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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 18, 2022 at 10:52 AM
    hossler1788

    hossler1788 New Member

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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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  2. Nov 18, 2022 at 12:26 PM
    ERMBPA3

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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.
     
  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. Nov 19, 2022 at 6:03 AM
    Gamma Ray

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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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  6. 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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  7. Nov 19, 2022 at 2:28 PM
    PVT Pablo

    PVT Pablo

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    Old fuel skid plate was trashed, got a new one from Cali Raised

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  8. Nov 19, 2022 at 4:21 PM
    Gamma Ray

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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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  9. Nov 19, 2022 at 6:43 PM
    The Knitted Brow

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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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  10. 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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  11. Nov 20, 2022 at 8:03 AM
    BearBio

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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!
     
  12. Nov 20, 2022 at 9:29 AM
    Slimwood Shady

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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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  13. Nov 20, 2022 at 10:58 AM
    djwantke

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    4Runner Lifestyle LED Fang Lights (2014-2023) sequential turn signals
    Bumper off
    Wiring
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    Piggy back fuse holder

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  14. Nov 20, 2022 at 11:00 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, Weathertech bug deflector, 20% tint front, LED door bulbs, 285/70/17 Falken WP AT3
    Were the fangs hard to install?
     
  15. Nov 20, 2022 at 11:03 AM
    replica9000

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    New Vertiform City
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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.
     
  16. Nov 20, 2022 at 11:27 AM
    djwantke

    djwantke New Member

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    rear bumper reinstalled armour coated

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

    djwantke New Member

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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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  18. Nov 20, 2022 at 12:18 PM
    djwantke

    djwantke New Member

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    Depends how handy you are, essentially pretty straight forward but quite a bit of work. I just watched YouTube vids. Don't listen to google you gotta remove bumper to properly access and not break clips. The easiest part is just clicking in the replica bezels themselves
     
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  19. Nov 20, 2022 at 12:41 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, Weathertech bug deflector, 20% tint front, LED door bulbs, 285/70/17 Falken WP AT3
    ok thx!
     
  20. Nov 20, 2022 at 2:11 PM
    VA_TRDORP2018

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    sliders, roof rack, molle panels, ditch lights, 3" lift
    Finally got around to installing my C4 bumper and high cut add ons.
    Winch and caliraised behind grill light mount

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  21. Nov 20, 2022 at 2:36 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, Weathertech bug deflector, 20% tint front, LED door bulbs, 285/70/17 Falken WP AT3
    looking good!
     
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  22. Nov 20, 2022 at 3:45 PM
    Kilo Papa

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    Finally installed the Roam 6.5x8.5 awning. A little shade will be welcomed!
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  23. Nov 20, 2022 at 5:31 PM
    Alloutdrs1

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    I like your retro stripe decal and placement, nice touch.
     
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  24. Nov 20, 2022 at 6:18 PM
    The Knitted Brow

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    After relocating the RedArc RedVision display, replaced the solar panel bolts with stainless steel bolts due to the original rusting.

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  25. Nov 20, 2022 at 6:59 PM
    Thacrow

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    Changed the front coils from ADS to Icon and changed the rear spring from mid to heavy weight icon. Saw someone on here say to use ratchet straps to move the rear axle around. Just want to say a big thank you to whom ever that was and to this community.

    I had done some stuff and lost my rake. Got my rake back. I like the rake. Also like to not blind other drivers as much as night.

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  26. Nov 21, 2022 at 10:40 AM
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    Well, yesterday we added a new family member. I was checking the local Humane Society and saw they had a GSP puppy. We've had a half-dozen GSPs over the years and lost our last one last winter and we only had our GWP/Griffon this last year. It seemed providence since he was picked up a few days after we left on vacation, was spoken for and never claimed and put back up on the website yesterday.

    On the other hand, we have forgotten how much effort (?) a 7 mo-old puppy can be.

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  27. Nov 21, 2022 at 11:41 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, Weathertech bug deflector, 20% tint front, LED door bulbs, 285/70/17 Falken WP AT3
    awesome! Now the fun begins!
     
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  28. Nov 21, 2022 at 11:59 AM
    Overland WT

    Overland WT Grumpy Old Guy

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    Pics eventually. TOo damn busy to remember to do them. Going to NM cabin at 9,500' elevation. Completely off grid. Leave Wednesday. Had T-Day with my kids and their SO's yesterday. Still full.

    Installed the Cali Raised Basic roof rack. Should have bought the complete one. I will post my thoughts later as there were some shortcomings but overall its a nice piece of kit. Ordered the dual function 42" lightbar. Broke during shipping so that will go on in the next few weekends. MOLLE panels installed in the back with a mix of old and new bags. Filled her up and packing tomorrow. Wife, 3 dogs and me.
     
  29. Nov 21, 2022 at 12:08 PM
    hossler1788

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    Are you planning on doing the flares to?
     
  30. Nov 21, 2022 at 4:09 PM
    playdixie

    playdixie Missi'ppi Fella

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    Was a productive weekend. On Saturday got my Victory 4x4 center console molle panels installed. Fairly straight forward.

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    Sunday got my Expedition Essentials power accessory mout installed. Was a bit of a booger bear, but got her done! Powered up and charged up phone after riding around for an hour.

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