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What car did your 4Runner replace?

Discussion in '5th Gen 4Runners (2010-2024)' started by M319, May 4, 2021.

  1. May 4, 2021 at 6:22 PM
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    M319

    M319 [OP] New Member

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    To be honest im a grandpa driver so i dont miss the power. but coming off a m3.. its a bit different. what car if any did ur new 4runner replace?68B3F6A9-E7A9-464A-9DFF-C1C14BD352C1.jpg
     
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  2. May 4, 2021 at 6:55 PM
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    dosomeplowin

    dosomeplowin New Member

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    Kind of boring, but our 2021 TRDORP replaced our 2016 SR5P. The 2016 replaced an Acura, which replaced an Acura which replaced our 2006 4Runner Sport.
     
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  3. May 4, 2021 at 7:08 PM
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    DallasTRDPro

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    SmurFJ

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    2007 FJ Cruiser with a 6 speed manual. Bought new in Feb '07 and sold it in March. I miss it a lot, but it was starting to get pretty rusty from Michigan winter salt. I wish the 4Runner came with a stick is my only gripe20210214_165545.jpg
     
  5. May 4, 2021 at 7:45 PM
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    thatchtt2001

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    Eibach Stage 1 Shocks with OEM Springs.
    The family 2006 Sienna Minivan.. I put 290k on it and never had to replace anything except belts as a PM.... Never even put spark plugs in it. My 16 year old son inherited it :cool:..

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  6. May 4, 2021 at 7:47 PM
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    Jnkx

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    I drove a 2005 Hyundai Accent into the ground and bought an ‘18 Runner outright with the money I saved by driving the Hyundai
     
  7. May 4, 2021 at 7:50 PM
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    NotaTRD

    NotaTRD It’s my wife’s 4R, she just lets me drive it

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    Feel free to ask
    4R replaced a 2017 WRX. Fun to drive but wasn’t practical with two kids in car seats.

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  8. May 4, 2021 at 8:25 PM
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    CJT4Runner

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    2013 BMW 328i M-Sport. Fun but was getting up in mileage and didn’t feel like doing the 100k maintenance.
     
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  9. May 4, 2021 at 8:34 PM
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    ruiz4251

    ruiz4251 "but it was funny huh?"

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    ICON custom stage 6 3"; 33's; gobi rack; SSO bumper; SSO high clearance; Rigid lights; 10k X2o winch; AFe intake; brola cat back; tint; aftermarket sound; opor sliders; pedal commander, viper smart start mobile tracker, Canvasback Liner; Rago rear window molles; victory 4x4 center console molle; cbi front skid steel; cbi aluminum tran skid; rci fuel aluminum skid; rci dif skid; rago rear shock skids; rci lower link skids; tenton workshop shift knob; yoga shop grenade trans knob;alpha rex headlights; USR blacked out tails; USR turns to turns; blacked out sequential mirror turn
    99 Mountaineer 320+K miles
    Gave it to my nephew with new suspension, tires, rebuild trans, sound system, head gaskets, brakes and front wheel hubs
     
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  10. May 4, 2021 at 8:55 PM
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    jetmechG550

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    2019 Yukon XL that in typical GM fashion, started turning into a pile of shit 13 months and 36K after I got it. The Yuk replaced a 2016 F150 Platinum that I had in four times a leaking panoramic moonroof. Every time I brought it in, it came out worse.
     
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  11. May 4, 2021 at 8:55 PM
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    zoomzoom

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    Toyota Corolla
     
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  12. May 4, 2021 at 8:58 PM
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    glwood54

    glwood54 Stop making me buy stuff!

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    2004 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon & 2013 Tacoma TRD Off Road. Sold both in 2019 to buy my 4R.
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  13. May 4, 2021 at 9:00 PM
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    brownersd

    brownersd You are the weakest link, buh-bye!

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    My 2020 TRD ORP replaced my 2019 TRD ORP, which replaced my 2008 SR5. Lol.

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    Cheers,

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  14. May 4, 2021 at 9:03 PM
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    funrnnr

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    Mine replaced 2 cars, lol. I'm already itching to fill the open garage space, but I'm moving and buying a house shortly, so it'll have to wait. It was a bit of a weird transition (from a driving dynamics perspective) to the 4R, but I'm loving it now.

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  15. May 4, 2021 at 10:14 PM
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    Trd361

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    2016 Tundra, I do miss it but Llllllove the 4runner also. Easier, more comfortable and feels faster to get around town 98CF3E88-00C7-4EFA-B9BD-EF9CBB75A623.jpg
     
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  16. May 4, 2021 at 11:12 PM
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    4Sunner

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    A 2020 Willys JLUR due to a multitude of quality issues steering play in the steering drifting on the highway, paint bubbling on 5 door hinges within first 1000 miles, engine knocking they couldn’t seem to fix with the 2.0 turbo with garbage etourqe extra batteries Italian crap engine. The Jeep (my first and last) the Quality with FCA JL ‘s is just not there!! The jeep replaced a crashed 2014 SR5 4R. I now have a new 2021 Silver SR5 Premium I’m back to Toyota 4R and all is well. That Jeep was a nightmare!

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  17. May 5, 2021 at 12:23 AM
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    Snickel Fritz

    Snickel Fritz Do not develop this member's app

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    An 03 Corolla S... tried to sell it cheap to friend in need, who balked. Then, tried to give it to my nephew, who balked because he thought it wasn't cool (he's been through three money-pit crap trucks since).
    Traded it in for $500 when I bought my 18 ORP outright... then heard the bitching from multiple, unappreciative parties immediately after. It only had 124k on it, purred like a kitten. Bad paint though.
     
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  18. May 5, 2021 at 2:07 AM
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    DallasTRDPro

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    I was getting my 20K service done at the dealership yesterday and I walked over to the Jeep dealership. I was looking at a '21 Rubicon. The salesman walked out and I said I'm just looking. We got talking and he told me that Rubicon was $60K. I just laughed at him and said my '18 Rubicon Recon was $46K when I bought it. I said this prices are stupid for a Fiat. He proceeded to tell me all the features of the Jeep. I will admit they have done a great Jon with adding features and tech, but I told him I in the 19K miles I have driven my 4R it has been in the shop twice for oil changes. Every Jeep I owned had been in the shop no less than 5 times for warranty work in the first 10K miles. I will probably never be able to afford another Jeep and I like the reliability of my 4R.
     
  19. May 5, 2021 at 2:34 AM
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    Toy4X4

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    IMG_6475[453].jpg Our 4Runner replaced a 2017 Tacoma, we miss the Tacoma, but enjoy the 4Runner a little more. A picture of the new 4runner by the Tacoma.
     
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    A 2012 Subaru Legacy, which went to my son to replace his 2007 Subaru Outback. The Legacy was great, but it was a little short on the utility capabilities…

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    My 2007 Mustang GT. Great car, but couldn't drive it in the winter. Zero traction with a V-8 and rear-wheel drive. Bought her new in Summer of 2007. Nice car with few issues in 12 years of ownership.
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  22. May 5, 2021 at 5:56 AM
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    canadian.bacon

    canadian.bacon H9 halogen is the best led bulb

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    hemi - nice
    8 speed ZF - nice
    design, inside and out - nice
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  23. May 5, 2021 at 6:06 AM
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    Blue 4ever Runner

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    Blacked out badges, window deflectors, smoked 3rd brake light. I have a Borla muffler on order as well as some color matched engine cover stickers. I'll be painting the stock wheels soon as well. Falken tires in the fall as well.
    A 2005 Grand Cherokee. It was my 3rd Jeep and I really liked it but all three had transmission problems and I was getting tired of that. I love the 4Runner and the reliability is a huge plus to me. Camping 7-2010 048.jpg
     
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    glwood54

    glwood54 Stop making me buy stuff!

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    I drove Jeeps for over 30 years. Finally sold my last one in 2019 to try the 4R. World of difference. I don't think I'd ever want one of the newer models with all the electronic tech gizmos. If I could find a TJ with low miles I wouldn't mind adding it to the driveway.
     
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    doublewide

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    2007 Honda Hellement. Sometimes I miss that box.

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    Replaced my beloved 2014 Jeep SRT. Never a single issue in over 7 years / 70k miles. But the warranty was up, and it admittedly wasn’t as “tight” as it was new.

    Earlier that year had gotten married and swapped the wife’s Camry for the Tundra. She was then driving the Jeep (which she LOVED), but went a different route and got the 4R Pro (which she also loves).

    If I’m being honest…… I should have just given her the Tundra and bought a TrackHawk.
     
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    newlife

    newlife Not all who wander are ...... squirrel

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    All of them.
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    Agent_Outside

    Agent_Outside A Guy A Girl and A Trail

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    Before and after

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  29. May 5, 2021 at 7:34 AM
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    PrettyGoodSam

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    2005 Saturn Vue. I liked it bc it was an SUV...even did really well in a bad snow storm driving from North Jersey to almost Delaware. Got me to a lot of places a lot of times and never needed anything asides from oil changes and inspections. I miss it sometimes bc it was way quicker than my 4R, but it was 2WD and I needed 4WD and towing capacity. Got a good price at trade in and that was that! Good memories.
     
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    diverdon

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    A 2019 tundra great truck but wanted to start some off road adventures. Had two Tacoma’s both were great but there is just something about the 4R that’s awesome
     
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