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Discussion in '5th Gen Builds (2010+)' started by JerryM, Jan 16, 2016.

  1. Jan 16, 2016 at 2:10 PM
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    So i figured i would show what my trail looks like now that the build up has started.

    1. Roof Rack ( Temp because i did the Baja Rack group buy) This one is for sale.
    2. 22" light bar in the grill
    3. Bilstien 6112 front with soft tex coils ( 3" )
    4. Bilstien 5100 back with soft tex coils ( 2" )
    5. TRD PRO Rims 17" x 7"
    6. Toyo R/T tires 285/70/17
    7. I have next a40" light bar once the rack comes in .

    Anyone got ideals on mounting the 40" LB to the Baja Rack ?

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  2. Feb 11, 2016 at 1:02 PM
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    SixthSnail I have no idea what I'm doing

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    Nice rig man! Love those wheels.
     
  3. Feb 11, 2016 at 3:36 PM
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    Thanks yours to . I did see yours on SD Craigslist now that should be a nice ride. Are you in SD?
     
  4. Feb 11, 2016 at 3:48 PM
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    No I'm in Santa Barbara. Just looked all over CA for something haha. Made the drive and it was worth it!
     
  5. Feb 11, 2016 at 5:46 PM
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    I looked at it online and if it was a different color i would of jumped on it. Enjoy it. You talked about new wheels. What ya get?
     
  6. Feb 11, 2016 at 6:15 PM
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    They are coming in tomorrow. I got SCS SR8s in matte bronze with the silver machined lip.
     
  7. Mar 6, 2016 at 10:04 AM
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    Well I got my Baja Rack Wed. and installed it that night and love it. 42" light bar to be install as soon as i find a mount.

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  8. Mar 6, 2016 at 12:01 PM
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    Cut your wind faring in the rack and put the bar in it. Otherwise it sits really high
     
  9. Mar 9, 2016 at 3:34 PM
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    I have seen a light bar installed just under the leading edge and it looked great. I am looking for mounts now and might just fab some out of lite gage metal. Any ideals?
     
  10. Mar 10, 2016 at 6:59 AM
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    May I ask what the dimensions of that rack are? I have the Trail Premium with sunroof and don't want to lose my hatch to the sky with a too large rack.
     
  11. Mar 10, 2016 at 4:08 PM
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    It is the full standard with the sunroof cut out. They make a tray that if needed you can cover the cut out but why have a sunroof then. The rack fits from just behind the front window molding to the very back when the hatch is open.
     
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    I love your set up. The dark grey with the TRD rims set it off nice. Nice edition with the LED light bar in the grill.
     
  13. Apr 17, 2016 at 12:46 PM
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    3" toytect lift, Magnaflow, TRD intake, Xenon depot LED fog and high, HID low beam, antidark underhood lighting, LED bar mounted in grill, Ram mount phone mount, 20% tint all around, BFG KO2 275/70-17 on SCS Stealth 6 Silver wheels, Nfab side steps, Weathertech mats with TRD tags, Vintage Toyota shifter, Carista software tweak. Sprint Booster, LED drl upgrade.
    Very nice ! How's the wind noise with the bajarack?


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    Sprint booster, URD Y pipe, magnaflow exhaust, SCS stealth 6, BFG KO2 275/70/17, 35%tint all around including windshield, TRD intake, Xenon depot Low beam HID, LED XD high beam, XD LED Fog w/ laminx yellow, Aidanjames LED fog housing DRL,vintage Toyota shiftknob, scan gage, Toytec 3" lift, bilstein 5100 shocks, Zaino bros protected.
     
  14. Apr 18, 2016 at 4:03 PM
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    Is there mounts for the light in the grill or do you have pictures of how you fab' them up?
     
  15. Apr 24, 2016 at 3:32 PM
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    There is a very little noise from the rack. I had a shop here in San Diego fab me up two L brackets that just mounted to the cross bar behind the bumper. The light is great when you need it . I will look for some pics. and post later.
     
  16. May 23, 2016 at 4:34 PM
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    Got my ARB awning today and what an easy install to the Baja Rack. Buy the brackets from Baja Rack and it installs in about 15 minutes. Great product. Loving it.

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  17. Nov 19, 2016 at 4:01 PM
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    Ok time to update my build list .
    1. ARB on board air system installed on the SLEE OFFROAD mounting bracket in the engine bay.
    2. Just ordered the RCI Aluminum complete skid plate set up. From the bumper filler to the gas tank. All in black.Can't wait till that comes in. I'll post picks.

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  18. Nov 19, 2016 at 6:21 PM
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    Looks awesome! Hows the rubbing with the 285's?
     
  19. Nov 19, 2016 at 8:07 PM
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    Very little and only when turned all the way and entering a large dip. So little i'm not going to even try to trim anything away for it. These R/T's are amazing .
     
  20. Nov 20, 2016 at 10:38 AM
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    I dig the moves you're making.

    I agree! R/Ts are the way to go. I love mine. I'm probably going to run my compressor on the same bracket you have from slee. How do you like it?
     
  21. Dec 31, 2016 at 6:50 AM
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    RCI full belly kit of skids are now added to the list . Great investment and worth the cost.

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    Installed Rago brackets and 4" cube ditch lights. Weather tech mats. Cargo net. Cargo mat. Ordered Gobi rack with ladder.
    That is awesome..great addition to a beautiful rig.
     
  23. Jan 1, 2017 at 9:25 AM
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    Thanks .
     
  24. Feb 12, 2017 at 7:24 AM
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    Well i did some more mods this past week.
    1. 40" single row light bar mounted just below the front of the Baja Rack. Some brackets i made at home from some 1/8"x2" steel plate really simple a no brainer.
    2. A set of 7" lights on the back of the rack.
    3. I did my own axle breather relocation. I took it into the gas cap area so i did not have to put it in the cabin of the Runner.
    4. Replace my spare tire with a more suitable tire that i had at the house already.
    More to come .

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  25. Feb 18, 2017 at 7:56 AM
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    Working on it.
    How do you like the bilstien shocks? I live in SD. Who installed the lift?
     
  26. Feb 18, 2017 at 8:03 AM
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    I love the lift set up. The 6112's in the front are great for all types of driving. I do have the KDSS and there is zero interference with the function of the system. I would highly recommend this lift. i had James at The Truck Shop on Miramar Rd. do my lift great place.
     
  27. Feb 18, 2017 at 8:28 AM
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    Thanks. I've talked to james before.
     
  28. Feb 18, 2017 at 11:38 AM
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    Nice build man, I didn't see you mention it but are you running after market Ucas?
     
  29. Feb 20, 2017 at 6:13 PM
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    Thank. Not yet. As of now it works great without but just to finish off the front end i will probably install them soon.
     

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