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Old 07-30-2013, 03:38 PM   #2261
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Sooo will I be re-using any of this?
Yes, remove the center part only but save both u-joints and make that setup into a single u joint. IIRC you'll have to cut the ears off in a couple parts but you might be able to disassemble the whole thing and make 1 u joint out of it. This will bolt to your steering column. Then you just need to figure out an intermediate slip joint to go between that and the steering box u joint.
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Old 07-30-2013, 04:18 PM   #2262
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I lol'd when I saw that cage. Then I realized that I'm pretty paranoid about making a shitty cage and I might chicken out and do an internal cage.

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Yes, remove the center part only but save both u-joints and make that setup into a single u joint. IIRC you'll have to cut the ears off in a couple parts but you might be able to disassemble the whole thing and make 1 u joint out of it. This will bolt to your steering column. Then you just need to figure out an intermediate slip joint to go between that and the steering box u joint.
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Old 07-30-2013, 04:46 PM   #2263
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I lol'd when I saw that cage. Then I realized that I'm pretty paranoid about making a shitty cage and I might chicken out and do an internal cage.
Just build a internal cage most exo cages are fugly anyway and everyone with exo's just beats the shit out of their truck and they look like hamburger after one run. Just look at Eric's truck . Internal cage and don't drive like a dip shit is what i would do. It's all about the occupants in the truck anyway.
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Old 07-30-2013, 05:33 PM   #2264
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Hey now!! My truck was beat to shit before the cage I was all like yay I'll get a cage so I don't get anymore body damage!! Now I'm like wow, I'm an idiot!
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Old 07-30-2013, 06:16 PM   #2265
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I'd like to tie it in to the main hoop for the tube bed and engine cage, my only concern is the movement of the body vs the frame/chassis/cage. I've heard some suggestions of leaving enough room for this movement between the cage (internal or exo) and the cab. But some (like Matt) tie it in to the cab itself.
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Old 07-30-2013, 06:40 PM   #2266
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It's probably so it's similar to having solid body mounts. I can't imagine there is much flex.
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Old 07-30-2013, 07:22 PM   #2267
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Just build a internal cage most exo cages are fugly anyway and everyone with exo's just beats the shit out of their truck and they look like hamburger after one run. Just look at Eric's truck . Internal cage and don't drive like a dip shit is what i would do. It's all about the occupants in the truck anyway.
Are trucks turn to raisins bc of the trails we wheel. We wheel with tube buggies and truggies since they can keep up lol. And the trails are totally diffenet in the midwest...trees treess and more trees. We can have a technical woods trail that rivals backdoor with almost no rocks. We build them to use them and dents and scratches are just part of the midwest.

No offense but if there is a truck out here that looks as clean any of u cali guys its bc its not wheeled...at all.
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Old 07-30-2013, 09:26 PM   #2268
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Are trucks turn to raisins bc of the trails we wheel. We wheel with tube buggies and truggies since they can keep up lol. And the trails are totally diffenet in the midwest...trees treess and more trees. We can have a technical woods trail that rivals backdoor with almost no rocks. We build them to use them and dents and scratches are just part of the midwest.

No offense but if there is a truck out here that looks as clean any of u cali guys its bc its not wheeled...at all.
True ive seen the sloppy shit you guys wheel over there.
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Old 07-30-2013, 11:28 PM   #2269
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Old 08-01-2013, 06:51 PM   #2270
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Old 08-01-2013, 08:02 PM   #2271
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if I didn't have to keep my truck clean with links I'd actively search for tons and link my truck.
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How long did you have to wait for those?


btw - Jerry, I ended up going with some profender 2.0 resi's (2) 12's and (2) 14's. We'll see how they work for me.

Anyway guys, I'll jump in this thread even though I'm in a 3rd gen 4runner. Starting my swap Monday. hp d44 5.13's, arb air locker, reid knuckles, etc. The rear is a ford 9" 5.13's and arb air locker, trussed. 3link/3link.. Yup.
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Old 08-02-2013, 11:36 AM   #2273
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How long did you have to wait for those?


btw - Jerry, I ended up going with some profender 2.0 resi's (2) 12's and (2) 14's. We'll see how they work for me.

Anyway guys, I'll jump in this thread even though I'm in a 3rd gen 4runner. Starting my swap Monday. hp d44 5.13's, arb air locker, reid knuckles, etc. The rear is a ford 9" 5.13's and arb air locker, trussed. 3link/3link.. Yup.
Waited 2 months or so. Estimated time was 9-12 weeks so they were delivered ahead of schedule.

3rd gen 4runners are awesome! If they didn't weigh so much, I would have built one. Any pics or a build thread yet?
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Old 08-02-2013, 02:10 PM   #2274
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The only bad thing is yes the 3rd gen 4runners do weigh alot... That D44 won't hold up... 35"s... sure.
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Waited 2 months or so. Estimated time was 9-12 weeks so they were delivered ahead of schedule.

3rd gen 4runners are awesome! If they didn't weigh so much, I would have built one. Any pics or a build thread yet?
Ah gotcha. Yeah I talked to Jerry and then called ORI.. they said their CNC machines are down so it's a 10 week+ lead time. Lame.

I'm starting the build on monday @ 9am. It's myself, a friend of mine, and the brain behind the link geometry and fabrication (Mike at MP'S Customs in Chico, he builds broncos for a living). We're shooting for 4 weeks since the axles and steering are already done and the link geometry is figured out and almost all the bracketry is fabbed.

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The only bad thing is yes the 3rd gen 4runners do weigh alot... That D44 won't hold up... 35"s... sure.
Well, it's going to hold up better than my IFS ever did. I'll see how it does with the 44 and if it can't hang, I'll put tons under it. I bought these axles completely built from a friend of mine for a deal I couldn't pass up. He's in the middle of his 3rd gen build and decided to switch to tons (he's running 39.5's). Myself and others told him from the get-go to go with tons and now he finally changed his mind lol. The gears and air lockers are brand spankin new, the reid knuckles are new, new bearings and seals as well. I'm extremely excited to ditch this IFS.


Here's some pics for fun of my friend Andrew's 1st gen on 40's. 22re, Dana 60 front and rear, 5.13's, duals, flat belly, on leafs. He had a little frame-crackage so we welded it up and reinforced it. He bought a new driveshaft today so we were trying to get some measurements of how much he has to cut... so we were screwing around next to the shop.

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Look what i picked up

IT's a friend through a friend for $200 - He was gonna use it for his Nissan. He specified pulling out from a Grand Wagoneer.... It's Driver drop and i measured the Wheel Mounting Surface at 60.5" appx...

There's a couple numbers in the case i could read:
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Seems to be in great order - very little rust anywhere. I plan on putting the new rotors/calipers on this week since i already have them.

Now i need to find out what i need to do, besides gears to make this thing ready.
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Matt (bro'ed Coma) runs those shocks and seams to like them they are new to the states but have a good flowing over seas.
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Look what i picked up

IT's a friend through a friend for $200 - He was gonna use it for his Nissan. He specified pulling out from a Grand Wagoneer.... It's Driver drop and i measured the Wheel Mounting Surface at 60.5" appx...

There's a couple numbers in the case i could read:
5359666
3 31 43-13

Seems to be in great order - very little rust anywhere. I plan on putting the new rotors/calipers on this week since i already have them.

Now i need to find out what i need to do, besides gears to make this thing ready.
So are you going for small? at 60.5 WMS to WMS your going to have a hard time tires in there.
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So are you going for small? at 60.5 WMS to WMS your going to have a hard time tires in there.
Well my wheels have 4.5 backspacing with a -13 offset - so they're pushed out pretty damn far. And i don't plan to stuff it by any means
and my rear is only 60 wms if im right

By no means do i plan to keep it small
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