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Where do I start??

Discussion in 'Off-Roading & Trails' started by tacoseller, Apr 6, 2010.

  1. Apr 6, 2010 at 8:00 PM
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    tacoseller

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    Hey guys, just bought me a 05 Tacoma 4x4 4cylinder 5speed. Where do I start modifying? Tires, wheels, suspension etc. Give me some suggestions. Thnks
     
  2. Apr 6, 2010 at 8:02 PM
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    Brunes

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    What do you want to do with said 4x4 Manual 4banger??
     
  3. Apr 6, 2010 at 8:03 PM
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    Crom

    Crom Time is precious; use it wisely

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    Many, see build thread.
    Alex, Buy a book on off roading that is specific to your location. Go to Barnes and Noble.
     
  4. Apr 6, 2010 at 8:36 PM
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    nvdeserted

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    Tires. And do some reseach on 'airing down'. That's all you need.

    Wheels won't help at all. Suspension upgrades will come as you offroad more, see what you like/dislike and what you need to improve.
     
  5. Apr 6, 2010 at 8:37 PM
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    bakerla

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    When you come out to San Luis Pass with us in a couple weeks, check out some of the other trucks. You'll get plenty of ideas then.
     
  6. Apr 6, 2010 at 10:29 PM
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    Janster

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    Get out and wheel it the way it is!!
    You'll learn soon enough what you'll need.... Don't rush into the mods!
     
  7. Apr 6, 2010 at 10:40 PM
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    blackwatertaco

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    Forget wheels, They don't serve a purpose for off road use. (my opinion). Start with larger tires, Billy 5100's or a lift. That's what and dose great.
     
  8. Apr 6, 2010 at 10:42 PM
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    ARB BUMPER WARN M 8000 LIGHT FORCE LIGHTS Bill 5100 DOWNY FRONT LIFT RANCHO OLD MAN E REAR and JERRY CAN IN THE BED
    :cool:you do need a tow strap, a/t tires and a Glock!!!
     
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