ChompSticks's Build Thread

Discussion in '120-Series Toyotas' started by Chompsticks, Dec 4, 2018.

  1. Chompsticks

    Chompsticks

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    So new here and live in Birmingham and Atlanta. Picked up an '05 GX with 200k in white a few months ago. Planning some light overlanding, exploration trips and slowly gathering parts to make her mine. Figured I'd just make a thread with all my updates and or questions and more! Also find me on ig @Chompsticks

    1st question is, what kind of maintenance should I expect or do around this mileage?
    - Water pump and timing belt were done at 190k,
    - Rear airbags were replaced, but I believe the sensor is bad (removing it anyways)

    What has been done
    - Pioneer 4400NEX (best investment so far with the wireless carplay)
    - Well window visors
    - Hewitt bypass kit
    - WeatherTech Mats

    Things to come very soon (ordered)
    - 3" Dobinson lift kit
    - Dobinson upper control arms
    - 285/70/17 Falken Wildpeaks
    - Method Racing MR701 in Bronze

    What I want
    - Everything!

    Day I picked her up

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    Dash is cracked, but thankfully right on the edge of the dash that I hardly notice it
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    First off-road trip to Stoney Lonesome OHV park in Alabama as well as the added visors, which will prolly get ripped off on a trail one day. Hah

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    Some stock flexing

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    Last day trip up the 601 at Talladega National Forest. Hit a few rocks trying to get this picture.

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  2. GBinAZ

    GBinAZ SILVER Star

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    Thats a very sweet looking rig.

    Congrats !
     
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    i would go ahead and put some new valve cover gaskets and oil seals for the coil packs ( in the valve covers) i would bet good money yours are hard as rock if not already leaking.
     
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  4. Chompsticks

    Chompsticks

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    I'll have to take a look at that, Never done a valve cover before on my own, but it doesn't really seem all that difficult.
     
  5. GxOver

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    200k and the seats look new! GL with your build.
    I picked up an 05 pearl with 130k
     
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