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Skip's Toyota Prado

 My Toyota Landcruiser Prado 120 series

Well, finally I have purchased the vehicle that I have wanted for some time now... a vehicle that suits my requirements perfectly. Toyota reliability, power and economy from the 3 litre D4D engine, long touring range from the twin 90 litre tanks. It's standard credentials are already quite good, but I have many goodies that I want to fit...

Prado as at May 2014

Model 2009 Toyota Landcruiser Prado 120 series GXL D4D
Purchase date Purchased 2nd hand in Aug 2013
Colour White, with grey interior trim
Engine 3L  "D4D" diesel, 12 valves, 2 cams, direct injection, common rail . Power and torque: 127Kwatt, 410Nm
Exhaust Standard 
Transmission 5 speed Automatic, Constant 4WD with center dif lock and low range
Suspension Rear - live axle, 5 link & coils.  Front - independent, dual wishbones & coils. (see Upgrade specs below!)
Air Conditioning Yes, Factory fitted, front and rear, dual zone, climate control
Seats 8 seater, 2 front buckets, 50/50 split fold rear seat, removable 3rd row seats
Doors 5 door
Fuel tank 180 litre total capacity from dual 90 litre tanks
Instruments Speedo, Tacho, Fuel, Temp
Radio Toyota AF/FM CD stacker with MP3, 4 door speakers
Floor coverings Carpet
Other standard features: Electric windows, central remote locking, tilt adjustable steering wheel, intermittent wipers front and rear, instrument light dimmer, disc brakes all round, cruise control, ABS
Wheels 17x7" Alloys
Extras fitted:
Bull bar ToyotaToyota Alloy Bull Bar
Tow Bar ToyotaTow bar with Reece style hitch
Snorkel Safari SnorkelsSafari Snorkel (purchased 21 Sep 2013)
Old Man EmuOld Man Emu coils and Nitro shocks all round, 40mm lift (purch 13 Dec 2013)
Roof RackRhinoRhino Sportz mounts & Rhino Aero bars, mounted to the factory Toyota roof rails (purchased 1 Oct 2013)
Rola roof rack
RedArcAuxillary battery bracket, Redarc BCDC 1220 charger, Century 100AH deep cycle N70 battery (installed 6 Dec 2013)
Tyres  BF Goodrich265/70R17 BF Goodrich All-Terrain A/T KO
Driving lights Great Whites2 x Great Whites LED spotties (18 LED model)

Tigerz11Tigerz11 awning on passenger side, 2m along vehicle, and 2.5m out
UltragaugeUltragauge EM v1.2 engine monitoring system
TintingTint-a-CarWindows tinting, with darker tint to rear windows
Communications UnidenUniden remote-head UHF
Compressor MalzMalz 72L/minute portable compressor
Inverter Waeco FridgesWaeco 300watt inverter
Floor mattsRubber floor mats
Solar Power
120watt portable solar panel with regulator.
Recovery kitARB recovery kit, including snatch strap, 2 shackles, and a pair of gloves
My wishlist:  
ARBI would like to fit ARB's air locker to the Rear.
Perhaps a rear draw system, and a rear door shelf.

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