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4X4...4X2...Why?

Discussion in 'Toyota Trucks & SUVs' started by gjbonner, May 28, 2010.

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Why did you buy it?

Poll closed May 29, 2010.
  1. 4X2 for Price

    25 vote(s)
    15.4%
  2. 4X2 for Needs

    17 vote(s)
    10.5%
  3. 4X4 for Needs

    67 vote(s)
    41.4%
  4. 4X4 for Wants

    47 vote(s)
    29.0%
  5. 4x2 for want

    6 vote(s)
    3.7%
  1. May 28, 2010 at 2:48 PM
    #1
    gjbonner

    gjbonner [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I got the idea to do this from the 4x4 on the pedestal thread :)

    You either bought your 4X2 for the price or for your needs... maybe even both!

    As for the 4X4 you either bought it for your needs or didn't buy it at all. Its more expensive so I can't imagine low cost being your reason :) but I guess some buy it for wants. that is to say just in case,(not that they know but more that they think), maybe they may need it one day or just because, "hell its better" :)

    I'm not giving a both category, that's a cop out... its one or the other ladies & gentlemen. One had to weigh more on your mind than the other.

    So there is 4 categories...

    4X2 for Price

    4X2 for Needs

    4X4 for Needs

    4x4 for Wants


    And please explain your vote!
     
  2. May 28, 2010 at 2:49 PM
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    Brunes

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    Really?? Do we need to keep poking the 4x4/4x2 debate thing??
     
  3. May 28, 2010 at 2:51 PM
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    98tacoma27

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    Wait, there's a debate?
     
  4. May 28, 2010 at 2:52 PM
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    gjbonner

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    hahah of course we do...No, this is a question of WHY, not who is better. this thread is only meant to get behind the thought process behind the purchase nothing more! so please don't get it twisted.
     
  5. May 28, 2010 at 2:52 PM
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    Brunes

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    MAybe not so much "debate" as "butthurtness" (yes-I made that word up)
     
  6. May 28, 2010 at 2:53 PM
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  7. May 28, 2010 at 2:53 PM
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  8. May 28, 2010 at 2:53 PM
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    98tacoma27

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    I like it.
     
  9. May 28, 2010 at 2:53 PM
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    kryten

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    4x4 for needs as there is tons of snow up here in canada. I dont offroad so 4x4 only gets used in winter. Used to have a 2wd F-150 and swore I will never get a 2wd truck again. Now in differnet climate I would consider a Prerunner.
     
  10. May 28, 2010 at 2:55 PM
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    tigerfan00

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    sooo what about those of us who bought our trucks for the price but still got 4x4 even though it wasnt initially wanted or needed?
     
  11. May 28, 2010 at 2:57 PM
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    Price and availability.
     
  12. May 28, 2010 at 2:58 PM
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    chris4x4

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    I bought my Prerunner, because I needed a DD truck, and didnt need the front diff.
     
  13. May 28, 2010 at 3:00 PM
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    gjbonner

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    i don't get it tigerfan...the 4x4 is more expensive? please enlighten my retardedness or retardedry...

    I love the butthurness word Brunes...that is great:)

    Edit oh are you saying that you didnt really set out to get a 4x4 but found one at a great price and bought it? that's a hard poll option to put up but nontheless a notable choice.
     
  14. May 28, 2010 at 3:01 PM
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    4X4 because I need to be able to go anywhere anytime.
     
  15. May 28, 2010 at 3:01 PM
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    I bought my truck used

    it was at Carmax priced as a regular 2002 Tacoma XCab...i got the TRD/4x4 fo free
     
  16. May 28, 2010 at 3:02 PM
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    Tiger has a TC an front diff he doesn't use. May be you two could work a deal?
     
  17. May 28, 2010 at 3:03 PM
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  18. May 28, 2010 at 3:04 PM
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  19. May 28, 2010 at 3:06 PM
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    That is some funny stuff right there!
     
  20. May 28, 2010 at 3:07 PM
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    chris4x4

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    No need. Plus, I have had my share of off roading, and Im getting a little board with it.
     
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