Toyota Land Cruiser '1978
- 68000 miles
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1978 Toyota FJ40 Land Cruiser – Frame off Restoration
This car is located in West Palm Beach, FL.
Full frame off restoration done by Gene Hunt in Colorado in 2015.
Finished in Pollux Yellow this car is in near perfect condition. One small paint nick in the door jamb that needs to be touched up. AC is brand new and Disc Brakes are in excellent condition.
Frame off Restoration done in February of 2015. All sheet metal was sand blasted. After blasting, any panels that needed replacement were replaced. As many OEM parts as available at the time were used to rebuild. Underbody coated with POR-15 and then sprayed with a 3M protective coating as well. PPG epoxy primer, then top and clear coat with PPG Pollux Orange. The hardtop and headlight bezels were painted white. All frame and suspension parts were cleaned and refinished in semi-gloss black. Seat brackets, Rear filler panels, Rear heater brackets and covers, Air cleaner assembly, Misc. engine bracketry, Roll Bar, Center Console, Front grill mesh, Transmission skid plate, Exhaust heat deflectors, and Battery Tray were all powder coated. Installed custom hitch.
List of new parts – Hub caps, Bumperettes, front turn signal assemblies, rear brake light assemblies, brighter than stock dash bulbs, rear reflectors, rear Toyota emblem, rear 4wd emblem, fog lights, switches , and harness, rear view mirrors, Front bumper, Toyota grill emblem, stainless hood latches, stainless windshield latches, front fenders, windshield and gasket, running boards, exterior door handles, side mirrors, headliner, sun visors, shifter boot, transfer case boot, hardtop gasket, dome light assembly, front and rear seat upholstery, seat belts, rear window and door gaskets, rear door latch assembly, rear brake light guards, header, exhaust system, air filter, oil filter, spark plugs, ignition wires, distributor cap and rotor, fuel filter, fan belt, heater hoses, battery, battery cables, clutch master cylinder, factory rebuilt Aisan carburetor, transfer case output shaft seals, shocks, glove box shift plate, cigarette lighter assembly, shifter knob, glove box gasket, kick vent gasket, bib bumpers, apron bumpers, quarter panel running lights, hardtop weather stripping kit, body attachment bushings, battery tray, battery hold down, numerous factory decals, and five BFG 31″ X 10.5″ X 15″ tires.