Land Cruiser Tonka

The FJ Company is best known for their FJ49 makeovers, and their latest project, brings the Tonka trucks you grew up with to life. The metallic orange 4×4 you see above is no toy, as it’s a functional off-road vehicle, complete with Mickey Thompson wheels, paired with Cooper Discoverer ‘A/T3’ tires, and even a bottle opener integrated into the custom front bumper. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

FJ49 Tonka
FJ49 Tonka
FJ49 Tonka
FJ49 Tonka
FJ49 Tonka

“The donor vehicle didn’t arrive with its original engine, which gave the restoration expert license to fully modernize the driving experience. It has rebuilt the Toyota ‘3F-E’ engine and coupled it with a five-speed manual transmission. the multi purpose vehicle’s interior is cavernous and clean, blending ‘throwback’ style with modern refinements. Its heated Corbeau ‘sport’ seats are trimmed in black vinyl, as are the two fold-down seats in the back. A U-POL ‘Raptor’ bed liner adds a super-tough coating to the floor, preventing scuffs and scratches, while a marine-grade audio system keeps the music playing, even in wet conditions,” according to Design Boom.