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2011 SR5 HILUX

I bought it completely stock, and I’ve added a lot of mods: SEQ muzz bar; 33-inch tyres; 3-inch lift, diff drop and UCAs; LED light bars; long-range fuel tank; Bush Company Alpha RTT; full canopy setup including fridge/freezer, drawer system and drop slide; 12V setup; Phat Bars bash plates and rock sliders; diff breathers; EGT and boost gauges; and a diesel pre-filter and catch can. It has taken us to some amazing places around Australia including Cape York. Next month we will visit the Eyre Peninsula in SA, and the NT -Travis Keuneman

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1979 TOYOTA LANDCRUISER FJ45

It’s fully restored with all steel panels, and the original 2F motor. It has been my dream to own one since I was a young kid. I finally got one and did all the work myself -Aaron Edmondon

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TOYOTA HILUX

It has had a full 2015 facelift, with aftermarket grille, and LED headlights with LED switchback indicators. A long list of aftermarket gear includes a Rival bullbar with 14,500lb winch; Stedi Type-X Pros; Bilstein 4in adjustable lift (front); extended upper control arms and ball joints; rear Enduro Pro remote-res shocks and lifted leafs at 4in; and a Rival bar (rear).

The canopy has 2900mm drawers and full custom-built side panels and wings, with AGM battery; Enerdrive DC2DC 40amp charging system; 1200W inverter; Projecta battery management system; GME XRS UHF; MSA drop slide; and an ARB 60L Zero fridge. The custom Boss Air suspension consists of fully remote-controlled airbags in the rear, with a 19L air tank that has a separate line for the ARB air system for inflating tyres, etc.

The high-output twin ARB air-compressor is hard-mounted. Other gear includes 20in Hussla Toxic rims with Extreme M/Ts; a custom-mounted roof tray with a Darche 270 awning; solar panels; two sets of TREDs; and GME antenna on a swivel mount. Twin air lockers are about to be installed, and a Raptor Stage 2 supercharger with front-mount intercooler is being built as we speak. Plus, a new canopy has just been ordered from 4D Engineering -Dion Kirkland

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1985 LAND ROVER DEFENDER

Registered as a nine-seater, it runs a 5.7-litre V8 diesel. It has diff breathers, full Monroe Wylie coil and shock suspension, a five-speed Santana gearbox, custom half-snorkel, UHF CB radio and a diff lock -Tony Taylor

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2013 FJ CRUISER

It has 33-inch KO2s; a two-inch TJM lift; a TJM bar with Runva 11000XP winch and TJM snorkel; 120W bonnet-mounted solar panel powering a 100amp/h LIPO aux battery; Bundutec RTT; 30-second 270 awning; KickAss shower tent with Glind hot water; 45-litre water tank; custom pull-out kitchen/stove/sink and workspace in the back; 48-litre Isotherm upright fridge; and a Travel Buddy oven that’s worth its weight in gold! Great setup; very happy with it -Ben 'Matt' Doorn

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NISSAN PATROL

Equipped with an RB30 EFI, with everything new or rebuilt under the bonnet. Other kit includes heavy-duty clutch; 2.5-inch exhaust extractors; 3-inch Dobinson lift; 33/12.5/15 Falken Wildpeak MTs; ARB front bar; Domin8r Xtreme winch; Kings light bar; Rhino-Rack awning; and roof bars. There’s probably more I’ve forgotten. I’ve had it near-on 10 years and probably 5km on new motor. It’s still not finished, though -Nathan White

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