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Saker’s Ebony Build

Discussion in '5th Gen Builds (2010-2024)' started by Saker, Apr 13, 2022.

  1. Apr 13, 2022 at 6:29 PM
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    Installed USR Black-Out LED Tail Lights


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  2. Apr 13, 2022 at 6:30 PM
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    Side Mirror Turn Signal Black-Out Mod


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    End results:

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  3. Apr 13, 2022 at 6:31 PM
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    Installed Cornfed 1" Rear Spacers
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    EIBACH Rear Shocks, 0-2" Lift
    2.0 Shocks E60-82-008-02-01


    (Spacer offset the 1/2” of height I lost when I moved my rear tire and installed my [MENTION=602811]ctnewman[/MENTION] rear tire carrier.)

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  4. Apr 13, 2022 at 6:32 PM
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    Installed EIBACH 2.0 Coilovers

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  5. Apr 13, 2022 at 6:34 PM
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  6. Apr 24, 2022 at 4:34 AM
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    Nuttin
    tastefully done.
     
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  7. Apr 24, 2022 at 7:17 AM
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    Great mods. Very well done.
     
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  8. May 15, 2022 at 5:49 PM
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    Hood Bulge Matte Black


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  9. Sep 3, 2022 at 2:51 PM
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  10. Jan 23, 2023 at 6:35 AM
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    What exactly are the front and rear valances? Why did you wrap them with xpel? Just curious, I like the detail you used to track your build; nice work!
     
  11. Jan 23, 2023 at 10:26 AM
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    Front and rear valances are on TRDORP and TRDP’s. They are the pieces on the front and rear you see in the photos that come silver on TRDORP’s and they come black on TRDP’s. I’m not a favor of the silver so I initially had them wrapped in my opinion with one of the best wraps, Xpel.
    Since then I changed the front and rear valances with black TRDP valances.
     
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  12. Apr 2, 2023 at 10:46 PM
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    As usual, a great series of posts.

    What fuse tray did you use? It looks smaller than a lot of the ones that require moving other bits around in the engine compartment.
     
  13. Apr 3, 2023 at 2:28 AM
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    I fabricated it myself from a raw piece of aluminum.
     
  14. Sep 21, 2023 at 9:15 PM
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    Really cool looking truck. The rear tire mount, is that a SSO product? I see there is mentioning of ctnewman, not sure if that's a place you can buy from or not.
     
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  15. Sep 21, 2023 at 10:41 PM
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    Thanks for the kudos on my truck!
    ctnewman is the brains and mechanical engineer that made 6 carriers counting his. He told me he was only going to make 5 and that was it. I got the 1st one he made in the 5 lot batch.
    SSO talked with him after seeing mine and another gentleman that has an off center carrier and now SSO is making them here in Baton Rouge, LA.
    Check out Southernstyleoffroad to see what they offer.
    By the way, this carrier is built better than any others out there.

    Here is his (CT’s)original thread for the carrier.
     
  16. Jan 18, 2024 at 11:48 PM
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    @Saker
    Big fan of the build, your 12v work, and particularly - this tire carrier!
    Any chance you can provide an update on the creator CT, and where folks could find a similar carrier as impressive as CT's, since I believe SSO switched ownership/management
    Thx
     
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  17. Jan 19, 2024 at 6:26 AM
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    Thanks you sir.
    I’m a fan of making things under the hood as neat and “OEM looking” as possible. CT is doing his thing of making CNC custom high quality motorcycle parts. ctnewmanengineering.com
    As well as his regular career job.
    I understand that the new owner of SSO is filling all orders SSO had on the books.
    Maybe try to reach out to the current owner.
     
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  18. Jan 19, 2024 at 9:04 AM
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    I see I see, thanks very much for this info.
    I heard that about SSO as well, but for now the drama has scared me away - I'll let the dust settle and watch for folks reporting that they've finally recieved their orders and such.
     
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  19. Jan 21, 2024 at 4:00 PM
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  20. Jan 21, 2024 at 4:03 PM
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    Installed Voltage Booster PRO "The O.G." (5th Gen 4Runner) - B (2020-2023 4Runner

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  21. Jan 21, 2024 at 4:10 PM
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    Voltage Reading After Installed Voltage Booster PRO

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  22. Feb 11, 2024 at 4:37 PM
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    Installed Bilstein 6112’s & 5160’s


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  23. Feb 11, 2024 at 6:21 PM
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    Interested to hear your opinion on the Eibach vs the 6112. I had the Eibach 1.0 on my 2018. No major complaints, just stiffer than I wanted. I’ve been looking at the 6112 to replace the xreas on my 22
     
  24. Feb 11, 2024 at 8:41 PM
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    I had the same set up on my previous T4R and was happy. I prefer the Bilsteins, they offer a different ride.
    That’s just me!
     

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