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Just Started to Customize my 2008 FJ

I'm not one to boast, but I am excited about my new hobby. I had the car stock w/convenience Pkg, Tow and Rack. So far I added MTRS 275/70R17 and Bilstein 5100 adjustable front on 1.73 notch ( thanks to advice from this forum) w/ accompanying rears. I wish I did not wait so long, what a difference. I also adedd 96 led Dome lights and got a Tuffy center lockin box. Thinking about adding tuned high Placemant, SS dual exhaust and Cold air intake and snorkel any product suggestions welcomed.
Also Smity rails with foot step (Advice? SS or Black) and Matching front and rear Bumpers with intergrated winch and Fog lights, suggestions plesse. Is Smity the best? Are there better packages. I don't want add to much weight are there other alternatives All advice is requested and welcome. Glad to be here. I will advise others as I become more educated. Thanks from Long Island.
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There is an extensive bumper comparison thread already.
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Re: Just Started to Customize my 2008 FJ

Good mods already, I'd go PRG all the way if you want a snorkel. Personally, I'd stay away from Smittybilt brand. If you plan on wheeling (sounds like you are) you need to know there is a huge difference between step rails and actual rock sliders. If you want the true step though, there's not too many slider options. Have any other questions let us know.
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Re: Just Started to Customize my 2008 FJ

Looks great!
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Great start, and howdy from Evanston, Wyoming while on the road to the Summit.
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Re: Just Started to Customize my 2008 FJ

Looks good.
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Re: Just Started to Customize my 2008 FJ

Thx Floppy d I will check it out


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Re: Just Started to Customize my 2008 FJ

Welcome from Kentucky! I agree about the rock sliders over rails with steps. But that is because I plan to off road mine and want the protection. The kickout is a bonus protection in parking lots against door dings. Getting matching bumpers is possible. You can check out All Pro and Domello. They have great products. If you want lighter equipment, you can get bumpers in Aluminum, but they are more expensive. So it's a trade off. I look at others build threads for ideas. There are lots on here, and people usually post pics. That is a great way preview things, and see if you like or don't like an idea.

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