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Vancity4x 1ton SAS Crawler Build

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Builds' started by VanCity4x, Jul 6, 2013.

  1. VanCity4x

    VanCity4x [OP] Out fer a Rip eh Bud

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    Weekend Trip to Blowdown Pass, Duffy Lake. Had Travis from Metal Tech join us brought there orange LT 4Runner, not easy to keep up to :cool:

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  2. zbaldo

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    First time i've seen a 2nd gen prerunner to 4x4 conversion

    Very Nice!!!:drool:

    It looks like you guys spared no expense to make it as clean as it could be
     
  3. Slimwood Shady

    Slimwood Shady I love your mom!

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    You get the shock relocate on yet?
     
  4. VanCity4x

    VanCity4x [OP] Out fer a Rip eh Bud

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    Thanks zbaldo

    Na, not yet. Cut the fenders today, so much room now. Trying to line up a deal for 35's, have a set of Duratrac's for a smokn deal but would still like a mud tire.

    Next to do is cut and build my leaf pack then install a shackle flip, doing the 6'' trail gear shackle. Want to see how much lift that gives before doing the shock relocate, might try to get a 13'' shock made up or see if a 14 will fit, doubtful tho.


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  5. Slimwood Shady

    Slimwood Shady I love your mom!

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    Sweet! Welcome to the club!
     
  6. CoTacoTRD

    CoTacoTRD He who walk with a Cane

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    A little of this and a little of that.
    tNice build! Now I know what mine will look like trimmed here soon. :D
     
  7. VanCity4x

    VanCity4x [OP] Out fer a Rip eh Bud

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    Thanks Gramps, wasn't too difficult, just time consuming.

    Broke a bunch of fender clips taking them off. Went to Toyota, I know the parts guy well :cool: He pretty much didn't want to give me a price for a good reason, $1.89ea for the blue and $5.50 ea for red :eek:

    Ordered a bunch of amazon but still cost $30 #2ndgenproblems :D
     
  8. VanCity4x

    VanCity4x [OP] Out fer a Rip eh Bud

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    35's are on :woot:
     
  9. CoTacoTRD

    CoTacoTRD He who walk with a Cane

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    Sweet! Yeah I got to practice the fender trim on NYCO's truck in my garage. Got a handle on things for when I do mine. Tips we learned doing this were:


    • Buy a bag of clips online (as you did)
    • We added in bolts and wing nuts on the ends of the plastic fenders in place of the clip to insure a sold hold.
    • An electric Sheet metal cutter(HF) cuts the fender very smoothly and very nicely. :D
    • Patent Pending measurement tool coming out soon... :spy:
    I am just happy to see one in my color completed. So I know exactly what it will look like.



    Keep up the awesome work!
     
  10. VanCity4x

    VanCity4x [OP] Out fer a Rip eh Bud

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    Weekend Trip

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  11. CoTacoTRD

    CoTacoTRD He who walk with a Cane

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    Nice! Looks like an awesome run.
     
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    The inchworm adapter is ~ 2 3/8" thick :spy:

    I have one and going that route with my build..I had the 4wd trans but scrapped it before I knew I would need it due to the output shaft differences.

    Very nice job! i'm jelly you have an FJ case :D
     
  13. VanCity4x

    VanCity4x [OP] Out fer a Rip eh Bud

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    Ya with that the Fj stick would come up right under the auto shifter

    I still haven't done my twin stick shifter yet, I'm thinking about a crawl box next spring so might hold off :anonymous: don't want to cut up my $200 shifter for couple months of use.
     
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    TrdSurgie revised

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    Rear leaf spring tsb 5000 miles, w ac fan 26k miles, windshield creaking 28k miles- not warranty. Bad upper idler pulleys 32k miles- not warranty, Toyota Quality!
    Subbed for dreams

    Why not use a tacoma transfer case?
     
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  15. VanCity4x

    VanCity4x [OP] Out fer a Rip eh Bud

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    I don't have a 4wd ecu so I can control the front diff actuator (ADD) with a switch essentially its like locking the hub. Then I can just shift my tcase into gear, don't have to worry about all the wiring and electronics with a Tacoma case + the FJ case is stronger and better then the Taco one.

    Still got a long todo list to work on. Been wheelin too much lately

    Video from couple weeks ago at Harrison Lake,

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    Eagle Mt, half hour from my house

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    And got some damage. Front fender bent, bumper broke off mount and the light and grill are not aligned anymore. Time for a front bumper. :cool:

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  16. VanCity4x

    VanCity4x [OP] Out fer a Rip eh Bud

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    And last weekend in Squamish,

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  17. VanCity4x

    VanCity4x [OP] Out fer a Rip eh Bud

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    Shackle flip installed and burned on a flowmaster 40 last weekend. Finally got some nice rear rake back. Gota get some brake lines and shocks then flex the shit out of it :cool:

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  18. VanCity4x

    VanCity4x [OP] Out fer a Rip eh Bud

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  19. somethinboutayota

    somethinboutayota Dorthy left Kansas for a reason

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    Damn that is such a beautiful place to wheel in :eek: cant wait to leave Kansas!
     
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    Inspiration...If I weren't more into my other build I'd be calling you on the daily trying to do the same. That will have to wait for now, great job.
     
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