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My tacoma has been neglected! recent pics coming soon!

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by t.hornstra, Jun 19, 2010.

  1. Jun 19, 2010 at 5:40 PM
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    t.hornstra

    t.hornstra [OP] Keep on Keepin' on.

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    So i realized i havn't ever really posted some pics of my truck, last ones were taken more than a year ago. I think she deserves to be seen!:D
    Stay tuned! I am out with my camera right now taking pictures!
     
  2. Jun 19, 2010 at 5:47 PM
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    Finks99Taco

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    *waits patiently.....*
     
  3. Jun 19, 2010 at 5:57 PM
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    steve o 77

    steve o 77 braaap

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  4. Jun 19, 2010 at 6:04 PM
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  5. Jun 19, 2010 at 6:05 PM
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    747

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    Your off-road (or driving lights) look sweet! Did you make a d-i-y?
     
  6. Jun 19, 2010 at 6:06 PM
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  7. Jun 19, 2010 at 6:11 PM
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    The lights? or the grill? the grill i made custom. Its mesh from home depot cut and glued (a lot of glue) onto the chrome plastic of the grille. I can do a DIY if you want!
     
  8. Jun 19, 2010 at 6:14 PM
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    Incognito μολὼν λαβέ

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    Steve O and T.Hornstra are twins! Nice!
     
  9. Jun 19, 2010 at 6:20 PM
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    lol
     
  10. Jun 19, 2010 at 6:22 PM
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    Thanks, man! Actually, I was trying to figure out how you mounted the lights behind the grille...I thought about doing it on my truck for a while, but finally decided to just bolt my lights to the bumper cover on my truck. Now that I see yours, I'm interested in how you did it (depending on how involved the work is, I'm probably going to copy your install).:D
     
  11. Jun 19, 2010 at 6:24 PM
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    THATS SEXY!! I would love a DIY on the grille if you didnt mind
     
  12. Jun 19, 2010 at 6:50 PM
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    Ya, from what i can recall.
    Take the front bumper off, There are two pre existing holes and the bolts that come with the 550's fit in the radiatorsupport. i wired the lights along the right hand side, by the battery, all the necessary wires going into the cab to the switch (green switch under radio on pics above)

    It was super easy!
     
  13. Jun 19, 2010 at 6:54 PM
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    If you'd post pics, I'd appreciate it!
     
  14. Jun 19, 2010 at 7:05 PM
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    I wish I could mount lights behind my grill. I've always loved how that looks. Don't look like I have the room behind the grill in my 96.
     
  16. Jun 19, 2010 at 7:07 PM
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    same shit as everyone else
    must be nice putting a jack like that in the bed! If i put one back there the ocean would rust it to shit in weeks:mad:
     
  17. Jun 19, 2010 at 7:07 PM
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    Nice...much thanks t.hornstra!
     
  18. Jun 19, 2010 at 7:10 PM
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    No problemo man!
     
  19. Jun 19, 2010 at 7:15 PM
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    ya its nice living inland but i miss the beach, a lot.
    Its nice having it in the bed, although i don't use it much (being a prerunner without sliders or lift-able front bumper. I have used it with friends rigs and as a winch on my tow points to get out of stick situations :D)
     
  20. Jun 19, 2010 at 10:27 PM
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    That's a nice lookin truck! What wheels are those?
     
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