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Whiteclouds Build and BS Thread

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Builds (2005-2015)' started by Whitecloud, Aug 9, 2011.

  1. Aug 9, 2011 at 8:18 AM
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    Whitecloud

    Whitecloud [OP] Cloudy-fabricator of things

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    So I finally got some time to update this thing.....For most recent updates check the last couple pages.

    Some projects are currently under construction but I'll try to add pics as we go....

    Stock(ish) truck.....
    [​IMG]

    As it currently sits.....


    Most recent events,


    Let the Mods begin........

    Current Mods to date...in no particular order:
    285-75-17 Toyo Open Country M/T's on the FJ wheels.
    285-70-17 Treadwright Guard Dogs on the FJ wheels (Retired)
    285-70-17 BFG KM2's (Retired). (Lobster13 has them now)
    Painted engine cover.
    Painted Radio surround.
    Painted Center console.
    Blacked out emblems and debadged.
    Remounted badges on door and small Toyota logo on front grill.
    Satoshi grill done by me with FJ Toyota logo. Logo broke thanks to a bird. :(
    CB radio in the center console.
    Center console Lock Mod.
    BHLM.
    Red side marker lights.
    Fog Light anytime Mod.
    Painted Sport wheels with road tires.
    Painted FJ wheels with off-road tires.
    Home made Front and rear tube bumper.
    Home made weld-on sliders.
    Blue sea Fuse Block with circuit breakers mounted in engine bay.
    Horns moved and mounted below fuse block panel.
    Fire extinguisher mounted behind rear drivers side seat.
    Hella 500's mounted behind Satoshi on custom brackets.
    Too much travel not enough shock mod.
    Rear diff breather relocation.
    ProComp lights on front bumper.
    ICON remote resovoir extended travel coilovers.
    Rear Bumper with integrated CB mount.
    Re-gear to 4.56 Nitro gears.
    BAMF LCA skids :)woohoo: Moab 2012 Raffle).
    Cold Air Intake (Thanks to Lobster13)
    FreelanceFab Shackle Flip Kit.
    Rock Lights, total of 8.
    Painted dash rings.
    Painted interior panels.
    Spare half shaft for rear axle.
    Plasti-dip hood.

    New stuff as of 04/01/16:
    Demolished my OEM CV cages on both sides.
    Dual Battery setup.
    Tons of wiring.
    Lots of switches.
    Got an @Iggy. switch panel.
    Alley lights and bed lights.
    Rear bumper lights.
    Anzo HID's to replace the Pro Comps.
    Boxed in the rear frame from the cab back.
    Water tank and pump under the bed.
    Air tank and compressor under the bed.
    IBS Dual Battery Controller.
    Big 3 upgrade.
    King 14" 700 pound coil springs to replace the old and broken ICONS.

    I'm sure I forgot some things as well Ill add them as I remember them


    Now on to the PICS Enjoy......:D





























    That's it for now. Got some other projects planned as well but I'll keep you updated.
     
    Last edited: Apr 2, 2016
  2. Aug 9, 2011 at 10:55 PM
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    NewMexiTaco

    NewMexiTaco Abron Cabron

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    Weathertech mats; Wet Okole seat covers; Kobalt Lowpro truck box,(sitting in the shed) Snugtop Hi-liner camper shell; AFE Pro Dry air filter, Tailgate Hoseclamp mod; 5100s all around, Light Racing UCAs, OME 885 coils, OME Dakar Leafs, CB Drop, Driveline spacer. Epoxy Satoshi; Redline Hood Struts. 4x Mil Spec. bed D rings; Brute Force Fab custom DCLB Hybrid Sliders, ARB w/ Warn M8000 wench, Diff Breather mod, Alpine Deck w/ ipod cable. Iphone ziptie to rearview mirror 4wd-cam mod!
    Nice dude! way to motivate on the build thread. I need to make one too. I definitely need to do a couple of the mods you have done already... center console lock and diff breather are on my list fo sho. I am curious about the fuse block too, does that help with the offroad lights?
    BTW pics didnt load...? I would love to see your bumpers and sliders, thats wicked. SO much freakin $$$ for armor. thats great you got it dialed for materials basically. that is the way to go!
     
  3. Aug 9, 2011 at 11:32 PM
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    Whitecloud

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    Let me know if you have any questions about any of the mods that I did and I will try to help you out. And there is a chance I might even be willing to make another bumper and some more sliders. Just let me know and it would also be cool to see you up at the meet as well.
     
  4. Aug 9, 2011 at 11:34 PM
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  5. Aug 10, 2011 at 7:15 AM
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  6. Aug 10, 2011 at 7:18 AM
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    Whitecloud

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    Hold on guys. I'll try to repost them today.
     
  7. Aug 10, 2011 at 11:18 AM
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    Whitecloud

    Whitecloud [OP] Cloudy-fabricator of things

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    Check it out now. Are the pics there?:confused: They show up on my computer and on my phone. So if they don't show.........Mod can you help????:confused:
     
  8. Aug 13, 2011 at 4:44 AM
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    Whitecloud

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  9. Aug 14, 2011 at 6:13 AM
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    Whitecloud

    Whitecloud [OP] Cloudy-fabricator of things

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    ICON Extended travel Coilovers, Custom leaf pack, custom sliders and F&R bumpers, 295 75 17 Toyo Open Country MT's, On-Board air with F+R connectors, On-Board water with quick disconnect shower.Trimmed fenders and body mount chop. LOTS of wiring, dual battery setup, Solar charging system, with some random lights spread around here and there.
    Update for everybody.........

    New toys...........:drool::yay:
    [​IMG]

    Kinda like this look..........:D
    [​IMG]

    Notice something different from stock?????????:confused:
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    Urban flexing...........
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  10. Aug 26, 2011 at 12:33 AM
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    Whitecloud

    Whitecloud [OP] Cloudy-fabricator of things

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    Hahaha. They are absolutely amazing. The rears gotta go soon they kick really hard at speed.

    Here is some more stuff for you all to gawk at for a little bit.

    Getting the fronts in there.......
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    Stuffing the rear.....:D
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    View from the back.....
    [​IMG]

    Best pic..........IMO.......look at that flex........:eek:
    [​IMG]
     
  11. Aug 26, 2011 at 6:10 PM
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    NewMexiTaco

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    sorry bout the delay, I was up in Idaho for river trip.... That sounds great, I hope I can make it. I do have sliders built by Brute force, havent installed em yet. In fact they are oxidizing as we speak. they need to be sanded, painted and welded on. IDK if that will happen before the meet, cause I am working OT like a hoar out on central. not saying no to anything...:eek: lol....

    btw trucks looking GOOD!!!
     
  12. Aug 26, 2011 at 6:12 PM
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    Great build! BTW, NewMexiTaco, love your truck too!
     
  13. Aug 26, 2011 at 6:44 PM
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    Whitecloud

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    bring em down with our and we can see if we got some time to weld them up and ill get them on for you.
     
  14. Nov 10, 2011 at 7:54 AM
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    chadderkdawg

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    Stock UCA's? What did you set the Icons at? What did you have to do to get 285's in there when you had the revtecs?
     
  15. Nov 10, 2011 at 7:54 AM
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    chadderkdawg Don't ask questions you don't want the answer to..

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    Stock UCA's? What did you set the Icons at? What did you have to do to get 285's in there when you had the revtecs?

    Edit.... sorry for double post.... definitely only pushed submit once, haha.
     
  16. Nov 12, 2011 at 3:41 AM
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    Whitecloud

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    Lots of trimming with the Revteks but I still hqvent chopped the body mounts. And yep stock uca's. The Icons I will have to check but they are cranked up to about 1 3/4" ish on each side. I'll get a better measurement later today.
     
  17. Mar 4, 2012 at 6:00 AM
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    Whitecloud

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    So to update this a bit. After the shocks I left the sway bar off and flexed it out a little... much better I would say.
    [​IMG]
    Also managed to get a tire carrier built for the father in laws Jeep.
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    Spray on bedliner for the fenders after taking off the stock flares
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    Some new shoes
    [​IMG]
    And getting ready to start on the new tubular rear bumper with swing away tire carrier.
    [​IMG]
     
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  18. Mar 4, 2012 at 6:06 AM
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    Whitecloud

    Whitecloud [OP] Cloudy-fabricator of things

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    Couple more I forgot about.
    Adding switches for the new rock lights and whatever else I need to put in later.
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
     
  19. Mar 19, 2012 at 5:45 AM
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    Whitecloud

    Whitecloud [OP] Cloudy-fabricator of things

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    Start to the high clearance rear bumper by cutting the hitch apart and flipping it over.........
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    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]

    Also got a truck tent for the Moab trip. Now the wife and I might go camping a bit more.....
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    [​IMG]

    Also painted a small part of the rocker panels above the sliders. I als otook off the fender flares and painted the actual fenders with the same spray on bedliner.
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  20. Mar 19, 2012 at 6:18 AM
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    stuff and more stuff
    looking good
     
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