December 8, 2014

One of the original vehicles to Expedition Overland this 2000 Land Cruiser 100 series is built with a fine balance of utility and functionality while keeping it as reliable as possible. This rig screams adventure!

Detailed Build List & Equipment


Tools, Equipment and modifications designed around self sustained living from the vehicle
  • Roof Top Tent
    Eezi Awn XKLUSIV T-Top 1400 Roof Top Tent
  • Shop Now Awning
    ARB Brown 6.5′ Awning
  • Roof Rack
    Baja Rack Utility (flat) Rack
  • Shop Now Fridge
    ARB 50 qt. 12v fridge/freezer
  • Fridge Slide
    MSA Fridge Slide. No longer available in the US
  • Shop Now Drawer System
    ARB Outback Solutions Cargo Drawer
  • Shop Now Safari Snorkel
    Safari Snorkel sold by ARB
  • Shop Now Auxiliary Water Jerry
    Water jerrys on Kaymar rear bar swing out
  • Auxiliary Fuel Tank
    Long Range Automotive auxiliary fuel tank adding 40 gallons over stock. This is mounted where the factory spare tire is and uses a transfer pump to add it to your main fuel tank.
  • Shop Now Auxiliary Gas Jerrys
    Gas jerrys on Kaymar rear bar swing out


Including suspension, wheels and everything in between
  • Shop Now General Tire Grabber AT2
    General Tire Grabber AT2 Tires in 285/75/R16
  • Front Suspension
    V.S. 2.5 Extended Travel Remote Reservoir Coilovers by Icon Vehicle Dynamics
  • Rear Suspension
    V.S. 2.5 Series RR Rear Shocks w/CDCV (0-3″ Lift) by Icon Vehicle Dynamics
  • Upper Control Arms
    Uniball Upper Control Arm Kit by Icon Vehicle Dynamics
  • Shop Now Rear Coils
    ARB Old Man Emu Heavy Duty Coil Springs
  • Shop Now Front & Rear Air Lockers
    ARB Air Locking Differential
  • Shop Now Air Compressor
    ARB Air Compressor, used to run the air locker but also works well to fill tires. This would be part of our build with or without the air lockers.
  • 4:88 Gears
    Re-geared diffs by Nitro Gear & Axle
  • Shop Now Diff breather
    ARB Differential Axle Breather

Armor & Body

Trailer protection and Body modifications
  • Shop Now Front Bumper
    ARB Front Deluxe Bull Bar with Winch Mount
  • Rear bumper
    Kaymar rear bar with dual swing outs. One swing out holds gas/water jerrys, the other hold the relocated spare tire
  • Shop Now Rock Sliders with Brush Guards
    ARB Side Rail and Integrated Step with front quarter panel brush Guards


Interior and Exterior Lighting
  • Shop Now 40″ Combo light Bar
    Rigid Industries E2-Series 40″ Driving/Hyperspot Combo LED Light Bar
  • Shop Now Camp Flood Lights
    Three Rigid Industries M-Series SR-Q LED Light. These lights were placed on the roof rack to provide light surrounding the truck for camp setup
  • Shop Now Rock Lights
    Rigid Industries Rock Light Kit 6 Lights Cool White. These lights are great for rock crawling at night and setting up camp or field repairs in the dark


Things to get you home when it all goes wrong
  • Website Shop Now MAXTRAX
    2 pairs of MAXTRAX MKII | Mounted using MAXTRAX Rear Wheel Harness
  • Shop Now Winch
    Warn 9.5 XP with Masterpull synthetic SUPER line XD
  • Shop Now Jack
    ARB Orange Bushranger X-Jack Kit
  • Shop Now Hi-Lift Jack
    Hi-Lift Jack 36″ X-TREME, mounted on front roof rack
  • Shop Now Recovery Kit
    Warn Medium Duty Winching Accessory Kit
  • Shop Now Tire Repair Kit
    ARB Orange Speedy Seal Tire Repair Kit
  • Shop Now Tire Deflator
    ARB E-Z Deflator
  • Shop Now Tire Inflator
    ARB Blue Inflator with Gauge and Braided Hose


Managing everything that plugins in
  • Shop Now Main Switch Panel
    sPod 6 Switch Panel to accommodate all lights bars, aux lighting & air compressor.
  • Dual battery system
    National Luna Dual Battery System Kit with Surface Mount Controller
  • Truck Communications
    Rugged Radios GMRS 45 watt 2 meter truck radio
  • Handheld Communication
    Five handheld GMRS radios to communicate both with the trucks and other handhelds
  • Shop Now Scan Gauge
    ScanGauge II Ultra Compact 3-in-1 Automotive Computer
  • Shop Now Aux USB & 12v Sockets
    Additional sockets added to both the interior and glove compartment to handle personal phones and accessories and production charging.


Everything that doesn't fit nicely in a category above
  • Shop Now Accessory Mounts
    Ram Mount Twist Lock Suction Cup Mount for Phone Holder, GPS, Ipads, etc…
  • Shop Now Floor Mats
    WeatherTech custom fit front & rear floor liner
  • Tinted windows
    Tinted all windows by Bos Window tinting Bozeman, MT
  • Custom Vehicle Wrap
    Vehicle wrap was done by SCS Wraps in Bozeman, MT