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10-29-2012, 12:07 PM #1
Best SUV for offroad?
I came across this today: http://autos.aol.com/gallery/top-10-off-road-suvs . I love when they make reports like this. It always leads to a bunch of extra cash in my pocket this winter as the folks with their stock explorers try to run with the big boys at the local mud pit. I just sit there with my tow strap and wait. When the snow flies will be another chance to make some extra cash. It never fails that some moron in his land rover attempts to jump a snowbank, goes thru it rather then over and has to open the back hatch to get out because the snow bank they punched thru is tight around the sides of his SUV.
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10-29-2012, 12:17 PM #2
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Who wrote that list. All those SUVs are not that great on terrain they are luxury SUVs not off road demons. Only SUV on there built for terrain there is the Wrangler and maybe the Grand Cherokee. The real list should include Tahoe, Suburban and their GMC and Caddy counterparts. Nothing beats good old fashioned 4x4 traction coupled with raw V8 power and tons of ground and suspension clearance.
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10-29-2012, 12:20 PM #3
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The only ones That would Take the off road well and last more then 30 mins would be the FJ.. The Range Rovers would have electrol problems The Jeeps would rattle and fall apart in front of you...08 Z71 Avalanche Mods to date: K&N CAI,Hellwig Swaybars and End Links, Corsa Sport Exhaust, Superchips Programer,IPCW LOF & 3rd brake light and tails, AMI Gas door,Show Hooks and Door locks, Enkei Wheels, with Pirelli tires, StreetScene Bowties, Grant Steering wheel,Muth signal mirrors,SSBC Big Brake kit,Huskyliner Mug gards,Floor mats and Hood shield, McGard Lug nuts and locks, Bedrug, Cervini's Ram Air hood,35watt HID Fog lights, Sylvania bulbs all around ZXE's Highs and Lows, WhiteNight Back up lights,Sirius and HD Radio, SnugTop sitting on deck now Got a Softopper on now,Tempress Boat Hatches.... New Bilstein shocks are on... New Mods coming soon..... X
10-29-2012, 12:28 PM #4
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That was a pointless list, it seems like the writer has no experience off the road. I can say from experience, Grand Cherokees suck in the mud/snow2000 Sierra Reg. Cab 5 Speed
10-29-2012, 02:51 PM #5
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Best SUVs I have ever used off-road were an Isuzu trooper:
and a Bronco II
I had a Full Size Bronco, but I would rather have the Isuzu or the B2 (in that order)
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10-29-2012, 03:26 PM #6
id take a trailblazer on 33s over any of that crap on that list. the 4.2s were no slouches for torque.
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