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OD Green Bed Lined Tacoma Build

Discussion in '1st Gen. Builds (1995-2004)' started by Roper, Mar 19, 2013.

  1. Mar 21, 2013 at 8:15 PM
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    CanisLupus

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  2. Mar 21, 2013 at 8:18 PM
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    This is going to look great when it's done!
     
  3. Mar 21, 2013 at 11:16 PM
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    tacomakid96

    tacomakid96 Can you skin Grizz, pilgram?

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    Badass! Nice work so far
     
  4. Mar 22, 2013 at 4:26 AM
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    Roper

    Roper [OP] One today is worth two tomorrows

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    Hey guys, thanks for the encouragement so far, we're getting ready to start the final day (I think) and I will post up some more photos of the finished product, and again in a week or so with the camper shell installed. We have done a few detailed things to the truck during this makeover that I will also share when the truck is complete.
    I also wanted to say that I am extremely grateful to my friend Mark and his shop, Fortner Garage, for allowing me to be a part of this entire project (hopefully I wasn't more trouble than I was worth) and for the way the truck has turned out (right out of my mind's eye, couldn't be any better). There is no way I would take on such a huge project like this without professional help. If your reading this Mark....Thank you brother!
    Wish us luck guys.
     
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  5. Mar 22, 2013 at 10:10 AM
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    TacoSkeet

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    Your truck is coming along nicely! Keep it up, looking forward to seeing the final product
     
  6. Mar 22, 2013 at 12:14 PM
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    Roper

    Roper [OP] One today is worth two tomorrows

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    Finished the truck up today around lunch. This project turned out great! I am so glad to have it back out in daily use.

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  7. Mar 22, 2013 at 12:24 PM
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    Wanted to show ya'll some of the changes we made to the truck, First the back bumper....This is the stock chrome bumper with out the plastic on top and replaced with expanded metal welded on to it. We used stencils to get the numbers onto the bumper (bet ya'll can't figure out what they mean) and pealed them off after the bedliner material firmed up a bit over them.

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  8. Mar 22, 2013 at 12:29 PM
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    Lost track many, many mods ago.
    Help us out with the numbers...?
     
  9. Mar 22, 2013 at 12:41 PM
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    These rocker guards were built for the truck out of square tube, painted with beadliner and welded to the frame. As you can see the door jams were painted and cleared (flat clear), and we sprayed a heavy coating at the bottom of the door sills for added protection when getting in and out.

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  10. Mar 22, 2013 at 12:44 PM
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    I'll wait a day and see if anyone can get close, but I will tell you. I was going for a "government issue" look and wanted some numbers on the rear bumper just like the military uses, but also wanted a meaning to it.
     
  11. Mar 22, 2013 at 12:51 PM
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    We blacked out all the chrome on the front of the truck, and painted it with beadliner (except the little Toyota emblem flat blacked that). We coated the mirrors in beadliner, and removed all the Toyota emblems (SR5, Tacoma, V6, etc.).

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  12. Mar 22, 2013 at 12:53 PM
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    So...... Should I put the brush guard back on the front or leave it off? If I put it on should I coat it with texture also or flat black it?
     
  13. Mar 23, 2013 at 11:46 AM
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    The numbers stand for my daughter's birthday. She was born on the 240th day of 2010 at 5:08 AM.
     
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  14. Mar 23, 2013 at 11:52 AM
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    Me likey! Looks badass man! :drool: :cheers:
     
  15. Mar 23, 2013 at 1:33 PM
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    Looks great man! I'm interested to see how that bedliner cleans up when its muddy.
     
  16. Mar 23, 2013 at 1:41 PM
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    :drool::drool: I have wanted to do this sooo bad ever since laying eyes on the old army Cut V's. I'm so :jellydance:
     
  17. Mar 23, 2013 at 1:42 PM
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    looks good, like the OD Green.
     
  18. Mar 23, 2013 at 2:49 PM
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    I understand that clean up is done with a stiff brush and soap or with a pressure washer. I will let you know how it goes the first time that happens. The paint rep said I should wait a couple weeks in 70 degree weather to allow the product to fully cure before any "regular duty" use. I think I'll wait about a month before giving it a good scrubbing or pressure washing.
     
  19. Mar 23, 2013 at 2:50 PM
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    taco47001, I've wanted to do this for a couple years now and I'm so glad I did.
     
  20. Mar 23, 2013 at 2:52 PM
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    That is awesome. Thanks for sharing those pics!

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