Description


1981 Japanese factory hardtop 2F model with matching numbers finished in factory Royal Blue. This vehicle is one of four we have to offer you coming directly from a private collection. The condition is impressive all round, with a perfect chassis and we're told it has only ever been out in dry weather. Slightly older chassis off restoration which has seen careful dry weather use since completion. We could only find a few paintwork blemishes commensurate with use and age of restoration, patina rather than anything that detracts. Largely standard with the addition of some thoughtful and tasteful upgrades to keep the look original. Fitted with power steering (not all were) and 16' powder coated FJ40 steel rims in the correct mid-grey shod with Dunlop Wrangler tyres that offer the perfect ride. The spare is unused. Free-lock hubs are fitted to the front. Complemented with Old Man Emu dampers and modest lift kit, providing a slightly firmer ride than stock whilst giving a better ride height at the rear to level the truck. Wheel arches and undercarriage received an underseal rust protection layer prior to painting. Royal Blue is a colour that suits these FJ40 well. Ice-cold period airconditioning is fitted as well as piping hot heater to screen and cabin. This is one of 3 hardtop versions in the UK that we have offered in this colour and we don't know of any others. Interior is smart with the original material on the front seats and matching new material on the side facing bench seats. Being a later 1981 FJ40 there are a few nice details that differ from the earlier 2F Fj40 that set this one apart. The truck drives beautifully too, and with disc brakes up front stops straight and true. In short, this is a fantastic FJ40 and priced keenly considering the lovely condition.

Available to view by appointment at our storage near Goodwood, West Sussex.

We strive to only offer you the best original RHD Japanese factory 2F petrol FJ40 available in the UK. Viewing and inspection is absolutely recommended at our storage near Goodwood, West Sussex. The condition, as always, will speak for itself better than any photographs or videos ever could.

We handle more FJ40s than anyone else in Europe and always have varied and interesting collections available, many of which are available by private treaty, so if you are a private collector and looking for a particular version of an FJ, please drop us an email. All items are sold with current MOT and V5 regardless of vehicle age.

This one is priced fairly at £27,750 + (5%+vat buyer's fee) - far below restoration cost.

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Price:

£27,750

Summary


  • Year of Manufacture: 1981
  • Exterior Colour: Royal Blue
  • Interior Colour: Black Leather