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4runner to Tacoma?

Discussion in 'Off-Roading & Trails' started by TheMulf, Jul 30, 2012.

  1. Jul 30, 2012 at 8:50 AM
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    TheMulf

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    Whats happenin y'all, I find myself in a conondrum. I have a 4ruuner limited(wife took it upon herself to lay claim to and drive) I greatly enjoy getting out onto the trails and easily fell in love with how she handles and climbs in 4wd, and I am considering getting a newer Tacoma. My question is does anyone have any experience with taking the tacoma offroad? I jave spoken with the sales rep snakes and they try to assure me that both the Tacoma and 5thgen t4r's have the same engine but I am not convinced. Has anyone driven the new Tacoma on/off road and would it comapre at all to the offroad awesomeness that is the 4runner? Any help is appreciated fellas

    -Mulf
     
  2. Jul 30, 2012 at 8:57 AM
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    TODEOTA

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    Comparing the two for off road, I would say the 4Runner is best. SUVs are usually better offroad than a pickup due to the extra weight and weight distribution. Pickups have a very unbalanced weight distribution. The bed in the rear usually causes loss of traction in climbs due to the lack of rear axel weight.
     
  3. Jul 30, 2012 at 9:46 AM
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    TheMulf

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    That makes a ton of sense, thank for the input fellas
     
  4. Jul 30, 2012 at 9:48 AM
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    Haslefre

    Haslefre Not Really Here

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    Get an FJ if you want the best of both worlds!
     
  5. Jul 30, 2012 at 9:54 AM
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    TheMulf

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    Lol I got the 4runner already and am gonna trade in my peasant cammry, I dont think dounble runner/fj would be that amazing
     
  6. Jul 30, 2012 at 1:03 PM
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    TheMulf

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    No shit? Where did you hear that form? I was under the impression that it was pretty much soley for off roading, hmm, thats interesting.
     
  7. Jul 30, 2012 at 1:05 PM
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    X2 why is the FJ worse than the Taco off road? Both can have a rear locker and ATRAC. The FJ has shorter wheelbase and better rear departure angle.
     
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