New 1st Gen Owner- beginning modifications

LeeKeezy

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May 8, 2019
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Hi guys - I recently picked up a used 2007 Sequoia 4wd for CHEAP 97,000 on the odometer with full records- under $10k. I guess most people around these parts want Tacomas, 4runners and LCs. Fine by me I love this rig!! One previous owner in California...no frame rust!

I’m very pleased at the visual transformation that just a few mods can do to this truck. So far here is what I have done:

- Bilstein 5100 in front
- OME 2862 coils, OME long travel shocks in rear. Made the mistake of putting on FJ 5100 in rear. That lasted for a couple days as on my first offroad trip I had rear clunking over stumps, logs, rocks. The OME took care of that right quick.
- Method NV/BFG KO2
- Magnaflow exhaust
- long tube headers
- LED hi/lo, fogs
- Pioneer Apple CarPlay

Here is the before and after:

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LeeKeezy

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May 8, 2019
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San Jose, CA
Just swapped front stock coils for the Dobinsons coils- still using the bilsteins 5100 up front. Yup- she rides real nice now. Took a little fire road ride last evening - yeah the stock front coils are garbage compared to these Dobinsons.

Running a custom made Magnaflow exhaust. Love it! Nice and mellow around town- but when I mash the go pedal the tone is a low deep growl. No drone...using a vibrant resonant that keeps the noise down as much as possible- I am running those long tube headers but amazingly I can hear music and have conversations- no one has complained.

Would love a spare tire carrier in the rear but having a tough time finding a pre-made unit. Not quite capable of making one of those.


As she sits now...
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