After World War 2, Toyota began developing an off road vehicle and it eventually earned the name Land Cruiser. The Land Cruiser has a strong history as a capable 4x4 and today as a luxury SUV. This week on Dirt Every Day, Fred Williams introduces us to "Peter the Beater" his new beat up, high mileage '93 Land Cruiser that he'll be fixing up for this year's Cheap Truck Challenge.

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Comments

    • opb
      opb

      If you are heading to a jungle, take range rover, if you want to head to a jungle and come back, you take Land Cruiser!

      about 4 days ago
    • moses knows
      moses knows

      I always liked that year Land Cruiser... ended up with a 98' 4runner Limited, just clocked 165K and the 3.4V6 runs perfect,
      except for a gel-coat paint problem on the hood and a little on the roof, simply a great truck, interior components and
      materials have also held up well... I don't off-road much but love the 4WD in the snow, very capable... Thx, Moses...

      about 6 days ago
    • Sergeant Scumbag
      Sergeant Scumbag

      love them very hard to find here

      about 10 days ago
    • Strelnikov
      Strelnikov

      I don't know about you guys... but I'd never pass up a Japanese BJ.

      about 13 days ago
    • Bob Gatewood
      Bob Gatewood

      At 5:00, when your truck stomped up that rock ledge behind Tor (sp.), I jumped up & cheered like I had money on it! Toyotas - bulletproof, plain & simple.

      about 21 day ago
    • J P
      J P

      Need to trade my taco to an LC

      about 23 days ago
    • TRD DAD
      TRD DAD

      Doesn't that thing have lockers too?

      about 25 days ago
    • Richard Pickering
      Richard Pickering

      Here in the UK a tree surgeon guy has made his with a chipper on the back and gone 6x6. It's a beast and pulls a fabulous trailer. I love it when people modify their rides.

      about 1 month ago
    • fox wiseman
      fox wiseman

      I just bought a 1995 fzj80 all stock I'm gonna go nuts with accessories, winch, big lift, tires, off road bumpers the works

      about 1 month ago
    • M’ aiq
      M’ aiq

      Funny how they got sued by jeep for the BJ but Land Rover wasn’t bothered about land cruiser

      about 1 month ago
    • Tasi Knight
      Tasi Knight

      I'm rewatching all your shows and I love it. But it still pains me to see all the great work and vehicles being put to "good use". Keep up the great work guys!!

      about 1 month ago
    • Grey Jay
      Grey Jay

      Used by the Peruvian desert police for long range patrol.

      about 1 month ago
    • Joshua Law
      Joshua Law

      Why would you try to ‘break’ such a magnificent machine?

      about 1 month ago
    • cruiserboy811
      cruiserboy811

      Hi !! that is the reason why i love these trucks !!! awesome cars

      about 2 months ago
    • armen megerdichian
      armen megerdichian

      You forgot the 70 Series especially the diesel ones that is the top 1 on cruisers that the US didn't see them that much

      about 3 months ago
    • martin martin
      martin martin

      2 liters of soda ? Since when do you count liquid in liter in U.S.?

      about 3 months ago
    • cdismufasa
      cdismufasa

      That white land cruiser looks EXACTLY like one I just saw in Icon 4x4s lobby for 100K

      about 3 months ago
    • Tom Olofsson
      Tom Olofsson

      Excellent history and comments.

      about 3 months ago
    • hiboostchosh
      hiboostchosh

      You missed a lot of the series in the cruiser range mate, the 105 and the 110 ?

      about 3 months ago
    • Rawdyrider
      Rawdyrider

      Toyota #1 !

      about 3 months ago
    • Travis Knight
      Travis Knight

      Didn't that thing come with factory
      Rear + Front lockers??

      about 3 months ago
    • Alexander Dinu
      Alexander Dinu

      Regardles the model generation, the Land Cruiser is an extremly capable and reliable vehicle. BUT... and yes, there is a very big “BUT”... for on road use, an day to day use, there are far beter options on the market. Unfortunately Toyota never managed to make the LC suitable for bough worlds...
      In the real world, the LR Discovery is a far superior vehicle.

      about 3 months ago
    • Alvin Sun
      Alvin Sun

      What a smog test? Sorry I'm in Canada.

      about 4 months ago
    • Lorenzo Bissoon
      Lorenzo Bissoon

      Everything in the van is sticky I don't thing that is soda bro...😂😂😂😂

      about 4 months ago
    • natanael galleg naranj
      natanael galleg naranj

      Ó

      about 4 months ago
    • J D. TV
      J D. TV

      "Let's see what my pile will do" lol :)

      about 4 months ago
    • Hook edge
      Hook edge

      Guys for the 200 series buy the 4.5 diesel or v6 gas i don’t recommend 5.7

      about 5 months ago
    • Amar E
      Amar E

      It is not US consumer who like big rig means nothing but waste of gas. Toyota land cruiser best 4x4 king on the road (meaning real road not 10 mins shooting). Lasts 20 years easily. US made truck lasts 🤔 2-3 years. Ok 5 years at max ( trying to be generous)

      about 6 months ago
    • Itz_Jack
      Itz_Jack

      good way to snap a C'v at 6:12

      about 6 months ago
    • JAZ *_*
      JAZ *_*

      if you think land crusers are cheap try to buy one in sri lanka

      about 6 months ago