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fj cruisers ????

Discussion in 'General Automotive' started by paintdiddy, Dec 8, 2009.

  1. Dec 8, 2009 at 1:50 PM
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    paintdiddy

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    i know this a tacoma site but thinking about getting one. same price as a tacoma. not much luck with my 08 taco and have been driving toyotas and pickups for almost 15 years now. now sure if i can not have a bed anymore. i really like the hard plastic floors since im a dirtbag and get dirty for a living. i would have to drop a 6" lift on it for sure with 33s or 35s. never heard anything bag or good about them. its toyota so i know better than a gm or ford. thanks any input would be helpful.
     
  2. Dec 8, 2009 at 1:55 PM
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    rutherk1

    rutherk1 ElPhantasmo&TheChickenRunBlastarama

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    Driving with the windows down was unbearable... All the wind went directly into your face
     
  3. Dec 8, 2009 at 1:55 PM
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    Awesome folks over there....and I would get an FJ in a heart beat after seeing the stuff that they've done!!
     
  4. Dec 8, 2009 at 2:02 PM
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    i didnt like the blind spots either. got to go test drive one friday.the novelty thing scares me.ill see how bad the wind is friday when i test drive it. i wonder if they get the shudder like the tacomas. maybe worse with the shorter wheel base
    been on the site before going to join and see whats up over there.
     
  5. Dec 8, 2009 at 2:04 PM
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    rutherk1

    rutherk1 ElPhantasmo&TheChickenRunBlastarama

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    Some of those guys are pretty hard core. I was on that forum before the Tacoma.
     
  6. Dec 8, 2009 at 2:04 PM
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  7. Dec 8, 2009 at 2:05 PM
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    i dont offroad my daily drivers.not worth breaking anything.i would just do a arb front bumper 6" lift and 35s for a nice pavement pounder. paint the roof and grille the same color as the truck
     
  8. Dec 8, 2009 at 2:15 PM
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    OU812 ban the term murdered out

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    Me too :( FJ's fockin rock!
     
  9. Dec 8, 2009 at 2:25 PM
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    same price as new tacoma
     
  10. Dec 8, 2009 at 2:37 PM
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    how old are ya?? we are all struggling at any age.you are not alone
     
  11. Dec 8, 2009 at 2:45 PM
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    Have you considered the 2010 4Runner. It's kind of a visual mix of the FJ and the Runner.
    [​IMG]
     
  12. Dec 8, 2009 at 2:46 PM
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    Beef it up to look like this.
    [​IMG]
     
  13. Dec 8, 2009 at 2:46 PM
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    I love my truck. But I wish I would have gotten the FJ. But it was a little out of my price range (I bought Mine used)
     
  14. Dec 8, 2009 at 3:16 PM
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    yeah your young.im twice your age. i can be arrested for talking to you.lol
    way out of my price range. $40k and no good lease program.i would have leased it for my wife.

    that is a little to beefed for my pavement pounder mall crawler.lol it is sick
     
  15. Dec 8, 2009 at 3:21 PM
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    Yeah they are a little on the steep side, but [shudder], they are 4 wheeled sex!:drool:
     
  16. Dec 8, 2009 at 5:24 PM
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  17. Dec 9, 2009 at 4:12 PM
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  18. Dec 10, 2009 at 8:25 AM
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  19. Dec 10, 2009 at 8:50 AM
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    I find it funny one of his complaints is that he can't see traffic lights changing. Thats because you stoped too close to the traffic light. Leave a little more space next time.

    I am pretty sure the fender bulge issue is mostly happening to those high speed desert runner type of off roader. most people won't have a problem with it

    The back doors on an FJ are comparable to the back doors on an access cab tacoma. They are kind of inconvineant but it is not too bad, but the back seat of an FJ is Much bigger than the back seat of an access cab.
     
  20. Dec 10, 2009 at 9:08 AM
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    i agree with the traffic light. i also agreee with the rear door.i dont sit back there anyway so it really doesnt bother me. i dont offroad my trucks but the fender bulge is crazy.here are some pics. my tacoma doesnt seem to bad compared to the fj
    http://www.fjcruiserforums.com/foru...ice/33591-photos-only-engine-bay-ripples.html
     
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