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A forum for 100 Series Landcruiser owners to exchange technical information.

This represents the combined *opinion* of the group and should be used as a guide only, as to what is known/possible with 100 Series, as adjustments, technical tips, and accessories. It is in no way definitive, nor authoritative, nor even all encompassing - it is the experience of the users of this online group - to date -and it is constantly being added to.

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  • 100 series vs. 105 series
  • Engine choices
  • Transmission choices and ratios
  • Model / update timeline


  • Brake Pad Wear [ABS vs. non ABS vehicles]
  • Hand Brake (Emergency Brake) Adjustment
  • Rear brakes on lifted 100's [non ABS models only]
  • Engine/Drivetrain

  • Air Filters [small & large elements, cyclonic's only]
  • Auto - 5 Speed - checking fluid level
  • Auto kicks into 2nd when in L
  • Centre Diff Lock - Disable in low-range [ABS warning]
  • Centre Diff Lock - Manual control in high range [std]
  • *Clutch Problems
  • CV (Birfield) Joint Repacking Techniques [105]
  • Diesel Engine - running out of fuel
  • Diff Breathers
  • Diffs for Dummies
  • *Diff locks
  • *Diff locks - Factory F & R slow to engage
  • *Diff oil contamination
  • Seized Exhaust Gas Recirculation System on Turbo Diesels
  • *Extractors on the 1HZ diesel
  • Fan Belt Adjustment Note
  • Performance Chips and Computers
  • Timing belt light reset
  • *Transfer Case Lever (stiff)
  • *Turbocharging a Diesel
  • Valve adjustment on the 1HZ diesel
  • *Wheel Bearing Repacking Techniques
  • Vibrations from the Driveline
  • *Temperature Problems
  • Wheels/Suspension

  • Shock Absorbers for Dummies
  • *Suspension Upgrades [100 series]
  • *Suspension Upgrades [105 series]
  • *Wheel Alignment
  • *Wheel Alignment Woes
  • Simple Bead Breaker Using the Stock Toyota Jack
  • Accessories

  • Bicycle Carrier
  • Air Compressor
  • Fitting Lightforce 240 driving lights to the ARB Bull Bar
  • *Fridges
  • *Fuel Tanks
  • *Roof racks
  • Lower Rear Tailgate Lining Replacement
  • *Snorkels - Including installation notes
  • *Twin spare wheels on a carrier
  • UHF install in factory overhead console
  • *Winches
  • *Twine 4WD & Car Hot Water Shower System
  • Sun Shade
  • Body/Electrical

  • AC Drain Tube
  • *Dash Warning Lights
  • • Door lights
  • Dual batteries
  • *Headlight Wiring Upgrade
  • *Mud Flaps
  • Wire and Cable Guide
  • General

  • Noisy Air Conditioning Bearing
  • *Buying Used from Government Auctions
  • GPS Data - Satellite Navigation Diagnostic Mode
  • *Tyre choices
  • *Tyre pressures
  • Emergency Welding Using Automotive Batteries
  • *Ever seen the inside of your oil filter?
  • Member's Dangly Bits

  • Tim's Underbody Water Tank
  • Narrandera and Leeton Volunteer Rescue Association
  • * Yet to be updated