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I did it...first generation buy!

Discussion in '1st Gen Tundras (2000-2006)' started by HWU, Oct 19, 2016.

  1. Oct 19, 2016 at 3:49 AM
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    HWU

    HWU [OP] We like white!

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  2. Oct 19, 2016 at 4:17 AM
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    ColoradoTJ

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    All right....out with it.

    What are your plans with this clean looking truck? Lol

    Congrats on the purchase!
     
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  3. Oct 19, 2016 at 5:02 AM
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    driverdog

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    Very nice!

    I love the look of the first generation Tundra. So much the better when they look this good!
     
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  4. Oct 19, 2016 at 5:02 AM
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    RowdyRon

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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.....
    Nice looking rig! How many miles?
     
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  5. Oct 19, 2016 at 11:48 AM
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    HWU

    HWU [OP] We like white!

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    It's got a few...2003...with 198,000.
     
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  6. Oct 19, 2016 at 11:54 AM
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    HWU

    HWU [OP] We like white!

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    It's a 2003...198,000. Yes it has a few more than I wanted but...body, frame...great shape. New exhaust front to back and brakes. Trans is tight....drove it 135 miles back home and not one drop of anything on the driveway. Plans? ....heheheheh....started shopping this morning, we'll looking at least. Where do you guys go for "accessories" on these 1st generation trucks?
     
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  7. Oct 19, 2016 at 11:57 AM
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    HWU [OP] We like white!

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    1st is a tonneau cover...then wait the winter out..new tires and rims. Meantime just normal wear and tear items...new lenses headlights, looking at an upgraded sound system.
     
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  8. Oct 19, 2016 at 11:57 AM
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    HWU

    HWU [OP] We like white!

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    2003....198,000.
     
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  9. Oct 19, 2016 at 12:28 PM
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    GNTundra

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    Always did like the stepside option!! Great buy:thumbsup:
     
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  10. Dec 5, 2016 at 12:17 PM
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    What is the inside width of the bed on the stepside? I'm considering one; but wondering it it limits my camper options (like a 4-wheel pop-up).
     
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  11. Dec 5, 2016 at 12:54 PM
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    Mike

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    yep bank account is running low from it..
    It was getting lonely here with about the only stepside.. I think you make number 4 here.
     
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  12. Dec 5, 2016 at 1:16 PM
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    cdkenne

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    I generally search manufacturers sites, determine what I want to buy, then snag them by part number on Ebay. So far I've never had an issue getting what I ordered in a timely manner.

    As far as maintenance, I would prioritize that timing belt unless you have records of it being replaced within the last 90k with OEM parts.

    Nice come up!
     
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  13. Dec 6, 2016 at 4:43 AM
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    HWU [OP] We like white!

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    Yes timing belt was replaced at 120,000. I am very lucky, my mechanic is the #1 Toyota Tech at a local Toyota dealer. He has worked his skills on all my vehicles, Lexus, FRS, Camrys, and an old 98 Dodge Grand Caravan. So...when I get in over my head...which is "often" lol, mechanically, off to his "shop" at his house. He has it all, huge poll barn, lift, lighting, heat, almost a "replica" of his daily work site.
     
  14. Dec 6, 2016 at 4:50 AM
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    Congrats on the purchase and welcome to the forum, sidestep is really handy.
    Enjoy the new ride - :thumbsup:
     
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  15. Dec 6, 2016 at 4:51 AM
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    HWU [OP] We like white!

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    Hi Mike, so far I have only done a few necessities, replaced the hood latch, tailgate latch and installed new "stock" head lights and turn signals. Oh...since it's only a 2 wheel drive, ....240 lbs of sand bags in the bed. It's a 3rd vehicle for us just a "grocery" getter...lol. But once I get the "basement renovation" done which is about a week away, then after the first of the year I will start "shopping" for mods. Of course a tonneau cover, then a new stereo system, redo the carpeting, and a ton more. Let me ask you....the "Toyota build" page...would that be where I can post my pictures of the upgrade and mods I plan on doing? That way I can see start to finish?
     
  16. Dec 6, 2016 at 4:54 AM
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    HWU [OP] We like white!

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    Thanks....I really do like the look of the step side, it's just has that "different" look. Plus all our vehicles, RX 350, FRS, and then this came up...I had to buy it...it's white! Lol
     
  17. Dec 6, 2016 at 4:55 AM
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    #whitetrucksmatter
     
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  18. Dec 6, 2016 at 5:04 AM
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    HWU

    HWU [OP] We like white!

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    Thanks will do! I can't wait to get my "basement" renovation done...(about a week) so I can start on this project. It's been "years" since I've revamped, or modified anything. So...I have become a little kid with a new "expensive" toy again! Lol...but what the hell, you can't take it with you...right? Lol
     
  19. Dec 6, 2016 at 5:07 AM
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    HWU

    HWU [OP] We like white!

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    Good question...I have no idea....but... I plan on going out this morning and I will measure it. It has a bed liner in it but that should not make much of a difference. Will be back a little later this morning.
     
  20. Dec 6, 2016 at 11:19 AM
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    HWU

    HWU [OP] We like white!

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    Measured 54" inside rail to rail. As I said ...it has a bed liner in it bUT that's pretty tight up against the side rails. Hope this helps.
     
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