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Newbie Tacoma build

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Builds' started by Luckstrizzo89, Mar 12, 2013.

  1. Luckstrizzo89

    Luckstrizzo89 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Hello everyone this is going to be my newbie introduction/build thread. Im new here so if I'm doing something wrong please let me know the site can be a bit confusing at first. I just want to say this website is awesome gave me great ideas and the write ups are fantastic
    The truck started as a stock 2013 TRD Sport about a month ago......

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    This is what my truck looks like now
    List of mods:

    1 BHLM
    2 Blacked out emblems
    3 Procomp 7089 on procomp A/T 265/75r16
    3 Maxtrac spindles
    4 Icon stage 4 with tubular arms
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    So tomorrow ill be in stalling an icon stage 4 kit with tubular uppers and some maxtrac spindles...... took me 6 months and a LOT of thread lurking to pull this together. I'm super excited for the set up will post some buid pics in the morning wish me luck...

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  2. krob32

    krob32 Well-Known Member

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    Congrats on truck. Nice start.
     
  3. Luckstrizzo89

    Luckstrizzo89 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Thanks a lot this is how its going to sit for a little bit until the bank account recovers :D
     
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  4. Luckstrizzo89

    Luckstrizzo89 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    ready for new spindles!!!!! CAINT WAIT :goingcrazy:
     
  5. Luckstrizzo89

    Luckstrizzo89 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    so sunday and yesterday I installed my icon stage 4 with tubular arms and maxtrac spinldes, install wasn't as bad as I thought it would be, couple of obstacles along the way but overall not to bad !!

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    do you still have stock rear?
     
  7. Luckstrizzo89

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    In the pictures I do, I've been super busy! This morning I added the icon 3 leaf pack and RR shocks will post pics soon!
     
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    oh nice well played good sir
     
  9. ScottSkywalker

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    I have the same exact truck but it is still completely stock. I absolutely love the look of your truck. Is it lifted? I want mine to look as good as possible without having to lift it. Any suggestions?
     
  10. Luckstrizzo89

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    Ya my truck is lifted now in the fist couple pics the side shots with the procomps was at stock height now i have about 4 inches in the front and 1.5 inches in the rear and thanks for the compliments!!!
     
  11. Luckstrizzo89

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    Painted new skid lines aren't perfect but looks ok from a distance

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    Heres the skid installed

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    and got a picture of my icon RR finally

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    and a new side shot

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  12. Luckstrizzo89

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    Just got some new shoes for the truck, went with a little less aggressive tire for better DD feel..... so if someone is looking for some new 265/75/16 tires let me know!

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    truck looks good man, what size tires do you have on it now?
     
  14. Luckstrizzo89

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    thanks! in the first set of pics they are 265 and in the last two they are 285'S
     
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    captwilks67 The PreMudder

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    I was skeptical about the 4" lift with the maxtrac but your ride looks great. did you do the icons in the rear or the front? how does it ride? stiffer or like factory?
     
  16. Luckstrizzo89

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    Thanks for the compliment, I have the icons in the front and the rear with the front preload as low as possible for no lift from the coils just the spindles and the 1.5" ad a leaf in the rear and the truck drives great on and off the road
     
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