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Re: BigMike's 2016 Tacoma Trip & Trail Log
« Reply #30 on: Jan 25, 2018, 03:40:22 PM »
We were invited to do a Vendor Appreciation run of which there were about 10 rigs. Mine was the newest, most stock, and the only one with no lockers, but thanks to the Marlin Crawler it was quite capable.



The confident feeling you get when you have the World Famous "Crawler Truck" in your group is so impressive. To know that no matter what happens, no matter what brakes, you've got one of the best trail recovery vehicles and person on the planet in your party.



Basic, exposed terrain of our pretty High Sierra Nevada mountains. The elevation for this trail ranges from about 6,500 to 8,000 feet.



It wasn't long until I got a chance to REALLY APPRECIATE just how awesome the Bed Bob is!!

Check this out! The factory bumper's trailer receiver cleared without contact!



The best thing about this with a Marlin Crawler: NO BRAKES, just let the greatly magnified engine compression braking hold the truck back while idling. The Marlin Crawler adds massive vehicle control to the driver. Amazingly smooth, slow, precision Crawling, without any of the bucking, popping, jerking, and 12-minute brake overheat issue of Toyota's gimmicky "Crawl Control" system.

The young new kid Tacoma showing some of the older trucks how to CRAWL.

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2016 56-speed 580:1 Triple T/Case 3rd gen Tacoma Rock Crawler   
1981 36-speed 511:1 3RZ-FE Rock Crawler
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