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Northern Virginia Roll Call

Discussion in 'South East' started by r6hokie, Nov 17, 2011.

  1. Sep 7, 2014 at 9:21 AM
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    Laichaboss21

    Laichaboss21 Well-Known Member

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    Hugo
    Springfield,Va
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    I'm in to check out red cloud! Except I have to get a new tow strap because mine have metal hooks. Also for their "jack" requirement can it just be the bottle jack that comes stock or does it have to be a hi lift
     
  2. Sep 7, 2014 at 9:23 AM
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    hpvds

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    Ashburn, VA
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    It's not bad. Some trails were pretty muddy but they also have a hose hooked up to a fire hydrant to clean off with. There were also a bunch of dry trails. Most quite tight and there were some tougher drop offs and tougher angles. The tacoma (on stock suspension with 265/75r16's) did fine but I did need a few pulls due to the lack of a locker. Also I definitely recommend skids. My SOS skid was well used (actually bent a portion of the mid skid mounting lip). The jeeps and 4runners did fine -- definitely helped by their shorter wheelbase but the tacoma's length and long overhangs were a bit of a hinderance. Length only helped with getting traction on the steep hills.

    It's was fun but I did not enjoy cleaning mud for the entire next day.
     
  3. Sep 7, 2014 at 11:14 AM
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    hpvds

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  4. Sep 7, 2014 at 5:31 PM
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    FMF

    FMF Well-Known Member

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    Topher
    Washington DC
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    2013 4x4 TRD OffRoad
    TRD Bronze BeadLocks, Toyota roof rack, tube steps, Toyota skid plate, HIDs, Rockford Fosgate sounds, clazzio seat covers.
    The jack that comes with your truck is fine. You don't have to have a hi lift. You will defenetly want a snachstrap. But if we all go together I have extra you can borrow.
     
  5. Sep 8, 2014 at 12:16 AM
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    skygear

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    I have Tundra floor all weathers in the truck. Ben looking for the DC Taco's for awhile.
     
  6. Sep 8, 2014 at 6:03 AM
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    joneill03

    joneill03 Look away, I'm hideous!

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    Mine didn't even come with floor mats :notsure: maybe cause I bought during that big accelerator sticking crisis.
     
  7. Sep 8, 2014 at 6:37 AM
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    Laichaboss21

    Laichaboss21 Well-Known Member

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    SWEET! im off this weekend if you wanna check it out!
     
  8. Sep 8, 2014 at 11:49 AM
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    skygear

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    Anyone have a TRD SC Tacoma I can use for measurements? I need to make a mounting plate. No driving involved, just measurements for reference.
     
  9. Sep 8, 2014 at 1:33 PM
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    zopperman

    zopperman LED & HID positive

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    Zak
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    Lift, 32" Duratracs, sliders, LED light bar, interior LEDs, sweet tunes & sub, OBA, sliders, TRD 16" 6 spoke wheels, CB, HID spotlights, electrical mods, etc.
    anyone ever rebuilt their own shocks?
     
  10. Sep 8, 2014 at 4:19 PM
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    skygear

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    I rebuilt someone else's shocks. Need nitrogen and a gauge.
     
  11. Sep 8, 2014 at 4:43 PM
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    SManZ

    SManZ el tráfico más lento se queda derecha

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    TRD Supercharger, King 2.5" extended travel remote-resi coilovers, OME Dakar leaf packs, King 2.5" extended travel rear shocks, Total Chaos UCAs, MBRP turndown exhaust, TRD intake, TRD Quickshifter, Goodridge SS brake lines, EBC Sport Rotors, Hawk HPS pads, TRD FJ Cruiser Special Edition 16" Anthracite Rims, Spidertrax wheel spacers, 265/75R16 A/T, Autometer oil pressure, oil temp gauges, TRD boost gauge, PLX DM-100 OBD II scanner, flexpod mounts, A-pillar gauge pods
    Mounting plate for what? I'm curious and willing to help :) I'm in Centreville. I'm busy this week but we can set something up for early AM this weekend or sometime next week. PM me if interested.
     
  12. Sep 8, 2014 at 4:56 PM
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    skygear

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    I'll get to you later today or tonight. thanks.

    It is for a fuse block the RTMR or RFRM listed in my signature area. I sell them.
     
  13. Sep 8, 2014 at 5:08 PM
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    SManZ

    SManZ el tráfico más lento se queda derecha

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    Centreville, VA
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    TRD Supercharger, King 2.5" extended travel remote-resi coilovers, OME Dakar leaf packs, King 2.5" extended travel rear shocks, Total Chaos UCAs, MBRP turndown exhaust, TRD intake, TRD Quickshifter, Goodridge SS brake lines, EBC Sport Rotors, Hawk HPS pads, TRD FJ Cruiser Special Edition 16" Anthracite Rims, Spidertrax wheel spacers, 265/75R16 A/T, Autometer oil pressure, oil temp gauges, TRD boost gauge, PLX DM-100 OBD II scanner, flexpod mounts, A-pillar gauge pods
    Cool! I'm in! I'd like to learn more about them :) Electrical work is definitely not my forte...if it can help me get rid of the ramen noodle job hiding behind my plastics I'm all for it :p
     
  14. Sep 8, 2014 at 5:39 PM
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    spithead051

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    Supercharger, OME Lift Kit, TRD T/X Pro Wheels, 255/85/R16 BFG MT KM2's, APEX three hoop bumper, Allpro IFS skid, All-Pro Sliders, Dynomax exhaust, aFe Stage 2 si, Oil pressure, oil temperature, boost, A/F ratio gauges, Devil horns, WO seat covers
    I'm in as well if you need it off of an off-road automatic model.
     
  15. Sep 8, 2014 at 9:36 PM
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    skygear

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    Awesome!
     
  16. Sep 9, 2014 at 8:47 AM
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    zopperman

    zopperman LED & HID positive

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    Lift, 32" Duratracs, sliders, LED light bar, interior LEDs, sweet tunes & sub, OBA, sliders, TRD 16" 6 spoke wheels, CB, HID spotlights, electrical mods, etc.
    my icons are fucked - need new lower bearings/heims and spacers, full rebuild, just in wicked rough shape. Cant decide if 700lb springs are worth it
     
  17. Sep 10, 2014 at 1:02 AM
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    skygear

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    I can vouch for it being a MESSY long drawn out process. Whats ICON charging for the kit?
     
  18. Sep 10, 2014 at 7:22 AM
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    zopperman

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    Lift, 32" Duratracs, sliders, LED light bar, interior LEDs, sweet tunes & sub, OBA, sliders, TRD 16" 6 spoke wheels, CB, HID spotlights, electrical mods, etc.
    for them or DSM to do a rebuild looks like around 600 for the pair. (including 700 LB springs)

    i would need a few parts and such, would imagine it would be cheaper to DIY
     
  19. Sep 10, 2014 at 10:19 AM
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    little squirt

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    how many here in the area are going to the big dogs event? I'm thinking of pre-registering today. Any of you meeting up to caravan there?
     
  20. Sep 12, 2014 at 8:12 AM
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    hoodboogie

    hoodboogie Plazma Addict

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    Extang Solid-Fold Tonneau.. Lots of Upcoming mods.
    Fredericksburg here checking in.
     
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