The Land Cruiser was the best selling Toyota in the United States. JavaScript is disabled. 1958-1966 FJ40 & 45 pickup. Even though this package was known as the "TRD package", it did not include the same or as many features as the TRD Special Edition. The Trail Teams Special Edition was also equipped with BFGoodrich All-Terrain tires, as well as TRD/Trail Teams Bilstein shocks, and other similar options found on the TRD model. Power steering and cooler were offered in FJ40s for the first time. [24], Toyota made revisions to the engine bay's inner fender aprons due to some bulging and cracking issues with the 2007 and some early 2008 models. 1978 – The first BJ / FJ40 and FJ55 models were officially sold in Germany with both diesel (BJ40) petrol engines (FJ40 /55). The three-gauge cluster (with compass, temperature, and inclinometer) as well as the 110-volt rear outlet were carried over from the FJ Cruiser concept vehicle as options on the final production model. So whether or not it goes into production in a later year or if it remains a concept car is uncertain. Other options included a cat-back exhaust system, a high flow intake, as well as side steps. looks to me like some things fit a bunch of years and some are pretty year specific . Come join the discussion about trail reports, builds, performance, modifications, classifieds, troubleshooting, fabrication, drivetrain, and more! This windshield frame actually ended production in 1965, but ended up on some 1966 Cruisers. Post was not sent - check your email addresses! THIS GLASS IS … Since 2011, Toyota offered the TRD package on the iceberg white FJ Cruisers but opened the package availability to both two- and four-wheel drive models. The FJ Cruiser uses a high-mounted, double wishbone front suspension and stabilizer bar, and a 4-link rear suspension with lateral rod with coil springs and stabilizer bar. Additionally, the seating fabric inserts are color matched to coordinate with the Ultimate Edition's unique silver/black interior, rather than the exterior color as in previous years. Said owner also claims to have owned a 2005 Land Cruiser that never experienced this … However sales took a sharp nosedive from a high of 56,225 units sold in North America in 2006[53] to less than 12,000 units by 2009. On 5 November 2013, Toyota USA announced the 2014 model year Trail Teams edition would be called the “Ultimate Edition” and that the 2014 model year would be the last for the FJ Cruiser in that market. I hope you are enjoying them. Changes to the A-TRAC traction control system and suspension tuning came as a direct result of the prototype testing. The 2014 Trail Teams Ultimate Edition FJ Cruiser comes in a Heritage Blue paint scheme (resembling an original FJ40 Land Cruiser factory paint color), and for the first time features a white grille bezel that again pays tribute to the iconic Land Cruiser FJ40. In 2009, 2,400 units were produced with the TRD package. Sales began on 4 December, replacing the outgoing Hilux Surf and selling alongside the Land Cruiser. The FJ also incorporates oversized controls to aid drivers with gloved hands. For example, the FJ Crawler could be ordered in any factory color for the current model year. It’s winter, and there are no car shows to go to, so I’m back to scanning brochures from my forty year collection. The interior of the FJ-S debuted an all-new two-tone leather seating with the FJ-S logos on the seatbacks along with custom floor mats. Also, the TRD package was only offered on units with two-wheel drive for the 2008 and 2009 model years. Four-wheel drive models equipped with the RA61F manual transmission have a full-time 4WD system; it employs a center TORSEN differential, with a locking feature and distributes the engine's power 40:60 under most driving conditions. 1974 – A four-cylinder 3.0-liter B diesel was offered. The Brazilian model was rebadged the Bandeirante and received a Mercedes-Benz built Diesel engine generating 78 hp. Special high-strength steel was used to give the vehicle side impact protection without the need for a door pillar. The Trail Teams Special Edition color schemes that have been released each year are as follows: The FJ Crawler was first offered in 2007 (for the 2008 model year) and is the result of a collaboration between Dealer Services International (DSI), known for building high quality custom packages for new vehicle dealers, and ARB who have a long history building rugged off-road products for the Australian market. For participating Toyota new vehicle dealerships, the FJ Crawler could be special ordered for customers who were looking for a vehicle that is even more rugged and off-road ready than a standard Off-Road Package factory option would provide. i just scored a 1970 fj40 buggy and am having trouble figuring out what year stuff fits what . The FJ is also designed to ford up to 27.5 inches (70 cm) of water and has a 5,000 lb (2,268 kg) towing capacity for both 4x4 and 4x2 variants. For the 2007 to 2009 model years, the engine came with single variable valve timing (VVT-i) which produces 239 hp (178 kW) at 5200 rpm, and 278 lb⋅ft (377 N⋅m) of torque at 3,700 rpm on 91 octane fuel. With last year's six-speed automatic, it made a … Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. However, new releases from Toyota show that the TRD Bilstein shocks with remote reservoirs and TRD-tuned front spring suspension combination debuted on the FJ-S Cruiser Concept is the same one they used on the Trail Teams Ultimate Edition FJ Cruiser for 2014. 1979 – United States-version FJ40’s were updated this year with a new wider, square bezel surrounding the headlights. [1] Sales of the FJ Cruiser were discontinued there on 31 January 2018. Toyota Land Cruiser FJ45 [22], The 4x4 FJ Cruiser has 9.6 inches (24 cm) of ground clearance, 34-degree approach and 30-degree departure angles, and a 27.4-degree breakover angle, with 8 inches (20 cm) of front and 9 inches (23 cm) of rear suspension travel. Toyota addressed the problem and has changed the design.[25]. [11] Toyoda returned to Japan to join the board of directors giving a high level support to the project. Some reviewers took issue with the amount of body roll and low lateral grip performance though noting the suspension was designed to be soft with a long travel for off-road use. The first diesel Land Cruiser was introduced for export on long wheelbase models and it had a six-cylinder H engine. A modern take on the FJ40, the 2014 Toyota FJ Cruiser is an off-road capable SUV that blends performance, safety, and technology. [21], At 183.9 inches (4.67 m) in length, the FJ Cruiser is a mid-size SUV offered by Toyota in North America, slotting between the smaller RAV4 and larger Highlander. Australian brochure, not dated, from Theiss Toyota Pty. 1977 – The Irish Army took delivery of the first of 77 FJ45 Land Cruisers. Also, the FJ-S features all new TRD 17-inch wheels in a Midnight Black finish along with BFGoodrich Mud-Terrain tires. also what year front sheetmetal fits what ? The FJ Cruiser uses power-assisted four-piston front and two-piston rear ventilated disc brakes with an anti-lock braking system (ABS), electronic brakeforce distribution (EBD), brake assist (BA) and is also equipped with vehicle stability control (VSC) and a specialized traction control system known as "A-TRAC". 1975 – The 3.9-liter gasoline engine was replaced by a larger, more powerful 4.2-liter 2F unit. also what year front sheetmetal fits what ? As of January 2020[update], it is still sold in markets such as Chile, South Africa, the Middle East and the Philippines.[8][9]. Toyota sources many components from other vehicles to produce the FJ including shared engines and transmissions found in the Tacoma, Tundra and 4Runner as well as suspension components used in the Prado, Hilux, Tacoma, and 4Runner. hope someone can help . AssemblyARACO [34], Side curtain airbags for both rows and side torso airbags optional on 2007 models became standard on 2008 models. In the "lock" position, the differential switches to 50:50 power distribution. Also, because of variances in aftermarket tire sizes, speedometer calibration was provided to ensure correct vehicle speed and mileage are recorded. The CRAWL control had been previously used on other 4-wheel drive vehicles from Toyota and Lexus to enhance off-road capabilities. Toyota FJ Cruiser in Voodoo Blue, 2008, Owned by Mike Mozart of TheToyChannel and JeepersMedia on YouTube, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toyota_FJ_Cruiser, https://www.fj.co/resources/history-of-toyota-fj-land-cruiser. The FJ55 received front disc brakes. By the time the production of the original FJ40 ended in 1984, Toyota had shifted towards increasing the size and luxury of the Land Cruiser line. The remaining vehicle trim remains black, similar to previous versions of the Trail Teams Special Edition. For the 2008 model year, it gained a 5.7-liter V8 and fuel economy climbed 1 mpg from 1980, to 13 city. [31] The 2011 onwards engine meets stringent LEV II/Tier 2 Bin 5 emissions certification[32] Both versions of the 1GR-FE engine run normally on 87 octane fuel[26] though they produce less power thus Toyota recommends premium fuel for demanding situations such as towing, off-roading, and driving at high elevation. 40 Series (1960–1984) i need a new windshield frame and wipers , i got one but its a little beat up . Each year, the Trail Teams Special Edition is painted in one distinct color and is the only FJ variant (besides the TRD Special Edition units) offered in a monotone color scheme, rather than the traditional two-tone FJ Cruiser with the standard white painted roof (excluding standard production FJ Cruisers with the "Iceberg White" body). Mechanically, the FJ40 was given a new 125 hp, 3.9 liter F engine and the Land Cruiser finally received low-range gearing. While all of the Trail Teams FJ Cruisers feature a race-inspired TRD/Trail Teams off-road suspension designed by Bilstein, the Ultimate Edition features a new rear remote reservoir suspension.