Category Archives: 4×4

TacoMaria – 2000 Tacoma v6 4×4

After selling the 2007 FJC (Negro) I bought a 2000 Tacoma v6, SR5, 4×4, manual hubs, automatic, and in great need of some TLC. The plan is to use it as my daily driver (a lot cheaper then the FJC was, or so I though it would be at first got it for about half […]


2009 Lone Star Toyota Jamboree

I was at the 2009 Lone Star Toyota Jamboree this last weekend. Just like last year, I got a lot of photos and had some good fun. I was originally going to head out Thursday afternoon, but after spending too much time getting ready, and taking care of other things at home (not to mention […]


MAF Skid Plates 4+Plus

I got some MAF Skids in February and decided to install them in March. Here’s how I did it: Here you see the tools I used.Getting some anti-seize bolt lubricant is also a good idea. First, remove the Stock Skids (just undue a few bolts and you’re there).Keep the stock bolts, you’ll need to re-use […]


Clayton Lake, July 2007

In July 2007 I took a trip up to Oklahoma’s Clayton Lake State Park for a day of off-roading with the Loan Star Land Cruisers. The trip took a few hours, and it was late at night, so I didn’t get any pictures of the drive up. However, after staying the night, sleeping in the […]


Negro – ’07 FJ Cruiser

Early Saturday morning my wife and I flew out to Albuquerque to pick up my new 2007 Toyota FJ Cruiser [that I’ve since named Negro (Spanish for Black), because my wife likes to give our cars Spanish names]. Now that I was starting to feel settled down in Texas, in the Winter of 2007, I […]


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