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Starting my '01 clip conversion

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas' started by calebdnehus, Sep 14, 2013.

  1. calebdnehus

    calebdnehus [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Went from '98 bumper to '01 this afternoon. Got it from toutenhoofd (thanks man!)

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    Last edited: Sep 14, 2013
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    Are you doing the full conversion?
     
  3. bellassaiw10

    bellassaiw10 Formally afroman5015

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    I hate you....... hurry up and complete this so I can do it :p
     
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    damn that 01 bumper looks damn good with a 98 grille
     
  5. calebdnehus

    calebdnehus [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Yes, I'm doing the full conversion. I'm trying to piece it all together soon. The hood will be the hardest to find
     
  6. calebdnehus

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    I'll try to get it done fast! I want to see it completed also! Haha
     
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    Thanks man. The only that looks kind of off is the gap in between the grill and bumper, it doesn't look bad though. I don't have picture that shows it
     
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    Afroman5015, how long did it take you to do your 4WD conversion? I'm very interested in this but I'm not sure I can do it myself
     
  9. bellassaiw10

    bellassaiw10 Formally afroman5015

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    The actual conversion only took about 7 hrs with a lift and air tools. The process of collecting parts took me about 2 years haha
     
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    I really want to do this, but I haven't found the time or money to start collecting yet. I'm focusing in this conversion right now. I need a lead on a cheap grille but I can't find one
     
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    Btw, that truck of yours is pretty damn nice man. Haha

    I need to get around make mine 4x4 already!
     
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    bellassaiw10 Formally afroman5015

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    I thought I saw one for sale on here the other day, but try rockauto.com. Thanks man! Best mod I've done yet haha
     
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    Thanks for that website man, they have some great prices. Cheaper than what I have been able to find so far
     
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    bellassaiw10 Formally afroman5015

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    No problem and I think TW members get 5% off check out the discount section for the code
     
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    That's awesome! I'll make sure I check that out. Thanks man!
     
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    Have an idea where I could buy the pigtail that connects to the blinker bulb socket for the 01-04 Tacomas?
     
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    That looks excellent! If I were to order just the chrome and valence (and signal lights of course) would all the brackets, etc. match up? Thanks much! Really looks good!
     
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    Well I used the 2001 brackets and what not and that matched just fine to my '98 frame. If you use the '98 brackets you will have to mod them a little to make them fit the new bumper. Just pick up some brackets from rockauto.com for a couple dollars. It will make the swap MUCH easier. My dad helped me and it took about 15-20 minutes to completely change out the bumpers. And that includes me digging through tools trying to find the right size ratchets. Haha
     
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    Right on thanks for the quick reply! Haha I always con my Dad into helping me with my truck stuff too. I'll note that for the bumper brackets. I hit a deer a while ago and got a new 98 bumper and I wish I would have known about this, I should see if someone wants to trade??? Might get lucky. Thanks again.
     
  20. calebdnehus

    calebdnehus [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Its possible man, I've seen conversions that go 01-04 back to 95.5-97. Some people just like different styles, I would give it shot in the buy/sell/trade part of the forum. No problem man, if you have any questions just hit me up and I'll do my best to answer them!
     
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