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Roots66

SouthWest Region Member Rep Texas
Member

Member III

3,477
Georgetown, TX, USA
First Name
Mike
Last Name
Roots
Member #

16968

Service Branch
USAF / FEMA CERT
Hello , I'm Brent from St.Charles Mo. Have been camping , hiking, fishing ,hunting 4 wheeling off and on most of my life . Recently got my kids and girlfriend into it all now, so we big plans in the next couple yrs to do and across the country

2004 toyota sequoia
2.5 arb/ome lift 33x12.5
Sherpa rack w/arb awning
Still in progress
Hello Brent, welcome to the OB family.
 

CampDads

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Member
Adventure

Pathfinder III

1,106
San Diego, CA, USA
First Name
Jeremy
Last Name
Edmiston
Member #

29728

Service Branch
Marine Corps
Hey there, Jeremy from San Diego here, although you’ll find me on trails across the Southwest and Baja California most days. I am the owner of CampDad’s Adventure Co, and have multiple Jeeps for guest use, but my primary “rocklander” is a ‘99 Toyota 4Runner with all the things
 

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Gaberloonzie

Rank 0

Contributor I

60
Columbia, Lexington County, South Carolina, United States
First Name
Donald
Last Name
Sornson
Hello all!

I'm new to overlanding, coming over from a Jeep TJ rock crawler and doing my camping in a 5th wheel. I live in Columbia, South Carolina and hard core off roading is tuff to find here, but we have some great wilderness areas and a little dispersed or "Wild" camping in our national forest. Loving the whole car camping cross country vibe and I'm discovering places in my own state that I hadn't considered in the past - to mild to rock crawl to wild to 5th wheel. I've been slowly building out a 2007 Lexus GX470 and I love the capability and versatility it brings to my enjoyment of the great outdoor.

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AlexM

Rank I
Member
Adventure

Contributor I

233
Rohrdorf, Bavaria, Germany
First Name
Alex
Last Name
Molodovsky
Member #

30016

Hello from Bavaria-Germany,

My name is Alex and I'm from the southeastern part of bavaria near the alps. I'm doing a lot of overlanding in southern europe and on a car rental basis in the western part of the US and Canada.
My rig is a 2016 Jeep Wrangler JKU Rubicon with lot's of modifications.
Let's find some new friends worldwide and interesting routes and places to be.
 

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Roots66

SouthWest Region Member Rep Texas
Member

Member III

3,477
Georgetown, TX, USA
First Name
Mike
Last Name
Roots
Member #

16968

Service Branch
USAF / FEMA CERT
Hey there, Jeremy from San Diego here, although you’ll find me on trails across the Southwest and Baja California most days. I am the owner of CampDad’s Adventure Co, and have multiple Jeeps for guest use, but my primary “rocklander” is a ‘99 Toyota 4Runner with all the things
Hello Jeremy, welcome to the OB family and thank you for your service.
 
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Roots66

SouthWest Region Member Rep Texas
Member

Member III

3,477
Georgetown, TX, USA
First Name
Mike
Last Name
Roots
Member #

16968

Service Branch
USAF / FEMA CERT
Hello all!

I'm new to overlanding, coming over from a Jeep TJ rock crawler and doing my camping in a 5th wheel. I live in Columbia, South Carolina and hard core off roading is tuff to find here, but we have some great wilderness areas and a little dispersed or "Wild" camping in our national forest. Loving the whole car camping cross country vibe and I'm discovering places in my own state that I hadn't considered in the past - to mild to rock crawl to wild to 5th wheel. I've been slowly building out a 2007 Lexus GX470 and I love the capability and versatility it brings to my enjoyment of the great outdoor.

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Hello Donald, welcome to the OB family.
 

Roots66

SouthWest Region Member Rep Texas
Member

Member III

3,477
Georgetown, TX, USA
First Name
Mike
Last Name
Roots
Member #

16968

Service Branch
USAF / FEMA CERT
Hello from Bavaria-Germany,

My name is Alex and I'm from the southeastern part of bavaria near the alps. I'm doing a lot of overlanding in southern europe and on a car rental basis in the western part of the US and Canada.
My rig is a 2016 Jeep Wrangler JKU Rubicon with lot's of modifications.
Let's find some new friends worldwide and interesting routes and places to be.
Hello Alex, welcome to the OB family.
 

Roots66

SouthWest Region Member Rep Texas
Member

Member III

3,477
Georgetown, TX, USA
First Name
Mike
Last Name
Roots
Member #

16968

Service Branch
USAF / FEMA CERT
Hello, my name is Javier, I’m out of Southern California. I have many years of experience off road and have made many mistakes to gain experience, luckily none too catastrophic. I drive a 2018 Toyota 4Runner TRD Off Road.
Hello Javier, welcome to the OB family.
 
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raburton12

Rank I
Member
Adventure

Member I

233
Ellijay, Gilmer County, Georgia, United States
First Name
Robert
Last Name
Burton
Member #

29695

Hello, I’m Rob and I’m completely new to Overlanding. This all started with my desire to build out a camper van, which I did. I took a Ford Econoline 150 (paid $1100) and gutted it and built out the inside on my own. Which is a great accomplishment for me because I have ZERO carpentry skills!!! I built the van because I wanted to get out and see the less visited spots and that is the only way I knew to do it. Somewhere along the way I was introduced to Overlanding. But I didn’t have a vehicle to do that with so I sold the van and bought an “Adventure” camper. Long story short, I don’t like pulling something. So that brings us to the present, I’m in the process of selling my camper to put towards an SUV to build out (slowly and cost effectively) as a vehicle to get out on the backroads.

As of this moment I don’t have a vehicle but I’m leaning towards a Toyota 4 Runner or something similar. I’d love some input on this. What are the best mods to make first?

Anyway that’s the short version of what brought me to Overland Bound.

Looking forward to meeting some new people and getting out on the dirt.

Rob
Hello and welcome to the OB family!
Thanks, just got a4Runner so I’m ready to dig in and get.
 
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raburton12

Rank I
Member
Adventure

Member I

233
Ellijay, Gilmer County, Georgia, United States
First Name
Robert
Last Name
Burton
Member #

29695

Hello, I’m Rob and I’m completely new to Overlanding. This all started with my desire to build out a camper van, which I did. I took a Ford Econoline 150 (paid $1100) and gutted it and built out the inside on my own. Which is a great accomplishment for me because I have ZERO carpentry skills!!! I built the van because I wanted to get out and see the less visited spots and that is the only way I knew to do it. Somewhere along the way I was introduced to Overlanding. But I didn’t have a vehicle to do that with so I sold the van and bought an “Adventure” camper. Long story short, I don’t like pulling something. So that brings us to the present, I’m in the process of selling my camper to put towards an SUV to build out (slowly and cost effectively) as a vehicle to get out on the backroads.

As of this moment I don’t have a vehicle but I’m leaning towards a Toyota 4 Runner or something similar. I’d love some input on this. What are the best mods to make first?

Anyway that’s the short version of what brought me to Overland Bound.

Looking forward to meeting some new people and getting out on the dirt.

Rob
Hello Rob, welcome to the OB family.
Thanks, good to meet you
 

raburton12

Rank I
Member
Adventure

Member I

233
Ellijay, Gilmer County, Georgia, United States
First Name
Robert
Last Name
Burton
Member #

29695

Hello, I’m Rob and I’m completely new to Overlanding. This all started with my desire to build out a camper van, which I did. I took a Ford Econoline 150 (paid $1100) and gutted it and built out the inside on my own. Which is a great accomplishment for me because I have ZERO carpentry skills!!! I built the van because I wanted to get out and see the less visited spots and that is the only way I knew to do it. Somewhere along the way I was introduced to Overlanding. But I didn’t have a vehicle to do that with so I sold the van and bought an “Adventure” camper. Long story short, I don’t like pulling something. So that brings us to the present, I’m in the process of selling my camper to put towards an SUV to build out (slowly and cost effectively) as a vehicle to get out on the backroads.

As of this moment I don’t have a vehicle but I’m leaning towards a Toyota 4 Runner or something similar. I’d love some input on this. What are the best mods to make first?

Anyway that’s the short version of what brought me to Overland Bound.

Looking forward to meeting some new people and getting out on the dirt.

Rob
Hello Rob, welcome to Overland Bound.
Thanks, glad to be onboard.
 

raburton12

Rank I
Member
Adventure

Member I

233
Ellijay, Gilmer County, Georgia, United States
First Name
Robert
Last Name
Burton
Member #

29695

Hello, I’m Rob and I’m completely new to Overlanding. This all started with my desire to build out a camper van, which I did. I took a Ford Econoline 150 (paid $1100) and gutted it and built out the inside on my own. Which is a great accomplishment for me because I have ZERO carpentry skills!!! I built the van because I wanted to get out and see the less visited spots and that is the only way I knew to do it. Somewhere along the way I was introduced to Overlanding. But I didn’t have a vehicle to do that with so I sold the van and bought an “Adventure” camper. Long story short, I don’t like pulling something. So that brings us to the present, I’m in the process of selling my camper to put towards an SUV to build out (slowly and cost effectively) as a vehicle to get out on the backroads.

As of this moment I don’t have a vehicle but I’m leaning towards a Toyota 4 Runner or something similar. I’d love some input on this. What are the best mods to make first?

Anyway that’s the short version of what brought me to Overland Bound.

Looking forward to meeting some new people and getting out on the dirt.

Rob
Hello Rob and welcome to Overland Bound!
Thanks, glad to be onboard.
 
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NFaridi

Rank 0

Contributor I

60
Long Island, NY, USA
First Name
Najeeb
Last Name
Faridi
Hi all!
Excited to be a part of this group which seems to be filled with really cool and helpful people!

I've been a car guy my whole life until we got a wrangler 3 years ago when I had my first daughter. That got me into wanting to learn all about off-roading and despite having only experienced driving on a beach (which is all we have near me), I've just been dying to learn more and get out to do some actual off-roading on trails and such. We had a set of twins last year, so we stepped into a larger vehicle, a 2013 Toyota Sequoia. I love this thing and every where it allows our family to explore. In the past 9 months of having this vehicle, we've already done about 8 road trips in the north-east area.

I'm from Long Island, NY - Suffolk County area.
My experience is pretty limited, pretty much entirely to driving on the beach from really rocky sand to super soft sand lol.

Notable mods so far would be:
20" fuel rims with a set of K02's just a hair over 34", ARB onboard dual air compressor, TRD pro front skid plate, and a set of cali raised ditch lights.
Future mods are some kind of 2-2.5" lift, Gobi ladder, some kind of roof rack that will mount to my stock roof rails and allow me to mount maxxtrax's, shovel, side led lights, and possibly a rooftop cargo box.

 

freak4life

US Southwest Member Rep, Arizona
Member
Supporter

Member II

1,262
Phoenix, AZ, USA
First Name
rich
Last Name
anderssohn
Hey there, Jeremy from San Diego here, although you’ll find me on trails across the Southwest and Baja California most days. I am the owner of CampDad’s Adventure Co, and have multiple Jeeps for guest use, but my primary “rocklander” is a ‘99 Toyota 4Runner with all the things
Hello Jeremy, welcome to Overland Bound.
 
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freak4life

US Southwest Member Rep, Arizona
Member
Supporter

Member II

1,262
Phoenix, AZ, USA
First Name
rich
Last Name
anderssohn
Hello all!

I'm new to overlanding, coming over from a Jeep TJ rock crawler and doing my camping in a 5th wheel. I live in Columbia, South Carolina and hard core off roading is tuff to find here, but we have some great wilderness areas and a little dispersed or "Wild" camping in our national forest. Loving the whole car camping cross country vibe and I'm discovering places in my own state that I hadn't considered in the past - to mild to rock crawl to wild to 5th wheel. I've been slowly building out a 2007 Lexus GX470 and I love the capability and versatility it brings to my enjoyment of the great outdoor.

View attachment 205864
Hello Donald, welcome to Overland Bound.
 

freak4life

US Southwest Member Rep, Arizona
Member
Supporter

Member II

1,262
Phoenix, AZ, USA
First Name
rich
Last Name
anderssohn
Hello from Bavaria-Germany,

My name is Alex and I'm from the southeastern part of bavaria near the alps. I'm doing a lot of overlanding in southern europe and on a car rental basis in the western part of the US and Canada.
My rig is a 2016 Jeep Wrangler JKU Rubicon with lot's of modifications.
Let's find some new friends worldwide and interesting routes and places to be.
Hello Alex, welcome to Overland Bound.
 
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freak4life

US Southwest Member Rep, Arizona
Member
Supporter

Member II

1,262
Phoenix, AZ, USA
First Name
rich
Last Name
anderssohn
Hello, my name is Javier, I’m out of Southern California. I have many years of experience off road and have made many mistakes to gain experience, luckily none too catastrophic. I drive a 2018 Toyota 4Runner TRD Off Road.
Hello Javier, welcome to Overland Bound.
 
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freak4life

US Southwest Member Rep, Arizona
Member
Supporter

Member II

1,262
Phoenix, AZ, USA
First Name
rich
Last Name
anderssohn
Hi all!
Excited to be a part of this group which seems to be filled with really cool and helpful people!

I've been a car guy my whole life until we got a wrangler 3 years ago when I had my first daughter. That got me into wanting to learn all about off-roading and despite having only experienced driving on a beach (which is all we have near me), I've just been dying to learn more and get out to do some actual off-roading on trails and such. We had a set of twins last year, so we stepped into a larger vehicle, a 2013 Toyota Sequoia. I love this thing and every where it allows our family to explore. In the past 9 months of having this vehicle, we've already done about 8 road trips in the north-east area.

I'm from Long Island, NY - Suffolk County area.
My experience is pretty limited, pretty much entirely to driving on the beach from really rocky sand to super soft sand lol.

Notable mods so far would be:
20" fuel rims with a set of K02's just a hair over 34", ARB onboard dual air compressor, TRD pro front skid plate, and a set of cali raised ditch lights.
Future mods are some kind of 2-2.5" lift, Gobi ladder, some kind of roof rack that will mount to my stock roof rails and allow me to mount maxxtrax's, shovel, side led lights, and possibly a rooftop cargo box.

Hello Najeeb, welcome to Overland Bound.
 

Roots66

SouthWest Region Member Rep Texas
Member

Member III

3,477
Georgetown, TX, USA
First Name
Mike
Last Name
Roots
Member #

16968

Service Branch
USAF / FEMA CERT
Hi all!
Excited to be a part of this group which seems to be filled with really cool and helpful people!

I've been a car guy my whole life until we got a wrangler 3 years ago when I had my first daughter. That got me into wanting to learn all about off-roading and despite having only experienced driving on a beach (which is all we have near me), I've just been dying to learn more and get out to do some actual off-roading on trails and such. We had a set of twins last year, so we stepped into a larger vehicle, a 2013 Toyota Sequoia. I love this thing and every where it allows our family to explore. In the past 9 months of having this vehicle, we've already done about 8 road trips in the north-east area.

I'm from Long Island, NY - Suffolk County area.
My experience is pretty limited, pretty much entirely to driving on the beach from really rocky sand to super soft sand lol.

Notable mods so far would be:
20" fuel rims with a set of K02's just a hair over 34", ARB onboard dual air compressor, TRD pro front skid plate, and a set of cali raised ditch lights.
Future mods are some kind of 2-2.5" lift, Gobi ladder, some kind of roof rack that will mount to my stock roof rails and allow me to mount maxxtrax's, shovel, side led lights, and possibly a rooftop cargo box.

Hello Najeeb, welcome to the OB family.