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Taco Me Elmo 2002 Black on Black Build thread.

Discussion in '1st Gen. Builds' started by Taco me elmo, Jul 25, 2011.

  1. Jul 25, 2011 at 9:05 PM
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    Taco me elmo

    Taco me elmo [OP] Who needs roads?

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    Doug Thorley Headers, Magnoflow 24' muffler, URD short shifter kit, Fox coilovers re-tuned with Total Chaos Upper control arms in front set at 2.5 inch lift, 10 inch Fox rear shocks with resi in back with custom bedcage , Full front and rear Fiberglass, Slotted Tundra rotors with green stuff brake pads, Steel braided brake lines all around, Ultragauge OBDII, Sliders, Front and rear tube bumpers.
    April 10th 2015 update:

    Dual Flat spares! they are MB wheels from Discount tire, 16x8 with 4.5 back space.
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    As it sits April 27th 2014.
    New stuff, had 2 light tabs welded on the front for rigid duallies

    Had a new rear bumper made with a flip down hidden hitch.

    Also had mud flaps added in the rear so johnny law stays off my case.

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    Bought the truck new in June 2009 with 110k miles and only one previous owner.

    Truck was BONE stock with only like 2 light scratches on the entire thing and some paint wear on the roof from wiper fluid.

    Less than 2 weeks after buying it I got new tires and a mild lift kit and new shocks including Bilstien 5100 up front set at the tallest setting and some KYB mono max rear shocks, Alpine stero, Viper alarm and a URD short shifter.

    I didnt start anything major on it till summer of 2011

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    Now the installed Goodies.
    Hella micro fogs under main tube bar up front.
    Fox front coil overs with Total Chaos UCA
    Total Chaos Spindle gussets
    Clevis mounts for 7 inch limit straps.
    Icon rear shocks with resi, Deaver J59 - 8 pack.
    AEM brute force intake, Doug thorley Headers and custom 18 inch Magnaflow muffler.
    Glassworks unlimited 4.5 flare 3 inch rise front glass, 3.5 flare 3 inch rise rear glass.
    Vinyl wrapped hood and roof
    American racing Chamber Telfon 16x8 rins with 265/75/16 BFG Mud terrain KM2 and 2 full size spare with 265/75/16 BFG All terrain
    High lift jack mounted to rear bumper.
    Red energy suspension urethane body mounts.
    Brian (Beefed Taco) Front tube bumper, Rear bumper and tire carrier.
    Tyler (socalduckslayer) Low pro sliders and bike rack.
    Frame plate re enforcement
    full tint all around with strip on windshield.
    In channel vent visors.
    Uniden CB
    Diff breather mod
    BPF relocate.
    Ultra gauge.
    7 inch limit straps.

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    Bed cage for 2.0 10 inch fox smoothies with RR And tire carrier.

    LOL one side is brushed aluminum and the other is chrome, One of the aluminum ones was trashed and wouldn't thread so DSMS traded me for the old parts.

    2.5 10 inch bypass is next. :)

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    Last edited: Apr 10, 2015
  2. Jul 25, 2011 at 9:11 PM
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    Styx586

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    Great looking truck bro... If only I had the money to put into my truck like that. Nice job... :thumbsup:
     
  3. Jul 25, 2011 at 9:14 PM
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    senor taco

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  4. Jul 26, 2011 at 11:29 PM
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    Anthony250

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    Sweet build. lets see some day time pics of the truck with the fenders/
     
  5. Jul 26, 2011 at 11:30 PM
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    EL ROJO

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    Nice build man I like!
     
  6. Jul 26, 2011 at 11:34 PM
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    Taco me elmo

    Taco me elmo [OP] Who needs roads?

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    Doug Thorley Headers, Magnoflow 24' muffler, URD short shifter kit, Fox coilovers re-tuned with Total Chaos Upper control arms in front set at 2.5 inch lift, 10 inch Fox rear shocks with resi in back with custom bedcage , Full front and rear Fiberglass, Slotted Tundra rotors with green stuff brake pads, Steel braided brake lines all around, Ultragauge OBDII, Sliders, Front and rear tube bumpers.
    I will take a few tomorrow before work.
     
  7. Jul 27, 2011 at 12:08 AM
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    VirginiaBound

    VirginiaBound Whyareyoureadingthis?

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    More boar wants moar
     
  8. Jul 27, 2011 at 12:24 AM
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    SRQ TACO

    SRQ TACO "You've Got Red on You"

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    Sweet truck Looks great in person I must say.:taco:
     
  9. Jul 27, 2011 at 12:28 AM
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    Taco me elmo

    Taco me elmo [OP] Who needs roads?

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    Doug Thorley Headers, Magnoflow 24' muffler, URD short shifter kit, Fox coilovers re-tuned with Total Chaos Upper control arms in front set at 2.5 inch lift, 10 inch Fox rear shocks with resi in back with custom bedcage , Full front and rear Fiberglass, Slotted Tundra rotors with green stuff brake pads, Steel braided brake lines all around, Ultragauge OBDII, Sliders, Front and rear tube bumpers.
    Thanks, You were one of the first to ride in it when I bought it.. looks a little different now hahah
     
  10. Jul 27, 2011 at 12:42 AM
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    SRQ TACO

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    Yeah now its a beast!
     
  11. Jul 27, 2011 at 10:15 PM
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    Taco me elmo

    Taco me elmo [OP] Who needs roads?

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    Added more pics, Going to be installing a few things this weekend I hope, if all goes well.

    Rear Icon shocks with resi.
    Wheelers offroad greasable longer shackles.
    Removal of rear overload springs.
    Rear steel braided brake line.

    In a few weeks, Rear bedsides from Glassworks Unlimited.

    In a month or so, Front and rear tube bumpers.
     
  12. Jul 27, 2011 at 10:58 PM
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    Anthony250

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    Looks great! Just my luck i cant find nobody with glassworks fenders for sale. :( , just one person a member on here but hes not sure if he wants to sell, im doing my best convincing.
     
  13. Jul 27, 2011 at 11:00 PM
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    Taco me elmo

    Taco me elmo [OP] Who needs roads?

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    Once all body work and bumpers are done, it's going to get a new paint make over. All black... not sure if I want to go flat black like the hot rods or BSP again.. :D
     
  14. Jul 27, 2011 at 11:01 PM
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    looks good man!
     
  15. Jul 27, 2011 at 11:08 PM
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    I like that truck! I Don't say that often. Your truck does the 1st-gen proud. I would love to know what a difference those headers made if any.
     
  16. Jul 27, 2011 at 11:11 PM
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    Taco me elmo

    Taco me elmo [OP] Who needs roads?

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    They were my first step to prep the motor for the Super charger I have yet to find .. haha

    They made it a little louder and a little more snappier climbing RPM's.

    I tried to change the front O2 sensor and broke the mounts so a set of headers were actually cheaper than a stock replacement manifold.

    Could have always welded but.. it was an excuse haha
     
  17. Jul 27, 2011 at 11:19 PM
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    Well they just add coolness to that truck-I sure wouldn't mind them on my truck-your build gets me thinking. Thanks for sharing the process!
     
  18. Jul 27, 2011 at 11:20 PM
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    Taco me elmo

    Taco me elmo [OP] Who needs roads?

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    I was inspired by other builds so I am glad I can do the same. :)
     
  19. Jul 27, 2011 at 11:33 PM
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    Anthony250

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    Look for ThomasTheTrain on here his truck looks similar. hahah
     
  20. Jul 27, 2011 at 11:34 PM
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    NFK

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    lookin sharp!
     
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