Since the guys just completed a great night run the evening before, the FJ was in perfect ‘trail’ form. Dusty, dirty, and definitely not ‘show floor ready’. We took it for a quick spin up toward Yankee Boy Basin and snapped a few great shots of the rig. The truck drives well, as all FJs do, but the XPLORE touches add an aire of adventure. The Katzkin leather seats with custom XPLORE embroidery, the custom badging, floormats, and logo on the outside set this FJ apart from all others in Ouray, or anywhere for that matter.
The purpose of the XPLORE program, according to Ron, is twofold: to make it easy for you to get out and enjoy the outdoors, and to support Americas National Parks. A portion of every XPLORE package is donated to the National Parks Foundation, so you can rest assured that each purchase goes to a good cause.
These trucks are dealer built and supported, so there’s no worry of voiding the warranty with mods. They’re delivered to the FJ owner that would rather spend time playing in the woods than playing in the garage. What’s more, the XPLORE Adventure Series FJ makes a great base platform for a unique overland rig. We certainly enjoyed spending a little time with her, and can’t wait to see what XPLORE has in store for 2012!
XPLORE/Katzkin Leather interior with embroidered logos
• BFGoodrich® All-Terrain T/A® KO Tires
• XPLORE/Method aluminum wheels
• Bilstein 5100 Series shocks
• Magnaflow stainless steel cat-back exhaust
• XPLORE/National Park Foundation Special Edition dash badge
• XPLORE Adventure Series Exterior metal badges
• XPLORE floormats with embroidered logos
• XPLORE Owner’s Package:
• ARB Front & Rear bumpers
• ARB Roof Top Tent
• ARB roof rack
• Warn Winch
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