Holden FJ Standard Sedan – Today’s Tempter

By: Alex Affat, Unique Cars magazine

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FJ Holden FJ Holden

Reportedly a barn find with 58,000 miles: new brakes, booster, clutch and battery

Five years after the ground-breaking 48-215, Holden introduced the FJ as a minor facelift in 1953.

The vertical grille gained an elegant redesign, replaced by a detailed fin rendition, as well as new hubcaps and various alterations to brightwork and body trims.

Much of the mechanical underpinnings were carried over from the 48-215; including the good-riding suspension, and rugged drivetrain offering low-maintenance and value.

There were waiting lists at every dealer, with the FJ proving hugely popular.

The FJ sedan here presents in standard trim.

It’s reportedly a barn find according to the seller, with an indicated 58,000 miles on it.

Details are light within the listing, but it’s been treated to new brakes with a VH44 brake booster, new clutch and battery, reconditioned radiator and five near new tyres.

The car is currently registered on club plates, and is based in Victoria.

If anyone’s after a true-blue Aussie survivor, this might be worth investigating!

The car is on offer for $25,000, and you can check out the full listing here!


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