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2012-04-24 11:06:52 AM
How the heck does something like that even happen?
 
2012-04-24 11:11:24 AM
I like the part where he says "fark off, fark off" like the truck rolling down the hill is a ugly chick hitting on him at the bar.
 
2012-04-24 11:13:10 AM

CanonicalNerd: I like the part where he says "fark off, fark off" like the truck rolling down the hill is a ugly chick hitting on him at the bar.


And then that one guy runs towards the truck tumbling down the hill like he's going to catch it and stop it
 
2012-04-24 11:16:40 AM

Donnchadha: CanonicalNerd: I like the part where he says "fark off, fark off" like the truck rolling down the hill is a ugly chick hitting on him at the bar.

And then that one guy runs towards the truck tumbling down the hill like he's going to catch it and stop it


Then he remembered cameras were present and did not want to expose himself as a superhero.
 
2012-04-24 11:21:58 AM
It looks like they got the pickup out at the end though. At least the back rear wheel. So partial success?
 
2012-04-24 11:22:54 AM
that SUV didn't appear to have a reinforce roll cage.
 
2012-04-24 11:26:32 AM

Headso: Donnchadha: CanonicalNerd: I like the part where he says "fark off, fark off" like the truck rolling down the hill is a ugly chick hitting on him at the bar.

And then that one guy runs towards the truck tumbling down the hill like he's going to catch it and stop it

Then he remembered cameras were present and did not want to expose himself as a superhero.


Then the guy in the other truck cranes his head out the window as if to say, "I'm still stuck :-("
 
2012-04-24 11:36:52 AM
That wouldn't've happened if it had posi-traction. Anyone who's been stuck in the mud in Alabama knows, you step on the gas, one tire spins, the other tire does nothing.
 
2012-04-24 11:37:23 AM
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2012-04-24 11:55:44 AM

Bruce Campbell: That wouldn't've happened if it had posi-traction. Anyone who's been stuck in the mud in Alabama knows, you step on the gas, one tire spins, the other tire does nothing.


Or even better, a selectable locker. Most people just don't realize that 4WD usually means 2WD; one in the front, one in the back.
 
2012-04-24 12:06:50 PM

Explodo: Bruce Campbell: That wouldn't've happened if it had posi-traction. Anyone who's been stuck in the mud in Alabama knows, you step on the gas, one tire spins, the other tire does nothing.

Or even better, a selectable locker. Most people just don't realize that 4WD usually means 2WD; one in the front, one in the back.


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2012-04-24 12:15:09 PM
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2012-04-24 12:23:24 PM
would have been nice if they had a winch or a come along, and something sturdy to attach to in that forest of trees
 
2012-04-24 12:23:45 PM

Explodo: Bruce Campbell: That wouldn't've happened if it had posi-traction. Anyone who's been stuck in the mud in Alabama knows, you step on the gas, one tire spins, the other tire does nothing.

Or even better, a selectable locker. Most people just don't realize that 4WD usually means 2WD; one in the front, one in the back.


The Torsen center diff on my car resolves that issue, though I won't be using it for the same purpose.
 
2012-04-24 12:27:40 PM
Well. Good luck with that.
 
2012-04-24 12:28:52 PM
Yikes. I can only guess that the SUV backed up at an angle when re-starting the pull and went up one of the sides too far and lost control. Ouch.

That is a LONG tow strap too. About the longest you see around here are 30'.
 
2012-04-24 12:46:21 PM

Bruce Campbell: Explodo: Bruce Campbell: That wouldn't've happened if it had posi-traction. Anyone who's been stuck in the mud in Alabama knows, you step on the gas, one tire spins, the other tire does nothing.

Or even better, a selectable locker. Most people just don't realize that 4WD usually means 2WD; one in the front, one in the back.

The Torsen center diff on my car resolves that issue, though I won't be using it for the same purpose.


Negative. The Torsen provides the same functionality for your car that the transfer case does for those trucks (providing power to both front & rear differentials), though yours is a much fancier, roadworthy version. It still takes a locking front / rear diff to make both front / rear wheels turn (as WASN'T the case w/ the stuck Nissan).
 
2012-04-24 12:49:11 PM
They had enough dudes there to lift the truck. Why bother with the tow?
 
2012-04-24 02:21:50 PM

Mr. Cat Poop: They had enough dudes there to lift the truck. Why bother with the tow?


Here, hold my beer.
 
2012-04-24 02:33:20 PM

Thoroughly With Foil: Negative. The Torsen provides the same functionality for your car that the transfer case does for those trucks (providing power to both front & rear differentials), though yours is a much fancier, roadworthy version. It still takes a locking front / rear diff to make both front / rear wheels turn (as WASN'T the case w/ the stuck Nissan).


Which it does on the rear which is where this guy was having a problem. I suppose I will concede it isn't the center diff, but it has it as part of my quattro system.

Vectoring quattro system

Audi's new sport differential, debuted 'torque vectoring' to quattro generation V. The Audi sport differential allowed the dynamic allocation of torque across the rear axle of the debut vehicle: the B8 (2008) S4, and is now an optional addition to all quattro vehicles, which continue to use the 40:60 asymmetric Torsen (Type "C") centre differential. The sport differential replaces the normal open rear differential while the front axle still rely on an open differential with EDL.

Link
 
2012-04-24 02:33:56 PM
Link was eaten: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quattro_(four_wheel_drive_system)
 
2012-04-24 03:02:59 PM
They probably coulda just filled in the ditch a little bit at the right rear tire and rocked it right out....

Sometimes a shovel is worth more than a tow strap.
 
2012-04-24 03:21:30 PM

Bruce Campbell: Thoroughly With Foil: Negative. The Torsen provides the same functionality for your car that the transfer case does for those trucks (providing power to both front & rear differentials), though yours is a much fancier, roadworthy version. It still takes a locking front / rear diff to make both front / rear wheels turn (as WASN'T the case w/ the stuck Nissan).

Which it does on the rear which is where this guy was having a problem. I suppose I will concede it isn't the center diff, but it has it as part of my quattro system.

Vectoring quattro system

Audi's new sport differential, debuted 'torque vectoring' to quattro generation V. The Audi sport differential allowed the dynamic allocation of torque across the rear axle of the debut vehicle: the B8 (2008) S4, and is now an optional addition to all quattro vehicles, which continue to use the 40:60 asymmetric Torsen (Type "C") centre differential. The sport differential replaces the normal open rear differential while the front axle still rely on an open differential with EDL.

Link


Not trying to argue but if you said Quattro then that would've been correct. But the Torsen is a single component (not exclusive) to that system, which by itself, only distributes power between the front & rear diffs of the Quattro system. It's all good though, I know what you're saying.
 
2012-04-24 05:28:03 PM

Thoroughly With Foil: Bruce Campbell: Thoroughly With Foil: Negative. The Torsen provides the same functionality for your car that the transfer case does for those trucks (providing power to both front & rear differentials), though yours is a much fancier, roadworthy version. It still takes a locking front / rear diff to make both front / rear wheels turn (as WASN'T the case w/ the stuck Nissan).

Which it does on the rear which is where this guy was having a problem. I suppose I will concede it isn't the center diff, but it has it as part of my quattro system.

Vectoring quattro system

Audi's new sport differential, debuted 'torque vectoring' to quattro generation V. The Audi sport differential allowed the dynamic allocation of torque across the rear axle of the debut vehicle: the B8 (2008) S4, and is now an optional addition to all quattro vehicles, which continue to use the 40:60 asymmetric Torsen (Type "C") centre differential. The sport differential replaces the normal open rear differential while the front axle still rely on an open differential with EDL.

Link

Not trying to argue but if you said Quattro then that would've been correct. But the Torsen is a single component (not exclusive) to that system, which by itself, only distributes power between the front & rear diffs of the Quattro system. It's all good though, I know what you're saying.


I made an assumption that the sports diff was a center diff replacement, which was my bad.
 
2012-04-24 06:16:18 PM
Failtag is for the dude who spent good money on a junker like an explorer sport trac and tried to take it off-roading.
 
2012-04-24 06:44:11 PM
Well, quit gawking and roll it back over.
 
2012-04-24 07:08:52 PM

quoinguy: How the heck does something like that even happen?


They used a bungee cord for a tow strap.
 
2012-04-24 07:16:31 PM
sooo.. when the truck acting like a tow truck tumbles over, what the fark do you do now? sounds like someone needs a bigger tow
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2012-04-24 07:33:16 PM
What's with these stupid assholes chewing on the microphones? Hey assholes, your phone is not a piece of hard candy, quit farking chewing on it!
 
2012-04-24 07:38:56 PM

CanonicalNerd: I like the part where he says "fark off, fark off" like the truck rolling down the hill is a ugly chick hitting on him at the bar.


Actually, I think he was saying "get farked", as in he was talking shiat to the bro-mobile rolling down the hill.

/sorry bros, no bro antics for you today. Better call daddy and tell him to have the dealership order you a new car to trash.
 
2012-04-24 07:47:57 PM

StrangeQ: What's with these stupid assholes chewing on the microphones? Hey assholes, your phone is not a piece of hard candy, quit farking chewing on it!


?

I really don't know what to make of this statement. I'm going to go out on a limb and assume that you know those sounds are noise from the wind, handling the camera, or something tapping against the camera shell. If I've made the correct assumption, what the hell do you propose they do?
 
2012-04-24 08:32:29 PM

Fish in a Barrel: StrangeQ: What's with these stupid assholes chewing on the microphones? Hey assholes, your phone is not a piece of hard candy, quit farking chewing on it!

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I really don't know what to make of this statement. I'm going to go out on a limb and assume that you know those sounds are noise from the wind, handling the camera, or something tapping against the camera shell. If I've made the correct assumption, what the hell do you propose they do?


Not fumble around with the camera like they're a farking parkinson's patient? I understand when it's just the wind blowing, but if you can't hold a camera without sitting there tapping on the microphone, then maybe videography isn't for you.
 
2012-04-24 08:54:58 PM

MrFi5ter: Failtag is for the dude who spent good money on a junker like an explorer sport trac and tried to take it off-roading.


Looks more like a Nissan Frontier to me (I know, I'm splitting hairs)
 
2012-04-24 11:10:07 PM

TrainingWheelsNeeded: that SUV didn't appear to have a reinforce roll cage.


This

Tater1337: would have been nice if they had a winch or a come along, and something sturdy to attach to in that forest of trees


This too
 
2012-04-25 01:18:38 AM

relaxitsjustme: TrainingWheelsNeeded: that SUV didn't appear to have a reinforce roll cage.

This

Tater1337: would have been nice if they had a winch or a come along, and something sturdy to attach to in that forest of trees

This too


These

this is a classic case of overmanification, as a farker said already, little bit of ricking and rolling would have popped that wheel outta there
 
2012-04-25 09:02:23 AM
So, they are rugged men out in the back country in their manly 4x4s....

But they don't have a winch...
 
2012-04-25 03:26:28 PM

wingnut396: So, they are rugged men out in the back country in their manly 4x4s....

But they don't have a winch...


or brains.
 
2012-04-25 08:00:46 PM

ha-ha-guy: It looks like they got the pickup out at the end though. At least the back rear wheel. So partial success?


Hmmm, Darwin seemed to miss every one of them, so no, no partial credit for Mr Darwin.
 
2012-04-27 08:30:24 PM

StrangeQ: Fish in a Barrel: StrangeQ: What's with these stupid assholes chewing on the microphones? Hey assholes, your phone is not a piece of hard candy, quit farking chewing on it!

?

I really don't know what to make of this statement. I'm going to go out on a limb and assume that you know those sounds are noise from the wind, handling the camera, or something tapping against the camera shell. If I've made the correct assumption, what the hell do you propose they do?

Not fumble around with the camera like they're a farking parkinson's patient? I understand when it's just the wind blowing, but if you can't hold a camera without sitting there tapping on the microphone, then maybe videography isn't for you.


Maybe he's not a videographer, but an ordinary guy with a camera. Just a guess.
 
2012-04-27 08:35:53 PM
I was thinking some of the same things. SUV =/= offroader. My old Jeep would have probably handled that (the hill, not the tow), but it had locking hubs. I also had a tow strap (much shorter -- where do you even buy one that long, and why?), but not a winch or come-along. I wanted 'em, but they cost. I did not attempt anything like this with it. It's good to have if you do, though, because either one can free a lone vehicle, while a tow strap alone requires another vehicle. (Ideally one that can actually tow you, without losing control and rolling over.)

I'm going to actually suggest that *both* are ideal, but if you must choose, take the come-along. Yes, it's a hassle compared to a winch, but it's completely mechanical so it works without power. If you swamp your ride, you'll be glad you didn't bet on that not happening.
 
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