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Shortbus Captains gallery of driveway pics with a side of lead vitamins

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Builds (2005-2015)' started by MattCowsmasher, Aug 4, 2017.

  1. Aug 4, 2017 at 4:46 PM
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    MattCowsmasher

    MattCowsmasher [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Joe Mama’s house in Tx
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    2015 sporty dcsb 4wd
    Lifted, armored, lumenz w/ switches, positraked, long legged, big tars, debadged with a hood skewp
    This edited build thread is about my build with using all 2nd hand parts or dang good deals. Here’s my 15 TRD Sport dcsb 4wd Now has made me a sell out.
    Original plan was to build a capable rig using 2nd hand, off brand, an smaller vendor items costing less than that of top notch shocks such as decked out icons, king, ads, etc. for the total build.
    I had met this goal until I acquired a set of king front an rear smoothie shocks an thus feel I’ve sold out but recently had to sell front Kings.

    Suspension

    Icon ext travel 2.5 coilovers(gone)
    Icon 2.0 rear shocks(gone)
    (back ups for rebuild time)
    Ome NitroChargers(gone)
    Icon 2.5 ext travel w/700lbs spring resi
    King 2.5 resi w/clickers (rear)(gone)
    Icon AAL(gone)
    King 2.5 ext travel w/ 700lbs springs an resi w/clickers(Gone)

    FRONT
    Ome 886 coils painted red w/ 1/4in spacer each side
    SPC UCAs
    Splindles w/ TC gussets
    REAR
    King 12in smoothies
    Dakar Medium leafpack
    Bamf HD hangers and shock relocate kit
    Wheelers front bumpstops
    Wheelers ubolt flip kit w/timbrens
    Total Chaos Cam tabs


    Armor
    EBay bumper(gone)

    SOS Concepts Steel full hoop front bumper
    SOS concepts bolt-on sliders
    SOS concepts front, mid, transfer case skidplates(Steel)
    SOS concepts high clearence rear bumper

    Lighting/Electrical
    20in LED light bar on bumper(gone)
    3.5in led pods for ditch lights
    3.5in round led foglights(gone)
    Rago ditch light brackets(gone)
    Cobra wx 75 st (gone)


    Northstar 31m battery
    Rago Group 31 Battery cage
    Slee extended terminal on positive side
    3x3 led Amazon backemup lights for rear bumper
    Spod
    Ultimate Headlight upgrade wiring harness W/ osram 90/100w bulbs.
    Foglight anytime mod
    Uniden Pro520xl CB
    24in Firestik
    Powertray for Spod
    Baufeng gmrs handheld
    BD squadron sports amber pods
    RichSolar 80w flexipanel
    Cheap charge controller
    12v/usb outlets routed to bed
    Dometic CF80L fridge w/ cover

    Exterior
    Airflow Snorkel(smashed by a jumping tree)
    Martin Roofrack(sold)


    Debadged
    Mickey Thompson BAJA classics 17x9 w/4.5 back spacing with 285/75/17 Nexen Roadian Pro AT
    shorty antenna an trd decal removed
    OEM Bedmat
    Faux Trd Pro grill
    Mud flaps removed
    Total Chaos bed stiffners
    Mobtown offroad tailgate skin
    Wheeler +4 ext. rear break-lines
    All pro cmc
    Geartech splash guards
    Trailer Park custom fender flare bolts
    Exhaust reroute
    Prinsu Rack w/ caliraised 40in light bar

    Interior
    Pillar Ram Mount
    Spod Switches
    Weather Tech Mats front/rear
    TTC patch(need more)
    Gtek door seal protectors
    Scanguage 2

    Recovery & random stuff
    Badlands 12k winch w/steel cable
    Tree saver an 20k lbs tow strap
    Fumoto Valve for ez oil change
    Rear diff breather relocated behind left tail light
    4.56 front and rears w/Detroit trutrac
    Hi-lift Jack
    Amazon traction boards
    15lbs co2 tank
    2LO Module

    142k and going strong

    Things to Come
    Rear diff/fuel tank/lca skids
    HP Tune



    Also many thanks to Chris @Texoma for doing my suspension work and my rear bumper an Detroit TruTrac an snorkel!!!



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  2. Aug 4, 2017 at 4:48 PM
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    MattCowsmasher

    MattCowsmasher [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Joe Mama’s house in Tx
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    2015 sporty dcsb 4wd
    Lifted, armored, lumenz w/ switches, positraked, long legged, big tars, debadged with a hood skewp
    Day I got the taco an as she sits today

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  3. Aug 5, 2017 at 8:49 AM
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    MattCowsmasher

    MattCowsmasher [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Lifted, armored, lumenz w/ switches, positraked, long legged, big tars, debadged with a hood skewp
  4. Oct 25, 2017 at 9:20 AM
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    MattCowsmasher

    MattCowsmasher [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Lifted, armored, lumenz w/ switches, positraked, long legged, big tars, debadged with a hood skewp
    A couple more.

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  5. Apr 4, 2018 at 9:28 AM
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    MattCowsmasher

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    Lifted, armored, lumenz w/ switches, positraked, long legged, big tars, debadged with a hood skewp
    Did some thangs

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  6. Apr 4, 2018 at 9:30 AM
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    motodude95

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    Super clean good choice on the bumper man, she looks great
     
  7. Apr 4, 2018 at 9:31 AM
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    MattCowsmasher

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    Lifted, armored, lumenz w/ switches, positraked, long legged, big tars, debadged with a hood skewp
    Bumper install deadlifted this biatch :benchpress:...nearly had a double hernia.

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  8. Apr 4, 2018 at 9:32 AM
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    MattCowsmasher

    MattCowsmasher [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Lifted, armored, lumenz w/ switches, positraked, long legged, big tars, debadged with a hood skewp
    Thanks very happy for the price
     
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  9. Apr 4, 2018 at 9:34 AM
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    MattCowsmasher

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    Lifted, armored, lumenz w/ switches, positraked, long legged, big tars, debadged with a hood skewp
    Love the switches, only have 2 wired more accessories to come later on.
    I goofed on one corner.
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  10. Apr 4, 2018 at 9:37 AM
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    MattCowsmasher

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    Lifted, armored, lumenz w/ switches, positraked, long legged, big tars, debadged with a hood skewp
    Pic of just headlights those contemplating the ultimate headlight upgrade harness I say this has been the most useful mod besides bedmat an ram pillar mount all great stuff.

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  11. Apr 4, 2018 at 9:39 AM
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    txtaco87

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    How do you like the eBay bumper? It looks clean!

    And did you just trim the inner fender liner up to meet the bumper or remove it all together?
     
  12. Apr 4, 2018 at 9:42 AM
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    MattCowsmasher

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    Lifted, armored, lumenz w/ switches, positraked, long legged, big tars, debadged with a hood skewp
    Thanks I like it a lot had minor fitment issues had to clearance for the front ac line was all. Powdercoat is 2nd rate but I’d buy again in a heartbeat. Oh also I trimmed the fender liners just had to edit.
     
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  13. Apr 4, 2018 at 9:57 AM
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    A bunch a cool stickers, a bada ass MetalMiller Tx Longhorns grill emblem painted Hemi Orange, JBA long tube headers with o2 sims, Diff breather mod, Red LED interior lights, Fancy head unit that plays ipod n movies, Also DIY install factory stuff like, factory cruise control, factory intermittent wipers, OME nitro struts with 886x springs and toy tec top plate, JBA high caster UCA's for better alignmnet and dey beefier too, Old Man Emu Dakar leaf springs in da rear with the gear, U bolt flipper, Ivan Stewart TRD rims with 33" K Bro 2's, some bad ass weather tech floor liners so I don't muck up my interior, an ATO shackle flipper for mo travel in da rear wit the gear, also super shiny Fox 2.0 shocks back there too, all sorts of steal armor for bouncing off of the rocks like demello sliders, AP front skid, trans skid, n transfer skid, demello gas tank skid, and a tough as nails ARB bumper with warn 8k winch, I'm sure there's more
  14. Apr 4, 2018 at 9:59 AM
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  15. Apr 4, 2018 at 10:02 AM
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    ChadsPride

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  16. Apr 4, 2018 at 10:08 AM
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    MattCowsmasher

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    Thanks fellers I appreciate the support :fistbump:
     
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  17. Apr 4, 2018 at 10:13 AM
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    ChadsPride

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    Keep up the good work! She's come a long way in a Hurry
     
  18. Apr 4, 2018 at 10:17 AM
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    MattCowsmasher

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    Lifted, armored, lumenz w/ switches, positraked, long legged, big tars, debadged with a hood skewp
    Thanks Chad I plan to, much more planned for the next year of ownership.
     
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  19. Apr 4, 2018 at 10:17 AM
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    ChadsPride

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    I'll be right here waiting to see!!
     
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  20. Apr 4, 2018 at 10:19 AM
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    MattCowsmasher

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    Lifted, armored, lumenz w/ switches, positraked, long legged, big tars, debadged with a hood skewp
    Same here for your rig.:thumbsup:
     
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