For Sale 96' Locked Built LX450 9,000

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1996 LX 450 with 215,XXX

Background on the vehicle:


1st Owner-Leased by a Company 0-40k miles or so

2nd-Owner-Toyota Mechanic at the dealership bought the vehicle from the dealership he worked at

3rd-Owner-That Mechanic sold it to his brother-in-law


5th Owner-You


OME Lift (Heavy Front / Med Rear)

Pioneer BlueTooth CD Player

5 Goodyear Duratracs 285/75 about 5k of wear on them-spare got punctured, is repaired and mounted on rear of vehicle

CDL Button

Pin Mod

Cabelas Seat Covers-Leather is in good shape, no rips

Heated Drivers Seat

Slee Short-Bus Front Bumper (like new condition)

Bumper Mounted High-Beam Off-Road Lights

Roof Rack

Custom Fabricated Spare Tire Holder

Ski/Fishing Pole Locking Rack

Pioneer Door Speakers

12k Harbor Freight Winch

Hand Throttle


Land Cruiser Phil Rock Rails

Oil Pan Heater

Scan Gauge

Head Gasket Replaced by Toyota (have records)

AC Recharged (blows colder than our 08 4Runner)

Complete Exhaust (not the manifold) Replaced 2yrsago

Completely Base-Lined with all Synthetic Fluids

Axle Service done about 8mths ago

Belts about 1.5yrs ago

PCV and Radiator hoses replaced about 1.5yrs ago

Coolant/Engine Flush (Toyota Red Fluid) 1.5yrs ago

Brakes/Rotors 2yrs ago (upgraded front pads during axle service)

Distributor/Rotor/Plugs and Wires about 1.5yrs ago

Front Main Seal 1.5yrs ago

LSPV Adjusted by Toyota after the Lift was Installed

Spare Parts

Sparkplug Gaskets

Valve Cover Gasket

Not Perfect Items:

*Leak from High-pressure Power Steering Hose-I have added about 1 pint since base lining it 1.5yrs ago-sometimes will drip

*Exhaust has a leak between the two Cats, I could have it welded together to patch leak

*Power Anteanta Does not Function with After-Market Stereo

*"D" light burned out

*When I was replacing the main seal I broke a small plastic tube on the Radiator-I fixed it with JB Weld and posted a walk-through guide


Runs/Idles Great

I bought it will just over 200k on it

No Codes or Lights

I would not hesitate to drive it any distance

This Summer I took it on a 14hr road trip towing my boat with no issues

When I first got it, and if it was raining heavily outisde, I would get a stumble in the RPM's. Once I did the tune-up (plugs/wires/distruptor) I have never had the problem again. Other than maintenanc, I have never had any problems with the vehicle

I have recepits for most, if not all upgrades, major services, etc...

located in NorthEast ND.

Edit: items I thought of that I forgot to mention:

Husky Floor Mats
AGM Battery (1yr old)





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Thanks Phil.

I hate to admit it.....a H1

I don't have the exact one picked out yet, once I do I will lower the asking price of the cruiser.

Please everyone don't hate me...always wanted an H1 and they are getting harder to find.
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Sorry to hear that... Feel better soon

Thanks, but on the bright side laying in bed with nothing to do motivated me to post the ad.

I am sure there are more upgrades/mods that I will have to add....the items I listed were off the top of my head.
Would like to talk to you about your LC, very interested in it. My number is 307- three two one-8302
Sorry I have been slow, this dang flu won't stop. I promise to get plenty of pics and call nuncaperdido as soon as I can move out of bed..

Sorry again and thanks for the understanding.
I see your weather isn't helping you to get better. Still look forward to talking to you when you do.
I see your weather isn't helping you to get better. Still look forward to talking to you when you do.

Went back to work today....I will give u a call in a few hours of that works.

I will post more pics's already getting dark here.
Posting some "dirty" pictures as I stated I would....will try to get it cleaned up and better pics over the weekend.

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Price is firm as of now....I am already having second thoughts about selling it...
Here are the "bad pics"

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Small surface rust on rear tailgate. In pic 3, it is in the lower left. That smudging on the pic is just watermarks.
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How is the rust under the rig?
Will it pass smog test?

The rust underneath is not bad...I took a few pics today but didn't want to post them until I can clean the under carriage better.

I went to to the car wash, then cruised quick to a heated garage as it is about 10 degrees out and didn't want my rig to be glazed in ice.....but the mix of the water and dirt that was on the undercarriage, turned into to mud/sludge....that could appear like rust.

Here is 1 example....we don't salt in ND, and I installed the OME lift 1 year ago (so it has never been exposed to salt). But in the attached pic it looks rusty....
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. As does the entire front diff.... There is definitely some surface rust on diff, but not nearly as bad as the pics look.

Nothing, that I am aware of is anything more than surface rust.

When I installed OME lift last year I used no power/air tools and was able to remove old suspension. (I had an issue with 1 nut, but it was my fault for stripping it)

After the lift was done I brought it to the Toyota dealership to adjust the LSPV. They had no issues adjusted the LSPV. (It seems pretty common for people to break/strip that when adjusting in, regardless of being in the rust belt or not.)

It is sitting in heated garage now, my plan is to try to clean it up better tomorrow and post some more undercarriage pics.

There should be no smog issues. We don't have smog tests out here, but exhaust was replaced with cats and O2 sensors 2 yrs ago. (Right when I bought it).

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