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Unread 05-08-2019, 12:02 PM   #1
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Default Bulldog - its TIME to step up brother!

So let's just say that your dreaming of the reality of re-entering the off-road community.

Just a conversation right? No commitments.

What would you come back with? Lexus GX470, 4Runner..maybe something not Toyota like a Raptor?

How about a mods list?

Lets not dodge the opportunity for a good discussion! Spill it out Andries
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Lol!! No kidding mate!! Let's get it going Andries!!! I have Another used raptor for sale too........seeing that Mark brought it up! We've had four (4) raptors traded in in the last two months alone, Three of them traded for Tundra's, and the other for a 4Runner TRDPro!!

Either way, Andries needs a new ride!!!
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Want to do a mellow trip this summer.

Mid - CA???

June/July??

Definitely doing something smaller than a Raptor or Mark's beast
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Unread 05-08-2019, 02:57 PM   #4
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Want to do a mellow trip this summer.

Mid - CA???

June/July??

Definitely doing something smaller than a Raptor or Mark's beast

Thats an avoidance answer if I ever read one lol. Come-on. Play the game. Come out of hiding and tell us what you'd do in this "dream to reality" discussion
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OK then.

My requirements would be to have a daily driver nothing crazy for the next number of years. To be honest I had a lot of fun with the mildly modded 4Runner and liked exploring before getting seduced by big rubber, etc .

Was eyeing a LC200, but they are just too big for our garage and not the best commute vehicle (my commute is 90 miles a day, so gas $$$ will add up quickly). Thus my wife will drive it on my commute days.

So unfortunately nothing exotic or extreme for me
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Unread 05-09-2019, 07:49 AM   #6
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Oh but the 2015 or newer GX470 is pretty nice set up for overland and what sounds to be your needs? LC200 is very nice if you can afford it!


https://www.lexus.com/models/GX/specifications
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Yes, the GX seems like all the rage for Overlanding currently. Seen a lot of companies in the offroad industry with at least one in their stable, promoting their wares
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Unread 06-09-2019, 04:41 PM   #8
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Default Bulldog - its TIME to step up brother!

Do it Andries! Get a new project daily driver. The only thing is, I cannot see you in anything else besides a Prius.
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Unread 06-11-2019, 07:05 AM   #9
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haha,
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OK then.

My requirements would be to have a daily driver nothing crazy for the next number of years. To be honest I had a lot of fun with the mildly modded 4Runner and liked exploring before getting seduced by big rubber, etc .

Was eyeing a LC200, but they are just too big for our garage and not the best commute vehicle (my commute is 90 miles a day, so gas $$$ will add up quickly). Thus my wife will drive it on my commute days.

So unfortunately nothing exotic or extreme for me
What happened to the Toaster?
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Unread 06-17-2019, 08:01 AM   #11
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What happened to the Toaster?


My stepdaughter is driving it now. It seems to just want to keep going, touch wood.
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Hey Andrise, what do you think about the GX OR?
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So not that you asked (me).. so Ill just post this... https://www.motor1.com/reviews/36022...-drive-review/
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That front grill is HIDEOUS.
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Unread 07-31-2019, 11:08 PM   #15
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Pity the GX OR is just a concept. Doubt it will ever see the light of day as a production option. Other problem is that it won
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Well I got a low rider!




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Unread 10-08-2019, 06:03 PM   #17
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Heavy roller over lander haha
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Lol, she actually weighs the same as a new 4Runner. But these are not buildable like a 4Runner, just a pavement princess.
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Didn’t you start out with a LR3 back in the day ? The the Old FJ Land cruiser.
Glad to see you back out adventuring for sure!

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Congrats on the new Disco 5! I see a familar white Tacoma in the picture! How's my old buddy Jon (Union Jack) doing?
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