1965 Land Cruiser Restoration
This 1965 Toyota Land Cruiser FJ Series arrived to Timeless Rides and Rods filled with needed parts piled high in the back.
The entire vehicle body (interior and exterior) was stripped down. The original tub body was replaced due to severe rust damage and the replacement tub needed minor dent repair.
New gauges were installed in the dash along with new electrical wiring put in place.
This 1944 Ford Dump Truck found in a farmers field beaten by years of weather, including large hail damage, that left the vehicle in sad shape prior to arriving at Timeless Rides and Rods.
The customer wanted the vehicle given a complete restoration as well as adding a custom dump bed that was made as a replica to the type of mining dump truck beds this company manufactures. The goal? The company wanted a vehicle they could use in parades as well as for a display in tradeshows. But this truck was in need of some serious care before that could happen! The customer wanted the vehicle given a complete restoration as well as adding a custom dump bed that was made as a replica to the type of mining dump truck beds this company manufactures.
The existing engine, a flathead 8BA, was rusted and damaged beyond repair so a replacement of the same type engine was purchased. That newly purchased engine was cleaned and painted as well as installing a 4” crank was installed to boost horsepower. Also installed 12 volt alternator system to replace the 6 volt generator system. The engine received two-tone blue and black paint to mimic the body exterior colors.