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Striker TRD Build

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Builds (2005-2015)' started by akaryanreynolds, Mar 11, 2013.

  1. Mar 11, 2013 at 11:11 AM
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    akaryanreynolds

    akaryanreynolds [OP] STRIKER TRD

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    Ryan
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    2012 DCLB MGM TRD Sport 4x4
    Debadged, Tint, Euro Antenna, OEM Roofracks, OEM skid plate, SMD LED interior lighting, AFE ProDry Drop-in, FX-R 6000K headlights w XB halos, VHT taillights, Fog light mod, Flyzeye V2W, T-Rex T1 Eyelids by Toyota Man, King 2.5 resis Front and Back, Devil Horns by Andres, Redline Hood Struts, PIAA 2500K H11 Fog Bulbs, Escort 9500ix, Ultra Gauge, Cobra 75 WXST, Firestik II w/ Quick Disconnect & Spring
    So I figured I should get around to making a build page now that my truck is eating most of my pay checks. So here we go!

    Here's what it looks like currently:
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    MODS:

    2012 Toyota Tacoma DCLB 4x4 TRD Sport

    EXTERIOR:
    - UCSB license plate frame
    - Antennx 13" Euro antenna
    - Front window tint 20% (By Beach Autosound)
    - Rear window tint 5% on 20% (By Beach Autosound)
    - Toyota OEM bed mat
    - Toyota OEM roof rack
    - AFE Pro Dry drop in
    - SMD LED parking lights, 3rd brake light, and license plate
    - IPCW Bermuda Black LED tail lights
    - Debaged emblems
    - BHLM
    - Smittybilt 27046B Beaver Step for 2" Hitch
    - Trimax SXT5 Premium 5/8" Class V Extended Receiver Lock
    - WeatherTech channel in vents
    - Devil Horn King blue Toyota emblem (By Andres)
    - Redline Tuning Quicklift Plus hood struts
    - Cab mount chop (By Sick Nicks Fab)
    - Extended rear differential breather (Some parts by fletch aka)



    LIGHTING
    - Fog light anytime
    - Daytime LED Switchbacks (csjumper2003)
    - H11 PIAA 2500K Fog Lights
    - FR-X Projectors 6000K (provided by TRS)
    - xbAled Halos (provided by TRS)
    -----Retro fit done by Ambiguous------



    INTERIOR
    - JLB Entune package
    - SMD LED maplights
    - WeatherTech floor liners (By my girlfriend :bowdown: )
    - Flyzeye V2W wired G/B/W
    - Maglite Mount W/ Maglite LED 3D and Xcapecap tip
    - Ultra Gaude
    - Passport Escort 9500ix radar detector
    - Mirror tap RJ11 power cord w/ inline fuse (By Blend Mount)
    - DIY mirror mount (By Ostrichsak)
    - Security bar (By mattgecko)

    EXHAUST
    - AERO Turbine 2525xl
    - Turndown tip dump after axel

    COMMUNICATIONS
    - Cobra 75 WX-ST CB radio
    - Firestik II tunable CB radio antenna
    - Armortech antenna mount
    - Heavy duty spring
    - Workman SS quick disconnect
    - Workman SWR meter w/ jumper cable



    FRONT SUSPENSION
    - King 2.5 coil over remote reservoir shocks
    - Total Chaos upper control arms
    - Removed front sway bar
    - Wheeler Super Bumps



    REAR SUSPENSION
    - King 2.5 remote reservoir shocks
    - TSB leaf


    WHEELS AND TIRES
    - 17" Pro Comp 7005
    - BFG All Terrain 285/70/17
    - Gorilla Lug Nuts




    Heres what I started with on 7/17/2012
    Day one:
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    Starting point

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    First mod a few days after I got it

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    Antennx mod in action!!!

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    Then I had to go back to the dealership because my roof racks and skid plate they had thrown in the deal had came in

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    Went and got window tint put on at 20% and then went back a day later to have them put another layer of 5% on the rear and back windows

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    Bought SMD leds for the whole truck

    Debadged it and blacked out the front emblem with plastidip
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    Tried my handy work at blacking out the 3rd brake, worked well so I did the tail light too
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    Got on the group buy for the TRS retrofits and bought the halos for the kit as well as the BHLM
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    Fog light anytime mod



    BIRTHDAY PRESENT FROM MY GIRLFRIEND!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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    Got bored over the weekend and figured I should to a test run on removing a tire. while they were off plastidiped them black
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    Decided to get some eyelids to give it amore aggressive look
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    T-Rex T1
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    PARTS PARTS PARTS!!!!
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    King shocks and TC Uppers


    ANDDDDD


    The install!!!!!
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    BYE BYE stock setup

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    Had to jimmy right it will the morning because the old bolts were stripped

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    Thanks to Matt(The Travler) and Kenny (krans) for helping till 3am!!!!

    Sometime around here I got the window vents too
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    Sat like this until the weekend when I went down to 4wheel parts and to pick up the new wheels and drop it off at Big O Tires to get new shoes


    NEW wheels and tires
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    Got my sticker all organized and 2 tail gating deterrents

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    Got my parking pass!!!!!
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    Saw one of the Flyzeye under dash units at one of the OC taco meet and had to get one one of the coolest mods since its wired into the truck!
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    Got rid of the silver radiator with some high temp BBQ paint
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    PARTS PARTS PARTS!!!!!!!!
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    No more hood prop getting in the way!!!! :yay:


    NEW H11's for the Fogs.......Great for dusty fire roads and trails
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    Muddin in the OC
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    Got my CB all hook up and transmitting THANKS to Matt (The Travler) And Brad (BeeRadd)
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    Working on organizing everything in between.....
     
    Last edited: Jan 30, 2014
  2. Mar 15, 2013 at 10:29 AM
    #2
    akaryanreynolds

    akaryanreynolds [OP] STRIKER TRD

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    Debadged, Tint, Euro Antenna, OEM Roofracks, OEM skid plate, SMD LED interior lighting, AFE ProDry Drop-in, FX-R 6000K headlights w XB halos, VHT taillights, Fog light mod, Flyzeye V2W, T-Rex T1 Eyelids by Toyota Man, King 2.5 resis Front and Back, Devil Horns by Andres, Redline Hood Struts, PIAA 2500K H11 Fog Bulbs, Escort 9500ix, Ultra Gauge, Cobra 75 WXST, Firestik II w/ Quick Disconnect & Spring
    Just got all the info up working on organizing the pictures, let me know what you think so far :D
     
  3. Mar 15, 2013 at 10:48 AM
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    tshoww

    tshoww Get It!

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    Debagged Entire Truck Short Antenna White Toyota Grill Emblem
    looks really good man, I want to plasti my wheels and grill too. The headlights i'm afraid to do the retrofit haha but they look really good.
     
  4. Mar 15, 2013 at 10:56 AM
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    kodybrody

    kodybrody Active Member

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    2008 Tacoma 4 door 6 Speed manual,
    Plastidipped Badges, GROM audio bluetooth kit, Bilstein 5100's
    Sick lights. How much were they?
     
  5. Mar 15, 2013 at 11:12 AM
    #5
    akaryanreynolds

    akaryanreynolds [OP] STRIKER TRD

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    Debadged, Tint, Euro Antenna, OEM Roofracks, OEM skid plate, SMD LED interior lighting, AFE ProDry Drop-in, FX-R 6000K headlights w XB halos, VHT taillights, Fog light mod, Flyzeye V2W, T-Rex T1 Eyelids by Toyota Man, King 2.5 resis Front and Back, Devil Horns by Andres, Redline Hood Struts, PIAA 2500K H11 Fog Bulbs, Escort 9500ix, Ultra Gauge, Cobra 75 WXST, Firestik II w/ Quick Disconnect & Spring
    The parts from TRS were $285 the complete install was around $350
     
  6. Mar 15, 2013 at 11:44 AM
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    Upsblaine

    Upsblaine member

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    TRD supercharger, King coilovers w/compression adjusters, King Resi shocks w/Dakar leaf pack, Total Chaos Uniball UCA, Wheelers Superbumps, ToyTec flip kit, CMC, SnugTop supersport w/BedRug, Stage II FX-R Retrofits (ambiguous), TRS XB fogs, red extended brake lines (OCtaco), 16x8 SCS SR8 wheels w/ 285/75/16 Goodyear MTRs + spare, AFE CAI + (Coupe) cover, TRD catback exhaust, TRD Pro Grille, TRD skid plate, TRD Japan Oil cap, TRD Radiator cap, TRD shift knob, Pelfreybilt battery tray + Diehard 31M, Fumoto qwikvalve, Rotopax 2gal water pak LOX mount, Viair10007 Constant Duty OBA, Redline hood struts, Rigid SRM + B.A.M.F mount, WeatherTech DigitalFit & Deflectors, BlueSea fuse panel mod, Ottraw switches, (ImMrYo) mirror bracket, Ultragauge, AMP bedstep, (Matt123) recovery shackle bracket, B.A.M.F bolt on sliders, Wet Okoles, Factor55 Hitchlink, Rigid Sr-Q, Diff Breather Mod, pop&lock pl8521, 2013 touchscreen head unit, (BeeRadd) PRO kit, (Mattgecko) Bedlight kit. Hilift w/ ATO mount, V2W Flyzeye, Kleinn Train Horn. Coming Soon. ..Speedhut gauge, PLX gauges.
    Nice build! Damn you didn't waste any time modding that thing :D
     
  7. Mar 15, 2013 at 11:56 AM
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    akaryanreynolds

    akaryanreynolds [OP] STRIKER TRD

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    Debadged, Tint, Euro Antenna, OEM Roofracks, OEM skid plate, SMD LED interior lighting, AFE ProDry Drop-in, FX-R 6000K headlights w XB halos, VHT taillights, Fog light mod, Flyzeye V2W, T-Rex T1 Eyelids by Toyota Man, King 2.5 resis Front and Back, Devil Horns by Andres, Redline Hood Struts, PIAA 2500K H11 Fog Bulbs, Escort 9500ix, Ultra Gauge, Cobra 75 WXST, Firestik II w/ Quick Disconnect & Spring
    Had so much I wanted to do to my 2000 tacoma that I sold, but I was able to hold off till i bought this one:)
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  8. Mar 15, 2013 at 12:02 PM
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    krob32

    krob32 Well-Known Member

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    Nice truck. Good choice w/ MGM DCLB Sport. Lights look awesome.
     
  9. Mar 15, 2013 at 12:10 PM
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    TicoTRD

    TicoTRD Well-Known Member

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    nice lookin truck OP!! keep it up!
     
  10. Mar 15, 2013 at 12:13 PM
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    PcBuilder14

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  11. Mar 15, 2013 at 12:21 PM
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    akaryanreynolds

    akaryanreynolds [OP] STRIKER TRD

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    Debadged, Tint, Euro Antenna, OEM Roofracks, OEM skid plate, SMD LED interior lighting, AFE ProDry Drop-in, FX-R 6000K headlights w XB halos, VHT taillights, Fog light mod, Flyzeye V2W, T-Rex T1 Eyelids by Toyota Man, King 2.5 resis Front and Back, Devil Horns by Andres, Redline Hood Struts, PIAA 2500K H11 Fog Bulbs, Escort 9500ix, Ultra Gauge, Cobra 75 WXST, Firestik II w/ Quick Disconnect & Spring
    The funny thing is my father said the same thing and almost bought the exact same truck and color a week later.......I had to do ALOT of convincing for him to change his mind on not getting the same color he went with white thankfully


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    Last edited: Mar 15, 2013
  12. Apr 10, 2013 at 10:09 AM
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    RockyMtnTRD

    RockyMtnTRD McBuckets

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    How is the reception with the antenna in the bed like that? Ive heard that the bed is a terrible place to get reception because there isnt much metal back there. I would for sure go that route if it worked well though.
     
  13. May 16, 2013 at 5:48 PM
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    Corndawg

    Corndawg Well-Known Member

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    I Like your Truck i wish mine was Grey!
    keep up the good work.!

    check my build page
     
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