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Almost had to look for a new truck.

Well I was heading home from work last Wednesday at about 5:00, we have been getting an unusual winter. We have gotten about 2 yards of snow with it blowing. Well that day we had about 6 inches, so I left work a little early. Stopped for 120$ of fuel then headed home. I realized that these trucks are not invincible in snow and ice even though they are really good. So say what you will but I was going about 40 in a 55, when a dumb a** in a nissan exterra going 60 at least lost it coming straight at me. So I taped the brakes and well I guess I was on ice because the truck did a pretty awesome 360. Well until I saw the telephone pole coming fast grab, I thought. Well as I hit the shoulder I threw it in 4x4 as a last ditch effort, the all terrains caught I was back in control. I missed everything and buddy in the Nissan. He ended up in the ditch across the road. I said to myself well I'm not helping you and drove off. Waved as he flipped me the bird. Owell he drove like a d*cksmack so I wasn't helping him. Anyways I just wanted to share this story and hopes everyone drives safe and keeps it shiny side up.
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lol my truck would be like please get out and lock the hubs hahaha. damn 4x4 vacuum system.
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Haha mine would do the same thing and just laugh at me

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this is why it's nice to know your ESOF is up and running

nice save

I wouldn't have stopped to help him either but I might have contemplated beating his a.s.s for flipping me the bird

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I'm happy I saved it, I love this truck. However the truck can be replaced. I about messed my drawers when I looked up and saw the telephone, two 6x6 post sign and gas meter about 6 feet from my truck. I would have been upset if I got the 3 objects. But the main point is no one got hurt. However if buddy would have hit me if I was ok I would make sure to push his pos about 50 feet. I guess for him it's lucky I was paying attention cause I have about 5000-6000# on him. And would have got him in the drivers door. Well no one got hurt so I guess that's the main point.
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The actual reason I put it in 4x is so I could get out of the ditch had I avoided the poles.
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ahh I thought as you were spinning you flipped the dash selector into 4x4 and saved the imminent crash

it's a much better story that way I would use My version LOL

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If there's a chance of snow or ice at all I just lock my hubs and drive. I don't trust the vacuum system at all. These people in Arkansas where I'm at don't know how to drive in it. Bunch a dummies. Glad to hear it worked and you and your truck are okay though! :thumbup:

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I'm confused as to why 4x4 wasn't on in the first place lol?
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ahh I thought as you were spinning you flipped the dash selector into 4x4 and saved the imminent crash

it's a much better story that way I would use My version LOL
I saved it when I flipped the dash switch.
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