1997 Toyota Tacoma Front End Conversion - Fresh Front Ends

Chad Lucas
Nov 1, 2006
Photo 2/34   |   1997 Toyota Tacoma Bolt On Front End Swap finished
There is an often overlooked way to get that brand spanking new look out of your old-school mini. The task we're talking about is a bolt-on front end swap. With this beat-down, old-school Taco front end ready for the scrap heap, along comes Cal Mini Truck, Perma Cool, Dan's Hoods, and S&S Motorworks to make some magic happen and update the old front end for late-model flavor.
Starting with an outdated '97 Tacoma front-end we can greatly increase the aesthetics by updating the front end with brand new '04 Tacoma parts from the pros at California Mini-Truck Dismantler. With parts in hand all we needed was a reliable shop to make the transformation. With the right tools this swap can be accomplished in your own garage in a matter of a day. So what are you waiting for, get on the phone now!

2016 Toyota Tacoma Specifications

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Fair Market Price $22,665
MSRP $23,300
Editors' Overall Rating
Mileage 19 City / 23 Highway
Engine 2.7L I4
Horse Power 159 hp @ 5,200 rpm
Torque 180 ft lb of torque @ 3,800 rpm
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Sources

California Mini Truck Dismantlers
Montclair, CA 91763
909-622-1381
www.calminitruck.com
S&S
Escondido, CA 92027
Dan's Hoods - Show Down Customs
www.showdowncustoms.com
Perma Cool
www.perma-cool.com
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