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What Did You Do With Your 120 Today?

Discussion in '120-Series Toyotas' started by kbahus, Mar 21, 2016.

  1. Arailt

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    How do you like the Falkens so far?
     
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    They only have about 75mi on them so far, but the short answer? I don’t. I mean, the tire itself is totally great, I just knew going to a light truck tire the ride was really going to take a hit. And man, did it. But they’re surprisingly quiet, and look awesome. The ride is going to take some getting used to though, that’s for sure.
     
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    Ah. I'm sorry to hear that. Too bouncy from the stiffness, too heavy, or both?
     
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    Ya, just real stiff. You feel everything it seems like. They weigh around 90lbs each with the rim. The weight doesn’t really concern me too much, I drive like a grandpa anyways.
     
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    I hear ya. I ran 33" E range A/Ts on my TJ Wrangler and it felt like the tires were made of solid rubber for the first couple weeks. On the other end, I ran Cs on my Tacoma and they felt like marshmallows.

    You'll have to let us know how the Falkens perform off road. I really like the look of them and they're at a great price point.
     
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    No matter how hard I look elsewhere, the Falkens always end up at the top of my list due to price.

    Out of curiosity, how much air pressure are you running in these?
     
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    Right? I was going between them and Coopers, but these were $75/ea cheaper! I have 38psi in them.

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    I camped in Sheep Canyon in Anza-Borrego and the most difficult part of the trail on Lower Coyote Canyon was this section called Boulder Alley. I wanted to compare the performance of the 2003 GX470 to the 96FZJ. Unfortunately, the section that was Boulder Alley was graded and filled with sand, so now a Prius can go up that hill...what a bummer.

    I ended up trying the Trasharoo without a spare. It worked pretty well, but I was only carrying a small trash bag. DSC02424.JPG DSC02488.JPG IMG_0104.JPG
     
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    Yeah and the epic water crossing is pretty much gone as well.
    This was my 80 before the lift.
     
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    Yeah the “jungle cruise” section had been closed for years. Trail was re-routed to prevent contamination of the drinking water for sheep and other animals. Too many 80s with oil leaks! Lol
     
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    Another two day trip to the Mojave Desert. Camped in some area near Huskey Memorial. The memorial is big now. Lots of artwork there. Took a 4x4 road to shortcut the distance from Scout Cove to Inscription Canyon. Lots of petroglyphs there at Inscription. Then headed to the XB-70A bomber crash site. Ended up eating a great satisfying dinner at Jenny's Grill in Barstow. Great Mexican food there.
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    Nice! I'll be going with OME nitros when I lift. What front coils come with the "medium" kit? 885? Did you happen to do a before and after measurement to see how much lift it gave you?
     
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    Had the Yodateq engine compartment lighting kit on my 80 and loved it so I just installed one on the GX.

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    oops!
     
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    Yeah I think it was the 885, but I already recycled the box so I can't be sure.

    I also didn't take "before" measurements, but currently the lip of the fender flare sits 23" above the center of the axle, front and back.
     
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    Finally got around to installing all my LED interior lights, front marker lights and license plate lights. I also installed my Scangauge and got the trans temp readout to work.

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    Your LED interior lights look great. What was your source for them?
     
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    What bap said and what exactly did you buy...ish looks good
     
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    To those who are curious about the LEDs I used, I bought all of them on Amazon:

    Front map lights: Ba9s 3014 30smd LED 360LM from LUYED

    Inside middle and cargo dome lights: 48 SMD LED panels with festoon adapters from Grandview

    Front marker lights, license plate lights and door lights: Yorkim 194 LED 5th generation
     
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