Category Archives: Toyota FJ Cruiser Performance Aluminum Radiator 2007-2014

Cooling a Cult Icon – Radiator R&D, Part 2: Design, Prototype, Production

When we last talked about our 2007-2014 Toyota FJ Cruiser performance radiator, we had just removed the stock radiator. Our engineer, Ye, used our 3D scanner to make a digital model of it. In this post, we’ll turn that digital model into a prototype, and if all goes to plan, we’ll turn that prototype into a full production sample.

The first step in the process was to make a prototype radiator, test fit it on the vehicle, and ensure our design would fit. But … Continue Reading ››

Cooling a Cult Icon – Radiator R&D, Part 1: Stock Review

The Toyota FJ Cruiser has become something of a cult icon in the off-roading community. Chances are, if you find somebody in your area who owns an FJ, they know three other FJ owners, and they all hit the trails together on the weekend.

Though their owners will likely never admit it, the FJ Cruiser shares much of its lineage with the equally iconic Jeep Wrangler. Like the Wrangler, the FJ evolved from a rugged military utility vehicle designed to withstand the rigors of … Continue Reading ››