SOLD January 2012

1998 Toyota 4Runner – 35-Inch Tires – Fully Locked – Fully Armored – Adventure Ready

The Ultimate Backroads Exploration Vehicle” – As featured in the July/August issue of 4WD Toyota Owner Magazine

The New Mexico Backroads 4Runner was purpose built for both expedition type travel and rock crawling.  The truck is equipped with 35-inch tires, dual lockers, underbody protection and custom bumpers; allowing the truck to traverse technical trails and sill cruise on the highway at 75mph.  Visit the image galleries of New Mexico Backroads and you will quickly realize variety of terrain and varying conditions the truck can handle.

Aside from off-road modifications, the majority of attention and resources have gone towards the preservation of the truck in the form of a rigorous maintenance schedule.  This has ensured the truck's reliability and flawless performance in remote areas for the past five years.


-3.4L V6 DOHC 24V FI Engine - 4-Speed Automatic Transmission, Limited Trim, Exterior Paint Color- Anthracite, Interior Leather Color- Oak

-Yukon 4:88 Gears
-Toyota Rear Electric Locker
-ARB RD-90 Front Air Locker
-ARB CKMA12 Hi-Output On-Board Air Compressor (Powers Front Locker & Provides Onboard Air Supply)
-Hayden Transmission Cooler
-Tacoma Manual Hub Conversion With Tacoma CV Axle-Shafts
-Premium Warn Hubs
-Poly-Performance 4340 Forged Chromoly Rear Axle Shafts
-Big Tundra Front Brake Conversion (231mm Rotors with 13WL Calipers)

Sonoran Steel 1.2 Suspension System:
-Progressive TRD Front Coils
-Toyota FZJ-80 Land Cruiser Rear Coils
-5125 Series Nickel Plated Adjustable Heavy Duty Front Shocks
-Bilstein 5125 Series Nickel Plated Rear Shocks
-Sonoran Steel Fabrication L.L.C.- Front Differential Drop Spacers, Adjustable Trac/PanHard Bar, Extended Bump Stop Adapters, Rear Sway Bar Adjustment Brackets, Braided Stainless Steel Extended Brake Line & Parking/Emergency Brake Bracket
-Daystar "Competition Style” Rear Bump Stops

Wheels & Tires:
-16x8 Mickey Thompson Classic II Aluminum Wheels (3 5/8 Backspacing)
-315/75/16 BF Goodrich KM2 Mud-Terrain Tires (50% Tread)

-SMP Custom Front Bumper 3/16 & 1/8 Steel
-SMP Custom Rear Bumper 3/16 Steel
-SMP Rock Rails (Sliders) 3/16 Steel
-Custom Radiator Skid Plate 3/16 Steel
-Custom Gas Tank Skid Rails 3/16 Steel
-Custom Lower Link Mount Armor 3/16 Steel
-BudBuilt Custom Heavy-duty Skid Plates 3/16 Steel
-Custom Diamond Plate Cladding
-Trimmed Body Panels (To Accommodate 35-Inch Tires)
-Line-X Covered Fenders & Rockers

-Warn M8000 Winch
-Armorology Aluminum Fairlead
-110ft Synthetic Winch Line with Protective Sleeve, Stainless Steel Thimble and Safety Hook

-Light Racing Upper Control Arms (Brand New)
-Sonoran Steel Lower Links
-Custom High-Clearance Magna Flow Cat-back Exhaust
-KC SlimLite 130 Watt Halogen Lights
-Husky All-Weather Floor Mats & Rear Cargo Area Mat
-Sonoran Steel Rear Cargo Area Hi-Lift Mounts
-Yakima Crossbars & Faring
-ARB Wiring Loom Kit for ARB Portable Fridge* (Hardwires On-Board Freezer/Fridge to Vehicle Electrical System)*Fridge Not Included
-1.5-Inch Roger Brown Body Lift with Energy-Suspension Body Mounts
-Mobil 1 Synthetic 5W-30 Engine Oil
-Mobil 1 Synthetic 75W-90 Differential Oil


Engine: 3.4L 5VZ-FE V6, type: Gas V-6, displacement: 3.4L/207, Output: SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM: 183 @ 4800, SAE Net Torque @ RPM: 217 @ 3600
Transfer Case: Single Factory/Stock, transfer case(s) gearing: (:1), Low: 2.566 Stock, crawl ratio: (:1), Low: 2.566 Stock

Limited Trim Standard Features
4-Speed Automatic Transmission, Fuel tank capacity: 18.5 gal., Tachometer, 4-Wheel ABS, Power Brakes, Rear Window Defroster, Clock, Driver and Passenger Front Airbags, Leather Seating, Power Driver's Seat, Power Front Passenger Seat, Cruise Control, Power Steering, Tilt Steering Wheel, Air Conditioning, Intermittent Windshield Wipers, Power Windows, Rear Privacy Glass, Rear Window Wiper, Power Door Locks, Power Exterior Mirrors, AM/FM/CD Audio System, Power Vertical Sliding Rear Window, Keyless Entry System, Power Moonroof, Anti-Theft Alarm System, Rear Heater

Exterior Dimensions
Width: 66.5 in., Length: 178.7 in., Wheel base: 105.3 in.

NMBR 4Runner Gallery Link HERE