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Post your favorite DIY mod??

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by jefferson, Jan 28, 2009.

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What is your favorite DIY Tacoma mod??

  1. Fog Lights On Anytime

    19.8%
  2. Day Time Running Lamps

    5.6%
  3. BHLM

    17.6%
  4. Bed Lights

    7.1%
  5. Map Lights On With Dome Light

    3.6%
  6. Bed Storage Compartment Locks

    2.7%
  7. Cigarette lighter plug always on

    4.2%
  8. Engine Bay Light

    1.2%
  9. Rear Differential Breather Relocation

    8.5%
  10. Other

    29.7%
  1. Jan 28, 2009 at 10:14 PM
    #1
    jefferson

    jefferson [OP] needs to stop cruising Buy/Sell/Trade....

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    toyota brand hitch and uhaul wiring harness, fog lamps on anytime, bed lamps, map lights on with dome, day time running lamps, remove secondary air filter, painted bumper grill, Double Din touch screen stereo, Sockmonkey custom SR5 decal, door & seatbelt bells disabled, painted engine cover, installed compass/temperature overhead console, failed mod: passenger side auto down window switches, weathertech front mats, RedLine hood struts, Cheap Beep piezo buzzer locking beep, 5100s in the front set at 2.5, 5100s in the rear, AAL, hitch safe, revenge fab sliders, bed bar, prerunner light, cb wired
    I'm gonna set up a poll, but i'm curious on everyone's favorite Cheap/Easy Mod..

    Mine so far is the map lamps on with dome light.. it really made a quite a difference.
     
  2. Jan 28, 2009 at 10:15 PM
    #2
    tigerfan00

    tigerfan00 BECAUSE INTERNETS!! Staff Member

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    1st gen gray wire mod or 1st gen deckplate
     
  3. Jan 28, 2009 at 10:16 PM
    #3
    nvdeserted

    nvdeserted Well-Known Member

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    Turning off the seatbelt chime... priceless. My dog refuses to wear a seatbelt.
     
  4. Jan 28, 2009 at 10:18 PM
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    tigerfan00

    tigerfan00 BECAUSE INTERNETS!! Staff Member

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    yours too? mine refuses...says its too confining and she cant get in my way enough if she has it on
     
  5. Jan 28, 2009 at 10:19 PM
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    jdkeller

    jdkeller How many words can be fit in this s

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    Dome light LED, 6000k HID Headlights and fogs, Grillcraft black mesh, rear 5100's, Total Chaos UCA's, 285/75/16 BFG KM2's, Spidertrax spacers, Blacked out emblems, cb,kenwood tm270 ham radio, All Pro 3" leaf pack, Fox 2.0 coilovers, Revenge Fab Sliders, u bolt flip kit, Pioneer avh4200, bed bar with light and antenna, Wet Okoles, Weathertech Mats, Wet Okole Armrests, Rear KR Fab bumper, bed mat, N-Fab spare tire carrier with full size spare on 16" TRD rim, Bedlinered flares and grille. Camburg Spindles, All Pro front fenders.
    x2 But mine will pry switch to the bhlm when i actually do it.

    Oh wait!!! Debadging too! It looks soo much nicer. Makes it stand out.
     
  6. Jan 28, 2009 at 10:19 PM
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    TacoNut

    TacoNut IgnoringChrisWatchingEdLi veVicariouslyThroughMJP2

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    Removing buzzer from behind the gauge cluster.....
    Silence :D
     
  7. Jan 28, 2009 at 10:21 PM
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    jefferson

    jefferson [OP] needs to stop cruising Buy/Sell/Trade....

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    toyota brand hitch and uhaul wiring harness, fog lamps on anytime, bed lamps, map lights on with dome, day time running lamps, remove secondary air filter, painted bumper grill, Double Din touch screen stereo, Sockmonkey custom SR5 decal, door & seatbelt bells disabled, painted engine cover, installed compass/temperature overhead console, failed mod: passenger side auto down window switches, weathertech front mats, RedLine hood struts, Cheap Beep piezo buzzer locking beep, 5100s in the front set at 2.5, 5100s in the rear, AAL, hitch safe, revenge fab sliders, bed bar, prerunner light, cb wired
    It would only let me do 10 in the poll, so i put the kinda popular ones ive noticed lately.. sorry if i'm biased in choosing them!!

    Enjoy =D
     
  8. Jan 28, 2009 at 10:21 PM
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    jdkeller

    jdkeller How many words can be fit in this s

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    Dome light LED, 6000k HID Headlights and fogs, Grillcraft black mesh, rear 5100's, Total Chaos UCA's, 285/75/16 BFG KM2's, Spidertrax spacers, Blacked out emblems, cb,kenwood tm270 ham radio, All Pro 3" leaf pack, Fox 2.0 coilovers, Revenge Fab Sliders, u bolt flip kit, Pioneer avh4200, bed bar with light and antenna, Wet Okoles, Weathertech Mats, Wet Okole Armrests, Rear KR Fab bumper, bed mat, N-Fab spare tire carrier with full size spare on 16" TRD rim, Bedlinered flares and grille. Camburg Spindles, All Pro front fenders.
    Buzzer???:help:
     
  9. Jan 28, 2009 at 10:45 PM
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    TacoNut

    TacoNut IgnoringChrisWatchingEdLi veVicariouslyThroughMJP2

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    the beeping sound when you have the key in the ignition and the doors open, when the parking brake is applied, when your seatbelt is off, when you think dirty thoughts.... EVERYTHING
     
  10. Jan 28, 2009 at 10:52 PM
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    Dustin03

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    Old Man Emu 2.5" lift, brush guard (about to be changed), grey-wire mod, custom bed mounts for 4 jerrycans, custom survival box, maglite mount, KC Dayliters.
    Ditto. Us Gen 1 guys are so underrepresented.
     
  11. Jan 28, 2009 at 10:55 PM
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    Dustin03

    Dustin03 The Cooler King

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    Old Man Emu 2.5" lift, brush guard (about to be changed), grey-wire mod, custom bed mounts for 4 jerrycans, custom survival box, maglite mount, KC Dayliters.
    That's funny... All I had to do was disconnect a wire behind the lower dash panel. :p
     
  12. Jan 28, 2009 at 10:55 PM
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    rhoppas

    rhoppas Land of Oz

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    I voted "Other" for the extra set of D-rings in the bed.
     
  13. Jan 28, 2009 at 10:58 PM
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    TacoNut

    TacoNut IgnoringChrisWatchingEdLi veVicariouslyThroughMJP2

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    Your just jealous my truck has 3 time the I.Q. of yours.... oh wait that's a bad thing for me.
    :(
     
  14. Jan 28, 2009 at 11:22 PM
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    redmarble

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    Just did my first mod, bed storage compartment locks- very easy. Next will be the day time running lamps.
     
  15. Jan 29, 2009 at 6:10 AM
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    L8Rmike

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    Voted other for;
    1- Comp off w/defog on
    2- seatbelt chime
    3- extra d-rings
     
  16. Jan 29, 2009 at 8:18 AM
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    gonzo6up

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    tint/ vent visors/ seatbelt chime mod/ DTRL Mod
    I Love the seatbelt chime mod and foglight mod. Next i'm doing the door chime mod along with the extra d-rings in the bed.
     
  17. Jan 29, 2009 at 9:01 AM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Staff Member

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    Im pretty fond of my swivel hooks:
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  18. Jan 29, 2009 at 9:08 AM
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    dud122

    dud122 rabble rabble rabble

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    ome lift'd, bent-up rear, elite front, revenge fab'd sliders, camburg uca's, safari snorkle, FJ TRD wheels, safari bed basket, truxedo'd, bed rug'd... more to come

    x2


    technically i guess it would be x3 :D
     
  19. Jan 29, 2009 at 9:18 AM
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    jefferson

    jefferson [OP] needs to stop cruising Buy/Sell/Trade....

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    toyota brand hitch and uhaul wiring harness, fog lamps on anytime, bed lamps, map lights on with dome, day time running lamps, remove secondary air filter, painted bumper grill, Double Din touch screen stereo, Sockmonkey custom SR5 decal, door & seatbelt bells disabled, painted engine cover, installed compass/temperature overhead console, failed mod: passenger side auto down window switches, weathertech front mats, RedLine hood struts, Cheap Beep piezo buzzer locking beep, 5100s in the front set at 2.5, 5100s in the rear, AAL, hitch safe, revenge fab sliders, bed bar, prerunner light, cb wired
    Sorry buddy! Start a first gen DIY mod post! =) I just know NOTHING about them....

    I have one mod that i did to a 1998 extended cab TRD 4x4.. so i got a inside rear view mirror off of a single cab in a junkyard (that mirror has the dome light built on it) and put it in the extended cab truck, then ran a wire exactly the same way as the Map Lights ON With Dome Light mod and had two interior lights in it.. Pretty smooth...

    SOO thats my vote on first gen!! :cool:
     
  20. Jan 29, 2009 at 10:49 AM
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    cvillechopper

    cvillechopper Jackass to the masses

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    K&N drop-in air-filter, extra D-rings, Custom Console lock-box, Leather heated seats, Studly Driver
    console lock box.. console lock box

    Ok, so I'm biased. :D

    Extra D-rings has been priceless for me.
     
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