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The Toyota Tacoma [as of 2023]

The build of the Tacoma changes from year to year. Here's how it sits as of today, with items added in 2023 in orange, and items removed in 2023, grey. I've also added notable maintenance in blue.


2000 Toyota Tacoma - Xtracab 4WD SR5 V6 TRD in Imperial Jade Mica [purchase]

suspension - front

  • SPC Light Racing Upper Control Arms (UCAs) [install]
    • update to X-Axis joints [details]
  • ADS 2.5" coilovers w/reservoirs and 650lb springs [install]
    • complete rebuild and revalve [details]
  • Kartek 7" limit straps [install]
  • Diff-drop kit [install]
  • Strongflex Polyurethane Lower Control Arm (LCA) bushings [install]
  • DuroBumps LCA rear bump stops [install]
  • DuroBumps LCA front bump stops [install]

suspension - rear


  • Energy Suspension Polyurethane Steering Rack bushings [install]
  • New OEM Steering Rack [install]


drive train


wheels and tires

  • 16" 3rd Gen Toyota 4Runner Limited wheels [install] [painted bronze]
  • 255/85 R16 (33x10.5) Cooper Discoverer ST Maxx tires [install]
    • 2019-02 - second set (5) installed (ODO 111K miles)
    • 2020-07 - third set (5) installed (ODO 153K miles)
    • 2022-04 - fourth set (4) installed (ODO 218K miles)



  • Headlights
  • Auxilary Off-Road Lights
    • Diode Dynamics SS5 Pro Spot lights mounted in front bumper [install]
  • Fog Lights
    • Diode Dynamics SS3 Pro Selective Yellow SAE/DOT Fog lights mounted in front bumper [install]

communications & navigation


interior gear

exterior gear

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