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Thread: Expedition Overland 2013 Tacoma Build

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Aug 2011

    Default Expedition Overland 2013 Tacoma Build

    X1 Little Bird, 2013 Toyota Tacoma, TRD Off-Road

    The Build Video:


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    Expedition Overland is building up a 2013 Toyota Tacoma for their Alaska/Yukon adventure. Follow along to see how this vehicle takes shape for a 6 week, self-sustained journey!

    Here is the trailer for the Alaska Yukon Expedition web series.

    Subscribe to our Youtube channel to follow the videos!
    The Final Build Schedule:
    Stage 1 -
    Rear diff breather mod- build our own- (piranha Breathers installed)
    Seat covers-GTX
    Floor mats- Weather techs
    Tinted windows- Bos Window tinting Bozeman, MT
    Security boxes (Console Vault)
    Scan gauge- Scan gauge II
    Exterior paint protection? (3M Wrap From SCS unlimited in Bozeman MT.)
    Window shades EGR In channel.

    Stage 2 -
    Suspension- Icon Vehicle Dynamics V2,icon vehicle dynamic tubular upper control arms, old man emu leaf kit w/add a leaf and flipped bottom spring
    Added 25psi to Icon v2 suspension for expedition weight

    Tires - 255/85/R16 (33x10.5) Installed General Tire Grabber AT2 Tires in 285/75/R16
    Re-gearing diff (4:56)- Nitro Gear and Axle

    Stage 3 -
    Bumper (front & rear)-ARB front bumper, Kaymar rear bar (outback proven)
    Rock sliders- Custom made by Dark Horse Customs LLC Bozeman MT.
    Skid plates- Currently Factory
    Snorkel- Safari Snorkel provided by Cruiser Outfitters.
    Winch- WARN 9.5 XP Warn Spydura 10,000lb synthetic winch line

    Stage 4 -
    Lights- Rigid SR-40 Combo, 2 Rigid e2-10 Combo, 3 sr-q diffused single Flood lights for Side and Rear. Rock light kit. SR 10 Inch ambers on front bumper.
    Compressor- ARB Compressor
    Topper & RTT/ or camper- ARE CX Topper with aluminum win doors.
    Dual battery system- Piranha Dual batter monitor system. Includes Battery tray and Power steering Reservoir relocation bracket. (outback Proven)
    Tuffy Tacoma bed security box
    Aux water tank- Water Jerrys on Kaymar rear bar swing out.
    Shower system- Piranha Shower (outback Proven)
    Stereo mods- NOPE!
    2 meter radio- Rugged Radios GMRS 45 watt Truck radio.
    Aux fuel tank- Long Range Automotive Tacoma Tank
    TRD Sport Axle
    ARB Locker Rear
    Eezi-Awn K9 Roof Rack for cab and topper
    Eezi-Awn Series 3 1400 RTT
    Eezi-Awn Bat 270 Degree Awning left
    Factory 55 Pro-Link
    AT composite drawer system
    AT Combo slide with Partner Steel Stove
    National Luna Fridge
    TRD Skid Plate
    TRD Wheels
    Old Man Emu leaf kit w/added leaf and flipped bottom spring
    Added 25psi to Icon v2 suspension for expedition weight

    Last edited by ExpeditionOverland; 01-03-2017 at 05:41 PM.
    An online adventure travel series. Check us out at!

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    Join Date
    Nov 2010
    2007 Toyota 4Runner Sport 4WD V8
    2000 Toyota Land Cruiser

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    Join Date
    Oct 2010
    Hamburg/ Germany

    exploring Europe in a 88 Vanagon Syncro 1.6TD.
    Rear locker and Cooper AT3 215/70 16

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    "Those who would give up Essential Liberty to purchase a little Temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety." Thomas Jefferson

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Apr 2008
    Castle Rock, CO
    Cant wait i just went through your first series 3x and loved it, so inspiring. So your building a 2013 taco for your Alaska/Yukon adventures but do yall plan on also taking the 100 series, 01 taco and bike or are yall retiring the 01 taco or??

    05 Ram QCSB CTD g56
    84 bronco, 78 f250 Ranger, 81 Toy P/U, 76 f250 high boy, 99 F250 7.3, 85 4rn, 97 t100, 04 D-CAB TACO, 05 ram qcsb CTD,01 Ram QCSB CTD,07 DCSB TACO (all sold )
    "No free man shall ever be debarred the use of arms." Thomas Jefferson

  6. #6
    Join Date
    Mar 2013
    Wahoo!!! Its gonna be sexy!

  7. #7
    Join Date
    Aug 2011
    We have already began filming for our Monthly video to compliment this build as well. Lots of gear already on the shop shelves ready to go on. We are very excited to start the build.
    An online adventure travel series. Check us out at!

  8. #8
    Join Date
    Jun 2005
    Prescott, AZ
    Awesome!!! Give us some pictures- A little teaser?
    Scott Brady
    Instagram - @globaloverland

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  9. #9
    Join Date
    Mar 2008
    Trinity County, CA
    Very excited for this, and your new adventure! My wife and I immensely enjoyed the first six webisodes.


  10. #10
    Join Date
    May 2011
    Watertown NY
    Check out their Facebook page. I think I saw a couple cool pics of the taco on it.
    Last edited by codename607; 03-06-2013 at 10:24 PM.
    2016 Tacoma

    2014 4runner
    2013 FJ Cruiser
    2011 JKUR

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    The journey is the reward...

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