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Wheel Bolt Pattern Cross Reference: posted 2009-08-14
Ever wondered what other vehicles wheels will fit on your offroad Toyota? I've wondered the same thing, and after hours of painful researching, I ...

Meticulous Toyota Pickup Restoration: posted 2009-07-23
Wow. Few people have the time or dedication required to do this sort of resoration project. And people that do usually choose to restore a Model T For...

Lambo Style Rear Tire Carrier: posted 2009-07-06
Seems most everyone these days is building a rear tire carrier for their Toyota Offroad 4x4 rig. It's a relatively simple addition to a tube bumpe...

Trouble Removing Transmission: posted 2009-06-15
A friend of mine was recently working on his 1990 Toyota 4Runner. He was removing the transmission to put a new clutch in. Once he got everything disc...

Narrowed Toyota Cab: posted 2009-06-08
A common topic around the Pacific Northwest is making the smallest lightest offroad Toyota possible. That's mainly due to the overgrown and wooded...

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Whipsaw Trail History Tidbit: posted 2009-06-02
One of the famous hills on the Whipsaw trail in B.C., Canada, is Falcon Hill. It's name comes from a few guys who drove the trail in 1979 in a For...

Driveshaft Ujoint Replacement: posted 2009-05-27
After driving around with the clunking and thunking on my Toyota Offroad rig for quite a while, I've decided to stop putting it off and replace th...

Toyota Offroad 4x4 Transmissions: posted 2009-05-23
Over the years, Toyota went through a lot of different transmission and transfer case combinations. I've compiled some information to help when tr...

Build Your Own Roof Top Cargo Rack: posted 2009-05-18
On long off roading trips, the cargo space in my Toyota 4runner fills up fast, especially when going with a few friends. I started exploring different...

Toyota Leaf Spring Info: posted 2009-05-12
My daily driver 4runner is getting pretty rusty. It's a 1990 Toyota 4runner and the rear wheel wells, bottom of the doors, and of course, the tail...

Front Differential Drop Kit: posted 2009-05-06
I know what you're thinking. Why would I use a drop kit? I have an offroad Toyota, not a low rider Toyota! Allow me to explain.First, read the pos...

Ball Joint Spacers: posted 2009-05-03
With the current recession and job loss at record highs, people (me included) are looking for more and more ways to save some money. One of the n...

Shock Guide: posted 2009-04-28
Learn everything you wanted to know about shocks. This article from http://www.4wdsportandutitility.com/ covers shock types including monotube, r...

Differential and Pinion Skid Plate: posted 2009-04-25
We've talked about anti-wrap bars, and Toyota front axle gussets. Notice anything else about this picture? Besides the bright yellow bumpstops of ...

Formula Toyota: posted 2009-04-21
If you've been around the Toyota Offroad community very long, you've probably heard of Formula Toy or F-Toy for short (also called Formul...

Shaved, Trussed, Armored Axle Collection: posted 2009-04-13
After all of this front axle strength talk, I figured this was appropriate. On Pirate4x4, the guys have created a thread called 'Shaved, Trussed, ...

Dull headlights getting you down?: posted 2009-03-29
If you're driving an older Toyota Truck or 4runner, you've probably had to mess with replacing a sealed unit headlight. Somewhere around 1992,...

Toyota Trailer: posted 2009-03-23
This looks like some sort of Toyota limo....

Toyota Solid Front Axle Truss: posted 2009-03-19
Ready for controversy? The top axle trusses provided by many offroad manufacturers are useless!The front axle housing is fairly strong, but as we Toyo...

Twin Stick Transfer Case Shifter: posted 2009-03-16
One of the most annoying things when you're out on the trail is having to stop between obstacles to shift your Toytoa transfer case from low range...

Rebuilding Front Brake Caliper: posted 2009-03-12
On the way home from an offroad trip in my Toyota, I noticed that 4runner brakes were squeeking. When I removed the brake calipers to replace the brak...

Diff Armor: posted 2009-03-06
Here's a nice example of an 8 inch weld-on pipe cap being used as differential armor on a Toyota 8inch axle.The thread talks about how it&nbs...

Differential Armor: posted 2009-03-03
As seen in the picture on the left, the Toyota axle housing is made from thick strong steel. The differential housing, however, is made from much thin...

Full Floating Rear Axle: posted 2009-02-27
If you've been around the Toyota 4x4 scene on the internet long enough, you've no doubt come across the term 'full floater rear axle'....

4runner Rear Cargo Drawers and Box: posted 2009-02-24
For anyone owning a Toyota 4-runner, you know how cool it is to have clean dry storage for camping gear in the back. It would also be nice to be able ...