ScrappyJackalope 2nd gen 4runner Dana 44 sas build. (3 Viewers)

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There was a pretty long lead time on components with 4WU's system. Ultimately I will be going the link route. But in a effort to get this thing back and driving leaves are going in for now.
 
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Alright, the axle is officially under the 4runner. So officially solid axle. Hope to have on its own tires on Friday.
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One little step closer, Pretty much knew the toyota SR5 wheels wouldn't clear but figured maybe with the skinny 33x10.50's they might. Close but no cigar. I could put a small 1/4" spacer but that defeats the whole purpose of building a wider axle to avoid spacers :)

Anyways, I still need to do shocks mounts, bump stops and brake lines to get it drivable. Then driveline and elocker wiring.



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Just barely. I mean unless you just want new wheels, the small spacer would get you going. I'm going to have to do that on the front of my 55 to keep it from eating wheel weights and tre boots...
 
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Sweet build!

That'd be a shame if you drop the SR5 Alloys. Skinnier tires might make the difference - the Kenda Klever R/T 33x9.5 R15 is a bit taller and skinnier than the BFG 33x10.5 R15 AT. If all you need is a fraction of an inch this might make the difference: Kenda Klever 33x9.5 R15
 

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If the spindle would fit, I'd say toyota IFS hubs, but since it's a D44, that's not gonna work
 
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Just barely. I mean unless you just want new wheels, the small spacer would get you going. I'm going to have to do that on the front of my 55 to keep it from eating wheel weights and tre boots...
I will will be going to a bigger tire eventually and knew this day would come. So as much as I would like to keep them it is just time.
 
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Sweet build!

That'd be a shame if you drop the SR5 Alloys. Skinnier tires might make the difference - the Kenda Klever R/T 33x9.5 R15 is a bit taller and skinnier than the BFG 33x10.5 R15 AT. If all you need is a fraction of an inch this might make the difference: Kenda Klever 33x9.5 R15
I will be going bigger tire soon and wil have to do a different wheel when I do. I do love the SR5's though :)
 

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Awesome! There are not a lot of scenarios where that isn't the perfect rig. I really like it.
 
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Oh yea forgot to talk about the wheel choice I made. Went with the American Racing AR23. Ended up liking better than thought I would. Nice fit and finish. As far as next plans well i will be making my front driveshaft, adding a 1 ton chevy master cylinder, the one to my transmission and transfer case. R151f and marlin 4.7 gears..
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Wheel choice fits. They look period correct to me. Not that you were worried about that. I think it looks great. Also, you made great time getting it all together and driving. Speaking of, how does it drive?
 
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Wheel choice fits. They look period correct to me. Not that you were worried about that. I think it looks great. Also, you made great time getting it all together and driving. Speaking of, how does it drive?
I was worried the finish would be crude on them since I did not remember them in person. Ended up being really nice. How does it drive? Well much better than the Total chaos stuff!! :) haha honestly drives great with no surprises. Stable and tracks well. Couldn't be happier so far.
 

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