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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.

    RCI 4R.jpg
     
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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:
     
  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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