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Do you wave at other 4Runners?

Discussion in '5th Gen 4Runners (2010-2024)' started by Yotaholic, Sep 1, 2023.

  1. Sep 1, 2023 at 10:16 AM
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    Yotaholic

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    I have a Jeep background, and this is my first 4Runner. Waving, ducking, do you guys do anything?
     
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  2. Sep 1, 2023 at 10:17 AM
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    Dillusion

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  3. Sep 1, 2023 at 10:18 AM
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    Yotaholic

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    That sucks. Let's do something
     
  4. Sep 1, 2023 at 10:20 AM
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    Ratmosphere

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    Unfortunately I do sometimes, more of throwing up the shaka if they have a sick rig.
     
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  5. Sep 1, 2023 at 10:28 AM
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    backpacker

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    Sometimes. Despite the enormous local popularity of Tacomas, Tundras and Highlanders, 4Rs are quite rare in my area. There are only five among the 800-900 vehicles in my neighborhood (a Pro, two Limiteds, an SR5, and my ORP). There are more Tundras than that at the 40 houses on my street. It seems like every young family has a Highlander and every younger guy has a Tacoma or a Wrangler. (There are countless Highlander + Tacoma families).
     
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  6. Sep 1, 2023 at 10:47 AM
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    Lc200

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    Nope!
    But if I found one parked at a parking lot, I would sometimes park mine next to it if there was a spot.
     
  7. Sep 1, 2023 at 10:55 AM
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    TeslasBigCarbonFootprint

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    When I first got my first 4Runner and it still had the temporary paper plates on it, it wasn't just waving, it was people stopping and talking. Asking me what year it was and where I got it and if it was my first one. Sometimes they would just say "I've got xxx,xxx miles on it and it still runs perfectly!"

    I still get some of that after my 21 months of ownership. I will always compliment someone with a Barcelona red, galactic blue or magnetic gray metallic. Those look great, especially when they're clean.
     
  8. Sep 1, 2023 at 11:03 AM
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    JuliaGotta4x4

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    I have traded nods and smiles with passing 4Runners in Colorado. It feels like a bit of a club, but maybe it’s just me because I’m so in love with my new truck.
     
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  9. Sep 1, 2023 at 11:03 AM
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    Captain Spalding

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    No one stops and talks to me. Maybe Army Green is a less approachable color. Or maybe it’s because there are buh-zillion 4Runners in this town.
     
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  10. Sep 1, 2023 at 11:13 AM
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    Dillusion

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    There is so much damn 4Runners here my arm would get tired.
     
  11. Sep 1, 2023 at 11:31 AM
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    McSpazatron

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    I wave to jeeps!:p:D
     
  12. Sep 1, 2023 at 11:39 AM
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    whippersnapper02

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  13. Sep 1, 2023 at 12:19 PM
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    Slopemaster

    Slopemaster Slope Survivalist

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    I don’t wave at anyone. Don’t want to get shot by an angry gun nut.
     
  14. Sep 1, 2023 at 12:24 PM
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    PVT Pablo

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    There's an identical '16 Pro in Quicksand that has the exact opposite commute daily where I live. The man that drives it has never so much as looked my direction when we cross paths.

    I gave the two-finger-steering-wheel-salute first time i saw him, nothing in return which is fine. Kinda makes me chuckle though, almost feels like he's purposefully avoiding acknowledging my existence haha
     
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  15. Sep 1, 2023 at 12:36 PM
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    Yotaholic

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    EMU BP-51, 285/75/R17 KO2s, stock wheels, TRD PRO grill, Road Armor steel front bumper, Smitybuilt 12k winch, 6 X RCI skid plates, Rigid Armor tire carrier, Viper Cut
    Ha!
     
  16. Sep 1, 2023 at 12:42 PM
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    Texoma-Brad

    Texoma-Brad OK Yota

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    Where I live down here in the country we wave at everyone, but then again we know them all. But when we’re in the city on biz or visiting, no.

    In our FJ40 people wave at us all the time or give us a thumbs-up and we usually respond - if safely possible (ie not shifting gears, etc.).

    So, kinda depends on where we are and the situation. Generally speaking, 4Runner people don’t wave at other 4Runner people, based on my experience.
     
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  17. Sep 1, 2023 at 12:57 PM
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    RumHamRunner73

    RumHamRunner73 Dead on with a zero

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    What year Goat do you have? Happen to have any pics to share? Absolutely love the 64...
     
  18. Sep 1, 2023 at 1:03 PM
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    whippersnapper02

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    Non classic 06. I'm too poor for any kind of a classic car.
     
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  19. Sep 1, 2023 at 1:08 PM
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    RumHamRunner73

    RumHamRunner73 Dead on with a zero

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    Agree with you on that. Sold my 65 Impala & the Grand National a few years ago once my age started creeping up there and I got more wise with modding money or lack there of if you have a few cars.

    The newer ones are no joke from what I have seen at cruise ins a few years back
     
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  20. Sep 1, 2023 at 1:47 PM
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    steelevo

    steelevo Not so new anymore...

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    Maybe Jeep owners wave at each other to acknowledge that their rigs are still running. Lol.

    Joking aside, a lot of 4Runner owners around me are snobby. If I wave, I get the death glare.
     
  21. Sep 1, 2023 at 2:01 PM
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    Depends, if my neighbors are burning trash, no. If they have illegal tint, no. I usually figure if they can afford a 4R they are stuck up and think they got something.
     
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  22. Sep 1, 2023 at 2:14 PM
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    No, but always checking out upgrades and mods lol.
     
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    It depends......but hard not to wave at her. You never know but the 4R can bring you.

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    hossler1788

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    I never know if I'm getting waved at or flicked off.
     
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    gomiami

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    I have talked to 4Runner owners before but I don't think I'll be waving at other 4Runners while driving.

    Where I live, all of the Jeeps are driven by young female adults. I wave at them.
     
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    glwood54

    glwood54 Stop making me buy stuff!

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    Ducking??

    I think there was a thread by a gal some time back about leaving a duck or something like that on a 4Runner when you found one you liked.

    It didn't end well.
     
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    Thatbassguy

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    I do, about half of the time. If theirs is decked out, I wave most of the time. I've also been waved at by Jeeps and other 4×4's, as well. I notice that I get waved at more often when the roof rack is on.
     
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    Same here:)
     
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    what the hell, lol.
     

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