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What did you winch do for you

Discussion in 'Toyota Trucks & SUVs' started by vinster8, Dec 27, 2009.

  1. Dec 27, 2009 at 3:56 PM
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    vinster8

    vinster8 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    So Far BHLM, CB Radio
    my dad and i decided to take down a tree in the front yard, tried using the taco to take the stump and roots out. that didn't work so we had my friends dad take them out with his winch

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  2. Dec 27, 2009 at 3:58 PM
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    ColtsTRD

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    I can't wait to get my A/M front bumper so I can throw a winch on it :) It might come in handy with me not being full 4 wheel drive...
     
  3. Dec 27, 2009 at 4:16 PM
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    You couldn't get the taco to do that?

    What kind of strap were you using?

    But I agree, I had a jeep/winch and that thing ruled for yanking stuff out.
    I've pulled lots of stuff out with the 96 tacoma prior to owning the jeep.
     
  4. Dec 27, 2009 at 4:17 PM
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  5. Dec 28, 2009 at 8:47 AM
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    well my dad and i tried pulling those suckers out with the taco, but they were not budging, all we used with the cruiser was its cable and a chain to get those roots out.
     
  6. Dec 28, 2009 at 8:58 AM
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    misterquad

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    My winch has pulled out more stumps than stuck vehicles.

    Even a Suburban with a strap is not match for a Tacoma with a winch.
     
  7. Dec 28, 2009 at 12:19 PM
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    Chains & cables aren't all that great since you have to start pulling from a stand-still.

    We've used 'stretch-n-snatch' recovery straps - which allows you to get a run at it and lets momentum be your friend.
     
  8. Dec 28, 2009 at 12:33 PM
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    AlexForbesR6

    AlexForbesR6 My R6 Eats Me

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    your friend has a SICK FJ...i still can't decide whether to save my money to get one of those or a old land rover for a trail rig..
     
  9. Dec 28, 2009 at 7:52 PM
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    well with my personal opinion, save the money for the FJ i'm thinking about buy my friends and fixing it up like his dad's (the one in the picture)
     
  10. Dec 28, 2009 at 7:54 PM
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    ha didn't even think about using straps
     
  11. Feb 15, 2010 at 2:07 PM
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    1. that FJ is fantastic!
    2. nothing on that cable to drag it down if anything snaps? i have never used a winch to pull out foilage. stepdad had a ramsey on his CJ7. damn, missed opportunity..
    3. thanks for the post.
     
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