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PostSubject: Mall Crawler 4runner Build   Mall Crawler 4runner Build Icon_minitimeTue Nov 15, 2011 11:03 pm

Currently this is how my 4runner is sitting, browse the build thread so see how it got to this point!

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PostSubject: Re: Mall Crawler 4runner Build   Mall Crawler 4runner Build Icon_minitimeTue Nov 15, 2011 11:05 pm

Then I lifted the piece of crap and got some tires

Here is the install

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Also found out that when flexed the driveshaft rubbed the gas tank...bad. Nothing a Sawzall can't take care of.
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PostSubject: Re: Mall Crawler 4runner Build   Mall Crawler 4runner Build Icon_minitimeTue Nov 15, 2011 11:08 pm

Then I went to Uwharrie with my new tires and lift, ground clearance was great but I will still looking for traction
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Then came the Aussie Locker, no more traction problems!
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PostSubject: Re: Mall Crawler 4runner Build   Mall Crawler 4runner Build Icon_minitimeTue Nov 15, 2011 11:12 pm

Then I bought a welder and made a roof rack, rear bumper and tube doors!

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Then the front bumper came off

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Then I threw on the Tundra 231MM Brakes, pretty noticeable difference. I warped my old rotors in less than a month, there is not way I am warping these!

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Stock puny brakes.

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Tundra 231's!

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Side by side

My most recent purchase was the Sport Hood, needs painted but was only 90 bucks!
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PostSubject: Re: Mall Crawler 4runner Build   Mall Crawler 4runner Build Icon_minitimeTue Nov 15, 2011 11:24 pm

Well done Casey!!! I was always wondering about the history behind your masterpiece!!! Thanks for sharing! And for being a Pre-runner, you wheel the crap out of it! Kudos to the driver!

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PostSubject: Re: Mall Crawler 4runner Build   Mall Crawler 4runner Build Icon_minitimeTue Nov 15, 2011 11:32 pm

instead of painting the hood have you considered a vynil wrap its cheaper and if you want to do a different color you just peel it off and replace.
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PostSubject: Re: Mall Crawler 4runner Build   Mall Crawler 4runner Build Icon_minitimeTue Nov 15, 2011 11:34 pm

David B wrote:
Well done Casey!!! I was always wondering about the history behind your masterpiece!!! Thanks for sharing! And for being a Pre-runner, you wheel the crap out of it! Kudos to the driver!

cheers cheers cheers

Thanks David

-Chad, that might be a good option! I will see what the estimates will be for paint and then decide what to do.
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PostSubject: WOW   Mall Crawler 4runner Build Icon_minitimeWed Nov 16, 2011 12:24 am

I am totally impressed!...you have sone an amazing job with that 4RNR. Looks like it would make a great expedition vehicle. Keep us up to date on what your doing with it.
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PostSubject: Re: Mall Crawler 4runner Build   Mall Crawler 4runner Build Icon_minitimeWed Nov 16, 2011 11:55 am

Thanks!
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PostSubject: Re: Mall Crawler 4runner Build   Mall Crawler 4runner Build Icon_minitimeWed Nov 16, 2011 1:34 pm

crogers6569 wrote:
instead of painting the hood have you considered a vynil wrap its cheaper and if you want to do a different color you just peel it off and replace.

I like the idea of the wrap....cheaper and will take a beating.
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PostSubject: Re: Mall Crawler 4runner Build   Mall Crawler 4runner Build Icon_minitimeWed Nov 16, 2011 3:44 pm

If it is just the hood, I say Plasti-Dip!
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PostSubject: Re: Mall Crawler 4runner Build   Mall Crawler 4runner Build Icon_minitimeWed Nov 16, 2011 4:17 pm

Nice work! Looks great.
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PostSubject: Re: Mall Crawler 4runner Build   Mall Crawler 4runner Build Icon_minitimeWed Nov 16, 2011 5:54 pm

Nice 3rd gen.
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PostSubject: Re: Mall Crawler 4runner Build   Mall Crawler 4runner Build Icon_minitimeWed Nov 16, 2011 7:09 pm

Thanks guys!

I guess if I went with a nice glossy black vinyl it would match pretty well, that is what I would worry about
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PostSubject: Re: Mall Crawler 4runner Build   Mall Crawler 4runner Build Icon_minitimeThu Nov 17, 2011 10:43 pm

Update!

Picked up some 285/75/16 Mickey Thompson M/T's today! Mounting them tomorrow and then heading down to Uwharrie. I will post lots of pics!
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PostSubject: Re: Mall Crawler 4runner Build   Mall Crawler 4runner Build Icon_minitimeFri Nov 18, 2011 10:40 am

That sounds great! I would like to hear some feed back on these tires. Good size too! This weekend will give you a good chance to wheel on them and drive a little bit on the highway.
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PostSubject: Re: Mall Crawler 4runner Build   Mall Crawler 4runner Build Icon_minitimeFri Nov 18, 2011 3:46 pm

Well my first thought, just from driving home with them is, they are not as quiet as I wanted them to be. My Treadwrights are so loud, I was hoping the MTZ's wouldnt be. But it comes with the territory! I can't wait to see how they do off road! They also balanced very well.
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PostSubject: Re: Mall Crawler 4runner Build   Mall Crawler 4runner Build Icon_minitimeSat Nov 19, 2011 9:08 pm

Here are a bunch of pictures from this weekend Rockvember Uwharrie trip..enjoy

Ridin' out
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Set up camp at dusk, temp fell to a cold 27 degrees, a layer of ice accumulate on the INSIDE of my windows. I was cold to say the least.
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On the mountain
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"Just bump it!"
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PostSubject: Re: Mall Crawler 4runner Build   Mall Crawler 4runner Build Icon_minitimeSat Nov 19, 2011 9:08 pm

Pictures continued

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These next two pictures give you an idea of how steep this hill is, it is nearly impossible to walk up! Problem is we are traversing it, not something you generally want to do, but we did it with no problem! Just really stressful
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Traversing this hill was really stressful, suspension was flexed out getting a teeter totter effect
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Finished traversing now coming straight down
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[SIZE="4"]This next one is one of my favorites from the trip, something about it[/SIZE]
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Posin'!
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I think this shows the difference between the capability of a 2wd VS. 4wd on 35's
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PostSubject: Re: Mall Crawler 4runner Build   Mall Crawler 4runner Build Icon_minitimeSat Nov 19, 2011 9:11 pm

And the obligatory mud hole slam! Sorry for the crappy video quality, it was recorded in 1080p, I dunno what happened. The same video on my Facebook wall can be accessed with HD, if you so desire

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PostSubject: Re: Mall Crawler 4runner Build   Mall Crawler 4runner Build Icon_minitimeSat Nov 19, 2011 11:25 pm

Awesome pics. That looks like an awesome place.
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PostSubject: Re: Mall Crawler 4runner Build   Mall Crawler 4runner Build Icon_minitimeMon Nov 21, 2011 12:16 pm

Looks like you guys had alot of fun and learned a little more about your rig! How do you like the new tires now? BTW those are the Mickey Thompson ATZ not the MTZ. I still dig em though
How was the event?
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PostSubject: Re: Mall Crawler 4runner Build   Mall Crawler 4runner Build Icon_minitimeMon Nov 21, 2011 8:39 pm

Oh okay yea they are the ATZ, well they have pretty aggressive side lugs.

The event was okay, honestly we really didn't see too many events. Just the tug of war at night when there was nothing else to do. Seemed like the mud races would have been neat, but we left.
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PostSubject: Re: Mall Crawler 4runner Build   Mall Crawler 4runner Build Icon_minitimeTue Dec 06, 2011 11:54 pm

Well the Addicted Offroad Front bumper came in today. Looks great! Now all I need is a winch to fill in the empty space!

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And a picture from our recent NCFJ meet discussing the 2012 Truck Show

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PostSubject: Re: Mall Crawler 4runner Build   Mall Crawler 4runner Build Icon_minitimeWed Dec 07, 2011 12:08 am

Nice pics!!! Thanks for posting them!!! Those are some bada$$ 4Runners...

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