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Totaled taco, belated story/picts...lenghty

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by crazyrzr85, Apr 24, 2012.

  1. crazyrzr85

    crazyrzr85 [OP] So many b!tches, so little time...now back to TW!!

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    Ok, I think I finally got the picture uploading down...and now the story, short version...
    1/2/12...driving to my parents house on a back country road with a light skift of snow on it...no traction control on and in 2wd...going 35-45 at the most..came to make a small right hand turn, rear end starts coming around, then all of a sudden it felt like someone slammed into me as fast as i spun, counter steered, next thing I know I am in the air, BOOM, and down on my roof...buckled in hanging there saying WTF just happened?!?!?!?...unbuckle and hit the ceiling, crawl around a bit and crawl out the rear driver side window...flipped it back over with a high-lift and drug it home...was only about 2mi from my parents house when this happened...I walked away with no injury...the truck not so much. I had brought the truck back the way I wanted to go, but hit the bank, ground was not frozen, the driver side sunk in about 3ft causing the rear-end to lift up and over and slam me on the roof... sorry about some of the bad picts...last one is of my current 09 with my totaled 10...
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  2. chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    WOW! Glad your Ok!
     
  3. joneill03

    joneill03 Look away, I'm hideous!

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    :eek: glad nobody was hurt
     
  4. TnRedNeck721

    TnRedNeck721 GO VOLS!

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    :eek: damn dude! glad you ok tho! and you must have hit hard look at all the dirt stuffed around the wheel and bumper.

    edit: does not look like the roof caved in all that much considering what happened. but maybe it just looks like that from pic.
     
  5. 1TUFFTRD

    1TUFFTRD WTF

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    Wow! Good to hear you're ok.
     
  6. rob1

    rob1 Well-Known Member

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    OOUUCHHH man that could have turn for the worse, REAL FAST! Glad you are ok, and I'm sure your parents are to!!!
     
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    little bit of zaino and that will buff right out.



    wanna sell the windshield wiper stalk?
     
  8. neonlazer

    neonlazer Mechanically Goofy

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    Ouchy! Taco did it's job. Is this another one of those ABS causing crashes on slippery surfaces I read about?(I am happy it doesn't snow down here in LA)
     
  9. Boerseun

    Boerseun Well-Known Member

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    Wow, looking at the dirt in the front wheel it took quite a beating hitting that mud.
    Looking at the roof line I am really impressed on how it took the blow landing on the roof.

    Glad you are okay!
     
  10. Wicked 2007

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    you flipped your truck right side up by yourself with just a hi lift jack? impressive... glad you're ok
     
  11. crazyrzr85

    crazyrzr85 [OP] So many b!tches, so little time...now back to TW!!

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    A highlift tractor lol...

    And thanks all, I know it could have been way way worse...I was pretty impressed with the truck and how it kept me safe, don't want to test it any further than that lol
     
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    Wicked 2007 Well-Known Member

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    ok :) I was about to say, i need to freshen up on my hi-lift jack skills as I have never seen that done before :)

    Hopefully insurance took car of you - did you buy the truck back?
     
  13. crazyrzr85

    crazyrzr85 [OP] So many b!tches, so little time...now back to TW!!

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    Well they are not happy with me but I made out on the deal. They took it and I bought the 09 in the last picture like a week later, and it's already claimed a deer and some trailer damage lol
     
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    Glad you are alright man.
     
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    angrysam Bring Yuengling To MN!

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    Damn. Glad you're OK.

    I've a question in the back of my head for a while: "Will the insurance company pay up if I wreck with VSC off?" Looks like you got covered OK. I usually turn mine off when I'm getting around in light snow.
     
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    Damn that front tire slammed! Do you still have the truck? I am in the market for a new driver side airbag and would gladly buy that from you. PM me of you're interested
     
  17. crazyrzr85

    crazyrzr85 [OP] So many b!tches, so little time...now back to TW!!

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    They never even questioned it actually...
     
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    Looks like the truck is as strong as they claim to be. Funny no air bags went off even though you landed on the roof, you'd think there should be a roll over sensor.
     
  19. crazyrzr85

    crazyrzr85 [OP] So many b!tches, so little time...now back to TW!!

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    Side curtain ones in the headliner went off...thought i blew a tire but, once i hit the right angle they popped!!
     
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    DEEVON911 Semi-pro

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    :eek:. Glad your ok after that. I never want to test it, but glad to know the Taco can take a roll over like a champ and keep me and mine safe.
     
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