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What should I do?

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by Firefighter160, May 25, 2010.

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What to do now?

Poll closed Jun 24, 2010.
  1. New wheels, specify what you think would look good.

    40.0%
  2. New tires, which ones?

    10.0%
  3. Front bumper.

    10.0%
  4. New OME shocks front and rear, I have OME 880s on it.

    40.0%
  1. May 25, 2010 at 6:10 PM
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    Firefighter160

    Firefighter160 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Got a little extra money saved up for a mod or 2, post your opinion on what I should do, probably want to spend around 700 or less....

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  2. May 25, 2010 at 8:52 PM
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    ETaco23

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    Im thinking either new wheels or the OME shocks......

    But If new wheels, Its really up to you and what you like. I love the 8069's from procomp. Black looks pretty good. But so does a polished wheel....:thumbsup:
     
  3. May 25, 2010 at 8:59 PM
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    pittim

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  4. May 25, 2010 at 9:39 PM
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    pittim

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    Are you more into wheeling or want something that looks good in a mall parking lot?

    If wheeling, go skid(s)/sliders or tires.

    If mall, chrome bull bar and chrome step bars seems to be popular among that crowd.
     
  5. May 25, 2010 at 11:32 PM
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    I don't go rock crawling (nowhere to go in eastern Va), but I do go on a lot of tight forestry trails, lots of mud and clay, rough hunt club roads, crossing creeks, some mountains and a bunch of beach dunes. My truck catches hell during hunting season and I live down a long rough dirt road so its never clean.... Thats why Im really considering another suspension upgrade but would really like to have a different look, Im kinda bored with my simple looking truck now...

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  6. May 26, 2010 at 4:59 AM
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    I'd say both the wheels/tires and the suspension. the wheels for a new look and the suspension for safety and better rough/off road performance.
    the 2 really come hand in hand as the suspension will allow larger tires. that being said i definitly just did the wheels and tires when i got the itch. (8069's and Mickey Thompson ATZ plus's)

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  7. May 26, 2010 at 3:10 PM
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    Suspension, with a lift to your liking, then you can fill in those fender gaps with new tires.
     
  8. May 26, 2010 at 3:30 PM
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    If i could pick all 4 I would. I chose front bumper cuz thats what I wanna do next. But You should get your lift. Then some XD Hoss wheels with some kind of mud tire, prolly Nitto, then a bumper (im guessing you ment like a badA metal one with a winch). But thats what I think :)
     
  9. May 26, 2010 at 3:48 PM
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    uh, $700 is no where near enough to get OME shocks on all 4 corners then a set of bigger tars...


    Since it doesn't seem like you do too hard wheelin where you'd need to pivot off things, you dont really need sliders. Factory skids should be ok where you're at also.

    I'd do tires now, then, immediately start saving up for both suspension and bigger tires. this way once the tires you're about to buy are worn down, you can afford both at the same time.
     
  10. May 26, 2010 at 8:02 PM
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    Absolutely nothing. It's beautiful the way it is.
     
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