FJ Retrospective (part 6)

FJ Retrospective (part 6)
Red Rock Canyon near Las Vegas

[June 5 2007] After a trip to Vegas with a friend, I felt obliged to find somewhere to visit in the FJ and found Red Rock Canyon. Unfortunately it was just a paved loop, but still very scenic.

[November 25 2007] Went to a big group run (had to be separated into groups of 3 at staggered time slots) to support a local charity for big cats, Forever Wild. Our caravan heading up the 15:

And also got to check out the Uber FJ, which was probably the most popular rig on the blue board at the time:

And here's some pics of the big cats.

The build so far (🟢: added)

  • Tires: BF Goodrich All-Terrain KO (265/70R17), Mickey Thompson Baja Claw (33 x 12)
  • Suspension: Donahoe Racing 3-inch lift, Donahoe Racing billet upper control arms, Demello Offroad body mount chop
  • Armor: Toyota skid plate, Demello Offroad sliders, Demello Offroad single-hoop fornt bumper, Demello Offroad skid plate
  • Lighting: ACRO H1900 55W halogen pods
  • Performance: TRD cat-back exhaust
  • Exterior: AVS ventshades, 🟢 Aeroflow clear headlight protectors
  • Interior: Toyota rubber floor mats
  • Audio: Alpine IVA-W200 head unit
  • Comms: Midland CB Radio, 2ft Firestik antenna (on Bandi mount), 5ft Firestik, Firestik quick disconnect
  • Navigation: 🟢 Alpine PMD-B100 GPS
  • Gear: generic 12v air compressor, Staun Tyre Deflators, D-ring shackle hitch receiver, Hi-Lift jack (on FourTreks mount)