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Unread 09-08-2009, 12:43 AM   #1
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So I guess the thing to do is start a build thread to see the evolution of or vehicles.... Well mine has come a long way and Ill do my best to have a nice thread. I tried hard but could not fine any bone stock pics, but I really wasnt into this stuff yet. I bought my truck used in June of 2006. Its an 05' V6 Sport 4x4.

I was going to get a brand new one ( 2006 ) but my buddy at Roseville Toyota saved me 10K by getting a one year old ride, so thats what I got.
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Unread 09-08-2009, 12:44 AM   #2
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New meats.... 265/70/17 TOYO MT with no lift



Decided to get rid of the running boards


Started looking online and found yotatech.com........ decided to get a 2.5" daystar spacer lift and new rims and bigger tires....TOYO MT 285/75/17. Rubbed like hell!!! Found out that I needed to trim like hell!!! I could barely turn. I trimmed like hell and got the body mount chop by a buddy of mine. Was running 33.8" MT with only 2.5" spacer lift. After cuts, not much rubbing at all.



I really wanted more lift so I got the RB 1.5" body lift. And took it to get dirty.




That still wasnt good enough!! So I got SAW 2.0's for the front and OME 895, Icon mono tubes for the rear + 1.5" spacer. And went to 35" Procomp Xtreme MT's...Yeah Buddy!!!






HID Conversion to 8000k and Fog light MOD



New muffler and I cut the rear resonator and had the muffler installed much higher for better clearance. Had the pipe cut right over the frame and chrome tip reinstalled .





Truck bed liner'd the frame




SIRIUS Radio/ IPOD interface/ Bluetooth





Old Thule roof Rack..... Sold it and got the Rola


New Rola Rack/w extension and extra mounting cross bar.


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Fire extinguisher


3ft Firestik antenna (not screwed in though) with spring mounted to roof rack.


Shrockworks Bumper




Smitybuilt XRC 10 Winch with synthetic line



XRC Competition series Aluminum fairlead


Sway bar taken off and tested.....A while back, out of order sorry

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Unread 09-08-2009, 01:29 AM   #4
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Lightforce 170's






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Unread 09-08-2009, 09:47 AM   #5
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Truck is really lookin great!
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Unread 09-08-2009, 11:28 AM   #6
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Led interior mod


LF 140 lance on the roof with the FJ oem roof light switch



Removed the rear tire pulley


Demello Bolt ons




chopped rear crossmember


Some early pics... we should be done next week with the plating and the tire swingout.... this thing is rock solid and a kick ass departure!!!



Almost done... Primered...Still got some finishing touches. Gonna have a tube on the sides (in an arc, where gap is, and LED square lights uner tails for)










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Unread 09-08-2009, 05:25 PM   #7
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Very nice Phil.
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Unread 09-08-2009, 07:01 PM   #8
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Very nice Phil! It's coming along great!
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Looking good Phil !!!!
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DAMN!!! that's quite the ATV Assault Vehicle, I LOVE IT!!!
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Unread 09-09-2009, 01:39 PM   #11
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Looking nice man...
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Nice mod choices. It looks great!
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beautiful truck man. makes me want 35's and a body lift man haha. absolutely lovin it!!!
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Nice evolution Phil!!!
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Added some pics of the lights and the new firestik location.... now I ican roll with the firestiki on all the time! Havin it up top was just way too tall for me.
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Phil,you may want to put something on the firestik to dampen it.Unless you like it whipping the side your truck.
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i did some testing on the whipping... I have a HD spring on there and its gonna take some force to get it to whip the side of the truck... needs to be hit from the side. Should b fine, but ill know when i go wheelin..
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Oh... did u ground ur antenna that u put on ur roof rack?
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Looking good dude! Don't like the antenna position tho. Branches will grab it and swing it around possibly bending or tearing off the mount too. I'd agree with looking at putting a ball on it at least. I also think your going to find comm's will be pretty ineffective there because the body will shield (and reflect) wave signals from it. Your ground plane is best being a horizontal metal surface with equal surface in all directions.
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Oh... did u ground ur antenna that u put on ur roof rack?
No,i didn't.When i had my SWR checked the guy said,i didn't need to.I may move the firestik to the front bumper like Mark and Andries did once my bumper ever gets here.Btw they drilled holes in there SW bumpers to mount there antennas.
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