Hilux KUN26L build in USA

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Re: Hilux KUN26L build in USA

Postby AmeriKUN26 on Tue, 21 Sep 2021 2:35 +0000

davo94 wrote:Are you doing the roof?


Not planning on it, A,B and C pillars though. The headliner is unobtanium here and I don't want to pull it, I have never done the roof on a deadener install. Do you find it worthwhile?
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Re: Hilux KUN26L build in USA

Postby AmeriKUN26 on Wed, 22 Sep 2021 3:19 +0000

Making headway, removing components on the tunnel to put deadener underneath, also going to surround the shifter arms fairly snuggly. I should finish the deadener tonight, then it's time to clean the hell out of all the interior components and start reassembly.

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Re: Hilux KUN26L build in USA

Postby AmeriKUN26 on Thu, 23 Sep 2021 5:16 +0000

Finished the mat last night and got the carpet all cleaned up this morning, looks like new. Slowly cleaning and installing the interior trim. Should be done this evening for test drive and ready for the Escape Gear seat covers when they arrive in a month or two.

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Re: Hilux KUN26L build in USA

Postby AmeriKUN26 on Fri, 24 Sep 2021 3:54 +0000

Got the interior cleaned up and back together, also replaced the steering column shaft seal. Applied some mat to the seal carrier, the difference overall is very noticeable. No road or exhaust sounds, just the diesel rattle which is also improved. Seat covers shipped today as well.

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Re: Hilux KUN26L build in USA

Postby Critter350 on Fri, 24 Sep 2021 8:46 +0000

Only viewing on my phone using Tapatalk.
All broken links still. Tapatalk keeps bugging me about upgrading to paid version, so maybe that’s the problem.


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Re: Hilux KUN26L build in USA

Postby AmeriKUN26 on Fri, 24 Sep 2021 10:49 +0000

Critter350 wrote:Only viewing on my phone using Tapatalk.
All broken links still. Tapatalk keeps bugging me about upgrading to paid version, so maybe that’s the problem.


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Dang! If I figure anything out on this end I'll let you know.
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Re: Hilux KUN26L build in USA

Postby Gipsy on Fri, 24 Sep 2021 1:13 +0000

Not your end as far as I can see... They're all visible for me.
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Re: Hilux KUN26L build in USA

Postby AmeriKUN26 on Fri, 01 Oct 2021 6:58 +0000

Escape gear seat and console covers came in, the fit and finish is incredible.

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Re: Hilux KUN26L build in USA

Postby AmeriKUN26 on Sat, 16 Oct 2021 6:28 +0000

Loving these seat covers! Not much to update, after some new wheels and tires. Having a rough time deciding on how much paint work to do, not trying to turn it into a show truck. Roof rack and paint will nearly finish it! Got it's first wash last weekend.

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Re: Hilux KUN26L build in USA

Postby feralbass on Sun, 17 Oct 2021 4:25 +0000

I love that cover over the console
Do that supply that separately?
Can you send me the link
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Re: Hilux KUN26L build in USA

Postby AmeriKUN26 on Mon, 18 Oct 2021 12:48 +0000

feralbass wrote:I love that cover over the console
Do that supply that separately?
Can you send me the link
Cheers, John


www.escapegear.com

Just enter all of your model information and select a material. The console lid cover is included with the seat covers. The console cover itself is separate. Construction quality is excellent.
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