I’ve been an Old Man Emu suspension fan for years, and have run their standard OME heavy coils and shocks on my FZJ80 for over 100,000 miles. However, the desire for bigger tires and a bit more clearance led me to their J-coil setup and L-series NitroCharger shocks…and with that, the need to adjust my rear pinion angle… Read More »
As we all know, SLOWER is always better when it comes to control…and manhandling a big vehicle like the 80-series makes that even more important. Differential gears have always been common cure, and those are still a better option for big-tire correction…but what about that low-speed trail control? Marlin Crawler has finally addressed that with their affordable Land… Read More »
Nitro Xtreme Diff covers for Semi Float Landcruiser! Now in stock! As many of you know the factory stamped diff cover on the Toyota Landcruiser 9.5″ semi-float rear end is little to be desired. They are thin, rust easily and don’t adequately protect your expensive diff parts from damage. Since these are sort of the oddballs, none of the… Read More »
Toyota Trucks & Land Cruisers are well known for their strength & reliability all over the world. Out of the box they feature some pretty great drivetrain, but they do have their limits. The factory 30 spline full-floater axle shafts are not built to withstand the added stress of larger tires and heavy offroad use. Nitro Gear & Axle… Read More »
I’ve run Optima Performance Batteries for many years. The reasons are simple: safety and quality. The batteries I’ve owned have lasted beyond their expected life and warranty period, and the AGM (Absorption Glass Mat) design is an added safety factor when it comes to potential rollovers (which I’m known for). I currently run a single RedTop in my… Read More »
Like most 4wd owners, I’m always on the lookout for different products to try out on my rigs. My 1996 FZJ80 Toyota Land Cruisers is my summertime expedition rig and my wintertime daily driver, so many things I run on the truck are a compromise between offroad performance and daily driver use.