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X-Runner Build

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Builds' started by Clifford, Jan 23, 2012.

  1. TheMrGExperience

    TheMrGExperience Because Tacos are too mainstream...and Im poor.

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    might as well go full independent rear. I bet you could use a lot of the front drive from a 4x4 taco to do it too. if this trucks bad already full independent would be evil!
     
  2. Clifford

    Clifford [OP] Well-Known Member

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    ESPLAIN!!!!
     
  3. Lucario Runner

    Lucario Runner Resident SUV racer

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    I approve of this build.
     
  4. TheMrGExperience

    TheMrGExperience Because Tacos are too mainstream...and Im poor.

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    This is just a theory but i bet you could take the independent front suspension from a 4x4 tacoma and put it in the rear of your x-runner and still be able to use the original drive shaft. Im assuming of course that the couplings are the same in the front and the rear and that the x-runner and 4x4 have the same couplings to begin with but since its different variations of the same truck theres a pretty good chance that it could work. and then you would have ZERO wheel hop and would shave a few pounds out the rear

    and if you did this, and it worked....

    [​IMG]
     
  5. Clifford

    Clifford [OP] Well-Known Member

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    4.4ltr Stroker, 6766 Turbo. 4-Link suspension, plenty of money wasted.
    sounds interesting, but I doubt the OEM front diff would hold a large amount of power. But it is fasho a bad ass idea.
     
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    Fiolo Senior member

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    Very nice, I like where you're going with it, keep us posted on progress
     
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    Jerez SoCal LED Dash Swap

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    Clean...super clean man :bowdown:
     
  8. TheMrGExperience

    TheMrGExperience Because Tacos are too mainstream...and Im poor.

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    the tundras might. may be worth looking in to
     
  9. Clifford

    Clifford [OP] Well-Known Member

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    if this set up fails when I get up to "big" power I'll look into something different lol. I havent even gotten to drive it yet, I pick it up in around 2 weeks.
     
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    If you're thinking of doing an irs why not pull something out of a nissan or something like that? There are a ton of options when it comes to cars that are equipped with an irs from the factory that will handle the power no problem.
     
  11. TheMrGExperience

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    get another track vid when you get it back
     
  12. Clifford

    Clifford [OP] Well-Known Member

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    sadly Ill be driving to Florida as soon as I get it back, I am going to try and go to a 1/4 mile before the truck goes into storage.
     
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    You need to do it at sa raceway ;)
     
  14. Clifford

    Clifford [OP] Well-Known Member

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    we'll see lol.
     
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    FearNothing321 Do you know Tyler Durden?

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    FearNothing321 Do you know Tyler Durden?

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    I highly doubt that would work, the diff would rotate in the wrong direction

    If anything look into Supra stuff, it would more than like work well
     
  17. Kelson

    Kelson My Truck is Cuter than Yours

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    yah. supra would prob be the best bet. 240 IRS would prob be a bit too narrow, ive seen them transplanted to harbodies and they work fine. our trucks are a bit wider.

    live axle is still da bestest!
     
  18. TheMrGExperience

    TheMrGExperience Because Tacos are too mainstream...and Im poor.

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    i was just brain storming fellas haha
     
  19. Clifford

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    ryanjboutin Mob dirt parking lots.

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    It's nice to see someone finally doing it right.

    By far, my favorite XR of all time.

    Thank you for not being one of those whiny pussies that bitches out of dropping their truck because of the precious ground effects.

    Just please don't ever do the "Evo" mod. It is disgusting.
     
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