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Jd 140 To The Rescue, Tandem Towing Adventure


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#1 markdombroski OFFLINE  

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Posted March 12, 2012 - 05:17 PM

Last weekend I drove my Chevy Suburban through the adjacent grass vacant lot to get to my back yard. However, on the return trip it got stuck as there was a soft layer of mud underneath the grass. Four wheel drive would not help and spun the tires deeper into the hidden quick-sand like soil. Accepting help from my friends, we attached two Ford Explorers with four wheel drive in tandem to pull the Suburban out. This did not work, until we added my 1968 John Deere 140 to the front. The JD 140 added just enough tipping-point help to retrieve the Suburban. Leaving a little tire tread on the pavement was well worth the results. Note to self: do not drive on adjacent lot during the rainy season.

Here is an entertaining video of this mayhem experience. Enjoy!



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Edited by markdombroski, March 12, 2012 - 06:09 PM.

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Posted March 12, 2012 - 05:53 PM

I can't get video to play would love to see

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Posted March 12, 2012 - 06:08 PM

Others, let me know if you are unable to view the video. I have edited the post and now using a different format Youtube URL Link.

Edited by markdombroski, March 12, 2012 - 06:20 PM.


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Posted March 12, 2012 - 06:17 PM

video works fine - thanks for posting!
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Posted March 12, 2012 - 06:23 PM

That'll give you some bragging rights! Great job!
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Posted March 12, 2012 - 06:34 PM

Another great reason why everyone should own a GT. But i gotta tell ya Mark if that was a wheelhorse she woulda been outta there alot quicker lol
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Posted March 12, 2012 - 06:42 PM

Another great reason why everyone should own a GT. But i gotta tell ya Mark if that was a wheelhorse she woulda been outta there alot quicker lol


Perhaps so! Maybe it would just be better with dual rear wheels and weights? :)

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Posted March 12, 2012 - 06:51 PM

I just watched a video of you and your buddy's romping in the pond/mud. That looked like a heap of fun! :thumbs:
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Posted March 12, 2012 - 07:02 PM

Interesting dilemma and solution. Great rescue mission.

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Posted March 13, 2012 - 07:45 AM

Thanks for that video.
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