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I finally found my truck

Discussion in '1st Gen Tundras (2000-2006)' started by BmBlB, Jul 31, 2020.

  1. Jul 31, 2020 at 4:28 PM
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    BmBlB

    BmBlB [OP] New Member

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    After looking for the past 2+ months, I finally found my truck, 2006 DC Limited (this is a "uncommon" no-leather, no-wood Limited), 176,000 miles:







    The seller owns several auto repair businesses including a body shop. This was his personal truck for the past 2 years. Here is a partial list of his upgrades:
    Bilstein 5100 shocks/lift
    Lower control arms and ball joints
    Tinted windows
    StopTech drilled and slotted rotors + pads
    17" TRD Wheels
    P285/70-17 Toyo tires (too big in my opinion, will be down-sized in the future to a size closer to stock)
    Front and backs seats from a Sequoia (cloth)
    Manifold back exhaust system (including cats) and drive shaft with only 77k miles from a wrecked Tundra that came into the body shop.
    Wood interior trim - from the same wreck (not a fan of the wood, but it looks pretty good in this instance)

    My short term plans:
    New head unit - sitting in my garage
    Back-up camera - ditto
    Running boards - ditto
    Black Wheels - Plastidip cans sitting in my garage
    Replace missing front skid plate
    Shell or bed tent
     

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  2. Jul 31, 2020 at 4:32 PM
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    robabeatle

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  3. Jul 31, 2020 at 4:34 PM
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    Black Wolf

    Black Wolf 3 Digit SSEM # 0.378K. I hate junk science

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    Nice 06! Welcome from Colorado.
     
  4. Jul 31, 2020 at 5:25 PM
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    revtune

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    2006 Tundra: Stock air intake 3 inch catback Magnaflow 13742 2.5 inch front lift 1.5 inch rear blocks 2014 sr5 4Runner wheels (17x7) 1.5 inch hub centric wheel spacers p285/70/17 Nitto Terra Grappler G2 Weathertech floor liners
    Awesome looking truck. I’ve always been a fan of those 4 runner wheels. They only had a 3 year run. Tires look great too, are they LT or P rated?
     
  5. Jul 31, 2020 at 5:29 PM
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    Dog

    Dog sit!

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    GREAT looking truck, congrats! But IMO, DO NOT dip the wheels. Those are fairly popular and not-too-common wheels you have there (not factory on a Tundra, likely from a 4runner). And I am a big fan of black wheels - I have black TRD SEMA wheels on mine - but I think your truck / color / wheel combo looks perfect as she sits. Your truck, just my $.02...
     
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  6. Jul 31, 2020 at 5:35 PM
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    hitech

    hitech New Member

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    That looks fantastic, I wouldn't touch the outside of that truck. You don't see many really clean double cab gen 1s like. Congrats.
     
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  7. Jul 31, 2020 at 5:37 PM
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    shackleford rusty

    shackleford rusty New Member

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    TEXAS!

    i agree; that is a GREAT looking pickup as it is!

    very nice find OP.

    i dig it!
     
  8. Jul 31, 2020 at 5:45 PM
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    Blueknights75

    Blueknights75 040 IS THE FASTEST

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  9. Jul 31, 2020 at 5:54 PM
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    Jbehredt

    Jbehredt Burgeoning member

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    Beautiful truck!
     
  10. Jul 31, 2020 at 7:19 PM
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    08TXTundra

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    Truck looks sharp. Welcome!
     
  11. Jul 31, 2020 at 8:08 PM
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    YardBird

    YardBird Native San Diegan

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    Welcome aboard from SoCal.
     
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  12. Jul 31, 2020 at 8:13 PM
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    Rgross2112

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    Welcome from Pennsylvania
     
  13. Jul 31, 2020 at 8:37 PM
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    Grumpy74

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    Welcome from MontanaIMG_20200708_111615950.jpg
     
  14. Jul 31, 2020 at 9:06 PM
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    shifty`

    shifty` "that guy"

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    Clearly owned a body shop, the white trucks usually have chalky paint without some regular finessing or a skilled hand.

    I agree with the above. Don't dip the wheels. You actually don't need to really do anything to the truck.

    Welcome to the made-up Gen1 white truck club! Mine is a limited also, leather/power captain's seats, but had no wood until I chose to add it. I don't know if I've ever seen one with dark grey interior like mine plus wood. Dunno.

    EDIT: Man I miss my paint-matched white bumper. And I wish you lived closer so I could swap tires or tires and wheels with you!

     
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  15. Jul 31, 2020 at 9:37 PM
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    Schcoman

    Schcoman From behind the Redwood Curtain

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    Welcome from True NorCal! Beautiful truck.
     
  16. Jul 31, 2020 at 9:44 PM
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    Darkness

    Darkness Allergic to white

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    The darkest
    It's really dark
    Don't paint those wheels black, paint the rest of the truck black instead.
     
  17. Aug 1, 2020 at 9:55 AM
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    bmf4069

    bmf4069 Yup, that's car parts in a dishwasher

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    I read the first part of that sentence and went :eek:.
     
  18. Aug 1, 2020 at 10:06 AM
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    Professional Hand Model

    Professional Hand Model A.K.A ‘Golden Hands’

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    Me, too (movement). It must be important to not paint them black if he said it!

    I do like those rims. Never been a fan of black painted rims so I am biased and agree/say to leave them alone! Looks good!
     
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  19. Aug 1, 2020 at 10:42 AM
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    frichco228

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    Cool truck!
     
  20. Aug 1, 2020 at 2:05 PM
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    speedtre

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    Nice, and welcome! Can we see picks of the Sequoia seats installed?
     
  21. Aug 1, 2020 at 3:50 PM
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    abcinv

    abcinv OEM Junkie

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    X2!
     
  22. Aug 1, 2020 at 4:13 PM
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    Bakershack

    Bakershack Critical of Noncritical Thinkers

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  23. Aug 1, 2020 at 5:17 PM
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    robabeatle

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  24. Aug 1, 2020 at 8:06 PM
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    bassman417

    bassman417 "Tundra Time". My favorite time of day...

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    Welcome from Vegas. Nice truck. its all yours. do what you want to it.First Gens Rule!!
     
  25. Aug 2, 2020 at 12:43 PM
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    BmBlB

    BmBlB [OP] New Member

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    Once I looked at the tires themselves and not the service records I found the tires are LT not P rated.
     
  26. Aug 2, 2020 at 12:50 PM
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    BmBlB

    BmBlB [OP] New Member

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    The nice thing about Plastidip is that it peels off fairly easily, so it's not a permanent change.

    I also think a dark bronze on the wheels and badges would look good (again, plastidip, not permanent). I saw a white Tacoma with wheels/badges done this color and it was pretty great looking:
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  27. Aug 2, 2020 at 12:50 PM
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    revtune

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    2006 Tundra: Stock air intake 3 inch catback Magnaflow 13742 2.5 inch front lift 1.5 inch rear blocks 2014 sr5 4Runner wheels (17x7) 1.5 inch hub centric wheel spacers p285/70/17 Nitto Terra Grappler G2 Weathertech floor liners
    Thanks for answering. The p rated 285/70/17 or the 265/70/17 tires would work well for your truck. Most LT tires in your current size are usually 55-60lbs per tire and p rated is around 45-50lbs per tire.
     
  28. Sep 3, 2020 at 5:02 PM
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    BmBlB

    BmBlB [OP] New Member

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    So, here are some photos of the Sequoia seats, sorry that took so long to get done:
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    Of course the airbags in the seats are not hooked up. And I really need to run power to the front passenger seat so my wife can get it adjusted to her specs. Trying to get that done this weekend.
     
  29. Sep 4, 2020 at 6:23 AM
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    speedtre

    speedtre New Member

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    Those look great...well done. Are the seats not plug and play? I thought the wiring would be there? The wiring for the seat heaters was in place because I used it when I installed leather and seat heaters.
     
  30. Sep 4, 2020 at 7:22 AM
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    ktundra

    ktundra rust be damned

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    Very nice find! Congrats.
     

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