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Malcolm's Tacoma3G.com TRDPro Build(loaded with photos)

Malcolm

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Hey Gang,

I had been slacking in my build page for quite a while, so I did something. I deleted my old build, and am creating a new one, which seems easier than going through and editing the entirety of the old post I had already created. So lets begin, this may be a long one, and full of pictures.

The focus point around my build was to create an adventure ready Tacoma that would be dialed for extended travel and camping as well as great off-road performance. When I joined Tyler to help with Tacoma3G.com I knew I wanted to use my Tacoma to help promote this community by attending other groups events, and organizing off-road and social gatherings for our community. Of course this was not my initial plan when I had purchased a 2017 Tacoma TRD Pro back in December of 2017 when I had just gotten back from a deployment, but as I dove into this lifestyle and community I soon realized that Tyler Tyler was onto something big that I had fully supported from the beginning! The start of this stemmed from a meet right before creation of the forum at Otay Truck Trail in southern California's beautiful San Diego. I was instantly hooked after this meet, having the opportunity to be introduced to so many great people. Fast-forward to a few months later when I decided to wrap the Tacoma with the Tacoma3G.com Logo! This has been one of my greatest experiences and always will be. This community is so rich, and I am always eager to meet new people, and help however I can. So Enough with the Story, and heres my parts list and some pictures to follow!

Suspension:
Front- Icon Extended Travel 2.5" coilovers with 700LB springs and remote resi with CDC valve adjusters
Rear- OME Dakar Heavy Duty Leaf Pack coupled with Stock FOX 2.5" Piggyback shock absorbers
Total Chaos UCA's
Coilover Pre-Load: 1.13"


Tires:
Toyo Tires open country M/T 315/75r16


Armor:
C4 Fabrication Overland Series No-Cut Winch reach front steel bumper
C4 Fabrication Overland Series High clearance Rear Bumper with Swingout and Tire Carrier
C4 Fabrication Rock Sliders
(Full Skids Soon to Come)


Mounting and Storage:
Prinsu Cab Roof Rack
RCI Short bed rack
Expedition Essentials ARB Dual Air Compressor Bedside Mount
Expedition Essentials 3TPAM
Dometic Bed Slide for CFX 50W
2X ROTOPAX 3Gal

Lighting:
RIGID Industries Dually D-series Pro Pods in Fog position
RIGID Industries 30" SAE SR Series LightBar in Front Bumper
RIGID Industries DSS-Pro Series Side-Shooter Pods in Ditch Light Position
RIGID Industries SR-Pro series 40" Lightbar on Prinsu Roof Rack
RIGID Industries SR-M Pro Series Backup Flushmount Kit on C4 Rear Bumper


Electrical:
Switch-Pros SP9100 for wiring all accessories

Accessories:
Dometic CFX 50W
Uniden CB Radio
ARB Dual Air Compressor and Inflation Kit
BAOFENG Hand Held Ham Radio
Smittybilt Overlander Series Roof Top Tent
HUSKY Floor Liners
X-Bull Traction Boards
Dobinsons USA 3rd Gen Snorkel


Winch:
Smittybilt XRC 9.5k Synthetic


!!PHOTOS ARE UPLOAD IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER!!

CURRENT LOOK:

8381FEFA-DB3D-4140-AB03-F8284B7BFCCD.jpeg



Progress Photos:
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Tyler

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Man, I remember when the truck only had the tent on it. It has come a long way in a short amount of time, trail carnage included.

I also love the colored format of the new build thread. It gives it a refreshing feel. Then again, I’m a forum nerd, so I’m probably excited for nothing. Great write up and story nonetheless!
 

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Man, I remember when the truck only had the tent on it. It has come a long way in a short amount of time, trail carnage included.

I also love the colored format of the new build thread. It gives it a refreshing feel. Then again, I’m a forum nerd, so I’m probably excited for nothing. Great write up and story nonetheless!
Haha it’s okay I’m right there with you. Needed to add color
 

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Love the truck and what you are doing with the T3g crowd.
 

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Nice! What skids?
 

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Sweet truck man
 

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Wired up the 12V plug and voltometer to the bed, however i need to rewire with 10 AWG wire as the 14 AWG doesnt sustain the current. Also got the ARB dual in with inflation kit and bedside cubby mount from ExpeditionEssentials ExpeditionEssentials should finish everything up on friday to hopefully go camping on sat/sun!
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What an absolute beaut! I really like what you have done with the truck.
 

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What an absolute beaut! I really like what you have done with the truck.
Thanks man should have a 40" lightbar for the prinsu comin from RIGID, SRM Pro series reverse lights form RIGID and some more goodies comin soon!! Still gotta install the ARB Dual
 

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Nice! I look forward to seeing it. I gaze while you all do these things lol. I bought my truck in a bad time, currently working on buying/ building a new house and possibly starting my own business lol. So the truck gets gas that’s it for now. I’ll be there someday!
 

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Wired up the 12V plug and voltometer to the bed, however i need to rewire with 10 AWG wire as the 14 AWG doesnt sustain the current. Also got the ARB dual in with inflation kit and bedside cubby mount from ExpeditionEssentials ExpeditionEssentials should finish everything up on friday to hopefully go camping on sat/sun!
camphoto_1804928587.jpeg

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That's badass. How was the install?
 

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That's badass. How was the install?
Besides my wiring the wrong gauge wire, not terrible. Its all re-wired now and performed flawlessly on my last trip, fridge ran all day/night/morning and with my new battery i never dropped below 12.8v
 

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I am debating between companies, they all seem to be about the same price range though. Do you have any suggestions? was looking at C4, CBI and Bruteforce for swing outs.

Oh and BTW love the youtube channel so far and made sure to subscribe for future content, keep up the good work!
 

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I am debating between companies, they all seem to be about the same price range though. Do you have any suggestions? was looking at C4, CBI and Bruteforce for swing outs.

Oh and BTW love the youtube channel so far and made sure to subscribe for future content, keep up the good work!
Thanks man i really appreciate that. and i stand by C4 all day. Their products are amazing and i love my swingout.
 

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Thanks man i really appreciate that. and i stand by C4 all day. Their products are amazing and i love my swingout.

Gotta give credit where credit is due ya know haha I priced out C4 and its literally like the same as CBI. I just hope sometime in the near future they run a promo or something for an extra 10 or 15 percent off
 

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Hey Gang,

I had been slacking in my build page for quite a while, so I did something. I deleted my old build, and am creating a new one, which seems easier than going through and editing the entirety of the old post I had already created. So lets begin, this may be a long one, and full of pictures.

The focus point around my build was to create an adventure ready Tacoma that would be dialed for extended travel and camping as well as great off-road performance. When I joined Tyler to help with Tacoma3G.com I knew I wanted to use my Tacoma to help promote this community by attending other groups events, and organizing off-road and social gatherings for our community. Of course this was not my initial plan when I had purchased a 2017 Tacoma TRD Pro back in December of 2017 when I had just gotten back from a deployment, but as I dove into this lifestyle and community I soon realized that Tyler Tyler was onto something big that I had fully supported from the beginning! The start of this stemmed from a meet right before creation of the forum at Otay Truck Trail in southern California's beautiful San Diego. I was instantly hooked after this meet, having the opportunity to be introduced to so many great people. Fast-forward to a few months later when I decided to wrap the Tacoma with the Tacoma3G.com Logo! This has been one of my greatest experiences and always will be. This community is so rich, and I am always eager to meet new people, and help however I can. So Enough with the Story, and heres my parts list and some pictures to follow!

Suspension:
Front- Icon Extended Travel 2.5" coilovers with 700LB springs and remote resi with CDC valve adjusters
Rear- OME Dakar Heavy Duty Leaf Pack coupled with Stock FOX 2.5" Piggyback shock absorbers
Total Chaos UCA's
Coilover Pre-Load: 1.13"


Tires:
BF Goodrich A/T KO2 285/75r/16

Armor:
C4 Fabrication Overland Series No-Cut Winch reach front steel bumper
C4 Fabrication Overland Series High clearance Rear Bumper with Swingout and Tire Carrier
C4 Fabrication Rock Sliders
(Full Skids Soon to Come)


Mounting and Storage:
Prinsu Cab Roof Rack
RCI Short bed rack
Expedition Essentials ARB Dual Air Compressor Bedside Mount (IN ROUTE)
Expedition Essentials 3TPAM
Dometic Bed Slide for CFX 50W(NOT YET INSTALLED)
2X ROTOPAX 3Gal

Lighting:
RIGID Industries Dually D-series Pro Pods in Fog position
RIGID Industries 30" SAE SR Series LightBar in Front Bumper
RIGID Industries DSS-Pro Series Side-Shooter Pods in Ditch Light Position
(NOT YET INSTALLED)
RIGID Industries SR-Pro series 40" Lightbar on Prinsu Roof Rack
RIGID Industries SR-M Pro Series Backup Flushmount Kit on C4 Rear Bumper


Electrical:
Switch-Pros SP9100 for wiring all accessories

Accessories:
Dometic CFX 50W
Uniden CB Radio
ARB Dual Air Compressor and Inflation Kit (IN ROUTE)
BAOFENG Hand Held Ham Radio
Smittybilt Overlander Series Roof Top Tent
HUSKY Floor Liners
X-Bull Traction Boards


Winch:
Smittybilt XRC 9.5k Synthetic


!!PHOTOS ARE UPLOAD IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER!!

begin.png

camp.png

new shoes.png

54AA577E-C71C-4835-83FF-2556C1729356.jpeg

78F624EA-CD93-49E5-843F-6CEC14F76274.jpeg

otay.png

camp2.png

camp3.png

us.png

cleghorn.png
IMG_2334.JPG

IMG_2407.JPG

IMG_2426.JPG

IMG_2464.JPG

IMG_2476.JPG

IMG_2477.JPG

IMG_1813.JPG

IMG_2483.JPG

IMG_2491.JPG

IMG_2499.JPG

IMG_2527.JPG

IMG_2504.JPG

IMG_2644.JPG

IMG_3163.JPG

ICES9014.JPG

ATOT9693.JPG

RUND0696.JPG

IMG_3462.JPG

IMG_3559.JPG

IMG_3576.JPG

IMG_3577.JPG

IMG_3579.JPG
Man that thing is a beast! Awesome build!
 

Malcolm

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Gotta give credit where credit is due ya know haha I priced out C4 and its literally like the same as CBI. I just hope sometime in the near future they run a promo or something for an extra 10 or 15 percent off
Message Caleb on instagram or through their Email, He may be able to help you out
 

Malcolm

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Gstavy1

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You have a beautiful truck, hoping mine will get to be a beast like that soon. Did you have need to do a cmc to run 315's?
 

Malcolm

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You have a beautiful truck, hoping mine will get to be a beast like that soon. Did you have need to do a cmc to run 315's?
Thank you! its beena lot of work the last year. and yes i got a CMC when i had 33's and im gonna do the cab mount relocation now for 35's so i dont have to worry about alignment so much
 

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Truck looks awesome! Do you have any close up pics of the trim work on your front fender flares (particularly near the cmc area)?