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by HawkeyeC25 » Tue Mar 01, 2016 12:21 am

Well, here's the first run at trying out the front bumper, skids and winch. We headed to my buddy's cabin up north and instead of a driveway we found 15" of heavy wet snow, and 36" of snow bank... HAMMER DOWN!!

Here's the first attempt... the road was ice covered so I'm going with the story of not enough speed!! :D
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Had my buddy pull me out... only to give it another shot!!
Got further in this time, so decided to break in the winch to get me the rest of the way in. Everything worked like a charm. Definitely wouldn't have had a front fascia left if I tried this stock!
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by DirtyBacon04 » Tue Mar 01, 2016 12:27 am

snow..... wet & cold feet...
**shudders**

Always fun to test out the new equipment!
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by Jrgunn5150 » Tue Mar 01, 2016 12:37 am

Lol, nice! I suspect half the TB I see with the bumper cover's flopping about are from being so low stock and plowing snow around.

between the Forterra's, bumper cover, stock spare, and resonator, I was doomed stock lol.

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by HawkeyeC25 » Tue Mar 01, 2016 12:40 am

DirtyBacon04 wrote:snow..... wet & cold feet...
**shudders**

Always fun to test out the new equipment!

Haha... it was about 31 deg... like a heat wave to this Yooper! It was fun for sure!
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by HawkeyeC25 » Tue Mar 01, 2016 12:45 am

Jrgunn5150 wrote:Lol, nice! I suspect half the TB I see with the bumper cover's flopping about are from being so low stock and plowing snow around.

between the Forterra's, bumper cover, stock spare, and resonator, I was doomed stock lol.


Nice! Yeah I have my spare in the back cargo area and the resonator is gone. Rear sway bar is next... gonna be pretty clear back there!
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by Jrgunn5150 » Tue Mar 01, 2016 12:51 am

I never missed my rear sway bar. Sometimes in traffic I get behind a Trailblazer and think, "look at all that crap hanging down back there" lol
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by DirtyBacon04 » Tue Mar 01, 2016 10:13 am

HawkeyeC25 wrote:
DirtyBacon04 wrote:snow..... wet & cold feet...
**shudders**

Always fun to test out the new equipment!

Haha... it was about 31 deg... like a heat wave to this Yooper! It was fun for sure!


Dafuq is a Yooper? Is it like a "Yute"?



Man, I'm gonna have to learn all of this cold lingo if I'm moving to the NW Pacific Coast...
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by HawkeyeC25 » Tue Mar 01, 2016 12:22 pm

Haha Yooper is someone from the Upper Peninsula of Michigan typically called The U.P. hence, Yoopers! It's actually a real word now!
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by Jrgunn5150 » Tue Mar 01, 2016 8:10 pm

And I'm a Troll lol. Or, as I heard once, a sugar beater, wtf?
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by HawkeyeC25 » Tue Mar 01, 2016 10:26 pm

LOL I haven't heard sugar beater... but I do know Troll and Apple Knocker :)
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by Jrgunn5150 » Tue Mar 01, 2016 10:33 pm

Some guy in Newberry called me that... Apparently we all grow sugar beats down here lmao.... I've never even seen a sugar beat, considering I'm from the Muskegon area lol.
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