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Featured Rig

Written by  FJC Magazine
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We’ve been talking with Corey Tando for quite a few months now, and finally got some great info and pics to include his Ti as October’s Featured Rig. Corey is the admin over at www.yotatech.com, which he started in May of 2002. He’s a tech guy all the way, and has the mods to prove it.
Corey’s FJ is built as a true expedition ready rig. He’s setup to go anywhere and stay clean and comfortable all along the way. There’s not much left for Corey to do, but we’re sure he’ll think of something.


Corey gave us his full list of mods, in order of importance:

You can checkout detailed writeups of all these mods at Corey’s site as well.
Also checkout yotatech.com for all your FJ Cruiser & Toyota 4x4 technical content.

* Bentup rock sliderz
* Cobra 29 Nightwatch CB radio, Firestik II 4’ antenna, and serial # 6 Bandi mount
* Cargobox that was made for my ’91 4Runner, but fits the FJ just fine.
* Powertank 10 lb model
* Lund Vent Visors, in channel ones
* Maglite installation
* Toyota high pitched horn to accompany the stock one
* ARB bumper, IPF foglamps, OME lift (heavy duty up front, medium duty back aft), Warn XD9000 winch, Winchline’s synthetic winch line and safety thimble.
* Inchworm elocker guard
* Ramsey wireless winch control
* Ellis Precision custom battery hold down bracket
* Magnaflow 11226 muffler hooked to stock pipe
* Pioneer AVIC-D3 headunit with DVD navigation, Focal 165v2 component speakers, Alpine PDX-4.100 amp, Infinity Kappa 3.27f rear speakers
* ARB fridge/freezer
* Custom 12v Bluesea fusebox and dual 12v plugs for 12v power anytime
* Dick Cepek Mountain Cat mud tires sized at 285x70x17 mounted to Pro Comp 7089 wheels
* Hi-lift jack, and Hi-Lift Handle-All, four tools in one (shovel, axe, pick axe, sledge hammer)
* Fourtrek Hi-Lift mounts mounted to the ARB bumper
* Halguard HG250R fire extinguisher (clean agent, safe for electronics)
* Kidde fire extinguisher for other types of fires outside of the vehicle
* Total Chaos upper control arms
* Dual battery setup
* Springtail M-Packs and rack
* Safari snorkel
* Maggiolina AirLand medium roof top tent
* Camping Lab awning

 

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