The second Toyota
Hilux to be featured on Modified but the first in its model range of the sixth
generation (2002-2005). This turbo diesel Hilux is the pre 2006 model before
the D4D motor.
Warrens 2003 Toyota Hilux is one of the most modified going around in Western Australia that we know of, the engine bay has nearly got every upgrade possible and all the necessary bar work to take on the rough technical tracks.
Warrens Hilux is also armed with a rear locker to fill the gap when it
comes to deep flexing on the tracks with its 2 inch suspension lift kit. This Toyota Hilux is setup for long trips along the coast, remote travel and of course to get to Warrens fav fishing spots… This 3.0l Hilux is will provide plenty of ideas for those looking at getting one or kitting on out.
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Vehicles factory stats (NOTE* modded details below):
Hilux Engine: 3.0 1KZ TE Drive
train: Manual, part time 4x4
Front, Leaf Rear
Warren’s mod list for
his Toyota Hilux:
HPD Top Mount Intercooler Oz Bush Manual Fuel Mapper 3 inch Genie Turbo Back Stainless Steel
Straight through exhaust Custom airbox & 3 inch intake Catch can K & N Air filter SAAS pillar mounted pyro & boost gauges Bogaard Turbo Timer Boost Tee @ 14 PSI.
Piranha dual batt management unit Custom 2nd batt tray with deep cycle amaron main batt Pioneer Sound system with 10 inch sub Dual USB charge port Outback acc Roof Console Wireless Reverse Camera.
LED crystal headlights LED smoked taillights LED worklights LED interior lights 37" LED lightbar LED under bonnet lights LED Reverse Lights Narva Spotties.
GPS: Suspension and
Ironman 2 inch lift 32" Mickey Thompson ATZ
Bar work and exterior
Ironman deluxe winch bar with Warn 9000lb winch Custom rear bar with 80 series hayman reece Custom sliders, Custom roof rack with 2.5m x 3m
awning Custom under tub water tanks Tredz Roof Mount Kaymar hilift & shovel mount Bonnet Gas Strut Conversion Flexiglass Canopy Davis Brown 120lt fuel tank BRC g/box,transfer front & rear diff breather kit Rear E Locker Safari Snorkel SR5 Flares Under bonnet Bushranger compressor Roof rack mounted recovery box storage.
Back of the
Flexiglass Canopy (Titan 2 Drawer system on order) LED interior light 40 lt Engel fridge. Recovery gear: Ironman snatch strap x 2 winch extension tree trunk protector drag chains snatch block Tredz.
Warren’s top 3 trips
in the Hilux:
Unstoppable moment in the Hilux: Towing a mate with a tinny up Yeagarup dunes.
Most scary situation
in the Toyota Hilux: A water crossing gone wrong, thankfully the engine was ok.
tips: Don't be scared to tackle mods yourself, plan
them well and take your time. Research your intended mods first, it can make the
job much easier, Shop around for good deals on products and services .
Top 3 tips with
Toyota Hilux modifying: 1. Be careful with
engine mods, its nice to go fast, but make it
research research your mods!! 3. Don't take
short cuts, do it right first time, you'll appreciate it after!
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Thanks to my mates,
Josh, Gerard, Kim, Paul, Richie, and most of all my wife for all their help. Coastal 4 x 4 for
going above and beyond.