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Best wheelin day EVER!

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by jonny_jard, Jul 3, 2009.

  1. Jul 3, 2009 at 12:14 PM
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    jonny_jard

    jonny_jard [OP] Well-Known Member

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    So yesterday my bud and I had a few beers and went out in his 3/4 diesel. did some pretty gnarly stuff. We ended up getting really stuck so walked back to the road to get my taco. I ended up pulling him out, almost slid of a bridge but made it to the other side. I look back and here he is, half off the bridge with the back tire D/S tire up 1 foot off the ground. So I cross back over, hook up to his back end and tug his back end. The whole truck slid into the creek where he JUST about flipped it. We got out and back home, he has about $10,000 damage to just about every body panel, mostly to the box though.

    Now my damage... Nothing cosmetic, but now my battery light is on. Checked my charging system and I'm not getting any power to the battery. Has anyone had any experience with this? Just wondering if there is anything I can do with-out starting to rip into it too much.

    Ohh, I will post pics when I get a chance.
     
  2. Jul 3, 2009 at 12:16 PM
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    Dark Knight

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    maybe alternator.

    Sounds like a crazy time yall had
     
  3. Jul 3, 2009 at 12:18 PM
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    Brunes

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    Not gunna lie-Starting that story with had a few beers and then hit the trail was part of the problem.

    Glad that ya'll made it out safe...Bad luck about the body damage. It you were in or near water/muddy goop the alternator is suspect.
     
  4. Jul 3, 2009 at 12:23 PM
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    tigerfan00

    tigerfan00 BECAUSE INTERNETS!! Staff Member

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  5. Jul 3, 2009 at 12:25 PM
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    luk8272

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    I wanna see those pics. Sounds like alot of work, and fun.
     
  6. Jul 3, 2009 at 1:47 PM
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    uood8

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  7. Jul 3, 2009 at 2:21 PM
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    tacoholic

    tacoholic 09 but I drive a 012 Expedition...

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    That sounds awesome! Pics ASAP!
     
  8. Jul 4, 2009 at 5:28 AM
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    DrRabbitFurHead

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    Did you pull him out with a winch? If so, that might have caused battery problems...
     
  9. Jul 4, 2009 at 8:23 AM
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    X3
     
  10. Jul 4, 2009 at 8:45 AM
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    I disagree. Thats how most good stories start.
     
  11. Jul 4, 2009 at 8:56 AM
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    Brunes

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    Not if you are driving a car. It's hard enough to find places that are willing to let folks offroad- Doing it under the influence is not a good idea at all.
     
  12. Jul 4, 2009 at 9:29 AM
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