The FJ Company

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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 Read more

  • Will it fit? Measurements for the G43.

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

  • 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!

  • 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

  • The FJ Company is coming to Texas!

    With a new year comes exciting new growth plans for The FJ Company! In an effort to better serve our new and existing clients, we have recently broken ground on what will be our first satellite showroom and service center… in one of our favorite cities: Dallas, Texas! This new location will be run by our Texas General Manager, Joey Pomerenke. Joey recently joined The FJ Company and moved back to Dallas to open the location. He has been a friend of The FJ Company for many years and is no stranger to vintage Land Read more

  • Experience the Copperstate Overland

    This past October, The FJ Company journeyed to the state of Arizona for the Copperstate Overland – four days of vintage off-road fun with plenty of glamping in-between. The FJ Company has proudly sponsored this event since its inception in 2015. Four of our vehicles made the trek this year, including 2 of our clients’ cars, as seen in this video.

  • How do I know if this Land Cruiser was restored by The FJ Company?

    It has come to our attention that some sellers on eBay, Craigslist, and other used car dealers are selling classic Land Cruisers and saying they were restored by The FJ Company. While some of our builds have been re-sold on other websites, the only way to guarantee that you’re buying an authentic FJ Company restoration, is to purchase a build through our website (fj.co) or to contact us directly.

  • Should I get a hardtop or soft top for my Land Cruiser?

    Decided on a classic Land Cruiser? Great. So, how would you like to top it off? Hardtop or soft top? Versatile and rugged, or sleek and tough? Easy questions — not always easy answers. Lucky for you, we’ve put together a quick guide to help you arrive at the right answer. Let’s see what we’ve got… Want to stay true to the original? If sticking with the same features as the original is important to you, your decision is already made — as long as you have a solid donor. While most of the early Read more

  • See you at The SEMA Show!

    We are heading to Vegas! This year will mark our first year exhibiting at The SEMA Show in Las Vegas (Nov 1-4), and we couldn’t be more excited to show you what we’ve been up to.   1982 FJ43 “The Aspen Project” – to be revealed Nov 1! This build has been a long time coming. Our President, Juan, wanted a purpose-built family-friendly beast, that could take on the rigors of everyday highway driving as well as the back-country near Aspen, Colorado. He also let us add some new upgrades like the monster 1FZ engine Read more

By Daniele Zedda • 18 February

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