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[Pluto] Spvrtan's semi-overland build

Discussion in '3rd Gen Builds (2014+)' started by Spvrtan, Jan 25, 2016.

  1. Jan 25, 2016 at 10:11 PM
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    Spvrtan

    Spvrtan [OP] Mod In Training | MIT

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    As she stands today (July 12th, 2017)..

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    As she stood around April/May..

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    As she stood around March..

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    ..and a few recent videos from early 2017..

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vHDHmD0xjoQ

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GYphUvvOqZM

    Bonus pic of old truck..

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    THE TRUCK
    - 2014 Toyota Tundra
    - CrewMax SR5 trim
    - Attitude Black Metallic color
    - California black legacy plates: SPVRTAN

    PERFORMANCE
    - TRD supercharger
    - TRD performance dual exhaust system; cut just after/above the rear axle for clearance
    - Auxiliary fuel tank with a capacity of 45 gallons

    WHEELS & TIRES
    - [Removed] Method Double Standard wheels in 18x9; powdercoated white; rings rattlecanned blue
    - [Removed] BFGoodrich KM2 tires in 37/12.5
    - Spidertrax 1.25" wheel spacers
    - Method Double Standard wheels in 17x8.5; rattlecanned dark machine gray
    - Mickey Thompson MTZ P3 tires in 40/13.5


    SUSPENSION
    - BDS 7" lift w/o spacers
    - Atlas 4.5" expedition leaf spring packs
    - ICON large-lifted front coilovers with remote reservoirs and CDC valves
    - ICON large-lifted rear shocks with piggybacks and Omega bypasses
    - Coachbuilder tie-rod ends
    - [Removed] Coachbuilder +3" aluminum shackles
    - KING 800lb coil springs
    - Custom 3/4" body lift on cab
    - Custom +5" steel shackles (long-travel)

    ARMOR
    - [Removed] All-Pro APEX rock sliders (black)
    - SkidMark4x4 hitch skid
    - Relentless fab front Defender bumper
    - White Knuckle Off Road sliders (3/16" wall)
    - BudBuilt gas tank skid (3/16" stainless steel)
    - ARB rear diff breather relocate
    - Artec battery tray
    - SDHQ ABS sensor skids

    RECOVERY
    - Warn ZEON Platinum 12k winch w/ synthetic rope
    - Bed-mounted fire extinguisher

    OVERLAND GEAR
    - Custom Pelfreybilt aluminum bed rack (~45lbs.); powdercoated black
    - CVT Summit Series Mt. Bachelor
    - [Removed] Road Shower 2
    - Dual Rotopax storage units

    EXTERIOR
    - Spyder projector headlights (black)
    - Spyder LED taillights (black)
    - TRD Pro grill
    - Firestik radio antennae
    - [Sold] Toyota bed extender
    - Dee Zee "heavyweight" bed mat
    - Front windows tinted to 35%
    - Debadged chrome emblems
    - Bed & tailgate Line-X'd
    - [Removed] Toyota tow mirrors
    - Pro Comp fender flares
    - Trimmed rear corners of bed sides and cut off corners of rear bumper
    - Modified Gobi Ranger roof rack
    - RK ram air fiberglass hood & SDHQ A-pillar light mounts

    INTERIOR
    - Clazzio leather seat covers in black/blue
    - Husky X-act Contour front liners
    - [Trashed] WeatherTech DigitalFit rear liners
    - ESP rear seat storage
    - Lock'er Down center security console
    - MAXLINER rear liners
    - DIY dashboard console top cubby

    BED & CARGO
    - 4 x additional Toyota D-ring tie downs
    - 6 x removable eye-ring tie downs
    - 36" UWS storage chest

    ACCESSORIES
    - Portable ARB twin air compressor with tank
    - YETI Tundra 45 cooler
    - 2 x Mob Mount
    - Woody doll
    - 2 x American flag whip
    - Auxiliary mirrors

    ELECTRICAL & LIGHTING
    - sPOD system
    - 6 x KC HiLiTES Daylighter (LEDs) on roof
    - 2 x Baja Designs Squadron XL Pro (LEDs) on A-pillar
    - 4 x Rigid Industries Dually Midnight Edition (LEDs) on bumper
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    Future mods..
    - Custom intake snorkel
    - BudBuilt transfer case skid
    - 4.88 gears and air locker
    - Long-travel
    - Rear diff skid
    - Custom rear high-clearance bumper with swing-out
     
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  2. Jan 25, 2016 at 10:16 PM
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    Sean266

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    Wow! Quite the amount of work added to it in 2 years!

    Which skids are you looking at? RCI is in tr development process for Tundras.
     
  3. Jan 25, 2016 at 10:30 PM
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    Spvrtan

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    Not sure yet but whichever I go with is going to have to be modified to work with my drop-bracket lift most likely. :\
     
  4. Jul 11, 2016 at 9:42 AM
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    Spvrtan

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    Finally updated this; it's been a while.
     
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  5. Jul 11, 2016 at 9:45 AM
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  6. Jul 11, 2016 at 11:10 AM
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  7. Jul 13, 2016 at 2:57 PM
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    Nice! looks awesome. The leaf pack handle some heavy load/ tow?
     
  8. Jul 13, 2016 at 3:07 PM
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    I haven't towed yet but I did load up the rear with ~300lbs on top of what's already on the rack always; the rack, RTT, and other accessories add a constant ~200lbs. It's definately sagging a little in the rear. However, that's to be expected for the leaf spring packs' "real state". I have some Coachbuilder +3 shackles and Hellwig helper springs in my garage that I'll eventually install to make up for the constant load I carry around.
     
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  9. Jul 13, 2016 at 3:08 PM
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    Installed my RK Sport ram air fiberglass hood today -- while I was at it, I got the SDHQ A-pillar light mounts on for future use. The hood looks out of place because it's so clean. I'll have to get it dirty this weekend so it matches the rest of the truck's paint job. Yes, it's a functional hood scoop; it feeds toward the intake. Yes, the hood louvers are also functional; they let heat escape out from the rear of th hood on the inside.

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  10. Jul 13, 2016 at 3:30 PM
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    Nice. Fiberglass hood works well with the stock hood dampers?
     
  11. Jul 13, 2016 at 3:43 PM
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  12. Jul 13, 2016 at 11:00 PM
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    Yup! You'd actually be fine with just one since the hood weighs less than half the OEM one.
     
  13. Jul 18, 2016 at 8:16 PM
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    Got around to getting the sPod kit for the Tundra installed the other day. This will make my future electrical installs way easier. I'll probably wire only "functional" mods to the system. I have a Switch Pros kit coming in this week for all my lighting needs.

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  14. Jul 18, 2016 at 8:29 PM
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    Duh Tundra
    NICEEEEEE
     
  15. Jul 18, 2016 at 9:32 PM
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    Thanks! Your Tundra makes me drool though.
     
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  16. Jul 18, 2016 at 9:33 PM
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    lol thanks, on the plus side you actually get to use yours though lmao
     
  17. Jul 18, 2016 at 9:35 PM
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    Haha, we should trade for a day sometime when there's a Tundra meet nearby. :)
     
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  18. Jul 18, 2016 at 9:36 PM
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    And when I have my truck! lol it's going off to get the rear done so that's another month or two or three. I'll make it to one of these meets soon though! Been drooling everytime I see you guys go out!
     
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  19. Jul 19, 2016 at 8:51 AM
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    When I look at your trucks and what you're doing with them, sometimes i find myself asking, "what am i doing with my life?" lol
     
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  20. Jul 22, 2016 at 5:26 PM
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    Mounted a pair of Rigid Industries Midnight Edition Duallys with blue lenses on the SDHQ A-pillar mounts today. Also installed my Rigid grill insert on the newly-painted blue grill with another pair of Duallys. On that note, I now have a used black TRD Pro grill for sale with cosmetic damage to the paint.

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  21. Jul 23, 2016 at 1:59 PM
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  22. Jul 28, 2016 at 1:53 AM
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    Did the rear differential breather relocate mod. Routed it upward, with enough slack for full suspension droop, toward the top of the bed. The new ARB breather is mounted behind the driver side taillight. Went a little overboard with protecting the hose but it's better to be safe than sorry.

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  23. Jul 28, 2016 at 4:52 AM
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    Not overboard.

    If you're gonna do it, do it right!
     
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  24. Aug 10, 2016 at 8:52 PM
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    Over the last week, we did a whole lot of overlanding from San Diego to Lassen and back..

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  25. Aug 10, 2016 at 9:09 PM
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    slick setup. nice pics.
     
  26. Aug 10, 2016 at 9:11 PM
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    Just did the same thing. Well worth it.
     
  27. Aug 21, 2016 at 10:52 PM
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    ..so this is happening; to be continued, completed, and unveiled soon -- very soon. It was very nerve-racking initially drilling into the roof but now that the moment has passed I have no regrets. I think I did a good enough job of keeping the holes from leaking water into the cab. I went a bit overboard, too.
     
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  29. Aug 26, 2016 at 11:49 PM
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    And it's done! Roof rack is installed and ready for accessories. This is more than likely the one and only Tundra with a @gobiracks rack mounted; it's a Ranger instead of Stealth. They don't make these for the truck specifically yet so I had to modify the mounts to work. First up is getting the rack's awning on, then adding a bunch of lights, a shovel mount, a traction pad mount, and finally adding some storage units. I'm anxiously waiting for the next rainy day so I can see how well I sealed all the holes in the roof -- fingers crossed!
     
  30. Aug 30, 2016 at 1:08 AM
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    where did you get that ARB breather I haven't seen anyone use that before.
     
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