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    Re: My FJ buying experience

    This in summary.. after deflating the tyres to 2.2 bar

    It is everything I had hoped it to be, and more.

    Comfortable
    Strong
    Smooth

    With good off road ability, straight from the shop.
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    Re: My FJ buying experience

    The Ride:

    The first thing you notice is the weight, after driving it home I looked, and it says they weigh 2024 kg That is only 100 odd kgs more than the Ranger is stock, and I had a few things...
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    Re: My FJ buying experience

    Now, while I was getting to grips with the car, and in the short time I had to adjust, before the madness of that highway... I had just been pootling along, the engine is super smooth, and super...
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    Re: My FJ buying experience

    The Review:

    Anyone who has just got into an FJ for the first time will know what I mean next:

    It is a shock to your senses.

    Your mind battles to adjust at first, because the perspectives are...
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    Re: My FJ buying experience

    The Car:

    To put some perspective on my review I need to explain the base that I am coming from.

    Any car review is subjective, and will firstly be influenced by what you just stepped out of...
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    Re: My FJ buying experience

    So to close my buying experience I thought I would do it with a review of the final deal and the initial review of the car

    The Deal:

    As you see in this thread I was informed of where stock is,...
  7. Re: How many FJ Owners / How many problems (or dislikes?)

    If anyone wants to sell their original roofrack, please PM me
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    Re: The 2021 Official 4x4 Community River Trip!!!

    Please feel free to ask away!

    WRT the covid we can take the following as fact:

    Unless the deaths skyrocket, there will never be more than a level 3 lockdown.
  9. Re: How many FJ Owners / How many problems (or dislikes?)

    Please add me to the list

    Hedgehog - Red - 214km - No issues yet
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    Re: My FJ buying experience

    Thanks Peoples!!!

    First "review" to follow shortly :)
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    Re: My FJ buying experience

    Got it

    618902
  12. Sunday Breakfast - @Bru House - 11 July 2021

    The Bru House & Diner
    073 805 7731
    https://goo.gl/maps/agy5QkmjgJNXZu1E6

    @ = “at”
  13. Re: Sunday Breakfast - @Bru House - 11 July 2021

    Done [emoji736]
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    Re: Which diesel is best ?

    This forum is truly fascinating in how it can take the simplest of things and complicate them..
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    Re: The 2021 Official 4x4 Community River Trip!!!

    Just bumping the post above.. Seeing that there is not much reaction :)

    Winter, must be tough on the fingers
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    Re: Strange FJ rumbling noise/vibration...

    If you look at this thread, you will see that some FJ's have an issue with the drive shaft..
    ...
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    Re: Which diesel is best ?

    Pretty soon someone is going to mention 2SO...
  18. Re: Winter Brekkie Trip!!! Camping and gravel travel weekend. - 11 to 13 June

    We need some phodies please

    Edit;

    And a trip report!
  19. Re: Sunday Breakfast - @Bru House - 11 July 2021

    There is no limit to this get together

    All is welcome!
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    Re: Which tyre for 95% tar - Hilux ?

    This is good advice.
    HT's can cope with gravel stints every now and then without a problem
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    Re: Which diesel is best ?

    Diesel (spit) is dirty.. and it stinks :)
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    Re: Double Cabs - How Capable is Capable??

    It is called dismissive ignorance.. When you actively state your assumptions as fact, because it fits your mindset. :)
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    Re: Good quality every day handyman toolset

    Oohh I like!!
  24. Re: Sunday Breakfast - @Bru House - 11 July 2021

    I already did [emoji16]
  25. Re: Sunday Breakfast - @Bru House - 11 July 2021

    I think so
    They just cannot have a beer [emoji16]
  26. Re: Sunday Breakfast - @Bru House - 11 July 2021

    List updated
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    Re: Land Cruiser 300 - 3.3L V6 diesel

    Why does this matter?
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    Re: The 2021 Official 4x4 Community River Trip!!!

    Good morning guys, please take note of the thread I started about a breakfast at Bru House, I thought this could also serve as a pre-river trip meeting..

    Please join us there!
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    Sticky: Re: Gauteng Breakfast Schedule - 2021

    https://www.4x4community.co.za/forum/showthread.php/344201-Sunday-Breakfast-Bru-House-11-July-2021?p=4659797#post4659797
  30. Sunday Breakfast - @Bru House - 11 July 2021

    List:


    Hedgehog
    Estee
    Rechardt
    jbjoubert
    Stephan Vermaak
    JurgenH
    Offroadbiker
  31. Sunday Breakfast - @Bru House - 11 July 2021

    Come join us for a brekkie and a chat..

    At this nice and central venue

    Just a get together to see how everyone is doing.

    We might talk of future trips, and input can be given on what you...
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    Re: My FJ buying experience

    Is it really that bad?

    I got 7 km/l with the 76
    I get 8.1 km/l with my Ranger

    A bit worse than that is still ok for me

    Towing with the 76 I got 6.6km/l
    With the Ranger 7.1
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    Re: My FJ buying experience

    I think any vehicle is like that.

    Is there a " perfect car"?

    I loved my 76, but the Toyota business model on the 70 series spoiled my owners experience.

    The FJ for me bridges that gap,...
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    Re: My FJ buying experience

    For sure... ;D
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    Re: My FJ buying experience

    You cannot just ask this question without an explanation...:)
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