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Show me your truck camping setup!

Discussion in '1st Gen Tundras (2000-2006)' started by Pucks18, Jan 11, 2021.

  1. Apr 8, 2021 at 10:34 AM
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    Sunnier

    Sunnier “DO it!”

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    Googling now!
     
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  2. Apr 8, 2021 at 10:40 AM
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    des2mtn

    des2mtn Touring the gas stations of CA/AZ via dirt trails

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    I want to do a lumber rack and RTT in the distant future. My dad got a lumber rack installed to fit with his Tacoma's SnugTop for like $600.
     
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  3. Apr 8, 2021 at 10:47 AM
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    Had copied the link but forgot to paste.

    https://gofastcampers.com/pages/superlite

    there’s a bit of wait time but not as bad as a few others I’ve seen. Ordered one in Dec/Jan and it’s supposed to get here in June.
     
  4. Apr 8, 2021 at 1:28 PM
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    did u mean to say Deer* or should we be concerend about ur wife?
     
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  5. Apr 8, 2021 at 6:50 PM
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    Damn...put some mirror tiles up next to those string/tape lights and you've got Porno Camper Supreme, given the right sound track.
     
  6. Apr 18, 2021 at 9:55 PM
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    What bed rack system is that?
     
  7. Apr 18, 2021 at 10:21 PM
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    wandering_boy

    wandering_boy Junior Tech Wizard

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    Heres the link to the Thule rack I use - https://www.thule.com/en-us/roof-ra...car=toyota-tundra-4dr-access+cab-_-LxAAkjq4Fa. I picked it because I carry bikes using a tailgate pad a lot and I wanted to make sure I had room to fit them but I also wanted something low so it wouldn't tank my mileage. As for install I recommend getting some little metal plates since the clamping things don't have pads in the bottom and they ended up denting my bed so definitely a good idea to get some.
    They offer some non adjustable ones as well - https://www.thule.com/en-us/roof-rack/truck-and-van-racks
    If you are using a Tepui, you are going to need longer bolts the stock 55mm are too short. I used 70 mm with the nuts and plates that came with it. But you may want to make/ find some bigger ones since it barley fits.
     
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  8. Apr 19, 2021 at 4:16 AM
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    KarmaKannon

    KarmaKannon Master of None

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  9. Apr 19, 2021 at 4:36 AM
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    Here are a few pics of my 2000 Tundra. I’ve had it a long time. Last 6 or so it’s turned into my camping only rig. Hot shower yes they are awesome even on weekend trips. Can double for a hot tub when you have a kiddie pool.
     
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  10. Apr 19, 2021 at 4:50 AM
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    KarmaKannon Master of None

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    I like it! I actually don't even dislike the front bumper and I'm picky about that one. Very nice truck or as grandpa would say very nice "outfit" you have their. Welcome aboard.

    I love the mudflaps. When I had a super duty I really contemplated getting the wyoming mudflaps because for a while it seemed weird to not see them on a ford diesel. I think your mudflaps fit the vehicle perfectly.
     
  11. Apr 19, 2021 at 5:38 AM
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    tvpierce

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    I really like that side table. Did you design/build it? How does it attach?
     
  12. Apr 19, 2021 at 6:28 AM
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    Table sets on the bumper. Stores on the swing out. All bumpers etc built in my or buddies garages.
     
  13. Apr 19, 2021 at 9:08 AM
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    Where did you get that auxiliary cap for your water jug for easy pouring?
     
  14. Apr 19, 2021 at 9:30 AM
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    I really need to step up my camping gear
     
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  15. Apr 19, 2021 at 12:14 PM
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    Got the same spouts for all my camping Toyota’s / Lexus. Had them for many years with no issues.

    https://jagmte.com/
     
  16. Apr 19, 2021 at 1:06 PM
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    everything about this is wicked
     
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  17. Apr 19, 2021 at 1:38 PM
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    Has dual battery setup. Also has a topper cage to support tent / awning setup.

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  18. Apr 19, 2021 at 1:55 PM
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    95C725C7-80DF-4484-B511-59B7F96D2DE9.jpg Rear winch is out getting re built at the moment. Pretty hard on it being on the rear solenoids etc fail often. Drawers are full length aluminum.
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  19. Apr 19, 2021 at 2:00 PM
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    Thank you sir.
     
  20. Apr 19, 2021 at 2:44 PM
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    Had Alcan make springs for the rear. Had airbags for years. Finally spent the money on springs. Huge difference.
     
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  21. Apr 19, 2021 at 6:09 PM
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    KarmaKannon

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    Killer setup! I hear great things about the partner stove too.
     
  22. Apr 20, 2021 at 8:41 AM
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    peanut making uneconomical choices about my truck

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    How much weight is all of that?
     
  23. Apr 20, 2021 at 8:49 AM
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    2” Lift, Bilstein 5100’s front with ARB885’s, Rear 5100’s with Icon 3 Leaf Pack and Firestone Air Bags with Daystar Cradles. Spider Trax 1.25” Wheel Spacers, Factory Wheels wrapped with Toyo 285/70r17 AT2’s.
    Curious on the difference. I just installed Air Bags along with Daystar Cradles Icon add-a-leafs and bilstein 5100’s. I drive about 40k a year for work so I’m either fully unloaded, or full of camp gear.

    So far far I have been really happy with the versatility of the bags.

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  24. Apr 20, 2021 at 11:04 AM
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    Killer setup. What kind of isolation system are you running?
     
  25. Apr 20, 2021 at 6:23 PM
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    Fully loaded with gear / booze I’m about 1500lbs in the rear. It all adds up.

    Air bags were great when it was a work truck and camp rig. Once camp only happened more weight happened and it had to much Cadillac in the back. I’ve got a couple 5.7 tundras for work now which have air bags. So this camping rig has all the weight all the time. Without weight I’m sure it would ride terribly.

    National Luna. It’s been in 7-8 years. On third set of batteries at this point. No complaints. Truck sits pretty much all winter. Then used weekends and a couple long trips in the summer. Living out of the truck tomorrow for a month. Have a cascade solar panel on order. Unfortunately it’s not in before this trip.
     
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  26. Apr 20, 2021 at 6:37 PM
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    Topper, 1.2-2" lift, older motorola radio
    did you build the rear bumper yourself?
     
  27. Apr 22, 2021 at 9:10 PM
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    Sbrow191

    Sbrow191 Jus Lerkin

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    There are some real nice setups on this thread. I myself run a Softopper with a cot on my 06. Cot fits over the wheel wells and plenty of room for storage. When the wife and kid come I just pitch a tent.

    best part about the topper is that it’s so versatile, easy to get into from any point and comes off/on in 2 minutes. I do fantasize about an ultralight slide in one day but this works for weekend fishing trips for now.

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  28. Apr 22, 2021 at 9:15 PM
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    onesojourner Here, let me derail that for you

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    I can't remember what thread I was talking about it in so I will just post it here. I used my rack to to take the shell off. I have a little boat lift crank on the wall to lift it. I can have the shell on in under ten minutes. Taking it off is several minutes less.
     
  29. Apr 25, 2021 at 6:19 PM
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    Gives new meaning to the phrase...livin' in a van, down by the river. Nice set up.
     
  30. Apr 29, 2021 at 10:14 PM
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    So this is a little time line of my rig. Starting with how it looked when I bought it and going forward.

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