I'm working on building a casual overland rig. Don't have the time or interest in a true hardcore overland rig but do want to be able to go off grid for a week or 2 at a time. It will need to return to commuter and be work ready so everything will need to be quick detachable.
Here is my starting point. Base model regular cab 4x4 with auto. Feel lucky I was able to get a 2011 model. They had a 2012 sitting beside mine when I picked it up last Thursday and side-by-side, the 2011 was more to my liking. It came w/ minimal options, sliding window, hitch, bed mat and floor mats.
This will be slow going but I will try to keep it updated as I change/add bits here and there.
Yet to come:
Thule Rack (or similar)
Roof Top Tent
Bedslide (going to fabricate a 100% extention slide for a slide out kitchen and access to gear and water tank)
Front bumper of some sort (currently thinking ARB but there are so many to pick from)
Need to remove the mud flaps before they tear off.
I'm considering a Flippac but it seems to be too limiting since this is not a dedicated overland rig.
Added Tailgate clamp
Bumper on and mudflaps off.
Bed Rack added, RTT should be here this week.