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EDIT: NOT PLEASED WITH PHOTOSUCKIT. Working on fixing broken pix...

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I guess I've been around long enough and done enough to earn myself a build thread
Picked her up in October 2015 with 105K miles on it. '07 Voodoo w/ Diff Lok

More to come!

Suspension/wheels:
-285/70R17 Kanati Mud Hog M/T's (Dirt cheap & love them)
-Stock wheels
-SpiderTrax 1.25" wheel spacers
-BMC

Front:
-Light Racing UCA's
-Walker Evan's 2.5 non-resi
-Eibach Shock Sox
-No sway bar

Rear:
-MT long travel springs
-Icon VS 2.0 shocks
-Resz Fab upper & lower links (Duroflex, non-adjust)
-No sway bar

Armor:
-RCI steel skids - engine, trans & transfer case
-BudBuilt fuel tank skid
-Trailworx lower link armor
-PureFJ sliders
-Lzalusky lower link cups
-Aluminum front LCA skids

Electronic:
-Lifetime LED headlights
-Bandi CB mount
-Cobra 75 WXST
-Kicker 8" shallow sub in OEM housing
-Pioneer bluetooth head unit
-Diode Dynamics everything
-Backup camera
-Hella Supertones
-Fullele TPMS (Unbranded ARB... exactly the same @ 1/10th the cost...)
-Ultragauge MX-1.3
-LUX microMAX rock lights
-Baja Designs Squadron Pro's on DBC cowl mounts
-Optima Red Top

Recovery:
-Lucrum hidden winch bumper
-Smittybilt XRC Comp 9.5 winch
-Iconic_ rear recovery shackle mounts

Performance:
-AFE cold air intake
-Oversize Baldwin BT215 oil filter & Synth. oil
-OEM block heater
-Stainless steel extended brake lines

Exterior:
-TT bumper wings
-TT door handles
-TRD center caps
-Chopped OEM rack
-Rad Rubber Designs splash guards
-Warrior full flat rack
-AVS window vents
-Plasti Dipped OEM rims/grille
-Stickers
-Stickers
-More stickers

Interior:
-LED dome lights
-'08+ side visors
-GZilla mini Mag mounts
-DIY heated seats
-Lighted door handles & pockets
-Cheapo amazon seat covers
-8 Ball style shifter knobs
-5lb Purple K "BC" fire extinguisher on a Refined Cycle seat mount.

Other goodies:
-Bandi 1/2" body lift
-Diff lok hack
-A-TRAC hack
-TRD grill badge
-Disabled DRL's
-DIY rear cargo shelf (FREE TO A GOOD HOME, PM ME)
-Custom drawer system w/ slide-out
-Fumoto oil valve
-Tuffy flip-up license plate winch mount
-Hand pieced FJ specific toolkit
-Trasharoo
-12v fridge mounted in place of double bench seat, custom removable platform.
-Daystar CamCan 2.5 gallon (water)
-Two 4 gallon Rotopax stacked.
-Smittybilt Overlander rooftop tent
-Transmission shudder (fixed... twice)

Mods still in the box...
-Wheelers Offroad bumpstops
-Bumper wing eliminators
-Trail Toys heated mirrors
-Trailworx 50" light bar mounts (FOR SALE! PM ME IF INTERESTED, WILL MAKE A DEAL)
-Amaesing hood decal
-Fj Freedom Windows
-Diff drop spacers


First wheeling trip out. Found the FJ's cousin (with a 454 in it!)


The first round of suspension goodies! MetalTech Long Travel rear, and TJM lift struts with 650lb Eibach springs.



The first round of 285's (picked them up cheap used). Loved the Duratracs, but god they're expensive!


Lifetime LED headlight(s) installed. What a difference! I'd venture to guess 20-25% brighter than OEM.


New shoes! 285 kanati mud hogs. Dirt cheap (~$180/tire) and wicked tread, give them 7.5/10 after 5 months of use and several major snow storms.



The second round of front suspension goodies. Walker Evan's 2.5 coilovers (AllPro- discontinued) with 650lb springs and Light Racing adjustable control arms (set to +2.0°). Ditched the sway bars. Also added coil wraps for the winter, I hate NE salt...
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JK, looks good man, needs more pics!
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Yeah need some after pics!
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Just in case anyone is curious what an FJ looks like next to a Tiger Tank. Popped out of the woods on a test-n-tune wheeling trip in May and stumbled into a WWII re-enactment. The crew was nice enough to let me drive it!
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Got these sexy lights in the mail today! Having my DBC cowl mounts sand blasted and painted at work Friday. Should have it all on the truck this weekend, Including my new LUX rock lights...
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The Squadron Pro's are the most amazing (and most expensive) lights I've ever come across!
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Got some more done this weekend. Plasti Dipped the grille and rims, installed my Lucrum hidden winch bumper, and got my Hella Super Tones installed.

Winch bumper and mirrors will get coated next weekend.

(Not FJ related, but also got my CCW )
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Huge shout out to Northeast Overland for a wicked awesome Memorial Day weekend on their "Wicked Waterfall Ride". 4 days camping in Maine searching out some awesome waterfalls, hikes, and trails.
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