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build threads

  1. BLtheP

    BLP's 2021 TRD Off-Road 6-Speed Manual

    Thanks for having me! I just picked up this Magnetic Gray 2021 TRD Off-Road a few weeks ago at Family Toyota in Arlington, TX about two weeks ago. It was an August 2021 build with 4,000 miles that came from Florida. I went over it with a fine tooth comb when I went to see it and found virtually...
  2. Henrytookdis

    2022 Off Road

    Hello all. Just wanted to let you all know I can’t wait to pick up my Off Road this Saturday! I’m new to the pickup scene and looking forward to get tips, tricks and suggestions from you guys. Glad to be here! Here’s some pics of it.. the salesperson was excited too! 2022 Tacoma TRD Off Road...
  3. Smitty

    Rear ditch lights

    So I'm trying to find at least mounts that will work for the bed of my truck if I get ditch lights (or pods whatever you wanna call 'em) for rear lighting. Anybody have any ideas?
  4. Smitty

    Zach's Debt Plan

    Just thought I'd jump on the bandwagon with a build thread! I'll have to find some pictures from my phone to post on here from when I first got the truck :) Current Parts List: - Black TOYOTA grille - Caliraised LED lightbar under grille - Front and rear Wheelen blue emergency lights (for...
  5. Smitty

    Lower Switch Panel

    I know I've been waiting for Meso Customs for their panel to be available but I was just browsing around Cali Raised and found it! AND they have color matched ones! :) Center Dash Switch Panel Accent Fits 2016-2022 Toyota Tacoma...
  6. pnw_taco_time

    Tacoma Access Cab 2022 Off Road Magnetic Grey

    Hi all, This is my first post after purchasing the Tacoma '22 Access Cab OR. I picked it up on April 20th, 2022 and have added the following mods: cat shield from MillerCat, bug deflector, Kingslim front/back camera. In general, I am going to drive it to the first 1000 miles to see what I like...
  7. LookAtThis

    New guy

    Just bought a 2017 TRD Off Road DCSB over the weekend. Found this site scrolling through google getting lots of expensive ideas! See you guys around on the forums!
  8. W

    Colorado to Tacoma

    I just traded my 21 Colorado in on a 22 Tacoma SR5 and am loving it and all the upgrades that are possible to make it mine.Thanks for inclusion on this forum.
  9. M

    New Tacoma owner

    Hi guys, sorry if this post has a lot of grammar mistakes but english is not my 1st language :) Im Nick and i just bought a 2020 Double Cab TRD OFF Road Tacoma with a salvage title. Im going to import it to Poland so i wont have acces to any parts here, and i thought the best thing to do will be...
  10. S

    21 Limited midnight black nightshade build

    So here goes the start of my build page. After reading every one else’s build pages, I decided I would start my own page before I forgot what I did !!! Lol. Here is what I started with a few months ago…. My future mods will include upgrading the factory jbl stereo keeping the interior oem...
  11. M

    Hello from NEPA!

    Hey everyone, Glad I found this forum. I frequent a few other Tacoma-based forums but I haven't really posted on them, though this one definitely seems to be the one for me. I bought a new 2021 TRD Offroad Tacoma back in August 2021 after wanting one for years and finally having an excuse to...
  12. AdventureDan71

    Klompmaker Family Taco

    Hello All, Our family just picked up a 2021 TRD Off-Road DCSB. We are currently living in West Michigan. and have been doing family adventure trips in a 2013 Honda Odyssey. We felt it was time to make the upgrade before hitting up Western North Carolina this April and Vermont/New Hampshire...
  13. 406Camper

    406 Camper build thread

    Hi, I'm Mark @406Camper. Instead of treating the What have you done to, or with, your Tacoma today? (https://tacoma3g.com/threads/what-have-you-done-to-or-with-your-tacoma-today.740/) as my own personal build thread, I decided it was time to make my own. So here goes... I purchased my 2017 TACO...
  14. M

    Long time lurker, finally got account!

    Alabama guy w/2020 OR in black. Bought most of the small ticket mods with the exception of getting KDMax tuned. Glad to be here.
  15. Salmonman

    22 limited nightshade

    Finally pulled the trigger on a new truck! the MGM Nightshade that’s due to arrive @ the toronto depot Feb 6th. Adding the TRD Lift , tri fold cover , TRD skid plate 17”/8.5 rims with wild peaks 275/70/17’s all will be done @ Whitby Toyota prior to me picking it up!!Will post some pics as soon...
  16. J

    New Toy

    '22 TRDOR - Blue Crush Metallic, LED Lights, Tech Pkg, Dealer installed TRD Lift...
  17. Derek_Rogueoffroad

    2016 Super White

    Good afternoon tacoma3g! My names Derek and I work over at Rogue Offroad. Looking forward to seeing everyone’s 3rd gens and sharing some knowledge with everyone!

    New Tacoma Owner

    2020 Tacoma 4x4 Love It…
  19. C-Dog

    Potential new owner

    Hey! I'm in the process of considering a new Tacoma. I know it doesn't sound like I'm very committed at this point, but I like to do a bit of research before I buy. (I lurked for a while before joining this forum). I have one concern regarding buying a Tacoma...will my husband fir in it...
  20. M3rcury17

    M3rc's build

    Hey guys! just wanted to introduce myself here since I guess this is the introduction channel. Anyways my username is M3rcury but y'all can just call me Merc if you want. Just bought myself a '22 sport as my first tacoma and I'm excited to start some projects on it! The community (overall but...
  21. Larryg337

    My first Tacoma.

    I'm now a Tacoma owner. Purchased a new 2022 Tacoma Sport. I'll be visiting here often. From south Louisiana.
  22. Bill Ruiz

    First new truck

    Hi Everyone. Bill Ruiz from South Carolina. Didn't plan on joining the Taco Cult, but here I am. I needed something to commute during the winter months. I work in North Charleston, about a 2 hour commute from my house. Was looking at Ford Mavericks, but no luck on finding anything. Went to the...
  23. S

    I'm so new I don't have my avi uploaded yet

    Greetings and salutations from the Memphis, TN area. I'm so new I still don't have my avi uploaded. I went from a 2008 Gen 2 6spd manual with 185k+ miles that I had planned to drive for at least another 10 years to a 2019 Gen 3 TRD OR 6spd manual on a deal back in June that I just couldn't...
  24. OliviousMaximus

    finally got a new build started since my accident!

    After getting T-Boned back in March and losing my '17TRD-OR, I'm finally up and running again with a new Taco! I got hit in front of a used car dealership and the folks there saw everything so they helped get this used '19TRD-OR. So far i've installed: - Borla Stinger S-Type Single Exhaust -...
  25. xXANBXx

    New from Georgia

    What's up everyone... Names Adam. Husand, father of three and lover of all things thay go vroom!. Located in Georgia. Currently on my second 3rd gen Taco. I have a slightly modified 2021 TRD Sport 4x4. Big into offroad trail rides and desert racing. Look forward to learning some new...
  26. terratrooper

    New Member Trail Edition Ordered

    Hey guys, new member here. I currently have a 2015 4Runner SR5 Premium which I bought new back then. I'm at 150k miles now and want a little truck that I can offroad. I do not offroad the 4Runner, I use my Honda Talon for that and tow it to SD and CO with the 4Runner. I'm keeping that setup but...
  27. misterchief117

    Master Chief build

    Just picked up my 2021 TRDOR in Army Green about a week ago. I was on a long wait list for a 2022 build until someone did a lease return after just 4 months. Given it's color and Halo being my favorite game (the new campaign just released today btw), I'm naming it Master Chief. I have lots...
  28. Meerlreem

    New Owner, New Ride

    Just bought a 2021 Grey Tacoma SR Double Cab Shortbed for 32k with 300 miles on it. This is my dream truck, and I have wanted a Tacoma ever since the 2nd generation came out. It is my everyday vehicle but I cant wait to use it for hunting and camping in the Wisconsin Northwoods. I don't know...
  29. RTICJM670


    Aloha everyone! Looking forward to seeing everyone's builds! Here she is.
  30. MiLsPecNuRsE

    Been here before, but actually made a account this time 😎

    Here’s my 2017 TRD Sport, I’ve had for about a year & a half. Nothing crazy at all, 3 inch lift with 17x9x33’s, carven exhaust, all led’s, grill, window visors, drilled/slotted rotors up front. Like everyone else I have more plans for it eventually, just need the $$$ haha. Glad to be here!
  31. D

    Hi friends!

    Tacoma owner here. Glad to have found you. Central Alberta
  32. I

    New to me, TRD Sport

    Hi, I got a 17' TRD Sport 2 months ago, I use it mainly for work. I bought it used with 13K miles, and so far am almost at 23K. I have another Tacoma as well a TRD 99 XtraCab 39xK miles with Bilstein 5100s & OME springs all around. I have noticed that my 99 handles better and stays flatter when...
  33. S

    New to Tacoma

    Hello everyone...I'm new to the Toyota family of trucks, recently purchased a 2022 Tacoma SR5 4X2. Prior my trucks included 2005 Ford Sport Trac, and 2018 GMC Canyon. Already, I'm enjoying the handling, maneuverability, and turning angle of the Tacoma over the previous trucks. My first question...
  34. T

    New to forum and ordering new truck

    Hello, New to the forum and about to order a dcsb trd or. Torn on the manual over auto. Test drove both in 2018. Liked the manual more. Will be daily driving (10mile commute) general life running. Using to haul/tow. Plan to setup for adventure/overlanding/camping. Some off-roading nothing...
  35. Reddirtnaps

    Hunting rig.

    Mods 6112/5160s BA Hiline Martin offroad rack 4.88s Cali Raised Led 22" combo Ditchlights Fogs 17" T4R pro wheels 285s Auxbeam 8 gang switch. Add-ons AVS In channel vent shades Bug Deflector Softtopper Predator steps Back wall molle panel - ordered still waiting Weather...
  36. G

    Looking to buy my 1st Tacoma…newbie questions

    Want to buy a new 22 Tacoma soon. Want a base unit with the i4, double cab & 5ft bed. No or only a few options. Which option(s) will improve its resale appeal and value when it’s time to sell?
  37. B

    Nube to T3G

    Hi there. My name is Mike, living in the PNW in Washington, but originally from the Johnson Valley, CA area. I own a 19 Taco crew cab, long bed in Calvary Blue that is currently all stock. I'm looking to start building it up, 3.5 lift, 33's with Methods, custom built bumpers and roof...
  38. M

    19 OF MT. Beginnings of a sweet adventure.

    New to the site. First I would like to say Thank you for your service Mr. Winterfield. If you are ever around Post 116 in Fuquay Varina, let's grab a beer. Thank you all for the information that I have found already. Super excited to read about other builds and get some ideas on mine...
  39. Takotruck


    Ret USN. 2020 Tako with some upgrades
  40. fourgotten

    Well, I guess that I'm a Tacoma owner, now...

    Some buddies and I headed to the beach and we were all going to camp, but the only available spot was past some sand. My 2000 Durango has 4WD, but the bushing to the linkage had rotted out and, while I was able to get it into 4L, it popped out halfway through the sand. A few days later, one of...
  41. J

    New Tacoma

    Hi, I'm John and I just ordered a 22 Tacoma limited. Already have a project M topper on order and would like advice on lift. It'll probably be 600 to 700 pounds additional weight once I'm done with the build out. I'd like to put 33's under it, only light off-road mostly sand or snow...
  42. Canuckia

    Canuckia White AC From The Great White North

    Hey Folks, Just picked up a 2017 Tacoma Access Cab Long Box TRD Off Road a little over a month or so ago. I drove a slightly modified Xterra for the last 5 years but it was starting to nickel and dime me. I dumped over 3 grand in repairs this summer, then developed a serious cylinder missfire. I...
  43. Tshaw2009

    2019 Cement TRD Off-Road Build Thread

    Firstly, I will introduce myself. I am Tony Shaw. I'm from a South Central Missouri town called Lebanon. I am a disciple of Jesus Christ first and everything else comes second. I will not tolerate aggression, profanity, or bullying on my build thread as I would like even children or teenagers...
  44. T


    Newer Member/Longitme Lurker ere! I'm a transplant over from the FB forums, and wanted to demonstrate my build as I've know progressed through a few tents and racks, and slept in/camped with quite a few different solutions! Follow the constant work in progress below! Build Thread below Follow...
  45. Mehmetimx

    New taco owner

    What's up everyone! I recently picked up a new 2021 trd OR this is my first truck ever, and I'm loving every mile so far. I'm a complete novice when it comes to wrenching on trucks, this forum has already been super useful. not sure how far I want to go with mods since I just got the thing, but...
  46. J

    new to me Tacoma

    traded my BRZ in toward a '17 TRD Off Road with less than 21k miles and enjoying so far
  47. S

    New here

    New guy here. I have a 2019 Tacoma TRD Off-road. Looking to get ideas and any questions answered when they arise. Look forward to chatting with you folks. The truck is stock now but saving for a lift and wheels and tires at the moment.
  48. J

    New to me 21 Off-Road

    I have always liked the look of Tacoma's but I could never get comfortable in them with the seats pre 20/21. A guy at work got the new 21 pro in magnet gray and when I say in it noticed a huge difference in being able to adjust the seat with the electric seat being short sucks. Anyway ended up...
  49. 2

    New Taco Owner Questions: I have a 21 off road XP (A Southeast Toyota Edition) and I'm shopping for the right lift kit for a 3.0" to 3.5" lift.

    I contacted Rough Country (RC) and they indicated that the X Series has some special mods to the control arms etc., and that their kits will not work with the X series trucks. Does anyone understand the X series MODS they are referring to and what the limitations are? Is there a good turn key...
  50. SgtTaco

    SgtTaco’s build thread

    A little introduction first. This is my first Tacoma, 21 DCSB premium Sport 4x4 silver sky metallic. Traded in my 19 Tundra Limited 4x4 Off Road on it. I always knew that when I decided to downsize that there was only one suitable contender, the Tacoma. Now, I’m 52 years old, no plans to off...