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Ryan's Build

Discussion in '1st Gen. Builds (1995-2004)' started by 98fourbangertaco, May 9, 2010.

  1. May 9, 2010 at 7:27 PM
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    98fourbangertaco

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    daystar 2.5in suspension lift kit, detroit truetrac in rear, custom transfer case skidplate, deckplate mod, green high-performance drop in filter, Huskyliner floor mats, 31x10.50 wild country radial mtx tires, yakima roof rack, load warrior basket, stubbs welding rock sliders, arb front bumper with warn 9,000lb winch and procomp black series 100w offroad lights, trail-gear rear bumper, borla exhaust, blacked out factory wheels, shovel mounted on roof rack, de-mudflaped
    I am 15 years old and my dad bought me a 1998 4wd ext cab tacoma when i was about 14.5, when we bought it it had ben backed into on the drivers side bedside. My dad owns a body shop so he promised me we would fix it before i got my permit, so we painted the whole bed. It had those ugly tear drop style factory wheels on it so the frist thing i did was find a nice set of the factory six spoke wheels but i was still running 235, road tread, pizza cutter tires. Latter on i sold my tire to my grandpa and got some 31x10.50 wild country radial mtx mud tires, i drove it around for about a month after buying the tires and then bought and installed a daystar 2.5in suspension lift. I plan to make me some front recovery hooks/shackle mounts like the ones pictured that i found from another sight, do the deckplate mod, and install a detroit truetrac limited slip in the rear

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  2. May 9, 2010 at 7:47 PM
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    HondaGM

    HondaGM Roll Tide

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    very nice,moar.
     
  3. May 9, 2010 at 7:48 PM
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    747 function > form

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    Nice taco man! Wish my first ride would've been that nice.
     
  4. May 9, 2010 at 7:51 PM
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    jacob_wood

    jacob_wood Screw your MPG's

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    :thumbsup: make sure to take care of the truck and not to forget about pops either!
     
  5. May 9, 2010 at 7:51 PM
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    mwild

    mwild I CANT SPELL SO DONT BITCH

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    Nice truck. You dont have to buy or biult new ones. I boght 7/8 shackles and they slide right threw the stock hooks. Im not sure if yours are the same or not but its worth taking a look at. I dont have any pics but i will try and get some.
     
  6. May 9, 2010 at 8:16 PM
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    98fourbangertaco

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    daystar 2.5in suspension lift kit, detroit truetrac in rear, custom transfer case skidplate, deckplate mod, green high-performance drop in filter, Huskyliner floor mats, 31x10.50 wild country radial mtx tires, yakima roof rack, load warrior basket, stubbs welding rock sliders, arb front bumper with warn 9,000lb winch and procomp black series 100w offroad lights, trail-gear rear bumper, borla exhaust, blacked out factory wheels, shovel mounted on roof rack, de-mudflaped
    Thanks everybody for the coments about the truck, ive just been a member for 2 days, we searched around for ever till i found the one i wanted, 4wd 4 banger 5 speed with 60k miles, i would like to see some pics if you get the chance mwild, thanks
     
  7. May 9, 2010 at 8:19 PM
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    steve o 77

    steve o 77 braaap

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    Really nice truck.
     
  8. May 9, 2010 at 8:21 PM
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    98fourbangertaco

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    daystar 2.5in suspension lift kit, detroit truetrac in rear, custom transfer case skidplate, deckplate mod, green high-performance drop in filter, Huskyliner floor mats, 31x10.50 wild country radial mtx tires, yakima roof rack, load warrior basket, stubbs welding rock sliders, arb front bumper with warn 9,000lb winch and procomp black series 100w offroad lights, trail-gear rear bumper, borla exhaust, blacked out factory wheels, shovel mounted on roof rack, de-mudflaped
    I just looked at your build mwild, sweet truck too, how much did the deckplate mod help on power and mpgs?
     
  9. May 9, 2010 at 8:23 PM
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    98fourbangertaco

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    daystar 2.5in suspension lift kit, detroit truetrac in rear, custom transfer case skidplate, deckplate mod, green high-performance drop in filter, Huskyliner floor mats, 31x10.50 wild country radial mtx tires, yakima roof rack, load warrior basket, stubbs welding rock sliders, arb front bumper with warn 9,000lb winch and procomp black series 100w offroad lights, trail-gear rear bumper, borla exhaust, blacked out factory wheels, shovel mounted on roof rack, de-mudflaped
    Thanks steve o 77, your too
     
  10. May 9, 2010 at 8:27 PM
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    mwild

    mwild I CANT SPELL SO DONT BITCH

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    Thanks. It helped the throttle responce more than anything and it sounds like CAI. It doesnt really help with power or MPGs or at least not enoufe to notice. It gives a few more HP but its way up in the RPMs.
     
  11. May 9, 2010 at 8:37 PM
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    Blue

    Blue You're my boy blue

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    Nice truck! I know what it feels like i just turned 16 and got my 99. Im planning on doing the deck plate mod this weekend and am also curious how much of a gain i will get. Good luck with all the mods!
     
  12. May 9, 2010 at 8:40 PM
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    mwild I CANT SPELL SO DONT BITCH

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    Check my build thread i just posted a few pics of the shackle mounts.
     
  13. May 9, 2010 at 8:45 PM
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    steve o 77

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    When I did the deck plate mod, I noticed quite a difference in both sound and power above 2k RPM. It sounds like a beast! lol.

    I do have a V6 though.
     
  14. May 9, 2010 at 8:46 PM
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    mwild did you mess with the sensors when you did the deck plate mod? I have heard of people taking them out and just taping up the holes or something like that?
     
  15. May 9, 2010 at 8:57 PM
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    mwild

    mwild I CANT SPELL SO DONT BITCH

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    No i didnt do anything with the sensors. Just make sure you use sensor safe silicone and let it dry over night before you drive or i can srew up the sensor.
     
  16. May 9, 2010 at 9:01 PM
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    Thanks for the tip. Hope it turns out out alright
     
  17. May 10, 2010 at 12:43 PM
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    daystar 2.5in suspension lift kit, detroit truetrac in rear, custom transfer case skidplate, deckplate mod, green high-performance drop in filter, Huskyliner floor mats, 31x10.50 wild country radial mtx tires, yakima roof rack, load warrior basket, stubbs welding rock sliders, arb front bumper with warn 9,000lb winch and procomp black series 100w offroad lights, trail-gear rear bumper, borla exhaust, blacked out factory wheels, shovel mounted on roof rack, de-mudflaped
    Thanks mwild for posting those new pics, i went an looked at mine and i has those mounts already there too, sweet!, i think im just goin to try and make some kind of spacer to put between the frame and the mounts so that the shackles will hang down far enough that if somebody gives me a tugg up a hill the chain/strap wont eat up my bumper:D
     
  18. May 10, 2010 at 12:54 PM
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    daystar 2.5in suspension lift kit, detroit truetrac in rear, custom transfer case skidplate, deckplate mod, green high-performance drop in filter, Huskyliner floor mats, 31x10.50 wild country radial mtx tires, yakima roof rack, load warrior basket, stubbs welding rock sliders, arb front bumper with warn 9,000lb winch and procomp black series 100w offroad lights, trail-gear rear bumper, borla exhaust, blacked out factory wheels, shovel mounted on roof rack, de-mudflaped
    I will post new pics on this thread whenever i get around to getting the shackles
     
  19. May 10, 2010 at 1:32 PM
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    daystar 2.5in suspension lift kit, detroit truetrac in rear, custom transfer case skidplate, deckplate mod, green high-performance drop in filter, Huskyliner floor mats, 31x10.50 wild country radial mtx tires, yakima roof rack, load warrior basket, stubbs welding rock sliders, arb front bumper with warn 9,000lb winch and procomp black series 100w offroad lights, trail-gear rear bumper, borla exhaust, blacked out factory wheels, shovel mounted on roof rack, de-mudflaped
    Oh yea meant to add on my mods list that i put a set of huskyliner floor mats in, there great but a little expensive, i would still recomend them to anybody, i love em!
     
  20. May 10, 2010 at 7:27 PM
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    2000yota

    2000yota Toyota FTW

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    Well i thot i was the only one on here.. im 16 good to see other ppl my age on here i got a 00 4banger 4x4 dont care what anybody says they aint slow! ha like the truck man
     
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