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Old 06-07-2013, 01:20 PM
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Default Project Cutthroat - 1960 FST FJ25

I had been looking for an FJ25 since the deal fell through on one back in 2007. Many of you have seen the daily driver thread . I found this beauty first...a block from my house!

I called her cutthroat because she reminded me of a cutthroat trout. Red on the bottom and the soft top will be tan.

I started a thread on mud for the restoration:
http://forum.ih8mud.com/fj25-owners-...-fst-fj25.html

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Old 06-07-2013, 01:23 PM
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Old 06-07-2013, 01:24 PM
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Old 06-07-2013, 01:25 PM
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Check this out...I started the 1960 FJ25 engine today after soaking the rings in Marvel Mystery Oil. She has been sitting in a field for years!

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Old 06-07-2013, 03:35 PM
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Wow, that's awesome.

Let me get this straight: you now own TWO FJ25s? How many did they bring to the U.S.? You might now own a significant portion of all the FJ25s that remain on U.S. soil.
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Old 06-07-2013, 04:07 PM
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So Cooooooool when is the 1st run with it? LOL
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Old 06-07-2013, 04:17 PM
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Only like 160 worldwide, right?
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http://autos.groups.yahoo.com/group/...n/message/1008

Land Cruisers imported by year. Not sure how many in '60, '61 and '62 would have been FJ25 or FJ40, they were both made & sold over those years, right? Could be Mike now owns 3% of the FJ25 that were imported.

1958 - 1
1959 - 61
1960 - 162
1961 - 249
1962 - 598
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Old 06-07-2013, 07:24 PM
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