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If you guys post a picture of you upgraded Pilot please consider including what you've upgraded to include the manufacturer or source!
 

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The ‘07s and ‘08s are feeling left out.😁
 
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Bigger wheels, tires, lift kits, racks, flares (if they exist) stereo...whatever! Hell Cat engine!
 

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I’d buy a ticket to see a Pilot with the Hell Cat engine! Even more to go for a ride!

Or even drive it myself.... umm No, that wouldn’t end well...
 

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The only interesting non-maintenance related things I've done:
  • Realized I could permanently attach my roof rack to the roof rails, and remove the entire damn thing with only 4 screws and 5 min.
  • Installed an auxiliary deep-cycle battery in the back. It's wired to the alternator, through a manual on/off switch, 100amp fuse, to the positive post on the normal battery. Sooooo nice to go camping and power everything I need, plus the ability to back up the starting battery, should I drain that one.
  • Bought the best snow tires I could find: Blizzak dmv2. It's impossible to get the wheels to slip for more than a half second, and the wear is no worse than any other tire I've used. Also got Michelin LTX Defenders for the 4-5 months that I'm not running the snow tires.
  • Hitch, tow strap, and farm jack. I've pulled tons of folks out of ditches and over hills, changed flats in 15 min., etc.
  • Installed ATF cooler.

What I want to do:

So nothing sexy - but the Pilot's always been 100% utility for me. The AWD system is awesome, its got decent torque and hp, higher towing capacity than similar year Tacomas, and I can enable cruise at 85mph no problem. It doesn't need much else, and unfortunately, there's not many options.

--Chris N.
 

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