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    Default 1987 Toyota Land Cruiser FJ60

    I just happened to be on my way to my parents house and stumbled across a 1987 FJ60 for sale in some kid's driveway. Stopped by, drove it, and loved it.

    It's rusty, but it runs smoother than any car I have ever owned.

    Here's a pic!




    I've already Plasti-Dipped the grille and bumpers matte black. It looks pretty good!

    The next step is to get my white PD and do the roof like the classic FJ's.

    Fun times!
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    You bought a rusty truck knowing that it was all rusted.

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    "Pain and despair, damage and beatings, they don't end the world. The world ends when you're dead. You've got more punishment in store. Until then, stand it like a man and give some back".

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    Viva la rust belt!

    Who are you?

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    She won't be going anywhere for a good while.
    But i still love her...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hookecho View Post
    You bought a rusty truck knowing that it was all rusted.
    I don't want to sound like I'm defending him for that, but he did put it in the "my project" section... so hopefully it'll get fixed.
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    Congrats on the sale! (pre-emptive)
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    1. to ascribe (one's acts, opinions, etc.) to causes that superficially seem reasonable and valid but that actually are unrelated to the true, possibly unconscious and often less creditable or agreeable causes.

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    It's underway. I've cut some of it out. Some might just get fiberglassed after cutting it out because I don't really care.

    I'm actually going to cut the rockers off and weld in support bars for rock sliders/side steps. That eliminates any rocker rust. It's not as bad as that side looks. The passenger side has next to none (For an FJ60)

    The worst rust is the back frame. Amish repair shop should be able to fix it for $300 or so. The front frame has already been done. I've got some of that all ground down and epoxy painted. But it's a Toyota, so in five years I'd be looking for a new frame anyway. I found a guy that would completely re-do the frame for $1,500. That included media blasting, welds, and an entire spray of gloss epoxy paint. However, that would be me removing the body and everything and delivering it as a rolling chassis.

    These things are ridiculously over-valued in my opinion, but I got a great price on it and it's fun to roll around in.
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    Quote Originally Posted by T-spoon View Post
    Congrats on the sale! (pre-emptive)
    You so funny!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Lonestag View Post
    Viva la rust belt!

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    Yeah cars around here don't hold up to rust to well. This thing has been in Indiana it's whole life and not "stored winters" obviously.
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    They all rust. Almost bagged one down here for 1000, it had rust in the same spot as yours does.

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    No, I'm still gay. I like the ladies too.

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    FJ60s that leak like a faucet don't rust...

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    Yeah it's tough to find one at all around here. Mine doesn't leak really. It has a little oil around the valve cover, but that's about it.
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    The only vehicle he's never sold since buying is the 1st gen.....

    Nice truck!
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    I own the car because I didn't want to be like everybody else.

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    It's like you have a Sock Monster, but it has acquired a taste for car parts instead.......
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    What is it with you and boxes on wheels?

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    I was deaf, sore and majorly pissed off

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    Quote Originally Posted by celica9303 View Post
    The only vehicle he's never sold since buying is the 1st gen.....

    Nice truck!
    Give him another week or two.

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    I had one of those and boy do they die hard... You, your kids and grand kids are going to die and that truck is still going to be around by then if properly taken care of.

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    Quote Originally Posted by celica9303 View Post
    The only vehicle he's never sold since buying is the 1st gen.....

    Nice truck!
    haha

    Yeah I've settled down a bit.

    I've had my Cherokee for about a year. I really like them. You NEVER see Land Cruisers around here.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Luis C View Post
    I had one of those and boy do they die hard... You, your kids and grand kids are going to die and that truck is still going to be around by then if properly taken care of.
    They sure do. I can't believe how quiet this one is.
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    Quote Originally Posted by The Captain View Post
    What is it with you and boxes on wheels?
    I do love the box.
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