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post #1 of 16 (permalink) Old 12-18-2010, 07:26 PM Thread Starter
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Stuck in the mud

I was just talking about how I haven't got stuck bad enough to use my new winch....

Had our first rain in awhile so I went out to a spot I like and tried a new trail. The trail looked wet, but I wasn't worried. The trails started getting tight and I didn't want to scratch up my baby too bad so I saw a spot were there was enough room to turn around.

Bad news..... This mud was like quicksand!
SO... I busted out the winch and ended up doing a three point turn with it. Here are some pics












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Got the wife out, who wasn't very happy, to help.


At the end after I got turned around, I let the wife drive and I took a small video.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ykxGVFKLjLY


Hope you guys enjoy.

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I will say that without the matrix setup and the portable hitch winch mount, I would have had to call a tow company = BIG MONEY!

thank you 4xguard

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07, 4.7 V8, QDII, Limited, Rough Country 2" lift, Flowmaster 50, LED license plate lights, complete EURO driving lights, M/T BF Goodrich 245/75/17, Complete 4XGuard with 2" receiver and loop, 4XGuard front skid plate, 10,000lbs promark winch.
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Awesome mud! This is the thing Jeeps are made for!
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Awesome!

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Thats awesome! Now i can feel confident you can pull me out if we ever go wheeling!
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"Don't hit the tree please" haha

I actually got stuck today for about 15 minutes, wish I brought my camera. I tried driving through a frozen trench that was full of ice about 5-7 inches thick. Needless to say I got zero traction until finally I tossed enough rocks under the tires.

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I haven't had to use my winch, yet; great photos and video showing how it can work if needed. Very nice !

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Thats awesome and one of the reasons I avoid mud if I can


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