Heart of the South Cruisers

Founded in 2012, an active group that seeks out events and out of the way trails to explore. Whether you are a newby to the Land Cruiser world or a crusty expert, this club has something for all and freely shares information as well a quick hand to help on any build.

Why Join H.O.T. South Cruisers?


Meet Others

Meet with other local Land Cruiser enthusiasts


Off-Road Events

Participate with local off-road and crawling areas


Learn More

Gain more knowledge from other Cruiserheads


Annual Dues

Club membership is only $20 annually


Club Promos

Killer designed H.O.T.S. t-shirts and decals offered


Cruiser History

Land Cruiser tradition of promoting the best 4x4!

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is self-reliant overland travel to remote destinations where the journey is the principal goal.

Land Cruisers

is a series of four-wheel drive vehicles produced by the Japanese car maker Toyota. It is Toyota's longest running series.


is leaving developed areas to spend time outdoors in more natural ones in pursuit of activities providing them enjoyment.

Restore a Land Cruiser

Process of repairing the degraded aspect of an automobile to return it to an overall "authentic" condition.

Many restorations should be historically accurate as a representative example of the production model.

Club Crawling - Local Areas

Form of off roading using vehicles from stock to highly modified to overcome obstacles.

Rock crawling is about slow-speed, careful and precise driving, and high torque generated through large gear reductions.

Wrenching Essentials

One of the many benefits is to work with others in the area and members of H.O.T.S. Cruiser Club

A couple of times a year we work together on a few big projects to help one another with the Cruiser project.