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Looks good. How much you selling it for? :laugh:

I have to finish it first!
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Transfer Case/Drive Line / Duals vs atlas ?
« Last post by Mike_amthor on Jul 19, 2024, 10:42:12 AM »
How many guys are putting v8 a in front of there duals ? Recently blew my head gaskets (again) in my 3.0. And now Iím swapping the motor to a 1uz v8 with a turbo. Iím keeping the r150 trans should be fine. But I have duals with marlins HD gear set 2.3/4.7. Iím nervous about these holding up to the power. I donít drive crazy by any means and theyíve held up for years with 1 tons and 40s. Iíve seen people pop the input shafts and output shafts with v8s, curious what the breaking point is. Obvi torque, wheel hop ext it would break. So I was looking into an atlas but there is no adaptor for the atlas to the early model r150s. Thereís adaptors for the tacoma 150s, curious what the actual difference is in the tail housing of the trans. And has anyone put an atlas on there early model r150s? 93 Toyota pick up.
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That red mud is slick like ice there.
Yes it is. Well I finished the wiring correctly like factory and I started it for the 1st time in 3 weeks. I still have to finish the exhaust and install the 2 shafts to make the truck drivable. It was loud as flopp when I started it(because itís uncapped at the moment), all the neighbors came out to look what the hell was that load noise coming from .

This is from the FSM just to start the truck


This is how to convert your automatic wires to factory spec on a manual conversion using factory wires and plugs.

 


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Looks good. How much you selling it for? :laugh:
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Toyota Tacoma/4Runner/T100/Tundra/FJ Cruiser 1995+ / Re: 98 SASed TOYOTA 4RUNNER.
« Last post by Prismo on Jul 15, 2024, 06:31:55 PM »
That red mud is slick like ice there.
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Chit Chat Camp / Re: Random picture thread
« Last post by sirdeuce on Jul 15, 2024, 07:59:50 AM »
from the deep south!
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Just thinking out loud... :blah:

For serious rock crawling, a very heavy vehicle is going to be more susceptible to damage and breakage. Iíve seen heavy vehicles attempting to negotiate a rock crawling trail, they struggle and too frequently break down.

A vehicle set up for overlanding and long term boondocking is typically set up with extra survival and comfort equipment, adding lots of extra weight. But typically, those vehicles do not do serious rock crawling.

I understand why someone might want to build a purpose-equipped bigger and heavier vehicle that can do serious rock crawling, but overcoming gravity, high center of gravity, and the power requirement is going to stress the braking system, chassis, suspension, drivetrain, and engine. 

A 1999 4Runner is nearly 1,000 lbs. heavier than a 1999 Tacoma. Half a ton is a lot of weight to be moving over big rocks.

Likewise, moving heavy vehicles over sand or mud also takes more horsepower, higher strength suspension and drivetrain.

Itís obviously a challenge to build a large heavier vehicle that is capable of trail running over big rocks and maintains a reasonable level of safety and reliability.

As I said before, I admire those that can do itÖ I could not. :shake:

Gnarls. :usa:
The wheeling here in HI is way different from how the upper 49 states have. Iím from Oahu and our wheeling is more ruts and :pokinit:. Hill climbs and bouncing off tree is how we wheel here. The other islands, like Maui has a lot of Rock trails like the mainland. Mud, ruts, hills and trees is how Oahu does it. The truck that I built in WA was built with the intention of exploring. It did us good for 14 years. I did the SAS in October 2021 when my Wife said we were moving back home. I wheeled it 2 years since being back and I still have all my :pokinit: in the truck whatís making it heavy. Now that I just installed the 5 speed, the weight will follow.


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Just thinking out loud... :blah:

For serious rock crawling, a very heavy vehicle is going to be more susceptible to damage and breakage. Iíve seen heavy vehicles attempting to negotiate a rock crawling trail, they struggle and too frequently break down.

A vehicle set up for overlanding and long term boondocking is typically set up with extra survival and comfort equipment, adding lots of extra weight. But typically, those vehicles do not do serious rock crawling.

I understand why someone might want to build a purpose-equipped bigger and heavier vehicle that can do serious rock crawling, but overcoming gravity, high center of gravity, and the power requirement is going to stress the braking system, chassis, suspension, drivetrain, and engine. 

A 1999 4Runner is nearly 1,000 lbs. heavier than a 1999 Tacoma. Half a ton is a lot of weight to be moving over big rocks.

Likewise, moving heavy vehicles over sand or mud also takes more horsepower, higher strength suspension and drivetrain.

Itís obviously a challenge to build a large heavier vehicle that is capable of trail running over big rocks and maintains a reasonable level of safety and reliability.

As I said before, I admire those that can do itÖ I could not. :shake:

Gnarls. :usa:
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Chit Chat Camp / Re: Random picture thread
« Last post by a1gemmel on Jul 11, 2024, 08:00:51 PM »
Had my shifter break, it had been welded to extend it when Marlin installed it since it is a turbo tranny in a 90 4runner. I think that was in 1999 or 2000. It lasted 350,000 miles lol. Broke right below the weld. I welded it back up, see if it lasts. Kind of a funny feeling when you shift and you end up with a loose shifter in your hand, used a long socket and an extension as a shifter to drive it home.

I had that happen with my '79 subaru, except the roll pin came out. Went to throw it in reverse and I'm stuck dumbfounded in this parking lot with the whole shifter loose in my hand  :D
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You were breaking ring gear and still opted for more power?  Was throttle not a factor?
To much weight was a factor. I still have all my :pokinit: in my drawer system, my fridge, tools, etc,etc. transferring all the weight to my 99 4runner that Iím building. Making this one a dedicated wheeler. I just got finished with the outside 4wd wiring. Now I have to tackle the inside wiring.






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