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Poll: honestly, do you take it off road?

Discussion in '5th Gen 4Runners (2010-2024)' started by runner fan 82, Sep 26, 2020.

  1. Oct 6, 2020 at 7:57 PM
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    Thatbassguy

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    50 is way too high. If you're on the stock tires, you should be at 32. If stock size LT tires, then 44. Your tires will wear uneven at 50.
     
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  2. Oct 6, 2020 at 8:28 PM
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    Tama1968

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    mine is mostly a soccer game ride these days. we did take her up to Helen, Ga in June and got into some dirt and some pretty fair (for a Mississippi/Florida guy) inclines. about the only real mud she sees around here though is the mile or so of marsh we have to go to, to get to the local shooting range.
     
  3. Oct 6, 2020 at 9:31 PM
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    Yeah I'm at 40 now on the wildpeaks
     
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  4. Oct 9, 2020 at 6:46 PM
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    Henry J

    Henry J Crap…crap crap crap crap…crap

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    Got out to the local ohv with my pops and his jeep today, so finally dirty!!!

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  5. Oct 13, 2020 at 6:03 AM
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    The truck has 3,500 miles on it. 1,000+ have been on trails. A few of those trails were what I'd rate as "moderate." So to answer your question: Yes, all the time.
     
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  6. Oct 13, 2020 at 6:49 AM
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    EffinNewGuy

    EffinNewGuy Completely clueless

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    I've taken my stock OR on a number of Forest Service Roads in Pisgah National Forest a few times. These are nothing more than groomed gravel roads in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Since I'm usually solo, don't have any recovery gear, and more importantly, don't have the experience, I lean more to the conservative side of what I put my 4R into at the moment.

    Once I get some more experience, I'll start venturing further into the wilds. I have been extremely happy with this vehicle.
     
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  7. Oct 13, 2020 at 7:00 AM
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    The Cliffs Insane Terrain Park? That was a fun day trip. Broke in my Disco there.
     
  8. Oct 13, 2020 at 2:50 PM
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    Fltslr the last hurrah

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    Bought it specifically for off road overlanding. It's gonna pull a off road trailer. We got an Outback and Miata for streets.
     
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  9. Oct 21, 2020 at 11:02 AM
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    DRobs

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    Pinstripes, lots of em. Plus a couple dents.
    I had a similar thing happen to me this past weekend. Was driving along chatting with a passenger and bam fell into a hole. Lifted a rear wheel. Was able to turn into it / turn down hill and drive out.
     
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  10. Oct 21, 2020 at 11:23 AM
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    No body damage hopefully?

    I painted my boo boo with some super white from Autozone. From 5 feet away, looks good. Up close? 90 year old with veracose veins! Oh well...
     
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  11. Oct 21, 2020 at 11:40 AM
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    Here you go (During / Cleanup / Touch up Far / Touch up Close)
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    Good enough....any more and I'll make it worse.
     
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  12. Oct 21, 2020 at 12:36 PM
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    DRobs

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    Pinstripes, lots of em. Plus a couple dents.
    No issues at all. Was funny cuz it was almost identical situation.
     
  13. Oct 21, 2020 at 1:06 PM
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    Singleminded

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    Well done. Reminds me of a DIY I did on a white car of mine. Wind caught the passenger door and slammed it into a steel post. Bent the door in along the edge, more than a foot in length. And cracked the paint all the way to bare metal, about 10 inches in length. I hammered the bent metal back into place then applied multiple layers of touchup paint to the cracked area, with some light sanding in between. I was quite proud of the line I got hammering the metal back where it should be. Even the paint looked ok (especially in the rain LOL).

    Before and after:

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  14. Oct 21, 2020 at 1:19 PM
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    Dang looks good Singleminded.
     
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  15. Oct 21, 2020 at 1:25 PM
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    the hammering was a process. used a block of wood to direct and soften the blows. worked on it on and off for a few days until it was just right.
     
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  16. Oct 25, 2020 at 9:06 PM
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  17. Oct 26, 2020 at 4:38 PM
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    DANG! When I first saw your windshield, I thought a bolder hit it. Oh ... sunshade. DOH! LOL!
     
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  18. Oct 26, 2020 at 4:55 PM
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    Agent_Outside

    Agent_Outside A Guy A Girl and A Trail

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    I’m not knocking you or the pictures at all, but I needed to point out the irony of posting a picture on the dirt shoulder of a paved road in a thread about if people really take them off-road.

    I’m still itching to get to Utah. NPS cancelled my permits for a long trip I had planned for this past spring. It seems like something always comes up when I try to go to Utah. This is no joke the 4th time something out of ordinary has screwed up my Utah plans. I live in Colorado and I’ve never been to Utah.
     
  19. Oct 26, 2020 at 4:58 PM
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    Hahah yea that would really suck but it was decently hot and the front was pointed directly into the sun and we had 4 days of dispersed camping so I tried to keep it as cool as possible
     
  20. Oct 26, 2020 at 5:02 PM
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    That photo was taken in Zion np - yes it’s on the side of the road but she looked good against the rocks. We dispersed camped for 4 nights out at Smithsonian butte. If you make it out there to Zion, camp there and head up the hill for a better view!

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  21. Dec 4, 2020 at 8:58 PM
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    I think about this every single day lol
    I spend more time up and down Skyline Drive than I do on trails
     
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  22. Dec 4, 2020 at 9:34 PM
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  23. Dec 5, 2020 at 3:05 AM
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    Yes
     
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  24. Dec 5, 2020 at 7:13 AM
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    EffinNewGuy Completely clueless

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    I've taken my stock Off Road on some FS roads and trails in state parks and Wildlife Management Areas in Southern NC and Northern SC quite a few times. Nothing to brag about, but I did get it beached in a decent mud puddle when I only had my 6 year old with me. I'm not sure what combination of ATRAC, CRAWL, or Locker worked, but it took about 5 minutes before it pulled itself out. That moment solidified and reinforced my love for this thing, especially on the stock Dunlops.

    I will say that when that muddy water hits the hot exhaust, it makes a hell of a stink. My 6 year old kept asking me if I was farting.
     
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  25. Dec 6, 2020 at 7:21 AM
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    Nice roof rack ... which model is that? Install it yourself?
     
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  26. Dec 6, 2020 at 12:53 PM
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    My wife accidentally put the passenger tire onto the lawn pulling into the driveway today.

    I will say I am jealous seeing all the wonderful scenery you west coast members have :cheers:
     
  27. Dec 6, 2020 at 1:05 PM
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    Thanks it's the LFD full rack. Yeah I installed it myself pretty easy. I sold it to a friend and now I have the Sherpa rack :)
     
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  28. Dec 6, 2020 at 3:12 PM
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    Something specific you like better with the Sherpa rack? I took a quick look at their Crestone aluminum full rack. Looks nice and very light!
     
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  29. Dec 6, 2020 at 5:39 PM
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    It sits lower on the roof and less weight. I bought the LFD before they had the aluminum option. The main reason I bought the Sherpa is to clear my carport for the GFC Superlite RTT I'm waiting to be delivered. I was concern I had to air down to 10 psi for the carport and 18 psi to offroad :laugh: Another reason is I'm trying to shave off weight on top as much as possible to limit top heaviness for the trails and off camber situations it is a 5k+ lbs SUV after all. I'll have anywhere from 1" to 3" of clearance from the carport...depends if I have bedding and sleep pad in it. The fit and finish is superb and worth every penny also their customer service is excellent IMO :thumbsup:
     
  30. Dec 7, 2020 at 5:04 PM
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    HAH! And I was lambasted 'cause I only go 780' from the road to go shootin' and drive a half mile on gravel. BTW, she didn't hit a sprinkler head did she? HEH! Hang in there. Not all of us are offroaders. I just like my 'Runners. :cheers:
     

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