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Just bought a '96 4Runner SR5

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by 4x4Addict, Dec 6, 2016.

  1. Dec 6, 2016 at 7:36 PM
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    4x4Addict

    4x4Addict [OP] New Member

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    Owen
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    Magnusun Supercharger URD 7th Injector Yota1 Performance Rebuilt Motor OE Locker Suspension... Sound System... Bumper...
    Hey all!
    I just bought my first 4Runner 4x4 and I love it!
    I have lots of plans for the rig but not enough cash to do anything yet...

    I would love advice on how you all started your builds!

    I would love to get a nice light bar, possibly mount it in the grille. Projector headlights, I know I need to retrofit them. I want some nice all terrain tires with new rims, Im looking at 16 or 17 inch TRD Pro rims.

    So far I put a new pioneer head unit, Rockford Fossgate speakers with a 10 inch Kicker sub. LED dome lights (love them, everyone should do this mod). I also did a ton of maintenance under the hood including replacing all the hoses, new radiator, new belts, new battery... etc.

    I would love tips and advice for 4wheeling and setting up your rigs on a budget!

    Thanks in advance!
     
  2. Dec 6, 2016 at 9:03 PM
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    jester243

    jester243 rabble rabble rabble

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    Hi there Owen, welcome to the site :wave:
     
  3. Dec 6, 2016 at 10:01 PM
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    UssMoGn

    UssMoGn That Vegas Dude

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    Extented Coil Lift. Custom bumpers
    Good choice! welcome!
     
  4. Dec 7, 2016 at 8:09 PM
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    4runner52

    4runner52 New Member

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    Toytec Ultimate Lift Spidertrax 285 Duratracs Custom Armor 22" lightbar Cobra 19 CB Other Shenanigans
    From audio upgrades to general maintenance, the upgrades just start from there. There is no right way or wrong way to start a build. It just slowly becomes an addiction. Hopefully the mod bug doesn't bite you too badly.
     
  5. Dec 7, 2016 at 8:48 PM
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    4x4Addict

    4x4Addict [OP] New Member

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    Magnusun Supercharger URD 7th Injector Yota1 Performance Rebuilt Motor OE Locker Suspension... Sound System... Bumper...
    I started planning before I actually handed over the cash... I'm planning my first 4x4 trip so I ended up buying a 28" light bar this afternoon... Ill have more updates and pictures/video of the process in the next week hopefully. Im thinking about mounting it in the grille as opposed to in front. Any advice?
     
  6. Dec 8, 2016 at 7:33 AM
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    UssMoGn

    UssMoGn That Vegas Dude

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    Also.....
    :worthless:
     
  7. Dec 8, 2016 at 1:24 PM
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    4x4Addict

    4x4Addict [OP] New Member

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    Magnusun Supercharger URD 7th Injector Yota1 Performance Rebuilt Motor OE Locker Suspension... Sound System... Bumper...
    IMG_2611.jpg IMG_2613.jpg

    Here are the first good pics of my rig so far... Ill have updates coming soon!
     
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  8. Dec 31, 2016 at 10:48 AM
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    4x4Addict

    4x4Addict [OP] New Member

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    Magnusun Supercharger URD 7th Injector Yota1 Performance Rebuilt Motor OE Locker Suspension... Sound System... Bumper...
    I recently added a 28" light bar and removed my running boards (Looks so much better).

    I'm thinking about getting an airhorn... Anyone else think the stock horns are just not enough? I'm looking at Wolo cannonball horns, anyone have any knowledge or feedback about them?

    [​IMG]IMG_2707.jpg
     
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  9. Jan 3, 2017 at 2:11 PM
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    ramonortiz55

    ramonortiz55 New Member

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    Hella makes upgraded horns. They sound nice.
     

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