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can i go off roading with my o8 taco

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by gizmo201111, Jan 2, 2009.

  1. Jan 2, 2009 at 12:40 PM
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    gizmo201111

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    i have a 08 taco trd off road . but its not 4wd can i still go offroading with it is it bad
     
  2. Jan 2, 2009 at 12:42 PM
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    That is a very capable truck. Enjoy. You will be impressed with it.
    I leave mine in 2wd to have fun and 4wd when I must.
     
  3. Jan 2, 2009 at 12:57 PM
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    wiscdave

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    no sell it and get a 4*4
     
  4. Jan 2, 2009 at 1:00 PM
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    It's more fun to offroad in 2wd. Just make sure you bring a buddy with a 4x4 and a tow strap... :D
     
  5. Jan 2, 2009 at 1:26 PM
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    Exactly!

    Don't go alone, tread lightly/legally, have a tow strap (without hooks) with you.
     
  6. Jan 2, 2009 at 4:03 PM
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    wat do u guys mean by tread lightly
     
  7. Jan 2, 2009 at 4:06 PM
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    pat's taco

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    don't hall ass down a trail .. i have the trd off road and it's not 4x4, but i still go. make sure you have someone to help pull out just in case..
     
  8. Jan 2, 2009 at 4:07 PM
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    cool got it thanks
     
  9. Jan 2, 2009 at 4:07 PM
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    Exactly. I'd also suggest getting some A/Ts or M/Ts and a rear locker if you plan on wheeling.

    Here ya go
     
  10. Jan 2, 2009 at 4:09 PM
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    ok help me out wat are m/t and a/t
     
  11. Jan 2, 2009 at 4:10 PM
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    M/T = mud terrain
    A/T = all terrains
     
  12. Jan 2, 2009 at 4:11 PM
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    so what is a locker?
     
  13. Jan 2, 2009 at 4:12 PM
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    Since I know very little about off roading in general, I ask the following: In the last couple days I've seen people say NOT to get tow straps with hooks. Why?
     
  14. Jan 2, 2009 at 4:12 PM
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    Locks the wheels together thereby allowing both wheels to spin uniformly.
     
  15. Jan 2, 2009 at 4:13 PM
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    doesnt the trd already come with that
     
  16. Jan 2, 2009 at 4:14 PM
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    The 'Off Road' has the locker -- the Sport does not.
     
  17. Jan 2, 2009 at 4:15 PM
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    ok so what about the wraps y not with hooks
     
  18. Jan 2, 2009 at 4:19 PM
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    pittim

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    Respect your elder gen.
    Pink slider.
    because if the strap breaks you have a metal tow hook that was attached to a rope that was under 4000+ lbs of force that is now a projectile.
     
  19. Jan 2, 2009 at 4:20 PM
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    makes sence cool thanks real helpfull
     
  20. Jan 2, 2009 at 4:38 PM
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    Pink slider.
    derekabraham, 05TacoTRD, and Chris4x4 are three of our members that I can think of off the top of my head that do a lot of wheeling and they all have prerunners just like yours. While you won't be able to go some places that 4x4s can, a prerunner with the locker is still a very capable rig! :)
     
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