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RI or Southcoast MA advise needed

Discussion in 'North East' started by RbGar, Nov 10, 2011.

  1. Nov 10, 2011 at 11:00 AM
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    RbGar

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    H all,

    I need advice on a good honest mechanic in this region (RI, Fall River MA) to perform upgrade work to my '05 Tacoma AC TRD Off-Road.

    Thanks in advance-
     
  2. Nov 10, 2011 at 6:38 PM
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    Call Angel auto in Attleboro. There is a guy there that moonlights from a Toyota dealership. The number is 508-399-9292
     
  3. Nov 10, 2011 at 7:36 PM
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    Thanks!
     
  4. Nov 10, 2011 at 9:06 PM
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    No Problem. What are you doing to your truck?
     
  5. Nov 11, 2011 at 3:33 AM
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    Tires, full lift job, CAI, exhaust.... It's all stock now, want to toughen it up a little.
     
  6. Nov 11, 2011 at 3:57 PM
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    Thats cool. What type of setup are you gonig with?
     
  7. Nov 11, 2011 at 7:04 PM
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    I reLly don't know, I'm a hi tech composite ship builder and at a loss w all of this but know I want a better Tacoma, big question is to invest into my light used 05 w/95k, I'm original owner and she's paid for and with the normal salt water my. Boat. Really like someone to advise, no go or go with my truck, I think it would go.
     
  8. Nov 12, 2011 at 10:55 AM
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    I've also been lookin' for a shop, to install a full lift on my Tacoma, probably in the spring.
    Haven't been successful nor have had one recommended yet.
    If you find a place and are satisfied with the work, make sure you post it here for others.
    You can also tell whoever you choose, that a positive experience, posted on TW, will get him some referrals.
    Most would have no problem traveling, to get good work done.



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  9. Nov 12, 2011 at 6:59 PM
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    Well there's WC Motorsports. You can check them out. They are right across from Gillette Stadium. I have never done anything there but a friend had a Ready Lift put on his Tacoma. In NH you got KMS or Kens Off Road both are pretty good I heard. I myself just had my dealership put my 5100's on the front (they we gonna replace my struts under warranty anyway). I did the add a leaf, the diff drop and the driveshaft spacer myself. I ordered it all from Toytec. It's not that hard at all.
     
  10. Nov 13, 2011 at 12:37 PM
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    Toyota nuts from another site ...just think of them as TTORA ;New England stlye.....

    You can tell them the Old Man sent you.....;)
     
  11. Nov 13, 2011 at 2:30 PM
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    Thanks, have given thought to havin' the dealership do it ($$$$), seein' twenty 1st Gen Frames out back every time I'm there, I figure they're capable.
    I'm leanin' towards the complete 2-1/2" OME with Dakars and LR UCA's. Oh and SS Brake Lines. Don't know if I want the Dealers Install Bill. :eek:

    Thanks, just checked out their site, they do some serious shit, makes 'em look pretty competent.
    And their picture gallery is full of Toyota Trucks :thumbsup:


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  12. Nov 13, 2011 at 3:50 PM
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    Get a couple of friends, a case of Sam and put that lift kit on yourself! :) You'll learn a lot about your truck and you'll know it's installed correctly. There are a lot of good DIY install threads on this site with plenty of pictures to walk you through the process. Suspension kit installs aren't overly difficult, especially if you can get your coils pre-assembled on the shocks.

    Always good to have a good mechanic for the difficult stuff but if you can do the mostly physical work yourself, you can save a good amount of money.
     
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    Yeah, I've thought about it, but I'm far from a competent mechanic,
    and can't think of a friend I'd let within ten feet of my truck with a Sam in one hand and a wrench in the other. :bananadead:
    Still think I'd rather have a shop that has experience doing lifts handle it.
    Time is the other issue. I've already got a pile of Mod stuff I've bought, sittin' in a pile, instead of installed on the Tacoma.
    Maybe I'll feel different about it in the Spring.


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    No, you have to buy the Sam beforehand, get your buddy to come over and bribe him to help but, and more importantly, you can't give the help the beer until the install is done! No drunk amateur mechanics!

     
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    It's not too hard, my first lift and I installed most of it myself. I had a shop do the UCA's for me, since it had to be there for an alignment anyways. Good thing because one of the new ball-joints was improperly machined and I had the mechanic back me up, so the company (Light Racing) ended up overnighting a new ball-joint to the shop. This shop deals mostly with suspension/tires. They done work for me before, never been disappointed. This is one of two places I trust to touch any of my vehicles.
     
  17. Nov 15, 2011 at 7:13 PM
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    capetaco12

    capetaco12 .<>./

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    Cleveland Ledge, MA
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    33's,armor,crawler,dents, ect
    OME lift CBI sliders, front bumper homemade rear bumper 33x12.50 m/t Gears Aussie locker inchworm crawlbox Homemade flat belly
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    Installing a lift in your driveway isnt all together complicated. On a newer truck they are wicked easy. No stuck bolts!!!! IF you think about how simple it really is to throw in a set of pre-assembled coils. Literally 3 top nuts to remove then one lower bolt. The most difficult part is Applying the proper leverage via crowbar to droop the LCA enough to slide the coilover in. The rears are also fairly simple. Think we should have a TW northeast wrenchathon day:D
     
  18. Dec 2, 2011 at 11:17 AM
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    RbGar

    RbGar [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Little Rhody RI
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    TRD
    Toytec ultimate kit w/Radflo option, UCA's, OME Dakar, 4x SpiderTrax 1.25", DuraTrac's, WickedFlow
    Found a great highly outfitted shop very near my house in Tiverton RI (Smith Auto Center). Most shops i contacted would not install parts/kits they didn't sell, kinda with attitude. Owner is a great guy, i told him i don't mind paying a mark up as businesses need to make money, his reply surprised me, "buy what you want so to save money and he'll install it no problems!" I mentioned this website as some are looking for good honest shops to do this type of work. I have a Toytec Ultimate Radflo kit w/Dakar leaf & UCA's, SpiderTraxx 1.25" spacers, WickedFlow exhaust and 265/75-16 DuraTracs ordered!
     
  19. Dec 3, 2011 at 6:12 AM
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    mach1man001

    mach1man001 eh whatever

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    '09 Sport DCLB Met Grey
    Toyota bed mat (1st mod), Toyota all season floor mats, Rear spring TSB, Map light mod, Fog light mod, Putco yellow fog bulbs, Weather Tech window vents, Extra d-rings, Mounted mag light, TRD CAI with AFE pro dry filter, '05 front mud flaps (winter only), 2 set's of wheels/tires, 285/75/16 Hankook MT's, Black Painted 1st Gen TRD wheels (wheeling set) Black powder coated FJ Cruiser with 265/70/17 BFGoodrich KO2's (everyday), painted center of grill & bumper black, Devil horns, OME with 885's + spacers front, OME shocks w/OMD designed rear springs, Front diff drop, Rear trailer plug relocate, ATO IFS skid, Relentless Trans & Transfer skids, BAMF bolt on rock sliders, Relentless tailgate reinforcement, Uniden 75 CB radio, BAMF antenna bracket, TRD exhaust, high lift jack w/ATO mounts. And of course ProEFX Towing Mirrors!
    ^^^ Thats great! Glad you got someone that you feel you can trust. Sounds like you have an awesome set up for it too!
     
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