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Silverhack’s 2018 TRD Faux

Discussion in '3rd Gen Builds (2014+)' started by silverhack, Nov 9, 2017.

  1. Nov 9, 2017 at 4:05 PM
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    silverhack

    silverhack [OP] New Member

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    I bought my 2018 Tundra on October 2nd, 2017.

    Here it is now, with the updates listed below:


    Changes completed so far: (see the rest of the thread for details)

    Interior:
    - Husky X-Act Fit all weather floor mats (from SVCustoms)
    - Driver’s side grab handle (from ToyotaOfCoolSprings)
    - ESP Long box (from ESP)
    - Magnetic cell phone mount (from Amazon - link)
    - All black TRD shift knob
    - stainless steel accents (from Amazon - link one , two , three , four , five )
    - wireless charger in center console

    Exterior/Body:
    - Inferno door handles & mirror caps (from ToyotaOfCoolSprings)
    - Tailgate letter inserts (from Amazon - link)
    - Black badges (from Amazon - link)
    - Tyger Auto side steps (from Amazon - link)
    - Black front bumper end caps (from ToyotaOfCoolSprings)
    - Inferno-matched grill surround & hood bulge with 2019 TRD Pro grill (from Sparks Parts)
    - Beer bottle opener in the bed (from Amazon - link)
    - stubby antenna
    - Leer 100XQ shell with electronic lock (lucky enough to find an Inferno one on Craigslist, was worth the 6 hour drive)
    - Pop & Lock tailgate lock
    - Bedrug
    - Jomax Customs TSS relocation bracket (from Jomax Customs )
    - Inferno Door edge guard protectors
    - Door sill protectors

    Engine/exhaust:
    - TRD Pro exhaust, painted black
    - TRD Pro air intake
    - TRD radiator cap
    - TRD oil cap

    Suspension & Tires:
    - TRD rear sway bar
    - TRD Pro socks/struts
    - Front: 2 Coachbuilder shims
    - Rear: +3 Coachbuilder shackles
    - TRD logo center caps for the wheels
    - Tires: Cooper S/T MAXX 295/70R18
    - Coachbuilder bumper spacers provide clearance for the tires

    Lighting / Electrical:
    - Viper 5706 alarm & remote start
    - interior lights switched to LED (from Amazon - link)
    - footwell full color LED lighting (https://www.diodedynamics.com/rgb-controller-28-key-rf.html)
    - bright LED front turn signal lights (from Amazon - link)
    - bright LED rear lights (from Amazon - reverse , brake , turn signal)


    Audio:
    - Tech12volts JBL replacement subwoofer (https://www.shop.tech12volts.com/product.sc?productId=540&categoryId=124)
    - Tech12volts door & dash speaker replacements (https://www.tundras.com/threads/upd...peaker-group-buy-valid-through-2-28-19.39104/)
    - Kenwood DNX996XR head unit, with iDatalink Maestro RR
    - HDMI input for Kenwood head unit

    No longer used / removed:
    - FRAC Harness & VIM bypass (from Tundratex)
    - Lund Revolution Bull Bar with integrated light bar
    - LED grill lights (aka Raptor Style lights) / did not work with the 2019 TRD Pro grill


    Mods on the wish list:
    - Cab rack & shell rack (Prinsu or UpTop Overland ?)
     
    Last edited: Dec 27, 2019
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  2. Nov 9, 2017 at 4:06 PM
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    silverhack

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    First mod was quick and easy. Driver’s grab handle.

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  3. Nov 9, 2017 at 4:06 PM
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  4. Nov 9, 2017 at 4:06 PM
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  5. Nov 9, 2017 at 4:07 PM
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    silverhack

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    ESP Long Box for under rear seat storage

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  6. Nov 9, 2017 at 4:07 PM
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    silverhack

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    FRAC Harness installed.
    I changed out the original crimp connectors on the switches and soldered on some of these automotive connectors. They are larger than needed, a bit overkill, but they work well.

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    I found it easiest to route the wires to the right side and down to the bottom.
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  7. Nov 9, 2017 at 4:07 PM
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    Removed the bed side decal. I used this and this

    Before:
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    After:
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    Now I’m trying to decide if I should get the TRD Pro bed side letter inserts to use instead. I think that might be exactly what a TRD Faux needs. :)
     
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  8. Nov 9, 2017 at 4:08 PM
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  9. Nov 9, 2017 at 4:09 PM
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    Finally done removing chrome pieces!
    Removed the front bumper caps and replaced with black. Changed the hood bulge & grill surround to Inferno.

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  10. Nov 9, 2017 at 4:10 PM
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    Best.
    Mod.
    Ever.

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  11. Nov 9, 2017 at 4:18 PM
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    Snugtop XTR, 4:88s and Auburn LSD, dealership faux Pro, 35" BFGs on XD wheels, OME Lift with Dakars
    Looking good.
     
  12. Nov 9, 2017 at 4:39 PM
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    Good looking truck!
     
  13. Nov 9, 2017 at 5:35 PM
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  14. Nov 9, 2017 at 5:42 PM
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    looking good. clean build !
     
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  15. Nov 10, 2017 at 12:40 AM
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    Nice another local. Got mine from Elk Grove as well.
     
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  16. Nov 10, 2017 at 9:19 PM
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    BlueBottle not a PRO

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    Thanks for that tablet mount. Ordered one for my daughter!

    Truck is looking sharp. Keep us updated w mods. I def recommend the TRD sway bar and a bam exhaust!
     
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  17. Nov 11, 2017 at 10:05 AM
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    Looks sweet, awesome build fellow inferno brotha
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  18. Nov 11, 2017 at 12:02 PM
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    Looking good, the side steps tucked in up high look like a great choice (thought they were sliders initially).
     
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  19. Nov 12, 2017 at 3:22 PM
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    Cfincke Mall Crawler but capable

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    What camera did you use with your 2018 grille and where did you mount it?
    @SATX_ProRunner looks like the harness works with the 2018
     
  20. Nov 15, 2017 at 4:33 PM
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    I bought this one from Amazon:
    https://www.amazon.com/dp/B06XNM7GNS?ref=yo_pop_ma_swf

    I haven’t actually mounted it on the grill yet. I have the video cable run through the firewall and I’m doing some other grill work at the moment. I plan on mounting the camera this weekend so I’ll post some pics when I do.
     
  21. Nov 15, 2017 at 11:05 PM
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    That's a nice looking truck and no time wasted on mods. Fellow Nor cal owner here too:wave:
     
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  22. Nov 15, 2017 at 11:27 PM
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    Great mods! Nice looking truck!
     
  23. Nov 16, 2017 at 3:28 AM
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    Did you use the black matte plastic end caps? That is what I thought about doing but have heard that people have problems with loose fogs
     
  24. Nov 16, 2017 at 5:52 AM
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  25. Nov 16, 2017 at 6:46 AM
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    Yes I went with the black plastic end caps. I have not noticed a problem with loose fog lights but I will keep an eye out for that.
     
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  26. Nov 20, 2017 at 4:51 PM
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    Finished painting my 2018 Limited grill. I like how it looks but it took longer than expected. It didn’t help that it’s been raining lately and also didn’t help when I knocked over two of the pieces and had to sand them down and repaint.

    Before & After:
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  27. Nov 20, 2017 at 5:01 PM
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  28. Aug 5, 2018 at 1:47 PM
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    Life has been busy and I haven’t been posting all my updates.

    Things I have completed since my last update:
    - installed Lund Revolution bull bar with light
    - installed 3 LED grill lights (aka Raptor Style lights)
    - all black TRD shift knob
    - Leer shell with electronic lock
    - Bedrug
    - pop&lock tailgate lock
    - TRD rear sway bar


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    ...still saving up for the suspension and exhaust.
     
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  29. Aug 12, 2018 at 8:30 AM
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  30. Aug 13, 2018 at 7:29 AM
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    MikeCim209 Not all those who wander are lost.

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    None yet, but soon..
    Looks great!
     
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