Category: 4runner Modifications

  • Trail Runner Customs TRD Pro grille

    The True Story Behind The TRD PRO 4th Gen 4runner Grilles

    The TRD Pro lineup of trucks has been a huge success for Toyota. Because of them, the Toyota brand went from being bland and boring to full of excitement, bright colors, and out-the-door adventure. At times, I couldn’t help but wonder what a TRD Pro version of the 4th generation 4runner would have been like.…

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  • Goodyear Duratrac 285/70/17 and Method Race Wheels

    Pros and Cons of Running 285 Tires on Your 4runner or Tacoma

    If you’ve been contemplating an upgrade to beefy 285 tires on your Tacoma or 4runner, you’re certainly not alone. This is a really popular tire size among Toyota truck fans but the advantages don’t come without their share of sacrifices. Running a 285/70/17 size tire on your 4runner or Tacoma will definitely improve its off-road…

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  • Auxito H11 LED headlight bulbs in 4th gen 4runner

    A Guide to Upgrading Your 4th Gen 4runner Headlight Bulbs

    If you’re thinking of upgrading your 4th Gen 4runner’s headlight bulbs, you’ve probably already noticed that there are a ton of options to choose from out there. In this guide, I’ll break down the various ways you can upgrade yours and compare some of the pros and cons. There is always a chance that you’ll…

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  • 4th gen 4runner raptor lights

    What Are Raptor Lights? Why People Put Them On Toyotas:

    You’ve probably seen them around town – Toyota Tacomas, 4runners, and Tundras with 3 amber lights in the grille. Want to know what they are and what they’re used for? You’ve come to the right place! Raptor lights have been made popular by the Ford F150 Raptor. The US Department of Transportation requires any vehicle…

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  • Lifted 4th Gen Toyota 4runner

    7 Best Toyota 4runner Mods Under $100

    We’ve all seen tons of high end 4runner builds shared online and on social media. It seems as though the aftermarket industry for these rigs is endless. Modifying your 4runner can get expensive fast though. Not everyone has $5,000 to spend on suspension. Heck, some people might have spent less than that on their 4runner…

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  • Pioneer DMH-2660NEX 4runner

    Adding Apple Carplay and Android Auto To A 4Th Gen 4Runner

    Long term ownership of a 4th Gen Toyota 4runner is very common due to their reliability and the fact that they do their job so well. The problem with owning one for many years is that certain things can become rather outdated. One of the biggest examples of this is the factory head unit and…

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  • 285/70/17 4runner

    33″ Tires On A 4th Gen 4runner: What Needs To Be Trimmed?

    The factory tires are one of the Toyota 4runner’s weakest links when it comes to off road capability. Upgrading both the size and style of tire can make a world of difference. I’m going to share with you everything I had to trim or remove in order to fit 33″ tires on a 4th Gen…

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  • Lifted 4th Gen 4runner

    The Best 4th Gen 4runner Mods To Start Out With

    The Toyota 4runner might not have the same massive aftermarket support as the Jeep Wrangler, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t lots of great upgrades available. Today I’m going to count down my list of the best 4th Gen 4runner mods. The market for 4runners is actually pretty cool. There aren’t a ton of companies…

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  • Lifted Shadow Gray 4th Gen 4runner

    7 Things To Consider Before Lifting Your Toyota 4runner

    Installing a lift kit is one of the first things that comes to mind when most people decide to upgrade their truck or SUV. Today, I’m going to lay out a few things to consider before lifting your Toyota 4runner to help you make the right choice. Deciding whether or not to lift your 4runner…

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  • Best exhaust for Toyota 4runner

    Gibson Stainless Cat-back Exhaust Review

    There aren’t a whole lot of aftermarket exhaust options available for the 4th gen Toyota 4runner. The Borla dual exhaust used to be common but has since become pretty hard to find. There’s also the Magnaflow system which is expensive and in my opinion, not the greatest looking design. There was even an uber-rare exhaust…

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