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(or your near-future purchase
) of the Toyota FJ Cruiser!!
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Before you post anything
, take some time to browse through the many different topical areas to see what's offered here, and to see how other
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That way, you can determine what categories best suit your particular areas of interest, and to identify the appropriate sections into which you can post your comments and/or new threads.
Also, visit our Forum Rules
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Make sure that your very first
post is right here in the Introductions & New Arrivals
forum. That will give you an opportunity to tell us a little bit about yourself, and to receive a warm welcome from many of our 20,000+ members.
If you get stuck at any time, or have any questions about navigating your way through the forum or using any of the forum's many features, visit the Forum Help/FAQ's.
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Some of the terminology and lingo might have you completely baffled as you read through an ocean of abbreviations and acronyms. This Forum Glossary
will help you with all of that confusion.
When you first open the Forum, you can start in a variety of different places for your forum browsing. Many members simply open the main Forum
page and take it from there. Many others make Active Topics
their first stop to see what the current forum discussions are.
And, you can also start your forum journey in New Posts
, as well as, on the Forum's Home Page
You'll see all of the different categories, sections and sub-forums laid out on the main Forum
page. So, whenever possible, always initiate your new threads in the appropriate area so everyone will know exactly
where to look for it. (Plus, that saves us over-worked under-paid moderators from having to keep moving threads from one section to another.
And, if it isn't
related to FJ Cruisers (and other similar topics), Off-Topic
is the place where anything goes . . . . well, almost
Can't find a certain topic or an answer to your specific question??
That's where your Search Function
comes in very
handy. Use it often
. You'd be surprised
what's already hidden amongst the thousands of threads and post on this forum. (Plus, it might save you the embarrassment of asking a question that's been asked a number of times before.
Another great place to seek answers, is the Forum Gurus and Mentors
thread. Here, many of our members have volunteered their time and topical area expertise to give us all
a hand with figuring out the mysteries in many of the popular categories where we often get a little stuck.
One particular section of the forum that you'll visit frequently is the Technical Articles
forum. There, you'll find hundreds
of how-to articles (written exclusively by our own
members) for virtually every modification and do-it-yourself maintenance task that you can think of . . . . not to mention a large collection of "buyers guides" for all the popular FJ Cruiser add-ons.
The best place to start in the Technical Articles
forum is the frequently-updated thread entitled "CONTENTS: Read First
" (which typically appears in the header of the Technical Articles area from the main Forum
At the bottom of the main Forum
page, you'll find a list of our Supporting Vendors
. These are the fine people and companies who financially support this vast forum so that you
don't have to. So, whenever possible, be sure to return the favor by visiting them first
when it comes time to purchase your after-market equipment, accessories, trail gear and other FJ Cruiser related items.
So, have fun!! Learn all you can about your FJ Cruiser, while at the same time, sharing your
knowledge with all of us
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