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JWaldz '99 4Runner Build - Lifted, 35s, Dual Locked + More

Discussion in '4Runner Builds' started by JWaldz, May 23, 2012.

  1. Jan 24, 2013 at 7:33 PM
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    nimrod712

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    Haha I hear ya. When is it? I've got a lot going on between now and Moab lol. Although I'm hoping to be done with the "Moab list" by March. We'll see...
     
  2. Jan 25, 2013 at 7:39 AM
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    JWaldz

    JWaldz [OP] Gone Crawlin'

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    I forgot you were going to Moab... Super :jellydance:

    It's March 14th - 17th. Be leaving that Thursday early morning. Takes close to 9 hours to get there.
     
  3. Mar 11, 2013 at 6:17 AM
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    Hey Waldo, which cordless impact do you have? I'm thinking I need to purchase one...

    On another note, I'm definitely not gonna make Katemcy this year. My truck is in pieces right now.:(
     
  4. Mar 11, 2013 at 6:51 AM
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    Well bummer man but maybe next time.. You're going to moab anyways which is 10x better! It's the Milwaukee 18v 1/2" with friction ring. It's a beast!
     
  5. Mar 11, 2013 at 8:55 PM
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    JWaldz

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    Alright guys.. got a long list of updates. I haven't been keeping up with my build thread over here as much as I have on T4R... MY APOLOGIES :D

    I've been steadily getting ready for my Texas trip for LoneStar Round Up. I've changed all my fuilds out with RedLine oil. This stuff is nice (and expensive!)

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    Cleaned out Throttle Body and MAF along with dremeling the original steel 'D' gasket to more of an 'O' shape

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    Then I fixed one gnarly bad rear u-joint

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  6. Mar 11, 2013 at 9:03 PM
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    JWaldz

    JWaldz [OP] Gone Crawlin'

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    Installed some BAMF LCA Skids

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    At the end of January I finally ordered a rear CBI bumper with swing away and single can mount. Currently at the powder coater, looking to pick it up and install it tomorrow

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    While I've been waiting for the powder coaters I decided it's time to build some cargo boxes and build my subs into them as well. I still plan to carpet them when I get back from my trip and add a strut to each side to keep the lid up when I need to get 2 hands in them.

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  7. Mar 11, 2013 at 9:07 PM
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    JWaldz

    JWaldz [OP] Gone Crawlin'

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    Somewhere along the way In my down time I also swapped out a new driver side headlight as my current one had a hole and was getting awfully dirty.

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    I bought some 3x3 fog pattern fogs from okledlightbars and wrapped the lenses in yellow vinyl. They turned out well.

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    That's about it... I'll leave you guys with a picture of my bare ass :p



















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  8. Mar 14, 2013 at 7:43 PM
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    ...315's,2in bora wheel spacers,safari snorkel,wheel spacers,bruteforcefab rear bumper and sliders,afe filter,hi-lift jack,5100 with OME 886 & 1/2in spacer,allpro expo's,icon 10in rear shox,flip kit,ss brake lines,cobra cb,fog light mod,yellow fogs,weathertech mats,fullsize spare tire and extra sport rim,tinted windows,aeroturbine 2525 muffler dumped over axle...rear diff breather mod...removed factory spare...removed 2nd air filter...THULE roof rack and fairing....bud builts front to back,allpoo front bumper,BAMF lca skids,overland Offroad roof and bed racks,
    great rig man....i miss my 97.....my brother has it now and wheels it with me and makes things look easy that my 2nd gen taco makes look hard lol
     
  9. Mar 15, 2013 at 5:20 AM
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    Dude that U-joint was toast! How long had you been driving on that?

    Nice work on the cargo box too.

    Oh, and I hope you're taking lots of pics in Katemcy for all of us unfortunate souls that may not have a vehicle right now lol
     
  10. Mar 25, 2013 at 7:14 AM
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    haha, it was pretty bad. Maybe for 4 or 5 days. I tried to drive as little as I could.

    If you want to see pics of the trip follow the link below!

    http://www.toyota-4runner.org/3rd-gen-t4rs/138108-my-5-day-trip-katemcy-rocks-mason-tx.html
     
  11. Mar 25, 2013 at 7:16 AM
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    I finally got some better overall pictures of the rear bumper and swing away. Also got some pictures of the damage to the right wing from the trip.

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    I could probably remove the bumper and bang out the dent as well as try to straighten up the wing but I don't think it would be worth the hassle. Honestly, I doubt this will be the only damage the bumper gets in the new few years lol. Overall, the bumper lines up perfect. They did a great job making sure it fit well with my 2" body lift.
     
  12. Mar 25, 2013 at 8:15 PM
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    Bumper looks nice man! CBI does good work. Sucks that you've already dented it though.:(

    You coming out to Superlift next weekend?
     
  13. Mar 25, 2013 at 8:32 PM
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    haha, I'm just glad I had it when it happened. Had I had the stock bumper it would have most likely given me some body damage. I'll be there Friday evening. When you getting there?
     
  14. Mar 26, 2013 at 5:41 AM
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    Right now, I plan to be there Friday morning. I need to get on TTORA and see when everybody else is getting there...
     
  15. Mar 27, 2013 at 1:16 PM
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    You wont be alone regardless. Plan on seeing TONS of Jeeps. There is a Jeep event and the ArkansasCrawlers is having their New Guy Run the same weekend. Should be a busy weekend for the park.
     
  16. Mar 27, 2013 at 4:56 PM
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    Awesome runner, I love CBI bumpers. :drool:
     
  17. Apr 1, 2013 at 11:12 AM
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    Thanks guys for the compliments!
     
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    Lookin good dude..
     
  19. Apr 3, 2013 at 4:30 PM
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    JWaldz thanks for the info in reference to your wheels, i took your advice and purchased a set for my runner from a 97 landcruiser from a salvage yard on ebay. I got'em for $385.00 shipped, center caps included. Now i've read your build thread numerous times and i never noticed that you installed a 1.25" spacer with these wheels, til now. I have the 199mm tundra brakes. Have you had any issues with your All Pro spacers? Thanks again.

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  20. Apr 3, 2013 at 8:11 PM
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    I've had them for a while and not had one issue with them. Some say that spacers are closely related to front wheel bearing failure. I do think they may have some sort of relevance to the issue but among other things, it's not the main cause. I've recently replaced one wheel bearing after having ran spacers for almost 2 years now and 35's for a year. The 199mm tundra brakes will cut it close. You may have to use a grinder flap disc to clearance the calipers or inside of the wheel a little. Just make sure you do that first before you go get them mounted and balanced.
     
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