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MT / WY / Yellowstone

MT / WY / Yellowstone

Over the 2019 holiday season, my family decided to embark an a road trip up to Montana. We wanted to take a road trip, experience a longer adventure in the better equipped 4Runner and experience its abilities in the snow, more than just a few miles of it. First day out was uneventful, but we

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Steering Wheel Play Fix

Steering Wheel Play Fix

For the 1+ year I have owned my rig, there has not been any issues with the front end, knock on wood. However, about 2 months ago, I started noticing a very small, quick slip when turning the steering wheel while the rig was parked and off. I had my rig checked out by West

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Emblem Painting

Emblem Painting

Although this was a minor task, I had to do it. I didn’t like the “gun metal” look of the stock emblems. They were a cross between black and chrome. I used a heat gun to remove them. Removed the final residual glue on both the tailgate and the emblems as best I could. Sanded

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Rear End Bushing Replacement

Rear End Bushing Replacement

When I first took the 4Runner for test drive before I bought it, as soon as I got it out of the driveway and gave it some gas, I could feel the body sway left a bit. If I let off the gas at higher speeds, the body would sway right. I was caught off

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Shrockworks Rear Bumper Install – Part 2

Shrockworks Rear Bumper Install – Part 2

Having left off in the previous post about not installing the bumper, the bumper is now finally installed! The issue with the holes not having a way for the bolts to attach to anyway was resolved by dropping the bolts from inside the frame into the bumper, then reaching in through the frame with a

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