troopy

  1. just differentials

    Nitro Gear's 1987 Land Cruiser HDJ75 Troopy Trakka Bushman - Walkaround of "Cobby Bob"

    1st Walkaround: Nitro Gear's 1987 Land Cruiser HDJ75 Troopy Trakka Bushman - "Cobby Bob" - Completed with a 1HD-FT Toyota Diesel Engine // #DieselToyota We just it back from Goose Gear after handling the overland style interior build-out! Since we're in WA at Nitro Gear & Axle HQ again with it...
  2. 4btfjz80CO93

    Builds Build thread for '87 BJ75 Troopy

    After purchase from Steve in Boulder, I've been messing around a bit to get a feel for the thing. I'm not mechanical, so any mechanic work will be completed by Robbie "powderpig" in Boulder. First thing was transfer case rebuild, tie rods, and water pump. Then replaced all hoses in engine. Oh...
  3. 4btfjz80CO93

    What suspension for BJ75?

    As one part of the rehab of my '87 Troopy, I'll be replacing the tired oem suspension. I don't want anything too complex. What have you used and what are the pros of the kit you used?
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    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...
  5. 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...
  6. HJ47

    SOLD MN - 4Plus FJ40 Rear Dual Swing Out Carrier w/ Tire & Basket

    Now sold. Asking $350 local pick up in Twin Cities, MN. Feb 2 update: I've cut off the side rails and weighed the pieces. Rear beam with the tire carrier is 97lb, and the basket side alone is 57lb (plus a few more if you want bolts/nuts/shackle). Greyhound is $157 for two pieces totaling...
  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. HJ47

    HJ47/FJ45 Rear Jump Seats - Seat Bottom/Back Plywood Measurements?

    Hello, I finally have a line on some OEM troopy seat frames. Does anyone have the measurements for the plywood seat bottoms, as well as the plywood for the long backrests? (see pic). I could estimate, but if someone knows... Thanks!
  9. D

    H55F swap assistance (oil leak, frayed wires)

    Hi all, transplanting in an H55F into my HJ47 and just have a few questions for the group as I progress. 1) After removing the transmission and bell housing, I noticed my rear main seal was actually in what appeared to be pretty good shape, despite the fact that I have been leaking oil from the...
  10. HJ47

    SOLD MN - Price Drop FJ40 '65-'71 Long Jump Seat Pair, Excellent Condition

    ***Now sold*** FJ40 '65-'71 Long Jump Seat Pair, Excellent Condition Update: March 15 - $600 plus shipping Update: Jan 9, Price drop from $850 to $750 local pickup (or add actual shipping) Although for the FJ40, these also fit in the troopys with existing weld nut holes (one hole on each of...
  11. D

    Registering an Aussie import troopy in Florida - HELP!

    Hey fellow mudders, I bought an import from AUSTOUSA about three years ago. I have all the correct paperwork which they gave me. I never registered the vehicle because I was fixing it up. Now some friends that I sold it to are trying to get it registered at the Florida DMV but the DMV is being...
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    81' hj47 Troopy side window panels and roof.

    Is there anyone who knows about any side window panels and a roof for sale? Im restoring a Troopy and the panels are toast. Sadly so is the rest of the body but im buying an aluminum tub and ive already got new fenders, bib, aprons, and doors.
  13. Bleizbreizh

    5 speed into a Troopy questions

    I have been reading up on fitting a five speed gearbox into the BJ45 Troopy for a while but think I have confused myself. It seems to be straight forward in the late vehicles, 1984 or so but the earlier ones I have seen from around 1982 still have the gearbox parking brake and I recall reading...
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    For Sale 1980 ish troopy right hand drive seats for sale

    This is a nice set of 1980 ish right hand drive troopy seats. Very hard to find in this area. Price is $1000 USD and they are located in Kemah, Texas, USA. contact Darrel at hotrodwhite@hotmail.com.
  15. Noel Saez

    For Sale 1992 FJ75 Troopy PRICED TO SELL QUICKLY

    This is a 1992 Long chassis troop carrier commonly referred to as a Troopy. It is the truck of choice on Safari in Africa and the outback of Australia if you watch any TV at all. This particular truck comes equipped with the inline 6 (3F) 4.2L, gas engine and 5 speed transmission. Has fairly new...
  16. Paulrotterdam

    Toyota HZJ75 Troopy interior build

    In August, my wife and I will be leaving on a year long world trip. The trip will take us from Rotterdam to India, then we'll ship the car to Kenya and travel down the east coast to South Africa and finally ship the car back to Holland. We recently bought a 1996 HZJ75 for the trip. Technically...
  17. Noel Saez

    For Sale 1992 Troopy

    This is a 1992 Long chassis troop carrier commonly referred to as a Troopy. It is the truck of choice on Safari in Africa and the outback of Australia if you watch any TV at all. This particular truck comes equipped with the inline 6 (3F) 4.2L, gas engine and 5 speed transmission. Has fairly new...
  18. Noel Saez

    SOLD 1992 Toyota FJ75 Troopy

    This is a 1992 Long chassis troop carrier commonly referred to as a Troopy. It is the truck of choice on Safari in Africa and the outback of Australia if you watch any TV at all. This particular truck comes equipped with the inline 6 (3F) 4.2L, gas engine and 5 speed transmission. Has fairly new...
  19. Ohanlon

    For Sale FZJ75 1998 Troopy in Dom. Rep.

    This Troopy is beautifully unattainable in the USA til 2023, but for sale in Dominican Republic -- $25K US. The troopy (we called it "Gandalf") is in Santiago, DR. We are presently in NC, USA. will be in DR from Feb. 28 to March 18. I love this truck, would not sell it if we still lived in...
  20. 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...
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