My dad took a ride with me this morning over to East Greenwich to pick up my new (to me) 97 Land Cruiser. Here’s some better pictures than what I had posted before:
The exterior is really clean and 99.9% rust free. I’m trying to decide if the color is silver or if there’s some beige to it...sometimes it looks beige, but it would appear the color combination is just straight up silver over gray
I’d give the interior about a 7.5/10, upgrading to an 8 once it’s cleaned up. The carpeting is nice, the seats are worn in and there’s a rip in the front passenger seat. Almost everything works, too. Plus, that sunroof is YUGE.
I did have to order a few things for inside, however. Neither of the front seats slide back, so I ordered the parts to fix those. I also can see the driver’s seat won’t move back far enough for me to be comfortable, so I ordered seat rail extenders. Lastly, there aren’t any cup holders, so I ordered a 3D printed one.
Big six is big. That’s a 4.5 liter inline six, and while it doesn’t make a ton of power, what it does make it delivers like a sewing machine. Super smooth engine, quiet too.
So far, my first ever Toyota has made a pretty good impression. My dad loves it, I love it, my wife likes it but not so much that she wants to steal it instead of buy an Escalade next year. It needs a few things, but all in all I’m extremely happy for $3400.