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1st Gen Improvements/Mods/Additions

Discussion in '1st Gen Tundras (2000-2006)' started by tundraatx, Jan 12, 2019.

  1. Jan 12, 2019 at 12:41 PM
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    tundraatx

    tundraatx [OP] 2006 Tundra Base Model, 8 Ft., V6. 4.0L

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    What are your favorite improvements, parts, mods, and new additions to your 1st gen Tundra?
     
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  2. Jan 12, 2019 at 1:43 PM
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    Professional Hand Model

    Professional Hand Model Fred Brookes

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    Brake Proportioning Valve Adjustment. Raised the nuts higher and it shifted the brake power towards the back brakes. Best part it was free.
     
  3. Jan 14, 2019 at 8:55 AM
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    antnat96

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    13WL brake caliper/pad swap. Did on a Saturday, took a few hours, some PB blaster, a hammer, and a Dremel. Also put new rotors on as well. All in was about $300 and if it keeps me from having to change my rotors every 20k miles it'll be worth it!
     
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  4. Jan 15, 2019 at 2:02 PM
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    Jba ceramic short tube headers
     
  5. Jan 15, 2019 at 2:04 PM
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    15whtrd

    15whtrd Mr. Blonde

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    I would really like some of dirty deeds 12 hole injectors for my first GEN Sequoia. I think that would be the shit!
     
  6. Jan 15, 2019 at 2:05 PM
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    Whocares

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    I keep reading about these injectors. Are they worth it? Not running a supercharger
     
  7. Jan 15, 2019 at 2:08 PM
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    15whtrd

    15whtrd Mr. Blonde

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    TRD Pro suspension, 2015 TRD Pro headlights, 20% ceramic tinted windows, charcoal filter delete, aFe drop in pro s dry air filter, TRD airflow accelerator, TRD oil fill cap, TRD 18 psi radiator cap, BDX Bullydog tuner, Weathertech floor mats front and rear, rear seat fold down mod, Tyger soft tonneau cover, Linex with uv protection, TRD swaybar, TRD center caps, TRD Pro grille insert, aluminum oil filter canister, Real truck tailgate seal, Pop-n-lock tailgate lock actuator, rear diff breather relocate.
    From what I hear it’s just more of a pleasure to drive. Gain horsepower and I’d be willing to bet it might be more efficient.
    @dirtydeeds
     
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  8. Jan 15, 2019 at 2:10 PM
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    Professional Hand Model

    Professional Hand Model Fred Brookes

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    I’m going to find out for us all soon. He is sending some my way.
     
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  9. Jan 15, 2019 at 2:11 PM
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    15whtrd

    15whtrd Mr. Blonde

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    TRD Pro suspension, 2015 TRD Pro headlights, 20% ceramic tinted windows, charcoal filter delete, aFe drop in pro s dry air filter, TRD airflow accelerator, TRD oil fill cap, TRD 18 psi radiator cap, BDX Bullydog tuner, Weathertech floor mats front and rear, rear seat fold down mod, Tyger soft tonneau cover, Linex with uv protection, TRD swaybar, TRD center caps, TRD Pro grille insert, aluminum oil filter canister, Real truck tailgate seal, Pop-n-lock tailgate lock actuator, rear diff breather relocate.
    Please do let us know.
     
  10. Jan 15, 2019 at 2:12 PM
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    Professional Hand Model

    Professional Hand Model Fred Brookes

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    Will do. Hoping they come soon and the weather permits me doing the install.
     
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  11. Jan 15, 2019 at 2:14 PM
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    Rex Kramer

    Rex Kramer Owner of two 2 door Tundra trucks

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    This, a rear sway bar, and a Kazuma/TRD LSD.
     
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  12. Jan 15, 2019 at 2:15 PM
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    Whocares

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    Yes please.
     
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  13. Jan 15, 2019 at 3:37 PM
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    Outbound

    Outbound American stuck in a Canadian body

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    My favs so far:

    - Diff breather rerouted to behind the left rear tail light.

    - Bilstein 5100s

    - TRD SEMA wheels with Cooper ST Maxx tires.

    I have a ton more to do. Canadian winter and no garage have put a stop to the fun for a bit though
     
  14. Jan 19, 2019 at 1:09 PM
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    because_v8

    because_v8 TTC #036

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    3rd gen taco TRD OR wheels, flowmaster 44, LEDs and stickers
    Coilovers, UCAs, 5160s, progressive AAL, leds, 33s, flowmaster 44
     
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  15. Jan 19, 2019 at 1:25 PM
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    Casper421

    Casper421 Adventure in a 1st gen

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    Getting rid of the shitty JBL system!
     
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  16. Jan 23, 2019 at 1:44 PM
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    Swapping the front brakes for SOS Big front brakes
     
  17. Jan 23, 2019 at 2:22 PM
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    FirstGenVol

    FirstGenVol Many ideas, few dollars

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    Can you expand on this? Calipers and rotors swapped?
     
  18. Jan 23, 2019 at 6:19 PM
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    https://sosperformance.com/products...a-tundra-f7e2ce02-3924-4d48-956e-d30189f3def4

    I have not been a big fan of the brakes since first owning the truck.

    Then I bought a pop up camper and towed in the rain. It made my stomach hurt.

    I had compiled a few lists of parts to get from a sequoia or Lexus to retro fit the truck but would rather not piece a load of expensive parts together and still not have what I feel is a safe set up.

    The calipers that will replace the stock set up go from 4 to 6 piston calipers on a larger surface area. I had replaced the pads and rotors with top of the line pads and rotors from Advance but still wasn't warm and fuzzy like it should be. At some point the rears will be converted as well but this is a goodly chunk of change for the moment and Tom the SOS guy says this should ease my pain. He even gave me a coupon code that made a difference.
     
  19. Jan 23, 2019 at 7:50 PM
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    BestGen

    BestGen California Über Alles

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    BFG 34/10.5/17s and Trail Edition wheels. :thumbsup:
     
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  20. Jan 23, 2019 at 9:18 PM
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    The darkest
    It's really dark
    4.56 gears and Kazuma LSD are my favorite
    Next is probably the Spintech muffler
    Next is the Yellrbox speedo fixer
    Next is the projector retrofit
    Next is the Alpine head unit
    Next is the "salsa verde" spare tire
    The rest is just okay
     
  21. Jan 24, 2019 at 8:28 AM
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    Finally. Looking forward to a detailed review and some real world experience. Take plenty of pictures of the install.
     
  22. Jan 24, 2019 at 8:44 AM
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    15whtrd

    15whtrd Mr. Blonde

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    Look into changing out the rubber brake hoses to stainless braided. This helped out my Sequoia quite a bit. I like the pedal feel. This isn’t the only answer for your issues but definitely a good piece to the puzzle. I used Stoptech
     
  23. Jan 27, 2019 at 9:30 PM
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    You gonna pull the intake to do that? It's not too hard. I'm getting good at it!
     
  24. Jan 28, 2019 at 4:10 AM
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    Thinking about just undoing the rails.
     
  25. Jan 28, 2019 at 4:58 AM
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    You'll need a 22mm wrench. A short one would be better. My full size one was cumbersome in there. And there's a 12mm nut holding a vacuumline onto the back of the IM running to the brake booster. A few other 10mm bolts and it'll be out. Make absolutely sure you get the washers for the pulsator back on right. It goes: fuel rail, regular washer, fuel line, weird washer, pulsator.
     
  26. Jan 28, 2019 at 5:34 AM
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    Professional Hand Model Fred Brookes

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    I’ve also heard those washers are easily lost and can slip off down into the lower engine/ground area. Thanks for the heads up info on bolt sizes.
     
  27. Jan 28, 2019 at 10:38 AM
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  28. Jan 28, 2019 at 10:38 AM
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    Casper, what did you swap the JBL out for?
     
  29. Jan 28, 2019 at 11:47 AM
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    What size wheels are you running? I don't see anything on the site, but I suppose they won't clear 16" wheels.
     
  30. Jan 28, 2019 at 11:48 AM
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    FirstGenVol

    FirstGenVol Many ideas, few dollars

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    Can't speak for Casper but I installed JVC speakers and stereo. It sounds much better but I really need a sub to complete it.
     

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