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UssMogns Rust-Oleum Build

Discussion in '3rd Gen Builds (1996-2002)' started by UssMoGn, Jul 6, 2015.

  1. Jul 6, 2015 at 10:34 AM
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    UssMoGn

    UssMoGn [OP] That Vegas Dude

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    Extented Coil Lift. Custom bumpers
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    ^^^ What She looks like now ^^^
    +++ The Life... +++

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    Its time to go under the knife for something new.
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    The Story:
    This 4Runner been in the family most its life. Bought in early 2000s by my brother he owned it All its Silver life. He Lifted with some extended coils then added steel plate bumper/tire carrier. In about 06' he did the 01-04 Tacoma front end swap added the fender flares and paint job. There are build and Paint pictures somewhere, I need to find them. About right after that I bought it off him. From 06 till now shes been through alot and still more to come.

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    Rock Sliders added
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    Added Toyota and skit plate to the bumper. Painted the Grillie Black
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    Added Camberg UCA and sometime before this went from BF AllTerrains to KM2s
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    Made fuse plate and added a fuse box for the lights
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    Added lights to the bumper and added Bought some CBI Hood brackets for the Lights on the hood.
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    199840 Miles and she has a head gasket leak on the passanger side :(
    I had to pull the motor to get to it. So since I had it out I dropped it off at a local machine shop for a Rebuild! She like brand new now!

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    My First try at tube Bumpers of course I made a few mistakes (Still in Progress)
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    My 2nd Try at Tube bumper. Still making mistakes. (Still in progress)
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    Getting ready for new paint in the next week or so.
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    Paints done!




    PLAY TIME!

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    Too much fun out mudding.
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    Last edited: Sep 20, 2015
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  2. Jul 6, 2015 at 3:20 PM
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    UssMoGn

    UssMoGn [OP] That Vegas Dude

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    Paints done, Got 2 days at work then will be back at it up put all the extra stuff back on. Also need to paint the bumpers and get them put on. After that its Sliders and Roof Rack.
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  3. Jul 6, 2015 at 3:21 PM
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    UssMoGn

    UssMoGn [OP] That Vegas Dude

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    [​IMG] hanging out for drying with Rustolium Truck bed coating.


    Painted the lower area, put the rear bumper on, Put the grillie on, Added blinkers to the grillie. Put up the front bumper so I can drive it. Still need to work and fix the front bumper, but the rock guards back on, Add more to the Rock sliders, Paint the Wheels. Build the Roof rack.
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    1. Added some more to my sliders. Just little kick out Still might add another kick out on the end. To hot to figure that out right now.
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    Front bumper finished and hanging out to dry.
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    Installed the Bumper,Winch and lights. Fronts done. Sliders and roof rack next. [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]

    Blacked out the wheels today. With Restoleum Truck bed, same think I used on the bumpers and lower paint.
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    Last edited: Jul 6, 2015
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  4. Jul 7, 2015 at 8:14 AM
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    Ol'Blue

    Ol'Blue Moderator Staff Member

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    "Not all who wander are lost"
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    A few things here and there. Still dreaming up stuff
    Looking good!!!!!
     
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  5. Jul 12, 2015 at 8:05 PM
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    UssMoGn

    UssMoGn [OP] That Vegas Dude

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  6. Jul 17, 2015 at 2:15 PM
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    UssMoGn

    UssMoGn [OP] That Vegas Dude

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  7. Aug 27, 2015 at 5:22 PM
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    UssMoGn

    UssMoGn [OP] That Vegas Dude

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    Skid done and new shocks on :)
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  8. Aug 29, 2015 at 8:52 AM
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    tinigunner11

    tinigunner11 New Member

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    Stock minus added an led light bar to bumper
    Oh man what a great looking truck! I've always love the taco front end swap, glad to see there a thread with a truck that's had it done. Keep up the good work!
     
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  9. Sep 20, 2015 at 10:09 PM
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    UssMoGn

    UssMoGn [OP] That Vegas Dude

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    My 3.4L installed, 2 days in to 15 Mins of video. Enjoy. Yes had problems along the way. Fix some other issues while I was installing.

     
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  10. Feb 2, 2017 at 9:19 PM
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    inocoma

    inocoma mud slinging mall crawler for now.

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    SWEET Thread!!!
     
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