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Should I buy pro or off-road?

Discussion in '3rd Gen. Tacomas (2016+)' started by bpiller, Jan 14, 2020.

  1. Jan 14, 2020 at 3:17 PM
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    Masterofnone

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    This is an option now? It wasn't a few years ago.
     
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  2. Jan 14, 2020 at 3:18 PM
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    If I could get a MT, 4-door (casue kiddos), and either LB or SB, I would be in a SR or SR5. The only reason I have a Sport was MT and I do love my truck.
     
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  3. Jan 14, 2020 at 3:20 PM
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    They don't sell a SR5 with MT.
     
  4. Jan 14, 2020 at 3:21 PM
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    jsinnard

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    If you don't mind the short bed and limited color choice, get a Pro. If you want a longer bed or the color you want, OffRoad.
     
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  5. Jan 14, 2020 at 3:22 PM
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    If your going to mod it get the OR if not then the Pro.
    Btw welcome to TW and enjoy your new truck.:hattip:
     
  6. Jan 14, 2020 at 3:27 PM
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    whoops my mistake.
    I guess it is a TRD or Pro only option.
     
  7. Jan 14, 2020 at 3:27 PM
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    Hahaha. You are funny.

    To clarify you get more than just a sticker. Do your research and then give the OP advice. Suspension, wheels, and locker alone are well worth it. Plus you can get a MT in an OR.

    OP, this subject has been addressed so many times on here that if you search this topic and can’t decide them just go with your gut feeling. It’s a matter of your preference. Either way the Pro is really a hard sell since it’s soooo much more pricey. I got my 2019 OR Double can for $31,500 out the door. No Pro will even approach that even though they are cool in their own way I guess.
     
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  8. Jan 14, 2020 at 3:31 PM
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    I’m aware of the “upgrades”.
    I was implying that most OR owners bought it for the sticker.
    Since CC and the locking diff are about as useful as the scoop for 90% of OR owners.
     
  9. Jan 14, 2020 at 3:32 PM
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    Welcome to the forum...and isn't it a great choice to have??!! I opted for a Pro - supposed to go into production next week - because I live on an old farm road that beats suspensions up and wasn't planning on doing a lot of mods.
     
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  10. Jan 14, 2020 at 3:32 PM
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  11. Jan 14, 2020 at 3:34 PM
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    Simple. Look at the price difference. Can you build the OR to be better than the Pro for that difference in price? If yes than buy the OR...


















    Spoiler alert you can
     
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    If you want access cab/long bed ,Off-road is your option.
     
  13. Jan 14, 2020 at 3:37 PM
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  14. Jan 14, 2020 at 3:37 PM
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    bigger questions is these two options:
    1. TRD PRO
    2. TRD OR with $10,000 aftermarket budget.

    Trust me, TRD OR with $10,000 in mods is a far better tool.
     
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    Again.
    CC, the locker, hell even 4x4 is about as useful as the scoop for 90% of OR owners.
    They even make an OR without 4x4.
     
  16. Jan 14, 2020 at 3:38 PM
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    you can't get MT in SR5. I was pissed.
     
  17. Jan 14, 2020 at 3:39 PM
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    yeah I was mistaken. Will edit.
     
  18. Jan 14, 2020 at 3:41 PM
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    I had a MT in SR5 on my 2nd gen. There was no reason to pay $4k extra for the TRD with wheels I wanted to replace, a locker I'll never use and bilsteins I put on for $100 each in my driveway.

    SR5 MT abolition was a terrible decision by Toyota in my opinion.
     
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  19. Jan 14, 2020 at 3:49 PM
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    I’m old fashioned. I liked my manual 4x4 SR5 back when I had my Tacoma. I knew I’d be lifting it so why spend the coin on suspension that would be coming off anyways. Crawl control didn’t attract me. Only selling point was the elocker which for the price difference between what I had and the OR, I could buy an air locker and put a large chunk toward a lift or better tires. I know this doesn’t really help your question but it really depends on what you plan on doing with it.

    edit: I had a gen 2. I wasn’t aware you can’t get a MT SR5 on the gen 3’s.
     
  20. Jan 14, 2020 at 3:57 PM
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    OR doesn’t have a skewp bro, maybe that’s the Cali edition. Also 4x4 is pretty much universally available and is damn near mandatory if you get snow.

    Saying a locker isn’t worth it is absurd, even if it’s only for resale value - I’m not saying whatever the price difference for the locker in necessarily worth it, but the simplicity and warranty may be for some folks. Sure you can do an aftermarket one, $1k for the locker, whatever you want to pay for the compressor, labor unless you DIY, RTV and gear oil.
     

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