hzj78

  1. LostLTinJP

    New Owner of a 1995 KZJ78 1KZ-TE

    Intro Thread Post! Finally the owner of a Black 1995 Prado here in Okinawa, Japan. Vehicle was shipped from mainland JP with 206,000 km, 33in. Dueler M/Ts and a near perfect condition interior. I would like to undertake a few projects somewhat in this order: Rust proofing/coating the...
  2. JoseR

    Install lx450 axle in hzj78, some problems

    Hi partners. I am installing the lx450 shaft in the lc78 chassis. But the front side control bar has little problem. LC80 (805mm) and LC78 (860mm) rods are too short. The actual measurement I need is approximately 930mm. Anyone know the length of the adjustable Panhard bar (max / min), not shown...
  3. A

    HZJ78 Poptop Camper -- Help!

    Hey, I'm a new user (first post, go easy on me), and new to the Land Cruiser world. I recently purchased a 2002 HZJ78 Troopy camper (pictured below) from a Swiss couple who were original owners, had the camper built and took the thing around the world (Australia, Africa, and bottom of South...
  4. athensrep

    For Sale  Atlanta: new 70 series wide body kit

    Here's almost everything you need to convert a narrow into a wide. A few modifications to your inner fenders and radiator support, and you'll be off the races. These parts are new take-offs from a white 2018 HZJ79 and they're in great shape. The clip kit contains: • Snorkel upper and lower...
  5. T

    HZJ-78 Eberspächer / Webasto Air heater

    I'm starting the build of my Troopy and since I'm in Belgium, one of the first things we need is a decent air heater in the back of the Troopy. I have an Eberspächer D2 (similar to Webasto Airtop). The D2 will be mounted in the left rear, near the backdoor, where the factory jack sits...
  6. cannedcruiser

    Best source for buying pre 2004 HZJ78 or 79 worldwide

    So, I'm searching worldwide for the right 1HZ Troopy (or possibly a cab and chassis that I can build a camper for) to import into Canada. It must be 15 years old to import into Canada, so currently that would mean a manufacture date of 01/04. I would prefer it already had a pop-up roof because...
  7. cannedcruiser

    Importing hzj78 into Canada

    Hi all, Can anyone talk to importing an HZJ78 into Canada from Europe? I can't find a single one in Canada online (for sale or otherwise). I'm currently on the hunt for the right one. I'm targeting Europe because I would rather have a LHD. I know it has to be 15 years old. Anyone have...
  8. J

    HZJ78 - Transmission rebuild

    Hi guys - great forum and have been a non member reader for a long time! Just wanted to share an experience with anyone else with an HZJ78 in the event that it may save them some serious $! i have a 2000 HZJ78 troop carrier as below (i live in new zealand), with about 260kms, has a rough life...
  9. hottahue

    2 Germans travelling North and South America in a self converted LandCruiser HZJ78 Troopy

    Hey Guys, We're Katrin and Till from Germany and today I want to introduce you a bit to our travels. At the moment we're in Mexico (Baja California)and on our way to Argentina. We're on the road now for a bit more than one year and travelled through Canada, Cuba and the US West coast so far. We...
  10. HJZ73Beast

    1HZ engine issues in two 70 series cruisers - HZJ78 and HZJ73

    Hi folks, need little help from anyone familiar with the 1HZ engine. We are 4 people from the UK, travelling across the USA in two 70 series cruisers - a HZJ78 and a HZJ73. We got to Blanca, Colorado and have both hit pretty bad engine issues, unbelievably at the same time. I will describe the...
  11. FollowTheHound

    HZJ78 on Pan-Americas trip needs help!

    Hi all, Im taking my pop-top HZJ78 on a pan-americas trip at the moment, got a bit of an issue i was hoping your expertise could help me with! When driving, for a while now, I get what feels like the clutch slipping, intermittently, especially towrds the end of longer drives. I thought this...
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