1972 Toyota Landcruiser 4WD Custom 383 V8 4 spd SUV

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Type: Used
Year: 1972
Make: Toyota
Model: Landcruiser 4WD Custom 383 V8 4 spd SUV
Body: 4WD SUV
Engine Size: 383 V8
Trans: 4 speed manual
Mileage: 5207
VIN: FJ40130387
Stock: 30387
Ext Color: Blue
Int Color:

West Coast Classics are proud to present a custom 1972 Toyota FJ40 Landcruiser Truck which was sold new in 1972 in Southern California.

It was ground-up, frame off restored and modified in Oregon. It was then sold to an owner in Vancouver, Canada where the previous owner purchased it in 2020. The entire drive train was replaced with a custom built Chevy 383 Stroker making approximately 500 hp along with brakes, suspension, steering, and electronics by Lalo at 'Lalos Muscle Cars & Corvettes' in Van Nuys, California.

The engine is extremely strong and runs cool no matter how hot the outside temperature or how hard its run. The upholstery was upgraded by 'Nachos Custom Interiors' in North Hollywood, California. The custom seats are beautifully recovered and the new high level carpet is perfectly installed over Dynamat insulation.

The truck was driven less than 520 miles after its initial restoration, and then less than 200 miles since the new engine and mechanical upgrades. It has very subtle ghost flames and has four wheel power disc brakes.

ENGINE AND DRIVE TRAIN

*Chevrolet 383 Stroker
*880 Chevy block
*Four bolt mains
*Forged Scat iron crank
*Speedmaster aluminum heads w/220 intake runners
*Procomp aluminum hi-rise intake manifold
*Wiseco forged aluminum pistons
*Holley 750 Double Pumper
*GM Performance cam with 230 duration Hydraulic rollers
*10.5 compression ratio
*MSD 6AL Ignition
*MSD electronic distributor
*MSD Blaster coil
*MSD starter
*MSD 8.5 mm plug wires
*Edelbrock electric fuel pump
*Completely new electrical wiring with new harness and switches
*New custom built large capacity aluminum radiator
*Oversize electric fan with automatic thermostat and manual controls
*Hedman shorty polished headers
*High-voltage alternator
*Braided steel AN fuel lines.
*Engine compartment mounted fuel pressure gauge
*Custom chrome coolant over-flow tank
*New belts and hoses
*Optima red-top performance battery
*Aluminum Chevy badged valve covers
*Custom built battery tray and hold down clamp
*MagnaFlow performance mufflers with side exit 3 inch custom built pipes
*Custom built power steering pump
*Dual horns
*Muncie SM 465 truck 4 speed manual transmission
*New heavy duty clutch
*Custom made forged drive shaft
*Moser rear end with 3.70:1 ratio
*Chevy front differential with 3.70:1 ratio
*Rebuilt transfer case
*Wilwood 4-wheel power disc brakes
*Aluminum 15 inch wheels
*New BF Goodrich All-terrain KO-2 35 inch tires
*New heavy-duty polished off-road Bilstein shock absorbers
*Matching Bilstein polished steering stabilizers

BODY

West coast no rust body
Complete frame of restoration.
No rust newly painted frame
Toyota 8J7 paint code Blue Steel Metallic with custom painted ghost flames
Custom rear bumper
Second custom-mounted 15 gallon gas tank with switching between the two tanks.
New outside mirrors with two extra sets included. One pair is NIB
All new factory emblems and badging
New weather-stripping
Full undercoating
LED Headlights and Tail lights
All lights and signals work

INTERIOR

Custom seats
Custom Dash
Custom switches with Vintage Air fan controls
Custom console
Custom lighting
Viper alarm system with GPS tracking
Electronic Marshall dash gauges
New after-market steering wheel
Kenwood KDC-BT 34 stereo with rear speakers
Custom floor mats
Custom headliner
Aluminum shift knob
Aluminum 4-wheel drive selector


The Toyota Landcruiser is the longest running series for Toyota and certainly one of the finest true off road 4WD full size sport utility vehicles ever built and a legendary performer in the harshest of settings as proved through extensive testing by Toyota in the Australian outback, notorious for extreme temperatures and terrain and where it became hugely popular and Australia's best selling full size body on frame four wheel drive vehicle ever! Production started in 1954 and by 1973 over 300K Landcruisers had been sold worldwide; a true testament of their legendary capabilities! It was produced as a convertible, a Hardtop, a Station Wagon and there was a Utility Truck version.


The FJ40 series is an iconic and classic series and these trucks are now being sought after like never before with models like this fully restored and customized examples being especially prized by enthusiasts. The FJ40 series (1960-83) initially sported a 3.9L 6 cylinder engine with a 3 speed manual gearbox until 1975 when it sported a larger and more powerful 4.2L 2F version. The FJ40 finally had low range gearing but continued with a 3 speed main gearbox.

This is one very fine example of this increasingly desirable and stylishly customized legendary FJ40 series Toyota Landcruiser Custom V8 4WD in the rigid 2 door hardtop body-style with a removable hardtop and drop down windshield for the ultimate 'Safari' style 4x4 and with this particular model still looking mostly all stock although fully customized with the some of the most modern of upgrades.

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