View Poll Results: Do you find her attractive with a snorkel (a Fortuner)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kalahari Safari View Post
    Why has nobody ever corrected that horrible narrow wheel base with decent rims or spacers?
    It would also counteract on the top-heavy, tipping, rolling factor and it would look so much cooler.

    It often occurred to me when following a tuna that the thing looks awfully narrow with OEM rims and marie bisquit tyres.

    So guys a challenge:
    WHO CAN PRODUCE A DECENT STANDING TUNA WITH AN ACCEPTABLE WHEEL BASE?

    Note: The fender flares would allow for wider rims and larger tyre, especially when lifted.

    Maniac 4x4 seems to have a decent job http://www.maniac4x4.co.za/fortuner.php
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    You cannot really do spacers or wider tires without having issues with clearances on the the Tuna. The DC rims does give it a slightly wider stance with the std 265/65/17 tyres but clearance is VERY little.

    Going 32" with the DC rims will definitely require removals of front mud flaps and most likely even front spacer & plastic trimming. Going 33" requires cutting etc
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    Would Arctic Trucks have a solution, they do all kind of conversions?

    Maniac looks a bit too extreme for my liking but it shows it's doable.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Wild Boar View Post
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    Quote Originally Posted by RMackay View Post
    Never heard of it, would like to see what it looks like
    I saw them at 4x4 Megaworld. They look crap
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    Quote Originally Posted by ginoFJ View Post
    I saw them at 4x4 Megaworld. They look crap
    +1. Saw photos on the Fortuner forum and they look cheap and just plain crap.
    http://www.fortuner4x4fans.co.za/for...el/index2.html

    Also we don't think we need the snorkel. We have done multiple river crossings where the water came over the bonnet until the water reached the windscreen. Got almost stuck in Botswana with the water just below the left hand mirror and the water was seat level in the Fortuner with no damage at all. The electrics will go before the engine will drown.

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    Default Whats been done cant be undone!!

    Happy as a Pig in Mud.Fitted my Desert product snorkel yesterday at a bargain of a price and even had some change for some new wheels.Dont care whats been said about the BFG's.Been happy with my previous set and never had any problems in the wet.
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    Dont know about the cheap and crap part.Looks good to me,exactly like the Safari Snorkels just without brand name on it.
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    looks good shawn.
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    That snorkel doesn't look bad at all.

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    Kyk hoe mooi steek die snorkie uit.
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    looks like a nice enough shade of lipstick.



    Joking - looks very cool! now for all the rest of the bits - you seem to have the jeep disease - you need more mods!!!!
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    It does look good! Any vehicle with a snorkel looks good.

    Pity they steal Toyotas like its going out of fashion, otherwise Id get one again.............

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kalahari Safari View Post
    Would Arctic Trucks have a solution, they do all kind of conversions?

    Maniac looks a bit too extreme for my liking but it shows it's doable.
    Yes they do do Fortuner conversions with bigger wheels. The one I photographed didn't have a snorkel though.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Trailrider View Post
    Yes they do do Fortuner conversions with bigger wheels. The one I photographed didn't have a snorkel though.
    Nice one, it almost looks like an off-roader now .
    The wider stance will also compensate for the roll-over issues.
    Any idea what tyre size are mounted on this one.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Apocalypse View Post
    looks like a nice enough shade of lipstick.



    Joking - looks very cool! now for all the rest of the bits - you seem to have the jeep disease - you need more mods!!!!
    HA HA HA Hell Alex you made my day on this one!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Christo Meissenheimer View Post
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    Also we don't think we need the snorkel. We have done multiple river crossings where the water came over the bonnet until the water reached the windscreen. Got almost stuck in Botswana with the water just below the left hand mirror and the water was seat level in the Fortuner with no damage at all. The electrics will go before the engine will drown.

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    Well, I thought so as well, have done dozens of crossings until the futile one which claimed my engine.
    Now about 70k lighter but also somehow wiser, I trust the snorkel.

    BTW the electrics were still fine, the engine not so.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kalahari Safari View Post
    Well, I thought so as well, have done dozens of crossings until the futile one which claimed my engine.
    Now about 70k lighter but also somehow wiser, I trust the snorkel.

    BTW the electrics were still fine, the engine not so.
    Don't argue with young Mr Meissenheimer, he knows EVERYTHING.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jelo View Post

    Don't argue with young Mr Meissenheimer, he knows EVERYTHING.
    Hehehe. Ons moet by iemand leer.
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