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Poll: honestly, do you take it off road?

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

  1. Dec 6, 2020 at 3:12 PM
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    KevB

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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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  2. 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:
     
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  3. 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:
     
  4. Dec 7, 2020 at 5:13 PM
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    My snowplow somehow finds every sprinkler head possible. Even with driveway markers we take out sod & sprinklers every year...
    Stupid installers must get to the very fucking edge & not recess them....
    Sorry (it is what I do),
    Ryan
     
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  5. Dec 7, 2020 at 5:20 PM
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    a47chuck

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    Hey, least yer keepin' sprinkler head manufacturers and sod growers in business. LOL! ;)
     
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  6. Dec 18, 2020 at 5:31 PM
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    Black rhino wheels, falken tires, blackout over lays, d hook tie down points, slee sliders
    Last weekend in Joshua tree

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  7. Dec 19, 2020 at 11:36 AM
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    I take mine in the dirt as often as I can. Unfortunately, with the pandemic, I haven't gone out nearly as much as I want to. I'm hoping 2021 will be a better year and I'll be able to go out more with my friends.
     
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  8. Dec 19, 2020 at 1:39 PM
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    I got out a few weeks ago with my local 4R group. We went to a place called Empire Ranch near Sonoita, AZ. About an hour East of Tucson. Pin-striping is part of the fun down here in the desert! All buffed out pretty easily anyway, with a little elbow grease and some Adams Swirl and Scratch remover.Empire 1.jpg Empire 3.jpg Empire 4.jpg Empire 5.jpg
     
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  9. Dec 20, 2020 at 6:38 PM
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    billum v2.0

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    Holy Christ, man.

    You and Schwarzenagger get your elbow's greased at the same place?

    Yikes.
     
  10. Jan 11, 2021 at 1:33 PM
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    Besides driving it home from the dealership, to get rock sliders installed, to having it ceramic Coated, and taking it was to a local watering hole once to show it off, I only drive it on road to go off road.

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  11. Jan 11, 2021 at 1:56 PM
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    What's that little patch of wet sand next to the 4Runner? Stopped to relieve yourself? :D
     
  12. Jan 11, 2021 at 2:03 PM
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    Fltslr

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    Yep
     
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  13. Jan 11, 2021 at 2:17 PM
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    Looks like a cool trail! Where was that?
     
  14. Jan 11, 2021 at 3:55 PM
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    ThePnsh3r

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    Just want to say that this thread right here is the most therapeutic part of the internet for me. Love the scenery and look forward to explore as well - every chance I get.
    In the clutter of madness that we all currently live in - this place truly helps keep sanity.
     
  15. Jan 11, 2021 at 5:17 PM
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    I drove on snow once.... ;) I'll get out this summer when it's seen a few more miles and the 'new car' feeling wears off.
     
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  16. Jan 11, 2021 at 10:47 PM
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    Noticed you're running some Black Rhino Ridge wheels. How do you like em? I'm guessing you got the 0 offset?

    Literally just had a set delivered today. Was hoping for a little more tire poke.
     
  17. Jan 12, 2021 at 11:41 AM
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    peter2772000

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    GTR high and low beams, Victory rear carrier
    I've owned/own:

    77 Jeep Cherokee
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    Also own a 2019 Dodge Rebel, but my service manager drives it (a regular Ram wasn't enough for the crybaby LOL)

    Up to, but not including the 07 FJ (ironically), I've popped the cherry on every one of these vehicles within 48 hrs of picking them up. Mud/gravel....all of it. Honestly, it's cleaning them afterwards that dulled any further off-roading aspirations LOL
     
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  18. Jan 12, 2021 at 1:37 PM
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    It is the Reymert Mine Trail just North East of Florence Junction, AZ. About 30 minutes outside of Mesa.
     
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  19. Jan 12, 2021 at 1:42 PM
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    Nice! I really need to head west sometime!
     
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  20. Jan 12, 2021 at 2:22 PM
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    Vehicular watersports is my new fetish.
     
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  21. Jan 12, 2021 at 2:34 PM
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  22. Jan 12, 2021 at 5:02 PM
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    I got mine stuck on a concrete slab on a beach parking lot outside of a pier restaurant. I'm pretty hard-core into offroading.
     
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  23. Jan 12, 2021 at 5:13 PM
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    4Runner fun Just the beginning...

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    "Hard core into off roading" or "hard core into drinking"? LMAO
    :cheers:
    Ryan
     
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  24. Jan 12, 2021 at 6:05 PM
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    The worst part is I had just arrived, not a drop of booze in my system. Just hopped up on a ton of dumb haha
     
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  25. Jan 12, 2021 at 6:48 PM
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    I have driven over a concrete stall barrier before due to no stall lines. That was in our Infiniti.
    The 4Runner would laugh! I took a speed bump @ 30mph today & enjoyed it. Not in my F-250...
     
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  26. Jan 12, 2021 at 10:52 PM
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    We live 3+ miles off-road and having the 4R makes it awesome! The road is mostly an unimproved logging road, so it's rough to be sure.
     
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  27. Jan 13, 2021 at 10:26 AM
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    FE4882D2-893F-4142-ACF5-BAC264F2CF2C.jpg 8DED002C-6F90-41AB-A089-2A8A27E97B9F.jpg 1A8FB228-0E27-406D-B84D-BBF35A62115F.jpg I took mine off roading for the first time a few weeks ago, both dirt road(70miles) and snow(25 miles)! Loved every bit of it! Still have to get a lift(it’s been out of stock for 3 months) new tires, and a bunch of other stuff but that won’t stop me from taking it off roading.

    ps: yes that is a spare! I got a flat 5 miles into the 70 miles off road trip! Haha
     
  28. Jan 13, 2021 at 10:37 AM
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    These comments are all great to read!
    For me, I've taken my 4Runner to the mountains but most of the snow covered roads were either paved or gravel. I had planned to put it to use in Montana on some of the trails around there.. But this damn Covid19 thing has put a damper on my trips..
     
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  29. Jan 13, 2021 at 11:25 AM
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    These days, we should also have a thread called: Honestly, do you take it out of your garage?! :rofl:
     
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  30. Jan 13, 2021 at 12:55 PM
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    Mine left the garage to get a bacon breakfast burrito.
     

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