1983 Land Cruiser FJ40 - Sold

Make: Toyota

Model: Land Cruiser FJ40

Year: 1983

Color: White 033

Mileage: 000964

Location: IA

VITALS

  • US Spec - One of 300

  • Frame Off Restoration

  • Number Matching

  • Original 4.2L Inline 6

  • Factory Power Steering

  • Factory Air Conditioning

  • Engine Out Rebuild

  • Original Color - 033

  • New Upholstery

  • Front Disc Brakes

  • 3:70 Gears

  • 2.5" HFS Suspension

  • New BGF AT's

  • 4-Speed Manual

  • Original Radio

  • Original Mats

Eight Years in the Making

1983 Toyota Land Cruiser FJ40 - One of the 300

This 1983 Toyota Land Cruiser FJ40 was purchased in 2012 from her owner in Indiana. The owner had started a restoration but was overwhelmed with the project and lost interest.

The FJ40 was relatively unmolested and came complete with factory power steering and air conditioning. The current owner sourced the new three-quarter tub from Pacol (https://pacolonline.com/) and the engine was sent out for a complete rebuild. A new two and a half inch HFS suspension from Cool Cruisers of Texas was installed along with new bushings and shackles. The third member was opened and inspected the driveshafts were balanced and new U-joints installed. 

The transmission and transfer case were opened, cleaned and reassembled with new seals.  After the new tub was mated to the cowl, the whole assembly was a media blasted and coated with epoxy primer. Being a new 3/4 tub, this FJ40 is truly rust free. The tub assembly was painted with single stage paint in her original Toyota white color, paint code 033. After being mated it to the frame, the restoration continued and virtually everything was either replaced with new OEM parts, refurbished original parts that were taken apart, cleaned and reassembled or where necessary, quality aftermarket parts. The truck should be able to be titled in any state in the United States. The original Asian carb was rebuilt by one of the nations foremost rebuilders (Jim C?) the rebuilt engine was refitted with all of the original OEM smog equipment. 

Inside you will find the original mats and a totally fresh interior with all seats having been reupholstered using material from Cruiser Corp. A new OEM style headliner has been installed. All gauges, lights and controls function as new. The truck also has the correct Toyota factory radio for 1983 and the rare digital clock. The Odometer was reset to zero and the truck shows just over 900 miles today. 

Included with this FJ40 are the OEM Jack, jack rods, complete correct toolkit, factory inspection light and original owners manual.

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