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Takes a tacoma to pull a tacoma (and boat)

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by dougmays, Apr 15, 2009.

  1. Apr 15, 2009 at 11:59 AM
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    dougmays

    dougmays [OP] Well-Known Member

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    i was in the florida keys this past weekend and pulled my boat out of this steep boat ramp and another guy with a tacoma asked me if i needed 4WD to pull my boat out. I told him i did just to make sure because the ramp was short and i didn't want my boat to possibly slip back any further.

    he didnt have 4wd though, had fancy shiny rims instead, needless to say i had to pull him, his boat and trailer out.

    all done in 2wd (low gear)!

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  2. Apr 15, 2009 at 12:08 PM
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    Delmarva

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    what is all that awful red shit on his truck?
     
  3. Apr 15, 2009 at 12:08 PM
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    Jester243

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  4. Apr 15, 2009 at 12:42 PM
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    dougmays

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    it was his companies logo i think. he really F'd up that taco. i was ashamed to be at the same boat ramp as him
     
  5. Apr 15, 2009 at 2:45 PM
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    pataco

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    ide say.
     
  6. Apr 15, 2009 at 2:51 PM
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    TEX357

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    Haha i know thats nasty shit
     
  7. Apr 15, 2009 at 2:51 PM
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    bobwilson1977

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    The red stickers makes his truck look like sheetrock because that looks like the same branding you see on stacks of Sheetrock at home depot.
     
  8. Apr 15, 2009 at 2:54 PM
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    TheBlackPearl

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    Wait... So he came to ask you if you needed a 4x4 to pull out the boat but he didn't have a 4x4 himself?
     
  9. Apr 15, 2009 at 3:34 PM
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    jonny

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    thats what is says in his first post
     
  10. Apr 15, 2009 at 3:39 PM
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    I don't get why he needed 4x to get it out. I've never used 4wd to pull ANYTHING unless it was snowing. I'd be ashamed. Did he actually try pulling it, or was he just too scared to burn his clutch? LoL!
     
  11. Apr 15, 2009 at 3:41 PM
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    tacoskim

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    k so wait.... u used 4wd to tow ur boat out.... but u used 2wd to tow his truck and his boat out?
     
  12. Apr 15, 2009 at 3:46 PM
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    i think it actually says mjp2...
     
  13. Apr 15, 2009 at 3:56 PM
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    Sounds like it. His truck was on flat ground, and the line of pull (of the tow rope) was below his tow point - so the extra weight would increase traction.
     
  14. Apr 15, 2009 at 5:11 PM
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    x2 and looks dry.
     
  15. Apr 15, 2009 at 6:10 PM
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    :thumbsup:great story:thumbsup: the guy does have crappy decals.
     
  16. Apr 15, 2009 at 6:35 PM
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  17. Apr 16, 2009 at 7:55 AM
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    i used 4wd mainly because the ramp was extremely short and my backtires of the trailer were already off the ramp, i didnt wanna chance any slipping. I'm sure i could have pulled out in 2wd like i normally do.

    i only needed 2wd to pull him out since i was on flat ground.

    And yes he asked me if i needed 4wd and he didn't have 4wd. he was worried from the start about the steepness of the ramp and i offered from teh beginning just to pull his boat out. he had like racing flats on his truck...i think that was the main reason he had such a hard time.
     
  18. Apr 16, 2009 at 7:57 AM
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    ouch, BURN!
     
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