bed of snow and fat guys - Ranger-Forums - The Ultimate Ford Ranger Resource

General Ford Ranger Discussion General discussion of the Ford Ranger that does not fit in any other sub-forum.

LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 03-24-2006
blue_bandit's Avatar
Thread Starter
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: bamberg germany
Posts: 195
bed of snow and fat guys

learned a lesson today 1st being a bed full of snow is very heavy second 3 200 pound guys and a 350 pound guy are very heavy add them together and a fx4 looks like a stx plus all that weight and a step hill are not good

heres the store me and a few friends got bored today and headed up to my dads for some offroading well he wasnt there and the gate was locked so we headed up the road to glennville and picked up my buddy dustin , then we went to check out this house he was building way up in the mountins were there was lots of snow now me being your tipical californian went crazy at the site of snow so i had to try a snow covered hill not good i got stuck luckly got out then i got a idea take snow to my buddys kids in bakersfield so we loaded up the bed till it locked like i had a white cover on it then headed down the mountain and noticed hmmmm im not stoping so i had to put it in 1st to ride down the mountain sorry for the long story sorry no pics
Reply With Quote
Old 03-25-2006
park ranger's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Washington, DC
Posts: 83
Wow - your Dad locks you off his property that sucks....
Reply With Quote
Old 03-25-2006
Level III Supporter
iTrader: (2)
Join Date: Jun 2004
Location: usa
Posts: 24,936
so what wrong with the brakes then got snow in them?
Reply With Quote
Old 03-25-2006
Join Date: Jun 2004
Location: City, PA
Posts: 515
Probably too much weight; too much snow, too many people, too steep a hill=failing brakes :)
Reply With Quote
Old 03-26-2006
SONICEDGE03's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: Tryon, NC
Posts: 788
Yeah, I think that the load of snow was a little of the payload capacity for the truck lol
Reply With Quote

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
What's the best place to drill a big fat hole on my firewall??? Fx4wannabe01 General Technical & Electrical 9 04-17-2008 01:25 PM
Need some fat meats Steve_O113 Wheels & Tires Semi-Tech 1 08-30-2007 09:08 AM
anybody running fat street tires on 4x4 ATOM Wheels & Tires Semi-Tech 2 08-02-2005 08:32 AM

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 06:48 AM.

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to and affiliated sites.