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Forum: Maintenance 08-22-2020, 10:33 PM
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Forum: Maintenance 08-22-2020, 05:33 PM
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Posted By Blowout
Changed the original NGK plugs today at 97k and...

Changed the original NGK plugs today at 97k and the gap is still a tight .044... remarkable!

I haven't come across a coil with a spring contact to the plug before. I sprayed it with some contact...
Forum: Suspension and Tires 07-01-2020, 03:23 PM
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Posted By Blowout
Did you add Timbren's in the front, back, both? ...

Did you add Timbren's in the front, back, both?

I just ordered the Superbumps for the front. From What I've read on other forums, the Superbumps are reported to have less rebound effect.
Forum: Suspension and Tires 04-03-2020, 02:13 PM
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Posted By Blowout
4 year follow up. :poke: ;) Thinking of...

4 year follow up. :poke: ;)

Thinking of things to do... or is it just a waste of money?

My rides pretty firm with FJ valved Donahoe CO on the front.
Forum: Maintenance 03-26-2019, 07:51 PM
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Posted By Blowout
Yeah, looks like a lot of parts get changed...

Yeah, looks like a lot of parts get changed during the process of changing the belt.
Forum: Maintenance 03-26-2019, 04:26 PM
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Posted By Blowout
Timing belt change at 90K

Are folks changing the timing belt on the V8 at 90k for routine maintenance?

Been reading some posts that the dealerships don't do it unless it looks problematic. Not sure how far to push out...
Forum: 4th Gen 4Runner & Hilux Surf 04-07-2018, 03:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,967
Posted By Blowout
There's springs that hold the drum pads into...

There's springs that hold the drum pads into place that might have come loose.

Here's a vid of a guy replacing the pads showing how the springs lock in place: ...
Forum: 4th Gen 4Runner & Hilux Surf 04-07-2018, 12:05 PM
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Posted By Blowout
Might try slowly push the brakes when it happens...

Might try slowly push the brakes when it happens to see if it goes away.

Also try slowly pushing slightly on the parking brake. You might feel some pulsation to the pedal through the linkage if...
Forum: Suspension and Tires 02-03-2018, 10:25 AM
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Posted By Blowout
I've had the Energy Suspension bushings and...

I've had the Energy Suspension bushings and mounts for years. They work just fine and provide a zirt to lube the SB.

Haven't noticed any increase in squeeks because of the bushings either.
...
Forum: Audio, Electronics and Electrical 12-09-2017, 01:21 PM
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Posted By Blowout
How and where did you mount your iPad?

How and where did you mount your iPad?
Forum: Maintenance 10-25-2017, 07:28 PM
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Posted By Blowout
Clean and grease the caliper slide pins, pad ears...

Clean and grease the caliper slide pins, pad ears and the back of the pads where the pistons contact the pad and the caliper bracket/pad contact points. Use high temp brake grease.

Much simpler...
Forum: 4th Gen 4Runner & Hilux Surf 10-12-2017, 03:29 PM
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Views: 5,314
Posted By Blowout
I just flushed my tranny this past weekend at 83k...

I just flushed my tranny this past weekend at 83k miles.

Did you attach your 3/8" hose directly to the threaded ends of the 6AN fittings or did you use a 3/8" hose fitting that screws onto the...
Forum: Maintenance 09-23-2017, 08:50 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 34,788
Posted By Blowout
Has anyone changed the filter when the ATF fluid...

Has anyone changed the filter when the ATF fluid was serviced?

They are only about $50 plus the $20 pan gasket. Biggest issue is having to disassemble the exhaust to drop the transmission pan....
Forum: Maintenance 09-23-2017, 02:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 13,851
Posted By Blowout
I just add Lucas fuel treatment every so often. ...

I just add Lucas fuel treatment every so often.

Wife's X5 was throwing codes indicating a sticking fuel injector. Adding some Lucas to a tank of fuel was all it took to correct the situation. No...
Forum: Suspension and Tires 07-14-2017, 11:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,800
Posted By Blowout
I tried the neighbor's 16" rims on my 2006 SR5...

I tried the neighbor's 16" rims on my 2006 SR5 and they wouldn't fit because of the calipers. I had 17" rims come with the truck.

What size rims are currently on it?
Forum: Outfitting 07-07-2017, 08:55 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By Blowout
Crozhawk build his own rear bumper a few years...

Crozhawk build his own rear bumper a few years back, but the thread doesn't have the pics showing anymore. Probably the nicest rear bumper for a 4th gen out there. ...
Forum: Suspension and Tires 07-05-2017, 11:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 12,068
Posted By Blowout
That's quite a summer project you have going on...

That's quite a summer project you have going on there.

How much do those 37's weigh mounted on the wheel?

Can't wait to see the pics when they're all mounted up.
Forum: Audio, Electronics and Electrical 07-02-2017, 11:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,816
Posted By Blowout
Now I have voltage gauges for both batteries so...

Now I have voltage gauges for both batteries so they can be monitored from the cab it's easy to see at a glance when the alternator is kicking in. Yesterday during a 15 mile drive each way the...
Forum: 4th Gen 4Runner & Hilux Surf 07-02-2017, 11:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,127
Posted By Blowout
I was interpreting lean as side to side... I...

I was interpreting lean as side to side... I understand now it's the front that's sagging compared to the rear. Coilovers will definitely help provide more stability and level it to your particular...
Forum: Audio, Electronics and Electrical 06-30-2017, 12:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,816
Posted By Blowout
I can't say I notice much more noise when the aux...

I can't say I notice much more noise when the aux battery is charging. I can hear it kick it, but not too loud. The primary batt is suppose to charge first, then switch over to the Aux on my setup. ...
Forum: Audio, Electronics and Electrical 06-30-2017, 12:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,407
Posted By Blowout
I wired the gauge through a double pole relay and...

I wired the gauge through a double pole relay and the relay closes when the ignition key is turned on.
...
Forum: 4th Gen 4Runner & Hilux Surf 06-28-2017, 11:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,127
Posted By Blowout
So you want coilovers and not lift it? I suppose...

So you want coilovers and not lift it? I suppose you can do that to get a stiffer ride but its not necessary if you just want to get the driver side lean out of the truck.

Shocks are paired with...
Forum: Audio, Electronics and Electrical 06-28-2017, 11:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,407
Posted By Blowout
Been wanting to do this for some time.... Not...

Been wanting to do this for some time....
Not bad for $38.

https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4061/34794971063_11211444d9_b.jpg

...
Forum: Audio, Electronics and Electrical 12-16-2016, 02:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,407
Posted By Blowout
Dual battery gauge

I found this dual battery gauge that looks like a good fit for the 4runner. It fits in a Carling switch position. Need to add a dual relay to the key so not to be constant on. I've put off adding...
Forum: Audio, Electronics and Electrical 04-21-2016, 12:01 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 26,512
Posted By Blowout
Hard to believe I've had the DDM on the truck for...

Hard to believe I've had the DDM on the truck for 6 yrs now with no problems at all. 35w low & fogs and 55w high beams.
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