4Runner Hatch Ladder | 4th & 5th Gen 2003+
★★★★★ ★★★★★ 4.50/5 Stars. (10 Reviews)
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Q Hiroshi Thomas • 03/28/2020, 1:14:49 PM How much weight can the ladder support?
A 04/06/2020, 3:16:26 PM We have tested it at 250 static weight. We don't recommend much more than 40 lbs or so dynamic.
Q KYLE • 05/12/2020, 2:00:33 PM Heads up, the links to the stronger shocks, I don't believe are for a 4runner, When I find shocks on their website it gives a different product -> https://www.liftsupportsdepot.com/lift-support-with-pm3891-w/ . It appears both of your links may be pointing to the wrong place
A 05/15/2020, 1:52:09 PM We are suggesting struts from a non 4Runner fitment.
Q Brad • 05/28/2020, 2:50:12 AM What mounts do I need to add the rotopax to my ladder?
A 06/01/2020, 10:08:59 AM You would just need a RotoPax PAX Mount.
Q Rob • 05/28/2020, 12:35:11 PM Does it work with the Ecotechne Roof Rack?
A 06/01/2020, 10:08:59 AM We have not tested it with that rack, but this ladder is designed to not take up much more clearance than the factory hatch sheet metal.
Q Kevin • 06/08/2020, 7:55:12 PM what is the weight capacity? I am 320lb will it hold me climbing up half way to load gear on the roof rack? thanks
A 06/10/2020, 4:43:34 PM We've had 375ish up there to see how it flexes and it seems to be just fine. We don't have any long term testing on this, nor do we know how this will affect the hatch. The capacity of this rack would be at your own discretion.
4.50/5 Stars out of 10 Reviews
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Jack | January 17th, 2021
Well built, very sturdy, easy install. Only complaint would be that the install video needs to be updated (couple of thr parts are different than video) and include 5th gen 4runner. You will need to buy new struts to hold your hatch up as the added weight prevents the hatch from staying up. Just something to keep in mind, not a big deal. Overall, great product and def would recommend over competitors.
Monica Medina (Tucson) | August 31st, 2020
This ladder is well made, installs easily and is a fab addition to my 4Runner. My only complaint....getting it out of the box with the injected styrofoam took longer than the install. No joke. It shipped well but sucked getting it out of the box. You should have seen the mess. Lol You won’t be disappointed with the ladder, once out of the box
Joey | August 23rd, 2020
After finally receiving my order 3 weeks past the extended lead time as shown on the website. The top of the ladder was sticking outside of the box on arrival and the powdercoat was damaged. I didn't receive all of the parts I needed for install. It does look well built, just don't expect it to arrive anywhere in the timeline provided, or possibly with all the parts included. Overall... dissapointed.
Beau Brummel (West Michigan) | August 5th, 2020
High quality in every aspect. Great design, with real functionality. Very pleased with everything, customer service, lead times and communication and easy install!
Eric (Asheboro NC) | July 19th, 2020
This is hands down the Best looking and best built ladder in my opinion!! It isn't a skimpy tube ladder and it has plenty of places to mount items. I love mine and wouldn't consider anyone else's ladder. Assembly was super easy and it is solid built!
Robert Weist (Florida) | May 12th, 2020
First customer service was amazing to get this out to me at my bug out house! Love the look of the ladder and functionality. Over the last few days of the cold in Michigan The tailgate did get heavy and not want to stay up. Got back to Florida and she stays up no problem at all. I also did change out the tape! Thanks for the great service!
Bryant D (FL) | April 22nd, 2020
like others Have said the tape is under par for me after initial install the 1st step the latter moved side to side the top bracket Can be designed a little better to grip the hatch at an appropriate angle I also recommend dumping the provided tape and getting automotive double sided and he sieve strips. When you order your ladder order the heavy duty struts as well. Over all you can't be the pricing and the quality of the product I'm very happy with the and will enjoy it for some time
Note From Victory 4x4: We are evaluating the tape in the kit and will be upgrading it. Thanks for the honest review!
Colin (OR) | April 19th, 2020
I wanted a ladder that looked more beefy and manly! Not round bars. This ladder follows the boxy look of my '15 Trail Edition without looking like an erector set (like another similar brand ladder). Only one little remark about the powder coating- it easily scratches off. My ladder came with 3 scratches already on it and even when smooth plastic of my recovery traxx slid across it, the powder coat came off (trying to figure out how to mount them). I'll have to apply touch-up paint and the guys here told me what to use. Love the ladder and the MOLLE I also got. Thanks Victory!
Bruce (AZ) | April 16th, 2020
Let me start with the good stuff because it far outways the bad. The look with my SS Offroad rack is exactly what I was going for. The powder coating was nice fully coated and smooth. The welds were flawless, and the directions were perfect. Now for the bad, while the engineering "hooked and taped" plate is a solid idea (just like the Gobi ladder) the 3M tape is definitely not the right tape. USE 3M AUTOMOTIVE DOUBLE SIDED TAPE (Black with red peel from auto store). I will have to uninstall my ladder today (the day after initial install) in order to place automotive 3M tape. W/O using quality tape the top plate will slide and pinch in the top when the trunk lid is opened. I will also apply 3M tape between all contact points to ensure full secured contact. Lastly, I would advice using some clear sealer for the drilled holes in the bottom of the trunk lid to protect from leakage. Hope this Helps! LOVE THE LADDER! HATE THE TAPE!
Nate Cross (Oklahoma) | April 13th, 2020
I have been waiting for a ladder like this for some time. I love the look moreso than others on the market. I prefer to remain brand loyal and it matches great with their other pieces!
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