July 24, 2015

See how the crew at Expedition Overland outfitted their 2015 5th Generation 4Runners, Trail Premium Edition, for the big trip into Central America.  This build outlines 2 4Runners, Rufio (Magnetic Grey) and Apollo (Classic Silver)

Download Rufio spec sheet

Detailed Build List & Equipment

Overland (Both Vehicles)

Tools, Equipment and modifications designed around self sustained living from the vehicle
  • Roof Top Tent
    Eezi Awn T-Top 1400 Roof Top Tent
  • Awning
    Eezi-Awn Shade 2 Meter Bag Awning
  • Roof Rack
    K9 2.2 Meter Roof Rack System
  • Shop Now Air Compressor
    ARB On-Board Twin High Performance Air Compressor, used to fill tires after airing down or fixing a flat.
  • Shop Now Aux Water Jerry
    Water Jerry Cans on CBI rear bar swing out
  • Shop Now Aux Gas Jerrys
    Gas Jerry Cans on CBI rear bar swing out

Overland (Rufio only)

Tools, Equipment and modifications designed around self sustained living from the vehicle.
Rufio Only (Magnetic Grey 4Runner)
  • Fridge
    Weekender 52 Liter Fridge Freezer Aluminum
  • Fridge Slide
    Adventure Trailer combo fridge slide with Partner Steel cook stove
  • Custom Storage | Interior Sleep Platform
    Adventure Trailer custom drawer system and compartments doubles as a sleep platform on the passenger side of the vehicle. The passenger side rear seat was remove to accommodate this.

Overland (Apollo only)

Tools, Equipment and modifications designed around self sustained living from the vehicle.
Apollo Only (Classic Silver 4Runner)
  • Storage Shelf
    Custom made cargo solid shelf to divide storage area
  • Roof Rack Storage
    Two hard mounted 42 Liter Aluminum Alu-Box Storage Cases

Drivetrain

Including suspension, wheels and everything in between
  • Shop Now General Tire Grabber AT2
    General Tire Grabber AT2 Tires in 285/70/R17
  • Wheels
    Toyota Black TRD Wheels
  • Front Suspension
    Extended Travel Remote Reservoir Front Coilover Shock Kit 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
    Billet Upper Control Arm Kit by Icon Vehicle Dynamics
  • Shop Now Diff breather
    ARB Differential Axle Breather

Armor & Body

Trailer protection and Body modifications
  • Rear bumper
    CBI Rear Bumper with Swing Away Tire Carrier which relocates spare tire and holds 2 gas/water jerry cans. Apollo has a split, dual swing away and Rufio has a single bar swing away.
  • Shop Now Fender Flares
    Bushwacker fender flares

Lighting

Interior and Exterior Lighting
  • Shop Now 40″ Combo light Bar
    Rigid Industries SR-Series White 40″ Spot/Flood Combo LED Light Bar. Mounted under roof rack
  • Shop Now 30″ Combo light Bar
    Rigid Industries E-Series 30″ LED Spot/Flood Combo Light Bar. Mounted behind the front grill
  • Shop Now Lighting Security Hardware
    Rigid Industries Security Hardware Kit for LED Light Bar. All lights were mounted with the security hardware to deter theft