Independent Restoration Specialists

1990 FJ62 Land Cruiser with V8 Conversion


This 1990 FJ62 Toyota Land Cruiser is ready for adventure! Below is a brief overview of what went into this build:

  • Installation of Chevy 5.3 V8 Vortec mated with the 6L80e transmission w/ 65,753 miles on powerplant
  • Installed Old Man Emu springs/shocks and steering stabilizer w/ greaseable shackles
  • Custom Champion 3 core radiator
  • Both drive shafts custom cut and balanced
  • Converted the a/c to R134a
  • New battery
  • New exhaust throughout
  • New headers
  • New dual electric fans
  • Custom wiring harness
  • New low-profile oil pan
  • New cold air intake manifold
  • Aftermarket tachometer
  • New spark plugs and wires and shields
  • Full undercarriage treatment
  • Body work conducted and painted in 2 stage process base coat/clear coat; color change to white
  • Rebuilt both front Birfield knuckles
  • All new brakes, drums, shoes, inner and outer brake lines, calipers and pads
  • New rotors, master cylinder and brake boost
  • Reupholstered seats in auto grade vinyl
  • Custom door panels and cargo panels throughout
  • New front seatbelt receivers
  • New carpet and padding throughout
  • Sound deadening over rear wheel wells and shifter tunnel
  • Installed 5 new BFG K02 33×10.5×15 tires
  • New 15” Pro Comp rims in black
  • Installed custom center console
  • 2 USB ports and left blanks for future switches
  • Reupholstered arm rest to match interior
  • Installed our custom rock sliders
  • Installed our custom triple bar front bumper, winch accommodating
  • New 8000# Warn winch
  • Installed our custom rear bumper with tire carrier and ladder
  • New Pioneer 7” touch screen head unit with Bluetooth, navigation, and back up camera, Apple CarPlay compatible
  • New Alpine speakers throughout
  • New dash overlay
  • New headliner
  • Install 4 new Grote LED headlights
  • New grill and headlight bezels
  • New windshield and seal
  • Replaced door seals as necessary
  • Reconditioned windshield wiper arms as well as rear
  • Installed rear lockers and air compressor
  • Installed dual batteries, deep cycle marine
  • Installed Long Range fuel cell, 40 gallons
  • Front Runner roof rack
  • Rear trailer receiver with Anderson Plug wire