OldSven's 4Runner



Owner: "OldSven"
Location: Bellevue, WA

Year: 2000
Make: Toyota
Model: 4Runner SR5

Engine: 3.4L V6 SuperCharged
Trans: 5speed
T-Case: Stock
Front axle: open
Rear axle: e-locker

Front- ICON coilovers, Timbren bumpstops
Rear- OME 891 coils & OME N86 shocks
Roger Brown 1" BL

Tires- LT265/75/16 Hankook Dynapro ATm
Rims- 16x7 Stock rims, 1.25" Spidertrax wheel spacers

Badland front winch bumper
Custom rear bumper
Stubbs Welding HD SKO sliders
BudBuilt skid plate

1st Gen TRD SuperCharger
URD 7th injector kit
URD o2 sensor calibrator
Safari Snorkel
Tundra 231mm Brakes
True Flow air filter
AirAid MIT Intake Tube
Deck plate mod 4" (closed)
Magnaflow 2.5"
L/C Engineering short shift
Stainless brake lines F&R

Optima Red Top
Optima Yellow Top
SmittyBilt 10k Comp winch
Philips Vision Plus headlights
Procomp 6" 100w lights
55w yellow fog lights
55w reverse lights
Magellan eXplorist 500 GPS, with Ram Mount
Cobra 18wx CB radio
Sony Exploid MP3/CD player
8 slot fuse block
IPOD hook up
Innovate dual pod gauges


1st gen 4runner roll bar

Maintenance: (Have owned since 174k, now has 190k)

-Timing belt, water pump, belts, bearings (at 187k)
-Brakes F&R
-Clutch, slave cylinder
-Steering rack
-CV axles
-Fuel filter
-Plugs, wires
-All fluids, MOBIL 1 Synthetic oil

The Begining...
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Finally pulled the trigger and got a 4runner. I have been looking for weeks now with no luck. I did find one down in Reno and was almost about to get my one way ticket when I found this little gem not to far from me. A sale on the Tacoma as a complete rig fell threw so I decided to just keep as much as I could and throw it on the 4runner. In the next week or two I should have everything swapped over and start tracking down some new parts like tires and rear bumper, let the new build begin:coffeedrink:


Active member
I like it!

This rig is going to get one huge make-over in the next few weeks!!

Keep us posted!



The 'rock magnet' running boards have got to go! I hope that the front bumper goes as well! I look forward to seeing how this turns out!



What's wrong with running boards:bike_rider: It will get a set of sliders and I'm keeping the front Badland Bumper and winch off of the Tacoma, just have to do alittle fab work to make it fit.


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Nice looking 3rd Gen. I'm jealous of your super charger. Be sure to take plenty of pictures of your buildup process!


Sometime soon I will get the trailer painted. Going to run my ICON's up front but not sure on back yet.


Glamping Society
Sometime soon I will get the trailer painted. Going to run my ICON's up front but not sure on back yet.
Good choice. I'm running the Bilstens in the rear with the Performance Products springs and could not be happier with them or their flex!



say it ain't so (weezerbot should appreciate that :D)! i... but... you.... what will become of your taco, sad and alone out there with no one to take it into the wilderness? all kidding aside, nice little runner man, everytime i see one with a charger i think, hmmmm, wouldn't that be nice. what are you going to do in terms of prepping your taco for sale, return to stock (figure that would be hard with the chevies in back), cheap lift up front?