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Sam's Tacoma Build

Discussion in '1st Gen. Builds (1995-2004)' started by 5amStevens, Jun 15, 2021.

  1. Jun 15, 2021 at 3:08 PM
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    5amStevens

    5amStevens [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Gilbert, Arizona
    Vehicle:
    2000 Tacoma 4x4 Prerunner TRD
    Here is my build thread to my 2000 tacoma trd prerunner.

    Dec 2017: The week I bought the truck from my grandmother I had to put on a grill guard.IMG_20171206_203002212.jpgIMG_20171211_120823668.jpg First time I took it off-roading
    IMG_20171224_104245212.jpg Mid 2018: just of couple pics of the truck, Very sketchy ride home with the trailer.
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    Early 2019: New garage was built with a lift!!
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    2019: stated collecting parts for 4x4 conversion unfortunately don't have many pics of the conversion process.
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    March 2020: 4x4 conversion complete.
    IMG_20200326_185247_8.jpg IMG_20200326_185335_8.jpg IMG_20200326_185329_6.jpg IMG_20200326_185345_2.jpgand installed trans cooler. IMG_20200331_170458_0.jpg
     

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  2. Jun 15, 2021 at 3:08 PM
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    5amStevens

    5amStevens [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Gilbert, Arizona
    Vehicle:
    2000 Tacoma 4x4 Prerunner TRD
    April 2020. Decided the grill guard wasnt the best option so I made a front bumper.
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    Nov 2020: ARB air compressor installedIMG_20201105_144823_6 (1).jpg IMG_20201105_144853_4 (1).jpg IMG_20201105_144634_4 (1).jpg
    New wheels tires, and brakes, stock 16 steels, wild peak at3s, and oem tundra brakes. IMG_20201122_111922_7_2.jpg
    Early 2021: Found an ARB bumper cheap on craigslist, Bought 4x innovation sliders that I made into bolt on and found bud built skid plates on craigslist. PROTECTION!!!
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  3. Jun 15, 2021 at 3:08 PM
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    5amStevens

    5amStevens [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Gilbert, Arizona
    Vehicle:
    2000 Tacoma 4x4 Prerunner TRD
    Mid 2021: made a rear bumper and bought another truck 2009 f350 v10 manual trans.
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  4. Jun 15, 2021 at 7:14 PM
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    Wsidr1

    Wsidr1 Well-Known Member

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    Awesome!

    Wish I had a grandmother with a Taco that had 34,000 miles!
     
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  5. Jun 16, 2021 at 12:46 AM
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    CrippledOldMan

    CrippledOldMan Well-Known Member

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    None

    No shit, I thought I did good back in 2010 buying my 03 DC with only 80k.
     
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  6. Jun 16, 2021 at 12:53 AM
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    wiggler

    wiggler Well-Known Member

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    Nice, I wanna get a 1st gen for fun, but prices are crazy.
     
  7. Jun 16, 2021 at 7:12 AM
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    Flare side Taco Lover

    Flare side Taco Lover I'm gettin hitched...to my truck!

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    Hicktown Ohio
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    Derek the Taco, Purdy Face the Ram, Paradise the Ranger
    Mt Dew can, Slim Jim wrapper, cool rear bumper
    Awesome looking trucks!
     
  8. Jun 16, 2021 at 10:15 AM
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    5amStevens

    5amStevens [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Gilbert, Arizona
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    2000 Tacoma 4x4 Prerunner TRD
    Thanks guys, she got to old to drive so the only time it was driven was about 4 time a year I drove her up to her cabin.
     
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  9. Jun 16, 2021 at 7:42 PM
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    5amStevens

    5amStevens [OP] Well-Known Member

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    2000 Tacoma 4x4 Prerunner TRD
  10. Dec 15, 2021 at 5:48 PM
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    5amStevens

    5amStevens [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Gilbert, Arizona
    Vehicle:
    2000 Tacoma 4x4 Prerunner TRD
    December 2021: major suspension upgrade ADS coil overs and JBA upper control armsIMG_20211213_200920603.jpg

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  11. Dec 16, 2021 at 7:44 AM
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    Appalachia Man

    Appalachia Man Well-Known Member

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    03 Prerunner X-cab
    2.7L Detroit Truetrac 2" lift OME 880's & Dakar's
    steels look good man... nice work truck!
    take good care of your grandma... i sure miss mine.
     
  12. Dec 16, 2021 at 11:16 AM
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    5amStevens

    5amStevens [OP] Well-Known Member

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    2000 Tacoma 4x4 Prerunner TRD
    88 and still going strong!
     
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  13. Jan 20, 2022 at 8:51 AM
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    5amStevens

    5amStevens [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Gilbert, Arizona
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    2000 Tacoma 4x4 Prerunner TRD
    Jan 2022:

    new 255/85r16 tires
    IMG_20220112_153223728_HDR (1).jpg
     

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