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My 4runner buildup, front end nearly complete. Built by Chris @ AM suspensions in Riverside, CA. As you see it, will cycle 16" of travel. Is capable of 19-20" with no modifications to the kit, only need to cut out fender wells. They are 10" shocks as opposed to the normal 8" on any kit available. Lower arm is all uniball, upper is heim/uniball. Will all be powder coated (including the king coils) black in a few weeks. Kit is 4.5 over and uses a custom 4.5" lift spindle (its actually a 5 inch in the pic, will be changed out later).

Which means, most of you cant use this kit. 2wd only























 

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Here is a pic from october, just got the front glass fenders done being prototyped by Fiberwerx's. Picking up my 4runner tonight, be the first time she's moved since november. Although it will look a little frankensteinish, I still have a bent rear axle and will be running stock rims and tires on the back til I get my new axle from toyota in about 3 weeks. :lol:

 

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It will be available as a kit, but built to order at this point.

$4500 gets you everything you see cept shocks and secondary shock hoop. All hardware, dual limit straps, and brake lines would be included.
 

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Nice welds right there... are you going to link
the two towers (over the engine), and do some
secondary flanges for the UCA tower mount at
the outer ends of the pivot bolt... Keep up with
the picts... Nice info !...
 

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Thats sweet....Very Nice!
 

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Not doing a engine cross brace to the towers. Need to address other things first and its very tight with my v8 :D

Also not too concernd with bracing the outer ends of the pivot bolt. plenty of trucks have been huckin without issue yet on it that I have seen. But it is a good idea :)

anyway, here are more pics







 

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Lookin Good!!!:bigthumb: Are you thinking about doing a prerunner bumper anytime soon??? You should definitely post some of these pics of the runner in T120!:rocker:
 

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Wow! Those welds are so perfect they almost look fake.
 

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That is pretty clean, but what about the rear? What are the plans for the rear?
I dont know... Got any ideas :D

The rear is probably gonna be a spring under conversion with 18" shocks through the rear floor but that's going to be on hold for just a little so for now it's lift coils and some Donahoe/Icon bolt in rear shocks. Plans are moving the rear axle back a tad to give more clearance at the door/wheel-well, getting a fiberglass flair made, a HD diamond axle housing, a 3.0 smooth body or bypass, airbumps, and 35's

Lookin Good!!!:bigthumb: Are you thinking about doing a prerunner bumper anytime soon??? You should definitely post some of these pics of the runner in T120!:rocker:
thanks! My buddy Fabien (Happysmiley on the forums) has offered to make me a front bumper while I am in mex for two weeks towards the end of june. And if you havent seen any of his work, you should search his handle on ttora. Only guy I know to completey garage fab his own 05+ taco LT front and rear. Serious skills there!

T120, already done :)

That's beautiful metal work. It's almost a shame to hide it by painting it black!
I know, looking into clear p/c. but hear it does not bond well unless its to a p/c base coat. there are other options, but black and silver are kinda gonna be color scheme. getting rid of all chrome/steel cept the shocks.

Wow! Those welds are so perfect they almost look fake.
They are, I have a degree in photoshop :lol:

I was thinking the same thing...

Whoever your welder is, you are not paying him enough! :lol:

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oh, he got paid. But this is a prototype. Chris @ AM Suspensions has incrdible skills. His work, literally speaks for itself. Someone that can just from his own head come up with stuff like this that works on factory mounting location has got to have some serious skills and 00's :jester:
 

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Looks beautiful!

Look at Air2air's rear end build for a rear axle he is getting developed by Currie it should work perfect for you.
 
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