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No Money College Build

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Builds' started by wheelerkr2, Mar 26, 2013.

  1. wheelerkr2

    wheelerkr2 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Yorktown/School in VT
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    08 TRD Rugged Trail
    SOS Concepts Sliders,Debadge,BHLM,Colormatched Grill,Bilstein 5100's,OME 885 coils, Toytec 2" AAL General Grabber at2 285/75r16
    Figured I would start one of these because Im bored...

    Got my dream truck on August 4th, 2012 and did not have any plans to do anything to it, then I found this site...
    2008 Access Cab TRD Rugged Trail Edition

    How she sits today
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    Random pics
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    Exterior:
    De-badge
    De-pinstripe
    Removed bug deflector
    Removed mudflaps
    Color-matched front grill
    Plasti-dip front emblem
    BHLM
    3' Firestik cb antenna
    BAMF tailgate CB mount
    Leonard Aluminum Shell from Craigslist
    2 Hella 500 lights (HID conversion at some point)

    Interior:
    Sony CDX-GT570UP head unit
    Custom center console organizer
    Cobra 19 DX IV
    Ultraguage

    Suspension:
    5100's front and rear
    Light racing UCA's
    OME 885 coils
    1/4 top spacer drivers side
    Toytec 2in AAL

    Wheels/Tires
    General Grabber at2 LT285/75r16
    Stock Rugged Trail Edition factory black rims
    Spidertrax wheel spacers - front only

    Armor:
    SOS Concepts weld on sliders w/ kickout
    SOS Concepts IFS skid
    Home built transmission skid

    Performance:
    Mangnaflow muffler swap
    K&N drop in filter


    The day I got her from the Dealer
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    Stock
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    Removed bug deflector
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    Center cnsole organizer
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    First time loading the bed, leaves and rotten wood
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    RBP Nerf Bars
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    Bed xmas lights
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    Color matched grill
    Before:
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    After:
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    USA Spec ipod adapter, aux cable ran into center console
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    Fishing rod holder for the bed
    Testing fit
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    Rattle Canned
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    Snow
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    BHLM
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    Lift
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    Moving along slowly
    rate and tell me what you think
     
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  2. Findus11

    Findus11 Well-Known Member

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    nice build dude! You need to get some wheeling pics up! What's your major/year?
     
  3. wheelerkr2

    wheelerkr2 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    SOS Concepts Sliders,Debadge,BHLM,Colormatched Grill,Bilstein 5100's,OME 885 coils, Toytec 2" AAL General Grabber at2 285/75r16
    Thanks man!
    I really wanna do some wheeling but I don't know where to go haha, not many places near Richmond to go :( I'm a freshmen doing Business Marketing.
     
  4. Findus11

    Findus11 Well-Known Member

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    that's sweet! I'm just about to hop into my senior year for International Business. Remember to take college slow... it's way too fun, especially if you got a tacoma!
     
  5. FrankNasti

    FrankNasti Well-Known Member

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    Anywhere the Army tells my wife to go.
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    The toddler and baby seat mod.
    Very nice truck. I didn't have any plans for my truck before I found this site too.
     
  6. wheelerkr2

    wheelerkr2 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    SOS Concepts Sliders,Debadge,BHLM,Colormatched Grill,Bilstein 5100's,OME 885 coils, Toytec 2" AAL General Grabber at2 285/75r16
    nice! From your pics it looks like you have some nice trails to go on, closest trail to me is about 2.5 hours away, hopefully gonna try and go there when I can afford the gas haha
     
  7. wheelerkr2

    wheelerkr2 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    SOS Concepts Sliders,Debadge,BHLM,Colormatched Grill,Bilstein 5100's,OME 885 coils, Toytec 2" AAL General Grabber at2 285/75r16
    Ordered a Magnaflow muffler #12256 today, says it should be here April 3rd or 4th and should have it welded on by next week!
     
  8. wheelerkr2

    wheelerkr2 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    SOS Concepts Sliders,Debadge,BHLM,Colormatched Grill,Bilstein 5100's,OME 885 coils, Toytec 2" AAL General Grabber at2 285/75r16
    Found a place to drive on grass, lame I know, but cant find any places to off road...

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  9. wheelerkr2

    wheelerkr2 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    SOS Concepts Sliders,Debadge,BHLM,Colormatched Grill,Bilstein 5100's,OME 885 coils, Toytec 2" AAL General Grabber at2 285/75r16
    Got the magnaflow muffler in the mail today, summit racing is great it came in 3 days.

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    gets welded on next tuesday.
     
  10. ChamYota

    ChamYota AKA Crash Bandicoot

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    05 PreRunner AND 82' Toyota P/U 4wd
    H1 Morimoto projector with XB35 4300K bulbs with Mini-gatling gun shrouds, BHLM. Debadged,OEM roof rack,TW sticker,Sockmonkey Beside decals,265/70/16 Nitto terra grapplers with dick cepek DC'2 wheels,weathertech floor liners(front/back),USA Spec Ipod reader,Scanguage II,Bestop Supertopper and more in the works...
    subbed. :popcorn:
     
  11. kryten

    kryten Well-Known Member

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    Very nice truck you got there sir. How about swap for factory smoked OEM headlights from a TRD Sport? I think they look even nicer on a white truck.
     
  12. wheelerkr2

    wheelerkr2 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Are you saying you have some to swap?:cool:
     
  13. kryten

    kryten Well-Known Member

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    Sorry, I did not phrase that very well. I don't have a set to swap. I was suggesting looking into gettin OEM smoked headlights for your truck if you are nervous about doing BHLM.
     
  14. wheelerkr2

    wheelerkr2 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    SOS Concepts Sliders,Debadge,BHLM,Colormatched Grill,Bilstein 5100's,OME 885 coils, Toytec 2" AAL General Grabber at2 285/75r16
    Bummer haha, I have seen some on amazon that are already painted black but I have heard that they have problems with leaking, guess I could just seal them up myself.
     
  15. ChamYota

    ChamYota AKA Crash Bandicoot

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    Or you could do them yourself.

    Check out my build, bear in mind i did retrofit projectors but the BHLM was easy as all hell if all you want to paint is the bezel.

    Takes some balls to put those jokers in the oven but thats the worse part lol.
     
  16. wheelerkr2

    wheelerkr2 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    SOS Concepts Sliders,Debadge,BHLM,Colormatched Grill,Bilstein 5100's,OME 885 coils, Toytec 2" AAL General Grabber at2 285/75r16
    Yeah yeah I know, I think I could do it but seeing as my dad paid for the truck and I'm still paying him back I don't think the idea of sticking perfectly good headlights in the oven would be appealing to him... I'll give it a go when I get my own apartment next year and I have my own oven. Thanks for the advice though! Always appreciated.
     
  17. DeSean Thick

    DeSean Thick TuRD TACO

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    Congrats! i also bought my dream truck in college- I could tell you about all the shit meals you'll be eating, the times you'll have to decide whether to pay rent or your truck payment on time, the extra jobs you'll have to work, and how your school work will suffer because of all of that... but i think i'll just say it sure as hell is worth it! great truck Kevin!
     
  18. wheelerkr2

    wheelerkr2 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    SOS Concepts Sliders,Debadge,BHLM,Colormatched Grill,Bilstein 5100's,OME 885 coils, Toytec 2" AAL General Grabber at2 285/75r16
    Got the muffler installed today! The only pic i have is of my friend welding it all together. We figured it was easier to un bolt it and remove it then weld it all together and bolt it back up. I'll try to get more pics and a sound clip in the next few days.

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  19. wheelerkr2

    wheelerkr2 [OP] Well-Known Member

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  20. IluvmyTACO

    IluvmyTACO Well-Known Member

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    Check them out :P
    IMO I would take off the black fender flares if possible! Replace them with color matched ones or just leave them off, I think it will make the truck look way cleaner... Good start OP!
     
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