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MGM Grand

Discussion in '3rd Gen Builds (2022+)' started by ryanjay11, Jul 11, 2023.

  1. Jul 11, 2023 at 7:58 AM
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    Specs:
    Magnetic Gray Metallic Limited Crewmax Hybrid 4x4 TRD Offroad 6.5'

    So far:
    • Powdercoated TRD Pro wheels
    • Toyo A/T III 285/75R18
    • TRD Running Boards
    • Bed Step
    • Leer 100XL Cap
    • GG Camera relocation
    • Husky X-Act mats
    • Weathertech Rear Seat Cover, seat back covers
    • TRD Chrome Dual Exhaust pipe
    • RCI Skid set
    • Ceramic tint
    • Rigid fog lights
    • Binize box
    • AJT oversized cup holder
    • Fumoto valve
    • Fox Performance Elite Series 2.5 Front/Rear
    • TRD Upper Control Arms
    • Dr. KDSS Trackbar correction kit
    • Yotamafia extended rear brake lines
    • Dobinson's rear coils
     
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  2. Jul 11, 2023 at 7:58 AM
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    5/22/23

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    I bought a set of TRD Pro Wheels and Tires on Facebook Marketplace. I sold the tires and had a local shop powder coat the wheels.
     
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  3. Jul 28, 2023 at 2:19 PM
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    Today was finally the day.

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    I immediately headed to the shop. We installed the wheels and tires, side steps, bed step, and exhaust.

    I’d intended to put on the full skids, but left my cat wings at home and didn’t want to have to pull and install later.

    Here it is as it sits now:
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  4. Aug 1, 2023 at 4:22 PM
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    This is how I feel coming from a 2009 Tacoma with all this new technology:
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  5. Aug 4, 2023 at 1:02 PM
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    I got the camper shell mounted today.

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    I brought it home and took off the stickers/logos.

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    It’s a clean shell on a dirty truck, so the pictures don’t do it justice, but the paint match is spot on. I’m very happy with it.

    I’ll get the camera relocation kit installed as soon as I have some free time.
     
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  6. Aug 4, 2023 at 1:12 PM
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    BlueRibbon4x4 Let’s color match it

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    Those wheels are looking killer on that MGM. :thumbsup:
     
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  7. Aug 6, 2023 at 3:10 PM
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    Got the Binize Box installed in the glovebox and added the Disney+ app for the kids.

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  8. Aug 7, 2023 at 7:28 PM
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    I installed the GG Offroad camera relocation kit this evening.

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    It wasn’t a complete nightmare because the Leer has a removable front window, but I’d strongly recommend doing this before you get your camper shell.
     
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  9. Aug 9, 2023 at 4:26 PM
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    B&W Tow & Stow adjustable ball and locking pin to keep it from going missing.

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    Sometimes it’s the small stuff that counts. Being able to adjust height, from a 1-7/8 to a 2”, and fold out of the way is nice.

    I’ll take it off if I’m going off-road, but it will live here most of the time.
     
  10. Aug 9, 2023 at 7:02 PM
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    AJT Oversized Cup Holder:
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    The cup grip helped, but the size of the cup holders was too small to hold much of anything.

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  11. Aug 12, 2023 at 12:38 PM
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    Made peace with the idea of drive through car washes for this truck. It isn’t a Lamborghini and it will likely spend its entire life outside.

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  12. Aug 14, 2023 at 3:58 PM
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    Decided to go with some really nice US made PowerTye stainless ratchet straps with carabiner hooks.

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    I’ve gone through several packages of the cheap orange Harbor Freight straps over the years. They are a bargain, but the eventually rust and stop working.
     
  13. Aug 17, 2023 at 7:34 AM
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    Had ceramic tint installed. I did 20% on the front 2 windows to match the rear and 70% on the windshield.

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  14. Aug 20, 2023 at 7:02 AM
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    Fumoto valve, RCI skids and Rigid fog lights

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    Those wheels turned out great. I may do the same if I end up keeping mine. Black on Black is alright, but would like better with a little break up. I did the TRD bronze wheels on my 4Runner and it turned out great.
     
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  17. Sep 25, 2023 at 6:09 PM
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    Tonight, I modified an oar holder for my retriever pole.





    It looks like I need to install the tailgate gasket I bought next to keep the dust out.
     
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    I installed a color matched grille surround from Painted OEM Parts, C4 front bumper, Rigid Fogs, and a Warn Zeon 12-S.

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    Anyone hungry? This was up against the radiator with zero damage anywhere to the grille.

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    This how I ran the power to under the hood from the rear seat. I’ll have an easy way to hook up any future accessories.

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    The Rigid fogs required opening up the light holes, and slotting the mounting tabs. The Zeon 12-S is a very tight fit, but it went in with the removal of a couple unused factory brackets.
     
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    I finally installed the suspension:
    • Fox Performance Elite Series 2.5 Coil-Over Reservoir Front 0-3" Shock Adjustable 883-06-218
    • Fox Performance Elite Series 2.5 Coil-Over Reservoir Rear 1.5-3" Shock Adjustable 883-26-141
    • TRD Upper Control Arms PT985-3432B & PT985-3431B
    • Dr. KDSS Trackbar correction kit
    • Yotamafia extended rear brake lines
    • Dobinson's C59-843V rear coils
     
  21. Feb 26, 2024 at 5:55 AM
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    Man those wheels and that stance! I wasn't sure on bronze for my MGM but that looks killer!
     
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  22. Feb 26, 2024 at 7:27 AM
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    Thanks! I had them powder coated when I thought I was getting an Army Green truck.

    When I realized I was getting Magnetic Gray Metallic instead, I thought it was going to look weird. It took a couple of weeks for them to grow on me, but I'm really happy with them.
     
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  23. May 28, 2024 at 3:55 PM
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    Picked up a new boat. It might not be the exact same color, but it’s very close.

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    NIce build! did you go with a heavier spring rate in the front to accommodate for the bumper or did you install the Fox kit how they come off the self?
     
  25. Jun 8, 2024 at 6:14 PM
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    Thanks! I adjusted the preload before installing.
     
  26. Jul 9, 2024 at 7:30 PM
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    I recently installed the SHW Offroard drawer system.

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    It is very nice and exactly what I wanted. The drawers go all the way to the front and take full advantage of the 6.5” bed. The side flip up and allow for additional storage of smaller items. There is zero wasted space.

    The downside is that it took twice as long as it was supposed to. It was quoted at 12-14 weeks and it was delivered in 28.

    With the bed system, the truck is dead nuts flat when towing:

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    I had originally considered running air bags, but it will be unnecessary.
     
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    When did you add the C4 rear bumper? Pretty easy install? Any plans to get sliders instead of body mount steps?
     
  28. Jul 10, 2024 at 8:05 AM
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    Back in March.

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    It’s way less work than the front bumper, but still takes several hours.

    One thing I’ve noticed about this forum is people will straight up lie about how long it took them to install things, to the point of absurdity. Someone will come along and tell you they put theirs on in 30 minutes.

    As to the sliders, I was going to go that route if someone made a set that extended to the rear wheels, but I am pretty content with the TRD running boards. They will never rust out, and allow my wife and sons to easily get into the truck.
     
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