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post #1 of 15 Old 02-10-2009, 02:54 PM Thread Starter
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Stupid Co-Workers, Stupid Me..

So, I was told by a Co-Worker that I did not park high enough on the snow bank yesterday so today I climbed it and as I got to the top, and put it in park, the back side of the hill gave way and I ended up high centered on the hard pack snow ridge in the middle of the pile.

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post #2 of 15 Old 02-10-2009, 02:55 PM
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Hahahaha awesome. Does anyone else there have anything they could use to yank you off that thing?

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post #3 of 15 Old 02-10-2009, 02:56 PM
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Hahahah nice. Been there done that, makes ya feel kind of stupid.


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post #4 of 15 Old 02-10-2009, 02:56 PM
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That's funny, just let the warm jeep melt the snow.

I would do something like that, but that darn 70 degree weather is stopping the snow
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post #5 of 15 Old 02-10-2009, 03:28 PM Thread Starter
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I have a recovery hook in the back and tried to pull it out with an Avalanche to no avail. the front suspension bottomed out and wasn't touching the ground and pulling it straight couldn't get it over the ice mound that I was centered on. Took a local Wrecker and a 15,000 lb winch on a boom to lift and pull me out. Created a nice topic for conversation here at work though!

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post #6 of 15 Old 02-10-2009, 03:30 PM
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Lol, epic embarrassment. I would have just shrugged it off and waited for the snow to melt, then backed it right up and out.

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post #7 of 15 Old 02-10-2009, 03:34 PM
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umm.... why try to drive it backwards? just keep going forwards

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post #8 of 15 Old 02-10-2009, 03:37 PM
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loool. funny as said earier let the JEEP melt the ice.

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post #9 of 15 Old 02-10-2009, 03:42 PM Thread Starter
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I let it run for almost an hour and the ice never budged. I would have driven it forward if there wasn't a 50 degree drop off leading to soft marsh and train tracks! Imagine the bill for THAT winch out!

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post #10 of 15 Old 02-10-2009, 04:05 PM
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Was the snow/ice all melted together? No shovel action?

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post #11 of 15 Old 02-10-2009, 04:44 PM
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hah, looks like fun minus getting stuck.
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post #12 of 15 Old 02-10-2009, 05:19 PM
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get some cinder blocks and wood blocks and put them under the tires or something?
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post #13 of 15 Old 02-10-2009, 05:49 PM
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Yeah, I just did something like that the other day in a fresh snow pile, I couldn't get all the way into the "spot" until I rammed the pile a couple times, then when I tried to leave, I was kinda stuck, but I just floored it for a while forwards and backwards and it eventually moved the snow enough to hit the ground. Gotta love open diffs The best part is that the school now comes later in the day to get these snow piles with a bobcat, the guy was loading snow right next to my jeep the whole time I was trying to get out, he was probably laughing pretty good.
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post #14 of 15 Old 02-10-2009, 05:59 PM
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Nice jeep! When I bought my ZJ, I originally wanted a dark blue limited, I love my green, but I wish i woulda gotten a blue one, yours is about exactly what I would do with mine had I gotten a blue one
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post #15 of 15 Old 02-10-2009, 06:04 PM
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Haha, think we've all been there! Hell the first snow after buying my jeep i thought i'd be cool and park on that one parking spot that they plow all the snow into..yeah i looked like king of the world up there...til i came out and tried to leave. Oh did I mention it was xmas eve so the place was packed with people staring at me? ehh it happens!
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