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Shortman build.

Discussion in '1st Gen. Builds (1995-2004)' started by Shortman5, Oct 27, 2013.

  1. Oct 27, 2013 at 7:56 PM
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    Shortman5

    Shortman5 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    2004 double cab
    Black Sand Pearl.

    CURRENT MODS

    LIFT
    ADS with reservoirs 2” over stock.
    550lb coils.
    MCM Fab reservoir mounts.
    Camburg UCAs
    5100s rear.
    Deaver J59

    TIRES
    285/75/16 BFG Ko2 Load E (Load E was a bad choice)
    LEVEL 8 MK6

    PERFORMANCE
    TRD Supercharger
    7th injector
    170 degree Stant Superstat
    Champion Radiator
    URD performance crank pulley.
    PLX DM-6
    PLX KIWI3
    Mini H1 projectors.(yet to be installed)
    Transgo valve body kit.
    JBA Shorties. (Yet to be installed)
    Devils Own kit.




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  2. Sep 27, 2014 at 1:54 PM
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    DriveByTrucker

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    ARE topper, OME 881s, nitro chargers, toytec AAL, 265/75/16 Duratracs.
    Truck looks awesome!
     
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  3. Jan 27, 2015 at 6:01 PM
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    TashcomerTexas

    TashcomerTexas Bwaaahh Stutututu vs Weeeeeeee

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    You still plan on selling it? She's a beaut.
     
  4. Jan 28, 2015 at 5:35 AM
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    Shortman5

    Shortman5 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Maybe At some point in the near future. Ill either buy a 1980 something Toyota truck for the trails or trade but haven't decided yet.
     
  5. Nov 1, 2016 at 12:34 PM
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    eccracer104

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    Truck looks great man! :thumbsup:
     
  6. Nov 1, 2016 at 1:45 PM
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    Shortman5

    Shortman5 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Thanks man. And thanks for the help today as well.
     
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  7. Nov 1, 2016 at 1:46 PM
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    TashcomerTexas

    TashcomerTexas Bwaaahh Stutututu vs Weeeeeeee

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    Good to see a year later you still have the truck.
     
  8. Nov 1, 2016 at 1:51 PM
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    Shortman5

    Shortman5 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Yeah, I felt like i had to finish what i started. I've yet to get it where I want it. That and i cant afford to buy something new and start over.
     
  9. Nov 1, 2016 at 2:00 PM
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    cbechtold

    cbechtold IG: @corybechtold

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  10. Nov 4, 2016 at 7:19 AM
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    COMAtized99

    COMAtized99 Well-Known Member

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    The cab, Bed and frame are stock...
    Good looking truck!
     
  11. Nov 5, 2016 at 5:19 PM
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    Shortman5

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    Thanks man. How much work is it to fit a V8 in the truck?
     
  12. Nov 5, 2016 at 7:17 PM
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    The Tundra version of the 4.7 fits pretty well. Wiring is pretty simple, but still a fair amount of work.
     
  13. Nov 5, 2016 at 7:28 PM
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    Do you need a new trans and mounts?
     
  14. Nov 5, 2016 at 7:42 PM
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    I modified the cross member to work. I didn't cut anything off my frame.
     
  15. Nov 5, 2016 at 7:44 PM
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    Awesome! You do side work for profit don't you?
     
  16. Nov 6, 2016 at 4:42 AM
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    Not really. I work on my truck as a hobby. I can provide pointers. :)
     
  17. Feb 3, 2019 at 2:54 PM
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    JasonLee

    JasonLee Hello? I'm a truck.

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    Tell me more ...
     
  18. Feb 3, 2019 at 3:20 PM
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    Well, it’s a pretty invasive job. And a bit nerve racking but I feel better about protecting the auto trans with the S/C. The verdict is still out if it’s really needed but it makes me feel a better about it. And it’s time consuming.

    As for how it shifts it’s definitely made a difference. The only think I don’t like so far is the 1-2 shift is a bit jerky unless you’re really on the gas. It’s kind of annoying and seems to lurch forward a bit. It’s very noticeable. I was damn sure to drill the holes in the separator plate per the directions for a “truck shift” which is supposed to be the most comfortable option. But can’t go back now. It’s also possible it’s something else. However I was happy to see that the pan was clean besides the magnets. They had a normal amount of gunk in them. So that’s good.

    I’m not really sure if it’s something else making 1-2 feel like that. Before I did it I had random jerky shifts but mostly with 2-3. I really don’t know why. But messing with the TPS, which has some effect on shift points, helped a little. Also my spring pack and drive shaft are so worn I think I get a lot of movement that I shouldn’t be getting. The axel wrap is really bad. Clamping them seemed to help smooth the shifts out as well. The leaf pack is next weekend so I’ll update then.

    I’ve also seen varying reports on the shifting post mod. There’s 4 different valve bodies and the probably vary slightly in performance. I don’t think anyone really knows for sure though. @Brice was chirping his tires at WOT. Mine doesn’t seem to do that. But I also have 80lb wheel/tire combo. Maybe he can chime in on the 1-2 shifts on his experience.
     
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  19. Feb 3, 2019 at 5:13 PM
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    Brice

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    Yeah 1-2 is jerky for sure. 2-3 and 3-4 are pretty normal at speed and the 1-2 calms down a bit once the transmission is warm. Now that the truck is turbod the axle wrap is awful. So bad you cant read the speedometer. I'm about to flip the axle over the springs though, so I hope that helps. I definitely like the shift kit though. Once traction is sorted I think it'll be much better. The install is pretty straightforward with the transgo instructions and it is time consuming. (I'd say set aside a full day) I had to install mine twice though since I installed the reverse proportioning valve backwards lol.
     
  20. Feb 3, 2019 at 5:21 PM
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    Shortman5

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    I started at 12:00pm and didn’t get done till 3:30am....with a gas station and Napa break in there as well. So it’s definitely not for the faint of heart.

    The only thing I’m a bit worried about and a bit regretful is that I was so eager to get it done I didn’t fully scrape off
    All the old Toyota gasket. I scraped as much as I could, made sure everything else was tightly adhered and used a cork gasket. Now I can’t stop thinking about that stuff breaking apart and clogging something. Should be fine though.
     
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