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TRD Exhaust

Discussion in '5th Gen 4Runners (2010+)' started by siblue, Aug 21, 2019.

  1. Apr 23, 2021 at 1:53 PM
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    Jack it up and put stands under the frame so the axle hangs as low as possible. Remove the spare tire to make more room to work. Lube the spare tire crank while you’re under there for good measure. Should be good to go, very straight forward bolt in swap.
     
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  2. Apr 23, 2021 at 1:55 PM
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    ^that and use spray lube in the hangers. Many wrestle with them but properly lubed they come off easy
     
  3. Apr 23, 2021 at 2:05 PM
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    Correct, a little lube helps the metal hanger slide right out of the rubber isolator. Lube really is the answer to everything in life........
     
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    There is a gasket of sorts at cat to muffler, but if it's new enough then you can reuse it. Toyota recommends replacing it if need be but does not include it in the kit for the TRD exhaust. It includes the other gasket, the muffler to tailpipe.

    I installed my TRD exhaust after about 6 months, and my cat to muffler gasket was fine.
     
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  5. Apr 23, 2021 at 5:12 PM
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    Yea it’s there frozen to the cat side

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  6. Apr 23, 2021 at 5:20 PM
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    Lol.. I think I found it. But let me check my cat side and see if it was just stuck on there

    174510R010
     
  7. Jun 5, 2021 at 11:36 AM
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    About to do the same thing and swap my stock OEM exhaust with a friend’s TRD Pro exhaust. Did you need to replace any of the gaskets? Cat to muffler or muffler to tailpipe? Lastly, how easy was the install? Thinking of doing this myself or should I consider having a shop do it?
     
  8. Jun 5, 2021 at 11:42 AM
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    Called Toyota parts and they recommended this part number: 1745131020

    Wondering if the parts guy was wrong
     
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    I highly recommend an impact, a long extension and a swivel for the flange above the rear axle.
     
  10. Jun 5, 2021 at 11:58 AM
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    i did not get any new parts (gaskets) but my ride was pretty new, its very simple swap just make sure you have the rear of the 4RNR jacked up and safe to help with drooping the muffler through good luck
     
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    Yup. I called the dealer and they recommended the same thing. I figured it wouldn’t hurt to replace it even though it has low miles. I’m not very shop savvy and it was fairly simple. There is a link on YouTube that I used for some pointers. I’ll look for it and post it.
     
  12. Jun 5, 2021 at 12:00 PM
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    Not sure where you live, but here in the Houston area, I’ve had to take 0000 steel wool to the exhaust tip every couple of weeks to keep it polished otherwise it starts to corrode.

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  13. Jun 5, 2021 at 12:34 PM
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    I re-used the cat to muffler metal doughnut. Didn’t have much choice as it was kinda stuck to the car side. Muffler to tailpipe metal doughnut was supplied. But if used, should still be good.
     
  14. Sep 14, 2021 at 11:31 PM
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    I see guys going to TRD but I'm wanting to get rid of the TRD muffler but keep the tailpipe. Anything preventing just the muffler section change?? Stock muffler and a TRD tailpipe? I just want quiet, and the TRD tip in tact.
     
  15. Sep 15, 2021 at 12:18 AM
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    Yes. The flanges are different on the pro exhaust. Pro has 3 hole flange and one has 2 hole flange. but if you weld on the 3 hole flange, then your good.

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  16. Sep 15, 2021 at 3:27 PM
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    Thats Awesome! Thanks for the Pic. Worth a thousand words!
    So... just thinking out loud here.. Anyone just cut that side jaunt section out and plugged it? Wonder if thats the "drone" section. lol Wish I could pinch it like a fuel line for a second to see... :p
     
  17. Sep 15, 2021 at 3:47 PM
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    Most likely the louder note and drone is coming from the pro muffler. If you use no-pro muffler and weld in a 3 hole flange .. your golden
     
  18. Sep 16, 2021 at 2:28 AM
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    The only thing attractive about this exhaust is the physical side exit, everything else is a loss.
     

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