Post the worst accidents you have offraoding/mudding - Jeep Wrangler Forum
Jeep Wrangler Forum

Go Back   Jeep Wrangler Forum > TJ Jeep Wrangler Forum > TJ General Discussion Forum

Join Wrangler Forum Today


Reply
 
Thread Tools

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on WranglerForum.com
Old 11-11-2012, 08:56 PM   #1
Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Texas
Posts: 539
Post the worst accidents you have offraoding/mudding

And go!!!!!! Pictures please!!!!!

IWANNAOFFROAD is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 11-11-2012, 08:59 PM   #2
Creepy Crawler

WF Supporting Member
 
BLK00TJ's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Posts: 3,194
Starting and not contributing? I bet you watch NASCAR for the wrecks and NHL for the fights too. J/K, I do

Subscribed. My worst was a punctured tire and a ripped top. Not worth the pictures.

__________________
Wheel. Break/Test. Repair/Upgrade. Repeat
BLK00TJ's YouTube Channel -- BLK00TJ's Build
BLK00TJ is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 11-11-2012, 09:05 PM   #3
Jeeper
 
wranglermatt4527's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Lakeland Area
Posts: 165
Not in a jeep but my old toyota 4x4 pickup on 33s sunk to the door handles one afternoon. After pulling a Nissan frontier out I passed back thru the hole he made and I sank. It took 2 F250 diesels pulling at the same time to get me out. I havent been too cocky with the Jeep yet.
wranglermatt4527 is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 11-11-2012, 09:14 PM   #4
Jeeper
 
griffin84184's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Posts: 254
Not in my Jeep either, but in my Toyota pickup. Went on a trail I had done before, and wound up getting 2 flat tires within 100 yards of each other. Nothing too crazy...
griffin84184 is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 11-11-2012, 09:16 PM   #5
Jeeper
 
srad600's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Tabernacle, NJ
Posts: 1,700
Pinion seal started to leak while I was out, didnt know it. I was in a very big pretty deep hole for way too long (too cocky to just get pulled out of use my winch). I was sure Id get out under my own power. I kept backing up and finding a new line. I eventually got out, and as I crawled out there was god awful noises and then a terrible binding in the rear. That D35 was DONE. Pulled the cover off to try and see what was binding, hoped that if some teeth broke and were in the way Id be be able to free it up and limp out. That was not the case.

Long story short, 17 miles out of the woods in FWD going BACKWARDS.

I bought my jeep with a lil car knowledge, mostly motors and a lot of motorcycle knowldge. Ive been learning the Jeep stuff as I go. lol. I have some pics of the inside of the rear some where. Ill dig em up.
__________________
The Budget Brawler. AKA Berta
97 sport 4.0 5 spd
6" Long arm 35" MTRs
HP30-Eaton E locker D44-Detroit locker-4.88 Ten Factory Chromo shafts.
KC/Hella, Engo 12k, LED rock lights, "train" horns, Home made-Hand Throttle, OBA, Etc etc.
srad600 is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 11-11-2012, 10:03 PM   #6
Jeeper
 
Jtaylor1129's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Posts: 133
This was an easy fix but trail riding one day i snapped a stock tie rod way off the main trail. Took 6 hours before I got somebody to bring another one! Once fixed and heading off the trail I busted a shock just to top off a long day. Here's some pics
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	image-218356126.jpg
Views:	111
Size:	159.2 KB
ID:	177480   Click image for larger version

Name:	image-1658125678.jpg
Views:	113
Size:	144.2 KB
ID:	177481  

Jtaylor1129 is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 11-11-2012, 10:12 PM   #7
Jeeper
 
Moabrubi's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Rancho Cucamonga, CA
Posts: 1,591
Not really an accident but the rock didn't look that big.... Definitely the funniest oopsie though. Ended up with a dented muffler.
Moabrubi is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 11-11-2012, 11:28 PM   #8
Jeeper
 
tazmann910's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Atlanta Georgia
Posts: 2,143
Send a message via AIM to tazmann910 Send a message via Yahoo to tazmann910
Wow, where to start.

I have had a log stuck between my axle and tie rod
I have had a tree stuck between my axle and bumper and bent the fender in half.

I have bent 4 heavy duty tie rods in 4 rides
The picture was the last one i bent, then i upgraded to a real heavy duty tie rod..
I have lost a tire going down the interstate at 70 MPH, lugnuts backed off. Good thing i had drum brakes in the rear, it held the wheel on.
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	IMG_1677.jpg
Views:	109
Size:	227.9 KB
ID:	177589  
__________________
03 TJ with a bunch of upgrades...
Off The Map 4 Wheel Drive Club.
tazmann910 is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 11-12-2012, 01:36 AM   #9
Jeeper
 
DeJeeps's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: Issaquah, WA
Posts: 99
Images: 5
Quite a few years ago, I took my CJ-7 out late at night from Mesa, AZ and headed mostly East. Driving along a dirt road going about 20 mph when the road just disappeared due to a wash out. Jeep fell at good 20 feet and landed upside down in a dry wash. Knocked me out for awhile. I woke up and crawled out of the now destroyed hard top shards, covered in transmission fluid. I climbed out of the wash and looked around. The nearest lights were a couple of miles away. I walked for what seemed like forever. As I got closer to the lights, all I could hear was jet engines. Then I noticed the jet engines were on pylons. It was the Airresearch facililty, surrounded by tall cyclone fencing and topped with barbed wire. I continued around the perimeter until I came upon the guard shack. The guard came out and looked at me and thought I was covered in blood, but then he also could smell the transmission fluid.

Called my buddy in Mesa who picked me up. Went to his place and I got cleaned up (much to his wife's dismay). At first light we came back looking for my CJ. After a few hours we finally found it. We took his Bronco and using his winch, flipped my jeep over. Topped off the fluids and the dang thing started up. It was a long drive back but the looks I got on the way back, priceless.

Banged the jeep up really good but after replacing a fender, the hood, the windshield frame and putting on a soft top, I was back in business, albeit less foolish.

Always wished I had snapped a picture of the jeep, and the rattlers that were right along the sides of the wash I had crawled up and out of that night.

DeJeeps is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Jeep Wrangler Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off




Download our Mobile App

» Network Links
»Jeep Parts
» Featured Product

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:22 AM.



Jeep®, Wrangler, Liberty, Wagoneer, Cherokee, and Grand Cherokee are copyrighted and trademarked to Chrysler Motors LLC.
Wranglerforum.com is not in any way associated with the Chrysler Motors LLC