Featured Rig: LandShark

Featured Rig: LandShark

IMG_0081Our featured rig for this issue started as a 2008 SandStorm AT FJC, but Nicholas has transformed it into the LandShark.
The mod list for this truly unique FJ Cruiser is truly spectacular. Let’s run through all the modifications by category:

Suspension and Tires

  • Total Chaos 2” long travel kit
  • Sway-Away front remote reservoir coil-overs
  • Custom Sway Away long travel rear shocks
  • Custom long rear springs
  • Beard Limiting straps
  • BFG KM2's 35-12.50-R17
  • Walker Evans Rims

  • Budbuilt stainless steel skids
  • Outrider rear link skids
  • Outrider shock skids
  • Outrider rear differential skid
  • Manik Tail light guards
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  • N-Fab Front and rear light bars
  • Silverstar ultra head lamps
  • 2- LightForce HID’s on bumper
  • 5- LightForce 170 Strikers on roof
  • 2- Acro HID fogs in bumper
  • 4- KC Flood lights on rear rack
  • Vision X rock lights

  • Garmin GPSMAP 478 with XM weather and NEXRAD radar
  • Cell booster
  • Scan Gauge2
  • Dirty Parts Dual battery system with Optima yellow top
  • 3 auxiliary fuse boxes (under hood, front passenger, rear cargo area)
  • ARB onboard air compressor

  • Flowmaster Muffler
  • Snorkel
  • TRD Super Charger
  • Yukon 4.88 gears
  • ARB front air locker

  • Ellis Precision Handles and Battery clamp
  • IMP shift knobs
  • M-Pac racks
  • ARB fridge/freezer
  • RAM laptop mount
  • Power Tank
  • Raingler nets


  • Metal Tech Tube Doors
  • Gobi Ladder
  • Desert Camo Wrap
  • Bushwacker fender flares
  • Demello high lift mounts
  • Four Trax Pull Pall mounts
  • Camping Labs Awning

  • Clarion Marine video head unit
  • Polk Marine speakers all the way around
  • 2 – JL marine amps
  • 12” JL sub in Wicked CAS enclosure.

Nicholas isn’t done yet either! The LandShark is currently up in Oregon at Metal Tech getting a major overhaul. Here’s what’s currently being installed:

  • Atlas Transfer case
  • Metal Tech front bumper
  • Metal Tech rear bumper
  • Custom Exhaust
  • Metal Tech custom 3 link long travel rear links
  • Metal Tech rear tube door
  • Light Racing Jounce bump shocks front and rear
  • Total Chaos alignment tabs
  • Outrider/Rocktek custom sliders


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