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    Default Tire test!

    ok so this weekend my friend calls me up and asks if I want to go offroading. Of course I say yes, I just spen 600 dollars on tires and I had to test them out. it starts off fine, some mud, some hill climbs, no problem for the suburban. Now when we get to a section of the trail where ground clearance is necessary I got in his jeep. We go down one trail with some massive ruts on it and he gets stuck. Sittin on the axels in mud. We call several friends for a possible tow and once they hear where he is on the trail the responses were allong the lines of "F*** that theres no F***in way im goin anywhere near that place." So I finally give in and go and get the suburban and free his litle jeep from the mud without even so much as spinning the tires.

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    fun, fun, fun.
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    Suburban to the rescue...LOL. Like a champ!


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    wheee Is that a 4x4 burb, or a 2wd?

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    Oh...see that explains it. I thought we were talking Jeep wrangler. I wanted to see how that little wheelbase got caught up on a

    'Grats on the burb saving the day!!
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    its a 4X4 that is in desperate need of blocks in the rear.

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    Looks like it was a blast!!
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