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#1 (permalink) Old 05-14-2012, 07:19 PM
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Kiwi Cruiser

Here's my build/mods - still a work in progress, but this will help me keep track

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SUSPENSION AND TIRES

ProComp Series 7005-7883 17x8 Flat Black Alloy Wheels
Gorilla Black Chrome 12mmx1.5 Spline Drive E/T Ultra Style Conical Lug Nuts
Nitto 285/75R17 Trail Grappler M/T tires
ICON Extended Travel Remote Reservoir Front Coilover Shock Kit
ICON Tubular Upper Control Arms with Uniball Cover Caps
Dirty Parts Adjustable Front Sway Bar Links
Wheeler’s Front SuperBump Bumpstops
ICON 2.5 Remote Reservoir Rear Long Travel Shocks
Metal Tech 4x4 Heavy Duty Long Travel Coil Springs
Metal Tech 4x4 3" Bump Stop Extensions
Stainless Steel Extended Brake Lines
Metal Tech Offset Rear Lower Links
Metal Tech Rear Upper Links
ICON Rear Adjustable Track Bar
Dirty Parts Adjustable Rear Sway Bar Links
(Thanks to Ben Martinez @ Redline Motorsports for install)

ARMOR

Expedition One Kodiak Front Bumper
Expedition One Trail Series Rear Bumper with Smooth Motion Tire Carrier
Expedition One Trail Series Rocker Guards
Man-A-Fre skid plates 4+plus
RCI Metalworks Front Skid Plate (required modification to fit with Exp1 front bumper, but now I don't need to remove it to change the oil filter )
Ricochet Control Arm Guards
BudBuilt Diff Skid
Polar Bear Tail Light Guards
Lower link skids

ENGINE/UNDER THE HOOD

TRD Cold Air Intake
Unichip Plug-n-Play Performance Computer Module (not under the hood, but it affects what happens under the hood ...)
2 Gallon Expedition One Washer Fluid Reservoir
Hayden Automotive 3680 Rapid-Cool Thin-Line Electric Pusher Fan
Hayden Automotive 677 Rapid-Cool Plate and Fin Transmission Cooler
Painless Dual Battery System
- Optima D34/78 YellowTop Battery
- Bluetorch Fabworks Optima Battery Box
Copper Bussmann Series 15400 Rear-fed Fuse & Relay Module (RFRM)
Wolo Big Bad Max Horn

LIGHTS

Lifetime LED H4/9003 LED Headlights
Hella Optilux 4" LED Fog Light Kit w/ Fog light switch conversion FJ-FOGSW
Vision X 4.7" LED Light Cannon Driving Lights
Hella 500 roof lights with DDM HID Kit conversion (55W, H3, 6000K)
Rigid Industries SR2 10" Driving LED Light Bar
Rigid Industries SR-M Flood LED reverse lights mounted on roof rack
PIAA 5190 510 SMR Series Xtreme White SMR Fog Lamp reverse lights mounted in rear bumper
Putco Pure LED Third Brake Light
DreamConceptz LED smoke lens tail lights
DreamConceptz LED front bumper indicator lights
Interior LED lights (cheap from Amazon)

Recovery

Superwinch EPi9.0S Series Master Winch
Pull Pal
Hi-Lift Jack
Hi-Lift Off-Road Kit
ARB Premium Recovery Kit
MaxTrax
ARB X-Jack Exhaust Jack

Storage

Springtail Solutions HD Rear Door, Side & Straddle MPAC Racks & MOLLE packs
Garvin Industries Axe & Shovel mounts
Garvin Industries Hi-Lift mounts
Raingler FJXN Rooftop Loadbearer Net
Raingler FJBN Barrier Net
Adventure Trailers NATO-style Jerry Can Holder mounted on Tire Carrier

Communications

Cobra 75 WX ST 40-channel CB radio
Bandi Antenna mount
Firestik Firefly 3ft Flexible Antenna
Cobra 75 WXST and Bandi Mount Install

Stereo/Electronics

Kenwood DNX9990HD eXcelon 2-DIN Multimedia DVD Receiver With Navigation/Bluetooth/HD Radio/SiriusXM
Metra Axxess ASWC Universal Steering Wheel Control Interface
USB/AUX port - USB interfaced to DNX9990HD (AUX port inactive)
Kenwood CMOS-310 front view camera
Clarion XC1410 Compact 4-channel car amplifier
Bazooka TMS-SA-FJ Rear Speaker upgrade
Polk Audio DB351 3.5" 2-way dash speakers
Alpine SPR-60 Type-R 6-3/4" 2-way door speakers
Kicker 10CVT651 6.75" 1 Ohm Thin Profile Subwoofers mounted using Wicked C.A.S. Rear Speaker PODS
Kicker 12PX2001 200W x 1 Compact Car Amplifier
Wagan EL2402 SmartAC power inverter with USB port - hardwired
Lenmar SPP-04 Power port - 4-outlet DC power socket
ScanGaugeII mounted above mirror using BlendMount Kit BSG-1000
RAM X-Grip Phone Mount
Garmin Nüvi 500 3.5-Inch Portable GPS Navigator - with topographic trail maps
RAM Windshield Mount for Garmin Nüvi 500
Tekonsha 90195 P3 Electronic Brake Control

Mods

Scuba mod
Body mount chop
Hood scoop mod (Hood scoop)
Man-A-Fre short hood louvers - atop holes cut in hood
Bushwacker Pocket Style Fender Flares

Other

BAMufflers High Tuck Tail Pipe
Trail Teams Edition Black Grill
Trail Teams Edition Black Mirrors
OEM Black Door Handles
Husky liners: front, rear, cargo
Tuffy Security Console
Autobahn Kraftwerks Sports Pedals
Ellis Precision "Stealth" AT shift knobs and e-brake cover
WeatherTech Side Window Deflectors (loose fit on drivers side : fixed with double-sided tape )
Blue Sea Systems 5025 ST Blade Fuse Block (Ato 6 Circuit)
Blue Sea Systems 5026 ST Blade Fuse Block (Ato 12 Circuit)
ARB on-board 12V twin air compressor (CKMTA12) - mounted on Side MPAC Rack
ARB 1 gallon forged aluminum air tank
VDO Vision Black 2 1/16" 0-150 PSI Air Pressure gauge - mounted on driver's side vent panel
VDO Vision Black 2 1/16" 8-16V Voltmeter gauge for second battery - mounted on driver's side vent panel
VDO Vision Black 2 1/6" 50-150°C Oil Temperature gauge - mounted on FlexPod Gauge Mount
VDO Vision Black 2 1/6" 0-100 PSI Oil Pressure gauge - mounted on FlexPod Gauge Mount
Hopkins 47185 Multi-Tow Adapter
SF Giants 2012 World Series Champions License Plate Holder


2010 AT 4x4 Silver Fresco Metallic

Adventure Trailers : Alpine : ARB : Bandi : BAMufflers : Blue Sea Systems : Bluetorch Fabworks : BudBuilt : Bushwacker : Bussmann : Clarion : Cobra : Dirty Parts : DreamConceptz : Ellis Precision : Expedition One : Firestik : Garvin Industries : Hayden Automotive : Hella : Hopkins : Husky : ICON : Kenwood : Kicker : Lifetime LED : Man-A-Fre : Metal Tech : Nitto : PIAA : Polar Bear : Polk Audio : ProComp : Raingler : RAM : Richochet : Rigid Industries : RCI Metalworks : ScanGauge : Springtail Solutions : Superwinch : Tuffy : Tekonsha : Unichip : VDO : Vision X : WeatherTech ... it never ends.

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Re: Kiwi FJ

Nice looking rig

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Mods:

TRD: Quickshifter, Knob, Exhaust, CAI

285/75/16 Nitto Trail Grapplers
Icon Stage 1 with LR UCA's
WARN off road lights with OEM switch
PIONEER AVIC-Z140BH
Front Components Focal 6.5 with tweeters
OEM Sub (not connected) painted red

Hood decal, gas lid decal and tinted windows

2007 Black FJ Modded R.I.P
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That bumper looks sweet!
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Re: Kiwi FJ

Looks nice!

'07 Voodoo Blue/6MT/Roof Rack/Towing Package/ALL-PRO-Front Bumper w/Prerunner Light Bar, Rock Guards, Full Skid Plates, High Clearance Exhaust, Ultimate Lower Skids/Metal Tech Rear Bumper/ICON Ext. Travel Remote Reservoir Front-Rear PiggyBack Reservoir Shocks-Shin Guards/aFe Pro-Guard 7 CAI/Doug Thorley Headers/Garvin Trail Rack/KC Daylighters/BFG AT/KO's 315x70x17 Tires/17 inch Steel Wheels/Magnaflow Exhaust/Man-A-Fre Extended Brake Lines/M-Pac Rear Mount/Power Tank/Manik Taillight Guards & Roof Rack Light Bar/Light Racing Adjustable UCA/Safari Snorkel/SCUBA Mods/Toy Outfitters Rear Upper Control Arms, Rim Stiffeners/URD Short Shifter/Timbren Bumpstops/Baja Rack, + a butt load more mods..
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G'day and Welcome,
Cheers
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2011 VB 4x4 AT with CDO
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Re: Kiwi FJ

Great looking rig!

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Re: Kiwi FJ

I concur - looks awesome !

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2011 Silver Fresco 4x4
ICON stage 5 lift
Demello Evil Eye front bumper
Expedition one washer fluid reservoir

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Thanks all.


2010 AT 4x4 Silver Fresco Metallic

Adventure Trailers : Alpine : ARB : Bandi : BAMufflers : Blue Sea Systems : Bluetorch Fabworks : BudBuilt : Bushwacker : Bussmann : Clarion : Cobra : Dirty Parts : DreamConceptz : Ellis Precision : Expedition One : Firestik : Garvin Industries : Hayden Automotive : Hella : Hopkins : Husky : ICON : Kenwood : Kicker : Lifetime LED : Man-A-Fre : Metal Tech : Nitto : PIAA : Polar Bear : Polk Audio : ProComp : Raingler : RAM : Richochet : Rigid Industries : RCI Metalworks : ScanGauge : Springtail Solutions : Superwinch : Tuffy : Tekonsha : Unichip : VDO : Vision X : WeatherTech ... it never ends.
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2010 AT 4x4 Silver Fresco Metallic

Adventure Trailers : Alpine : ARB : Bandi : BAMufflers : Blue Sea Systems : Bluetorch Fabworks : BudBuilt : Bushwacker : Bussmann : Clarion : Cobra : Dirty Parts : DreamConceptz : Ellis Precision : Expedition One : Firestik : Garvin Industries : Hayden Automotive : Hella : Hopkins : Husky : ICON : Kenwood : Kicker : Lifetime LED : Man-A-Fre : Metal Tech : Nitto : PIAA : Polar Bear : Polk Audio : ProComp : Raingler : RAM : Richochet : Rigid Industries : RCI Metalworks : ScanGauge : Springtail Solutions : Superwinch : Tuffy : Tekonsha : Unichip : VDO : Vision X : WeatherTech ... it never ends.
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Re: Kiwi FJ

Here are some pics of my compressor install

Compressor
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Switches: dual battery (on [charge mode]-off-on [start mode]), compressor (on-off), Pusher fan (on [thermostat controlled]-off-on [manual on]), back-up lights (on [reverse on]-off-on [manual on/tailgater blinding mode])
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Gauges: second battery voltage and air pressure
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2010 AT 4x4 Silver Fresco Metallic

Adventure Trailers : Alpine : ARB : Bandi : BAMufflers : Blue Sea Systems : Bluetorch Fabworks : BudBuilt : Bushwacker : Bussmann : Clarion : Cobra : Dirty Parts : DreamConceptz : Ellis Precision : Expedition One : Firestik : Garvin Industries : Hayden Automotive : Hella : Hopkins : Husky : ICON : Kenwood : Kicker : Lifetime LED : Man-A-Fre : Metal Tech : Nitto : PIAA : Polar Bear : Polk Audio : ProComp : Raingler : RAM : Richochet : Rigid Industries : RCI Metalworks : ScanGauge : Springtail Solutions : Superwinch : Tuffy : Tekonsha : Unichip : VDO : Vision X : WeatherTech ... it never ends.
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