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General Information

Name
: The Lowlander
Year
: 2002
Make
: Toyota
Model
: Highlander
Color
: Gold
Packages
: Limited
History
: A hand-me-down that needed some love
4WD, 3.0 V6, 265,000+ kilometers and still going strong
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Modifications

Drivetrain
: Stock
Interior
:
Front (Viofo A119 V3) and rear (Viofo A119S) dash cams
WeatherTech floor mats in the front, OEM 2nd gen Highlander rubber mat in the back, and a rubber cargo mat in the trunk
Full LED interior lighting (except dash lights)
Added LED footwell lights connected to dome light
Added extra cup holder
Metal brake, gas and dead pedals with rubber inserts
Exterior
:
1999-2003 Buick Park Avenue Ultra tri-tone horns, with an added 4th tone (Running off a 30 amp Bosch relay with a 15 amp inline fuse to the battery)
1996 BMW 328i alarm siren
Roof rack delete
Goodridge 21550 RX300 braided brake lines
Front windows tinted to match rear
Trailer hitch
Audio
:
Pioneer AVH-2300NEX head unit w/ a reverse camera and microphone for hands free calling
Sound deadening in trunk lid, spare tire compartment, doors, and behind various trim pieces
PLANNED - Pancake subwoofer under driver's seat
Lighting
:
Hikari LED low beams
OSRAM HIR1 high beams
LED reverse lights
LED turn signals
LED third brake light assembly
LED amber fog lights
LED license plate lights
2006-2007 hybrid LED tail lights
PLANNED - 2004-2007 headlights with clear corners
(Everything is LED)
Exhaust
:
2015 Mustang GT muffler
Custom tailpipe increases ground clearance
Suspension
:
Addco 2109 7/8 inch rear sway bar
Custom heavy duty sway bar brackets to accommodate thicker rear bar
Prothane 19-1121 polyurethane rear sway bar bushings
Moog replacement front sway bar bushings
Moog K750098 rear stabilizer bar end links
H&R 29357-1 RX300 lowering springs
KYB Excel-G replacement struts
Wheel and Tire
:
Summer: 2004 Lexus RX330 17" wheels with Pirelli Scorpion Verde tires
Winter: Stock 16" wheels with Bridgestone Blizzak DM-V2 tires

Comments

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Nice, I have the same ride and it has served me well.
Been thinking about changing or updating the CD, FM, Tape cassette to something similar to what you have
 

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Nice, I have the same ride and it has served me well.
Been thinking about changing or updating the CD, FM, Tape cassette to something similar to what you have
I highly recommend it! Was the best thing I ever did right up there with the sway bar and lowering springs. My favourite thing about it is that I can hook Waze up to it and get reports of red light cameras, accidents, heavy traffic and cops. Before I had the head unit - I used to have my phone mounted on the air vents which was a pain in the butt to reach and would overheat the phone as well.
 

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Thanks for the reply. Any chance you have a photo of the Pioneer AVH-2300NEX head unit w/ a reverse camera.
Addco has discontinued the Sway bars for the highlander.
 
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Thanks for the reply. Any chance you have a photo of the Pioneer AVH-2300NEX head unit w/ a reverse camera.
Addco has discontinued the Sway bars for the highlander.
No problem - and yes in fact I do! Despite the sway bar being discontinued I was actually able to find someone who still had the jig to make me one. Addco 2109: Sway Bar 2001-2007 Toyota Highlander 7/8 Inch Diameter not sure if they will still make them but despite being labelled as "discontinued" I was still able to get one almost a year back.
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