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2003-2005 4x4 4runner or 2007 FJ 4x4

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by lepedog23, Nov 6, 2010.

  1. Nov 6, 2010 at 4:26 PM
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    lepedog23

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    wifey needs a new vehicle, i convinced her to get a 4x4 so we can hit up trails once the baby is born, or so that i can go by myself :spy:. im looking around on craigslist and have found some sweet 2003-2005 4runners 4x4, but im really liking the FJ. i was going to ask this on fj forum and a 4runner forum but guys would just vote for what they had.
    i dont know anything about 4x4 fj i see some have a-trac button, and some other cool features. only thing i dont like are the half rear doors gonna suck when the kids are asleep.
    i am just going to keep my prerunner clean and fix up the 4x4. whichever one i get. i need to find one quick before she changes her mind.
    which would you get and why?
     
  2. Nov 6, 2010 at 4:29 PM
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    Everything I've heard from folks that get FJs are that they aren't great for kids.
    I don't like the way they feel from the driver seat...So I'd get the 4R all day long.
     
  3. Nov 6, 2010 at 4:36 PM
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    The FJ Cruisers( FUCKIN JUNK Cruiser) imo SUCK. If you have the time go test drive one its one big blind spot. You would be better off getting a 4Runner they're better to have with kids
     
  4. Nov 6, 2010 at 5:50 PM
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    When i was young, our first Toyota was a 1993 4Runner and we kept that till about 1997~.

    I was born in 93 and my parents seemed to really like it. Now...the newer 4Runners, wasnt there a year where they made V8s? I would so get that :)
     
  5. Nov 6, 2010 at 5:51 PM
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    damn so no love for the fj's? wifey will be driving it and it is very bulky looking.
     
  6. Nov 6, 2010 at 8:29 PM
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    i would go with the 4-runner. im no expert but a 4 runner is essentially a taco just with different body. and it appears to be a bit more spacious. again no expert
     
  7. Nov 6, 2010 at 8:37 PM
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    Agarra el 4runer esta chido


    Ok wtf did I just say :/
     
  8. Nov 7, 2010 at 9:08 PM
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    hahah wifey saw a is250 today and wants that now... damn it after all that work i put to convince her that we need a 4wd....
     
  9. Nov 7, 2010 at 9:09 PM
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    :confused:
     
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    is250 are bad, remind me not to get a wife like yours :( :)
     
  11. Nov 7, 2010 at 9:13 PM
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    I drove one and it was exactly the same as driving my truck. I expected it to be a little more quiet and comfortable. It really has nothing to offer. IMO its the base model base model tacoma access cab without a bed. But thats my opinion and it is worthless to anybody but me.
     
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