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Toy_Runner
05-14-2006, 12:04 PM
what do you guys think of the new landcruiser?

http://www.toyota.ca/cgi-bin/WebObjects/WWW.woa/10/wo/Home.Vehicles.Go.FJCruiser-bXVbj6v3xC8pHAj9fpUDQg/0.15?fmg%2ffj%2fintro%2ehtml

i think it should have a solid axle and a v8 [36]

KINGCRUISER
05-14-2006, 12:48 PM
Took the FJ for a test drive a few weeks ago, and its so cool. The V6 comes with enough power and im sure it has toyota durability. The interior is cool but it might be hard for a big guy to get in the back seat. The ride is unreal, we flew it over some train tracks and washboard, but still didn't rattle the truck. Although a solid axle would be cool its not likely, and toyota has already done this with the FJ80. The stock IFS with traction controls and a rear locker the FJ cruiser will hold its own offroad. With a little modifcation these truck will be true 4x4's and live up to the cruiser heritage.

Big_Ern
05-14-2006, 02:30 PM
[stupid]

didn't take one for a test drive, but I got a good look at the dealership.

240hp 4.0L V6 with an optional 6spd manual tranny.

They're priced pretty reasonably for a toyota. Plus the fact that you can get an e-locker and REAL rock sliders -- bolted solidy to the frame, not just show steps. i think they'll sell a lot of them.

If I was in the market for a new vehicle and had 35k to spend I would definitely get one.

Only thing I don't like is how the rear tail lights stick out the side so far,,

FINGERS
05-14-2006, 02:33 PM
looks like a new mini on steroids
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Other than that nice truck[36]

ClickeR
05-14-2006, 05:18 PM
If they had a diesel option I would have one in the driveway right now. With a milage rating of 19 city and 24 highway I just can't justify it. My '86 diesel cruiser gets almost 28 city or highway, doesn't matter. It was a sad day when Toyota Canada merged with Toyota USA to form Toyota NA.

lizard
05-14-2006, 05:21 PM
[stupid] I looked at one the other week , said to the guy I'd buy that in a sec if it was a diesel.

the surf was hella cheaper anyways:D

230
05-14-2006, 05:36 PM
i saw one the other day in abby here on 35's it looked awesome.

gumboot
05-14-2006, 06:55 PM
yeah one or two drivin in k-town, not big on the styiling, like it was said, looks like a mini on steroids. Still wanna see its capabilities though.

Toy_Runner
05-14-2006, 07:36 PM
ya, they look good, i would like to see one 4x4ing, they proubly are quite capiable (sp)

G-rizzle Swank
05-14-2006, 08:48 PM
there was one up at postill a couple days afetr they came into kelowna , didnt do any wheeling but i told him to go though thew pond

kamloopsyota
05-14-2006, 11:10 PM
should have kept those messed up tires from the prototype

Greg82
05-23-2006, 02:25 PM
I think they are funny looking. Too many dam colors on them

highwaystar
05-23-2006, 06:05 PM
they are a bit too wide and motor is too big. i hope to own one oneday but only if it has a 4cyl.

Murd0c
05-23-2006, 07:29 PM
don't like them kinda looks like a lego truck or somthing like that

ToYz
05-23-2006, 08:07 PM
ugly, burn it.

Toy_Runner
05-23-2006, 09:46 PM
ugly, burn it.

i still rather have one than a heep (jeep)

ToYz
05-23-2006, 09:47 PM
i still rather have one than a heep (jeep)

well put... [cheers]

ri0
05-23-2006, 10:31 PM
lego truck...I like that murdoug....I am kinda undecided, I would love to see someone sas one though..

Murd0c
05-23-2006, 11:54 PM
ya trail gear has something on the works soon should be fricken nice

69FJ40
05-24-2006, 12:26 AM
Dude, I work at Toyota and get to drive these things. Well, I get to drive them when ever they aren't sold. We have a hard time keeping them on the lot, they sell really fast. They did a some what of an ok job at taking things from the orignal, which I have, and bringing them into updated times. I just don't like that front bumper, it'll get ripped off real fast.

Big_Ern
05-24-2006, 01:14 AM
they are a bit too wide and motor is too big. i hope to own one oneday but only if it has a 4cyl.

I didn't think that was possible?? :confused:

lizard
05-24-2006, 02:29 PM
F that ----turbo 3lt diesel--- but that would sell like a billion in NA .....so nah lets but in a poopy gas motor at 120 a LTr

crazy j
05-24-2006, 04:22 PM
id drive one fo-sho. not likely as a wheeler, but great road trippin vehicle.
my only real gripe is that you have full time 4wd with the 6-speed.
the crapomatic has the part time system and get better fuel economy. duh.

highwaystar
05-24-2006, 08:08 PM
I didn't think that was possible?? :confused:

hp = [35]



:confused: [k]

69FJ40
05-25-2006, 10:17 PM
Oh yeah, I love the fact there's no carpet!!! All rubber mats. True, they do need diesels.

Toy_Runner
05-25-2006, 10:21 PM
a diesel turbo would be nice just a little straight 6 [36][36]

stuckle
05-25-2006, 10:42 PM
those things are ok guess...

not worth the coin tho