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Toyota 4Runner Trail rated #2!

Discussion in 'General Automotive' started by ForeRunner, Oct 26, 2011.

  1. Oct 26, 2011 at 4:30 PM
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    ForeRunner

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    In most capable off road vehicles you can buy new.

    1: Jeep Rubicon
    2: Toyota 4Runner Trail Edition
    3: Ford Raptor
    4: Toyota Tacoma TRD Offroad
    5: Ram Power Wagon
    6: Nissan Xterra PRO-4X
    7: Toyota FJ Cruiser
    8: Land Rover LR4
    9: Nissan Frontier PRO-4X
    10: Jeep Grand Cherokee
     
  2. Oct 26, 2011 at 4:34 PM
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    ForeRunner [OP] Scotch before noon. Moderator

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    Said "Raptor", and it's above the Tacoma and FJ Cruiser.
     
  3. Oct 26, 2011 at 4:42 PM
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    Konaborne

    Konaborne Pineapples on pizza Hawaiian does not it make.

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    MY TRUCK IS SO MUCH BETR THAN A RUNNER. THIS ONE TIME THIS RUNNER WAS STUCK AND I DROVE PAST HIM, GIGGLING LIKE A SCHOOL GIRL.

    THESE PEOPLE ARE RONG AND STOPID.
     
  4. Oct 26, 2011 at 4:42 PM
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    Konaborne

    Konaborne Pineapples on pizza Hawaiian does not it make.

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    interesting how the runner's on top of the TRD OR and the FJ though
     
  5. Oct 26, 2011 at 8:52 PM
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    Yeah.

    Considering it references the 4Runner Trail Edition which has the KDSS option, locking rear diff, A-Trac(yes I said it), Crawl Control and Multi Terrain Select. It also has the same ground clearance as the Tacoma OR and FJ Cruiser, a slight less of a approach angle and departure angle.

    The 4Runner Trail is a pretty BAMF compared to the other currently offered 4x4 vehicles.

    Hence the "can buy new", missed that did ya?:D
     
  6. Oct 26, 2011 at 8:54 PM
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    nice, 4runners get +1 in badass haha

    seriously though i would get a new 4runner trail edition if i had the dough
     
  7. Oct 26, 2011 at 8:55 PM
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    I did not know this...
    interestingggg
     
  8. Oct 26, 2011 at 8:56 PM
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    Didn't even have to click anything:D
     
  9. Oct 26, 2011 at 9:01 PM
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    you guys are forgetting one thing! that we are a toyota family and there are 3 on that list! thats more then jeep and nissan (didnt even know that nissan was that capable) and suprisingly more then land rover. FJ Guys need to catch up though lol
     
  10. Oct 26, 2011 at 9:02 PM
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    dwalden2 Your mom goes to college

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    [​IMG]
     
  11. Oct 26, 2011 at 9:03 PM
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    Showroom floor capability doesn't mean much in the offroad world...

    They sure blew it on the FJ. Doesn't have the same fatness the 4Runner has but has all the useful goodies (except KDSS, but meh...doesn't need it) and one more off the showroom floor that's particularly key: Factory sliders that are actually sliders.

    They got #1 right though. But I'm not paying that kind of money for a Chrysler product that'll become an unreliable shitpile after 80k miles.
     
  12. Oct 26, 2011 at 9:03 PM
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    Than
     
  13. Oct 26, 2011 at 9:05 PM
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    See how much shit he can fit in his bed.


    Everything is a compromise. Personally, I'd take a mid-90s LX450 over any of that stuff they mention. You can't buy 'em any more, but the Fj80 platform with a luxury interior, solid front axle, and front/rear diff locks from factory made a FORMIDABLE vehicle.

    I'm hoping to score one one day with reasonably low (100kish) miles that I can turn into a trail spa.
     
  14. Oct 26, 2011 at 9:10 PM
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    The point is you have a versatile vehicle. He has a specialist.

    Want to see someone with a home-brewed tube buggy make his Rubicon look silly?
     
  15. Oct 26, 2011 at 9:21 PM
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    yotamikez Street glide or die

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  16. Oct 26, 2011 at 9:24 PM
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    yotamikez Street glide or die

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    The power wagon has all this and a winch and more shit. But then again I am biased.
     
  17. Oct 26, 2011 at 9:27 PM
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    I think some come with BFG KM1s. I'm not sure about the size.
     
  18. Oct 26, 2011 at 9:27 PM
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    The Rubicon is only as good as the driver.:D

    Rubicon recovery.jpg
    Rubi revocery 1.jpg
     
  19. Oct 26, 2011 at 9:27 PM
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    Just checked, the Rubicon Jeep comes with 32" KM1s.
     
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