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1986 Mountain 4Runner Build

Discussion in '1st Gen Builds (1984-1989)' started by MtnRunner, Jul 21, 2019.

  1. Jul 21, 2019 at 12:45 PM
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    MtnRunner

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    Hello all. I plan to document my build here. I just purchased a 1986 4Runner. It has the 22re with 209k miles and automatic transmission. Other than the radio, paint, and Warn hubs, everything appears to be original. My long term goals are to make/keep it reliable and to fully restore it over time. I will keep it mostly stock.

    My immediate plans are to restore the fading top. The paint is in decent shape so I will start with a coat of wax and see how that goes. If anyone has any input or experience, please let me know. I've also ordered a KTT bikini top and replacement B-pillar badges. I'll have those on in the next couple of days.
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  2. Jul 21, 2019 at 12:50 PM
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    Can anyone confirm that the chrome steps are factory? They don't say Toyota, but they don't have any brand names either like all the modern ones do.
     
  3. Jul 21, 2019 at 12:51 PM
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  4. Jul 21, 2019 at 1:35 PM
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    I don't think they are factory. Just a guess though. Way nicer than my 86:)
     
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  5. Jul 21, 2019 at 2:08 PM
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    Chrome steps and warn hubs are not factory. Sweet ride anyhow
     
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  6. Jul 21, 2019 at 4:28 PM
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    Yeah I know the hubs aren't. I'm going to dig around some more on the steps. I might powder coat them black if I find out for sure.
     
  7. Jul 21, 2019 at 4:42 PM
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    They come from autozone. Or, any other place to buy accessories.
     
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  8. Jul 23, 2019 at 5:02 AM
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    You asked a question, got an answer and then questioned the answer you got and appear to be upset about it. They're steps...if you like them or need them keep them. How they're attached to your vehicle has nothing to do with if they are factory or not. Just about every "aftermarket" step I've ever installed on a vehicle uses factory holes. I will say I have seen steps almost identical to the ones on your 4runner on a Chevy pickup that actually mount through the floor boards.
     
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  9. Jul 23, 2019 at 5:29 AM
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    That’s comical. Good luck with your 4Runner.

    Edit: Oh man I forgot. The paint is not original either. Sweet ride anyhow.
     
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  10. Aug 1, 2019 at 10:00 AM
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    Thanks man. Didn't mean to be a smarta $$. I've been modifying and building trucks for about 20 years. Never seen those at autozone. Could have been picked up there in the 80's I guess, but they are a lot more substantial than you see now. Just wanted to make sure before I remove them. I apologize for the comment.
     
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  11. Aug 1, 2019 at 12:10 PM
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    Replaced the faded B-pillar badges. BH3D Printing makes these. Pretty happy with them.Screenshot_2019-08-01-10-34-10.jpg
     
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