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BambiKiller

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For the off-roading I do, a standard F-150 could handle it. And that's the case for 99% of those on here that off-road.
Yeah but a standard f-150 wouldn’t be nearly as much fun. Also, smashing speedbumps at the mall while wearing a flat brim and an Affliction shirt in a standard f-150 wouldn’t make me feel as cool
 

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Because it is a “Baja Race Truck”…. Please stop posting about TRX’s until they have attempted the Baja 1000…. As far as all experts are concerned except “Car and Driver” they are asphalt queens…
I’m not trying to be a TRX fanboy or a Raptor Fanboy here, I hope you’re not interpreting that way.

It is a Baja style truck, just like the Raptor. That’s what they were built based upon. Just because one ran it and the other hasn’t, doesn’t mean they can’t share the same category. Aside from these two vehicles, there is no other in this “category.”

Ford DOES NOT sell the Raptor as a Baja Race Truck, but mention it is designed with Baja in mind.

I’ll again remind you, no one is taking their stock raptor or TRX to run the Baja from the dealer. Most all of us will be at least 95% on road with 5% off-road, and even those off-road uses for the majority could probably be done in a Jeep Liberty.

These trucks are the same, but different in their own respects. All the VS. videos I’ve seen on YouTube don’t really show significant differences on or off-road.

Raptor Pluses
1. Weight
2. Torsion front diff
3. 2WD capable

TRX Pluses
1. Massive HP
2. Interior quality

Outside of these, they now have the same suspension, Mpg is irrelevant for most of us buying them, and we chew our miles up on road.
 

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Because it is a “Baja Race Truck”…. Please stop posting about TRX’s until they have attempted the Baja 1000…. As far as all experts are concerned except “Car and Driver” they are asphalt queens…
Who cares about the Baja thing when driving their personal truck? Seriously, 95% of Raptors/TRX’s never leave the pavement, aside from occasionally parking in grass.
 

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The fact that the Raptor in nearly stock form has completed the Baja 1000 is very important compared to 0-60 times. 0-60 times really have no relevance in off road motor sports aside from doing drag races at Glamis or the Stadium Super Trucks series. Most off road racing focuses on maintaining high rates of speed so 0-60 is pointless. If anything, 60-100 would be a better metric of what the race trucks are actually doing over and over again.

The reason it’s so important and impressive that the Raptor has run Baja is because it’s a benchmark of reliability in an endurance race event. Sure, most of us aren’t racing Baja, but it shows that the Raptor can be beaten off road for an extended period under extreme conditions and stay together and keep running, something that can’t be said of the TRX from what I’ve seen.
 

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…It is a Baja style truck, just like the Raptor. That’s what they were built based upon. Just because one ran it and the other hasn’t, doesn’t mean they can’t share the same category. Aside from these two vehicles, there is no other in this “category.”…

But don’t you think it would be germane to the discussion to think that for a truck to be considered a “Baja style truck” it should have actually driven in Baja?
 

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But don’t you think it would be germane to the discussion to think that for a truck to be considered a “Baja style truck” it should have actually driven in Baja?
No. Plenty of other vehicles have been tested on the Baja, completed it, and don’t mention it in their marketing. Should they tout it? Nope. Does it matter to any buyer? Nope.

A stock Jeep Wrangler TJ completed the Rubicon. Yet they don’t call every wrangler a rubicon. The bronco tested the Baja. No mention of a Baja completion. The rivian tested there, the Tacoma ran it, 4Runner testing, Tundra TRD Pro from current Gen. anyone mention this from a marketing perspective? Nope. Because it doesn’t matter…
 

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No. Plenty of other vehicles have been tested on the Baja, completed it, and don’t mention it in their marketing. Should they tout it? Nope. Does it matter to any buyer? Nope.

A stock Jeep Wrangler TJ completed the Rubicon. Yet they don’t call every wrangler a rubicon. The bronco tested the Baja. No mention of a Baja completion. The rivian tested there, the Tacoma ran it, 4Runner testing, Tundra TRD Pro from current Gen. anyone mention this from a marketing perspective? Nope. Because it doesn’t matter…

So it is OK to say you can do the Rubicon Trail without actually doing it? Doing it and not advertising it is one thing. Saying you could do it without actually doing it is another thing.

Yes the TRX is a capable vehicle. But I think if they want to compete in the Baja style truck realm, they should get out and do Baja. Of course I don’t know if Ram wants to be considered a Baja truck. Though it does appear many consumers think it is.
 
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