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Near Stock 4-Runner in Baja 1000?

Discussion in 'General Automotive' started by SoCal Tom, Nov 10, 2009.

  1. Nov 10, 2009 at 3:14 PM
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    SoCal Tom

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    'nearly stock'....bet half the goodies won't make it to production
     
  3. Nov 10, 2009 at 3:20 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    X2.
     
  4. Nov 10, 2009 at 3:22 PM
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    referring only to drivetrain I suppose?
     
  5. Nov 10, 2009 at 3:24 PM
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    My impression is that Toyota is trying to win points with the off road community by promoting their new vehicle as "off road capable" straight from the factory. If that is the case, I think they would do better to run a truly stock 4 Runner on a difficult off road trail (Rubicon trail?).
     
  6. Nov 10, 2009 at 3:25 PM
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    And they are running Nitto Terra Grapplers. :)
     
  7. Nov 10, 2009 at 3:26 PM
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    01tacoprerunner

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    Found a new background for my laptop :D
     
  8. Nov 10, 2009 at 3:26 PM
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    what are you guys talking about that is almost completly stock minus the tires/roll cage/roofrack lights/rims/tire holder/paintjob/everything on the dash probably...:rolleyes::p
     
  9. Nov 10, 2009 at 3:31 PM
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    chris4x4

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    NO SHIT!? They look Identical! ....Interesting. Is General, and Nitto in cahoots?
     
  10. Nov 10, 2009 at 3:36 PM
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    cjimenRR

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    They did. Just finished reading the article in 4wheel magazine about it. Other than beefier tires and rock sliders it was a completely stock 4runner. Got good reviews too
     
  11. Nov 10, 2009 at 3:37 PM
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    They already did it with the newly redesigned 4runner.:)
     
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    beat me to it
     
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    so there weren't any mods made to the suspension..??
     
  14. Nov 10, 2009 at 8:40 PM
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    Good to know.
     
  15. Nov 10, 2009 at 11:11 PM
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    i mean besides all the safety cage n whatnot...and tires...it looks pretty much stock...

    it all looks custom fabbed anyway just to meet with spec...

    looks pretty legit...

    maybe better struts?
     
  16. Nov 10, 2009 at 11:13 PM
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    holy crap...it should be a really good workout for everything...would be neat to see

    i like this concept....besides the marketing scheme...this would be neat to see all of the manufacturers do do this to see who has the better product
     
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    the more i see about this to more i like it!!!

    def. thinking about it as a second vehicle in the near future..
     
  18. Nov 11, 2009 at 12:32 AM
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    AlexForbesR6 My R6 Eats Me

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    and also...quick question...what type of wheels/rims are those and are General Grabbers any good?
     
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