Automatic conversions are a popular mod among many 4X4 owners. The 70 Series LandCruisers are essentially screaming for an auto, yet ridiculously they’re not available from the factory. Enter Wholesale Automatics, who have been performing these conversions for years – swapping in the auto from the 200 Series. While the process transforms the way these things drive, it’s not exactly cheap, ringing in north of $20K.
But here’s the interesting part: Did you know that Wholesale Automatics offer auto conversions for a range of 4WDs, and have spent over $1,500,000 over the past 12 months developing 5-speed tiptronic kits for HDJ 79s, HDJ 80s, GU Patrols and many more? On top of that, they’ve been busy developing conversions to a budget, where they essentially tell you what to buy and where to buy it, you go pick up some second-hand parts and they supply whatever you need to make it work in your vehicle.
Think about that for a sec. Have you been stinging for a 5-speed tiptronic transmission in your turbo-diesel 80 but can’t swallow the eighteen gorillas it’d cost? With these kits you can essentially get it done for about $7K. That’s less than half-price. You know we support the innovative companies here at Unsealed 4X4, so this is worth bringing to your attention.
Read about how this 80 owner went fully automatic here: http://automatictransmission.com.au/newsletter/toyota-80-series-5-speed-a750-tip-tronic-auto/
And if you have any questions regarding anything related to automatic transmissions, give Wholesale Automatics a call – they’re deadset gurus.