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wanting an older 4runner

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by Zombie Runner, May 4, 2010.

  1. May 4, 2010 at 11:22 AM
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    Zombie Runner

    Zombie Runner [OP] Are these black helicopters for me?

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  2. May 4, 2010 at 11:24 AM
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    hmmm. pics dont look bad. be careful though, the 3.slow v6 is known for its head gasket problems. if you want to build an offroad rig out of that it would do ok but its not the best candidate with the auto trans and t-case that goes along with that.
     
  3. May 4, 2010 at 11:30 AM
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    Zombie Runner

    Zombie Runner [OP] Are these black helicopters for me?

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    Good to know. I dont really know anything about the 4 runners.
    so I should be warry of the 3.0's and the auto trannys? anything else?
     
  4. May 4, 2010 at 11:35 AM
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    make sure there are no holes in the frame... body looks ok so I would hope frame rust would be ok too.
     
  5. May 4, 2010 at 11:42 AM
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    i took one in on trade- a 98 limited 4x2 tho so it's probably nothing that you want....it's paint and interior is ROUGH....but the engine and tranny is strong according to the techs.....

    probably should send it to auction
     
  6. May 4, 2010 at 11:44 AM
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    Zombie Runner

    Zombie Runner [OP] Are these black helicopters for me?

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  7. May 4, 2010 at 11:51 AM
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    That is a killer truck but 10.5 is a bit much. I would think 6 to 6.5 is a good buy on that. but it does have all the work already done and has a strait body.
     
  8. May 4, 2010 at 11:54 AM
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    Zombie Runner [OP] Are these black helicopters for me?

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    haha yea its pretty killer. Im just looking for something cheap I can fix up, a project toy, and take to the lake on the weekends and ride some trails every now and then.
     
  9. May 4, 2010 at 1:42 PM
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  10. May 4, 2010 at 1:54 PM
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    Zombie Runner [OP] Are these black helicopters for me?

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    this got shot down by the wife :(
    No new toy (vehicle) for me untill my truck is paid off. I can understand her point of view though, she is pregnant and about to pop any day. so maybe once we get the doc billz paid off the boss will let me get one :D haha


    this is the one I want though

    http://dallas.craigslist.org/dal/cto/1722671019.html
     
  11. May 4, 2010 at 1:56 PM
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    I agree about the 3.0 not being the best motor. I've replaced the head gasket or 2. I even burnt a piston up one time. The auto tranny is a peice of junk from what I understand too. The truck itself looks cool though. If you are going to build it then at least get rid of that tranny with a manual. I like it and if it isnt too tore up I think its a good deal. Have fun and good luck
     
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    My uncle has an 86 that is about to roll 300k on an original 22R(E? its EFI). Runs like a top. The t-case goes into 4-wheel easily, but doesn't like to come out, and reverse gear is missing a tooth which sounds horrible. Great to beat around in though.
     
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