1987 Toyota Hilux Xcab 2,4Diesel. Low cost rock crawler project with Aussie Lockers F/R and 4,88 gears

- Front leafs modified with Trailmaster Add-A-Leaves in the combination with the 2 longest original leaves
- Rear leaf springs changed to someones from 89-97 Hilux, which is 10 cm longer. The load carrying leaves were removed. Front spring hanger moved forward 38 mm to have the rear axle located as before.
- New rear spring shackle with increased lenght of 2"
- Front shocks were Trailmaster SSV intended for a 4" lift. These were too long for the original shock mounts and new upper mount should be installed.
- New rear Procom ES3000 shocks installed, these were also intended for a 4" lift and should have been at least 2" shorter.
- 4,88:1 gearings installed with high Pinion up front and ordinary low pinion in the rear
- 2 pcs Aussie Lockers installed F/R
- Allpro protection cover for the front differential
- Allpro Relocation plates to move forward the front axle 1" makes room for 35" in combination with some minor sheet metal trimming
- Rough Country steering damper

 

The present wheels : 8x15" Chrome spoke rims, ET-20 and 33x9,5 BFG MT. Seiped in the middle and studded on the side for winter use.

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The following pictures are with black Street Lock 10x15 rims, ET-38, and 35x12,5-15 BFG MT

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