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Generation 5 Strength? #1056381 01/27/13 05:56 AM
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Lloyd Swartz Offline OP
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My wife is looking at an SUV down the road a few months, and really we are looking at the RUbicon or 4 Runner. I am curious about durability. I had a hellish experience on the Dusy with a Gen 3 4 Runner in our group that dissintegrated tottally in a few miles of trail. I believe the Gen 5 maybe stronger, but then I thought that about the Newer xterras <img src="/forums/images/graemlins/ignore.gif" alt="" />

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Re: Generation 5 Strength? [Re: Lloyd Swartz] #1056382 01/28/13 06:38 AM
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Greg_Canada Offline
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What happened to the 3rd gen?

I dont think the 5th will be a whole lot stronger, but the drivetrain, axles, etc is all beefed up. The trail edition is a sweet rig.


89 4Runner
3" BL, M/T locks, 33"bfg mt, bilstein, Kayline, tubebumper, toyotafiberglass panels
TBI: Elocker,3.4 w/ORS,b+b,S2Sstg2cams,arias pistons,P+P intake,TRDs/c,URDpullies+7th,downey headers,MAPECU2,WEGO WB, SupraMAF,walboro255,stg4clutch, EPaOo2 sim
Re: Generation 5 Strength? [Re: Greg_Canada] #1056383 03/12/13 04:42 AM
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Lloyd Swartz Offline OP
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Before we arrived at Thompson hill, driveshaft, rear diff, rear suspension, front suspension, front end essentially came off. It was a shocking horror. And if you know the Dusy, with all its trees towing it out was a nightmare that destroyed every budy panel....

Sure like the Trail as a vehicle better then the Jeep, but if the drivetrain wont make it....

Re: Generation 5 Strength? [Re: Lloyd Swartz] #1056384 03/12/13 05:13 PM
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Greg_Canada Offline
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If any vehicle is not maintained, it can fall apart. Many people wheel their 3rd gens hard and the main failures are CV shafts with oversized tires and a front locker.


89 4Runner
3" BL, M/T locks, 33"bfg mt, bilstein, Kayline, tubebumper, toyotafiberglass panels
TBI: Elocker,3.4 w/ORS,b+b,S2Sstg2cams,arias pistons,P+P intake,TRDs/c,URDpullies+7th,downey headers,MAPECU2,WEGO WB, SupraMAF,walboro255,stg4clutch, EPaOo2 sim
Re: Generation 5 Strength? [Re: Greg_Canada] #1056385 03/20/13 07:05 PM
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Adam F Offline
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I'm willing to bet there was significant neglect on the vehicle that caused the failure. Thats definetly not a normal occurance.

The newer 4Runners do have slightly larger axles.


88 4R, 350 V8, R150 5 speed Sold <...uot; />
97 4R, stock, daily driver
98 Sienna, kid and dog hauler, wife's ride
Re: Generation 5 Strength? [Re: Adam F] #1056386 03/24/13 02:44 PM
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briando Offline
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so the next question i'd ask before movin on is did the owner neglect their Toyota or did someone else?


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