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Toyotacrawler's Not a Crawler Build

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Builds (2005-2015)' started by Toyotacrawler, Mar 21, 2013.

  1. Mar 21, 2013 at 1:50 PM
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    Toyotacrawler

    Toyotacrawler [OP] She's got the jimmy legs

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    5100's set to 1.75" Wheelers 3 leaf progressive AAL & 5100's for the rear Konig Countersteer Offroads K&N Drop in WeatherTech's Bed Mat Blacked out Badges Rear leaf TSB
    I figured I would start a build thread just to keep track of what I have done to my Tacoma. It's not a lot, but you gotta start somewhere.
    I bought a 2010 Double Cab TRD Sport PreRunner new in August of 2010. Here is a picture the day I drove her off the lot.


    As she sits now:
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    Day One:
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    Mods include:

    Suspension:
    Bilstein 5100 adjustable shocks up front set to 1.75"
    TSB Rear Springs
    Rear Bilstein 5100's
    Wheeler's 3 Leaf AAL, removed overload and installed 3* shims.

    Wheels & Tires:
    16x8 Graphite Gunmetal Konig Countersteer Offroad's. Thanks to Dustin from FNWheels.

    LT265/75R16 BFG All Terrain TA KO's

    Performance:
    K&N Drop in Filter....that is all....


    Audio:
    Bone Stock.


    Other:
    Blacked out the badges. At first I used black spray paint for plastic then applied a coat of clear. The clear is cracking and flaking off so I'm in the process of redoing this using High Temp black paint. It has the appearance of flat black once dry. So far I've done the Tacoma badges on the side.


    Weathertech floor mats. These things are friggin awesome. Props to my awesome wife for a kick ass birthday present.

    Toyota Bed Mat. A fantastic purchase to keep your cargo from sliding all over the dang place.

    Anti-Theft Tailgate Hose Clamp Device.
    http://www.tacomaworld.com/forum/technical-chat/27829-tailgate-theft-how-prevent.html

    Relocated horns.
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    Future Modifications in numerical order:
    1. Matching Spare Tire and Rim. PURCHASED From Dustin @ FN Wheels! Great guy to do business with!


    2. Bed Rack. PURCHASED I bought the All Pro Weld together Pack Rack. Great product and a very nice kit!
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    3.Tepui Autana Roof Top Tent. PURCHASED Direct from Tepui Tents! Great doing business with them! Fast shipping!

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    The list will most likely grow after the previous mentioned items are obtained. This is it for now.








     
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  2. Mar 21, 2013 at 2:01 PM
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    ajohnson

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  3. Mar 21, 2013 at 6:56 PM
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    Toyotacrawler

    Toyotacrawler [OP] She's got the jimmy legs

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    Thanks man! I forgot to add your bumper to my future mod list....:spy:
     
  4. Mar 21, 2013 at 7:45 PM
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    :D I hope I don't walk out one morning to find it missing.
     
  5. Mar 21, 2013 at 9:23 PM
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    Toyotacrawler

    Toyotacrawler [OP] She's got the jimmy legs

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    Yea that would not look good at all for me haha.
    In all seriousness though I do like that look. I definitely need to look into that for the future.
     
  6. Mar 22, 2013 at 1:39 AM
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    krob32

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    WeatherTec Digi Liners, AVS Bugflector II, TRD FJ SE Anthracite Rims, Goodyear DuraTrac 265/75/16, AVS In-Channel Wind Deflectors, Extang Solid Fold, Pop & Lock, Color Match Grill Emblem (Anthracite), Plasti Dip Emblems, Tacoma Bed Mat, Tacoma Door Sill Protectors, ToyTec Ultimate Lift Kit, ICON UCAs, Wet Okoles, Sockmonkey 3rd Brake Light Cover, LED Hood/Bed Lighting w/ OTRATTW Switches, Famous Fabrication Sliders, Sockmonkey TRD Bed Decal, Proven Design 4x4 Mudflaps, BenWA's Rear Power Sliding Window, Jasper Off Road 6" Reverse LED Pod, ImMrYo Rear View Mirror Bracket, GrillCraft w/ Black Mesh and color matched Land Cruiser Emblem, LED Tail Lights, Badge Removal and Vinyl TRD/Tacoma Stickers, Bullaculla Trailer Harness Relocation.
    Looks like you started with the right stuff; WeatherTechs, rims, tires, lift, etc. You may want to consider plasti dip for your badges/emblems. You don't have to remove them to blacken. 7 months and several washings with no issues.
     
  7. Mar 22, 2013 at 2:01 AM
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    I got it on sale from Sierra Expeditions a while back. It was about $600 shipped :D, I couldn't pass up that deal.
     
  8. Mar 22, 2013 at 6:40 AM
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    Toyotacrawler [OP] She's got the jimmy legs

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    5100's set to 1.75" Wheelers 3 leaf progressive AAL & 5100's for the rear Konig Countersteer Offroads K&N Drop in WeatherTech's Bed Mat Blacked out Badges Rear leaf TSB
    Cool thanks man! If the high temp spray paint fades or flakes I'll give the Plasti-dip a go.

    Nice! I hope I can find a deal like that. Gotta get a Bed Rack and Roof Top Tent first though. Dang, I need to win the lottery....
     
  9. Mar 23, 2013 at 9:43 PM
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    Custom Headache Rack, BAMF Kick-out sliders with fill plate Level Kit, ARB bumper, Warn Winch Ruff Tuff Digital Camo Seat Covers Fuel 16" Boost Wheels Duratrac 285/75/16 X-tra D-Rings in Bed
    Everything looks good other than the hood scoop, you should give it to me. :) Definately steal ajohnsons's bumper. A black bumper would really add to the look of your truck.
     
  10. Mar 26, 2013 at 1:27 PM
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    Toyotacrawler [OP] She's got the jimmy legs

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    Haha thanks man! I like that ARB you're sporting. What's the weight on that thing? Rough estimate...
     
  11. Mar 29, 2013 at 5:50 PM
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    Today I cleaned the throttle body and decided to buy a drop in K&N Air Filter. We shall see if the MPG's improve a little.

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    Part Number 33-2281
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  12. May 21, 2013 at 9:07 PM
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    This week our Tepui Autana RTT and All Pro Pack rack came in. Just have to weld up the Pack Rack and paint it. I hope I can get it done soon.
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  13. May 22, 2013 at 1:57 AM
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  14. May 22, 2013 at 6:35 PM
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  15. May 22, 2013 at 7:38 PM
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    WTH man that's just not fair at all. You need to spread the Red.....and Yoda
     
  16. May 22, 2013 at 7:42 PM
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    :p haha! Next time my sister heads across the pond, I will try to remember to ask her to get a few and I'll mail you some :D
     
  17. May 22, 2013 at 8:05 PM
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    Toyotacrawler [OP] She's got the jimmy legs

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    That would be awesome! I'll gladly pay for whatever she can bring back! One day I will attend a match at Anfield. Distant future...but one day.
     
  18. Jun 9, 2013 at 10:37 PM
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    Im thinking of doing the same lift, did you have to do any alighnment or add new UCA's after the lift?
     
  19. Jun 17, 2013 at 1:38 PM
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    No I didn't. PM'd
     
  20. Jun 23, 2013 at 7:02 PM
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