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Discussion in '1st Gen Tundras (2000-2006)' started by alb1k, Apr 5, 2021.

  1. May 1, 2021 at 1:10 AM
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    Working tomorrow, but Sunday I think I will remove the rear bumper spacer. (I have front and rear duro bumps on the front frame for LCAs) I’ll check my shock compression gauges first. But I think I am limiting travel. I’m just going to go with general consensus and believe the OEM won’t top out. We will see. Blackout on the mirrors should be fun, I’ve farmed the grille enough to be confident going forward. BTW, if my 1st Gen experiments bore you, I think you can stop watching the thread so do that.

    EDIT: @Professional Hand Model was right. No bump spacers needed with King OEM. Ride just improved and I hit hard the other day and it was all spring/shock smooth - no top out.
     
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  2. May 1, 2021 at 1:46 AM
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    Excited for your progress going forward! :)
     
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  3. May 1, 2021 at 6:37 AM
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    Just out of curiosity, I see you have the High Dolla King Ric Flair Shocks up front and wonder why one needs the non OEM LCA Bump Stops/Spacers in the first place after forking out pretty pennies?
     
  4. May 1, 2021 at 8:23 AM
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    today, I don’t think I do, I could never get to the definitive answer as to whether it was possible to top out the shocks. So I went with what I thought was safe to protect them. I think I’m only limiting them....
     
  5. May 2, 2021 at 11:36 AM
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    First coat with Seymour after adhesion promoter. I was just going to buy new caps, but hard to find pre-07. So far looks like the best I have tried, but we will see...

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  6. May 2, 2021 at 11:40 AM
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    Can you do mine after?
     
  7. May 2, 2021 at 12:34 PM
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    Lol, if I can get to the point I have a solid workflow, perhaps....
     
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  8. May 2, 2021 at 12:37 PM
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    Hard to tell, especially with the Rustoleum having a week dry time. But, I’m kinda leaning toward Seymour. I’ll have a better idea after some curing.

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  9. May 2, 2021 at 2:08 PM
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    On a side note, here is about 20 min to clean up the bay with no pressure wash...

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  10. May 2, 2021 at 2:23 PM
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    Everything looks good new with prep, only time will tell. But the Seymour looks awesome today...

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  11. May 2, 2021 at 2:48 PM
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    Aesthetically, really no difference. The grille is Rustoleum and the lower trim is Seymour. Ignore the lighting, they look the same. Good place to test, I’ll just let them weather. I still think the Seymour will win out. It may be a tad more smooth. Either works depending on endurance. We will see...

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    Seymour is definitely my BL of choice... bumper, grille, hood, and tonneau. Holding up extremely well and touch-ups are quick and easy if chipped by rocks. Taking yer time with prep and using adhesion promoter goes a long way. :thumbsup: Keep up the great work!
    [​IMG]2021-05-02_04-55-25 by GhostCreekMine, on Flickr
     
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  13. May 2, 2021 at 4:13 PM
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    Well, @Glock 40 , I am stoked we met. Thank you for some of the best advice I've received. I need to thank @Professional Hand Model in next post. And, overall, this forum is what I needed. Some crazy good experts around.
     
  14. May 2, 2021 at 4:29 PM
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    This is a great forum. I owe a debt of gratitude to @Professional Hand Model and others here as well. Coming from a strong online Jeep community I'm really surprised that Gen1 Tundras have such a loyal base, I'd have never guessed. This community is far friendlier than most of the Jeep forums, and equally helpful. Lucky to be a part of it. Good peeps! :cheers:
     
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  15. May 2, 2021 at 4:46 PM
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    A shout out to @Professional Hand Model:

    Sick Ric Flair reference.
    Thanks for sharing your real life experience.
    I love my Ric's and just want to do them right.
    After listening to you, and King, although I might trust you more, I pulled all spacers today.
    I did check the travel indicators, top of the lower cup, I'm told the bodies can go all in, cool.
    I think the DuroBumps have the same limit as stock, just engage sooner, so for now, I'm not going back to stock.
    So...this is a thank you post, more folks than I appreciate your contributions here.

    I'll keep you posted....

    EA
     
  16. May 2, 2021 at 5:22 PM
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    2 2005’s
    About 30K over 200K between them. Different but both sick rides.

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  17. May 2, 2021 at 10:31 PM
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    Make sure you get all the water out around the spark plugs/ coils. Hit it with some compressed air.

    When I went to look at my coils due to a misfire, some coils were all dry rotted because water would get it (I would just let the engine air dry, stupid I know). My mechanic neighbor says he sees that all the time. Water getting in and causing premature wear.
     
  18. May 5, 2021 at 12:03 PM
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    These are really nice @Coupe . Mine's raw but I'm sure I will coat it. I think I'm on my own for a Gen1 ARB bracket though.

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  19. May 9, 2021 at 8:31 AM
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    Last step of chrome delete underway. Must pause for Mother’s Day breakfast. I’m cooking….

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    After MD brunch and before WSL.

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