4 Speed Atlas install

One day in 2020 my phone rang. It’s Mark, from Metaltech. “Hey man, I’m taking the Atlas out of my Orange FJ. I’ll give you a good deal on it!” “Let me think on…. OK, sending funds now”.A week later, a pallet showed up with on it, a 4 Speed Atlas, 2 driveshafts and all […]

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Dana 60 installed!

“this axle is a beast! It’s a massive unit, giant differential housing, and monster DOM tubes. It took every bit of 2 people to lift it onto two wheeled dollies to move it underneath the truck”

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Indeflate – a first look

Last April, my wife and daughter got me a InDeflate dual tire inflation/deflation tool. While not necessarily a new concept, it’s turning out to be a neat little gadget. The unit comes in a handy little pouch, with two hoses with locking fittings for valve stems. Also included is an adapter to go from an […]

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Break all or nothing.

Last November, I was up at Windrock Park, TN with a group of friends from Florida, for some trail time. We trailered EvilFJ up behind my friend Matt’s Tundra, as I knew I was probably going to push harder and run some gnarlier trails than normal. The “Remember, stupid, you have to drive this home” […]

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Project X….

As most of us know, the FJ Cruiser has a pathetic fuel capacity of 19 Gallons. While that’s OK for some, others, like myself, have heavy trucks, full of armor, batteries, fridges, 35″ tires, bumpers and other things that reduce fuel economy dramatically. My fuel light comes on, and will take about 15 gallons to […]

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