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what to do,what to do with the 2002

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by 2002macdonald, Feb 15, 2012.

  1. Feb 15, 2012 at 6:52 AM
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    2002macdonald

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    i have a 2002 taco 2.7 4x4 and i went to napa autoparts and the ass hole there told me "buddie there isn't much u can do with this truck" all tho the guy did say my truck will last very long he did tell me nothing can be done to the engine i wanted to ask my good friends at tacoma world for some awesome ideas on what to do with my taco. i already have it lifted with 30's... keep in mind im a high school kid who works at shoprite makeing $8 an hour i been saveing up to do work on it but idk if i want to brake the bank so try and keep it chep but good...
     
  2. Feb 15, 2012 at 6:55 AM
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    We can tell what to do and how to do it, just need to know what you want to do with it. And the stock tire size is a 31.
     
  3. Feb 15, 2012 at 6:59 AM
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    I'm betting it's a spacer lift too. What do you have on there Ryan?
     
  4. Feb 15, 2012 at 7:05 AM
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    i think they are 31's the old owner did all that stuff to it and he didnt tell me what he did
     
  5. Feb 15, 2012 at 7:09 AM
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    nice i did all that and i had my dad's mechanic look it over and he put some of the best fluids in he had a hummer h1 and didnt use all the fluids so he put it into my truck and it runs great
     
  6. Feb 15, 2012 at 7:25 AM
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    Do you know what the lift is? The actual tire size? 265/70-16?
     
  7. Feb 15, 2012 at 7:31 AM
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    no... how would i find this out... u guys must think im so dumb i just really like my taco and im trying to learn you guys know soo much. its my first truck/car and i dont want to drive anything else after this im going to buy a second gen when im older and have more money but what i have now it is awesome.
     
  8. Feb 15, 2012 at 7:34 AM
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    Leave it how it is. Black some shit out and drive it.
     
  9. Feb 15, 2012 at 7:35 AM
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    Do your coilovers look something like this? (behind the front wheels)

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    Tire size will be on the tire itself. Looks something like this

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  10. Feb 15, 2012 at 7:38 AM
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    oh nice i will look at the tire size when i get home and yeah im not trying to jump into anything thats why i joined tw so i can learn and do whats best for my truck.. my coilovers do not look like that
     
  11. Feb 15, 2012 at 7:40 AM
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    i love the black rimes and i put a big antenna on mine for my scanner(firefighter) but what year is your truck?
     
  12. Feb 15, 2012 at 7:40 AM
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    No big spacer stuck in there? What color are the shocks? You maybe just setting at stock height.
     
  13. Feb 15, 2012 at 7:44 AM
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    u may be right some one had told the tacos come stock with a 3 inch lift?
     
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    Tacomas come stock, no lift. extemely hard to tell from your avatar picture, but I'd say your stock height. And the black truck is a 98-00 model
     
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  16. Feb 15, 2012 at 10:28 AM
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    I look for spots to off road every time I drive. Any tips on off roading
     
  17. Feb 15, 2012 at 10:49 AM
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    Dude i just laughed out loud in class.


    Ryan, you should look at the cheap/free mods section and just keep looking on tacomaworld until you find some ideas that you like. I've definitely had a lot of help from the guys on here.
     
  18. Feb 15, 2012 at 11:55 AM
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    why are you laughing im being honest not only am i new to forums
     
  19. Feb 15, 2012 at 12:05 PM
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    oh and my tires are 31's
     
  20. Feb 15, 2012 at 1:24 PM
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    Your truck looks pretty stock height in your profile, same with the tires. Highschool....do the deck plate mod, maybe paint your wheels. If you don't wheel it just leave it the stock height. Stay away from spacer lifts, body lifts, and plasti-dip. Just my two cents
     
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