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Old 03-24-2008
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very nice!

sucks about the breakage but glad an rf member could help ya out!
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On top of the little box is a round hole with a button in it. Just depress it and it will fire back up. Its kind of like a reset button on the receptacle in your bathroom or kitchen. Its also explained in the owners manual.
Once someone mentioned "fuel," we knew that was the problem - whether it was the pump or whatever. We were both subconsciously aware of the switch, but things like that don't always come to mind until after-the-fact. At that point, we were spending more of our time deciding how we were going to get the truck home - although we could have saved some time knowing that switch!


it was still a good experience for us, and really reassuring to yourself once you get yourself out of trouble (it really wasn't that bad). In an odd way, it was actually kind of fun. That's why we call them "adventures!"
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Yeah adventures, something always happens, good, bad, fun it's alwyas an adventure!
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great pics!
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Hey Swamper06 thanks for letting me know where the switch is!
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No problem, glad i could help.
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Old 03-26-2008
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You had to trailer your truck out because of the fuel shutoff switch?!?!
That's f'ing hilarious!
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Yeah brian that is what happened. I didn't know where the switch was located and my passenger kicked it hard enough that it broke so it couldn't be reset. It won't happen again, I'm glad you got a laugh out of it, we're laughing about it too.
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We tried that. Didn't work. We blocked the front/rear/middle of the tires. Pulled the truck up the trailer using the running truck. Once the front wheels were on the trailer it flipped up. The front of the trailer was 3'-4' off the ground. Scary stuff man, no good.......
ya i know you have to put some thing under the rear of the trailer so it dosent do that
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Either way his 2wd wasn't going to be able to. It had enough trouble pulling me over small rocks and loose sand that pulling a dead 4x4 ranger up on a trailer wasn't going to work much.
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Wow I have been working way to much, see what I missed. Thats funny you chose that particular trail I came very close to running that very trail with my girlfriend about the same time you did but we got busy with other things.

I have ran it once before in my old 2wd edge with some jeeps and had no issues but man it looks like you had way more fun than I did. Well it makes sense that one would be more prone to trip that thing while wheeling but I am not so sure I would have thought of it myself on the trail; I will defiantly keep that in mind though.

I'm glad everything turned out ok and that you had a another truck with you with a tow hitch to lend a hand. I'll have to exchange numbers with you Bryan so we can plan a run soon, I am missing the great outdoors and need a fix!
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PM sent buddy.
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I'd be happy to send you my old optima (this one is 2 years in September). I don't know how or if I can ship a battery but you pay shipping and it's yours.

I'll be stopping by the local CB shop and pick up a Wilson antenna. Dusty is on his 3rd antenna but he has issues with the parking garage at work with his first 2. He went through 2 K40s and the Wilson he has now seems like the best so far out of K40 and Firestik.

try an everest....they are flexible...I also think that firestik has a new selection of flexible antennas
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Is the grey truck a 2WD?
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yes, but you can't deny that it saved the day :)
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Well it is time to say good bye to the Sonoran Desert National Monument. It is being shut down to all vehicular traffic. Approximately 90 miles of trail will be shut down. They claim it will re-open in a few years but I doubt it. The enviromentla wackos will keep it shut down. When I was there I never noticed any garbage, trash, trail abuse, illegal dumping, people actually going off road and blazing their own trail, I saw none of it. I looked back through mu pictures and the place is so clean and pristine. Oh well, one more point for the ecoterrorists.

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