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1989 Toyota Landcruiser HJ75

This was taken on her first day out at the Labertouche Powerlines in Bunyip State Park after getting registered last week for the first time in 6 years, in that time she passed from owner to owner who just passed her along believing there was too much to fix for a roadworthy. After about 2K, a couple of months and a lot of help, it will slowly be built back up.

Current mods from previous owners include:

2.5″ Exhaust,
33″ BFG All terrains on 15″ Rims,
Fully custom heavy duty tray with new wiring loom,

Custom mods i have added:

parts of the wiring loom modified for durability and simplification,
Additional 12v power sockets (cig lighters) for camping access,
New wiring for 4x Bullbar spotlights, 2x Reverse spotlights.

She has leaf springs all round, and being a paddock bomb for 6 years and doing nothing they have gone a little hard, so it doesn’t matter where you go, its bouncy as the tracks, even on the freeway.

Housed near Bendigo, Vic


George’s MN Triton

G’day first off I just wanna say great site!

It’s good to be able to have a page like this where like minded people can actually appreciate there passion even more and also drool over the various types of 4wds you feature on this page…

I just bought a new 2012 (MY13 model) MN triton GLX in complete standard form, prior to delivery I had it sent off to my mates @ TJM and they threw a mixed bag of goodies on it for me in preparation for my trip up to Fraser Island this year.

My Vehicle features a TJM Front bar, TJM 9500lb winch, TJM under body guard, TJM sump guard, TJM Transmission guard, TJM snorkel, TJM outback style side bars, TJM rear bar with tow pack, Aeroklas tub liner & torneu cover, GME TX 3500 UHF with a RFI 5.5 db antenna, 914mm LED Light Bar (20,000 lumens) 31 inch Maxxis Big Horns on 15×8 Matt Black sunraysia rims & a TJM High Lift jack.

My suspension is currently at its first stage of its suspension lift. Fitted by TJM It consists of a Monster rides kit by Rekon and features a 2-4 ” fully adjustable coil over shock with heavy duty Dobson coils on the front and matching rekon shocks on the rear with a 2″ SAXX Dynamic Three Stage adjustable Heavy Duty Leaf spring Kit with Superior Engineering 2″ extended shackles and 3″ extended braided brake lines…

The suspension is wound down to its lowest setting which gives the triton a 75mm higher lift than standard on the front, and the rear set up has given me an impressive 100mm worth of height over its standard form. All this is to be taking into consideration that we also fitted this kit without compromising the cv’s and keeping the travel of the suspension we within the bump stops in both directions.

Anyway I hope I get to see her (Reggie) feature on your site as she is only under 2 weeks old and I’ve already done all this too her…

(George Kyro)

The Black Pearl

Hi guys,

Its Lappy up hear in Toowoomba.

Just thought I would shoot off a list and a few pics.

This is my Rig, Its a 2012 Toyota Hilux SR5 Turbo diesel Dual Cab
Auto (yes its an auto I’m getting lazy in my old age)
Accessories fitted to the “Black Pearl” are.

ARB Sahara Bar
Light-force Driving lights
ARB Underbody Protection Kit
ARB Recovery hook
2′ OME lift kit front and rear
Safari Snorkel
ARB Compressor
All the plastics,(head, Bonnet, 2x Weather shields)
HID Upgrade Headlights
Long ranger Fuel Tank
Window Tint
Both fish oil and electronic rust proofing
GME TX 4400 UHF Radio
Genuine reversing camera
Genuine soft flat tonneau cover
Speed-liner spray on tub liner
Black-widow draw system
17′ American racing wheels (Teflon coated….. Why?)
17′ Cooper ST Maxx
Genuine tow bar
Genuine roof racks
Painted Genuine Side Steps
Rear Seat fold down mod
Steinbauer Chip (very very Good)
2-3/4 Cat back straight exhaust

These photos are from Fraser Island November 2012, The truck was 28 days old at that point. it now has 7500 klm in just under 2 months.

Thanks for the opportunity to show off my rig. Its still a work in progress with a lot of the big stuff now to come, Like front and rear Diff locks, roof top tent, Side awning, Maxx tracks

(Craig Lapham)

Old Cans

This was sent to me from a friend so I’m not sure of the original source but this is amazing work.

He was regularly see at public functions, especially the cinema and the theatre,

and he always carried a shopping bag for collecting empty bottles and cans.

Albert (Tapper) Torney was his name.

Adults thought he was a bit eccentric and many of the kids would tease him,

until it was discovered that he sold the empty bottles but only discarded some of the cans.

Albert died in 1998 (aged 86) and it was only after his death that his large collection of

model cars, made from scrap aluminum cans, was discovered.

The moral of the story – Never judge a book by its cover, or a sculptor by his shopping bag!

Some of his collection ………………………..

2003 Hilux X 2

2003 dualcab hilux 3ltr turbo diesel.
4″ snake lift, tough dog adjustable big bore shocks, x-flex torsion bars
33″ federal muddies
Arb winch bar and rear bar
Safari snorkel
Full alpine stereo, amp and 10″ sub.
IPF Lights and light over tub
12,000lbs tigerz11 rope winch
3” custom stainless steel exhaust.

(Jay Smith)

2003 xtracab hilux 3ltr diesel.
4″ snake lift, wound torsion bars front.
2″ ironman springs, 3″ shackles rear.
33″ maxxis bighorn muddies
Xrox winch bar with 12,000lbs tigerz11 rope winch
Narva ultima 225 lights
80 channel uniden UHF
TJM airtec snorkel
Alpine head unit and upgraded speakers.

(Trent Barling)

79 Series Landcruiser

My Cruiser when set up to go away. These Pictures were taken at Lillian Stokes Rock WA on our way home to Perth after completing the Holland Track.

2inch lift
45mm tough Dogs ( adjustable )
285 x 75 MTZ ( Micky Thompsons ) with inawise tyre sensors fitter to keep an eye on the pressures & temps
Dual batteries
240 Blitz with HID kit put through
Front & rear ARB air lockers
Diesel / Gas injection
Endless air compressor + 20l air tank fitted under the tray
3 x under tray tool boxes for storage of tools / first aid kit / recovery gear
OX hydraulic winch fitted with plasma rope
GME TX4400 for coms
Overhead console
Carry Me Camper fitted with
– 120ah battery
– 60l combo engel on fridge slide
– 60l water tank
– 80watt & 60watt solar panels with Pro star controller
– Inverter fitted inside for charging they everyday electric’s ( phones , computer , camera batteries etc )
– Roof top tent that comes standard with these campers
– Custom made spare wheel holders on the rear
– 8inch Roo systems LED on telescopic tube fitted to rear of the camper.

(Neil Carrothers)

80 Series Space Cab revisited

80 series space cab 4″ lift 35″creepys custom 16×10 wheels custom barwork with 12000lb winch remore res shocks adjustable panhards strengthened control arms rear locker internal cage racing seats with harnesses rocker switches everywhere for spot ties.

(Harley Baker)

GU Ute

Hi I have a 2003 gu patrol ute 4.2 turbo diesel
It’s a coil in front with a 8 inch tuffdog with the big bore shocks it has snake racing drop arms and behind it’s a leaf over with 2 inch extendard shackles also snake raceing, front tjm air locker, arb compressor,rear is just the LSD just a ridgerider 1200 pound winch with the rope and a warn billet fair lead has got internal and external switches,35inch baja claws it’s me work ute so I use it everyday has got a heap of flex for a leafy ute !

(Mitch Campbell)