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5th Gen 4 Runner

Discussion in '4Runners' started by NW4RUNNER, Mar 4, 2013.

  1. Mar 4, 2013 at 8:40 PM
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    NW4RUNNER

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    Figured I'd start a 5th gen thread. Feel free to post pics and sweet stuff.

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  2. Mar 4, 2013 at 8:42 PM
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    NW4RUNNER

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    If anyone has a propeller shaft that clunks here is some info. Toyota replaced mine under warranty with 23K miles.

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  3. Mar 4, 2013 at 8:45 PM
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    I love the 5th Gen's!
     
  4. Mar 4, 2013 at 8:47 PM
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    x2. They def are looking more stout & stylish.
     
  5. Mar 4, 2013 at 8:57 PM
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  6. Mar 6, 2013 at 1:44 PM
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    Here's mine, stock except the tint and floor liners...

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  7. Mar 6, 2013 at 5:30 PM
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    looks so bad ass with front window tint. I have to get this done. :thumbsup:
     
  8. Mar 6, 2013 at 5:35 PM
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    GotLift37

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    I love the 5th gens. maybe one day ill have one.
     
  9. Mar 6, 2013 at 5:59 PM
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    That's 20% on the fronts and 35 over the factory smoke on the rears, been happy with it
     
  10. Mar 6, 2013 at 6:44 PM
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    My girl. 2010 4Runner TE, 3" OME lift, ARB Bar, Warn Winch with synthetic with in cab winch control, BFG AT/KO's and CB.

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  11. Mar 6, 2013 at 6:46 PM
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  12. Mar 6, 2013 at 8:06 PM
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    What a beast. Love this thing. You happy with the OME set up? You look a the toytec complete kit at all? I think thats the route I'm leaning towards.
     
  13. Mar 6, 2013 at 8:07 PM
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    Nice man. Limited?
     
  14. Mar 6, 2013 at 8:09 PM
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    Nice 4runners you guys, I love a lifted 5th gen :thumbsup:
     
  15. Mar 6, 2013 at 8:23 PM
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    I love the OME setup. A full 3"+ and it's a solid ride. I ordered through TRDParts4U and will called the parts from ARB. Did the install myself in 9 hours with no ill side effects on the KDSS. IIRC I paid $880 for the whole setup. OME is the way to go, aligned fine (caster was a hair out) and no aftermarket UCA's were needed.
     
  16. Mar 6, 2013 at 8:26 PM
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    Awesome. I was worried about the UCA alignment issue. Are you running wheel spacers up front? I will likely go this route now as well. Thanks man.
     
  17. Mar 6, 2013 at 8:28 PM
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  18. Mar 10, 2013 at 9:31 AM
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    Kind of curious, is there is a lot of issues with lifting and the KDSS system?
     
  19. Mar 10, 2013 at 1:11 PM
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    From what I've heard if you now that you are gonna get a new lift soon after purchase get one without the KDSS, but if it is mostly gonna be used onroad then the KDSS is the way to go. I know you can get the Trail's with and without the KDSS
     
  20. Mar 10, 2013 at 2:00 PM
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    The KDSS is a hydraulic system with a cylinder attached to each sway bar. It's a system that helps stabilize the vehicle on road and provides a little more articulation off road. It's not difficult to lift a vehicle with the system. When I did my OME install I used ratchet straps to secure the cylinders. It was a bit tougher of an install but once I finished I didn't have to take the 4Runner in to have the KDSS calibrated. I've read people lift a KDSS rig without securing the cylinders it'll trip the dash light and the vehicle will have a drastic lean.
    . If you know what to expect with the KDSS it doesn't matter.
     
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