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Old 07-29-2016, 09:58 AM
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I don't get this. See this online from time to time. Do people just forget to put it in park or set the parking brake?
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I always wonder how this happens
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Look at that ramp...that is slick as hell. Look at the big pile of seaweed on the side..

Since my new truck has 4WD, I always have it on when backing down; especially when the boat is on the trailer...

But that may or may not be the case here..

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That is one nasty ass ramp
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At least they kept nice and straight.
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looks like he was dodging a mantatee
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primo parking spot, closest to the ramp when he gets back
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That will buff out.
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Originally Posted by triumphrick View Post
Look at that ramp...that is slick as hell. Look at the big pile of seaweed on the side..

Since my new truck has 4WD, I always have it on when backing down; especially when the boar is on the trailer...

But that may or may not be the case here..
I honestly said to myself--what ramp? That's a shocker.
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Shit happens. Especially when you borrow somebody's new truck.....
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Yikes, that sucks.
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Those are cringe worthy.
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Isn't this when people yell, "You're not doing that right"?
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Twice my truck has slipped into reverse when I'm in a rush and didn't set it in good enough. It happens when your rushing and looking backwards instead of what your hands are doing with the shifter
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I like to leave a little more of my bunks showing than they do. It makes it much easier to get lined up.
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trailer looks to have submersible lights so no problem
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Them trucks got a hemi in them?
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Originally Posted by triumphrick View Post
Look at that ramp...that is slick as hell. Look at the big pile of seaweed on the side..

Since my new truck has 4WD, I always have it on when backing down; especially when the boar is on the trailer...

But that may or may not be the case here..
I use this ramp all the time with a 2WD ..... I still don't know how they do it lol.
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That almost happened to me at the lake last week. I was backing in and when I hit the brakes on the old jeep, the front wheels started sliding on the gravel. I think the rear brakes were shot. Luckily the hand brake worked though.

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