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Old 01-16-2006, 06:51 PM   #15
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You engineers, and you technical jargon...
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Old 01-16-2006, 06:53 PM   #16
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Old 01-16-2006, 07:39 PM   #17
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I'll say it looks familiar!
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Old 10-12-2006, 11:18 PM   #18
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Just picked up my new TOW today (goodbye Durango!)

FJ rated @ 5000 lbs / 21 city and 28 highway.
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Just picked up my new TOW today (goodbye Durango!)

FJ rated @ 5000 lbs / 21 city and 28 highway.
Congratulations, it is the best investment you could make in a vehicle. As far as I am concerned there are only 2 manufacturers that I will buy vehicles from and they are Toyota and Honda.
Toyotas have only one problem. You can't kill them. My oldest grandson is driving my 1976 Toyota pickup. It has over 400,000 miles on it and has never had any major problems. One clutch, several sets of brakes, tires, tune ups and oil changes is the only money I ever spent on it.
I did have it repainted and the seat recovered before I gave it to my grandson. I had 3 offers of over $2500.00 for my almost 30 year old truck after the paint job. That would never happen with a domestic vehicle.

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Old 10-13-2006, 06:05 AM   #20
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Y'know, Gina, when I first saw an Element, I said...

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The new FJ's mileage is actually rated slightly higher than my '02 Tundra with, I presume, the same V6 and a new tranny. It's a fairly heavy vehicle for its size. FWIW, I used to get a SOLID 12mpg with my FJ60s. It didn't matter whether I was hauling, empty, uphill, downhill, in the back country, stop-and-go, or highway. 12mpg was all it'd do. I find that the new FJ's 21+ is pretty refreshing!

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on edit: There's STILL something that's just WRONG about not having a 2F engine in a LandCruiser!
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Just picked up my new TOW today (goodbye Durango!)

FJ rated @ 5000 lbs / 21 city and 28 highway.
Hi: Nice Towota...But isn't a trailer tow rating... and fuel milage figures in the same sentence a major contradiction in terms...E.P.A. fig's are done on a dynamometer with no wind and cruise set @48M.P.H...I haven't towed under those conditions yet... Alf S. North shore of Lake Erie
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I did a bit a real world research by perusing the fjcruiserforum. 9 out of 10 people are meeting or exceeding the sticker mileage. I'm gonna guess I'll suffer no less that 10 percent extra fuel burning by towing an Escape/Casita..

The Durango got 13.6 mpg city/highway consistently. When towing it averaged about 9 mpg on the Bigfoot 21. We rented an Escape a few months ago and the Durango never knew it was there.
If the FJ gets 18/25 I'll be one happy camper.
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