High Desert Cruisers
Member's Rigs

Greg's 1986 FJ60

Modifications and upgrades include a 350 TBI, 4 inch Alcan Lift, 33X12.5 Goodyear MTRs, MAF U-bolt flip kit, Rancho 9000 shocks, H55F 5-speed transmission, 4.11 R&P, rear Stout Equipment bumper/spare/jerrican rack, Slee sliders, on-board air compressor, dual battery system, and front bumper with compressed air tank and Warn HS9500i winch.

Jon's ...

1985 4Runner

1969 FJ40 Project

Four inch lift, All-Pro up front and Alcan rear. DOA performance 22re, Doug Thorley header, 2.25" exhaust. Front Range Off-road front bumper, Warn XD9000 winch. Stout Equipment rear bumper. 33" BFG MT/KM tires, 15x8" rims. V6 rear diff, high pinion front diff, 4.56 gears, Detroit TrueTrac front,  ARB locker rear, hysteer cross-over steering.
Dubbed the Basketcase. Work so far includes removing all of the old rattle-can paint job, total disassembly, spring-over-axle with shackle reversal, GM disk brakes in rear, mini-truck disk brakes in front, 1986 2F with 1989 3FE head and EFI, H55F 5-speed tranny, Mark's 3.02 gears in the rebuilt split transfer case, front electric FZJ80 locker, rear No-Slip, FJ60 power steering with 4x4 Labs crossover steering, and 35" Goodyear MT/R tires.

Shawn and Jill's ...

1963 FJ45 SWB
1977 FJ40

100% restored to stock condition with exception of diamond plated running boards. Painted original Toyota red.
1977 FJ40 “Bionic”- Chevy 350 LT1, 4L60E, Dodge NP208. 3” exhaust w/ Flowmaster. Front-Dana 60 w/ ARB, rear-14 Bolt w/ Detroit, 4.56’s. Spring over/shackle reversal with rear FJ55 springs. LT1 is from a ’95 cop Caprice, rebuilt- bored .30 over, 1.6 roller rockers, DIY port & polish. Called Bionic because I rolled it and am building it back bigger, faster, stronger.

Dan's 1993 FZJ80

1993 FZJ80. Leather, differential locks, sun roof, third seat, 4 wheel disc brakes, ABS,  full floating rear axle, Trailer pkg, Downey springs, OEM steel wheels with Goodyear 305/70/16 MTs, Hanna rock sliders, Stout Equipment front bumper, Warn 8000lb winch w/cabin controls, Garvin roof rack, TRD supercharger, Trail modified Borla exhaust, GPS, cargo drawer system, 2way radio, Safari snorkel, Slee rear panhard rod, goofy owner........

John's 1996 FXYZ80

Sleeed front, back, right, left and bottom. ARB top. ARB lockers, 4.56 gears, Warn 12k winch. OME 2.5" lift, 33x12.5 MTRs. Barbie stickers over the flare mounting holes.

James' ...

1982 FJ40

1973 FJ55 Project

Arb lockers F&R, Mini Truck PS. Roll cage, 33 x12.50 AT. Home made spare tire & jack carrier. The rest is good ole reliable stock.

Plans are to install a 3FE and drive line.

David and Ashleigh's 1977 FJ40

All stock, except for 2 ” Pro Comp lift, 33x9.50 BFG A/Ts.  Collection also includes 1967 FJ-45 lwb bone stock; 1965 FJ-45 lwb rock crawler under construction, and a FJ55 restoration project.

Skipper's 1977 FJ40


Evan and Ellen's 1993 FZJ80

Factory lockers, Slee bumpers front and rear, Hanna sliders, Slee transfer case skidplate, 305/70R16 MTR's, OME "J" springs (3.5 inch lift). Wish list: Warn M12000, completion of 5 inch lift package, dual batteries...

Mike and Connie's 1997 FZJ80

1997 with factory lockers, OME 851/860, OME L-shocks, on-board air, Slee front bumper, Slee rear bumper with tire carrier, custom sliders, and Slee transfer skid plate. It is currently running on 305/70R16 BFG MT's using stock alloys. Upgrades planned include: OME J-springs, Outback aluminum roof rack, ARB fridge, Outback rear drawers, dual battery system, and ExtremeAire 3/4 hp air compressor.

Matt's 1988 SAS 4Runner

Matt's 1988 4Runner

Downey headers with custom fabricated 2.25" exhaust off of the headers then steps up to 2.5" high flow catalytic converter and Flowmaster. Solid axle swap using a 1985 front axle with FJ-80 rotors and stock V6 calipers. 5.29 gears with ARB locker in rear and Detroit in front. U-bolt flip front and rear. High Steer Crossover steering. Marlin 3" lift front springs, stock springs in rear with 3 add-a-leafs. Extended shackles front and rear. Extended stainless steel braided brake lines front and rear. All-Pro front bumper, Marlin rear bumper, and Marlin sliders. Custom on-board air system for locker and tires. Pioneer cd player. 36" superswamper TSL SX.

Steve and Wendy's 1978 FJ40

Wendy's 1978 FJ40

Skyjacker lift, 33" MT's, Aussie Locker, Warn 8274, Downey Headers, Revolver shackles, Yaesu FT-7800R Dual Band, and a few Battle Scars.

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