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New Member w/ Project Taco

Discussion in 'New Members' started by Hollywood0027, Apr 4, 2012.

  1. Apr 4, 2012 at 10:05 PM

    Hollywood0027 [OP] Well-Known Member

    Mar 12, 2012
    First Name:
    Denver, CO
    '95.5 3RZ
    9/2/14 Edit: 4.3 Vortec installed, NP3500, custom NP233 transfer case, high pinion dana 44 SAS with ARB, 4.88 gears, bobbing the bed, 5" lift, boxed rear frame, custom s10 fuel tank mount, etc. 12/16/13 Edit: Currently tearing down a 2000 Blazer to transplant the 4.3 Vortec and 5spd manual transmission (NV3500 I believe) into the Taco. It'll pass CO emissions when done. Planning to post a thread once complete. E-Locker, budget CAI and exhaust, Warn Powerstation, Addicted Off Road bumper, ToyTec OME w/AAL lift, aftermarket stereo w/10 inch subwoofer (only cool when you realize how I fit it in a reg cab truck), dual lexus horns, roll bar, off road lights, CB radio, Powertrax Lock Right locker (front diff), ejecto seat, laser/phaser/ion ray gun, oil slick, heat seaking missles...
    Hey everyone, new member here. I have a 1995.5 Taco (3RZ motor) I bought in fall of 2010 in non-running condition. Since then I have fixed the electrical issue (reference sensor in the distributor housing) and given her a good tune up (new headlights, windshield/rear windows, all fluids, vacuum hoses, intake gaskets, CAT and O2 sensors). Runs like a new truck (with 225K miles).

    Additions I have put on the truck: Rear axle out of a 2000 TRD tacoma with E-Locker, roll bar, Toytec OME 3" lift w/1" diff drop and 883 springs, Addicted Offroad bumper, Warn PowerPlant HP winch, Hella and other off road lights, cold air intake, 32" BFG AT's, running light blinker mod, Powertrax Lock Right locker in the front diff, dual lexus horns, air horns, etc lol.

    Future mods include a new motor (already in the garage, 88K miles 3RZ) with custom built intake to utilize an Eaton M90 supercharger from a Grand Prix GTP. Also have a spare transmission w/transfer case.

    I'll try to author a build writeup soon. It will be a budget build writeup as well as I only have about $5K invested, including the new motor and spare trans. Craigslist is awesome!
  2. Apr 7, 2012 at 3:31 PM

    Norton Senior Member

    Mar 10, 2011
    First Name:
    Colorado Springs, CO
    2013 Access Cab 4x4 V6 6MT, TRD OR & Tow Packages
    Magnuson S/C, OME Suspension Lift (885 Coils, Dakar Leafs, NitroCharger Sports); TRD Quickshifter w/TRD 6-Spd Knob; TRD Exhaust; aFe POWER Magnum FLOW Pro DRY S Air Filter; NSB-AGM27F Battery w/Coupe's TRD Battery Hold Down; Goodridge SS Brake Lines; Cooper Discoverer A/T3s on FJ SE Anthracite Rims; N-Fab 6-Step Nerf Bars; MetalMiller TRD Skid; jsi's Locker Anytime & ramonortiz55's Always on Power Outlet Relay Mods; crashnburn80's Ultimate Headlight & Fog Light Upgrades (RallyLights Harnesses, Osram 85/80W H4 & Flösser 90W H11 Bulbs); mattgecko's Underhood Lighting; ND4's Fog Light Anytime Mod; Interior & Reverse LEDs; AudioControl LC2i LOC, JL Audio XD200/2v2 Amp, Focal PS165V1 Spkrs, Sound Ordnance B-8PTD Sub, Hushmat & Noico Sound Insulation; Ltd Auto-Dim/Compass/Temp/Backup Camera/Homelink mirror on ImMrYo's Mirror Lift Bracket; 4Runner 4X4 & FJ Fog Light Switches; Husky Floor Liners; UltraGauge EM; Redline Tuning QuickLIFT Elite; Mobtown Offroad Locking Bed Storage Doors; Toyota Bed Mat; Toyota Bed Extender; Pop & Lock Power Tailgate Lock; ARE Z-Series Cap, SolarGard Tint; BlendMounted BEL Vector 995; CravenSpeed Stubby Antenna; Amsoil Lubricants; Adam's Detailing Supplies

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