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Hello from Denver

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by smslavin, Jul 16, 2017.

  1. Jul 16, 2017 at 6:40 AM
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    smslavin

    smslavin [OP] New Member

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    Sean
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    My name is Sean and I'm a new Tundra owner. Just picked up a 2016 CrewMax SR5 after being truckless for a few years. I had previously had an FJ Cruiser that I setup for the deserts of Southern California and Baja. The kids started complaining about the size of the backseat so it was time to move on.

    Now that we're in Denver, the truck will be setup more for overland exploring in the mountains. As a photographer, I'm also going to use it as a backcountry mobile studio.

    I've had the truck about 2 weeks and some Camburg bits started arriving yesterday from SDHQ. More on the way from them as well as Demello and Expedition One. Can't wait to have it all together.
     
  2. Jul 16, 2017 at 6:44 AM
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    Law323

    Law323 WSFC Sargeant at Arms

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    Toytec BOSS suspension lift @ 3" (front) Toytec BOSS remote resi's (back) 1" Toytec block (rear) 275/70r18 Toyo AT2 Info system mod 3D MAXpider Kagu floor mats LED interior lights 50% ceramic tint front windows 35% ceramic tint windshield brow Bed mounted YETI bottle opener Paracord wrapped oh Sh!t bars 3" stubby antennae Upcoming: LED backup lights/cargo lights OEM Backup camera Method Standard 18x9 wheels Iron Cross Patriot step bars TRD sway bar Trifold or roll up tonneau cover
    Welcome from TN!

    Crap.....another Sean from CO...... yalls mommas sure ain't original over there are they? :boink::boink:
     
  3. Jul 16, 2017 at 6:49 AM
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    treihing

    treihing New Member

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    :worthless:Until I see pics, it didn't happen....
     
  4. Jul 16, 2017 at 7:00 AM
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    smslavin

    smslavin [OP] New Member

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    Sean
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    Ha! Does it help if I'm not a native? :cool:

    Wouldn't want to leave you hanging...

    [​IMG]

    So far, I've done the fenders, taillights, headlights and painted the badges as well as the grille. A paint matching TRD Pro grille is on order. Topper and a Decked drawer system should be here next week.
     
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  5. Jul 16, 2017 at 7:07 AM
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    Sean266

    Sean266 IDK what to place here so here's this lonely line Staff Member

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    :spy:

    Also from SoCal :duel:

    Welcome!
     
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  6. Jul 16, 2017 at 7:25 AM
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    swede78

    swede78 New Member

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    Lars
    westminster co
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    Welcome back! I remember you from rising sun's 4x4, I was bomber 22 on that sight.
     
  7. Jul 16, 2017 at 7:37 AM
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    smslavin

    smslavin [OP] New Member

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    Nice. So glad to be out of there. Life is much better up here. It's been almost 5 years and I can't imagine living anywhere else.

    Thanks. How have you been? Popped into Rising Sun the other day for the first time in a long time.
     
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  8. Jul 16, 2017 at 7:39 AM
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    Law323

    Law323 WSFC Sargeant at Arms

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    Toytec BOSS suspension lift @ 3" (front) Toytec BOSS remote resi's (back) 1" Toytec block (rear) 275/70r18 Toyo AT2 Info system mod 3D MAXpider Kagu floor mats LED interior lights 50% ceramic tint front windows 35% ceramic tint windshield brow Bed mounted YETI bottle opener Paracord wrapped oh Sh!t bars 3" stubby antennae Upcoming: LED backup lights/cargo lights OEM Backup camera Method Standard 18x9 wheels Iron Cross Patriot step bars TRD sway bar Trifold or roll up tonneau cover
    LOL it offsets the glaring problem! You're good! :hattip::hattip::cookiemonster:
     
  9. Jul 16, 2017 at 7:57 AM
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    ColoradoTJ

    ColoradoTJ The Fighting Redcocks

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    Husky products, 28% tint on windows.
    Welcome to the site!
     
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  10. Jul 16, 2017 at 7:58 AM
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    zcarpenter92

    zcarpenter92 Yotas, Coronas and 'Merica

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    In sig
    Welcome from Burlington CO (basically KS).

    Ha eh no, most CO natives aren't overly fond of Californians. But we may start to like ya after awhile...
     
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  11. Jul 16, 2017 at 8:03 AM
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    SlickRick2013Tundra

    SlickRick2013Tundra #10

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    Springfield, MO/Visalia, CA
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    Toytech Boss 3in Lift kit Iron Cross side step TRD Sway Bar TRD Cold Air Intake
    Welcome from MO
     
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  12. Jul 16, 2017 at 8:17 AM
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    TheBeast

    TheBeast Once you go black...

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    Kings, TC, Methods, Toyos R/T
    welcome ! nice truck. Post build updates for us :D:thumbsup:..oh and we like pictures :muscleflexing:
     
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  13. Jul 16, 2017 at 8:44 AM
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    aramirez73

    aramirez73 The Ayatollah of Rock and Rolla!

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    THE...only state...TEXAS
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    Rough Country 6" lift/ 35x12.50R20 Toyo Open Country AT II/ 20" Fuel rims "Mavericks"/ S&B CAI/ 2-10" Rockford Fosgates R2/ Massive Audio Nano N2 amp/ KatSkins seat covers/ 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
    Bienvenidos de Tejas!
     
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  14. Jul 16, 2017 at 8:48 AM
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    LastCanadianExit

    LastCanadianExit The dude abides...

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    Wrong color, but welcome!!! ;)
     
  15. Jul 16, 2017 at 10:18 AM
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    COMiamiFan

    COMiamiFan ^^^ Badge of Awesomeness!

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    TRD Pro Grille, ESP Storage, Tailgate Inserts, Line-X Bedliner, Weathertech Floorliners, Wet Okole Seat Covers, 5" Shorty Antenna, Mickey Thompson MM-366 Wheels, ToyTec Boss, 35" BFG KO2.
    Welcome from Parker Colorado.
     
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  16. Jul 16, 2017 at 10:21 AM
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    CM-LENNY

    CM-LENNY Ummmmmmmmm, Beeeeeeeer !

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    Welcome from San Diego. Looks like the truck is off to a great start and you've modded a vehicle or two.....:thumbsup:
     
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  17. Jul 16, 2017 at 10:22 AM
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    Jsena

    Jsena Never Play Leap Frog With A Unicorn

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    7 inch BDS LIFT, 22x10 RBP wheels 37 inch Atturo MT Tires, Flowmaster, Bullydog Tuner
    Welcome from Vegas.. nice truck
     
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  18. Jul 16, 2017 at 10:22 AM
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    Patriot

    Patriot "Platinum Pro"

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    TT 3/1 Boss lift, XPEL paint protection, tint front windows, door ding protectors aka- s/s running boards, OEM painted flares, TRD shifter, Weathertecs, ARE "Z" topper, locker-down console vault. 285/60/20 Michelin Defender tires, Pro Grill, OEM drivers side grab handle, color matched mirror caps, and door handles.
    Welcome from Western NC!

    What brand topper and deck drawer system?
     
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  19. Jul 16, 2017 at 10:24 AM
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    GNTundra

    GNTundra Troll Sniper

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    Welcome
     
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  20. Jul 16, 2017 at 10:36 AM
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    Flboarder

    Flboarder New Member

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    Welcome from the mountains in Colorado!
     
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  21. Jul 16, 2017 at 10:55 AM
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    Justin9

    Justin9 New Member

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    Welcome from Utah...
     
  22. Jul 16, 2017 at 11:01 AM
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    smslavin

    smslavin [OP] New Member

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    As a working photographer, pictures shouldn't be a problem. :cool:

    I've had a little bit of practice. FJ was pretty easy to work on so we'll see how this one goes. This was the FJ right before I sold it.

    [​IMG]

    ARE Z topper and Decked drawers. Had thought about a Truck Vault setup but it was stupid expensive.

    I may start a build thread.
     
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  23. Jul 16, 2017 at 11:04 AM
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    Viper3G

    Viper3G Why isn't work more like this?

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    3M Color Stable 35 tint on front doors, 3M Crystalline 40 on sunroof, OEM bed liner, OEM running boards, Morimoto fog LEDs, Fold-A-Cover G4 Elite, Husky X-Act Contour floor mats
    Welcome!
     
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  24. Jul 16, 2017 at 11:06 AM
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    joonbug

    joonbug Private Investigator

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    Welcome bud
     
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  25. Jul 16, 2017 at 11:24 AM
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    bobeast

    bobeast really old member

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    - Bull Bar - LED Bunny Burners - AMP retractable running boards - Headlight leveling retrofit - P3 Brake Controller - 60% rear seat delete - relocation of Sub to rear wall - Bilstein 5100 x4, top setting with 2 shims per side - Coach builder +2 rear shackles w/carrier bearing drop - Firestone Air bags - on-board compressor with auto-leveling - Dual Undercover Swing Boxes. - P285/65/R20 (34.6") BFG TA KO2's - TRD Front skid plate - Pop & Lock Tailgate lock - Remote Tailgate mod - LED Headlights - Nav Bypass - iPhone integration - Serius/XM retrofit - 25% front tint - Bizon electric tonneau cover - Power folding tow mirror upgrade - 2010+ leveling Headlight mod - Auto-fold mirror mod. - one-touch lane changer mod - Flash to open garage opener mod - Rigid H/L fog light upgrade - Pushbutton / Remote start mod.
    Welcome! Another escapee from the PRK. As long as you got de-loused of the CA. "attitude" you should be fine.
     
  26. Jul 16, 2017 at 1:10 PM
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    smslavin

    smslavin [OP] New Member

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    Considering I never had the 'attitude', I think I'm in pretty good shape. ;) That's one of the reasons we left.
     
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  27. Jul 16, 2017 at 2:54 PM
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    Patriot

    Patriot "Platinum Pro"

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    Western NC, the foothills
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    TT 3/1 Boss lift, XPEL paint protection, tint front windows, door ding protectors aka- s/s running boards, OEM painted flares, TRD shifter, Weathertecs, ARE "Z" topper, locker-down console vault. 285/60/20 Michelin Defender tires, Pro Grill, OEM drivers side grab handle, color matched mirror caps, and door handles.
    You will love the ARE Z - I ordered mine without the lower trim piece where it meets the bed rail for a seamless fit. I will be interested to see pics of the decked drawers. For pistol storage and other valuables, I went with a Lockerdown console vault. (LockerDown.com) a very solid vault. 15 min install. :thumbsup: A Nice looking FJ.
     
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  28. Jul 16, 2017 at 3:15 PM
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    edwin729

    edwin729 New Member

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    welcome from AZ...:tumbleweed:
     
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  29. Jul 16, 2017 at 7:54 PM
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    The Fast Forester

    The Fast Forester New Member

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    Welcome from Broomfield!
     
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  30. Jul 16, 2017 at 8:44 PM
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    matluth

    matluth REALLY??

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    18"X9" FN BFD's rims, 295/70R/18E Cooper Discoverer STT Pro's, upgraded to Old Man EMU coil-overs/shocks. Toytec shackles Next: true dual exhaust, new UCA's.
    Welcome from Aurora. Sean, looks like you know what you are doing. 4X4 and pho-tog...
     
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