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Got stuck today!

So I went dirt bike riding today and took my truck out. It was in a river bed (yea we use to have water in arizona so they tell me) and was just looking for a spot to unload. My girlfriends dad was behind me in his Titan 4x4 and he went off to find his own spot. I unloaded our quad and a dirt bike and went riding for a good while. I got kinda bored of that and wanted to do some stuff with the truck so I went and did some power slides, doughnuts, rompin and basically bottoming out and ruining my little 4x2.

Anyway I was driving down the river bed and saw a random trail off to the side and decided to see where it went. The dirt seem fairly firm and didnt have any trouble driving down to a certain point where the road split into two very narrow quad trails with no room for me to turn around. I figured no biggie and put the truck in reverse. As soon as I came to a dead stop I felt and knew I made a mistake. I felt the truck shift and as I went in reverse the *** end sunk. My girlfriend of course went through the whole "told you not to blah blah you'd ruin ur truck now were stuck blah blah" So I went forward a little and tried to hit reverse with some speed to no avail.

By this time a drunk guy on a little camo utility ATV came by saying he could tow me to phoenix if I wanted. I just laughed and tried to dig out the dirt from behind my rear wheels. We actually lucked out and my girls dad drove by us and saw us to give us a little hand. He very easily pulled me out with his huge tires and 4xLow he slowly pulled me out by my tow hitch. Hah i was kind of embarrased actually by the whole thing as I was climbing stuff and going through stuff I KNOW i shouldnt be with just 2wd and being low to the ground by my locker saved me everytime so far. It was funny cause when I got out to look at my truck the rear tires had kicked all the sand away from them and the rear of the truck was sitting on the ground by my tow hitch. By freely spinning the tires I added 40 miles so I think, it says I went 97miles on a quarter of a tank, normally I get 50. Maybe it was high way miles but i dunno.

It was damn fun but at the same time made me really really want an FX4 level 2 with skid plates and 4wd .... I ended up getting back out into the river bed to do some more powerslides and what not. But man! I'd love to get me a bigger ranger now hah. If only I could afford it! Still might lift my truck 3" (full lift no body lift) to get some 32s on it!
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Sounds like a good day out though. Getting stuck is just part of the fun, lol.
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lol thats good! i remember doing that back when i had my 85-s10 blazer 2x4 that i dumped a fuel injected 4.3 with a 700R4 tranny to back her up with..i had some mudders on her but boy backing up is when you got stuck...or the puddle was too deep lol many good times in my 2x4 but upgrading to a 03 level 2 was the way to go! i only get stuck when my skidplates are resting ontop of the mud..happened once never let it happen again!! FUN times..i hear ya
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sounds like fun.

Keep the 4x2, your going thank yourself later.
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sounds like a successful day overall too me....and i agree ^^^ where's the pics?
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Keep the 4x2, your going thank yourself later.
Since your 4x4 what's your reasoning? Are you talking about financially in regards to a new truck payment?
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sounds like fun.
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ya seems like 2wd is fun till right about that point when you get stuck.......4wd ftw
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... Getting stuck is just part of the fun, lol.
I want pictures FOO! 2wd is not the best off road. let me give you a piece of advise A/T tires and Mud are not a good combination! Sounds like fun though.
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yea I wish I took pics =( I only have some of me riding a dirt bike hah, nothing exciting. Damn how I wish i took pics. It was funny so I thought, my girlfriend though i was dumb for trying in a 2wd! I think i showed her!
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