U-joints for the clunk, steering stops for the creaks and groans while turning. Steering stop noises are annoying, but not harmful. You can put some grease on them to quiet them down for a while but there's no real good long-term fix. Just learn to appreciate the uniqueness of your truck.:-)
1994 4Runner, 3.0, 5-spd, 4.56 gears, 211K miles.
Front: IFS, Aussie locker, Aisin manual hubs
Rear: Detroit True-trac LSD
33x10.50x15 BF Goodrich All-Terrain T/A
2006 4Runner Sport, 4.7 V8, 121K miles.
Currently a pristine mall-crawler but destined for a lift, locker, and some real tires!