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Old 04-14-2010, 10:01 AM
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They've always looked taller to me, so maybe they really are. Could also be where they put stuff. The Lexus has I would guess more options and that means more boxes and things above the center line.
Same here. Isn't it really just a 4Runner/Prado-based platform with all the same components, topped with a Lexus body and interior?
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There's no way I could get the FJC in 2wd with the stability control that excited! Can't turn it off in the 07 FJC in 2wd maybe you can in the Lexus?
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Old 04-14-2010, 10:08 AM
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Most of the newer Toyota trucks/SUV's have a VSC kill switch for 2wd. I think the Tacoma added one in 08 or 09.
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i for one hope that the market continues to move towards the smaller crossover type four wheel drive wagons... Interior space wise they are similar, and probably less than 10% ever use the capabilities of a suv
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The VSC kill switch is new for last year or this year.. I don't have a kill switch on my 08...

It sucks...It catches way after the fact..Once I was on 285 headed to Gunnison with an inch of snow on the ground and I was almost sideways before it caught on..I went to 4high after that...

I wish I could turn it off.

I do wonder why Toyota is all of the sudden the devil...as much as I hate to admit it, it might be the Dems...since Toyota is non union...
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I guarantee you if any of us take the C470 to southbound 285 exit too fast in our 80s, we are going over, or at the very least into the dirt. Many a vehicle has done just that.
I'm having a trouble with the "too fast" and "80s" in the same sentence.
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I do wonder why Toyota is all of the sudden the devil...as much as I hate to admit it, it might be the Dems...since Toyota is non union...
please -

Ford was union, and there was republican leadership at that time when they were roasted in the media and by the nhsta... give me a break... really
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So did anybody find out if there are standards for how "well" ESC should work?
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I'm having a trouble with the "too fast" and "80s" in the same sentence.
True...But in this case "too fast" would only be about 40 + or - which luckily most 80s can handle...
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There's no way I could get the FJC in 2wd with the stability control that excited! Can't turn it off in the 07 FJC in 2wd maybe you can in the Lexus?
I think there's a link at AllProOffRoad.com or on the FJCForum.com on how to install a kill switch for the VSC. I HATE MINE! When I want to have fun it denies me. Keryn's 2010 has one (stock) but I'm waiting to install mine.
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