Tuning The Toyota Landcruiser 79 series - Toyota Landcruiser 79 series on the dyno at Alt Tune getting a tune

2021 Toyota Landcruiser

79 series – LX – 4.5L 1VD-FTV – 4WD Manual – Denso ECU

The Challenge

The 2021 Toyota Landcruiser 79 Series, a legendary icon in the world of rugged off-roaders and workhorses, is renowned for its unmatched reliability and off-road ability. However, for those seeking to elevate their Landcruiser’s performance to even greater heights, power tuning from Alt Tune is the key.

This article explores how tuning the Toyota Landcruiser 79 series can transform your formidable 4×4 into a powerhouse that conquers any terrain with ease. To illustrate, we’ll look at a 2021 Toyota Landcruiser 79 series that we have fine-tuned. The customer wanted to elevate the vehicle’s performance. At Alt Tune, we have the tools to give our customers what they are dreaming of.

The Solution

We started by taking a look at the 79 series and then decided to flash a power tune using Alientech KESS3. Power tuning is the science and art of optimizing your vehicle’s performance through the ECU (Electronic Control Unit). The ultimate goal is to unleash additional horsepower and torque, elevating your driving experience to new dimensions while maintaining the vehicle’s durability and reliability. We paired this tune with an upgraded clutch and a Manta turbo back exhaust.

By giving the Toyota Landcruiser 79 Series a power tune it it unlocks the full potential of this iconic off-roader. This transforms your Landcruiser into an unstoppable force, capable of conquering any terrain and taking your adventures to new heights while maintaining the legendary durability and reliability that the Landcruiser is known for.

Increased Power And Torque


Increased Power


Increased Torque

Further benefits Of Tuning The Toyota Landcruiser 79 series

Increased Power and Torque

Increased power and torque result in safer over taking and easier open road driving. Throttle response is also increased.

Years of Development

We have been tuning the Landcruiser’s  4.5L turbo diesel engines for years, and understand how they work as well as the limitation on factory hardware.

Emissions solutions

We have solutions for emission systems such as disabling the Exhaust gas recirculation (EGR), Diesel particulate filter (DPF), Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) (Adblue) and associated DTC fault codes.

Dyno Chart From Tuning The Toyota Landcruiser 79 series

Dyno chart from a Toyota Landcruiser 79 series

So, if you’re looking to take your Landcruiser 79 series to the next level, don’t hesitate to reach out to us! Our dedicated team is ready to unleash the full potential of your vehicle and make your driving dreams a reality!

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