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RedRunner's 2016 SR5 Build and Adventure Thread

Discussion in '5th Gen Builds (2010+)' started by RedRunner87, Feb 18, 2018.

  1. Feb 18, 2018 at 12:38 PM
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    RedRunner87

    RedRunner87 [OP] Mall Crawler LVL Expert

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    On to my 3rd 4Runner, 2016 Barcelona Red SR5. I am coming from a 1996 E-locked Limited. I am bummed about losing the E-locker, but I am pretty excited about getting into a vehicle will less miles. This is my wife DD and my weekend adventure rig, so the build will be nice and slow. Here is the starting point:

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  2. Feb 18, 2018 at 12:38 PM
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    RedRunner87 [OP] Mall Crawler LVL Expert

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    As she currently sits:

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    GOAL LIST
    -Front Winch Bumper
    -X20 Winch
    -Combo Light Bar
    -Dobinson Lift/Eibach Lift
    -TSO FAUX TRD Pro Grill
    -TRD Pro Upper Grill w/ Raptor Lights
    -Trail Wheels
    -255/80r17 Falken WildPeak AT3W
    -Rock Sliders Sliders
    -Detours of Maine Spare Tire Carrier
    -C4 Fab Ladder

    PHASE 1
    -Full LED Exterior Lighting
    -Full LED Interior Lighting

    PHASE 2
    -Dobinson Extended Travel Front/Dobinson Rear Lift or Eibach Lift
    -255/75r17 Falken WildPeaks AT3W
    -Trail Wheels
    -CaliRaisedLED Ditch Light Brackets
    -Extreme LED Ditch Light
    -High Angle Cut

    PHASE 3
    -Rock Sliders
    -C4 Ladder
    -Winch Bumper Bumper
    -Detours of Maine Spare Tire
    -Dobinson Snorkel

    4Runner To Do List (UPDATED:12/1)
    - Dip Wheels (Ordered)
    - Dip Center Caps (Ordered)
    - Shark Fin (Ordered)
    - Dip Shark Fin (Ordered)
    - Dip Roof Rails (Ordered)
    - Replace Center Amber Grill Light(Ordered)
    - Spacer Lift (Ordered)
    - Wheel Spacers (2 out of 4)
    - Remove Front Mud Flap
    - Metal Oil Filter Housing(Installed)
    - Cabin Air Filter(Installed)
    - Door handle (Ordered)
    - High Clearance Cut
    - Ditch Light Bracket(Installed)
    - Ditch Lights
     
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  3. Feb 23, 2018 at 2:04 PM
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    RedRunner87

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  4. Feb 24, 2018 at 8:41 AM
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  5. Mar 9, 2018 at 12:48 PM
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  6. Mar 9, 2018 at 12:49 PM
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  7. Mar 10, 2018 at 6:49 AM
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    Received my AJT Design key fob in.
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    Of course my transponder was glued in, but I ended up destroying the key fob around the transponder. The hardest part for me was getting the key out the fob.
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    After a lot of prying and heating got the last bit up plastic off. Ordered a second set of red buttons so I can have the red panic button. I'll update when I get it.
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  8. Mar 30, 2018 at 11:34 AM
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  9. Apr 2, 2018 at 10:12 AM
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    Making a little bit of progress, I will hopefully have it together by Thursday.

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  10. Apr 3, 2018 at 12:44 PM
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  11. Apr 25, 2018 at 3:23 AM
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    Dude... the faux grille where’d you get it and how much. Had one on my Tacoma and no one knew. I’m all about not spending $500 on a piece of plastic.
     
  12. Apr 25, 2018 at 5:14 AM
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    Any plans to add a locker?
     
  13. Apr 25, 2018 at 6:26 AM
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    Trail Standard Off-road. Since the 4Runner grill is two piece you still have to get the upper from Toyot. But still comes up like half the price of the OEM one.

    Maybe eventually down the road. Heard the ATRAC system is pretty good, and won’t do anything that’s too crazy till the little one is a little bigger. So going mild for now.
     
  14. May 5, 2018 at 5:47 AM
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  15. May 6, 2018 at 6:13 AM
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  16. May 7, 2018 at 3:15 AM
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    So question about this mod you did, what steps did you do to swap out the mirror? When I look at my tacoma (3rd gen) vs the 4runner they also appear to have the same size mirror.
     
  17. May 7, 2018 at 7:29 AM
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  18. May 8, 2018 at 6:38 AM
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    I aimed the mirrors all the way up and pulled out. They are held on by clips so they pop out with a little work.

    Amazon
     
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  19. May 8, 2018 at 7:18 AM
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    Cool, appreciate the feedback
     
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  20. Apr 14, 2019 at 5:32 AM
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    My buddy SWEARS by AMSOIL, so I decided to give them a shot. Did a quick Engine Flush, since I don't know the maintenance history before we bought it. I am bummed the TRD Pro grill is buried in our storage unit so I couldn't get that installed.

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  21. Apr 16, 2019 at 7:53 AM
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    I use that snake oil also. Works well. Try using the Amsoil P.I. every oil change. Fill the tank, dump that stuff in it, and beat the car for the full tank. Many full throttle episodes if you know what I mean. That stuff works and fights the effects of ethanol on the fuel system
     
  22. Apr 16, 2019 at 8:14 AM
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    I know run the Chevron fuel injector cleaner through it every oil change, but haven’t heard anything on the PI. Might buy a bottle next oil change or at the 5k maintenance schedule. I’ve been running only Shell in it, so hopefully that’s helping. Never hurts to add a bottle though.
     
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  23. Apr 16, 2019 at 8:16 AM
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    It's prob the same stuff or at least similar, but I have had good luck with the P.I. for years. I use it in all my Four stroke motors from time to time. It seems to work.
     
  24. Apr 16, 2019 at 8:22 AM
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    I’m sure it’s pretty similar. Usually a bunch of detergents to help clean the fuel lines/injectors. But if I can order everything together it beats buying the chevron stuff separate.
     
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  25. Apr 27, 2019 at 2:22 PM
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  26. May 6, 2019 at 12:05 PM
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  27. May 9, 2019 at 9:02 AM
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    Looking good, keep going!
     
  28. May 9, 2019 at 10:48 AM
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    Thanks! Saving for a house so doing the "cheap mods" right now. Was hoping to dip the rails this week but the weather hasn't be cooperating.
     
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  29. May 15, 2019 at 5:05 AM
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  30. Jun 2, 2019 at 11:40 AM
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