VFOTW: The Triple Aught Design FJ Cruiser TAD创始人改装的酷路泽

 Matthew Scott  4  8748

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I first met Patrick by-way of his “other” vehicle; a custom-built, diesel powered, and well-outfitted 40 Series Toyota Land Cruiser, which I wrote about in the Summer 2012 issue of Overland Journal. To say I’ve developed a penchant for his creations would be an understatement—whether they be products designed by the company he founded, Triple Aught Design, or the vehicles he brings to life through purposeful modification.

我第一次见到帕特里克通过他的“其他”车;一个定制的,柴油,和装备精良的40系列丰田陆地巡洋舰,这是我写的关于在夏季2012期Overland Journal杂志。其中轻描淡写的说TAD(Triple Aught Design)的创始人凭自己的爱好,通过有目的的改装给车辆带来了生命。

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Based in the San Francisco Bay Area, Patrick certainly has the opportunity to use his vehicles, and when he’s not logging miles in his vintage FJ, he’s to be found in the drivers seat of his newer FJ Cruiser.

I’ve come to realize that for Mr. Ma, the devil is in the details. It’s entirely possible to sit back and look at one of the vehicles he’s built for hours, only to jump back in amazement when you realize there’s a bronze bear bolted to his rear bumper. With almost any other build you’d critize something like that, but in the case of Patrick’s 2010 Toyota FJ Cruiser—it just kind-of works.

There’s no doubt that there’s been a comprehensive approach to building this FJ. With a stage 3 ICON Racing Dynamics suspension system, he’s been able to lift the vehicle enough to fit BF Goodrich All Terrain KO 285/75/16 tires, while still improving the ride and handling of the vehicle on and off-road. Protection out frontis handled by a Body Armor aluminum bumper, and in the rear with a LoD bumper that holds 2 fuel or water cans, a Hi-Lift, and even a rear back-up camera (as if an FJ Cruiser would ever need one of those…)

总部位于旧金山海湾地区,帕特里克当然要用自己的车,我已经意识到,马先生,很注重细节。这是一辆唯一可以让我坐下来用几个小时来看他对车的改造,当你意识到有一个青铜熊狂奔到他的后保险杠惊讶的我愣住了。其他几乎所有构造都会令你非常惊讶(在中国有熊出没请注意的标识一样,同样也提醒我们关爱动物),但是在帕特里克的眼里2010丰田陆地巡洋舰只是其中一种作品。

毫无疑问,这是一个全新的方法构建FJ。一个三点赛车动力悬挂系统,他能够提升车辆足以容纳各种地形KO285/75/16的轮胎,同时改善了车辆的操纵和越野性。由一个防弹衣铝制保险杠来保护头部,后面的LoD保险杠安装了可以放置2个燃料或水罐子的地方,安装一个很高的倒车摄像头(好像是FJ巡洋舰会需要其中的一个…)

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Aesthetically, it’s hard to argue with the modifications Patrick has made to the vehicle. For 2010, models wearing “Army Green” paint originally came with silver trim, however he’s replaced it with factory black trim from the Trail Teams vehicles. The factory grill has also been replaced by a black MX unit from GrillCraft; which has now earned a nice patina from the salt air in the Bay Area. A rhino-lined hood and roof increases the utility look of the vehicle, and drastically changes the look of the vehicle which came factory with a white roof.

The interior, as I expected, is full of surprises, with an MPAC center console and rear cargo door storage system that has room for quite a bit of essential gear, including a stove, fire making supplies, three days worth of freeze dried food, LED road flares, an E-tool, flashlight, tool kit, water bottles, siphon, and most importantly a first aid kit.

从美学上讲,很难认为帕特里克的修改使车辆很漂亮。2010年,模特穿的“绿色”涂料最初用的是银色装饰条,但他却用了他工厂的黑色镶边取而代之。原厂护栏从黑色的MX单元换成了GrillCraft,铜绿色在湾区已获得了不错认可。犀牛衬罩顶增加车辆的实用性,并彻底改变了原厂汽车的白色外观。

而内饰方面,如我所料,也是充满了惊喜,与MPAC中控台和后货舱门的存储系统,更是充分利用起来,装些必不可少的东西,包括一个炉灶,灭火器,三天食品,LED道路照明弹,一个工具箱,手电筒,工具包,水壶,吸油管,最重要的是一个急救箱。

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Full Specifications:(产品的规格型号)

  • ICON Racing Dynamics “Stage 3” suspension and lift kit(ICON赛车动力学“第三阶段”悬挂和升降套件。)
  • All original FJC silver trims were replaced with the Trail Teams black.(所有原厂FJC银装饰用TRAIL队的黑色取代。)
  • Replaced factory grill with GrillCraft MX grill in black.(grillcraft MX烤黑取代了原厂护栏。)
  • Mesh stone guards installed over head lamp lens.(为了防止石头对大灯的危害把守卫网格安装在大灯前)
  • Rear light guards.(尾灯防护罩)
  • Locking gas cap cover.(锁气阀)
  • American Eagle Series 100 black alloy rims with BFG AT KO 285/75/16(美国之鹰系列100黑色合金轮辋型号BFG AT KO285/75/16)
  • No-Loss tire valve caps.(轮胎气门帽。)
  • Dirty Parts FJC Dual Battery Kit.(FJC双电池盒)
  • 2 Die Hard Platinum Batteries.(2个虎胆龙威铂电池。)
  • Installed factory optional rock rails and side steps.(安装护栏旁的阶梯)
  • Body Armor aluminum front bumper with Super Winch.(工厂岩石导轨摇臂保护。)
  • LoD Off Road rear bumper with optional dual MFC carriers, and storage rack.(LoD越野后保险杠与MFC运营商,或存储架。)
  • HiLift Extreme jack mounted on rear.(HiLift千斤顶安装在后方。)
  • MPAC center console and rear cargo door storage system with storage pouches Tuffy Lock Box center console.(MPAC中心控制台和后方货物门存储系统存储袋Tuffy锁箱中心控制台。)
  • RAM mounts custom install for 2 smart phones and iPad.(安装2个通用充电插口。)
  • Red LED dome lights.(红色LED灯。)
  • Husky slush mats.(Husky 挡泥板。)
  • Rhino lined roof and hood.(犀牛车顶内衬和发动机罩。)
  • RTT ready roof rack by Baja Rack.(RTT车顶行李架。)

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Mesh stone guards installed over head lamp lens.

保护大灯的网罩

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Superwinch EPi 9.0 winch.

Superwinch EPI9.0品牌的绞车

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American Eagle Series 100 black alloy rims with BFG AT KO 285/75/16 and No-Loss tire valve caps.

美国之鹰系列100黑色合金轮辋与BFG AT KO285/75/16和无损耗轮胎气门嘴帽。

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ICON Racing Dynamics “Stage 3” suspension system.

ICON赛车动力学“第三阶段”悬挂系统。

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Factory rock rails for rocker protection.

起到保护作用的摇杆

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Dual Quick-Fist mounting points for shovels, axes and more.

双Quick-Fist安装点可放铲子,传动轴轴等等。

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Rear light guards and locking fuel door.

尾灯保护网和油箱保护盖

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LoD Off-Road rear bumper with dual can holders.

LoD越野车后的保险杠具有双重功能。

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A rear back-up camera and one of the little details that really make the vehicle.

后部倒车摄像头和一个熊头小饰品。

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A roof-tent ready Baja Designs Roof Rack.

车顶行李架可放帐篷。

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Fire extingusher and on-board storage.

灭火器和一个急救包

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iPad for navigation, note the built in Apple dock charger.

ipad导航,注意要安装苹果专用充电器。

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A heavy duty center console.

可以储物的扶手箱。

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Dual Die Hard Platinum Batteries installed with a Dirty Parts kit.

用脏了的电池可更换另外一个电池。

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A special thanks to the entire Triple Aught Design team for taking the time out of their very, very busy workday to let Expedition Portal take a look at their FJ Cruiser!

特别感谢非常他们的整个设计团队,在非常繁忙的工作日花时间让远征门户网站看看他们的FJ酷路泽!

 

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  1. 永远的陆战队员 2014-3-27 22:24 #1

    TAD的汽车。。。

  2. 永远的陆战队员 2014-3-28 19:30 #2

    创始人改装的。。。他真是多面手啊,又会做衣服,又会修汽车。。。