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Old 10-22-2013
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Flipped my truck over Sunday

I was driving around on a gravel road by my parents house Sunday afternoon and decided to slide around a corner that Ive slid around hundreds of times and this time the back end slid around to far and I lost control. Basically ended up almost doing a 180 and the front of the truck slid off into the ditch sideways and the truck tipped over on its side. The top of the cab hit the side of the ditch and buckled it in. The front fender has some good dents in it, there is a dent in the cab just behind the door, and the passenger bedside is trashed. Of course the top of the cab needs a lot of work and the paint is scratched up. The engine was running when it tipped over and I shut it off as soon as the truck came to a stop and I realised it was still running. What do I need to do engine and drivetrain wise before I restart it? Just check the fluids or drain and replace them all? There was fluid leaking when we turned it over, it smelled and looked like transmission fluid but not sure why it would have been leaking.













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Old 10-23-2013
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glad no one got badly hurt.


i could make other comments but i would sound like an ******* hahahha
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I'll do it...

Nice job.
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Dang man.
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Old 10-23-2013
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pull the spark plugs out crank the motor over to clear out the cylinders
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glad you are alright man.
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pull the spark plugs out crank the motor over to clear out the cylinders
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WEll that sucks. glad everyone is ok!
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Is the gun ok?
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Old 10-23-2013
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I'll take that headache rack when you decide to part it out. Let me know LOL JK

Sucks about the truck. Accidents happen. I don't care who you are, everyone has done something dumb that had consequences. Some dumber then others.

I'd get new tires. Yours look bald...maybe that had to do with the roll?
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I'll take that headache rack when you decide to part it out. Let me know LOL JK

Sucks about the truck. Accidents happen. I don't care who you are, everyone has done something dumb that had consequences. Some dumber then others.

I'd get new tires. Yours look bald...maybe that had to do with the roll?
Doesn't look like the tires are bald... the second to last picture looks like it shows maybe 1/4" or more tread? I'm not sure... could be just the angle of the pic.
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Dand that's no good!
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km1 problems...







that sucks though
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I've seen worse. Glad your ok. I bet it'll still run if you put some time into it.
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pull the spark plugs out crank the motor over to clear out the cylinders
Will do the next time Im home

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Is the gun ok?
At least someone is worried about the important part! As far as i know its good to go, but havnt shot it since.

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I'll take that headache rack when you decide to part it out. Let me know LOL JK

I'd get new tires. Yours look bald...maybe that had to do with the roll?
Yeah im not parting it out. The tires I bought really cheep just to see if i could fit 35's and how it drove with them was planning on getting new ones soon.

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I've seen worse. Glad your ok. I bet it'll still run if you put some time into it.
Yea Im getting a quote on fixing the top of the cab, I can replace the bed and front fender myself and i dont think there should be any driveline or frame damage. It will just take some time and money
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Damn it man! Convertible and cage it!!
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*** it, run her.
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KM1? Try again brother...try BFG MT. The original. Meaning they're at least 15 years old. Timed out, rock hard, cracking sidewalls, etc. Unsafe and old.


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x2! Freaking sucks but **** happens when doing dumb stuff and glad everyone and the rifle ended up safe and in one piece.
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KM1? Try again brother...try BFG MT. The original. Meaning they're at least 15 years old. Timed out, rock hard, cracking sidewalls, etc. Unsafe and old.




x2! Freaking sucks but **** happens when doing dumb stuff and glad everyone and the rifle ended up safe and in one piece.
I've always heard them being called KM/km1 lol but either way yes, agreed haha
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Old 10-26-2013
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Eh, the "Radial" in the name on the tire is a dead giveaway...def first gen's.

Fronts look like they might have some tread, but rears are fubared.
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While it was laying on it's side, would have been a good time to paint the frame!
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While it was laying on it's side, would have been a good time to paint the frame!
Yeah it would have been.

I got it running saturday and drove it around a little bit. The frame is strait still except for the front cross member. My welds that i used to weld it back together after installing the front hitch didnt hold up because the frame horn hit the ground. So I will have to straiten it back out and weld it up again. But for now its sitting in my grandmas shed for a while.
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At least nobody was crass enough to post the old "That will buff right out!". I actually think your frame looks really good rust-wise. Hope you get it fixed and all comes out well.
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Thats just because you cant see it very well. It has cracked in three places and been welded up, had to relace the rear shackle mounts because they rusted off, had a cross memeber rust off and fixed it and its been painted from the cab back.
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well, t'aint as bad as it could've been. at least you have a cool story to tell. i was riding with a friend of mine who was just going too fast, and managed to wrap his F-150 around a freakin' pine tree at damn near 30. i tell you what, that junk hurts.
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I got a local body shop guy who works part time for my uncle farming to fix the cab good enough to get a window back in it. It isnt perfect but its functional. Ill evenutally replace the bed if I can find one that isnt rusted to bad. and replace the front fender.

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