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Old 03-23-2008, 09:32 PM   #41
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I use 4x4 on alot of trails where i could go flying up in 2wd at 20mph and possibly bend a rim or hit a tree...but I'd rather be in 4wd and just be able to cruise through at 5mph and still not get stuck
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Old 03-24-2008, 02:45 AM   #42
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The plain and simple truth is this: Anyone who stands behind the statement that "4X4 is over rated", (a) could not afford to purchase 4WD , (b) thought that a 2WD would get that much better mileage , (c) has never really done any serious offroading , and (d) was told by mom, dad, gf, bf or spouse that they will never need or use 4WD . Like I said at the beginning of this thread, there is no debate here, but it's a funny topic................
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Old 03-24-2008, 11:58 AM   #44
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Old 03-25-2008, 11:22 AM   #46
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(d) was told by mom, dad, gf, bf or spouse that they will never need or use 4WD .
whats sad is my mamaw told me b4 i traded in my old 4x4 for my new one was "ladies dont drive 4x4s!" she was right, freakin crazy bitches do

and this topic is always funny, but its hard to change opinions til they run into problems of their own and realize they needed a 4x4 at that moment, or whenever it arises
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Old 03-25-2008, 12:05 PM   #47
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whats sad is my mamaw told me b4 i traded in my old 4x4 for my new one was "ladies dont drive 4x4s!" she was right, freakin crazy bitches do

and this topic is always funny, but its hard to change opinions til they run into problems of their own and realize they needed a 4x4 at that moment, or whenever it arises
See there, now you are my kind of woman, you go girl. And for me it's not a matter of "needing 4x4" it's a matter of "I WANT 4x4". I mean the Prerunners look good and all, but that's where it ends. They work ok for dirt roads and maybe slipping around on top of the mud, but when the $hit hits the fan, it's GAME OVER. I know all the Prerunner owners are going , but it's the truth. And for those of us who have owned a 4x2 in the past, you know exactly what I mean. 07tacoark, you rock!
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Old 03-25-2008, 12:23 PM   #49
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whats sad is my mamaw told me b4 i traded in my old 4x4 for my new one was "ladies dont drive 4x4s!" she was right, freakin crazy bitches do

and this topic is always funny, but its hard to change opinions til they run into problems of their own and realize they needed a 4x4 at that moment, or whenever it arises
I love a freakin crazy beeatch. Sad thing is judging by your pic your prob. at
least 15 yrs younger n me and that just about makes me the perverted "old man"....Oh and I`m married. You go girl!
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Old 03-25-2008, 07:06 PM   #52
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Oh and I`m married. You go girl!
My wife has volunteered to fix that problem for me! I think I'd have to win the lottery before seriously considering the offer!
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My wife has volunteered to fix that problem for me! I think I'd have to win the lottery before seriously considering the offer!
No doubt. `Cause you know it would cost ya! In all seriousness though my wifes pretty darn cool. In ten years we`ve had a few disagreements but never really an argument....way off topic now, oh well.
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Old 03-25-2008, 07:33 PM   #54
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My wife has volunteered to fix that problem for me! I think I'd have to win the lottery before seriously considering the offer!
You'd better win two lotteries because she'll be taking half.
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Old 03-25-2008, 08:21 PM   #55
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I don't need 4WD, but I would rather "have it and not need it" than "not have it and need it"...

My next truck will definitely be 4WD, but the PreRunners are still awesome trucks!
^^^^^^ However I do need 4X4 every so often which is why I have one.
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You'd better win two lotteries because she'll be taking half.
Well,i could live on half of 1 lottery! My point was I'd have to win the lottery to have enough left over to survive!
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Old 03-26-2008, 10:56 AM   #57
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^^^^^^ However I do need 4X4 every so often which is why I have one.

of course, as soon as I said that I bought another PreRunner. I could have gotten a 4WD, but I have driven hundrededs of thousands of miles without it. My truck is a highway only vehicle - it is a hauler! I found that the good tires and a limited slip rear end will get you out of anything that isn't real off-road. I will eventually swap it out for a locker.

I was driving the white 4WD Tacoma down the road, and thought to myself that I will NEVER use that damn switch. Why should I deprive someone of their 4WD vehicle if I don't really need it? So, I got what I really needed - a highway hauler with minimal off-road capability.

I will eventually get a 4WD single cab 1st Gen Tacoma for an off-road FunRunner, but not right now. Right now, my PreRunner is perfect!
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Everyone here pays or paid their own money for the truck they got..why not buy what you want..and need..or will need..hahahahaha...i bought mine so I would not have to buy another 4x4 for a looooooong time to come..thats why I chose Toyota..most people dont really understand that these things are built damn near bulletproof..2WD or 4WD..we all have trucks that are the best in the class..thats something to be proud of..
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Everyone here pays or paid their own money for the truck they got..why not buy what you want..and need..or will need..hahahahaha...i bought mine so I would not have to buy another 4x4 for a looooooong time to come..thats why I chose Toyota..most people dont really understand that these things are built damn near bulletproof..2WD or 4WD..we all have trucks that are the best in the class..thats something to be proud of..
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Everyone here pays or paid their own money for the truck they got..why not buy what you want..and need..or will need..hahahahaha...i bought mine so I would not have to buy another 4x4 for a looooooong time to come..thats why I chose Toyota..most people dont really understand that these things are built damn near bulletproof..2WD or 4WD..we all have trucks that are the best in the class..thats something to be proud of..
Spoken quite well my friend. I think you hit the nail square on the head.
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