It all started with my stock 2004 Canteen Green X xe, 5 speed...
The inaugural off road trip, stock mode, haven't even removed the mud flaps.
As she sits now...23Aug2010
Showing off the Bender Built Rear....Rausch Creek PA
The Full Frontal....
The lights....at night....in the dark....ohhhhhh close encounters do do do do do.....
The TeeHee trail, Ottawa Valley:
The Iron Bridge Trail Marmora
Mods since new:
Tires:Firestone Destination MT's 31s on stock 15s,BF Goodrich km MT's 32's on 15s
Susp:3" susp.lift-feat.Calmini UCAs, napa premium BJs, sway away heavy duty Tbars, with AC 3 pack AAL,Rancho RS5000s(3"ext) for rear, 5000s for the front.
AC 2" BL
rear Sway Bar "Mahatma Gandhi" mod
Bilstein steernig damper
Bender Built gas tank skid-I may not survive a nuclear strike but my GT will
Rock Sliders-(by Walrus,Mike)
Shrockworks under carriage armour-Front,Engine/Trany and T-Case
Darlington offroad-leaf pack skidderz[/color].
Bender Built Rear Beer Bottle opener featuring tire carrier,Jerry Can carrier,Shackle Mounts, Hitch
Reciever and third eye brake light.
Custom Tube Bumper (Built by Dan at National4wd Smiths Falls)
4 window vent visors
100 watt front bumper mounted Spots.
4 roof rack mounted low profile spots -NEW-thor mod-no sunroof mounted lights behindhttp://i297.photobucket.com/albums/m...NATION/044.jpg
Sportrack basket-mounted to the front of rack, homebuilt Hi-Lift mount(now with 3 attachment points for 60" extreme), quickfist clamp mounts for shovel
and axe.(various accessories for cargo ie:net, bags, cases etc)
Homebuilt aluminum cross bars below factory rack at rear for 2x Diamond plate tool boxes(for recovery gear) with
12v acc.outlet/rear facing flood lights.
Removed the front plastic skid type decoration dewie thingy meboberů
Rear diff breather extension
Single front recovery hook ala SE version(thanks to Jayman fer dat)
Larson NMO whip-Mounted on fender (from Queensway)
Shortened raised flexi tailpipe
-Removed baffles and moved intake location(infender snorkel thingy)http://i297.photobucket.com/albums/m...dermod/027.jpg
Inside: Dash mounted Nissan Clinometer
Heads up display GPS speedo/compass
Adjustable dual blue light map lights mounted to overhead light console(independantly switched)
Garmin GPSMAPs76(with CanTopo/MetroGuide) RAM mount, TomTom Mount
Single Din Sony CD/Bluetooth stereo-Phone connection/Ipod connection et al.
12v FRS radio with rooftop magmount antenna
CB-Single Din TRC485 single sideband, powered mic.and external Speaker-Mounted in centre console below stereo
Centre dash Console mounted Volt Meter accessory plug combo.3 plugs(switched) in bottom storage opening.
Center console mounted toggle switches for outside box mounted 12volt outlet, and disconnect for rear hatch acc.socket (for 3way Dometic 'fridge)
Heated seats feat. Xterra Neoprene Seat covers.
Rearhatch wooden storage shelf(giving me two tiers of storage and a platform for compressor(air tanks),fridge and two storage bins)-" Now have a mount for the hi-lift jack inside the rear cargo hatch".400watt inverter and compressor are wired and switched in the dash
New-JDM OEM dome light, I believe from a 240sx. Mounted in the rear hatch, its on a pivot for looking around in the hatch solving low light issues.
Things stored in or on the truck: 2gallon 12 volt compressor
large Crank Flashlight(spotlight),LED work light(rechargeable)
12v Impact Wrench and Sockets
Small shovel/Hatchet/Bow Saw
Cobra GMRS/FRS radios
12v.small size shop vac
Tools, various and numerous
Survival kit-in vacuum sealed bag-all sorts of stuff in case I am ever lost in the
wildernss :teeth: also a similiar set up for winter kit.
Recovery Gear-now stored in roof box-48"hi-lift and hi-lift recovery/winch kit
3way Dometic Fridge(mmmmmmcold beer)
Things to do:
Lots to do in this pile. I am presently re-doing the rear cargo box to add a "fridge" slider, and a better layout for the compressor,airtanks and storage.(Kitchen mod)
Moving up to 33" tires-33/10.50 ATs and 33/12.50 MTs
New flat deck roofrack(total replacement for stock rack)
Dual odyssey batteries
Grassroots centre link
lower transfer case gears