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AJ's LandCruiser HZJ79

DauntlessDauntless @Dauntless Central West NSW
edited July 21 in Non-Volvo
I bought this thing in January, figured I'd make a thread as it's been taking up most of my time and money.

I'll add more info at some point.

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As purchased:
Original 1HZ with CT26 turbo from 1HD-FTE
ARB winch bar
Warn XD9000 winch
Side rails
Side steps
Overhead console
Crap aftermarket speakers
Touch screen bluetooth head unit
80 channel UHF
LightForce 240 halogen driving lights
Generic 2 row LED light bar
Custom tray
285/75R16 Hankook Dynapro MT on 16x8 black steel wheels, probably -20 offset.

Done so far:
Rewired driving lights and light bar
Kings single row light bar
Nite Stalker 180 driving lights
Replaced HVAC fan resistor
Replaced A/C drier and regas
3" turbo back exhaust, no muffler
Fit snorkel type washer bottle
Fit new windscreen washers
Fit replacement hand throttle
Replace heater box, heater core and A/C evaporator
Safari Armax 4" snorkel
PDI airbox with UZJ200 panel filter
PDI front mount intercooler
VDO boost and pyrometer gauges in SAAS A pillar pod
Factory 90L sub tank and brackets fitted with HDJ79 12mm hard lines
1HD-FTE converted to suit VE pump
12mm VE pump with boost compensator and rebuilt injectors to suit
MMP Stage 2 CT26 based turbo
HPD catch can
Grimmspeed manual boost controller set to 20psi
H150F gearbox and driveshafts from HDJ79 to replace original R151F, and floor panel swapped to suit
HDJ79 300mm flywheel and 800Nm clutch (original 275mm)
ARB dual battery system with pair of Exide XN70ZZMF 810CCA batteries
Runva 13XP winch and fairlead rollers to suit synthetic rope
Eaton/Harrop ELocker front diff lock
Terrain Tamer front swivel rebuild, wheel bearings, spindles, CVs etc
Terrain Tamer slotted rotors and pads
HEL extended brake lines
Terrain Tamer steering damper
Roadsafe adjustable panhard rod
Roadsafe heavy duty tie rod
Roadsafe heavy duty draglink
Partsman extended radius arms with added castor to suit 3-4" lift
Dobinson 3" lift constant load front springs
2" lift 0-300kg rear springs, unknown brand
Superior Engineering high clearance U bolt plates
Bud's Customs extended shackles
SuperPro bushes
Greasable pins
Bramac dual diaphragm brake booster
HZJ105 GX 16x6.5 steel wheel for spare
315/75R16 Hankook DynaPro M/T on 16x10 -30 Dynamic steel wheels
Sharpe Tooling gear stick extension
Sharpe Tooling load proportioning valve spacer
Custom brake backing plate eliminators



Planned work:
Find rattle in bellhousing area
Port, drill, tap, ceramic coat and fit Eclipse manifold
Move pyrometer probe to manifold
Fit drive pressure gauge
Dyno tune
Replace door and window seals, window winders
Door pockets with better speakers from LandCruiser Pods Australia
Overhead console that doesn't block my vision - Cruiser Consoles, consoles.com.au, ASV, etc
Door pockets with speakers
Wire up sub tank
Find an aircon hose that clears the airbox better
Regas aircon
Replace shocks
Fix rust hole in the floor, and fit Dynamat/Carbuilders over the floor and transmission tunnel
Build spare tyre mount between subtank and tray to suit 225/95R16 (tyre winch and crossmember deleted with subtank)
Replace flimsy side rails and side steps with stronger custom made items
Tray - either fix numerous things I don't like, or sell and get another tray.
Proper flares to replace the flexible flares
Air compressor and tank
TJM Pro Locker rear diff lock
Rear work lights
Chrome grille?

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Comments

  • Vee_QueVee_Que @Vee_Que South Eastern suburbs Melbourne.
    About time you updated your cars! Ever get one of the people who you helped with your cars to help you with the 940?
  • looks perfect for hauling stuff
  • DauntlessDauntless @Dauntless Central West NSW
    About time you updated your cars! Ever get one of the people who you helped with your cars to help you with the 940?
    My 740? Haven't touched it since it blew the HG last year. I'd like to, but I want to focus on the Cruiser so it actually gets done.
    looks perfect for hauling stuff
    It's alright. I'd like more torque and better fuel economy so I'm working towards that at the moment.


  • DauntlessDauntless @Dauntless Central West NSW
    Updated with a draft to-do list.
  • Vee_QueVee_Que @Vee_Que South Eastern suburbs Melbourne.
    You have a 1hd-t sitting in your shed? The only great difference is in compression isn't it? So it would have less comp, so less power. A better idea would be to go to a bigger turbo, t3 /4s seem to spool well on this size motor and you will probably gain economy, but I think gaining economy is a pipe dream as they seem to have a base level fuel usage.
  • DauntlessDauntless @Dauntless Central West NSW
    You have a 1hd-t sitting in your shed? The only great difference is in compression isn't it? So it would have less comp, so less power. A better idea would be to go to a bigger turbo, t3 /4s seem to spool well on this size motor and you will probably gain economy, but I think gaining economy is a pipe dream as they seem to have a base level fuel usage.
    Yeah, I bought it a few weeks ago. The 1HZ is IDI, 1HD-T is DI. Other differences are stronger rods, pistons that don't fail in a turbocharged application, and a 12mm injector pump as opposed to 10 or 11mm (depending on year) on 1HZ.

    Currently getting 17L/100km mainly highway. Towing a box trailer to pick up the 1HD-T was 21L/100km, and doing some mild 4WDing returned 20L/100km. I'm hoping for a 2L/100km improvement with a direct injection engine.

    I do plan on a turbo upgrade in the future, but not on the 1HZ.
  • Vee_QueVee_Que @Vee_Que South Eastern suburbs Melbourne.
    The bigger pump will mean less economy, you cat really get around it with a big engine in a big square thing with big heavy tyres and full time 4x4 I think. My mate gets 12 in his hj100 with a selectable 4x4 conversion, and 275/80/16s ht tyres.
  • DauntlessDauntless @Dauntless Central West NSW
    The added efficiency of direct injection should help. The larger pump shouldn't make a difference if they're both tuned to deliver the same amount of fuel. You said HJ100 with a part time 4WD conversion, so I assume it's a HDJ100 with the direct injection 24v 1HD-FTE. HZJ105s are factory part time 4WD, and I have never heard of a 1HZ getting those sorts of figures.

    Anyway, this followed me home tonight.

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    2002 HDJ79, not on fire.

    Hoping to salvage the H150F gearbox, transfer case, driveshafts, etc. From a quick glance, there's some hope the 1HD-FTE will be okay too, even if it's just the block, head, manifolds and turbo.
    It has a set of 16x10 Allied Thunder wheels, rear ARB air locker, 3" exhaust, 3" suspension lift, dual tanks, etc.
  • Not on fire or
    No longer on fire?
  • DauntlessDauntless @Dauntless Central West NSW
    edited May 2017
    Not currently on fire. It certainly was at some point.
  • Vee_QueVee_Que @Vee_Que South Eastern suburbs Melbourne.
    edited May 2017
    Sorry, it's been converted to part time 4x4, and is a manual RV model 1hz car. The donor car looks interesting. Depends on if it was off to the damage.
  • DauntlessDauntless @Dauntless Central West NSW
    Interesting, I would've expected the HZJ105 RV to have part time 4WD from the factory.

    Anyway, hoping to start stripping down the wreck on the weekend.



  • Vee_QueVee_Que @Vee_Que South Eastern suburbs Melbourne.
    No more jobs for others for now?
  • DauntlessDauntless @Dauntless Central West NSW
    edited May 2017
    Hopefully not for a while, there's no space left in the shed.

    I'd really like for the GTR to be gone by now, I could use the space.
  • Vee_QueVee_Que @Vee_Que South Eastern suburbs Melbourne.
    Does your mate still have that fairlane that's always broken?
  • DauntlessDauntless @Dauntless Central West NSW
    That's a pretty random question for this type of thread. The answer is yes, but he hasn't driven it for years.
  • Vee_QueVee_Que @Vee_Que South Eastern suburbs Melbourne.
    Sorry, probably should pm you. Just on a topic of storing the gtr.
  • AshDVSAsh @AshDVS - Geelong, VIC
    Neat rig. Super handy vehicle to have where you are, no doubt.
    Did the Hilux die and this replaced it?
  • DauntlessDauntless @Dauntless Central West NSW
    edited May 2017
    Cheers Ash.

    It replaces both the Hilux and 745T in function to some degree, as it's good for towing, moving things, and is a reliable daily driver. I plan to put the Hilux and 244 both on historic rego.
  • AshDVSAsh @AshDVS - Geelong, VIC
    What year is it BTW?
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