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What have you done to your 5th Gen 4Runner today?

Discussion in '5th Gen 4Runners (2010+)' started by Bob, Jul 24, 2016.

  1. Feb 11, 2019 at 4:33 PM
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    nimby

    nimby in the drink

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    First oil change today.

    They grow up so fast.
     
  2. Feb 11, 2019 at 5:08 PM
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    ManBeast

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    The truck is new to me only had it since november so still finding the quirks.
     
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  3. Feb 12, 2019 at 7:00 AM
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    ZYBORG

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    Well well well... if aint the man himself.... lol
     
  4. Feb 12, 2019 at 11:00 AM
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    Considering doing something. Need opinions first. So alot of people add CAI more for sound than the negligible gains of power. On my old chevy i just took off the intake resinator and put a 3 inch rubber pipe cap on it wjth a hose clamp. I feel like i could do the same to the 4runner.20190212_115716.jpg assuming those are in fact resonators. Goals being nicer intake sound for 10 bucks. Thoughts?
     
  5. Feb 12, 2019 at 11:31 AM
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    BravesRunner

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    265/70R17 BFG KO2s, NFab steps
    Saw the KDSS lean fix in here. Is it easy to do or would it just be better to throw a couple 1/4" spacers on the passenger side and not worry about it?
     
  6. Feb 12, 2019 at 12:48 PM
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    jester243

    jester243 rabble rabble rabble

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    @4X4Runner paging @4X4Runner
     
  7. Feb 12, 2019 at 1:33 PM
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    4X4Runner

    4X4Runner Moderator Staff Member

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    The left coast
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    Mad driver mod. OME Suspension. 285/70R17 BFG AT KO2
  8. Feb 12, 2019 at 1:35 PM
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    GunRunner New Member

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    Who’s makes it?
     
  9. Feb 12, 2019 at 1:36 PM
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    2016 4Runner SR5

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    Bought it 1/29/17 TRD Pro suspension with spacer, 285/70/17 Falken AT3W, FX Pro wheels
    Yes it's been done using metal fence post caps. The smaller resonator has a vacuum line going to your fuel pressure regulator. That has to be plumbed in one way or another. Maybe just remove the larger one, leave the small one with the vacuum line?
     
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  10. Feb 12, 2019 at 2:35 PM
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    ManBeast

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    Noticed that. They are combined into one peice of plastic. Curious hpw much louder ot even os
     
  11. Feb 12, 2019 at 3:05 PM
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    2016 4Runner SR5

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    Bought it 1/29/17 TRD Pro suspension with spacer, 285/70/17 Falken AT3W, FX Pro wheels
    They are but it looks like the small bulb and large bulb are independent meaning you could cut the plastic between them and separate them. I never looked that close though so I may be wrong.
     
  12. Feb 12, 2019 at 3:35 PM
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    2016Pro

    2016Pro Why all of the Pro hate?

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    After playing in the mud this weekend finally got around to cleaning her up.

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  13. Feb 12, 2019 at 4:18 PM
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    BravesRunner

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    265/70R17 BFG KO2s, NFab steps
    Is this permanent or just a temporary fix?
     
  14. Feb 12, 2019 at 5:02 PM
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    The left coast
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    Mad driver mod. OME Suspension. 285/70R17 BFG AT KO2
    It’s a permanent fix to the KDSS imbalance if there is any. Now, there is an acceptable 3/4” difference between driver side and passenger side.

    If you back the bleed valves out, it’s 10-12mm from the surface or about 3-5mm out from where it is. The attached picture shows it better. You want to back it out just enough to let the system balance out, not so much that you introduce air into the system.

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  15. Feb 12, 2019 at 9:34 PM
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    Changed the oil, air filter, rotated the tires, greased the driveshafts, and installed some new Icon 2.0 rear shocks today.

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  16. Feb 12, 2019 at 9:40 PM
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    WallyT4R

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    I drove around 15 miles in 4x4
     
  17. Feb 13, 2019 at 6:24 AM
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    ZYBORG

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    Not yet but soon...

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  18. Feb 13, 2019 at 7:18 PM
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    Westin Pro Traxx 5 Hood and side window deflectors Black exhaust tip To do list: TRD Pro Hood swap bull bar led swap Black rims (Like the TRD but want to keep the Toyota logo - may have to get creative with some filler and cadcut some vinyl) Tint the two front windows Speaker upgrades 12 Volt Solutions plug and play remote start Blacked out badges/roof rack/d-rings possibly coated in a dark royal blue pearl coated plasti dip for an accent color
    Noob dude from KC here. Threw on some boards tonight. Had to go to dealer anyway so they let snap some quick pics while I was there.

    These are the iBoards. Pretty cheap in my opinion. I'm never going to climb up the side of the Grand Canyon in this thing so I'm fine with some easy to throw on boards, but these are pretty thin. Thinking they will eventually bend or warp. Got them through walmart.com so I can just return them to the store if I decide they suck as much as I am thinking they might.

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  19. Feb 14, 2019 at 2:50 AM
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    2016 4Runner SR5

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    Bought it 1/29/17 TRD Pro suspension with spacer, 285/70/17 Falken AT3W, FX Pro wheels
    You can get OEM steps for about 100 bucks, people take them off pretty much every day. I would return that junk and go with OEM if you feel you must have steps.
     
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  20. Feb 14, 2019 at 4:05 AM
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    GunRunner

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    Looks good. How is the dash kit? Does it feel as high of quality as the stock dash or is it flimsy. Did you paint it yourself?
     
  21. Feb 14, 2019 at 7:04 AM
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    aroyalsfan

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    Westin Pro Traxx 5 Hood and side window deflectors Black exhaust tip To do list: TRD Pro Hood swap bull bar led swap Black rims (Like the TRD but want to keep the Toyota logo - may have to get creative with some filler and cadcut some vinyl) Tint the two front windows Speaker upgrades 12 Volt Solutions plug and play remote start Blacked out badges/roof rack/d-rings possibly coated in a dark royal blue pearl coated plasti dip for an accent color
    We'll see, I've got 90 days to return them. Haven't really seen any OEMs that I really like either, I'll keep my eye out though. Mostly just considering these costume jewelry. Sliders are way overkill for what I'm ever going to do(curb hopping at the stadium or speedway) and the steps are so my elderly mom can get in easier if I ever need to take her anywhere.
     
  22. Feb 14, 2019 at 7:26 AM
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    Kyblack76

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    Yes sir. The soche kit is legit, and I prefer it over the "other" one/bezel. The vent stuff, little spacer by the clock, all fit really nice. Like it was born to be there.
    And yes sir,.. painted it in my spare bed room.

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    When I did some reading and sniffing around, there are 2 colors people use. I think the black sand pearl was pretty much dead bang. The clear coat I used, a dude turned me on too, I highly recommend, .. it really made it.

    Dupli-Color BTY1622 Black Sand Pearl Toyota Exact-Match Automotive Paint - 8 oz. Aerosol https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00407TTD8/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_apa_i_SByzCbQ8D0NEF


    Spraymax 3680061 2K Clear https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0043B7UQY/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_apa_i_XCyzCbWH3NDBG
     
  23. Feb 14, 2019 at 8:47 AM
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    Crossfit4Runner

    Crossfit4Runner New Member

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    3” Ready Lift TRD Pro wheels window tint AVS window shields TRD Pro Predator Steps
    Heck I have a pair of OEM off a 2018 ORP that I’ll sell you for 100.00 plush shipping. I even live in Saint Louis if you want to make the drive.
     
  24. Feb 14, 2019 at 9:19 AM
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    aroyalsfan

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    Westin Pro Traxx 5 Hood and side window deflectors Black exhaust tip To do list: TRD Pro Hood swap bull bar led swap Black rims (Like the TRD but want to keep the Toyota logo - may have to get creative with some filler and cadcut some vinyl) Tint the two front windows Speaker upgrades 12 Volt Solutions plug and play remote start Blacked out badges/roof rack/d-rings possibly coated in a dark royal blue pearl coated plasti dip for an accent color
    Can you send me a picture of them? I might consider doing that if I like them and the shipping isn't too crazy. All I'd need is the weight and box dimensions so I could get an idea of the shipping cost and I could shoot over a prepaid UPS label from our UPS account here at work.
     
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  25. Feb 14, 2019 at 1:40 PM
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    Bought it 1/29/17 TRD Pro suspension with spacer, 285/70/17 Falken AT3W, FX Pro wheels
    Those are about as bad as the OEM steps lol Anyway check these out. Tough look, cheap, get the job done. https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01LZT0R19/ref=oh_aui_search_asin_title?ie=UTF8&psc=1
     
  26. Feb 14, 2019 at 2:34 PM
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    Swapped my reverse bulbs for 6000k leds. When i pulled the one out bulb fell into housing. Lost forever i assume.
     
  27. Feb 14, 2019 at 3:06 PM
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    HoBoDanny

    HoBoDanny Dude...

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    RCI Skid Plate CBI Ditch Light Brackets Hankook DynaPro ATM RF10 265 70R17 113T Tires 1.25” Wheel Spacers TPMS Bypass Mod Hydrocarbon Filter Removed Merca decal 2” leveling kit front only Black headlights
    They look a lot better!
     
  28. Feb 14, 2019 at 3:20 PM
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    Bought it 1/29/17 TRD Pro suspension with spacer, 285/70/17 Falken AT3W, FX Pro wheels
    `2
    No function really offroad of course but they do offer great protection against door dings and they grew on me over time. I had to have something for my wife and kids so this is what I picked.
     
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  29. Feb 14, 2019 at 4:34 PM
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    HarveyElmore

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    The entire light comes out with just a couple of screws. Take it off and dump the bulb out. I did the same thing.
     
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  30. Feb 14, 2019 at 4:35 PM
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    I plan to, i assume its the 2 nuts behind cover?
     

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