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What is a X-Runner?

Discussion in 'X-Runners' started by TheTaco09, Jul 26, 2023.

  1. Jul 26, 2023 at 9:55 AM
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    TheTaco09

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    So I know they are lowered, and they have v6's, but what makes them special trucks? I havent done too much research and I dont see other than them being lowered why they are "special" (I didnt mean that in a derogatory way, or a negative way).
     
  2. Jul 26, 2023 at 10:01 AM
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    Road_Warrior

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    Basically a 5-lug RWD truck with the V6. Other 5-lug RWD trims are 4-cylinders.
     
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  4. Jul 26, 2023 at 10:06 AM
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    jlemmond

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    The "x" brace also plays a large part in the name sake.

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  5. Sep 14, 2023 at 3:49 PM
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    XRunner badging
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    X brace
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  6. Sep 14, 2023 at 3:51 PM
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    You forgot the cool subwoofer.
     
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  7. Sep 14, 2023 at 3:56 PM
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    I think that was an option avalible. My 08 shows no signs of having this.
     
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    treyus30

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    Curious how effective the "x-brace" is. Would you feel it if it was removed?
     
  10. Sep 14, 2023 at 4:20 PM
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    oh wow that's aggressively mid 2000s
     
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    You’re taking a very floppy truck and adding a brace to it to make it slightly less floppy.
     
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  12. Sep 14, 2023 at 4:43 PM
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    Never felt like my truck was floppy w/o one is the thing...

    I have considered a rear sway bar, but this looks like it's just a fancy frame box?
     
  13. Sep 14, 2023 at 4:58 PM
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    It looks very similar to the DYI fix some of the raptor community installed after breaking their frames on some sweet jumps.
     
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  14. Sep 14, 2023 at 5:00 PM
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    Ahh so should be called FFX-Runner (Fast & Furious) since it's a stunt car
     
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  15. Sep 14, 2023 at 8:47 PM
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    JasonLee

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    Do Your Itself?
     
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    The tow hitch went on with it in place. Tight but doable. The hitch probably helps as much. Yeah its a truck not a Ferrari but still enjoyable to drive with the 6 speed. It was a niche market.
     
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    BTW what head unit did that come with?

    My 06 limited Sienna has on increadable sounding JBL. Sounds funky to say about a mini van but typical Toyota quality. Not sure what my 08 came with it had some hoopty special in it from p.o.
     
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    My mother-in-law had a 2002 sienna “Symphony edition.” The stereo sounded pretty damn good for cars of that time.
     
  19. Sep 15, 2023 at 2:01 PM
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    Yeah amped JBL 5.1 W/ factory sub. As old school as it is the fm sounds as good as any DSP Kenwood excelon I've had. The reception is clean and strong. Seperation like your there. The steering wheel controls and all, I wish this was avalible on the Tacoma
     
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  20. Oct 30, 2023 at 9:13 AM
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    When Toyota was developing it, they wanted it to pull more lateral Gs than a Nissan 350Z off the showroom floor. They succeeded.

    It was the best handling vehicle in the Toyota/Lexus/Scion family when it was introduced in 2005.
     

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