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the new Toy..My FJ build

Discussion in 'FJ Cruisers' started by jonny, Sep 14, 2010.

  1. Sep 14, 2010 at 5:45 PM
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    jonny

    jonny [OP] Betty White Edition Heep ZJ

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    2010 FJ Cruiser All Terrain PKG

    Lighting:
    -DDM Tuning 35w 4500K hi low PNP kit.

    Audio/Visual/Interior:
    -Jensen 7" dvd/mp3/cd Player
    -850w Kenwood amp with kenwood 12" sub
    -medium tint on all windows
    -Hardwired MF1050 compressor in the rear storage
    -TPMS bypass
    -Open rear window from inside mod
    -Seatbelt chime mod
    -All interior led's swapped out for blue
    -Shortened the horrible stock shifter
    -Locker anytime mod


    Communications:
    -Cobra 75WXST
    -Bandi Mount
    -3' Firestick with quick disco & med duty spring
    -Iphone 4s for Navigation :p

    Suspension:
    -Fox 2.0 coilovers with adjustable Resi's
    -Removed front sway bar
    -All Pro UCA's
    -Rear All Pro 2" springs
    -Fox rear resi shocks

    Wheels/Tires:
    -285/75/16 BFG KM2's
    -16x8 KMC Enduro's in black with trimmed center caps.
    -285/75/16 KM2 on stock wheel (same offset) mounted on spare.

    Armor:
    -All Pro 1st gen 1 piece plate bumper
    -Smittybuilt XRC8 winch
    -D ring up front
    -2nd gen 4runner tow Hook mounted under the rear bumper

    Exterior:
    -Blacked out grill bezel, rear bumper wings, and Mirrors.
    -Plastidipped roof black. (been holding up just fine)
    -rear facing camp lights
    -Stock roof rack
    -Homebrew axe & shovel mounts
    -removed fender flares
    -Hella Supertone hornes
    -bottle opener mounted to the bumper :p
    -Snorkel
    -Blacked out the emblems



    Most Current Picture:

    02/22/2012
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    The Old TAcoma + FJ

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    The Start
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    I will admit.. stock off the lot was pretty damn ugly :cool:


    08/01/2010 (not wasting any time) haha​
    started blacking out the front and rear bumper wings
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    finished the mirrors and rear bumper black out. tinted the windows too

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    had to go back to the dealership shortly after buying the fj...noticed that the salesman pulled the satoshi grill and hella 500's...and they ended up on his truck :eek:
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    08/08/2010
    took it out for a quick cleghorn trip. Performed awesome in stock form! I love this thing
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    Lunch time
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    08/23/2010 front end grew 3"
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    08/26/2010
    rear grew 1.5"...new wheels came in...and i picked up the km2's
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    08/27/2010:
    Sold my stock FJC wheels and rugged fails to my neighbor across the street, she wanted them for her silver double cab ;)
    ran around for a few hours on her bald ass sr5 wheels on 245's :anonymous:
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    with these in the back seat:p
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    08/27/2010 after work.. tires and wheels mounted
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    08/30/2010
    trimmed the center caps a little ;)
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    09/08/2010..no major changes in the past week... went out wheeling
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    next day..09/09/2010.. picked up a used oem roof rack. I love the new look​
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    recent pics taken 09/13/2010
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    I really need to get out and get some pics with better scenery..:laugh: in due time.
    It has only been a month...cut me some slack haha

    thanks for looking
    I will update as the new pics/mods roll in
    >John


    09/19/2010. Quick last minute trail run with JDkeller and Straycat
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  2. Sep 14, 2010 at 5:48 PM
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    1337Taco

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    Badass!
     
  3. Sep 14, 2010 at 5:49 PM
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    Aztacotrd

    Aztacotrd Well-Known Member

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    I've never really liked the look of the FJ's but yours is sick!
     
  4. Sep 14, 2010 at 5:49 PM
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    SocalMan22

    SocalMan22 Founder Socaltacomas.com Staff Member

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    What Mods!
    Nice ride looking good!
     
  5. Sep 14, 2010 at 5:51 PM
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    Delmarva

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    Looks great :)
     
  6. Sep 14, 2010 at 5:51 PM
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    Colton

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    Pelfreybilt 3-hoop bumper, Bilstein 5100 F&R, OME 886 w/driver side top plate spacer, 1.5" AAL, 315/70/17 Hankook Dynapro AT, 17x9 Level 8 MK6, 20% tint, AEM Brute force intake, Alpine CDE-W235BT, Armortech sliders
    John... That looks awesome, love it! Great job so far!
     
  7. Sep 14, 2010 at 5:51 PM
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    deadbolt

    deadbolt do w3rk!

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    looks way better than stock! :thumbsup:

    did you black out the parts yourself or did you take it to a shop?
     
  8. Sep 14, 2010 at 6:04 PM
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    trd7

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    I like the tire+rim combo.
     
  9. Sep 14, 2010 at 6:09 PM
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    jonny

    jonny [OP] Betty White Edition Heep ZJ

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    thanks man!
    i will take that as an honorable compliment :laugh: thanks
    TY!
    Thanks Del...damnit do i respect your style haha
    thanks Colt!
    haha i know, stock was pretty gay. ya i blacked everything out with rustoleum satin black
    thank you. I was going to go with 35" hankook a/t... god a great deal on the 285 km2's. no wheel rub at all :thumbsup:
     
  10. Sep 14, 2010 at 6:21 PM
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    nelson18matt

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  11. Sep 14, 2010 at 6:32 PM
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    jrw1965

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    Front tint, Stainless steel nerf bars, Leer tonneau, Rear spring TSB, Michelin LTX A/T2 265 70 16, Pioneer AVIC X910 so far
    Love the FJ (Hell I like the stock) Yours looks great.
     
  12. Sep 14, 2010 at 6:35 PM
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    AriZonaD54

    AriZonaD54 BANNED in 49 states...

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    I hate you and your new toy :(


    Seriously.. AWESOME!
     
  13. Sep 14, 2010 at 6:36 PM
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    TacoTron

    TacoTron Tacotronn

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    your fj makes me want to trade my taco in for an fj! Nice rig man.
     
  14. Sep 14, 2010 at 6:42 PM
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    KB24

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    haha looks good last i saw it when u put the lift....thnks for the hids they looks yellow as fuck......
     
  15. Sep 14, 2010 at 6:45 PM
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    JAG

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    Its about time we see this build!!!!!

    This photo looks like it was taken out of a helicopter...

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  16. Sep 14, 2010 at 6:54 PM
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    FlawedXJ

    FlawedXJ mall crawlin', web wheelin', concrete cowboy

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    I actually have a jeep now. Imagine that.
    Lookin good Jonny. I'll forgive you for trading the taco now.
     
  17. Sep 14, 2010 at 7:07 PM
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    Dark Knight

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    Icon stuff, Skyjacker rear leafs, FJ TRD SE wheels, 285/75/16 Trail grapplers, Rigid SR. 20", Yakima Rack, Bestop Canopy, TRD Exhaust, TRD CAI, Kenwood DNX5120 Navi, Fog Light Mod, Driving Light Mod, BHLM, Scanguage II on Blendmount, TC uca's, ARB Heavy Duty air compressor, ARB Rear Locker, Shrockworks Rock Sliders, ARB Front Bumper, Relentless Fab Rear Bumper w/ custom bed protection, WARN M8000
    The only FJ I would sell my Tacoma for is a green one.

    Nice job with this, its Killer.
     
  18. Sep 14, 2010 at 7:17 PM
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    SKINUM

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    a lot!
    Nice looking FJC.......welcome to the crew.
     
  19. Sep 14, 2010 at 7:20 PM
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    HondaGM

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    nice FJ
     
  20. Sep 14, 2010 at 7:21 PM
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    jonny

    jonny [OP] Betty White Edition Heep ZJ

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    im good on that suspension kit. the spacer will work for now and rides pretty good considering. maybe one day i will snag some co's and uca's.
    thanks for the compliment. black roof is a must though
    thanks JR
    haha thanks man!
    3k hids are yellow as hell...well they are really yellow lol
    lol...kinda does
    thank god... hope all is well man
    thanks Dk!
     
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