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What have you done to your Tacoma today? 1st Gen Edition

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by SlimDigg, Feb 7, 2011.

  1. Jun 6, 2021 at 12:23 PM
    1997tacomav6

    1997tacomav6 V6 5sp,RegCab,TRD Supercharger,2"pulley,meth, 660k

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    97 reg cab, v6 5sp 300hp supercharged, Methonal Injection, 660,001 plus miles, Original Owner
    V6 5sp,RegCab,TRD Supercharger, 2" pulley, methanol injected AC TRD supercharger,(MUST DO) TRD supercharger ported, rebuilt 3 times over 500,000 miles, every 125,000- 150,000 needs rebuild Projector headlights HID 5 speed manual Amsoil for all drive train Smaller 2” pulley,(300hp) (MUST DO) 2004 DESNO fuel injectors, zero ping ping, 2004 side door mirrors Dick Cepek Rims, Michelin tires LTX, ( that last 100,000 miles) Now running Dynopro ATM mud and snow tires KN cold air intake Cat back exhaust with ss exhaust tip, Raised exhaust tail pipe to 2" below body line Optima*dry cell battery,red top Alpine sirius radio, 200 watt amp, focal is165 split door pod speakers Focal door speakers Subwoffer behind seat Viper alarm, Electric Locks Dark tinted windows, 4runner bucket seats, Tacoma Rubber floor mats TRD fender extenders, Bilstien shocks chrome push bar, chrome nerf bars, add a leaf for rear springs trailer iv hitch, electric brake control, Drilled slotted brakes, High carbon steel (MUST DO) EBS green stuff 7000 series pads(MUST DO) TRD engine oil cap TRD stick shift, Rear sliding window 2002 4Runner functional hood scoop cut into Tacoma hood, 4Runner dual overhead map light Gentex Auto dim + Compass + Temp, garage,rearview mirror Corbeau bucket seats Snow Methonal kit stage 2 Champion 3 core aluminum radiator Linex bed liner
    If I remember you have to do this also removing the front clip to replace the engine mount shocks too,
    Everything was problematic and nothing easy
     
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  2. Jun 6, 2021 at 12:30 PM
    unstpible

    unstpible Well-Known Member

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    Bilstein 6112's (600lb spring) All Pro UCA All Pro standard 3" leaf springs Bilstein 5100's
    Is there any particular brand of paint match rattle can I should useIMG_20210510_155351.jpg
     
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  3. Jun 6, 2021 at 12:55 PM
    Fernando

    Fernando Hammerdown

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    Too many, See Build
    Whatever color matches your paint. I have an exact match for my rig. Duplicolor is the brand
     
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  4. Jun 6, 2021 at 1:18 PM
    Trigo

    Trigo Because fuck you that's why...

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    Yup I used duplicolor as well
     
  5. Jun 6, 2021 at 2:21 PM
    Tacotimer

    Tacotimer Shade tree mechanic in training

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    Thanks, that seals it. Any excuse to spend some money on the old girl. Besides, she just turned 20.
     
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  6. Jun 6, 2021 at 3:33 PM
    Empty_Lord

    Empty_Lord Wallet abuser

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    Almost 300k! Doug Thorley headers magnaflow cats & cat-back airaid intake tube color matched grille and mirrors front icon coilovers rear icon absorbers with deaver leafs total chaos upper control arms fj trail team wheels with 265/75r16 cooper discoverer st maxx Soon to be built engine with supercharger soon to be built a340f
    She’s home with me now. Put a full tank of gas in it and I’ll be hopefully swapping its frame out before the end of the year
    First rea test of the tundra after its rebuild. Handled 640 miles like a champ and averaged 11ish MPG. Not bad.
    [​IMG]
     
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  7. Jun 6, 2021 at 3:59 PM
    OpeCity

    OpeCity Well-Known Member

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    Finally gave it the wash and wax it has needed for 6 months

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  8. Jun 6, 2021 at 4:23 PM
    Lux

    Lux @jamesgrouss

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    OME 3" lift 881 coils, Dakar's 33" General Grabber AT2's TG low profile front bumper
    Anyone have suggestions for replacement purge valves? Does it matter? Dorman?
     
  9. Jun 6, 2021 at 4:43 PM
    badboypro

    badboypro Well-Known Member

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    world's tiniest roof rack basket / toupée :)

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  10. Jun 6, 2021 at 5:33 PM
    Nicklovin

    Nicklovin Braaaaptorliner 4 the win

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    Copious amount of horsepower gains through stickers, decals and devil horns
    Took him on a road trip through Utah and wheeled Moab

    1600 miles since Monday. Now he’s taking a break while daddy plays in Vegas

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  11. Jun 6, 2021 at 6:14 PM
    m3bassman

    m3bassman Well-Known Member

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    Looks like a nice spot off Potash. Ripe for driving a Cadillac off ;)
     
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  12. Jun 6, 2021 at 6:17 PM
    Wsidr1

    Wsidr1 Well-Known Member

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    Cleaned off the rust, applied rust reformer, and then fluid film on my fuel tank protector.
     
  13. Jun 6, 2021 at 7:07 PM
    Nicklovin

    Nicklovin Braaaaptorliner 4 the win

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    Copious amount of horsepower gains through stickers, decals and devil horns
    If only my truck rode like a Cadillac :rolleyes:

    Loved that trail, especially going down Schafer Trail. Woooo that was pretty
     
  14. Jun 6, 2021 at 7:16 PM
    m3bassman

    m3bassman Well-Known Member

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    Nice! Shafer was closed earlier when we were there. Jealous!
     
  15. Jun 6, 2021 at 7:39 PM
    country_roots

    country_roots Well-Known Member

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    4" lift 33'' mickeythompson baja mtz radials
    Yo I’m actually needing a set of those trim pieces where did you find them?
     
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  16. Jun 6, 2021 at 7:40 PM
    JKO1998

    JKO1998 Well-Known Member

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    10 bucks
     
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  17. Jun 6, 2021 at 8:47 PM
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    ive had very good luck with these guys
    https://www.automotivetouchup.com/
     
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  18. Jun 6, 2021 at 9:17 PM
    unstpible

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  19. Jun 7, 2021 at 7:19 AM
    Blackdawg

    Blackdawg Dr. Frankenstein

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    ALL OF THEM!...Then some more.
    Interesting. Mini turbo lost her ride
     
  20. Jun 7, 2021 at 10:11 AM
    supertacocal

    supertacocal Active Member

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    What headlights are those? I’m looking for a 1 piece, side markers don’t stay in my fiberglass at all.
     

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