Iron Pig: 1970 Toyota Land Cruiser FJ55

Toyota trucks top the list of tactical weapon platforms for one reason:  reliability. In the civilian world, reliability may not mean life-or-death (though it might), but it certainly creates die-hard loyalty, something Toyota lovers espouse at any opportunity. The… more»

V8 Swapped! 1971 Toyota Land Cruiser FJ55

The Toyota Land Cruiser FJ55 was introduced in August of 1967. Dedicated to being a wagon from the start, the FJ55 replaced the FJ45LV, basically an FJ40 wagon. The FJ55 was marketed in the U.S. as an alternative to… more»

Tough Toyota: 1978 Toyota Land Cruiser

While it is hard to imagine today, Toyota’s success in the US market was hard won.  Early Toyotas were as different from American cars as can be imagined.  However, two things worked in the company’s favor: a gas crisis… more»

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