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08 dc upgrade begins

Discussion in '2nd Gen Builds (2007-2013)' started by Theyfzman, Dec 3, 2016.

  1. Dec 3, 2016 at 7:20 PM
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    Theyfzman

    Theyfzman [OP] New Member

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    Started with this IMG_0772.jpg now it looks like this but still have some stuff to do IMG_0463.jpg
     
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  2. Dec 3, 2016 at 7:23 PM
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    Have done everything myself so far
    Mods are hypertech interceptor
    cross drilled slotted rotors all 4 corners
    Rock grille black bezel HID headlights and hid fogs
    Fog on mod
    More to come
     
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  3. Dec 3, 2016 at 7:27 PM
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    CaptTyler

    CaptTyler Life’s too short to have an ugly boat.

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    Bilstein 5100's +2 CB Shims CB +2 Shackles 285-75-17 Falken AT3W Rock Warrior Wheels BAMuffler 7" G-Tek SABM
    You nailed it!!! Good work. What kind of lift did you go with?
     
  4. Dec 3, 2016 at 7:52 PM
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    Went with toy tech ultimate lift with the shackles and adjustable UCAs
     
  5. Dec 7, 2016 at 8:37 PM
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    zcarpenter92

    zcarpenter92 Yotas, Coronas and 'Merica

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    She's lookin good! I haven't seen many navy blue Tundras, probably fewer than I've seen in the color mine is.
     
  6. Dec 7, 2016 at 10:51 PM
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    joonbug

    joonbug bacon

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    Love the white lettering on blue trucks. What's your lift and shackles set at?
     
  7. Dec 31, 2016 at 12:31 PM
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    Nice Truck is the bumper painted or plastic dipped? My 08 has same chrome bumper ,not a fan of chrome unless its on a 67 ford GTA. lol
     
  8. Dec 31, 2016 at 1:03 PM
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    rons23

    rons23 Get The Led Out!!!

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    Nice work so far on that Nautical Blue Tundra. My favorite color
     
  9. Dec 31, 2016 at 3:03 PM
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    What kind of prep work is needed to paint the grill bezel?
     
  10. Dec 31, 2016 at 6:56 PM
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    I finally got around to painting the back one and the front door handles
    So yes the are painted. I own a auto body facility so that helps in the painting areas lol
    To perp chrome correctly it needs sanded with 320 grit sandpaper. It takes a bit to scuff it up it's like sanding concrete but it can be done. You need to just scuff it up enough to give the sealer something to grab ahold of, once it is scuffed wipe it down with wax and grease remover and then 2-3 coats with a stuff called bulldog adhesion promoter the a sealer then paint and clear
    the secret to a good job is the prep work
    I wasn't real crazy about nautical blue at first I really wanted the lighter blue they have but I really like it now that I own that color
    Next on the list is a cowl hood
     
  11. Dec 31, 2016 at 7:02 PM
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    Today I switched out the interior lights to LED's and installed my Christmas present the reverse camera set up went with the sight in the mirror was an easy mod and works great. Much easier backing it up
     
  12. Jan 6, 2017 at 8:59 PM
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    Les7311

    Les7311 Look up, what do you see

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    Love. your build.

    What's the name of your back up camera kit? Was it all plug and play?
     

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