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What have you done to your 1st gen Tundra today?

Discussion in '1st Gen Tundras (2000-2006)' started by T-Rex266, Sep 7, 2015.

  1. Nov 13, 2021 at 8:31 AM
    FrenchToasty

    FrenchToasty Desert rat, 6 lug enthusiast

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    Look at the hand models build thread, clean them and then spray with pb silicone
     
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  2. Nov 13, 2021 at 9:50 AM
    shifty`

    shifty` Ruse of Metacarpi

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    THIS IS TEARIN' THE ASS OUT OF ME

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L3UIoY1YF08
     
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  3. Nov 13, 2021 at 9:52 AM
    shifty`

    shifty` Ruse of Metacarpi

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    I love this roof rack, anyone have details?

    Try $80 now. Oh the times, they are a changing

    Ah, I see you're a spaghetti man of great fervor.
     
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  4. Nov 13, 2021 at 10:16 AM
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    3 inch OME with AAL wheels and tires. 285 70 17

    Yeah unfortunately that’s how it came. But I got it going. I was trying to upload a video of it working but won’t let me upload it. I clean up the rats nest. Way better now
     
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  5. Nov 13, 2021 at 1:19 PM
    CodyP

    CodyP Such a n00b

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    I originally did the PHM silicone spray trick which helped a lot. These seem to retract well so I think the new webbing fixed the issue.
     
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  6. Nov 13, 2021 at 2:49 PM
    lowell66dart

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    Rough Country level, RAS rear springs, Magnaflow, custom front bumper
    Swapped my skinny eyebrow flares for these today. Gotta paint them black.

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  7. Nov 13, 2021 at 3:44 PM
    daveeasa

    daveeasa FBC Harness Solutions

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    Oooh, very nice. I received my bushwackers but haven't attempted the install yet. Excited to de-chrome my flares someday soon. More photos pls.
     
  8. Nov 13, 2021 at 3:47 PM
    daveeasa

    daveeasa FBC Harness Solutions

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    So, this is what you did? And you're happy enough with the color match?

    The belts feel so heavy compared to my Tacoma, and they have problems retracting, I'm thinking of doing the same. I should have extracted them when I dropped them at @Speed Freek 's today but I wasn't thinking about that. Though I can for sure not drive the truck for a long stretch once I get it back.

    Did you also send the lap belt or just say f it on that? I wonder what happens if I toss it in the box...

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  9. Nov 13, 2021 at 3:52 PM
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    Got a flat, went to remove the wheel, 3 studs snapped. Will be addressing the rear drum assembly, cylinder, studs, etc... wish me luck.
     
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  10. Nov 13, 2021 at 5:54 PM
    Siebler

    Siebler Taco Tow Vehicle

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    Speed Freek as in Jason up there in North County?

    If so great to hear he's still at it. He boxed my tacos frame and did the Fuel Cell install years ago. Good dude full on knowledge.
     
  11. Nov 13, 2021 at 5:56 PM
    daveeasa

    daveeasa FBC Harness Solutions

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    Yep. Full on living the awesome life and hookin' everyone else up every day. Fantastic dude.
     
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  12. Nov 13, 2021 at 6:00 PM
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    Did the ChrisFix bed LEDs. Used 3M tape and Hot glue to make brackets to keep the LED strip secure to the bed of the truck.

    Used dielectric grease on all connections to keep water out.

    Glued a neodymium magnet for extra strength to kill the lights when tailgate closes.

    Used 14 guage wiring from battery to the back of the driver side tail light wrapped in wire loom from Harbor Freight.

    Used posi-taps for the illuminated switch connected to tail light.

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  13. Nov 13, 2021 at 6:01 PM
    CodyP

    CodyP Such a n00b

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    I think my old belts are more gray and these look more gold but they still match the seats pretty well. They feel A LOT better so I’m please. And they don’t stick to my clothes which I love haha. I do wonder what black would have looked like but not sure the two tone with the tan would have looked good. I still want to do Katzkins soon so I hope the belts don’t clash with whatever color I end up going with.

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  14. Nov 13, 2021 at 7:25 PM
    Desert Dog

    Desert Dog Nobody rides for free

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    That looks fantastic! Nice work!
     
  15. Nov 13, 2021 at 8:14 PM
    Chevy9124

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    Bilstein 5100/OME 2885 combo, JBA UCA’s, 285/70/R17
    Was going to replace upper BJ’s today as part of the “new to me” tundra repair list but noticed this fun clash. Ended up just replacing end links with suspenionmaxx links. A very noticeable improvement over stock links with no bushings! Haha

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  16. Nov 13, 2021 at 8:51 PM
    Henry1stGen

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    Nice @Chevy9124 . I did the same to mine when I replaced my lower ball joints back in December 2020. It does make a difference.
    https://suspensionmaxx.com/product/SMX-122270T
     
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  17. Nov 13, 2021 at 8:56 PM
    Dave8699

    Dave8699 Trackrat

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    Whole truck Raptor liner in olive green, leer camper cap, 5100 with OME, Wheelers AAL and Firestone Air bags.
    I just did Maxx links also with a Hellwig bar and only thing I didn't like is that there is no way to tighten the sway bar bolt because there so no room to fit a wrench on the bottom. I believe mine is also loose because I think it's making a clunk sound sometimes, but the bushing looks like they are already a little squeezed.
     
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  18. Nov 13, 2021 at 9:16 PM
    Henry1stGen

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    I had the same problem then realized I had to remove/loosen the side bolt in order to get a wrench to fit the bottom bolt to tighten.

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  19. Nov 13, 2021 at 9:22 PM
    Dave8699

    Dave8699 Trackrat

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    Whole truck Raptor liner in olive green, leer camper cap, 5100 with OME, Wheelers AAL and Firestone Air bags.
    Yes sir it sucks
     
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  20. Nov 14, 2021 at 3:59 AM
    des2mtn

    des2mtn Ridgeline with a 4-speed

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    I've covered this before - buy this stubby wrench. Most wrenches are too thick, but this one is not and it fits on the lower bolt for the SuspensionMaxx sway bay links.

    https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B002YKE25S?ie=UTF8
     
  21. Nov 14, 2021 at 4:22 AM
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    Thanks but those links aren't working for some reason. As long as they're T5 size they'll work?
     
  22. Nov 14, 2021 at 4:29 AM
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    FirstGenVol ABS light OG

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    I'm lost. How did new sway bar links help stop the UBJ from hitting the coil? Or are you saying you're gonna wait on that?
     
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  23. Nov 14, 2021 at 4:39 AM
    FirstGenVol

    FirstGenVol ABS light OG

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    Today is Fluid Film day.

    For Heather
     
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    Dave8699

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    Whole truck Raptor liner in olive green, leer camper cap, 5100 with OME, Wheelers AAL and Firestone Air bags.
  25. Nov 14, 2021 at 5:16 AM
    des2mtn

    des2mtn Ridgeline with a 4-speed

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    The wrench I linked is the one I bought. Still works as of a few weeks ago...
     
  26. Nov 14, 2021 at 5:38 AM
    daveeasa

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    I thought this over and decided to try some green T5 and T10 LED’s to see how they look.

    At first I thought about maybe trying to convert to ice blue like my Tacoma. But then I decided I actually like the lime green OG color. Wouldn’t mind a bit more intensity. I’ll post some photos as I don’t expect to swap the instrument bulbs for a while so I suspect it will be possible to see how the radio bezel looks compared to the instruments.
     
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  27. Nov 14, 2021 at 5:49 AM
    ThatYeti

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    Understood but doing a search on T5 LED isn't bringing up what looks like will fit. Do you have a link to what you're referring to?
     
  28. Nov 14, 2021 at 5:59 AM
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    Henry1stGen New Member

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    Yes sir. T5 and PC74 Twist Socketare the same. I attached a bulb size chart in my original post for reference. The WLJH 6 pack fit my truck. Some are different sizes. Try to get same size as the original bulb so you do not have installation problems.
     
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  29. Nov 14, 2021 at 6:00 AM
    Chevy9124

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    I heard of a nice little trick to tighten the top nut first, leaving the bottom end loose enough to get a wrench on the lower nut. Once those are snug you slide the threaded shaft into the frame bracket.


    Sorry about that, I had to skip the UBJ repair and only did the end links. I’m gonna have to order UCA’s to fix the ball joint issue.
     
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  30. Nov 14, 2021 at 6:09 AM
    daveeasa

    daveeasa FBC Harness Solutions

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    I figured for $10 I’d see if these fit. I can try them on my old bezel to see. Maybe even get bench power and a photo. Just ordered so not here yet.
    T5
    T10
     
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