Miscellaneous

AFE Cold Air Intake – First Look

We are finally seeing some after market parts for the redesigned engine in the 2010 and newer Toyota FJ Cruisers. The man in brown delivered one of the first to me last week, the new AFE cold air intake (CAI). The AFE CAI replaces the stock CAI with an air box that manages a higher air flow…

Custom Trailer Hitch

Our M416 adventure trailer is a key part of our off road adventure gear. The trailer uses a lunette and pintle hitch. On our old build I used a normal receiver hitch that hung below the rear bumper. The receiver was the lowest point on the rear bumper and was always getting hung up. For…

Cosmetic Blackout

On the white FJ Cruiser I do not like the look of the silver trim. During the build process I took on the process of blacking out all the silver trim pieces and adding additional black trim and components to the exterior of our Toyota FJ Cruiser. Our goal was to create a black on…

Out Patient Surgery for the FJ Cruiser

One problem running larger tires on the Toyota FJ Cruiser is tire rub on the body mounts right behind the front tires. With the larger tires mounted on our FJ this now became a problem. I contacted Rockware in Colorado Springs to get the body mounts chopped. With a quick trip to black forest I…