1988 BJ71 LHD 70-series Diesel Landcruiser--13B-T Factory Turbo--Price Dropped!
Price: US $8,950.00 Item location: Boulder, Colorado, United States
- Make: Toyota
- Model: Land Cruiser
- Type: SUV
- Year: 1988
- Mileage: 111550
- VIN: 00000000000000000
- Color: Silver
- Engine size: 13B-T Diesel
- Number of cylinders: 4
- Fuel: Diesel
- Transmission: Manual
- Drive type: 4WD
- Interior color: Black
- Drive side: Left-hand drive
- Options: 4-Wheel Drive
- Vehicle Title: Clear Want to buy? Contact seller!
1988 Toyota Land CruiserHere's a 1988 BJ71 short-wheelbase, 70-series Landcruiser from Europe (France, in this case). Left hand drive, original 13B-T turbo diesel motor, H55 5-speed manual transmission. Super rare to find left hand drive and the 13B-t turbo diesel motor together in the same truck as Toyota only sold a limited number in very few markets that were equipped like this.
Shows 111,550km as of today (about 69,300 miles), but no idea if that's original. I imported this myself last year and had big plans that don't look like they're going to happen now, so here it is.
Starts quickly and easily
runs good and strong ("peppy", compared to my 3B powered truck)
compression tested, good, and consistent (380psi +/- across all cylinders, measured stone cold)
fresh turbo (according to a receipt, in French, from the PO)
injectors just rebuilt (Diesel Forward, in Denver)
gauge shows good oil pressure
no unusual smoke
Ironman springs with 2" lift
onboard air compressor (unknown brand)
custom tube bumpers and sliders
big ass winch (didn't see a brand on it, but then I didn't look very hard)
interior and exterior roll bars
super supportive aftermarket seats
rally computer (no idea how to work it, instruction manual likely available online)
rear mounted jerry can
no carpets or mats
custom diamondplate interior panels
side exit exhaust (didn't measure it, but it looks like 2.5")
a small assortment of spare parts (if it's a deal-breaker for somebody, I'll try and get a list together)
...and probably more I'm forgetting
Wheels are original type, Euro-spec split rims. The four rollers have Goodyear Wrangler 7.50R-16 mounted to them, and they're in good shape--definitely roadworthy. The spare wheel is included, but buyer probably should get a new tire for it.
As you can see in the photos, obviously the PO has "customized" this one. Maybe not to everyone's taste, but a lot of people seem to like it.
Rear roof has been cut off, and a custom aluminum-skinned cover put in its place. Rear "hatch" is a heavy rubberized canvas type material with a clear vinyl window in it. Rear doors have been cut as part of the customization. The whole thing can be unbolted if desired for a demi-convertible effect.
Everyone's going to ask if it has any rust. Yup. If you're looking for a rust-free car, maybe you shouldn't be looking at 31 year old Landcruisers. :-)
Floors and frame are solid. Some rust at the bottom of driver's door, and in the rockers. Totally normal for these cars. Unusual when they don't have it.
Actual VIN: JT1V0BJ7109001485
eBay doesn't recognize foreign market VIN numbers, hence the 17 zeroes above.
I'm sure there's more to say, but that's all I can think of right now. Happy to answer any questions about it.