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Bannock452 Build

Discussion in '3rd Gen Builds (2014+)' started by Bannock452, Sep 26, 2016.

  1. Sep 26, 2016 at 3:07 PM
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    Bannock452

    Bannock452 [OP] New Member

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    Hey everyone! Ive had my Tundra for almost 6 months now. I figured it would be a good time to start my build thread and give my experiences back to the community since this forum has been so helpful for my build.

    I bought my first new Toyota back in 2008. It was a 2009 trd sport Tacoma prerunner. Loved the truck and it did everything I needed it to do for the time that I owned it. But it was only 2wd and access cab was getting tight. So since I paid it off it was time to start searching for something bigger. I originally wanted a new 2016 tacoma but the 16 tacomas were about the same darn price as the tundras so figured id go big so I have more room and towing capabilities.

    So based on all my research I knew my best route was getting an SR5 and building from there. Ended up needing to special order a truck since they couldn’t find one around the area with exactly what I wanted. So heres what I ended up with.


    2016 Tundra SR5 Crewmax
    5.7l
    4x4
    Graphite interior
    -SR5 upgrade pkg
    -Spray bedliner
    -Entune premium
    -Deck rail system

    Mods List- current
    -20% tint all 5 windows
    -Colormatch and paint all chrome
    -King Shocks w/adjusters
    -Toyo RT 35x12.5-18
    -Method Grid Titanium 18x9 +18
    -light bar behind grille
    -Magnaflow 30” muffler p/n #12388
    -change all bulbs to LEDs
    -CMC
    -AFE pro dry s Drop in filter
    -custom console divider

    Future mods list
    -TRDPRO skidplate
    -Camburg UCA uniball
    -Total Chaos ¾” shackle
    -BHLM or Spyer headlights
    -Blue sea Fuse block
    -ARB onboard air CKMA12
    -Stereo upgrade

    ok so first here is a pix of me and my tacoma on a road trip thru CO before i sold it for the Tundra
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    April 18-2016 Tundra finally showed up to the dealer!
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    First mod and celebration beer on first day
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    Got the windows Tinted almost right away. 20% all 5 windows
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    DeBadge the big ugly Chrome badges. i left the "Tundra" to later plastidip maybe
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    Been riding my whole life so was exciting to see how the tundra did with bikes for the first time
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    always used SmartWax products so always got to keep her clean n shiny
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    Next Mod was get rid of the Chrome!
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    Color match came out great and I'm very happy!
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    While bumpers were getting painted it was good time to keep modding
    KING Shocks 25001-143A (front) 25001-144A (rear)
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    Added some deeper sound at my shop with Magnaflow #12388
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    Added light bar behind grille. ended up having a bad shake when offloading so i made an aluminum piece to stabilize the bar from shaking. i only took one pic of the piece i made.
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    Now finally my much needed wheels and tires showed up!
    Toyo RT 35x12.5-18r
    Method Grid Titanium 18x9 +18 offset
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    Got tired of being unorganized in the giant center console so decided to make my own Aluminum divider after work one night.
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    Cab Mount Chop to clear the 35s
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    TIG welded my tabs on to control the heat and no sparks
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    Heres how she is as of sept 26-2016
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    Last edited: Sep 26, 2016
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  2. Sep 26, 2016 at 3:14 PM
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    TNTundra08

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    Looks good! It seems you did all the work and installs yourself, awesome too!

    I love that wheel, that color on the white looks good. Something other than black.
     
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  3. Sep 26, 2016 at 3:15 PM
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    Basskrazee

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    Love it
     
  4. Sep 26, 2016 at 3:31 PM
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    Bannock452

    Bannock452 [OP] New Member

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    One of my hobbies are taking photo and videos. so of course naturally i love taking photos of my truck. so here is a ton of pix i have taken over the past few months while I'm out exploring on the weekends! i just picked up a Sony a6300 so thats what I'm using most of the time besides my iPhone.
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  5. Sep 26, 2016 at 3:44 PM
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    aperezsh

    aperezsh HooYah Murica! Get Some!

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    A little this and that...Broke now
    Thats a Great looking rig brother, and way to put in all that work too..Welcome from East County
     
  6. Sep 26, 2016 at 3:48 PM
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    Sick dude!
     
  7. Sep 26, 2016 at 3:48 PM
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    TexasMofo

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    Nice truck. Has a really nice stance.
     
  8. Sep 26, 2016 at 3:52 PM
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    TheBeast

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    looks great ! very nice
     
  9. Sep 26, 2016 at 4:05 PM
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    rons23

    rons23 Next Round is on me! Live OBX

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    Great work bro, I like to see Tig welding vs mig, alot cleaner for sure. Looks like the aluminum divider needs a plasta dip bath, haha.
     
  10. Sep 26, 2016 at 4:05 PM
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    Bannock452

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    Thank you everyone!! I couldn't do it all myself without all the other detailed write ups and knowledge shared. So far I'm loving the truck. Besides the 11mpg
     
  11. Sep 26, 2016 at 4:07 PM
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    FirstGenTundra

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    Very nice build, definitely looks like you know what your doing! :thumbsup: I like your originality on the front grill. And welcome from Northern VA!
     
  12. Sep 26, 2016 at 4:09 PM
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    Great pics!
     
  13. Sep 26, 2016 at 4:31 PM
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    Looks great! Nice, clean and simple build. Extra props for riding dirt bikes =P

    If you need anything else for your tundra, let us know. We always have stuff for Toyotas on the shelf.
     
  14. Sep 26, 2016 at 4:34 PM
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    Sweet looking rig!!
     
  15. Sep 26, 2016 at 5:06 PM
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    joonbug

    joonbug mmmm.....bacon...

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    Love that picture with the Milky Way.
     
  16. Sep 26, 2016 at 7:23 PM
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    Dude, nice! Love that truck. You got some awesome skills with the camera. Keep em coming!
     
  17. Sep 26, 2016 at 7:40 PM
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    csuviper

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    Some Mods :) See build thread for details
    I'm loving all those pics as well.
    Also impressed with all the custom fab work completed by you. Really wish I had a welder and the skills because there are so many things that can be done.
     
  18. Sep 27, 2016 at 2:14 AM
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    MotoTundra

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    Awesome build brother! Turned out great.


    Brrraaaaappp!!
     
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  19. Sep 27, 2016 at 7:00 AM
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    scturndra

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    I like those fenders you put on them.. I been looking and looking but I have not found any I like. where did you find them?
     
  20. Sep 27, 2016 at 7:35 AM
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    Great looking truck and beautiful pix!
     
  21. Sep 27, 2016 at 8:36 AM
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    RussellVaughan

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    wanna sell me a set of those alum dividers you made??
     
  22. Sep 27, 2016 at 9:10 AM
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    GoHuskers

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    Beautiful...what I admire the MOST is that you did it all by yourself. It's easy to pay a shop to do it but it's not modoing. Appreciate the pics as well.

    Question: the young man in the pic is your son, right? Because if you're that young with that skill set....you are something else...
     
  23. Sep 27, 2016 at 11:09 AM
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    TheBeast

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    did you have to remove the UCAs to install the kings ? Looking to buy the same shocks.
     
  24. Sep 27, 2016 at 2:16 PM
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    dcsleeper408

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    Very Nice! I like the bracket you made for the light bar.
    Whats next?
     
  25. Sep 27, 2016 at 3:14 PM
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  26. Sep 27, 2016 at 3:20 PM
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    Thank you! I've always done all my own work on my race bikes and from the Tacoma and now the tundra. I just enjoy doing it myself and getting it done correctly. At least correct in my eyes! And these pix are all me. I'm 28 and have no kids at this time. I truly appreciate the compliment tho!
     
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  27. Sep 27, 2016 at 3:31 PM
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    No I did not need to remove the UCA but I did have to just remove the single bolt attached to the spindle to give some clearance. Also had to have my brother help me push down on the LCA so I can slide the shock in. That's about it! There's some good write ups around in this forum and a few basic YouTube videos that can help! Good luck!
     
  28. Sep 27, 2016 at 3:33 PM
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    TheBeast

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    thanks. no issues with alignment after switching shocks and tires ?
     
  29. Sep 27, 2016 at 5:02 PM
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    Bannock452

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    As far as I know... no issues with the alignment. The shop was able to get the numbers within spec and the truck drives better than stock so I'm happy.
    I'm debating adding an aftermarket UCA and cranking the coil up almost another inch so I will do another alignment after that someday.
     
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  30. Sep 27, 2016 at 5:07 PM
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    Bannock452

    Bannock452 [OP] New Member

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    Thank you! I couldn't stand the little light shake I was seeing when I had the lightbar ON. So simple but effective fix!
    Next plans are something with my headlights! Can't stand the shiny chrome. So either $10 in spray paint and go for the BHLM. Or just save up some $$ and get the spyder headlights cuz those are clean looking also! I really like having the headlight adjuster tho.
     
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