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Then and now.....

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by chazjb, Apr 2, 2011.

  1. Apr 2, 2011 at 9:06 PM
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    chazjb

    chazjb [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Hey guys just wanted to start a Then and Now thread to show your Tacoma when you bought it and what it looks like now. Not sure if this has been done before but here we go...

    Leaving the dealership...
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    Today as of 4/2/2011....
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    Alright guys your turn lets see em.
     
  2. Apr 2, 2011 at 9:14 PM
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    especk

    especk Nothin' Special

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  3. Apr 2, 2011 at 9:28 PM
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    chazjb

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  4. Apr 2, 2011 at 10:38 PM
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    Blackdawg

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    BFG KM2 33x12.5 tires, Wheelers Type B rims, Allpro 1.5'' Wheel spacers w/extended thread lug nuts 2 Alpine 10'' Type Xs 2 Kicker 6X9s 4 Sony 5 1/4s Pioneer 4100 HU Sway bar removed 4 Hella 500 HIDs Frankenstein Leaf packs 1'' lift shackles Eibach coils 5100s front 10'' 5150s rear BAMF BPV bracket Deckplate mod Elite Front bumper Magnaflow 14'' muffler Elite Off Road Rear bumper with Tire gate with jerry can and fold down table, BAMF sliders, Custom Homemade Bed, rack/roof rack, CVT Mt. Shasta Roof Top Tent, 20lb CO2 tank, BAMF diff skid custom front skid, GM CS144 140 amp alternator Blitzpro 21s HAWK side LEDs Blitzpro Custom made side mirror lights, LightForce 240 Blitz llights, Piaa 510 ION fogs, XRC8 Winch w/in cab controls,
    wow nice truck man. What roof rack is that??

    and those 33X12.5s?

    and i LOOOOVVVE your Elite Bumper. i want one :p
     
  5. Apr 2, 2011 at 11:23 PM
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    Bo 159

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    i kinda like it better stock haha jk. your truck looks sweet man. perfect for offroading, looks like you got anything you need. and i agree with blackdawg that elite bumper is awesome
     
  6. Apr 3, 2011 at 10:25 AM
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    chazjb

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    The basket a buddy and I built because I couldnt find one I liked. It turned out pretty good I think.

    And yes they are... I did the pinch weld mod and have had no rub till I added the winch and bumper becuase the weight dropped the front end an inch. But I have Eibach's and 5100's in the mail to fix that. hopefully ill have it all back to normal 3" by Tuhrsday.

    Thanks about the bumper.... It was a chunk of change but was well worth it and still cheaper than the other ones I looked at. :D
     
  7. Apr 3, 2011 at 10:32 AM
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    Blackdawg

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    yea man i hope to get a front and rear made by him this summer.

    Damn, i was afraid it was custom, i so regret not learning how to weld. I am waiting on Allpro to start producing their roof rack thats on their baja build.

    Beautiful truck tho! wish mine had changed more so i could add pics! all i have done so far is new tires and repainted the rims lol
     
  8. Apr 3, 2011 at 10:41 AM
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    Ya but if you would be interested I could see about making a second one.

    Thanks its taken a lot of time and frustrations with all the mods i've done... I should update my profile. But I have always said that new wheels and tires will change any car/truck for better or worse so post em... so far Im the only one with pics haha
     
  9. Apr 3, 2011 at 11:06 AM
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    i shall take some then! haha
     
  10. Apr 3, 2011 at 12:27 PM
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  11. Apr 3, 2011 at 12:32 PM
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    :eek: I didn't even notice that! Nevermind then. Continue on. :)
     
  12. Apr 3, 2011 at 2:27 PM
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    My before and after.
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  13. Apr 3, 2011 at 3:09 PM
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    Haha too late I already screwed up the 2nd gen post by adding mine. My post is open to anyone who has pics of then and now.... 1st or 2nd gen doesnt matter to me.
     
  14. Apr 3, 2011 at 3:10 PM
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    Lookin good I like the wheels...
     
  15. Apr 3, 2011 at 3:28 PM
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    March last year

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    Now ( well kinda, I need a new one with the sliders)

    [​IMG]


    Justin
     
  16. Apr 3, 2011 at 3:30 PM
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    My last Tacoma before..
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    Current Tacoma before..
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  18. Apr 3, 2011 at 3:38 PM
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    easyeatlanta Artificial Intelligence beats natural stupidity

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    ^ pretty damn funny
    Two up
     
  19. Apr 3, 2011 at 3:38 PM
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    chazjb

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    Yea i would say its changed a little haha. Where di you get the tool box from?
     
  20. Apr 3, 2011 at 3:39 PM
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    I like how the 2nd gen owners post in the 1st gen section. Envious much? :p
     
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