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Where to store old parts...

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by LonghornTaco, Oct 18, 2008.

  1. Oct 18, 2008 at 8:43 PM
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    LonghornTaco

    LonghornTaco [OP] Can you pass the bailout please?

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    So, what does everyone do with their old parts when they get new ones? For instance, I'm going to be replacing my wheels and tires, but I'm keeping the stock set. Then, I was thinking about a cat back system (want to get the whole thing so I can just bolt on the new one since I can't weld). However, I live is a fairly small apartment with very little storage. I still have no clue where I'm going to put a full set of tires!

    I'm sure most people here have homes and garages, but how 'bout it?
     
  2. Oct 18, 2008 at 8:47 PM
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    luk8272

    luk8272 Poodoo

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    I have my factory rims and tires in a small shed in the back yard, my headlights/fogs are in my attic with my secondary airfilter.
     
  3. Oct 18, 2008 at 9:19 PM
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    REVHARD25

    REVHARD25 Well-Known Member

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    Tint on front windows. Dnx7120 kenwood. Rear tsb springs. Wet okoles seat covers UWS truck box Weathertech floor mats TSB floor mat hook grommets Satoshi grill AFE drop in filter Fumoto drain valve Bed mat
    Make the rims and tires the base of a table or stack them on the balcony. put two tires flat on the ground and put the other two tires standing up inside the others. and then put a glass table on the top of that and then you have storage for you tires and a cool coffee table.;)
     
  4. Oct 18, 2008 at 9:20 PM
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    LonghornTaco

    LonghornTaco [OP] Can you pass the bailout please?

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    Nice!

    I had actually thought about my patio, but I'm on the first floor and I don't think they'd last very long before "rolling off" on their own...
     
  5. Oct 18, 2008 at 9:21 PM
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    luk8272

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    Now thats pretty swift.
     
  6. Oct 18, 2008 at 9:28 PM
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    REVHARD25

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    Or just like a corner table. stack them all up in the corner just a short distance from the wall, then cut some ply wood and cut out a round piece that is bigger than the tires. Then just drape a sheet or table cloth over the top and no one will know that you have tires in the room:p
     
  7. Oct 18, 2008 at 9:30 PM
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    REVHARD25

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    Oh and put the exhaust under the couch or behind it if it is on the wall. or even under the bed if you have a bed frame
     
  8. Oct 18, 2008 at 10:01 PM
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    MT_mudflaps

    MT_mudflaps Just playin' on the runways

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    My wife and I live in back house/converted garage. I store my spare parts up in the attic next to my tools since we don't have a garage.
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    I like tire coffee table idea -- gotta keep that one in mind!
     
  9. Oct 18, 2008 at 11:15 PM
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    RelentlessFab

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    just a warning- the factory exhaust is surprisingly large and awkward. my stock wheels have studded tires on them and they're just sitting in the corner behind our Toyhauler under a large 3-sided pole building we have. im gonna put the exhaust on the trusses in our ATV storage shed.
     
  10. Oct 18, 2008 at 11:20 PM
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    SocalMan22

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    What Mods!
    i have mine in storage has rims tires grill surround plastic piece where my sub is now i need a house!
     
  11. Oct 19, 2008 at 5:13 AM
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    Janster

    Janster Old & Forgetful

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    Funny you ask that question....

    I had a Jeep that was built and totalled. Bought it back from the insurance company and tore the thing down to parts. My basement was full of parts for 5 years. It took me that long to ebay/sell most of it. I kept certain things (bought another jeep).

    I've got stuff everywhere....Jeep/corvette parts & accessories in the basement, garage, and shed.

    The only thing I have from the tacoma - is my factory mirror. :D
     
  12. Oct 19, 2008 at 8:15 AM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    Fortunately, We have a 20' x 100' storeage, so I have plenty of space to keep my crap. :D
     
  13. Oct 19, 2008 at 8:38 AM
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    JimBeam

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    i have tires/rims in the shed...i have rims in my bedroom...i have parts in the garage...tires in the yard...having 2 wheelers and a guy who rides a dirtbike all living in the same house makes for a lot of parts...the ones listed are just mine

    when i lived at my apt i kept stuff in my bedroom mainly but some of the bigger things like bumpers etc i had double cable locked on my porch...i lived on the first floor but our porch was enclosed by a brick wall with holes in it so i just chained it to that...

    [​IMG]

    of course when i lived at the apt i didnt have 3 sets of wheels and 3 sets of tires for my truck either
     
  14. Oct 19, 2008 at 11:46 AM
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    Choco Taco

    Choco Taco Sprayin' Paint like Its my Job

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    uh......get a storage unit?
     
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