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PcBuilder's 2003 Tacoma Build

Discussion in '1st Gen. Builds (1995-2004)' started by PcBuilder14, Dec 21, 2012.

  1. Jan 20, 2013 at 8:00 PM
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    PcBuilder14

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    Hmm, true... I'll probably end up doing it next weekend if it's not too windy. Seems like almost every day here it's 15mph winds...
     
  2. Jan 20, 2013 at 9:33 PM
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    Word of advice about hauling. Dont try loading a fullsize quad with the tailgate on. I did and half a backflip and a bent tailgate later i found out it was a little heavy for it haha.
     
  3. Jan 20, 2013 at 9:37 PM
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    Haha nice! This truck probably won't see much hauling in its future.
     
  4. Jan 20, 2013 at 9:56 PM
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    Yea, just saying. I just like using my truck as a truck. Just somethin about it that i like.
     
  5. Jan 20, 2013 at 10:05 PM
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    Konaborne Pineapples on pizza Hawaiian does not it make.

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    fox extended travel remote resivoir coilovers, 14" eibach 600lb coils, All Pro tubular chromoly 1" uniball upper control arms, All Pro expedition leaf packs, 10" bilstein 5150 piggyback reservoir shocks 265/75r16 Goodyear wrangler MT/R kevlars wrapped around 16" Helo 791 gloss black, Mini H1 retrofits with 6000k bulbs, 18" magnaflow w/custom exhaust reroute various decals, Sockmonkey retro hood stripes
  6. Jan 20, 2013 at 10:11 PM
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    Konaborne

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    the only 5100's I've seen leak were stock length rears with lifts
    Even then, I ran 5100's before the big bottom-out incident, so mine were technically stock length. Even with my AAL I had no problems with them


    the toytec coils are 630lb coils now, down from the 650 when I bought them- I'm not running armor up front so they gave me about 3.5" of lift at the start. Rode a little stiff, but I've wheeled the piss out of it and the front 5100 with no problems

    with armor, the right OME spring or the toytec coil will handle the weight nicely

    x2 on #3

    the OME coils are made to be mated with OME shocks, and vice versa. It's possible to run them mismatched but the pair might not be idea.

    overall, you can get OME packs in one go; theyre a little more expensive but (from what I've heard) they ride a little better than the 5100/toytec setup; but the 5100/toytecs cant be beat for the price
     
  7. Jan 20, 2013 at 10:24 PM
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    Let me rephrase, I probably won't be using it for heavy hauling... This spring I'm sure I'll have a kayak or mountain bike in the back every other weekend.
     
  8. Jan 20, 2013 at 10:40 PM
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    I was hauling a honda rubicon 500. Pretty heavy quad...or maybe just brittle tailgate cables. Either way, next time the tailgate comes off first!
     
  9. Jan 23, 2013 at 7:55 PM
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    Found out that I'm getting a decent sized tax return! Lift, wheels, and tires are gonna be here even sooner!
     
  10. Jan 26, 2013 at 4:40 PM
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    Washed and waxed the truck, cleaned the interior, vacuumed the interior, plastidipped the wheels, and removed the chrome step bars. Those step bars were such a pain to remove, but completely worth it!

    Before
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    After
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    Random
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  11. Jan 26, 2013 at 4:44 PM
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    I'm going to plastidip the bumpers and grill tomorrow. I also got my tacomaworld.com sticker in today, so I'm gonna put that on tomorrow.

    Debating on plastidipping the emblems.... I think I might do it and see what it looks like... How do you remove the overspray around the emblems? I can't remember haha

    I'm also thinking about getting the windows tinted next weekend... The clear windows are really noticeable now...
     
  12. Jan 27, 2013 at 3:32 PM
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    Plastidipped my front bumper and grill. I also painted my emblem orange just to see what it looked like... It'll be gone this weekend... Haha
    [​IMG]
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  13. Jan 27, 2013 at 3:56 PM
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    Haha don't worry, it'll be gone by Saturday! Going to plastidip the rear bumper next weekend as well. Debating on whether or not to plastidip the emblems and have my windows tinted 20% or 35%... But getting it tinted would take away from the lift funds... Lol
     
  14. Jan 27, 2013 at 4:07 PM
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  15. Jan 27, 2013 at 4:08 PM
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    Yeah, I'll probably go get a quote for 20% tint on both front windows, if it's a decent price I'll go ahead and do it. I noticed how bad it was in this pic which made me want tint.
    [​IMG]
     
  16. Jan 27, 2013 at 4:14 PM
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    Yeah... It wouldn't have been too big of a deal had he not decided to do lines at random angles! Overall it was just bad! Haha

    As for the flares I used some of that "Back to Black" cleaner. It made it slightly better, but I'll end up just bed lining them when I get the time.
     
  17. Jan 27, 2013 at 4:15 PM
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  18. Jan 27, 2013 at 4:16 PM
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    YotaKid62

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    Nope, but that sounds horrendous. Its only cool if you do it to the right things. I like howthis guy did his interior trim, bumper clevises, etc. Its the small stuff that makes it look good.
     
  19. Jan 27, 2013 at 4:16 PM
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    Agreed, I want his truck!
     
  20. Jan 27, 2013 at 4:17 PM
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    And i wanna see that dash haha! Got a link?
     
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