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What did you do with your 3rd gen today?

Discussion in '3rd Gen 4Runners (1996-2002)' started by Shauncho, Apr 7, 2014.

  1. May 29, 2018 at 1:24 PM
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    ZO4

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    32 inch LED bar installed in valence Wal-Mart Foglights on bumper Cheapo Harbor Freight Air horns underneath body Completely bone stock
    I installed 2001 4Runner SR5 seats into my old beat up '98 Limited 4Runner. It was about time because my little brother has been needing to adjust the seat only to find out that all the motors and gears are either; burned out or torn out. Loving the manual seat adjustments instead of electric. Just 'bout time also because this lil' Texas weather is not forgiving in the moment!
     
  2. Jun 1, 2018 at 8:44 PM
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    GandalfTheWhite

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    Installed my Gobi ladder. The first mod of many to come for my runner

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  3. Jun 3, 2018 at 11:29 AM
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    Nice ladder!! I thought these ladders can only be put on with a full roof rack but I guess not! Now I’m going to get one
     
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  4. Jun 3, 2018 at 5:00 PM
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    GandalfTheWhite

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    Make sure you get on Gobi to deliver it on time though
     
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  5. Jun 4, 2018 at 6:14 PM
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    Went off-roading for the first time at the Tahuya ORV park yesterday. Got a lot dirtier that what the photos show594BA6E3-EBFC-42C3-8D22-7617839AEA13.jpg4025E2A6-FB26-4DE5-9CDC-D1560AFEA383.jpgCD896E66-09C1-4BBA-B987-60F8B1C8D6E4.jpg
     
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  6. Jun 4, 2018 at 6:15 PM
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    GandalfTheWhite

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    Also just got my after market TRD keyfob today26787855-8C14-4DC0-B0DA-2D4542984BF9.jpg4A3DBCE6-2260-463D-A4B2-34571488CE54.jpg
     
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  7. Jun 9, 2018 at 4:08 PM
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    GandalfTheWhite

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    Painted the grille matte blackC3499836-EDA5-42AE-B0C0-F0D47C37BD71.jpg46458508-059F-4C95-9D18-0FC0C8ADAF4C.jpg
     
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  8. Jun 9, 2018 at 6:25 PM
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    New rims on my girl. Love how it looks!

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  9. Jun 9, 2018 at 6:26 PM
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    Is this for the 3rd gen???
     
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  10. Jun 9, 2018 at 7:56 PM
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    GandalfTheWhite

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    Sure is!
     
  11. Jun 9, 2018 at 11:14 PM
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    How did you do this? And where did you get it?looks awesome
     
  12. Jun 9, 2018 at 11:43 PM
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    I bought it from AJT Design. https://www.ajtdesign-llc.com/

    Its a pretty simple swap. You just take off the factory shell and put the new awesome looking rugged one on. It took me about 5 minutes. There’s also lots of colors to choose from. Might get another one :spending:
     
  13. Jun 14, 2018 at 6:53 AM
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    08C9BCE1-756E-44AC-AD99-DB3199E247FD.jpg Just bought this Monday!! 189,000 miles! First things first, I had to remove the running boards!! Next is tint, wheels, and level it out!! F3DA6D8F-EDC6-4EBF-AF63-ACBFB6609FC3.jpg 1C39157E-8F06-4B88-8A8D-1E42F8DB575C.jpg
     
  14. Jun 16, 2018 at 3:54 PM
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    Where did you get your flares? :)
     
  15. Jun 16, 2018 at 3:55 PM
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    SurfLocc

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    I have a aftermarket alarm. Will this key fob work for mines?
     
  16. Jun 16, 2018 at 4:46 PM
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    GandalfTheWhite

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    Not entirely sure what you mean by aftermarket alarm. Could you explain more?
     
  17. Jun 17, 2018 at 10:09 AM
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    SurfLocc

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    When I bought my 4R it came with a aftermarket alarm. Not the factory one. So im pretty sure the buttons on my key fob won’t transfer.
    My 4Runner didn’t come with a alarm so the original owner installed a aftermarket one
     
  18. Jun 17, 2018 at 10:13 AM
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    SurfLocc

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    Took my girl out for some sunrise fun :)

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  19. Jun 17, 2018 at 10:38 AM
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    GandalfTheWhite

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    I think you’ll be fine. It’s just a shell for your existing key fob
     
  20. Jun 30, 2018 at 8:34 PM
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    D9D72EF4-8AEB-431E-9F55-84FDBB39BFF1.jpg 8048101C-A8F5-493D-8FC8-60C6EC3A7FD9.jpg PLASTI DIP BABY!
     
  21. Jul 1, 2018 at 1:03 PM
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    More plasti dip! 03E074F4-8997-448A-806B-FE55DF3CB4E0.jpg5185E264-DA64-4550-A149-5E28EDCD65BA.jpg
     
  22. Aug 22, 2018 at 6:41 AM
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    Little while ago I painted the rims on my 02. Stock rims but now they look much better. Used black plastidip and loving it so far

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  23. Aug 23, 2018 at 11:27 AM
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    BM Transmission Fluid Cooler Custom Cargo Platform / Drawers BFG T/A
    20180817_133154.jpg 20180823_071541.jpg This past weekend, with help from the pups, my dad and I made this drawer system for the back of my 4runner. The back seats can come up to normal in about 3 minutes or less, and we built it all to maximize floorspace above the wheel wells.
     
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  24. Sep 14, 2018 at 1:56 PM
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    5th gen wheels BFG KO2, more to come
    Epic. That is what I want to do with mine
     
  25. Sep 15, 2018 at 7:43 PM
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    Well, it was a long and rough day yesterday. From having to put down my last dog Murphy today (boxer of 16 years), to taking close to 6 hours to install a light bar. But, I can safely say both are in better places now. Please check for pictures of the puppy, I think everyone here likes them.

    The bar was a bit of a pain, for a new guy that is. Wiring was easy, install was harder. Didn’t have the right drill bits, and for my first time learning, it was difficult.

    Step one was removing the weather stripping on the driver and passenger side door. Step two was cleaning the metal. Now came the part of running the wire. I ran the wire for the switch through a small hole I found in the engine bay which led to under the dash, wasn't that bad. I'll be sealing it soon.

    Next step was running the power to the bar. To do this I ran the wire from the engine bay, into the front left quarter panel, through a gap, and then behind the weather stripping and up to the bar. I removed the alligator clamps on the bar and went with in-line (if thats the correct term?) connectors, which are sealed behind shrinkwrap.

    The final part was a pain in the ass. Didn't want to drill into the roof and pull the headliner so I purchased some side angled mounts from a buddy on 3rd Gen 4Runner Mafia on Facebook. Took a lot of cursing and a little bit of force, but the mounts went in and voila! All wired up and working. Then I glued the power wire onto the door frame, put sealant around all the holes and the gaps of the weather stripping, and then put everything back.

    My 02 is looking better every day. I love the bar so far. I had one problem with it. HAd a large vibrating noise coming from what I thought was the bar, turned out it was the rain guard which covered the front of my sunroof vibrating from the air distortion. Simple fix, just removed thr thing.

    Thanl you to everyone on this forum and thread for making this addition possible. Now, payday is Thursday, and im already looking for my next project...

    Cheers boys :oldglory:

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  26. Sep 15, 2018 at 7:45 PM
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    As previously mentioned above, pictures of the dog below. He was a good boy. Not in pain anymore. Sucks not having a furry friend to ride around with anymore but, he's in a much better place

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  27. Sep 26, 2018 at 5:39 PM
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    Plenty of window stickers and Pine Tree air freshner
    Added lights to the inside of my cup holder that come on with the headlights but idk how to upload pics from my cellphone...
     
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  28. Sep 26, 2018 at 7:11 PM
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    I’m about to turn 300,000 miles!!
     
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  29. Sep 27, 2018 at 5:27 AM
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    Could have bought a new one for that much :laugh:
     
  30. Sep 27, 2018 at 9:50 AM
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    5th gen wheels BFG KO2, more to come
    ouch. that is like a whole new 4runner! good for you keep um running
     

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