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1971 Toyota Fj55 Landcruiser on 2040-cars

Year:1971 Mileage:145000 Color: Gray/white / Black
Location:

Laguna Hills, California, United States

Laguna Hills, California, United States
Transmission:Manual (3 on the tree)
Body Type:SUV
Vehicle Title:Clear
Engine:Inline 6
Fuel Type:GAS
For Sale By:Private Seller
Year: 1971
Make: Toyota
Model: Land Cruiser
Cab Type (For Trucks Only): SUV
Trim: SUV
Options: 4-Wheel Drive, CD Player
Drive Type: Standard
Power Options: Air Conditioning
Mileage: 145,000
Sub Model: FJ55
Exterior Color: Gray/white
Disability Equipped: No
Interior Color: Black
Warranty: Vehicle does NOT have an existing warranty
Number of Cylinders: 6
Condition: UsedA vehicle is considered used if it has been registered and issued a title. Used vehicles have had at least one previous owner. The condition of the exterior, interior and engine can vary depending on the vehicle's history. See the seller's listing for full details and description of any imperfections.Seller Notes:"This FJ55 is even rarer than the FJ40s. This car is equipped 4-wheel drive and a/c both operational. This car runs great. There is some rust on the ledge of the roof as moisture accumulates there over the years. No rust anywhere else."

This 1971 FJ55 Landcruiser is a rare and hard to find vintage SUV.  It is in excellent mechanical and cosmetic condition.  It has a vacuum assisted 4-wheel drive and air conditioning, both fully operational. 


Lovely referred to as the "Iron Pig" by its fan base over the years for its rough looks and tough composition, this vintage SUV performs incredibly well off road and crossing shallow rivers.  

There is rust on the ledge around the roof top, which is very common on this car as moisture accumulates there without draining. The odometer is not working so the mileage listed is estimated.  This is an original California car kept in Huntington Beach, Laguna Beach and Oceanside, CA most of its life.

I have the original owner's manual and keys. Don't miss the opportunity to own this collector piece.  Email me with any questions or if you need more information.

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It's important to note that this award is only about perception. In other words, it's perceived quality, not actual quality. "Often, perception can be a trailing indicator, reflecting years of good or bad performance in a category, and it can also be influenced by headlines in the media," said Jeff Bartlett, Consumer Reports deputy automotive editor.
The brand that made the biggest jump in perception amongst Consumer Reports readers is Tesla, which posted an impressive 47-point gain to finish in fifth place. Subaru is also notable for finishing in the top 10, despite being one of the smaller manufacturers doing business in the US. Scroll down below for all the details from Consumer Reports, if you're so inclined.

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The Detroit News reported today that Toyota will restart production at two Indian plants, following a shutdown on Monday.
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