ROTW-CC93CRUISER (DAD's Cruiser)

Discussion in '80-Series Tech' started by cc93cruiser, Nov 8, 2005.

  1. cc93cruiser

    cc93cruiser

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    Hello all. I guess it is my turn once again for the ROTW, but don't worry, this is not the same cruiser you seen before, but my dad's. I know it is Tuesday already, but just bare with me. I am going to start my write up and post tons of pics tonight. This cruiser has been owned by 3 other cruiserheads all contributing to how the cruiser looks today ( Drexx, Amando & Mike Thompson-all really die hard cruiserheads! I know they were all happy to see this wonderful machine go to someone that loves cruisers too.) . Oh yeah, one more minor detail ;) is that the cruiser was one of the first 80 series cruisers built by Christo Slee and his staff (did I say it was a minor detail ;) ). This cruiser has tons of goodies and I know I will be busy posting must of the mods.. Here are the most impaortant mods:
    1997 Toyota Land Cruiser
    Factory Locking Diffs
    4:56's gears
    315/75/R16 Goodyear MTR's
    Kaymer rear bumper w/Swing out Tire Carrier
    ARB Roof Rack
    Modified ARB Front Bumper
    M10000 WARN Winch
    TRD Supercharger
    Dual Batteries Red & Yellow Top Optimas
    Ron Davis Aluminum Radiator
    Hella lights
    Slee/Outback Suspension (control arms) on OME J's with 1.5 Slee Spacers FR & RR
    Double Cardon Front Drive Shaft
    In Dash Winch Controls
    Aux. Fuel Tank
    CDL w/pin 7 Mod
    Front Slotted Rotors
    Factory Black Powder Coated Wheels
    George's Sliders
    Safari Snorkel
    + more........
  2. Cruiserhead05

    Cruiserhead05 SILVER Star

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    I've really been looking forward to this ROTW. Now hurry up with pics.
  3. riverguide

    riverguide

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    pictures!!!
  4. cc93cruiser

    cc93cruiser

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    Here is a couple of pics of the cruiser in action. (Hollister, CA.)

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    Here is a pic of the engine bay, I will start the whole write up tomm. Thanks all for being patient ;) ...

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  5. cc93cruiser

    cc93cruiser

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    Ok one more, this is in the Rubicon trail:
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  6. nice wagon . Is a blown petrol motor good for rock climbing? Thought they worked best at high rpm.
  7. LCconvert

    LCconvert

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    Great rig!!

    Are those rims stock and painted? If so, what did you do?
  8. Uncle Ben

    Uncle Ben SILVER Star

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    His opening post lists them as powdercoated. They look cool! :cool:
  9. CreeperSleeper

    CreeperSleeper Cascade Cruisers Prez. SILVER Star

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    AFAIK- a supercharger keeps the close to the same power curve as stock, just with more power. :cheers:
  10. nmostofi

    nmostofi

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    nice job Robert, your dad's ride is Sick!! I've been wheeling with this rig for the past four years. First when Drexx owned it, then Mondo and now your Dad, it handles everything that is thrown at it. Tell your dad to hurry up and get the Slee 6" springs then the truck will truly be unstoppable:)
  11. nmostofi

    nmostofi

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    Here is a pic of Robert's Dad Roberto doing the Frame Twister at Hollister Hills

  12. acolella

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    Georges Sliders

    The sliders look lke they can be used as a possible stepping point for gettin in. How practical are they for that purpose?
  13. cc93cruiser

    cc93cruiser

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    Here are a couple of pics of the engine bay. You can see the TRD Eaton Twin Screw blower, Ron Davis Aluminum Radiator, Dual batteries along with the marine switch, & Hella horns ;) ....

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  14. cc93cruiser

    cc93cruiser

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    They actually don't stick out as much to allow your foot to go in, but they do make for good protection..
  15. Could you post a source for those battery connectors on the Aux battery and do you know if there are covers available for them?

    -B-
  16. cc93cruiser

    cc93cruiser

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  17. cc93cruiser

    cc93cruiser

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    Here are a couple of pics of them in-dash/cabin controls for the winch in & out, power for winch (the first pic is of the in dash light that comes on when the winch is on), Hella lights, and the Auxilary Fuel Cell:
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    Here is a pic of the Hand Throttle:
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    Switch of the Auxilary Fuel Cell:
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  18. dfmorse

    dfmorse

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  19. gbell210

    gbell210

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    Is that winch icon in a stock US guage cluster, or did you custom make that or get a cluster from another country? Nice rig and gotta love all the buttons that fill the blank spots in the dash :)
  20. clownmidget

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    = plugged air filter, just add bulb.


    Oh, and great rig with a great lineage.

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