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4Running Daily's Build Thread

Discussion in '4Runner Builds' started by 4Running Daily, Jan 20, 2013.

  1. Sep 19, 2017 at 6:50 PM
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    Acerwin

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    Yeah screw a manual lol
     
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  2. Sep 19, 2017 at 6:54 PM
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    4Running Daily [OP] Long Live ZS

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  3. Oct 22, 2017 at 4:53 PM
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    4Running Daily [OP] Long Live ZS

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  4. Oct 24, 2017 at 7:50 AM
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    i approve this
     
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  5. Oct 24, 2017 at 9:06 AM
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    4Running Daily [OP] Long Live ZS

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    3-4 week wait time from King. So now we wait. Can’t wait to rip the front end apart and pull the sway bar
     
  6. Dec 8, 2017 at 12:00 AM
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    OME 886, Wheelers 1.5" AAL, OME Nitro Chargers, eBay Suicide UCAs w/ Camburg Bushings/FK Uniball/Dirt King Misalignments, BFG KM2 315/75/16, G2 Spacers, Pro Comp 5001 16", CaliRaised LED Fogs & Anytime Fog MOD, US Off Road Winch Mount w/ Engo 9000lb, Pelfreybilt IFS Skid, Relentless Bed Bars, Dual Battery Mod, LED bed lights, Drawtite Hitch
    One Hell Of a Weekend!
    That was fun shooting at the glow sticks!
    Looks like I’ll see you for the AZ meet in Jan.
     
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  7. Dec 17, 2017 at 7:07 PM
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    4Running Daily [OP] Long Live ZS

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    37's work.

    [​IMG]DSC_0108 by Connor Rhoades, on Flickr
    [​IMG]DSC_0172 by Connor Rhoades, on Flickr
    [​IMG]IMG_1301 by Connor Rhoades, on Flickr

    Sedona is still beautiful
    [​IMG]IMG_1309 by Connor Rhoades, on Flickr

    [​IMG]DSC_0229 by Connor Rhoades, on Flickr

    F150 still works
    [​IMG]Untitled by Connor Rhoades, on Flickr

    Downtravel works
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    Angle grinder works really well :D
    [​IMG]Untitled by Connor Rhoades, on Flickr
    [​IMG]Untitled by Connor Rhoades, on Flickr
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    [​IMG]Untitled by Connor Rhoades, on Flickr

    Ran out of flap discs. So tomorrow I'll make it all pretty, seal it, paint it, and maybe move to the drivers side.
     
  8. Dec 17, 2017 at 7:13 PM
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    Acerwin

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    How’s the f150 pull?
     
  9. Dec 17, 2017 at 7:29 PM
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    4Running Daily

    4Running Daily [OP] Long Live ZS

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    Not gonna lie, surprisingly well. I had absolutely 0 issues going from Phoenix to San Diego. It’s a little undergeared with 3.55’s and 34’s, but it definitely moves and stops really well.
     
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  10. Dec 21, 2017 at 6:41 AM
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    4Running Daily [OP] Long Live ZS

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  11. Jan 22, 2018 at 6:01 AM
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    4Running Daily [OP] Long Live ZS

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    Tubbed the driver side too
    [​IMG]Untitled by Connor Rhoades, on Flickr

    Cleaned it for once
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    Bought LC axles for inevitable SAS
    [​IMG]Untitled by Connor Rhoades, on Flickr

    Went wheeling, broke a CV making an easy line hard
    [​IMG]DSC_0248 by Connor Rhoades, on Flickr
    [​IMG]Untitled by Connor Rhoades, on Flickr

    My rear bumper doesn't like my 110# spare
    [​IMG]Untitled by Connor Rhoades, on Flickr

    Bought a welder to fix rear bumper and install limit straps to the front
    [​IMG]Untitled by Connor Rhoades, on Flickr

    Went to Flag in the F150
    [​IMG]IMG_1788 by Connor Rhoades, on Flickr

    Stayed one day too long and had the pleasure of driving a 2WD F150 with a limited slip rear in the snow
    [​IMG]IMG_1805 by Connor Rhoades, on Flickr
     
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  12. Jan 26, 2018 at 7:12 PM
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    This truck just keeps getting better and better.

    It's so cool that your dad bought this new.
     
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  13. Jan 27, 2018 at 9:25 PM
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    4Running Daily [OP] Long Live ZS

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    Thank you sir! I appreciate it.







    Found more damage. Panhard lift
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    Made a new one with 3/16"
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    Rear Bumper cracked
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    Crack welded
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    Plated
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    Ground smooth
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    Then I put it all back together and noticed the tire was kind of loose still.
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    Shit.

    Weld cracks and add 3 1/4" gussets
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    [​IMG]Untitled by Connor Rhoades, on Flickr

    Done
    [​IMG]Untitled by Connor Rhoades, on Flickr
    [​IMG]Untitled by Connor Rhoades, on Flickr
     
  14. Feb 4, 2018 at 2:32 PM
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    Sweet rig, love the 4Runners!
     
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  15. Feb 6, 2018 at 3:47 PM
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    Your 4runner is sweet

    I'm digging the SUV life, no 4runner but the xterra has been awesome so far.
     
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  16. Feb 12, 2018 at 3:15 PM
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    Nice job with the fabwork, your welds look pretty good for the most part! Is that Handler 140 on CO2 or Argon?
     
  17. Feb 12, 2018 at 9:15 PM
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    4Running Daily [OP] Long Live ZS

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    Thank you sir!


    It's a 190 with weld mix 75/25 Argon/CO2
     
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  18. Feb 13, 2018 at 6:50 AM
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    Man that's awesome, I love seeing people burning their own steel. How do you like that 190? I'm looking at the 210 MVP real hard for my home welder.
     
  19. Feb 13, 2018 at 7:50 AM
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    4Running Daily [OP] Long Live ZS

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    I love it. I haven't welded 220V since I was in high school and it was nice and easy to set up and use. Hoping to pick up a TIG eventually too
     
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