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How NOT to recover a vehicle

Discussion in 'Off-Roading & Trails' started by sliverworm, Mar 12, 2009.

  1. Mar 12, 2009 at 8:16 AM
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    sliverworm

    sliverworm [OP] Well-Known Member

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  2. Mar 12, 2009 at 8:22 AM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    Bah! I posted this yesterday... :)
     
  3. Mar 12, 2009 at 8:23 AM
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    paintdiddy

    paintdiddy Machine gun shits

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  4. Mar 12, 2009 at 8:26 AM
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    sliverworm

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    aww, I am late. oh well.
     
  5. Mar 12, 2009 at 8:28 AM
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    Dilsky

    Dilsky There go my nipples again!

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    Meh I watched it again haha.
     
  6. Mar 12, 2009 at 11:13 AM
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    RCBS

    RCBS "Cause I'm mighty proud of that ragged old flag."

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    i think that's one of those "jeep things" that i wouldn't understand....and i don't
     
  7. Mar 12, 2009 at 11:15 AM
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    Killer Red Taco

    Killer Red Taco NorCal Rock Whore

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    It a good repost though!
    R
     
  8. Mar 12, 2009 at 11:16 AM
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    Tacoma02TRD

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    dejavu but i still watched it.
     
  9. Mar 12, 2009 at 11:22 AM
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    tjgraner09

    tjgraner09 South Carolina Member

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    haha thats funny
     
  10. Mar 12, 2009 at 11:30 AM
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    jefferson

    jefferson needs to stop cruising Buy/Sell/Trade....

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    Aah how did they get it out??
     
  11. Mar 12, 2009 at 11:34 AM
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    wawireguy

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    Time for a new front end!
     
  12. Mar 12, 2009 at 6:28 PM
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    With friends like that...
     
  13. Mar 12, 2009 at 6:33 PM
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    RaginCajun

    RaginCajun -Doomsday Squad-"game over man"

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    X2! i can't believe their friends would allow that...i think if that was my car..i would have just set it on fire.. or get chris4x4 to take care of it :fenforcer:
     
  14. Mar 12, 2009 at 6:39 PM
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    HerNameIsLucy

    HerNameIsLucy I miss Lucy. :-(

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    what did they strap to on the front end to yank the wheel out like that? the friggin shock?
     
  15. Mar 12, 2009 at 6:40 PM
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    98tacoma27

    98tacoma27 is gooder 'en chicken Moderator

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    Is that why they call them heeps?
     
  16. Mar 12, 2009 at 9:44 PM
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    derekabraham Living vicariously through everybody

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  17. Mar 13, 2009 at 5:22 AM
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    That is just Awesome! Friggin' idiots..
     
  18. Mar 13, 2009 at 9:49 AM
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    Chickenmunga

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    There's a lot there to say "wow, that's definitely not something to do", but for those of us who are completely new to offroading or who ever consider emergency towing, it would be greatly appreciated for the experienced folk to say "here's the video, now here's what the right steps should have been". For instance, everyone talks about hilifts, but I'm still completely dumbfounded on how they work. It sounds like a device that requires lots of aftermarket body upgrades (to give you a jacking point), plus my head instantly thinks jack + mud = nice hole and not jack + mud = truck goes up.

    I'm staying with steep, short hills and trusty gravity; or nice unlevel MOSTLY DRY land (I'm a scaredy puss :)). If I can get with my uncle and his trackhoe, I might experiment on his muddy farm.

    By the way, for all of you who've been to Brown's Camp, WTF is up with all the 'easy' trails being blocked off for bikers, or so incredibly easy I could fall asleep if it wasn't 200 feet of trail? :(
     
  19. Mar 15, 2009 at 10:26 AM
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    wawireguy

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    Avoid pulling that thing from the side. Common sense really. Use factory tow points, drop hitch or the axle(solid) to pull on. Bring a shovel and dig. Watch out for straps coming loose, breaking and whatnot. Go slow.
     
  20. Mar 15, 2009 at 10:29 AM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    It kinda looks like it was attached at the axel.....:confused:
     
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