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TomTom's '03 TRD Xtra Cab

Discussion in '1st Gen. Builds' started by tomtom, Jan 23, 2013.

  1. Feb 3, 2013 at 1:50 PM
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    tomtom

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    Sold off my old KM2s. Took the money, went a little wild and bought some tools to install the spare tire holder:

    [​IMG]

    Bought some sheet metal to practice on, make sure I get the holes started right.
     
  2. Feb 3, 2013 at 2:12 PM
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    01GREENTACO

    01GREENTACO Not all who wander are lost

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    How much did you sell your KM2's for?
     
  3. Feb 3, 2013 at 2:15 PM
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    An obscenely low amount to a fellow TWer who helped me with my bumper install.
     
  4. Feb 3, 2013 at 2:33 PM
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    01GREENTACO

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    I see. Well that's awesome! Worked out for both involved I reckon. :thumbsup:
     
  5. Feb 3, 2013 at 2:52 PM
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    I still have some mad money left over. ;)
     
  6. Feb 3, 2013 at 11:16 PM
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    Nice build. Do you have any side shots of your Elite rear bumper?
     
  7. Feb 4, 2013 at 5:51 AM
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    I'll snap some today.
     
  8. Feb 4, 2013 at 12:43 PM
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    Thanks, I look forward to seeing it.
     
  9. Feb 4, 2013 at 2:36 PM
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    Here you go:

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    Not a direct profile shot. Angled it a bit so you could see the lip at the tailgate.
     
  10. Feb 4, 2013 at 10:06 PM
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    Nice, thank you for the picture. How do you like it so far? If you had to order it again, would you go the same route or go for the whole wrap around option?
     
  11. Feb 5, 2013 at 6:00 AM
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    If I off-roaded more often and got into it more for conquering obstacles, yes. Mostly, I get out on the trails to enjoy the outdoors. I've been attempting to strike a balance between capable and driveable.
     
  12. Feb 5, 2013 at 8:48 PM
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    :spy:

    i still owe you some hours of work by the way. thanks again for a great deal!
     
  13. Feb 6, 2013 at 5:51 PM
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    Hmmmm, I'll let you know when I'm going to be out in the garage wrenching. Somewhere in here, I need to get the spare mounted and maybe the top plate spacers put in.
     
  14. Feb 6, 2013 at 6:02 PM
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    :thumbsup:
     
  16. Feb 9, 2013 at 6:05 PM
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    Worked on the spare tire mount today. I've never worked with metal much before so I picked up some sheet metal to practice on. Ran into problems trying to freehand drill it. Since this will end in drilling a hole in the bed, no use getting a press. Got some advice to sandwich it between plywood:

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    Worked pretty well but I think I found some of the problem. The pilot bit on hole saw is not centered right. Not sure what happened to it. Tried reseting the bit but couldn't find the sweet spot. Here's a picture with the mount base bolted to the sheet metal:

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    But I need to figure out how to get the holes to line up better:

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  17. Feb 10, 2013 at 9:53 AM
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    FWIW... all of the pilot bits on my hole saws are slightly not centered. Never really bothered me though. :notsure: Getting a 1/8" bigger hole saw might work if you aren't able to get this one centered....

    Sorry for the lack of actual help in my advice. :eek: lol
     
  18. Feb 10, 2013 at 10:11 AM
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    Actually, that helps. If they typically run off center, I can figure out how much to offset the pilot hole. :thumbsup:
     
  19. Feb 14, 2013 at 6:00 PM
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    It has been quiet because I've been waiting for some nutz to arrive:

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    So now I need to make the left look more like the right:

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    Then I'll finally get around to mounting the spare holder in the bed. In the meantime, I'll probably put up some pictures of the interior. Not much done except the headunit. What a headunit it is.
     
  20. Feb 16, 2013 at 12:20 PM
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    I went shopping today:

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