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    My plug for Odyssey batteries...TEN YEARS of reliable service

    After TEN YEARS of service, I am finally replacing the Odyssey PC1200LMJT batteries in my 2008 Tacoma. They are only now beginning to drop off in their ability to take and maintain a full charge. I have never had any battery last this long, particulalry under the conditions that these have been...
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    My plug for Odyssey batteries...TEN YEARS of reliable service

    After TEN YEARS of service, I am finally replacing the Odyssey PC1200LMJT batteries in my 2008 Tacoma. They are only now beginning to drop off in their ability to take and maintain a full charge. I have never had any battery last this long. I installed these in late 2008 as part of an upgrade to...
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    What's in your spare parts box?

    So here's the question: What's in your spare parts box? What parts have failed you, either out in the field or just driving around town? Any and all thoughts would be appreciated, with due consideration for cost and bulk. I once knew a guy who carried a spare ENGINE in the back of his VW bus...
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    Just need a little boost for the fridge...

    Hi all, I've looked through a bunch of the threads and just need an answer to a basic question. I already have a great dual battery setup in my Tacoma, and use an Odyssey PC1200 aux battery to power my Engle MT45 fridge. When stationary, the battery can run the fridge for about 24 hours before...
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    Easy and inexpensive air compressor mod

    I installed an ARB air compressor under my hood and have been very pleased. I didn't want to have to pop the hood when I aired up, though, so I came up with this easy mod that provides an air outlet on my front bumper. Now I can plug my air hose into the outlet, switch on the compressor using...
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    BFG KM2 255/85/16 "skinny tire" impressions

    I stayed with the stock 265/70/16 tires for the first few rounds of tires on my 2008 Tacoma. They looked a little puny on my modestly lifted truck (OME 886 springs in front and OME Dakar leafs with extra leaf in back...about 2.5 to 3 inches total lift). I didn't want to spend the money on larger...
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    Review of Body Armor rear bumper for Tacoma

    I recently purchased Body Armor's rear bumper for my 2008 Tacoma, and thought I'd share my impressions. I've wanted a replacement bumper for some time, but was put off by the crazy prices ($1,000+). I didn't understand why a relatively simple rear bumper should cost several hundred dollars more...
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    2005+ Tacoma Dual Battery Setup

    Questions about dual battery installs in late-model Tacomas seem to pop up regularly on this forum, so I thought I'd post a couple of photos of my setup. Maybe it will give other folks some ideas on how to install theirs. The basic setup is comprised of two Odyssey PC1200LMJT batteries mounted...
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    Old Man Emu Suspension Impressions

    I recently installed an Old Man Emu (OME) suspension on my 2008 Tacoma and I thought I'd share my experience with the installation process and my overall impressions of the products. I received a lot of advice here on the EXPO forum and I sure appreciate everyone's help. Now I hope to return the...
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    Dual Batteries on an 05+ Tacoma

    Any thoughts on this good people? They didn't leave us much room in the engine compartment, and I can't find anyone on this forum who has done it (maybe I didn't look hard enough). Any ideas would be greatly appreciated, especially in regards to how to relocate engine compartment items to make...
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    Tacoma 05+ Suspension Upgrade Help

    Greetings Good People! I come to you seeking your wisdom and experience regarding suspension upgrades for 2005 and up Tacoma suspensions. I am in possession of a bone stock 2008 Doublecab Shortbed 4x4 with the Offroad package. The stock suspension provides a comfy ride whilst cruising the...
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