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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. Sep 9, 2019 at 5:34 PM
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    ForRun

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    Got new puddle lights. Won't have time to install for a few days.

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  2. Sep 9, 2019 at 5:35 PM
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    Charlievee

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    Waiting for the switch myself.
     
  3. Sep 9, 2019 at 5:38 PM
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    I wired a set of 36" Opt 7 LED strips into the dome light circuit and mounted them to brackets I made on the sides of the frame rails facing down. They light up the whole under side of the truck on both sides when doors are unlocked or opened. No need for a switch, I would never have a need to have them on for any reason besides entry lights.
     
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  4. Sep 9, 2019 at 5:41 PM
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    Mods are addictive on the runner. I'm like a kid on Christmas and can't wait! I'll get the switch, video on line says install is 6 minutes. Probably take me an hour lol
     
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  5. Sep 9, 2019 at 5:43 PM
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    Any pics? Sounds like a cool mod! Work roadside with plenty of light when needed
     
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  6. Sep 9, 2019 at 5:47 PM
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    Bought it 1/29/17 TRD Pro suspension with spacer, 285/70/17 Falken AT3W, FX Pro wheels
    I don't but I will get some in the morning when I leave for work since it'll be dark out.
     
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  7. Sep 9, 2019 at 6:07 PM
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    6112 leveling kit, Greenlane off road skid, Meso puddles, raingler nets, full LED swap, and lots o patches.
    Where do you get the switch?
     
  8. Sep 9, 2019 at 6:23 PM
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    Thats just it, its in R&D along with the plug and play harness for it. May never get here, but we are hopeful.
     
  9. Sep 9, 2019 at 8:00 PM
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    baja desgin fog lights
     
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  10. Sep 9, 2019 at 8:00 PM
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    ovrlndkull

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    It will eventually Meso is good takes his time and makes sure he has all his bases covered.
     
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  11. Sep 9, 2019 at 10:29 PM
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    I just assumed they'd be plug and play. So what's involved in the installation? Is there splicing into OEM mirror wiring involved? Or are they wired into the engine bay?
     
  12. Sep 10, 2019 at 12:21 AM
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    Tell us more about it
     
  13. Sep 10, 2019 at 12:36 AM
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    The puddle lights are plug and play, but the plans for the added switch will give you more control of them, like turning them on without unlocking the vic.
     
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  14. Sep 10, 2019 at 12:48 AM
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    "The foot well lights were only available as part of the “Limited” trim model as shown above, and are unfortunately fully integrated into the main dash harness. The integrated lights themselves were a crimp on style that is not available in part form from Toyota, or the original OEM manufacturer for Toyota. Through searching and multiple trials and errors, a plug and play light solution was found by utilizing an OEM Toyota LED modules from another model that matches the 4Runner perfectly in addition to utilizing factory OEM connectors. This harness gives other trim levels the Limited trim model foot well lights without cutting or splicing into the main instrument panel harness. Additionally, because this harness uses a plug in light vs. the crimp style found on the limited, the light modules can be changed to suit the orange or blue interior of early and late 5th generation 4Runners, or the owners preference. These lights will come on when the parking and/or headlights are on. Additionally, these lights will stay on when the headlights are left on and will shut off when the automatic headlight off timer runs out. The lights will dim or brighten alongside the dash illumination via the dimming switch on the lefthand side of the steering column. " Old Red.
     
  15. Sep 10, 2019 at 3:16 AM
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    I have no clue on the 4runners sorry I am of no help with that.
    :thumbsup:
     
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  16. Sep 10, 2019 at 4:40 AM
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  17. Sep 10, 2019 at 6:08 AM
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    MyWyfsRnnr Have you seen the mall?

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    Maybe some of those 1989 Civic guys with $20k stereos and 20" Subs should get these so we don't have to hear their plate rattling on the back as they "bump" down the road! Haha!
     
  18. Sep 10, 2019 at 10:11 AM
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    :amen: to that lol
     
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    Got ours on March 1, have 4750 miles. No problems, love the 4Runner!
    Bought ours at Corwin Toyota there in Bellevue.
     
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  20. Sep 10, 2019 at 10:57 AM
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    When I put the TRD OFF ROAD plate holder on I noticed when I closed the rear door the plate would rattle. I took the holder off & was going to put double face tape on the bottom to hold the plate. Well because I was in a hurry on initial install I didn't notice the 2 clips built in to hold lower portion of the plate:facepalm:I painted the 2 mounting screws Rustolem Flat black & no rattle :yay:
     
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  21. Sep 10, 2019 at 2:13 PM
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    Here you go

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  22. Sep 10, 2019 at 3:27 PM
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    We got ours there also.
    We live about 10 miles from there.
    You from around the area?
     
  23. Sep 10, 2019 at 4:23 PM
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    Some people are just scared of the dark i guess. The concept behind having the meso puddle lights on a switch is more for a functional ditch light. Get some light out there without bolting ugly brackets to the hood. Thats the sales pitch from my understanding.
     
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  24. Sep 10, 2019 at 4:33 PM
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    Wow, I like this. I have a pair of led strips from my prev. Colorado bed sitting in a drawer. Can u share a little more of where u connected to the dome circuit. Genius!
     
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  25. Sep 10, 2019 at 4:43 PM
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    I went to the map light / dome light and down the A pillar. Originally I did this because I installed footwell lights. No idea why these didn't come with them, definitely not new technology. I then decided to add the puddle lights so I just tied into the same wiring I ran for the footwell lights. All my interior lights are LED so no concern about pulling too much through the circuit even with the added lights.

    Here's what I used for the puddle lights. I wired them so only the white lights come on when the doors are unlocked or opened.

    https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07BY9XWFF/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_search_asin_title?ie=UTF8&psc=1
     
  26. Sep 10, 2019 at 5:17 PM
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    Interested in doing this! How difficult was install?
     
  27. Sep 10, 2019 at 5:17 PM
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    Took off the front mudflaps and used a heat gun to push in the front wheel well molding.

    Looks so much better than the 245s it came with.

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  28. Sep 10, 2019 at 5:25 PM
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    Ummmmm they would be more rock lights so to speak than ditch lights because they face down not forward. I think it's more for those that want some diffused light at camp. Rock lights and the like work well for that since they are facing down and splash the light around the vehicle.
     
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    Barny. Inclip 5 plastic center dashboard parts. Plug the new harness into the climate control harness, run two wires and clip the lights in. Hardest part is getting the harness.
     
  30. Sep 10, 2019 at 5:35 PM
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    Nice! I may have to use this. I'm hoping I can find the wire that feeds the puddle light and make my own switch, its only on/off/auto
     
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