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What Have You Done To Your 3rd Gen Today?

Discussion in '3rd Gen. Tacomas (2016-2023)' started by hamiltonuh60, Nov 4, 2015.

  1. Feb 22, 2024 at 7:46 AM
    Old Salt

    Old Salt Active Member

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    3” sst lift, 285/75r16 Nitto Ridge Grapplers, 16x8 XD series Bully wheels
    Good eye! They're the XLT's and I'm loving them. I was so over the Nitto RG wah wah wah down the highway. The Coopers are dead silent, and the truck steers, stops, and accelerates noticeably better.
     
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  2. Feb 22, 2024 at 7:59 AM
    robin303

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    Same here.:thumbsup: I have never even touched the right knob. :cool:
     
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  3. Feb 22, 2024 at 8:37 AM
    Cement_wheels

    Cement_wheels Well-Known Member

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    I hear you. Changing channels I use SWC. Volume I use the knob. Don't know why. Nostalgic? Oh, and my SO likes the knobs for making her personalized adjustments. ;)
     
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  4. Feb 22, 2024 at 8:59 AM
    CaptSourPatch

    CaptSourPatch Well-Known Member

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    Stock. For now.
    Just put the part number in the search bar and look for the best deal. I got mine for 33.50 shipped.
     
  5. Feb 22, 2024 at 9:04 AM
    king.cong.1119

    king.cong.1119 Well-Known Member

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    Today was a long day, used my local garage “U wrench it” and my go to rust prevention product from rustoleum and CRC. First spot painted the rusty spots on the frame and parts, then painted CRC rust inhibitor to the entire frame.



     
  6. Feb 22, 2024 at 9:19 AM
    SomeTacoDude

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    Ordered this from Amazon. Have so much shit piled up on the console can't find anything.

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  7. Feb 22, 2024 at 9:20 AM
    TacoTime55

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    OTT Tune, LED HLs&Fogs,TRDSkid, TalonCAT
    That's a CLEAN undercarriage!!!

    Next oil change I'll have to take a pic of my truck on the lift to see if I can compare. lol
     
  8. Feb 22, 2024 at 9:22 AM
    Crow41

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    making room for more sh**!
     
  9. Feb 22, 2024 at 9:42 AM
    king.cong.1119

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    Thank you, when I first got it 1 week ago as a Certified Pre-Owned, there was some rusty components that concerned me: Inner CV axle, front diff, and steering components around that area. They were all rusted on the surface, very strange because other parts looked fine. Anyway, once I lifted the vehicle and did a thorough check underneath, I was able to sleep better at night, the frame were in good condition, just need to touch up on some of the seams that had little rust developed. Also sprayed rust reformer on the above mentioned parts. Hopefully that is it for the rusting, and I want to keep my frame away from rust as much as I can.
    This method have worked well on my last Tundra and it was able to stay rust free for the 4.5 years of my ownership. Cheers!

    The night I first saw this Tacoma at the dealer
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  10. Feb 22, 2024 at 9:45 AM
    SomeTacoDude

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    Maybe, maybe not. If so it will be better organized s***.
     
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  11. Feb 22, 2024 at 9:51 AM
    PooTaco

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    New patch for the shifter.

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  12. Feb 22, 2024 at 9:54 AM
    king.cong.1119

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    oh hey there tinkeres design shifter. Had one on my tundra and getting one for my tacoma.
     
  13. Feb 22, 2024 at 10:10 AM
    RichochetRabbit

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    I do not have any s***/junk drawer that is organized. But I do not believe that is the point. :rofl:
     
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  14. Feb 22, 2024 at 10:12 AM
    bicyclebradley

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    New backup cam for hitch-mount MTB rack.

    Having just installed a new Snugtop Rebel shell, I have to use a hitch rack for my MTB's. That's all fine and well and I picked up a near-new Yakima from Offerup.
    The rack now lives permanently on the truck. Welp, whether there are 1 or 2 bikes on the rack; or it's stowed upright while not in use, the rear camera is 90% blocked from seeing anything due to the rack.

    Since I've become accustomed to it, I decided to pick up the "tailgatecamera.com" plug-and-play camera to regain my rear vision since the topper and rack and lift are all obstacles to the view. Full cost was $171 shipped to CA.

    The kit comes with all hardware needed, a shabby little paper showing the install schematic and a 25' length of cable in case you want to mount it somewhere really far? There are a myriad of videos on how to do the unplug-the-old and plug-in-the-new, just search YT. My post is to show the difference in the view Before and After with the new camera.

    Pics show the differences. I tried many spots and landed on the top of the rack itself, as it gave the best overall rear-view with the rack up and down. The guide lines are there by default, and if you don't want the lines, there is a little wire loop to simply snip and they go away.

    The resolution is way better with this new camera over stock, and the distance lines are crisper and further out. It is a little more "fish-eye" but I'll get used to it. Also since the camera is not showing the bumper like the factory one does, there's gonna be a learning curve to how close I actually am to the objects behind.

     
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  15. Feb 22, 2024 at 10:53 AM
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    Jmneill recently teased me...

    "You're wanting the jeep guy to "come out" while you're running around in a truck with pink nipple rings? "

    So, I've decided to paint them to kinda match the truck with some FDE bake on finish that I had handy :anonymous:

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  16. Feb 22, 2024 at 12:26 PM
    Rsully3

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    What are you all doing for a recovery point on with the stock front bumper? What are my options?
     
  17. Feb 22, 2024 at 12:30 PM
    Clinch Mountain Preacher

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    Couple options out there but the ARB is the undisputed king of front recovery points for the 3rd gens rocking the stock front bumper

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  18. Feb 22, 2024 at 12:51 PM
    yaycolin

    yaycolin Well-Known Member

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    Is that the camburg spindle or just a gusset welded on?
     
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  19. Feb 22, 2024 at 12:51 PM
    RichochetRabbit

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    ARB is designed to dive back/down in a front collision (like crumple zones) to save additional frame twisting.
     
  20. Feb 22, 2024 at 1:26 PM
    Nadjr

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    Bored sitting in my lawyer's office on the 5th floor. Decided to take a pic.7E632D63-32F6-4E17-80F8-FFDA29D1E0A5_1_201_a.jpg
     
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