How Jalopnik Readers Helped A Man Stranded In His Toyota Land Cruiser Get Back On His Feet

Back in November, Matthew Schaefer found himself down on his luck, forced to sell his home—a Toyota Land Cruiser—after a breakup with his girlfriend, tough times finding a job, and bad weather left him feeling hopeless. But after we shared his heartbreaking Craigslist post, Jalopnik readers stepped up to give him a…

Stranded And Cold In The Mountains, This Guy Is Selling His Land Cruiser To Get His Life Back 

“I’ve got my life in a real mess and I need your help bad,” reads the intro of Matthew Schaefer’s Toyota Land Cruiser Craigslist post. His said his girlfriend of six years left him a few weeks ago, and now he’s stuck alone in the mountains of California without a job, a driver’s license or gas money. He needs someone…

The Original Toyota Land Cruiser Had A Big Brother And It Looks Amazing Restomoded

The original Toyota Land Cruiser you know as a rugged adventure icon is called the FJ40, or “Shorty Forty” because of its relatively short wheelbase. Since then there have been many Cruiser variants over the years, but the 40’s big brother the FJ45 is one of the coolest and least-appreciated. This restored and…