are these things legit off road vehicles?

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  1. Harry Gibbs

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    holy shit texas. only steers and queers come from texas.
     
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    They tested one in the American version of Top Gear.

    It struggled a bit.
     
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    Off road is a bit of a relative term, as I have taken a Prius "off road."

    What type of terrain are you looking at?
     
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    they look cool but don't seem like they're light enough to have the benefits of a jeep or powerful enough to have the benefits of a bigger rig.

    mud, logging roads, minimum maintenance roads, deeper snow, etc.

    :zipit: dawg
     
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    I could say that it can get through most 4x4 conditions, assuming you're not pushing it through some extreme inclines or obstacles.
     
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    Are you thinking about replacing the Expedition or adding a new toy to the stable?
     
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    I think you'd be okay for that
     
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    neither, really. my gf really likes them and i was just wondering if they are legit or not. i need a 4x4 in my arsenal but if she wanted one i could see getting a nice sedan of some sort. but i'd hate it most of the time because i love my expedition. :cheer:
     
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    Sure, if you're a total faggot.
     
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    It'd be a good chickmobile. I wouldn't buy one for serious off roading, though.
     
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    well then you know i'm getting one then.
     
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    you know what i'd love to have? one of these completely restored...

    [​IMG]
     
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    Judging by the picture, yeah.
     
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    The Jeep JK Rubicon is as off road capable out of the box as they come.
     
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    or one of these...

    [​IMG]
     
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    i had a jeep and loved it. my buddy drives a jeep of some sort...looks like a military black ops truck. hella cool.
     
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    Yeah, you can find those all over the place. :rolleyes:
     
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    not here unless they're rusted out sitting in some hillbilly's lawn.
     
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    They aren't uncommon here at all.
     
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