SOLD Land Cruiser Heritage Museum Salt Lake City, 1978 FJ40 rock crawler

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Vehicle Model
  1. 40 Series

1978 FJ40 Rock Crawler​

1977 FJ40 Rock Crawler



The Land Cruiser Heritage Museum is offering an opportunity for a Land Cruiser enthusiast to purchase a custom built rock crawler. Offered for sale is a 1978 US market FJ40 manufactured in September 1977, modified by Proffitt's Cruisers of Colorado.
  • Custom 4 link front coil spring suspension with 4:10 geared Dana 60 Axle
  • Rear axle is a Dana 60 with custom 4 link and 1/4 elliptical springs
  • Equipped with 4-wheel disc brakes and hydraulic power steering
  • Powered by a GM 5.7-Liter Vortec V8 with a TH400 automatic transmission
  • Twin-stick Atlas transfer case
  • 44x19.50-17LT Interco Pit Bull Rockers on MRW beadlock steel wheels
  • Warn 9.5 TI winch with synthetic rope
  • Rear mounted Warn ATV winch to tension rear axle
  • Chassis-mounted rock lights
  • Custom bobbed tub with full roll cage
  • Beard seats and 4-point G-FORCE seat belts
  • AutoMeter gauges
  • CB radio included
  • ExtremeAire onboard compressor with storage tank
  • Interior floors have spray-in liner
This Moab-proven veteran was built in 2005 by Proffitt's Cruisers to take on the toughest terrain. The frame is a blend of stock FJ40 and custom tubing. The long-traveling 4-link suspension, 8-lug Dana 60 axles and 44-inch tires allow the vehicle to tackle large obstacles that block most vehicles equipped for off-road travel. This is a dedicated off pavement vehicle and is not suitable for highway use.
The vehicle is offered at $25,000.00 and can be inspected in Salt Lake City, UT. Contact Dan Busey at 505-615-5470 or email dbusey@lhmcom.

Note: mileage indicated on the existing speedometer is 76. Total mileage is unknown.

50 additional photos available here: Land Cruiser Heritage Museum - 1977 FJ40 -
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I love it! If I didn’t just buy the FJ25 hardtop model I would own this.
Land Cruisers are just like potato chips, you can never have just one.

Thanks everyone.
Just want to make sure, did this sale go through?
Yes it did. The new owner has possession.

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