help picking a new surf vehic

Discussion in 'Surfing' started by cuda, Aug 4, 2017.

  1. T-Bone

    T-Bone Active Member

    Considering a few different vehicles for myself. Considering 2 Subaru models along with a few others. As far as the Subaru owners out there, would you go Forester or outback?

    Considering Pick ups, but pricing to me seems absolutely absurd. So an SUV and a trailer when needed seems a way better/more cost effective option.
  2. deemce

    deemce Well-Known Member

    May 18, 2010
    USA Pennsylvania
    Go Outback. The Forester is very small IMHO.
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  3. JMJackFish

    JMJackFish Well-Known Member

    Jul 5, 2016
    USA North Carolina
    I've got a good friend trying to buy my 2000 GMC Z71 so I am now looking for another rig myself. Thinking Tundra or another truck like mine 2014-17.
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  4. PeakMaster

    PeakMaster Well-Known Member

    Feb 15, 2004
    USA New Jersey CMC
    Agreed. I'm confused by what Subaru did there. The outback started as a station wagon and became an SUV the Forester started as an SUV and kind of became a wagon...or??
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  5. T-Bone

    T-Bone Active Member

    Thank you for the feedback. P/U - would be great, but bottom line is Bang for your buck is just not there.
  6. northbeachboy

    northbeachboy Active Member

    Aug 16, 2004
    USA California
    VW Sportwagen/Alltrack...
  7. kpd73

    kpd73 Well-Known Member

    May 8, 2013
    USA Rhode Island
    Does anyone go Van anymore?
    Everytime I pull up somewhere with all my boards, gear, food, water, etc inside, room to change- Inside in the Winter - and proceed, I hear the same thing Everytime from at least one or 2 dudes freezing outside or who wished they brought their other board that the conditions are Perfect for...
    "I need to get a Van."
  8. SeniorGrom

    SeniorGrom Well-Known Member

    Mar 20, 2012
    USA New Jersey
    Yeah. Sprinter seems like the ultimate to me as long as the mechanicals are reliable.
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  9. shadydave

    shadydave Well-Known Member

    Mar 10, 2014
    Ayer Ma USA
    A NH local has this gem.

    Maybe I could put a plow on one of these:cool:
  10. kpd73

    kpd73 Well-Known Member

    May 8, 2013
    USA Rhode Island
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