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Seeking recommendations Lesson learned 270 Awning

Discussion in '5th Gen 4Runners (2010-2024)' started by Jonjc5159, Nov 8, 2022.

  1. Nov 8, 2022 at 4:36 AM
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    Jonjc5159

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    Looking for some feedback on 270 Awnings, currently running with Sherpa Cresent roof rack with light bar, thinking about adding 270 awnings and wanted to see if the community had some good to know, I may not have found on shop sights and/or posts currently running on here. I am not 100 percent all in on the 270 trying to compare the cost of the standard awning with side walls, just looking for something for shade and overhead while out and about.

    Currently looking at Freespirt rec/Alu/ and OverlandWraptor so far, I like Bush products but they are too $$ unless someone knows of stateside dealers to avoid extra shipping fees.

    The biggest concern is opening the rear lift, making sure it will not affect the awning. Appreciate any feedback.
     
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    19 T4R ORP Icon 2.5 CDCV, 74Weld UCAs, Icon Overland rear springs w/ Icon 2.0 Resi, 285’s KM3, Icon rebounds, 4:56 Yukon gears, YOTAWERX AD Prem tune, Sumo Springs Blue bumps, magnaflow side exit, S&B intake. KC hidden bumper Rough Country 20”LED, RIGd tire carrier, frontrunner full roof rack, RIPP coil packs, victory ladder, BD Fogs, DRT hitch skid, MORE CO2 bracket, Rigid DSS Pro ditch lights
    3/2 lift new springs w/bilstein, 285’s, icon rebounds, magnaflow side exit, Pedal CDR
    I had a OVS 270 on my Smittybilt trailer and loved it. I am currently running a 180 23Zero on my rig attached to a full length Frontrunner. Love it!! Debated on 270 but it would completely interfere with the lift gate. I also have the wall that zips on. It’s a great set up!

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  4. Nov 8, 2022 at 10:51 AM
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    That has been m main concern hat when deployed I could not keep rear hatch open. How often that would happen not sure but for day trips to the beach to allow the dogs the ability to jump in rig and sleep or just quick access to the cooler and goodies without opening and closing and worrying about the lift causing damage to the awning. Nice rig BTW!
     
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  5. Nov 8, 2022 at 11:15 AM
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    3/2 lift new springs w/bilstein, 285’s, icon rebounds, magnaflow side exit, Pedal CDR
    i actually think the lift gate becomes the other 90deg in the and more or less makes it 270.
     

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