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What you see here is some candid, behind the scenes build pics of the build process for our N70 guards… the process isnt pretty, but gives you an idea of the process myself & Phill took to bring these into life. Phill’s 25+ years’ experience as an aircraft engineer proving invaluable throughout the process, while the labourious, non-fun, dirty work was all yours truly. Starting with a new aftermarket N70 facelift front guard, timber offset blocks were screwed along the length at specific widths, designed to have 4.5” of wheel cover at the center & tapering off to the factory...

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We get a lot of interest for matching rear guards & rightfully so, unless you're running a tray, there needs to be a rear solution... We've had multiple mindsets on how best to approach this & is a common discussion point here at PrerunnerHQ... We went down a long and expensive development path, working on a Universal single cab rear tubside/bedside, the aim being to satisfy both 89-97 and 97-04 Hilux single cab models.  We justified the Universal design because of these points: 50% of the market has a trayback rear Of the remaining 50%, there are 3 variants; single...

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When not traveling the planet running Kovarik Racing, coaching & mentoring future mountain bike champions (www.kovarikracing.com), multiple World Downhill MTB Champion & all round legend Chris Kovarik's can be found piloting his satin black, V6 powered Hilux. Its a far stretch from his previous black extra cab on 44's, but is a very cool & capable truck in its own right. Having spent many years in the USA & Canada, Chris was no stranger to pre-runner style trucks so we're stoked to have our guards on his beast!  

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What are these guards, what do they do, what are they made of? These are a full replacement, fibreglass/composite offroad panels, with sizes from 4.5" to 5" wider than standard. Built to fit as per OEM, with original indicators & fitment, but with aggressive styling & larger wheel arching for offroad wheels & tyres. Also known as fenders, flared guards, pumped guards, bedsides, tub sides, ute sides, stylesides, whatever you want to call them! What Vehicles do you do? Currently 89-97 & 97-04 Hilux, with 05-14 (pre & post facelift) and 84-88 Hilux to be released shortly... We are also prototyping Patrol...

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