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Tacokid09's Build

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Builds (2005-2015)' started by tacokid09, Apr 20, 2011.

  1. Jun 19, 2014 at 11:48 AM
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    tacomonazul

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    so you have to get rid of the rad support and build a new one? also were did you placed you battery, those hood pins look good
     
  2. Jun 19, 2014 at 11:49 AM
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    RJALLDAY702

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    Nice dude! That looks really clean. Austins beard is getting burley! Haha.
     
  3. Jun 19, 2014 at 1:07 PM
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    tacokid09 [OP] it's about the off-road miles

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    well if i get your approval, i know its good then :D thanks jason.
    yeah im going to try to explain this as best i can since we didnt take much pictures.. What we did was took the rad/ac cooler out and set it up as if were stock on the ground (spaced apart and everything), then we made square frame out of 1in tubing that went on the outside of that. then we attached the rad/ac cooler off of tabs so now we have a tubed frame around the outside and makes it all one piece. Next we just put the 1.75 tubing as pretty much the main supports that we welded everything off of. we then tabbed the rad/ac to the 1.75 so its still removable without taking the rad/ac cooler separately. after that we set up the headlights and grill. getting that to line up perfectly was a bitttcchhhh but we got it all figured out after a little bit,

    also none of the fiberglass is attached to the cab, only solid mounts of the frame. Its attached on the top of the fender near the top of the headlight, were the lower part of the headlight attaches to, in the middle of the fender (under the hood though) then the last one is tabbed off the lower body mount support. ill get better pictures once im off work..

    if anything, just shoot me some pms if you need help/detailed pictures.
    thanks! Beards are nice when its 50 degrees in his shop at night :p
     
  4. Jun 19, 2014 at 1:15 PM
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    Not good enough unless you can still use the stock hood prop stick :p

    Its crazy looking at the truck after all the body lines match up...the core support sucked!
     
  5. Jun 20, 2014 at 7:39 AM
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    tacokid09 [OP] it's about the off-road miles

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    im actually using it now hahha. its still not really 100% done yet, still need to mount the washer fluid and figure out how to keep the hood prop stick thingy from flopping around.


    you should post the picture you took at lucerne with my broken headlight so we can tell the differnct :eek:
     
  6. Jun 20, 2014 at 3:43 PM
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    It looks like some of your headlight/grill brackets aren't much more than some bent pieces of flat stock. If this is the case, I would definitely reinforce them.

    The factory grill and headlight tabs will crack, especially with your driving. A bunch of mine cracked so I went back in and reinforced all the brackets and drilled 6 or so new holes on the grill and headlights. Just make them as solid as possible, any bracket movement/vibration will lead to cracking. Mine are all tied into each other now, no wiggle room whatsoever.
     
  7. Jun 20, 2014 at 4:13 PM
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    Any pictures?
     
  8. Jun 20, 2014 at 5:27 PM
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    tacokid09 [OP] it's about the off-road miles

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    its all 3/16th plate.. i mean its pretty damn sturdy soo im confident itll hold up fine. every piece is connected to eachotother and nothing is attached to the cab at all. the truck moves back and forth before any movement on the headlights or anything to so like i said im sure itll be fine. ill know sunday when i take it out.
     
  9. Jun 21, 2014 at 10:50 PM
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    tacokid09 [OP] it's about the off-road miles

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    seems to me like it can pass as a 2012... minus the mirrors :p

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  10. Jun 22, 2014 at 12:43 AM
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    TRON_ The Game Has Changed

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    Looks damn good man!
     
  11. Jun 22, 2014 at 7:55 PM
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    tacokid09 [OP] it's about the off-road miles

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    thanks!

    just got back from the beach with jordan, alex and joel and everything help up just fine.
     
  12. Jun 23, 2014 at 2:03 AM
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    That's a pretty sweet group of trucks, wish I were in cali :(
     
  13. Jun 23, 2014 at 6:19 AM
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    tacokid09 [OP] it's about the off-road miles

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    yea its always a great time when the sb guys come up to bring the trucks to the beach
     
  14. Jun 23, 2014 at 10:40 PM
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    Your truck looks so legit as a 2012 :thumbsup:
     
  15. Jun 23, 2014 at 10:50 PM
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    tacokid09 [OP] it's about the off-road miles

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    thanks buddy :D its all your fault to!
     
  16. Jul 6, 2014 at 9:00 AM
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    tacokid09 [OP] it's about the off-road miles

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    just in case people wanted more pictures..


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  17. Jul 6, 2014 at 11:02 AM
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    Soooo badass. I wanna see this thing in action haha :eek:
     
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    Soo sexy, 2012 front end FTW. Let's play trucks soon I need help tuning my front end. I think it might be stiff, may have to revalve the coil overs :notsure:
     
  19. Jul 6, 2014 at 4:06 PM
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  20. Jul 13, 2014 at 10:26 AM
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    tacokid09 [OP] it's about the off-road miles

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    no more rock chips!


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