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This is nacho build

Discussion in '3rd Gen Builds (1996-2002)' started by nacho_t4t, May 3, 2019.

  1. May 3, 2019 at 12:26 PM
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    nacho_t4t

    nacho_t4t [OP] New Member

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    Nacho
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    Vehicle:
    1996 4runner Limited
    -Custom projector retrofits -1st gen TRD Supercharger -Tundra Brakes -3" lift -Roof rack -'99 Center console mod -'99 Steering Wheel -Ditch lights
    Little brief history: I got my 4runner back in November 2018. Had around 165k miles and just about everything anyone could ever ask for in a 3rd gen. LBJ's replaced, Timing belt changed, records on all maintenance ever done, lift and tires. Let me tell you, the previous owner didn't want to say goodbye. I bought this with a daily driver and something that was off-road capable in mind, and the 3rd gen was well in my price range.
    This was when I first got her:
    [​IMG]

    This is her now currently:
    [​IMG]

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    Mod Wishlist(TODOS):

    • Front Bumper
    • Rock Sliders
    • High clearance Rear Bumper
    • Front diff locker
    • Horn Upgrade
    • 285 tires
    • Bump Stops
    • Skid Plates
    • Tail Light Upgrade
    • Sleeping/storage drawers
    Current Mods:
    Cosmetic Work:
    • Painted Millennium Silver
    • Auto Ventshade Bugflector II Dark Smoke Hood Shield
    • Rola Roof Rack
    • @tactical_decals American flag decal with trees and mountains
    Lighting:
    • Custom Projector Lights
    • Ditch lights
    • Chase lights on roof-rack
    • Led swapped all interior and exterior
    • Led strips in cargo area for camping
    Suspension/Tires:
    • 285 75 R16 Goodyear Duratrac
    • Bilstein 5125 (front & rear)
    • Toytec 3" lift coils
    • Tundra Brake Upgrade
    • SPC Upper Control Arms
    Under The Hood & Goodies:
    • 1st gen TRD Supercharger
    • 173k miles as of May 2019
    • Omega r&d alarm
    • Timing belt replaced at 160k
    • Rear Diff breather Extension
    • Inner and Outer tie rods replaced (March 07, 2020)
    • Front Wheel bearings done (May 13, 2020)
    Interior:
    • Weather Tech floor liners
    • Kenwood stereo
    • Cheapo speakers Jbl(front) and DB drive(rear)
    • '99 center console upgrade
    • '99 steering wheel upgrade
    I might have missed a couple things, but I'll update as I go. There will be more to come...so stay tuned!
     
    Last edited: Jun 7, 2020
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  2. May 10, 2019 at 9:28 AM
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    nacho_t4t

    nacho_t4t [OP] New Member

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    Nacho
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    Vehicle:
    1996 4runner Limited
    -Custom projector retrofits -1st gen TRD Supercharger -Tundra Brakes -3" lift -Roof rack -'99 Center console mod -'99 Steering Wheel -Ditch lights
    Forgot to mention that I did a transmission drain(not flush) on 5/1/19 and filled with non other than the greatest at 173,215 miles. Thought i'd start logging everything I'd do on here as a reference. I'll be trying to do a drain every 10k miles to keep it clean and a flush with every oil/diffs/transfer case change. If y'all have had any experience with this please let me know.Screenshot_2019-05-10-11-21-17.jpg
     
  3. May 10, 2019 at 10:57 AM
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    SR5 Limited

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    Should of used Dexron II? Just drain two quarts out of the pan when you change the motor oil. I wouldn’t be surprised if you have trans problems down the road. Don’t over do it...
     
  4. May 10, 2019 at 10:59 AM
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    SR5 Limited

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    Do your radiator and upper coolent hose?
     
  5. May 13, 2019 at 2:46 PM
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    nacho_t4t

    nacho_t4t [OP] New Member

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    -Custom projector retrofits -1st gen TRD Supercharger -Tundra Brakes -3" lift -Roof rack -'99 Center console mod -'99 Steering Wheel -Ditch lights
    On the manual, it says it'll drain about 2 quarts, but it drains 4-5quarts. So what would be the recommended interval mileage to change it, if to do the whole flush with filter change, or just drains? I was going off of timmy the toolmans video and he had recommended that liquid as an alternative. As far as the radiator and upper coolant hoses, I haven't messed with it.
     
  6. May 13, 2019 at 3:13 PM
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    SR5 Limited

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    Your at the end of ur radiator and upper coolant hose’s life. It will leave you stranded or you will overheat the engine and fry your heads.
    You actually drain 2.3 quarts out of the pan. Do it a few times as you change your oil and keep it fresh....I use Carquest dexron II.
    Just suggestions....
     
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  7. May 13, 2019 at 3:25 PM
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    SR5 Limited

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    If you really want to change the screen and drop the pan. You will need the Toyota RTV sealant. There is no gasket for the pan...
    Good luck Nacho...
     
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  8. May 19, 2019 at 11:08 AM
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    nacho_t4t

    nacho_t4t [OP] New Member

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    Gender:
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    First Name:
    Nacho
    Texas
    Vehicle:
    1996 4runner Limited
    -Custom projector retrofits -1st gen TRD Supercharger -Tundra Brakes -3" lift -Roof rack -'99 Center console mod -'99 Steering Wheel -Ditch lights
    Got the chance to extend my diff breather(mind the mud). Fairly easy job, now I've got some peace of mind when i'm going through water(as far as the rear diff goes). Make sure you have your parking brake disengaged. I could've gone and made it my own, but I just got it off yotashop.com and ran it down the fill pipe...and as always, zipties are a gift from above.IMG_20190518_224204_790.jpg IMG_20190518_224204_794.jpg
     
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