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{tab=Garrett's Black Diamond}

Hometown:

Edgewater, Florida

FJ Nickname:

NSBCruiser (I live near New Smyrna Beach, FL (NSB))

Year:

2007

Color:

Black Diamond

Trans:

Automatic

Tires:

285/70-17 BFGoodrich KM2

Wheels:

17” x 7.5” - Black Toyota Steel Wheels with Black Gorilla Lug Nuts and Gorilla Wheel Locks

Lift:

Old Man Emu

Shocks:

Old Man Emu N140S Front Struts, Old Man Emu N141 Rear Shocks

Front Bumper:

Factory

Rear Bumper:

Factory

Skids:

Factory

Rails:

None

Winch:

Come-Along Hand Winch

Air/Co2:

Portable Air Compressor

Rack:

Factory

Other suspension:

Old Man Emu 886 Front Coils, Old Man Emu 895 Rear Coils

Other Mods:

ELECTRONIC MODS

-A-Trac and Locker simultaneous Mod

-Locker Anytime Mod (2WD or 4WD Hi or 4WD Low)

-VSC disable switch

-Daytime Running Light disable switch

-HID Headlight conversion

-LED interior accent light tied into the dimmer

-LED Dome Lights

-LED Glove Box lights (Driver’s and Passenger’s)

-Amber LED Mirror lights converted into Turn Signals

-Pioneer AVIC-Z1 DVD/NAV - upgraded to Z3 software with iPhone connection

-Hella TC-400 Tire Pressure Monitoring System

-Cobra 75 WXST CB

-Radio Shack Mini CB External Speaker

-Custom HomeLink Transmitter with Voice Recorder

-2nd Factory High Pitched Horn

-Electronic Rust Inhibitor Modules


ENGINE MODS

-Breathers - Transmission/Transfer Case/Front & Rear Differential/Rear Locker

-K&N Drop in Air Filter

-Full Synthetic Fluids (Royal Purple)


INTERIOR MODS

-Custom Painted Interior (Sliver trim Blacked out)

-Interior Black Grab handles and clothing hooks

-Factory Rear Door Storage with Homemade Fire Extinguisher mount

-Factory Cargo Cover

-Passenger Armrest

-2008 FJ Cruiser Side Sun Visors

-All weather floor mats and cargo mat


EXTERIOR MODS

-15% Window Tint

-In-channel Window Vent Visors

-Custom Roof Color Matched Painted Bezel

-Custom Painted Front/Rear Bumpers and Mirrors

-2007 Tundra Black Door Handles

-Factory Running Boards

-Headlight Stone Guards

-Manik Tail Light Guards

-Lockable Spare Tire Jerry Can Holder

-Homemade Lockable Axe/Shovel/Hi-Lift Jack Roof Rack Mounts

-Bandi CB Antenna Mount with 4’ Firestick CB Antenna

-1970 FJ 40 4WD emblem


RECOVERY GEAR

-30’ ProComp Tow strap

-60” Hi-Lift

-Axe & Shovel

-Warn Receiver Shackle Bracket

-Come-Along Hand Winch

-22” Ontario Blade Machete with homemade rear door mount

-Portable Air Compressor

-Tool Kit

 

 

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{tab=Victor's Titanium Metallic}

Hometown:

Chula Vista, CA / Tijuana B.C., México

Home Club:

Baja4Racing™ (aka B4R™)

FJ Nickname:

FJPrerun

Year:

2007

Color:

Silver/White top

Trans:

Automatic

Tires:

BF-Goodrich All Terrain 285-70-17

Wheels:

5 - 17 x 9” KMC Enduro Wheels (black)

Lift:

All Pro Off Road, Fox Shocks, Walker Evans Racing

Shocks:

Front – 2.0 Fox 8-way adjustable coilover with 3.5 inches of lift

Rear – Walker Evans Racing 12-way Adjustable with external reservoir and 3 inch All Pro inch lift springs

Front Bumper:

Custom – OTR Fabwerks Pre-run bumper

Rear Bumper:

Custom – OTR Fabwerks Pre-run step bumper

Skids:

Factory

Rails:

Factory rock sliders

Winch:

NA

Air/Co2:

NA

Rack:

Factory Rack with custom mounts for a Hi-Lift jack

Other suspension:

All Pro Off Road rear links, front sway bar links and collars

Other Mods:

K&N drop in air filter

7” Hella Off Road Lights

OEM lights converted to HID

Kenwood TM-271 Race Radio

Kenwood DVD/Ipod Head Unit

JL Audio 250/1 Amplifier

JL Audio 10W3 subwoofer in a custom enclosure


Additional Comments:

I would like to thank various folks for their help in modifying my rig. Thanks to Roman at B4R™ (www.baja4racing.com) for the suspension install, Terry at All Pro Off Road (www.allprooffroad.com) for the parts, Billy at OTR Fabwerks (www.OTRfabwerks.com) for the custom bumpers, and my brother Tony (www.bajahid.com) for all his help.

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