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Finally Got the 4Runner I Always Wanted

Discussion in '4Runners' started by Lord Helmet, Sep 24, 2018.

  1. Sep 24, 2018 at 8:50 PM
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    Lord Helmet

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    Well I finally got the 4Runner I always wanted: 2018 4Runner Off Road Premium with KDSS and sliding rear deck and nothing else! :thumbsup:

    Plans for Kings with adjusters all around, full skids, Cooper ST Maxx 255/80/17 tires :)




    Updated pics:

    2nd off road trip: Overlooking Momo Lake


    Kings and Total Chaos UCAs awaiting install:

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    Hood scoop decal installed:

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    Pelfry sliders installed....bought them a year ago before I bought the 4Runner :anonymous:

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    King coilovers getting installed:

    Not sure why some people say installing a lift on a KDSS 4Runner is PITA :notsure: IMO it was the easiest install yet. King has KDSS specific instructions and I didn't even have to remove the sway bars :thumbsup:

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    Rear King shocks and Metal Tech 2" springs going in:

    Rear King shocks and Metal Tech 2 inch springs.jpg

    Cooper ST Maxx in LT255/80/17 mounted today:




    Swapped the Metal Tech for Dobinson rear springs.
    Super smooth and close to stock feel:


    Sits more level now with the new Dobinson rear springs:



    New Kicker tweeter meant for a Subaru. Fits 3rd gen Tacomas too! Plug and play:
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    Installed the Scanguage2 and Blend Mount today. Nicely hidden and within eye sight:


    Dirt trip on New Year Eve:


    LFD roof rack installed:



    C4 Ladder installed:



    BPF shock guards for the rear Kings. The only one that fits the Kings, the Icons doesn't fit: https://www.bpfabricating.com/collections/4runner/products/bpf-4runner-10-17-fj-10-14-shock-guards



    Finally got around installing the BPF shock guards, didn't even need to remove the tires:



    Replaced the stock clock with the Accessory Meter Display gauge :thumbsup:


    Test fitted the fridge slide:



    Also tried out the fridge to go with it:



    C4 Fab dual jerry can holder came:

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    Installed the Off Grid Engineering dual battery setup with Redarc dc to dc charger:

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    Added the Blue Sea anytime power panel:



    Installed the ICS Fab cell/radio/tablet mount:


    Installed the Meso puddle lights:


    At night:


    Victory4x4 bumper and winch mocked up:


    Poor man's lift because the floor jack was too unstable to hold the combo up. Actually worked better since it lined up the mount holes almost perfectly:


    Winch and bumper installed:


    Cascadia flip kit and fairlead installed:



    Factor55 flat link installed over the factory hook:


    Everything cover up:


    New KDSS Skid:


    Installed the Derale tranny oil cooler:


    New Sherpa roof rack: :thumbsup:



    I dig the built in hand grips on the rack:

    No need to silicone the mounting bolts like my LFD or others; Prinsu, etc...

    Installed the ham radio and tablet for GPS:

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    Installed the Rago Fab molle panels and quick release fire extinguisher:
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    Even comes with beer opener you came mount on either side (lower left corner) :thumbsup:

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    Installed the Baja Design S2 flush mount dust lights:

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    Also wired them up to the SPod circuit control, forgot to show the touch screen controller also :anonymous::facepalm:

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    Switched the LT255/80/17 ST Maxx and OEM wheels for LT285/70/17 ST Maxx and Motegi MR 149 wheels 0 offset :) Don't mind the stink bug look, I unloaded the camp gear and recovery gear.

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    First time out with the GFC Superlite RTT:

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    Added the Bruteforce dual swingout bumper:
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  2. Sep 25, 2018 at 11:03 AM
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    Riding Dirty

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    Nice! Glad you got what you wanted! Silver is a great color on these runners!!
     
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  3. Sep 25, 2018 at 12:59 PM
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    Lord Helmet

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    Thanks! It helps with hiding the pin stripping when I hit the trails.
     
  4. Sep 25, 2018 at 1:01 PM
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    Awesome, Tacoma and 4runner living the dream!




    Lawn looks great by the way lol:rofl:
     
  5. Sep 25, 2018 at 1:02 PM
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    Lord Helmet

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    :laugh: thanks buddy! :fistbump:
     
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  6. Sep 25, 2018 at 1:04 PM
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    Ha to give you a hard time esp next to your neighbors fake turf lol
     
  7. Sep 25, 2018 at 3:10 PM
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    :rofl: He's a good guy and law enforcement which I always support 100% :thumbsup:
     
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  8. Sep 25, 2018 at 3:11 PM
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    BTW working on getting Total Chaos UCAs with Kings and adjusters all around with 14" springs/650 lbs spring rates from DSM :thumbsup:
     
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  9. Sep 25, 2018 at 3:19 PM
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  10. Sep 25, 2018 at 6:34 PM
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    Nice someone is feeling a bit spendy lol
     
  11. Sep 25, 2018 at 6:41 PM
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    Awesome!! We just bought the same one today(except dark metallic). Unfortunately every single T4R in our region is KDSS equipped so had to get that. I got the same suspension except 285’s. This Toyota is NICE! Interior and ride blows the Taco away. Have fun modding:)
     
  12. Sep 25, 2018 at 6:42 PM
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    Nice! Congrats!
     
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  13. Sep 25, 2018 at 6:49 PM
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    Thanks :) The quality of the 4Runner compared to the Tacoma is night and day :thumbsup:
     
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  14. Sep 25, 2018 at 6:50 PM
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    By not much...:anonymous: :D
     
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  15. Sep 25, 2018 at 6:52 PM
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    ...^^^... Nice ride ... I like the T4R and almost ... and still might get one next round.
     
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  16. Sep 25, 2018 at 6:57 PM
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    Thanks :fistbump: I actually wanted one before I got the Tacoma but couldn't afford back then :laugh:

    The Off Road is the one to get IMO :thumbsup:
     
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  17. Sep 25, 2018 at 7:02 PM
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    Yeah someone at my work just got a new off road, it's sweet making me drool. No 4TR in my near future though. These Toyotas last forever lol. Blew my wallet the other week anyways too.
     
  18. Sep 25, 2018 at 7:04 PM
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    Lord Helmet

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    I can't wait for the first road trip....even if it's in all stock conditions :thumbsup:
     
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  19. Sep 25, 2018 at 7:12 PM
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  20. Sep 25, 2018 at 7:14 PM
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