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TOYOTA 1981 FJ40

Stock #4940


TOYOTA 1981 FJ40


1981 FJ 40 Land Cruiser that is a really wonderful driven show quality presentation of a famous design with a full frame off restoration history, only minimal miles along with fresh prep on this simply just gorgeous and now presented in the just striking Toyota Blue from the later FJs, white hardtop, just a striking appearance on a rust free body and paint with terrific luster, it is set forth with the restored factory gray vinyl bucket seated and rear jump seated interior, gorgeous painted blue interior floors, new show black floormats installed, this has a has an initial full restoration history and now has just been prepped for Summer 2020 as a current show vehicle, has the full mechanicals for the running gear checked and really great suspension work, even the alignment is checked by our top expert shop, the very strong 2F 4.2 liter straight 6 with just outstanding even compression, professional fresh tune with brand new carburetor, drives just wonderful!!! Has the desirable uprated working air conditioning system, has the four-speed manual gearbox and the two-speed transfer case with locking front hubs, just now installed are the 5 brand new 15” Toyota wheels that are powder coated argent silver with the new factory dog dish hubcaps just installed, Firestone radial all terrain new tires, a fresh new suspension in the build with the steering gear just checked by an expert to insure driving to your golf match is fun, very nice glass around with rear vent windows, the rear barn doors were on the USA model FJ40s, the lift gate remained available as an option in other countries and this has the desirable 3-way rear doors with the top lift up that everyone loves, all the uprated lighting Apollo Pro 6″ 100w Driving Light System is working along with the new headlights with the new front bright new front mounted driving lights are just added, (LINK), also new bright uprated Sylvania bright headlights are just installed, ready for safe driving and ‘period’ look, the obvious frame-off presentation is really just now fantastic detailed and a so solid underchassis are in superior condition, (LINK), the body is amazing, this terrific South American beauty had the initial restoration there (SEE PHOTO LINK), this has a factory Toyota 1980 Land Cruiser Manual to go with this show quality vehicle (LINK), now with the final prep work completing the build along with the new great factory wheels and center caps is now by Fraser Dante for Summer 2020,

Wheels/hubcaps: a very expensive area is now freshly presented, most of the FJ40s today do not have the correct Toyota American market wheels, now here are the great brand new 5 steel 6 lug real factory Toyota 15” steel wheels in the proper argent silver color, they come from the factory with the proper clips for hub caps and the wheels are painted black, then after receipt by Fraser Dante, they are sent to our powder coating expert to refinish in lasting shiny argent silver (LINK), then the expensive stainless dog dish factory 5 hubcaps that are the proper Toyota OEM units and also are brand new (SEE THE LINK), the new tires are the Goodrich Mud Terrain TA radials in the 33×10.50xR15s, when these sets are mounted and balanced on the five original expensive Toyota Land Cruiser steel 6 lugs, they look really factory aggressive and so great,

Engine: the highly detailed show quality engine bay features the rebuilt correct strong OHV 4.2-liter 2F 6 cylinder 4230cc engine, this has just massive torque with a 3.70” bore and a long 4.00 stroke, has the correct air intake and fuel intake system, excellent compression in the 136-141 lbs across in a fresh dry cold reading, has the proper metal painted air cleaner box, a brand new 2v carburetor is just installed and adjusted (LINK), very even factory proper compression of 136 to 141 lbs across just taken (LINK), this rebuilt and strong unit has just had the solid lifter valves adjusted by our top tech at Fraser Dante, the timing is set, then fresh oil and filter, then we changed with new plugs and fresh wires, this engine is so very strong and it pulls great, one can clearly see the new fresh wiring under the hood that is presented as show quality, a new strong battery installed with excellent cables, this engine is so quiet and strong in the full road testing just completed,


Working systems: note that it is very hard to find such a classic vehicle with all the upgraded lighting systems working, this is a classy vehicle that is used for going ut to diner in style and safety, now just installed are the uprated bright Sylvania “Extreme White” new “Silverstar” headlights have a great range better than new, (SEE LINK), the brake lights work, this has the working proper fender mounted Japanese amber/white front driving lights, the same type lenses are used in the rear for driving, also installed are the working added extra expensive front KC HiLiTES 151 Apollo Pro 6″ 100w Driving Light System  these KC Apollo Pro 6″ Round units are Black Polymax Housing with Integrated Stone Guard, 100 Watt H3 Halogen Bulb with 200,000 Candlepower Spread Beam Pattern to maximize visibility (LINK), the system uses the new relay wiring harness with Stone Guards, list for $154 plus installing, now the lighting system is bright for looks and safety, the horn is fine, even has the proper top of the windshield mounted electric windshield wipers that are checked to be working, Fraser Dante is going through the brakes lights and running lights with testing for sale driving,

Driving setup: the 4 speed transmission works well along with the 4 wheel drive and the hi-low transfer case that is operated by  the second lever by the shifter on the floor, has just been checked to be in great freshly charged working condition, this has the locking front hubs to engage, note the rebuilt and restored strong heavy duty suspension that has excellent springs, note that this has the fresh ‘U’ bolts with new nuts on the axels that shows the extent to the full chassis work, all the brake lines are new, the braking system is fresh as they have just been checked with the dual line power drum brakes in really just exceptional condition, the rears and fronts have the hardware and fluids just checked and fully serviced with the professional team in our shop, note that these vehicles are so strong and reliable that they are used around the world, here is a vehicle from Venezuela with great history, has the proper VIN and engine number stamped on the windows as required for the history and security there, this is very rare and in exceptional condition, 

Summary:  these vehicles are most important as a drivable collectable in the USA as well as acceptance all over the world with their classic lines and ‘strong’ appearance, these top quality FJ40s with excellent mechanicals and are really climbing in value, it is said “they appreciate in value while you drive them, and they’re so cool that everyone in the movie business has one”, a true modern classic, a great effort is made to make this drive to high standards to achieve a really very top investment quality classic, the expensive and very correct BRAND NEW factory stock power coated wheels with radials and Toyota factory new hubcaps, nice door seals around, also note the highly detailed show engine bay, with this gorgeous color, then the rare working new air conditioning system and fresh radiator work well, this is ready for the owner is ready either to load your golf clubs to the Country Club, go to the valet at your favorite restaurant or head out on an African safari, a great investment and great fun, call us and discuss, a great value for a very classy famous vehicle offered at only $43,950









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Year: 1981
Make: Toyota
Model: FJ40
Transmission: 4 Speed
Condition: Excellent
Stock#: 4940
Engine: 6 cylinder
Exterior Color: Toyota Blue
Interior Color: Gray
Price: $43,950
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