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winch on tacoma prerunner

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by socal19, Sep 23, 2010.

  1. Sep 23, 2010 at 1:42 PM
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    socal19

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    hey guys just wanted some opinions. do you guys think a 2wd tacoma should get a winch in the front of the bumper or is there no point?
     
  2. Sep 23, 2010 at 1:43 PM
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    vantaco

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    are you going off roading?
     
  3. Sep 23, 2010 at 1:44 PM
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    its not for me its for a buddy. and yea hes going offroading
     
  4. Sep 23, 2010 at 1:48 PM
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    if hes in the Mojave then there's no point, nothing to winch off of as it is. Most guys out here in Southern Nevada dont have them who wheel locally because of that. If theres some big trees where he lives then Id say go for it
     
  5. Sep 23, 2010 at 4:35 PM
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    MowTaco

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    You'll definitely get stuck more in a Prerunner... I'd say it's a good investment.
     
  6. Sep 23, 2010 at 4:54 PM
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    Oh but there is hope in the form of a pull pal:)
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3wPCF9LePdU
     
  7. Sep 23, 2010 at 5:00 PM
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    brutalguyracing

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    tacomarotto

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    im saving up for a winch now!:D

    im always getting stuck.
     
  10. Sep 23, 2010 at 5:07 PM
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    Do you realize that the more you winch the deeper it gets pulled into the ground.
     
  11. Sep 23, 2010 at 5:15 PM
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    yep....still not gonna trust it.....thats just me tho. I aint gotta worrie about it though because im surrounded but trees for miles and miles
     
  12. Sep 23, 2010 at 5:47 PM
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    If you don't have any other options I'd be willing to bet you'd trust it...
     
  13. Sep 23, 2010 at 5:55 PM
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    Another point. OP typically you shouldn't wheel with by yourself anyways so in theory you should always have another truck as an anchor point. The only flaw is that truck may not be in reach of the hook so get some extension straps.
     
  14. Sep 23, 2010 at 6:17 PM
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    my thoughts EXACTLY... wierd.
     
  15. Sep 23, 2010 at 6:28 PM
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    Me too, beats walking...
     
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