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what to build?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Builds' started by asdf, Jan 20, 2009.

  1. Jan 20, 2009 at 5:41 PM
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    asdf

    asdf [OP] Well-Known Member

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    if you had a couple hundred bucks laying around and a full shop to make anything within reason for your rig, what would it be?

    im asking because im in the second stage of a class at my school that now is allowing me to do so.... i have to build something, whatever i want, with a full shop at my disposal, then get graded on it. originality, craftmanship, and degree of difficulty in mind.

    any ideas?
     
  2. Jan 20, 2009 at 5:44 PM
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    TRD4x4858

    TRD4x4858 Taco Traitor!

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    Build your truck some sliders! or a rear tube bumper
     
  3. Jan 20, 2009 at 5:45 PM
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    G-Sak

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    ^^^^My 1st choice. 2nd choice would be my own bed extender.:)
     
  4. Jan 20, 2009 at 5:46 PM
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    asdf

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    i would LOVE a steel plate bumper, kinda like one from bent up, or TJM, but have no idea where to start
     
  5. Jan 20, 2009 at 6:07 PM
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    Khaos

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    Make some sliders. It looks to be far less difficult than making a bumper, and they are pretty useful. If you don't off road a bumper would be kinda pointless (and heavy!).

    Or make a tire gate.
     
  6. Jan 20, 2009 at 6:07 PM
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    tacomaman06

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    i'd build myself a set of sliders.............unlike anyone has!!:D
     
  7. Jan 20, 2009 at 6:07 PM
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    tacoma08MZ

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    sliders, front bumper, or a full set of skids
     
  8. Jan 20, 2009 at 6:10 PM
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    LonghornTaco

    LonghornTaco Can you pass the bailout please?

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    +1 and +2... Bumper or sliders.
     
  9. Jan 20, 2009 at 6:12 PM
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    Ghost96Romeo

    Ghost96Romeo What is the Search Tab for????

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    I went with the sliders idea and they turned out fantastic!

    I would tackle either a front or rear bumper. Probably a rear like Silverbacks. :thumbsup:
     
  10. Jan 20, 2009 at 6:14 PM
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    LonghornTaco

    LonghornTaco Can you pass the bailout please?

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    Ooo, good call. Since you can't really buy one like his (plate bumper on the rear) it might be a good choice. You can buy sliders, front bumpers, but the only rear bumpers I've found (that were <$1500) were tube bumpers. I think those are fugly...
     
  11. Jan 20, 2009 at 6:19 PM
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    Ghost96Romeo

    Ghost96Romeo What is the Search Tab for????

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    Thanks Longhorn,
    The way I see it is that you could have something truly customized that way. D-ring mounts, reciever hitch, off road lights, trailer lights, CO2.....whatever!
     
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