australia

  1. shay

    60 In action up the Norther Territory with Roothy

    Got to the chance to do some 4WD and touring un in Australia's Norther Territory with my 60 Series. Bloody awesome trip and they have released it now as a digital download at https://www.roothy.com.au/product/roothy-dvd-digital-download-darwin-unplugged/. The 60 performed really well and held...
  2. maujkar

    LC200 ClearView Towing Mirrors : Not-so-Long Term Review

    I guess we all get excited to hear about new products making our overloading experiences interesting. I tow a relatively big camper trailer and was in the market for reliable towing mirror or some kind of wide-blind-spot attachments to my side-mirrors. In came the clear-view towing mirrors and i...
  3. O

    10/74 Aussie 40

    I was lucky enough to pick up a 10/74 FJ40 in June of 2017. It is my understanding the truck spent most of its life in country Victoria but the last ten years in Perth, Western Australia. After a months reading this forum, tinkering along I thought it was my turn to document my progress and...
  4. J

    Anyone Imported to Guam Before?

    Full disclaimer: New to the forum and will be new to the Land Cruiser life if I can pull this off. I apologize if this question has been asked before but I didn't find anything in my research so I'm hoping I can still get some information. It looks as if I might be moving to Guam next spring...
  5. GTSSportCoupe

    gumtree Australia

    Anyone here tried buying anything off gumtree (Australia) before? There's an item there I'd really like. I've signed up and all, but not sure of the risks or pitfalls of buying something through it. Wondering if there is any experience here.
  6. C

    For Sale FJ45 Troop Carrier Ex Fire Vehicle in Australia

    Thought some might appreciate this cool ex fire service troopy up for Auction. Pity it is in Australia! pickles.com.au/trucks/item/-/details/CP-08-79--Toyota--Landcruiser--FJ45--Troop-Carrier--3-Seats--2-Doors/402284088
  7. C

    For Sale FJ 56 Fire Truck in Australia - Japan import

    Saw this today, imagine it is pretty rare. A shame it is in Australia. J-FJ56F-Q Fire Truck imported from Japan pickles.com.au/trucks/item/-/details/C1979--Toyota--Landcruiser-J-FJ56F-Q--4-x-4--Fire-Truck--3-Seats/402284087 I see SOR have one similar but does anyone know of any other 40/50...
  8. C

    Who wants a Land Cruiser from Australia decked out with Australian accessories

    i live in australia and im planning to come to the usa around the 22nd of may. if you want a troopy etc i will happily arrange everything and collect and move the vehicle over there for you and my only fee for helping by doing all the ground work is that i would like to travel in it with my wife...
  9. tampacruiser95

    What is the best time of year to visit Australia?

    I am interested in planning a vacation to Australia. When is the best time of year to visit? Looking to go in the next year and want to hit the rain forest, desert, barrier reef, and beaches. Hopefully rent some cruisers and see some wild life. Maybe check out some goods for my 80 and 120...
  10. F

    Newby from Australia

    Hey guys, long timer lurker, first time poster. Picked up my 83 FJ40 LX 3 weeks ago from a guy in Sydney and drove it the 1,000km home to Queensland. I really wanted to do a restoration myself, but after a lot of soul-searching and comparing my ambition to my actual skills, it made more sense...
  11. tlaporte

    My Blue Beast, which is no longer blue

    Many, many moons ago (it must be at least 12 years, because I got it before I was married, "when it was still my money" as SWMBO said at the time) I traveled to Ballina, NSW, Australia in response to this ad: Yes, even in 2004 the Internet was a place to skive off and search for a dream. It...
  12. B

    Valve body upgrade Wholesale Automatics Australia

    Anybody have any experience with these valve body upgrades from wholesale automatics from Australia any info would be appreciated thanks
  13. smittycrusher

    75 in Australia help

    Anyone in Australia that would be willing to help a buddy of mine (who is not on mud) find a 75 in Australia? Ideally he can find a nice one, have someone in Australia do all of the baselining, make sure everything is good to go (brakes, suspensions, etc.) and then we can import it to the...
  14. Big Cruiser Guy

    Australia travel advice needed

    My wife and I will be spending the first 3 weeks of April 2017 in Australia. We’ll be in Sydney the first week, and then 4 days at Ayers Rock. We have no plans for the remaining 10 days – and we didn’t realize we’d be there during Easter. We’d like to go to the southern GBR, perhaps flying in...
  15. D

    For Sale WANTED: BJ40/42 in Australia

    Hey guys Im looking to buy a diesel 40 series. Hoping to find one over the next few weeks/months. Im not looking for a restoration project but a few things here and there are fine. Im also not looking for a fully restored car. Just due to $$$. Some things i want: SWB with a hardtop (these...
  16. Paraglider

    Most frequently needed parts for HJ47 trope

    I'm buying an HJ47 Troopie and have the possibility of having some parts shipped in a container from Australia thru austousa. I know parts are not nearly as available in the US as for an FJ40 and was wondering from the owners of HJ47s what parts I should think about trying to get and have...
  17. Classic85

    1990 HDJ81 - Introducing “Bella la Bestia"

    The Beautiful Beast Married July 1, 2015 into our loving family living in Chicago. Although a lady never tells; In November she will be a formidable 25 years old with just over 200,00KM (125,000 Miles), her weight is 2380kg (5250 Lb.), definite Sumo. When she was born she was worth $28,000usd...
  18. phils40

    Australian FJ40 - A possible rebuild thread!

    Hey everyone, I have recently acquired a 1978 FJ40, which was bought brand new by my old man, and sold to my uncle in the late 1980s. It originally was dune beige and upon acquiring the 40, my uncle cut a lot of rust out, painted it blue and then a few years later the maroon colour it is today...
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