View Full Version : first gen 4 runner ifs reliability

06-05-2010, 11:08 AM
can anybody tell me how often i should be expecting to replace the "ifs" parts on a first gen 4 runner if i use it to go wheeling?....

dirka dave
06-05-2010, 11:12 AM
Well it depends...

they are good for a while, then it breaks.

06-05-2010, 11:22 AM
depends on wheelingmine had 3800000 k on it worked original ball joints
cvs etc
33 km2 welded bolth ends broke cv joints twice not fault of ifs just pushing truck 2 hard going wheri a stock truck shouldnt

06-05-2010, 06:29 PM
i wheeled my stock 87 pick up for a few years. welded rear and 33's. did the steering and ball joints once, but they were original and 260,000km on them. no problems never broke anything