Engine: 1VD-FTV 4.5L V8 Single Turbo
Transmission: Manual
Turbocharger: Single Turbo
Tuning Method: ECM Tuning (ECU Remap) via OBD
Exhaust Upgrade Available: Yes
Turbocharger Upgrade Available: Yes
Intercooler Upgrade Available: Yes
Special Notes:

About the Toyota Landcruiser VDJ70

The Toyota Land Cruiser VDJ79 is a Land Cruiser series model based on the VDJ70 platform. It is a heavy-duty pickup truck designed for commercial use and is commonly used in mining, construction, and agricultural industries. The VDJ79 is known for its durability, reliability, and off-road capability. It is equipped with a 4.5-litre V8 diesel engine that produces 202 horsepower and 430 Nm of torque, paired with a 5-speed manual transmission. The VDJ79 has a high ground clearance, solid front and rear axles, and a part-time 4WD system with a manual transfer case. It has a payload capacity of up to 1,250 kg and can tow up to 3,500 kg. The VDJ79 is available in various body styles, including single cab, double cab, and troop carrier.

Custom Dyno Tuning for Toyota Landcruiser VDJ70

Your Toyota Landcruiser VDJ70 V8 can become significantly slower when towing, especially when your air conditioning and other accessory systems require power, and the engine provides that power.

Many drivers feel frustrated while driving, making simple overtaking a big problem. So applying full-throttle is a natural reaction when they think their Toyota Landcruiser VDJ70 V8 is 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 VDJ70 ECU Remap

Diesel Tuning Brisbane Tailored ECM Tuning gives your Toyota Landcruiser VDJ70 V8 an additional 45 Horsepower of power and 70% extra torque with a 200Nm gain over stock, resulting in a much more responsive and safer car.

Toyota Landcruiser VDJ70 Performance Modifications

To add a more pronounced exhaust note, fitting a TOYOTA TOYOTA LANDCRUISER 70 SERIES V8 PERFORMANCE EXHAUST from the DPF-Back also enhances response and exhaust note. See more about performance exhausts for your TOYOTA LANDCRUISER 70 SERIES V8 by clicking here. A clutch upgrade is recommended for manual models for optimum results. Another option for upgrading the turbocharger is to install a VDJ79 turbocharger upgrade kit that includes a larger turbocharger, an upgraded intercooler, and other supporting components such as VDJ79 upgraded fuel injectors and a VDJ70 fuel pump upgrade. These kits are typically designed to provide significant power gains and can be customized to suit specific performance goals.

LANDCRUISER VDJ79 2007-2015 ECU Remap

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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