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San Antonio

Discussion in 'Texas' started by LostHusker, Feb 14, 2011.

  1. Apr 17, 2018 at 2:55 PM
    D-Taco

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    Yes sir! sounds good :thumbsup:
     
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  2. Apr 17, 2018 at 3:02 PM
    Tynan

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    Somewhere nice to camp between the entrance and the maybe 30 or 35 MM.. that way I can sleep in a little Saturday, and then drive to the end and come back to the same spot to camp. Then I don't have to drive all 60 out on Sunday and then 4 hours home lol. That and I prefer quieter camping.
     
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  3. Apr 17, 2018 at 3:41 PM
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    Good plan
     
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  4. Apr 17, 2018 at 4:36 PM
    hoverlover

    hoverlover Pitter patter let's get at 'er [TTC #54]

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    Well I had some free time today and jumped on it but I'm still happy to help install your short shifter!


    Doing what I can to keep the weekend free!

    :fingerscrossed:


    DISLIKE.

    Radar detectors are especially effective on the beach

    :spy:

    :burnrubber::bikewhoops::mudding:

    :laugh::laugh::laugh:

    The Bearcat 880 is pretty nice but they can be pricy.

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    If you're looking for something small and simple to communicate a few miles the Uniden CMX550 is really popular and does the trick.

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    As far as antennas go, you'll want either a Wilson or a FireStik. I have the FireStik FSII mounted in place of my factory antenna. They're known to be effective and easy to tune. If you can find a 2' 1/8 wave or 4' 1/4 wave you're set. For reference, I use a 2' 1/8 wave.

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    Still fits in parking garages too!

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    https://youtu.be/mIjZE4kcg_Q
     
  5. Apr 17, 2018 at 4:42 PM
    D-Taco

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    Thanks man! Great references,I’m gonna finish up my research tonight. Also nice truck!:eek:
     
  6. Apr 17, 2018 at 4:44 PM
    hoverlover

    hoverlover Pitter patter let's get at 'er [TTC #54]

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    Glad to help :thumbsup:

    Thanks!
     
  7. Apr 17, 2018 at 4:58 PM
    Lucario Runner

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    AFE stage II intake, APR X1, URD 70mm Throttle Valve (ported and knife edged), NST intake manifold spacer, URD spec U headers, Denso IKH20, URD fuel pump, APR fuel rail, URD Y pipe, URD spec u catback, lightweight water pump pulley, Greddy sandwich cooler plate, Earls oil cooler, IPT valve body, FJ TRD shocks, Cusco front and rear sway bars, Energy Suspension rear track rod bushings and rear link bushings, Carbotech pads, Stoptech ss brake lines, Stoptech slotted rotors, Motul 600 rbf, Limited Grill, Painted hatch cover by me, Painted valve covers by me, Cobra CB, TRD rad and oil cap, Escort 8500, Autometer oil psi and temp gauges, AEM wideband afr gauge, Flexpod, Pioneer 400w speakers.
    I agree but it I do like the it being right in front of my office. I also option for the extra meat for that fact to get full. Luckly for me it put me in a good enough mood to tolerate some heavy office bs today. Lol
     
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  8. Apr 17, 2018 at 5:00 PM
    Lucario Runner

    Lucario Runner Resident SUV racer

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    AFE stage II intake, APR X1, URD 70mm Throttle Valve (ported and knife edged), NST intake manifold spacer, URD spec U headers, Denso IKH20, URD fuel pump, APR fuel rail, URD Y pipe, URD spec u catback, lightweight water pump pulley, Greddy sandwich cooler plate, Earls oil cooler, IPT valve body, FJ TRD shocks, Cusco front and rear sway bars, Energy Suspension rear track rod bushings and rear link bushings, Carbotech pads, Stoptech ss brake lines, Stoptech slotted rotors, Motul 600 rbf, Limited Grill, Painted hatch cover by me, Painted valve covers by me, Cobra CB, TRD rad and oil cap, Escort 8500, Autometer oil psi and temp gauges, AEM wideband afr gauge, Flexpod, Pioneer 400w speakers.
    Also on the topic of Tacomas, is there anyone here that has dealt with a seized lower control arm bolt? Did ya buy an oem set and grease it real good or an aftermarket set and grease it real good? Debating refurbishing the stock lca or buying a new set.
     
  9. Apr 17, 2018 at 5:09 PM
    hoverlover

    hoverlover Pitter patter let's get at 'er [TTC #54]

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    Which bolt?
     
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  10. Apr 17, 2018 at 5:21 PM
    Lucario Runner

    Lucario Runner Resident SUV racer

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    Both camber and caster.
     
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  11. Apr 17, 2018 at 5:25 PM
    hoverlover

    hoverlover Pitter patter let's get at 'er [TTC #54]

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    PB Blaster, BFH, and a breaker bar or an impact should make short work of it. Worked for my camber bolt.
     
  12. Apr 17, 2018 at 5:28 PM
    pixelsailor

    pixelsailor TTC #33

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    This one on Amazon is a cheap entry one
    Uniden 40-Channel CB Radio (PRO505XL) https://www.amazon.com/dp/B005ZLB0E4/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_apa_raP1AbV6WT0DE

    Pair it with the magnetic antenna that is suggested on the page.

    Alternatively, the Midland 75-822 is good but you gotta keep the antenna in line of sight. So like up on the dash. The signal can get pretty bad if the unit is resting in the seat next to you

    Midland 75-822 40 Channel CB-Way Radio https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00000K2YR/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_apa_McP1AbD6836AG

    If you're looking for something long term, then Midland, Uniden, or Cobra are all good brand. But you'll need coax cable, an antenna, mount, power.
     
  13. Apr 17, 2018 at 5:30 PM
    ChadsPride

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  14. Apr 17, 2018 at 5:50 PM
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    Thanks man, yeah I actually just started doing some reading on the midland 75-822 40, I think I’m also gonna get a firestik antenna and some coax for some better signal. I like that I could take it out of vehicle if need be. It’s got the options of being portable and mobile.
     
  15. Apr 17, 2018 at 6:06 PM
    hoverlover

    hoverlover Pitter patter let's get at 'er [TTC #54]

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    Didn't know you vape. Do you want this? It fits an Alien, might fit yours. It's made for a cup holder but it doesn't fit my manual transmission cup holders. Which are apparently a different size.

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  16. Apr 17, 2018 at 6:24 PM
    netman1969

    netman1969 Meh!

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    Tint, Taco Tunes sound system, console vault, interior LEDs, Hikari LED headlights, magnetic pistol mount, N-Fab RKR sliders, BFG 275/65/17's, T4R 17" TRD Pro wheels, ARB front recovery point, and that's all for now.
    Well no shit, we have a Cousins in San Antonio now.... NICE! That's good stuff right there.
     
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  17. Apr 17, 2018 at 6:32 PM
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    That's what I got. I picked it up because I could use it right out of the box. Like I said, it works well as long as the antenna is high enough. Otherwise you'll want to upgrade to a dedicated firestik
     
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  18. Apr 17, 2018 at 6:36 PM
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    netman1969 Meh!

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    Tint, Taco Tunes sound system, console vault, interior LEDs, Hikari LED headlights, magnetic pistol mount, N-Fab RKR sliders, BFG 275/65/17's, T4R 17" TRD Pro wheels, ARB front recovery point, and that's all for now.
    All, for those who were interested, I have an update on the Yokahama M/T G003's. As I said before, they are really fantastic tires. And, for an M/T, they are pretty tolerable on the road and were awesome on the relatively mild trail running we did in Bastrop. Oh, and they look outstanding. That said, after a few lengthy road trips, I am pussing out and going with something a little more road biased. Thanks to Yokahama's 30 day test drive, I am trading them back in. Picked up a set of 4Runner Pro style 17" TRD rims today (flat black of course) and 275/70/17 E KO2's. I've had mixed experiences with KO2's in the past, so hopefully I don't regret this.

    With that, I am about to have a set of Tacoma Pro 16" wheels and the original Goodyear Wranglers sitting in the garage if anyones interested in buying them. :) Just PM me.
     
  19. Apr 17, 2018 at 7:33 PM
    riz_atx

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    You are welcome to use my cobra handheld if you don’t have one for PINS. It works well in closer range while in the cab and decent range when hanging out the window or outside the cab
     
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  20. Apr 17, 2018 at 7:34 PM
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    I have the same radio as ChadsPride and I've never had a problem, I highly recommend the Uniden radios.

    I pick up my rental trailer at 10am, have to pickup a few friends, and then we're on the road.
     

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