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Experience: Aspen

YES! It’s happening! Read the details below, and RSVP today – space is limited!

Our first ‘Experience’ for FJCO clients will take place in beautiful Aspen, Colorado on October 4-6, 2019. With the changing of the seasons, October is the perfect time to come explore the backroads in Aspen onboard your FJCO Land Cruiser. Prepare to see incredible scenery, breathe fresh rocky mountain air, and experience what your vehicle was truly built for.

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BREAKING NEWS: Your chassis is getting galvanized!

As of April 2019, all vehicle deliveries will include a galvanized chassis (or frame). The benefits of galvanizing the chassis are well documented on the Internet, but let us give you a quick run down…

The chassis of a 40 series Land Cruiser is made of steel and is prone to rust. For our projects, we source donor frames in decent condition – but even so, after years of hard work and exposure to the elements, these frames inevitably start to corrode. Rust is cancerous and it must be stopped – molten zinc to the rescue!

Watch the full process in the video, and read on for a full explanation of the process.

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Will it fit? Measurements for the G43.

We’ve had many clients ask for various measurements of the G43, so here you go!

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Coming soon to a family near you: The FJ Company G45 4-Door Troopy.

We’ve long dreamed about creating the ultimate family cruiser – a vehicle that preserves the rugged and utilitarian lines of the original 40 series, but with the comfort of a modern SUV, modern Toyota mechanical equipment, better steering, and a better and more comfortable suspension.

With that in mind, we set out to design a 4-door Troopy – with The FJ Company twist:

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What’s next for The FJ Company

2018 was a momentous year for The FJ Company. We completed a major overhaul of our production processes and maintained a consistent rhythm of deliveries – including several amazing, fully-custom projects, like this HZJ75, this FJ62, and this FJ45LV Signature Edition.

This year was also an opportunity to step back and look at the industry as a whole, and our role in it. Read more

See you this Summer!

This summer, we’ll be packing up our tents heading out West for some 4-wheelin’ and fun. Come join us on our adventures, and see some of our favorite builds that we’re bringing along for the ride! Read more

Autoblog reviews The FJ Company Signature: “The King of Cool”

In January, we sent The FJ Company Signature prototype to the guys at Autoblog to test drive on the chilly streets of Detroit.   Read more

Production is now humming along

February was a good month for us with 5 vehicles finished and in transit for delivery. All things considered, our new production process is humming along and we expect to deliver 4 to 6 vehicles per month during the rest of the year. Read more

How to customize your classic Land Cruiser for family-friendly fun

At The FJ Company we know that bringing your family and friends along for a weekend drive is the ultimate test – one you’re far more likely to pass if your ride is equipped with the right features. So how should you customize your classic Land Cruiser for fun family weekends? Here are a few ideas from our team. Choose the speed that suits your style One of the first decisions you’ll make as you’re designing your Land Cruiser, is “Do I want a 4-speed or a 5-speed?” While 4-speed manual transmissions were original to Read more

Setting a New Standard in 2017: the New and Improved Sport Build

Since its inception in 2016, our Sport build has embodied the best of both worlds – the classic look of an authentic Land Cruiser, and the comfort and ride quality of a more modern machine. So far, the response has been amazing – these 40 series Land Cruisers have been ooohed and ahhhhed by our clients, and enthusiasts alike. In fact, the best thing about launching this build was hearing what you all had to say about it. And now that we’ve done our share of listening, tinkering, and adjusting, we’re pleased to announce that Read more

By Daniele Zedda • 18 February

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