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What have you done to your 2.5 gen Tundra today?

Discussion in '2.5 Gen Tundras (2014-2021)' started by T-Rex266, Aug 10, 2014.

  1. Aug 14, 2021 at 9:58 AM
    infidel

    infidel New Member

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    Procomp 3/1 Method 307 18x9 +25 Falken Wildpeak AT3W 295/70r18
    I had to Dremel both the front and the rear, I feel.i had to trim more in the rear than the front though
     
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  2. Aug 14, 2021 at 10:09 AM
    a522467

    a522467 Life’s short. Live now.

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    2020 Black Tundra Doublecab 4X4 SR5 with SX pkg
    Rear spring upgrade, rear shock upgrade, front & rear sway bars, bed step, bed mat, console organizer & tray, black lug nut covers, rear underseat storage box, black seat covers, Bluetooth CarPlay adapter, LED fogs, blue footwell lighting, LED cargo, reverse, tail, and stop bulbs, tinted tail and 3rd stop/cargo lights, tinted glass all around, tinted front emblem, matte black tailgate emblem inserts, retractable tonneau cover w/trac system and load bars, front facing camera, 8” exhaust upgrade, LED bed lights, 8-ball shifter knob, shifter boot, LED headlights, custom wheel center caps, 3”x30’ tow recovery strap, bed rail clamps, LED puddle lights, phone mount, OBD2 scanner, touchscreen glass protector/overlay, trailer hitch lock, tire traction aid, tinted license plate cover, power relay module, 6-way fuse block with cover, stainless mesh cowl screens, LT265/70R18 A/T tires, driver’s side swing case toolbox, dual air horn kit, rear Husky Liner, cat converter theft deterrent covers, front & rear dash cam, LED tail light bar, trailer plug wiring harness, locking fuel door, matte black interior door handles, glovebox & fuel door keyhole decals, TUNDRA sill plates decals, chalk bag cup holder / trash can, HD Roadmaster active suspension kit, HD front struts, Backlit window control panel, tailgate gap cover, matte black radio surround. https://www.tundras.com/threads/740-yota-2020-sr5-4x4-dc-w-sx-pkg.79742/
    Tried out the tent, getting ready for an upcoming camping trip. Another good reason to get a DC! :rofl:

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  3. Aug 14, 2021 at 10:12 AM
    AZTundra

    AZTundra No Longer a New Member

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    Magnuson Supercharger, TRD Goodies (Pro Suspension, Pro Grille, Exhaust, CAI, Rear Sway Bar, Oil Cap). Weather Tech Floormats, BakFlip MX4, Spray In Bedliner, AMP Research Bed Extender and Bed Step, Side Steps, B&W Adjustable Drop Hitch, AJT Designs Battery Hold Down, SDHQ Sliders.
  4. Aug 14, 2021 at 10:30 AM
    TwistedTad

    TwistedTad TRUCK GANG “T”

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  5. Aug 14, 2021 at 10:42 AM
    Redrider29

    Redrider29 HARDTRD

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    Paint matched mirror caps, grill surround, hood bulge, and Bumper Shellz Wireless phone charger in center consule TRD rear sway bar Black painted TRD off road wheels with TRD center caps Black emblems TRD air filter Tyger roll up tonneau cover Extra USB plugs in cab TRD Pro grill Paint matched Bumper Shellz 1.25" Spider Trax spacers Lamin-x fog light covers yellow-removed Diode Dynamics SS3 amber fogs Bilstein 5160 rear shocks DIY bed rail system AJT TSS relocation bracket AJT interior chrome delete bits and pieces Caliraised LED 32" light bar bracket GG Lighting 32" light bar
    I have not had any issues with BFG KO2 either. I live in SoCal and have run 37's on my F250 for 15 years and now 35's on my Tundra. Can't complain.

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  6. Aug 14, 2021 at 11:43 AM
    jhardy1979

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    Were they chrome?
     
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  7. Aug 14, 2021 at 12:17 PM
    SchnauzerMan

    SchnauzerMan New Member

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    Sumo Struts, Tiger Steps, Bed Rug, Undercover Flex Hard Folding Tonneau Cover
    I just put this in. Low profile and no modifications to wiring or dash - just push it into the cigarette plug.
     
  8. Aug 14, 2021 at 1:03 PM
    AZTundra

    AZTundra No Longer a New Member

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    Magnuson Supercharger, TRD Goodies (Pro Suspension, Pro Grille, Exhaust, CAI, Rear Sway Bar, Oil Cap). Weather Tech Floormats, BakFlip MX4, Spray In Bedliner, AMP Research Bed Extender and Bed Step, Side Steps, B&W Adjustable Drop Hitch, AJT Designs Battery Hold Down, SDHQ Sliders.
    Not plug and play, but only had to tap into the original 12v outlet wiring for power. I grounded to metal at the back of the console. Really easy, maybe a 15 or 20 minute job total. I liked this NSV one because it looks more factory.
     
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  9. Aug 14, 2021 at 1:23 PM
    PapPap

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    What do the tube steps look like? Are you going to sell them?
     
  10. Aug 14, 2021 at 1:52 PM
    PapPap

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    Were they difficult to install?
     
  11. Aug 14, 2021 at 1:54 PM
    Terndrerrr

    Terndrerrr 936000 miles to go

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    TRD Fox, RAS, 285/75 DTs, dual battery, SS3 Pro
    Yes I think it’s a decent tire in drier climates like the SW US. But its wet pavement traction goes to crap quickly, and it has the absolute worst tread pattern for clearing mud especially if it’s sticky. 2/10 for me in Tennessee.

    Every tire has some bad reviews. Some develop poor reputations over time. I think this is what has happened to the KO2
     
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  12. Aug 14, 2021 at 2:39 PM
    Charvonia Design

    Charvonia Design Enthusiast-Owned Small Business Vendor

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    They look so much better without the old man steps!
     
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  13. Aug 14, 2021 at 2:40 PM
    1794TX

    1794TX Should be taken in small doses

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    HAY ! !

    easy with that.
     
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  14. Aug 14, 2021 at 3:19 PM
    Punisher29073

    Punisher29073 New Member

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    Clearance lights, Light bar in front bumper, Ditch lights, CB Radio, AGM Battery, SLEE Sliders,
    Slimline bumper and winch install

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  15. Aug 14, 2021 at 3:27 PM
    JeffMac

    JeffMac 2 Words, 1 Finger

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    Suspension: Bilstein 6150 Front Max Setting CB Shim 2x Driver 1x Passenger Bilstein 5160 Rear CB +3 Shackles Firestone Airbags w/ Daystar Craddles Engine: OVTUNE - 87 w/ Torque Modifier SABM w/ K&N Filter TB Coolant Bypass Fumoto Drain Plug Wheels/Tires: ProComp Bandidos 0mm Offset Nitto Exo Grappler AWT 285/70/18 Exterior: TRD Pro Grille Spyder Headlights/Taillights Ecoological Bumpershellz LED everything Tinted windows Bakflip MX4 Tonneau Cover K-Source Tow Mirrors Interior: Pioneer AVH-W4500NEX Radio 2x 10” Pioneer Subwoofers 1200W Pioneer Mono Amp 2000W Pioneer 4 Channel Amp
    No they were that brushed metal look.

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  16. Aug 14, 2021 at 3:45 PM
    trucknut

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    I prefer "dog-friendly" steps
     
  17. Aug 14, 2021 at 4:01 PM
    Tundra234

    Tundra234 New Member

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    Alot of them
    Get rubber washers to fill the gaps in those shackles.
     
  18. Aug 14, 2021 at 4:16 PM
    1794TX

    1794TX Should be taken in small doses

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    Yeah, well, I couldn't really get by without them, at least without grunting and drama; so @602runner isn't wrong...:rofl:
     
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  19. Aug 14, 2021 at 4:19 PM
    Charvonia Design

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    Nothing personal hahaha
     
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  20. Aug 14, 2021 at 4:24 PM
    TampaRD Pro

    TampaRD Pro Cunning Linguist

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    Lots.
    Installed LED "Porch Lights" on my roof rack. My intention was to connect four lights that could be controlled by the OEM cargo light switch on my dash. I also wanted to be able to independently control the lights for each side, since I use my CVT canopy on either side of the truck depending upon my camping site. Most importantly I wanted to avoid drilling any holes in the roof to run the wires if at all possible. Thanks go out to @junior and his "My DIY Roof Rack" thread which gave me some ideas as to how to accomplish this.

    These lights sell for $99 a pair for this rack from the manufacturer of the rack.
    https://www.victory4x4.com/product/VRKLED.html

    I found the exact same lights (check the specifications on both sites) for $14.95 each so I purchased four of them.
    https://www.superbrightleds.com/mor...ch-and-utility-light-700-lumen-12v/5568/9848/

    Tundra Rack LEDs 13.jpg

    The light kit from from the rack manufacturer comes with CNC cut backing plates. I bought a Harbor Freight 48" aluminum ruler for $4.99. To make my backing plates I cut them to length and drilled holes for the bolts, it was the perfect width for the cut outs in the rack.

    Tundra Rack LEDs 01.jpg

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    I spray painted the backing plates with black enamel. These are the parts I used to make my wiring harness for the lights.
    2 - waterproof boxes from Amazon.
    https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B08N6P4HPH?ie=UTF8
    2 - pigtails to fit my cargo light bulb receptacles.
    https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0837SZ1NJ?ie=UTF8
    2 - small waterproof switches
    https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07LCH1N3B?ie=UTF8

    I didn't end up using the 2 pictured male and female Deutsch connectors for this install, I soldered my connections instead. I also used marine grade adhesive lined shrink wrap on all the connections.

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    I removed my cargo light LED bulbs and installed the pig tails. I drilled two small holes through the plastic top of my cargo/third brake light receptacle. I used rubber grommets and black silicone sealant on both sides of the holes (not shown).

    Tundra Rack LEDs 08.jpg

    I ran the wires along the inner side of the rack and mounted the waterproof box behind the Victory logo using that cutout for the bolts for the box.

    Tundra Rack LEDs 10.jpg

    I mounted a waterproof switch on top of each box to keep it dry and I can reach up and click the switch to turn on/off the lights on either side (it rained on me).

    Tundra Rack LEDs 25.jpg

    The lights work great, give out a lot of light and the two rear facing ones replace the cargo lights where I tapped the connection from. It's more useful for them to be further outboard on the rack when I use my RTT anyway.

    Tundra Rack LEDs 11.jpg

    Overall a cost effective, secure and watertight method of installing lights on my cab rack without drilling the roof.

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  21. Aug 14, 2021 at 4:47 PM
    HulkSmurf14

    HulkSmurf14 ...Weighted Average...

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    Tastefully enhanced...
    Resourceful indeed! Well-done!
     
  22. Aug 14, 2021 at 4:50 PM
    trucknut

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    Same. Wish I could ditch mine.
     
  23. Aug 14, 2021 at 4:54 PM
    TampaRD Pro

    TampaRD Pro Cunning Linguist

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    Lots.
    I also attached Rhino Rack Pioneer MaxTrax Small Side Mount Brackets to my Front Runner x Diamondback Rack System, so that I can carry my Maxtrax MKII's out of the bed area and still carry my kayaks on my roof rack at the same time.
    https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01966CLUA?ie=UTF8
    https://diamondbackcovers.com/colle...oducts/front-runner-x-diamondback-rack-system

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    I used another set of the Rhino Rack Pioneer MaxTrax Small Side Mount Brackets to attach a pair of Victory Roof Rack Accessory Mounts on the other side of the bed to allow mounting of RotopaX or shovel/axe, etc.

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    I used eye bolts as part of the mounting assembly to add mounting options for the bars.

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  24. Aug 14, 2021 at 4:59 PM
    JL98

    JL98 New Member

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    TRD Pro Grille, 32'' LED Light Bar, TRD Pro Headlights, 275/70/18 Duractracs, 18x8 RSSW Krawler wheels (+30 mm offset), Plastidipped badges
    Made my '16 MGM look like it did back when it was driven off the lot today!
    A good wash, clay bar, wax and some elbow grease is all it took!
    [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     
  25. Aug 14, 2021 at 4:59 PM
    TampaRD Pro

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    Lots.
    Thank you!
     
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  26. Aug 14, 2021 at 5:01 PM
    Tundra234

    Tundra234 New Member

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    Alot of them
    Nice. I bet they look good at night.
     
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  27. Aug 14, 2021 at 5:06 PM
    Terndrerrr

    Terndrerrr 936000 miles to go

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    TRD Fox, RAS, 285/75 DTs, dual battery, SS3 Pro
    Did you measure fender height before and after? Just curious if it settled at all.
     
  28. Aug 14, 2021 at 5:26 PM
    TampaRD Pro

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    And... to finish my weekend modding I installed a Midland MicroMobile MXT275 GMRS radio into Rotundra. The install was easy as I mounted the head unit inside the center console where it fit nicely. I ran the hot wire directly to the battery to avoid electrical interference. I actually ran it to my new Blue Seas Fuse Block that I installed with my Switch Pros 9100 system recently. I used a 10 amp fuse in the block, it made for a very clean install. The radio comes with a cable and small magnetic base antenna but I purchased a Midland 6 meter NMO cable and a Midland 3db Gain Ghost Antenna (and a Midland 32" 6 db Gain Antenna with Spring Base to give me more options depending upon terrain and conditions). I ran a CAT 6 cable through my console and out under the dash to connect the microphone to. (I haven't installed the mic holder clip yet) this way the unit is completely hidden except for the mic which has all the necessary controls.
    https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07FN2FBML?ie=UTF8
    https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0842B1WFS?ie=UTF8
    https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B08429ZT37?ie=UTF8
    https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B084BPXNC5?ie=UTF8

    Tundra Ditch Radio 04.jpg

    I routed the antenna cable through the rubber firewall grommet into the engine bay and attached it to my Rago Fabrication Lo-Pro Ditch Light Bracket via a Rago Ham Antenna Ditch Bracket Extension.

    Tundra Ditch Radio 02.jpg

    Tundra Ditch Radio 03.jpg
     
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  29. Aug 14, 2021 at 5:32 PM
    TampaRD Pro

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    Yeah, they light it up pretty good. Gives me some options when setting things up in the woods.
     
  30. Aug 14, 2021 at 5:35 PM
    Charvonia Design

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    I got N-fab steps on Amazon for a really good price and thought they looked a lot better.
     

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