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Old 11-11-2012, 07:58 PM   #1
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Is it worth it?

Is offroading worth the risk?
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Old 11-11-2012, 08:05 PM   #2
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Is offroading worth the risk?
Yes.

Are you looking for pros and cons?
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Old 11-11-2012, 08:07 PM   #3
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Ya i think its worth it, just take it easy if you dont wann bang up your truck
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Old 11-11-2012, 08:21 PM   #4
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Personal choice.

Is your truck a daily driver that you'll need for getting to work Monday?
Does your budget allow for purchase of repair parts?
Do you live in an apartment or condo where you can't perform major repairs/mods?

You have to ask yourself all of these questions and more, and nobody else can answer them for you.

If I had a 4x4, I would limit my offroad driving to the type of driving that my dad did when I was a kid. That was basically simple trails and fire roads where 4x4 was only occasionally needed to clear some sand, but nothing that risked breaking parts.

The extreme rock crawling, or high speed running? No... It's a blast, but not worth the risk to my wallet.
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Old 11-11-2012, 08:23 PM   #5
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if it's something you like to do.
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Old 11-12-2012, 12:11 AM   #6
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I think this is a question only you and wallet can answer. If you can afford to break stuff then yeah its worth it. If not, well....
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Old 11-12-2012, 12:48 AM   #7
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Worth it! No matter what! When in doubt throttle out!
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Old 11-12-2012, 01:04 AM   #8
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I think this is a question only you and wallet can answer. If you can afford to break stuff then yeah its worth it. If not, well....
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Old 11-12-2012, 02:12 AM   #9
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OP needs to find a responsible group to go out with a few times and run some fire roads first. Then gradually try some more technical stuff. I used to have a built DD and I can tell you that it SUCKS when your DD is busted and you're without a vehicle due to busted parts and no money to repair.
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Old 11-12-2012, 06:20 AM   #10
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There are plenty of easy routes that will give you a taste of the back country without risk to your truck. You just need to know when to turn around.
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Personal choice.

Is your truck a daily driver that you'll need for getting to work Monday?
Does your budget allow for purchase of repair parts?
Do you live in an apartment or condo where you can't perform major repairs/mods?

You have to ask yourself all of these questions and more, and nobody else can answer them for you.

If I had a 4x4, I would limit my offroad driving to the type of driving that my dad did when I was a kid. That was basically simple trails and fire roads where 4x4 was only occasionally needed to clear some sand, but nothing that risked breaking parts.

The extreme rock crawling, or high speed running? No... It's a blast, but not worth the risk to my wallet.
^^This

I have owned my 2007 since new and I just took it on it's first trail run yesterday. It is my daily driver and I can't afford to have it go down. I now have an area to do my own repairs and am in a little better situation so I can take some risks with it. I also went with a good group of people that I knew would help me through obstacles without body damage and help minimize the risk of mechanical breakage. End of the day though, anytime you take the truck off road, you run the risk of breaking something. If, in your mind, that's not a risk worth taking, don't do it.
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