Cletus' 2002 Tundra AC Build

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Bought my 2002 Tundra Access Cab TRD 4.7l with 157000 km back in April 2010. It came with flowmaster exhaust and a K&N cold air intake. Tires were 265/70/16 Dayton Timberland AT's. Here's what it looked like when I got it
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Kept it stock for the first year in which time I did my first off-roading in a truck (had Dirtbiked and quaded quite a bit before)
 
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The next spring I installed 5100's all around with fronts set at top notch. Rear I added a Procomp add a leaf. Bought new rims and tires: 17" black aluminum with 285/70/17 Procomp Xtreme MT's
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Next I upgraded the stereo system. Put in Pioneer 6.5" 2 way speakers front and rear. Alpine deck, 2 Alpine R8's in a Q-logic box with a 1000w kicker amp behind the back seat.
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Next I picked up a Warn M8000 when the VR8000 was just coming out at the VR price because the shop thought the M was being replaced by the VR. Good for me anyways. Then I bought warn hitch mount and a Hidden front hitch.
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I only used the winch from the receiver mount once but that was enough to make it worth every penny.
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Next I wanted more light. I ordered 1 set of 170 and 1 set of 240 Blitz HID's from Lightforce along with a 270 amp alternator from Nations. Also added another Optima battery. I temporarily mounted the lights to the winch receiver. I wasn't great at taking many pictures. I had to slightly move the power steering reservoir slightly to build a battery tray over the passenger fender. Hooked all accessories to a 7 circuit Painless fuse box and 3 relay bank. Batteries separated by a 200 amp heavy duty solenoid with a SPDT switch.
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That winter my cousin came across Addicted Offroads site. After a short time I ordered a front bumper and sliders (which Took me years to finally instal) my cousin ordered a front for his Tacoma and 2 friends ordered front and rears for their 3rd gen 4Runners. So Scott from AO was coming to the border to sell a truck so he brought the bumpers with him and left them overnight in Montana for me to pick up.
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I installed the bumper with the 240's and winch after painting the newly exposed areas with Tremclad ImageUploadedByTapatalk1463761755.130496.jpg ImageUploadedByTapatalk1463761821.594953.jpg
Hadn't bought my house yet so I had to go to a few buddy's to get everything welded but finally got my 170's installed as well.
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Next I was sick of worrying about the UBJ which was banging on full droop so I had a set of Total Chaos UCA's installed.
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That was the end of mods until I bought my house and had a garage to work in (after finishing the inside) ImageUploadedByTapatalk1463760852.440965.jpg ImageUploadedByTapatalk1463760893.511454.jpg ImageUploadedByTapatalk1463760932.569354.jpg
That winter I plasti-dipped my mirrors, badging, and grill. Also removed all the carpet and sprayed rocker guard on the entire floor for easy clean up.
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From time and getting beat up 4x4ing the flowmaster exhaust broke/fell off. After driving straight piped for almost a year I welded in a Magnaflow straight through muffler with side exit before the rear wheel. I had a bezel to move it up through the box side out of the way of the sliders later but this helped to keep me sane from the noise lol.
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After a few months like this I finally cut the hole for the exhaust and installed the bezel.
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Got the exhaust moved into the bezel. Painted the tip with Duplicolor High heat low gloss black and plastidiped the bezel.
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I sold my Procomp MT's on the rims to one of my cousins. I bought new 285/75R16 BFGoodrich Mudterrain KM2's on Procomp Rock Crawler steels. Winter 13/14 I added a Cobra 19DX CB radio with a 3' screw to tune Firestick antenna.
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A new Alpine deck with better Bluetooth connectivity. Updated my switch panel and cleaned up the wiring.
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Installed a factory intake connected to a 100 series snorkel.
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Also a Viair 480c air compressor and dual 21" light bars
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Next I built a rear bumper based on Sean's build. After getting it basically done I realized it wasn't exactly what I wanted but painted it and installed it as it was still way better than the stock one ImageUploadedByTapatalk1463770257.629707.jpg ImageUploadedByTapatalk1463770300.464867.jpg
After spilling gas all over on one trip out I decided to build little holders out of 1" tubing
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Also built a flip down hitch mount tire carrier for a full size spare
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Installed quick fist clamps in the box to hold a fire extinguisher, Hi-lift jack and shovel
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With all the extra weight I added to the truck the front end had lost any lift that the 5100's provided from stock. So I purchased Sean's Camburg coilovers with 700lbs coils. At the same time I put new bushings and uniballs in my UCA's and new factory LBJ's. And installed Total Chaos spindle gussets.
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What are those electrical connectors you used on your wiring are those weather proof?
Ya Delphi connectors. They have a nice rubber gasket seal between the connection and plugs on all wires. If you only need a couple I could sell you some. Or you can find them on eBay for decent prices. Greggs carry them but ridiculous pricing
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