View Full Version : 4runner build

12-30-2009, 05:24 PM
I finally got my cell card to work so i can get the pics on the computer.

So what i did was put a 2 inch shaclke lift in the front

The rear I inverted the rear shocks put longer shackles in and moved the shackle mounts in to get the right angle.

I have taken the truck out since the work has been done what a difference . works well. just gotta do the front towers and then it will bw all good.

yoda thrills
12-30-2009, 08:49 PM
looks good meng

dirka dave
12-30-2009, 09:15 PM


12-30-2009, 11:14 PM
lookin good

dirka dave
12-31-2009, 06:30 AM
What springs did you use ?


12-31-2009, 11:34 AM
whats with the shock angle? looks a little limited.

try getting them closer to up and down.

12-31-2009, 03:28 PM
the springs are still my shitty 6" skyjacker springs.

the shackle angle was straight up and down . to me thats useless. this way i get a bit more flex now. is nice and plush in the back. way different then before

12-31-2009, 07:11 PM
:confused0006: fix your shocks:eek: ... out board them as much as you can:) , straight up and down.. i think that wut stylish meant:dontknow: ..:cool: nice rig[36] .

Curtis F
01-01-2010, 11:56 AM
Yes shocks need to be more out boarded , when I bought my truck the guy before had them exactly like yours and they accualy did not even work ... they would compress about half an inch and then bind up and the front would do all the work , outboarded them and now I can stuff my rears up..thats what he ment ... nice build tho

dirka dave
01-01-2010, 01:15 PM
The shock angle looks good to me.

I raised the upper mount on mine up 3".

01-01-2010, 02:18 PM
ya wanted to do straight up and down up into the cab of the truck cutting the floor out. but this beats stock right now. it was a cheap enough fix for now. later down the road it might get done but good enough for now.

Curtis F
01-01-2010, 02:33 PM
The shock angle looks good to me.

I raised the upper mount on mine up 3".

Thats the only way they work , the higher the upper mount gets the less of an angle the shocks are on . "Shitty" the next time you take it out flex the back on a rock or something and hop out and have a look at your shocks . I was running bilestien 5150 12" in the same exact spot and they just did not work . Just a thought since your already in the build stage . [cheers]

01-02-2010, 09:01 AM
having the top of the shocks inboard will cause more body roll. I have the same set up in my cruiser and hate it. the valving on the shocks must be much stiffer when they are inboard due to the increased leverage.
I will be getting shorter shocks and moving mine to the near vertical position for better on road manner. this is a pic the same as yours and the rear wants to pitch over in corners.