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  1. I would try a dedicated GX-470 forum; I bet there...

    I would try a dedicated GX-470 forum; I bet there is a way to do it. My 3rd gen RAV4 had a complicated pedal/key dance that would disable traction control (later 3rd gens actually had a button for...
  2. I give you the "Horsebiz Pro Folding Spade with...

    I give you the "Horsebiz Pro Folding Spade with Serrated Blade & Aluminum Handle Utility Shovel Multi-function Axe Hoe Hammer for Camping Hunting Solo Self Defense Survival Tool"...
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    I like that.

    I like that.
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    I have mine inside the vehicle, so it isn't...

    I have mine inside the vehicle, so it isn't subject to rust concerns. I hose the working parts down occasionally with WD40 to clean, lube, and protect from rust anyway.
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    I doubt it. I've used a stamped steel hi-lift for...

    I doubt it. I've used a stamped steel hi-lift for years without any issues.
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    You can put on a modest lift, AT tires, and...

    You can put on a modest lift, AT tires, and sliders without compromising a DD too much. Removing the rear seats is another question. The nice thing about my Trooper is the rear seats with the backs...
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    It is a great luxury to have a dedicated trail...

    It is a great luxury to have a dedicated trail truck. You can leave it torn down indefinitely if you have to and not worry about getting to work on Monday.
  8. Are you aware the steering box is adjustable?...

    Are you aware the steering box is adjustable? Loosen the 17mm lock nut on top and turn the center "screw" clockwise to tighten play in the steering box. Only go a quarter turn or so at a time, don't...
  9. Interesting...unfortunately we have little...

    Interesting...unfortunately we have little experience with the diesels in the US.
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    :clapsmile

    :clapsmile
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    Congrats! Funny, I am picking up a "new" FJ today...

    Congrats! Funny, I am picking up a "new" FJ today too. Here is my dealer pic:
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    It's a 2010 but it was a southwest vehicle, looks practically new inside and out, and especially underneath. I...
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    I replaced the O-rings on my Trooper rear axle...

    I replaced the O-rings on my Trooper rear axle air locker a couple of years ago...if I can do it you can. Just be careful that you get any shims back where they were when you reassemble.

    I had to...
  13. A recent issue of OutdoorX4 had a review of...

    A recent issue of OutdoorX4 had a review of high-end coolers.
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    Tease.

    Tease.
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    The XL size has a tool holder that works great...

    The XL size has a tool holder that works great for silverware. And it is a nice size to sit on, too.
  16. It's not either/or. There is an entire continuum...

    It's not either/or. There is an entire continuum of approaches to "overlanding". If someone want to buy a fancy rig and pay someone to build it up and pay someone to fix it when it breaks, is there...
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    The Tough System cases are great, I really like...

    The Tough System cases are great, I really like mine.

    HD also carries the Estwing Camp Axe.
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    To my eyeball estimation, the interior of a 100...

    To my eyeball estimation, the interior of a 100 isn't any bigger than a Trooper, even though the vehicle is 9" longer. I like to sleep in side my Trooper, and was considering moving to a 100 until if...
  19. Thread: Go Treads

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    Ordered. :)

    Ordered. :)
  20. Thread: 12V chainsaw

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    That would be handy...but plenty of deadfalls are...

    That would be handy...but plenty of deadfalls are bigger than 8".
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    Cool!

    Cool!
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    I would think 14 hours of alternator charging...

    I would think 14 hours of alternator charging might get close to 100%...
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    Does my 14 hour drive to Denver each May (on the...

    Does my 14 hour drive to Denver each May (on the way to Moab) do the trick? :)
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    My CPAP does 12V as well as AC. It is a Devilbiss...

    My CPAP does 12V as well as AC. It is a Devilbiss IntelliPap. They tell me it uses about 1.3 amps/hour (I don't run a humidifier, which would take considerably more juice). So between 8 hours of CPAP...
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    OK. The spacer is generally not needed unless you...

    OK. The spacer is generally not needed unless you are going 3" or more lift. Just depends on whether the alignment shop can get the camber in spec after the lift.

    Manual hubs are a good idea IMO....
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