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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. Sep 27, 2018 at 6:31 PM
    Itchyfeet

    Itchyfeet Well-Known Member

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    Likely bought out of the Toyota dealer accessory catalog after the sale. These were made by Steel Horse if I recall. They made a bunch of Jeep bling back in the day, but either the company went out of business or was bought out by someone. I'd love to have them, but the shipping would kill us both
     
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  2. Sep 27, 2018 at 6:35 PM
    Wsidr1

    Wsidr1 Well-Known Member

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    It's the same in the Midwest. Those guys are all over that yard. I am amazed what they can do with so few tools. They walk in with some channel locks and a screw driver and come out pushing a wheel barrow with a transmission in it.... and their clothes are still clean! And, of course, it's 95 and humid.
    I really admire their work ethic.
     
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  3. Sep 27, 2018 at 6:38 PM
    BartMaster1234

    BartMaster1234 American Auto Horns

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    I always go all-out when I go to the yard. I bring two wagons full of almost every tool I own, including all my speciality tools when I travel across the state to all these junkyards.

    And then I see these guys with a Wal-Mart plastic bag of channel locks, one or two screwdrivers, and a 25 piece socket set take out an engine in less than twenty minutes.
     
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  4. Sep 27, 2018 at 6:44 PM
    Blackdawg

    Blackdawg Dr. Frankenstein

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    ALL OF THEM!...Then some more.
    They are indeed much smaller.

    That said, He is planning on swaping to the Taco ITRE and the LBJ so it'll be an upgrade.
     
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  5. Sep 27, 2018 at 6:44 PM
    Itchyfeet

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    The one thing I miss about CA is the Pick and Pull yards. There's nothing that exists like that around ND.
     
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  6. Sep 27, 2018 at 6:44 PM
    Speedytech7

    Speedytech7 Toyota Cult Ombudsman

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    I've done a mod or two
    Is the angle on the LBJ for the tierod the same. I'm just wondering if it'll Nerf his turning
     
  7. Sep 27, 2018 at 6:44 PM
    BartMaster1234

    BartMaster1234 American Auto Horns

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    You used to live here? Huh.
     
  8. Sep 27, 2018 at 6:46 PM
    Itchyfeet

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    Sacramento, Chico and Redding. I bounced around over a decade. I'd like to live in Chico or Redding again some day.
     
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  9. Sep 27, 2018 at 6:49 PM
    Blackdawg

    Blackdawg Dr. Frankenstein

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    Doesn't matter. He will use the taco OTRE with the Taco LBJ. So it'll be just like our trucks. Been done before. The t4r OTRE are skinny and straight. The Taco ones are bent..for some reason. The stud is bigger on the Taco OTRE. Mount is in the same place though from the LBJ its just the hole is bigger on the taco one.
     
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  10. Sep 27, 2018 at 7:02 PM
    zero4

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    Went on a cruise with my Tundra buddies today. They barely fit in some spots & some poo came out for both of them when they both 3 wheeled going down this one hill. Both were screaming "fuckin Willis!" going down that hill. Don't think they'll ever go with me on that trail again. :rofl:

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  11. Sep 27, 2018 at 7:40 PM
    SwampYota

    SwampYota Strange things are afoot at the Circle K

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    That’s hilarious, same here. You know half the comments on this site are posted from the shitter.
     
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    Speedytech7

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    1/2 seems pretty conservative
     
  13. Sep 27, 2018 at 7:46 PM
    cynicalrider

    cynicalrider #NFG

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    Finally got my ac system closed up and installed the belt and idler for the first time in 3 years. Replaced every damn component and two lines.

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    Too bad I can’t get it charged till next week and need the truck for this weekend. Pulled the ac fuse to make sure I don’t accidentally kick the compressor on till it’s charged.
     
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  14. Sep 27, 2018 at 7:47 PM
    Speedytech7

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    I've done a mod or two
    It won't turn on without a charge anyway
     
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  15. Sep 27, 2018 at 7:56 PM
    El Taco Diablo

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    I've just been wondering why in the hell anyone would even need one of these things.

    I'm going to look out my windshield and side widows to see where I'm at, before I look for answers from this thing.

    And in meters??? And Japanese??? :facepalm:wtf?
     
  16. Sep 27, 2018 at 8:01 PM
    Reh5108

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    Any reason they weren't a little more passenger? Looks like it would level out the front.
     
  17. Sep 27, 2018 at 8:05 PM
    Reh5108

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    I like to know how off camber I am. Nice to be able to reference previous experiences on how far is safe. Especially when flopping means rolling down a scree field a couple times leading to certain death.

    If this Pathfinder had one maybe it wouldn't be layed to rest there...

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  18. Sep 27, 2018 at 8:07 PM
    cynicalrider

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    That’s what I heard too, I guess the low pressure switch keeps it from doing so right? I figured just in case for peace of mind lol I have way too much time invested in the project to potentially fuck it up now :rofl:
     
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  19. Sep 27, 2018 at 8:12 PM
    Squeaky Penguin

    Squeaky Penguin Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained

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    You got a shot out the window there too!

    Yep, very useful item to have in these situations. I've been happy with the level o gauge on the dash.

    https://www.amazon.com/Sun-Company-...&qid=1538104299&sr=8-1&keywords=level+o+gauge

    edit: wrong link
     
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  20. Sep 27, 2018 at 8:13 PM
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    There's probably 2 dozen things, that could have been done differently, that could have saved that Pathfinder... other than guages that should be in a helicopter.
     

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