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Tacohounds insanely bland build

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Builds' started by tacohound, Mar 13, 2013.

  1. tacohound

    tacohound [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Smitty built light bar, 4 Hella 550's, Tan HLM and badges, Black sport rims
    Hey guys, I havent made a build page yet so I thought I would start one.

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    it started with a K&N CAI, hankook AT/M's and preditor side steps.

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    Then I painted the centercaps, still need jack stands to paint the wheels.

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    next came the NFAB prerunner light bar with an OEM bug delector.

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    Sold the NFAB and bought a smittybuilt light bar, along with spyder halo headlights.

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    didnt like the spyder headlights so I did the BHLM and started my satoshi grill.

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    This is how she sits today, still waiting to start my job before I spring the money on the OME full lift kit. I also installed a URD short throw and an aero turbine 2525xl which sounds great
     
  2. SWFL Taco

    SWFL Taco Well-Known Member

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    Looks really good man, just the little things can make a big difference. And I LOVE that grille, got anymore info on it?
     
  3. tacohound

    tacohound [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Smitty built light bar, 4 Hella 550's, Tan HLM and badges, Black sport rims
    For the grille I followed the thread " my satoshi grille write-up " . Then I went to a local metal shop and found the perforated sheet. To attach it to the grille I drilled small holes around the grille frame and used small zip ties to attach the metal. I know that its a little ghetto but it makes it really easy to change to different metal sheets if I want to. I painted it but its starting to crack to I think I'm going to have to re paint it sometime. Hope this helps you out.
     
  4. SWFL Taco

    SWFL Taco Well-Known Member

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    That helps out alot man thanks, and as for the zip tie idea thats a good one for the reasons you mentioned.
     
  5. tacohound

    tacohound [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Smitty built light bar, 4 Hella 550's, Tan HLM and badges, Black sport rims
    thanks man, I already have to update the look of my front cause I added 4 HELLA 500FF lights to it lol.
     
  6. tacohound

    tacohound [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Smitty built light bar, 4 Hella 550's, Tan HLM and badges, Black sport rims
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    put on 4 hella 500ff lights.
     
  7. stanbp64

    stanbp64 Well-Known Member

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    Nice looking truck!! What did you use to paint center caps and how did you mask off the Toyota symbol. I tried but gave up and just painted the whole cap. Used Plasti-dip so I can redo them if I want.

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  8. tacohound

    tacohound [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Smitty built light bar, 4 Hella 550's, Tan HLM and badges, Black sport rims
    I used dupicolor primer and spray paint and it did take a while to tape off the symbol but I like how it came out but I think once I paint the whole wheel I will paint in the symbol.
     
  9. tacohound

    tacohound [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Smitty built light bar, 4 Hella 550's, Tan HLM and badges, Black sport rims
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    I traded in my '09 Base DCSB MGM and sprung for this '11 Pyrite Sport DCSB, couldnt be more happy. I also went straight to the tire shop and put on 265/75/17 nitto terra grapplers.

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    Given the new color I decided to do something a little bit different. I painted the badges and headlights a sort of coyote tan. I put in the old lightbar with the 4 hella off road lights. To Finish this update I painted my wheels black. I will be doing lots more once I get some ore money.
     
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