Brand new owner here!

Discussion in 'New to the Underground' started by Billy182, Oct 27, 2016.

  1. Billy182

    Billy182 Member

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    Hi everyone!

    I'm a brand new x-runner owner and totally new to Toyota too!

    I wasn't even looking for one, but recently when a friend who loves his Tacoma suggested I take a look, I saw one online at a dealership only 75 miles away. So, I took a look, and ended up driving home with the truck.
    It's a 2013 "X", all original with 26k miles.
    I'm a long time sports car/hotrod guy with SCCA background as well as good old fashioned American muscle.
    I actually had just finished a restoration of a Chevy S-10 xtreme, and had no intention of selling it, but with this change of plans I'll let it go. The funny thing is, both are "last year" vehicles. The S-10 is a 2003, last year of the extended cab, 4.3 V6, 5 speed stick and 8.5 inch posi rear, and the x-runner is a 2013.
    If you couldn't already tell, I'm very excited and have already ordered just about everything I plan on modifying except for the radio/speakers/amp/sub which I'll need a little more time for research.
    Here's a quick pic, totally bone stock '13 "X" :)
     

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  2. TitanRattler813

    TitanRattler813 Active Member

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    Nice! You'll have fun with this one
     
  3. Gadget

    Gadget Well-Known Member

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    Welcome to the Underground!!
     
  4. NHXRUNNER

    NHXRUNNER "New Hampster"
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    Welcome!! Where are you located?
     
  5. MrX-runner

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    Welcome and congrats with ur new ride.
     
  6. BSP06XRU

    BSP06XRU Old Member

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    Congrats and welcome to the Underground!
     
  7. Redlantern

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    ALOHA! Welcome to XR-U
     
  8. Billy182

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    I'm located in NJ
     
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    madtrucker Active Member

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    The X is great little truck. Welcome to the Underground!
     
  10. NHXRUNNER

    NHXRUNNER "New Hampster"
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  11. Slywhitty

    Slywhitty "Midget Magnet"

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    Welcome from Canada! Just FYI. "Last year" only applies for some. Canada and Hawaii got 2014-15 xrunners!
     
  12. o0opackersfano0o

    o0opackersfano0o Active Member

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    What have you ordered? Got any big plans for it?
     
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    Hard Taco Formerly Known As "Sn3akrs"

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    nick_gz1 Active Member

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    Congrats and welcome! I had no intention of ever getting one either until I drove my friends, it was love at first shift haha:)
     
  15. Billy182

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    No real big plans, just some basic stuff to make it livable for me. All of this is already on order:

    • XII lowering kit with QA1's
    • 18x9.5's all around with 285/40's
    • TRD headlights with 90/100's on relays
    • smoked depo tail lights
    • Osram plasma halo fogs
    • gaylord bed cover with speedsturr wing
    • core/hurst shifter with TRD knob
    • TRD big brake kit

    I'm sure I'll think of more things, but any more suggestions is always appreciated. I'm trying to research a good audio upgrade, I'm leaning toward an 8 inch alpine head unit with a 45 watt amp module. if anyone could suggest good speakers to fit in the stock locations in the doors I'd appreciate it. I'll be fabricating a powered sub to take the place of the oem sub.
     
  16. o0opackersfano0o

    o0opackersfano0o Active Member

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    If I had the newer style front end I would do the trd pro grill. Looks so sick.
     
  17. Billy182

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    I took a look at the pro grill, its cool, but I'm doing the blacked out no name look for the truck.
     
  18. markgt531

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    whoaa WELCOME!!!! what part of NJ ? hmm i guess i should use the X more often when i go back to NJ lol
     
  19. Billy182

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    I'm in north Jersey just outside Manhattan.
    I haven't had the truck that long but moving toward some mild improvements to make it an acceptable driver for myself (see my supercharger thread).
    On the advice of another member above, I bought a new TRD PRO grill, it looks pretty cool and I guess I'll sell the brand new grill craft mesh grill and stock bezel (if anyone wants both, message me for a great deal).
    Other than that I'm looking forward to having some fun installing all the new parts and then enjoying this great little truck
     
  20. NHXRUNNER

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    Make sure you check in with @*IrunnIt* he's in N. Jersey as well. He's going URD S/C in the near future. And make it to my mini-meet in the spring!
     

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