Category Archives: Accessoiries

Hood silence pad

Driving noise is something you have to live with when owning a classic land cruiser, even more when owning a diesel version. That’s why Toyota assembled the Diesel cruisers in some markets with a factory silence pad under the hood. Continue reading


Seat belts are in.

Ok, I know this whole restoration kinda speeds up lately, probably because the finish is in sight… (not the end of this blog though.. :)) Today I also installed the Seat belt kit I received a few days ago. Continue reading

JDM Emergency Flare

Since we are talking safety, lets focus on a very nice and Japanese Domestic Market only item; the Safety flare. Due to Japanese traffic regulations, every Japanese car needs to have an ’emergency flare’. This is basically a piece of firework that can be ignited the way you lit a match. Continue reading

New seat belts

If you have followed this blog for a while, you’ll remember how I did my best cleaning up the Factory original seat tan belts, they looked great (for the most part), but somehow sometime refused to work properly… And there’s something I won’t try to save some money on.. my safety! Continue reading

Wheel chocks

A nice find in the OEM toolbag are these original Toyota folding wheel chocks.. I suspect these wheel chocks to be a rare item, and not a standard part in tool bags outside Japan. At least I have never seen one before. Continue reading

Glove box emergency light.

A nice, iconic and handy accessory that comes with the Land cruiser is the Glove box emergency light. Stowed away in the glove box, it can be connected to Continue reading

Tool bag

When the original tool bag looks OK, it is worth the effort of cleaning and reusing it on your restored cruiser.
To get rid of all the greasy stains I used a power cleaner, sprayed it on and let it soak for half an hour. Continue reading