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Discussion in '3rd Gen Tundras (2014+)' started by CorsoTundra, Sep 26, 2018.

  1. Sep 26, 2018 at 1:54 PM
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    CorsoTundra

    CorsoTundra [OP] New Member

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    Howdy Tundra family. Just wanted to say hello and say that I just ordered my first Tundra. Decided to trade in my 18 Pro Taco for a 19 Platinum Tundra. I was really leaning towards ordering the Pro, but the interior features on the Platinum sold me. Ordered it yesterday and should be here in a few weeks. Going to run a 3/1 Ready lift kit for the time being, until I decide on something better. Also putting Black Rhino Arsenal wheels on with Cooper STT Pro's, should look pretty sweet. Then more mods to follow.
     
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  2. Sep 26, 2018 at 1:54 PM
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    Larmand

    Larmand Im 100% correct, part of the time! TTC #145

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    Welcome to the party!!
     
  3. Sep 26, 2018 at 1:57 PM
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    TokerJoker

    TokerJoker If it's worth trying, try it!

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    None.....yet
    Welcome to the group.
     
  4. Sep 26, 2018 at 1:58 PM
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    porkitt

    porkitt New Member

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    Welcome! Share some pics as soon as you get the whip!
     
  5. Sep 26, 2018 at 2:01 PM
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    CorsoTundra

    CorsoTundra [OP] New Member

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    Definitely will.
    Thank you.
     
  6. Sep 26, 2018 at 2:06 PM
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    Grey Wolf

    Grey Wolf Howling Grey Wolf

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    18"X9" FN BFD's rims, 295/70R/18E Cooper Discoverer STT Pro's, and S/T Maxx's, Old Man EMU coil-overs/shocks. Toytec shackles. Exhaust Pro, Body Armor Rock Steps, Smittybilt X20 winch, DV8 winch bumper, RCI skids.
    Welcome from CO!
     
  7. Sep 26, 2018 at 2:10 PM
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    ARamirez73

    ARamirez73 JUST A HOBO RIDIN' THEM RAILS TO ANYWHERE TTC#158

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    THE LONE STAR STATE...RGV TEXAS
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    Rough Country 6" lift / 35x12.50R20 Cooper Discoverer ST Maxx/ 20x9 +20 Fuel wheels "Mavericks" (Came with) / S&B CAI/ 2-10" Rockford Fosgates R2/ Massive Audio Nano N2 amp (Came with)/ KatSkins seat covers (Came with)/ Weathertechs window vent visors and floor mats/ 1A-AUTO.com aftermarket tow mirrors/ Undercover tonneau bed cover/ Viper alarm 3305V/ Flowmaster Super 40 Dual in-out/ 40" led light bar/ TRD Pro grille/Rough Country 30" LED light bar/TRD rear sway bar/ Ranch Hand legend grille gaurd
    Welcome from Texas
     
  8. Sep 26, 2018 at 2:26 PM
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    TunderStorm

    TunderStorm New Member

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    - Toytec/Eibach 3/1.5 + TC UCAs - Fuel Vapor 18x9+20 w/BFG KO2 35’s - TRD sway bar - Go Rhino nerf bars - badge delete - Bakflip MX4 - ESP storage - Rockford Fosgate 10’s +++ - TRD shift knob - Weathertech front mats - Escort 360 hardwired - Window tint Future mods: N-Fab M-RDS front bumper w/40” Black Series RC Lightbar
    Nice. Every time I get in my Gfs 18’ Taco Pro I’m so happy to have a Tundra. The things are damn small. And slow. I do like the interior of the Taco Pros better than the SR5 Tundras. I.e her interior is nicer than mine. The Platinum interiors are almost as nice imo. Maybe the seats are a bit nicer. Can’t stand all the chrome on the interior and exterior though
     
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  9. Sep 26, 2018 at 2:50 PM
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    CorsoTundra

    CorsoTundra [OP] New Member

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    OEM Console safe, 295/70/18 Ridge Grapplers, SDHQ Sliders, RC soft trifold cover, ESP under seat storage
    Yeah,
    I plan on blacking out all that chrome stuff with overlays and plasti dip.
     
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  10. Sep 26, 2018 at 2:52 PM
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    Notachickmagnet

    Notachickmagnet Whoa girl, simmer on down a notch

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    Welcome from Ohio!
     
  11. Sep 26, 2018 at 3:26 PM
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    COMiamiFan

    COMiamiFan Now you know something

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    Welcome from CO
     
  12. Sep 26, 2018 at 4:01 PM
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    TacoWuzzaTurd

    TacoWuzzaTurd New Member

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    6112s @1.9", TRD Dual Exhaust
    Getting rid of my Turd Gen Taco for the Tundra was the best vehicle move I have made in probably 20 years across six different vehicle purchases / trades. Welcome to the big boy club! ;)
     
  13. Sep 26, 2018 at 4:04 PM
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    Marty McFly

    Marty McFly Sunnier’s super BFF!

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    Welcome come from SoCal sir :hattip:
     
  14. Sep 26, 2018 at 5:20 PM
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    Banana

    Banana New Member

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    Good move! I think you will enjoy the Tundra. I just recently traded up my ‘17 TRDOR Tacoma and have been enjoying the Tundra very much!
     
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  15. Sep 26, 2018 at 5:45 PM
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    2018Tundra

    2018Tundra New Member

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    None yet...
    Why do they still use chrome on everything??
     
  16. Sep 26, 2018 at 5:46 PM
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    2018Tundra

    2018Tundra New Member

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    Welcome from VA!! I went from a 2015 Taco to a 2018 Tundra. Love it!!
     
  17. Sep 26, 2018 at 6:05 PM
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    TundraNoCo

    TundraNoCo New Member

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    Bed lined, tinted all 6 windows, hose clamped tailgate, toolbox, steps, ESP rear seat storage bins, dash cam, anytime camera switch, console safe, pop a lock for tailgate and wheels/flares, sway bar.
    Another welcome from CO. I agree on the chrome comments. I was never blinded by sunlight reflections in either my 2008 or 2013 Tundra(s). This 2018 Tundra kills me. I think about it every day. Time to do something about it. I'll dip all of the parts soon.
     
  18. Sep 26, 2018 at 6:12 PM
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    Squatting Pigeon

    Squatting Pigeon Not so funny meow, is it?

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    Welcome from Texas!
     
  19. Sep 26, 2018 at 6:16 PM
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    Pells18

    Pells18 New Member

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    Welcome from another Tundra newbie! I went from an ‘07 Taco and I am very happy to be in the Tundra now.
     
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  20. Sep 26, 2018 at 6:34 PM
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    dandailey

    dandailey King Tundra

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    Bakflip Revolver X2 ,Nestahedition Firestalk antenna, TRD dual exhaust, WeatherTech liners, in channel deflectors, 20% tint front, Tundra bed mat.AFE pro dry s filter,SA XDM 3.8 compact 9mm., Wheel to wheel N-Fab 3 steps.Lamin-X yellow on fogs, Bilstein 6112's top setting, BFG KO2's 275/70-18.Pioneer HU, JL RD amp, Focal speakers everywhere.
    Welcome from SE VA.....:)
     
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  21. Sep 26, 2018 at 6:42 PM
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    dig

    dig New Member

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    Just traded my 2017 Taco TRD OR DC with V6 and Auto for a 2018 5.7 DC TRD OR w/5.7. I just could not get used to the drive train and I did not fit in it "right". Rest of truck was fine. I think they really poked the pooch on 3 gen Taco motor and tranny.

    I have zero buyers' regret with the Tundy. Soooo smooth!
     
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  22. Sep 26, 2018 at 6:44 PM
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    2018Tundra

    2018Tundra New Member

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    None yet...
    I agree with you on that! Good choice!
     
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  23. Sep 26, 2018 at 7:42 PM
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    nk1794

    nk1794 Always torque to spec

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    Welcome
     
  24. Sep 26, 2018 at 10:44 PM
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    geno0506

    geno0506 GENO

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    Welcome from Texas and congrats with the right decision!
     
  25. Sep 27, 2018 at 2:13 AM
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    MotoTundra

    MotoTundra The Ocho

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    -TRS Mini D2S Retrofit on TRD Pro Headlights (Apollo 2.0 Shrouds, 35w XB Ballasts, 5500k Bulbs) -Baja Designs Squadron R Sport Aux lights. -TRD Pro Grill -TRD Rear Sway Bar -BakFlip VP Tonneau w/BakBox -Dipped wheels & bumpers -Iron Cross HD steps -Undercover Swingcase -SunTek Paint Protection film -Tinted glass -Bedmat -OEM Towing Mirrors
    Welcome to the forum and congrats on the new truck!
     
  26. Sep 27, 2018 at 3:46 AM
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    15Yota

    15Yota New Member

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    Welcome from MS.
     
  27. Sep 27, 2018 at 3:57 AM
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    Congrats on the new ride
     
  28. Sep 27, 2018 at 4:35 AM
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    All chrome gone, pro grill, KC ditch light and bluetooth wireless controller.
    Welcome
    I went from a 17 Tacoma to an 18 Limited double cab. I love this truck.
     
  29. Sep 27, 2018 at 9:19 AM
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    went from a 16 Tacoma sport v6 to a tundra. only reason was space constraint in the backseat of the Tacoma for hauling hunting dogs.
     
  30. Sep 28, 2018 at 9:32 AM
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