1. Welcome to Tacoma World!

    You are currently viewing as a guest! To get full-access, you need to register for a FREE account.

    As a registered member, you’ll be able to:
    • Participate in all Tacoma discussion topics
    • Communicate privately with other Tacoma owners from around the world
    • Post your own photos in our Members Gallery
    • Access all special features of the site

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

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

  1. Feb 11, 2019 at 7:47 PM
    natesmitte500

    natesmitte500 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jun 23, 2017
    Member:
    #222254
    Messages:
    659
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Nathaniel
    Henry County, GA
    Vehicle:
    Silver 2015 Tacoma
    Dual 185W spot lights, ultra motor sports wheels, 255/75/17 BFG Mud Terrain, patch board (aka roof liner)
    I yanked the rings around the dash clusters and painted them a while back! Almost forgot what they looked like silver definitely don’t miss it! F69CBD68-C7AB-448A-99C1-BCFAD0C0E4B5.jpg

    Bad picture but they are red.
     
    jackfrost519, WPNZ, whatstcp and 3 others like this.
  2. Feb 11, 2019 at 7:49 PM
    natesmitte500

    natesmitte500 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jun 23, 2017
    Member:
    #222254
    Messages:
    659
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Nathaniel
    Henry County, GA
    Vehicle:
    Silver 2015 Tacoma
    Dual 185W spot lights, ultra motor sports wheels, 255/75/17 BFG Mud Terrain, patch board (aka roof liner)
    Where is the bumper going?
     
  3. Feb 11, 2019 at 7:53 PM
    steveo27

    steveo27 Ask me about my weiner

    Joined:
    Aug 12, 2013
    Member:
    #110326
    Messages:
    3,918
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Steve
    Pittsburgh
    Vehicle:
    '11 TRD Off Road & 1992 VW GLI
    The same shit everyone else has.
    Jumped on the seat spacer band wagon.

    upload_2019-2-11_22-32-13.jpg



    upload_2019-2-11_22-32-35.jpg

    12.9 flange bolts and 1/2” spacers. The spacers are hardened shaft collars. 3/4” OD 3/8” ID 1/2” tall. Under 10$ from the local Ace Hardware. Curious to see what, if any difference these make.



    Installed an EZ-Down on the tailgate.


    upload_2019-2-11_22-37-2.jpg


    You can see the modifications I had to do to get the piston and cable to not bind.


    upload_2019-2-11_22-47-37.jpg

    upload_2019-2-11_22-48-8.jpg

    1. I had to trim down the inner tailgate skin. (Light grey spot in the picture) super easy, just used a wood file to reshape the edge.

    2. I had to tweak the cable. Bent the top mount so the cable pushes itself towards the taillight. Bent the bottom mount so the cable pushes towards the tailgate. You can see the S shape the cable makes now. This lets the cable fold over and sit next to itself instead of on top of itself. This should keep it from binding like it does for people.

    3. I added another washers to the bottom mount along with the factory washer. This keeps the bottom cable from binding on the inner skin.

    Worth the little bit of trouble I think.


    Added yellow LED bulbs to the Hella 500s.

    I had to make a set of bulb springs to clear the new bulbs. The Hella ones didn’t fit the new bulbs. Added male spade terminals to them since they ground through the body of the lights.

    upload_2019-2-11_22-50-27.jpg

    upload_2019-2-11_22-51-36.jpg

    upload_2019-2-11_22-52-32.jpg

    upload_2019-2-11_22-53-4.jpg

    Light output sucks compared to a modern LED light bar. Not super concerned, just dig how the lights fill the void in the Satoshi.

    Also ordered an FJ fog light switch w/ indicator.
     

    Attached Files:

    Last edited: Feb 11, 2019
  4. Feb 11, 2019 at 8:02 PM
    Kellan_s

    Kellan_s Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Aug 24, 2016
    Member:
    #195424
    Messages:
    190
    Gender:
    Male
    Colorado
    Vehicle:
    08 Access Cab
    Stuff.. and things
    I was blown away how the OEM bumper just crumbled from a tiny hit.:annoyed:
    The new bumper has a hidden hitch behind the license plate. I would definitely recommend that route rather than trying to make one work with the OEM hitch. Given, if you were to find a good deal.
     
    gabbo2112 likes this.
  5. Feb 11, 2019 at 8:02 PM
    GAtaco

    GAtaco Active Member

    Joined:
    Feb 4, 2013
    Member:
    #96833
    Messages:
    38
    Gender:
    Male
    Villa Rica GA/Pensacola FL
    Vehicle:
    2015 MT 4x4 TRD Sport
    OME 887 and Dakars w/ 3rd removed; SPC LR UCAs
    Did insurance cover the sticker as well?
     
    YotaProject likes this.
  6. Feb 11, 2019 at 8:03 PM
    YotaProject

    YotaProject Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Mar 12, 2018
    Member:
    #247063
    Messages:
    125
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Adrian
    Vehicle:
    2007 TRD Off-Road with 15 front end
    4” Lift with a front diff drop. TRD Rims. 2007 with a 15 front end swap. Two 10” Rockford Subs. 34” BFG KO2s
    The orange LEDs staring at me while driving were getting old! A little soldering later and we have pure white.

    0F5FEFCE-A6CF-49F8-B417-42E17E0E0815.jpg


    After
    5F981F9C-1395-42F4-8916-3C1E5640CF61.jpg

    D74F9395-57AB-425B-B5DC-B240FCBE2C0C.jpg
     
  7. Feb 11, 2019 at 8:15 PM
    Kellan_s

    Kellan_s Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Aug 24, 2016
    Member:
    #195424
    Messages:
    190
    Gender:
    Male
    Colorado
    Vehicle:
    08 Access Cab
    Stuff.. and things
    I’ve got to replace that on my own
    :pout:
    Do I actually even own a Tacoma without letting the world know I’m on TacomaWolrd?
     
    Rick_Taco and GAtaco like this.
  8. Feb 11, 2019 at 8:15 PM
    inesshell

    inesshell blah blah blah

    Joined:
    Aug 2, 2011
    Member:
    #60986
    Messages:
    6,368
    First Name:
    john
    Vehicle:
    All stock Superwhite 10' AC
    New one is going on, this one will be cleaned and listed for sale once I organize all the hardware
     
    natesmitte500 likes this.
  9. Feb 11, 2019 at 8:19 PM
    YotaProject

    YotaProject Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Mar 12, 2018
    Member:
    #247063
    Messages:
    125
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Adrian
    Vehicle:
    2007 TRD Off-Road with 15 front end
    4” Lift with a front diff drop. TRD Rims. 2007 with a 15 front end swap. Two 10” Rockford Subs. 34” BFG KO2s
    It looks good! Didn’t even know you could still buy a pelfreybilt bumper. I thought they went under.
     
    Kellan_s likes this.
  10. Feb 11, 2019 at 8:38 PM
    Jerez

    Jerez SoCal LED Dash Swap

    Joined:
    Feb 1, 2010
    Member:
    #30488
    Messages:
    17,450
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Rod
    Diamond Bar, CA
    Vehicle:
    08 TRD Sport
    Estock
    On what exactly?

    Nice looking!
    I want to paint them black sometime soon

    Looking good sir :thumbsup:
     
    YotaProject and Slashaar like this.
  11. Feb 11, 2019 at 9:00 PM
    Kellan_s

    Kellan_s Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Aug 24, 2016
    Member:
    #195424
    Messages:
    190
    Gender:
    Male
    Colorado
    Vehicle:
    08 Access Cab
    Stuff.. and things
    They did go under. I happened to get extremely lucky and got mine off a member on here who just replaced this one with a swingout and lived 30 minutes away.
     
    whatstcp, YotaProject and SilverJack like this.
  12. Feb 11, 2019 at 9:07 PM
    andesite

    andesite Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Sep 30, 2018
    Member:
    #267932
    Messages:
    65
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Brian
    Oregon
    Vehicle:
    2011 ACLB
    Custom 2.5” Radflo coilovers arrived today. Was a hard choice between these and King. Ultimately I got a deal (and a T-shirt) I couldn’t refuse from @state48overland.

    4BB1C95B-C396-455B-A4D7-78F9A78DD820.jpg
    17DD600E-3BFA-4C7E-AA82-0EAD343D7161.jpg
     
  13. Feb 11, 2019 at 9:09 PM
    Austinguy

    Austinguy Blessed more than I deserve

    Joined:
    Feb 2, 2015
    Member:
    #147756
    Messages:
    204
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Robert
    Leander, Texas
    Vehicle:
    2015 Tacoma TRD-Offroad DCSB
    ARB OME 885 Springs, Bilstein 5100s, Heavy Metal AAL, 285/70/17 Goodyear Duratracs, 32" Led Light bar in lower grill, Anytime fog light mod., CBI Ditch Lights, More to come!
    Installed my JBA UCAs today. Pretty straight forward. Hardest part was getting the main bolt out on the passenger side. Other than that no problem. A81F85F6-AD5E-40C4-AA63-AE23B386ECBB.jpg
     
  14. Feb 12, 2019 at 12:19 AM
    tacotunner06

    tacotunner06 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Sep 2, 2017
    Member:
    #228857
    Messages:
    268
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Chris
    Snohomish, Washington
    Vehicle:
    2006 White Tacoma
    Shrockworks front bumper, Relentless: Slider's, bed rails, rear bumper, Prinsu with 40" s8. Custom Made bed bars. TC +2 long travel. Archive Garage rear towers/shackle flip/SUA. King Air bumps. King LT Coilovers in front. King 12x2.5 shocks in rear. ARB rear air locker and twin compressor. SCS f5's with 33" Ridge Grapplers.
    If you look in the black trim thread all the parts work the same, minus the steering wheel unless you have already done that. The only difference is in the center vent full surround the 4wd switch is different, but can also be ordered and plugs in the same as the 05-11 switch. Also the stereo surround is shaped differently so you will need either a newer factory stereo or a newer radio surround for aftermarket stereos.
    link to the black trim thread. these parts can all also be ordered in silver, i don't know what the part number difference is but can easily be obtained from a dealer.
    https://www.tacomaworld.com/threads/feeler-interest-gauge-for-12-15-blackout-interior-parts.449999/
     
  15. Feb 12, 2019 at 1:06 AM
    inducil

    inducil New Member

    Joined:
    Oct 10, 2018
    Member:
    #268994
    Messages:
    2
    Gender:
    Male
    Vehicle:
    2008 Rugged Trail
    Today I installed a Beer Tap Handle as my shifter on my 08 Manual Double Cab. Turned out pretty sick!



    Had to use a tap and dye in order to get it to fit onto the shifter, wasn't too hard though since the brass was nice and soft.
     
  16. Feb 12, 2019 at 1:58 AM
    Kidwidataco

    Kidwidataco Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Nov 11, 2017
    Member:
    #235681
    Messages:
    1,227
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Will
    Washington State
    Vehicle:
    2008 Trd sport
    ACLB 6 SPEED Billy 5100's with OME 884's, add a leaf, wheels, 285,70r17's, K&N CIA, MBRP exhaust, Kenwood touch screen radio, jbl club speaker upgrade with Alpine amp and sound deadening, updated "TRD SPORT" graphics, weather tech matts, custom ODI shift knob, Lots of carbon fiber wrap, organizers in glove box and center counsel, Every bulb is LED minus turn signals, Cali raised LED fog lights, Auxbeam 32" light bar in grille, Custom Grille, 4 Hella supertone horn mod, More to come
    Hello neighbor
     
    SCas likes this.
  17. Feb 12, 2019 at 1:59 AM
    Kidwidataco

    Kidwidataco Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Nov 11, 2017
    Member:
    #235681
    Messages:
    1,227
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Will
    Washington State
    Vehicle:
    2008 Trd sport
    ACLB 6 SPEED Billy 5100's with OME 884's, add a leaf, wheels, 285,70r17's, K&N CIA, MBRP exhaust, Kenwood touch screen radio, jbl club speaker upgrade with Alpine amp and sound deadening, updated "TRD SPORT" graphics, weather tech matts, custom ODI shift knob, Lots of carbon fiber wrap, organizers in glove box and center counsel, Every bulb is LED minus turn signals, Cali raised LED fog lights, Auxbeam 32" light bar in grille, Custom Grille, 4 Hella supertone horn mod, More to come
    My seat spacers made a huge difference. My back finally doesn't hurt after long drives
     
  18. Feb 12, 2019 at 2:00 AM
    Ccrames2018

    Ccrames2018 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Mar 7, 2018
    Member:
    #246573
    Messages:
    321
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Caden
    Nor Cal
    Vehicle:
    2007 SSM AC 4.0 v6 6MT
    Bone stock as of now, plan on Bilstein 5100s and 16x8 FN Five Stars with 265/75R16 Cooper STT Pros
    Cool idea, pretty original. The only thing is now you have to get a short throw shifter to have a normal throw again, or you know, just... choke up on the stick if you know what I mean.:anonymous: Okay, okay, bad joke I know. Welcome to TW by the way!
     
    inducil likes this.
  19. Feb 12, 2019 at 4:20 AM
    seedy_tea

    seedy_tea Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Dec 1, 2017
    Member:
    #237398
    Messages:
    107
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    chris
    Cape Cod
    Vehicle:
    2009 TRD-OR DC
    generally not a fan of the skewp, but works real well on your setup. nice rig!
     
    HIghlande2 likes this.
  20. Feb 12, 2019 at 4:42 AM
    lynyrd3

    lynyrd3 Strength ,Determination ,Merciless,Forever

    Joined:
    Apr 9, 2008
    Member:
    #5848
    Messages:
    7,808
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Bill
    Upstate New York ,Columbia County
    Vehicle:
    2008 SR5 AC SUPER WHITE V6 4x4 AT
    Bilstein 6112s at top setting ,1/4" top plate spacer driver side,Total Chaos UCAs ,SS extended brake lines ,Old Man Emu Medium Duty Dakar leaf springs, Bilstein 5125s for 2-3” of lift in rear , SS extended brake lines rear , Toytec dif drop , Hayden high performance transmission fluid cooler,aFe pro dry air filter , ,Powerstop drilled and slotted rotors.N-Fab light bar with 4 Hella OR lights , Devil horns by Andres ,Weathertecs floor protector, American Racing wheels Baja 17x8,4.5 BS , 285/70 Falken Wildpeaks AT/3W .Body Armor rear bumper . Extra D rings in bed ,Blue sea fuse block and 100amp breaker ,G-Tek Fab door sill protectors Painted pinch weld.Shorty antenna ,HVAC knob mod ,LED dome and map lights , Tri Fold bed cover ,UltraGauge ,Morimoto XB LED fog lights ,Timbren SES rear bump stops ,Energy Suspension poly body bushings and sway bar bushings ! Geartech Customs splash guards ,Salex center console organizer . Mobtown tailgate cap Mobtown weld on sliders ,0* , black wrinkle powder coated ! HomerTaco grill . ,
    Haven’t moved out of the driveway in 4 days :rolleyes: Will have to move it this afternoon to get to my snowblower out of the garage / shed !5A0271CE-E8DF-47C7-B5E6-64AF4E802A25.jpg
     

Products Discussed in

To Top