|03-27-2010 07:58 PM|
Stories are always fun to read...
|03-22-2010 12:46 PM|
|pking911||great story. just can't beat a jeep!|
|03-22-2010 12:22 AM|
|FrankTheTank||Ill be the first to say my jeep is far from "the best" and i have played in the mud alot and know alot about gettin STUCK now gettin unstuck is a whole thing i need to get a handle on lol, but winch is the first and formost advancement im working on...i dont do mud much i prefer a good trail ride and rock crawl|
|03-21-2010 11:58 PM|
these are after we got to the road sorry no action shots
plus just relized that i need a new decal for the hood for the Rubicon i all wrong
but yea the ected lockers and the 8500 pound winch is high on my list...winch is ordered but lockers are going ot have to wait till i can save up more allowance lol and he did fill my tank and give me the money spent on car wash and a huge thank you lol
|03-21-2010 11:51 PM|
It's no doubt a good thing it wasn't a Hummer.
They are so heavy it would have sunk clear out of sight!
|03-21-2010 10:49 PM|
|03-21-2010 10:45 PM|
Sure would have made the disorderly conduct charges ($169 fine per person) a lot more worthwhile...lol
Oh and they're working for me!
|03-21-2010 10:27 PM|
|HMS Corsair||Aw crud, worked for me|
|03-21-2010 10:21 PM|
|03-21-2010 10:14 PM|
Usually when it snows we hang around town and help people out when needed. Here are some vids from today. Pulled a cop out too he said "this is going to end up on some website, isn't it?"
YouTube - MotorHomeRescue.wmv
YouTube - PO PO TOW.wmv
|03-21-2010 10:10 PM|
|HMS Corsair||Of course we're comparing apples to oranges here Jeeps vs. trucks - same mud though|
|03-21-2010 10:05 PM|
|Jeffstang||good story but your comparing apples to oranges in my eyes....trucks have a long wheel base its just common sense it will get stuck faster than a jeep with such a shorter wheel base...im sure im not the first one to ever bring this up..i just think its funny.. wranglers are beast though dont get what im saying wrong!|
|03-21-2010 10:00 PM|
|03-21-2010 09:49 PM|
Not to hijack but the same thing happened to me yesterday, with a few exceptions - it was during the day and starting to snow, we had 2 jeeps but somehow 1 full size truck turned into 3 full size trucks, the guy didn't tell us that when he asked us to come out. It may not look too bad but this Texas gumbo mud is nasty nasty stuff and this County Road is notorious for sucking you in. Some jerk showed up in a HD 2500 and wanted to charge $300 to get the last truck out. He laughed at us when we only hooked up 1 Jeep to pull the last truck out and said we'd never get it done by ourselves, he didn't know that we already pulled out 2 very stuck trucks and this was actually the easiest one. He left without any money and so did we, he didn't realize that us Jeep guys stick together and sometimes the journey is more fun than the destination... I did get pics though Image hosting, free photo sharing & video sharing at Photobucket
|03-21-2010 09:43 PM|
|jeeps&comics||haha sweet... i love the "you're not gonna make it/ Just give me a second!" exchange. haha|
|03-21-2010 09:43 PM|
|FrankTheTank||oh and about the time i got to them they were about 2 miles off the road..it was rainning so the mud was getin washed off some|
|03-21-2010 09:37 PM|
my i-phone is what the pics are on and they are only of my jeep after the extraction..on my face book email: email@example.com or Franky Stevenson
it was too dark and i need a cheap digital to keep in the jeep
|03-21-2010 09:36 PM|
I woulda charged them more than a few $$'s for waking me up to get their sorry asses unstuck!!
Hope you made them clean your Jeep!!
|03-21-2010 09:34 PM|
|03-21-2010 09:31 PM|
|N39-W120||WHAT? No pictures?|
|03-21-2010 09:25 PM|
|89PBR96||Awesome story man the trusty ole Jeep|
|03-21-2010 09:23 PM|
|Toofer||I love stories like this. Makes my day!|
|03-21-2010 09:20 PM|
JUST because it says 4X4 off road doesnt make it a JEEP!
lol guys only a jeep owner gets excited when his buddy with a 95' toyota and a 07' F-150 FX4 calls and says,"sorry man are you asleep, im stuck at "local spot X" think your jeep could get me out?
Me: "yea give me a min to get dressed." I remind you guys just a set of LSD front and rear, and BFG AT/KOs 2.5" lift no winch (in the mail)
Him: "well you probly wont be able to get back here a FX4 F-150(3" lift 33" new BFG A/T) is stuck trying to get to me?!"
Me: "Yea man just give me 20mins"
Ok so pull the FX4 out it was basicaly worthless in the mud...ok the toyota(street tires not upgrades what so ever) front on the ground of course open diffs so one wheel drive in the back...i said, "well let me get to the other side"
Him: " you wont make it thats where the FX4 was stuck ya know!"
Me:"just get out of the way!"
so i go around the hole where the f-150 was stuck, get hooked up on solid ground and jurk the front of the Yota out of the hole then go to the other side of the hole again and drag the Yota backwards threw it..lol so 7 hours later we are out of the bottoms and
$15 bucks at the carwash and $30 worth of gas 7 hours of my time...bragging rights over a fx4 "off road" F-150 and a good story priceless!