1972 Toyota FJ40
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- GM Crate 350 V8 Motor
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- 4 Speed
CUSTOM V8 MEGA CRUISER 1972 TOYOTA FJ40 LAND CRUISER SUPER BUILD 75mph! AIR COND
Here is an excellent example of a GMEGA CRUISER. A premium frame off complete restoration, and now climbs, lunges, trudges, cranks and pulls itself nearly anywhere. You dream it and it will take you there. Simply wild custom build!
With the entire body disassembled, sandblasted, primed and painted we see olive anything but drab shiny 2 stage covering the steel panels that are straight as hunting arrows. The underside has been painted black. 5 yes five, 15 x 10 Aluminum slot wheels wrapped in 5 Super Swamper IROC 37X14X15LT knobbies one hung from a custom rear rack, and the others residing on each corner, are BIG. Savagely tough and impressive.
Utilitarian yet a bit complex with its air heated seats covered in black vinyl. 2 buckets in front and a small rear fold down bench make up the seating. These float in a sea of sound deadening material covered with carpet. Electric A/C provides the cool air when at low altitude. A Dakota digital gauge cluster sits within a custom-made dash front. There is also a hidden audio and navi box on the dash. 3 count 'em, yes 3 shifters… one for the 4-speed tranny and the other two for the transfer cases stretch from the floor. Metal door panels remain original and have had a respray of olive. Just like camping out in the great outdoors.
A 350ci Chevrolet crate motor with a consigner stated all new everything. Exactly what this means eludes us but based on the quality of the rest of the build, it means it was completely new. This crate is topped with an Edelbrock intake and 4-barrel carburetor. The 4-speed H42 manual transmission is on the back and we note a twin stick transfer case, both vintage 1974 equipment according to the codes. Climb like Sir Edmund Hillary. Sherpa!!
Plenty of ground clearance, solid steel and clean rust-free surfaces. Front suspension has been converted to spring over axle front and the shackles were replaced. The rear sports springs and has also seen a shackle replacement. Custom make Tom Woods driveshafts go to each of the cases, and an aluminum fuel cell make up some of the highlight's underneath. Tough as nails boys.
Anything needing a ladder (at least for this writer) has some serious ground clearance. Once in I was on top of the outdoor world where I fired up the crate and brought the 350 cubes to life. We rolled along in our high and mighty way. Seriously it actually was a smooth ride. Comfortable seats, power steering and the new suspension makes for some interesting gear combinations, which all were not tried on those dual stick transfer shifters. Drive this amazing machine anywhere: Highway, yes 75mph! and any trail.
To build one plan on spending 150,000 to 200,000 dollars and waiting 2 years. This one is here and now ad at a 1/3 the price! Don't wait!
Proof that the best customs are no limit Custom V8 Cruisers, they can meet and exceed expectations. Frame off massaging of steel panels, high lift, big Super Swamper Tires, and she is on the same quality level as the TLC ICON and the FJ.co G40 Cruisers. Big time Mega and One of a kind.
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- Engine Size
- GM Crate 350 V8 Motor
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- Olive Green
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- Center Console