1979 Land Cruiser LC45 (HJ45) Vintage Land Cruiser 4 Door Crew Cab - Restoration Performed by the Vintage Cruiser Co.



  • YEAR1979
  • MAKEToyota
  • MODELLand Cruiser
  • ENGINEH Type 14B
  • FUEL TYPEDiesel
  • BODY STYLECrew Cab
  • TRIMHard-Top
  • PRICEUS$120,000
  • VIN #HJ45-032267
  • ENGINE #1657108

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Introducing the LC45™ Crew Cab, an exceptional, expedition-rated, fully modernized Vintage Cruiser™ 4-door crew cab with all the modern amenities of a late model Toyota Land Cruiser, but with the rugged good looks of the world-renowned Series 45 vintage Toyota Land Cruiser pickup truck:

Fully documented, full nut and bolt, frame-off restoration by the Vintage Cruiser Co. If it was not welded on, it was taken off!

Finished in matte Dune Beige (416).

Re-imagined 4 door crew cab cabin inspired by the Bandeirante, but crafted and transformed by the Vintage Cruiser Co. to inherit the original classic lines of the iconic Series 45 Land Cruiser single cab pickup truck.

Completely overhauled and systematically rebuilt, direct injection 98bhp, 3,661 cc OHV Toyota 14B inline four-cylinder engine.

Five-speed manual transmission with low-range and part-time all-wheel drive.

Front and rear live-axle Old Man Emu suspension kit.

Front and rear ARB differential Air Lockers powered by an on-board ARB twin compressor and a dual manifold kit with an ARB 1lb air reservoir bottle.

Front and rear bumper mounted ARB air hose couplings for easy and convenient operation of pneumatic tools and for inflating tires.

Hydraulic front-disk and rear-drum brakes.

AVM front wheel manual locking hubs.

ProComp 16” flat black alloy wheels.

Mickey Thompson Baja MTZ P3 off-road tires

Truck-Lite LED headlights

CNC’ed aluminum side view mirrors assembled with black mini-tex powder coat finish designed by ICON4x4.

Custom-made Series 45 truck bed with passenger side fuel nozzle designed by the Vintage Cruiser Co.

Custom-made rear truck bed fuel tank assembly and high capacity steel tank designed by the Vintage Cruiser Co.

Custom-made safari truck bed jump seats designed by the Vintage Cruiser Co.

Custom-made truck bed frame and canvas soft-top with marine-grade vinyl construction and roll-up windows designed by the Vintage Cruiser Co.

Front bumper with bull bars and dual Luminix high powered LEDs by PUTCO

WARN Zeon 8s electric winch with synthetic line and in-dash remote activation with in/out controls switches

Series 40 driver-side snorkel by Safari Snorkels

Hi-Lift jack with passenger side floating mount

OEM vintage Toyota Land Cruiser emblems and insignia

Vintage Air brand A/C system

Painless Performance automatic sensing dual battery system with manual starter override

Painless Performance isolated secondary 10 circuit fuse block for accessory and AUX systems

Push button ignition

Two high-powered premium Panasonic batteries for the Painless Performance dual-battery system

New custom wiring harness and secondary electrical system designed and installed by the Vintage Cruiser Co.

Digital Instrument cluster designed by Dakota Digital

Stainless steel windshield hinges designed by ICON4x4

Full stainless steel and electroplating package including all nuts, bolts and metal hardware

Modernized Series 45 dash with custom-made rocker and accessory control switches

Kenwood touch screen Garmin powered GPS navigation and Sirius XM satellite premium sound system with Apple CarPlay compatibility and integrated Bluetooth hands-free calling and rear/front facing cameras

In-glovebox, dual USB power outlets and built-in smartphone sound system ports with inverter activation rocker switch.

Integrated PowerBright 2300w 12V modified sine wave inverter with cordless remote control and digital LED display

Custom under seat storage compartment and speaker enclosures designed by the Vintage Cruiser Co.

New upholstery, including seats, carpets and headliner to original Toyota specifications

Rhino Lining brand inner and outer cabin and truck bed coating


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