This 1982 Toyota Land Cruiser FJ40 has had a comprehensive rebuild, it’s now packing considerably more power than it was when it left the Toyota factory in the early 1980s thanks to a 5.7L 350 cu. in.V8 small block crate motor courtesy of GM that’s sending power back through a 700R4 4-speed automatic – also known as a GM Turbo Hydra-Matic.
The vehicle is the work of Legacy Overland, one of the world’s leading vintage 4×4 specialists. The company was founded by Robert Madeira Greenwich, Connecticut specifically to create tailor-made classic four-wheel drives designed to match the needs of their clients.
The popularity of vintage four-wheel drives has been exploding in recent years, vehicles like Series Land Rovers, J-Series Toyota Land Cruisers, early Ford Broncos and International Scouts, CJ-Series Jeeps, and Range Rover Classics have seen the values skyrocket and demand for them continues to climb.
The FJ40 and its
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