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Talk abt embarassing. Got stuck at church tonite

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by BAP_29, Jan 20, 2010.

  1. Jan 20, 2010 at 7:50 PM
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    BAP_29

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    So tonite im leaving from youth group to go home and it sure didnt go as planned. We have youth in this trailer right near our church so i drove my truck down this small not very steep hill. A couple days ago we had some rain but i didnt think it was enough to worry abt. But of course when i go to leave, sure i enough i get stuck trying to drive up the little hill. I was so embarrassed and eventually the people there had to push me out. It really really sucks not having 4WD. I cant complain too much since my dad did buy me this awesome truck, but i know in the future ill never buy a 2WD truck, ive learned my lesson! haha, just wanted to share that with yall tonite haha. im sure im gonna catch hell for it haha
     
  2. Jan 20, 2010 at 7:51 PM
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    Kyouto42

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    Momentum is your friend. Also... using the brakes and the LSD can help out too...
     
  3. Jan 20, 2010 at 7:57 PM
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    yeah thats how i got out. they pushed me back onto some pavement and i just used momentum to get thru it. but do the 05s have LSD? for some reason i thought that wasnt available on the Sport models until a few years after the 05?
     
  4. Jan 20, 2010 at 8:03 PM
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  5. Jan 20, 2010 at 8:10 PM
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    just read that the 05-08 have mechanical LSD
     
  6. Jan 20, 2010 at 8:27 PM
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  7. Jan 20, 2010 at 8:29 PM
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    With mechanical LSD's, you can modulate brake pressure to help transfer power to the wheel with traction...

    That situation would have been good practice for such a technique...
     
  8. Jan 20, 2010 at 8:30 PM
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    Well, the only way you learn is through failure right? You learn the limits of your truck, etc by trying new things
    At least you know that a 4x4 is in your future! :)
     
  9. Jan 20, 2010 at 8:35 PM
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    well i dont really know hardly anything abt lsd or how to use it to my advantage using the brake and what not, as you can all tell haha. but yeah i cant wait to get 4WD. Not having 4WD is whats holding me back from sinking money into my truck, because i know im gonna get rid of it years from now so i can get a 4WD and do some wheelin!
     
  10. Jan 20, 2010 at 8:45 PM
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    haha i wish dude. im still in high school, so im bettin i wont get another truck till after i graduate college
     
  11. Jan 20, 2010 at 8:52 PM
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    well i would too if i had 4x4.
     
  12. Jan 20, 2010 at 9:04 PM
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    I could not have said it better. But then again, if the mud is deep enough it will stop you dead even if your doing 60.
     
  13. Jan 21, 2010 at 5:03 AM
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    yea all it took was one time with my old truck and i vowed never again to buy a non 4x4 truck.
     
  14. Jan 21, 2010 at 5:10 AM
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    It was nice on new years when I started sliding on a wet hill to be able to put it in 4hi and crawl right out without even spinning. Sorry, had to... :)
     
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