1999 Toyota 105 LandCruiser Built for Touring

Buying this particular Toyota LandCruiser 105 Series wasn’t my plan BUT what has to be done has to be done. I’d had my eye on a 105 Series Land Cruiser 4WD for some years and I finally had the chance to buy one. Let me show you what I’ve done and how it’s set up, including some of the gear I’ve used.

Engine & Drivetrain

  • Motor: Petrol 1FZ-FE
  • Turbo: Safari Intercooled running @10PSI
  • Gearbox: Toyota H151 Manual
  • Transfer Case: 33% reduction by Marks Adapters
  • Diffs: ARB Air Lockers with 4.3 Nitro Gears

Suspension & Tyres

  • Shocks: Terrain Tamer ProShock Adjustable Shock Absorbers
  • Springs: Terrain Tamer HD Progressive Springs
  • Tyres: Maxxis RAZRs A/T 285/75-16

Fuel & Water Storage

  • Main 90L Tank
  • Long Ranger 122L Fuel Sub Tank with Additional 55L Water Tank
  • Total Fuel Capacity 212L

Barwork & Protection

  • Front Bar: Ironman 4X4 Bullbar
  • Winch Runva 12000Lb
  • Rear Bar: MCC with Tyre and Jerry Can Carrier Swing Away


  • Lights: Ultra Vision NitroMaxx 180s
  • Fridge: myCoolman 85L Fridge Freezer
  • Duel lead acid batteries in the engine bay
  • Revolution Lithium 100AH in rear for the accessories
  • Victron smart charger and shunt
  • Offroad Systems custom drawer system with cargo barrier
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105 Series Land Cruiser Videos from MadMatt

We’ve had many adventures with the 105 project vehicle over the years. Check out some of the videos below to see the modifications, tracks tackled and more.

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105 LandCruiser Gallery

View some photos of the 105 Series Land Cruiser project build and it in action exploring Australia

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