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My Slow (College Budget) Build that had a Wild Turn.

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Builds (2005-2015)' started by DR007, Jan 27, 2014.

  1. Jan 27, 2014 at 5:51 PM
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    DR007

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    MagnaFlow exhaust, K&N cold air intake, MB TKO wheels with 265/75/r16 Hankook Dynapro ATM, Blue Center shift LED color change, Map Lights with Dome, LED Map and Dome lights, Cluster Light Change, DTRL, Parking Light as Blinker, Blue A/C Control lights, Blue Clock, Bed Lights, Debadged tailgate, painted all exterior plastic trim, 6LZ Lightbars in grille, OTRATTW switches, Fog Light in Reverse light Mod, LED Blinkers all around, Projector Fog Lights, 15" blitzpro light bar, added hidden cig lighter port, custom plate front bumper, OME complete lift with 885 front coils, Ultraguage, CB radio 3' whips, 12v bed lighter port, Center Console Lights, AllProOffroad Sliders, 50" roof led light bar, 2 BlitzPro 6LZ Reverse Lights
    Bought my Tacoma PreRunner with 130k miles on it with a couple mods already done. But here’s how she sat as of Jan 13, 2015

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    Heres the mods that I have done that I can remember. I'll update as I change or remember more.

    •K&N Cold Air Intake

    •MagnaFlow exhaust

    •All Dash Lights Blue

    •Map and Dome lights LED

    •Map Light on with Dome Light Mod

    •Debadged

    •DTRL Mod

    •Parking lights as blinker mod

    •LED light pods for foglights

    •Bed Lights

    •LED Blinkers all around

    •886 fog light reverse mod

    •BlitzPro 6LZ Light bars in grille and 15s bar in lower bumper

    •265/75/R16 Hankook Dynapro ATM on MB TKO Wheels

    •CB Radio w/3' whips

    •Bluesea Fuse Box

    •Raptor style grille lights

    •1" seat risers

    •Center console lights

    •Cup holder lights



    But in January 2014 we had an accident together… A week after putting on new shoes earlier in the week, we lost control on the icy road during our Louisiana Snow Storm and turned her on her side.. This was her as she sat in my driveway.


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    Let's start the pictures from the beginning.



    This is when I brought her home. She was bought second hand and already had a few mods that I didn't change for the longest time until I found TW.

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    One of the first mods was a change of radio. I got a Clarion CX501.

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    I had many stages of fog lights. I added ebay fog lights with the stock bulbs and ran that a while. Then I switched to HID fogs when I switched my headlights to HIDs, the fogs went out and I tried LED fog lights and then back to the stock bulbs as the LED weren't as bright. Then I retrofitted them.



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    I tackled the Cluster and every other light in the cab that could be changed. I'm electronics savy so i was comfortable doing all the soldering myself.



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    I put her to work or play with her when I can and thats almost every weekend.

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    I started dechroming by plastidipping and changing some parts. I got a ebay grille that looked stock and added my 6LZ BlitzPro light bars I won from a contest ran here on TW.

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    I worked on my front end lights. Added HIDs along the way and DTRL. Modded the relay to accept LED bulbs and not hyper flash.

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    All my extra lights are run off of OTRATTW switches.
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    I had a blow out..

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    Then a week later in December 2013, I was rear ended on the interstate. I fared well but the other guy was totaled.

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    I upgraded to some Hankook Dynapro ATM on MB TKO wheels.

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    Then a month later Louisiana was hit by an ice storm. I was on my way to work when I hit an ice patch and ended up in the ditch.

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    Taco Down.. :/



    After some work of cleaning the oil out the engine she started

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    But now that we know she's running it the real Build time!
     
    Last edited: Jan 13, 2015
  2. Feb 23, 2014 at 9:52 AM
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    MTopp

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    Sub'd, sorry to hear about hitting the ditch, how's the fixing goin?
     
  3. Feb 23, 2014 at 10:01 AM
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    She's all running and have been driving her a week after the ice. Went camping this weekend. tegyrutu_6c9cbcc6054eac6bbb74b69db24d06db4ebfa2aa.jpg

    In the near future a plate bumper is coming. Bought the steel for it and built a prototype yqenajas_0a192e68c0251cba9b17cd05778dbb05d916658e.jpgqa2u3uze_7186756c58291a098ac0b88bf2400f210de37912.jpg
     
  4. Feb 23, 2014 at 10:16 AM
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    Nice! Did you do all the body work yourselves?
     
  5. Feb 23, 2014 at 10:32 AM
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    BUCKLE UP! It makes it harder for Aliens to pull you out of your Truck.
    Nice cluster! You could do a "Cluster Exchange" and do them for TW members...wink, wink.
     
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  6. Feb 23, 2014 at 10:48 AM
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    X2 that'd be awesome, more local for some people
     
  7. Feb 23, 2014 at 11:40 AM
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    I've done a few local friends and one who shipped his to me. I would need more free time to do that though




    What body work are you talking about?
     
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  8. Feb 23, 2014 at 12:57 PM
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    Idk, didn't you get bed and door damage?
     
  9. Feb 23, 2014 at 1:07 PM
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    Oh yea. I popped a few dents out but it's just giving it character. Paint is all scratched from Barbwire too but it'll stay like that as well.
     
  10. Feb 23, 2014 at 1:37 PM
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    subbed.
     
  11. Feb 23, 2014 at 2:15 PM
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    Ah, alright, nice
     
  12. Mar 3, 2014 at 6:05 PM
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    After a day of bumper building we have a couple pieces done but a day or two of work is still needed. u7y7uhej_8353a6b6ff7fc02737b8cb3c56b0781e27e9a6af.jpgevehynu9_427b5b98fa02cdadb8b7a506e8878714870262ae.jpguzu7u3uh_3187ed7e478586f06f15ae5c863c3e5f294eb79a.jpgvy8e5ehu_e8f4d2966ae590a8033186dfcf3ac9654a26964d.jpg
     
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    Second day of bumper build and it came together nicely. Time for paint soon. 3y2u3a8a_38b19203243331e5e991831acff1de536d198e48.jpg
     
  14. Mar 14, 2014 at 12:14 AM
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    I like it.
     
  15. Mar 14, 2014 at 4:27 AM
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    That's probably the best quote I've heard about this. That's going in my sig!
     
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    She's a trooper.... Nice mobs. I'm currently fabing my rear bumper.
     
  17. Mar 19, 2014 at 2:37 PM
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    FedEx played Santa Claus today and delivered the goods.

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  18. Mar 19, 2014 at 2:52 PM
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  19. Mar 19, 2014 at 3:20 PM
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    Just saw in your truck pics, do you have LED halo/angel eyes in your fog lights?

    Edit: saw you retrofitted them
     
  20. Mar 19, 2014 at 4:32 PM
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    I did. I did away with them in the new bumper. It's going to be square light pods.
     

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