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1985 Toyota Land Cruiser HJ47

1985 Toyota Land Cruiser HJ47 A

REMEMBER, IT’S NOT JUST A TOYOTA LAND CRUISER, IT’S A VINTAGE LAND CRUISER! (sm)

This is not just any Land Cruiser restorationit’s another custom, Vintage Cruiser Co., Toyota Land Cruiser restoration!  This simply means that, bolt for bolt, you get the highest quality restoration for the best possible price.  Guaranteed!

Our pricing is the most competitive because all of our restorations are done by our team of professionals, in Costa Rica, where parts are plentiful and labor is more competitive.

The Vintage Cruiser Co. is a restoration company and not a car broker/reseller.

The Vintage Cruiser Co. doesn’t just purchase second-hand Toyota Land Cruisers in Costa Rica, mark them up without restoring them, and resell/import them to/for our customers for a hefty profit without adding value to the transaction.  The Vintage Cruiser Co. sources (purchases) Toyota Land Cruisers, takes them back to our restoration workshop in the mountains of Costa Rica, and properly restores them, frame-off, so our clients know they are getting a newly restored Toyota Vintage Land Cruiser, and not a second-hand and un-restored one that many before have owned and used (possibly mistreated) before them.

Our clients are the first owners of their newly restored Toyota Vintage Cruiser!

All of our custom restorations start with a solid Land Cruiser frame and chassis, from Costa Rica, that we completely take apart and/or painstakingly restore to its original factory condition.  We restore only two Toyota Land Cruisers at a time and have a 60 day waiting list for new clients.  All of our Vintage Cruisers come with clean and clear Florida titles.  We take care of all import related documentation, duties, fees, DOT and EPA requirements, and you get a 100% properly imported vehicle that is transferable in any one of the fifty states or your money back. Guaranteed!

1975 Toyota Land Cruiser FJ43 soft top

1975 Toyota Land Cruiser FJ43 soft top A

Good thing I don’t have an extra 20g’s…I love this FJ43!!!

TOYOTA FJ43 1975 Land Cruiser

Cream white 3 speed manual 2F engine soft top

The car is full restored to original specifications except:

  • Added Power Steering
  • AC Unit
  • Dashboard
  • Seal to the soft top

All items are TOYOTA OEM except for one emblem

The 2F engine is fully rebuilt the block is machined for the first time to .5 size still one more to go

The pistons piston seals bearings gasket oil and water pumps are replaced with all external accessories plugs and wires and a brand new original carburetor

All the transmit ion switches and flywheel and clutch plate are replaced

Break booster, lines pads wheel drums are replaced

The whole body was put to parts and painted and then placed according to the book

The chassis is sand blasted and is coated and protected all the joints between the chassis and parts of the body are replaced

The whole steering system is overhauled column steering box and stabilizers are replaced or rebuild

Interior decoration is brand new the car is fitted with heat protection

All the interior and exterior emblems are replaced

5 brand new tiers

Brand new TOYOTA battery

1971 Toyota Land Cruiser FJ40

1971 Toyota Land Cruiser FJ40 RED JAPAN B 

1971 Toyota Land Cruiser FJ40

 Professionally repainted before I bought it

I cannot say for certain but the previous owner said the currently shown mileage of 41,936 is accurate.

Everything is stock except the mirrors.

Runs Great – Steers Straight – Brakes Work

All gauges, odometer and speedometer work.

5 New Tires

Rebuilt stock carburetor

Idaho vehicle – minimal surface rust on bumpers

Driver and passenger seats have been reupholstered – jump seats have not.

Classic 1972 Toyota Land Cruiser FJ40 4×4

A sweet stocky 1972 FJ40 brought to you by Sun Valley Auto Club in Hailey, ID

Classic 1972 Toyota Land Cruiser FJ40 4×4

Classic Land Cruiser restored to factory specifications. No lifts or engine swap here. This FJ40 is true and correct. Toyota brand parts only used in this restoration. This FJ has great metal under the freshly painted Hudson green, an OEM Toyota color. We took a paint meter to it and found no rust and all factory sheet metal and factory welds. One of the cleanest FJ40’s we have ever come across. All the lights, bumpers, emblems, handles, hubcaps, and wheels are in great condition. The same will be said for the interior. Freshly recovered seats, clean and clear glass, clean and undamaged knobs, and nice interior paint. It does have the rear jump seats to haul some friends around too. The engine is in stock form and has plenty of pep. This is one stylish FJ that is in original condition.

 

1978 Toyota FJ40 Land Cruiser Frame off restoration

LOVE THE MUSTARD!!!

 

1978, the last year of the classic round bezel and most sought after in those models.  The restoration started with a cosmetic overhaul after all mechanical checks and maintenance.  The whole truck was torn down piece by piece and attended to.  The rear tub was replaced with an aluminum aqualu tub upgrade ($5000)……no worries of ever rusting!  (The FJ tubs were susceptible to rust especially at the rocker panels and rear quarters due to poor quality sheet metal.)  All new Toyota OEM replacements were used when available.  Engine bay is all original with the exception of the carburetor which is a Weber.  Engine fires right up without the need of the choke.   The original 2F 4spd engine has less than 100K miles, runs extremely strong, and cruises comfortably down the road.  All cylinders passed compression tests. All smog components are still in tact (just not attached). This can be easily reconnected if your state requires it (CA). 

Tires are all new 33″ BFG Mud Terrains.  Just added a new Optima battery and muffler.  All new OEM weather stripping, emblems, correct stainless steel hardware, door run channels, etc.  Seats have been re-upholstered with all new CCOT leather covers exact to Toyota specs.  Suspension includes a 3.5″ lift kit with OME springs and RC shocks.  The original radio in dash was left for classic appeal and value, but a JVC CD player was added in addition to a Tuffy console box.    All spot weld marks were attended to……..all body lines are smooth like today’s cars (not wavy in the sunlight like original).  No expense spared on the meticulous paint job.  Truck looks and rides better than factory.

This truck has spent 90% of it’s life in Missouri with it’s original owner and garage kept.  I have owned many FJ40’s over the years, and this was probably the cleanest find I’ve come across as far as it’s condition.  I can confidently say that over 85% of the FJ’s I find will not make the cut for restoration.  Climate shows these are becoming more popular in the high end auctions (Barrett-Jackson, Mecum) as they have topped over $100K in less time than predicted (2013).  Pics do not do this FJ justice……it is a showroom piece. 

Photo Gallery:

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Really too much to list so here are the basics as I know I am missing quite a bit………..

Cosmetic work done:

Frame-off restoration.  Truck completely disassembled.

Professional 3 Stage Sherwin Williams Ultra 7000 paint in Toyota color code 532 (Mustard Yellow). 

Work completed by J & T body Shop Charlotte, NC with over 40 years experience!

All Seats have new leather upholstery in gray color code CCOT Toyota specs!

All new stainless hardware inside and out for appearance and never to rust! 

All new emblems, badging, weather stripping throughout, etc.

Mechanical and Electrical include:

OME springs with RC shocks

Tuffy console

JVC CD player

BFG 33″ Mud Terrains

Weber Carburetor

Original 2F engine 96K miles

Original 4 speed transmission

Aqualu professionally treated aluminum tub……..no rust ever!

New front fender turn signals

Painless wiring harness, thicker gauge than original!

Front knuckle seal kit

Oil pan gasket

Optima Battery

 

1978 Toyota Land Cruiser BJ45 Rare Bio Diesel Truck – Full Restoration

1978 Toyota Land Cruiser FJ45 wite truck a
Cool BJ45 truck on Ebay…if I only had unlimited resources…lol!

This super rare Diesel pick up truck has been fully restored, and is in excellent condition. You just don’t find diesel Toyota Land Cruiser pick up trucks in this condition for this price. 


The truck is very clean and rust free. Take a look at the undercarriage and see that it is rust free and in excellent condition. The truck bed is original and also in excellent condition. The interior has all new upholstery. 


This truck will turn heads when you drive down the road. Its 6cyl diesel engine will get down the highway at a good 70mph, and still get 22mpg. With high torque, pull your trailer or boat anywhere. You can drive this on bio diesel and even used vegetable oil. Drive your truck for FREE!

The truck has been inspected by a Toyota mechanic, and he was impressed by everything. There are no problems or anything that needs to be fixed. 


These trucks are only getting rarer and harder to find. We don’t sell just any Land Cruiser, but we sell the best, that have been taken care of and are in excellent condition as this one is.

These are a great investment, because of their increasing value. Don’t miss out on this one before they aren’t available anymore.

1980 FJ40 Toyota Land Cruiser

1980 fj40 blue toyota Land Cruiser e

Here is a very nice 1980 Land Cruiser. It has low miles and is in excellent condition. It has factory power steering, new tires, rims, upholstery, fuel tank and fuel system related , and any and all other small parts that didn’t measure up or showed wear. All systems work including factory washers and horn. The only thing not stock is emissions. the original owner de-smogged it  20 years ago.

The truck came to me in excellent condition to begin with. Then it was disassembled, painted and gone through top to bottom to make sure all things worked as should. Hundreds of hours

went into checking , rechecking and restoring  Because it had been in storage for over twelve years, rather than just send fuel tank in for cleaning, it was replaced with new, as was the sender, pump, soft lines, etc. I chose to go with brand new Toyota rims to avoid any possible loss of integrity after 35 years of service on the originals. Tires are brand new Mastercraft , USA made by Cooper Tire Co. Because the motor had so few miles only the water jacket related  and ignition maintenance items were replaced. Thermostat and the housing, hoses and such.

It’s a beautiful truck that turns heads and gets waves everywhere you go.

1978 BJ40 Toyota Land Cruiser (Australian Import – Diesel)

1978 BJ40 Toyota Land Cruiser right side driver imported from Australia.

This rig is currently available for sale on Ebay

Year: 1978 Make: Toyota Model: BJ40 Landcruiser Doors: 2 Motor:  4 cyl Toyota B-2977cc Diesel engine Transmission: 4 speed manual transmission Drivetrain: 4WD Exterior Color: Tan Interior Color: Black Comments: It has a good straight frame, solid floors and body. Painted about a year ago so it is very presentable. No structural or serious rust issues. The roof, hood and fenders are fiberglass. The interior is very clean, the seats have some wear. The roof lining is original but sags in places. Rear tires 31x10x50LT, Sunraysia wheels, rear-mounted spare wheel holder.  VIN:Please note the VIN is all zeros in the ad because this is an imported vehicle from Australia. *Comes with clear Washington State title.

Toyota Land Cruiser FJ40 1975 ( Rebuild by TLC ICON)

This beautiful FJ40 was rebuilt by Jonathan Ward & the master craftsmen at ICON in 2006. It was previously listed for sale on ebay last week.

This 1975 ICON FJ40 is one of the first we built, back in 2006. It is #5! It remains in as new condition, with just under 2000 miles logged. Stored in a climate-controlled garage with an eclectic collection of vehicles. It is a nice and simple example, built upon the original Toyota chassis, enhanced with Old Man Emu suspension system. 350 HP, 400TRQ 5.7 cast iron GM Performance fuel injected Ram Jet V8, NV4500 five speed transmission, Atlas II shift-on-the-fly part time transfer case, Dynatrac axles (D60 Pro-Rock high pinion rear, D44 front), four wheel power assist disc brakes, ceramic coated exhaust, Warn 8274 winch, P/S, A/C, heated front seats, Mercedes vinyl seating textiles, tuck and tumble rear seat, machine turned dash panels, ARB Bull Bar, Kaymar rear bumper system. Hand crafted 5052 H32 5/32″ think aluminum body (New OEM steel hood). MIL-spec innovative powder coated finish, polyurea coated underside and floor surfaces. Locking gun rated center console, full width locking compartment in tailgate. Runs and drives very well, it is a great FJ40 ICON! If you are not familiar with ICON, we started restoring vintage Land Cruisers back in the early 1990’s with our TLC brand, and quickly became known as the best in the world at what we do. In response to the direction we witnessed the market heading, we started the ICON brand. ICON is focused on capturing the vintage aesthetic of classic vehicles, but married with high end custom engineering to provide a distinctly evolved mechanical experience. Please look into our brand, and I trust you will discover we take great pride in our work, and obtain a higher level of perfection that you are likely to find anywhere else. International shipping arranged with ease, local visits and test drives welcomed. We are in Chatsworth, California. We are a licensed and registered Ca dealer. All buyers will pay an additional $150 document fee. In State buyers will owe Ca sales tax and DMV. Out of State buyers can legally avoid paying Ca sales tax by having the vehicle shipped out of State via a licensed automotive transporter, which we will coordinate. icon4x4.