Alright, so I've finally made a move to take an active part in this forum; I've previously only read it from time to time and find it very informative! I'm a newbie to it all: FJs, 4x4s, and Toyota. Never thought I had a dream vehicle til I saw the FJ... So, hello all!
Thanks, and yeah! It's loaded with good stuff... I'm recently looking into getting some new tires and going up from my 265 to 285, so yeah, I've been on here a lot lately and getting some really good info... gonna ask the pros here some detailed questions... I'm excited to finally get to this point!
"I've got more hair and I'm sexier than Old Cruiser"
Join Date: May 2006
Member Number: 2679
Re: New to it all...
TLCA #9031 SDSFXSE#1666-69
FJ Cruiser - Warning! Getting behind the wheel of this vehicle may cause sudden urges to stray from primary roads and highways, any person lacking the testicular fortitude to handle such circumstances that may arise due to these urges, should exit the vehicle immediately and seek comfort from their Mommy.
Welcome! If you're new to offroading too, I highly suggest making local meet & greets that involve wheeling. Don't get into a rush and learn from the guys that have been doing for a while. They're experience is invaluable.
Tom | TLCA.21835 | Toyota Trail Riders Treasurer
'10 Iceberg FJ 4x4, A/T, Rear Locker, A-Trac, Convenience Pkg, UpgradePkg #2, TRD Cold Air Intake, Expedition One Diamond Front Bumper, Demello Rear Bumber, Nitto Trail Grappler 285/70/17, Black Rhino Sidewinder Wheels, MetalTech Sliders, ICON Stage 2+ (Ext. Travel Coilovers w/ Remote Res., Tubular UCAs), Ricochet HD Skids Full, SPOD, Rigid Industries LEDs
Hi and welcome. If you're thinking tires you must assess what you'll be doing. I'm a 4x4 newb too and just widening from 265 to 285 may not give you anything. 285 all-terrains are good for traction but if you want to really "go anywhere" you will want taller and wider and into M/Ts. It depends on your goal. Consult the experts here!
'07 5AT Sun Fusion
Trying very hard to keep it stock.
Outpost Offroad sliders
Aux OEM horn
Nestah FM antenna
Black PlastiDipped OEM 17's with Grabber AT2's
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