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PBColt's build thread

Discussion in '3rd Gen Builds (2014+)' started by pbcolt, Mar 2, 2018.

  1. Mar 2, 2018 at 3:48 PM
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    pbcolt

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    Suspension
    King 2.5 RR front and rear
    SPC LR UCA's
    OME Dakar rear leafs

    Armor
    CBI Sliders
    RCI front skid
    SDHQ ABS guards

    Camp
    RCI Bed Rack
    Tepui Kukenam
    ARB Awning
    SDHQ Bed Stiffeners

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    Stock rims / Cooper St Maxx 275/70/18

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    Mirror caps/handle chrome delete
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    Future/Wish List
    GFC - on order
    Victory 4x4 bed rail mounts - on order
    Baja Designs lights - S2 work/scene rear, (2) LP9's front
    Switch Pros 9100
     
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  2. Mar 4, 2018 at 6:49 AM
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    Baja Designs

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    Great plan! The S2's (Pro or Sport) in Work/Scene will be ideal for lighting off the rear and sides of the roof rack.

    Regarding the 30" Bar vs. Squadrons on Ditch Light Brackets, keep in mind the location of these lights. You will have more usable light starting with a bumper mount vs. ditch lights. Often the ditch lights will cause a little hood glare so we don't recommend starting there if possible.

    Pricing will be a little bit more with the Light Bar (30" S8 $849 vs. $429.95 for Squadron Pro Pair). Another thing to keep in mind :)

    -Bailey, Baja Designs
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  3. Mar 4, 2018 at 10:32 AM
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    831Tun

    831Tun crazy Bastrd

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    TC LT w/ king 2.5 C/O and bypass, ADS bypass rear, Toytech shackles, TRD dual exhaust dumped, KM3 37s on Method standard +18. N_Fab front bumper, Westin rear w/ hitch relocate, RCI skids, Desert Eagle tranny skid, All Pro sliders, ARB dual compressor, 5.29 gears and ARB rear locker
    I like your ideas/ plans. ADS shocks are worth checking into also.
    Can't go wrong with BD lights.
    Personally I'd opt for sleeping beneath the shell with storage underneath. I had this setup for surfing in Baja as well as a ground tent that provided an extra room for keeping things out of the elements yet easy to access.
    Sliders have saved the truck a few times. I got AP sliders through a group here. BAMF sliders are still a few months away. I really like the look of White Knuckle sliders.
    Some RCI skids would be a great addition to your build as well as SDHQ ABS guards.
     
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  4. Mar 5, 2018 at 10:45 AM
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    Thanks Bailey. I didn't think about the amount of usable light. Sounds like a 30" in the bumper is the way to go.

    Agreed all around, sleeping in the shell should work the best. Adding @sdhq_offroad ABS guards to the list. The truck does have the stock skids. I know they're no @RCIoffroad, but could probably get me by for a while.
     
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  5. Mar 5, 2018 at 10:55 AM
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    TheBeast

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    skip 2.0 shocks and go straight to 2.5 imo
     
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  6. Apr 1, 2018 at 6:00 PM
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    pbcolt

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    1F1C3F7B-245F-4E6D-A295-D1161E6B8EC9.jpg Added a TRD Pro grille this weekend. Decked drawers and the Frontrunner rack come in tomorrow!
     
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  7. Apr 1, 2018 at 6:21 PM
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    GiantsFanDan

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    Truck is looking good. You should add 2018 LED headlights to your list ;)
     
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  8. Apr 2, 2018 at 7:18 AM
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    Thank you! I would love to have some of those LED lights, but they would be pretty far down on my list.
     
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  9. Apr 2, 2018 at 8:35 AM
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  10. Apr 2, 2018 at 9:01 AM
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  11. Apr 2, 2018 at 11:19 AM
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    gosolo

    gosolo “The .com stands for communist”, Dale Gribble

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    2"CB shackles, bushings and 1 shim, lockerdown console vault, rear folding seat back mod, snugtop shell with opening side windows, 46g fuel tank, SDHQ sliders and hidden winch, Decked Drawers, Icon leaf spring packs and got rid of the interior chrome
    You have a good looking rig and the planning looks similar to the direction I’ve gone. Here’s a list of what I have, for some ideas. In particular you should do the rear seat fold down mod...
    Mods:
    Lockerdown Console safe
    2" CB shackles & bushings
    CB shims (2 right side, 1 left)
    Drivers side grab handle
    SDHQ hidden winch mount
    Xeon warn 10K winch
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    48g transfer flow fuel tank
    Snugtop shell w/ opening sides
    RCI Transfercase skidplate
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    Morimoto fog lights
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    Rear seat back fold down mod
     
  12. Apr 16, 2018 at 8:16 AM
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    Frontrunner Slimline II rack on this weekend. This is my second Frontrunner - great company with an awesome product. Everything comes well labeled, instructions are great. I’ll be putting the ARB awning on next weekend. 466E00D9-1144-4651-BA03-9CC85C227FE7.jpg
     
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  13. Apr 20, 2018 at 7:52 AM
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    Ordered Kings today! :spending: Andddd we're broke.
     
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  14. Apr 20, 2018 at 8:01 AM
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    seniramsu Pro Runnin

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    Lmao. Great looking truck!!
     
  15. May 31, 2018 at 4:17 PM
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    Kings came in. Anyone know a good installer in the Portland area?5015C28A-4DC5-480B-A574-7C4BA8B226DF.jpg

    Also spent a couple days over the holiday weekend in Bend, OR and a tiny town in CA. Unfortunately our night in Bend was spent huddled under the ARB awning and then the shell after listening to thunder for a couple hours turned into dumping rain on us. We slept in the shell on the decked drawers which was great. Stayed perfectly dry, and had plenty of room for the two of us and the dog.
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    Also, after a bit of a wait, the CBI sliders came in. These appear to be a really good value considering they wrap around the frame, are solidly built and come with dimpled top plates for a few pennies less than some other brands.
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  16. May 31, 2018 at 5:04 PM
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    Bypass or remote resi for rear shocks?
     
  17. May 31, 2018 at 5:19 PM
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    Great build soo far!
     
  18. May 31, 2018 at 5:20 PM
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    lionix The Grey Moose!

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    Looks like a sweet setup. I want to see how it turns out.
     
  19. May 31, 2018 at 6:12 PM
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    Looks awesome! Excited to follow this one!
     
  20. May 31, 2018 at 9:00 PM
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    2.5 RR’s. Bypasses are too rich and unnecessary for my blood. If I go over 40 off road something is wrong. @osidepunker @n2deep @KevinK and the rest of the SGU crew wouldn’t have me even when I move back to SD at the end of the year.
     
  21. Jun 1, 2018 at 4:39 AM
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    osidepunker OsidePunker

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    We go wheeling with mild rigs all the time. You don't have to be fast to wheel with us

    Its time to change our name Kevin :rolleyes:
     
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  22. Jun 1, 2018 at 3:35 PM
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    Hell yeah you can run with us! The Speed part of SGU is just one part of the fun. We stop and look around a lot. ;)

    SGU - Sometimes Glamping Uberfahrts?

    I dunno. The Speed part is integral to what we do, but shouldn't exclude anyone just because they like a more comfy pace. We do haul ass, but we also wait up for folks, get lost, turn around, find our way, go fast, turn around, have a beer, go slow, watch the sunset, find camp, have a beer, have a shower, eat well, have a beer, fart, have a beer, throw a lighter in the fire...
     
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  23. Jun 1, 2018 at 4:32 PM
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    zcarpenter92 Yotas, Coronas and 'Merica

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    Mind if I ask what those sliders ran ya? Can’t find em on their site.
     
  24. Jun 1, 2018 at 7:28 PM
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    $799 plus shipping.
     
  25. Jun 1, 2018 at 7:30 PM
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    Sounds like a plan to me!
     
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  26. Aug 25, 2018 at 4:26 PM
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    How are the CBI sliders working out? Do you have pictures?
     
  27. Aug 25, 2018 at 9:06 PM
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    They’re working out great. Haven’t used them as sliders yet, but they fit perfectly and work well as steps and protection from rocks flying up and hitting the truck.

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  28. Jun 6, 2019 at 8:04 AM
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    pbcolt [OP] New Member

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    Made some changes over the months. Ditched the shell/decked drawers and added RCI bed rack, Tepui tent and an RCI front skid. IMG_0055.jpg IMG_5767.jpg IMG_5734.jpg IMG_5756.jpg IMG_5963.jpg IMG_5976.jpg

    Have some parts on order from @Roman of Toyota of Cool Springs to start eliminating all the chrome.
     
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  29. Jun 6, 2019 at 8:25 AM
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    Why did you get rid of the decked system? I had it on my silverado and loved it. I'm getting one for my tundra in the near future.
     
  30. Jun 6, 2019 at 8:35 AM
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    It was awesome for some situations, and really frustrating for others. Without a camper shell anything taller than a foot or so becomes taller than the bedsides. I had to worry about things falling over the sides. Also the drawers not being full extension got old - having to get things out of the middle of the drawer to remove the d-box or whatever I put in the back third. That being said, they do provide a great weatherproof/secure solution for some storage needs.
     
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