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    Hi
    I just thought a thread like this would help all FJ owners and drivers.
    Am sure everyone has some accessories, modificaton , or upgrade in mind.

    Me...
    I plan on replacing the stock radio with my Kenwood Unit with Garmin Naviagtion.
    I also would like a good looking set of wheels and tyres. Perhaps a roof rack that accommodates some spots. And a spare wheels cover that accommodates the rear view camera.
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    Stock spare wheel cover does have a hole for camera. See list for local available accessories. (No affiliation)
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ares View Post
    Stock spare wheel cover does have a hole for camera. See list for local available accessories. (No affiliation)
    Thank you. That's helpful.
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    anybody know if toyo plan on launching a diesel version of the FJ ?

    i heard the rsa broozer is getting the aus v8 twin turbo diesel next month
    so looks like toyo is waking up a bit
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    No diesel for FJ, apparently front suspension cannot handle heavier diesel motor.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ryanbe View Post
    anybody know if toyo plan on launching a diesel version of the FJ ?
    I hope I never see a FJ with a diesel engine, it's just not right. It'll be like a Rubicon with an oil burner.

    I had the Excel 85L tank installed, air helpers in the rear coils and dual battery. They had to move the car battery to the other side of the engine bay and installed a 130Ah on the original bracket.

    I'll have more detail how all this works after my trip to Moz in Aug.

    Mud tyres and other wheels are on the list after the Moz trip

    Here's my first FJ camping trip to the Karoo.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hoffie View Post
    I hope I never see a FJ with a diesel engine, it's just not right. It'll be like a Rubicon with an oil burner.

    I had the Excel 85L tank installed, air helpers in the rear coils and dual battery. They had to move the car battery to the other side of the engine bay and installed a 130Ah on the original bracket.

    I'll have more detail how all this works after my trip to Moz in Aug.

    Mud tyres and other wheels are on the list after the Moz trip

    Here's my first FJ camping trip to the Karoo.


    looks good in white hoffie. saw a couple of pics with blk wheels, mirrors and stuff blacked out. looks fantastic
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    Hard spare wheel cover advertised on Toyota website for R1155.
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    Hard spare wheel cover advertised on Toyota website for R1155.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ares View Post
    No diesel for FJ, apparently front suspension cannot handle heavier diesel motor.
    yowzer cannot believe the r&d to fix up the chassis would be more than the billions toyo will rake in if they had a diesel version

    hoffie, no offense using a fj and a rubi in the same sentence is just not right the rubi is in a league of its own. i took it to two trails for the first time this month, and the two lockers with swaybar disconnect makes it unstoppable
    i know the fj is very capable but not even close to a rubi ...
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    Quote Originally Posted by ryanbe View Post
    yowzer cannot believe the r&d to fix up the chassis would be more than the billions toyo will rake in if they had a diesel version

    hoffie, no offense using a fj and a rubi in the same sentence is just not right the rubi is in a league of its own. i took it to two trails for the first time this month, and the two lockers with swaybar disconnect makes it unstoppable
    i know the fj is very capable but not even close to a rubi ...
    Never driven both in extreme offroad conditions but from what I here the FJ is a lot closer than you suggest?? For me (and possibly most buyers) the FJ is in a different league.....especially the on road ride, it really has the best balance between offroad and on road, not everyone does grade 5's every weekend. Have you driven the FJ??
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    Some photos of the LA Sport one at the JHB Motor Show.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BBK View Post
    Some photos of the LA Sport one at the JHB Motor Show.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ryanbe View Post
    makes it unstoppable
    Bring your Rubi to Atlantis dunes and I'll show you how quickly it will stop. No vehicle is unstoppable.

    Quote Originally Posted by ryanbe View Post
    i know the fj is very capable but not even close to a rubi ...
    You've driven the Rubi on 2 trails in a month, never driven an FJ and now you're an expert.

    Read my post again, I didn't compare the two vehicles.
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    And available soon:

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    Yes please. How much uys?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ares View Post
    No diesel for FJ, apparently front suspension cannot handle heavier diesel motor.
    Same chassis, same suspension as a Prado 150. They come with diesel engines.....


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    Quote Originally Posted by Uys View Post
    Same chassis, same suspension as a Prado 150. They come with diesel engines.....
    Nee Uys, same suspension as the 120 Prado, same drive train as the 150. Maak 'n prys, ek moet een kry want daar is 'n gaping tussen die standaard pens plaat en die radiator.

    Die FJ is gemaak vir die US mark om te kompeteer met die Jeeps. Dis die rede hoekom hulle nie met 'n diesel kom nie.
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    How much Uys? Also looking for other under body protection for our FJ, rear diff etc!!

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    Here is to show what can be done i.t.o. mods - pics are from the FJCruiser Forum - FJ shown belonged to the late Mike Paulson.

    If you are an FJ owner and have not joined the FJ Forum - do so - I have. There is a special Section for South Africa.
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