Expo 40 Series Registry

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The ExPo 40 Series Registry

Following the fine examples set by the 60, 80, and 100 series registry threads, let's do the same for the 40 series.
The same rules apply.

1. Year, model, color, etc:
2. Name of owner/screen name:
3. How long have you owned your 40 series? Is this your first?
4. Mileage at date of purchase and present mileage:
5. Your favorite mods... If any:
6. How your 40 is used... ie. DD, family adventure, overland travel, etc.:
7. 'Final thoughts, good or bad, pros or cons, about owning and driving a 40 series.
8. Link to your build thread:
9. Your 3 favorite photos (keep them updated):
 
#2
my last 40 series....
a)1965 fj45swb, 2f with fj60 accessories, parabolic springs, otherwise stockish. will live someday.
b)ige
c)had this one 11 years, before that, i had a 71, 78, 68, 73, 75, 77, 65 fj40s, 64, 65, and this 45, 69, 71, 73, 79, 74, 76 fj55s, 83 60, 89 62, and 95 80. sorry, i have the sickness bad.....
d)mileage...unknown....no powertrain when i got it and i still haven't gotten it running. sig other ordered a new h20 pump today tho and he's dead set on d)getting it running.
f)fave mod....it's a 45swb removable top....that is the favorite part
g)garage decoration
h)no build thread...unless i started one way back when on mud, but i've forgotten
i)...pics
 

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Owner berg
1976 FJ40 Whitey- previous owner was about to chop and channel into a hot rod when I grabbed it off the CCOT list
I own 2 - 76's... about 15 years now on the Green, 7 yrs on the whitey
White Rig mileage 115k,Green Rig 150k +
Great simple bolt on mod- White cruiser converted to the 2f to a Motorcraft 2100 Carburetor and run the same on the SBC.. I got 19 mpg documented on the small block Chevy. ( PM links if interested)
Green Rig 150k 1976' Fj40-305 SBC project that kept my sons busy maintaining in High school and out of trouble and best money ever spent. The green rig has been changed a bit through the years
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1911

Expedition Leader
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1. Year, model, color, etc: 1980, FJ40, Rustic Green

2. Name of owner/screen name: Lee / 1911

3. How long have you owned your 40 series? Is this your first? Four years to date. First 40-series; 3rd Land Cruiser.

4. Mileage at date of purchase and present mileage: 55,000 on odo at purchase; real mileage unknown.

5. Your favorite mods... If any: Orion 4:1 transfer case, ARB air lockers front and back.

6. How your 40 is used... ie. DD, family adventure, overland travel, etc.: Overland travel, 4-wheeling, work, DD.

7. 'Final thoughts, good or bad, pros or cons, about owning and driving a 40 series.: Life in the slow lane is good - you can't be in a hurry to drive a 40, so you learn to appreciate the journey, the sights, the sounds, the smells, etc. To enjoy a 30+ year-old truck, you have to appreciate it for what it is, and what it is not.

8. Link to your build thread: None, sorry. Did/do all my own work and mods on it though.

9. Your 3 favorite photos (keep them updated):

(First photo by Scott Brown Photography)





 
#5
1981 HJ45 Troopy

1. 1981 HJ45, Mustard yellow, rust and primer.
2. Name of owner/screen name: Rufus T. Doofus (Mark)
3. How long have you owned your 40 series? Is this your first? 4 years. One of 3 40 series.
4. Mileage at date of purchase and present mileage: unknown.
5. Your favorite mods... If any: Custom turbo system for the H diesel engine. (Also ended up killing the engine after 20k miles.)
6. How your 40 is used... ie. DD, family adventure, overland travel, etc.: Baja beach camping
7. My wife thinks the 40 series Troopy is the perfect travel vehicle. So that's why I own a couple.
8. Link to your build thread: My build at Mud



 
#6
1. 1967 FJ40, Dune Beige 416, Olive canvas Paki-Top
2. Name of owner/screen name: Fireflyr (Pat)
3. How long have you owned your 40 series? 8 years. Is this your first? One of 1
4. Mileage at date of purchase and present mileage: unknown.
5. Your favorite mods: H42 4 speed, '73 F.5 engine, Stock Steel Wheels and the last of the 33x9.5x15 BFG ATs, Paki-Top, 4 wheel disc brakes
6. How your 40 is used: Fishing Rig, Grocery Getter, Time Machine
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1. Year, model, color, etc:
1978 FJ40 mustard yellow
2. Name of owner/screen name:
me
3. How long have you owned your 40 series? Is this your first?
It's my first 40. Bought from the original owner here in town two years ago. He put 199k on the clock and left me with a great canvas to create with...
4. Mileage at date of purchase and present mileage:
199k D.O.P. - 200k something now
5. Your favorite mods... If any:
It's currently at Safari LTD in Grand Junction getting some much needed TLC (July of 2012)
6. How your 40 is used... ie. DD, family adventure, overland travel, etc.:
Bought it to tow behind the Sportsmobile to explore the back country and to try to keep from tearing up the van
7. 'Final thoughts, good or bad, pros or cons, about owning and driving a 40 series.
It's a great truck that I plan to keep...if only I can keep the '74 Bronco from sucking up all my cash...;)
8. Link to your build thread:
You mean my checkbook?
9. Your 3 favorite photos (keep them updated):
I'll have to resize some and get them posted...
 
#8
1. 1974, FJ40, Originally Freeborn Red
2. Rob/ylodiscoii
3. 5.5 years, 1st 40, 1st Land Cruiser
4. Mileage at date of purchase ~86K, Current Mileage ~88K
5. Your favorite mod...: Bilstein 5100's/Skyjacker Leafs
6. How your 40 is used...Garage floor weight :) Resto-mod in the near future
7. 'Final thoughts, good or bad, pros or cons, about owning and driving a 40 series : Love it, so much fun (terrifying) to drive, uber-reliable, needs some TLC (pardon the pun) to be a more comfortable consistent driver
8. Link to your build thread: none yet
9. Your 3 favorite photos (keep them updated):



 
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1. Year, model, color, etc: 1983, RHD BJ42 LX, 033 White
2. Name of owner/screen name: Roberto
3. How long have you owned your 40 series? Is this your first? purchased 2007, previously owned 2 FJ40's
4. Mileage at date of purchase and present mileage: 400,000KM, 10,000 Miles since total rebuild
5. Your favorite mods... If any: Swiveling drink holders, Snorkel, Rear fording exhaust stack, 2.5" SS exhaust, Turbo, Dual batteries, radiator hose heater, Winch Guard, Relocated turn signals from fenders to front bumper with Early style Bib lights, Vinyl Hood blackouts, Razorback Boar hood ornament, Roundeye headlights, ARB air lockers and chromoly axles F&R
6. How your 40 is used... ie. DD, family adventure, overland travel, etc.: DD, family adventure, Overland Travel one day hopefully
7. 'Final thoughts, good or bad, pros or cons, about owning and driving a 40 series. Rough ride, limited cargo space but always turns heads, wouldnt want it any other way
8. Link to your build thread: http://forum.ih8mud.com/diesel-tech-24-volts-systems/286519-1983-bj42-buildup-resto.html
 

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Complete strip and re-build 40

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1. Year, model, color, etc: 1976, FJ40, Prowler Orange
2. Name of owner/screen name:Anthony, Continentaldrifter
3. How long have you owned your 40 series? Is this your first? 7 years, this is #7
4. Mileage at date of purchase and present mileage:i think i bought it with 103K, now just over 1200
5. Your favorite mods... If any: everything that moves !!
6. How your 40 is used... back country wheeling, camping and exploring in the San Juans
7. Final thoughts, good or bad, pros or cons, about owning and driving a 40 series.I love my rig, in oem, unadulterated form and in my idea of the ultimate rig
8. Link to your build thread:http://forum.ih8mud.com/40-55-series-tech/407155-burnttoast-build-post.html
9. Your 3 favorite photos (keep them updated):

So far this has been a great season to complete and wheel my Cruiser. Took a long time but i finally have my version of the perfect Cruiser.

Kendall Mtn, Silverton


Hells Revenge, Moab


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Butch1979

Family Adventurer
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1978 FJ40

Love my 40!

1. Year, model, color, etc: 1978 FJ40
2. Name of owner/screen name:
3. How long have you owned your 40 series? Is this your first? 2nd 40 , only owned this one about 5 months
4. Mileage at date of purchase and present mileage: 53k on the odometer, but who knows how many are one the truck
5. Your favorite mods... If any: nv4500 tranny is nice
6. How your 40 is used... ie. DD, family adventure, overland travel, etc.: DD and family outings
7. 'Final thoughts, good or bad, pros or cons, about owning and driving a 40 series. The truck is awesome, I really enjoy the 40 series cruiser.
8. Link to your build thread:
9. Your 3 favorite photos (keep them updated):

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1978 FJ40

1. Year: 1978 Model: FJ40 Colour: Mustard Yellow (originally, Dune Beige)
2. Screen name: deebeetoo
3. How long have you owned your 40 series? 33 years (my one and only)
4. Mileage at date of purchase: 23,812 km Present mileage: 223,920 km
5. Your favorite mods: OEM soft top, Celica seats and Gozzard tub.
6. How your 40 is used: DD for 12 years, camping vehicle and now being groomed for more overland style travel.
7. Final thoughts, good or bad, pros or cons, about owning and driving a 40 series: An iconic, classic ride that keeps you from turning into a sissy :) Unfortunately, spouse finds it "tippy"!
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cruiseroutfit

Supporting Sponsor: Cruiser Outfitters
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Thought I did this somewhere on ExPo?

Current (i.e. running :D) 40 Series:

1. Year, model, color, etc: 1972 FJ40 'Mongrel', Toyota Tropical Blue Metallic
2. Name of owner/screen name: cruiseroutfit
3. How long have you owned your 40 series? Is this your first? 12 years, 3rd 40 I owned at the time.
4. Mileage at date of purchase and present mileage: 0 (built from parts of 20+ other FJ40's) and currently ~100k
5. Your favorite mods... If any: 5spd & power steering
6. How your 40 is used... ie. DD, family adventure, overland travel, etc.: Adventures :D
7. 'Final thoughts, good or bad, pros or cons, about owning and driving a 40 series: Everyone should have a 40
8. Link to your build thread: I need to get around to making a retroactive one.
9. Your 3 favorite photos (keep them updated):

1972 FJ40 - the Mongrel

(Prov Canyon ~9 years ago?)


(Price area, 2005?)


(San Rafael Swell, 2006)

1. Year, model, color, etc: 1966 FJ45LPB, was Spring Green, now tan.
2. Name of owner/screen name: cruiseroutfit
3. How long have you owned your 40 series? Is this your first? 5 years, first 45.
4. Mileage at date of purchase and present mileage: unk, unk + 200 miles
5. Your favorite mods... If any: running F motor
6. How your 40 is used... ie. DD, family adventure, overland travel, etc.: At present hauling parts around, will get a resto one day.
7. 'Final thoughts, good or bad, pros or cons, about owning and driving a 40 series: Stick shifts, safety belts, bucket seats have all got to go...
8. Link to your build thread: http://forum.ih8mud.com/fj45-owners-club/208600-old-ladys-66-fj45-build.html
9. Your 3 favorite photos (keep them updated):

1966 FJ45 - Fourty5

(On tire hauling duty, I've got tires/wheels for it but they are waiting on the lift which is waiting on the frame cleanup which is waiting on the bodywork :D)

Updated photo of Fourty5. Factory wheels (later model) with 33 x 10.50 BFG Mud Terrains:
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