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Toyotas end up in the strangest places!

Discussion in 'Toyota Trucks & SUVs' started by MTgirl, Mar 19, 2010.

  1. Mar 19, 2010 at 8:15 PM
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    MTgirl [OP] too many frogs, not enough princes...

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    Having driven 4wd's in very precarious situations I can tell you that even with it engaged without chains in snow and ice you can be at the mercy of the weather. I've been in a situation where a Suburban slid 30+ yards down a hill (slight grade) with me on my ass following. If the ice is there and water on top, without chains... You are going where gravity tells you to.
     
  3. Mar 20, 2010 at 8:24 AM
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    Didn't know there was snow in Afghanistan :notsure:
     
  4. Mar 20, 2010 at 9:07 AM
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    AHHhahahahahaa....lmfao....

    I didnt know there was snow in Colorado:)

    Sorry couldnt resist:)
     
  5. Mar 20, 2010 at 9:17 AM
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    Scary , I've slid backwards on ice as well , hit the brakes and the front end wants to come around , so it can be a bit hairy ,

    PS it snows in Canada too ,

    OZ
     
  6. Mar 20, 2010 at 9:59 PM
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    MTgirl [OP] too many frogs, not enough princes...

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    We in Montana know all about nasty roads and yes, in some situations you are most likely SOL but that is always few and far between.The details were sketchy but I can't imagine that they didnt have the proper equipment - chains - for a trek like that in a remote area. Another detail which seems to be missing from the article was whether or not they were able to drive the truck away. A Toyota could survive that right?!?


    Please tell me you are joking? Our military guys and gals have been over there for what...8 years now...and you don't know a few facts about the country? Time to catch up on your current events.

    And yes it does snow in A-stan. The weather and terrain are very similar to Montana. That is why the military does predeployment training here in the spring. In about another month or so I expect it to seem like Montana is being invaded. There should be a couple of C-130's and some Blackhawks camped out at the airport, dropping guys off at the top of the mountains every night.
     
  7. Mar 20, 2010 at 10:05 PM
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    I'm still laughing....
     
  8. Mar 20, 2010 at 10:07 PM
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    AvsFanTRD Oh gravity, thou art a heartless bitch!

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    It doesn't snow in Colorado
     
  9. Mar 20, 2010 at 10:14 PM
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    MTgirl [OP] too many frogs, not enough princes...

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    Did I miss something here? Where does Colorado come into this? Somebody help me out.:confused:
     
  10. Mar 21, 2010 at 7:02 AM
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    Hahahah...

    Similar to saying " I didnt know it snowed in the Alps" ...Now you tracking what i was doing:)
     
  11. Mar 21, 2010 at 7:13 AM
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  12. Mar 21, 2010 at 8:38 AM
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    No, I really didn't know that. Every time I saw some clips on the news it was mostly deserts or something. Anyway, thanks for the info.
     
  13. Mar 21, 2010 at 8:51 PM
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    MTgirl [OP] too many frogs, not enough princes...

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    I'm good. Just thought I missed out on something important.
     
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