4Runner Hatch Ladder | 4th & 5th Gen 2003+
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Q D • 03/25/2020, 7:14:54 PM What is the lead time?
A 04/06/2020, 1:46:00 PM Our standard lead time are 10-15 business days. Please contact us directly for current lead times.
Q D • 03/25/2020, 7:16:14 PM What is the lead time? Does it hold the 4.5 gallon fuelpax?
A 04/06/2020, 1:46:00 PM They were designed to handle the 2 gallon Rotopax.
Q Andrew Ott • 03/27/2020, 1:39:07 AM How far does this extend from the rear gate? I have a single tire swing out and want to make sure the tire will clear the ladder.
A 04/06/2020, 1:46:00 PM It extends a maximum of about ~10" off the gate.
Q Colt • 03/27/2020, 11:31:38 PM will this work with both swing outs installed?
A 04/06/2020, 1:46:00 PM No, but we do offer a bolt on ladder for our left swing out. Part number VTC-LDR-PC (https://www.victory4x4.com/product/VTC-LDR-PC.html)
Q Marcos Hernandez • 03/28/2020, 6:12:39 AM Is there a jerry can attachment available for this? Single? or Dual?
A 04/06/2020, 1:46:00 PM It is designed for a single Rotopax mount and 2 Gallon Rotopax can.
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.
Q Jason • 07/31/2020, 7:06:51 PM 2007 4Runner with NO Spoiler on the hatch. Is the top mount different for a 4runner with no spoiler than the one shown in the install video?
A 08/05/2020, 11:01:24 AM The ladder includes both style mounts.
Q Ramzi • 11/17/2020, 6:11:02 PM What is the max dynamic weight this can hold? Can a bike fork mount be added?
A 11/23/2020, 11:48:44 AM We would not recommend hanging a bike off from it just because of the leverage.
Q Ron • 01/10/2021, 0:38:13 AM The photos have the ladder going both over and under the spoiler. Is there an option for both? I have a spoiler and would like the ladder to go over it.
A 01/14/2021, 11:34:38 AM The 4th Gen ladder mount goes under the spoiler, the 5th Gen goes over the spoiler.
Q Jt • 01/30/2021, 3:44:28 AM Could you mount a spare tire to this ladder?
A 02/02/2021, 12:30:16 PM No
Q Yoana • 04/07/2021, 10:39:06 PM Hi! I just got a UPTOP bravo roof rack installed 5th gen 4runner. Would this be compatible with it? Or does it not interfere with the rack at all when installing? -Thanks in advance!
A 04/12/2021, 1:13:17 PM Based on the assumption that the ladder in the uptop overland product photos clears, it looks like ours will clear as well.
Q Phillip Napoletan • 04/22/2021, 6:42:22 PM Does the 5th generation back hatch ladder have a foam padding or foam adhesive recommended at installation for a more snug fit to absorb assorted vibration? Thank you.
A 04/28/2021, 6:16:52 PM The top mount includes 3m adhesive tape.
Q Richard • 05/27/2021, 10:20:51 PM Hi! Will this ladder work with a Prinsu roof rack?
A 06/04/2021, 10:30:55 AM Yes
Q Lazaro • 07/26/2021, 10:16:27 PM The link for the stronger struts, does not fit the 4runner? Or it does?
A 08/12/2021, 3:19:21 PM They fit the 4runner.
Q Gabriel Borst • 08/21/2021, 10:31:27 AM What is the width?
A 09/02/2021, 3:39:52 PM Around 11"
Q Candice Watson • 09/01/2021, 5:23:12 PM Will this work with the LFD 7/8 roof rack?
A 09/02/2021, 3:54:08 PM We have not tested with that rack.
Q Andrew • 10/17/2021, 2:40:34 PM Does this ladder clear the factory TRD Pro Rood Rack?
A 10/18/2021, 12:03:44 PM Yes it does.
Q Tara • 10/19/2021, 1:37:41 PM Does this require a roof rack to install?
A 10/26/2021, 4:24:42 PM It does not. It can be installed with or without a roof rack.
Q Patrick • 11/04/2021, 6:24:57 PM What is the lead time as of November 4th 2021
A 11/05/2021, 10:15:58 AM Current ladder lead times are 10-20 business days.
Q Dennis • 12/26/2021, 8:10:53 AM Would this ladder fit a 2020 GX460?
A 12/27/2021, 9:00:13 AM It will not, but we may have a GX460 ladder in the near future.
Q Francisco • 12/27/2021, 3:47:33 AM Fits for 4runner trd off road 2022?
A 12/27/2021, 8:57:53 AM Yes, it does.
Q Amrit • 12/30/2021, 1:51:37 PM Is it possible to purchase replacement mounting brackets, upper and lower for 4th gen?
A 01/03/2022, 12:31:02 PM Contact tech support and they can help you out! [email protected] 269-459-8447
Q Andrew • 02/15/2022, 6:51:18 PM Will this fit my 06 GX470?
A 02/16/2022, 9:14:24 AM It will not.
Q Beau Davis • 04/06/2022, 7:58:30 PM My 4R is ceramic coated, will that cause an issue with adhesion of the top plate on the ladder? This mystery is the only thing holding me back from placing an order.....
A 04/26/2022, 1:29:33 PM You will need to clean the spoiler area and remove the coating for the adhesive to adhere well.
Q Luke • 05/10/2022, 9:17:25 PM Any chance that y'all will make a ladder for the 3rd Gen 4runner? Or some sort of adapter kit for this product so that it will fit 3rd Gen? I have y'all's roof rack and it would feel illegal to have a Gobi ladder attached to it.
A 05/16/2022, 10:04:23 AM It's a possibility, but we don't have concrete plans for a 3rd Gen ladder as of now.
Q Ryan Diedrich • 06/02/2022, 4:50:43 PM Can you confirm where the ~10" horizontal projection from the rear lift gate is taken from for this ladder, please? Trying to confirm fitment with the Rigd Ultraswing.
A 06/09/2022, 3:18:46 PM Please contact our customer service team and we can help with this dimension: https://www.victory4x4.com/CTUS.html
Q Yuan Min Chuang • 08/21/2022, 11:45:48 PM I have an oem trd pro rack. Can I use this ladder?
A 08/22/2022, 6:11:46 PM Yes, you can.
Q Joseph • 09/17/2022, 7:48:30 PM Does this ladder come with black assembly and mounting hardware?
A 09/27/2022, 10:46:40 AM Yes, it does
Q Paul • 10/03/2022, 6:51:10 AM Will there be a hatch ladder made for the 3rd gen 4runner?
A 10/03/2022, 12:10:09 PM We do not have plans for one at this time.
Q Tom • 10/14/2022, 11:13:38 PM Will this work with a RCI rack?
A 10/18/2022, 2:54:59 PM We haven't tested that specifically but looking at photos, the back of their rack stops in a similar location to ours, so it should be fine.
Q Rowan • 11/02/2022, 10:52:04 PM Is there any reason this absolutely HAS to be mounted on the driver's side? Would it fit on the passanger side?
A 11/03/2022, 12:16:41 PM It is only designed to fit the driver's side.
Q Brady Barrett • 12/08/2022, 11:46:18 PM Will this ladder work with the Rhino Rack Pioneer Rack with Backbone system? The hatch would not open completely with the Gobi ladder installed.
A 12/13/2022, 3:19:41 PM We have not tested that rack specifically.
Q Daniel Rodriguez • 12/27/2022, 0:08:04 AM Whats ladder weight? Can hold high jacks?
A 01/03/2023, 2:29:09 PM The ladder weighs 19 lbs. We recommend a max of 40lbs of dynamic weight evenly distributed.
Q Patrick Nobles • 06/04/2023, 11:32:04 PM I have a 2003 4Runner 4th GEN with out a rear spoiler. so how does it mount on that model ???
A 06/22/2023, 11:42:44 AM We include two upper brackets for the 4th gen to accommodate models with or without the spoiler.
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Garrett (Asheville, NC) | July 12th, 2021
I absolutely love the design and look of this ladder. The issue is, I have had it installed for only 3 months and have had to reinstall it 3 times now. I have replaced the provided adhesive after extensive cleaning and still have issues with the top mounting bracket sliding forward, which makes contact with the paint and scrapes it off. Extremely frustrating to have to remount the ladder every month due to poor adhesive provided. From what I can tell, this is a very common problem and I would not recommend this to anyone else until a better adhesive is provided with the kit.
Note From Victory 4x4: Garrett, please contact our tech support team and we can help with this. Sorry about the issues!
Alain Messier (Poway, CA) | March 6th, 2021
All options given, I would return it for refund but with 25% restocking fee and shipping charges both way deducted, just doesn't worth it... Moreover, it is installed. One purchase that I regret. The powder coating is super easy to scratch and it is steel so, it will rust. Once tighten, the flat edges round up. I bought this ladder because the ones from the competition may not have worked with my Victory roof rack. It looked "okay" on the website photos, but lot worse in real. Looks like it does not belong on my truck. Too many parts and screws to start with. The recommended heavy duty hatch lift can barely hold the rear hatch once open so, forget about adding anything to it. Climbing on the roof? Well, the rear spoiler is in the way. Otherwise, it fits weird, but it fits. 2 stars because no parts were missing in the box.
Note From Victory 4x4: Alain, the powder coat should not be easily scratching. Please contact our customer service team and we can get it handled for you.
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