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Toyota FJ60 Land Cruiser Seat Upgrade

Toyota FJ60 Land Cruiser Seat Upgrade

I have been less impressed with the seats in my ’87 FJ60 since I bought it.  They are thinly padded with a weak frame (for someone of my size).  I installed seats from a Volvo 240 wagon a few years ago and this was a huge improvement.  Better padding, solid frame, just not that adjustable.  I regularly pursue the local wrecking yards in search of a better seat that will fit.  I have looked at other Toyota seats, BMW, mini-van …

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H55F into an Early FJ60 Land Cruiser

H55F into an Early FJ60 Land Cruiser

I recently installed an H55F Transmission into a 10/84 built ’85 FJ60.  It is commonly known that the H55F is a direct installation, and upgrade, into a 5/85 and later FJ60.  There are several writeups detailing the later installation.  I had always heard that the earlier trucks were much more difficult but thought I would give it a try.
The H55F offers a few benefits over the stock H42 4 speed transmission found in the US market.  It has a overdrive …

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Installing a Safari Snorkel on an ’87 FJ60

Installing a Safari Snorkel on an ’87 FJ60

I recently installed a Safari Snorkel on my 1987 FJ60 Land Cruiser. The snorkel can be found and East Olympia Cruisers. If you are a TLCA member , be sure to mention it to get 10% off.
It was a straight forward installation easily following the supplied instructions.  This kit is designed in Australia and fits all 60 series Land Cruisers including the 2H and 12HT diesels as well as the 3FE powered FJ62.  Slight modification of the instructions is …

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Wagongear tailgate storage lid

Wagongear tailgate storage lid

I just finished the quick and easy installation of the 60 series tailgate storage lid from Wagongear.com, into my ’87 FJ60 More information can be found at the original forum thread on Ih8mud.com. This cronicalls Kevin’s original design to final product as well as installations by many satisfied customers. It is amazing how much space is really hiding in there.
In the case of my installation it even straitened my concave tailgate.  I have an air powered body …

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2F TBI – Links Page

2F TBI – Links Page

 These are the links to resources I used when I did my 2FTBI conversion on my 1987 FJ60.  I will be posting an update to include things I changed on the TBI setup since I originally installed it.
How to pages
How To Build a GM EFI System – get a detailed ebook manual to insure success with your conversion.