Not sure what part of California you’re in but here’s one 1996 well loved land cruiser - cars & trucks - by owner - vehicle... - https://sfbay.craigslist.org/nby/cto/d/mill-valley-1996-well-loved-land-cruiser/7444503088.html
It’s right hand drive which makes it less appealing to me. At that price I think you could find a good US spec 80. It looks clean. I would want as much detail on the importer and history of it as you can get. Good luck with your search.