"I was born a 4x4 owner, it wasn't a choice, I didn't become one later in life...I was born this way"

1988 Toyota Land Cruiser FJ62


Specifications

  • Mileage: 35000
  • Tires: 33x12.5.15 BFG A/T
  • Color: White
  • Lift: 6
  • Price: 15000
  • Location: Kirkland, Washington

1988 Land Cruiser with a 350 Chevy for a power plant, an automatic transmission and a 6" lift that sits on top of aggressive Goodrich tires. Big, fast, mechanically solid and it sits at maintenance zero.


Here is some of what was done by the dealership (High Road Automotive):
- the engine was tuned up, tightened up,
- the front differential was professionally rebuilt,
- new battery installed
- new air conditioning compressor
- new Old Man Emu rear shocks
- new steering tie rod ends
- full fluid maintenance was performed including A/T fluid filter
- both front knuckles were overhauled
- many new seals and hoses
- the dash facing was rebuilt
- new ARB winch bumper installed
- battery hold down hardware was replaced
- fresh coat of paint

Here is the laundry list of items addressed by Torfab in August:
- install FJ80 series seat belts in the back (shoulder and lap belts)
- shock mounts for rear cross member
- install ARB OEM nitro charger shocks
- install ARB OEM steering stabilizer
- 555 Tie rod end kit
- drain and flush coolant system
- remove soft line setup and replace with hard lines
- go through steering system and inspect all components
- remove and install pitman arm in correct location
- inspect and correct wiring harness throughout the truck
- rear pinion seal
- remove and rebuild transfer case (all new bearings, seals and gaskets)
- Torfab rear crossmember mounting plate
- trailer wiring harness
- remove and replace existing mounts with custom plates
- Hella horn upgrade
- install Tuffy console

Torfab also confirmed that the body and chassis were both straight and in very good condition.

Original build thread:
- Brand New Chevy 2007 350 TBI crate engine with Edelbrock Performer Series Manifold and Headers from GM Factory installed in 2007 (~35k miles on motor)
- Advance Adapter Kit mated with fresh rebuilt 700r4 overdrive transmission
- Custom made Door Panels
- 4 inch BTB lifted springs with 2 inch body lift total of 6 inches of lift
- TSM rear Disc Brake conversion and SS brake lines with converted 80 series Master Cylinder
- Auxiliary Electric 2100 cfm Fan
- B&M floor Automatic Shifter
New Replaced Parts:
- TBI, Turbo City Wiring Harness, ECM, all Engine and Emission Sensors
- Alternator
- The entire Brake System
- The entire A/C system
- Front Windshield
- 90% of all weatherstripping and Hood Heat Shield
- 90% of all hoses with Goodyear Wrapped Hose
- Coolant Radiator and two Auxiliary Radiators for Oil/Trans
- Sahara Fender Flares
- 33x12.5.15 BFG Ats with Black American Racing Rims
- 4plus U-Bolt Flip Kit in Front
- AutoMeter Tach, Oil, and Temp Gauges
- Pro Comp 14 inch Travel Reservoir Shocks with Hoops
- Magna Flow 50 series muffler and Catalytic Converter 3inch Pipe Exhaust
- Extended Anti-Sway Links in Rear and BTB Front Disconnects in Front
- Radio/CD player from 2000 Toyota 4Runner and Pioneer 4x4 and 6x10 speakers


This thing is a monster. This is not a machine for the timid.