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Sunday, April 29th 2018, 11:24pm

Fortuner 2.8 GD-6 2x4

I am a proud owner of a Fortuner 2.8GD6 2x4. I have heard from a person who seems to know a bit about vehicles that this model has handling issues. I have driven it on tar roads for close to 1000km and I have not found this to be. Is there any truth in his statement or is it hogwash. I am not sure he was referring to off-road handling. Any comments please.

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Wednesday, May 2nd 2018, 11:59am

Nonsense....it has no issue on tar, offroad or towing.
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Wednesday, May 2nd 2018, 7:17pm

Fortuner 2.8 GD-6 2x4 Handling

Happy to hear that. I was convinced he was talking bull s........
Thanks for your response.

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Friday, May 4th 2018, 6:35pm

Absolute BS. Its a Toyota. It is impossible to have a bad rap. The FT IS the Best selling SUV on the market in many countries for many reasons. Speaks for itself

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Friday, May 4th 2018, 6:49pm

Thanks, I had the same thoughts.

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Friday, May 4th 2018, 7:05pm

The previous shape did have, but got sorted out.

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Monday, May 7th 2018, 7:07am

The first Fortuner's had handling issues but was resolved or made much better, the new Fortuner's are awesome although personally would still preferred the AWD system
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Monday, May 7th 2018, 7:34am

On the topic of handling..... can someone suggest a place that can install a pan-hard correction bar for me in Pretoria?

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Monday, May 7th 2018, 12:58pm

Many thanks for your responses. It confirms exactly what I believe the New Fortuners handling both on road and off road are.

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Tuesday, May 8th 2018, 12:21pm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TmpUbNb8dmU

Watch how this guys drives the fortuner at a rapid pace trying to roll it! test was done in a closed off area.
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Tuesday, May 8th 2018, 5:03pm

Many thanks, very impressive. Pity it was not in English. Not sure what they were comparing. Std equipment Vs modified or were both not standard, but just different models of the same product?

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Wednesday, May 9th 2018, 7:23am

They compared the standard shock to the JTD Shock, seems like its a Bilstein shock.
It clearly shows the different between your normal shocks... and performance shocks....

We get this almost every day, the public dont understand the importance of a performance shock, there is a huge difference in handling.
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Wednesday, May 9th 2018, 7:50am

Many thanks for clearing that up. Must say my Fortuner seems pretty ok, but for the hard ride. I had a Prado and the ride felt smoother. Not complaining. How much would a set of Biisteins cos? Approximately.
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Wednesday, May 9th 2018, 8:39am

We do Bilstein & AmadaXtreme shock absorbers, will get you a price on the Bilstein shocks, the AmadaXtreme shocks are R8000 per set (4)
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Wednesday, May 9th 2018, 9:34am

Bilsteins can do for R8500.... incl VAT, excl Fitment
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Wednesday, May 9th 2018, 9:42am

@Cobus do you do non-lift progressive coil kits for the 4x2 guys?
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Wednesday, May 9th 2018, 10:37am

No, we dont have... sorry

Why do you want to move to Progressive coils? For a softer ride or more load ability?
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Wednesday, May 9th 2018, 12:37pm

Justin, I have a 4x2 and busy saving for lift and shocks from Amada. Yes, it is not needed and overkill, but looks awesome. I saw a lifted 4x2 in Pilanesberg a while back and I want that look.

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Wednesday, May 9th 2018, 1:35pm

we have a few options for the Fortuner's Suspension of which our 40 and 50mm is most popular. The 4x2 guys normally go for the 40mm kit, as its not that extreme and designed when the vehicle is fully loaded not to be lower that standard right height.
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Wednesday, May 9th 2018, 6:44pm

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We do Bilstein & AmadaXtreme shock absorbers, will get you a price on the Bilstein shocks, the AmadaXtreme shocks are R8000 per set (4)
Sorry for the hijack,
Cobus will your shocks fit a OME suspension ?
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