Spotless 1977 Toyota FJ40 Goes Under the Hammer

Toyota FJ 40 for sale 9 photos
Photo: RM Auctions
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Inspired by the iconic Willys M38 Jeep and aimed squarely at the 1960s Land Rover, the Toyota FJ40 Land Cruiser proved to be a much more rugged and reliable choice than the rest for clients needing a trusty workhorse.
Finishing Touch in Fountain Hills, Arizona, was given the task to do a top-notch restoration on this 1977 FJ40 you see here, which is set to be auctioned on Friday, January 17th, 2014 with the help of RM Auctions.

The vehicle has been stripped to bare metal and the frame got powder-coated to ensure longevity. Next, it got a new Toyota crate engine with correct performance specifications and all the factory emissions equipment for the 1977 model year. The robust hood now shields a 135 hp, 4,230 cc OHV inline six-cylinder engine mated to a five-speed manual transmission with low-range and part-time AWD.

As seen in the pictures bellow, all the FJ's parts are spotless and since its restoration, the vehicle accumulated just under 5,800 miles, all done on asphalt. The vehicle will be auctioned with no reserve, expecting to raise between $65,000 and $85,000.

Check the original ad at RM Auctions here.
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