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HELP! I am stuck and i can't get out. (Story of the longest Whoops!)

Discussion in 'WHOOPS!!' started by Athlonman, February 5, 2007.

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    1. axiom

      axiom Active Member

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      At first, I saw the driver side pics and was like "Oh, that doesn't look bad, what's the big deal?" but then I saw the passenger side pics... damn that was an impressive amount of ice haha. Glad you got out of there finally, now you know better for next time.
       
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      Sweet your out sweet.
       
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      Congrats. I'm surprised it started.... That's a tough ex
       
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      Yeah i Must off a odd ball truck. It has quite a story behind it. When i purchased this truck it was a roll over. The entire roof was replaced, all windows and other misc body panels. The shop that did the work did a amazing job, i can't tell that there was any work done to it.

      When i pulled it out nothing was wrong with it. I changed all the fluids and it drives great. Makes all the same noises it did before it went in there for two months. lol

      Well if its any advise i can give a new commer to 4X4ing is get a good high lift jack!
       
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      wow.....good job in gettin it back!
       
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      Now where is the damage report?????
       
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      thats the funny part. there really isn't any. I have yet to find a problem with it. When i draind the diff's there wasn't any water in them. I changed the fluid to be safe but i could of kept going. Lots of grease in the balls joints and bearings. Some of the parts are still original so there isn't anywhere to grease. I guess time will tell.
       
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      late well-wisher here but Congrats on Finally getting it unstuck !

      :ca:

      :chug:
       
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      what a story! man that was a lot of ice.
       
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      First off, WOW you are out Thank goodness.....


      The bumper is not hurt just misalined just loosen and retighten the bolts down.

      Summit or 4WP sells a set of straps that bolt to a highlift and hooks to your wheel. I like the idea becoase I would not need to do any Fab, and lifting from the wheel the springs well not unload so I would not have to jack it so high to get room under the tires...


      Anyone???
       
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      So if your suck in mud or should I say ice, how do you get the straps around the wheel??

      Got a link???
       
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      Ice haha I live in south Florida, the lowest is got this year was 35? Its 80-82 today...

      I think it would be a before it freezes thing.



      http://www.4wheelparts.com/PDT73118.aspx


      The lift mate I think I would make one and not buy it just copy it...
       
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      When I had to you a jack like that I lined it up with the bumper bracket and did one side at a time. bumper didn't bend or mis align at all for future reference.
       
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      well the jack didn't bend the dumper...

      the Big tractor pulling on it did!!!
      lol the jack didn't do a thing
       
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      umm did it not get you out :D :D :D
       
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      by that i meant it didn't do a thing to my bumper
       
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      oh its a sticky this is the best.
       
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      hey! i noticed you still had those tires? well if you do, i just went to firestone the other day (to see what they would say) because i had an old wilderness on my spare- they ended up givin me a brand new pathmaker a/t for free- mounted and balance :) i was a happy camper
       
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      Wow!

      What a great story, just filled my sunday morning catching up on it.


      Glad you made out ok, and what luck with no major repairs to do!



      Being new to off-roading myself I'm always grateful for the chance to learn from what someone else has been through.

      I'm buying a high-lift and a come-along today, before I go out anywhere.


      Thanks for sharing your experience.:salute:
       
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      Posted in wrong area

      Posted in wrong area
       
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      haha that was an awesome story glad everything ended up okay
       
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      Sometimes

      Sometimes its just best to let the pros do it Call a tow truck or at least someone whoes drivin one :roll: :salute:
       
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      Any way you could re-upload all these shiny pics for us folk who just came across this thread Athlonman?
       
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      Next time please check when was the last time people logged on because he has not been on since 09' boss..



      Thanks
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      I did check, but it doesn't hurt to ask. Besides, someone else who was there or who checked out this thread might still have the pics and be willing to share. After all, if you don't ask then you'll never know.
       

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