Engine: 1VD-FTV 4.5L V8 Twin-Turbo
Transmission: Automatic
Turbocharger: Twin-Turbo IHI
Tuning Method: ECM Tuning (ECU Remap ) via OBD) / TCM Tuning (Transmission Tuning) via OBD
Exhaust Upgrade Available: Yes
Turbocharger Upgrade Available: Yes
Intercooler Upgrade Available: Yes
Hi-Flow DPF: No
Special Notes:

About the Toyota Landcruiser VDJ200

The Toyota Land Cruiser 200 Series is a large, full-size SUV in production since 2007. It is designed for both on-road and off-road use and is known for its ruggedness, durability, and reliability. The 200 Series offers a range of advanced features and technologies, making it a popular choice for families, adventurers, and business owners alike.

The Land Cruiser 200 Series Diesel has a powerful 4.5-litre V8 diesel engine that produces 232 horsepower and 615 Nm of torque, paired with a 6-speed automatic transmission. This model has a full-time 4WD system with a Torsen limited-slip centre differential and a locking rear differential for improved off-road capability.

The Land Cruiser 200 Series has a spacious and luxurious interior, with seating for up to eight passengers and a range of advanced features such as a 9-inch touchscreen infotainment system, a JBL premium audio system, leather upholstery, heated and ventilated front seats, and a rear-seat entertainment system. It also has various advanced safety features, including Toyota Safety Sense driver assistance technologies, a blind-spot monitoring system, and a rearview camera with parking sensors.

The Land Cruiser 200 Series has various trim levels and configurations, including the base GX, the mid-level GXL, and the high-end VX and Sahara models. It is popular for those seeking a luxurious and capable SUV that can handle any terrain or weather condition.

Custom Dyno Tuning for Toyota Landcruiser VDJ200

Your TOYOTA LANDCRUSIER 200 SERIES can become significantly slower when towing, especially when your air conditioning and other accessory systems require power to run, and the engine provides that power.

Many drivers feel frustrated while driving, making simple overtaking a big problem. Applying full-throttle is a natural reaction when they think their TOYOTA LANDCRUSIER 200 SERIES are incapable of performing as they expect.

This is because a diesel engine is meant to deliver a strong "torque" delivery and towing force at middle engine speed ranges (2000-4000rpm). As a result, the car cannot complete an overtake even at full throttle if driving on a gently sloping road with a medium load onboard.

This results in potentially unsafe driving conditions and higher fuel consumption.

Toyota Landcruiser VDJ200 ECU Remap

Diesel Tuning Brisbane Tailored ECM Tuning gives your TOYOTA LANDCRUSIER 200 SERIES an additional 35 Horsepower of power and 21% of extra torque with a 100NM gain over stock, resulting in a much more responsive and safer car.

Many TOYOTA LANDCRUSIER 200 SERIES owners are also frustrated when their car will not select 6th gear and will search for gears at highway speeds of 100km/h.

Toyota Landcruiser VDJ200 Transmission ECU Remap 

Diesel Tuning Brisbane Tailored TCM Transmission Tuning makes your TOYOTA LANDCRUSIER 200 SERIES change gears more responsively, reduces Automatic Transmission Fluid Temperature, lower Torque Converter lockup speed, cruiser at lower engine speed, and selects 6th gear on the highway, saving you fuel, and money, and reducing your environmental impact.

TRANSMISSION TUNING is recommended for optimal results when tuning with an ECU REMAP  in your TOYOTA LANDCRUSIER 200 SERIES. See more about Transmission Tuning for your TOYOTA LAND CRUSIER 200 SERIES by clicking here.

Toyota Landcruiser VDJ200 Performance Modifications

To add a more pronounced exhaust note, fitting a TOYOTA LANDCRUSIER 200 SERIES PERFORMANCE EXHAUST from the DPF-Back also enhances response and exhaust note. See more about performance exhausts for your TOYOTA LANDCRUISER 200 SERIES by clicking here.

LANDCRUISER VDJ200 2007-2015

A Stage 1 tuning package is a popular enhancement choice among diesel car enthusiasts seeking to boost their vehicle’s performance without compromising reliability or drivability.

The typical Stage 1 Diesel tuning package for a diesel car involves adjustments to the engine’s software or ECU (Engine Control Unit) to optimize its performance. This leads to a notable increase in power and torque, enhanced throttle response, and an overall improved driving experience.

These modifications contribute to heightened engine intake and exhaust flow, resulting in improved breathing and enhanced power delivery.

It’s crucial to recognize that any alterations to your diesel vehicle’s engine could potentially impact its reliability, emissions, and warranty. Consequently, it is advisable to select a reputable tuning company with expertise in diesel vehicles, capable of offering a customized tuning package tailored to your specific requirements and objectives.

In summary, a Stage 1 tuning package for diesel cars can be an excellent means to elevate performance and driving enjoyment. However, it is essential to carefully weigh the potential risks and benefits before proceeding with any modifications to your vehicle.

Stage 2 Package Inclusions:

  • Custom Dyno Tune (ECU Remap) or ECU Flash

A Stage 2 Diesel tuning package typically involves more comprehensive modifications to the engine and other performance components compared to a Stage 1 upgrade. This can encompass additional enhancements to the intake and exhaust systems, as well as upgrades to the intercooler.

Opting for a Stage 2 tuning package brings a notable increase in power and torque output when compared to a Stage 1 package. 

It’s crucial to bear in mind that a Stage 2 tuning package can have a substantial impact on your vehicle’s emissions. Thus, selecting a reputable and experienced tuning company is essential to receive a custom-tailored package that aligns with your specific goals and requirements.

If you’re contemplating a Stage 2 tuning package, a thorough consultation with the tuning company is recommended to discuss potential risks and benefits, as well as any necessary modifications for optimal performance and reliability. Additionally, it’s vital to ensure that all modifications comply with local emissions regulations and safety standards.

Stage 2 Package Inclusions:

  • Custom Dyno Tune (ECU Remap)
  • Intake/Intercooler Upgrade
  • Exhaust Upgrade

A Stage 3 Diesel tuning package typically involves substantial modifications to enhance overall performance. This may include upgrading critical components such as the turbocharger, intercooler, fuel system, intake and exhaust system, and potentially other upgrades depending on the requirements. Additionally, upgraded drivetrain and suspension components are often necessary to handle the increased power output.

Opting for a Stage 3 tuning package brings a significant boost in power and torque compared to Stage 1 or Stage 2 upgrades. However, it’s important to note that this level of modification is not recommended for daily drivers, as it may lead to reduced reliability, increased emissions, and decreased drivability in traffic.

It’s crucial to be aware that a Stage 3 tuning package may potentially void the factory warranty and could be deemed illegal in certain jurisdictions. Hence, selecting a reputable and experienced tuning company becomes essential to receive a customized package meeting specific goals and requirements, all while ensuring optimal performance and reliability.

In summary, a Stage 3 tuning package for a diesel vehicle represents a substantial upgrade, suitable for experienced and knowledgeable enthusiasts willing to accept the associated risks and compromises with this level of modification.

Stage 3 Package Inclusions:

  • Custom Dyno Tune (ECU Remap) Custom
  • Transmission Tune Cold
  • Air Intake Upgrade
  • Intercooler Upgrade
  • Turbo-Back Exhaust Upgrade


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