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how would one upright your rig alone?

Discussion in 'Chit-Chat' started by concretejungle, Jul 31, 2005.

  1. concretejungle

    concretejungle SILVER Star

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    Assuming you had a winch. I was curious if you were out wheelin' alone and accidentally laid her on her side, any tips or pics of using your winch to tip you rubber down?
     
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    my rig comes upright......
     
  3. Chang-kuao-lo

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    Very carefully.
    Better yet, don't wheel alone.
    Snatch block helps. (not that kind of snatch) :)
     
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    You think a couple snatch blocks and hooking on to a slider would pull it over fine?
     
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    What about somehow hooking a strap to the roll cage and using the hi lift as a come-along to rachet it back upright?
     
  6. Chang-kuao-lo

    Chang-kuao-lo

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    There's only one way to find out!
    "DD if i roll it i'm screwed" ha ha I hear that, man!
     
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    front bumper through a snatch block hooked to a tree and back to the top of the frame...
    block the front if you can so it doesn't just slide...
     
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    tyler, that kid's got some knockers! Put that away, I'm gettin' a chubbie, now I feel dirty.
     
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    sorry, that's noah's avatar, he's got titties on his elbows.
     
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    Concret,
    I would not recommend hooking a winch line up to the sliders. IIRC, Wrench did that on his roll a couple of years ago and tore the slider off. They ended up hooking to the frame.
     
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    I've pulled myself back upright several times with my own winch. Pick the correct angle to the vehicle's side and attach your snatch block. Then attach it to a point on the truck that will cause it to rotate to the upright position. You may need to use your tow strap and secure the front of your truck to a tree or other imovable object in the opposite direction of the snatch block to prevent the front end of the truck from being pulled around instead of the causing the vehicle to rotate upright. Placement of the tag end of the winch cable is critical.

    If the slider was too weak and was tore off, then it wasn't adequately attached.
     
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    i agree, if the slider is welded to the frame (or bolted properly) then it should be just as strong as the frame itself...
    cheers
     
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    If it was a dedicated trail rig you could deflate the tyres on the low side and lever it up with a log or even better just jack it up with the hi lift
     
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    or if you are locked front and rear you could cut your tires into the ground and give er...
    i have not done this one but i have seen it done on vid...