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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. Aug 16, 2014 at 12:26 PM
    MowTaco

    MowTaco Well-Known Member

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    Y'all need to flip those speakers down... Otherwise they'll fill up with even rain water and die. Happened to my beloved Dixie horn haha
     
  2. Aug 16, 2014 at 1:04 PM
    Ice Horse

    Ice Horse Stalking horse

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    No idea where id mount mine down lol
     
  3. Aug 16, 2014 at 1:15 PM
    4WD

    4WD cRaZy oLdmAn

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    Grey wire MOD, deck plate, diff breather MOD, 2nd gen. OME 883# on Tundra 5100's, OMD custom 3" leafsprings, rear shock relocation, Ivan Stewart TRD rims w/285/75/16's, '02 bumper MOD, Famous Fabrications sliders , LED interior/exterior lights, bed bar, Custom tube bumper, Old school KC day lighters,Red Ring 8" HID flood, Kenwood vhf 2M.. umm some other shit I'm forgetting right now
    If yours sounds like that, I'm shocked its even moving at all....
    mine wouldn't..


    Yeah, I'd thrown sawdust in there but there wasn't any room, too much of this in the way...haha

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  4. Aug 16, 2014 at 2:09 PM
    MowTaco

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    Flip it over right where it is?
     
  5. Aug 16, 2014 at 2:18 PM
    bellassaiw10

    bellassaiw10 Formally afroman5015

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    or buy a waterproof one ;)
     
  6. Aug 16, 2014 at 2:29 PM
    Tribull

    Tribull Only women shave beneath the neck.

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    Well gents, it is done. My Taco has been traded for this 2010 FJ Cruiser. And while I'll miss my Taco, this FJ is sweet ace!

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  7. Aug 16, 2014 at 2:31 PM
    95 taco

    95 taco Battle Born

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    Nooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo
     
  8. Aug 16, 2014 at 2:51 PM
    HBtaco02

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    Have my rear bumper mount brackets cut out. still have to drill hole for recovery shackle. They will go through the bumper and tie into the frame.
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  9. Aug 16, 2014 at 3:13 PM
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    I finally replaced my door handle. Almost a month and a half with a hole in my door. Good thing no one knew the schematics of the door lock and jacked my truck. I waited on a part from a friend of a friend and got let down. Went to a local shop, bought the handle, and in the same hour installed the handle and the panel back on. A month for less than an hour of work.

    :facepalm:
     
  10. Aug 16, 2014 at 3:40 PM
    SilverGhost

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    I got that same door handle from rock auto for 6.00. For a future reference.
     
  11. Aug 16, 2014 at 3:50 PM
    Fernando

    Fernando Lets Go Places

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    Damn, same exact same with mine.....new axles? New boots? Reclamp and regrease? Or leave as is till they go out????
     
  12. Aug 16, 2014 at 4:47 PM
    Tribull

    Tribull Only women shave beneath the neck.

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    Once I saw it and drove it, I just had to. I've already got a lift and tires picked out for it, but that'll have to wait til after the wedding.
     
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  13. Aug 16, 2014 at 6:47 PM
    RAT PRODUCTS

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    Raised my kings a couple more inches. What a bitch and a half. I had to use a spring compressor and pound the piss out of a harbor freight punch to get any movement out of the collar. No way could you do it easily on the truck.
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    CV angle is still okay:
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  14. Aug 16, 2014 at 6:57 PM
    HBtaco02

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    I am sure you know it is a 2 piece collar. I was looking at adding a few to my Kings but have not done 8th yet. King is only 3 to 4 miles away from me so I may just have them do it.
     
  15. Aug 16, 2014 at 7:08 PM
    RAT PRODUCTS

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    View the build. Too much to list.
    It's definitely 1 piece...
     
  16. Aug 16, 2014 at 7:11 PM
    jberry813

    jberry813 The Mad Scientist

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    Sounds like the collar is crossthreaded. It happens with Kings if you loosen the allen lock key too much. My 10 year old son can adjust mine as long as the collar is on the threads correctly.
     
  17. Aug 16, 2014 at 7:12 PM
    kigmob

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    Ok :). The SC was a real fun install. Just make sure you have all the correct hardware, gaskets, and vacuum hoses/connectors. Install is a breeze then. I would honestly recommend installing a wideband first and seeing how your truck operates without the SC. Then install the SC and see how bad it leans out. Then install the urd 7th injector kit and you will have a good starting point for tuning. That's where the fun begins :D.
     
  18. Aug 16, 2014 at 7:17 PM
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    They have been like this since the day I bought them brand new. I tried to crank them up while on the truck back then and broke 2 punches that king provided before I got half a turn. I finally decided to pull them off and do it this way. Maybe they came cross threaded but I checked and they look pretty normal.
     
  19. Aug 16, 2014 at 7:20 PM
    jberry813

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    Yeah that's not normal.
     
  20. Aug 16, 2014 at 7:22 PM
    taco terror

    taco terror got 5VZFE?

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    The one in the vid sounds like that, or maybe ice being crushed in a blender? My trans sounds fine except for this running liquidy sound it makes in reverse, something I assume is normal. Also feels tight and shifts very quickly, I guess that's why I was under the impression of good build quality.
     

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