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hallux

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Sup.

New member here, new Tacoma owner as well - found a truck I fricken love here from a link from TW so I figured I'd sign up here. I came from a 2006 Chevy 1500 LT Regular Cab 4.8 v8 shitbox which needed everything you could imagine...dumb dealer offered me stupid money so I found my way into a Tacoma. To be exact, I found my way into a 2018 Cement Gray DoubleCab Shortbed Limited.

I'm still working on grabbing some pictures but I'll get those up as soon as possible!

Current Mods :
- eBay TRD Pro Grill​
- Lower Plastic Removal (under front bumper)​
- Blacked Out Emblems​
- TRD Tails (ordered)​
- N2 Designs Remote Start w/ 4G Smartphone Start (01/13/19)​
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Bird dog

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Welcome aboard.
 

hallux

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Thanks for the kind words folks! I'm looking for suggestions on a lift, I'm not sure what the go to is. Ideally I'd like to keep it budget friendly, I was looking at the OME Kit which should give me about 2.5" of lift if I read correctly.
 

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budget friendly and suspension dont really play fair. IF your looking for affordable a bilstein set-up and UCA's is your best bet. at 2.5" lift UCA is a must. MY suggestion, hold out for a little longer and put together the full kit you want.

I run: Fox 2.5 / Dirt King UCA & LCA / Icon RXT leaf pack / archive garage hammer hangers. Short of long travel it's way more than I really need.
 
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Thanks for the kind words folks! I'm looking for suggestions on a lift, I'm not sure what the go to is. Ideally I'd like to keep it budget friendly, I was looking at the OME Kit which should give me about 2.5" of lift if I read correctly.
Budget friendly you can do the bilstien 5100 and bilstien 5160 it’s really affordable and it’s a great starter setup super reliable it’s what I’m running and I love it but if you can hold off I agree with vacant.stare and just save for a setup you want
 

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budget friendly and suspension dont really play fair. IF your looking for affordable a bilstein set-up and UCA's is your best bet. at 2.5" lift UCA is a must. MY suggestion, hold out for a little longer and put together the full kit you want.

I run: Fox 2.5 / Dirt King UCA & LCA / Icon RXT leaf pack. Short of long travel it's way more than I really need.
Your setup is a master piece from what I’ve seen lol ?
 

hallux

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budget friendly and suspension dont really play fair. IF your looking for affordable a bilstein set-up and UCA's is your best bet. at 2.5" lift UCA is a must. MY suggestion, hold out for a little longer and put together the full kit you want.

I run: Fox 2.5 / Dirt King UCA & LCA / Icon RXT leaf pack / archive garage hammer hangers. Short of long travel it's way more than I really need.

Yeah I should've added that budget to me means quality stuff... I'd rather buy once then replace mad shit later down the road for light off roading cause I bought crap. Would just cost more in the long run.

Budget friendly you can do the bilstien 5100 and bilstien 5160 it’s really affordable and it’s a great starter setup super reliable it’s what I’m running and I love it but if you can hold off I agree with vacant.stare and just save for a setup you want


Yeah. Ideally I'd like to show my truck in some fundraising car shows here in my state, something with some show would be dope.
 

hellppy

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Sup.

New member here, new Tacoma owner as well - found a truck I fricken love here from a link from TW so I figured I'd sign up here. I came from a 2006 Chevy 1500 LT Regular Cab 4.8 v8 shitbox which needed everything you could imagine...dumb dealer offered me stupid money so I found my way into a Tacoma. To be exact, I found my way into a 2018 Cement Gray DoubleCab Shortbed Limited.

I'm still working on grabbing some pictures but I'll get those up as soon as possible!

Current Mods :
- eBay TRD Pro Grill​
- Lower Plastic Removal (under front bumper)​
- Blacked Out Emblems​
- TRD Tails (ordered)​
c54d54fa-f58f-4e58-a970-2824b3e2bf30-jpg.2988254
Welcome to T3G man! I recognize the username from TW. (y)

What are doing with your current taillights when your pro taillights show up?
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Yeah I should've added that budget to me means quality stuff... I'd rather buy once then replace mad shit later down the road for light off roading cause I bought crap. Would just cost more in the long run.



Yeah. Ideally I'd like to show my truck in some fundraising car shows here in my state, something with some show would be dope.
As someone who has literally done every part 2 or 3 in their quest to be the final boss its exhausting.
 

hallux

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What are doing with your current taillights when your pro taillights show up?
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Potentially keeping them for a bit, the vehicle is a lease so I may have to swap that crap back on if I trade her in however - if one gives a good offer that I can't refuse, I'd be more inclined to let them go haha

I assume this is for your BSM quest?
 

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Potentially keeping them for a bit, the vehicle is a lease so I may have to swap that crap back on if I trade her in however - if one gives a good offer that I can't refuse, I'd be more inclined to let them go haha

I assume this is for your BSM quest?
Lol, oh yeah, forgot about the lease thing!

Yessir!! I eventually wanna get a nice set after I cut up my tester light and have the originals as a backup.
 

hallux

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Lol, oh yeah, forgot about the lease thing!

Yessir!! I eventually wanna get a nice set after I cut up my tester light and have the originals as a backup.

Once you've finished your tests and get it good to go let me know / make me an offer and maybe we can work something out lol
 

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Welcome to T3G. Any plans set for your lift yet?
 

hallux

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Installed my N2 Designs Plug & Play Remote Start w/ 4G Remote Start - thing is absolutely fantastic. The fact it's plug and play is amazing, no cutting wires, no scary electrical work. The 4G Remote Start is amazing... I can sit in my work chair, start, stop, unlock and lock my truck. I also can GPS track my truck which is amazingly accurate, like scary accurate.
 

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Installed my N2 Designs Plug & Play Remote Start w/ 4G Remote Start - thing is absolutely fantastic. The fact it's plug and play is amazing, no cutting wires, no scary electrical work. The 4G Remote Start is amazing... I can sit in my work chair, start, stop, unlock and lock my truck. I also can GPS track my truck which is amazingly accurate, like scary accurate.
Shit, I need something like this.

Also, welcome to the forums!
 

hallux

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Shit, I need something like this.

Also, welcome to the forums!

Thanks Malcolm, I highly recommend it. I was going to see if I could get a retail code that I could share with folks here... would any mods be opposed to that?