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Old 04-22-2012, 07:03 PM   #221
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With a beater, a tow rig is nice. I would have bought one years ago to use a DD/tow rig, but my commute is way too long to use a big truck as a DD.
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Old 04-22-2012, 07:07 PM   #222
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my brothers runner just has way more freaking room than mine, it was also awesome at the beach but I dig my rig just long trips kinda suck in it.
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Old 04-22-2012, 07:11 PM   #223
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my brothers runner just has way more freaking room than mine
I hear ya. I've been driving around, crammed into my reg cab for 20 years.
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Old 04-22-2012, 07:22 PM   #224
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I have been planning to build a tire gate to free up bed space which would help with wheeling gear storage
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Old 04-22-2012, 09:01 PM   #225
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Actually they do its just not as well known to the public. I've seen more rotted out Runners than Taco's come through our shop.
So did toyota ever do a "buyback" program like the they did with the tacomas? I know I had to have frame sprayed on mine and it just made all the dirt and crap stick to it and frame was stained brown after the first time it got dirty,
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Old 05-03-2012, 10:55 AM   #226
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Throwing codes again. Was driving it around Saturday night and would do the same thing. Replaced the Off valve since it also burns a little oil thinking the valve was stuck and the truck was maybe shooting oil in the intake.

Should I try a new afm? There are actually two on the local craigslist now
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Old 05-14-2012, 01:20 PM   #227
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finally ordered 5.29's for this thing since Ill have more wheeling time with school out the way
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Nice dude.
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Old 05-17-2012, 02:02 PM   #229
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also ordered a home brew knuckle alignment tool from rcbro on pirate. http://www.pirate4x4.com/forum/showthread.php?t=734345

so hopefully I can get my axle to stop leaking. I am still getting a leak even with marlin seals. So knuckle has to be off or either a bent axle but doubt that since I dont think I have wheeled it hard enough to bend the axle.
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Old 05-20-2012, 08:33 PM   #230
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Went wheeling this weekend at friends place. Got a lovely dent in the drivers fender. Was rubbing the bed on trees all with no dents, came real close to destroying the passenger side fender too. But at the end of the day it was the drivers side fender that ate it. Was backing up and slid off a log right into the tree. Actually restricts opening the door, so a new fender from the junk yard is eventually on the list.





Swapped the SR5 gauge cluster I had, finally. It was out of a V6 so I had to adjust the tach but it wasn't to bad. I need to keep an eye on the temp gauge. I am not sure if it works or not. It gets to operating temp a lot quicker than the old one. I might take it out this week and test it.



More pics when my brother sends them to me off his camera.
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