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TRDChris's Build

Discussion in '1st Gen. Builds (1995-2004)' started by TRDChris, Jun 10, 2011.

  1. Jun 10, 2011 at 7:01 PM
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    TRDChris

    TRDChris [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Chris
    La Puente
    Vehicle:
    5 lugger
    H.I.D 6000K, 5% tint all around, black on blacked out rims(sprayed stock rims), fog light mod, deckplate mod, plastidipped bumper and interior, self made eyelids, window visors, clear corners, Billet grille, trd grill emblem
    This is my 2001 5 lugger :D

    Suspension mods
    Front
    Fabtech 3 inch spindles

    Daystar 1.5 coil spacers

    Rear
    Fabtech shackles (2 inches)

    Pro comp AAL (1.5 inches)
    Pro comp es3000 shocks

    Other Mods
    Deck plate mod

    H.I.D 6000k
    turn signal/fog light mod
    Goodyear wrangler tires (235/75/15)
    Fog lights behind my grill
    warrior tire carrier

    Clear corners
    AVS Window vent visors

    As of today....
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    First thing I did was paint my stock rims black.. they were on 225/70/15 Hankook radials and upgraded to the good year wrangler radials 235/75/15
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    I upgraded my stock grill to a billet grill and I also got a trd emblem off eBay.
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    I like the eyelids on the 2nd gens and have always wanted some for my first gen although they don't make them for the first gen. I made my own out of carbon fiber vinyl...small but makes a difference.
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    I plastidipped the back bumper, grille surround, grille, bumper. and added the fog lights behind the grill. I got a little crazy with the plastidip [​IMG]
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    I tinted the my fogs yellow and I used heat resistant paint to do the muffler black
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    Installed dust light :D
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    Next came the spacer lift to get some height up in the front and even it up with the back. They're daystar 1.5 spacers. Thanks to Joel for installing them for me :D
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    Thanks Joel i owe you buddy
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    The result
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    ...Then came the lift :D
    Waiting for it felt like forever but it was well worth it
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    Results...
    3 inch spindles in the front ( daystar spacers helped achieve more lift)
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    2 inch shackles in the rear
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    I installed a tire carrier by warrior products :D
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    Last edited: Dec 26, 2013
  2. Jun 10, 2011 at 7:06 PM
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    Styx586

    Styx586 Well-Known Member

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    Blacked out badges, Deckplate mod w/ K&N filter, Icon Stage 2 suspension.
    truck looks good... good idea ditching those other wheels. lol... i like the TRD patch on the headrest too. What was the reason for plastidipping the interior?
     
  3. Jun 10, 2011 at 7:09 PM
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    TRDChris

    TRDChris [OP] Well-Known Member

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    H.I.D 6000K, 5% tint all around, black on blacked out rims(sprayed stock rims), fog light mod, deckplate mod, plastidipped bumper and interior, self made eyelids, window visors, clear corners, Billet grille, trd grill emblem
    Thanks man appreciate that! I just wanted to try something different you know. I was tired of the same interior and I wanted some change! I want to black out the interior.
     
  4. Jul 19, 2011 at 11:01 AM
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    Joels98taco

    Joels98taco Well-Known Member

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    fabtech 3" spindles, icon aal, 10" bilstein 7100 rear shocks, daystar coil spacers, AFE Pro Dry-s drop in filter, sony head unit, 2 12" pioneer subs, pioneer 6.5s all around, custom 1.25 lift shackles, custom lower ball joint brackets fabbed by me
    :thumbsup:looks good man. i need money so so i can do some more stuff and start my build thread :D
     
  5. Jul 20, 2011 at 1:13 AM
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    TRDChris

    TRDChris [OP] Well-Known Member

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    H.I.D 6000K, 5% tint all around, black on blacked out rims(sprayed stock rims), fog light mod, deckplate mod, plastidipped bumper and interior, self made eyelids, window visors, clear corners, Billet grille, trd grill emblem
    Thanks a lot man :D and shop on ebay man you get alot of great stuff cheap there! your truck is coming along really good man you should make a build thread already :)
     
  6. Jul 20, 2011 at 8:15 PM
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    Joels98taco

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    fabtech 3" spindles, icon aal, 10" bilstein 7100 rear shocks, daystar coil spacers, AFE Pro Dry-s drop in filter, sony head unit, 2 12" pioneer subs, pioneer 6.5s all around, custom 1.25 lift shackles, custom lower ball joint brackets fabbed by me
    maybe i will soon :D so are you picking up beefed taco's lift shackles?
     
  7. Jul 21, 2011 at 10:53 AM
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    TRDChris

    TRDChris [OP] Well-Known Member

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    H.I.D 6000K, 5% tint all around, black on blacked out rims(sprayed stock rims), fog light mod, deckplate mod, plastidipped bumper and interior, self made eyelids, window visors, clear corners, Billet grille, trd grill emblem
    Hey man what happened? did you find out what was wrong with your truck? I'm not sure yet? I'm considering it....
     
  8. Jul 21, 2011 at 9:20 PM
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    Joels98taco

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    fabtech 3" spindles, icon aal, 10" bilstein 7100 rear shocks, daystar coil spacers, AFE Pro Dry-s drop in filter, sony head unit, 2 12" pioneer subs, pioneer 6.5s all around, custom 1.25 lift shackles, custom lower ball joint brackets fabbed by me
    my ball joints are basically done. boots are completely torn. just gotta grease them so they dont squeak till i can afford new ones haha
     
  9. Jul 25, 2011 at 9:05 AM
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    mountainman94

    mountainman94 awwwwww yeeeeeeeeahhhhh

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    5100's/Eibach coils; 2 inch toytech AAL, Black Pacer 15x8 wheels, 32x11.5 BFG AT K/Os
    lookin good man!
     
  10. Jul 25, 2011 at 4:33 PM
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    TRDChris

    TRDChris [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Thanks alot bud! Appreciate that
     
  11. Jul 25, 2011 at 9:26 PM
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    Joels98taco

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    going to get lifted very soon :spy: :D
     
  12. Jul 25, 2011 at 11:55 PM
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    TRDChris

    TRDChris [OP] Well-Known Member

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    H.I.D 6000K, 5% tint all around, black on blacked out rims(sprayed stock rims), fog light mod, deckplate mod, plastidipped bumper and interior, self made eyelids, window visors, clear corners, Billet grille, trd grill emblem
    Hell yea!!! I cant wait bud :D so we can catch dirt
     
  13. Jul 26, 2011 at 7:57 PM
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    Joels98taco

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    i got a sick idea in my head right now ill tell you about it soon when i take measurements :anonymous: :rolleyes:
     
  14. Jul 27, 2011 at 4:54 PM
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    TRDChris

    TRDChris [OP] Well-Known Member

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    H.I.D 6000K, 5% tint all around, black on blacked out rims(sprayed stock rims), fog light mod, deckplate mod, plastidipped bumper and interior, self made eyelids, window visors, clear corners, Billet grille, trd grill emblem
    dude!!! let me know asap I'm interested now.... im in the process of making a bike rack for my taco...just got a bike!
     
  15. Jul 27, 2011 at 7:48 PM
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    Joels98taco

    Joels98taco Well-Known Member

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    fabtech 3" spindles, icon aal, 10" bilstein 7100 rear shocks, daystar coil spacers, AFE Pro Dry-s drop in filter, sony head unit, 2 12" pioneer subs, pioneer 6.5s all around, custom 1.25 lift shackles, custom lower ball joint brackets fabbed by me
    ill text you about it lol :D what kind of bike?
     
  16. Jul 27, 2011 at 11:26 PM
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    TRDChris

    TRDChris [OP] Well-Known Member

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    What happened man lol? It's a mongoose mountain bike :D
     
  17. Jul 27, 2011 at 11:37 PM
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    Joels98taco

    Joels98taco Well-Known Member

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    fabtech 3" spindles, icon aal, 10" bilstein 7100 rear shocks, daystar coil spacers, AFE Pro Dry-s drop in filter, sony head unit, 2 12" pioneer subs, pioneer 6.5s all around, custom 1.25 lift shackles, custom lower ball joint brackets fabbed by me
    nicee haha :D
     
  18. Dec 18, 2011 at 10:40 PM
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    Joels98taco

    Joels98taco Well-Known Member

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    fabtech 3" spindles, icon aal, 10" bilstein 7100 rear shocks, daystar coil spacers, AFE Pro Dry-s drop in filter, sony head unit, 2 12" pioneer subs, pioneer 6.5s all around, custom 1.25 lift shackles, custom lower ball joint brackets fabbed by me
    we need updates!! :D
     
  19. Dec 18, 2011 at 11:18 PM
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    TRDChris

    TRDChris [OP] Well-Known Member

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    H.I.D 6000K, 5% tint all around, black on blacked out rims(sprayed stock rims), fog light mod, deckplate mod, plastidipped bumper and interior, self made eyelids, window visors, clear corners, Billet grille, trd grill emblem
    As soon as I install the lift and get wheels and tires which should be soon :)
     
  20. Dec 22, 2011 at 9:11 PM
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    Joels98taco

    Joels98taco Well-Known Member

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    fabtech 3" spindles, icon aal, 10" bilstein 7100 rear shocks, daystar coil spacers, AFE Pro Dry-s drop in filter, sony head unit, 2 12" pioneer subs, pioneer 6.5s all around, custom 1.25 lift shackles, custom lower ball joint brackets fabbed by me
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