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'71 Land Cruiser Project

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#1 Hotshot


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Posted 20 August 2007 - 03:49 PM

Got a new camera today, and needed something to take pictures of. My subject in these pictures happened to be my 1971 Toyota Landcruiser that I plan on either restoring or turning into a wheeling rig when I manage to get the time for it. Feel free to make any comments/suggestions.

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Have to run now, but I have a few more of the straight six under the hood that I might stick up later.

#2 backwoodsboy



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Posted 20 August 2007 - 04:36 PM

That is hotness!

wheel it like you stole it :grin:

#3 Hotshot


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Posted 20 August 2007 - 05:22 PM

A few more...

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#4 fortysixandtwo


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Posted 14 January 2008 - 04:01 AM

Nice cruiser man! havnt figured out what you want to do with it yet? looks pretty straight, wheeler or resto it will be a great project:headbang:

#5 monstaru


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Posted 15 January 2008 - 11:26 PM

i hate you!:grin: i have wanted an fj for along time.
:lol: actually i would like a diesel version.i'm so not saying the designation.

#6 scrapdaddytatum


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Posted 01 February 2008 - 07:42 AM

wanna sell it, i love me some toyota
and i havnt had a good one in a year
im seriuos, i will buy it if you would sell it

#7 Hondasucks


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Posted 02 February 2008 - 02:33 AM

I wanna get this body style Land Cruiser:
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Preferably EFI and manual trans

I did a PDI (Pre-Delivery Inspection) on an 08, man they are nice but I think for $75k I'd rather have a motorhome!

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Posted 04 February 2008 - 01:25 PM

i will buy it if you would sell it

I wouldn't mind one of those TT legacys, but I'm afraid it still technically belongs to my granddad, and other family members have had their eye on it for a while.

I'm still not 100% sure what to do with it, whether just fix it up enough to wheel it, or restore it and try to keep it clean. I haven't been home enough to work on it since school started, but this summer it is going to get a lot of attention.

While it does start and run, there is no interior, and the entire floor pretty much needs to be replaced. Then it needs tires and probably some suspension work. I feel that as a college freshman with limited income, this project is a little over my head, but I am planning on starting on it anyways and I'll just see what happens.

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Posted 06 February 2008 - 01:13 PM

I would have built an FJ if I could go back and do it again. They are the perfect size, so so short, with enough width and cargo room to really make a build worth it.

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