Tesla Model S bug out vehicle?

In honor of Veterans Day, Tesla released a camouflage Model S sedan. The vehicle was customized by SS Customs, and outfitted with some goodies that would help in a SHTF situation. Granted, this isn’t really a bug out vehicle, but I love the camo wrap with the (I think) fake rivets along the panel edges. […]

Creek’s Project BOV Truck

Over at Hillow Haven Outdoor, Creek has had several Bug Out Vehicles over the years. In mid 2013, he decided to start a new bug-out vehicle. Funny enough, he used this build as a secret information gathering project for his book: Build the Perfect Bug Out Vehicle There were 3 things he wanted for his […]

Jsmarine’s 2000 4runner build thread

Owner: “jsmarine” Location: Dallas, TX Year: 2000 Make: Toyota Model: 4Runner SR5 Sport Engine: 3.4L V6 Trans: Auto T-Case: Stock Front axle: Open Rear axle: Open Suspension: Front- Toytec 650 lbs Adjustable Coil-Overs Rear- Old Man Emu 891 coil springs 1″ Toytec Diff Drop Wheels: Tires- (5) 285/75/16 Load Range E, BFG All Terrains Rims- […]

CYi5’s 1999 4runner Build up

1999 Toyota 4runner Limited 3.4L V6 + E-Locker -> 4.30’s stock   Modifications Suspension: Donahoe Racing Extended Coilovers – 2.25″ Camburg Engineering Upper Control Arms Icon Rear Piggy Back Reservoir Shocks Old Man Emu 891 Springs Timbren Front Bumpstops Daystar KU09014BK Rear Bumpstops Sonoran Steel Adjustable Panhard Wheels & Tires: 285/75/16 Yokohama A/T-S 16×8 4.5″ […]

RBS’s Radiant Red Tacoma Build

Red 2004 Tacoma XtraCab V6 4wd with both the TRD and SR5 packages – it was a very rare truck, and the owner drove from Oklahoma to Southern California just to pick it up! It started out all stock, and now what you see is the result of years of work and dedication, a labor […]

Stealth Camper Project

The search started long ago, for a vehicle that fit all of his needs perfectly, and after 2 years of searching, a vehicle was decided on. The project vehicle would be an IVECO 50C13. It’s a European van with a 2.8 liter turbo diesel engine. A 2002 model year was purchased, which has a front […]

Vanaconda from Ujoint Offroad

Vanaconda was U-Joint OffRoads showcase vehicle for SEMA 2006, but it was one of the largest, baddest builds of a full-size van so it deserves a spot in the Build Thread Archive! Based off of a 2006 E350 with a 6.0 liter engine, UJoint installed their offroad 4×4 conversion kit, dual show hoops, rear airbag […]

Flyingwil’s Taco

Starting in 2006, Flyingwil started building up a 2001 Toyota Tacmoa Double Cab 4×4 TRD. Modifications include: 3″ Rev Tek Lift* Removed and Replaced Deaver 10 Pack Leaf Springs AllPro greasable shackles (1.5″ longer than stock) Sway-A-Way 2.5 Coilovers Demello Rock Sliders Optima Red Top replaced with Dual ODYSSEY┬« 1200 MJT’s and a sure power […]

Tacodoc’s 05 Tacoma Build Thread

The Doc has been a long time fan of Toyota trucks and 4runners since a used 1979 Toyota Hilux 3/4 ton long bed truck. After that, he moved on to an ’88 4runner, and then a 2002 Tacoma TRD Prerunner Xtra-Cab. His current vehicle is a 2005 Toyota Tacoma TRD 4wd Double Cab in Silver […]

2010 Tacoma Regular Cab “Kifaru”

One of the advantages of building a brand new vehicle into an expedition rig is that there are always aftermarket companies looking for vehicles to use as a prototype to develop new products for. This 2010 Toyota Tacoma single cab is no exception – with Tacovendor’s first priorities being suspension and some armor, a visit […]

OldSven’s 2001 Toyota Tacoma

Year: 2001 Make: Toyota Model: Tacoma Xtra-Cab SR5 TRD Engine: 3.4L, V6 Trans: 5speed T-Case: Stock Suspension: Front- ICON coilovers, Timbren bumpstops Rear- Chevy 63″ springs, Bilstein 5125 10″ shocks, Daystar bumpstops Wheels: Tires- 33×10.5×15 BFG MT’s Rims- Wheeler’s black steelies 15×8 Type B Armor: Badlands front winch bumper Badlands rear bumper + custom swingout […]

OldSven’s 4Runner

After driving a Tacoma with a long list of mods, OldSven decided to change to a 4runner. As luck would have it, selling the Tacoma with all the mods, and getting a decent price for it, didn’t work out, so Sven transferred as many parts as he could to the 4runner. That made for a […]