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PantherTaco's Build

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Builds' started by PantherTaco, May 26, 2012.

  1. May 26, 2012 at 5:21 PM
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    PantherTaco

    PantherTaco [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Home: Lexington, VA Current: Pittsburgh/Chicora,
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    07 TRD Off-Road SR5 BSP
    mall crawler
    Hey guys, being a sophomore in high-school I can't really afford a whole lot as far as big mods go, this is an ongoing build and I add parts whenever I have the money. Feel free to tell me what you think and any suggestions for future mods :D :cheers:

    How it looks today:
    May 2015
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    Aug 2014
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    Aug 2013
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    Exterior Mods:
    -AVS Window Visors
    -Removed Mudflaps
    -Tacomaworld.com Decal
    -Extra D-Rings In Bed
    -Redline Tuning Hood Struts
    -ruggedT Stickers
    -Raptor Satoshi
    -Fumoto Oil Drain Valve
    -TSC 37" Tool Chest
    -Removed Fender Flares

    Performance:
    -ARB Safari Snorkel
    -Chopped Exhaust

    Armor:
    -B.A.M.F. Kick-Out Sliders
    -Pelfreybilt Front Bumper w/Headlight Hoops, Fog Cutouts, Bumper Support Brackets, LED Bar Cutout
    -Backyard Fab High Clearance Rear Bumper w/High Clearance Hitch, Recovery Points, Reverse Light Cutouts

    Wheels And Tires:
    -285/75/16 Goodyear MT/R Kevlar
    -SpiderTrax 1.25 Wheel Spacers
    -Stock TRD Off Road Wheels (Matching Spare)

    Suspension:
    -OME Nitro Charger Shocks
    -OME 886x Coil Springs w/1/4 Inch Driver Spacer And OME Trim Packer
    -Total Chaos Uniball Upper Control Arms
    -2012 Stock Leaf Pack w/Icon Progressive AAL
    -All-Pro U-Bolt Flip Kit w/Stock Bump Stops
    -Disappearing Sway Bar Mod
    -Cab Mount Chop w/B.A.M.F. Plates

    Interior Mods:
    -Mag Lite Mod (Center Console/Driver Seat)
    -Weathertech Floor Mats
    -Dickies Seat Covers

    Lighting:
    -Led Dome/Map Lights
    -GY6.35 Reverse Light Mod
    -Mini D2S Retrofit w/Orbit Shrouds, 5k Bulbs, 80mm Halos, Blacked Out Headlights
    -OKLEDLIGHTBARS.com Square 6 LED Flood Pattern Pods (Fog Lights)
    -LED Strip Rock Lights

    Communications/Electrical:
    -Cobra 19DXIV CB Radio
    -4' Firestik CB Antenna On Backyard Fab Tailgate Mount
    -UltraGauge
    -Pioneer DEH-X4600BT Head Unit
    -Backyard Fab Fuse/Relay Panel
    -Overhead Switch Panels w/OTRATTW Switches

    Recovery Gear:
    -48" Hi-Lift w/Handle Isolator, ATO Hi-Lift Brackets
    -Southeast Overland Snatch Strap
    -Shovel Brackets w/Quick Fists
    -Shackles
    -Puma 12V Compressor Secondary Manifold/Regulator For ARB Lockers

    Removed Mods:
    -Hella 500FF Converted To 6000K HID
    -BlitzPro 21S LED Light Bar
    -Fog Light Mod
    -Color Matched Thin-Lip Satoshi w/Land Cruiser Emblem
    -All-Pro Expo Leaf Springs
    -265/70/16 Nitto Terra Grapplers
    -PIAA Intense-White Headlight Bulbs
    -Kobalt Mid-Size Tool Box Painted Black
    -OME 885x Coil Springs
    -Color Matched Rear Bumper


    Continuous Mods:
    -Emergency Kit
    -Tool Kit
    -Recovery Gear


    2015 Mods:
    Spring:
    -Backyard Fab IFS,Transmission, Transfer Case Skids
    -Exhaust Y-Pipe Reroute

    -Camping Gear
    Summer:
    -Diehard Platinum Group 35 Battery
    -Lifetime LED 21.5 Inch Double Row Combo Beam LED Bar
    -Lifetime LED Square 4 LED Flush Mount Flood Pattern Pods (Reverse)
    -Bed Cargo Carrier
    -Gas Cans
    Fall/Winter:
    -Warn VR-10000s Winch

    IFS Removal:
    -5.29 Gears F/R
    -ARB Air Lockers F/R
    -40x13.50r17 Goodyear MT/R Kevlar
    -Steel Wheels w/Rock Rings
    -Rebuilt SuperDuty Front/14 Bolt Rear Axles
    -3 Link Front w/14" ADS Coilovers, Air Bumps
    -PSC Hydro Assist Steering
    -Stainless Steel Brake Lines
    -Chevy 63" Leafs w/Backyard Fab Shackle Flip
    -FJ Cruiser Twin Sticked Transfer Case
    -Marlin Crawler Crawl Box
    -Dynomax Catback w/Rerouted Y-Pipe For Crawl Box

    Whenever Mods:
    -35% Window Tint
    -Vinyl Flooring Kit
    -New Mini D2S Retrofit w/Gatling Gun 2.0 Shrouds, 5k Bulbs, Blacked Out Headlights
    -New Fuse/Relay Panel
    -New Ghost Raptor Satoshi
    -Trasharoo


    Trails:
    -Shoe Creek, VA (Dec, 2013)
    -Shoe Creek, VA (Jan, 2014)
    -Shoe Creek, VA (May, 2015)




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    Home from the dealer (2/14/12)
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    Dome and map leds installed thanks to csjumper2003
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    PIAA Intense White headlight bulbs added
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    AVS window visors added and mudflaps removed
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    Mag Lite Mod
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    Tacomaworld.com sticker
     
    Last edited: May 23, 2015 at 3:13 PM
  2. May 26, 2012 at 8:02 PM
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    gusher

    gusher SUPERCHARGED!!!

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    '08 Indigo Double Cab TRD Sport 4x4 Long Bed, Grillcraft grill, Pioneer AVH-P3200BT head unit, XM receiver, Boyo backup camera, Custom devil horns Toyota logo, Black headlight mod, Fog lights on anytime mod, Maglight mount, Weathertech floor liners, Debadged, Trex color-matched eyelids, Access tonneau cover, Toyota bed divider, Sno-way 7'4" snow plow, Auxiliary backup lights, Rear spring TSB, Removed front mud flaps, 2.5" Hell Bent Steel front lift, 285/70-17 Goodyear Wrangler Duratracs, Satin black MB TKO wheels, Black Go Rhino Dominator II nerf steps, custom HomeLink install, CompuStar remote starter, Redline Tuning QuickLift Elite hood struts, Toyota bed mat, Custom short Taco antenna, TRD cold air intake, TRD exhaust, TRD supercharger
    Looks good man...coming along! :thumbsup:
     
  3. Jun 10, 2012 at 7:50 PM
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    PantherTaco

    PantherTaco [OP] Well-Known Member

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    mall crawler
    color matched the rear bumper. (6/8/12)
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  4. Jul 5, 2012 at 6:07 PM
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    PantherTaco

    PantherTaco [OP] Well-Known Member

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    mall crawler
    got my satoshi mesh in the mail today. going to try it tomorrow.
     
  5. Jul 9, 2012 at 8:06 PM
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    PantherTaco

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    mall crawler
    Finished the satoshi. Looks pretty good considering i didnt have a dremel or anything like that. thin lip version with mesh from Craig (Homertaco).

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  6. Aug 25, 2012 at 6:51 PM
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    PantherTaco

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    mall crawler
    got my hellas converted and mounted. need to do anytime fogs and add the otrattw switch for the fogs soon.
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  7. Aug 30, 2012 at 6:48 PM
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    PantherTaco

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    mall crawler
    ordered an old landcruiser emblem for the satoshi. going to put in the new fog switch and do the fog light mod tomorrow.
     
  8. Sep 5, 2012 at 8:03 PM
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    PantherTaco

    PantherTaco [OP] Well-Known Member

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    fog light mod and switch put in. its not as bright as the other so im going to see what i can do about that.
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  9. Sep 9, 2012 at 6:30 PM
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    moved the lights for the new emblem.
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  10. Sep 9, 2012 at 6:34 PM
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    Warputer Dirt Road Inspector

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    Enough modifications to piss the wife off!!
    Looking good! Especially the grill, emblem & light combo!
     
  11. Sep 9, 2012 at 6:36 PM
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    PantherTaco

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    Thanks! grill took a while but turned out pretty decent. Big things to come! :cool:
     
  12. Oct 17, 2012 at 4:37 AM
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  13. Oct 19, 2012 at 5:01 PM
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    PantherTaco

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    mall crawler
    hopefully about march or so ill have the lift and stuff on and be able to make it to a meet :D
     
  14. Oct 20, 2012 at 7:47 AM
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    PantherTaco

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    mall crawler
    trying to get ome nitrochargers and 885's from a fellow member and some 1.25 spacers from cl :cool:
     
  15. Oct 20, 2012 at 11:31 AM
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    Mitch Somebody call for a Wambulance?

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    You interested in a set of LR UCAs?
     
  16. Oct 20, 2012 at 11:33 AM
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    PantherTaco

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    once i get a few things sold and replenish some funds i will be. pics? mileage? how much?
     
  17. Oct 27, 2012 at 8:33 PM
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  18. Nov 14, 2012 at 1:46 PM
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    PantherTaco

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    build may be on hold temporarily. Just bought two new guns and need to get a ton of bulk ammo for both of them.
     
  19. Nov 26, 2012 at 3:35 PM
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    PantherTaco

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    blitzpro leds! liveT3J8US.jpg and new brake lines liveqBnSrn.jpg
     
  20. Nov 29, 2012 at 4:31 PM
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    blitzpro 21s going on tomorrow
     
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