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Just had my suspension upgraded yesterday to the Icons at Demellos. Love it! Only thing is I can't hug turns like I usually do without the tires sliding on me (Because I'm taller now?) My question is what do I do to stabilize myself a little better? It's nothing major, but noticeable. My FJ's only a month old and I still have the BF rugged trails on. Just not sure if I need the suspension to settle for a while, get wider tires, alignment, or some kinda after market sway bar. Any advice?
 

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What size tires/lift are you running? When you lift a vehicle it does tend to become more top heavy unless you widen your wheel base. That's why prerunner desert trucks that race in the Baja 500 & 1000 have such wide front stances for better stability, grip, etc. The wider the tire, the more contact the tire will make with the ground, offering better grip and handling. Your gas mileage will suffer from the larger tire size but it may be what you are looking for performance wise.
 

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Sandstorm? I say it there getting worked on.

Start with an alignment then I would play with the tire PSI that should help out a lot. After that really all you can do is get better tires. But newer tires (off road) will give you worse street handling so that might not help as much as you think it will.

Good luck. :)
 

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Yeah, that was my sandstorm. Thanx for the input guys!!:bigthumb:
 

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I'm guessing a good alignment will sort it out. Give it a little time for the suspension to settle though.
 
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