You also get a leg up on vendor specials, free gear, giveaway notifications, and more. Nov 4, 2015 at 11:01 AM #1 #1. Do note that ordering a red bracket may take up to 5 business days to ship. Our content is pretty fire! Assuming you are doing this my way, you will need to drop your lower dash to access the switch panel and firewall grommet. If you are not using ARB lockers (green and yellow wires), you don’t need this portion of the harness. If you like to play hard in your Toyota 4Runner, it's time for some serious protection. Lastly, you can connect your power and ground back up and finally test the compressor one last time. The ARB twin compressor is connected to a steel braided hose which connects to the MORRFlate, which finally runs an ARB EZ Deflator on the end to read the pressure. Decided to do a write up on an ARB air compressor install in my 2018 TRD ORP. The locker switch connects are just wrapped into the wiring loom. Installing the ARB Twin Compressor on the 5th Gen 4Runner. If you have any questions or comments, please... comment ahead. There are various mounts available for different locations throughout the 4Runner. Usually, other harnesses are cut to length, but for this install, we are leaving some wiring harness intact for possible future air lockers. ARB Compressor Install w/ Slee Off-Road Bracket, https://trail4runner.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Trail_4R_Logo-4.png, https://trail4runner.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/arb_compressor_slee_15.jpg, 5th Gen Mods, Accessories, Install, Off-Road, Cheap 4Runner Mods you can buy for under $40, Beyond Wraps Hood Scoop Stamp – 5th Gen 4Runner. This will light your switch up with the other switch dash lights. The exact CFM will vary depending on the exact PSI load. It was too tall. One person can be pushing the lubed wire rig thru on the engine side, and the other can grab the clothes hanger with some pliers. After that, I’ll never have to get under the hood again. If I wanted to run power to a fridge or any other full-time powered accessories (like in the rear cargo area of the 4Runner) I would consider a dual battery. bracket. Once you have positioned your power and ground cables in place, run the motor and switch harness along with the firewall to the other side of the cab. Use a 6 AWG ring terminal to crimp the wires together. The ARB Skid Plate Kit Is More Than Meets the Ad: Quick Overview and Install Guide for the 5th Gen 4Runner. For example, at a 20PSI load, the 6 CFM compressor may only produce 5 CFM which will take longer to air up than 6 CFM which you would see at a lower PSI load. Can this be done with the parts/supplies you listed in the article? I added a Vair steel braided hose and then added another 1/4″ quick connect coupler to connect to my MORRflate. Check out our Switch-Pros Quick Connect wiring harness here. Well, it didn’t fit. I grew up in and currently live in East Tennessee. I wanted to run the ARB quick connect coupling. With the extra wiring loom you have left, attach them underneath the bracket or behind the bracket to the firewall area along with another factory wiring harness. I folded up my excess wiring and zip tied it to the back of the Slee bracket. Now, which onboard air compressor to choose? Discussion in 'Pelfreybilt Off-Road' started by Pelfreybilt, Nov 4, 2015. Just finished installing my ARB bumper and she looks goooood . These are not recovery points, however, tie-down points for when trucks are shipped to and from ports or for transport purposes. Use coupon code "TRAIL4R10" and save 10% on windshield wiper blades from Scrubblade. The ARB inflation kit does come with some useful items. On a couple of side notes, I did purchase the ARB tire inflation kit. Before we get started, realize that I am not a pro and basically learned how to install all of this through other’s experiences shared online. Then the blue looks like it goes on the small black wire, but isn’t that a negative that can tie in with the large black wire? GET PAID FOR WRITING A 4RUNNER PRODUCT REVIEW OR STEP BY STEP INSTALL. I am running a Switch-Pros 9100 so if you have a Switch-Pros or SPOD, your install will be similar. I have been running the Smittybilt 5.7 Air Compressor for a little over a year now. You can pick up a pack of these at any auto shop. Read through that step-by-step install and fully understand how it works before moving forward with wiring the ARB compressor switch and unit. Great article. What I didn’t like about the VIAIR 400P Portable Compressor was its duty cycle. In my opinion, for the average joe, the middle-sized compressor will not disappoint. In regard to the compressor mount, I decided to go with a bracket made by Slee Off-Road. No issues with dust effecting the compressor under the hood, eh? Home. It has gone from truck to truck, airing up tires from 33″ – 35″ without a sweat, unlike the Viar 400p compressor that needed to take a break in between airing up 2 33″ tires. To be able to air up my tires (for off-roading and cold temperature adjustments). But, the compressor alone isn’t going to give your air tools the true performance you want. Once the top bracket is on the lower M.O.R.E. Don’t forget to feed a piece of heat shrink around the two wires before crimping a ring terminal into place. I started at the battery end of the harness, clamping the two yellow battery rings to the negative wires and the blue one to the positive. From a flat sheet of steel, experience every stage of our state-of-the-art factory in Melbourne, Australia, and take a unique look at the effort, passion and attention to detail … Next, push the relay into the only place it can go on the wiring harness. The blue wire on the AOB switch is used to hook into your dash lights. You said it wouldn’t fit. *I did not need to use either of the yellow or green wires on the ARB harness because those are for use with the air lockers. They crawl, claw and grip at rocks with ease due to their bold tread pattern and studdable design, ready to tackle any terrain. The final power and ground wires are wired together and sleeved with some heat shrink. I’m really happy with the quality of the air hose and it easily reaches around to the back of the 4Runner. Im not sure what exactly those are for, but they look perfect for getting dust/dirt out of those places vacuums cannot reach. I decided to mount the compressor far left and continued on with the compressor install. If you own anything with wheels, chances are good that you will need to use an air compressor at some point in that vehicle’s life. User account menu. 5th Gen 4Runner Rear Bumper - Dual Swing, High Clearance 2,499.99 SKU XLFOR310 . I am extremely happy with the new ARB compressor over the previous Smittybilt Air Compressor I reviewed. This does not fit the 2020 4Runner due to an additional relay & fuse box. Slee Off-Road has a website where you can look at the bracket, but to order, you must email or call the company. I am pretty stoked to finally have this portion of the build complete. I was referring to when connecting the ARB wiring harness to the AOB switch. Finishing up, you are ready to connect the harness to the battery to power everything up. Another tip, it helps GREATLY if you have TWO people. Those pieces came with the ARB Inflation Kit I purchased separately from the compressor, which also came with an air hose and other goodies. I won’t be getting into the details of how to air up/down your tires when off-roading, but rather touch on the reasons to why I decided I needed an onboard air system. Installing an ARB Differential Breather Kit on a 5th Gen 4runner is one of the easiest projects I have done. In its place I will install a 3-gallon tank. 2018 Summit bumper install. From LED Mounting Solutions, On-Board Air to organizing with the Modular Storage Panels, your 4Runner will become everything you dreamed it to be! This is what your ARB switch harness (with the locker switches) should look like. I see that you’ve installed a fuse system there above the stock fuse box. Google how to do this because there are countless videos/writeups on how to drop your lower dash. Teton Workshop 5th Gen 4Runner Shift Knob. I will explain how I wired the AOB as well. You will use 4 screws total mounting the bracket in the 5th gen 4Runners engine bay. I work in the veterinary industry and love spending time with my dogs, whether it’s on the lake, hiking thru the woods, or going on a road trip. Our newsletter is pretty much the best thing you'll ever read! This is perfect, exactly what I needed. This will help you visualize all of the pieces with this kit and help you understand the mess of the wiring harness. If we ever decide to add front/rear or just front lockers (if you already have a rear locker), we can just unpackage this portion of the harness and run a new switch wire. It works very well. If airing up as fast as possible and running air tools is what you are looking for, then go the CO2 route. You want to make sure to clamp these well. Okay, that’s make sense. For this article, we will be reviewing Ironman’s standalone recovery points on a 2010+ 5th Gen 4Runner. 4Runner Tested and industry proven scrubbing technology. If you are planning on running air tools, you should buy a tank for the reasons mentioned above; more air (CF) in less time (M). You said you attached the two yellow terminals to the negative wires, and the blue one to the positive. ARB Differential Breather Kit install for a 5th Gen Toyota 4Runner. It is mentioned in the article that the red wire on the AOB switch was connected to an existing AOB but using add a fuse would also work. 2 8 1 182. I read several threads on multiple forums with regard to how to install an ARB Breather Kit. Again, if you are installing air lockers, I’m sorry I couldn’t help. The bracket is made of 1/8″ steel and can be ordered powder-coated black or red. I had always been a little hesitant to run an onboard air compressor for a few reasons, including the price and frequency of use…but mainly the price. And another question, why didn’t the ARB quick connect coupling work? Do yourself a favor and buy the kit. I do not use this feature, so I did not connect the blue wire to anything. I decided to go with the ARB CKMA12 compressor, which is the company’s middle-sized compressor. Position the upper M.O.R.E. Increased departure angle 3. The choice was between the popular ARB twin or single compressor for the obvious reasons of ARB being one of the highest-quality brands in the off-road space. The install of the bracket is pretty simple once you get the parts figured out. I also put my shrink wrap on each wire connection BEFORE using the wire connectors. For sale is a new in the box ARB bumper for the 2010-2013, maybe 2014+ 4Runners with the optional fog light kit for $1000 ($1175 + $87ish). Use coupon code "TRAIL4R10" and save 10% on windshield wiper blades from Scrubblade. I got it from Bandi on T4R.org) For the time being, I lose a tank. NOTE: This install is for airing up my tires only; I will not be using the locker switch wires. Just trying to wrap my head around it before I mess something up. I ported a 1/4″ quick connect coupler from Home Depot out the side. hardware. Honestly, a very simple install. After your heat shrink is on and terminals have been crimped onto their respective harness, you are ready to run some wires. The low hanging plastic factory bumper is easy prey for the rocks and ruts off road. There is nothing that would change from sPOD to Switch-Pros (in terms of the switch terminal). 4Runner Lo Pro Winch Bumper / 5th Gen / 2010 - 2013 $565.00 4Runner Hood Scoop LED Light Mounting Bracket / 2003 - 2009 $69.55 4Runner Front Skid Plate / 5th Gen / 2010+ $389.00 If you are using the AOB switch, here is the wire matchup: The red wire on the AOB switch needs to be hooked into a power supply in able for the switch to work. If you are wanting to install a switch inside the cabin, cut the wiring harness off at the end of the opposite side of the battery terminals. The largest 4Runner community in the world. Straight forward. The powder coat is quality. Having the MORRFlate is really nice and prevents you from putting stress on your knees while kneeling over at each tire. The hood wouldn’t shut with it upright. bracket, you can finally secure them together using the provided M.O.R.E. I have the Twin ARB with tank installed in my Ford camper van and love it! The latest in new 4Runner parts, products and gear. ARB includes just about everything needed for their awning. Thanks. 4. Just my $.02. If you have it in front of you, you will understand it easily. What was stopping it? 5th Gen 4Runner Parts Marketplace (2010+) 4th Gen 4Runner Parts Marketplace (2003-2009) 3rd Gen 4Runner Parts … Thanks for replying. I have this same setup. I recommend bolting the compressor to the bracket BEFORE installing the bracket into the 4Runner. I think PowerTanks might be overkill for airing up tires alone. The relay also only fits one way into the connection. Is there a way to mount the compressor without a bracket? Once that VIAIR reaches its duty cycle limit, it flat out stops pulling/ generating/ pumping air. Truck is couple weeks old to me, nervous … They make a badass product, but I just don’t need to air up my tires in under 2 minutes. If you are using a switch panel like an sPOD or Switch-Pros, the Switch-Pros quick harness will work. For starters, a tank isn’t necessarily going to help me air up faster, nor is it going to assist in any of my other current off-road needs. There are a few big changes in benefits I see by going hard mounted. Before you start zipping wires into place, it’s always a good idea to test the final wire harness. I have no complaints about it. Recent Posts; Help; Forums. Recent Posts; Help; Forums. Sparkkky [OP] New Member. It’s like $40 bucks that you can afford if you are able to buy an ARB compressor. Also, you get the metal needle that you use to blow up balls with so you could use that to do some extreme detailing. While traditional ground-based air compressors have their place in the off-road world, there are some additional highlights and benefits when it comes to onboard air compressors. The rest of the install is just running loom and zip ties. ARB Twin Compressor Install 5th Gen 4Runner, https://trail4runner.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Trail_4R_Logo-4.png, https://trail4runner.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/arb_twin_compressor_install_65.jpg, Passenger Side ARB Twin Compressor Mounting Bracket for 5th Gen 4Runner, Switch-Pros Quick Connect wiring harness here, previous post on the Switch-Pros Quick Connect harness, Beyond Wraps Hood Scoop Stamp – 5th Gen 4Runner. It is... Log in or Sign up. However, they have numerous options that will work with every style rack on the market. Thanks! BUT, the twin packs a larger volume of compressed air in a shorter period of time, which something like air tools (short bursts) can benefit from. This kit included the parts that mount to the compressor in order hook in the air hose adapter. I installed the same bumper on my 3rd gen (98 SR5 4Runner) and didn't have to cut those notches. If you go by most advertisements for ARB’s 5th Gen 4Runner skid plate kit, then you might think a single skid plate is all you get. Teton Workshop 5th Gen 4Runner Shift Knob, Future ARB Locker ready + tank ready with M.O.R.E bracket, Future ARB Locker ready + 1-gallon tank ready. I have the same compressor. Instead of taking the plastic connector clips off and tossing them, we are going to wrap them into some loom and tape it up. BUT, in case we ever do add our front/rear ARB lockers, then we will want to save this portion of the harness. This bracket can fit the ARB single or twin compressor and could be used to mount other items as well. The reasons I did not go with the larger, twin compressor was because of the significantly higher price and lack of need for using air tools. I hope this install helps! I like to run my wires from the battery first and then to the unit so that I can account for extra wiring along the way. Search Forums; Recent Posts; Newest Posts; Buy / Sell / Trade. I found this company by searching 4Runner forums and decided to order their product over others by the location of the mount and price. Log In Sign Up. I decided to run the harness next to the engine hood latch because I used the provided “blank” hole form my light bar harness. This might be a stupid question, but I’m curious. I was just talking to a buddy about how I’d have to piecemeal at least 4 different write-ups to get this thing installed but this made it much simpler. Trail4r Install Instructions. I’m having trouble understanding the battery end according to this though. Thanks! You may need more tools but this should give you a close idea of what to prepare for. Now I can move to the back and start configuring my rear cargo space a little better. This is so you will not have to contort and destroy your hand trying to tighten the compressor mounting screws while they are upside down. On board air systems are becoming increasingly popular, especially in the off-roading world to air up tires after a run on the trails. There are endless setups for switch locations, but I’m not getting into all of that. The ones that did... Log in or Sign up . Top 10 5th Gen 4Runner Lift Kits – What Suspension Is Right For Your 4Runner? I found some good information in various places, but wanted to compile it... 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