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So yeah, Don't go off-roading alone!

Hey all,

Well yesterday I went to do some very minor driving in the bush so I am driving along and then crash, I just go through some ice. I couldn't move and it was getting dark. I called a few friends but there were hours away. I could see my house so I wasn't worried but I didn't want to leave the truck out there to have kids maybe break the windows and stuff so I just stayed. I was out there for like 4 hours before somebody could finally come out.

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So a Toyota 4runner ended up pulling me out but it took a good 20 minutes because there was no grip anywhere and when the would turn the winch on, it would pull him towards me!

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hollllllly BIG picture
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that doesn't look like it was much fun
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Had a similar experience lately, lol.
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i thought everyone knew not to go offroading alone....
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Dang thats some serious stuff to be in alone lol
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wow, that looks eerily familiar, I did the same thing a couple months ago
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lol Sorry about the big pics, I will resize them. Yeah it wasn't much fun but I did learn a leason. If it wasn't for all the ice, I would have gotten out I think. Also, if ALL 4 wheels were actually turning, I think I would have gotten out also.
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Ok I resized them lol

Ahh man, my friends are still making fun of me. It's great!
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Ahh man, my friends are still making fun of me. It's great!


haha, it is probably one of those things you will hear about until someone else in the group does something that beats this.
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live and learn
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OK pm me on where that was..........

did ya have fun today in the snow............i know i did

Good thing you had those mudflaps off
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lol i think most of us have been there done that....
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you can say that again
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haha, yeah i have done it 2-3 times, just no pictures.
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haha, yeah i have done it 2-3 times, just no pictures.
yea

well i was in there for like 6 hours.. had 4 different trucks try, we had PLENTY of time for pictures
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you can say that again

Haha, every tiem I see this picture I crack up.. gosh that would suck!




And on the topic, that really sucks getting bogged down like that..! Figure what a couple lockers would do for ya in a situation like that, the only problem is.. you gotta get out to lock em if they arent done already
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ha
dude my engine wouldn't start.
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I thank god I didn't get water in my truck, I was close but not too close. How come you couldn't get out, was it because the engine was dead?
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well lets see.
engine dead
air filter bent up into the tube almost because it was full of water and mud
probably high centered...
stock height
BALD RT/S pieces of shat

me being stupid..



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Dang that looks an awful lot like MO has been lately... we got bottomless mud under the frostline and slime on top of it.... plus a weekly snowstorm it seems.
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ha
dude my engine wouldn't start.

Mostly cracking up over the strategically placed board to get in adn out fo the bed without gettinginto the mud.. I can only wonder how you managed to get out of the doors of that things.. pop open teh passenger side and jump to the bank?
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oh ha , that's almost dejavu to what happened to me! I know how it feels.
That is a sweet truck by the way, very nice color & make :)
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lol yeah, I love the color and the truck

B4000 > Ranger :) lol
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