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Swimmerboy's 2002 Tacoma TRD V6 Build Thread

Discussion in '1st Gen. Builds (1995-2004)' started by Swimmerboy2112, Jul 24, 2012.

  1. Jun 13, 2013 at 6:18 PM
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    Swimmerboy2112

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    Added HID's

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  2. Jun 13, 2013 at 6:19 PM
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    Also supercharger came back from the powdercoaters (looks pink, but it's really the same color red as the truck, crappy camera).

    [​IMG]
     
  3. Jun 17, 2013 at 1:05 PM
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    Did the good ol' seafoam treatment today, sucked it up through the booster vacuum line. Boy did it smoke!! haha. That was my first time using the stuff.

    Edit: I'm going to attempt the steering shaft weld DIY seen here: http://www.ttora.com/forum/showthread.php?t=161689

    Maybe tomorrow.
     
  4. Jun 18, 2013 at 1:53 PM
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    I performed the steering shaft weld DIY today, took a total of about an hour and twenty minutes. I noticed no difference at all, in fact my steering shaft wasn't even loose to begin with... Oh well at least the tacks will stop it from working its way loose in the future.


    In-progress shot!
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  5. Jun 20, 2013 at 2:35 PM
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    Ordered the steering rack bushings today.
     
  6. Jun 24, 2013 at 2:05 PM
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    Steering rack bushings installed, a bit of a PITA but i'm glad they're done, not so hard to do.

    Looks a helluva lot rustier than it really is!

    [​IMG]
     
  7. Jun 24, 2013 at 2:18 PM
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    I did poly rack bushings about 6 years ago, made a nice difference.
     
  8. Jun 24, 2013 at 5:04 PM
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    Good to know. I haven't driven the truck yet since I installed them haha
     
  9. Jun 26, 2013 at 2:56 PM
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    I used Plasti Dip for the first time today, came out really nice.


    [​IMG]

    Also I did an oil change, changed the gear oil in the front and rear diffs and replaced the oil in the transfer case. Transmission is next as long as I can find some GL-4.
     
  10. Jun 26, 2013 at 2:59 PM
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    20% tint, rear diff breather relocation to bed. just bought it more to come!
    get the decals yet, I really want to see them on the truck!
     
  11. Jun 26, 2013 at 3:16 PM
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    Not yet :/ I was hoping today!
     
  12. Jun 26, 2013 at 4:03 PM
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    should have them soon I'm in upstate NY, and you are in p.a.. I'll check the tracking number.
     
  13. Jun 26, 2013 at 8:38 PM
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    Yeah I can't imagine it'd be long now!
     
  14. Jun 27, 2013 at 3:00 PM
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    Primered and painted the drums today because the rust looked terrible behind the wheels.

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    Also my TEQ badge came in! Just gotta figure how to mount it.

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    And my decals came! I now have to remove the factory chrome ones.

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  15. Jun 27, 2013 at 4:47 PM
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    awesome glad they made it ok. Go slow peeling the large Toyota logo to get that clear transfer layer off. If its to large on the tailgate, I can make up another one.
     
  16. Jun 27, 2013 at 5:04 PM
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    Yeah it got here safe and sound. Thanks again, size looks good.
     
  17. Jun 28, 2013 at 9:57 AM
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    Installed my decals

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    Also drained and filled the trans with Redline MT-90.
     
  18. Jul 12, 2013 at 11:21 AM
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    New radio installed in the Taco!

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    Installed the new fuel pump that came with my 7th injector kit, only took 2 hours or so and that was going slow.

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    Posed my babies next to eachother!

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  19. Jul 12, 2013 at 11:22 AM
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    Shifter seat and bushing from Marlin came today.

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    Installed the shifter seat and bushing today.

    Also, started the teardown for the supercharger install. New plugs are in and i'm working on the headers, boy they're a PITA!!

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  20. Nov 4, 2013 at 7:43 AM
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