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My first mod

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by deadbolt, Jul 19, 2008.

  1. Jul 19, 2008 at 12:35 PM
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    deadbolt

    deadbolt [OP] do w3rk!

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    I know its not much but I just installed the skid plate. I used my 500 dollar rebate/gas card to buy it. The card really does come in handy. I know it seys I am suppose to have a 20mm gap between the bumper and the skid plate but somehow i am getting around 25mm. One side is really tight already and I dont want to tighten it much more. Any suggestions?

    Before:
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  2. Jul 19, 2008 at 1:11 PM
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    tacomaman06

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    looks good. did you put it on over the factory skid?
     
  4. Jul 19, 2008 at 2:13 PM
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    deadbolt

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    Thanks! Yes I did put it over the factory one. The instructions said not to remove the one already there
     
  5. Jul 20, 2008 at 3:28 PM
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    ERdept

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    what brand is this that you put over the factory?
     
  6. Jul 20, 2008 at 3:54 PM
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    thats a trd skid plate.
     
  7. Jul 20, 2008 at 4:39 PM
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    cleanTRDmachine

    cleanTRDmachine watch the meat

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    it'd be sweet it they stamped TRD on the plate like the Hummers have
     
  8. Jul 20, 2008 at 5:06 PM
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    you got that right!!
     
  9. Jul 20, 2008 at 5:16 PM
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    i found this in the gallery
    i think im going to something similar
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    its by harris.jasonm
    hopefully he doesnt mind me putting up a picture of his truck
     
  10. Jul 20, 2008 at 5:17 PM
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    yeah man, you could always get a decal, or if you are handy......cut out a template and air brush it on there......either way would look great i think.
     
  11. Jul 20, 2008 at 5:19 PM
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    looks good, i like the trd emblem on the grille, and the John Deere plate frame:thumbsup:
     
  12. Jul 20, 2008 at 5:24 PM
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    we should put tacomaworld stickers on the skid plate. lol
     
  13. Jul 20, 2008 at 5:31 PM
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    hell yeah!! we would need to have them a bit bigger though!! just so people could see them!!:D
     
  14. Jul 20, 2008 at 5:37 PM
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    lets tell tcbob to create one. i asked him for one a while ago. still waiting for it.. once i get it imma put it up right away.
     
  15. Jul 21, 2008 at 5:18 AM
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    Looks good man! :thumbsup:
     
  16. Jul 21, 2008 at 5:37 AM
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    missileman125fw

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    Since my Tacoma is all chromed out, how about a chrome skid plate?
     
  17. Aug 16, 2008 at 4:34 PM
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    Typical chrome,tool box,steps,tint...
    Thats my next upgrade!! Looks GREAT!!:D

    Dave
     
  18. Aug 16, 2008 at 9:08 PM
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    hey missile.....you can get chrome paint for that brotha!!! yuo'll be the first..........you gonna do it??(i think it'd be cool!!!)
     
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