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Prerunner?...

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by jasalvas, Feb 28, 2010.

  1. Feb 28, 2010 at 8:17 PM
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    jasalvas

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    Im in the market for a Tacoma, I want a 4x4, but prefer the price of a Prerunner. I live in a fairly flat area, and only off road when I have time to play. Camping and fishing all over and as far out as I can go. I have gotten my self into some sticky situations but was always quick to put it in 4wd to get out, but would a prerunner do the trick? For those of you who have a Prerunner and off-road, ever have any problems getting stuck?
     
  2. Feb 28, 2010 at 8:19 PM
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    jodiddly33

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    yeah you definitely answered your own question haha :) just really think about your needs/wants and you'll figure it out. that's the best advice i give you, YOU need to get what YOU need/want
     
  3. Feb 28, 2010 at 8:21 PM
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    SkyHighTacoma

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    ^^ beat me to it. :rolleyes: And if you can find a 4WD for a good price, I say get that. But if not, im sure the prerunner with a locker will be just fine. :cool:
     
  4. Feb 28, 2010 at 8:23 PM
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    ColtsTRD

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    Thats what i've got and it goes about anywhere :cool:
     
  5. Feb 28, 2010 at 8:28 PM
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    So all Prerunners with TRD has the Locking mechanism?
     
  6. Feb 28, 2010 at 8:29 PM
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    no, just the trd offroad
     
  7. Feb 28, 2010 at 8:29 PM
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    ...Make sure its the Off Road Package cause its got a full time locker you can engage...the Sport Package has a LSD (Limited Slip Differential)
     
  8. Feb 28, 2010 at 8:35 PM
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    just take the plunge and get the 4x4...you won't ever regret it.
     
  9. Feb 28, 2010 at 8:41 PM
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    Wish I could, Thanks fellas.
     
  10. Feb 28, 2010 at 8:45 PM
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    Get the 4x4! I wish I did.
     
  11. Feb 28, 2010 at 8:47 PM
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    Sounds like you might want the 4X4 based on your needs. I simply don't need it; I don't do any of the stuff you mentioned, for example.
     
  12. Feb 28, 2010 at 8:53 PM
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    Yep you can take a drive to the mall and even park in the grass! Haha sorry I had to.. :p
     
  13. Feb 28, 2010 at 8:56 PM
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    I don't care how well your prerunner locks...you wont be following me through this stuff. There isn't enough weight on the rear end to get the job done. And when the rear wheels are stuck up you don't have the front wheels picking up the slack.

    Pre Runners can only off road so much, if you keep them out of the mud they are pretty effective, and if you do put them in the mud, haul ass and pray you don't lose momentum.

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  14. Feb 28, 2010 at 8:59 PM
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    No offense uood8... but my truck wouldn't have a problem with that at all :/ Air down and BFG AT KO's would serve just fine with the locker engaged. Also, keeping momentum helps.
     
  15. Feb 28, 2010 at 9:02 PM
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    x2...I've had my truck through thicker shit than that :jerkoff:
     
  16. Feb 28, 2010 at 9:02 PM
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    :rolleyes:
     
  17. Feb 28, 2010 at 9:03 PM
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    that was the level area....i know for a fact no prerunner would go where i just came from, the terrain is to rough to go over 10mph. Anyone in the area wants to give it a try i'll take them out there....and i'll bring my tow rope.
     
  18. Feb 28, 2010 at 9:05 PM
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    The 4x4 vs prerunner debate continues... :popcorn:
     
  19. Feb 28, 2010 at 9:07 PM
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    You clearly underestimate the TRD Off Road package :p
     
  20. Feb 28, 2010 at 9:07 PM
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    ive been is some tough shit with my prerunner. i went through a deep mudhole one time(on accident) it started off shallow, then dropped suddenly, so i stepped on it. when i came out of the hole there was a lip and my friend said i got air lol.
     
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