What Did You Do To Your X-Runner TODAY?

Discussion in 'General Off-Topic Discussions' started by NHXRUNNER, Mar 22, 2019.

By NHXRUNNER on Mar 22, 2019 at 12:00 PM

    NHXRUNNER "New Hampster"
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    So I just joined an FJ Cruiser forum because well, I've finally retired the X-Runner from daily driving at 217,000 miles. But this is one of the fun threads I saw over there and thought it would be a good way to get a little more chatter around here. So what did you do to your X-Runner today?

    I replaced mine with this pig as my DD. 2011, Army Green, FJ Cruiser "Not So Special Edition", 6 speed manual. The NSSEs were supposed to be Trail Teams Special Editions but arrived in the states without many of the TT upgrades due to the tsunami in Japan. Buyers had the option to wait for a fully built TT or add the upgrades at the dealer. Clearly this one got the upgrade treatment. She's got the TRD wheels, Warrior front bumper, roof rack, JBL sound system, and rock sliders. It's unknown exactly how many there are but it's thought to be less than 100 total. TTSEs were 1 of 2500 each model year. Manual transmissions were estimated to be about 10% of the total production. So the way I see it I've got roughly 1 of 10 manual NSSEs. :cool:



Discussion in 'General Off-Topic Discussions' started by NHXRUNNER, Mar 22, 2019.

      I wouldn’t give them a dime....
    2. 30Birdy
      I added an exhaust tip that fill the tunnel. Way better than stock.

      Attached Files:

    3. Gadget
      Nice!! Most of these ice tanks have a bilge pump inside of them. I use one on my 10 second Mercedes.
    4. Gadget
    5. P05X
      Looks like you go t the wheels refinished. You do them in powdercoat again or just have them pained. Either way they look good
    6. o0opackersfano0o
      That’s the spare and the other wheel u gave me. Was gonna put some drag radials on them. But now I like the brand new glossy black and might have to powdercoat 2 more and run them on the truck.
    7. P05X
      Yeah I think I would do the same.
      You should....XRs are out there to be had.....and the NE Crew is up to 7. 8 is a nice round number......
    9. P05X
      Maybe someday. I'll just have to wait for a certain blue one to be up for sale heard it's still in the area
    10. o0opackersfano0o
      Never gonna sell it... u should have never sold it. It’s too clean. There’s one for sale in Washington with like 15k tho. Buy that.
    11. P05X
      I'm just glad she's in good hands and not getting trashed and beat to he'll
    12. Click
      I opened up the garage and looked at it while drinking a beer with a buddy. We took it out last Nov. He wants to go out again.
      Pulled it out of the garage to find an oil stain at the rear diff.....
    14. mejbro
      Well, I can't upload any pics for some reason, but I removed the clutch, flywheel, secured the motor to the engine stand, extracted the blower mounting bolts ( M8 Buttonheads ), removed almost all components to prep for resealing the front timing cover tomorrow...ugh... WHOOP WHOOP
    15. Click
      I wish you luck. I've gotten to the point where I'm tired of working on my trucks. I moved away from my buddy with a shop and have gotten to the age where I don't want to lay in the driveway working on it and don't have the room to pull anything.
      mejbro likes this.
      Just click “upload a file”. Select the image. Upload. Then once it’s uploaded choose to add it to the post by thumbnail or full size image....
    17. mejbro
      The screen keeps saying "There was an error uploading your file". I've uploaded other pics and haven't had an issue till now.
    18. o0opackersfano0o
      Cuz of trac bar or front pinion seal?
      Didn’t crawl under...probably the trac bar
    20. o0opackersfano0o
      Matt I got problems uploading pictures too...

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