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Old 02-19-2013, 08:58 AM   #1
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Afghanistan - Land of Toyota's

Anyone who has been to the Middle East knows that Toyota's are a favorite among both the local population and that of Military Personnel from all over the world. Anyone have any pics from deployments or else where?




Here's a few to start from my recent deployment to Afghanistan . . . .
















I have a few more, but these are just the start.
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Old 02-19-2013, 09:01 AM   #2
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Thanks man. Appreciate it. I'll post more of a bunch of Land Cruisers that look to be modified by Arctic Trucks of Iceland.
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Old 02-19-2013, 10:44 AM   #4
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Old 02-19-2013, 10:45 AM   #5
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sweet dude, lots of old and new hiluxes in there
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Old 02-19-2013, 10:55 AM   #6
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Yeah. They had a lot modified in crazy ways. Old and new Tacoma's and HiLux's with 3rd axles and custom steel and wooden beds. I was living it up over there.
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Old 02-19-2013, 11:06 AM   #7
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Here is a personal favorite of mine - Mostly because of the modifications done to it and the battle scars.







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Old 02-19-2013, 11:18 AM   #8
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Great pics! Functional hood scoops on those trucks. I didn't take any pics during my year in Afghanistan. Photography was strictly banned base-wide, especially for us contractors.
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Old 02-19-2013, 11:36 AM   #9
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Great pics! Functional hood scoops on those trucks. I didn't take any pics during my year in Afghanistan. Photography was strictly banned base-wide, especially for us contractors.
I know what you mean. We had a lot of contractors fired (Mostly Indians and Bosnians) because they had pictures of things around the base. And because their contracts state no laptops, cameras or cell phones. But U.S. contractors, depending on the base, could usually do what they please.
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Old 02-19-2013, 11:56 AM   #10
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And here are the Toyota Land Cruisers that look to be modified by Arctic Trucks of Iceland.








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Old 02-19-2013, 12:02 PM   #11
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Awesome thread bro I never made it to afgan but those Iraq yota were sweet it was a shame to blow some of them up and it sucked cuz I tried to mail home parts that I needed or wanted for my 82' and they wouldn't let me stupid POG mail guys, but anyway looking forward to this thread
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Awesome thread bro I never made it to afgan but those Iraq yota were sweet it was a shame to blow some of them up and it sucked cuz I tried to mail home parts that I needed or wanted for my 82' and they wouldn't let me stupid POG mail guys, but anyway looking forward to this thread
Thanks man. I'm hoping others will post what they have too. I'm always wanting to see some of the rare stuff you don't normally see in those parts of the world.
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Is that a diesel engine in that tacoma in the first pictures?
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Old 02-19-2013, 12:07 PM   #14
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Is that a diesel engine in that tacoma in the first pictures?

Yes. But I don't believe that it's a Tacoma, even though it does look like one. That one is probably one of the older HiLux's they had and just modified it.
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I know what you mean. We had a lot of contractors fired (Mostly Indians and Bosnians) because they had pictures of things around the base. And because their contracts state no laptops, cameras or cell phones. But U.S. contractors, depending on the base, could usually do what they please.
Our PMO 'reinterpreted' the base regs at Camp Leatherneck and decided that ALL contractors (not just the TCNs) were not allowed to have personals computers, cameras, phones, thumb drives, etc. They raided a bunch of our rooms, collecting all that, until official complaints were filed. I just kept anything electronic locked up after that.
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Our PMO 'reinterpreted' the base regs at Camp Leatherneck and decided that ALL contractors (not just the TCNs) were not allowed to have personals computers, cameras, phones, thumb drives, etc. They raided a bunch of our rooms, collecting all that, until official complaints were filed. I just kept anything electronic locked up after that.
Wow. That's what happened on occasion. Army MP's and Security Forces would have all the contractors step out of their rooms and search them. After that, they had a vast majority of Bosnian's sent back with a new batch on their way in. Vicious cycle.
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[QUOTE=Tacoma13SR5;6464670]And here are the Toyota Land Cruisers that look to be modified by Arctic Trucks of Iceland.







That things got some sweet wheels
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And here are the Toyota Land Cruisers that look to be modified by Arctic Trucks of Iceland.







That things got some sweet wheels

Here's a close up of the wheels for ya.

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