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Does Anyone Know this FJ-55?

Discussion in '40- & 55-Series Tech' started by G-Cat, Feb 28, 2004.

  1. G-Cat

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    My brother is intrigued. I put him onto a 100 series advertised on this forum, but seller opted to hook up a family member. :( Anyway, thought a CA Cruiserhead might know this Pig.
     
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    Dont' know it; but I sure as hell would drive it.
     
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    Where is that BS meter at.....I think that it is getting REALLY deep with this one...

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    WHAT IS TECHNICAL ABOUT THIS THREAD!!!!!
     
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    Maybe with a strong tail wind he could get 20 mpg.
    I was looking at it the other day and noticed it had
    Oregon Plates on it. It might be a southern Oregon rig
    but dont know for sure......

    I was checking out the custom headliner in it. It looks
    plastic or fiberglass. Kind of interesting...
     
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    it sold on ebay a few months ago, I think it was in texas then. Same 55, OR plates.
     
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    It sold on Ebay for $11,700 on January 10th, 2004. Nice looking ride.

    Ed
     
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    thanks for confirming that I am indeed allknowing ::) ;)

    [quote author=eddybear link=board=1;threadid=12220;start=msg112222#msg112222 date=1077983014]
    It sold on Ebay for $11,700 on January 10th, 2004. Nice looking ride.

    Ed
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    It appears to have had extensive repairs. Check out the rear wheel well shape in the rear photo. Factory is rounded these are sharp cornered. http://i1.ebayimg.com/03/i/01/66/2e/ad_1.JPG Maybe I'm seeing the edge of the toolbox, but it looks sharp cornered on my screen.
    Could be well done work or rust waiting to burst out at the earliest opportunity.
    I'd want to see it in person before any bids personally.
    20mpg is highly unlikely with a 2F, any 2F.
     
  11. fsusteve

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    [quote author=Poser link=board=1;threadid=12220;start=msg112129#msg112129 date=1077952719]
    Where is that BS meter at.....I think that it is getting REALLY deep with this one...

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    WHAT IS TECHNICAL ABOUT THIS THREAD!!!!!
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    Ye ask, ye shall recieve......
     
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    [quote author=cruiser_guy link=board=1;threadid=12220;start=msg112255#msg112255 date=1077987835]
    It appears to have had extensive repairs. Check out the rear wheel well shape in the rear photo. Factory is rounded these are sharp cornered.
    Could be well done work or rust waiting to burst out at the earliest opportunity.
    [/quote]

    Huh? They look round to me. ???
     
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    [quote author=Poser link=board=1;threadid=12220;start=msg112129#msg112129 date=1077952719]
    WHAT IS TECHNICAL ABOUT THIS THREAD!!!!!
    [/quote]

    Oh, and can you give me step by step instructions on how to build a similar rig? :flipoff2:
     
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    its a tool box your seeing.........

    [quote author=cruiser_guy link=board=1;threadid=12220;start=msg112255#msg112255 date=1077987835]
    It appears to have had extensive repairs. Check out the rear wheel well shape in the rear photo. Factory is rounded these are sharp cornered. http://i1.ebayimg.com/03/i/01/66/2e/ad_1.JPG Maybe I'm seeing the edge of the toolbox, but it looks sharp cornered on my screen.
    Could be well done work or rust waiting to burst out at the earliest opportunity.
    I'd want to see it in person before any bids personally.
    20mpg is highly unlikely with a 2F, any 2F.
    [/quote]
     
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    That's a $10,000 Cruiser to me. Although I'm a novice with the 55, by the sounds of the drive-train upgrades and what-have-you; like I said, I'd drive it.

    Why he's selling it so soon is troublesome.
     
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    The owner just took it off Ebay, top bid at the time was around $5300.