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5th Gen Armor

Discussion in '5th Gen 4Runners (2010+)' started by SixthSnail, Feb 24, 2016.

  1. May 16, 2020 at 3:16 PM
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    I have been looking for something compatible with TSS or maybe a relocate type kit for TSS on a 2020 4Runner
     
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  2. May 19, 2020 at 9:14 PM
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    I put an RCI skid on my wife's 2020 this past weekend.

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  3. Jun 8, 2020 at 7:40 AM
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    Question for you guys that know... Saw this today and thought the fit was very clean. I'm not sure if it's SSO or another brand... Can anyone here tell? Looks like anything with a bull bar interferes with the forward sonar/radar... Who's "mountain logo" is this just above the winch ?? 4runner.winch.jpg
     
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  4. Jun 8, 2020 at 11:03 AM
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    https://fabfours.com/products/#toyota#toyota-4runner#front-bumper

    I believe CB4 bumper has been tested and does not interfere with TSS.
     
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  5. Jun 28, 2020 at 7:35 PM
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    20200624_175238.jpg 20200624_175356.jpg 20200624_175345.jpg Artec full skid package.
    A pain to install on the ground, and tight tolerances, but overall I like 'em. I did get the gas tank skid on but haven't taken a picture of that, or a good frontal shot yet.
     
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  6. Jul 27, 2020 at 12:18 PM
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    Hey guys, I have a set of RCI skids and rock sliders on my 2019 Tacoma TRD Off-Road.

    My only complaint about them is that they are noisy. As the frame flexes over terrain, the sliders/skidplates are constantly making noise. You can hear it when pulling into a steep driveway or leaving a parking lot.

    Granted, it could be installation error. I did not install these brackets on the truck when I installed the sliders.
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    Regardless, do any of you have issues with your armor making noise when flexing your 4Runner? I'm debating trading in my Taco for a T4R (for reasons other than the noisy armor).
     
  7. Aug 2, 2020 at 7:55 AM
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    I dont have RCI sliders, I have RSG. They seem to mount very similarly, with the exception of the tabs that go under the frame...no noises with my sliders at all.

    What's the purpose of the two brackets you left off?
     
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  8. Aug 2, 2020 at 11:06 AM
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    I can’t recall the purpose of the extra brackets. It would probably stop making noise if I installed them properly. But I seem to recall it required welding or relocating brake lines or something. Basically something I wasn’t willing to do on my brand new Tacoma.

    I was mainly curious if anyone had any noise issues after installing armor on their 4Runner.

    How is everyone’s MPG after armor? I would like to do sliders and full steel skids. I’m just wondering what will happen with mileage.
     
  9. Aug 2, 2020 at 11:09 AM
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    Sliders but no skids here. MPG didn't change after sliders installed. Has actually been getting better of late - slowly climbing, 19.5 MPG last fillup.
     
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  10. Aug 2, 2020 at 11:18 AM
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    Apologies - You installed sliders, but not skid plates. And your MPG didn’t change after your slider* install?
     
  11. Aug 2, 2020 at 1:44 PM
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    I have rci sliders and skids. I have zero noise related to them. I think you goofed up the install.
     
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  12. Aug 2, 2020 at 2:24 PM
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    This is the most likely scenario. :bananadance:
     
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  13. Aug 2, 2020 at 8:20 PM
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    Oops! Yes, sliders only, no MPG change.
     
  14. Aug 2, 2020 at 8:23 PM
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    I have sliders and skids and my MPG’s did not change either.
     
  15. Aug 3, 2020 at 3:09 AM
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    Nice! Aluminum or steel skids?
     
  16. Aug 3, 2020 at 6:05 AM
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    aluminum. I don’t wheel often or hard enough to justify the extra weight of steel. On my taco I had bamf steel and it killed my MPG’s by about 1.5.
     
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  17. Aug 27, 2020 at 4:55 AM
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    Got my Shrockworks skid plates back from Springfield Powder Coating. They charged me $60 total for sandblasting and coating (hammertone black) for all 3 skid plates. I was shocked, thought it would cost more than that!

    I have TRD Pro skid plate up front, the SW skids integrate off of that. Will work on mounting them today.

    I didn't get a gas tank skid plate. The factory one is better than nothing.
     
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  18. Aug 27, 2020 at 4:32 PM
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    Daaayummm... that is an awesome price! Be sure to post pics!
     
  19. Aug 27, 2020 at 9:38 PM
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    Duuude the shockworks rear bumpers are sexyyyyyyy
     
  20. Aug 29, 2020 at 11:46 AM
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    Unbolted everything last night and then gave up. Gonna take it over to the local shop with a lift and see what they will charge to install them.
    These skids are heavy, I barely have enough room to crawl under the 4Runner. Figure the local guys can probably bolt them on in a matter of minutes vs me with my craftsman tool set.
     
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  21. Aug 31, 2020 at 9:41 AM
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    Local small Tire / Repair shop charged me $50 to put them on. Had 2 guys working on it.
    I tipped them $10 each. I helped out with those damn stick nuts. Seems I'm a master at them after putting the Shrockworks Sliders on myself.

    We got 3 of the 4 allen head bolts back in.
    I may redo the 2 bolts that are point down instead of up.

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    Shrockworks Skids 2.jpg
     
  22. Sep 9, 2020 at 7:55 PM
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    Got the Artec Full Skid Kit using their %19 off sale. A little over $2100 shipped to San Diego. Not bad considering how much you get. Pretty happy with them. Easy install and the coverage and fit is superb. 20200909_071203.jpg 20200909_071252.jpg 20200909_071244.jpg 20200909_071304.jpg
     
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  23. Sep 9, 2020 at 8:01 PM
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    Nice! I just did the same kit over labor day weekend. Can't wait to go beat them up!
     
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    Literally bought your bed stiffeners and had to trade the Tsvo in for a 4Runner!!! Long story but am looking at your rack and maybe a front bumper but new 2020 has that radar trickery up front....
     
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    The Blitz bumper without tubework and the front Strike will not interfere with the trickery!
     
  26. Sep 11, 2020 at 2:35 PM
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    Brilliant! btw - now watching your 4Runner thread and really missing those MI winters!! 16 degrees is cold, but they are beautiful!
     
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    They are beautiful, but long!
     
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    I installed The Victory Blitz bumper on my 2020 and works flawless with the sensor
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    well crap....there goes my credit card home equity left kidney!!!
     
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    Yeah I’m checking on this one from Victory or southernstyleoffroad. I was planning on adding my Bajadesigns led 20 inch bar behind the top grille. I would like to do this but I don’t want to spend money for it since I’m not needing a winch. But it looks good and makes the led bar better location. Tough decision.
     

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