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I'm Stuck - Tell Me How To Get Out.

Discussion in 'Off-Roading & Trails' started by stewartx, Feb 6, 2012.

  1. Feb 9, 2012 at 8:41 PM
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    stewartx

    stewartx [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Winch, front hitch, step bars, bed extender, bed step, gull-wing toolbox, tailgate lock, security system, cb radio, etc.
    Several friends or associates say similar. Sadly, I haven't yet had a chance to really explore the area. Only moved to Alabama three months ago, so this state is still new to me. However, all that will change soon enough.
     
  2. Feb 9, 2012 at 8:48 PM
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    Absolutely worst incident for me was was a trip to a mountain stream with wife, friend, and his really pregnant wife. Had been raining (in Germany) for several days, but never had a problem in that area before. However, this time, lost enough traction to not climb over even a tiny mound. No real problem since a minor shove would easily get us moving again.

    His pregnant wife did not know how to drive. My wife got behind the wheel, with the three of us (yes, even the pregnant wife) shoving. My wife hit the accelerator hard and promptly sprayed all three of us with smelly mud. It was a very quiet drive back to town and his wife (no sense of humor) never rode with us again.
     
  3. Feb 9, 2012 at 9:14 PM
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    David K

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    You missed my reply?

     
  4. Feb 9, 2012 at 9:38 PM
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    maxamillion2345

    maxamillion2345 Go home if you don't like guns liquor and whores.

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    or you know my reply, the long ass one on the first page
     
  5. Feb 10, 2012 at 5:31 PM
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    I always have a Hi-lift jack, shovel & ax....jack it up, throw some limbs in the holes, hope for the best! Don't go wheeliing with out the right stuff!!!!! I think a winch is cheap insurance if you wheel much!!!!
     
  6. Feb 10, 2012 at 5:55 PM
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    If you don't have a locker or some type of limited slip, you could gently apply the emergency brake and hope to get both rear wheels turning.

    Here is something that I just thought of, but have never tried. This would be last ditch type of situation. Instead of carrying sand bags for traction, carry bags of concrete. Then, if you get stuck in a wet/muddy situation, dump the concrete in the hole and wait a while. Might actually work.
     
  7. Feb 10, 2012 at 6:13 PM
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    same shit as everyone else
    LOL is that the red neck version of A-trac? :D
     
  8. Feb 10, 2012 at 6:52 PM
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    Well.. you'll love it down here.. there's some bad people but there is some really good people around here! Just start exploring, find some old backroads and hit all the dirt roads you see! haha
     
  9. Feb 10, 2012 at 7:00 PM
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  10. Feb 10, 2012 at 7:46 PM
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    anyone think of a downside to those?
     
  11. Feb 10, 2012 at 7:53 PM
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    Only downside I've found is they're expensive...$300-ish I believe. But I definitely plan on getting some in the near future.
     
  12. Feb 10, 2012 at 8:11 PM
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    same shit as everyone else
    Non-skid on both sides of a piece of plywood actually works pretty well and only cost $15 ish
     
  13. Feb 10, 2012 at 8:19 PM
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    maxamillion2345

    maxamillion2345 Go home if you don't like guns liquor and whores.

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    Waffle boards are cheaper. So are smittybilt element ramps.
     
  14. Feb 10, 2012 at 8:38 PM
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    Deflating your tires is even cheaper! LOL
     
  15. Feb 10, 2012 at 8:39 PM
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    same shit as everyone else
    What if your stuck with the stock dunflops? :rolleyes:
     
  16. Feb 11, 2012 at 5:01 PM
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    I'm not one to trust plywood to hold my truck up in a hole...not about half-assing things, especially when it can land me stranded in the middle of no where...
     
  17. Feb 11, 2012 at 8:36 PM
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    It will only make them better! DEFLATE!
     
  18. Feb 11, 2012 at 9:02 PM
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    maxamillion2345

    maxamillion2345 Go home if you don't like guns liquor and whores.

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    It will help but won't work the same as a proper traction aid. Just to clarify.
     
  19. Feb 11, 2012 at 9:04 PM
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    Wow I didn't know smittybilt made them too, I searched for others and came up with nothing but waffle board and maxtrax. I like these better than the waffle boards. I'll definitely be going to smittybilt on these being half the price as maxtrax.
     
  20. Feb 11, 2012 at 9:09 PM
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    I have done this :anonymous: Stick the branches in the rims :rolleyes:
     
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