1991 Toyota Pickup with 2LTE built to drive the Pan American Highway (1 Viewer)

Oct 7, 2019
San Diego
Hey all,

Just wanted to share the current build I'm working on, I'm planning on driving this truck down the Pan American Highway this fall (COVID-19 dependant) and will be spending about a year and a half on the road. Wall-E is a 1991 Toyota Pickup that had a 2.4l 2L-TE turbo diesel swapped into it.


  • Toyota 2L-TE 4cyl turbo diesel
  • 2nd gen 2L-TE head
  • Evans Waterless coolant
  • Tridon high flow 89°c thermostat
  • Custom 3-row oversized aluminum radiator
  • Rebuilt turbo
  • Manual boost controller
  • Airspeed controller to fool ECU boost readings
  • Fuel screw adjusted up 1/4 turn
  • Top mount intercooler, hood scoop, and 8” electric fan (Installing in 3 weeks)
  • 2.5” turbo-back exhaust
  • 70 amp alternator
  • EGT, water temp, and boost gauges
  • R150 5 speed manual transmission
  • Single mass 3L flywheel conversion
  • VF1A chain-driven manual transfer case
  • Factory independent front suspension
  • AISIN manual front hubs
  • Factory 8” rear axle
  • Re-Geared to 4.88’s
  • ARB Air lockers front and rear
  • Yokohama 285/70R17 Geolandar F rated G015 AT tires
  • 17x9 -12mm American Racing AR172 steel wheels
  • FOX 2.0 aluminum shocks with remote reservoirs and adjusters
  • Old Man Emu HD torsion bars
  • 1.5” ball joint spacers
  • Old Man Emu Dakar HD leaf springs and hangers
  • Hellwig Bigwig airbags
  • Front and rear sway bars
  • Old Man Emu steering stabilizer
  • Full Throttle batteries
  • Switch-Pros 9100
  • Kenwood TM-710 2M radio
  • WeBoost drive reach cell phone booster
  • Custom wiring by Off-Grid Engineering
  • Upgraded Kenwood sound system with 10” sub
  • Light Force Venom LED lights
  • Light Force ROK9 underbody LED lights
  • Light Force ROK20 ultra flood LED lights
  • Wireless backup camera in place of OEM rearview mirror
  • Garmin Overlander navigation system
  • XP Camper tray
  • eBay Snorkel
  • ARB front bumper
  • Extended front fender flares and mud flaps
  • Custom rock sliders (Installing in 3 weeks)
  • Interior out of a 2nd gen 4runner
  • Warn M8000 winch
  • Master Pull superline XD synthetic winch line
  • Master Pull HD Recovery kit
  • Maxtrax MKII + XTREME’s
  • Four-Wheel Camper Fleet Flatbed (1,420lbs dry)
  • Indoor/outdoor shower
  • Dometic Flush mount sink/stove
  • Dometic Propane Furnace
  • Dometic CFX55IM fridge
  • Dometic 6 gallon hot water heater
  • King Size bed upgrade
  • 20-gallon fresh water tank
  • Thermal pack
  • Silver Spur exterior
  • Custom roof racks
  • Custom wiring by Off-Grid Engineering
  • Full River 224ah 6v batteries
  • REDARC Manager 30
  • ACUVA UV LED water filtration system
Build Partners
  • Four-Wheel Campers
  • Off-Grid Engineering
  • Full Throttle Battery
  • Warn Industries
  • Yokohama Tire
  • FOX shocks
  • Master Pull
  • LightForce
  • Dometic
  • Maxtrax
Oct 7, 2019
San Diego
Love the flatbed FWC. Definitely see one of those in our future. I did that trip in '93. You starting in Baja or Mainland?
My girlfriend and I are big surfers, so we will be going down Baja and then taking the ferry over to Mainland. I spent 4 months last winter in Baja and can't wait to go back.

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