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Old 12-14-2009
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layin frame with 33s

my truck is laying frame now with all four wheels and a good deal of suspension stuff sitting in the bed. ill get some more pictures when i go grab all my crap out of it.

not really sure what happened. i remember absolutely nothing from about 45 minutes before the wreck through mid roll. must have fallen asleep, but i like to think there was a baby in the road an i saved its life

earliest thing i remember is the lights being on in my truck, and everything going loud quiet loud quiet loud quiet loud quiet. i calmly made the observation "oh im rolling my truck"

thinking back i recall about six cycles of alternating loud and quiet. witnesses said i rolled six to eight times. they didn't see what started it though.

my truck came to a rest with the cross member on the other side of the barrier. maybe a sixty to eighty foot drop on the other side

i stepped out of my truck (which i dont remember) and there was a dude an a couple girls who stopped. i gave them hugs and tried to calm them down because they were freaking out, haha. next thing i remember was paramedics. although it must have taken a bit of time for them to show up... i was out in the middle of nowhere.

i was waking around the whole time with a giant goofy grin on my face. it was the luckiest day of my life!

when a wecker finally made it he wasnt able to get me off the wall, because whenever he hooked up his winch and started to pull my truck started to go over the edge. took a couple of them to get my truck off.

then i got to deal with some real lovely members of the law enforcement community. i wasnt able to get ahold of a ride and the policeman said he didnt want to give me a ride all the way home. then my phone died, so i had no communication. he said the only reason he would give me a ride all the way downtown (where i live) was if he was taking me to jail. he was nice enough to give me a ride off the freeway and point me which direction was north. walked for a good five hours to tacodeli. best taco place in austin texas. i have a few friends who worked there and they helped me out. they said when i got there every muscle in my face and body was twitching individually. i was looking real rough. a couple tacos and some Motrin had me feeling much better.


went to the ER later on to get checked out. everything is great. they just told me to make sure to have someone sleep with me that night.


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i obviously did someting stupid and i feel so grateful i didnt hurt anyone else. being alright myself is nice too. and full coverage on the truck

what to get next? haha
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Yea your brother told me about this last night! I cant believe that **** glad your alright. Thats ****ed up that pig would not help you!
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thanks bud. pretty ****ing rediculous i rolled my truck that many times and just walked away. ive said it before, but i think this proves that i am invincible
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holy crap
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wha..... ho..... uhhh.... what happend you just fell asleep??? man i liked you truck too... but glad your ok man...
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Damn dude. Glad your alright. Thats weird as hell just not having any clue, and then the fact he wouldn't give you a ride. Some cops are just dicks
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Damn pigs. Sorry bout the truck, but glad nobody got hurt.
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dang man, glad your ok! sorry about the truck, but its replacable...
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ahh to bad for the truck... glad ur alright

so another ranger? :)
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Count your blessing on that one dude!!! glad you was able to walk away. Its not like the cop had anything better to do, what a douche!
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went to the ER later on to get checked out. everything is great. they just told me to make sure to have someone sleep with me that night.
that is probably the best bit of information i have ever heard :P haha
your very lucky though. thats bull that the cop wouldn't give you a ride. glad you and anyone else is ok. time for another ranger!
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that football game the other day was pretty good
hmmmm whats this?
i seem to be rolling my truck
how interesting


hehehe glad ur ok man
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glad to hear your ok. seatbelts save lives dont they?
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Sorry abut the truck and glad to see your ok...
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That's crazy! Glad you're alright. FTP!
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thats ridiculous. Most states by law have to call an ambulance to the scene of a wreck. That cop could be sued if something is really wrong with you.

Glad you are okay.
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Damn man! That could have gone so much worse than it did, rangers do hold up pretty well in rollovers.
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thanks guys. i loved the truck, but atleast she went out big.. i am really impressed how the ranger held up. i think losing the wheels made the rolls go much smoother. i wasn't being whipped about in the truck. sat pretty upright during the whole thing. didnt even touch the airbags

i am just starting to get a little sore though. i definitely bumped the top of my head on something.

i had all kinds of big heavy crap in the cab. im surprised i didn't get smacked by anything.



i think the reason the police didnt give me a ride because he had a grudge against me because i wasn't arrested.
i overheard the police talking to a trooper who was rolling through. they were saying they wanted to arrest me and take me in for something, but they couldn't find a reason. they were aggravated because they really wanted to get me, but all my responses like pupils and all that stuff showed i was completely sober. the trooper said the only thing they could do was ask if i would give consent for a blood test. they dropped it after that. haha
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damn that sucks but glad you're ok. crazy the wheels fell off lol. another ranger next with 4x4? lol
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You are Very lucky. At least you are not this guy:

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Holy crap! glad your ok.
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it sounds like you were drunk but lol w.e you say man sucks for the truck. im kinda confused on how both the leafs springs broke and the whole front suspension came out from under your truck. i just dont get how all that came out at a slow speed compared to nascar. you see those cars flip at 200 mph and the rear suspension stays in. i just dont get it.
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dang super fortunate outcome, rangers suck in roll overs. time to go buy yourself a lotto ticket and a 30 brick
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it sounds like you were drunk but lol w.e you say man sucks for the truck. im kinda confused on how both the leafs springs broke and the whole front suspension came out from under your truck. i just dont get how all that came out at a slow speed compared to nascar. you see those cars flip at 200 mph and the rear suspension stays in. i just dont get it.
a ranger isn't built to support a high speed roll over lol (drivetrain wise) just by seeing his truck bare under the body haha
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it sounds like you were drunk but lol w.e you say man sucks for the truck. im kinda confused on how both the leafs springs broke and the whole front suspension came out from under your truck. i just dont get how all that came out at a slow speed compared to nascar. you see those cars flip at 200 mph and the rear suspension stays in. i just dont get it.
Are you really comparing a built stock car to a ranger...
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