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My Slow but Sure Build

Discussion in '1st Gen. Builds (1995-2004)' started by tylershane17, Jan 13, 2014.

  1. Jan 13, 2014 at 3:06 PM
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    tylershane17

    tylershane17 [OP] Back to Back World War Champions

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    Well I'm finally getting around to my build :woot: I bought my truck back in 2012. I've had it about 2 years now. This has been my first ever Tacoma. Man I didn't know what I was missing out on! Anyways to the build! :jellydance:

    Current Picture as of 8/13/2014

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    Right after I bought it
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    Didn't like the look of the faded gray bumper so I took care of that with a little paint
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    Installed a brush guard and some off road lights

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    Clear coat came off all at once and looked terrible so I gave it a fresh paint job

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    Wound up finding some kc lights for a good price and put them on

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    Also installed:

    Electronics
    Sony XPLOD Stereo
    120 Watt Strobe Lights in headlights and taillights
    Ultragauge
    KC Apollo Lights
    Larson Tri Band Antenna
    Wilson 1000 NMO Mount Antenna
    Midland 1001lwx CB
    El Grande Horn
    Uniden Bearcat Police Scanner

    Misc
    TSC Toolbox
    Wheeler's Offroad Brake Line
    Husky Floor Liners

    Body Armor
    Rock Sliders
    Brushguard
    Bushwacker Cut Out Fender Flares

    Suspension
    Bilstein 5100 Adjustable Shocks
    Eibach Coils
    Dakar Leaf Pack
    Toytec Front Differential Drop

    Tires, Wheels, and Gear Ratio
    32x11.50r15 BF Goodrich All Terrain Tires
    15x8 Mickey Thompson Black Baja Lock Wheels
    Stock 4.10 Gear Ratio

    Future Mods
    Front Plate Bumper
     
    Last edited: Feb 13, 2015
  2. Jan 13, 2014 at 3:10 PM
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    tylershane17

    tylershane17 [OP] Back to Back World War Champions

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    Sure does clean up good

    [​IMG]
     
  3. Jan 13, 2014 at 3:12 PM
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    tylershane17

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    Got bored and painted my chrome toolbox black
    [​IMG]
     
  4. Jan 13, 2014 at 3:25 PM
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    Holy schmidt

    Holy schmidt Well-Known Member

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    Trucks looking good! Almost like mine haha
     
  5. Jan 13, 2014 at 3:39 PM
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    tylershane17

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    Thanks man its getting there! lol
     
  6. Jan 13, 2014 at 4:10 PM
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    Holy schmidt

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    What tire size do you run?
     
  7. Jan 13, 2014 at 4:19 PM
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    tylershane17

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    265/75R15, you?
     
  8. Jan 13, 2014 at 4:30 PM
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    Holy schmidt

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    30x950r15

    so almost the same height but an inch skinnier.
     
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  9. Jan 13, 2014 at 5:23 PM
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    Madjik_Man

    Madjik_Man The Rembrandt of Rattle Can

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    Man, that's what nice Sunfire Red Paint looks like?

    Beautiful truck, man.
     
  10. Jan 13, 2014 at 5:59 PM
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    tylershane17

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    Thanks Madjik!
     
  11. Jan 14, 2014 at 8:37 PM
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    tylershane17

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    Got my new KC Apollo driving lights in and installed today. Will post pictures tomorrow.
     
  12. Jan 15, 2014 at 1:20 PM
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    tylershane17

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    Got my new KC Apollo driving lights on
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  13. Jan 15, 2014 at 1:21 PM
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    tylershane17

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    Installed some louder horns. Only bad thing about Toyota is the horn lol
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  14. Jan 15, 2014 at 1:28 PM
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    tylershane17

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    Got a separate fuse block and got everything fused up
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  15. Jan 15, 2014 at 1:29 PM
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    tylershane17

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    Want to do this mod in the future lol
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  16. Jan 16, 2014 at 12:49 PM
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    Finally cleaned my dirty headlights

    Before
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    After
     
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  17. Jan 19, 2014 at 9:25 PM
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    Holy schmidt

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    How did you mount that there?
     
  18. Jan 19, 2014 at 9:31 PM
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    tylershane17

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    The screw holes are on top of the switch and just took the 2 small screws that came with it and put them in
     
  19. Jan 19, 2014 at 10:54 PM
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    Holy schmidt

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    Alright sweet thanks I need to mount all my switch's haha
     
  20. Jan 19, 2014 at 10:58 PM
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    Lol I hear ya. How you got your hella's wired?
     

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