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Unread 12-27-2011, 12:26 AM   #1
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Default bit the bullet... sntaco build thread

So I bit the bullet and bought a 2011 trd sport on 12/26/2011.

I have decided to make this a build thread and will have the most recent pictures of my truck at the beginning of the thread building onwards... if you guys have any questions on what I've done, why, or how please ask

Current Picture will be placed here ( adding later cause I'm at work ):



Current Mods:
Armor:
ARB Front Bumper
Pelfreybilt HD rear with swing-arm(Spare tire, hilift, dual nato cans)
Relentless Skids
AllPro Bed Rack

Radio/NAV:
CB 75 wx
4" Firestick
Ram Mount Ipad Mini Mount
Spot GPS
GNS 5870 bluetooth gps unit for ipad
JVC headunit

Camping and recovery:
Tepui Kukenam Rooftop tent
ATO bed mount shovel/ax mounts (need to be redrilled to fit onto allpro bed rack)

Suspension/Wheels/Tires
King OEM front coilovers w/ 700# springs and compression adjusters
King OEM replacement rear shocks with compression adjusters
TC upper control arms
Wheels 3 leaf progressive addaleaf
Hancook Dynapro 285/70/17 tires
BlackRock Yuma 17" wheels with fullsize spare

Lighting
2 7" GTlighting HIDs with euro pattern and 3k bulbs
2 OKledbars flood with amber lens as dust lights
LED bed light kit from a member of TW

Upcoming installs:
Replace ARB for Pelfreybilt front bumper
Install Pelfreybilt rear shock relocation kit w/ allpro expos and 2.0 kings and 2.0 bumpstops
Install Warn m8000s w/ factor-55 thimblr
Install allpro fairlead
Install 20" Aurora SR
Install Aurora Amber Flood Pods for fogs
Re tab bedrack and Install 6" Rigid SR amber as dust light
Waiting on Pelfreybilt roofrack ( w/ 40" jasper sr bar )
Install Larsen NMO antenna
Install techdeck to remount gps solution
Install Dashcarpet

Plans:
Weathertech Digital Fit
Airflow America Snorkel
ARB lockers and compressor w/ 410 gearing
Total Chaos 2" Longtravel ( if i ever get a wild hair )

Plus a crap load of little mods that will be coming (tool box, ammo cans, fire extinguisher mounts, etc little stuff like that )


From the rear as of 3/24/2012

Nothing of the front I'll get that later

Pictures finally 01/06/12

candied

candied

before candying

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Unread 12-27-2011, 09:20 AM   #2
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So I bit the bullet and bought a 2011 trd sport today.
Welcome aboard! Nice Christmas/New Years present to yourself!

2x2 or 4x4?
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Unread 12-27-2011, 09:29 AM   #3
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Thanks.... Sorry it was a LONG day yesterday 12hrs of work and then at the dealer haha..
2011 magnetic grey double cab 4x4 trd sport.
I'll post pictures tonight.
Going to be a long haul build now as soon as I get a few miles on it.
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Unread 12-27-2011, 02:08 PM   #4
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Congrats! Welcome to the family.
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Unread 12-27-2011, 02:59 PM   #5
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Nice!
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Unread 12-27-2011, 05:20 PM   #6
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I'm excited and probably going to start the build thread tomorrow or thurs depending when I have work off.
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Unread 12-29-2011, 08:39 AM   #7
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Congrats!
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Unread 12-30-2011, 02:27 AM   #8
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Waited long enough:

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Unread 01-06-2012, 10:48 AM   #9
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:agree haha have today off getting her washed and ill post pics....

so far candied/smoked tail lights.... tint ... belmont w/ escort 9500xi


plans are:
kings all around
tc upper control arms
icon add a leaf
arb or shrock works bumper
demello sliders
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Unread 01-06-2012, 08:45 PM   #10
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Not usually into tinting lights but you sure made those rear lights look a lot better. Not a big fan of the newer Taco HID tail lights.

You have a cool set of mods planned. You may want to consider getting the rear TSB add a leaf to get ~ 1" of free lift then add the Icons. I would talk to Icon to make sure it would work okay with the additional factory leaf.
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Unread 01-06-2012, 10:46 PM   #11
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Nice man. Can't wait to watch it transform.

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Unread 01-07-2012, 01:55 PM   #12
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Not usually into tinting lights but you sure made those rear lights look a lot better. Not a big fan of the newer Taco HID tail lights.

You have a cool set of mods planned. You may want to consider getting the rear TSB add a leaf to get ~ 1" of free lift then add the Icons. I would talk to Icon to make sure it would work okay with the additional factory leaf.
I was thinking about it but I have also been thinking of Deavers or Alcans and wasn't sure cause of that.
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Congratulations on the new Tacoma!!
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Unread 01-08-2012, 07:06 PM   #14
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I was thinking about it but I have also been thinking of Deavers or Alcans and wasn't sure cause of that.
There are pros and cons to replacing the whole leaf pack... I would for the sake of the ride quality and articulation gained by it. Just need to figure in the number of leafs for your application based on how much load you may put in the back.
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There are pros and cons to replacing the whole leaf pack... I would for the sake of the ride quality and articulation gained by it. Just need to figure in the number of leafs for your application based on how much load you may put in the back.
That's why I was thinking of just doing the addaleaf until I figure out my plans for the rear of the truck... cbi is a big choice for me but still doing lots of research
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Unread 01-13-2012, 10:23 PM   #16
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That's why I was thinking of just doing the addaleaf until I figure out my plans for the rear of the truck... cbi is a big choice for me but still doing lots of research
If you are going to do a temporary solution for the rear until you finalize your plans I would go cheap on the add a leaf.... go for the rear TSB and do this: http://www.wheelersoffroad.com/05uptacoaal.htm

Not to try and talk you out of the Icons but if you are going to redo the whole leaf pack it would save you some money until you figure it all out. The down side would be the ride would be a little rough.
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Unread 02-14-2012, 03:29 PM   #17
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My shocks and uppers were ready today so I went to pick them up and figured I would show them off before they go on this weekend

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coil overs with 700lbs spring

rears

I picked this up today.

I'm not worried about the install I think I got it, however when I look at the coil over I can help but wonder how to adjust it when its on the truck :dunno:
I have searched but getting mixed ideas
if anyone has any tips thanks

and I'll post before and after when the install happens
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Unread 02-14-2012, 07:54 PM   #18
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I'm not worried about the install I think I got it, however when I look at the coil over I can help but wonder how to adjust it when its on the truck.
You just need a wrench like they sell here, see below, don't know anything about this company it was the first hit I got. Then if you want to adjust them just turn the collar. If you install them and they have been on the truck for a while pressure wash them and lube them up the night before to make it easier to turn the collar, you could also lift the wheel off the ground to take some tension off the coil.

http://www.offroad-engineering.com/rashspwr.html
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Wow!!! I can't wait to see pics of your truck with all those goodies on it!
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You just need a wrench like they sell here, see below, don't know anything about this company it was the first hit I got. Then if you want to adjust them just turn the collar. If you install them and they have been on the truck for a while pressure wash them and lube them up the night before to make it easier to turn the collar, you have to lift the wheels off the ground to take the tension off the coils when you make adjustments.

http://www.offroad-engineering.com/rashspwr.html
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