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About my car

My FJ is equipped for backcountry adventures and overlanding the great western states.

The next planned mods are new LED rock lights, Safari Snorkel and Viair Heavy Duty On-Board Air System.

Here's the build list:

FJ Mods

Audio Pioneer AVIX-8100NEX
Polk DB 6.5" Componenst (front doors and dash)
Polk DB 6.5" Coax (rear seat)
Polk DB 4" Coax (rear pillars)
MTX Audio 10" subwoofer (rear cargo shelf)
Alpine PDX 4 channel
Alpine PDX 5 channel
Metra Axxess Steering Wheel control module Metra 70-8114 Steering Wheel Control Harness (factory AUX works with new head unit)
Scosche head unit install kit
Stinger power and audio cables
Monster speaker cables
Subthump subwoofer box (rear cargo shelf)


Expedition One Diamond Trail Series Bumper
Expedition One Swing Out Rear Bumper
Trail Gear Sliders
Ricochet HD Skid Plate
Ricochet Front Lower Control Arm Skids
Roktek Rear Control Arm Skids
FJToyman Rear Shock Skids


IBS-DBS Dual Battery System
Sears Die Hard 31m Battery
Odyssey Group 34 Battery
SwitchPros Smart Switch System
Blue Sea Fuse Box
Blue Sea Power Outlet
Blue Sea USB Outlet
Relocated Superwinch Solenoid in Project Box (inside bumper)
Blue Sea SafetyHub


40" Baja Designs LED Stealth Light Bar (roof)
(2) Baja Designs XL Pro LEDs (front bumper)
(2) Baja Designs XL Pro LEDs (cowl)
(2) Baja Designs SII LED lights (blind corners)
(2) Baja Designs SII LED lights (rear roof)
(2) Acrolights LED Driving Lights (front bumper)
(2) Acrolights LED Reverse Lights (rear bumper)
LED dome/map/mirror lights


Icon Stage 1
Icon Tubular UCAs
OME Rear Heavy Springs
Icon Rear Control Arms (lower and upper)
Icon Panhard Bar Tires & Wheels
Goodyear Wrangler Duratracs
17" Method Mesh Wheels


Yaesu FTM-400DR dual band ham radio
Comet dual band antenna
Comet lip mount
Midland 75-822
3' Firestik
Bandi CB Mount


Bajarack Low Profile Rack
Fourtreks Hi-Lift Mount
Fourtreks Shovel/Axe Mount
Springtail MPAC Rear Door + Molle Bags (First Aid, Survival, Misc)
Springtail MPAC Saddle + Molle Bags (CB, Knife, Leatherman, Flashlight)
Industrial Forming Panamint Rolltop Console Cover
Custom Built Drawers (Recovery Gear and Tools)
Custom Built Rear Cargo Drawer + Fridge Slide (Dometic CF-50 Fridge)
Pelican cases
Front Runner Wolf Packs


Superwinch Talon 9500 with Synthetic Rope
Factor 55 Thimble
Hi-Lift 48" Xtreme Jack
Hi-Lift Lift Mate
Hi-Lift Tube Adaptor
Hi-Lift Jack ORB Base
Fiskars Chopping Axe
Fiskars Digging Shovel
ARB Snatch Strap
ARB Tree Saver Strap
ARB EZ-Deflator
Smittybuilt Black Shackles
Powertank 10# CO2 with X-Flo Regulator
Powertank Tire Gauge
Powertank Tire Plug Kit
HalGaurd Fire Extinguisher


Ellis Precision AT Stealth Black Shifters
Ellis Precision Stealth Black Ebrake
Ram Mount for iPhone
Ram Mount for UltraGuage
Ram Mount for iPad 2
Airaid Cold Air Intake
Borla Dirt Sport Exhaust
BD Customz Cowl Light Mounts
Shrockworks Washer Bottle
Shrockworks 2nd Battery Tray

  • This car was made in 2010 and I've driven it since 2012
  • The Toyota FJ Cruiser has been in production since 2006
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Let It Breath

Body Kits

Exploring the Foothills

Road Trip

Splish Splash

Road Trip

Hood Lights

LED Lights

Switch Pros Switch Controller

LED Lights

FJ Cowl Mounted Lights

LED Lights

Dual Battery System Install

Batteries & Power

Approach Angle

Rock Crawl

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