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Joem1cha3ls 2016 SR5 Build Thread

Discussion in '3rd Gen Tundras (2014-2021)' started by joem1cha3l, Jan 4, 2017.

  1. Jan 4, 2017 at 6:43 PM
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    joem1cha3l

    joem1cha3l [OP] New Member

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    Well, I thought I was just about done and turns out I've barely gotten started to now is the time to create this thread.

    I'll outline my plans here in the next day or so, but wanted to upload a couple of "before" pics.

    I'll update the thread as I go. At least I can show you guys what the thousands of dollars I dropped this week will create! Ha because I'm sure as hell not telling my wife!

    Heres a picture from the day I drove it off the lot!

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  2. Jan 4, 2017 at 6:48 PM
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  3. Jan 4, 2017 at 6:50 PM
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  4. Jan 4, 2017 at 6:58 PM
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    joem1cha3l

    joem1cha3l [OP] New Member

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    Exactly! 295's are on their way haha
     
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  5. Jan 4, 2017 at 11:14 PM
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    Some Mods :) See build thread for details
  6. Jan 5, 2017 at 7:39 AM
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  7. Jan 5, 2017 at 3:36 PM
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    A little of this and a little of that.
  8. Jan 5, 2017 at 3:39 PM
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    joem1cha3l

    joem1cha3l [OP] New Member

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    Ok, so this is whats on deck fellas.

    Truck is in the shop now getting fixed from my accident. TRD Grill is backordered so they're giving it back to me with a platinum grill with color matched surround/hood bulge and color matched bumper corners.

    I'll be ordering the DB Customz Tundra grill which I'll then modify the platinum grill for this to fit.

    Toytec BOSS Suspension will be installed in a week or two - i'll be going in at the preset height of 3" with intentions to crank it up to 4" if its not too stiff.

    Local dealer had a hard time dialing the truck to my requested alignment specs with a 2.5" spacer, so I figured theres no chance at 3" without new UCA's. I went with SPC's on this, as I didnt want any maintenance.

    When its in the shop getting the lift installed, I'll also be installing the N-Fab step bars and my new 295/70/18 Discover STT Pros.

    The future mods after this is all done will include full audio build, either a TRD/Dirty Deeds Exhaust, Black Vinyl Wrapped roof, smoked tails, color match tow mirrors and many other things to come.

    Thanks for the follow!
     
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  9. Jan 5, 2017 at 6:10 PM
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    CM-LENNY

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    WOW Joe ! Sounds like you've done your research. Can't wait to see the final product. ( I guess our trucks are never considered final ! ) Good luck with everything.
     
  10. Jan 5, 2017 at 7:28 PM
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    [​IMG]
     
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  11. Jan 15, 2017 at 4:48 AM
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    joem1cha3l

    joem1cha3l [OP] New Member

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    Brought her in yesterday to the shop to put in the suspension upgrades. Had a HELL of a time with the end links on the front sway bar, so took much longer than expected. Didnt come with any instructions so just did it based on knowledge. Then when I get home, found out they're all on Toytecs site lol.

    I'll post some after pictures later today!

    Before:

    Screen Shot 2017-01-15 at 7.44.05 AM.jpg

    Stock suspension about to be ripped out!

    Screen Shot 2017-01-15 at 7.44.12 AM.jpg

    New SPC upper control arms and front toytec coils installed

    Screen Shot 2017-01-15 at 7.44.20 AM.jpg
     
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  12. Jan 15, 2017 at 4:55 AM
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    Good start dude!
     
  13. Jan 15, 2017 at 6:21 AM
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    louscrw all jacked up on Mt. Dew

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  14. Jan 15, 2017 at 8:14 AM
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    Sexy!!!
     
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  15. Jan 16, 2017 at 2:17 PM
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    joem1cha3l

    joem1cha3l [OP] New Member

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    Ok fellas. A few things here!

    Truck goes into the shop on Wednesday to get the 35's put on and to get aligned. Its cold as balls up here in NY so I'm just going to have the N-Fabs thrown on too while its there.

    I just ordered the color matched rear corners from Roman. The tailgate on my truck has my business name on it - so I'm scheduling that to be removed. Really going for the clean, sleek look. I also reached out to a local final guy to get the roof wrapped in black vinyl.

    Next up is the VLED install, debadge, smoked tails and an exterior detail. I have some scratches in the clear coat from where the flares were that I want cleaned up. The tundra is going to have a busy few weeks :)
     
  16. Jan 16, 2017 at 2:18 PM
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    joem1cha3l

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    Oh yeah and the DB Customz grill shipped last week - its set to arrive to me on Wednesday. I hope to get that in this weekend.
     
  17. Jan 16, 2017 at 3:19 PM
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    CM-LENNY

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    Looks like you're truck is coming along great Joe. Make sure you post pics after the tires, N-fabs and grill.
     
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  18. Jan 17, 2017 at 2:24 PM
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    What headlights are those? Truck is looking great!
     
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  19. Jan 17, 2017 at 2:27 PM
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    Man your doing alot to the truck lately. How you liking the Toyte Boss?
     
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  20. Jan 17, 2017 at 2:39 PM
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    Spyder Headlights bud
     
  21. Jan 17, 2017 at 2:40 PM
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    joem1cha3l [OP] New Member

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    Love it so far. I only drive my truck once or twice a week unfortunately so I haven't got to enjoy it as much as I'd like to
     
  22. Feb 12, 2017 at 2:05 PM
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    joem1cha3l [OP] New Member

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    So I've been doing a crappy job of keeping this thing updated. Theres still much more to happen though so I'll update it now.

    DB Customz Grill before and during installation

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  23. Feb 12, 2017 at 2:07 PM
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    joem1cha3l [OP] New Member

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    N-Fabs, 295/70's and VLed's all installed

    image1 copy.jpg

    image3.jpg
     
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  24. Feb 12, 2017 at 2:18 PM
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    joem1cha3l [OP] New Member

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    Met up with Chris (@TRDFaux) and sold him my 33's and toytec spacer so I can get my next fix

    Screen Shot 2017-02-12 at 5.15.15 PM.jpg


    Have an expensive couple of packages from @Roman that I'm waiting to install. Either need to get back up to the shop or need it to stop being SO. FUCKING. COLD.

    Color Matched Rear Bumper corners with hardware

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  25. Feb 12, 2017 at 2:20 PM
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    A 4 month comparison photo

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    So now its time to decide on the next mod(s).....and I'm stuck between a few different things. Im considering either going with a ********* install or a TRD Exhaust.

    I reallllllly hate the stock audio in this truck (non-jbl). I just dont know if I have the right spot to do a full audio install. Think I would probably start with just the speakers and new amp and see where I'm at before I spend the money on a sub. I've gotta talk the wife into building a garage!
     
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  26. Feb 12, 2017 at 3:16 PM
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    PRO BLANCO

    PRO BLANCO Dirt biking & fishing

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    Man you got a f**king bad a$$ looking blue truck!! Good job!
    Blue rocks!! :headbang:
    It would look good in the blue tundra thread ;)
     
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  27. Feb 13, 2017 at 7:07 AM
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    Dude, looks amazing!!

    Been looking at the DBZ grilles for my '12. But there's other things I want to do first so......
    Loving it though!!
     
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  28. Feb 13, 2017 at 1:41 PM
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    where you get the headlights from?
     
  29. Feb 13, 2017 at 1:59 PM
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    Auto anything

    @ToyTec Lifts sells em too I believe though. Didn't know that at the time.
     
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  30. Feb 13, 2017 at 2:02 PM
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    Thanks @joem1cha3l


    @cd121082 feel free to pm me any time and I can get complete quote shipped



    -David
     
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