Baz - The Landy

State: New South Wales
Vehicle: Toyota 79 Series Landcruiser Dual Cab 2013
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About our vehicle – Toyota 79 Series Dual Cab

Under the bonnet & Mechanicals
Additional fuel filter
Rapid Performance (Dual) Tuning Module to improve performance (2017 – switched off)
Redback Extreme Heavy Duty 3” Exhaust
EGT Gauge to monitor the EGT Temperature
4-Terrain Heavy Duty Clutch (Toyota replaced at 48,000klm)

Out front
ARB Steel-bull bar with side protection
Heavy duty electric winch
IPF 900 XS driving lights
Safari Snorkel

Suspension
Lovell’s GVM Upgrade kit (3,900kg – usually, however I have the GVM recorded at 3,780kg due to other modifications that are affected by GVM limitations)
Tru-Tracker wheel modification to correct front/rear wheel offset (The Tru-tracker is a fully-engineered and compliant modification to correct the 95mm offset, but is limited to GVM of 3,780kg)

Tyres
Toyo M55 265/75/16R
Doran 360 Tyre Pressure monitor

Communications
Codan NGT HF Radio & 3040 Auto-tune antenna (VKS737 - Mobile 1646)
GME TX 4600 UHF Radio & GME AE4006 UHF Antenna (8.1 dBi)
Iridium Extreme Satphone
VS X523 GPS and Panasonic Toughbook with Hema Mapping & OziExplore Software

Energy Management
Redarc 120 watt solar panels (two)
Redarc BMS 1215 battery management system
Redarc Pure Sine Wave Inverter
150 AMP Gel Battery

Inside
Department of Interior Overhead & Centre consoles

Fuel
Long-ranger 180-litre main tank & 80-litre auxiliary tank
Terrain Tamer Fuel filter with remote water-sensor

The Canopy
Engel 60 Litre fridge on MSA drop-slide

On the Towball
Track TVAN (Firetail 2016)

And in case you were wondering “Baz – The Landy” came about as a consequence of owning three Land Rover Defenders, but as you can see this has now changed, and yes, thank you, I've recovered fully!

But “Baz – The Landy” reference has stuck, so “Baz – The Landy” it is...!

Cheers, Baz – The Landy
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