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Old 12-09-17, 07:46 PM
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Thanks for the reply.

do you feel that crawl control is a must on gx? Is luxury model even worth the money?
I apologize that I did not see your reply and question before now. I use crawl control only very occasionally. However, when I do use it, it is really a nice feature as it literally allows you to both accelerate and brake without taking your foot off of the throttle pedal. Going up or down a very steep hill is where you would use it the most.
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I apologize that I did not see your reply and question before now. I use crawl control only very occasionally. However, when I do use it, it is really a nice feature as it literally allows you to both accelerate and brake without taking your foot off of the throttle pedal. Going up or down a very steep hill is where you would use it the most.
So crawl is 5 different speeds? FSM seems to suggest that. I assume DAC on "non-crawl" models is basically a fixed speed downhill crawl control. I've used it a few times on steep hills. There is mention in FSM about overheating issues if used for extended periods of time.

Crawl Control - 1 to 5 MPH
DAC- appears to be around 3 MPH

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Old 12-30-17, 02:38 PM
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So crawl is 5 different speeds? FSM seems to suggest that. I assume DAC on "non-crawl" models is basically a fixed speed downhill crawl control. I've used it a few times on steep hills. There is mention in FSM about overheating issues if used for extended periods of time.

Crawl Control - 1 to 5 MPH
DAC- appears to be around 3 MPH
You can use Crawl Control while in any gear, but normally, it would only be used in first gear as first gear would give you the most control and 'crawl' with it.
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Originally Posted by kroorda View Post
You can use Crawl Control while in any gear, but normally, it would only be used in first gear as first gear would give you the most control and 'crawl' with it.
You have the full Driver Support Package on yours?

https://www.clublexus.com/forums/gx-...l-control.html

For crawl control if it was just a BCM and console switch swap like in the 4Runner...might be something for me to think about.. not positive a new master cylinder is needed though. I notice '10-'13 they had standalone crawl available as an option but I can't say I've seen that unicorn. That might be rarer than the GX's without nav.




This guy retrofitted his '15 4Runner

http://tctmagazine.net/spring-2016/2...ntrol-retrofit

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You have the full Driver Support Package on yours?

This guy retrofitted his '15 4Runner

http://tctmagazine.net/spring-2016/2...ntrol-retrofit
Wow! I applauded him for doing this. Alot of admiration for people that modding the vehicles to do what they want. Pretty cool to read.
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Originally Posted by tecman View Post
Nice video!!

Looks like at ~1:45 he put in 4L and possible center diff to utilize ATRAC. For those that don't know... keep under like 2200RPM or so for ATRAC to work best.
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Originally Posted by bbqsoup View Post
Wow! I applauded him for doing this. Alot of admiration for people that modding the vehicles to do what they want. Pretty cool to read.

Just speculation but I don't think splicing would be necessary on the GX... just a console with the crawl switch on it. There were some physically absent switch assemblies on the 4Runner.
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Just speculation but I don't think splicing would be necessary on the GX... just a console with the crawl switch on it. There were some physically absent switch assemblies on the 4Runner.

Are you saying that the wiring could potentially be there and all that would be needed is the switch installed??
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That very well could be.... I've thrown this out there to give thought to the adventurous souls who want to travel the path first :-)

At minimum a new switch and a BCM. The big expensive if....is if a different master cylinder is needed. The BCM new is not too bad at around $500...used probably half that. The 4Runner guy didn't need the master cylinder replaced.

Some more info I posted in a different thread.

https://www.clublexus.com/forums/gx-...l-control.html

If all the connectors on the wiring harness side of console switch are terminated in the connector then a major piece is already done.
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Looks temping 😁 , has anyone called the dealer on this?
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