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Toyota Landcruiser Petrol and Diesel 78 79 100 105 series repair manual 1998-2007 Gregorys NEW

1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007

The Toyota Land Cruiser is a series of four-wheel drive vehicles produced by the Japanese car maker Toyota Motor company. Developing of the first generation Land Cruiser started in 1951 as Toyota's version of a Jeep-like vehicle and production started in 1954. The Land Cruiser has been produced in convertible, hardtop, station wagon, and utility truck versions, and it is currently Toyota's flagship 4WD car. The Land Cruiser's longevity and reliability has led to huge popularity, specifically in Australia where it's the best-selling full-size, body-on-frame, four-wheel drive vehicle.Toyota also extensively tests the Land Cruiser in the Australian outback considered to be one of the toughest operating environments with regards to of both temperature and terrain.

The initial Toyota Land Cruiser FJ 60 had been available for purchase from 1981 through 1987. It's a top engine four door truck which has available seating of five to seven. It's well known in the off-roading community due to its tremendous 4X4 capabilities, despite being somewhat limited by its poor departure angle. The FJ 60 ended up being offered within the following solid exterior colors: Alpine White, Brown, Desert Beige, Freeborn Red, Royal Blue; and in the following metallic exterior colors: Charcoal Gray, Cognac, Gray-Blue, Rootbeer, Sky Blue, Stardust Silver. In contrast to the FJ 62, the FJ 60 exhibits the classic round Land Cruiser headlights which are duplicated now in the retro-style FJ Cruiser.

* 1980 - The 60 series was introduced. While nonetheless retaining the rugged off-road characteristics of previous Land Cruisers, the 60 was designed to higher compete in the emerging sport utility vehicle market. The 60 was given a variety of conveniences like air conditioning, a rear heater and an improved inside. The FJ60's "2F" gas engine had been left unchanged from the "40" series while six-cylinder 4.0 litre 2H and four-cylinder 3.4 litre 3B diesel engines were added towards the product range.

* 1981 - Land Cruiser sales surpassed 1 million and a high-roof model was released. The 60 was introduced to South Africa when a stock Land Cruiser competed in the Toyota 1000 kilometer Desert Race in the punishing wilds of Botswana.

* 1984 - This was the final year for the 40. Specialist suppliers of aftermarket parts and restorers who get back outdated FJ40s to better-than-new condition replace Toyota dealers whilst the main source of Land Cruiser expertise.

* 1984 - Alongside the 60, the Toyota Land Cruiser 70 Series had been introduced.

* 1985 - The Direct-injection 12H-T and 13B-T turbodiesel engine were introduced.

* 1988 - The gas motor was upgraded to a 4.0-litre 3F-E EFI motor. The FJ62G VX-Series was released allowing the Land Cruiser to be sold in Japan as a passenger vehicle.

* 1990 - The 80 series station wagon was introduced, replacing the 60. The 80 was initially offered with a choice of three engines; the 3F-E six-cylinder petrol engine, a six-cylinder the 1HZ diesel and 1HD-T direct injection turbodiesel.

* 1990 - All 80s sold in North America and European countries now have a full-time four-wheel drive system. In Japan, Australia, Africa and a, a part-time program was still available. 80s produced between 1990 and 1991 had an open centre differential which had been lockable in 4HI and instantly locked in 4LO. From 1992 onward, automobiles with anti-lock brake system had a viscous coupling that sent a maximum of 30% torque to the non-slipping axle. The differential was lockable in 4HI and instantly locked in 4LO.

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