Tired FJ62 Saved from Dump

by Ken Baxter
(Battle Creek, MI)

My son traded a modified bobber to get me my 1989 Toyota Land Cruiser. The previous owner was about to have it towed to the dump for $120/ton, so about $240.

Well, after a little money )mine) and a LOT of work (my sons), we have her on the road and saved from the scrappers.
Yes, the body is rough, but the drive-train and suspension are now solid. I am grateful my son happened to find this beast. I have owned two different 4Runners in the past and he knew I would love this. I do.

Now, if I can just find some of the body parts at a reasonable price, we can have her looking as good as she drives.

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Mar 20, 2020
Like Father like Son
by: Anonymous

Obviously your Son was raised by a good man..

Dec 12, 2017
by: Ken

Actually, my son gave it to me. I am proud of the work he did on it. I was stunned when he told me it was all mine!!!

Dec 12, 2017
by: Steve

As they say, old Toyotas never die, especially if they are plucked from the car crusher jaws. we did hope your son has fun in it.

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