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Fort’s Toyota Plans Special Edition FJ Developed by Joe Bacal - Prototype to Debut at 2012 SEMA Show
PEKIN, Illinois, July 17, 2012 – Like its famous ancestors, Toyota‘s FJ Cruiser has legions of fans. Conspicuous among them is Mike Fort, an Illinois Toyota dealer who specializes in FJs and related accessories. Now Fort has commissioned Lexus off-road racer Joe Bacal to create a race-inspired FJ Cruiser to sell exclusively at Fort’s Toyota dealership near Peoria. The prototype will make its debut at the SEMA Show later this year.
Fort has a passion for off-road and the FJ Cruiser in particular. When he went looking for someone to teach him the finer points of driving off pavement, it made perfect sense to contact off-road expert, Joe Bacal. The Baja 500/1000 winner’s success as a desert racer was naturally compelling, but Bacal’s background as a development driver at Toyota’s Arizona proving ground also caught Fort’s interest. During training sessions, Fort and Bacal hatched a plan to develop the special FJ. Read More→
Tooele County, Utah (May 20) – This Saturday, June 23, Miller Motorsports Park is proud to host the Grand Opening of the new Land Cruiser Heritage Museum. The ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held at 10:00 a.m. as part of the annual Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series and CruiserFest events.
The museum, located in the West Paddock at Miller Motorsports Park just east of the Off Road Short Course, houses an extensive collection of Toyota Land Cruisers that belong to Greg Miller, CEO of the Larry H. Miller Group of Companies. Read More→
Made specifically for use with synthetic rope only, the SBO30000 snatch block is rated to 30,000 lbs breaking strength, yet weighs only 3.7 lbs, making it stronger and lighter than any comparable snatch block. This not only lightens the load of gear in your vehicle, but makes rigging a recovery easier as well. Read More→
Salt Lake City, UT May 29, 2012. New for the summer of 2012, Eezi-Awn introduces the Bat Awning. An innovative design awning can be deployed by one person in less than a minute, creating 270 degrees of free standing coverage around your vehicle from a 4″ x 6″ x 86”PVC case. When deployed, the awning stretches 80″ to the side, 84″ from the corner, and 80″ to the back of the vehicle. The Bat Awning features a full aluminum frame construction with waterproof rip stop canvas panels, integrated height adjustable legs, and left side or right side applications. A perfect solution for camping, sporting events or family outings. Available in the United States through Equipt Expedition Outfitters. Read More→