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Newbie Intro & old style Yota (88)

Discussion in 'New Members' started by Hydrabyte, Apr 2, 2009.

  1. Apr 2, 2009 at 9:46 AM
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    Hydrabyte

    Hydrabyte [OP] Well-Known Member

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    SR5 4x4 & 1996 4Runner
    Joined months ago but was wanting to share info on my last Toyota, 1988 X-tra Cab SR5
    Bought after I graduated college from a Hooters girl in Daytona, YES I do MISS this bad boy
    SPECS:
    4 cylinder, 5 speed (never used 5th gear much)
    Tube bumper front & rear
    Tinted headlight covers
    Roll Bar with 2 KC lights
    Front bumper also had 2 KC lights (was ticketed by the local 5.0) cuz at that time laws stated "only" 2 lights above 46"
    Step bars
    Cherry bomb muffler
    Stock Gears

    Lift SPECS:
    3" body lift
    AAL
    Ranch heavy duty torsion bars to crank up the front (rode like a tank)
    6" suspension
    total 10" inches
    forget the wheel size, maybe 15 x 8 ? Super Swampers 37 x 12.5
    [​IMG]
     
  2. Apr 2, 2009 at 9:48 AM
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    Dark Knight

    Dark Knight East Bound and Down

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    Skyjacker Platinum Coilovers w/ 16" 750# King springs, Skyjacker rear leafs, FJ TRD SE wheels, 285/75/16 MTZ's, Piaa 520 Smr Driving Lights, Yakima Rack, Bestop Canopy, TRD Exhaust, TRD CAI, Kenwood DNX5120 Navi, Fog Light Mod, Driving Light Mod, BHLM, Scanguage II on Blendmount, TC uca's, ARB Heavy Duty air compressor, ARB Rear Locker, Shrockworks Rock Sliders, ARB Front Bumper, Relentless Fab Rear Bumper w/ custom bed protection, WARN M8000
    woooo I like!
     
  3. Apr 2, 2009 at 9:48 AM
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    98tacoma27

    98tacoma27 :POOPCORN: Staff Member

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    Ben
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    5100's all on fours
    Man thats a beaut!!!! Did it have a SA? I forget the year they went to independent.
     
  4. Apr 2, 2009 at 9:48 AM
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    Phantom_X-SP

    Phantom_X-SP Rude Boy |><|

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    Welcome to TW!!! Sweet truck...do you not have it anymore?
     
  5. Apr 2, 2009 at 9:55 AM
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    Bassetdad

    Bassetdad What if God Smoked Cannabis

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    Access Tononu Cover AFE Pro-Dry S Drop-in Filter American Mag Wheels Bilstein 5100's Black Billet Grill Clear Taillights Perma-Tech sprayed Kennesaw Mountain Rear Bumper Michelin Tires PIAA Driving Lights PIAA Headlights Piaa Tail Light Bulbs Tinted Windows – 50% Toytech AAL URD Short Shifter Tranny - Mobil 1 Engine - Mobil 1 Custom Three Bike In Bed Rack New Toyota Undercoated Frame Clear LED 3rd Brake Light
    :wave: Welcome to TW, sweet looking truck :cheers:
     
  6. Apr 2, 2009 at 10:24 AM
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    Simon's Mom

    Simon's Mom Wag More Bark Less

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    Stock for now
    Sweet 88!
    Remember those stripes, had the same on my 87 22RET plus mine was not modded out like that plus no beach I was stationed in Indy. Wish I didn't sell it too!
    Great pic :thumbsup:
     
  7. Apr 2, 2009 at 10:26 AM
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    higherlux

    higherlux Well-Known Member

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    Mall crawler status
  8. Apr 2, 2009 at 11:06 AM
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    Hydrabyte

    Hydrabyte [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Parted ways back in the mid 90's but ever time I see my pics mudding with it I get sad :)

    I think 1986 or so is when they went to IFS up front, been a while and my memory isn't that good.
     
  9. Apr 2, 2009 at 11:10 AM
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    higherlux

    higherlux Well-Known Member

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    middle of S.C.
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    Mall crawler status
    yupp 86 was when they changed
     
  10. Apr 2, 2009 at 2:28 PM
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    neontrail

    neontrail ✈ ✈ ✈ ✈ ✈ ✈ ✈

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    De-badged, Tint 20%, Blue 48 LED dome-light, .......
    WOW! Awesome taco you have there!!

    Welcome to the forum!!! Glad to have you
     
  11. Apr 3, 2009 at 1:09 PM
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    Delmarva

    Delmarva Mayor of TW

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    TRD S/C, Full OME Suspension, LR UCAs, Relentless Front Bumper, Derpwerx Fab HC Rear Bumper, 285/75/16 Revos, XD Hoss Wheels, Safari Snorkel, Infiniti FX-R HID Retrofit, Airbags in rear, Optima Yellow top, Besttop, All-Pro Skid, All-Pro HD Sliders
    Welcome to TW :wave:
     
  12. Apr 3, 2009 at 1:10 PM
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    tacoskim

    tacoskim Tuned By Gadget

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    Stock
    welcome to TW!! thats a SICK ASS toy!
     
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