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What Have You Done To Your 2nd Gen Tacoma Today?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by kwalton, Feb 2, 2008.

  1. Jun 30, 2020 at 10:55 AM
    EZTacoma

    EZTacoma Well-Known Member

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    Grand Rapids, MI
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    05 TRD Sport AC 4x4 V6 6spd
    265/70/R17 Wrangler UltraTerrains
    Beautiful truck dude. Which knockoff grill did you go with? Yours looks good and I've been wanting to get one.
     
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  2. Jun 30, 2020 at 11:01 AM
    dustinuhls

    dustinuhls Well-Known Member

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    Icon Coilovers, Magnaflow, K&N Intake
    I ordered it off eBay seller: truck2go It was $79.99 shipped. The letters were already silver and a pretty damn close match to my Silver Sky Metallic paint. I had to drill one hole to snap the top seal from my old grille into it and had to Dremel one slot that didn't line up. Other than that, the fit is great. Looks awesome.
     
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  3. Jun 30, 2020 at 11:01 AM
    banditcamp

    banditcamp Well-Known Member

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    What's the output on these vs the stock ones? I've been looking and buying these as well. I want good out put but not blinding other drives. I also plan on doing the amber version
     
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  4. Jun 30, 2020 at 11:03 AM
    ohcaltexscar

    ohcaltexscar I'm Your Huckleberry

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    Chas
    El Paso, Texas
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    2005 DCLB SR5 Prerunner
    IM4x4 2.5" NitroGas - Coopers
    I did spark plugs today!
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    Easy job!
    But then
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    And
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    Well this is less than ideal.

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    There's an odd man out here too.

    #2 is an Iridium LFR6AIX-11 while the rest are LFR6C-11.
    #2 was the only one without oil on it.

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    So I guess valve cover gaskets? Plug tube seals maybe?
     
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  5. Jun 30, 2020 at 11:10 AM
    Matmo215

    Matmo215 Baylor ΣΑΕ

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  6. Jun 30, 2020 at 11:12 AM
    BrashBrusier

    BrashBrusier Well-Known Member

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    Lots
    Who makes that bed rack?
     
  7. Jun 30, 2020 at 11:13 AM
    EZTacoma

    EZTacoma Well-Known Member

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    265/70/R17 Wrangler UltraTerrains
    Busy day today!

    First, used the Meguiars two-step headlight restoration kit($20 at AutoZone) on my headlights. They were worse than I thought!
    Here's a halfway shot.
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    And here's a after shot.
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    Then, I painted my hood scoop that was faded.
    Before:
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    After:
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    I also removed the eye sores. Still need to clay bar/wax the area but looking better already.
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  8. Jun 30, 2020 at 11:42 AM
    cosmicfires

    cosmicfires Well-Known Member

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    Snugtop cab high canopy.
    That's scary.
     
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  9. Jun 30, 2020 at 11:42 AM
    ohcaltexscar

    ohcaltexscar I'm Your Huckleberry

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    IM4x4 2.5" NitroGas - Coopers
    Well if I tear into it to look I'm replacing those anyhow, it would be nice if that's as far as I have to go.
     
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  10. Jun 30, 2020 at 12:21 PM
    Kidwidataco

    Kidwidataco Yes, my avatar is a real car.

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    ACLB 6 SPEED, Suspension: Bilstein 5100's (F/R) OME 884'S (Front) Wheelers Offroad 3 leaf progressive AAL Wheelers Superbumps (F/R) Wheels and Tires: Method NVs (17") (white powdercoated beadlook bolts, Meso TRD center caps) 285/70r/17 Goodyear Wrangler Duratrax (Load D) "Performance": AFE CAI with custom powdercoated white filter cover MBRP Exhaust Brakes: Stoptech Slotted Rotors TRD ceramic pads Wheelers offroad SS brakelines (Front) Interior: Kenwood DD headunit Alpine 6x9 (Front) & 6.5 (rear) (With Taco tunes speaker mounts) Alpine 500 watt amp Sound Deadening (Doors, Rear "wall") ODI Rouge Shift Knob Weather Tech Mats Painted/wrapped trim pieces Console Safe Console Vault Gridx Organizer Aliengear Holster Mount Ram Phone Mount Full LED interior Lighting Coverking Neoprene seat covers (Black) Wet Okale center console cover (Black) 1" Seat Raisers (Driver & Passenger) Chinese special climate control and 4x4 knobs Back Up Camera Lighting: Retrofits (Mini H1's, RGB Halos, 5500k Bulbs)(Lenses wrapped in self healing PPF) Diode Dynamics SS3 Max (Yellow) Fogs Anytime fog mod Rigid Industries E series 32" Combo bar (spot/flood) Rigid DD-SS (side shooter) Pro (flood) LED Reverse, brake, turn signal, parking lights and license plate lights Armor: Apex All Pro sliders BPF steel skid plate Bigass Trailer Hitch Camping/Storage: Leer canopy LED interior lighting Sleeping platform (Storage underneath) Removable snowboard Yakima mounts Extra D rings in bed (6 total) Custom Powder coated white snow shovel with custom bedrail mounts Amazon special Traction Boards with custom bedrail mounts Hi Lift 48" Jack with custom Rail mounts to accommodate my sleeper set up Other: TRD sport graphics (Turd Gen spec) Anti Sun glare hood scoop wrap (Satin Black) Custom Grille with Homertaco letters (TOYOTA) 4 Hella supertones ECGS needle bearing 2 patches (for now) BPF shackle mount (With smittybuilt shackle (custom white) Tinted windows (Front/Rear + Full canopy)(18%) Tinted Taillights Meso Gasshole Locking Gas Cap AVS inchannel window visors Diff Breather Kit
    I will take one when I look at it again. I'll send you a PM so I dont forget lol
     
  11. Jun 30, 2020 at 12:36 PM
    caffeinated_medic

    caffeinated_medic Well-Known Member

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    Installing @Blais03 and @LivinLoud pumpkin snorkel = awesome
    Having you’re 9y/o daughter want to help, and do a lot of the work = priceless

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  12. Jun 30, 2020 at 12:37 PM
    LivinLoud

    LivinLoud Miller Latte Advocate

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    I mean… it’s a Ford, you don’t care
    :thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup:
     
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  13. Jun 30, 2020 at 1:25 PM
    will.i.was

    will.i.was Well-Known Member

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    Installed some flush mount s1's in the bumper. Waiting for my squadrons to arrive to install between the s1 and ss3...

    Still need to readjust bumper mounting angle which explains the side gaps

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  14. Jun 30, 2020 at 2:01 PM
    kgarrett11

    kgarrett11 Master Yoda

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    Good Call. TB and MAF added to the list
     
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  15. Jun 30, 2020 at 2:19 PM
    minidi2

    minidi2 Well-Known Member

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    Supercharger, Heated Seats, Modified Cell Holder,
    I just got the locking tailgate installed as mine from stock was stuck and wouldn't open... with the cover installed this is very nice feature to have!
     
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  16. Jun 30, 2020 at 3:12 PM
    diabetiktaco

    diabetiktaco Instalander

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    More lights are better, right? Put two lightforce ROK 40's on the side of my roofnest for rear lighting. I've got all sides covered now.

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  17. Jun 30, 2020 at 3:14 PM
    Trikster

    Trikster Well-Known Member

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    That’s where mine was tapped into when I had a shell. Worked great.
     
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  18. Jun 30, 2020 at 3:21 PM
    FadedComa

    FadedComa Failed Porn Star.........

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    Wiper Blades
    Power steering fluid??
     
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  19. Jun 30, 2020 at 3:23 PM
    Jaywal94

    Jaywal94 Member

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    04 front end. New frame.
    LOOOL at the beer bottle. At the dealership we use an old quart bottle to drain that. Beer bottle is far more "classy".
     
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  20. Jun 30, 2020 at 4:00 PM
    blkoffroad

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    Waxed my BSP with the new Chemical Guys hydrowax. Pretty impressed with it so far.
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