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post #1 of 9 Old 09-04-2009, 08:15 PM Thread Starter
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Hey guy i got two large bushes i am pulling out in the morning any advice. just 4 low and go?

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just leave it in 4 hi and you will be fine.

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4 high and first

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I've never needed 4 low I just wrap a 1/2 inch chain around the bush and hook it to a 35,000 LBS tow strap. Stick the shifter in low and go. I have a 6-speed though so that will make a difference.

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yup i just have a torque shift

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Low range or hi - doesnt really matter - do be sure to use a strap between the stump chain and the truck. The strap will help make easy work of it. tighten the lead before hitting it hard. I've pulled many large pine and other stumps out with my truck - I myself used low and the 5R110 in D. Worked fine.
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ok sounds good,

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Flo pro 5 inch turbo back
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Try to put youre chain strap or rope about half way up the bush so you have leverage on youre side.

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Hey guys thanks for the help.

1997 350 7.3 dump truck/Work Truck
2008 350 Reg Cab
H an S 300 tune
Flo pro egr delete with elbow
Flo pro 5 inch turbo back
s an b intake
Cat ELC
Ready Lift 3.5 sst kit
20inch Platinum wheels
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