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Old 01-13-2011, 01:45 PM
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So, out of all of these vehicles, which do you think is the best at off-roading (in stock configuration)?

Jeep CJ-5

Jeep CJ-7

Jeep Cherokee

Jeep Grand Cherokee

Land Rover LR3

Land Rover Range Rover

Land Rover Discovery

Land Rover Defender

Land Rover 90

Jeep Wrangler

Jeep Wrangler Rubicon

Mercedes Unimog

Suzuki Samurai

Toyota Land Cruiser

Toyota FJ Cruiser

Military Humvee (not the civilian Hummer, but the actual military Humvee)

Hummer H1 (NOT the H2 or H3)

Aton-Impulse VIKING-2992 (see video here: (READ DESCRIPTION!!!)) (Watch the whole video please!)

Ripsaw tracked vehicle (see video here: , and at ) (Again, please watch the whole video!)

My vote goes for the Ripsaw. What's everyone else's opinion?
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Tracked vehicles are always going to be the best offroad performers. The problem is that they're off road only. That's a big limiting factor. Of the wheeled vehicles, my vote would go to the military Humvee. The copycat civilian versions are really just dressed up live axle SUVs and lack a lot of the offroad features of the real thing. I like the amphibious vehicles, but not the ones that use oversized tires to float. I guess I've seen too many monster trucks upside down in the lake to trust that.
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theres a sub forum for vehicals
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AMC Eagle!!!!!! The greatest off road machine ever made.

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You left the best Jeep off the list. We have had a Jeep Cherokee, Liberty and Commander.

We took our stock Jeep Commander 2006 off road for elk hunting. We had snow coming over the hood of our Jeep and just kept going. We have had several people tell us we need to video our off road trips, then send it to the Jeep company. We put the commercials to shame. We have over 100k miles on ours and it runs as well as when we first bought it.

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I have a 4x4 ATV, a 4x4 side x side and a 4x4 pickup truck. A nice selection depending upon the need I have at the moment.
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Jesus Christ!!! awesome!!
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Bang for buck.. Jeep Unlimited Rubicon (TJ) .. The new one is garbage in comparison of the 2006 and older.

There are better out there, but I look at price as well.
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Other.


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Its extremely expensive and it isn't sold in the USA... bit its the best off-roader period.



Out of your list though I would have to say any of the Jeeps.
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ok ok a bit much but DANG!!!!!

70+ MPH

45 degree sand/silt hill

Same bunch that built the Ripsaw



Daddy like!
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Yep Jeep Rubicon!
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Own a 2006 Jeep wrangler here .....

Good offroad ....

CRAP because it has absolutely NO ROOM. 4 adults in it is almost impossible.

Make sure you keep carrying capicity in mind.
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Own a 2006 Jeep wrangler here .....

Good offroad ....

CRAP because it has absolutely NO ROOM. 4 adults in it is almost impossible.

Make sure you keep carrying capicity in mind.
That's why the unlimited. I could carry 3 of my large dogs, and with a roof rack, I can carry supplies as well..
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Late 1970's International Harvester Scout...(Way ahead of their time)
My old 79 Scout II could go about anywhere.
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Well, does anyone else here think that the Ripsaw dominates in the "off-road" category?
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H3 Hummer!
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my 1978 series 3 land rover lwb with a 200tdi
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Limiting it to under a hundred grand, an old FJ or a well built Wagoneer with about a 4" lift.
I drive a 325HP 600FT Dodge Cummins four door long bed. Chain up, 4-LO, and I can take half my family out for a romp.

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Not on the list, but I vote for the old Honda Elsinore CR 250

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