eBay 1972 FJ55 - Pomona, CA (1 Viewer)


Just a Classic Land Cruiser Enthusiast
Aug 11, 2015
Honolulu, Hawaii & Lake James, North Carolina

Toyota: Land Cruiser FJ55

Auction Pricing with Reserve and "Buy it Now" price of $42,000

Quote from listing:
"Up For Auction with low reserve. One of a kind!!

Custom 4x4 1972 Toyota Land Cruiser FJ55 - Fully Restored Custom built

This is a one of one. You wont find another FJ55 Iron Pig like it.

Every where I take this truck people come up to me to talk about it.

My buy it now price is half of the cost to build a rig like this.

Before I go through the long list of all the work that has been done to this rig let me do a short overview.

6800 miles since full restoration. New built Chevy 383 Stoker, New NV4500 5 speed manual transmission, New drive line, New suspension, New disc brakes all around, New power steering, power brakes. New Orion Transfer case, New Center force Clutch, New ARB rear air locking differential system, New 33" Bridgestone Dueler Mud/Snow Tires, New interior, New Rubber/weatherstrip, Rubber urethane lined floor boards, under carriage, engine bay. All body work was professionally done using very little filler until the final panel blocking. No rust anywhere on this vehicle. No fiberglass panels (All Metal). Very straight for a Land Cruiser. All the doors close correctly, the rear power window works from the switch at the dash. Extremely durable, Extremely fun to drive all around fantastic 4x4. Very comfortable to drive long distances. Truck is ready to go, everything works. Classic Hugger Orange with VHT Satin Black Trim, stock Toyota off white are the colors. Truck was built to be bullet proof and to take on anything. LED Lights to top it off light up the desert sky. You can drive this truck anywhere and take it across the country right now. Clean Clear title in hand, Registration fees just paid, truck has just been serviced. Ready to go

Here is a list of the work that has been done to the drive line and suspension:
Chevy 383 Stoker Engine - Engine produces about 450 horse power
Crane high torque camshaft
Edelbrock 650 cfm performer carburetor
Edelbrock Performer Aluminum Intake Manifold
Powermaster GM one wire 100 amp Alternator
Griffin 4 row Aluminium radiator
Hi-Flow oil pump (75 psi @ 800 RPM)
Edelbrock high flow water pump
HEI Moroso Durafire distributor, Accel high performance wires.

Hushmaster Flowmaster mufflers keep the exhaust sound perfect and keeps it somewhat quiet inside the cab. With a excellent Low rumble outside.

LED Light bar, Two LED lights mounted on front bumper. Lights up the desert sky, switch is mounted on top of the turn signal switch for easy access while driving.

5 brand new Satin Black Vision of Road wheels. including spare wheel.
Center Force Clutch
NV4500 5 speed transmission (5th gear = 27% overdrive, 6:1 1st gear) You can cruise down the freeway doing 75 mph at low rpm in 5th gear.
Orion 4:1 Transfer Case
4:11 Differentials rear axle from a 1985 FJ80
ARB Rear Air locker (Controls are mounted in cab new to steering wheel)
Front and rear torsion bars
Rear Anti-Wrap Axle Bar
Front Differential has a 3/8" steel impact shield
Saginaw variable-ratio power steering, Mudrack Custom heavy duty pitman Arm
"Frombe" Steering Linkage (located behind front axle)
Extended Length Drive shafts done professionally
5 Bridgestone Mud duelers 6800 miles on tires, zero miles on spare.
Rancho Shocks all around
New body mounts, Suspension rubber is all new
Old man Emu DRAKAR front and rear leaf Springs
Old Man Emu Flex Rear Shackles, Springs are over axles
Toyota Heavy Duty Front/Rear Disc Brakes
New Asian heavy duty power brake master cylinder.
Custom Rock Sliders all around painted in a durable Satin Black Finish
Custom Front and Rear Bumpers w/swing away spare tire mount.
Rear bumper has a 2" tow hitch receiver.
Bumpers coated in the same durable Satin Black finish.
LRA Custom 49 gallon long-range fuel tank with 3/8" full skid plate, Plate has also been shot in rubber urethane.
Painless Performance 16 circuit electrical wiring harness professionally installed.
Optima Blue Top Battery which is Fairly new.

I'm missing the key for the rear window lock, I just never got around to having one made. The rear power window does work from switch on the dash. Have a ket for the door locks and ignition key, also a key for the Tuff box.

Two custom aftermarket heater blower units, one mounted in cab, other blower mounted in the engine bay, blows fresh air into the cab. The in cab heater will heat the whole inside of the vehicle in sub freezing temperatures. Controls have been mounted to the original dash giving it a stock look. The engine bay blower switch is mounted in the glove compartment.

Full PVC Leather custom Racing seats extremely comfortable. With sliders.
Crown 4 point racing seat belts.
Rear Seat has stock Toyota seat belts.
Custom Autometer Gauges installed at the time the new engine was installed so the odometer reads the exact mileage of the engine. All gauges work correctly.
Interior has been completely done headliner, rear seat upholstery, door panels.
Tuff box center locking console with a hidden Kenwood stereo deck. Speaker box was removed for pictures, but you can set up any speaker setup you want really easy.
Floors, engine compartment, under carriage all shot with rubber urethane
custom heat shield above the back of the engine and transmission keeps all heat out of the cab.

Windows were removed for paint, new rubber seals on the front windshield and rear cargo glass seals are new as well. New door seals.

Rear seat folds down for extra storage in rear compartment."



Oct 18, 2002
Cottonwood, Az.
I’m taking comfort in the fact that the current bid on this thing is $31,000 and the reserve hasn’t been met.

So there was a build thread on this rig here on Mud somewhere?

Users who are viewing this thread

Top Bottom