Ok so this is my second attempt at this, ive been at it for over an hour now and have just lost everything into the windows clip board black hole ( F******g cut and paste gone wrong
Soooooooooooooo, basically i bought my 2007 Dual cab D4D manual with 52'000K's on her in Feb 2010 from Emerald in QLD with nothing but a bare arb bullbar for $38'000 and it didnt take long for the modification bug to bite
heres the first pic I have of it in its most stock form that I can find. (take off the spotties and the UHF aerial and you get the picture)
And in the last 12 months shes has undergone a wonderful (yet expensive) transformation into what lay before you now
Heres the list of modifications and the photos I have been able to scrape up
OME 2 inch lift front and rear but I have changed the front springs to a stiffer and thicker king spring as I wasnt happy with the sagging of the OME springs.
CSA ranger black 15" steel rims with a positive 10mm offset.
BF Goodrich mud terrain 33/10.5/r15 tyres.
ARB Full body bar work (rear bar, side steps, side rails and bullbar)
Buds Customs, custom front bash plate.
IPF 900xs Spot beam driving lights with a 70w Xenon HID upgrade for massive distance.
Rigid Industries 20 Inch LED light bar for close light spread.
Warn 9000lb electric bullbar mounted winch.
AmSteel Blue 10mm Synthetic Winch rope with fairlead.
UHF Spring aerial mount.
RDA Slotted front rotors with EBC Greenstuff pads.
ARB Smooth finish colour coded canopy with lift up windows all round.
Rhino rack heavy duty roof racks (canopy mounted)
Oz Tent/Rhino rack Foxwing awning.
long handle shovel mounted on roof rack.
Dark 18% Tinting all round including 5% tint strip along windscreen.
A-Sure in dash entertainment system with touchscreen, bluetooth, radio, dvd, cd, full ipod control, gps running both igo8 (on road) and oziexplorer (off road) with Australia wide Topo Maps.
GME tx3340 UHF 5w cb.
Autron dual pillar pod mount with autometer 'boost' and 'egt' gauges. (egt temp probe mounted PRE turbo directly in the manifold by myself)
Charge master dual battery monitor with low and high volt alarms.
'L2' Custom switch which allows me to interrupt the signal going to the front diff to place the car in 2wd Low Range.
Folding back seat mod.
I have replaced all the interior lights with LED's.
Tyredog Wireless TPMS (Tyre Pressure Monitoring System)
*Cough* Police Radar Detector *cough cough*
Black widow side by side drawers.
Platinum ds40 fridge drop slide.
ARB 47L Fridge/Freezer.
Baintech 6 circuit fuse block wired directly from dual battery.
2 x constant power cigarette outlets in tray.
1 x constant power merit outlet (for arb fridge)
2 x led flood lights (camping lighting)
1 x led strip light (camping lighting)
1 x led canopy interior light.
Camping gear in drawers (stove, cups bowls plates etc, various other cooking/camping gear)
Custom carpeted tailgate to match drawers.
Various recovery gear (snatch straps, tyre deflaters, tree protectors, recovery hitch etc etc)
Roof rack internal frame.
Mechanical (under the hood):
ARB Dual Battery system with smart solenoid and 75ah battery.
Uni Filter high flow air filter
Chip it diesel performance systems, piggy back power chip.
Humex 3" Mandrel bent turbo back exhaust system with muffler removed (lots of very nice turbo noise).
4Terrain heavy duty button clutch
ARB Front and rear lockers with on board air supply.
4.1 Diff gears to bring back stock gearing with 33's
Aftermarket cruise control.
And now for some photos:
My favorite modification has got to be the canopy, simply for the reason that i get to keep everything (camping gear, clothes, fridge, food etc etc) dry and out of this situation:
So thats my write up so far (second time round) sorry its a bit short and not very detailed but after losing an hours worth writing im not very motivated to do it all again right now haha. Oh and the pictures were not re-sized properly so you may need to click on the pics to get the full photo. Ill get around to doing them properly soon.
If you have any questions feel free to ask.