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New from San Diego

Discussion in 'New Members' started by jefferson, Jul 31, 2008.

  1. jefferson

    jefferson [OP] needs to stop cruising Buy/Sell/Trade....

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    toyota brand hitch and uhaul wiring harness, fog lamps on anytime, bed lamps, map lights on with dome, day time running lamps, remove secondary air filter, painted bumper grill, Double Din touch screen stereo, Sockmonkey custom SR5 decal, door & seatbelt bells disabled, painted engine cover, installed compass/temperature overhead console, failed mod: passenger side auto down window switches, weathertech front mats, RedLine hood struts, Cheap Beep piezo buzzer locking beep, 5100s in the front set at 2.5, 5100s in the rear, AAL, hitch safe, revenge fab sliders, bed bar, prerunner light, cb wired
    Hey guys, i have a daily driver 2005 PreRunner and am looking to do a few minor mods every once and a while. One thing i'm working on now, and if anyone has done this, do let me know; I want to switch up the lighting. I don't have day time running lamps, so i want to make the front turn signals into those. My guess is i could hot wire them, and turn the small running lamps in the corners into the actual turn signals, but i don't see how that would be such a hot idea. Any ideas or if you've done it, chime in! Heres a picture after a wash

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  2. 05PreRunner

    05PreRunner "Living life in the FAST lane..."

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    Welcome to Tacoma World!! Nice truck u got there......be sure to upload more pics
     
  3. SocalMan22

    SocalMan22 Founder Socaltacomas.com Staff Member

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    What Mods!
    Nice truck man, looks like OB, in san diego too.
     
  4. jefferson

    jefferson [OP] needs to stop cruising Buy/Sell/Trade....

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    toyota brand hitch and uhaul wiring harness, fog lamps on anytime, bed lamps, map lights on with dome, day time running lamps, remove secondary air filter, painted bumper grill, Double Din touch screen stereo, Sockmonkey custom SR5 decal, door & seatbelt bells disabled, painted engine cover, installed compass/temperature overhead console, failed mod: passenger side auto down window switches, weathertech front mats, RedLine hood struts, Cheap Beep piezo buzzer locking beep, 5100s in the front set at 2.5, 5100s in the rear, AAL, hitch safe, revenge fab sliders, bed bar, prerunner light, cb wired
    i wish! I'm in North Park. Still like it though. I surf OB
     
  5. derekabraham

    derekabraham Living vicariously through everybody

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    That's North Park? Anyways, nice truck. :) Welcome. :D
     
  6. Ridingontrd

    Ridingontrd Well-Known Member

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    Looks great.:D Welcome to TW.Did you say some mods??:devil: You're in the right place.:D
     
  7. Simon's Mom

    Simon's Mom Wag More Bark Less

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    Welcome, nice truck!
     
  8. jefferson

    jefferson [OP] needs to stop cruising Buy/Sell/Trade....

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    toyota brand hitch and uhaul wiring harness, fog lamps on anytime, bed lamps, map lights on with dome, day time running lamps, remove secondary air filter, painted bumper grill, Double Din touch screen stereo, Sockmonkey custom SR5 decal, door & seatbelt bells disabled, painted engine cover, installed compass/temperature overhead console, failed mod: passenger side auto down window switches, weathertech front mats, RedLine hood struts, Cheap Beep piezo buzzer locking beep, 5100s in the front set at 2.5, 5100s in the rear, AAL, hitch safe, revenge fab sliders, bed bar, prerunner light, cb wired
  9. SocalMan22

    SocalMan22 Founder Socaltacomas.com Staff Member

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    Is it me or is north park looking better and better have family on alabama st
     
  10. tacomaman06

    tacomaman06 Carolina Alliance: Lead, follow, or get the hell o Staff Member

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    welcome to tw!!! great looking tacoma you got there!!! check this thread out...........its awesome, and you may find some stuff in there that you wanna do to your ride!!!

    http://www.tacomaworld.com/forum/technical-chat/4838-cheap-free-mods.html

    we can all thank pierced tiger for this thread.......completely awesome!!1 and lots of others have contributed too!!:)
     
  11. STEVON

    STEVON Well-Known Member

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    Welcome to San Diego! About 3 miles from you. Have a 2006 Tacoma PreRunner and my running lights are the lens between the headlamp and the grille. They shut off when I turn on the headlamps or parking lights. Does your truck work that way too? GM and other cars use a high wattage resistor on the high beam filament for daytime driving lights. I think Toyota chose the small bulb option to create less load on the alternator, could be wrong though.

    Stephen
     
  12. jefferson

    jefferson [OP] needs to stop cruising Buy/Sell/Trade....

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    toyota brand hitch and uhaul wiring harness, fog lamps on anytime, bed lamps, map lights on with dome, day time running lamps, remove secondary air filter, painted bumper grill, Double Din touch screen stereo, Sockmonkey custom SR5 decal, door & seatbelt bells disabled, painted engine cover, installed compass/temperature overhead console, failed mod: passenger side auto down window switches, weathertech front mats, RedLine hood struts, Cheap Beep piezo buzzer locking beep, 5100s in the front set at 2.5, 5100s in the rear, AAL, hitch safe, revenge fab sliders, bed bar, prerunner light, cb wired
    wow this was my first post on TW.. how'd you find this???
     
  13. PreRunnerSeth

    PreRunnerSeth Well-Known Member

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    HAHA ... i saw this... I was like WTF. Hes been around longer than me. He probably searched for San Diego.
     
  14. jefferson

    jefferson [OP] needs to stop cruising Buy/Sell/Trade....

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    haha maybe.

    BUT thanks for the welcome bud! Lemme know if you need helps with mods! :D
     
  15. 619Tacoma

    619Tacoma Baja bound

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    - Billstein 5100's all around with OME 885 coil springs. - K&N Air Filter - HID Headlights & Fogs - Kenwood Stereo & Infinity Speakers - CB Radio, - Fog On Anytime mod - Anti Tailgate theft mod. More comming...
    OH SHIT!!!! It's STEVE O!!!

    haha.. SteveO brought the old skool bak to the new school.. Nice
     
  16. weksos

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    welcome
     
  17. jefferson

    jefferson [OP] needs to stop cruising Buy/Sell/Trade....

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    Thanks. Glad to be here.
     
  18. STR8_BEAST

    STR8_BEAST MASTER CHIEF

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  19. STEVON

    STEVON Well-Known Member

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    Welcome to San Diego!
    Live in Mission Hills by Old Town and have a 2006 Pre Runner. To have your front parking lamps or turn signals as running lights, all you need is two diodes rated for the current of the bulbs. One diode is put from Ignition switch to bulb and other is put inline from head light switch. This way circuits are electrically seperate from each other. Can make you a diagram if you like.
    Stephen
     
  20. SoCalR

    SoCalR Well-Known Member

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    Welcome to TW!!

    If you should need help moving from that neighborhood to an apartment down the road with shag carpet and cool ass bathroom countertops, let me know. Better yet, start a thread...LOL!! :anonymous:

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