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Old 03-29-2010, 03:06 PM
Brodie_laj Brodie_laj is offline
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Ok i was just on my way home from work and it is a really nice day out... so i live out in the country and im taking the dirt road home and i stop at the off roading area i pass all the time...
I sit there at the entrence of the trail and think about whether or not i should go in, WELL the trail got the best of me and i went in (it was a very steep entrence to get in) now im driving through and getting a bit muddy having fun(only in there a little bit so far) THEN i get stuck on a sloppy hill so i decided i better call it quits and turn around before i get REALLY stuck because i dont know anyone that can pull me out....

So all is cool and i get back to the exit of the trail (same entrence i came in (quite steep) so i give it a little gas and almost get out but my truck turned to the side and i got stuck.... really stuck!
So i started to try and get out by revereseing and going forward again but my tires just kept spinnin and smoking and i kept turning more into the bush with debris/big rocks....
So now im panicing because i really dont wanna be stuck there and i dont wanna break anything on the truck because without a paying job id have no money to fix it and i would be SCREWED (biggest reason for panicing)

so i backed up a little further over a bunch of brush and put it in 1 and gave it some gas, my tires span all the way up the steep muddy entrence but i managed to get out! I drove off pissed and that was the end of it.

In the end everything seems to be ok on the truck (no leaks or dents anywhere that i could see) the only thing is i bent my trailer wiring plug bracket but i was able to bend it back

Anyways for now i have learnt a lesson, even though its tempting no offroading/mudding for me right now (maybe when i get a paying job i will save for an atv... then i dont have to worry about hurting the daily driver)

ps. i know people are going to say This Thread Is Pointless Without Pics but i was getting pretty pissed, no time for pics
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Old 03-29-2010, 03:24 PM
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but my truck turned to the side and i got stuck.... really stuck!
Wow i thought you flipped your truck on the side...

Didn't your daddy tell you its not wise to go offroading with a 2wd alone?

Glad to see you're ok though
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Old 03-29-2010, 05:53 PM
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Wow i thought you flipped your truck on the side...

Didn't your daddy tell you its not wise to go offroading with a 2wd alone?

Glad to see you're ok though
haha glad i didnt, lol
i just went and got her all washed up and waxed at the car wash bay... double checked everything and nothing wrong...phew!
From this point on i promise my truck will just be a working truck (hauling and stuff), my next truck which is at least a few years away will be 4x4 (prob f-150, ) but i will still probably stick to the idea of an atv for the offroad side of me
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Old 03-29-2010, 07:00 PM
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stock 2wd trucks off roading: Like a Pinto in a demolition derby, you know something BAD is going to happen
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Old 03-29-2010, 09:52 PM
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Just lower your truck...that way when you pass by offroading places you wont even think about stopping.
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Old 03-29-2010, 10:09 PM
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Just lower your truck...that way when you pass by offroading places you wont even think about stopping.
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Old 03-29-2010, 10:11 PM
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Just buy my truck?? I'll even add a little mud back to the paint for you.
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Old 03-30-2010, 04:54 AM
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@Coleosis, haha sorry to all the people that like lowered truck but nooo way would i ever lower mine....its just not right , lol ya i dont like lowered trucks but if its good for you then good

@Joldtown, nah i like my truck but thanks anyways :P are you really selling yours though?
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