Land Cruisers - reimagined with modern performance, power, and comfort at our shop in Dallas, TX.
DAILY DRIVER MODEL
Frame-Off restored FJ40 or 43, Engine upgrade – modern Toyota 1GR-FE v6 (240 Hp), Toyota EFI, 5spd auto transmission, Old Man Emu suspension, 4-wheel Wilwood disc brakes, Advanced power steering, Roll cage, LED headlights, LED interior lighting, LED gauge cluster, Recaro seats, Custom center console, Front/Rear power ports, Borla exhaust, Vintage Air AC/Heat, Premium sound, Lizard Skin sound deadening/heat insulation, Raptor Liner interior. Optional Diesel or V8 engine.
Frame-Off restored FJ40 or 43, Engine upgrade – modern Toyota 1GR-FE v6 (240 Hp), Toyota EFI, 5spd auto transmission, Custom reinforced box frame/engine mounts/suspension pillars, Old Man Emu suspension + Fox shocks, 4-wheel Wilwood disc brakes, Advanced power steering, Custom full float axles, Upgraded sport roll cage, LED headlights, LED interior lighting, LED gauge cluster, Swing Gate w/tire & Jerry can holder, Hi-Lift Jack, Custom trail bumpers (front/rear) with Warn 8000 winch and d-shackles, High capacity fuel cell, Premium sound, Lizard Skin sound deadening/heat insulation, Raptor Liner interior, ARB air lockers, Recaro Sportster heated/cooled seats, Mickey Thompson Sidebiter ii Rims, BF Goodrich All-Terrain KO2 tires, Front/Rear power ports, AMP research power steps, Skid plate, Borla exhaust, Vintage Air AC/Heat. Optional Diesel or V8 engine.
HUNTER MODEL - (4 DOOR)
The Hunter is a very special truck. Based on the Outdoorsman build specs we modify an FJ to 4-doors. While Toyota made 4-door pickups, they never produced a jeep style vehicle with 4 doors. This requires a lot of custom fabrication on our part, but the end result is something truly unique. Additional upgrades include: Custom tuned LS V8, Supercharger, Intercooler, Low temp radiator, Keyless entry/remote start, Custom grill, Ipad stereo receiver, LED Offroad Lights, Safari Rack, Safari Snorkel, In-vehicle gun and gear safe.
We started with one goal: restore the best Classic Land Cruisers, and update them for modern day adventurers with contemporary technology, comfort, and advanced production methods.
"We started with stock restorations, but quickly realized that the capabilities of the original engine and suspension couldn't live up to the demands we placed on it." - Austin Peterson, Founder
Schedule a call; get acquainted with us, get more info on your model of choice, and learn about our process. We're on hand every day of the week in Dallas, Texas.
Join the small tribe of adventurers happy to call themselves owners of one of the greatest vehicles ever made.
We blend the best of both worlds by fusing the timeless design, look, and feel of a vintage Land Cruiser with modern production methods, advanced technology and components, enhanced comfort, and thousands of man hours spent perfecting each vehicle.
Our team has a real knack for this stuff. Nearly 50 years of restoration experience, combined with a true passion for classic 4x4 and a pursuit of nothing short of perfection. The end result is a labor of love, and something you will cherish for decades to come.
Adventure, tradition, raw euphoria. To those fortunate enough to possess one, these old rigs bring nothing but sheer enjoyment. We're proud to revive these beasts and update them for the modern driver. Our trucks go through a rigorous quality-control inspection and 100 mile test before leaving the shop. You can be sure you're getting the best.
Our builds are limited to a production run of 20 annually in order to maintain industry leading quality levels as well as delivery times that cannot be beat. Join our tribe of tasteful adventurers, start telling your own Black Dog story today.
Black Dog builds are the industry standard for quality and are truly without compromise. That is the promise we make to our customers, and it's a promise that we back with the industries only 100% Quality Guarantee.
We Deliver the Highest Quality Vintage 4x4 Restorations - When we started this company we wanted to be sure of three things:
1. We produce the highest quality Land Cruiser builds tastefully updated for todays driver, while retaining their heritage.
2. Our production process is constantly being tweaked and refined to ensure we remain the best in the industry.
3. We provide amazing customer service, keep you updated the entire time, and make you feel like family.