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Pirate ship in the shape of a TACO

Discussion in '1st Gen. Builds' started by banditstpk, Feb 19, 2013.

  1. somethinboutayota

    somethinboutayota Dorthy left Kansas for a reason

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    Haha that's what neighbors are for right? What is your initial design for the bumper you want to make? You going with something custom or copy another bumper?
     
  2. banditstpk

    banditstpk [OP] Pabst knows best

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    most likely copy something but put my own ideas into it

    but it will be a tube style with a skid but i wanna do the hoop on the top and run some tubes along the top to follow along the headlights
     
  3. somethinboutayota

    somethinboutayota Dorthy left Kansas for a reason

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    Like so?

    [​IMG]
     
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  4. banditstpk

    banditstpk [OP] Pabst knows best

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    ya almost just like that but with a larger front skid
     
  5. somethinboutayota

    somethinboutayota Dorthy left Kansas for a reason

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    Sounds legit, I too eventually plan on making a bumper but I need to round up some cash first to pay for it...
     
  6. banditstpk

    banditstpk [OP] Pabst knows best

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    same here. anytime i get some spare cash saved up something important goes bad and i have to use that to fix it
     
  7. somethinboutayota

    somethinboutayota Dorthy left Kansas for a reason

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    Yup I know that SAME feeling haha :rolleyes: I am planning on fabbing it up myself though to save some cash, probably going to fall off when I put it in drive but hey, at least I tried haha

    I originally wanted to make a plate bumper, but then realized that I might end up needing beefier coils to compensate for the weigh and looked into tube bumpers and came across brute force's hybrid bumper :drool: I think this is what I am going for:

    [​IMG]
     
  8. banditstpk

    banditstpk [OP] Pabst knows best

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    those hybrid ones are soooo :drool:
     
  9. somethinboutayota

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    Get the best of both worlds with it and its a real head turner because there aren't many others around, I hope I can make mine look pretty decent and close to it but don't want to completely copy it, have you thought about a satoshi for your truck?
     
  10. banditstpk

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    i think about doing a satoshi all the time :D just have to build up some courage to cut into it

    i think im going to save up my money right now do to retrofit headlights
     
  11. somethinboutayota

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    Dammit there is another idea of mine I want to do... I think I might satoshi mine here soon, and wait on the retrofit just because of cash but they look sick. Have you heard of the halo lights? They cost more and I think they look a lot better on the newer models but they are pretty sweet

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  12. banditstpk

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    ya you can get the halo ring with the retro kit for like 10 bucks more
     
  13. somethinboutayota

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    Cheaper than I thought! I might be needing new headlights anyways so we will see where that goes for me :)
     
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    anyone interested in a trade for my truck for a double cab? :D
     
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    changed my oil with some mobil 1 full synthetic and an OEM oil filter

    also switched out my spark plugs with new OEM dealer plugs

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    while swapping my plugs i found this problem..
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    4 of the plugs i pulled out where the single electrode type
    none of them where in bad shape but still.. with me not knowing when they where changed last makes me wonder

    more pics of plugs i pulled
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    Hmm that's odd that they would have two double spark plugs and the rest were single... Was you gas mileage suffering at all?
     
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    Greensystemsgo Self Proclaimed first gen expert :doh:

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    they used to be double, till the second prong got eaten by the engine :D
     
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    ill have to wait until i fill up next to track my mpgs with the new plugs
     
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    banditstpk [OP] Pabst knows best

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    when i pulled out the first single prong one i thought the second prong had broken off i was looking for a spot that showed it had a prong but then i pulled out 4 more like it and the part numbers where not the same so i figured it was just a single prong and the last person to change them was an idiot
     
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