Mr. and Mrs. Nobody's Quicksand DCLB

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Mr. Nobody

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San Diego, CA
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Andy
Truck Year
2017
Truck Color
Quicksand
Truck Grade
Off-Road
Cab & Bed
Double Cab, Long Bed
Transmission
Automatic
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Thanks for checking out our build! Head over to our Instagram page @taco_nobodys to follow along on our adventures.

The truck was purchased in early 2017 with 1 mile on it. We bought it with the intention to build it as an overlander. We don't really do or plan to do crazy crawling or high speed desert stuff. The plan is, and always has been to make the truck more capable then we'll need to go just about anywhere in comfort so we can explore cool stuff safely. We were getting tired of traveling and camping out of smaller VW's and Audis. Due to the VW Dieselgate settlement, we made out pretty well and decided to invest in something more suitable to our travel and daily needs.


I think when my wife and I bought the truck with the intention of using it as a means to get out and explore a bit more we didn't think it would get this crazy, this fast. At this point we are elbows deep with even more planned and we figured I should make a thread where people can see the things we did, as well as document for ourselves. I'll try and keep it updated obviously but feel free to send a message if you have a question about something specific.


TRUCK INFO:
  • 2017 TRD OR 4x4 AT DCLB
  • Premium & Tech Package (JBL)
  • Tow Package
  • TRD skid (removed) and exhaust (removed)
  • Blah, blah, blah, blah...

How the truck sits today...
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The day we bought it...

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Mr. Nobody

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Truck Color
Quicksand
Truck Grade
Off-Road
Cab & Bed
Double Cab, Long Bed
Transmission
Automatic
T3G Member
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EXTERIOR:
  • Removed all badges
  • The Taco Garage Faux TRD Pro Grille
  • Window Tint (15% front sides, 20% rear sides and back)
  • AVS In-Channel Vent Visors
  • @spotter-mirror Heated Blind Spot Mirrors *Check out our product review here
  • Prinsu Double-Cab Cab Rack with a Standard Wind Deflector and Noise Reducing Trim (@Truck Brigade)
  • Tactilian American Flag Magnets (small) with red line insert
  • Me-so Customs Gasshole

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Truck Color
Quicksand
Truck Grade
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Cab & Bed
Double Cab, Long Bed
Transmission
Automatic
T3G Member
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ENGINE:
  • Orange Virus ECU/TCU Tuning Package (2.0 Final) - Contact me for tuning!
  • Veepeak OBDCheck BLE OBD2 Bluetooth Scanner
  • Group 31 AGM Dual X2 Marine Battery mounted in @ragofabrication Group 31 Battery Box
  • @SDHQ OFFROAD Built HD Billet Main Battery Terminal Upgrade Kit with Negative Battery to Body 16" Ground Cable
  • DIY A/C Drain Mod
  • @DobinsonsUSA 4x4 Snorkel with Snorkel Upgrade 3.5 Inch Inlet Adapter & Series 9001 Air Precleaner For Gas Engines Up To 4.8 Liters

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Transmission
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Double Cab, Long Bed
Transmission
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INTERIOR:
  • Screen ProTech Kit
  • The Taco Garage Dashtop Multi Mount
  • Me-So Customs Interior Chrome Delete Kit
  • Me-So Customs Vent Ring Kit
  • TRD Shift Knob
  • Solex Organizers in center console
  • Urpower Pet Seat Cover for rear seats
  • Blue Ridge Overland Gear Tacoma Attic
  • VW mat stays added to passenger factory mat
  • Full interior sound deadening by @jackofallyotas

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Truck Color
Quicksand
Truck Grade
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Cab & Bed
Double Cab, Long Bed
Transmission
Automatic
T3G Member
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ARMOR:
  • FabZone Armor DCLB Sliders 90” Tapered, Kick Out, Bolt On, with Filler Plates
  • FabZone Armor Front, Mid and Rear Skid Plates
  • @C4 Fabrication Hybrid Front Bumper
    • Full Height Bulbar
    • Side Tube Gussets
    • Center LED Bar Cutout
  • @C4 Fabrication Overland Series High Clearance Rear Bumper System
    • Single Full Length Swing Arm (Driver Side Pivot)
    • Spare Tire Carrier
    • Hi-Lift Horizontal Mount
    • Dual Jerry Can Holder
    • Dropdown Camp Table
    • CB Antenna Mount
    • Side Tubing
    • Factory Rear Camera Relocation Mount
    • Reverse Light Cutouts
    • Parking Sensor Hole Cutouts
    • License Plate Mount

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Transmission
Automatic
T3G Member
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Transmission
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SUSPENSION:
  • Elka Suspension 2.5 DC Reservoir Front and Rear Shocks Kit
  • @DobinsonsUSA Rear Leaf Springs (5 + 2 leaves), Polyurethane Leaf Spring Bush Kit
  • @ARCHIVE Garage Hammer Hangers & Greaseable Shackle Hangers
  • Wheelers U-Bolt Flip Kit
  • Dirt King Fabrication Ball Joint Upper Control Arms
  • Dirt King Fabrication Ball Joint Performance Lower Control Arms
  • FabZone Armor Cab Mount Chop
  • FabZone Armor Spindle Gussets
  • Superbumps Front & Rear Bump Stops
  • Energy Suspension Universal Body Mounts

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PREVIOUS SETUP: (removed January 2021)
Old Man Emu BP51s and Dakar HD Leaf Springs (+1 leaf) from Headstrong Off-Road
 

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Truck Color
Quicksand
Truck Grade
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Cab & Bed
Double Cab, Long Bed
Transmission
Automatic
T3G Member
#184
WHEELS & TIRES:
  • Fifteen52 Turbomac HD Classics in Carbon Gray 17x8.5" 4.5" backspacing
  • Toyo Tires 285/70/17 Open Country A/T III
  • @Remmen Brakes crossed-drilled and slotted rotors with Rockies series pads *Check out our product review here
  • Gorilla Automotive Small Diameter 6-Lug Kit
  • Spydertrax 1.5" Spacers on front and rear

PREVIOUS SETUP: (removed May 2019)
  • TRD T4R Pro 17’s
  • 265/70/17 E-Rated BFG K02's
 

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AUDIO & ELECTRONICS:

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LIGHTING:
  • @Aspire Auto Accessories The Brite Box Fogster
  • Me-So Customs Ultimate Turn Signals
  • Xenon Depot LED Low and High Beam Headlight Kits
  • The Taco Garage M4S Bezel for Baja Designs Squadron pods
  • Baja Designs (@Truck Brigade)
    • Squadron-R Sport pair with Amber Wide Cornering lenses mounted on front bumper
    • Squadron Pro pair with Amber Driving/Combo lenses mounted on front bumper
    • S2 Pro pair with Amber Driving/Combo lenses mounted on front bumper
    • S1 pair with Work/Scene LED mounted on sides of Prinsu rack
    • RTL mounted behind rear Drifter window
    • S2 Pro, Flush Mount pair with Driving/Combo LED mounted in rear bumper

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Transmission
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T3G Member
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San Diego, CA
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Truck Color
Quicksand
Truck Grade
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Cab & Bed
Double Cab, Long Bed
Transmission
Automatic
T3G Member
#184
VAGABOND OUTDOORS DRIFTER: (secondhand)
  • Side insulation with paneling
  • Frontrunner Driver & Passenger Gullwing Doors
  • L-Track Roof Rails
  • Fan-Tastic Fan
  • Prewire for Solar
  • Interior Ceiling Light
  • Lower Level Lighting

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PREVIOUS SETUP: (removed January 2020)
  • Leer 100XR Shell
    • Rack Tracks w/ 6’ PrInSu Design Studios Cap Rack (@Truck Brigade)
    • Sliding Windoors
    • Slider Fold/Front Window
    • Pop “n” Lock Power window lock tied to factory keyfob
    • Naxen Climbing Bolts mounted to shell ceiling with 550 cord looped through for storage
    • DIY wood storage platform
  • CVT Mt. Shasta Stargazer Roof Top Tent
    • Annex Room
    • Telescoping Ladder
    • Anticondensation Mat
    • Creative Camping Concepts Shoe and Gear Hangers
 

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San Diego, CA
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Truck Grade
Off-Road
Cab & Bed
Double Cab, Long Bed
Transmission
Automatic
T3G Member
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