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Overlandering/welding project build thread

Discussion in '2.5 Gen Builds (2014-2021)' started by helidave, Nov 1, 2022.

  1. Nov 1, 2022 at 12:09 PM
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    Magnuson 2650 w/76mm pulley, ADS suspension, 35's, misc overlanding doo-dads and lights
    2015 TRD Offroad 4x4, bought stock in 2018. Started pretty basic with a leveling kit, then snowballed from there.

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    Suspension:
    ADS 2.5 coilovers and rear shocks w/clickers
    MCM upper control arms
    Durobumps
    Icon RXT leaf on Option 2
    Airbags w/Daystar cradles
    1" Bora wheel spacers
    285/75-18 Falken Wildpeaks

    Exterior:
    RCI skidplates
    Coastal Offroad front bumper
    DIY rock sliders
    DIY rear bumper
    DIY bed rack
    DIY bed stiffeners
    Raptor Liner bedliner

    Lights:
    Diode Dynamics SS3 Sport SAE fog lights (in front bumper)
    Diode Dynamics SSC2 Pro ditch lights
    Diode Dynamics SSC1 Pro chase lights
    Diode Dynamics SS3 Max (3) (on front bumper)
    KC Cyclone rock lights
    Toyota 2019 LED headlights

    Powertrain:
    DD 8" exhaust
    Magnuson TVS2650 supercharger
    Sniv's Speed Shop tune
    Sniv's Speed Shop 76mm pulley
    Radium catch can
    SABM

    Other:
    Switch-Pros 9100
    Smittybilt X20 10k winch
    DIY CO2 tire inflator tank
    UV-5R w/ roof mount antenna
    Weboost cell phone booster
    SDHQ ABS sensor guards
    Powerstop pads and rotors
    Ultragauge MX OBD2 display

    Camping:
    23 Zero Breezeway tent
    Topoak Galaxy hardshell tent
    Tuff Stuff 270 awning
    Iceco JP 40 fridge
    Partial rear seat delete w/ fridge, power panel, and 100ah lithium battery

    To-do list:
    Gears & locker
     
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  2. Nov 1, 2022 at 12:12 PM
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    Eibach +2" coilovers & shocks
    Bed tent
    ARB awning
    RB10 running boards
    275/70-18 Wildpeaks
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  3. Nov 1, 2022 at 12:15 PM
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    Build rock sliders. All 1.75" .120 wall tube and 3/16 mounting plates. They clamp around the inside lip of the frame similar to the SDHQ ones.
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  4. Nov 1, 2022 at 12:15 PM
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    Built a bed rack for the RTT and awning (old awning, ARB 2000x2500)
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    Trailer(sold):
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  5. Nov 1, 2022 at 12:16 PM
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    Removed the passenger side rear seat and built a tray to hold the fridge.
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  6. Nov 1, 2022 at 12:17 PM
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    Coastal Offroad bumper kit. Coated it with Raptor liner. Will add a winch at some point.
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  7. Nov 1, 2022 at 12:25 PM
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    Kept dragging my hitch on things. Didn't want to spend $2k on a rear bumper so I built my own. 3/16 steel with 1/4" on the mounting plates and hitch parts. Raised the hitch about 7.5" over stock. Had some of the brackets laser cut by Sendcutsend. <-- Awesome service

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  8. Nov 1, 2022 at 12:33 PM
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    Other odds and ends:
    Ammo can fire pit
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    Mount for jack:
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    3D printed switch panel, 3D printed Baofeng mount, 3D printed cupholder reducer, color matched some trim
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  9. Nov 1, 2022 at 12:33 PM
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  10. Nov 1, 2022 at 12:54 PM
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    Damn Dave we seem to like similar things. I have an ammo can pit. I have the same jack, that I keep in the same spot. I've got that 3D printed switch thingy and a mount for my Baofeng.
     
  11. Nov 1, 2022 at 12:57 PM
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    Hell yeah!! Nice fab skills... functional and not bad looking. Well done.
     
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  12. Nov 1, 2022 at 12:59 PM
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  13. Nov 3, 2022 at 6:26 PM
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    Diesel heater in a harbor freight case. love this thing

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  14. Nov 3, 2022 at 6:59 PM
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    Do you have YouTube video that guided you on this build or did you just wing it. Looks sweet. On my future projects list but just a little further down..
     
  15. Nov 3, 2022 at 7:14 PM
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    There's a ton of videos where people put them in toolboxes and other cases to take ideas from, but there wasn't one specific setup I copied. I bought the case and the fuel tank and figured it out as I went. Really all you need for the basic setup is a holesaw for the ducts and some metal to make a bracket to mount the heater in place. I already had the heater so it was just a matter of transferring everything over.

    Parts from Amazon
    https://www.amazon.com/dp/B09H2RY6BT
    https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01N6RQRSE
    https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07VH4JY17

    @Sunnier
     
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  16. Apr 18, 2023 at 12:01 PM
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    Added a power panel and 100ah lithium battery to the fridge tray. There's a battery monitor and various power ports on there and it also runs the LEDs on the awning and tent. There is a DC-DC charger hidden underneath so the battery can charge off the truck while driving and I can plug in a portable solar panel when parked.
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  17. Apr 18, 2023 at 12:06 PM
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    Diode Dynamics SSC1 pro chase lights w/ wide amber lens.
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  18. Apr 18, 2023 at 12:17 PM
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    Next on the "it's warm out, time to do work" list: install the winch that's been sitting here since Black Friday
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  19. Apr 18, 2023 at 1:23 PM
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    Good winches. Running one right now, and on my FJ40. Previously had one on an 80 series. Saved my ass several times this winter w the snow.
     
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  20. Apr 18, 2023 at 1:43 PM
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    Nice. They seems to have a good reputation. Do you run the stock hook on yours? Kinda looks like they cheaped out a little on that part
     
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    On the 40, yes. On the Tundra, no. I swapped it out for a Factor 55 block.
     
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  22. Apr 21, 2023 at 1:19 PM
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    Winch installed. Added an Agency 6 shackle.

    Had to remove the lightbar from the bumper for the winch to fit, which is pretty lame.
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  23. Apr 22, 2023 at 6:18 AM
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    Simple onboard water system. Runs to a quick connect by the left taillight to attach a spray nozzle. Need to add another strap to the tanks to hold them in place.
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  24. Apr 24, 2023 at 5:27 PM
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  25. Apr 25, 2023 at 11:38 PM
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    @Fergie When I was running the winch today it was turning on and off randomly even though I was holding the IN button down constantly. Is that what yours did with the bad switch?
     
  26. Apr 25, 2023 at 11:57 PM
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    Those water jugs fit pretty well in a milk crate. Much easier to strap down. But yours looks really clean.
     
  27. Apr 26, 2023 at 7:39 AM
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    Intermittently, and then when I went to switch it on and off once, the switch portion fell out entirely.
     
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    Build looks great. Nice to see another Coastal bumper. Surprised you had to remove your lightbar from your bumper to fit a winch. I'm running an Engo 10k winch in mine with a Baja Designs S8 without any clearance issues. I had to relocate my power steering cooler, however, to fit the winch.
     
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  29. May 3, 2023 at 8:04 AM
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    It looked like it would fit but the back of the light hit the front crossbar of the winch about 3/4" before the winch holes lined up, even with the light as far forward as it would go.
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  30. May 6, 2023 at 9:52 AM
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    Put 3 diode dynamics ss3 Max's on the bumper. More than makes up for the light bar I had to remove. Thanks to @memario1214 for the help demoing lights at T2S.
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