Owning a Raptor in Minneapolis, MN?

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  1. Adan

    Adan New Member

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    Hey everyone! Super close to pulling the trigger on a new Raptor. I was just curious if anyone has first hand experience owning one in Minneapolis, MN. This would be my only vehicle, daily driver, commute into downtown, weekend adventuring - There's so much to explore around here!

    Most important first:
    - How does it do downtown and most parking garages around here? (height seems fine, but width?)
    - How does it do in the winter?
    - What are the off-road opportunities like around here? New to it but getting into it.

    Thanks for any info and help you can provide! Super excited if this works out.
     
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    Vikes91 Well-Known Member Military

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    SKOL!!!

    Sorry, don't live there but die hard Viking van.
     
  3. Adan

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    Awesome! Skol!
     
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    not from mn but from ohio where we deal with alot of snow im a salesman and we have drove them around like they are nothing in the snow although they are wider for the parking in my opinion the truck will make up for that just in the fun you will have in it on and off the road
     
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    I actually went to the dealership and they let me borrow a 2019 Screw for a morning. I was able to drive it around my regular commute and park it in the structures I use most often. It fit just fine everywhere I needed it to!

    So now I'm waiting for delivery of a 2019 Magnetic Grey SuperCrew with my name on it!! Hopefully I'll be posting my intro and pictures to the New Member Check-In within the month!
     
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    Nice and congrats
     
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    I had a 2012 Raptor for years and drove it downtown everyday. There are a couple garages that it doesn't fit, but mostly it works fine. I loved it.
    There is an off road park north of the cities a couple hours, I don't remember the name. Unless you have a friend with a farm, eh.
    Great in the winter too. Like most trucks, just make sure you put some weight in the back of bed to give yourself more traction.

    ...but with all of that, who cares... you would have a Raptor!
     
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    Those sound like wise words at the end there! Thanks for the info. Can't wait to finally get it. Delivery was first delayed due to snow storms. Now the flooding has it stuck in the rail car here in MN! So close but yet so far.
     

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