We are running 285/75/16 studded Nokian LT3's on our Tacoma.... essentially 33's.
I'll be swapping them over to the FJ for an upcoming trip (same bolt pattern and size I currently run) for the added highway safety. My duratracs are great, but there's no comparison to a studded snow tire...
Did you use it in the winter?
How did it do?
Assuming you have a heater in it? Is it a propane heater or diesel?
Are the walls insulated enough that when you heated the camper the walls didn't sweat?
I've been looking around too for my wife's little 2002 tacoma....
Coastal Offroad has a DIY rear bumper with a rear tire carrier option. I've done a bit of research and from what I could find most if not all were happy with what they ended up with...
The lack of rear hitch and/or recovery points makes me hesitate as well.... would slapping on a recovery point, on something not designed for one, end up twisting the whole thing in a recovery situation?
Question for the guys that have gotten custom modifications done to their initial build:
I would need essentially rock sliders around the whole exterior and sturdier fenders. Would Mark be able to accommodate requests like this? Is there enough structure there to accomplish this?
Anchor vehicle: In neutral with your foot on the brakes.
If that's the vehicle with the winch... you can also increase the RPM's a bit to have your alternator produce more amps and reduce the amount drawn from your battery.
The rotopax handles can also break when trying to screw them on or off.
Check your handles periodically and keep the threads oiled.
I had a handle break free from it's threaded rod end and had the aluminum handle come off... leaving the threaded rod still on.
I now keep an extra handle in my...