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  1. extremer
    06-25-2018 04:33 PM - permalink
    extremer
    also he still has the rear seat and it was custom welded so can be used at anytime fwiw......
  2. extremer
    06-25-2018 04:28 PM - permalink
    extremer
    GOAL: buy one in better shape with less miles and treat it better cause I love them.

    I found a 2010 tan TT model w/ 90k miles
    body is in AWESOME shape
    has the bushwackers that I was surprised you mentioned in the "crap" column. I don't love them...
    OME suspension
    expedition one roof and rear bumper
    ARB front bumper w/ barely any rust but some starting.
    smittybuilt? winch
    had rear seats removed and back custom welded to be flat w/ 2 ARB drawers and fridge slider in back(no fridge).
    some outside lights and many added quality switches etc etc.
    I met the guy thats done everything to it since it was new. Hes all quality.

    I'll be swapping wheelsets....his TT for my Charcoal TT so don't see anything there.

    Question: do you think 20k seems like as good a deal or at least reasonable?
    and what do you think I could expect for mine realistically?

    Appreciation in advance
  3. extremer
    06-25-2018 04:27 PM - permalink
    extremer
    Hi Jimmy-Buffett, first, thanks for all you offer this board. I have not posted much at all but am on all the time. Since you are offering free advice I'm gonna ask for some. Here is the deal. I have an 08 A/T sandstorm since new.
    trd s/c installed when bought at dealer (I kept the original part in case I wanted to sell or keep s/c)
    140k miles and growing
    OME lift
    national luna dual battery system/its the portable battery back/ w dual battery control in the dash.
    heated seats w/ broken switches I can't locate anywhere...
    I bought it w/ whatever packages were offered so "loaded"
    ARB fridge slider (no fridge)
    rusty warn front and rear bumpers
    warn winch w/ integrated air pump
    the rig drives like a tank and is mechanically awesome
    the body has a few dings and few rust spots.
  4. pius222
    03-31-2018 10:56 PM - permalink
    pius222
    Hi Jimmy, just spend a good 10 min reading your buying post, you give great advices there!! Kudos!!

    Here is one FJ I am interested in here in SoCal:

    2007 Toyota FJ Cruiser Base | ERICKS USED CARS in BELL, CA

    I requested Carfax pending.

    One question I have is I noticed the side mirrors are different in colors (black and silver). Not sure what happened there...?

    What do you think about this truck? price? mileage? bone stock? Not too sure about Manual tranny tho...

    Thanks in advance.
  5. iski77
    02-12-2018 01:12 PM - permalink
    iski77
    Hey James I lost my ability to check car fax for free sadly! Can you remove it from the buyers guide?
  6. TomsCruiser
    01-06-2018 01:32 PM - permalink
    TomsCruiser
    change to private msg
  7. Les Harris
    12-27-2017 02:57 PM - permalink
    Les Harris
    Hi JB - over a month ago I listed my 2014 FJ for sale on the forum. I'm reaching out for help, because I had zero response. If you have the time, I would really appreciate it. I love my FJ, but had to pick up a commuter due to a recent office move.
    Thank you, in advance for your input.
    Les
  8. iski77
    10-18-2017 01:37 PM - permalink
    iski77
    I'm gonna be in the Denver/Colorado springs area for Thanksgiving. Is there any where I could go wheel in the snow without having another vehicle there as back up? I dont have a winch either.
  9. bemoorenotless
    10-03-2017 01:37 PM - permalink
    bemoorenotless
    [email protected]. No idea how I did that either! Thank you!
  10. bradleydelliott
    06-14-2017 08:39 PM - permalink
    bradleydelliott
    Liked your post.
    LINK

    Don't own a FJ yet, but looking to purchase.
    The one in the link is close by, might go look.
    Your suggesting the TT might be a fake, to get another $3-4K out of it?
    I could give 2 cents about the TT, would rather have wheels, lift etc.

    Will be mostly a DD, but plan on towing my E30 race car a few times and few trails.
    If I am in the $20K mark, what year should I look for?

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08-30-2019
02:23 PM - jimmy-buffett mentioned Woodsman in post Re: 2011 fj upgrades
...$4-5000. Tagging Woodsman as he has a suspensi...
07-09-2019
08:37 AM - jimmy-buffett mentioned Woodsman in post Re: Registration cancellation and refund request
... as yet. Tagging Woodsman as he's a Summit dir...
06-27-2019
08:42 AM - jimmy-buffett mentioned debFJVT in post Re: Suspension question
...olt right in. As debFJVT said, the lower shoc...
06-24-2019
12:38 PM - FJFool mentioned jimmy-buffett in post Re: Front Bumper ?
...pers are everything jimmy-buffett said they are. You r...
06-20-2019
10:31 AM - jimmy-buffett mentioned ricardom89 in post Re: Hi Iím new to the forum, I own a 2011 Toyota FJ and Iím hoping to help out and ge
...ine holder? FYI ricardom89 I've had these ^^^ R...
06-07-2019
01:21 AM - Hannibal mentioned jimmy-buffett in post Re: Oh deer; Front Bumper replacement
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05-25-2019
11:40 AM - SilvFx mentioned jimmy-buffett in post Re: Advice on keeping or selling
...feedback as to what jimmy-buffett provided above is th...
05-24-2019
01:27 PM - jimmy-buffett mentioned SilvFx in post Re: Advice on keeping or selling
... Thanks for the tag SilvFx. I sold a built '...
05-23-2019
07:10 PM - SilvFx mentioned jimmy-buffett in post Re: Advice on keeping or selling
jimmy-buffett can comment about t...
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... his choice, on me. jimmy-buffett
05-14-2019
07:58 AM - SilvFx mentioned jimmy-buffett in post Re: Possible purchase
...ding this sticky by jimmy-buffett: https://www.fjcrui...
04-24-2019
07:56 PM - Thorn661 mentioned jimmy-buffett in post Re: want to learn more
... reading the thread jimmy-buffett built before purchas...
12:45 PM - jimmy-buffett mentioned debFJVT in post Re: WTB aftermarket skid plates
...light. But +1 to debFJVT's comment, these are...
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...ers. Heck, our own jimmy-buffett is a perfect example...
04-22-2019
02:54 PM - jimmy-buffett mentioned Winterpeg in post Re: Love/Hate situation
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03-21-2019
11:25 AM - jimmy-buffett mentioned TexasFJ in post Re: First Time Buyer , Need advice
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03-20-2019
02:58 PM - jimmy-buffett mentioned A- Negative in post Re: jimmy-buffett's Complete Guide to Buying or Selling an FJ Cruiser
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09-03-2019
10:43 AM - jimmy-buffett quoted jigaloo in post Re: For a 3" Lift, is it worth considering anything besides Toytec?
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08-30-2019
02:51 PM - jimmy-buffett quoted jigaloo in post Re: Any Recommendations on Where to Purchase TPMS Sensors??
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However, Iím wanting to raise it...
08-29-2019
03:04 PM - Uncharted quoted jimmy-buffett in post Re: TJ Cruiser to be released as FJ successor?
I didn't mean to come off as argui...
01:31 PM - MikeS11222 quoted jimmy-buffett in post Re: TJ Cruiser to be released as FJ successor?
The Ford Bronco is being relaunche...
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You'll never get the same smile w...
11:46 AM - CabinCruiser quoted jimmy-buffett in post Re: TJ Cruiser to be released as FJ successor?
Between my wife and I we have 4 ca...
10:01 AM - jimmy-buffett quoted Uncharted in post Re: TJ Cruiser to be released as FJ successor?
It seems like across the indus...
08-28-2019
07:06 PM - Uncharted quoted jimmy-buffett in post Re: TJ Cruiser to be released as FJ successor?
It seems like across the industry,...
08:40 AM - jimmy-buffett quoted Marklee in post Re: TJ Cruiser to be released as FJ successor?
Toyota did send two people t...
08-27-2019
09:09 PM - Marklee quoted jimmy-buffett in post Re: TJ Cruiser to be released as FJ successor?
FYI the FJ isn't the only offroad-...
01:58 PM - jimmy-buffett quoted Marklee in post Re: TJ Cruiser to be released as FJ successor?
Hey Toyota, If this nonsense...
12:48 PM - CabinCruiser quoted jimmy-buffett in post Re: TJ Cruiser to be released as FJ successor?
Now that the Scion brand is gone, ...
11:34 AM - sandFJ90210 quoted jimmy-buffett in post TJ Cruiser to be released as FJ successor?
Toyota has a problem appealing to ...
11:28 AM - jimmy-buffett quoted Bad Wolf in post Re: TJ Cruiser to be released as FJ successor?
Who are they marketing that t...
08-26-2019
02:35 PM - CabinCruiser quoted jimmy-buffett in post Re: TJ Cruiser to be released as FJ successor?
You can throw BFG AT's on it and c...
08-16-2019
07:57 AM - jimmy-buffett quoted Bar3K in post Re: Help! I may have a serious problem with my FJ!!
Wrong forum wiener cooker....
08-15-2019
10:31 PM - clay763 quoted jimmy-buffett in post Re: 2010+ or 07-09?
Just to clarify, there were 3 blue...
08:56 PM - Bar3K quoted jimmy-buffett in post Re: Help! I may have a serious problem with my FJ!!
I loved my FJ, but I don't miss it...
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I know a lot of you guys an...
 
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