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Alpha's T4R Build

Discussion in '3rd Gen Builds (1996-2002)' started by AlphaEcho2k5, Apr 6, 2014.

  1. Apr 6, 2014 at 7:07 PM
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    AlphaEcho2k5

    AlphaEcho2k5 [OP] New Member

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    Adam
    F.E Warren AFB, WY
    Vehicle:
    2002 Limited 4WD.
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    Goal of this build is to provide my family a vehicle to take advantage of the beautiful scenery and open, remote locations Wyoming has to offer.

    Completed mods:

    16x8 Konig Countersteer
    265/75/16 Goodyear Duratrac Load C
    TRAC / VSC disable switch
    DRL disabled
    Rear Diff breather mod
    Tru-Cool 4490 Transmission cooler (radiator bypassed)
    Scan Gauge
    Deckplate + Airaid intake tube (from my Tacoma)
    AfE Air Filter
    Uniden CB w/ Firestik Antenna (Cbi mount)
    Old man Emu 3" lift (Toytec)
    20 % Tint
    NGK Plug Wires
    Snorkel
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    One of the last pictures of my old Tacoma before the parts began to swap. Still miss her sometimes, If I had got orders to either AZ or CA I probably would have kept it.

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    First step like many others was to remove the stock steps.

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    I decided to install a new radiator and bypass it with a Tru-Cool 4590 Cooler. Granted, I know opinions are equally divided on this mod; however I do enjoy the peace of mind of avoiding the dreaded "Milkshake" defect and the temps.

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    I swapped over my Konig Countersteers from my Tacoma.

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    Also took my handy Dremel to shorten the mud flaps.

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    Some Ebay TRD decals ( I tried to align it with the red/clear lines of the rear lights).

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    Plasti Dipped the chrome badges ( I've since totally debadged).

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    Squadron Decal (Yes, the Military still flies the Huey).

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    I then decided on the TRAC / VSC disable mod. I've found this mod to be extremely helpful while wheeling esp. in the snow. I decided on a Toyota factory fog light switch for the mod. Details can be found here.

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    I decided to mount my CB Antenna with the CBi mounts (found here).

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    To enable a "clean" install I choose to drill a hole in the middle of the external speaker bracket and through the plastic. This allowed me to run the cable from the speaker to the cb and keep it completely out of sight.

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    Tax returns meant I could finally lift my T4R. I decided to go with the Toytec OME 3" lift. I went with 883's up front and 891's with 60028 Med load shocks in the rear. I do plan on purchasing a front bumper in the future ( probably from Addicted Off-road).

    Diff Drop.

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    Lift and most current pic I have.

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    Snorkel purchased and still in same position until I get the nerve to install it.

    Thanks for taking the time to check out my build. As with many ohers the build never really ends just goes in a new direction. If you have questions, critics or advice please let me hear it, I appreciate it. Thanks.
     

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    Last edited: Apr 27, 2014
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  2. Apr 7, 2014 at 8:26 PM
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    AlphaEcho2k5

    AlphaEcho2k5 [OP] New Member

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    Adam
    F.E Warren AFB, WY
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    2002 Limited 4WD.
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  3. Apr 15, 2014 at 10:15 AM
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    BestGen

    BestGen Huge Member

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    Whittier Hills, CA
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    1988 4Runner 22RE/W56, 4.88s, Spartan Locker, AllPro Sliders, BFG 33/10.5s, 4Crawler 1.5" BJS, OME 2" Dakar springs
    33"KM2s, 4.88s, Spartan lkr, TG rear bumper, AllPro Kickout sliders, 4Crawler 1.5" BJS, OME 2" Dakar springs.
    Looks fantastic! I really like ur rims. The black contrasts nicely against the white.
     
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  4. Apr 15, 2014 at 9:21 PM
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    AlphaEcho2k5

    AlphaEcho2k5 [OP] New Member

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    2002 Limited 4WD.
    Thanks, man. You have a great looking 1st Gen.
     
  5. Apr 16, 2014 at 12:27 PM
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    BestGen

    BestGen Huge Member

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    1988 4Runner 22RE/W56, 4.88s, Spartan Locker, AllPro Sliders, BFG 33/10.5s, 4Crawler 1.5" BJS, OME 2" Dakar springs
    33"KM2s, 4.88s, Spartan lkr, TG rear bumper, AllPro Kickout sliders, 4Crawler 1.5" BJS, OME 2" Dakar springs.
    Thank u sir!
     
  6. Apr 26, 2014 at 10:34 PM
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    AlphaEcho2k5

    AlphaEcho2k5 [OP] New Member

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    2002 Limited 4WD.
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    Attended Fort Collins 4x4 Social and finally got around to installing the snorkel.
     
  7. Apr 27, 2014 at 6:02 AM
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    ajohnson

    ajohnson Glamorous

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    Things and stuff and such
    Looks good man. I remember seeing the tacoma on fort bragg.
     
  8. Apr 27, 2014 at 10:47 PM
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    AlphaEcho2k5

    AlphaEcho2k5 [OP] New Member

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    2002 Limited 4WD.
    Thanks man, I do miss the Tacoma at times.
     
  9. May 13, 2014 at 9:45 PM
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    AlphaEcho2k5

    AlphaEcho2k5 [OP] New Member

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    2002 Limited 4WD.
    Just ordered some Savage Off Road Sliders w/ kick-out and skids. I figured protection first....
     
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  10. Sep 25, 2014 at 3:03 PM
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    Ol'Blue

    Ol'Blue Moderator Staff Member

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    A few things here and there. Still dreaming up stuff
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