pnw_toytacoma build thread

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= IV • Gold
RotM Winner
T3G Supporter
Pacific Northwest
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T3G Member
Hey all, here's the build for my 2017 TRD OR DCLB:

Modification list:

Suspension (current)
  • King 2.5 extended coilovers with remote reservoirs and 700# springs
  • King rear smoothie shocks with remote resevoirs extended for Dakar HD pack
  • Upper Control Arms - Dirtking heimed UCA's.
  • Sway bar delete
  • Sliders - All Pro bolt on sliders with kick-out
  • Front Bumper - @CBI Offroad Fab T3 steel bumper with short center hoop
  • Skids - @CBI Offroad Fab Overland 2 piece skids
  • Rear bumper - stock for now; HC ordered and forthcoming
  • Fog lights - Rigid DOT/SAE fog light kit
  • Bumper light bar - Rigid SR20 Pro 20" Driving pattern
  • Ditch lights - Rigid D-SS Pro Flood pattern on CBI brackets
  • Headlights - @slimsdepot HID conversion kit 6k 35w
  • Bedside strip LEDs from Amazon
  • Set 3: SCS Ray 10 Matte Dark Bronze 17x8.5 on NittonRidge a Grapplers 285/70/17
  • CMC done as there was slight rubbing at full tuck with stock UCA's
Exterior mods
  • TRD Pro Grill (of course!)
  • Roof rack - Prinsu Design Studios Cabrac and Toprac
  • Roof Top Tent - CVT Mt. Rainier Summit Series extended
  • Awning - CVT 72" Summit series
  • At the Helm bed stiffeners
  • Mesojdm Ultimate LED turn signals
  • Snugtop Rebel with sportsman package, and Windoors
Electrical upgrades
  • Switch-Pros 9100
  • Optima yellow-top 27F
  • Onboard ARB twin compressor CKMAT12 mounted in a Bedside Compressor Mount (BCM) fabricated by Expedition Essentials
  • Dash power & accessory mount - Tacoma Powered Accessory Module (TPAM) fabricated by Expedition Essentials
Future mods include the following. I appreciate your thoughts and suggestions:
  • Rigid 40" Rigid Industries lightbar
  • Rigid Ignite lights for side camping lights
  • Rigid SR-M diffused for rear reverse lights
  • Old Man Emu Nitrochargers (soft ride) on 888 coils and Dakar LD leaf springs, 1/4" top place spacers and trim packer to compensate for drivers side lean.

  • Set 1: Method Race wheels 17"x8.5" Bronze NV's on Nitto Ridge Grapplers 285/70/17 C load
  • Set 2: SCS Ray 10 Matte Dark Bronze 16"x8" on BF Goodrich KO2's 285/75/16 E load


= IX • Paragon
T3G O.G.
Long Island, NY
First Name
Marine Corps (Vet.)
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T3G Member
Hell yeah! I always love seeing your rig, welcome to T3G. Is the rear bumper gonna be a swing gate?
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