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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. Taco me elmo

    Taco me elmo [OP] Who needs roads?

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    New pics from today.

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  2. T4C0CH40S

    T4C0CH40S RINZLER

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    sun roof swag :cool: haha love the truck man! sweet pics
     
  3. Taco me elmo

    Taco me elmo [OP] Who needs roads?

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    haha thanks, yeah the roof is open at almost all times unless parked overnight.
     
  4. Trowbocop

    Trowbocop Toyota Addict

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    Trucks lookin' badass. How's your cb antenna location for reception? I'm most likely going to mount mine back there somewhere too.
     
  5. Taco me elmo

    Taco me elmo [OP] Who needs roads?

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    Had it tested and it's 100% reception.

    An ideal location.
     
  6. dad32509

    dad32509 Thinking of something clever

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    Wait a minute....you can test them!? Haha i need to have that done. Mines good in close range lol
     
  7. Trowbocop

    Trowbocop Toyota Addict

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    Rad, thanks. I like what you've done to the rig, any plans for the near future? Besides possibly the tube bumper with skid & light tabs?
     
  8. Taco me elmo

    Taco me elmo [OP] Who needs roads?

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    Recent stuff.

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  9. Johnnie

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    Where did you get your lower shock mounts from? They don't look like TC.
     
  10. Taco me elmo

    Taco me elmo [OP] Who needs roads?

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    Not sure but I think they can be found on trailgear.com.

    Had my fabricator get them for me.
     
  11. Johnnie

    Johnnie Well-Known Member

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    I'm pretty sure those are not trail gear mounts. If you talk to your fabricator please ask him.
     
  12. Johnnie

    Johnnie Well-Known Member

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    If you have a quick minute can you take a picture of the lower shock mount from a side view. I like that they don't sit as low as the TC mounts and not as long.
     
  13. Taco me elmo

    Taco me elmo [OP] Who needs roads?

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    As requested.

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  14. Johnnie

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    Thanks a lot, I appreciate it. I've been searching for those lower shock mounts all day and I can't find them anywhere.
     
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    4WD cRaZy oLdmAn

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    That diff breather hose looks familiar.........:spy:








    lookin' good micah...:thumbsup::thumbsup:
     
  16. Johnnie

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    I really like your rear set-up. I was going to just do a rear cross member under my bed for my 10" shocks but I won't be able to take full advantage of the up-travel.

    Are you able to tell a huge difference over stock beside valving?

    I noticed you have limit straps. Have they been put to use or do you have them for precaution?

    What size tube is that? 1 3/4" or 1 1/2"?

    I sent a PM to supermoto but I haven't heard back from him.

    Thanks.
     
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    Who made your front bumper? Looks AWESOME!!!!
     
  18. dad32509

    dad32509 Thinking of something clever

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    Slinky Whatchu talkin bout willis?

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    Hey man! Love your build! I was wondering what amber lights those are facing toward the rear. Thanks!
     
  20. calebdnehus

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    How did you mount your ultra gauge in that location?
     
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