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#1 (permalink) Old 12-11-2012, 08:19 PM
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New to it all...

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!
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Welcome to the forum! There is a lot of good information here.


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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!


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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.

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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!


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Welcome man!! You definitely chose the right off road vehicle.

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Welcome and good luck on your tire choice.

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