Re: PHX Newbie - need help picking a FJ80
FJ80: 91-92 have the 3FE
FZJ80: 93-97 have 1FZ-FE engine.
Get a 93-97 for the better engine and availability of lockers. Mine is a 97 with lockers i got for 7500. I have put maybe 1000 into it including a new exhaust, new 02 sensors, and other basic maintenance items. These trucks are gonna need maintenance, the youngest ones are 14 years old. Not 3000 worth, unless you need a headgasket or something major. If you can do the work yourself on all of the basic stuff, you'll save a lot.
The forum you should be looking into is IH8MUD.com as NCFJ pointed out. One of the best Land Cruiser resources on the webz.
2001 UZJ-100 Land Cruiser - 35" MTRs, ARBs fr/rr, 4.88s, ARB front, BIOR rear & skids, Radflo 2.5s, OME springs, 1" BL, WKOR rails, DT headers
1997 FZJ-80 Locked - Sold
2007 Supercharged FJ Cruiser - Sold
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