Category Archives: Maintainance

2015 4Runner Engine Bay

2015 Toyota 4runner Oil Change

Toyota 4runner Oil Change How To This was the first time I changed the oil in my wife’s 2015 Toyota 4Runner, so I wasn’t entirely familiar with how to get to everything; making for some good bloopers at the end of the video. It’s very similar to the FJ Cruisers from similar year ranges, so […]


FJ Cruiser Oil Lube and Maintenance

I show off the basics of changing oil in an FJ Cruiser, and what oil filter to use for better protection over stock. I also go into other maintenance items, like lubing your drive shaft; a good idea to do with every oil change. My six year old son also came out to see what […]


Fixing my Coilover without a Spring Compressor

I had an issue with one of my shocks that required pulling the strut and spring assembly (often referred to as a coilover) apart to repair. most people would say you need a spring compressor, but the one’s that you “rent” from the auto parts store are not exactly the safest things I’ve ever used. […]


FJ Cruiser Front Control Arms Replaced

I replaced the front control arms on my FJ Cruiser. If you’re curious to see how I did it, here’s the video: You really only have to watch the first eighteen and a half minutes to see how it was done, the rest is just fun extra video footage of the whole ordeal. After 169,000 […]


Reinforce Lower Link Mounts on an FJ Cruiser

Installing Trailworx Lower Link Skids by welding them is the best way to reinforce the weak lower link mounts on the frame of an FJ Cruiser. We only had one very minor issue caused by one of the stock mounts being tweaked slightly, but with a little grinding on the mount and shaving of the […]


Breaking Down is a Part of Life

It’s not fun when things break, but we can get through it. Broken Sleep Broken Weather Broken Ice Broken Quaker Oatmeal packages Broken Dog Broken Camera Broken Phone Broken House Broken Tape Broken Backup Broken Computer Monitor Broken Fan Broken Car Broken FJ Cruiser Broken Traffic Broken Battery Broken Speedomitor Broken Alternator Broken Walk Broken […]


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