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Your unique mod on the 1st Gens

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by Desiel, Oct 14, 2010.

  1. Apr 2, 2019 at 10:03 PM
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    Uphillshunter

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    Swapped 4x4, Twin sticks, Tundra Brakes, Bilstein 5100s, ToyTec 620# Coils, 1.5 AAL + 5 lug leaf, Pro-Comp 17x8.5, Transgo shift kit, Dual batteries

    There is s way to hook it up to the dimmer. The wiring diagram says to not jump the second ground and I'm assuming you pull power to the switch from the dimmed circuit.

    I pulled all the power off the Aux battery. I didn't want ant of this power coming from the truck's harness.
     
  2. Apr 3, 2019 at 6:15 AM
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    Solid fucking work dude. They came out great. Something I always wanted to do but never got around to. Now I am going in a completely different direction but still love seeing someone bring this concept to life.
     
  3. Apr 5, 2019 at 3:41 PM
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    Abbottgs

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    I R Marine, not used to being called smart, but thanks.
     
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  4. Apr 5, 2019 at 3:44 PM
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    I had to look back at this - nice job! Does that fast charge? I imagine it depends on the mat you used but seriously, nice work!
     
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  5. Apr 5, 2019 at 3:55 PM
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    Abbottgs

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    The charging pad is a fast charging pad, but the "cigarette lighter USB thing" I had on hand, isn't high enough output for fast charging...wasnt really a thought out or planned mod...
     
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  6. Apr 5, 2019 at 7:03 PM
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    cali04intx

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    Thank you for your service.
     
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  7. Apr 6, 2019 at 9:28 PM
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    Back to Black for the fenders (doesnt work) 1" Spacers Bilstein rear shocks 31x10.5 on 16x7
    i need to do this to my prerunner bad..........
     
  8. Apr 6, 2019 at 9:44 PM
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    nothing on the runner yet
    tell me how the twin sticks work
     
  9. Apr 16, 2019 at 5:40 PM
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    That is one seriously sweet looking stepside!
     
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  10. Apr 17, 2019 at 6:26 AM
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    Thank you she is a beauty.
     
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  11. Jun 3, 2019 at 4:56 PM
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    Icon Ext. Travel C/O, TC UCA, Spidertrax 1.25" spacers, CF hood, Glass bedsides, Doug Thorley cat-back, Goodyear Wrangler Duratrac 265/75/16
    Do you have a thread for this? Are the internals the same for the tailgate latch or did you have to modify? I wanted a stock rear cam/latch for a long time. @Gamaliel
     
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  12. Jun 3, 2019 at 5:10 PM
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    Icon Ext. Travel C/O, TC UCA, Spidertrax 1.25" spacers, CF hood, Glass bedsides, Doug Thorley cat-back, Goodyear Wrangler Duratrac 265/75/16
    [​IMG]
    Painted 2nd Gen wheels.
    [​IMG]
     
  13. Jun 8, 2019 at 9:11 PM
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    Were these professionally painted or rattle can? Turned out great. Could you message me your process if you did them. I have the same wheels on my Gen. 2 and would like to paint them.
     
  14. Jun 9, 2019 at 2:34 AM
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    any pics?
     
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  15. Jun 9, 2019 at 2:50 AM
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    tam

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    I wouldn't call myself a professional, buuut... :D I painted them at the local college I attended/worked at. (They have a collision repair program.)

    I basically -
    1. Cleaned the wheels with soap+water+let 'em dry,
    2. Scuffed them up with maroon 3m scotchbrite pads,
    3. Soap+water again+dry,
    4. Cleaned them up with wax & grease remover,
    5. Wiped them down with a tack cloth,
    6. Painted them in the booth with an HVLP spray gun
    7. Cleared coated.

    You have me wondering how well I could replicate this with a rattle cans since I no longer attend/work at the local college. If I have time I might attempt it some time this summer with one of the old wheels.
     
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  16. Jun 9, 2019 at 10:58 PM
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    My front end is a little unique. Ebay grill with FJ emblem and minor bumper trim.
     
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    I want to do this with an FJ 80 grill
     
  18. Jun 12, 2019 at 6:04 AM
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    Back to Black for the fenders (doesnt work) 1" Spacers Bilstein rear shocks 31x10.5 on 16x7
    Snapchat-928403419.jpgonly took one day with 22 bucks of metal and a welder to custom make the grill. Added a ring around the bar and the outsides to hide the welding spots
     
  19. Jun 25, 2019 at 11:33 PM
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    Me too. Absolutely saved my sanity.
     
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    Added wireless charging while updating my head unit. On/Off with a momentary pushbutton and fails to Off with loss of power (When I shut off the truck).WIN_20190707_14_04_31_Pro.jpg
     
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