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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 28, 2022 at 7:06 PM
    PVT Pablo

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    New tires! The Nitto Ridge Grapplers were getting old and a little slick in the rain so I replaced then with Mickey Thompson Baja Boss A/T's!

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  2. Oct 28, 2022 at 7:43 PM
    McSpazatron

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    Dobinson IMS Warn Bumper CaliRaised Sliders 265/70 K02s
    :bowdown: Everything about that truck.


    So the Mickey Thompsons, are they known to have a particular edge over other tires? They look good. A little more siping than KO2s?
     
  3. Oct 28, 2022 at 8:35 PM
    Burnt Taco

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    What size and load please.
    Thanks
     
  4. Oct 28, 2022 at 9:18 PM
    PVT Pablo

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    Why thank ya!

    These are their "aggressive" all terrain with three peak mountain snowflake rating. Along the same lines as a KO2 and Falken Wildpeak. I've had both of those so I wanted to try out the Mickey Thompsons. Excited for snow to try these things out.

    285/70/17 SL Load
     
  5. Oct 29, 2022 at 4:33 AM
    playdixie

    playdixie Missi'ppi Fella

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    Couple of things I've done over past 2 weeks.

    1. Upgraded the mirror side signals to black sequential ones (found on Amazon).
    https://www.amazon.com/dp/B091GFBVHL?ref=ppx_yo2ov_dt_b_product_details

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    2. Upgraded the mirrors themselves to blue tint with integrated signals. Not a bad install. Took prob 30 mins.
    https://cartrimhome.com/With-LED-Turn-Signal-Side-Mirror-Glass-Replacement-For-4RUNNER?search=toyota 4runner&page=2

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    3. Upgraded the front and rear turn signals to LEDS. So far no hypeflashes. Also upgraded the reverse lights to LEDS. Found those on Amazon.

    https://runnin4tacos.com/products/l...ow-toyota-4runner-2016?variant=42575233614075
    https://runnin4tacos.com/products/lasfit-rear-turn-signal-toyota-4runner-2016?variant=42575262646523
    https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00MUF1APW?ref=ppx_yo2ov_dt_b_product_details (says it doesn't fit, but it does)

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    4. Installed VLEDs red interior footwell lights. This process took a little longer than I had hoped, but was worth it in my book.

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    Edit: I also upgraded the puddle lights (no pic). Had these left over from upgrading the lighting in doors and few other spots inside the truck. Works great and lot brighter too. Lights came from Amazon.
    https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07BT23WVC?ie=UTF8
     
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  6. Oct 29, 2022 at 6:22 AM
    replica9000

    replica9000 New Member

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    New Vertiform City
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    Dobinsons 2.5" lift. Cooper AT3 XLT 295/70R17.
    My wife has a 20 Highlander with the digital controls. To me, it's distracting to fiddle with it while you're driving. Not only is it dual climate, but can control the rear too. I always end up syncing something and resetting the temp or fan speeds. I like my old fashioned controls in my 4Runner.
     
  7. Oct 29, 2022 at 8:14 AM
    romad86

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    I’ll be interested to hear what you think of the MTs after having had both the other sets of tires. The Falkens are great, I have zero complaints about them, but I never had the KO2s and I’ve heard lots of mixed reviews.
     
  8. Oct 29, 2022 at 10:01 AM
    TrailSpecial22

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    2” lift Bilstein 6112 w/600 lb coils front, 1.5” lift Eibach T13 coils rear, Bilstein 5100 rear shocks, TRD skidplate, TRD stainless catback w/black TRD side exhaust, TRD shifter handle, Weathertech bug deflector, 20% tint front, LED door bulbs, 285/70/17 Falken WP AT3, Energy Suspension front bumpstops, SSO Slimline Bumper w/ Badland Shackles
    any problem balancing them?
     
  9. Oct 29, 2022 at 12:24 PM
    PVT Pablo

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    I did also enjoy the Falkens, and got every bit of their price worth in milage, and they had plenty of traction right up until replacement. Being in the Pacific North West this winter will really be a great way to test out these Mickey's.

    Not that I'm aware of, shop was done in less than an hour and buttery smooth on the highway. They are quieter than worn out Nitto Ridge Grapplers haha
     
  10. Oct 29, 2022 at 12:42 PM
    TrailSpecial22

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    2” lift Bilstein 6112 w/600 lb coils front, 1.5” lift Eibach T13 coils rear, Bilstein 5100 rear shocks, TRD skidplate, TRD stainless catback w/black TRD side exhaust, TRD shifter handle, Weathertech bug deflector, 20% tint front, LED door bulbs, 285/70/17 Falken WP AT3, Energy Suspension front bumpstops, SSO Slimline Bumper w/ Badland Shackles

    Good deal!!!
     
  11. Oct 29, 2022 at 12:43 PM
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    Why do you even care what others think? You like something, do it. IMO. I am a total noob when it comes to 4runners. I just purchased one a month ago and look up all the mods online based on what other more experienced guys do, if I like something and I KNOW I am going to love it and will find it useful and joyful, I just do it. There are thousands of opinions and another thousand approaches.....

    JUST DO IT! Fcuk yeah!
     
  12. Oct 29, 2022 at 10:11 PM
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    10k miles in 10 months. Not bad.

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  13. Oct 30, 2022 at 5:52 AM
    Slimwood Shady

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    Do you have a link for this?
     
  14. Oct 30, 2022 at 11:05 AM
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    semprenissart New Member

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    i got mine on eBay from Aironboard

    https://www.ebay.com/itm/255725713875

    I wanted a bit more wire length so I went to Ace hardware and extended the length but other than that I love it
     
  15. Oct 30, 2022 at 4:53 PM
    SnakeDoc

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    I have two batteries, I would love to see the voltage on both, how do you wire the secondary battery so that the display shuts off when you turn off the key?
    Relay switch?
    Thanks
     
  16. Oct 30, 2022 at 6:45 PM
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    i have it directly connected to the battery and it’s monitoring the voltage at all times but it draws very little current so I didn’t add a switch to turn it off. I have left the 4R for a week in the garage without driving it and it didn’t drain the battery or anything. Started right up. If I were to go without driving for a couple months (unlikely) I can easily unplug the white connections in 5 seconds (which is one of the reasons I added length to the wires).
    also it already comes with a fuse for each battery so it’s a very simple install.

    With that said, if you wanted to use a switch it is possible. Someone did it
     
  17. Oct 31, 2022 at 5:14 AM
    Blue 4ever Runner

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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.
  18. Oct 31, 2022 at 10:37 AM
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    Regardless of how little draw it it takes, I think it would annoy me. Like the idea though.
     
  19. Oct 31, 2022 at 11:28 AM
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    Finally got my windows tinted this morning. 5% on all but the windshield which just got a shader strip.

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  20. Oct 31, 2022 at 4:52 PM
    kmeeg

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    2023 4runner Solar octane at the dealership.
    I would say its more orange than red.

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    Edit -

    Here's a quick video -
    https://youtu.be/AJV5q7298bg
     
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  21. Oct 31, 2022 at 5:15 PM
    Jynarik

    Jynarik I like boobies

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    love it. Saw a tundra in the color
     
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  22. Nov 1, 2022 at 7:09 AM
    playdixie

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    Kinda reminds me when Lunar Rock was released. In the right light,it looked grey. Other times, it looks green.

    The red/orange has same effect in my opinion. I like it personally. Though I wish Toyota would bring back the BRIGHT red they had on the Tacos in the late 90s early 2000s.
     
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  23. Nov 1, 2022 at 3:33 PM
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    Sure does, thats why I love mine!
     
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  24. Nov 1, 2022 at 4:40 PM
    4runGirl88

    4runGirl88 Get a little mud on the tires!

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    That's 5%? That's a huge difference. Very nice!
     
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  25. Nov 1, 2022 at 9:22 PM
    playdixie

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    Finally got around and installed the Desert Does It seat jackers (front and back). Had these in my old Taco. It really does make a world of difference in how the seat feels.

    Put the 1 inch spacer on rear of both seats.

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    And finally got a decent photo of where I changed out the puddle lights to LEDs.

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  26. Nov 1, 2022 at 9:28 PM
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    It’s way way way more orange than red for sure. Every picture/video you see will look red until you physically stand in front of it and then you go “oh shit, it’s actually really REALLY orange and not red at all”. the metallic flake shows up in the sun but in the shade it looks way more like a flat glossy orange.

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  27. Nov 2, 2022 at 3:28 AM
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    Yea made a world of difference in the looks and dropping the heat inside.
     
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  28. Nov 2, 2022 at 5:03 AM
    Burnt Taco

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    Hey, what LED puddle bulbs did you use?
    Thanks
     
  29. Nov 2, 2022 at 6:15 AM
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  30. Nov 2, 2022 at 7:37 AM
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    kmeeg LionRunner

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