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Thread: Troy's '96 4runner built for 0-4+ rated trails and Expo

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    Troy's '96 4runner built for 0-4+ rated trails and Expo


    1996 4Runner
    Engine/Drivetrain:

    * stock 3.4L, 230k miles, auto
    * 20w50 high millage oil in summer 10w30 in winter
    * Napa gold oil filter
    * Yukon 4.88 gears with Timken bearings
    * Amsoil severe gear 75/90 synthetic oil in diffs and transfer case
    * Rear Lockright locker, front ARB locker with mini ARB compressor


    Suspension front(~3" lift)
    * MCMFab long travel arms
    * FOA 2.5 MCM short body 8" travel (15.25" collapsed, 23.25" extended) Valving C.015/R.010 Running Napa PS fluid for G-out resistance.
    * Viper 3"x16" 600LBS springs
    * stock bump stops
    * weld bead behind stock Cam guides
    * Sway bar removed
    * Total Chaos spindle gusset
    * Dirt Designs Shock tower brace.

    OLD
    Suspension front(3" lift):

    * Old Man Emu N91S 18.5039 extended 13.189 collapsed
    * Old Man Emu 883 coils 590 lbs
    * All-Pro upper control arms
    * Sway bar removed
    * Energy suspension bushings (install sucks but worth it for blown out bushings)

    Suspension rear(~4" lift):
    * OME 861 progressive springs
    * Daystar bump stops to keep from crushing the shocks
    * FOA 2.0" body 12" shocks 2.5" res (collapsed 18.3", extended 30.3") Valving C.015/R.010
    * Home built shock mounts.
    * Ruff stuff 18 in limit straps to keep from pulling the shocks apart
    * Sway bar re-installed to keep from being a slinky
    * beefed up links and link mounts

    OLD
    Suspension rear(4" lift):

    * Pro Comp ES9000 24.75 in. extended; 14.5 in. collapsed
    * OME 861 progressive springs
    * Daystar bump stops to keep from crushing the shocks
    * Ruff stuff 18 in limit straps to keep from pulling the shocks apart
    * sway bar removed (broken)
    * beefed up links and link mounts
    Tires:

    * GY MTR 35x12.5x15
    * cheap steel Procomp type 51 8" (3.75" backspacing)
    * Brake calipers ground to fit.
    * 1.25" All-Pro spacers in the back

    Body/Armor:

    * 1" Toytec body lift
    * cut and pounded front fender wells
    * Stubbs HDSKO sliders
    * Rola roof basket
    * Banner-Offroad custom bumpers with front and rear winch mounts
    * Skid Row skid plate set
    * Trail gear pumpkin armor small.

    Electrical/Misc

    * 80/100 watt headlight bulbs in stock housing
    * home rigged upgraded headlight harness. (4crawler design)
    * Android BackCountry Navigator
    * Magnum 257 10 meter radio, Everhardt TSM4 48" antenna spring mounted
    * Kenwood TM-V71A 2m/70cm radio, SBB-7 55"/SBB-1 16.5" antennas
    * fire extinguisher hard mounted by passenger seat
    * battery quick disconnect
    * SmittyBuilt XRC-8 winch with stock synthetic line on Banner-Offroad multimount winch cradle
    * Sleeping platform with queen size foam mattress
    * spare CV axle and tools
    * extended rear diff breather
    * 42" Hi-Lift, snatch block and straps
    * RydelFab light bars
    * Chinese 41.5" Cree bar with visor.
    Last edited by troyboy162; 09-29-2016 at 09:34 AM.

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    Re: Troy's '96 4runner built for 0-4+ rated trails and Expo

    time to do some cutting....



    this is damn close but not touching

    Last edited by troyboy162; 04-03-2013 at 09:01 PM.

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    Re: Troy's '96 4runner built for 0-4+ rated trails and Expo

    trail list:
    cleghorn (before they closed the hard parts)
    pilot rock
    miller jeep trail
    pumkin eater
    dishpan springs
    john bull
    gold mtn
    jacoby canyon
    pontiac sluice
    holcome creek
    heartbreak ridge
    rattlesnake canyon
    motino wash
    pure quill mine rd
    bull frog
    hammer down
    crazy 8
    on the rocks
    cake walk
    boulder dash
    aftershock (completed in '12)
    Tachammer
    clawhammer
    Odessa Canyon
    Duran canyon
    Phillips canyon
    Wallstreet/bismark connector
    Mojave road
    white mountain
    Pleasant canyon loop
    Megal pass
    salt tram
    Josh trail

    pictures stolen from Scuba















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    Last edited by troyboy162; 06-27-2016 at 03:23 PM.

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    Re: Troy's '96 4runner built for 0-4+ rated trails and Expo








    Great day with Scuba!
    Last edited by troyboy162; 04-03-2013 at 09:03 PM.

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    That last shot was from a great day in the stocker! I can't wait to get back to those Bear trails with you, Troy, now that I have a little more capability!

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    That was a good one! I'm glad you have a good attitude towards scratches. I sure did feel bad that the trails were unexpectedly narrow!

    Stole another pic

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    rear suspension still not done

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