Driving Back from Costa Rica

Driving Back from Costa Rica

I have been asked a couple of times about driving back from CR to the US with a purchased BJ40 or HJ45 cruiser. If you’ve read my other posts, you can see that the process is a bit involved to ship a Land Cruiser to the US, so naturally we might think it would...
Starting a BJ40

Starting a BJ40

Here’s a quick post to instruct you on how to start a Toyota BJ40.  These are diesel so they don’t start like normal gas powered vehicles.  And they don’t start like modern diesel engines either. Starting the engine Insert Key – Turn key...
Just leaving Costa Rica!

Just leaving Costa Rica!

This beautiful BJ45 pickup is heading for it’s new home in South Carolina.  Jealous much?  This baby is awesome!  Diesel engine, new paint, beautiful tires and wheels and a very nice...
J40 Series Land Cruisers

J40 Series Land Cruisers

Though older models exist, many Toyota Land Cruiser enthusiasts see the FJ40 as the original. The gorgeous boxy, but curvy shape is such an icon it is recognized world-wide as one of the best 4x4s ever produced. As the old saying goes, “they simply don’t...