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Old 05-21-2013, 09:00 PM   #81
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Thanks man. Currently I'm waiting on the nhtsa to complete the recall on the TRD fj brake kit. Until then no one can buy a new one. Also trying to find a nice double din radio for a decent price. Not much going on, just getting ready for more racing at msrh.
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Old 06-13-2013, 05:29 PM   #83
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Got these awhile ago.


I'm hoping it'll tighten up the steering and get rid of this stupid noise that is pronounced on left turns and when going over bumps when the spring is compressed and uncompressed . It really only happens when I have a passenger, but very rarely do I hear if by myself during the same situations. Some of my friends suggested that it is the rubber isolator on top of the spring, which makes sense. I just need some free time from work to have down time on Lucario.
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Old 06-26-2013, 11:35 PM   #84
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Having had the K&N and OEM intakes I decided to go and FINALLY get the AFE like I should have done! Live and learn I guess. At the same time I went and bought a color keyed (limited) grill for my truck. I had painted the hatch cover myself but with this I just went out and bought it. I also purchased the doug thorley long tubes for my truck so I could finally run the F3 file (APR hot tune) for my truck. This is the redesigned header thats for the 2nd gen 1GRFE and also works with the 1st. Another plus is that I can put the o2 sensor in the collector so the X1 picks up data from ALL cylinders on each bank rather than just one. That FJ is boosted with the MK3 F1 setup. Gadget stopped by my house and talked and etc. He's a really cool guy and very knowledgeable. After the headers were installed and Lucario tuned running the F3 file I was very pleased with the results. During spring break my friends and I went to the beach. Good road trip and made some datalogs for APR at the same time.
Haha! Who am I throwing the frisbee to??
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Old 08-09-2013, 09:40 PM   #86
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Time for a little update. I recently fixed a weird clunking noise coming from the passenger side of my truck, turn out to be the lower ball joints.

On the left was the driver side which was in decent shape. On the right is the passenger side which was shot. I can press and pull it and have a little bit of play.

So I these raybestos ones because they are blue, like Lucario, and that they have a polyurethane boot as well as a zerk fitting.

So far I like how my truck drives, hopefully I can get a good feel at the next autocross event.
In the hunt for the noise which was the ball joints I took my coil over assembly off and had a chance to compare the TRD bilsteins to the regular toyota ones. picture shows the difference in diameter clearly.

Then I went off to race at MSRH and had a blast.
Calm before the storm was the thought in my head when I snapped this picture, however, I did not meant it literally.

As it turned out it rained on race morning. Still lucky for us it turned out to be a nice day for racing.

1st heat in the rain.



If you can see the Mclaren mp4 you can see it has a flat tire. I do not remember if it happened in the 1st heat or the 2nd but it never raced afterwards. In the end a tow truck came to get it. After this Lucario started to act weird there was much more roll and understeer on right turns, turned out that endlink feel out. My fastest time was around 2:01 so I was unable to best my fastest time but with the complications of a powersteering leak (overfilled do to cavitation and trying to disperse that with powersteering fluid) and a suspension issue (the endlink) still it was fun racing with my friends and learning new lines. At least now I'm that more prepared and more knowledgeable in clocking a lap of under 2 minutes.
Getting race gas......

And this bee was chilling on my hatch for a hour or so after the event ended.

So time for more mods. Well after dealing with the lower ball joints and assuming the same fate for the uppers I'm buying this many for the much more robust joint and the dust cap for added protection, plus it looks sexy.

But my next mod, besides new speakers, is this BBK from tundra racing.

I really wanted to buy the TRD FJ bbk but I'm tired of waiting because on the stop sale as the result from the recall. I might get into contact with them and see if they can implement the stoptech trophy caliper with my set. Also I can't wait to get my catch can from the 42DD gb. I also saving up for more go fast goodies.
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Old 10-01-2013, 05:37 PM   #88
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well, I think the upper ball joint is starting to act up. Just when I was gonna pull the trigger on the bbk and new wheels. Guess it cant be help. I have two option either go ahead and get the icon uca or just get new ball joints. At this point I'm leaning towards new ball joints.
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Old 10-01-2013, 05:51 PM   #89
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Latest mod, 70mm dual vvti 1gr throttle body.
details on this?
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Old 10-15-2013, 11:07 AM   #91
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its the throttle body from the 5th gen 4runner and newer fj's. Just get one of those and the adapter from urd and install it. very simple.
Benefits? Can it be ran on a Taco?
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Old 10-15-2013, 11:51 AM   #93
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It can work on the tacoma with no issues. Benefits, more air in with less resistance at wot.
Forgive my ignorance: more power? mpg?
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Old 10-15-2013, 12:38 PM   #95
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Old 10-15-2013, 02:04 PM   #96
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dang just read like everything in here. Looks like you have one fast 4 runner!

I’f you ever get out to east TN and have some time hit me up we will go have some fun on the Tail of the dragon(US129 from TN into NC. 318 curves in 11miles. I go out some with the taco, have to down shift the auto so i don’t use brakes to much. most the curves are 170 degree or so and tires will be making noise at 30to 35mph. I have made it back from NC to TN in like 19min, one thing is you got to know how to stay in your lane so you don’t hit oncoming traffic.
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Sounds fun. Also you gave me a time to beat.
yeah it is. except for when someone goes like 15mph, and you can’t pass at all and they wont pull off on one of the pull offs. and lol, i kinda new that. and i only timed it by looking at the clock when i started and when i got to the “end” of the stretch of road. I did get slowed down by some cruisers that where going slower than i was, probably could have taken a good 30sec to 1 minute off the time if it was not for them getting in my way, also did not go over the speed limit.
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Got a link for the new LBJs with the zerk fitting you bought? And did you get a somewhat good deal?
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Got a link for the new LBJs with the zerk fitting you bought? And did you get a somewhat good deal?
RAYBESTOS Part # 5051435 Front Lower ball joint pro grade

RAYBESTOS Part # 5001153 Front upper ball joint.

I did them both in pairs from Rockauto. both were around the mid to high $70's shipped. So I guess I got a good deal.
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