Toyota Landcruiser 75 series, modified.


Toyota Landcruiser HZJ75

‘Mine not his’ says the bug catcher on Danie’s  Toyota Landcruiser 75 series.

YEP finally after 5 years and 75 episodes of Modified we have a 75 series Landcruiser.

This particular one is setup mainly for play and short runs but is totally capable of the long runs with a half open tray ready for extra gear and cargo.

There is not much gear on this 75 series that is un-necessary, what is needed it has. Danie is a diesel mechanic for the Australian air force so any issues with the 75 out bush won’t be much of a problem for this lady.

Danie’s 75 cruiser spends most of its time in northern QLD on rock and clay country hence the big aggressive tyres.

For all the other details and the full feature enjoy the video below.

Toyota Landcruiser 75 series, modified.

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Vehicles Specs (NOTE* Mod details below):

Make model: Toyota Landcruiser 75 series

Engine: 4.2L 1hz       

Drive train: Factory 5speed manual with factory 4.11 diff ratios

Suspension: 2” springs, 2” extended shackles, 1.5” body lift, 10” Fox shocks front and 11” Dobinson remote res rear.



Danie's mod list for the Toyota Landcruiser 75series 

Engine:  

·         Custom airbox made by Jrace Industries

·         K&N pod air filter

 

Electric upgrades:  

·         12v to rear tray.


Toyota Landcruiser 75 series, modified.

Lights: 

  • 7” Supernova driving lights
  • 44.5” Bushranger LED lightbar

 

 Comms & GPS: 

  • GME XRS370 run through a CB switch to a 6.6dbi and 2.1dbi GME antennas


Suspension and tyres:

  • 2” springs, 2” extended shackles front, drop shackles rear 1.5” body lift, 10” Fox shocks front and 11” Dobinson remote res rear
  • 33x13.5r15 Nitto Mud Grapplers

 

Toyota Landcruiser 75 series, modified.
Toyota Landcruiser 75 series, modified.
Toyota Landcruiser 75 series, modified.
Toyota Landcruiser 75 series, modified.
Toyota Landcruiser 75 series, modified.
Toyota Landcruiser 75 series, modified.
Toyota Landcruiser 75 series, modified.
Toyota Landcruiser 75 series, modified.
Toyota Landcruiser 75 series, modified.
Toyota Landcruiser 75 series, modified.
Toyota Landcruiser 75 series, modified.
Toyota Landcruiser 75 series, modified.
Toyota Landcruiser 75 series, modified.
Toyota Landcruiser 75 series, modified.
Toyota Landcruiser 75 series, modified.
Toyota Landcruiser 75 series, modified.
Toyota Landcruiser 75 series, modified.
Toyota Landcruiser 75 series, modified.
Toyota Landcruiser 75 series, modified.
Toyota Landcruiser 75 series, modified.
Toyota Landcruiser 75 series, modified.
Toyota Landcruiser 75 series, modified.
Toyota Landcruiser 75 series, modified.
Toyota Landcruiser 75 series, modified.

Bar work and exterior mods: 

  • Custom built at Ferrets FourbyFour


Recovery gear: 

  • Bit of everything
  • 12500lbs VRS rear mounted winch.



Danie's Top 3 trips in the Toyota Landcruiser 75 series:

  1. Fraser Island, 
  2. NSW North Coast,
  3. Landcruiser Mountain Park

Toyota Landcruiser 75 series, modified.

Unstoppable moment in the Toyota Landcruiser 75 series:

Pulling out about 7 or so new 4wds on Fraser Island with camper trailers. All with a heap more horsepower but the 75 was just like a tractor in the soft sand. Couldn’t stop it.


Most scary situation in the Toyota Landcruiser 75 series:

Helping a mate with a bogged 4wd and trailer on an incoming tide. His transfer had seized so wheels couldn’t even roll. Racing the tide dragging deadweight small portions at a time, dig a little, drag a little, repeat. Eventually just got out before the tide.




Danie’s modification tips:

The best mods I’ve found are things you can do yourself, cheap, learning opportunity and you feel more accomplished afterwards. Just get in and give it a go.

 

Things to lookout for with this model 75series:

Rust!



Top 3 tips with the 75series:

1.  Front locker and they’re pretty unstoppable

2. Will go forever if well maintained and engine kept stock

3. Sound deadner will be your friend.



The Modified Video.



Thanks to the following people for helping with my build:

 Far too many to list. So many people over the 9 years have had a hand in making this car what it is today and I am appreciative of each and every person.




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