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4th Gen 4Runners

Discussion in '4Runners' started by jbmccul, Apr 9, 2013.

  1. Apr 9, 2013 at 12:40 PM
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    Shiftin2Sixth

    Shiftin2Sixth I'm crackin eggs of wisdom

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    Ha I can tell. You need a Demello front bumper and you're about there!
     
  2. Apr 9, 2013 at 12:42 PM
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    jbmccul

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  3. Apr 9, 2013 at 2:21 PM
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    GotLift37

    GotLift37 Bangers Runner

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    washed the 4runner today... already has a coat of yellow pollen on it
     
  4. Apr 9, 2013 at 2:25 PM
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  5. Apr 9, 2013 at 5:02 PM
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    one for the day was enough for me. Real productive day though
     
  6. Apr 10, 2013 at 9:40 AM
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    I haven't even tried to wash mine yet. I know it's just gonna be dirty again in a day
     
  7. Apr 11, 2013 at 2:33 PM
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    Wishbone Runner

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  8. Apr 18, 2013 at 3:13 PM
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    My 2005 4Runner. It's got a V8.
     
  9. Jun 4, 2013 at 8:54 AM
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    My runner.. 04 v8 4WD..
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  10. Jun 21, 2013 at 10:27 AM
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    Just purchased in March an 08 4Runner, how do you turn off the maintenance required light? I thought it would had been the same as my 08 Tacoma but it didn't work.
     
  11. Jun 21, 2013 at 8:46 PM
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  12. Jun 24, 2013 at 4:50 AM
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    Thanks, I will try that this evening.
     
  13. Sep 15, 2013 at 5:49 PM
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    2004 T4R SR5 V8|Front: Toytec/Eibach Bilstein Height Adjustable Coilovers|Rear: ICON Shocks and All Pro 3.5" springs|Wheels & Tires: 17x7.5 FJ Wheels with 265/70R17 Falken Rocky Mountains
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  14. Sep 19, 2013 at 8:25 AM
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    Icon/All Pro.....chopped for 35's
    Tell me about the offroad capability of the v8 limited? Center locking diff with AWD.....how's that compare to traditional 4x4 system?

    With the 4.10 gears and v8 I'd like to put Icons all around and 35's. wheeling style is higher speed with some crawling.
     
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  15. Sep 19, 2013 at 8:36 AM
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    RelentlessFab

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    Had tons on the Taco's.... new truck is pretty stock
    We've got one as my GF's DD (on 35's too :D) but I havent had a chance to take it offroad too much. As far as I can see, there should be no reason the AWD system would make it less capable once the center diff is locked, that would effectively make it perform like a standard 4wd. One thing to note, stuffing 35's can be done, but I've trimmed a lot and after seeing dirt a couple times I now see a few more spots I have to clearance more for the tires. Also, with the rear doors/body you cant just hack out a bunch more room in the rear, you must limit up travel with longer bump stops so keep that in mind if you like hi speed wheeling in the desert, you're going to have limited rear suspension travel to fit the 35's.
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  16. Sep 19, 2013 at 8:46 AM
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    Icon/All Pro.....chopped for 35's
    He'll ya.......I love that truck, it's that one of your bumpers?

    I'm actually really liking Icons hydro bump system that sits inside the rear coil so limiting that up travel may be an issue unless I modify it? It may have to be 33's then since I really want the rear to out perform the front (have learned that from my Taco). I just LOVE how sick 35's look on the runners. When you have a chance if you wouldn't mind posting some pics of the clearancing you did?
     
  17. Sep 19, 2013 at 8:48 AM
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    Lucario Runner

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  18. Sep 19, 2013 at 8:58 AM
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    Had tons on the Taco's.... new truck is pretty stock
    Hell ya it's one of my bumpers ;) :D Only released it a few weeks ago for 03-05, still ironing out some of the details for an 06-09 front to work with the redesign they did to the body(grille, headlights, and supporting brackets).

    I was going to mention hydro bumps would be a great idea for a supplement to midtravel, just forgot to mention it in the last post so definitely look into going that route.
    You could also consider a 1-1.5" Body lift to supplement the suspension lift so you dont have to limit up travel quite as much with 35's.

    I agree, 35's look amazing, but they do take work to fit with only 3" suspension lift. I can try and post some pictures when I get a minute, I dont think I have any pics at the moment.

    I think if you went with a 34" tire (285/75/17) you could fit with much less trouble due to the slightly smaller diameter and the 1" or so narrower width, but still look better/bigger than a standard 33" tire. Only issue there is 285/75/17 is a specialized size and only a hand full of tires come in that size (BFG KM2, Toyo MT and AT, Nitto Terra grappler, are a few that come to mind).
     
  19. Oct 9, 2013 at 6:16 AM
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    My 08 4Runner with the 4.0L currently has 85K miles. My question is, about how long does the waterpump last in these 4th generations?....... I know in my 98 3.4L 4Runner they were good for only about 90K and changed out with the timing belt.
     
  20. Oct 9, 2013 at 8:47 AM
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