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Forum: 4th Gen 4Runner & Hilux Surf 01-27-2017, 05:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,972
Posted By Chrisx
Thanks, looks like the Sequoia just went up on...

Thanks, looks like the Sequoia just went up on the bank on the side of the road and jerked the wheel to flop. Not really sure of that though. Innocent looking spot but Yankee Hill has some...
Forum: 4th Gen 4Runner & Hilux Surf 01-27-2017, 02:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,972
Posted By Chrisx
Photo #5 needs sn explanation!

Photo #5 needs sn explanation!
Forum: 4th Gen 4Runner & Hilux Surf 12-05-2016, 04:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,867
Posted By Chrisx
It's been a long time but IIRC I ended up having...

It's been a long time but IIRC I ended up having the RCI crossmember welded in place rather than weakening the slider mount. Naturally I'd have to grind to get the crossmember off but I can't imagine...
Forum: 4th Gen 4Runner & Hilux Surf 10-14-2016, 10:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,213
Posted By Chrisx
See my post #3 above, I spray it about every 3...

See my post #3 above, I spray it about every 3 weeks and mine are quiet for the first time.
Forum: 4th Gen 4Runner & Hilux Surf 10-13-2016, 12:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,385
Posted By Chrisx
Sorry, I can't say anything about adjusting them,...

Sorry, I can't say anything about adjusting them, was just vouching for their strength.
Forum: 4th Gen 4Runner & Hilux Surf 10-13-2016, 11:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,385
Posted By Chrisx
Just a thumbs up for Camburg. My son has them on...

Just a thumbs up for Camburg. My son has them on his Taco which he flopped after hydroplaning on pavement and sliding into a cement curb. After getting it back on all 4 we were pleased to see there...
Forum: 4th Gen 4Runner & Hilux Surf 10-05-2016, 12:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,232
Posted By Chrisx
It may also just be out of alignment, mine was. I...

It may also just be out of alignment, mine was. I switched it back and forth a number of times as it was making horrible noises. After about 3 cycles it re-aligned and has been quiet since then. Not...
Forum: 4th Gen 4Runner & Hilux Surf 09-25-2016, 01:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,213
Posted By Chrisx
Before tearing in to things try PB Blaster...

Before tearing in to things try PB Blaster (http://blastercorp.com/Multi-Purpose-Lubricant)

My UCA's made horrible noises, sprayed it and upper shock mounts and it's been quiet for a couple weeks...
Forum: 4th Gen 4Runner & Hilux Surf 09-10-2016, 08:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,994
Posted By Chrisx
Thanks again, wrong information makes it hard to...

Thanks again, wrong information makes it hard to put everything together. Thanks for the education. Now I can look at the SG w/o wondering what I'm really seeing.
Forum: 4th Gen 4Runner & Hilux Surf 09-10-2016, 08:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,994
Posted By Chrisx
That makes perfect sense but it really never...

That makes perfect sense but it really never ocurred to me to look at it that way. Am I right to assume that the tranny idiot light, which I understand goes on at 250, is pan temp? I've been over...
Forum: 4th Gen 4Runner & Hilux Surf 09-10-2016, 07:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,994
Posted By Chrisx
Thank you! I've been looking for an answer for a...

Thank you! I've been looking for an answer for a long time.
Forum: 4th Gen 4Runner & Hilux Surf 09-10-2016, 03:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,994
Posted By Chrisx
This brings up an old question that I've been...

This brings up an old question that I've been asking - where is the Scan Gauge reading from, pan or downstream of the torque converter or ?
Forum: 4th Gen 4Runner & Hilux Surf 09-08-2016, 06:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,814
Posted By Chrisx
V6? I have no idea but my V8 needs to be stopped...

V6? I have no idea but my V8 needs to be stopped and in neutral.
Forum: 4th Gen 4Runner & Hilux Surf 09-08-2016, 04:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,994
Posted By Chrisx
I have the V8 and rather than upgrade I added a...

I have the V8 and rather than upgrade I added a second. Easy enough to do for extra cooling and peace of mind.
Forum: 4th Gen 4Runner & Hilux Surf 09-06-2016, 12:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,994
Posted By Chrisx
Nice summary Mike. Any idea how long at the...

Nice summary Mike. Any idea how long at the higher temps cause issues? Pulling my trailer over the Rockies on hot days I've exceeded 250* for short periods of time. I do a drain & fill with oil...
Forum: 4th Gen 4Runner & Hilux Surf 09-05-2016, 09:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,994
Posted By Chrisx
No way a 25 degree drop is anything but good.

No way a 25 degree drop is anything but good.
Forum: I saw you ...... 09-05-2016, 07:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 14,995
Posted By Chrisx
http://newportconvertible.com/toyota-fj-cruiser-co...

http://newportconvertible.com/toyota-fj-cruiser-convertible-2/
Forum: 4th Gen 4Runner & Hilux Surf 08-20-2016, 01:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,369
Posted By Chrisx
As far as the "man thing" I'll just add that if...

As far as the "man thing" I'll just add that if it's not broken fix it before it is :-)
Forum: 4th Gen 4Runner & Hilux Surf 08-20-2016, 01:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,369
Posted By Chrisx
I have the same motor and encourage you to follow...

I have the same motor and encourage you to follow the every 100k replacement of the timing belt. This is an interference motor so your rock solid motor would be destroyed if the belt fails. I just...
Forum: 4th Gen 4Runner & Hilux Surf 04-06-2016, 12:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,265
Posted By Chrisx
Here they are, taco version but you'll get the...

Here they are, taco version but you'll get the idea.

http://puretacoma.com/05-tacomas-c-375_701_703/allpro-offroad-sway-bar-collar-p-5024.html
Forum: Suspension and Tires 04-05-2016, 10:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,912
Posted By Chrisx
I don't know whether this is good to hear or not!...

I don't know whether this is good to hear or not! I'd really like to find the source of my front end squeaking.
Forum: Suspension and Tires 04-04-2016, 08:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,912
Posted By Chrisx
Yeah, I didn't do that, mine sounds pretty...

Yeah, I didn't do that, mine sounds pretty annoying. I have to put both front CV's in so I might do it at that time. It would be nice to eliminate the squeaks!

Thanks for giving me something to...
Forum: Suspension and Tires 04-04-2016, 04:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,912
Posted By Chrisx
What didn't you grease? I don't recall greasing...

What didn't you grease? I don't recall greasing anything which might just answer my long-standing question about why my truck is so sqeaky.
Forum: 4th Gen 4Runner & Hilux Surf 02-01-2016, 06:09 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,456
Posted By Chrisx
I'm also of the AWD and center diff unlocked...

I'm also of the AWD and center diff unlocked school. I've tried unsuccessfully to slide in deep snow but the truck refuses. Add ice to the mix and it doesn't matter, you will slide. 25 years on MN...
Forum: 4th Gen 4Runner & Hilux Surf 01-29-2016, 01:57 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 12,078
Posted By Chrisx
No worries, over explaining is better than no...

No worries, over explaining is better than no explanation!
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