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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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    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 10:58 AM
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  7. Jan 20, 2012 at 11:05 AM
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  9. 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.
     
  10. Feb 20, 2012 at 1:10 PM
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    looks good.
     
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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.
     
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    Any plans to install a bumper on it down the road? These look really good with aftermarket bumpers IMO
     
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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.
     
  14. 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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  20. Apr 28, 2012 at 5:03 AM
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    Yup-I've been slow:
    T-Bone Shot:
    [​IMG]
    Front bumper plus side.
    [​IMG]
    About 3 inches away for texture.
    [​IMG]

    That is the clear spray on chip guard painted matte black and then cleared. I guess the bedliner type products do not stick well to plastic...which is what all of the parts that are black are made of. Pretty happy with the way it looks. They still have to remove/replace some of the muffler piping and we should get it back on Monday. Tues-it gets an alignment and hopefully the TPMS sensor programming done. And then hopefully on Thurs swap the tires.
     
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