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Discussion Starter · #1 · (Edited)
Well after enjoying seeing everyone else build threads I finally felt I had enough material to start one of my own. This is my second fj, my first one was silver 07' base model. this one is the fj i really always wanted its a 2010 iceburg with a-trac, locker, sub woofer... All the goodies.

FACTORY OPTIONS
Backup camerA
revers sensors
A-trac
rear diff lock

MODS TO DATE
Husky floor liners front and back
AMI black fuel door
stubby antenna
5- 16x8 kmc XD Hoss wheels
5- 285/75r16 Procomp extreme A/T
Rear diff lock mod


this is how it looks today..
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it all started june 17th 2013 this is when i first picked it up.
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first thing i did was black out the bumpers and get rid of the running boards..
to black out the bumpers i used satin black aerosol paint from lowes paint and primer in one. i sanded parts down off the truck washed them and sprayed them with 3 med wet coats. the paint has held up very well after almost a year now.
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the winter started setting in and so with no garage i had to leave the blackout process on hold.

with April 2014 rolling in so did my birthday and you know what that meens!!
my wife and kids got me a fuel door and husky floor liners.
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Then came the big move. my family and i moved across country from Long Island NY, all the way to Sahuarita AZ. here is a pic from the trip across country.

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now nestled in our new home i started in on the mods.. painted the toyota on the front grill red.

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then i finally finished the blackout process. the bumpers held up so well i went to lowes and picked up another can of satin black and removed the handles and mirrors.
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here it is all back together. Also you'll notice the stubby antenna..

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With my tires being the original bfg's and actually still had some tread on them they were a little dry rot. so i ordered new 285/75r16 procomp extreme at from 4 wheel parts here in town. in the mean time i picked up a set of wheels from a local guy on cl. the wheels are 16x8 kmc xd series 795 hoss in gloss black.
 

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Discussion Starter · #6 · (Edited)
I dropped the wheels off at 4 wheel parts and they mounted and balanced the new tires.
i got them home and got them all mounted up. The 285 were so much bigger then the 265's that came on the truck i was nervous that without any lift and or a bmc i would have bad rubbing issues. to my pleasant surprise i have hardly any rub.. only if i back up hard and cut the wheel all the way.
you'll notice my daughter in the one pic she came out after her shower in her robe to check out the install.. :bigthumb:
i am ordering 5100's and spacer lift for the back.. so hopefully that will eliminate any rub at all.
 

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a few close ups of the wheel tire combo
 

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Very nice. I like how your wheels seem to match well with the fuel door.
Ha, that one picture of your daughter in the bathrobe is priceless.
(I'm a big fan of the Iceberg since that is what I have as well).
 

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looks awesome! tempted to pull the door handles and mirrors off of ours and rattle can them. haven't really looked into taking the door panel and stuff off yet. cant be too bad eh?
 

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looks awesome! tempted to pull the door handles and mirrors off of ours and rattle can them. haven't really looked into taking the door panel and stuff off yet. cant be too bad eh?
Nope not hard at all.
 

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Very nice. I like how your wheels seem to match well with the fuel door.
Ha, that one picture of your daughter in the bathrobe is priceless.
(I'm a big fan of the Iceberg since that is what I have as well).
thanks, she is a diva but loves working on cars as well she helps me with oil changes, and i agree iceburgs rule!
 

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Looks good! Can't wait to see future mods. I also have an Iceberg and think they are the best color, but I guess you can say I'm a little biased haha.
 

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Just did body mount chop today. Then painted it up. Eventually ill weld a piece of flat stock in there but i currently do not have access to a welder. Getting a new one... Anyway here are couple pics.
 

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Here another. It only rubbed at the end of the mount so this should do the trick. Keep in mind at this point its on stock suspension.
 

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a few pics of a trip today to ruby rd in southern az.
 

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Did the rear diff lock mod today. This enables the rear locker to be enabled in 2h 4h or 4l. From factory u can only turn it on in 4 low. above the lft kick panel u will see a blue box. just snip the white wire with blue stripe on it . then add a piece of wire to extend it and ground the wire... walla.. all done..
 

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