1997 Lexus LX450 "Buttercup"

Participation62 events attended
Vehicle ColorGolden
Vehicle Weighta lot...


Engine6 line, 4.5 liter
Transmission TypeAutomatic
Transmission Gears4 + OD
Transfer CaseOriginal
Axle RatioI don't know...
Front AxleOriginal
Rear AxleOriginal
Front LockerARB
Rear LockerARB
Engine ChipNo


Front TrackbarN/A
Rear TrackbarN/A
Front Springs/LeafsOld Man Emu
Rear Springs/LeafsOld Man Emu
Front ShocksOld Man Emu
Rear ShocksOld Man Emu
Front Control ArmsOEM
Rear Control ArmsSlee Off Road
Quick DisconnectsN/A
Body Lift Height2.5"
Tire BrandGood Year
Tire TypeM/T
Tire Size35 inches
Tire Misc315/75 R16 (35”) MTR Good Year tires.
Other SuspensionOld Man Emu


Front BumperARB
Rear BumperSlee Off Road w/tire carrier
Rock SlidersSlee Off Road
Oil Pan Skidnone
Transfer Case SkidSlee Off Road
Gas Tank Skidnone
Front DifferentialOEM
Rear DifferentialOEM
Other Armorband aid


Winch Brandramsey
Winch Capacity12000 lbs
GPSGarmin 176C / Nuvi 750
HAMYaetsu - KJ6SUB
Air Compressorpending...
Roof RackOEM
LightsIPF Auxiliary Lights


BatteryOptima - Yellow
Remote StartN/A
12 VoltsN/A
Power InverterYes
Trail ControllerN/A

Recovery Gear

Snatch StrapsYes
Trunk SaverNo
D ShacklesYes
Winch LineNo
Winch Line ExtensionNo
First AidYes
Jack BaseNo
Fire ExtinguisherYes
Sand MatNo

Fun Fact

Why Buttercup?

It was her first trip, and no one at the club remembers my name that day, so they call me Buttercup since then...


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To-Do List

Drawer system for tools, spare parts and camping stuff.


Dual battery system.

Auxiliary Lights.

CO2 Tank system.


Etc, etc, etc…will be a never ending list…


Event Participation

Christmas Party

December 10th 2022

Toy For Tots - Cars and Coffee

December 3rd 2022

Trail Rating 3

Cleghorn Ridge (2N47)

February 12th 2022

Christmas Party

December 4th 2021

Trail Rating 1

Festival of Whales parade

March 7th 2020

Dakar Celebration

January 29th 2020

Club Christmas Party

December 14th 2019

Baja 1000 - 2019

November 16th 2019

Turf and Surf

November 1st 2019

BAJA 400, SEPT. 18-22

September 18th 2019

Summer BBQ

July 13th 2019

Cars & Coffee

July 21st 2018

21st Annual Doheny Wood

April 28th 2018

Trail Rating 1

Festival of Whales parade

March 3rd 2018

Club Christmas Party

December 9th 2017

total solar eclipse

August 21st 2017

White Elephant Party

July 22nd 2017

Trail Rating 4+

Big Bear John Bull

July 17th 2017

Doheny Wood

April 29th 2017

San Juan Capistrano Car Show

February 4th 2017

San Clemente Car Show

June 9th 2013

Trail Rating 1

Festival of Whales parade

March 2nd 2013

LA Bacon Festival

February 9th 2013

Truck Haven for New Year

December 29th 2012

Christmas Party

December 15th 2012

45th Baja 1000

November 14th 2012

Surf N Turf 2012

November 1st 2012

Pomona Off Road Expo

October 6th 2012

Santiago Peak

July 7th 2012

Baja 500 2012

June 1st 2012

Grand Prix of Long Beach

April 13th 2012

Trail Rating 1

Whales Parade (reminder)

March 3rd 2012


December 10th 2011

Wildomar OHV Park project

September 24th 2011

Sand Sport Expo

September 16th 2011

Trail Rating 4+

Big Bear

August 12th 2011

Trail Rating 3+

Miller Jeep Trail

June 11th 2011

Sad News

March 12th 2011

Trail Rating 1

Festival of Whales parade

March 5th 2011

Trail Rating 3+


January 29th 2011

Christmas Party

December 18th 2010

Score Baja 1000

November 17th 2010

Surf N Turf

November 5th 2010