1977 Toyota Land Cruiser HJ45 Landcruiser Like FJ40 FJ45 BJ40 HJ47 etc

Price: - Item location: Miami Beach, Florida, United States
  • Condition: Used
  • Make: Toyota
  • Model: Land Cruiser
  • SubModel: Full Frame Off Nut and Bolt Restoration
  • Type: Standard Cab Pickup
  • Trim: Frame Off Nut and Bolt Restoration HJ45 Like FJ40 BJ40
  • Year: 1977
  • Mileage: 78,809
  • Color: Dune Beige w White Top
  • Engine size: Toyota H - 6 Cylinder Diesel
  • Number of cylinders: 6
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Transmission: Manual
  • Drive type: 4WD
  • Interior color: Gray
  • Drive side: Left-hand drive
  • Options: 4-Wheel Drive
  • Vehicle Title: Clear
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1977 Toyota Land Cruiser Frame Off Nut and Bolt Restoration HJ45 Like FJ40 BJ40

1977 Toyota Land Cruiser HJ45 Pick up truck - Rare Diesel Land Cruiser in excellent, fully frame off restored condition - no expense spared - open checkbook restoration of this iconic classic vehicle. People approach me to talk about it within seconds of me stopping the truck; every time I go out, anywhere I go.
Also of Note: I see a few of these trucks on eBay, and of course have been watching the market intently prior to listing this truck. One green 1971 recently bid to $59,950, (reserve not met) billed as a nut and bolt restoration, a white 64 bid to $42K(reserve not met)and a 74 bid to $53K... Also seen a few listed around $75K - I just want everyone to know that I will put my truck head to head with ANY HJ45 or FJ45 I have seen on eBay in recent memory. This is a no BS, no excuses truck, and auction. I have tried to describe the truck as accurately as possible in my description below:
Every nut and bolt has been off and replaced on this Land Cruiser.
Professional paint job - body, frame and bed-liner.
All systems gone through by a mechanic specializing in 4WD vehicles in Florida.
Thousands were spent fixing any and all issues with this vehicle; of which there were really very few. Engine runs very well. Mostly just spent money on all new OEM Parts everywhere on this vehicle to get it looking as close to stock as possible.
Brand New BFG AT's with 100! miles on them. 33 x 10.50 x 15 tires and 5 Chrome wheels from an FJ60 in Excellent overall condition. (Not the junk tires I see on so many other trucks for sale.)
All New OEM: Fog lights and fog light switch, new engine decompression switch, new throttle cable, new washer switch, new cigarette lighter.
New OEM Fuel sender and Gas Gauge, disc brakes in front, hydraulic steering, antique Hella rear fog light installed with very cool, red,lit, Hella pull switch in dash.
Interior shows as new - Brand New OEM: Door Panels, Door Handles, Window regulators. Custom full floor mat. OEM gear shift and transfer case knobs. Floors are amazing! All Gauges work. New Rear view mirror, new side mirrors. New Windshield.
Brand new Interstate Battery, new air filter, new OEM fuel filter service, 2 new fuel lines, OEM H Oil filter and oil change with Rotella on April 12, 2017.
New Windshield, New Driveshaft.
Frame off restoration - every nut and bolt was removed and replaced. I am a perfectionist. Former US Marine. I own a limo company in Vail - EagleVailExpress.com. I am very detail oriented. This is a really nice truck.
ALL work listed was completed between Dec 15 2016 and April 12, 2017 - (does not include the frame-off paint job completed previously)
All fluids, tires etc have less than 100 miles on them as of today, 4-26-17
Things that are not quite perfect:1. The wheels are awesome - but at about 1-2 feet away you can see a small spot in the crease of each of the wheels were they have corroded slightly in the past from sitting. Very hard to see in these pics but there nonetheless. I purchased the best set I could find. Happy to text you pics...2. Clutch chatters very slightly in first gear only. We adjusted the clutch and it is pretty good but if I was going to keep the truck as a daily driver, I would have this addressed to make it a bit smoother. No chatter at all in 2, 3, 4 and R.3. For some reason they drilled 2 extra holes in the hood on each side. I have no idea when this happened in the trucks life, or why, and its a little sad from a perfectionist point of view, but you probably would not have noticed had I never mentioned it; in the interest of full disclosure. No one ever notices, its always more like "OMG WOW! That is the coolest truck I've ever seen!" and other similar commentary. Everyone wants to know the story on the truck. People walk up to me while I am sitting at stoplights to talk, leave notes on the windows of the truck while in the parking structure etc. with questions and interest about this vehicle. I guess it is a real head turner. It honestly is every bit as sweet as the McLarens and Ferrari's parked in my building - It has an amazing 'presence' and look to it - looking brand spanking new doesn't hurt either. I live in Miami Beach where image is sadly a 'thing'.... There are a million porsche cayennes, mercedes, lambos, ferraris etc around here and I will tell you the truth; this truck gets WAY more attention than all that stuff.
Please see partial list of work completed below.
1.OEM Chrome Wheels from FJ60 x 52.Brand New BFG 33 x 10.50 tires x 53.Chrome Lugnuts4.New OEM Rear Wheel Center Hub Caps5.Alignment6.New (rare) OEM Throttle Cable7.NEW (rare) OEM Engine Decompression Knob8.New OEM Door panels9.New OEM door handles10.New OEM window cranks11.New OEM Jack Handle12.Vintage OEM Jack Rods13.Vintage OEM Jack 09110-3501114.OEM Bottle Jack Bracket15.New OEM Fog lights16.New OEM Fog light Switch17.New OEM Brake Switch18.New OEM Hood latches19.New OEM Hood Shims20.New OEM Fender to Hood Bumper (2 little Rubber pieces)21.New OEM Windshield Rests x 222.New OEM Side Mirrors23.New OEM Rear View Mirror24.New OEM Washer switch25.New OEM Wipers Arms and Wiper Blades26.New OEM Fuel Gauge and Fuel sender - NEW FUEL TANK27.New OEM ‘Toyota’ and ‘Diesel’ badges front grill28.New OEM Land Cruiser Badging side skirts29.New OEM Cigarette Lighter – Working30.New OEM Front Bumper31.New OEM Rear Tailgate Bumpers33.OEM Brake and Clutch Pedal Pads - Interior foot controls34.New OEM Correct Gas Cap35.New OEM Radiator Cap36.New OEM Wiper Motor Cover Gasket37.New OEM Tool Bag38.Vintage Glove Box Door – Uncut39.New OEM Shift and Transfer Knobs40.1 New and 1 Used Kickvent spring41.New Cowl Vent Seals - 55786-9030142.Assorted Rubber grommets43.New Gas Pedal Pad44.Fixed all tail light wiring45.Installed rear fog light - NOS Hella46.New oil pressure sender47.New (used) Toyota door glass x 248.New Windshield49.New Driveshaft50.Transfer case output seal replaced51.New motor mounts52.New side step spacers53. New Interstate Battery54.Adjusted the clutch55.Adjusted Throttle cable linkage56.Fixed interior dome light57.New bumper bolts - New OEM Bumper58.New Cotter pins throughout the truck59.New wheel spacers (front)60.Front and Rear Differential Service61.Transmission Service62.Transfer Case service63.Repaired Leaking Speedo with new O rings and Seals from SOR64.New OEM Fuel Filter65.Raised Driver Seat 1.5 inches
Please keep in mind:1. This is a 1977 Truck - No Warranty is Expressed or implied and Vehicle is sold as-is.2. It is difficult to get financing on older vehicles like this - Please have cash in hand, or funds available to complete the sale prior to bidding.3. No "Zero Feedback" Bidders please4. $1000 due by Paypal within 2 hours of the end of auction or I reserve the right to relist the truck.5. Buyer must contact me by phone (970-376-6284) within 4 hours of Auction ending to make arrangements, and the balance is due by direct wire transfer or cash in person into my account within 72 hours after the close of the auction or I reserve the right to cancel the sale and relist the truck.6. I am happy to coordinate with your shipper.7. I am happy to text you with any additional photos or video that you would like to see, as well as doing a face-time or skype walk around of the truck.8. Odometer works but is not guaranteed to be accurate due to the age of vehicle.
Thank you for your interest - I can be reached anytime - call or text Matt at 970-376-6284.
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