LEXXXI, The 93 shorty that doesn't give up!

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    It's ok. Once I add the front end most of it gets hidden. I even went over some spots that I missed after this pic. This is more for me. To know that part of my truck, also got some love. Lmao
     
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    Out with the old, in with the new. Projector housings for HIDs with blue LED accent lights on the sides.. ehh, this was the first part I bought for my truck and never put them on hahaha. Better late then never!! I hit the brackets that hold em up a metallic chrome..idk if it looks right yet.. IMG_20210908_081221055~3.jpg
     
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    Lots of good progress over here :)
     
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    Haven't wrenched on her much but I mocked up the upper half of my front end for a lil inspiration haha! Plus I wanted to see how much wider these 4runner fender really are since I'm going 10" wide vs 7stock wheels.. still need to fix parts of the grille, paint and buy new clips for it. Need a new bumper!! IMG_20220726_090307666~2.jpg IMG_20220726_094114824~2.jpg
     
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    So I had some tim this morning so I decided to whip out the LC intake stud kit and throw it on the new head. Then, I said I had enough time to swap over my exhaust studs.. IMG_20220802_072955137.jpg Using the two nut method made it a breeze! Added some PB blaster to the threads helps glide things when tightening by hand. So couldn't help myself and mocked up the intake.. IMG_20220802_084149015.jpg After that happened, of course I had to mock the rest of the top end! Had a fun morning listing the rest of my missing pieces. IMG_20220802_094618702~2.jpg i need to get the 22re performance timing cover kit and a turbo oil pump. Water pump is still new but might swap for a new one since they're cheap. Gold fuel rail makes good contrast on the engine.. I'm liking where this is going.. the big question now is the block... BLACK/GOLD/TITANIUM SILVER???? Also on the head, I'm thinking of matching the VC paint. Idk what you guys think? If I paint the block gold to match my tranny, the head needs to be black or go silver .. still debating. And who mocks up the intake and not the exhaust?!? IMG_20220802_110901723~2.jpg Cheap ebay header gna make it work!! Need to be re welded at the flange and I plan on deleting that o2 bung. You think I can use that for a wideband?! Wrong location right.. IMG_20220802_110617734~2.jpg
     
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    Progress looks good
     
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    Thanks man, it ain't easy working 55+ hrs a week and juggling a family of 5 during summer break and tryna squeeze in a wrench here or there.. lol.
     
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    I think I'm going to opt out for the clears.. IMG_20220810_094604986.jpg
     

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