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What have you done to your 2nd gen Tundra today?

Discussion in '2nd Gen Tundras (2007-2013)' started by T-Rex266, Jan 7, 2014.

  1. Sep 29, 2021 at 3:33 PM
    French Avocado

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    Picture is still required. We want to see the touches you put on it!
     
  2. Sep 29, 2021 at 3:51 PM
    omgboost

    omgboost The Accountant

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    Trust but verify. Pictures!
     
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  3. Sep 29, 2021 at 7:29 PM
    Longtimecoming07

    Longtimecoming07 New Member

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  4. Sep 29, 2021 at 7:30 PM
    zcarpenter92

    zcarpenter92 Yotas, Coronas and 'Merica

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    In sig
    …or it didn’t happen.
     
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  5. Sep 30, 2021 at 2:20 PM
    aelarson

    aelarson New Member

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    Picked up my Yakima DeepSpace 10 cargo box. Really loving how this whole project turned out. Only thing left to do is upgrade the hardware holding the rack to the brackets, paint the stake hole brackets & upright brackets, and keep adding sh*t to it!

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  6. Sep 30, 2021 at 2:24 PM
    LATERAL G

    LATERAL G New Member

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    Pics of my TRD rear sway bar installed.
    Took it for a drive today.

    2 things I noticed:
    -no squeeks, rattles or clunks
    -my tires cut loose MUCH easier. Did not expect that so some lady beside me at my 1st red to green light thinks I drive like an @$$hole. Screenshot_20210930-171322.jpg PXL_20210930_204815284.jpg PXL_20210930_204750377.jpg
     
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  7. Sep 30, 2021 at 2:28 PM
    French Avocado

    French Avocado Double Entundra

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    Looks like it could double as a short coffin!!
     
  8. Sep 30, 2021 at 2:30 PM
    aelarson

    aelarson New Member

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    It has enough space to be a coffin as well! :rofl:
     
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  9. Sep 30, 2021 at 9:16 PM
    B.Ross

    B.Ross New Member

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    To do.

    Starting to collect my suspension refresh parts....

    these showed up the other day.
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  10. Oct 1, 2021 at 8:02 AM
    Bikeric

    Bikeric New Member

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    3" front spacer lift, Roadmaster active rear suspension, Hooke Road bumpers, black-out headlights
    Put the girl to work yesterday. :benchpress: My buddy decided to try driving through the river after we got some much needed rain. He was going just fine until he came upon a hole. I've got no idea what he was drinking out of that cup that he left on his roof :rofl: We tried the bungee pull strap from the rear first but it didn't work. I finally had to just get in front of him and winch him up and out.

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  11. Oct 1, 2021 at 2:55 PM
    Wangofree

    Wangofree New Member

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    Spent 2 days wiring up new cheap Boss BV755 BLC head unit and backup camera. The Radio/DVD/CD unit is nice, but I really appreciate the backup camera.

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  12. Oct 2, 2021 at 2:54 PM
    Danny3737

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    I painted my grill and surround black, also painted the mirror covers black as well. Replaced the drip edge strips on both sides. Replaced the PCV valve. I highly suggest if you are going to remove the grill, to pre-order new clips that attach the grill to the top of the hood. After my wife saw the grill, she said I should paint the bumpers and door handles too. I’d love to color match the bumpers, but it’s waaay too much work and I’m not a fan of the Plasti-Dip coating 8DCF9BC2-695E-4223-A013-37909B1A3433.jpg
     
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  13. Oct 2, 2021 at 7:26 PM
    Redman333

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    Try out super wrap gloss black spray on coatings. I just did my front bumper, mirror caps, and wheels and they turned out really good. Actually gloss black unlike plastidip.

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  14. Oct 2, 2021 at 7:46 PM
    Dylan7194x4

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    I like those headlights. What brand and model are they? What's your opinion on quality?
     
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  15. Oct 3, 2021 at 7:58 AM
    Redman333

    Redman333 New Member

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    Alpharex headlights. I asked for HID headlights instead of the LED that most get for the low beams, it has LED high beams though and sequential turn signals.

    The quality is just OK, I kind of was hoping for better but these are the cheapest option with adjustable lights still which I wanted to keep. The light output is probably 90% of what I was expecting. The beam pattern isn’t as wide as I had hoped and not quite as bright as I hoped but close enough that I don’t plan on changing them ever. I am just adding extra lights to be used with my brights.

    Looks wise, I love the look of the lights and get people asking me what brand they are all the time. The look is important to me. I did have a ballast go bad already though, so now I’ve moved the ballast to a place I can get to them easily. They are sending me a new one under warranty but I couldn’t wait so I ordered a new set on Amazon and will keep the others as backups.
     
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  16. Oct 3, 2021 at 9:56 AM
    YotaFan05

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    Bumper looks great! Do you have an up close pic? Did you buy a kit of the super wrap? I see a kit for wheels on Amazon. My only dislike with plasti dip is the dull finish.
     
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  17. Oct 3, 2021 at 11:17 AM
    Redman333

    Redman333 New Member

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    I don’t but I can get some. I bought the 20” wheel kit and 4 extra cans. I did the wheels, front bumper, mirror caps and side flag emblems and used all of the cans. I didn’t have enough for the rear bumper so I did that in plastidip.

    The dull look of plastidip is exactly what I didn’t want, so although my expectations were pretty low, I was pleasantly surprised by the way it turned out. They also have a gloss spray that I didn’t go with that makes it more glossy.

    I’ll get some close ups in a bit here for you.
     
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  18. Oct 3, 2021 at 1:54 PM
    Redman333

    Redman333 New Member

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    This is the front bumper, top part is the factory painted top cap, bottom is the super wrap vinyl.
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    just for reference this is a pic of my rear bumper with the plastidip.
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  19. Oct 3, 2021 at 2:30 PM
    YotaFan05

    YotaFan05 New Member

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    That looks great thanks! I'll have to look into this stuff.
     
  20. Oct 3, 2021 at 2:32 PM
    Shanet421

    Shanet421 (Semi) New Member

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    I was thinking about using this stuff on some internet dash pieces.

    Do you have any concerns?
     
  21. Oct 3, 2021 at 8:52 PM
    Redman333

    Redman333 New Member

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    Yeah, mainly durability and longevity. I also have no idea what can be used with it, for example will tire shine melt it off my wheels?

    honestly didn’t expect it to do so well so didn’t really look at after care of the product. Now I have to figure that out. Otherwise no not really.
     
  22. Oct 4, 2021 at 9:53 AM
    Zebruaj

    Zebruaj New Member

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    Played around with techstream. Changed my key fob unlock settings to 1 click = unlock all. No more random pressing to unlock the truck for the boys to get in.

    Debating if I want to code out the seat belt and door chimes.
     
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  23. Oct 4, 2021 at 4:18 PM
    Retroboy1989

    Retroboy1989 'Course it's 4x4!

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    Snug top 20" TRD Sport wheels 275/60R20 BFG KO2s
    Door no, seatbelt yes
     
  24. Oct 5, 2021 at 6:14 AM
    COTundie

    COTundie Whoa Black Betty

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    Pretty things
    Agreed.

    I would LOVE to deactivate the seatbelt chime.

    Wife's jeep has a hidden sequence to "unlock" this without the use of dealer software (and braindead dealer employees).

    Kinda wish Toyota made it easier, but wish in one hand and shit in the other...
     
  25. Oct 5, 2021 at 7:54 AM
    Wynnded

    Wynnded What MPG...

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    OEM Upgrades: TRD PRO BBS Wheels TRD S/C, OVTune and +2 psi pulley TRD Rear Sway Bar Fox TRD Pro Shocks Limited mirrors (auto darkening/backup camera/power fold/puddle lights) Limited Grill Mod Automatic Climate Controls Mod Automatic Headlamp Mod Sequoia Front Sway Bar Mod Sequoia Transfer Case Mod Sequoia Leather Steering Wheel Mod Sequoia Limited Gage Cluster Mod Sequoia LED Headlamp Upgrade Window Tint Fake Manual Transmission Mod 10" BAMufflers Stainless Catback Engine Block Heater Illuminated Ignition Key Ring Mod Deck Rail System w/cleats
    I think that the 2.5 Gen trucks and the 1st Gen trucks with the Optitron clusters can access some of these settings from the cluster.
     
  26. Oct 5, 2021 at 9:14 AM
    0.S.T.

    0.S.T. New Member

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    One of the first things I had my wrench do for me. Makes life so much better!



    O.S.T.
     
  27. Oct 5, 2021 at 11:27 AM
    s10jam

    s10jam New Member

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    Are you using the Toyota supplied OBD2 adapter with it? I just purchased my first Toyota and am researching Techstream now.
     
  28. Oct 5, 2021 at 12:02 PM
    Zebruaj

    Zebruaj New Member

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    Spare laptop running the ih8mud virtual machine and techstream file. It's an older version #12.20.024

    Generic VCI off Amazon. I didn't bother loading the techstream cd it comes with. There's been reports that the new versions lost customizations plus loads of install problems.

    https://forum.ih8mud.com/threads/how-to-techstream-in-5-minutes.1034923/
    https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B097YC5LSR?ie=UTF8
     
  29. Oct 5, 2021 at 12:06 PM
    s10jam

    s10jam New Member

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    Awesome. Thanks for the info. I'm going to see if I can get it to work with my ELM 327 without the USB dongle.
     
  30. Oct 5, 2021 at 12:08 PM
    Bikeric

    Bikeric New Member

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    3" front spacer lift, Roadmaster active rear suspension, Hooke Road bumpers, black-out headlights
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