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StormTrooper's Build!!

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Builds' started by StormTrooper, Nov 30, 2010.

  1. Nov 30, 2010 at 1:02 PM
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    StormTrooper

    StormTrooper [OP] Well-Known Member

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    08 Base Flowmaster Super 44 w/ K&N drop in
    Bed Cap,K&N Air Filter,Chrome Pieces,Flowmaster Exhaust,Neon on inside, Heavy Duty Custom Floormats ( Tacoma ), Tint 20%, Blue license plate lights, Various decals, LED Projector Halos headlights, JVC head unit stereo
    Hey all, here is my build. Bought her may 7th 2009 my moms birthday lol. Got her with about 12k miles. SOON TO BE LOWERED 3"/4"!


    Build Video if you want it fast!


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    Here she is all stock, the night i got her.


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    Painted the emblem black

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    Side shot, recently took the bed cap off, 20% tint all around

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    Was hit at about 5mph in the city, im done being mad though.. while it was in the shop, my friends dad who worked on it did alot of side work for me! ( touched up paint, welded exhaust completely) thanks karl!
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    Soon after i painted the rims black, the truck came with those god-awful chrome pieces, i actually just sold them to someone on here. Also, stubby antenna, headlights.


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    Over paid for these.

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    Disconnected all the other lights, so just the halos light up.

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    New head unit




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    Painted calipers red, bought new tires and rims ( Yokohama Avid Invigors 235/55/17) ( 17x7.5 rim)


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    Tinted taillights, and color matched the bumpers

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    New grille ( going back to stock colormatched soon ) and painted front bumper

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    before and after

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    T-Rex eye lids, waiting for grille to get here till i paint them both. Also TRD license plate frames


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    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5RFm8JBAIBk

    Flowmaster Super 44 and cut off the resonator

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    K&N Drop in filter

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    Color matched grille w/ trex eyelids

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    Me and the truck, painted emblem black and painted side mirrors

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SKtP6rLF7Y8

    Truck doing donuts.. only vid of it running and not idling

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    Security mod = metal baseball bat right beind bench, fits nice and snug lol

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    Re-mounted the UltraGauge, painted cage of radio a gloss black, tuned radio to a Red color.

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    T-Shifter and leather boot installed. (automatic, but i dressed it up, looks better)


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    Painted wheels black
     
  2. Nov 30, 2010 at 4:17 PM
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    StormTrooper

    StormTrooper [OP] Well-Known Member

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    grassy ass!
     
  3. Nov 30, 2010 at 5:23 PM
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    StormTrooper

    StormTrooper [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Bed Cap,K&N Air Filter,Chrome Pieces,Flowmaster Exhaust,Neon on inside, Heavy Duty Custom Floormats ( Tacoma ), Tint 20%, Blue license plate lights, Various decals, LED Projector Halos headlights, JVC head unit stereo

    Gracias - Grassy Ass
     
  4. Nov 30, 2010 at 5:28 PM
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    Gr8WhiteTaco

    Gr8WhiteTaco bishes love my haircut

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    Your truck looks SOOO much better than stock. The wheels are probably my fav mod so far.
     
  5. Nov 30, 2010 at 5:40 PM
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    StormTrooper

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    Thanks alot man, yeah the rims and tires are great.. but the bumpers being painted is my favorite lol. once its lowered, that will be my fav
     
  6. Nov 30, 2010 at 5:48 PM
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    Gr8WhiteTaco

    Gr8WhiteTaco bishes love my haircut

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    Yeah Color Matching FTW :D
     
  7. Nov 30, 2010 at 5:57 PM
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    StormTrooper

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    this weekend im colormatching a stock grille and painting my eye lids.. gunna be sweet
     
  8. Feb 2, 2011 at 12:02 AM
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    Shemicals

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  9. Feb 3, 2011 at 3:54 PM
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    Nice work so far!,
     
  10. Feb 3, 2011 at 9:50 PM
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    thanks guys
     
  11. Feb 3, 2011 at 9:53 PM
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    Great job! What's next.
     
  12. Feb 3, 2011 at 9:58 PM
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    Shaved tailgate or a DJM lowering kit, need the $ first lol
     
  13. Feb 3, 2011 at 10:02 PM
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    Updated some vid/pics
     
  14. Feb 3, 2011 at 11:02 PM
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    Shemicals

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    hey are your headlights CCFL?

    and what is in your truck that makes it whine like that? sounds niice
     
  15. Feb 3, 2011 at 11:05 PM
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    StormTrooper

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    I have H1 Halogen lights in it, they look like HID's in this vid but in person they are less white and more yellow.. hope that answers ur q

    and the wine.. i have no clue, all i did was remove the stock resonator and install the flowmaster super 44 muffler
     
  16. Feb 4, 2011 at 1:41 PM
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    Bump! added more pics
     
  17. Feb 4, 2011 at 2:13 PM
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    Shemicals

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    I meant the halo lights :p. Led or ccfl
     
  18. Feb 4, 2011 at 2:17 PM
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    oh i have no clue haha
     
  19. Feb 4, 2011 at 2:38 PM
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    Pope953

    Pope953 That's a fact Jack!

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    Badass truck bro. Love the wheels you put on it.
     
  20. Feb 4, 2011 at 5:07 PM
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    Shemicals

    Shemicals Well-Known Member

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    Can you see the rings during the day

    Btw my knife mod is superior to your baseball bat mod lol
     
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