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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. Jun 22, 2022 at 12:19 PM
    ian408

    ian408 New Member

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    I have kept my keys in my pocket with PTS. It's been wonderful.
     
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  2. Jun 22, 2022 at 1:43 PM
    SnakeDoc

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    20220616_194914.jpg Didn’t all happened today, started few weeks ago, when time permited, most of it waiting for parts to arrive and looking for tools that I just used 2 minutes before hand. I swear that 10mm socket has legs. I put red electrical tape on it. It seems to help.

    Cowboy59 has a great write-up on duel battery setup.

    https://www.4runners.com/threads/cowboys-dual-battery-install.21998/#post-276950

    Optima Yellowtop DH6 800 CCA on C4 battery tray. Made the top of marine board.
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    Isolator- charges both batteries
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    VoSwitch 8 panal light switch on a C4 accessory tray
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    Secondary battery runs roofrack lights, grill lights secondary loud horn and winch mounted on a C4 bumper. Secondary battery will also run future secondary inverter and refrigerator

    20220616_194914.jpg
     
    Last edited: Jun 22, 2022
  3. Jun 22, 2022 at 2:09 PM
    kmeeg

    kmeeg Less code less bugs, same story for a 4Runner.

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    I really have a problem..:facepalm:

    This time trying a new brand for the Limited..:D
    Shock logo.jpg
     
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  4. Jun 22, 2022 at 2:54 PM
    Super Green

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    Thank you. TBH, it does irk me a bit that this was offered in lower trims after 2020... shouldn't the whole point of exclusive colorways remain exclusive? Seeing them on trails, trd sports etc does grind my gears a bit... especially when they're then badged out and modified to look like a pro... but hey, not hating, just stating.
     
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  5. Jun 22, 2022 at 5:54 PM
    replica9000

    replica9000 New Member

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    New Vertiform City
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    Dobinsons 2.5" lift. Cooper AT3 XLT 295/70R17.
    I like my old fashioned keys

    https://youtu.be/bR8RrmEizVg
     
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  6. Jun 22, 2022 at 6:08 PM
    ian408

    ian408 New Member

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    Pls Stdby
    RFID pouch.
     
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  7. Jun 22, 2022 at 6:31 PM
    kmeeg

    kmeeg Less code less bugs, same story for a 4Runner.

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    Yep. I too hate keyfobs + push button start. I keep my keys in a Faraday box when they are at home. Old keys with the chip was so much safer.
     
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  8. Jun 22, 2022 at 8:06 PM
    ian408

    ian408 New Member

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    The chip isn't much better. Just a different way to break it.
     
  9. Jun 22, 2022 at 8:12 PM
    Vito Corleone

    Vito Corleone New Member

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    Current Mods: 3/2 Lift Kit w/Billstein 5100’s SPC Front Upper Control Arms 285/70/17 Michelin Defender LTX TRD Pro Wheels TRD Pro Grill 20% Tint on Windows & Sunroof Pedal Commander Cold Air Kit LED Front Turn Signals Brite-Box Anytime Foglight Kit “Tail as Turn” Rear Turn Signal Kit LED Reverse Lights LED Tag Lights LED Puddle Light Pods Sequential Turn Signals N-Fab 3” Step Bars Future Mods: In-Car Camera System Rear Molle Panel Storage System Magnuson Supercharger (when available)
    Dropped off my 2022 ORP for the lift kit and tire/whee install tomorrow. This is the same equipment that I just had removed from my 2020 ORP a few weeks ago. Looking forward to getting it back on Friday and having it for the weekend.
     
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  10. Jun 22, 2022 at 8:41 PM
    kmeeg

    kmeeg Less code less bugs, same story for a 4Runner.

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    Wrong. You cannot use a relay box for a older key with a chip. This common relay box stealing only works on key fobs that come for push button starts.

    Edit -
    Here is a good video:
    https://youtu.be/j6Wntha7ft8
     
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  11. Jun 22, 2022 at 9:45 PM
    ian408

    ian408 New Member

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    The tools are different but it can be done.
     
  12. Jun 23, 2022 at 6:14 AM
    replica9000

    replica9000 New Member

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    Dobinsons 2.5" lift. Cooper AT3 XLT 295/70R17.
    I had a couple GM cars with the Passlock system. If the system detects tampering with the ignition, the system cuts gas from the engine for 10 minutes. Worked so well, I couldn't even start my car with the proper key sometimes.
     
  13. Jun 23, 2022 at 7:56 AM
    UofLCardfan77

    UofLCardfan77 New Member

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    Black Out Overlays, Windows tinted (front doors),
    Purchased my 2019 MGM ORP almost 3 weeks ago. Surprisingly it had zero door dings. Figured it was just a matter of time but I decided to try to do something about it. Purchased color matched body side moldings. Got my set off ebay but they were manufactured by https://www.dawn-ent.com/.

    1) Ran it through the carwash to get all the dirt off.
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    2) Measured (per the instructions) at two points on each door.
    IMG-1792.jpg Used my wife's lip liner pencil (with her permission) to mark the points. They're the small pink dots in the photo.

    3) Applied painters tape along the marks.
    IMG-1794.jpg After applying the tape I double checked my measurements.

    4) Cleaned area with alcohol pad and then used the supplied bond promoter on the area where the molding would go.

    5) Applied the rear door first.
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    6) Applied front door molding and removed the tape. Rubbed with a clean cloth to ensure a good bond.
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    Finished product. The paint match was spot on. Not a difficult job. Basically your measure twice, install once type of deal. Hopefully they will do their job and save me from some door dings.

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  14. Jun 23, 2022 at 7:57 AM
    kmeeg

    kmeeg Less code less bugs, same story for a 4Runner.

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    I wish Toyots Security service can stop the car like GMs On-Star.

    I think 2019s and older the Security service will end this year if I'm not mistaken. I'm still paying for that, $8/mon :). I think this service can locate the vehicle.
     
  15. Jun 23, 2022 at 8:51 AM
    replica9000

    replica9000 New Member

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    Dobinsons 2.5" lift. Cooper AT3 XLT 295/70R17.
    I installed a remote start and got the GPS add-on. My 4Runner doesn't have the SOS button or any security service that I know of other than the sticker on the window.
     
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  16. Jun 23, 2022 at 9:09 AM
    Cowboy59

    Cowboy59 Enjoy the Adventure

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    Washed the car last Saturday and did a 5 wheel tire rotation. Doing so made me think to mention two tools I have found very useful when rotating tires.

    I have found this torque wrench to be the best for the money. You can but a more expensive torque wrench and you can buy a less expensive torque wrench; but I have found this one to be a great one that sits in the middle with regard to price and is extremely accurate.

    https://smile.amazon.com/gp/product/B002XMSFIM?ie=UTF8

    The jack stand rubber pads below are great. They provide such a stable nice surface for your jack stands.

    https://smile.amazon.com/gp/product/B07WHGKYCY?ie=UTF8
     
  17. Jun 23, 2022 at 12:14 PM
    nimby

    nimby in the drink

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    What didn't you like about Fox Pro suspension?
     
  18. Jun 23, 2022 at 12:57 PM
    kmeeg

    kmeeg Less code less bugs, same story for a 4Runner.

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    TRD Pro Fox runs on the rough side to my taste compared to Bilstien5100. ELKA 2.5DC are the best I've had but those things are whopping $4040 just for front coil overs and rear shock (no springs). Since the Limited is our 99% city vehicle don't want to spend that price tag. I also think TRD PRO shocks are not meant to use for lift applications. I think its good at stock height / 1in front lift. It would have less travel if lifted. Again just what I think.


    More info-
    When the Ironman kit delivered, me and a buddy planning to see what is the lowest height we can set (may be that would make it little more soft?). But the lowest height rear springs they have is 2in (wish they have 1.5in so I can set 2in front). Since me and my buddy installing it we might have room to test.
     
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  19. Jun 23, 2022 at 1:12 PM
    JBTRD

    JBTRD As usual, saying something stupid

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    Replaced my driver side door lock actuator. Passenger side im sure will go out before the end of the year. Too bad Toyota charges $350 for these while this is such a common issue.
     
  20. Jun 23, 2022 at 3:09 PM
    nimby

    nimby in the drink

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    You don't have to use Ironman coils on the rear. Get some 1" Eibach lift coils instead.
     
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  21. Jun 23, 2022 at 3:16 PM
    Altitude4x4

    Altitude4x4 New Member

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    Added 700 lb front coils, 1.5 in lift to the rear, E load tires and the truck still rides fantastic. The stiffer front springs improved the body roll tremendously as well.
     
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  22. Jun 23, 2022 at 3:25 PM
    kmeeg

    kmeeg Less code less bugs, same story for a 4Runner.

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    Thank you. Will test around and see. This is our city only 4runner and want a really soft ride. So nose dive and body roll is no problem. All we want is something to absorb all potholes and cracks.:):)
     
  23. Jun 23, 2022 at 3:27 PM
    Altitude4x4

    Altitude4x4 New Member

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    Understandable, build your truck to your usage.
     
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  24. Jun 23, 2022 at 8:38 PM
    ChessGuy

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    Too many...
    Took a shower in the 100F weather of Houston. Getting ready for the SSO bumper and the viper cut. Will see...

    20220623_174727.jpg
     
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  25. Jun 23, 2022 at 8:40 PM
    Jrunr

    Jrunr 2021 TRD Pro

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    That’s a good looking T4R!!!
     
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  26. Jun 23, 2022 at 8:53 PM
    K-Paul

    K-Paul Looking for a water x-ing

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    "No, sir! I didn't see you playing with your dolls again..."
    No need to defend it, I hate crap in my pockets too
     
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  27. Jun 23, 2022 at 8:56 PM
    spyder918

    spyder918 501st Unit: GGG

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    damn..more I see these blue ones more I wish I would’ve gotten this color..looks so good
     
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  28. Jun 23, 2022 at 10:35 PM
    RLHOK

    RLHOK Keeper of the smoke and all things BBQ

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    Is that a side exit exhaust and of so what are the details?
     
  29. Jun 24, 2022 at 4:49 AM
    Blue 4ever Runner

    Blue 4ever Runner New Member

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    Blacked out badges, window deflectors, smoked 3rd brake light. I have a Borla muffler on order as well as some color matched engine cover stickers. I'll be painting the stock wheels soon as well. Falken tires in the fall as well.
    Yeah the Nautical Blue really pops, I'm glad I held out and finally found one.Level1.jpg
     
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  30. Jun 24, 2022 at 7:37 AM
    Retserof_Mada

    Retserof_Mada I don't know what I'm doing.

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    Same question here... Does the side exhaust help with departure angle?
     

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