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Howdy, from Colorado

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Snoozer, Mar 17, 2017.

  1. Mar 17, 2017 at 4:48 PM
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    Snoozer

    Snoozer [OP] New Member

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    2016 Blue Ribbon Crewmax SR5 4x4.

    I've been lurking for nearly a year now. Looking forward to finding "the right build" :benchpress: for my Tundra. I seem to sway back and forth like a ship on stormy seas! (Drop Bracket, Coilover, staying stock, :argue:) ............:annoyed:

    Basically, I want to run 35s with a lift that won't rub (or negate the extra measly 1" of lift), but will also give me proper "breakover angle" to cross a small creek while off-road. -Nothing crazy off-road-wise, but I do drive off-road. Nor do I want to lose the Tundra's awesome turning radius and legendary reliability.

    Anyway, I know the formula is tucked away somewhere on this forum.... I just have to find it!:spy:
     
  2. Mar 17, 2017 at 5:05 PM
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    T-Rex266

    T-Rex266 Independentoffroad who? That's cute. Staff Member

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    Welcome from Denver!
     
  3. Mar 17, 2017 at 5:08 PM
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    Otaku4life69

    Otaku4life69 Welcome to the Dark Side.

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    Welcome from NorCal.
     
  4. Mar 17, 2017 at 5:12 PM
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    NewImprovedRon

    NewImprovedRon Hey! Get off my grass!

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    Deck rail system, Bed divider, door sill protectors, LED reverse light bars, Aries Bull Bar with 28" 180 watt LED light bar, LED step lights, LED bed lights, driver-side grab handle, TRD Rear Sway Bar, BedRug bed mat and tailgate mat, Morimoto Fog Lights, more to come.....
    Howdy, Adam! Welcome from NW Arkansas!
     
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  5. Mar 17, 2017 at 5:14 PM
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    zcarpenter92

    zcarpenter92 Yotas, Coronas and 'Merica

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    Welcome from Burlington CO! Where ya at in this beautiful state?
     
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  6. Mar 17, 2017 at 5:16 PM
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    040Tundra

    040Tundra Teddy 2013-2019

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    A little of this and a little of that.
    Welcome Adam from Las Vegas!! Your small story sounds just like me. What to do!?!?!?!? Which way to go!?!?!?!?!?!? Anyways, show us some pics of your truck man!! Let's see some pics of your blue ribbon baby.....
     
  7. Mar 17, 2017 at 5:41 PM
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    Law323

    Law323 it’s only weird if you make it weird

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    Welcome from TN!

    I'd say adjustable coilovers (I'm a fan of Toytec BOSS), shackles, skid plates, and some wheels with 18-35 offset or spodertrax 1.25 wheel spacers if you want to keep stock wheels (would need to do MINOR trimming with those offsets and almost definitely a CMC with 35's

    Enough to get you over those creek beds and more than comfortable enough to be a DD
     
  8. Mar 17, 2017 at 6:24 PM
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    COMiamiFan

    COMiamiFan SSEM #3. Don't forget to try the search bar.

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    Welcome from Parker? Whereabouts in CO are ya?
     
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  9. Mar 17, 2017 at 7:37 PM
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    The Fast Forester

    The Fast Forester New Member

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    Welcome from Broomfield, CO!
     
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  10. Mar 17, 2017 at 8:26 PM
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    blue16

    blue16 New Member

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    Welcome from AZ
     
  11. Mar 17, 2017 at 8:34 PM
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    Eclipsed & Floating

    Eclipsed & Floating Over it.........

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    I’m right where I need to be
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    Welcome from yet another Colorado boy!
     
  12. Mar 17, 2017 at 8:49 PM
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    Black Wolf

    Black Wolf Addicted to petrified wood apparently

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    :cookiemonster:Welcome from Aurora, Adam. My younger brother is named Adam. Adam is that you!! Why haven't you called? I've been worried.
     
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  13. Mar 17, 2017 at 9:04 PM
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    gosolo

    gosolo “The .com stands for communist”, Dale Gribble

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    Welcome pard, get ready to spend some $
     
  14. Mar 17, 2017 at 10:40 PM
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    FlashCulprit

    FlashCulprit ColoradoTJ's whipping boy/Gino's illegitimate son.

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    Welcome from Utah! And because no one else is yet. :worthless:
     
  15. Mar 18, 2017 at 9:26 AM
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    joonbug

    joonbug bacon

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    Welcome bud
     
  16. Mar 18, 2017 at 9:37 AM
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    Viper3G

    Viper3G Why isn't work more like this?

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    Welcome!
     
  17. Mar 18, 2017 at 12:19 PM
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    thumper7799

    thumper7799 Bad Girls Drive Bad Toys!

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    Welcome from Texas!
     
  18. Mar 18, 2017 at 12:25 PM
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    Tracker

    Tracker New Member

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    Welcome from North Metro
     
  19. Mar 18, 2017 at 4:12 PM
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    ColoradoTJ

    ColoradoTJ So there I was.... Staff Member

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    Updog?
     
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  20. Mar 18, 2017 at 8:16 PM
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    rockjockey

    rockjockey Per ardua ad astra!

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    Welcome from Texas, Adam!
     
  21. Mar 18, 2017 at 8:48 PM
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    CM-LENNY

    CM-LENNY No Complaints

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    Hello Adam and welcome from San Diego. Enjoy that truck and look forward to your mods........
     
  22. Mar 19, 2017 at 6:38 AM
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    Snoozer

    Snoozer [OP] New Member

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    Thanks everyone! I'm in Castle Rock, CO. Moved here 2 years ago from the Westminster/Broomfield border. I was actually born in Arkansas, but grew up in CO (since 7 y/o). Most of my family still lives in AR.

    Not a new 'wheeler, or even a new truck guy. Built a 1976 Chevy K10 Rock Monster over the past 10 years. I was born and raised a Chevy guy. But when the new Tundra came out in 2007, I came to like them for their potent power plant, stout drivetrain, brakes,... everything down to the big door handles. They are Trucks. Anyway, a few years later, my Dad bought one. And a few years later still, I bought one. Now I'm sold. Best truck I've ever owned; and I've owned 8 trucks in my life.

    I studied GunShow101's build thread over on TT (hope I'm breaking forum rules here), and watched his Youtube video about a dozen times. Love the look of the truck, and the wheels (the fact that they're simple, strong, and lightweight). That's what I'm going for. Functional system for an all-around truck that doesn't sacrifice a bunch of other things on the truck. I've built the "Rock Monster" on 42s with 1 tons, etc. I no longer crawl rocks just to crawl them. I watch my kids crawl rocks. Now I want something practical that can forge some trails to get me to my fishing and hunting spots, and still gather the groceries without fuss.

    I've looked at ToyTec's Boss system. Impressive description, certainly. Seems there's a dozen companies out there claiming their system is "perfectly tuned to the Tundra in all aspects of driving". I agree that the stock suspension is soft and sways more than a politician during election time.
     
  23. Mar 19, 2017 at 6:41 AM
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    NewImprovedRon

    NewImprovedRon Hey! Get off my grass!

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    Where 'bouts in Arkansas were you born, Adam? Thanks for your firefighting service as well!
     
  24. Mar 19, 2017 at 6:41 AM
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    k9shag

    k9shag New Member

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    Welcome fro NC
     
  25. Mar 19, 2017 at 7:04 AM
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    Snoozer

    Snoozer [OP] New Member

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    I've also looked into OME, Bilstein 5100 and 6112, and even the Drop Bracket kits. BDS seems to be the most "respected" DB kit, however, I just read an older thread where a guy had problems with the knuckle geometry and tire wear/scrub on tight turns. So this is where I get :annoyed:. Seems there are issues with ANY choice of suspension mod. I haven't yet found the formula where you raise the ride height, fit 35s, and don't cause a snowball effect of negatives:
    • CV angles
    • Steering Rack
    • Losing suspension travel
    • Turning Radius
    • Balljoint
    Drop Bracket seems to prevent most of those issues, but gains other issues...



    I need to take some good pics of the Tundra. I don't have any :rolleyes: yet. But I just sold my 1976 Chevy K10 Rock Monster, so I have plenty of nice pics of that. -Just to add some pics. (Am I breaking forum rules again?)




    DSC_7651.jpgIMG_3567.jpgP8060200.jpgIMG_0038.jpg
     
  26. Mar 19, 2017 at 7:09 AM
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    PRO BLANCO

    PRO BLANCO Dirt biking & fishing

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    Check out blue Toyota Tundra thread. :thumbsup:
     
  27. Mar 19, 2017 at 10:11 AM
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    zcarpenter92

    zcarpenter92 Yotas, Coronas and 'Merica

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    Now that's a fricken cool K10!
     
  28. Mar 19, 2017 at 10:18 AM
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    Black Wolf

    Black Wolf Addicted to petrified wood apparently

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    Welcome from Aurora!!!
     
  29. Mar 19, 2017 at 10:57 AM
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    Thegr8punkin

    Thegr8punkin A G.D.M/Sofa King Cool/COTJ's dreamboat

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    Welcome from Noco!
     
  30. Mar 19, 2017 at 11:17 AM
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    rons23

    rons23 Get The Led Out!!!

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    Welcome from Obx
     

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