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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. Feb 13, 2018 at 4:11 AM
    what road

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    What are they using to ship it? A bank vault? lol
     
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  2. Feb 13, 2018 at 4:17 AM
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    Nothing to get excited about
    No idea, but that's a lot of extra weight. Maybe a crate. Mine came shrink-wrapped on a pallet.
     
  3. Feb 13, 2018 at 4:21 AM
    GreeGunc

    GreeGunc Gree-gun-see

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    Surely they weigh more then that, my shrockworks was 120lbs. Pallet and all
     
  4. Feb 13, 2018 at 4:52 AM
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    AZ4x4Taco Well-Known Member

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    Cheap spacers and blocks, 33's, poor man upgrades.
    Shit 5 o’clock somewhere? I work graveyards, my 5pm is 7am, get some interesting looks when I buy beers before 8am. Drink when the beers are cold
     
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  5. Feb 13, 2018 at 4:55 AM
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    I want to get my bed rails (left/right) and tailgate rail lined via Rhino or Line-X. Est are $250 Rhino locally and $225 Line-X 60 miles away...Don't know what to do
     
  6. Feb 13, 2018 at 4:58 AM
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    Got a call from the mechanic and the 4.7 is good. Hold compression and all. Still going to rebuild it just so it will be like new. Rear axle on the other hand is bad broken teeth on the pinon and ring gear. Probably from the shock of the roll over. But it's ok, it had the wrong gear ratio anyway.
     
  7. Feb 13, 2018 at 5:09 AM
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    02,03 some 04, it's complicated
    A shit load of welding rod
    The SKU# are different. One set is for 95-00 and the other is for 01-04. The SKU# for the 01-04 is 5007872 and the one for 95-00 is SKU # 5008022.

    http://www.spyderauto.com/product.p...Toyota-Tacoma-95-00-LED-Tail-Lights-Red-Clear

    I’m not sure if the tail light wiring is the same. In those years. If some can verify if wiring is the same in those models I don't see why you can't get the cheaper ones to save a few bucks.

    The whole reason why I got the tail lights was because I was trying to figure out my wiring problem I had.
     
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  8. Feb 13, 2018 at 5:54 AM
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    SilverGhost Well-Known Member

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    A shit load of welding rod
    I don’t know if you saw my post about a tacoma width rear end with 8.4 tundra diff. They come on 1st gen DC auto 2.7 motor. Those rear ends will do for the V8. But I still think the 8” will be fine. Just don’t drive like an ass clown.
     
  9. Feb 13, 2018 at 5:59 AM
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    I did see it just forgot to reply to it I have a 8" with the trd e-locker on a v6 3.4L ext cab manual
     
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  10. Feb 13, 2018 at 5:59 AM
    JBTacoma

    JBTacoma ROLL TIDE

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    Use a multimeter and check that wire to ground for continuity.
     
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  11. Feb 13, 2018 at 6:12 AM
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    It should start up and idle with a bad ecu it just won’t have any fuel maps so as soon as you start to take off it will go blaahhhh
     
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  12. Feb 13, 2018 at 6:24 AM
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    Admit it, you bought this truck because it was driving you nuts having a fully functional Tacoma in your driveway again lol.:taco:
     
  13. Feb 13, 2018 at 6:37 AM
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    Nothing to get excited about
    You'd think finding the actual weight wouldn't be that difficult. It seems that question is asked often. According to Expeditions West, it weighs 78 lbs without a winch.

    http://www.expeditionwest.com/equipment/tacoma/arb_bumper.html
     
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  14. Feb 13, 2018 at 6:39 AM
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    I got a deer scale when I get it i'll weight the beast
     
  15. Feb 13, 2018 at 6:41 AM
    BartMaster1234

    BartMaster1234 A Whole New Meaning to Taco Truck

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    I bought it knowing it ran though, haha. It jus started to crap out on me after we drove it off the trailer.

    I plan on restoring it. Going to strip the whole truck down and repaint it and give it some much needed body work.

    That is of course if I can get a title for it from the DMV.
     
  16. Feb 13, 2018 at 6:43 AM
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    The mood at the DMV here is like going into a building that just kills puppies all day. They even play that depressing elevator music.
     
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  17. Feb 13, 2018 at 6:55 AM
    BartMaster1234

    BartMaster1234 A Whole New Meaning to Taco Truck

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    I can't believe the paint on a truck that went almost 500,000 miles is somehow better than my truck with 92,000 miles.

    IMG_6418.jpg
     
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  18. Feb 13, 2018 at 7:00 AM
    Squeaky Penguin

    Squeaky Penguin Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained

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    Leave it kinda ratty and put a turbo in it.
     
  19. Feb 13, 2018 at 7:25 AM
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    Like roadkill lol
     
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  20. Feb 13, 2018 at 7:40 AM
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    You must have got the "Re-Entry Package" option when new.
     
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