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Palm Springs to Vegas

Some would say the weather is too hot this time of year in the desert. But the lack of people easily outweighed the hot day time temps. We started near Palm Springs early Saturday morning and finished in Las Vegas. Sundays itinerary included dirt roads back to Barstow. The total mileage over the two days was around 300 miles of dirt. Group shot on the dry lake. Working our way down from the mountains. Lava Tubes.

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2014 FJ Cruiser Customer Build

The FJ Cruiser will always be a special vehicle to Millen Adventures. With this year being the last of the FJ's, we are a little saddened. The future is still bright for the FJ, as they drop slowly in price, new buyers will begin to purchase gently used FJ's and begin down the path of making them more off-road worthy. Brian tasked us with building a FJ that would be at home in the desert on rough roads taking him to remote camping locations. Build List Icon coilovers with reservoirs Icon rear shocks with CDC valve Camburg 1.25" uniball Upper Arm Total Chaos cam gussets, upright gussets,...

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2014 Millen Adventures Baja Ready 4Runner

It was a busy end of the year for Millen Adventures! Not only did we have a seven day Baja trip planned, but we built a 2014 Toyota 4Runner for the trip. Not many people are brave enough to take a brand new vehicle off-road. Let alone break it in Baja, but that's what we built this vehicle to do. Build List Icon coilovers with reservoirs Icon rear shocks with CDC valve Total Chaos upper a-arms, cam gussets, upright gussets, link skids Method race wheels 33" BFGoodrich All Terrains Icom chase radio Overall the 4Runner handled extremely well! It easily soaked up 1000 miles of Baja's...

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