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Stella- Brunes Builds a 2WD 4Runner

Discussion in '4Runner Builds' started by Brunes, Dec 22, 2011.

  1. Dec 22, 2011 at 9:35 AM
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    Brunes

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    The wife wanted a new 4R so when we saw this one:[​IMG] we bought it.

    Cleaned it up really well, swapped all the fluids, and then the wife backed it into my truck-so we got a new bumper corner and some fresh paint.

    Just ordered TC UCAs and the 885/895 coils w/ OME Shocks. Seat covers and Weathertechs are next.
     
  2. Dec 23, 2011 at 1:22 PM
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    Can't wait for this build to take shape!
     
  3. Jan 18, 2012 at 9:13 AM
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    CBI Sliders- Bare metal:
    [​IMG]
    I REALLY dig the gussets and base plates- Spent a couple minutes talking to Nate about why they are built the way they are-and learned some good stuff.

    Spent a couple days getting the bedliner coating just right:
    [​IMG]
    Duplicolor bed armor-Comes in a can (which can be hard to spray- but all in all is pretty easy to use. It can be heavy and cause drips...so light coats are key.
     
  4. Jan 18, 2012 at 9:24 AM
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    X2 on the bedliner spray can. Easy to use and minimal mess.
     
  5. Jan 20, 2012 at 8:07 AM
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    The mats and window deflectors showed up:
    [​IMG]
    Gotta put in the final color choice to WO today and get them whipping those bad boys up. And I gotta find time to install the lift....
     
  6. Jan 20, 2012 at 8:12 AM
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  8. Jan 20, 2012 at 11:05 AM
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  10. Feb 19, 2012 at 6:25 PM
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    Added the local badge:
    [​IMG]
    Swapped some parts:
    [​IMG]
    And now it looks like this:
    [​IMG]

    Ordered 285/70's for it just a few minutes ago...So it'll be pretty much done for a bit.
     
  11. Feb 20, 2012 at 1:10 PM
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  12. Feb 20, 2012 at 1:17 PM
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    Thanks.

    So I got the ABS light to go out. Rebuilt the front right wire harness after Toyota wanted 230 bucks for a replacement. Plugged it in and then jumped pins 4 and 13 in the OBDII plug...Push the pedal 8 or more times in 3 seconds and VIOLA'-Out goes the light.
    Also just paid for two TPMS sensors to fix up the wifes rig and then hopefully mine too.
     
  13. Feb 20, 2012 at 1:28 PM
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    Any plans to install a bumper on it down the road? These look really good with aftermarket bumpers IMO
     
  14. Feb 20, 2012 at 1:35 PM
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    You're missing a hubcap :p
     
  15. Feb 20, 2012 at 1:39 PM
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    Not sure right now-The wife wants it to be a one-off daily driver...So probably not for the sake of mpgs...but she comes up with all kinds of ideas...so who knows what will be next. I've like to get a rear bumper with a tire gate and some accessory mount (hilift, rotopax, camp table maybe) but she's gotta sign off on it first.
    In the mean time I need to get MYSELF a bumper.

    Yeah...The wife drove over a screw the other day and the "fullsize" spare does not fit the hub covers...NFC why not- but they just don't fit.

    It's okay tho-There are 285's and a TPMS fix in the future-So all the right rims will go back where they belong.
     
  16. Feb 22, 2012 at 5:15 PM
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    [​IMG]

    Not mounting them until my spidertrax and new TPMS sensor come in...but they look pretty good just leaning up there.
     
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