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For sale: 1971 Toyota Land Cruiser FJ40

Technical specifications

Item location:
Billings, Montana, United States
Land Cruiser
Rustic Green
Engine size:
Toyota F
Number of cylinders:
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This 1971 Toyota Landcruiser just finished receiving a complete frame off restoration. Every part is new or refurbished with as many as possible being Genuine Toyota OEM replacements. I have owned this FJ40 for almost 10 years, nd it was driven regularly in its stock smurf blue condition until I decided to start tearing it down in 2011 to start the restoration. It has less than 100 miles on the build. This vehicle came stock with the inline Toyota 6 cylinder motor and 3 speed floor shift transmission. It also was equipped with a factory PTO winch option for an added bonus. In the restoration process, wanted to build this Landcruiser in stock form with a few additional upgrades to the powertrain and chassis. Aside from the new suspension lift, aller than stock tires, tainless steel braided brake lines, pgraded carburetor, nd electronic ignition distributor, verything else on this FJ40 was restored back to stock condition. I am not a fan of the blue, o I changed the color to Toyota's 621 Rustic Green. No money was spared in this build, s I wanted it to turn out in new condition from 1971 or better, hich I believe it did. I am not going to explain the details in paragraph, s I broke most everything down into categorized bullet points. This Landcruiser has never been off pavement other than to photograph. It gets a lot of attention as it goes down the road, nd would make a great addition for a Toyota collector or someone who wants to drive it regularly as a restored classic. Please email me for any other questions or details if needed.

  • Metal full replacement rear quarter panels, nner and outer rear seal, nd corner channel replacement pieces were installed
  • OEM front fenders were repaired and reused for better than aftermarket fitment and quality
  • Professional paint job finished in stock Toyota 621 Rustic Green/T-12 Cygnus white basecoat/clearcoat. Every body part was disassembled, roperly prepped and painted, nd then carefully reassembled
  • Toyota factory PTO winch was refurbished and re-spooled with 150 feet of new 5/16 inch galvanized cable, hackle, nd hook
  • All original hardware for complete build was replaced with new SS (stainless steel) hardware kits
  • Underside of tub was cleaned and coated with rubberized undercoating for protective finish
  • Underside of front fenders were coated in Defender-Pro epoxy bed liner with Kevlar to resist rock chipping
  • New body mount kit which included polyurethane body mounts and new hardware
  • New SS windshield hook kit
  • New SS hood hook kit
  • New hood/cowl pad kits
  • New OEM hood bumpers
  • All new OEM emblems front, ide, nd rear
  • New OEM front signal lights/rear tail lights, eflectors, everse light, nd license plate light
  • New side marker lights front and rear
  • New headlights
  • New rear bumperettes
  • Refurbished rear OEM Toyota rear step
  • New OEM front bumper and license plate holder
  • New door handles and rear hatch lift handles inside and out
  • New OEM gas cap
  • New OEM side mirrors
  • New OEM windshield wiper arms and blades
  • New glass windshield cut/ installed. All other glass is 1971 Toyota OEM glass
  • Reproduction windshield, ide window, orner window, nd rear lift hatch weatherstrip/key. OEM weatherstrip for these items of this year are no longer available in surplus stock ANYWHERE
  • Side doors have new wing window weatherstrip, indow channel kits, uter window squeegees, nd inner felts. Side door and rear lift hatch door weatherstrip is new OEM Toyota
  • New hard top seal kit


  • Front and rear seats were disassembled. Seat frames were cleaned, etal etched, nd repainted with 521 drk. machinery gray. Front seats were reassembled, rear seats were reupholstered
  • New front seat belts
  • Inner tub floor and fenderwells were cleaned, repped, nd coated with Defender-Pro epoxy bed liner with Kevlar for a durable waterproof finish
  • New headliner was installed
  • New front SOR Tuff floor mats
  • New rear cargo mat/ insulation
  • New shifter boots and shift knobs
  • New sun visors and rear view mirror
  • Reproduction dash pad
  • Refurbished heater box
  • New OEM steering column boot, rommet, nd vent drain tubes
  • New side door strike kit
  • Doorjamb edging installed for paint protection
  • OEM gauge cluster was disassembled, epaired, leaned, nd repainted. All gauges and lights work correctly
  • All dash knobs and components work correctly


  • Frame was stripped, leaned, nd painted with a hardened enamel paint
  • New SOR 4” suspension lift kit. All new springs, ushings, hackles, -bolts, hocks, nd shock boots
  • New steering stabilizer in stock location
  • New Tie-rod end kit installed for steering correction
  • Stock Toyota wheels were sandblasted, nd powdercoated. New stock Toyota hubcaps were installed
  • (5) new BFGoodrich Mud-Terrain T/A tires. Tire size is 33x9.5x15.
  • New clutch installed with re-surfaced flywheel
  • New OEM clutch fork
  • New clutch master cylinder and slave cylinder installed
  • New upgraded SS braided clutch and brake line kit
  • New brake master cylinder
  • New exhaust system professionally installed
  • New front Toyota motor mounts
  • Motor has a complete seal and gasket kit installed – no leaks. Valves were adjusted to Toyota spec. New thermostat and radiator hoses. New drive belt installed. All new heater and vacuum hoses. Motor was painted with high temperature engine enamel. Complete tune-up performed with an upgraded D.U.I. electronic ignition distributor for better performance, ivewires, ew spark plugs, il and oil filter change, nd a new upgraded from stock Weber DGAV 32/36 carburetor with electric choke. New throttle cable and air cleaner adapter was installed to be able to use the stock air filter and housing.
  • Resealed the stock Toyota transfer case and topped off with 80/90 weight gear oil- no leaks
  • Stock 3 speed transmission oil was flushed and topped off with 80/90 weight gear oil- no leaks

The winning bidder is required to pay a non-refundable $500 deposit through Paypal within 48 hours of the auctions end. If you have furtherquestions please send me an email and then we can exchange other information as needed. You can also see many morepictures of this Land Cruiser through the entire rebuild process by clicking on the link below. The buyer is fullyresponsible for arranging the pickup/shipping of this vehicle. We will do everything we can to help with the process. Thanks!

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