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Old 05-23-2008, 10:02 AM
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Love my 88 even though it is now my daily driver! Stock 4:10's, Detroit Locker in rear, Detroit Tru-Trac up front. Running the stock 235/75x15's now for gas mileage, however when I did use it for offroad I just switched the wheels and tires over to my other set of LT265/75x16's Bridgestone Dueller MT's. Did Spring Creek years ago, but did go around the bypass at the Rock Garden with some spotting help..........Now, it drives me to Wal Mart and back........even added a winch to help me out of those snow drifts in the parking lot.
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Old 05-23-2008, 05:33 PM
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Get locking diffs front and rear 'cause you are always going to have at least 1 tire in the air.

Get the Idler arm brace. I didn't bend a single one. Ever. all the way up to 35x12.50s.

Get a spare halfshaft. It will break, someday. (I did it with the 35s and on 33x9.50s.)

Start savin' up for the SAS. You can always cut the live axle off and put the ifs back on if you really liked the IFS better!
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Get locking diffs front and rear 'cause you are always going to have at least 1 tire in the air.

Get the Idler arm brace. I didn't bend a single one. Ever. all the way up to 35x12.50s.

Get a spare halfshaft. It will break, someday. (I did it with the 35s and on 33x9.50s.)

Start savin' up for the SAS. You can always cut the live axle off and put the ifs back on if you really liked the IFS better!
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Leaning how to change a CV axle and having the correct tools is much better done in a warm garage than in the dark. You will break parts if you wheel your rig. Learn to drive well and you will break less parts. Get a winch and a full recovery gear set as your first upgrade. Tire size will limit you to more tame trails, but that's good if you're new to it.

IFS rules!!!! of couse I have Land Cruiser IFS not mini-ifs. so what do I know.
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IFS rules!!!!
Just wanted to bring attention to it.
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Old 05-23-2008, 10:21 PM
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If you're running anything under 35's and if driving on the pavement is also enjoyable to you. Tires bigger than that or if you trailer your rig, sure go SA. I'm not trying to start a SA or ifs is better. I support Toyota's use of ifs in the US, our country is paved. I believe for many people ifs meets their needs. It does for me.
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Old 05-24-2008, 09:15 AM
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Love my IFS....one thing I do like about the SA is the turning radius........can make sharper turns with SA....However, I do love my IFS in my 88........
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