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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. Nov 16, 2022 at 10:42 AM
    replica9000

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    Dobinsons 2.5" lift. Cooper AT3 XLT 295/70R17.
    According the website the C59-325 is supposed to give 2.5" of lift for the 4Runner with no added weight in the rear.
     
  2. Nov 16, 2022 at 10:46 AM
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    Did an oil change; new Napa Gold air filter; new aluminum oil cap, added the Fumoto valve , grease u unjoints.
    The last change was done at the dealer. I had to use a breaker bar on the two 12 mm bolts at the rear of the front skid plate. Crazy tight. Thank goodness they weren’t stripped.

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  3. Nov 16, 2022 at 6:20 PM
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    Custom rear bumps!

    Progressive energy suspension bump stops on custom mounts. The stops compress to haft there actual size.

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  4. Nov 17, 2022 at 11:01 AM
    Overland WT

    Overland WT Grumpy Old Guy

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    Many with many more to go
    I was reading about Durostops. Had not seen these. TO me, this makes more progressive sense.
     
  5. Nov 17, 2022 at 11:05 AM
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    Where did you get the bump stops and custom mounts? Did you replace the front also?
    Thanks is advance.
     
  6. Nov 17, 2022 at 2:35 PM
    LA260

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    Very Nice!! Where is this?
     
  7. Nov 17, 2022 at 3:22 PM
    hossler1788

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    https://www.amazon.com/Energy-Suspension-9-9178R-Bump-Stop/dp/B0BJQJ6HWX?crid=MH9AHOO5H51K&keywords=energy+suspension+9.9178R&qid=1668726444&sbo=RZvfv%2F%2FHxDF+O5021pAnSA%3D%3D&sprefix=energy+suspension+9.9178r%2Caps%2C92&sr=8-2

    I made up the brackets. First I compressed the bump stops in a vise, Took a measurent. Set them so I have 5" of up travel. I put the bump stops about 3" away from the axle. Honestly its a decent setup. When it now "bottoms out" its smooth and not jarring.

    In the front i have wheelers superbumps. If you haven't watched the YouTube video on them do so. They cushion the front end. I love them I had these for a year now.

    Even if your 100% stock. If you want to smooth out your ride id look into progressive style bumps.

    Superbump video
    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=W0Jcu78B9vs
     
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  8. Nov 17, 2022 at 7:00 PM
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    Interior LED replacement bulbs from Caliraised with 15% discount (~$35). Replaced Map, vanity, dome, door, cargo, puddle lights. So bright! Still got bulbs for glove box and license plates. Glove box looks like it would be a pain to change and not sure I want to make my license plate clearer to read lol.PXL_20221118_000658786.jpg PXL_20221118_000545090.jpg
     
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  9. Nov 17, 2022 at 7:18 PM
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    Swapped out an HID retrofit for the OEM LEDs. HIDs were better output, but I’m happy with how it turned out. Did the 9011 mod while I was at it, those things are amazing. I was able to find some of the Toshiba HIR bulbs. Took about 2 hours start to finish and 20 minutes of that was modifying one of the 9011 bulbs because I cut the tab wrong.

    I’ll be putting up the HIDs and all the parts for sale soon.

    If you break multiple plastic rivets while doing any work, here are the part numbers: 90467-07217 (smaller ones for the plastic cover above the radiator); 52161-02020 (bumper). Toyota wants $3 and $6 respectively for those rivets, each. You can find a big bag on Amazon for about $10. I ended buying a slightly different part number for the plastic cover, 07201, so hopefully they work.

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  10. Nov 18, 2022 at 9:57 AM
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    Emigrant gap, California.
     
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  11. Nov 18, 2022 at 10:00 AM
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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
    i love my Bilsteins. Might be worth a try
     
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  12. Nov 18, 2022 at 10:09 AM
    TrailSpecial22

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    time to throw some antiseize on and not got to that dealership anymore
     
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  13. Nov 18, 2022 at 10:49 AM
    hossler1788

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    Are your rrw's -0 or -12? Are you running spacers?
     
  14. Nov 18, 2022 at 10:52 AM
    hossler1788

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    Can the ims shocks be revalved?

    I'd reach out to dobinson direct. They have pretty great customer service
     
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  15. Nov 18, 2022 at 12:26 PM
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    Finally finished building my Coastal Off-road Rear bumper with some custom add-ons, SOS swingout tailgate, trail Light cutouts, 4xInnovations Hinge, License plate light. Still have to add on the trailer hitch this weekend.
     
  16. Nov 18, 2022 at 8:33 PM
    playdixie

    playdixie Missi'ppi Fella

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    Crossed the 30K line today. Ignore the MPG stuff. Been doing short trips around town.

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  17. Nov 18, 2022 at 9:37 PM
    SnakeDoc

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    I don't know the first question. No spacers,
    BF Goodrich 295 70R17
     
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  18. Nov 19, 2022 at 6:03 AM
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    Hood protector, mud guards, cross bars, Wonderfulhz screen protector (8 inch)
    I installed seat jackers this morning. I'm going to go on an hour long drive in a little bit. I already tried sitting in the seat. It's going to take some getting used to as far as driving goes, but I can already feel some weight being taken off my butt and relayed to the backs of my thighs. Whether or not this is a good thing remains to be seen, but it was my butt that was bothering me and moving the force of the weight should at least help with that much.
     
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  19. Nov 19, 2022 at 10:31 AM
    djwantke

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    never seen anyone do this but blacked out lower front bumper and mounting points beneath clearance cut, and under valance.
    before and after

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  20. Nov 19, 2022 at 2:28 PM
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    Old fuel skid plate was trashed, got a new one from Cali Raised

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  21. Nov 19, 2022 at 4:21 PM
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    And then I drove with the seat jackers today. It was an experience. One thing I can say is that I felt absolutely no buttcheek pain when walking around after the drive. I only drove about 80 minutes each way, but I could see this being good for even longer drives. I just wish I could get this effect by lowering the rear seat mount instead of raising the front one up because I'd rather sit just a bit lower. My seat itself is already at the lowest setting.
     
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  22. Nov 19, 2022 at 6:43 PM
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    After more than 20k miles the water tank heater rod dropped into the tank. Unknown to me, the rod was slowly melting the tank as the water level dropped in the tank. Concerned the tank would leak if I installed the rod at the lowest point I installed the rod at the highest point. Because I have no idea what I am doing, I never considered the portion of the rod outside the water level would heat up, and melt the tank. Duh! Still unaware, I patched the hole with JB WaterWeld to reinstall the rod at the highest point but also being lazy not wanting to remove the tank. The second time, still not knowing what I am doing, I reinstalled the rod with an aluminum grate on the inside and outside hoping it would diffuse the heat from the rod above the water level. However, and maybe preventing a disaster, I learned it is best for the rod to be immersed in the fluid to avoid the rod from being damaged from overheating. Thus, finally, I patched the top hole with the JB WaterWeld, keeping the aluminum grates in place for structure (in theory as I have no idea what I am doing), and reinstalled the rod at the lowest point possible where the water level would have to be below 20% to leave the rod exposed. Of course, as feared initially the bulkhead did leak when installed at the lowest point. After many attempts to fix it, a product used by plumbers on pipe threads called TruBlu (https://www.homedepot.com/p/RectorS...AOoFW2_558ZFqOiViRRoCF4IQAvD_BwE&gclsrc=aw.ds) did the job. No leaks after sitting outside for a week filled with water, heated, cooled off, then heated again, and dropped a few times (a bunch of times). Because TruBlu is also used for high-vibration environments, I took out the other fitting installed with Teflon tape and replaced the Teflon with TruBlu. Anyhow, fingers crossed.

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  23. Nov 19, 2022 at 7:01 PM
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    Getting ready for winter. Decided to give NHOU (New Hampshire Oil Undercoating) a try. Read mostly positive reviews, and looked at some trucks with a few years worth of applications and they looked pretty good to me. We will see…

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    No work on mine but returned from a 3K+ mile trip to SoCal and Flag through snow conditions all through OR, NV, and CA. Great trip and "Beast" worked great!
     
  25. Nov 20, 2022 at 9:29 AM
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    Installed a new battery that I had laying around from my old Q7. Also ordered a Voltage Booster from www.voltageboosterpro.com

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  26. Nov 20, 2022 at 10:58 AM
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    Bumper off
    Wiring
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    Piggy back fuse holder

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  27. Nov 20, 2022 at 11:00 AM
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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
    Were the fangs hard to install?
     
  28. Nov 20, 2022 at 11:03 AM
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    Dobinsons 2.5" lift. Cooper AT3 XLT 295/70R17.
    What's the quality like on those LEDs? I've seen several versions of them floating around on the internet.
     
  29. Nov 20, 2022 at 11:27 AM
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    rear bumper reinstalled armour coated

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  30. Nov 20, 2022 at 12:13 PM
    djwantke

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    I'm no expert but pretty decent quality imo and approx 6000k bright white color.
    Photos taken complete darkness

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