Ijaaz comes from a long line of Toyota HiLux owners. His grandfather had one, his dad had one and now the flame has been passed to Ijaaz who is the proud owner of this Lux.
Yep, it’s in the blood and Ijaaz really had no choice but to buy a Lux and in his words “deck it out”.
For the time being, Ijaaz has kept the HiLux’s 3.0 D4D turbo-diesel and in fact the entire drivetrain, stock as a rock. That’s no mean feat in a world where a power-up chip and a 3″ exhaust are just a mouse click away and we suspect this Lux won’t stay mechanically stock forever. Call it a hunch…
Instead, Ijaaz has concentrated on getting the Lux looking right and riding nicely.
He’s achieved this by fitting a 2″ lifted Oztec suspension kit and fitting 32″ Achilles Desert Hawk muddies to black 17″ steel rims. The black-out theme carries through to the TJM steel bull bar, the XROX sliders, a set of beefy looking Jungle flares, the roll-over hoop in the tray and the Lux’s tail lights – all of it contrasting nicely with the Lux’s stark white paintwork.
Mounted to the roll-over hoop in the tray are a set of 4 LED spotties and an LED light bar sits snugly between the bull bar’s uprights.
We can’t see it in the pics, but Ijaaz has fitted a custom Toyota Racing Development’s (TRD) interior and we’re betting this Lux is a nice place to spend a bit of time off the bitumen.
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