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Re: Best vehicle for 4wd trailheads

Post by Scott P » Mon Apr 05, 2021 1:01 pm

susanjoypaul wrote:
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I'd love an electric car as a daily driver but not for backroads and off trail.
I also wonder how the electics will do off road. I assume it would suck a lot of power in low range and since electric vehicles are much heavier, this would effect driving in sand, etc. Still, time will tell. As daily drivers, electric cars sound great. It would be great if they are good off road too.
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Re: Best vehicle for 4wd trailheads

Post by CaptCO » Tue Apr 06, 2021 1:41 pm

Unpopular opinion, people who own RAV4s drive like s**t

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Re: Best vehicle for 4wd trailheads

Post by justiner » Tue Apr 06, 2021 2:16 pm

Scott P wrote:
Mon Apr 05, 2021 1:01 pm
I also wonder how the electics will do off road. I assume it would suck a lot of power in low range and since electric vehicles are much heavier, this would effect driving in sand, etc. Still, time will tell. As daily drivers, electric cars sound great. It would be great if they are good off road too.
I know nothing about cars, but torque should be amazing on an electric, as is always being in gear (or there really not being a gear to be in).

eMTBs are totally taking off. Honestly, just some reg. efficent car and one of these will get you to every TH in CO without having to be me and save you a year of work from your life. These off road vehicles all look like luxury items to me that quickly devalue. But, kermit_with_iced_tea.gif
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Re: Best vehicle for 4wd trailheads

Post by climbingcue » Tue Apr 06, 2021 2:33 pm

pvnisher wrote:
Fri Apr 02, 2021 10:50 pm
Why don't electric vehicles have solar panels on the roof?
I know it's not a ton of current, and dust would be an issue, but seems like a little trickle charge would add up?
Or too heavy? Expensive?
Clearly the manufacturers don't consider it worth doing, maybe it's all those things?
Fisker Karma was an early electric car that had solar panel roof.

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Re: Best vehicle for 4wd trailheads

Post by Scott P » Tue Apr 06, 2021 2:51 pm

CaptCO wrote:
Tue Apr 06, 2021 1:41 pm
Unpopular opinion, people who own RAV4s drive like s**t
Harsh. I drive a RAV4 hybrid.
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Re: Best vehicle for 4wd trailheads

Post by CaptCO » Tue Apr 06, 2021 2:52 pm

Scott P wrote:
Tue Apr 06, 2021 2:51 pm
CaptCO wrote:
Tue Apr 06, 2021 1:41 pm
Unpopular opinion, people who own RAV4s drive like s**t
Harsh. I drive a RAV4 hybrid.
Hopefully you weren’t the guy who rear ended me on I-70 thinking he was driving a mustang LOL. I obviously have way too much free time right now getting my shoulder 100%
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Re: Best vehicle for 4wd trailheads

Post by docinco » Tue Apr 06, 2021 3:39 pm

maybe some work on your social skills would be more productive.
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Re: Best vehicle for 4wd trailheads

Post by CaptCO » Tue Apr 06, 2021 3:54 pm

docinco wrote:
Tue Apr 06, 2021 3:39 pm
maybe some work on your social skills would be more productive.
Get off my dick! Lol, this is the last time you get my attention babe.
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Re: Best vehicle for 4wd trailheads

Post by ker0uac » Tue Apr 06, 2021 4:34 pm

Can one roll coal with EVs?

I'd like to know of an off-road enthusiast who actually goes off-roading to the point of needing 4LO and lockers and who would consider trading their rigs for a bronco or hummer. Anyone out there?
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Re: Best vehicle for 4wd trailheads

Post by ker0uac » Tue Apr 06, 2021 4:36 pm

Also did yall know that F150 is one of the few vehicles businesses can buy and deduct 100% of its sale price in year 1? I didn't and was surprised.
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Re: Best vehicle for 4wd trailheads

Post by docinco » Wed Apr 07, 2021 8:51 am

CaptCO wrote:
Tue Apr 06, 2021 3:54 pm
docinco wrote:
Tue Apr 06, 2021 3:39 pm
maybe some work on your social skills would be more productive.
Get off my dick! Lol, this is the last time you get my attention babe.
i sense a little gender confusion here.....
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Re: Best vehicle for 4wd trailheads

Post by Dakota » Wed Apr 07, 2021 11:49 am

justiner wrote:
Tue Apr 06, 2021 2:16 pm
Scott P wrote:
Mon Apr 05, 2021 1:01 pm
I also wonder how the electics will do off road. I assume it would suck a lot of power in low range and since electric vehicles are much heavier, this would effect driving in sand, etc. Still, time will tell. As daily drivers, electric cars sound great. It would be great if they are good off road too.
I know nothing about cars, but torque should be amazing on an electric, as is always being in gear (or there really not being a gear to be in).

eMTBs are totally taking off. Honestly, just some reg. efficent car and one of these will get you to every TH in CO without having to be me and save you a year of work from your life. These off road vehicles all look like luxury items to me that quickly devalue. But, kermit_with_iced_tea.gif
I thought the same thing with the electric dirt bikes and endurobikes out now. I would be curious to see what a eMTB or eFat bike is like as they are becoming popular on my local trail. As I'm standing up, going up hill and dying, old folks are sitting down and riding right on my rear end. It's actually quite annoying and unsettling.
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