The adventure portal Rig of the month 2010 FJ Cruiser
2010 FJ Cruiser

This month’s featured rig belongs to fellow adventurer Dennis Lloyd, Managing Editor of TCT (Toyota Cruisers and Trucks) magazine. He hails from Irvine and drives a highly modified 2010 Toyota FJ Cruiser. Check out his rig build below.

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Icon Stage one suspension

• Icon Stage 1 suspension lift
• Icon tubular uniball upper control arms
• Icon aluminum billet rear upper and lower controls arms
• Icon rear panhard bar
• OME rear medium springs
• Dirty Parts front sway bar links

the adventure portal featured rig june 2015 FJ Cruiser
Mojave trail, Mojave National Preserve, CA

• Trail Gear Rock Sliders
• Ricochet aluminum engine skid and bash plate
• Ricochet aluminum lower control arm skids
• Rokmen rear lower controller skids
• FJToyman rear shock skids

the adventure portal featured rig june 2015 FJ Cruiser
Recovery Gear:
• Superwinch Talon, 9500 lb with synthetic rope
• ARB recovery strap
• ARB tree protector strap
• Power Tank CO2
• ARB Tire deflator
• HiLift trail jack
• HiLift base sand plate
• HiLift wheel adapter
• HiLift slider adaptor
• Fiskar shovel and axe
• Smittybuilt shackles

the adventure portal featured rig june 2015 FJ Cruiser
Broken Arrow Trail, Sedona AZ

Tires and wheels:
• Method Mesh 17” wheels
• Goodyear Wrangler DuraTrac 285/70R17

Drivetrain and engine:
• Standard Toyota 4×4 drivetrain and gear ratio
• 260 HP 4.0 liter V-6, 5 Speed automatic w/OD
• Rear diff locker
• Traction Control

the adventure portal featured rig june 2015 FJ Cruiser
Dual Battery System

Overlanding gear:
• IBS DBS Dual Battery System with Die Hard Platinum (AUX) and Odyssey 34-1500T (Main) batteries
• Dometic/Waeco 50L Fridge
• Rear cargo drawer and fridge slide (homemade)
• Midland 75-822 40 Channel CB Radio
• Yaesu FTM-400DR dual band mobile ham radio
• BajaRack Low Profile roof rack
• Scepter 20L gas and water cans
• iPad 2 with DUAL GPS Module and MotionX HD app
• Trasharoo


• sPOD Switch Controller with bluetooth
• Baja Designs 40” Stealth light bar (roof rack)
• Baja Designs Squadron Pro XL wide cornering lights (front bumper)
• Baja Design SII rear roof lights (roof rack)
• Acro LED driving lights (front bumper)
• Acro LED reverse lights (rear bumper)

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New York born to SoCal via Puerto Rico and San Francisco, partner in crime and co-founder of The Adventure Portal, Lori has over 15 years experience in partaking of adventures in the American southwest, primitive camping, hiking and exploring in her Rubi. She welcomes new challenges and is always pushing the envelope of adventure in her Jeep.