000 HID upgrade
    Viper remote start security system
    RedLine Tuning QuickLift Plus Hood Struts
    Cobra 25 CB Radio
    Antennae tuned and remounted to front left hood mount. HUGE improvement!
    Firestik 4'
    Train horn powered from air supply/tank with pushbutton on dash
    HELLA two-tone horn
    Spare tire mounted in bed courtesy of Littlebro 5
    ARB Twin OBA CKMTA12
    Backup camera anytime mod
    Interior LEDs
    Reverse light LEDs
    Third brake light LEDs
    PlasmaGlow Firestorm light bar
    Mounting bracket for hi-lift, shovel and axe courtesy of Littlebro 5
    L track cargo tie-down for mounting toolbox in bed
    UltraGauge EM v1.2

    Misc.
    Removed engine cover
    Replaced fender flares with rubber flaring
    Punkin mod
    Black carpet after water accident

    Kicks
    BFG A/T TKO 265/70/17
    17x9 ProComp 7069
    Spidertrax 1.25" wheel spacers x4

    ON ORDER!!!:


    Future mods
    Flatbed -maybe-
    Safari Snorkel SS135HFD Modified for '05-'10 Toyota Tacoma
    Wet Okole Seat Covers
    TRD or AFE CAI to go with Safari Snorkel
    Gas can carrier or long range fuel tank
    CVT tent
    Water storage
    Water pump with shower system
    ARB fridge
    Bed storage
    Dual battery system
    Ditch kit
    Water purification
    Fire starting kit
    Whistle
    Radio
    Emergency blanket
    550 cord
    Light tarp
    Medical kit
    Emergency foodstuffs
    Knife

    Past Mods
    ARB front bumper
    6" IPF Lights
    AllPro IFS skid FOR SALE!!!
    5gal air tank

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U9cYEdvMUjk&list=UUflgqSjpCYpQhg3uCSHW33A

    http://youtu.be/ZK3EnOVd758
     
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  2. May 7, 2012 at 9:25 AM
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    Aw9d

    Aw9d That one guy

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    Looks really good!
     
  3. May 7, 2012 at 3:12 PM
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    kriskross

    kriskross [OP] Shits & Giggles

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    Thanks! Always looking for tips and hints! Already got a couple guys saying the ARB bumper should be supported by some aftermarket suspension, something I was a little afraid of at first but kind of look forward to now.
     
  4. May 8, 2012 at 1:17 PM
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    gusher

    gusher SUPERCHARGED!!!

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    '08 Indigo Double Cab TRD Sport 4x4 Long Bed, Grillcraft grill, Pioneer AVH-P3200BT head unit, XM receiver, Boyo backup camera, Custom devil horns Toyota logo, Black headlight mod, Fog lights on anytime mod, Maglight mount, Weathertech floor liners, Debadged, Trex color-matched eyelids, Access tonneau cover, Toyota bed divider, Sno-way 7'4" snow plow, Auxiliary backup lights, Rear spring TSB, Removed front mud flaps, 2.5" Hell Bent Steel front lift, 285/70-17 Goodyear Wrangler Duratracs, Satin black MB TKO wheels, Black Go Rhino Dominator II nerf steps, custom HomeLink install, CompuStar remote starter, Redline Tuning QuickLift Elite hood struts, Toyota bed mat, Custom short Taco antenna, TRD cold air intake, TRD exhaust, TRD supercharger
    Lookin' good man...
     
  5. Jun 18, 2012 at 9:39 AM
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    kriskross

    kriskross [OP] Shits & Giggles

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    Here is a pic of the engine bay and the K&N intake. SOOO much more room without that huge stock intake manifold. I also removed the plastic shield. Just something else to get dirty.
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  6. Jun 18, 2012 at 10:03 AM
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    kriskross

    kriskross [OP] Shits & Giggles

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    I used to wonder what the three bolts were for on top of the passenger fender inside the enginebay. I wasn't until I installed the intake that it named it since it used one of the bolts. It is for the ABS pump. Which is funny because I definitely have ABS but somehow don't need a pump??? If someone can explain this to me, please do. Here is a a pic of it if you don't know what I am talking about.
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  7. Jun 19, 2012 at 5:52 PM
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    Slimwood Shady

    Slimwood Shady I love your mom!

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    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
    lol, on the 09 off rds, the ABS is on the drivers side near the brake booster. Those studs are there still...I used them to install my winch silinoid..
     
  8. Jun 20, 2012 at 10:24 AM
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    kriskross [OP] Shits & Giggles

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    Speaking of winch, can you tell me a little about yours? I haven't done a lot of shopping around yet but I hear they are expensive. Also that there are a couple different types of winch.
     
  9. Jun 20, 2012 at 2:46 PM
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    Slimwood Shady

    Slimwood Shady I love your mom!

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    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
    I honestly dont know much myself:embarrassed: i just got mine because it was only $100 when i bought my arb:rolleyes: you want at least an 8k winch though. That much I do know. A lot of people hate on the smittybuilt xrc winches because the silinoid tends to stop working do to corrosion. The people who have siliconed them have had good luck though. Do some searches on here and you will see what i am talking about.
     
  10. Jun 20, 2012 at 2:54 PM
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    VirginiaBound Whyareyoureadingthis?

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    Looks good bud!
     
  11. Jun 20, 2012 at 3:24 PM
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    Good to know I'm not the only one. Thanks for the help man.
     
  12. Jun 20, 2012 at 3:25 PM
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    Thanks!
     
  13. Jun 20, 2012 at 3:31 PM
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    6" BDS lift in front, warn winch, AFE cold air intake & exhaust, Body Armor Rear bumper, Tuffy in bed storage box, DZ bed mat, ARB front bumper & Warn winch w/light kit, Husky floor mats, dash mat,
    Nice truck...I have had warn winches on my trucks/jeeps since 1977!!! I have never had any trouble with them! Never!!! Never even had to service one yet! They are local to me too! I even have them on my ATV's too!!!!
     
  14. Jun 20, 2012 at 3:42 PM
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    Nice! Thanks for the tip! I will definitely look into them!
     
  15. Jun 20, 2012 at 4:04 PM
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    Slimwood Shady

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    I actually wanted to buy a warn, but i couldnt pass up the xrc8 for only $100...i paid another $30 for a 3yr no questions asked warranty through 4wheelparts.com
     
  16. Jun 20, 2012 at 4:14 PM
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    kriskross [OP] Shits & Giggles

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    If Linwood gets a xrc8 for $100, how much do warns usually go for?
     
  17. Jun 20, 2012 at 4:15 PM
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    Slimwood Shady

    Slimwood Shady I love your mom!

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    They run for like $600:eek: the xrc was only $100 if you buy an arb bumper at the same time
     
  18. Jun 21, 2012 at 10:57 AM
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    kriskross

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    Then I guess its too bad I already have my ARB...
     
  19. Jul 15, 2012 at 10:56 PM
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    Out with the old, in with the new!

    Super easy install! Just had to buy a bigger jack and jack stands. ToyTec had really good install instructions. Love my new suspension!!!

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  20. Jul 16, 2012 at 8:27 AM
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    kriskross

    kriskross [OP] Shits & Giggles

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    Just ordered AllPro IFS skid last night. I think I needed it...

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