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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. Feb 6, 2024 at 2:34 PM
    playdixie

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    Got the MESO rear hatch lights in yesterday. Put them together while waiting to clock in at work.

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  2. Feb 6, 2024 at 2:54 PM
    kakwvu

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    Waiting for mine to come in. They look awesome.
     
  3. Feb 6, 2024 at 4:19 PM
    4runningMan

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    That does look like they’d be protected by the raised dividers. Thanks.
     
  4. Feb 6, 2024 at 5:39 PM
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    Installed Lasfit LED Bulbs. What a difference!
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  5. Feb 7, 2024 at 5:46 AM
    kmeeg

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    LED haters comments coming soon....:D:D:D:p:p:p
     
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  6. Feb 7, 2024 at 6:56 AM
    MWinkTRD

    MWinkTRD Basically Stock

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    Got my new color matched heritage grille from Thrashed Off-Road yesterday.The color and finish is perfect.
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  7. Feb 7, 2024 at 7:03 AM
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    Black TRD Wheels, and a bunch of AVS Plastic shit
  8. Feb 7, 2024 at 9:09 AM
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    Backed up into an iron bench while parking.
    Bumper scrapped, chrome trim piece cracked and a 8 inch dent in the tail gate. A very costly 400USD mistake.
    Got some PDR done on the tail gate dent and replaced the chrome trim with a brand new piece. While there, fluid filmed the rear bumper. Of course broke a few plastic tabs in the process but overall not to bad.
    The chrome trim price is really held on by no less than 7, 8 push type plastic retainers. That thing is really solidly installed. Now just a little bumper scrape left which I can live with.

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  9. Feb 7, 2024 at 12:02 PM
    Hans

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    Yesterday had a leveling kit put on and decided to stay with stock size tires. MT Baja Boss XL 265/70/17 AT



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  10. Feb 7, 2024 at 12:34 PM
    Gamecock4Runner

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    3 inch RC lift kit, 17X9 RC 0 offset wheels, Faulkin Wilderpeak 285/70/17s, Tyger rack system, rear splash guard delete, TRD pro grill and more to come...
    Did a bunch! Added TRD pro grill, raptor lights, Tufskinz door appliques, Lamin-X yellow fog light covers, AVS low profile vent visors, fog light fangz, SR5 Offroad decal on front bumper (for more horse power).
     
  11. Feb 7, 2024 at 2:06 PM
    1SilverRunner

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    Front Bumper: C4 Fabrication Low-Profile Bumper Warn Evo10-S Winch w/ Warn wireless adapter Extreme LED dual color light bar w/ Cali raised LED OEM style switch Rear Bumper: 80% Off Road Rear Bash Bar *coming soon Armor: RCI Skid plate package C4 Gas tank skid RCI Rear diff skid RCI Shock Skids RSG Rocksliders Total Chaos Cam Tab Gussets Total Chaos Spindle Gussets Suspension: Dobinsons/OME Mid travel kit (Front: IMS59-50574 w/ C59-352 Springs) (Rear: OME 60080 Shocks w/ 2895 Srings) +OME lean correction spacer Apache Off Road UCAs PerryParts Bumpstops Front and Rear DRKDSS Track Bar Correction kit Wheels/ Tires: RRW 17x8.5 -12 RR6-H Wheels 285/75/17 Falken AT4W BMC/ Fender mods Storage Solutions: LFD Cross-Bars Aiden James Customs Gear Plate w/ Slide Out Tables Rado Designs Molle storage panels and top shelf Glove Box organizer Center Console organizer Performance: Scan Gauge II for Temp Monitoring Yota Shop Diff Breather Interior: Diode Dynamics LED Interior lighting (Warm white ftw) Meso Customs Hatch lights Meso Customs Door Handle Covers Garmin Dash Cam Mini II with Dongar power solution Ram ball mount for Garmin In-Touch Mini II Scosche phone mount Misc: Ceramic Tint (Including windshield and sunroof) Cali Raised 27W Ditch Lights Midland MXT575 and Ghost Antenna AVS Low Profile Vent Visor AVS Bugflector II Diode Dynamic puddle lights LasFit Reverse lights LED license plate lights Ark Splash Guards Ark Mud Flap Deletes AJT Push-To-Start Button +Midland handheld GMRS radios, Baofeng UV-5R Ham radio, recovery gear, water purification system, lifeboat food rations, trauma kit, fire extinguisher and fire starting kit stay on board.
    Had a couple Diode Dynamics HP5's laying around yesterday so I installed them in as puddle lights. Big upgrade in light output. I also installed the Meso hatch lights but I have no good pictures; Very happy about the red light option. I've noticed red lighting attracts far fewer bugs when camping.

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  12. Feb 7, 2024 at 2:45 PM
    RusPro17

    RusPro17 Back home again!!

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    How did the install go? I have both lights to go in. Have not tackled it yet. Little nervous taking the mirrors apart.
     
  13. Feb 7, 2024 at 3:01 PM
    1SilverRunner

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    Front Bumper: C4 Fabrication Low-Profile Bumper Warn Evo10-S Winch w/ Warn wireless adapter Extreme LED dual color light bar w/ Cali raised LED OEM style switch Rear Bumper: 80% Off Road Rear Bash Bar *coming soon Armor: RCI Skid plate package C4 Gas tank skid RCI Rear diff skid RCI Shock Skids RSG Rocksliders Total Chaos Cam Tab Gussets Total Chaos Spindle Gussets Suspension: Dobinsons/OME Mid travel kit (Front: IMS59-50574 w/ C59-352 Springs) (Rear: OME 60080 Shocks w/ 2895 Srings) +OME lean correction spacer Apache Off Road UCAs PerryParts Bumpstops Front and Rear DRKDSS Track Bar Correction kit Wheels/ Tires: RRW 17x8.5 -12 RR6-H Wheels 285/75/17 Falken AT4W BMC/ Fender mods Storage Solutions: LFD Cross-Bars Aiden James Customs Gear Plate w/ Slide Out Tables Rado Designs Molle storage panels and top shelf Glove Box organizer Center Console organizer Performance: Scan Gauge II for Temp Monitoring Yota Shop Diff Breather Interior: Diode Dynamics LED Interior lighting (Warm white ftw) Meso Customs Hatch lights Meso Customs Door Handle Covers Garmin Dash Cam Mini II with Dongar power solution Ram ball mount for Garmin In-Touch Mini II Scosche phone mount Misc: Ceramic Tint (Including windshield and sunroof) Cali Raised 27W Ditch Lights Midland MXT575 and Ghost Antenna AVS Low Profile Vent Visor AVS Bugflector II Diode Dynamic puddle lights LasFit Reverse lights LED license plate lights Ark Splash Guards Ark Mud Flap Deletes AJT Push-To-Start Button +Midland handheld GMRS radios, Baofeng UV-5R Ham radio, recovery gear, water purification system, lifeboat food rations, trauma kit, fire extinguisher and fire starting kit stay on board.
    Pretty easy honestly. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g-GcmrFhp3E I followed this guys tutorial.
    Only advice is go slow and don't rush it. The clips on the mirror are beefy and take a lot of force to get everything to come apart

    Edit: The more work I do on my 4Runner interior the more I realize how Toyota is leaning heavily on plastic tabs and clips. Very little hardware holds these panels together. This is great when the vehicle is new, but in 10 years I have a feeling these tabs will completely disintegrate upon disassembly :crapstorm:
     
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  14. Feb 7, 2024 at 3:43 PM
    djwantke

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    Bought brand new 2016 After May 2021: -Approx 3" lift/level: Bilstein 5100's, OME 2884 590lb 3" front lift springs, SPC UCA's, ICON 158506 2" lift rear coils, diff drop -Mickey Thompson Baja ATZ LT285/70R17 Load E -Mickey Thompson Sidebiter ll 17x9, 0 offset, 5 backspace -Pro Comp black spline lugs ^installed by 4WheelParts^ -New brakes and rotors by brake shop -4-piece ARB skid kit -Smittybilt 2" nerf steps -MBRP black exhaust tip, chopped OEM -Drivers side OEM FJ oh shit handle -All blacked out emblems -Blacked out roof rails -4x WeatherTech window rain guards -OEM custom rear mud flap deletes -KICK BACK MUD FLAPS 12" WIDE - BLACK TOP AND BLACK WEIGHT -FRAM EXTRA GUARD CA10835 engine air filter -1797 LED tricolor fog bulbs Yellow 3000K White 6000K Blue 15000K 28W 4000LM -Armour paint lower rear bumper -Front bumper high stage high clearance cut -Fenders cut straight across, pink reservoir sprayed black -4Runner Lifestyle sequential fog fangs -4Runner Lifestyle smoked taillight decals -Pedal Commander -Rear passenger cargo mounted 120v truck tire pump -4x Spidertrax 1.25" black aluminum wheel spacers -Yota Twins Paracord Hatch Strap sand camo -Teton Workshop hard anodized matte black aluminum shift knob -Ditch flood lights 4 LED 20w 1400lm w/ OEM hood mounts on OEM style dash switch -Backup flood lights under bumper 6 LED 18w 1500lm on OEM style dash switch -Body Mount Chop; cut, weld, paint -Fender mount chop, re-weld, paint -Fender Liner cut behind wheel (I cut liner in front of wheel clean off at top of viper cut) -Wheel well firewall hammering, painting ^done by Arc One Industries^ -valance cap trim -Agency6 Black Shackle Block 2" US Certified 6061 T6 CNC machined aluminum -DRT fab universal hitch skid -ACDelco inner tie rods, outer tie rods, bellows -Full Dr. KDSS switch kit -March 31 Behind grille 13-1/4" 32 LED light bar + wide-angle, eagle-eye lens 6000lm on OEM style dash switch -RAA Powder coated steel roof rack cargo basket, 1" side rails, 64" x 39" x 6", 250lb limit -roof gas can, water can, shovel -PEAKTOW PTT0063 Hitch Mount Cargo Carrier 51-1/2 x 17-1/2 x 4 inches 500 lbs. Capacity (trips only) -July/2023: purchased first needed SPC balljoint replacement kit - newly released, upgraded non-zerk sealed joints 25002 -July 15/2023: The Original Universal EZ Flares, 1". All four corners -Dec. 2023: removed bumper cover and crash bar, drilled frame, installed Apex Overland KDSS Recovery Points -Jan. 2024: SPC balljoint replacement kit - upgraded non-zerk sealed joint design 25002 -Feb. 3/ 2024: 4x KC Wire Hiders, for roof rack lighting Feb. 13/2024: New ditch lights, on new Rago Fabrication Extension brackets. 3inch Quad Row Amber Pods from LED-Club. 32W 3200Lm 16-LED Spot Beam. Replacing 3inch EVERGEAR clear lens ditch light pods w/ yellow lamix-x In progress: 4th, 5th, and 6th set of off road lights Electrical components and wiring purchased, not started -roof rack scene lighting - EVERGEAR ea. 1,350 lumens, 30w, 3-¾" round floods. Custom, side mounted w/ galvanized flat bar And -roof rack upper ditch lights - 3inch Quad Row Amber Pods from LED-Club. 32W 3200Lm 16-LED Spot Beam. Bar clamp mounted to front corners And -roof rack reverse amber pods / secondary hazard lights. 20W 2000Lm 2-LED Spot Beam. Bar clamp mounted to rear side And -roof rack F1 smoked chase light w/ lighting effects. Custom bolted to rear side -POR15 rust proofing line-up, 3-step process PAUSED until 70⁰ weather Bought, in the garage queue: -BlueFire 6-Circuit Fuse Block with LED Indicator & Protection Cover -Blue Sea Systems 100A Circuit Breaker w/ reset lever -Rust prevention •New can POR15, 2x Black Fluid Film, long spray nozzle attachments, 2x PB Surface Shield, 1x Chainwax •partially used POR15 Degreaser, Metal Prep Wanted - PerryParts or Wheelers bump stops, self fabricated limb risers (seasonal, removable), 1" body lift, powder coated center winch bumper w/ large bar (got no tss), rear steel bumper w/ tire carrier for an LT285 Kumho on steely, sliders, bolt on cat shields
    WELCOME HERE
    Slick 4R man. Good call
     
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  15. Feb 7, 2024 at 4:43 PM
    Hans

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    Thanks!
     
  16. Feb 7, 2024 at 6:18 PM
    playdixie

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    Got my MESO rear hatch lights installed. Pretty easy to do and very bright.

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    And saw this in vanity plate group on FB:

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  17. Feb 7, 2024 at 6:43 PM
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    The 4Runner was impact tested today.
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  18. Feb 7, 2024 at 6:44 PM
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  19. Feb 7, 2024 at 8:42 PM
    djwantke

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    I'm frickin' working on new offroad lighting, and testing new black mounting brackets in engine bay/hood seam for future limb risers; and I leave the garage for two minutes and there's neighbour cat laying on my warm engine cover!! :D he didn't run far

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  20. Feb 7, 2024 at 10:14 PM
    HuskyMike

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  21. Feb 8, 2024 at 4:24 AM
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    Wow! I have a 3 ball hitch with a hook. I pity the person they runs in the back of me.
     
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  22. Feb 8, 2024 at 6:31 AM
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    Yup, I put a hitch with a 2" ball on mine the day I got it, and got a hitch with a D-ring for my daughter's TRD ORP. If a car runs into the back of us, that's the first thing they're going to hit.

    Had something similar happen to me when I had a Discovery. Had to stop suddenly because of traffic, guy behind me in a Honda sedan wasn't paying attention, hit the hitch going about 30 mph. I ended up with some scratches on the bumper, but his car was totaled. The hitch hit just above his bumper, pushed everything back a good distance, crumpled his hood, broke his radiator, coolant everywhere, etc. His airbags didn't deploy because the sensors were below the point of impact, but his car was toast.
     
  23. Feb 8, 2024 at 6:39 AM
    Borracho Loco

    Borracho Loco My 4Runner identifies as a Prius!

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    Oooh look, another mod.....

    Me too!:

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    Whoever re-ends me, is gonna have their front end/radiator demolished.
     
  24. Feb 8, 2024 at 7:24 AM
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    Good defense! But how often do you clobber your knees when loading?
     
  25. Feb 8, 2024 at 7:33 AM
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    I was wondering the same thing. Someone damn near rear-end me the other day so I order a hitch skidplate/step.
     
  26. Feb 8, 2024 at 7:37 AM
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    I have this thing in the back but I always think if its a big hit its bye bye to my frame?
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  27. Feb 8, 2024 at 7:43 AM
    Borracho Loco

    Borracho Loco My 4Runner identifies as a Prius!

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    Oooh look, another mod.....

    So far, never. I'm very mindful of it when loading/unloading something out of the back or walking by it. It does help with road ragers/tailgaters though! The other day I had someone come up behind me in traffic. I was in the far right lane (because I drive slow) and the car kept getting closer and closer to my bumper. Then they (I think?) saw the big ass hook hanging off the back.

    They dropped backed and stopped riding my ass. It's a great deterrent.

    Oh, for the record. I didn't speed up or slow down when they were road raging. I just kept doing my thing and ignored them, for the most part.
     
  28. Feb 8, 2024 at 8:14 AM
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    I had just a tow hook in mine and hit my shin 3 times and decided I just couldn't keep it there! But I like your setup in Denver we have a lot of RR's now with the influx from other states and would love to have something like this to detour them.
     
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  29. Feb 8, 2024 at 8:52 AM
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    My hitch skid does not stick out to far and don't really want to test the impact, anything attached to the hitch will damage something in the rear. I use mine for a step, chair, bottle opener, and small bump protection when someone parks to close to the bumper.

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  30. Feb 8, 2024 at 10:41 AM
    j4unner

    j4unner shootz brah..

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    nice! my wiper blades have that design.
     

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