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747 full of bulletproof Hilux's

Discussion in 'Toyota Trucks & SUVs' started by schleygo, Dec 15, 2011.

  1. Dec 15, 2011 at 9:11 AM
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    schleygo

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    Just took these to Afghanistan via Hahn, Germany. Total of 14 Hilux's and 1 Landcruiser with bulletproof glass. All brand new

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    Each Hilux weighed 7000lbs. The Landcruiser was 9000lbs. Looks like the leaf springs were beefed up and all had heavy duty shocks. I couldn't tell the name brand of the shocks.

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    I got a quick shot of the inside w/o getting in trouble. These doors weighed a ton.

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  2. Dec 15, 2011 at 9:14 AM
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    Sweet, still have super ghey chrome handles and mirrors though. :p
     
  3. Dec 15, 2011 at 9:14 AM
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    pyroskier

    pyroskier A country boy can survive

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    F'in sweet! They for Military use I'm assuming?
     
  4. Dec 15, 2011 at 9:15 AM
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    Intersting that the door jams are linex'd
     
  5. Dec 15, 2011 at 9:19 AM
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    The glass was 4 inches thick

    I was talking to some of the DOD guys. They said they hated these things during the summer because you can't roll down the windows. He said the Toyota's AC could not keep up w the heat. So you are literaly cooking in there.
     
  6. Dec 15, 2011 at 9:21 AM
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    derekabraham

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    Why wouldn't the AC keep them cool? I mean I know it gets hot there, but I've had my 10 year old 4Runner in 115 degree temps and my AC kept me nice and frosty. :D
     
  7. Dec 15, 2011 at 9:21 AM
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    xJuice

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  8. Dec 15, 2011 at 9:23 AM
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    schleygo

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    Agreed. Nothing is bulletproof.
     
  9. Dec 15, 2011 at 9:27 AM
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    xJuice My spoon is too Big!

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    Group Buy on the bumper?
     
  10. Dec 15, 2011 at 9:36 AM
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    I don't think it's line-x. I've seen bullet resistant body armor that's very light weight that has the same texture.
     
  11. Dec 15, 2011 at 9:39 AM
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    looks like ARB
     
  12. Dec 15, 2011 at 9:40 AM
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  13. Dec 15, 2011 at 9:45 AM
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    Skewps deflect bullets.
     
  14. Dec 15, 2011 at 9:49 AM
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    I thought they caught incoming bullets and returned fire as laser beams? I'm sure there was a thread about that.
     
  15. Dec 15, 2011 at 9:51 AM
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    nice they are rocking arb's lol they more than likely line-xed underneath as well paxon is mixed with line-xtra to form a barrier that is highly resistant to concussive forces ie, bombs.

    i have been looking around and calling different people at both line-x and other companies trying to gather as much info as i can before i have them spray my whole truck in that shit.

    the line-xtra with like 40 mils of paxon underneath it is the way to go :)
     
  17. Dec 15, 2011 at 10:03 AM
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    they sprayed the pentagon's walls with paxon after 911 to ensure the facility would be much more resistant to explosions and the combo of line-x paxon and kevlar can yield some resistance to small arms fire as well no much but it does work.
     
  18. Dec 16, 2011 at 10:41 PM
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    why do the hilux's fender/body lines look so much different then the tacos?
    i love the round fender wells :anonymous:
     
  19. Dec 16, 2011 at 10:44 PM
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    I knew it, I JUST knew it!! Plastidip is tougher than all y'all thought!! (With a crazy door handle to boot!)




    Thanks for sharing the pics. Its really cool that we get a sneak peek!
     
  20. Dec 16, 2011 at 10:45 PM
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    Maybe because they're different trucks? :rolleyes:
     
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