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Trail Damage

Discussion in 'Off-Roading & Trails' started by sachou, Oct 25, 2009.

  1. Oct 25, 2009 at 7:09 PM
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    sachou

    sachou [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I noticed that TW had threads for action pics in snow/mud, flexing, and stuck Taco pics, but not any ones showing trail damage.

    I know Toyotas are pretty much impervious to any damage...but stuff happens sometimes.

    This is the result of my idiocy last night:

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    Hit a rock almost twice the size of my head going 25+ mph.

    Lessons learned:
    1. Take it slow when it's pitch black out
    2. Install some driving lights, they'll save your ass sometimes
    3. Make sure everything's torqued down before you go wheeling

    Had to limp it home at 20 mph, steering wheel nearly at a 90 degree angle to keep the truck driving straight.
     
  2. Oct 25, 2009 at 7:10 PM
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    topgun155

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    :censored: thats sick. Sorry that happened. hope all turns out well.
     
  3. Oct 25, 2009 at 7:14 PM
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    jdkeller

    jdkeller How many words can be fit in this s

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    Wow! Thats jacked up. What has to be replaced?
     
  4. Oct 25, 2009 at 7:15 PM
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    HBMurphy

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    Nice 4 wheel steer!
     
  5. Oct 25, 2009 at 7:16 PM
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    jdkeller

    jdkeller How many words can be fit in this s

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    I heard you had some damage yesterday. Care to share?
     
  6. Oct 25, 2009 at 8:55 PM
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    sachou

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    The guy I bought it from put in Alcan Add-a-Leafs...but I don't think he torqued the bolts on tight.

    Looks like i just need to jack it up, loosen up the bolts, reset the leaf pack, and tighten it up to the right torque.

    I'm going to take it in to see if nothing else is wrong, though.

    It's rubbing like hell on the wheel well, a very excruciating sound going down the hill for 10 minutes in the dirt.:lalala:
     
  7. Oct 25, 2009 at 9:06 PM
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    Khaos

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    So far my only trail damage is merely trail pin stripes, if you can even consider that damage... Stock TRD skid plate also is banged up but its also about as strong as the coke can sitting on my desk... Once I get a lift and some armor I'm sure I'll get some damage as I'll actually be wheeling it aside from dirt roads and a little mudding
     
  8. Oct 25, 2009 at 9:21 PM
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    ring & pinion - good excuse to re-gear and front locker! Thank god for reverse - 10 miles in reverse to get home. :eek:
     
  9. Oct 25, 2009 at 9:22 PM
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  10. Oct 26, 2009 at 1:37 PM
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    Ouch! Hope I get mine back so we can do the locker install. Good Luck!
     
  11. Oct 26, 2009 at 2:34 PM
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    10 mi in reverse thats crazy was that just off the trail.
     
  12. Oct 26, 2009 at 4:32 PM
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    The vast majority of the trip 'back' was pretty mild... fun doing some moderate speed whoops in reverse! The scariest part was the mile or so on the highway! :eek: All I could think was I won't even see the Highway Patrol if they try to pull me over. Maybe I should do a write up on a rear view mirror on the back window! The secret was to change shoulders (look over the left shoulder then look over the right shoulder)! :cool:
     
  13. Oct 26, 2009 at 10:37 PM
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    Looks like you might have found another use for a backup camera :D
     
  14. Oct 26, 2009 at 10:50 PM
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  15. Oct 26, 2009 at 10:52 PM
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    thats f@#$%n terrible... im sorry man...
     
  16. Oct 26, 2009 at 11:21 PM
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    And the aftermath a few weeks later haha:

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  17. Oct 26, 2009 at 11:25 PM
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    The only damage I have is some gnarly scratches on the underside of my bumper. I have a small scratch on the back of the bumper, too.


    Time to paint it! :D


    I also bent my driver's side spindle two weeks ago, it has since been fixed and gusseted.
     
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