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Forum: Suspension and Tires 10-16-2007, 06:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,733
Posted By Untamed
OME N141 vs. N142

I have been running the OME setup on my 03' for a couple of years now with the N142 rear shocks with the 895 coils. I have always thought it was a little stiff when empty/daily driving so I decided...
Forum: 4th Gen 4Runner & Hilux Surf 05-08-2007, 12:48 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,567
Posted By Untamed
They used the metal bands on the axle part, where...

They used the metal bands on the axle part, where the leak was....but on the high side (wider part of the boot) they used plastic bands. Supposedly this is what came with the kit.
Forum: 4th Gen 4Runner & Hilux Surf 05-08-2007, 05:56 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,567
Posted By Untamed
I had mine replaced last week at 70K miles. It...

I had mine replaced last week at 70K miles. It was mainly the passenger side but I went ahead and had them do both sides while they were in there. Question for those of you who have had them...
Forum: Communications 04-23-2007, 09:35 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 10,385
Posted By Untamed
irwinsr5, Can you tell me about your antenna...

irwinsr5,
Can you tell me about your antenna and the mount you used? How do you have that installed and what mount is that? Does it work good?
Forum: Suspension and Tires 01-05-2007, 07:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,885
Posted By Untamed
No problems with the current setup....I just...

No problems with the current setup....I just noticed Wheelers adverising the N141's to be valved for the 895's and was wondering if that was a better ride/setup. The N142's have always been firmer...
Forum: Suspension and Tires 01-04-2007, 12:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,885
Posted By Untamed
OME Rear Shock Setup

I was wondering if anyone has used the N141 rear shocks with the 895 rear coils and if they could give a performance review? I am currently running the N142 with the 895's.
I noticed Wheeler's...
Forum: Suspension and Tires 01-03-2007, 07:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,879
Posted By Untamed
This may help you on figuring tire sizes and what...

This may help you on figuring tire sizes and what effect it will have on gear ratio, speedometer, etc.

Here is a formula to calculate the tire diameter in inches from a metric size tire:
...
Forum: Suspension and Tires 10-04-2006, 12:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,465
Posted By Untamed
It is a daily driver with probably half and half...

It is a daily driver with probably half and half city/highway use. Off-road use is mainly a weekend thing that I would rate as mild; as with some light towing.
For comparison, the stock Dunlops...
Forum: Suspension and Tires 10-04-2006, 05:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,465
Posted By Untamed
Terra Grapplers Tread Life Review

I have had the tires now for almost a year, with 15K miles on them. The tread is already at 7/32, which is half of what they were new. At this rate I will only get two years @ 30K miles out of...
Forum: Communications 06-14-2006, 05:48 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 17,001
Posted By Untamed
Removing Cargo Net Anchors?

Reading back through these old post, trying to get some ideas on how to run my coax.....One of the options was to run it out of the rear paneling through the whole where the cargo net anchors are; do...
Forum: Communications 06-13-2006, 06:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,351
Posted By Untamed
For those of you who ran the antenna cable up the...

For those of you who ran the antenna cable up the A pillar and along the headliner, any tricks to doing this? What did you have to remove?
Forum: Communications 06-11-2006, 12:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,351
Posted By Untamed
Ok....I am new to CB stuff. Trying to think of a...

Ok....I am new to CB stuff. Trying to think of a way to get rid of the antenna for situations where it would be in the way, without going to a lot of trouble. I tought if I left the magnet up there...
Forum: Communications 06-10-2006, 05:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,351
Posted By Untamed
Wilson 1000/5000 Antenna - Magnet

I am looking at getting a Wilson 5000 magnetic mount antenna for my CB, can someone tell me the height of the base without the "whip" screwed in? Trying to detremine how much will be sticking up...
Forum: Offroad techniques and tips 02-23-2006, 10:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 19,459
Posted By Untamed
Recovery Strap and Hook Up?

Opinion on a 20,000 lb. Explorer Pro Comp Strap (2" x 30')? Is the 20K sufficient?
Also, what is wrong with placing the loop over the ball hitch instead of using a shackle? I have done this many...
Forum: Suspension and Tires 02-10-2006, 08:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,237
Posted By Untamed
So the struts are not limiting downward travel...

So the struts are not limiting downward travel and are not realy suppose to drop much when being flexed.....it's the IFS setup where the actual downward travel occurs? I would say my strut is only...
Forum: Suspension and Tires 02-09-2006, 12:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,237
Posted By Untamed
The back is not that much of a problem, it's the...

The back is not that much of a problem, it's the front. Though I am not sure how much of a role the struts/shocks play in IFS setup.

Something I have noticed....On the front srut, where the upper...
Forum: Suspension and Tires 02-09-2006, 07:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,237
Posted By Untamed
Downward Shock Travel

I have noticed on my OME setup that my front flex may not be as good as I thought?? It seems the downward travel is very limited, almost like the shocks are stretched out too much sitting on flat...
Forum: 4th Gen 4Runner & Hilux Surf 01-31-2006, 10:17 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,406
Posted By Untamed
So what did you decide on? My local shop sales...

So what did you decide on? My local shop sales Flowmaster and I have thought about their "suv muffler" (suppose to be less drone).
Forum: 4th Gen 4Runner & Hilux Surf 01-27-2006, 03:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 9,460
Posted By Untamed
A ton of thanks! This is realy helpful!

A ton of thanks! This is realy helpful!
Forum: 4th Gen 4Runner & Hilux Surf 01-27-2006, 08:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 9,460
Posted By Untamed
The Mechanics of Locking the Center Diff.

When we lock the center differential, what is actually happening mechanically? I know the front and back are split 50/50 but does anyone know what/where this is happening. I assume the transfer...
Forum: 4th Gen 4Runner & Hilux Surf 01-17-2006, 07:37 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,567
Posted By Untamed
Any questions from the dealer concerning warranty...

Any questions from the dealer concerning warranty work and the lift?
Also, why did you change from ome?
Forum: Suspension and Tires 01-04-2006, 03:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,869
Posted By Untamed
For some reason I cannot see all the pics in that...

For some reason I cannot see all the pics in that thread, but I will re-visit the discussion.
Just some more impressions (probably nothing new to you all though).
I drove down some really rutted...
Forum: Suspension and Tires 01-04-2006, 01:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,869
Posted By Untamed
I think I created some confusion.....When I said...

I think I created some confusion.....When I said front and back top nuts, I was actually talking about the front strut top nut and the rear shock top nut.
Forum: Suspension and Tires 01-04-2006, 07:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,869
Posted By Untamed
For the front and back top nuts, I tightened them...

For the front and back top nuts, I tightened them until the top washer plate was snug with the bushing (you could just turn the washer with your hand) and then tightened the nut two revolutions. The...
Forum: Suspension and Tires 01-03-2006, 06:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,869
Posted By Untamed
How tight should the top nut be on the front...

How tight should the top nut be on the front strut assembly? I could hear a slight rattle up front and I was wondering if maybe this could be the source. Everything else is tight......Thanks
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