My Mid-life Crisis "build."

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Those are Toyota spare tire rims. Usually you can find them on craigslist, salvage yards,....you can buy them online as well. But by the time you pay for shipping you paid too much for some cheap steel rims. Best to source them local. I generally see them anywhere from $25-50 a piece.
omg; look like wheels costing hundreds more. when I wanted something similar for my Tacoma (years ago) I was directed to Chevrolet (for bolt pattern? - can't remember/ never checked).

thanks
 
#18
omg; look like wheels costing hundreds more. when I wanted something similar for my Tacoma (years ago) I was directed to Chevrolet (for bolt pattern? - can't remember/ never checked).

thanks
You're welcome. They are pretty cheap. Chevy bolt pattern will work. I almost bought a set for $50 each a couple months ago, but went with the 5 Spoke 4Runner/T100 wheels like bkg is looking for. That and I already have 2 other sets of wheels. Having a total of 4 wheel sets for my truck might be considered a little excessive... :D
 
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Bit the bullet and ordered wheels... I need to find a few more things to sell on CL now. Anyone need a Bobcat 709 bakhoe skidsteer attachment? :)
 
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Clean build so far. If you don’t mind me asking, how much did you end up getting it off the PO for? Have a buddy that I helped build his ranger, and he’s been looking into the same gen 4Runner now...
 
#23
Clean build so far. If you don’t mind me asking, how much did you end up getting it off the PO for? Have a buddy that I helped build his ranger, and he’s been looking into the same gen 4Runner now...
Way too much. I had a budget of $7500. Everything w/in 200 miles at that price had 225k miles plus and was of unknown quality. After doing the math on what I wanted to do to the 4Runner, I knew I’d be throwing another $2500 at it easily.

So with the ARB, 488’s, toytec, new BFGS, stereo, fully sound-deadened cab, fully LED swapped, etc, etc... and a complete flat-tow kit including Uber-expensive disconnecting rear derive shaft (which is for sale)... I calculated about $4-6k in replacement cost for the extras. And to that how damned clean this thing is and that the PO is an enthusiast (it’s very well take. Care of), I winced and paid $9500. He was asking $11,500 and there were people lined up behind me shaking money to buy it, so I was okay with spending the $.
 
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Bit the bullet and ordered wheels... I need to find a few more things to sell on CL now. Anyone need a Bobcat 709 bakhoe skidsteer attachment? :)
What wheels did you get?

Skidsteer backhoe attachment?

hmmmm....lemme see...*looking through the back lot*

Nope already have one of those, it was buried behind the old milk truck Ford C600 beside the Case 580. :D

are they hub centric?
Prolly not. Bolt pattern is the same is what I was meaning.
 
#25
What wheels did you get?

Skidsteer backhoe attachment?

hmmmm....lemme see...*looking through the back lot*

Nope already have one of those, it was buried behind the old milk truck Ford C600 beside the Case 580. :D
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Now I wanna hang out with you... I have a mid-90’s 773. Came with a 709 skid steer attachment that I’ve never used. It works, but it’s a bit rough. I rent backhoes when I need them (like today) because it’s sketchy and my property is all hills.

Send me a 1’ bucket for that backhoe. 😁


Wheel detail will wait until they are on the truck. 😝
 
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Now I wanna hang out with you... I have a mid-90’s 773. Came with a 709 skid steer attachment that I’ve never used. It works, but it’s a bit rough. I rent backhoes when I need them (like today) because it’s sketchy and my property is all hills.

Send me a 1’ bucket for that backhoe. 😁


Wheel detail will wait until they are on the truck. 😝
:)

Oh wait, went through a negative reality inversion time warp...that was 25 years ago...

We did have a few Bobcats back then two 743's and a 943, one with the backhoe attachment...never did use it much. The 580 would do most of the trench work.

The C600 milk truck was 2500 gallons that we used haul water in to "set" the liners on the swimming pools. Hated that truck, would try to kill you every time you drove it.

Just rent stuff now when we need it...last time was mini-ex. Tell ya the electric joystick on the modern stuff, blows the old hydro valve machines away. Pleasure to operate.
 
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