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Old 06-05-2009, 08:40 AM   #1
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97 Land Cruiser vs. New FJ Cruiser

So a buddy of mine and I were have a discussion as to what would be more capable off road, a '97 Lexus LX450 (aka Glorified FJZ80 Land Cruiser) or a newer FJ Cruiser.

Given that each would have a decent off-road tire, what are you thoughts on which would be more capable?

Friend believes that the FJZ80 would be far more capable due to lockers and full-floating solid front and rear axles.
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land cruiser all the way....the LX450 is simply and truly a beast
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Can someone explain why my last post was deleted? BTW the person was quoted was my buddy and I was just giving him shit. WTF?

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By far the Land Cruiser but most of the LX450,470 are not locker front and rear. I have personally seen them both in action. We have both in my Land Cruiser club.
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My '08 FJ came with a rear locker and A-trac. It does just fine off road, but the extra space in the LandCruiser would be a definate bonus.
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lexus, I love that body style of the lx and landcruiser
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the lexus has a solid front axle while the fj has independent front suspension so the lexus imo
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so far the LX is up on the poll

i decided to post on ih8mud forums as well....here's the link

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The Landcruiser/Lexus for the win.
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