v8 conversion

  1. texfredbastiat

    FZJ80 V8 plus 5 spd conversion, with dual case?

    disclaimer - i have read dozens and dozens of threads on these topics, but still havent quite found the answer. thanks to Beno, 70's guy, toolsrus, tor, romer, and many more for lots of ideas, info and knowledge. BLUF: i am wanting to pursue a v8 conversion with 5 speed manual transmission, as...
  2. N

    Project “Moose-Nuk”

    hey all! I’ve started tear down on my project. I have a 1991 TLC. Got it for $200, it was already hacked. So the plan is to keep it convertible and cage it and make a custom top for it. Also plan on swapping in a 5.3l vortec out of a 2003 pickup and got my 4l60e 2wd trans. I am keeping the stock...
  3. J

    What should I do with my fzj 80?

    I have always loved the fj80. I finally decided to purchase one last May. I did a lot of research and finally decided on one I found in Texas. I purchased a no rust 1997 in night shadow pearl with factory lockers, an OME lift, ARB bumper, custom roof rack, winch and Led lights with 187k original...
  4. merbesfield

    LS into my FJ45 LV thread

    Dont get too excited, I'm on a fact finding and recommendation mission. I am a looong way from being ready to move forward with the actual install, but I figured I should start to formulate a game plan. There is not a lot of info on installing V8's into LV's. Jonathan Ward, of course being the...
  5. F

    Best cheapo V8 to use?

    This topic is beaten to death, but I figured why not throw you guys another thread! :D I bought an 84 FJ60 as my first car a few months ago for a good price, and as the de-smogged engine is not legal in California I plan to throw a diesel in it. In the mean time through, I'm thinking about...
  6. Ali M

    v8 conversion vs LC100 v8 (cost and driving experience)

    Hi All, I drive a 2016 LC and don't want to touch it for a while but have been thinking of adding another LC to the fleet. I am looking specifically at either FJ80 and do a v8 conversion or LC100. I feel with the classic fj80 and LS1 or LS2 v8 I will be getting decent power, torque and gas...
  7. MANUCHAO

    AC troubles

    My AC works great at idle blowing cold air, but once I'm on the hwy, or at speed on the road it starts to blow warm air... I read up on this and could be as simple as being low on Freon , and or as complicated where my fan clutch is failing and not pulling enough air under load... Any input is...
  8. Chino Cochino

    For Sale Trade your FJ40 for my Fj62 V8 Conversion CA smog legal

    1989 FJ 62 Landcruiser CA smog legal Motor- 5.3 Vortec V8 Trans- 4l60E Aluminum Radiator Lokar Shifter Brakes- Upgraded 4 Runner Calipers-Master Booster Upgraded 04 Tacoma bucket seats in front. Have OEM seats as well 4 Plus Bumpers Sound deadening throughout vehicle Stainless steel battery...
  9. Chino Cochino

    For Sale 1989 FJ 62 Landcruiser V8 conversion 5.3 Vortec/4L60E trans

    Finally doing it! Moving on to other car projects. 1989 FJ 62 Landcruiser 200K plus on the odometer CA smog legal Motor- 5.3 Vortec V8 Trans- 4l60E Aluminum Radiator Lokar Shifter Brakes- Upgraded 4 Runner Calipers-Master Booster Upgraded 04 Tacoma bucket seats in front. Have OEM seats as...
  10. cruiserjunktion

    For Sale '00 Land Cruiser 2uz + trans/xfer + harness/Ecu

    2uz + auto/xfer + ecu/harness $2500 located in North Florida I have a good running 2000 land cruiser that is being parted out due to rust in the rear quarters. I'm selling the drivetrain complete as one unit with the computer and harness. Timing Belt was just done in January. Drivetrain is...
  11. Workhorse

    For Sale 2006 100 Series drivetrain

    US spec 2006 UZJ100 complete drive train (engine w/computer, gas pedal, auto transmission, transfer case, with other pertinent bits included) Perfect turnkey opportunity for a swap or great condition low mile replacement 106,881 miles (about 9800 miles a year) video of engine running available...
  12. T

    Strange Clutch Issues 78 V8 Conversion

    Hey folks, I need a bit of help. I've got a 78 FJ40 with a Chevy V8 that I bought about 3 years ago. It's sat for a bit, since deployments weren't kind to me, but it ran and drove fine when it was last parked. I tried to get it going again last month and had a strange issue with the clutch...
  13. Ali M

    fj62 body on fzj80 frame with supercharged LSA V8, need I say more?

    I saw this on Tor's Facebook page and I was blown away. I think this is probably the best Land Cruiser configuration IMO. But I am curious to see what others think of this build pros/cons? FB link here: Torfab - Timeline | Facebook Photo here...
  14. dhny

    For Sale 1984 FJ60 1 Ton, Stroked EFI V8 Rust-Free in NY

    Up for sale is this seriously built 1984 FJ60 with a monstrous V8 and drivetrain. I'm not the original builder, but the build thread is listed below. Summary Overall Rust-Free and clean. Located in Bradenton, FL (south of Tampa). Mileage ~191,000 My understanding is it passed smog in NV...
  15. M

    For Sale 1988 FJ 62 Toyota Land Cruiser - CLEAN with Chevy 6.0L V8

    NEED HER GONE - Take a Look at my Craigslist Post. Please, contact me with serious interest only at 818-355-5522. Thank you! 1988 FJ 62 Toyota Land Cruiser - CLEAN with Chevy 6.0L V8 This rig is SERIOUSLY clean. I ABSOLUTELY love it to death, but need to get rid of it because I can't drive...
  16. HitTheDirt

    Wanted FJ60 w/ V8 Swap

    I am interested in a V8 swapped FJ60, currently I am looking at stock 60's that are rust free and could be converted down the line when I have the $$. I am asking if anyone has one already-swapped they would be willing to sell, that is reasonably close to Colorado (I am in Co Springs). I do not...
  17. R

    Wanted SBC Conversion engine mounts.

    I'm looking for a set of Engine and transfer case mounts for a small block Chevy conversion. I would prefer all the parts, cross member style mounts and the matching frame mounts, but If you only have the main cross member part of the mounts I would be interested in that, I can make the frame...
  18. bpapke

    For Sale 1985 FJ60 - resto-mod V8 conversion - 116,000 miles

    For sale is my resto-mod, western-sourced, Land Cruiser FJ60. 116,000 low low miles on it. If you have any inclination towards classic SUV’s, this is what you want. A true timeless design, and rock-solid foundation. I engineered this car to last, and have the qualities of a (fast & reliable)...
  19. Alpha89FJ62

    For Sale 1989 FJ62, Proffitts V8 5.3L Conversion

    For sale: 1989 FJ62, Proffitts V8 conversion in 2013. Asking $18,500 2005 V8 with 74,000 miles according to Proffits at the time, I have not used this truck anywhere near as much as I should have and it is time to move on. Below are some of the upgrades that were done to the truck that was...
  20. xtturbox

    67 fj40 transfer case id

    I have a 67 fj40 with chevy 350 and automatic trans.... does not have 4wd shifter installed and looking to put one in. question is trying to see if anyone knows what transfer case this is and if I can put a twin stick in it.
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