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f250 saves my ranger!

Ok so I literally just got back from an ****in nightmare of a cruise lol...
long story short, @ about 7pm my buddie and I we're bored and took my ranger to a little off roading spot we knew of and i've been there many of times b4 in my truck. Anyways we're following the regular path and I noticed something wasn't right it looked a bit different.. we keep going and there is a bit of long (not steep) hill that I usually go down but this there was ****in tons of clay and stuff. So yeah we're chillin having a beer. pack up decide to go back cuz it was getting dark.
and uh no not happening the 2wd could not make it back.. we were stuck and nobody to help, it was dark, and bcaa wouldn't come to get us there.. anyways 30 mins of flippin out and i see some headlights coming very slow from this trail. so i started to flash my beams.. it was a jacked up 93' f250 4x4 on 37s and i flagged him down. I asked him if he could pull a fellow Ford out and he said "**** rights dude no problem" hooks us up and towed me all the way back.. at first we attached the rope to a wrong place on the front end and something snapped and coolant started to spill all over.. so we turned my truck around and it was fine the temps weren't going up or anything. and we attacted it to my rear bumper and we made it back :)
It was unreal I wish I got some pictures guys :( it was quite the frantic moment tho didnt even think of it at the time.

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haha nice man
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lol, sounds like a fun night, where did you first hook the tow strap to? ha
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hahaha it was rough. we ended up hooking it up to my rear bumper through the hole a ball would go in..
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ohhh what did i first hook it too. man i will have to take pictures tomorrow and show you guys, i still havent seen it good yet. have to wait till daylight.
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*ahem* lower rad hose is not a load bearing cross member
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Atleast you got a good story to tell now, I had a similar situation happen to me at the begining of summer, my fuel pump went out on a trail 2 miles into it, and a Honda Civic pulled me all the way out we finally got out at 2 in the morning not a fun night lol.
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honda AND ford (sadly) FTL :(

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Atleast you got a good story to tell now, I had a similar situation happen to me at the begining of summer, my fuel pump went out on a trail 2 miles into it, and a Honda Civic pulled me all the way out we finally got out at 2 in the morning not a fun night lol.
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haha wow, yeah i would defineately be stressing out, you are lucky
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Glad you made it back hopefully with a little mud...Ford drivers FTW
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Glad you made it back hopefully with a little mud...Ford drivers FTW
yah ahaha. truck was soooo muddy afterwards...
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the radiator hose.. really? Did the beer make it look like a good idea? lol
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the radiator hose.. really? Did the beer make it look like a good idea? lol
LMAO!
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hahaha yeah man the beer made it look soo much stronger..
anyways i took it to the shop and he said i need a new rad and hes gonna do it at his house for a case of beer :D aannd hes gonna fix the squeek i have too!
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dan, if you live in or around surrey, i've got a buddy who does side jobs, he works at preston in langley (i think he's 4th year apprentice) for future reference, and he is extremely reliable, if you are interested i can call him and see if he is willing to give a hand
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hahaha yeah man the beer made it look soo much stronger..
anyways i took it to the shop and he said i need a new rad and hes gonna do it at his house for a case of beer :D aannd hes gonna fix the squeek i have too!
dude I've been wheelin hammered (passenger) and been a few many beers deep driving and never had the bright idea to hook a strap up to a radiator hose or anything weak for that matter.

Then again it would take a torch to get to my radiator with all the metal i have protecting it.
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dan, if you live in or around surrey, i've got a buddy who does side jobs, he works at preston in langley (i think he's 4th year apprentice) for future reference, and he is extremely reliable, if you are interested i can call him and see if he is willing to give a hand
yah man i live like 20 mins away from surrey, I think i have this rad covered. but yeah if i need something else i will for sure consider!
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cool, where abouts do you live? he lives at like 64th and scott, i used to live 72 and king george
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weezl, I may need that guy to put in my rad today lol..
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