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Mississippi

Discussion in 'South East U.S.' started by 4Runner4Ever, Apr 26, 2014.

  1. Apr 26, 2014 at 7:55 AM
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    4Runner4Ever

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    Finally I'm first at something!

    Anyone else from the great state of Mississippi?
     
  2. May 13, 2018 at 8:01 AM
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    Guess there are two of us now?
     
  3. May 13, 2018 at 9:25 AM
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    FNG in Hburg. Any good tire and alignment shops around? I'm surprised that MS has so few members, can drive 2 minutes without passing ten 4runners.
     
  5. Dec 23, 2018 at 10:12 AM
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    The left coast
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    Amazing how the times have changed. I drove through MS and LA in my brand new 2005 Tacoma in 2005 and saw maybe one or two other Toyota’s. Everything was domestic at that time.
     
  6. Oct 21, 2019 at 3:34 PM
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    Old post, new member...
    A fellow Mississippian here. I also can’t believe there aren’t more MS members on this forum with all of the 4runners I see around town. Glad I joined and can add to the count. If you live around Jackson and see a girl in a white TRD ORP (with some minor mods) wave at you in your T4R.... that would be me :D
     
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  7. Nov 1, 2020 at 7:26 PM
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    Iseeyouseeme

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    Hey guys! Thanks for the add. I live near Bay St. Louis on the coast and cruise around in my 95 Runner 3.0L! Looking for a reliable shop on the coast that will do mods if anyone has any advice! TIA
     
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  8. Nov 2, 2020 at 4:48 PM
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    old thread.....but I do like the recent pict of the '95 (?) 4 runner...looks great!......myself, own a '97 Limited. after 25 yrs of isuzu troopers...and couldn't be happier.....a great upgrade
     
  9. Feb 12, 2022 at 12:49 PM
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    Hey Guys! New guy from NE part of the state….Houston! “14 Trail w/170k, “04 Limited V6 315k, sold my 2000 SR5 w/180k

    Good Japanese made rides!
     
  10. Feb 12, 2022 at 1:20 PM
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    Pics of your 14 and 04?
     
  11. Feb 12, 2022 at 1:26 PM
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    Grew up in Gulfport, on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. stuck in north central Florida now but hoping to make my way back one day.
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  12. Feb 12, 2022 at 8:24 PM
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    I’ll have to take a pic of the 04….. all I’ve got at the moment is a pic of where I need the chrome toyota oval on the rear deck lid!
     
  13. Apr 28, 2022 at 9:54 PM
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    playdixie

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    Greetings from the "metropolis" of Hernando (Desoto Co.). Recent '21 TRD Off Road Premium 4Runner purchaser (traded a 16 Tacoma). Still learning things along the way for the T4R.

    Just glad to see a thread for us Missi'ppi folks.



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  14. Apr 28, 2022 at 10:24 PM
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    Welcome Aboard! From North East MS (Houston)

    GOOD LOOKIN” RIDE!

    2014 with 171K miles, first upgrade if you don’t have LED lights is replace the inefficient halogen! Any brand of leds is better than what you have! 2AA232FC-AB72-4E26-AC68-FCF701DE5EAC.jpg
     
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  15. Dec 21, 2022 at 5:58 PM
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    LED INTERIOR REPLACEMENT SEAT COVERS GLOVE BOX ORGANIZER EVRTHING ELSE IS OVER 100$ AND I AM SAVING
    Here in Gautier new owner of 22 orp. I have posted asking about off road locations in the area. I'm new to Mississippi after retiring from the Marine Corps.
     
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  16. Dec 21, 2022 at 7:28 PM
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    Sadly the off road parks in the southern half of the state are limited to ATVs. There used to be 2 4x4 trails here on the coast, but drunkened redneck Jeepers caused too many liability issues. So if you wanna trailer a SxS or ATV to a campground theres a few, but its a no go locally for the 4Runner. There are a couple National Forests with service roads near you. De Soto National Forest is less than 30 min from ya. Though many service roads are locked at various times for controlled burns or to prevent damage to wetlands and wildlife migrations. You'll just have to call or see for yourself whats open. Bienville NF has a good bit of open service roads. Thats about 2.5 hours north of Gautier. Your best bet for any kind of technical trail riding in Southern MS is to befriend people with hunting camps. Really thats the only option I know. There is a piece of the Trans America Trail in the very most northern part of the state and 1 or 2 off road parks up there as well. No experience with them though.
     
  17. Dec 23, 2022 at 5:42 PM
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    LED INTERIOR REPLACEMENT SEAT COVERS GLOVE BOX ORGANIZER EVRTHING ELSE IS OVER 100$ AND I AM SAVING
    Thanks for the info I appreciate it.
     
  18. Dec 25, 2022 at 1:04 AM
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    Merry Christmas y'all from Hernando (Desoto Co.) :santa2:

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    Hello, MS 4R owners! I am in the Jackson, MS metro area and looking for a quality shop for 4Runner modifications. I have a new TRD ORP ordered and wanting the following initial mods: 285 (33”) Nitto Ridge Grapplers or BFG KO2 tires on black TRD 17” OEM wheels to replace the stock 265 Nitto Terra Grapplers; Westin, Victory or Warn front bumper/winch combo; low profile roof cargo rack and maybe some rock sliders. Any recommendations on shops in MS? I have talked to Rick’s Pro Truck, but they may not deal in some of the brands I want. Thanks!
     
  20. Jan 3, 2023 at 3:23 PM
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    @Behold28

    Most 4x4 shops local to you will specialize in domestic trucks, and even then mostly for muddin' or mallin'. There are several that will install special order or brought in parts, for the right price. Phone calls should answer that. Question would be, do you trust them to do it? Lucky for you Baton Rouge is a short drive down I-55. Check out Southern Style Offroad. They'd be a one stop shop for most all your needs and fabricate quality, in-house 4Runner specific parts. That'd be my recommendation. Not sure about them sourcing tires though. Otherwise find a local, general mechanic shop. Lots of independent shops will do custom work. Talk to a few lifted Tacoma owners(tons up there) where they get work done. Could be worth it to find a mechanic you trust. Admittedly a difficult proposition. Good Luck!
     
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  21. Jan 3, 2023 at 5:36 PM
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    Great info. Thanks, ReRunner!
     
  22. Jan 30, 2023 at 12:31 PM
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    Update on my above-mentioned efforts to find a Mississippi shop experienced in 4R suspension/lift upgrades: One member recommended that I reach out to Southern Style Offroad (SSO) in Baton Rouge, LA which is only 3 hours away from me. That was a great recommendation, and I did reach out to SSO after researching them a good bit. 4Runners and Tacomas appear to be their speciality. Unfortunately, it was very difficult to get SSO to respond. I did reach a receptionist/clerk who promised a call-back from a tech. After not getting a call-back for several days, I emailed the company, and their office manager responded that day saying someone would call me the next day. A week went by with no call-back.

    I gather that these companies with a lot of 4Runner knowledge/experience get a ton of calls from people seeking free advice on modifications, and then, after getting the great advice, the caller just goes to another shop to get the work done. I have seen 88 Rotors in CA complain about this on some of their YouTube suspension install videos. Anyway, after talking to numerous people in my area with Toyota trucks/suvs, I found a shop in Richland, MS (49 Tire & Auto - Tire Pros) that has a lot of experience with Toyotas including Landcruisers, 4runners, Lexus GX, etc. The owner was very responsive and had no problem giving me his recommendations without any promise of me using his shop (I did go meet with him in person). I am following this shop's recommendations and the parts have already been ordered. I am going with a Bilstein 6112/5100 suspension/lift kit with new SPC UCAs and Bilstein B12 rear springs. After the work is done, I will put the photos on here and give my final thoughts.
     
  23. Feb 10, 2023 at 2:42 PM
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    Including info and photos for any MS 4R owners wanting a shop with experience with Toyota suspension systems.

    2023 TRD ORP upgrades

    Shop/Installer: 49 Tire & Auto in Richland, MS (Owner - Chris Tolleson; Installer/Tech - Rob)

    Suspension Upgrades: Billstein 6112/5100 setup with B12 rear Springs (standard load); SPC UCAs

    Tire Upgrade: 285/70r17 BFG KO2s

    Achieved essentially 2.6" lift in front with 6112s set at #8/#6 and 1.4" lift in rear with the B12 Springs.

    I have exactly 1" of forward rake after this install.

    Only minor rubbing on front mudflaps so removed those.

    Drives great.
     
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  24. Jan 28, 2024 at 8:01 PM
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    Hey, wanted to reach out in this thread and see if someone can recommend a shop to uninstall the TRD roof rack (which looks to cause folks some issues.), install Sherpa Roof Rack with BAJA designs light bar, and install SPOD touchscreen?
     
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