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The RAB Build

Discussion in '1st Gen. Builds' started by rab89, Mar 23, 2010.

  1. rab89

    rab89 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Thanks guys, I'm only on 265 75 16's right now, but they are almost done, so I'll probably be going with a 255 85 16 when I get new tires. which are a couple inches taller.
     
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    MaTt98 Well-Known Member

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    I love your truck man it looks great!
    you helped me choose between a taunneu cover and a canopy thanks!
     
  3. rab89

    rab89 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    awesome! glad I could help haha
    in about 3 weeks I'm starting my voyage from texas to b.c canada, i'll be spending a lot of nights sleeping in the bed.
    I'll let you know how it goes
     
  4. rab89

    rab89 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    well with my sleeping platform, there wasn't enough headroom, we ended up using the little tent we had along with us. I think I'll cut it down so it sits just about the wheel wells and try again.
     
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    JLee The Man! Vendor

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    Nice build man have you thought about color matching the chrome around the grill I have been thinking about doing it and think it would look sick on your truck.
     
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    trd7 4wd tacoma

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    ! love your truck man. I like how you have the cb set up and everything!
     
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    Nice truck, as always!

    I am think once I save up for a Topper, I will need an Add A Leaf for my truck. It's got 2.5" in the front(Bilstein 5100s all around) and nothing in the rear.

    Is your AAL from wheelers? And how much lift did it give you?
     
  8. rab89

    rab89 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    yea the AAL is from wheelers, I think it gave me a full 1.5'' of lift.
     
  9. rab89

    rab89 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I got a welder, and made did my first project today. I planned on making a bed bar, but once I had the metal I decided on a light bar for the front!

    Size up, looks about right...
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    Now, what I did to mount it, was I cut the other end of the connecting tubes on an angle, then welded on a plate, then bolted the whole thing to the original bumper mounts, it worked ok, but if I did another one I would have just cut the old piece off and welded a new plate to the bumper connection.

    some pics of the almost finished product...
    I plan on adding light tabs in the next couple of days, and I may do more with it and go around the sides. we'll see!

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  10. steve o 77

    steve o 77 braaap

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    Nice, glad you got the welder working. That bar looks really good.
     
  11. tacomakid96

    tacomakid96 Can you skin Grizz, pilgram?

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    Sweet that's cool your doing it yourself, what lights are you gonna use?
     
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    rab89 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Thanks, I've had a set of Hella 500's in the garage for a bout a year with nowhere to go, I'll put those on for now, and prob get 2 more..
     
  13. tacomakid96

    tacomakid96 Can you skin Grizz, pilgram?

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    Sweet good job and post up pics when those babys are mounted
     
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    BADABING!
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    BADABOOOOOM!
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    more pics in the light tomorrow.
     
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    and I'll finish the wiring tomorrow and get light output pics
     
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    rab89 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    the sun isn't shining on the bar, but here it is with 4 lights.
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    sick! :thumbsup:
     
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    Gr8WhiteTaco bishes love my haircut

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    Dagum!!! trucks looking nice!! So I'm guessing your not buying a new valence anymore eh?
     
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    haha I guess not, if I do I'll make a new bar that fit's trough the hole in the front though.
     
  20. tacomakid96

    tacomakid96 Can you skin Grizz, pilgram?

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    Holy hell! That looks awesome, come make me one haha
     
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