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Pirate ship in the shape of a TACO

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

  1. Feb 19, 2013 at 7:21 PM
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    banditstpk

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    deck plate, led lights interior, center hubs painted black,
    What she looked like when i first brought her home. I really got a killer deal on her :D

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    removed all the stickers and gave her a bath

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    lots of little stuff that i had to fix..

    -side marker lights did not work(replaced bulbs)
    -door panels where barely hanging on(took off and remounted)
    -jerry rigged stereo with amp and sub tore out and rear speakers did not work(ripped out old wiring and rewired stereo and speakers)
    -a/c lights and shifter lights did not work(replaced bulbs)

    gave her a good waxing :D

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    bought some new to me UCA's

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    gave her an oil change OEM FTW!

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    Added some led strips to the rear interior.

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    deck plate mod :D

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    got some bedside decals made up for me

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    Painted the center caps

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    how she looks now

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    list of mods i want/list of things to fix
    -suspension
    -plasti derp chrome all around and wheels
    -prerunner tube bumper fabricated
    -tire gate or tire/rear bumper combo fabricated
    -line x or rhino line the bed
    -glassworks front and rear fenders
    -sub and amp replaced

    this is a budget build so things will come when i can afford them.

    thanks for looking :D
     
  2. Feb 19, 2013 at 7:37 PM
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    montgomery_30824

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    Looks good so far. How much and where did you find the turtle wax black box stuff?
     
  3. Feb 19, 2013 at 8:31 PM
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    banditstpk

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    wally world.. im pretty sure it was $17 but it was def under $20
     
  4. Feb 19, 2013 at 8:33 PM
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    HomerTaco

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    four sticks, dual cases, zero fucks...
    Core-Hurst short throw shifter & T-handle / Carbon Fiber Interior / custom console light / De-badged / leather interior / Heated Front seats / Red Line Hood Struts / Painted speaker grills /one-off TRD Satoshi Grill with 12-15 front-end swap/ Pioneer AVIC-X920BT HU / Scangauge II / Black LED Tails / Dash Mount for iPad mini / Safari Snorkel / Auto-pilot mode / Leer 100XQ Cap / 4x Innovations sliders / Rear Diff Breather Mod / front windows tinted to 35% / Brute Force Fab Hybrid Front Bumper / BAMF Rear Diff Skid / Budbuilt Skids / CBI Trail Master 2.0 rear hybrid bumper / Fox rr coils/ TC UCA's/ TC spindle gussets/ TC Cam Tab gussets / Dakar leafs / Defined Engineering shackles / All pro U bolt flip / Timbren Rear Bumpstops / BAMF LCA skids / Exhaust re-route / Fog Light anytime Mod / LowRange Off Road extended rear brake lines / ATO Shackle Flip / sectioned Bushwhacker flares / re-geared to 4.56 / ARB Front & Rear Locking Diff / ARB CKMA12 compressor / PrInSu full rack system / 1" body lift / Inchworm 4.7 crawlbox / twin stick FJ t-case / Davez off-road triple-stick kit/
    clean... :thumbsup:

    Makes me miss my 1st. gen :(
     
  5. Feb 19, 2013 at 8:34 PM
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    banditstpk

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    it was def not so clean when i bought her.. spent about 3-4 days making her ready for show business :D
     
  6. Feb 26, 2013 at 6:26 AM
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    RMAN808

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    Get some clear signals and vinyl dye your front bumper and she'll look even better than she already does :thumbsup:
     
  7. Feb 27, 2013 at 8:22 PM
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    banditstpk

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    never really thought about the clear signals :D thanks for that thought i will def be looking for some now

    i wanna get a new bumper so im not worried about vinyl dye its kinda messed up so i wanna get a good non damaged one before i spend any money on fixing this one
     
  8. Feb 28, 2013 at 4:38 PM
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    painted the front emblem today :D

    i was originally going to do green but i couldn't find a shade that i liked..

    next up is some grill work maybe add some in bed lights
     
  9. Mar 1, 2013 at 8:26 PM
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    ok so i switched to green like i originally wanted

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    dont mind the bent up front bumper
    anyone wanna lend me there old one? :D
     
  10. Mar 4, 2013 at 10:34 AM
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    WThomas1250

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    4" Deck Plate Mod, Flowmaster 40 Muffler, Intake Silencer Delete; Ultragauge, Kenwood HU, Infiniti speakers, Sony Xplod amp; Black Grille guard, Crystal headlights, Clear corners & signals; Tons of spray paint, bed-liner, and Plasti-Dip
    Looks great! Makes me wish I had a black 1st gen.
    Don't worry my bumper looks a whole lot worse than yours!
     
  11. Mar 9, 2013 at 2:08 PM
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    painted my needles green

    before
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    during
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    after
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  12. Mar 17, 2013 at 11:02 AM
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    plasti-dipped my front grill and the chrome bparts on the bumper and the door handles(not pictured)

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    also ordered 5100's for the front i will get new rear parts soon
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  13. Mar 19, 2013 at 5:39 PM
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    gave my truck and the wifes car a bath
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    got a headlight restoration kit and went to town i am really impressed with how they turned out
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    left is before and the right is after
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    and these came for me today while i was at work :D:D:D:D

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  14. Mar 20, 2013 at 10:00 PM
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    Subbed...
     
  15. Mar 21, 2013 at 4:55 AM
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    Thanks for the sub :)

    Gunna be putting picks of my front strut install I'm doing on Sunday up afterwords
     
  16. Mar 21, 2013 at 4:59 AM
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    TRON_ The Game Has Changed

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    gotta sub to fellow AZ Taco :cool: looks clean! i need to wax mine haha :rolleyes:
     
  17. Mar 22, 2013 at 6:36 PM
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    banditstpk

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    you should try that black box stuff it really works wonders!!

    oh thanks for the sub :D im subbed to your sexy truck build as well !! love your retros!!
     
  18. Mar 22, 2013 at 6:38 PM
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    de-bagded the tail gate and the SR5 on the side pillers :D

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  19. Mar 22, 2013 at 6:38 PM
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    ugh my rear bumper is so CROOKED!!! ;/
     
  20. Mar 22, 2013 at 8:52 PM
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    How do you like the wax specifically for black vehicles? Do you think it works better than typical wax?
     
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