Just bought my first TLC! -pics-

Discussion in '80-Series Tech' started by mmessier2, Feb 24, 2007.

  1. mmessier2

    mmessier2

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    Last night I got my first TLC- a 1991 FJ80. Ive attached a pic below. It only has 157K miles, is VERY clean, and runs flawlessly. I paid $4700 for it.

    So Im just intruducing myself.... I just sold my truck, an access cab 2005 Tacoma TRD sport with 33" BFG muds and a 3" lift. My wife and I are expecting our first baby, so I got something a little more 'kid friendly' that I still can have fun with.

    I also have an 85 4Runner that is lifted about 6" and on 33's- that is definately not good for babies, but Im keeping it as a toy.

    So that is my story, Im a Toyota guy and have read up on the FJ80s and FZJ80s. For my price range and needs this deal was too good to pass up.

    I know the rules to this forum, and I promise I will search and read the FAQ's before I ask any simple questions...

    91 FJ40 - (sorry for the large photo size)
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    Inside... (look how clean!!!)

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    My 4runner

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    Tacoma :crybaby: (I miss it, but not the payment)
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  2. alaskacruiser

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    Welcome, and wow. That interior is in amazing shape for a 16 year old vehicle. Almost looks better than my 97. I know I'd trade my leather for your cloth in a heartbeat.
     
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    Good looking rig. That is very low miles for a 91. Did it come with that rack and lights or did you put them on?
     
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    Great find!

    Welcome!:flipoff2:
     
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    Very nice! My 93 w/100k isn't that clean. You scored on the price too.

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    welcome. good find, and man that thing is way cleaner than my 97.

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    Wow! Clean inside! Congrat on the baby too.... Get some sleep as much as you can now...

    Welcome to mud...
     
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    Wow! Smokin deal man. you made the right choice. does it have lockers?
     
  11. mmessier2

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    The pic is actually one from the seller, and the rack didnt come with it... oh well, I still got a great deal. And no, it does not have front or rear lockers. Im so glad I bought it though- everyone I show is amazed at how clean it is. I dont have a pic of the engine, but even that is clean. It even has the original floor mats in it.... crazy.
     
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    Nice Cruiser!

    Erg80
     
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    Nice find! Welcome!
     
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    NaterGator On Gilligan's Island

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    Stupid question maybe, but that thing looks like it has a brand spakin new interior, you sure it's not a Katrina car?


    Very nice :flipoff2:
     
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    Velcome fellow Calafohnian!:flipoff2:
     
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    Welcome! :flipoff2: Wheels/tires look great...

    Red is best....
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    Yah it looked so good I made sure to run a carfax on it. Its been owned and used in the Bay Area since it was new. Clean title and a steady 10K miles a year put on it- at least that is what I could tell from the SMOG test milage reports on the carfax.

    The guy I bought it from had another Lexus SUV (RX) and he just bought a 66 FJ40 so this one had to go. Real nice guy too... its true that you buy a used car you need to really have aa good feel of the previous owner. It gives you a lot of insight into how the car was used and maintained.
     
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    Welcome!
     
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    Welcome.....nice find.

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  20. mmessier2

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    As expected Im already researching OME lifts and tires... :)
     
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