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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. Sep 22, 2022 at 5:50 PM
    empty_lord

    empty_lord They see me rollin'

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    5N0W808

    5N0W808 Master D Bater

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    drove it to work
     
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  3. Sep 22, 2022 at 8:28 PM
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    Tundra2 Zoinked

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    PURRRRRDY
     
  4. Sep 22, 2022 at 10:57 PM
    KK6PD

    KK6PD 1 6 yr. retired . . . after 42 yrs

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    New Tires, Stereo & Speakers,Uni-Strut Tie Down Continue watching THIS SPACE FOR FUTURE DEVELOPMENTS
    Having gotten through just that task, get a dumpster! That makes it easy to toss stuff. Doesn't have to be a 9 yard sized one, but your are going to clean up whether you like it of not! After I accepted that reality, I bought my Tuff Shed, that's all parts and material storage for me, My Stockroom! Since I have only a 1 car garage, I had to custom build the work table, it does triple duty, welding, wood, storage... There happened t be a hardware store that went out of business many moons ago, I bought an Isle of shelving... that lines one wall. Tools, power tools, some parts. everything's laid out for efficiency, so far it's working.
    Good luck on your rebuild, don't rush, think about it, kick some ass. and getter done! Then ENJOY!!!
     
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  5. Sep 23, 2022 at 12:05 AM
    CodyP

    CodyP Such a n00b

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    How long does it need to be out? What about a POD rental?
     
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  6. Sep 23, 2022 at 7:33 AM
    daveeasa

    daveeasa FBC Harness Solutions

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    Pod would be spendy. 24 dry / cure time. Extract day 1, day 2 workers grind, seal and finish, day 3 replace things.

    I found some tarps on eBay for pretty cheap.

    we just moved so things are highly organized in bins but some stuff like fridge, workbench and tool bench are too big to move too far.
     
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  7. Sep 23, 2022 at 7:38 AM
    KingSequioa007

    KingSequioa007 Dreaming of URD S/C

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    Current mods: AFE Cold air intake, AFE TB Spacer,JBA Long tube headers, DD full cat back race exhaust, pedal commander pedal controller, URD MAF Calibrator tuned by Mike @ Autowave, DD 12 hole 320CC injectors, R9K ECU reflash,Solid Off road mounts. Future upgrades: 4.8 gears and LSD, ,long travel kit.
    Wonder if TRD makes the Lexus GX set?
     
  8. Sep 23, 2022 at 7:50 AM
    snoope

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    I am not quite in the same predicament BUT with the Florida Room Reno scheduled "as soon as roof panels ship" we "priced" storage for everything and the easiest solution became a U-haul truck for a week, Pods, shipping container and such become costly due to delivery and pick-up fees..

    And yesterday U-haul sweetened the deal with a months free rental/storage if the "Reno" goes sideways... :hattip:

    Now granted I have used them since the 90's and the young lady setting up my reservation "Giggled" when she realized I have been a customer longer than she's been alive :rolleyes:o_O But they just do "Rental Right"...

    Good luck on all of it, storage, your Reno and setting everything back up....:thumbsup:

    Back to the forum... Prepping my Tundra for a possible Hurricane.... Gotta LOVE Florida
     
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  9. Sep 23, 2022 at 8:03 AM
    daveeasa

    daveeasa FBC Harness Solutions

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    You would get along well with my wife. :)

    I have a clean plan for the build, all that is no problem. Just have to get the floor done. Last garage I was a single dude. This time I’m told I can’t use the house for my crap.

    I’ve looked at sheds a lot over the past few weeks. Prices are kinda crazy and material seems lousy. I don’t want to pay thousands for OSB walls and roof, much rather have plywood. Hardest part seems to be the foundation and floor and most sheds don’t help there. And they also don’t help with shingles or flashing.

    I figure I can cut 2x4’s and plywood just fine on my own. Do real siding. And a real door. Probably the same cost. Just tons more labor and no chance of having that by 10/3
     
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  10. Sep 23, 2022 at 1:20 PM
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    dpittman New Member

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    Move Precision Rear Bumper
    After a few weeks of trying to find a matching color handle and getting tired of opening the window in order to get out of the truck, finally replaced the interior door handle on the drivers side today. Took about 20 mins from start to finish. There a slight color difference between the old trim piece and the new handle, but I think it’s from years and years of sun fade.


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  11. Sep 23, 2022 at 4:51 PM
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    You might be able to get by with a clear coat respray rather than full paint.
     
  12. Sep 25, 2022 at 11:14 AM
    snoope

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    I "LIKE" my Tundra :cool:

    We ended up not using it for an appliance move BUT dam thing Rides sweet and when using "cruise" it "sips gas like Bourbon instead of Bud" :rolleyes::thumbsup:

    That New tint did its job also...
     
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  13. Sep 25, 2022 at 3:10 PM
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    ryderboy New Member

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    Just put on the toolbox from my Tacoma. It’s a little short but I made it work.

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  14. Sep 25, 2022 at 4:06 PM
    txagg

    txagg New Member

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    If y’all remember, my dumbass only ordered one reboot kit thinking it was for both axles. Ended up buying two new Cardone ones due to time constraints, and kept the OEM’s. Well here’s an update 6 months and 3k miles later:

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    COMPLETE GARBAGE!
     
  15. Sep 25, 2022 at 4:11 PM
    Jack McCarthy

    Jack McCarthy Navigating the luminiferous ether to see the light

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    So what’s the alternative?
     
  16. Sep 25, 2022 at 4:17 PM
    txagg

    txagg New Member

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    IMO, rebuild your OEM ones or buy a new OEM set.
     
  17. Sep 25, 2022 at 4:31 PM
    snoope

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    OEM is the only way I have gone...

    '02 Tacoma needed one after my son returned my truck all "Detailed" As if :rolleyes::eek::mad:

    Lucky for him a family member works at Toyota ; Heavy parts Discount and the advantage of "Shop use"...

    My Son ALSO got a lesson on "Cleaning the undercarriage " when not 2 days later I smell gear oil.... Right rear wheel seal leaking :confused: :mad: The rear end vent was plugged with mud :argue:....

    His 1st rear brake job with an axle seal PLUS the "breather mod" up to the gas filler door :thumbsup:

    And NO, he NEVER got my keys again :fistbump:
     
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  18. Sep 25, 2022 at 6:04 PM
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    txagg New Member

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    In other news, got my skid row setup installed today. Only hard part was running to the store for a drill bit, as my cheap HF set was so worn out I couldn't get it done. Anybody have a recommendation for a drill bit set? @shifty` ?

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  19. Sep 25, 2022 at 6:22 PM
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    Consider getting a step bit for that job. I wish I had one when I drilled into my frame.
     
  20. Sep 25, 2022 at 6:37 PM
    txagg

    txagg New Member

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    I used a new 1/4 first and then a 3/8's. iIt honestly was easy and went through it like butter. That crossmember is a pretty light gauge.
     
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  21. Sep 26, 2022 at 8:03 AM
    shifty`

    shifty` My name is mud

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    More line Fargone, not Cardone. Or your Car done need 'nother set of boots after a couple thousand miles. :rofl:

    Honestly, with all the frame work I've done over the years, I typically grab a pack of the cobalt bits at the big box hardware store. Dewalt is usually the ones I'll grab. I couldn't even kill a single bit in the set across 2 different 60s-era GM pickup frames. But in the event I've needed to replace, you can go back to the store and buy individual tips.

    But @FirstGenVol is right. having a step bit is killer. I prefer to drill a small pilot beforehand, then blow it out from there.
     
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  22. Sep 26, 2022 at 8:13 AM
    FrenchToasty

    FrenchToasty Desert rat, 6 lug enthusiast

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    Good times with some amazing people, beautiful sites, great food and coffee!
    It was a long drive home so I didn’t want to leave!
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  23. Sep 26, 2022 at 8:14 AM
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    oscardog86 New Member

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    Looks like a good time! I cant wait to get out camping in the next few weeks as hopefully the deserts start cooling down soon
     
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  24. Sep 26, 2022 at 9:43 AM
    des2mtn

    des2mtn Ridgeline with a 4-speed

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  25. Sep 26, 2022 at 11:12 AM
    FirstGenVol

    FirstGenVol New Member

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    Who are the other Best gen owners? I spot a few more in the pictures.
     
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  26. Sep 26, 2022 at 11:17 AM
    des2mtn

    des2mtn Ridgeline with a 4-speed

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    We definitely didn't take a lot of pictures this weekend which is a sign of a good time.

    The best gens in attendance were myself,
    @Voss
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    @Cruzer is in a few of the shots too.
     
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  27. Sep 26, 2022 at 11:18 AM
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    FrenchToasty Desert rat, 6 lug enthusiast

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  28. Sep 26, 2022 at 11:21 AM
    Voss

    Voss Dust in the wind

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    Good times with good people.
     
  29. Sep 26, 2022 at 11:42 AM
    empty_lord

    empty_lord They see me rollin'

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  30. Sep 26, 2022 at 11:42 AM
    empty_lord

    empty_lord They see me rollin'

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    In other news, brake lines came in. Just waiting on the drive pins I got shorted. Should be in tomorrow. I MAY do install of the TRD BBK tomorrow night
     
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