AT A GLANCE

Four Wheeler - - Feature | Cruiser Capability -

GEN­ERAL

Ve­hi­cle: ’73 Toy­ota FJ40 Land Cruiser

Owner: Kelly Pfled­derer

Stomp­ing grounds: In­di­anapo­lis, In­di­ana

Build time: One year

DRIV­E­TRAIN

En­gine: GM 5.3L V-8

Trans­mis­sion: NV4500 five-spd man­ual

Trans­fer case(s): Dana 300

Low range ra­tio(s): 2.62:1

Crawl ra­tio(s): 60.3:1

Front axle/dif­fer­en­tial: Dana 44, Su­pe­rior Axle & Gear axle­shafts, 4.10:1 gears, JB’S 4x4 diff cover/arb Air Locker

Rear axle/dif­fer­en­tial: Dana 60, disc brakes, 4.10:1 gears, JB’S 4x4 diff cover/arb Air Locker

SUS­PEN­SION

Front: Old Man Emu leaf springs, shackle re­ver­sal, Bil­stein 5100 shocks

Rear: Old Man Emu leaf springs, Bil­stein 5100 shocks Steer­ing: Cus­tom JB’S 4x4, PSC cus­tom steer­ing box and hy­dro-as­sist

TIRES/WHEELS

Tires: 33x10.50r17 Bf­goodrich Mud-ter­rain Wheels: 17x8 Amer­i­can Rac­ing Mo­jave

MIS­CEL­LA­NEOUS

Light­ing: ARB In­ten­sity 7-in LED

Ar­mor: Kay­mar rear bumper, ARB front winch bumper, cus­tom JB’S 4x4 fuel tank skid­plate

Cool stuff: Warn Zeon 8-S winch, Fu­sion am­pli­fier, Lowrance chart­plot­ter, PSC hy­dro-as­sist steer­ing, ARB twin-cylin­der air com­pres­sor, Op­tima Yel­low­top bat­ter­ies, Na­tional Luna Split Charge Sys­tem, NOCO Ge­nius Gen2 on­board wa­ter­proof charger, Ro­topax stor­age box, Bestop Trail­max II Pro seats, Alpine speak­ers, MOMO steer­ing wheel, Dakota Dig­i­tal in­stru­men­ta­tion

|> Stor­age space is al­ways a prob­lem with bob­tails. But not in Kelly’s rig. Even seat­ing four, there’s room in back for a lit­tle ex­tra gear beside the Fu­sion am­pli­fier. Plus, the Bestop seat folds and tum­bles to get even more room. The Kay­mar racks...

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