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Some Upgrade Pics

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by badguybuster, Apr 1, 2009.

  1. Apr 1, 2009 at 9:11 AM
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    badguybuster

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    O.K. so here are some pics after some upgrades. The 2.5" lift kit I was cussing about. The front measures 38" and the rear is 37.5"...dang it! I added the Westin Bull Bar (no lights....yet), Westin Side Rails, new pro-fit front mud flaps (5" shorter than OEM), the rears are on order. It has the window visors as well.

    The new tires should be here tomorrow via UPS. As soon as my other tires sell, I am going to try to have a (2) 1/2" body blocks made or buy (2) and have them machined down. I am going to attempt to remove some of the badges as well.

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  2. Apr 1, 2009 at 9:25 AM
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    Set of LED work/emergency lights 4x LED Puddle lights under doors 2x LED accent lights under chasis both sides 2x LED reverse lights 2x LED Rear Red Signal lights
  3. Apr 1, 2009 at 9:26 AM
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    rmb_crew

    rmb_crew My other ride has 18,400HP!!!!!!

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    awesome. I like the SS badges. I cant even tell there is a difference. I would leave it how it is.
     
  4. Apr 1, 2009 at 9:34 AM
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    badguybuster

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    The SS badges were on it, when I bought it. The guy said they were off a 79 Nova SS.
     
  5. Apr 1, 2009 at 9:36 AM
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    rmb_crew

    rmb_crew My other ride has 18,400HP!!!!!!

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    they are sweet. If you decide to debadge it i will take them off yours hands :)
     
  6. Apr 1, 2009 at 9:42 AM
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    Burns

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    Truck looks good man, my back is also 371/2" and my front is 35". I have a spacer kit that I am hoping will bring the front level.
     
  7. Apr 1, 2009 at 9:45 AM
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    Where did you get the front mud flaps from (pro fit)? Did you have to drill or did they install in the factory holes?
     
  8. Apr 1, 2009 at 9:45 AM
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    badguybuster

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    Well, that would be fine but mine is the other way around. The front is higher than the back. I am thinking about getting a 1" body block and having is machined down to about 5/8" to make up for it, without tilting the look.

    The pro-fit have to be drilled (unfortunately) but the look good. I put a bead of weather sealant around them too. They also are pretty cheap but guaranteed not to break. I paid ($23 shipped for the fronts).
     
  9. Apr 1, 2009 at 9:54 AM
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    badguybuster: what website did you get them from (mud flaps)?
     
  10. Apr 1, 2009 at 9:56 AM
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    I got them on Ebay.
     
  11. Apr 1, 2009 at 10:46 AM
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    Truck looks good but I would take off the SS stickers. Kinda reminds me of "Type R" stickers that honda owners get from autozone, but to each their own! I like how you have the skid plate painted black. What tires and what size did you decide on?
     
  12. Apr 1, 2009 at 4:10 PM
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    I bought BFG's Mud Tires 255/75/17. I did notice something odd today. I took the truck out to see how everything handled and there is a squeak on the driver's side. It sounded like the where the front shock bolted on at the bottom but I loosened it and lubed it and it still squeaks. The weird thing is: It doesn't squeak if I turn the wheels to the left, only straight and right?
     
  13. Apr 1, 2009 at 4:27 PM
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    Yea def take off the CHEVY SS stickers lol

    but other than that the truck looks great man!
     
  14. Apr 1, 2009 at 4:55 PM
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    Any ideas on the squeaking? If I rock the truck it does it but NOT if the wheels are cut left? Do you think the left front shock crapped out on me? That seems to be where the noise comes from and it only happens when the vehicle rocks.
     
  15. Apr 2, 2009 at 3:14 AM
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    Did you check your sway bar?At the connecting rod. The top bolt on mine was a tad loose.Come to find out,there is a hex head screw in the center of the nut that needed to be tightened.
     
  16. Apr 2, 2009 at 3:47 AM
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    Hmmmm, I don't know, they kinda go with the hood scoop. Ditch both. I do like the bull bar/step rail/shell combo tho.
     
  17. Apr 2, 2009 at 4:55 AM
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    Thanks. I will check the hex screw. I am wondering if the bushing on the shock is bad or if the shock itself is bad. I thought maybe I had tightened it too much, so I loosened it and rechecked with the torque wrench but it was correct. IT IS A LOUD SQUEAK.

    Yeah, I like the shell on the shortbed. Plus, I horseshoe out of my truck and need the cover.
     
  18. Apr 2, 2009 at 5:07 AM
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    Great looking taco man
     
  19. Apr 2, 2009 at 12:26 PM
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    My BFG M/T tires arrived today. Whoo hoo............smokin'. I can't wait to get them on. I also put the rear set of Pro-Fit mud flaps on, I don't know why but these smaller flaps make the truck look at lot higher. First, I have to fix that damn squeak.
     
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