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Nicko's 94 build

Discussion in '2nd Gen Builds (1990-1995)' started by Nicko, Jun 5, 2015.

  1. Jun 5, 2015 at 7:28 AM
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    Nicko

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    So I guess I'll be the new guy to kick off the 2nd gen build section.

    So I am not new to yoda's. I've had a 2010 Tacoma and a 2013 Tacoma.
    I ended up selling them both off because they were to pretty and new to
    really have fun down trails and mud holes. I couldn't imagine damaging or
    sinking a truck that I still owed payments on.

    So that's why I bought this 94 4runner, it was cheap ( bought it for a whooping
    $600 ) so if I sink the runner in the water I wont feel too bad about it.

    Anyway more about the 4runner. Bought it for $600 bucks with a transmission
    issue. All the forward gears work just fine except 4th and reverse takes a little
    waiting time before it actually kicks in. other than that its just dirty and needs
    some TLC. The Engine seems pretty dam solid and running good. Going to be
    doing a FULL servicing on the engine, don't think I will need to rebuild the motor
    just yet. Maybe sooner or later I will but well see when the time comes. As of right
    now I have not done anything at all to the 4runner. I will be doing things here and
    there to get this thing on the road.

    Planning on doing mods to this runner to make it great for camping, fishing, beaching.
    Of course the occasional off-roading here and there. Going to be a fun project for the family.

    MODS:
    Zero Mods so far, bone stock

    NEW PARTS REPLACED:
    -Transmission mount
    -Valve cover gaskets
    -rear main seal
    -Rebuild transmission


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    Last edited: Jul 4, 2015
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  2. Jun 5, 2015 at 8:42 AM
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    likdtaco

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    Welcome.
    Now get to work.
    Engine looks tight and clean.
    Body appears straight.
    Fun project truck.
     
  3. Jun 5, 2015 at 2:43 PM
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    Nicko

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    Thanks engine seems good to go.
    Already got a rebuild kit for the transmission in the way.

    Once I get that rebuilt, should be on the road
     
  4. Jun 10, 2015 at 7:48 PM
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  5. Jun 11, 2015 at 7:03 AM
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    Niko, you need to be more careful.
    You lost a finger in there somewhere
     
  6. Jun 11, 2015 at 7:58 AM
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    BestGen

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    ^haha!!! I thought the same thing at first. Then I realized u were about to give that tranny the 'shocker'!!! 2in the pink, 1in the :eek:
     
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  7. Jun 11, 2015 at 1:02 PM
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    Nicko

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    Good one lol. that's actually my dad's hand. Lost his ring finger a long time ago.
    Due to a conveyer machine and wearing his wedding band.
     
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  8. Jul 4, 2015 at 7:46 AM
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    Nicko

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    Got the transmission back, ended up giving it to a shop to rebuild it. did have the time to do the
    job myself. Got it back in and was able to get to the driver side valve cover gasket.

    I do have to say for a truck with 200k+ miles the valves don't look as bad as I thought they would.
    Also think I figured out why my speedometer isn't working

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  9. Jul 21, 2015 at 6:27 AM
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