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Re: Off-Road Vehicles

Postby BallaratBob » Fri Mar 04, 2016 8:39 am

4Runner TRD Pro: So anyone know what the largest tires are that can be used with this car without voiding the warranty? If it'll take 35 inch tires then I'm interested. Otherwise not so much!
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Re: Off-Road Vehicles

Postby jeepnut » Mon Mar 07, 2016 8:19 am

BallaratBob: I can guarantee it will be something under 31 inches. Car manufacturers ignore the need to accommodate larger tires and the EPA requires them to sell energy efficient vehicles. Large tires reduce fuel efficiency and so it's not likely you'll ever see a stock mass-manufactured, street legal, consumer vehicle that'll accommodate 35 inch tires. I think the largest tires that'll work on a stock vehicle are 32 inches on the most expensive Jeep Wrangler Rubicons.
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Re: Off-Road Vehicles

Postby Sparky of SoCal » Tue Mar 08, 2016 4:44 am

I know a 33" will fit a FJC easy and with a little work 35" will get in there.I think with a little research 33" will be your tire.
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Re: Off-Road Vehicles

Postby jeepnut » Wed Mar 09, 2016 9:21 am

Toyota FJ Cruiser: I don't think that a stock FJC will take anything above 30 inches without some kind of lift. The larger tires will rub on tight turns unless the lift is applied. I could be wrong, but I seriously doubt that I am. Stock vehicles just aren't built to accommodate larger tires and IMHO this is a serious problem.
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Re: Off-Road Vehicles

Postby Sparky of SoCal » Thu Mar 10, 2016 5:46 am

With all respect 33" fit FJC simply. I have lived it and bumped uped to 35" after simple chop at body mount.
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Re: Off-Road Vehicles

Postby jeepnut » Sun Apr 17, 2016 8:16 am

6x6 Toyota Land Cruiser NSV
Forget 4x4! It's time to move up to 6x6! Has anyone actually seen one of these in use?
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Re: Off-Road Vehicles

Postby BallaratBob » Tue Apr 19, 2016 8:13 am

Why not 8x8? The more the merrier right? I'm sure the tire companies would welcome the increase in tire sales if vehicles like this caught on. I wonder if the increased risk of a flat tire is offset by the slight improvement in ability in certain types of terrain.
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Re: Off-Road Vehicles

Postby mrgreen » Wed Jul 06, 2016 8:24 am

FJ Cruiser Suspension - Off Road Long Travel Suspension Lift Kits | Total Chaos Fabrication
Total Chaos is a great name, but is it really as good as this video makes it appear to be?
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Re: Off-Road Vehicles

Postby CrustyOldFart » Wed Jul 06, 2016 9:03 am

2012 Trail Teams FJ Suspension, Wheels, Tire's install
It would be mighty handy to have a wife who could work on the car, cook up some tasty vittles, and look this good all at the same time! (BTW, vittles is actually spelled victuals, but who the hell would actually spell it that way?)
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Re: Off-Road Vehicles

Postby CactusHugger » Mon Jul 18, 2016 10:34 pm

off road buggy tearing up the streets of socal
This one might get the job done!
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