Pick an expedition truck.

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Which rig?

  1. Ford Excursion

    1 vote(s)
    2.0%
  2. Hummer H2

    14 vote(s)
    28.6%
  3. Jeep Grand Cherokee

    10 vote(s)
    20.4%
  4. Land Rover Discovery

    9 vote(s)
    18.4%
  5. Toyota Land Cruiser

    15 vote(s)
    30.6%
  1. TriShield

    TriShield Super Moderator® Super Moderator

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    Pick a expedition truck.

    Not just for driving, but for going on a adventure.

    Say, driving from the U.S. into northern Canada, then to Alaska. Getting on the Dalton Highway (if you can call it that), and driving to Prudhoe Bay (the northernmost point by road).

    or

    Driving through Eastern Canada into Newfoundland, and traveling the Trans-Labrador Highway as far as you can go.

    Which truck would you pick to be the most durable, and capable rig for these journeys and then some?
     
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    out of those i'd say Jeep Grand Cherokee
     
  3. nucl3ar

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    Any of them could do it and a couple already have. However the one I would be least likely to pick is the Ford.
     
  4. TriShield

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    Why's that?

    It has a stout suspension, the only turbo diesel engine available among them, and enough room to haul all the camping supplies that would be need.
     
  5. nucl3ar

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    Least capable off-road.

    Not to mention they are not made anymore. :fawk:
     
  6. Black Light

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    What about RAM 2500 4-door (for internal space) 4x4 truck? Why would you want to take an SUV for off-roading? I think trucks are more stable for that purpose than any SUV is :dunno:
     
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    I want my damn Unimog
     
  8. nucl3ar

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    Did you just ask why someone would off-road a SUV?:slap: :slap: :slap: :slap: :slap: :slap: :slap: :slap: :slap: :slap: :slap: :slap: :slap: :slap: :slap: :slap: :slap:
     
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    I'm not sure.. depends on how rigourous the off-road travel is
     
  10. Rob

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    The Jeep.
     
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    Yeah! I bet that RAM would crawl rocks a lot better than a Wrangler could even dream about.
     
  12. Chi_Town_GoD

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    your choices really do suck though...

    but i would probably take a landcruiser... big, comfy, and tough as nails and very capable off road..

    landrover would be nice also.. and ok, fine, a hummer after that, although i would prefer a series 1 :fawk:


    my "IDEAL" expedition vehicle would be a 96-99 cherokee, trooper or montero..

    with a 2"-4" lift, real tires, and a full expedition outfit - racks, extra gas tank, winch, 5000 lights, etc..

    :yum:

    i really wanna go for a run across sahara, or australian outback or something..

    if i was only going by myself i might choose a wrangler also, but a 4-door SUV would have more room to sleep..

    and oh yeah, a RAM 2500 hemi with stickshift, 6 inch lift, real tires, and an expedition outfit would be VERY nice also.

    but if i actually needed something reliable i would lean towards the big jap suv, the ones i already mentioned, + patrol, landcruiser, etc...
     
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    Where's the Chevy option? :mad:
     
  14. Mugatu

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    Land Cruiser
     
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    :fawk: a chevy :o
     
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    I was responding to a post about off road capability. Was i talking about how much shit you could pack in the back? No.
     
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    I guess, same frame. But I meant like a 4x4 Silverado or something. :sad2:
     
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  19. Frank Grimes

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    jeep or yoter
     
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    :rolleyes: The person said that he didn't even know why SUVs would be used off road. A wrangler is going to out-perform a fucking Ram in extreme offroading.

    What the fuck is up your ass today?
     
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    That badass Mercedes Unimog Jake posted a while back would decimate all in this poll.
     
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    i chose an H2... i've seen one on our trails, and think it would be the most confortable/capible out of the choices.
     
  23. shervin

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    Land Cruiser. It can easily do it and you'll be the most comfortable.
     
  24. ford ranger with the splash package. :bigok:
     
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    Imagine hideous backroads and broken up highways under a variety of extreme weather conditions, mostly cold weather with snow, freezing rain, mud, and ice.

    Don't think rock crawling.
     

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