So many people have requested the Toyota Land
Cruiser Prado 150 ever since they were released and here we finally have
one. Sorry about the delay there are just so many requests out there!
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This one featured in Episode 68 of
Modified I’m very familiar with, Chris the owner and his son have joined us on
quite a few tag along tours, many stories have been traded at the neatly
thought out setup on the rear of the 150 Prado along with a few beers and
We talked about featuring this Toyota Prado 150 for about 2 years.
Well here it is 5 years in the making Chris has got this 150 Prado at a very
satisfying state and would tick most 4 wheelers boxes especially other Prado
owners. From the top to the bottom, front to back every cool mod is utilised in
some shape of form.
Enjoy the video and have the note
pad at the ready!
Vehicles Specs (NOTE* Mod details below):
Make model: Toyota Land Cruiser Prado
150 GXL (Facelift)
Engine: 1KD-FTV 3.0L Diesel
Drive train: 5 Speed Auto
Suspension: Bilstein Shocks &
Dobinson Springs, Poly Airbags
Burnsie’s mod list for his Toyota Land Cruiser Prado
220101 Performance Module
Care Secondary Fuel Filter
Diff Breather Kit
Rust Protection CAT III System
Through CAT Exhaust.
Dual Battery System & Electric upgrades:
CKMA12 x 2 Air Compressors (Under Bonnet & Internal Mount).
SB112 (Jump Start Switch)
44ah Battery Box AUX(2)
36inch LED Lightbar 18000 Lumens Combo Bar 10Watt 20LED
HID 900 Extreme 35W Pencil & Spot
20inch LED LightBar 11200 Lumens Combo 5Watt
ROK20 Camp Lights x 6
Pod Lights x 6
Comms & GPS:
TX3540S UHF CB
AE4705B UHF H/D Radome 6.6dBi
CDQ7194 4G LTE Cellular Mobile 698-2700MHz
Alpha Phone Cradle
MiVue 700 Dashcam
Gauge EGT & Boost G52-BEP
RV - Tyre Pressure Monitoring System
Suspension and tyres:
Upgrade - 3500KG
Front & Rear Springs 200kg-300kg Constant Load
Offroad BILSTEIN STRUTS
Offroad BILSTEIN SHOCKS
Rear Air Locker
Front Air Locker
DBA T3 Rotors Xtreme Peformance Pads
- Dynamic 18x8 0 Offset Imitation Beadlock
- Cooper ST MAXX LT 275/70/17
Bar work and exterior mods:
Deluxe Bull Bar
Rear Bar & Dual Rear Wheel Carrier
UVP Prado 5421100
Transfer Case Guard
Fuel Tank Guard
Rear Shock Guards
Range Automotive 136L TLCP150RR - Long Range Fuel Tank (Total 223 Litre
ZEON 10S (10,000lb) - Synthetic Rope
Back of the wagon:
- Solar Screens
- Engel MT45FCP 40Litre Combi Fridge
- Drifta Drawers
- Drifta DCB Kitchen
- Kaon Rear Door Table
- Travel Buddy Oven
- Plasweld Rear Window Protector
- Front Runner BBQ Plate
- HiLift HL485 48"
- Electrics Panel
- First Aid Kit
- Engel Water Tank 60Litre
- MSA Canvas Seat Covers
Alloy Roof Rack
Extinguishers x 2.
Deluxe Recovery Kit
Burnsie’s top 3 trips
in the Toyota Land Cruiser Prado 150
of Australia (Highlights: Fraser Island & Boodjamulla (Lawn Hill) National
Park to name a few)
Bay “Tag A Long” (Point Culver, Bilbunya Dunes & Twilight Cove)
Unstoppable moment in the Toyota Land Cruiser Prado 150:
Going too fast over Indian Head (Fraser Island) bottoming out a few times and thinking I have cracked the radiator……… (Luckily All Good)
Most scary situation in the Toyota Prado 150:
Hartog Island, a mate decided to head off and take the road least travelled,
ended up getting stuck in the middle of a clay pan late in the day and it
starting raining. He finally got to higher ground and got in touch.
there for a number of hours trying to get him out, second vehicle got stuck and
I was the last of the three. Ended up using the trusty WARN winch and sitting
on some Maxtrax slowly pulling them out.
Burnsie’s modification tips:
Research…Research….Research, heaps of places and reviews out there for most vehicles and make sure it is legal, it is getting tougher to fit stuff these days.
Things to lookout for with this model Toyota Land Cruiser Prado 150:
Wheel Guards – Usually if you put a large heavy battery in, and also not fit a
suitable battery tray for this AUX battery spot
the 3.0 litre Diesel it is known to have injector problems between the 100K and
150K there have been a few that have had some grief, get them check often after
three times now, I have cut/torn/pulled my rear ABS sensor cable on 4WD trips,
which means no changing between High and Low range and also you are stuck in
what you were driving. The last two times I have been able to fit the damage
and mend it on the move.
Top 3 tips with the Toyota Prado 150:
1. Needs a lift and bigger AT or MT tyres for off-road use
2. Even with the lift the rear diff sits fairly low so watch out for those diff smashers.
3. A lot of these are school buses and are never taken off-road, so do your research and you will be able to pick up a good one with low km’s to get out in bush or sand wherever you wanna go.
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