Trail Worx FJ Cruiser rear bumper with swing out

After balancing the FJ on its rear bumper, tail light and rocker guard while going up the Escalator on Hell Revenge trail in Moab my factory rear bumper was looking pretty used and abused.  The logical answer was to upgrade the rear bumper.  After looking at countless bumper I found the Trail Worx rear bumper […]

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Cooper Discoverer STT Pro

After owning my Landcruiser for two years it was time to finally get some new rubber. It was down to three choices, Goodyear MTR, BFG Mud Terrain or Cooper Discoverer STT Pro. I have always wanted to try the Cooper since I’ve been told it’s on road behavior is better than other muddies and it’s […]

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Smitty Bilt XRC winch

Through some deep afternoons of winter wheeling I had the chance to really test out my new Smitty Bilt winch. This thing can pull. We were taking turns pushing through snow that was dwarfing my 37 inch tires. The XRC line was plenty quick for trudging through the snow with the cable in hand. The […]

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All Pro Fj Cruiser Long Travel front suspension

After many wheeling trips and lots of abuse on the front suspension the FJ needed an alignment. The dealer doing the alignment informed me that the lower control arm bolts were seized and there was no way to align the wheels. They quoted me close to $3000 for replacement and labor so that seemed like […]

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Sway A Way FJ Cruiser 2.5 inch coil overs

With the addition of front bumper, skid plates, and rock sliders it was evident that the FJ needed a suspension upgrade. I was drawn to the Sway away because they had a higher spring rate of 700 pounds than most the competition and their race heritage. Presentation on these things is beautiful the red anodizing […]

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Nitto Terra Grappler 285/75R17

This might be the best tire size for lightly modified Toyota’s. Measuring just over 34 inches tall and around 11 inches wide you don’t rub like you would with 12.5 inch wide tires and the narrower profile carries considerably less weight so power loss feels minimal. This tire only rubbed minimally on my body mount […]

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Optima Blue Top Battery

I kept having corrosion issues with the battery in my FJ cruiser so it was a good excuse to upgrade. When looking for a battery I wanted 2 sets of terminals, a lot of cold cranking amps and the ability to run the battery hard with the winch without wearing out its life. I did […]

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All Pro Bumper

I was to the point where my stock front bumper was held up with bailing wire and the cracks and clanking around from it was getting old so I began my search for a new front bumper for my 2007 FJ cruiser.  I combed through hours of looking at pictures online and reading reviews and […]

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