Fabfour Grumper

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Re: Fabfour Grumper

Post by TwinStick » Sun Nov 04, 2018 8:10 pm

:rofl: :rofl: :rofl:
Traded to 2019 ZR2, Red.

4Runner was a GREAT vehicle but could not even tow our 6x10 enclosed utility trailer comfortably, even when it was empty-ish.

It was time. Truck was still leaking BADLY every time it rained or snowed & melted. It was leaking at every single gasket (rear window, front window, all 4 doors). You could sit inside & watch it run down the inside of windshield, rear window & drip off the upper side door beams. It was molding on the inside & starting to stink. Needed new steering gearbox, shocks, new upgraded T-style steering, tires, brake lines, d/s manifold bolts that are barely recognizable due to rust-removed & replaced. Everyone around here would not even touch em once they looked at them.

So, say what you will. PW turned into a money pit. Was no longer a joy to drive. Hoping that this downsized 4x4 with lockers will fill the bill & have minimal problems, but..... As long as manufacturers keep making engineers design things that fail soon after warranty is up, we are going nowhere fast. Regardless of what you buy. :rockon:

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Re: Fabfour Grumper

Post by NovA ProspekT » Sat Nov 10, 2018 2:00 am

Reloaderguy wrote:
Sun Nov 04, 2018 10:07 am
Bill2014 wrote:
Sun Nov 04, 2018 7:02 am
Oh! Look what I’ve got under the hood. Surprise! :rofl:
Is that winch under your grumper, Katlyn?
Be careful you dont get "hooked".
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