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