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Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by jerretxx, May 19, 2011.

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What do you think of this thread?

  1. Very helpful, thank you!

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  2. Hopefully this will keep from having the same posts!

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  3. This answered many questions for me!

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  4. good try, i doubt anyone will use it though

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  1. May 19, 2011 at 11:19 AM
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    jerretxx

    jerretxx [OP] Some do, others talk

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    I am making this thread to help people with their search needs. Lets please try to keep the random conversations to a minimum.
    The point of this is to simply answer questions, not to bash, not to be rude. If you disagree with something posted, please let me know, and ill fix it, also if you have any information that you want added, let me know i will be glad to add it.
    The poll was added so that other members could see quickly how other members felt about this thread is before potentially wasting time.
    I am going to cover many areas accessorizing and also normal everyday questions I have read.
    All Links are located under the picture.

    Note: I do not take credit for the pictures that are provided and these vendors are in no particular order, thank you. If you are a vendor and would like to be in this post, please message me.


    Most popular is 285 (32.5) or 265 (31.5), however, some on the website are able to squeeze a 35" tire.
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    ^285/75/16 Mickey Thompson MTZ on my personal truck
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    ^265/65/18 Hankook Dynapro ATm's
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    ^BFG KM2's 315/75/16
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    Q: How can I lift my Pre-runner?
    most pre-runners have a Camburg Spindle Lift, which adds about 4" of lift. Also, pre-runners can be lifted by spacer lifts, 5100 shocks, coil's, etc like 4x4's.
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    Performance 4.0 Spindles
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    Q: Why is everyone on this site against Spacer Lifts?
    spacer lifts can cause a few problems and cost you big dollars to fix.
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    ^Need i say more? Plus, they ride really rough. Credit to Camburg
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    Q: Why is everyone on the site against 3" body lift kits?
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    Click here for more info
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    Q: Who makes aftermarket/custom bumpers?
    Relentless Fabrication
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    Relentless 05+ Front Bumper
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    Relentless 05+ Rear Bumper
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    Relentless 05+ High Clearance Bumper
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    Relentless 96-04 Front Bumper
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    Relentless 96-04 Rear Bumper

    Elite Off-road
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    Elite Off-road 05+ Front Bumper
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    Elite Off-road 96-04 Front Bumper
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    Elite Off-road 96-04 Rear Bumper

    All-Pro Off-road
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    All-Pro Off-road 05+ Front Bumper
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    All-Pro Off-road 05+ Rear Bumper
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    All-Pro Off-road 95-04 Front Bumper
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    All-Pro Off-road 95-04 Rear Bumper

    ARB
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    ARB Bumper/Winch Bar for 05 & UP Tacoma

    Trail-Gear
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    ROCK DEFENSE™ TACOMA FRONT BUMPERS

    Avid Off-road
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    Avid Off-road
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    Q: Who makes custom grille's?

    TIMSXR
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    ^My personal truck
    TIMSXR custom grille's

    Grill Craft
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    Grill Craft 05+ Grill
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    Grill Craft 01-04 Tacoma grill
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    Grill Craft 98-00 Tacoma Grill
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    Q: What is a good 3" Lift for 2005+ tacoma?
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    ^Ultimate lift kit for 2005 & UP Tacoma
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    Ultimate lift package with Radflo front coilovers
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    OME Suspension lift kit
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    Bilstein Adjustable lift kit with 5100 shocks
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    Q: How to get black headlights?
    The most popular way of "blacking out" headlights is by doing the Black Head Light Mod, Link Here!
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    ^Final product

    Although, you can buy other lights online:
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    Amazon
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    Q: How do I mount aftermarket foglights (such as hella's) behind my custom grille?
    TimSXR makes a mounting bracket so that you can do this easily.
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    Click here for more information and pictures
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    Q: Where can I get custom decals for my truck?
    Sockmonkey makes great decals, most people on the site get theirs from him.
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    Sock Monkey's profile
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    Q: How can I make more Horsepower?
    It may be unpractical for some, but there are a few members that have add superchargers! Underdog Racing
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    http://youtu.be/n5LAfV4cxXA
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    Q: What is the highest setting I can run my Eibach coils and Bilstein shocks at?
    Toytec Lifts says that the highest recommended setting is (.85"). However, i have mine set on 1.75", and i have yet to have problems, not saying I wont.
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    Can I do anything to help my CV angles?
    Yes, you can order a differential drop off of Toytec Lifts website.
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    Front Differential Drop Kit
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    Q: What are aftermarket Upper Control arms used for?
    Great addition for smooth suspension travel and perfect alignment after lifting; adjustable camber and caster +or- 5 degrees
    Provides additional clearance between coil and arm/ tire and wheel
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    Light Racing Upper Control Arms
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    Upper Control Arms for FJ, 03 & UP 4Run & 05 & UP Tacoma
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    Toyota Performance 1.25″ Uniball Upper Arms
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    All-Pro 4130 Chromoly Upper A-Arms
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    05+ Toyota Tacoma, 03+ 4Runner, 07+ FJ Cruiser U.C.A.
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    Desert Products Toyota Tacoma 2005-2010 Uni Ball Upper Control Arm Kit
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    Q: What is the best tire?

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    Q: What is the green bar over peoples avatar?
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    ^That is your reputation. If you say something someone likes, or give helpful advice, people will rep you.
     
  2. May 19, 2011 at 11:19 AM
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    jerretxx

    jerretxx [OP] Some do, others talk

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    need this space for future post
     
  3. May 19, 2011 at 11:23 AM
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    VanillaGorilla Itsnevertoearlytostartbee fingupyourobituary

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    Tint. (DONE) Soon to come. 3in Llift (OME) Color matched grill (DONE) BHLM (DONE) Tail tint (DONE) Pro comp rims (8069) End goal: Murdered out truck
    :thumbsup:

    Very nice. I'm sure people will show their opinions on this post though. :D
     
  4. May 19, 2011 at 11:23 AM
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    dexterdog

    dexterdog My pee parts itch

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    Wait, who makes a good bumper? Can you run through the choices again?
     
  5. May 19, 2011 at 11:25 AM
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  6. May 19, 2011 at 11:27 AM
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    jerretxx [OP] Some do, others talk

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    hahaha 40's just remove fenders.
     
  7. May 19, 2011 at 11:28 AM
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    NYCO

    NYCO ┌∩┐‹(ಠ_ಠ)›┌∩┐

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    good idea you got going on here
     
  8. May 19, 2011 at 11:29 AM
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    jerretxx [OP] Some do, others talk

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    fyi, you will need wheels spacers, thats it. idk why people buy lift kits, this is the real secret to running 40's.
     
  9. May 19, 2011 at 11:30 AM
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    jerretxx [OP] Some do, others talk

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    thanks, im hoping it will help others out!
     
  10. May 19, 2011 at 11:30 AM
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    ImpulseRed008

    ImpulseRed008 Gone But Not Forgotten

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    OEM SS tube steps, Access LE tonneau cover, pop n'lock, AVS in-channel vent visors, stubby antenna, Wet Okole seat covers, bed mat, rear diff breather mod, 4 extra d rings in bed, K&N air filter.
    It needs to be sticking where it can easily be found.
     
  11. May 19, 2011 at 11:31 AM
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    jerretxx [OP] Some do, others talk

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    for real. sickest around.
     
  12. May 19, 2011 at 11:43 AM
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    jerretxx [OP] Some do, others talk

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    that would be sweet.
     
  13. May 19, 2011 at 11:46 AM
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    KPT sees what you did there.

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    Noobs should be forced to read this, and then pass a short quiz on the content, before they are allowed to post.
     
  14. May 19, 2011 at 11:49 AM
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    jerretxx [OP] Some do, others talk

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    that would save us from reading the same posts 500 times. i wish i could build a quiz, that would be great.
     
  15. May 19, 2011 at 12:03 PM
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    jerretxx [OP] Some do, others talk

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    if you have any ideas on anything that should be post, let me know!
     
  16. May 19, 2011 at 12:05 PM
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    KPT sees what you did there.

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  17. May 19, 2011 at 12:09 PM
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    jerretxx [OP] Some do, others talk

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  18. May 19, 2011 at 12:12 PM
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    KPT

    KPT sees what you did there.

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    I don't mind at all.

    I don't have a 3" lift, only 1.75", but that's okay because Ray's truck actually has a 4" lift, so we almost average out...
     
  19. May 19, 2011 at 12:12 PM
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    jerretxx [OP] Some do, others talk

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    alright, good idea. should i post about bodylifts and how they fail in wrecks?
     
  20. May 19, 2011 at 12:13 PM
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    jerretxx [OP] Some do, others talk

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    yeah, i seen that when posting rays, just giving people an idea though
     
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