August 2012 : TOP RIDE Cory's 2006 Radiant Red X-Runner The Story behind the Ride: I first saw the X-Runner in 2007 while looking around on the Toyota website as my buddy built his 4x4 taco online before he bought it. At the time I was driving an econobox Nissan Sentra 1.8L Special. I was not a car guy at all and wanted a bike so I waited until September of 09 to go and buy a brand new ’10 CBR600RR. For fun I had been looking online at trucks because I kinda wanted to ditch my car but couldn’t afford both a new bike and truck. So we sat down with the Honda salesmen and as I lifted the pen to sign for the bike Ms.HottacoX says, "hey weren’t you looking at a truck?" You could literally hear the salesmen’s heart break as I dropped the pen and said lets go take a look. A half hour drive away we went to where I saw an RR at a dealer on auto trader. Hopped into an 06 RR X-Runner with 39,000km took it for a rip and was hooked! The Ms. drives a hard bargain and after sitting with the salesmen for almost 5 hours (well past close) we bought the truck. Being a bike guy and knowing nothing about cars I joined XRU to see and learn what can be done with my new ride. I am very thankful for all the help and great people I have met through XRU. My truck would still be bone stock without the love and support from the Ms. as well as the help from the XRU community! Engine: ] Full Set Of NST Pulleys (CR/WP/ALT/PS) ] DTLT Headers 2nd Gen ] Powder Coated Valve Covers ] Carbon Fiber Radiator Shroud ] Carbon Fiber Fuse Box Cover ] TRD CAI ] Coupe Plexiglas Cover For The TRD CAI ] NRG Catch Can ] Optima Red Top Battery ] Norman Precise Battery Tie Down ] URD 3” Stainless MKII Catback ] NST Manifold Spacer ] TRD Rad Cap/Oil Cap ] Glowshift Sandwich Plate ] Hornblasters Train Horn ] ARP Head Studs (TBI) ] URD Fuel Pump Upgrade (TBI) ] TRD Supercharger (TBI) ] Greddy Sandwich Plate (TBI) ] NST Lightweight Stock Sized SC Pulley (TBI) ] SPEC Stage 3+ Clutch (TBI) Exterior: ] Work Emotion CR KAI Kiwami, 18x10.5et23 Wheels With Nitto 555 Tires 285/40/18. Work Center Caps ] VIS Carbon Fiber Hood ] Gaylord X2000 Speedsturr Tonneau Cover ] DDM 6000k Fog Light HID ] TRS FX-R Projectors W/Phillips 4300+ ] TREX Angry Eyelids ] Tinted Tails & 3rd Brake Light ] Carbon Fiber X-Runner Emblem ] Powder Coated X-Brace ] Autobot Grill Emblem ] Cravenspeed Stubby Antenna ] 20%/5% Tint ] Viper 5901 W/Smartstart ] 09 Backup Camera Retrofit (TBI) Interior: ] TRD Seat Covers ] Scangauge 2 With Blendmount Above Mirror ] Lotek Gauge Pod ] Innovate Wideband ] Prosport Evo Oil Pressure Gauge ] TXS Knocklite ] Air Zenith Digital Gauge ] Overhead Temp And Compass Display ] Coupe 8.5” Shifter With URD SS ] Coupe Canadian Shift Knob ] Weathertech Floor Mats(Winter) TRD Carpet Mats(Summer) ] 3M DI-NOC ] Pioneer AVHP4200DVD ] 2 JBL GTO Subs With JBL Amp ] Q Logic Kick Panels (TBI) ] AEM Boost Gauge (TBI) ] Prosport Fuel Pressure Gauge (TBI) ] Craven Speed Flexpod (TBI) ] Blackcat Customs Gauge Face (TBI) Chassis: ] Sitting Sic Drop, With Composite Rear Springs, Front & Rear Sway Bars ] QA1 Rear Shocks ] URD Trac Bar ] Rotora 330mm BBK Future Modifications: ] Lightweight Flywheel And TSK ] SC Port And Polish ] UCON ] 10+ Psi Of Boost… ] Black Carpet ] Redline Goods Interior ] Full Stereo Build ] Fiberglass Sub Box ] Engine Internals ] Ported Heads ] T56 ] Steel Drop Leafs Or DJM ] RGM Grillcraft Congratulations Cory and great work on the truck! -- As this months Top Ride winner Cory will also be receiving a prize package courtesy of flyzeye-designs.