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

Discussion in '5th Gen 4Runners (2010-2024)' started by Bob, Jul 24, 2016.

  1. Oct 24, 2022 at 7:07 PM
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    I've found the 2020+ TPMS to be very accurate. I have an air gauge that's been ultra dependable for years, and it's always within half a PSI of what's reported on the dashboard. I think they only poll once every minute or so, but the readings will show eventually. If you had to drive to Discount Tire to get air then you didn't air up while the tires were cool. I try to air up for accuracy first thing in the morning. Of course, if you need air then you need air. I shoot for accuracy with cool tires. Is that right? I don't know.
     
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    So I just installed toyotec coils and now am lifted about 2.5 inches in the front and 2 inches in the back. How would I know if I need upper control arms?
     
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    No, I'm just kidding.
     
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    I remember mentioning wanting to run open pods on a motorcycle forum…for a japanese sportbike even…Everybody laughed at me for liking intake growl…. While they ran fart cans on their bikes. I was a little confused.

    I seriously dont get when people stopped liking throaty engine sound. They’ll put a loud exhaust on a V6, but induction sound is a bridge too far?

    Is this an inside joke from a fast and furious movie? Is it like saying “vtec yo”?

    Unless you guys are just laughing because I have a booger on my face or something.
     
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    I agree with you, love the sound of a CAI, i just would not run one that gets a majority of the air from the engine compartment. The whole idea of introducing colder air and all. People can argue about it all they want, but it's all shooters preference. I mean we all over spend on modifications to personalize a station wagon after all.
     
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    https://goturbo.net/injevo2202-inje...-evolution-cold-air-intake-dry-filter-evo2202

    Best deal on an intake right now.
     
  7. Oct 25, 2022 at 6:06 AM
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    Yeah this was unplanned I just stopped by at DT after a school. There's no time to cool down as it is like drive through thing where as soon as you pull to the air fill area someone will come and put air immediately.
     
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    check it in the am before heading out. Compare the gauge vs. car/app.

    my gauge is only 1/2 lb off from what the car/app says.
     
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    Just a FYI for those in California, if you buy a after market intake, hold on to your OEM intake, when you smog it in 5 years, it will not pass with a after market intake. Had this problem with my tundra, had to buy one triple what I sold the original one for. Install for smog and put your after market box back after.
     
  10. Oct 25, 2022 at 9:19 AM
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    Hot air intake though.
     
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    I was thinking the same, that thing is going to heat soak like crazy as well.
     
  12. Oct 25, 2022 at 12:07 PM
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    Its a term, not a steadfast fact. Cold as in colder than if coming from a true carb intake on top of the engine. Cooler air (than the actual engine bay) does vent up from under the bumper/fender and that is roughly where they draw the air from.

    And for the record, its the most expensive HP to $$ ratio you can buy... by far and I'm not a fan.
     
  13. Oct 25, 2022 at 12:15 PM
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    When stopped, engine bay temps soar so initially you will be getting hotter than ambient air temps until you get moving.
     
  14. Oct 25, 2022 at 12:31 PM
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    Thats true with the overwhelming vast majority of N/A vehicles.
     
  15. Oct 25, 2022 at 12:37 PM
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    Yes but at least if you pull air from outside of the engine bay, you minimize the initial rush of hot air that will lean out the AFR.
     
  16. Oct 25, 2022 at 3:16 PM
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    Todays ECU's make incremental adjustments every second. In EFI engines, it shouldnt be an issue. Carbs however... remember sync'ing gauges? Those sucked.
     
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    Believe it or not, our trucks already come with a Cold air intake.
     
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    Where in the app is the tire pressure?
     
  19. Oct 25, 2022 at 3:37 PM
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    Your alignment will be way off. That’s how you know. If you just lifted it, you’ll need an alignment ASAP. Once you get it aligned, post your specs on here. Ask for a print out of your numbers. We’ll be able to see if you need SPCs UCAs for a crappy alignment or just any UCAs cause your coilovers might b rubbing your OEM UCAs.

    It sounds like you don’t need UCAs or a diff drop. Did you do the needle bearing replacement from ECGS? I’d do that before UCAs & a diff drop. I did new bump stops, extended brake lines, SPC UCAs, ECGS, diff & carrier bearing drop on my Tacoma. I haven’t lifted my 4Runner yet but plan to go toytec again
     
  20. Oct 25, 2022 at 3:39 PM
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    Never synced cabs myself but it looks like a pain.

    The ECU will cut timing and/or adjust AFR when it sees that hot air. Once it's gone it will adjust for the cooler air but you would lose power for that time almost like hampering takeoff performance.
     
  21. Oct 25, 2022 at 3:40 PM
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    Open the Toyota app -> Click on "Vehicle status" -> click on "See Details" under Tire pressure
     
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    Changed out my radiator cap today.
     
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    correct. True cold air intakes have the filters sealed off inside the wheel well. (Im an 90’s mustang racer).

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    i would have went with a sealed box unti

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    I have the same intake...I have had similar K&N filters on various cars (20+ and counting). I love all the stupid comments, most are just internet opinions and fall into the category of a stinky turd :poking:
     
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    Absolutely NOT! LOL. Cleans up the engine bay and gives the engine a nice growl upon acceleration.
     
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    I think somebody will be by shortly to chuckle at you. :laugh:

    I don’t know why, but apparently it’s a thing…

    Induction noise lovers unite!!!! The only ones that we should be laughing at are BMW owners that bought the artificial engine sounds that are piped in through the speakers!!!
    :poking:
     
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    Ram phone mount installed.

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    Got one lf those for my 14 Pro Max. I used X mounts before but the rubber tips always crack and come off.
     
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    Hey looks good! What edge trim did you use? I’m about to do it this week. Thx!
     
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    This is what I used. It has metal clips in the molding that are totally incased in the rubber so it does not scratch but holds on very well. It can be a pain to get on. Where the flare ends what I did was go down front the wide part of the flare and get it on then slowly work it over that area. When you start doing it you will get what I am saying.
    https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00M8MAOLI?ref=ppx_yo2ov_dt_b_product_details

    I also went to Harbor freight and got the sanding drums you can put in a drill and used that for the rounded part of the cut they cleaned it up really eazy.

    When cutting I used a oscillating or vibration saw https://www.lowes.com/pd/DEWALT-DEWALT-20V-XR-Cordless-Oscillating-Tool-Kit/5001914553 you can get a cheap one at harbor freight if you don't have one. What I liked about it was it let me make a light cut and go back over it a few times to slowly deepen it and not make a mistake.

    This pack has the rounded blade I used it made it easy to cut without fighting the position of the saw. You can use a dremel and a cut off bit I have seen people do that and it works fine this is just how I did it.
    https://www.lowes.com/pd/DEWALT-5Pc-Oscillating-General-Purpose-Cutting-Set/5001914197

    Once you make the cut use the sandpaper to clean it up I used a box cutter on the back side of the bumper to cut the flashing off but I have done a lot of this kind of thing it you are nervous about it just pull off what you can then use the sandpaper before putting the molding on you need a clean edge to get the molding on. I trimmed my liner on the passenger side so it covered the windshield washer tank still and on the driver side I cut it inline with the bumper.

    The bumper bracket on the drivers side I cut flush with the bumper the rounded the back corner so it looked like it was made that way.
    Good luck and remember it is just plastic.
     
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