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Land of Rust Toyota FJ60

Posted by Mike Bumbeck On August - 12 - 2010

toyota-fj60-leadFrom the California mythology department of our broken dreams division comes this Toyota FJ-60 Land Cruiser in Vermont. This rusted through example of one tough 4X4 truck serves as a reminder of what to look for before purchasing that old rust bucket restoration project. While the rust is somewhat obvious here, peeling up a carpet or two and looking for hidden rust is a good idea before any old automobile purchase. This FJ-60 appeared to be part of the 500-dollar car and truck vortex, apparently created by the Concrete Ape in Vermont. The FJ was directly in the shadow of the mighty ape. A frozen Volkswagen Beetle was also seen not far from the aggregate and reinforced steel primate. Asking price? 500-dollars. Travelers be advised. Thanks to the impressive powers of genuine Vermont road salt and salt-filled slush, this Toyota had an added feature not found on non-rusted desert climate examples. Look closely and marvel at the handy driver side rear fenderwell road flare dispenser, an unique option available free of charge on this Toyota Land Cruiser.

5 Responses

  1. Dan Said,

    Aw, c’mon. You oughta know that we Vermonters consider that a pristine Landy. After all, it hasn’t yet been fitted with a plow.

    Posted on August 12th, 2010 at 1:05 pm

  2. Mike Bumbeck Said,

    True! No pop-riveted aluminum newspaper printing plates or duct tape anywhere.

    Posted on August 12th, 2010 at 1:10 pm

  3. Mad_Science Said,

    Ooof.

    I swear I’m never leaving the southwest…

    Posted on August 12th, 2010 at 3:35 pm

  4. Red.Amx Said,

    This Land Cruiser has been through an extensive and lengthy chemical lightening process.

    Posted on August 12th, 2010 at 4:42 pm

  5. facelvega Said,

    That’s just what you call patina. It looks particularly fetching against the grandma’s-tooth color of the remaining paint.

    Posted on August 15th, 2010 at 10:29 am

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