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Australia is getting the North American Fj Cruiser soon.

Discussion in 'General Automotive' started by PWhite13, Feb 17, 2011.

  1. Feb 17, 2011 at 9:14 PM
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    I thought this was interesting: http://www.toyota.com.au/fj-cruiser?WT.ac=Tab1FJCruiser

    Apparently, Australia, known for harsh as hell conditions in the Outback, is getting our Fj Cruiser, which as you know shares a lot with the Tacoma, including suspension, drive-train Etc. This is often considered "weak", especially compared to Australia's Hilux's and Landcruisers, but maybe Toyota thinks they are tough enough for the Outback?
     
  2. Feb 17, 2011 at 9:26 PM
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    ?

    Sounds like fun
     
  3. Feb 17, 2011 at 9:28 PM
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    paintdiddy Machine gun shits

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    Those japs don't fuck around with those cars.you will see supra motors in them for sure.too bad they can't drive:D
     
  4. Feb 17, 2011 at 9:31 PM
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    paintdiddy Machine gun shits

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    There is no middle?I've yet to see a good driver.it's scary.
     
  5. Feb 17, 2011 at 9:35 PM
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    Thats some bullshit. When do you we get their cars? Landcruiser Prado....hilux...
     
  6. Feb 17, 2011 at 9:38 PM
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    The only vehicle I want from them is the Landcruiser 70 series, in either the single cab setup, or the Troop cab. Those things are awesome.
     
  7. Feb 28, 2011 at 8:52 PM
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    You know both the Tacoma and the FJ Cruiser are based on the Land Cruiser Prado 120 frame, right? The Prado 120 is otherwise known in the US as GX470.

    Interesting, if you check the Hilux's specs on Toyota.Au's web site, the 3.0L diesel truck weighs 220 lb more than the 4.0L gas version. Towing capacity stays the same at 4950 lb, less than the Taco's 6500 lb rating.

    Also interesting to see Toyota just now offering the FJ Cruiser in Japan and Australia, after demand has waned in the US.
     
  8. Mar 1, 2011 at 12:49 AM
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    maybe we can start getting these then I was about to say the nissan patrol as well, then I saw the new nissan patrol.... not what it once was. They get all the cool stuff overseas. STOP steering the market idiots.. (aimed at the idiots that apparently tell car companies what we need)

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    das flat.
     
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