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Raised custom 4x4 rigs feature in November's Readers' Rigs

By 4x4 Australia, 17 Nov 2019 Reviews

Readers 4x4s November 2019 feature

Tidy LC79 with the lot heads six sweet custom 4x4s this month

The Readers' Rigs feature in the November 2019 issue of 4X4 Australia features a several customised raised adventure-ready 4x4 rigs from our enthusiastic readers.

To get involved, post a pic and a description of your rig on our special site here or post it to our Facebook page and stand a chance to win an ARB High Output Air compressor valued at $335.

Show us what you got on Readers' Rigs

TOYOTA LC79 SERIES: MURAT HUSSEIN
(4x4 Australia Readers' Rigs Winner of the Month)

Mods include 2in OME suspension with GVM upgrade, rear JMACX diff housing with billet axles, rear JMACX high-clearance diff plates, Exedy heavy-duty clutch, JMACX upgraded brake booster, dual-battery setup, TJM winch, Outback Customs canopy and tray, ARB fridge on MSA 4x4 slide, two 100amp/h Revolution lithium batteries, two Rhino-Rack platforms w/ solar panels, and Sunseeker awnings. Future plans include engine work and a portal kit.

4x4 opinion: LC79 and G300 are old-school tough

2003 NISSAN PATROL: PAUL THOMPSON

The Patrol has a five-tonne GVM and often tows a Bruder EXP-6 camper. Kit includes ARB Air Lockers, an Allison six-speed auto, Enerdrive lithium 200amp/h system, 60L SS water tank, 50L and 19L fridges, 3in Superior suspension gear, King front shocks, Wilwood front brakes, 10,000lb Warn winch (front), and 9500lb Warn winch (rear). I’m retired and travel full-time.

4x4 feature: The six best 6x6 creations

2014 CHEVROLET RG COLORADO: MARK ALBANS

Tuned by WSM in Brisbane for 200hp and 656Nm, it features a three-inch exhaust, McArmor Fox Bar, STEDI C4 floodlights, a Hard Korr light bar, two-inch Outback Armor lift in the front with stock leaf springs in the rear, a dual-battery setup, a CFX50 fridge/freezer, and a Titan ute drawer in the tub. The best place I’ve taken it is Swan Gully.

TOYOTA PRADO: SEAN BOWDEN

Picked up with 130,000km on the clock. Mods include BushSkinz bash plates, Southern Cross FabWorks rock sliders, Toyo Open Country M/Ts, Xrox winch bar and a GME UHF. I also have a Carbon winch and STEDI Type X Pro LED driving lights to be installed. Future mods include a Drifta drawer with EvaKool fridge, a Supa-Peg awning, and a Detroit auto-locker for the rear axle. Favourite spots include Abercrombie NP, Lithgow, Gardens of Stone/Baal Bone Gap, and many more.

NISSAN GU PATROL: TOMMY DELINAC

It’s running a six-inch lift with Dobinsons flexi-coils, six-inch Tough Dog big bore adjustable shocks, PSR upper control arms, BFGoodrich 40x14.5R17 KM2s on 17x9-30 Dynamics, Fairline Fibreglass bonnet scoop, and Fabwitz Industries twin four-inch stainless steel snorkels. It’s about to have a heart transplant to a stroked 6.0L turbo.

4x4 history: Nissan Patrol

TOYOTA N70 HILUX: MATT APPLEBY

Kit includes Fox 2.0 10-inch RR coilovers with King springs (front), Aisin manual-locking hubs, TJM Pro Lockers, 4-link (adjustable custom links), Design Fab swaybar, 13-inch Airbag Man airbags, Fox 2.0 12-inch RR adjustable shocks (rear), and GQ disc brake rear conversion, four-inch Phat Bars snorkel, transfer box bash guard by PSR, engine tuned to 187rwhp/610Nm, Scott’s Rods three-inch exhaust, Forefront Industries top-mount intercooler, and a Runva 11XP premium winch. The Muzzbar, custom tray, front scrub rails and sliders are by SEQ Fabrication.

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